Folklore Friday
Ep:25 A Discovery of Witches, Review part 1

Ep:25 A Discovery of Witches, Review part 1

January 22, 2021

I have been in love with the All Souls trilogy for six years. I couldn't be more thrilled that they made a TV Series, and it is top notch for sure. I am joined by my friend Holly for this episode to review the TV series, A Discovery of Witches. It can be found on Sundance, Shudder, or on DVD.

Min Markers

| 01:15 |  Ef Cats have 9 lives

| 05:00 | Chit Chat

| 10:47 | Review of A Discovery of Witches.

| REFERENCES |

Everyday Folklore

| https://www.petplan.co.uk/pet-information/blog/the-facts-behind-a-cats-nine-lives/#:~:text=For%20three%20he%20plays%2C%20for,are%20attributed%20with%20nine%20lives. |  The Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt, Wilkinson 

| MUSIC CREDITS |

“Skeleton Dance” by Myuu, “Heaven and Hell” by Jeremy Blake and “Easy Trip Trap” The Brothers Records

Ep:24 New Years Eve, History

Ep:24 New Years Eve, History

January 11, 2021

My first solo episode. The history of New Years Eve, traditions from around the world, and some thoughts on why we want to celebrate New Years Eve.

| TIME STAMPS |

Everyday Folklore | 00:40-04:54 |  Opening Chit Chat |  04:55 - 11:30 |  New Years Episode |  11:33 - end |

| MUSIC CREDIT | 

“Skeleton Dance” by Myuu, “Easy Trip Trap” The Brothers Records, "Auld Lang Syne" by Jingle Punks | 

| REFERENCES | 

Black Cats |

https://www.catit.com/black-cats-considered-bad-luck/ |

https://www.ancient.eu/Bastet/ |

 | NEW YEARS EVE |

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/parenting/g25360543/new-year-traditions/ |

https://www.livescience.com/57342-why-is-new-years-january-first.html |

https://www.realbuzz.com/articles-interests/festive-health-fitness/article/7-strangest-new-year-traditions-around-the-world/ |

https://www.newsweek.com/10-unusual-wacky-new-years-eve-traditions-around-world-1473961 |

 

Ep: 23 Gremlins 1 & 2, review

Ep: 23 Gremlins 1 & 2, review

January 2, 2021

In the follow up episode to Ep:22 Lore of Gremlins, we review the films Gremlins 1 and Gremlins 2, The New Batch. Check this episode out for some fun facts about the films and our take on them. |

| TIME STAMPS |

   | Everyday Folklore: The Christmas Tradition of Holly | 1:15 - 6:40 | Musical Credit: "Tragic Story" by Myuu |

 | Intro and Chit Chat | 6:40 - 10:18 |

| Gremlins Review | 10:18 - end |

| MUSIC CREDIT |

“Heaven and Hell” by Jeremy Blake and “Easy Trip Trap” The Brothers Records.

| INFO REFERENCES |

https://www.altogetherchristmas.com/traditions/hollyandivy.html#:~:text=Additionally%2C%20holly%20trees%20and%20shrubs,ward%20off%20these%20evil%20spirits.

| https://www.thevintagenews.com/2017/11/24/the-gremlins-originate-with-the-pilots-of-royal-air-force/ 

| https://www.eonline.com/news/37497/gremlins-vs-furbies

| https://metro.co.uk/2016/12/08/10-things-you-probably-didnt-know-about-gremlins-6309953/

 

Ep:22 The Lore of Gremlins

Ep:22 The Lore of Gremlins

December 18, 2020

In WWII tales of little mischievous creatures that caused havoc in flight bomber engines. Yes the gremlins that the movies were based on were an actual legend from British aircrafts in the 1940’s.

Time Stamps 

 

| 00:40 | Everyday Folklore, Krampus

 

| 04:47 | A Weird Dream I Had

 

| 10:00 | The History of Gremlins |

 

REFERENCES

 

https://www.thevintagenews.com/2017/11/24/the-gremlins-originate-with-the-pilots-of-royal-air-force/

 

MUSIC CREDITS

 

“Sing Swing Bada Bing”  by Doug Maxwell

 

“Easy Trip Trap” The Brothers Records

 

 “We Wish You a Merry Christmas” by Twin Musicom

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Artist: http://www.twinmusicom.org/

 

“Industrial Music Box” by Kevin MacLeod

 

 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Artist: http://incompetech.com/

 

Ep: 21 Why is Friday the 13th unlucky?

Ep: 21 Why is Friday the 13th unlucky?

