Best Horror Stories podcasts — Scary stories that will shake you for days (Updated August 2017; image)
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The Black Tapes
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The Black Tapes is a bi-weekly podcast from the creators of Pacific Northwest Stories, and is hosted by Alex Reagan. The Black Tapes Podcast is a serialized docudrama about one journalist's search for truth, her enigmatic subject's mysterious past, and the literal and figurative ghosts that haunt them both. Do you believe?
 
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Last Podcast On The Left
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The Last Podcast On The Left covers all the horrors our world has to offer both imagined and real, from demons and slashers to cults and serial killers, The Last Podcast is guaranteed to satisfy your blood lust.
 
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Lore
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Our fears have roots. Lore exposes the darker side of history, exploring the creatures, people, and places of our wildest nightmares. Because sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction.
 
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The NoSleep Podcast
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The NoSleep Podcast is a multi-award winning anthology series of original horror stories, with rich atmospheric music to enhance the frightening tales.
 
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Small Town Horror
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Ryan Jennings ran from the horrors of Crayton 18 years ago. Now is is coming back to face his greatest fears and search for answers.
 
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Archive 81
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Dan Powell is missing. He is lost in another world.Archive 81 is a podcast about horror, cities, and the subconscious.New episodes will be released every other Wednesday.Start from Episode 1: A Body In A New Place.
 
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The Wicked Library
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The Wicked Library is a bi-weekly podcast dedicated to bringing you stories of horror by the newest and best independent authors. We showcase original short stories, from various horror sub-genres, dramatically read by talented voice actors. Stories feature musical scoring to create truly immersive experience. Enjoy a story? Most of our authors have more stories available on their websites, own podcasts, Amazon pages and elsewhere. Hosted by Daniel Foytik.
 
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SCARED? - Real People Tell Their True Ghost, UFO and Paranormal Stories
 
SCARED? is a weekly podcast where REAL people from around the world tell us, in their own words, their TRUE ghost & UFO stories. Hosted and produced by award winning English broadcaster, Phil Holmes.ONLY the last TEN episodes here. Listen to all previous shows at scaredpodcast.com
 
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What Are You Afraid of? Horror & Paranormal Podcast
 
A regular podcast that features the paranormal and Indie horror industry. We feature new true ghost stories submitted to us from international sources. We interview horror authors, ghost hunters and people who have suffered paranormal experiences. We talk about folklore and explore the greater world. Is there life beyond? Art, stories and observations about the veil.
 
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Knifepoint Horror
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These tales of supernatural suspense by Soren Narnia adhere to the most primal element of storytelling: a single human voice describing events exactly as it experienced them. The stories, stripped of even proper titles, spill forward as taut, uninterrupted confessions. Knifepoint Horror leaves nothing but the story's riveting spine to compel and chill you to the core. Music by Kevin MacLeod. These stories are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License, mean ...
 
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Nightmare Magazine - Horror and Dark Fantasy Story Podcast (Audiobook | Short Stories)
 
Edited by bestselling, award-winning anthologist John Joseph Adams, NIGHTMARE is a digital magazine of horror and dark fantasy. In its pages, you will find all kinds of horror and dark fantasy, from zombie stories and haunted house tales, to visceral psychological horror. Every month NIGHTMARE will bring you a mix of original fiction and reprints, and featuring a variety of authors: from the bestsellers and award-winners you already know to the best new voices you haven't heard of yet. When ...
 
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Pseudopod
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The Sound of Horror. Pseudopod is the world's first audio horror magazine. We deliver bone-chilling stories from today's most talented authors straight to ears.
 
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The Magnus Archives
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“Make your statement, face your fear.” A weekly horror fiction podcast examining what lurks in the archives of the Magnus Institute, an organisation dedicated to researching the esoteric and the weird. Join Jonathan Sims as he explores the archive, but be be warned, as he looks into its depths something starts to look back… New episodes every Thursday produced by Rusty Quill, featuring guest actors, short stories, serial plots and more.
 
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King Falls AM
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King Falls AM centers on a lonely little mountain town's late-night AM talk radio show and its paranormal, peculiar happenings and inhabitants.@KingFallsAM@KingFallsSammy
 
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Tales To Terrify
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The Audio Horror Fiction Magazine
 
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The Simply Scary Podcast
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A multiple story, full-cast horror-themed audio storytelling podcast, spun off from Chilling Tales for Dark Nights‘ and its popular YouTube channel of the same name. The show features a myriad of talented vocal performers and the work of dozens of independent and previously-published contributing authors.
 
