the folklore of the Wampus

Hiding in the United States’ Appalachian mountains is the mythical monster known for scaring all who see it. Fear overcomes its victims and drives them to madness. Black as the night and with bright yellow eyes, the campus stalks the mountainside protecting the land. Originating with the Cherokee Native Americans the campus cat is as elusive as it is famous. Join jack and Sam as they explore the folklore of the...

the Folklore of Mermaids

Whether they are having a splish-splashy time or causing sailors to plummet to their death in the depth of the ocean, mermaids have been a part of folklore for a looooooooong time.  While Ariel may be our favorite mermaid, she is by no means the origin of what the world knows of mermaids.  Just about everywhere in the world has a story of mermaids, but how many people have actually seen one? Join Jack and Sam as they explore the folklore of...

the Folklore of St. Patrick’s Day

If you have ever put on a green shirt on the 17th of March in order to prevent people from pinching you then you’ve celebrated St. Patrick’s Day. With a day named after a guy, you’d think more people know why we celebrate. What does the holiday have to do with Ireland, leprechauns, and shamrocks? Join Jack and Sam as they explore the folklore of St. Patrick’s...

the Folklore of Weeping Statues

You may find it difficult when other people cry around you. Their tears can seem to just flow continuously, but what if it’s a statue crying instead of a human? It’s happened before and it will happen again. Join Jack and Sam as they explore the folklore of Weeping...