November 13, 2020

Happy Friday the 13th, that's a thing right? Tune in to this episode to find out the history and origin behind why Friday the 13th is considered unlucky. I am joined by my wonderful husband Kris in this episode.

| Music Credits |

|“Easy Trip Trap” The Brothers Records, |“Skeleton Dance” by Myuu, and “Long Note Four” by Kevin Macleod.|

|References|

The Knights Templar

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/news/2016/05/160512-friday-13-knights-templar-superstition/

https://time.com/4981316/friday-13th-knights-templar-post-truth/

https://books.google.com/books?id=9MBnbFg-jJgC&pg=PA143&lpg=PA143&dq=Pope+Clement+v+died+lighting+struck&source=bl&ots=KbrSXjoKdK&sig=ACfU3U0AS1Fp9Mo9G2Ed5o6e0JxxeHCNMg&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwi6xMG926zmAhWL_J4KHWyCCF0Q6AEwEHoECAkQAQ#v=onepage&q=Pope%20Clement%20v%20died%20lighting%20struck&f=false

http://www.kyrackramer.com/2017/10/13/the-curse-of-the-knights-templar/

http://manndeville.blogspot.com/2018/11/pope-clement-v-and-knights-templars.html

Loki and balder 

https://www.norwegianamerican.com/opinion/blame-loki-for-your-bad-luck/

https://norse-mythology.org/tales/the-death-of-baldur/

https://www.jstor.org/stable/27709903?seq=1

Apollo 13 

https://airandspace.si.edu/explore-and-learn/topics/apollo/apollo-program/landing-missions/apollo13.cfm

Loss in sales 

https://www.cnbc.com/id/38691586

Fewer Accidents on Friday the 13th 

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/insurance/buildingsandcontent/11469436/Why-there-are-fewer-accidents-on-Friday-the-13th.html

The 13 club

https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2015/03/13/morituri-te-salutamus/\

https://medium.com/the-practical-mythologist/the-thirteen-club-what-did-a-jolly-gentlemens-club-have-to-do-with-friday-13th-6f85f1c8fcf

Sumarian Mathematics

https://www.storyofmathematics.com/sumerian.html

In General 

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/5/110513-friday-the-13th-superstitions-triskaidekaphobia/

Friday events in Christianity

https://people.howstuffworks.com/friday-thirteenth1.htm

HMS Theories

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/hampshire/6896203.stm

https://findery.com/MadameSpooky/notes/hms-friday

Apophenia

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apophenia

List of 13 

https://jkstalent.com/keep-calm-friday-13/#.Xe_rB-hKi70

Crusades

https://www.history.com/topics/middle-ages/crusades

Ep:20 What We Watched in October

Ep:20 What We Watched in October

November 6, 2020

Although 2020 is terrible, my husband and I tried to have a festive Halloween season, with many movies and shows. Here is a what we watched in October, and a few quick thoughts on each thing.

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Music Credits

- “Skeleton Dance” by Myuu

- “Heaven and Hell” by Jeremy Blake

- “Easy Trip Trap” by The Brothers Records

- “Long Note Four” by Kevin Macleod

 

Ep:19 History of the Jack-o-lantern

Ep:19 History of the Jack-o-lantern

October 31, 2020

Do you know where the Jack-o-lantern came from? I didn't before doing research for this episode. Join me and my husband Kris as we read some spooky stories about Stingy Jack, Will o the Wisps, and top it off with some Jackolantern History. 

      -    REFERENCES

   | https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/health/diet-nutrition/a22544/facts-about-pumpkins/  

   | https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/12865/whats-origin-jack-o-lanterns

   | https://archive.org/details/rootedinamericaf00davi

   | https://www.history.com/news/history-of-the-jack-o-lantern-irish-origins

   |  https://fiveminutehistory.com/the-tale-o-jack-o-lantern/  

 - MUSIC CREDITS

- “Skeleton Dance” by Myuu

-  “Easy Trip Trap” The Brothers Records

Ep:18 The history of The Ouija Board

Ep:18 The history of The Ouija Board

October 16, 2020

Ever wonder about the History of the Ouija Board? Or were you to scared to even learn about it? There are so many superstitions surrounding this simple board game. But what most people don’t know is for over 100 years this was something that the American Public embraced and saw as a positive experience. If you want to find out how that changed, take a listen. I am joined by my friend Cecilee for this episode.

Be sure to heck out the Folklore Friday IG to see some images that correlate with the episode.

Time stamps

5:25 Everyday folklore

9:00 Catch up with the Guest

13:43 The History of The Ouija Board

 

Musical References

“Easy Trip Trap” by The Brothers Records

“Skeleton Dance” by Myuu

 

Information References

https://www.vintag.es/2018/01/living-room-what-we-call-today-was.html

https://www.kshs.org/kansapedia/ouija-board/10236

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-strange-and-mysterious-history-of-the-ouija-board-5860627/

Monstertalk Podcast ep:199 We Never Play Ouija Board

Ep:17 The CW Nancy Drew, review

Ep:17 The CW Nancy Drew, review

October 9, 2020

The new Nancy Drew is awesome!! We discuss the show Nancy Drew how it compares to the original book series, and how the characters are relatable for today's audience. 

Episode Segments: 

01:55 Everyday Folklore

05:30 Get to know my guest

13:52 Nancy Drew, Review

 

Music Credits:

“Skeleton Dance” by Myuu

“Pooka” by Kevin MacLeod

“Easy Trip Trap” The Brothers Records

Show clips, from the show Nancy Drew by The CW

Ep:16 Ghost Lore

Ep:16 Ghost Lore

October 2, 2020

Join Kris, Ceceilee, Nathan and I as we discuss the Folklore of Ghosts.

00:40 - 05:10 Everyday Folklore

05:10 - 11:00 Catch up chit chat

11:00 Ghost Lore

References: 

https://www.ghostsandgravestones.com/types-of-ghosts

https://hauntedoc.com/types-of-hauntings/

Music Credits:

“Tip Toes” by Myuu, and “Easy Trip Trap” The Brothers Records.

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