Aaron Mahnke

is creating Lore

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If you want more Lore in your life, there’s no better place to start than the Silver Level.


  • Ad-free versions of all new Lore episodes (starting at #49).
  • The all new Patreon-only podcast, Behind the Lore, released every other Monday.
  • Access to 75 exclusive Lore Extra bonus episodes.
  • A 20% discount in the Lore Shop.
  • Early access to Lore Live ticket sales.
  • Further reading source list for each new Lore episode. 
  • Insider news and updates.

About Aaron Mahnke

Greetings, faithful listeners!

Thank you for giving my stories a place to live, and for being such loyal members of the Lore community. It’s been quite a journey over the last four years, and it wouldn’t have been possible without you.

Lore has grown from a team of one (creator Aaron Mahnke) to an entire production staff, including five researchers, a composer, multiple artists, tour management, and more. Because of that, I hope you’ll consider supporting the show through a premium Lore membership.

What is Lore?

Lore is an award-winning, critically-acclaimed podcast about true stories from the dark corners of history. Each episode examines a new tale from history and presents it in a style that's been compared to a campfire experience. No interviews or round-table discussions here; Lore is a spoken word narrative podcast that's designed to entertain.

Of course, Lore is a lot more than that now. It has been adapted for television by Amazon, and is in print as a three-book series from Penguin Random House. And of course, there are sibling podcasts—Cabinet of CuriositiesUnobscured, and Noble Blood—made in partnership with iHeartRadio.

Lore Premium

For the Lore fan who wants more, Lore Premium offers some great treats. Every member gets access to the ad-free version of full, regular episodes (Episode 49 and forward). There’s also an ongoing discount in the Lore Shop, which makes it more affordable to grab your favorite pin or t-shirt. And for listeners who love to go deeper, each ad-free episode will be posted along with a “Further Reading” list (starting February 2019).

But there’s more. All paid members received a second podcast in their premium member audio feed: Behind the Lore, a companion podcast to the ongoing regular show. Each episode of Behind the Lore features a conversation about the most recent episode of Lore between Aaron Mahnke and the researcher responsible for creating it.

Throw in early access to Lore Live tickets, and insider news and updates from show creator Aaron Mahnke, and your Lore Premium membership becomes the best way to experience the world of Lore.

Thank You

Every listener makes a difference, and for that, I thank you all. The show is out there and free for anyone to listen to and enjoy. Tell your friends and spread the word.

With your help, Lore will continue to grow!

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