the Folklore of Br’er Rabbit

One of America’s first favorite folk characters, Br’er Rabbit and the rest of the Br’er gang have been around longer than television and radio. The stories of Br’er rabbit have insinuated their way into iconic American history. If you’e been on Splash Mountain, you’ve experienced the Br’er rabbit. Join Jack and Sam as they explore the folklore of Br’er...

A Bunyip Story

In this week’s episode of the Folk Brother Podcast, join Sam as he reads from the Brown Fairy Book a story entitled, the Bunyip. Also, make sure you know what a bunyip is before you listen by checking out their episode on...

the Folklore of La Llorona

She wanders the shores of rivers across north America looking for children to bring into the waters for their final swim. She is known for her white dress and her wailing, but did you know of her Mexican origins? La Llorona has been around for hundreds of years, and she may be just down the road from you haunting your local streams, rivers, gorges, and cliffs. Join Jack and Sam as they explore the folklore of La...

the Folklore of the Sandman

Whether you believe in him as the gentle old man who comes to send small children to sleep with pleasant dreams, or you believe he is a monster lurking under your bed just waiting to fill your sleep with nightmares, the sandman has been around for a long time.  Armed with his magic sand, and in some cases his sweet milk, the sandman has been a staple of western culture for many hundreds of years. Join Jack and Sam as they explore the folklore of the...

the Folklore of the Devil’s Pass

Nothing stinks like getting lost. But what would you say to getting lost with eight of your friends in the Ural mountains of Russia? You cannot escape the mountain of death, and neither could this friends as they went through the Devil’s Pass. Join Jack and Sam as they explore the folklore of the Devil’s...

the Folklore of the Oak Island Money Pit

Who is to say that the value of buried treasure isn’t greater than the sum of the pieces of the treasure?  For over two centuries people have been searching for buried treasure on Oak Island, yet the money pit has never revealed what lies at it’s deepest point.  Could it be treasure, or perhaps secret documents?   Join Jack and Sam as they explore the folklore of the Oak Island Money...