Aaron Mahnke is the writer, host, and producer of Lore, as well as the author of a number of supernatural thrillers. His deep love of the mysterious and frightening began with Unsolved Mysteries and The X-Files-and it's a love that continues to this day. Basically, he's a nerd for anything inexplicable or supernatural. Mahnke lives with his family in the historic North Shore area of Boston, the very heart of Lovecraft Country and the Salem witch trials.
Praise for the Lore podcast
"Truth can often be much scarier than fiction-something [Aaron] Mahnke proves as he dives deep into the world of folklore and the darker side of history in a quest to root out the fragment of truth at the bottom of our fears."-Entertainment Weekly
"Unlike so much horror that needs over-the-top viscera to scare you, this podcast leans on history-folklore, myth, the stuff people once thought was true-to tell its tales."-The Atlantic
"Narrated by Mahnke in a style that evokes spooky campfire stories, Lore is a history lesson like no other."-Esquire