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About the Podcast
There are a number of great podcasts on the internet. A lot of these deal with the unexplained, or the paranormal. Still others examine strange and bizarre stories. But there are few show which examine that pure area of Folklore: traditions, customs and the like, which so many people find fascinating. That is the remit of The Folklore Podcast.
What makes The Folklore Podcast so special is that many of the episodes feature eminent folklorists from around the world: researchers, authors and professors in their fields. This means that as listeners, you get to enjoy access to their research, findings and views, absolutely free, every episode.
About the Host
The Folklore Podcast is created and hosted by Mark Norman. Mark is a folklore research and author based in the United Kingdom. He is a committee member of the Folklore Society, which is the longest standing learned society for the study of Folklore.
It is through Mark's work in these areas of Folklore research that he is able to access and invite the calibre of guests which makes The Folklore Podcast such a rich and varied place to learn and enjoy about Folklore themes.
You can follow Mark's work on his author page here.
Mark works with many areas of Folklore but is one of only a few researchers specialising in the field of Black Dog apparitions. He holds what is believed to be the UK's largest archive of Black Dog sightings and eyewitness accounts, spanning 900 years, and is the author of the only full length study of the subject by a single writer, "Black Dog Folklore" which is available from his publisher, Troy Books.