Ep:34 We went on The Worst Ghost Tour!
Folklore Friday
by Megan Erickson
2y ago
We went on Seattle’s worst Ghost Tour! For our anniversary we went to Seattle and one of our little adventures was going on a Ghost Tour. It was my fourth Ghost Tour and Kris’s second. In this episode, we talk about the good ghost tours we have been on and why we liked them, and all the reasons the one in Seattle was so terrible. By terrible we mean, crass, long-winded, inappropriate, wildly contradictory opinions, and more. If you’re planning a trip to Seattle we suggest not going on that Ghost Tour. If you want the link to the website message us through Instagram or email us and we will send ..read more
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Ep:33 Ed & Lorraine Warren and The Occult Museum
Folklore Friday
by Megan Erickson
2y ago
The couple that inspired The Conjuring universe is what this episode is all about. The first half of the episode is about Ed & Lorraine and their journey to becoming the grandparents of paranormal investigations. Including highlights of their most notable cases, and accusations. The second half is about the Occult Museum, and some of their oddities. Especially the famous Annabelle doll. Question of the day: Do you think the Warrens were the real deal, or frauds? We’ll read the results in the next episode. Message us on IG https://www.instagram.com/folklore_friday_podcast/ Or email us your ..read more
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Ep:32 Happy Death Day, Review
Folklore Friday
by Megan Erickson
2y ago
Following Our Birthday History episode, we wanted to review this movie. Happy Death Day is my favorite type of Horror Movie, Comedy Horror of course! Join Kris and I as we review this movie, talk about our favorite parts of the movie, share Behind the Scenes moments, and some things you may have missed.  Also hear about how the main actress had one of the most liberating experiences of her life, while on set! Be sure to leave a review of us giving a review lol!   QUESTION OF THE DAY Which werewolf movie should we review? The Wolf of Snow Hollow or The Silver Bullet. Message us on Ins ..read more
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Ep:31 The Origins of Celebrating Birthdays
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by Megan Erickson
3y ago
Ever wonder where Birthday candles come from? In this episode I do a quick overview of the origins of traditional Birthday celebrations. I also talk a little bit about my Birthday and  a new recipe for a peanut butter and jelly cream pie I tried. Cake or Pie? Which do you prefer for your Birthday (if you celebrate) Cake or Pie? Which flavor, or do you choose a different dessert? Let me know! You can message me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/folklore_friday_podcast/ or you can email me at folklorefriday@gmail.com. In the next episode I will tally up how many votes for Cake or Pie ..read more
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Ep:30 Supernatural Storytelling
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by Megan Erickson
3y ago
Do you ever wonder what the difference between Supernatural vs Paranormal is? Or Fantasy vs Sci Fi? Well put on your seatbelts because in this episode Kris and I do a deep dive of these types of Genres in Fiction.   |00:38 - 03:25|  Everyday Folklore “Step on a Crack Break your Mother’s Back”   |06:30| Supernatural Storytelling   |MUSICAL CREDIT| “Easy Trip Trap” The Brothers Records “Tragic Story”  by Myuu SOUND CREDIT "Ambience, Children Playing, Distant, A.wav" by InspectorJ (www.jshaw.co.uk) of Freesound.org |INFO CREDIT| https://www.masterclass.com/articles/guide ..read more
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Announcement, I'm taking a break till June
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by Megan Erickson
3y ago
It has been a year since I started this podcast! In one of the worst years 2020 I was able to start this podcast and it saved my sanity!! I'm going on hiatus till June to take a breather, adjust to my new job, and work on some personal projects. I will back in June with new episodes ..read more
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Ep:29 The story of Cupid and Psyche
Folklore Friday
by Megan Erickson
3y ago
Did you know that cupid wasn’t a baby at all?  He was actually a handsome Greek God. In this episode I am joined by my husband as we go over the story of Cupid and Psyche. PS I usually do an Everyday Folklore but this episode took more time than expected, so I did not have one but I will next time :) MIN MARKERS: 00:40 Shout out to my listeners 01:46 What we knew about Cupid before researching. 07:20 Our dramatic reading of The Story of Cupid and Psyche, part 1 23:15 Thoughts on the story thus far 29:31 The Story of Cupid and Psyche, part 2 35:50 Thoughts on the conclusion of the story &n ..read more
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Ep:28 The Origin of Valentine's Day
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by Megan Erickson
3y ago
Happy Valentine’s Day! In this episode I am joined by my life long friend Sarah. She always makes me laugh and has good perspective to bring to the table. This Holiday was really fun for me to learn about. We discuss the dark origins of the Holiday including Lupercalia, and St. Valentine. We also talk about how the Holiday changed over the years, and sweetheart candy hearts, and how the heart shaped chocolate boxes became popular. To top it off we go into the Psychology of the Holiday, and Tips on how to have a great Valentine’s day whether you’re in a relationship or not. | SEGMENTS | | 00:50 ..read more
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Ep:29 The story of Cupid and Psyche
Folklore Friday
by Megan Erickson
3y ago
Did you know that cupid wasn’t a baby at all?  He was actually a handsome Greek God. In this episode I am joined by my husband as we go over the story of Cupid and Psyche. PS I usually do an Everyday Folklore but this episode took more time than expected, so I did not have one but I will next time :) MIN MARKERS: 00:40 Shout out to my listeners 01:46 What we knew about Cupid before researching. 07:20 Our dramatic reading of The Story of Cupid and Psyche, part 1 23:15 Thoughts on the story thus far 29:31 The Story of Cupid and Psyche, part 2 35:50 Thoughts on the conclusion of the story &n ..read more
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Ep: 27 A Discovery of Witches, part 3
Folklore Friday
by Megan Erickson
3y ago
Self explanatory in this episode I am joined by my friend Holly as we review the TV series A Discovery of Witches. | MUSIC CREDIT | “Easy Trip Trap” The Brothers Records, “Heaven and Hell” by Jeremy Blake | DIALOGUE CREDIT | INTRO "A werewolf can be killed only with a silver bullet?" - THE WOLFMAN "Because I'm the chosen one and there are vampires" - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (film) "You in danger girl" - GHOST "My name is Sabrina Spellman, and I will not sign it away." - THE CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA "Am I dead?" - THE VAMPIRE DIARIES "We don't allow black magic." - LEGACIES "Witches aren ..read more
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