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Tales of Horror Podcast
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Tales of Horror takes you back to the early days of radio when alone with your imagination the story tellers on the radio would take you into the world of ghosts,macabre,demons,and tales of the supernatural. Turn down the lights and enter the world of Tales of Horror.
 
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The Scarecast - Scary Stories & Creepypasta
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This podcast features various scary stories and creepypasta from popular Youtuber MaddMike. These creepy stories are narrations of different peoples postings on reddit. From deep web, stalkers, serial killers, and murder. These stories will be sure to keep you awake all night and under the cover.
 
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The Shadowvane Podcast
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Shadowvane is a radio drama podcast centered around telling tales of horror and suspense. Instead of one continuous story, we tell our stories in a limited number of episodes.
 
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Campfire Radio Theater
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A Modern Audio Drama Horror Anthology... Hear the Fear!
 
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The Dark Verse
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Short stories of occult, metaphysical, and fantastical horror that will follow you to the visions of your sleep.
 
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Whispers in the Night
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A podcast devoted to uncovering the many layers that generate fear in each of us. My name is Seng Phengdouangdeth and I'm going to be your host as we explore topics of the paranormal and unexplained in a format that ties fact to fiction and often the folklore that started it all.
 
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Stephen King Cast
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A weekly retrospective review of the works of Stephen King.
 
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Hillbilly Horror Stories
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Do you like your paranormal a little more on the funny side? Stand up Comedian The Rent Daddy(Jerry Paulley),Tracy Paulley and Ricky Graninger will choose haunting tales from all over the world to discuss each week. This is a weekly podcast designed for even the most serious paranormal fans but fun enough for the casual fan.
 
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Midnight Horror
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Midnight Horror is a series of short scary stories created and narrated by Rachel Craig. New epsiodes monthly.
 
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Horror Stories
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Horror Old Time Radio goes into the world of the unknown which is sure to creep you out! Turn the lights off and enter the real of the supernatural world of Horror.
 
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A Podcast to the Curious - The M.R. James Podcast
 
... dedicated to the Weird Fiction and Ghost Stories of M.R. James.
 
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Wrong Station
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You are currently listening to the Wrong Station. Have a seat, stay a while. There's this story I've been dying to tell you. Maybe you'll find it interesting.
 
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DreadCast
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An Audiobook Podcast Series Featuring Original Short Horror StoriesCheck us out on:Facebook: www.facebook.com/DreadCastAudio/Twitter: twitter.com/DreadCastAudioInstagram: www.instagram.com/dreadcastaudio/Tumblr: dreadcastfiction.tumblr.com/Patreon: www.patreon.com/DreadCastCreated by Shehzar ShahMusic by Sofrozyne.Music: www.youtube.com/channel/UC08XBs9O4-OkDPAJl-RQ3UQ
 
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The Horrorfied Podcast
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2016 People's Choice Podcast Awards Nominee!!Horror! Gore! Comedy! Questionable Material! All this and MORE on The Horrorfied Podcast!Hosts Ian, Justin, and Producer Xack talk about all the slashy, schlocky gore and horror they love, hate, and love to hate and tear it apart piece by piece. Each week, tune in Thursday to listen to Ian and Justin tackle some of the most well-known and unknown horror "things" ever made. Learn about the interesting backstories behind many of these productions an ...
 
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I have long been on record as a critic of King's Mr. Mercedes trilogy. So when I heard that David E. Kelly was making a television based on this property, I was less than interested. Now that I've watched two episodes of this series, how do I feel about Bill, Brady, Jerome and the gang? Tune in and find out!…
 
There are some locations that seem to draw humans closer. Places that are away from the bustle of everyday life, that almost seem part of our soul. We go there for solitaire, or for rest, or recreation. Sometimes, though, we don’t return. * * * This episode of Lore was sponsored by: Squarespace: If you're passionate about it, show it off. Build ...…
 
Today's episode brings us the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]By marcus.j.parks@gmail.com (Cave Comedy Radio).
 
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The Wicked Library
 
This week, we dig into the archives and share 3 classic wicked tales by Daniel Foytik, Rebecca Snow, and Kerry Lipp - all narrated by Nelson W. Pyles."Grey and Red" by Daniel Foytik"Comp Time" by Rebecca Snow"What if Jesus was a Werewolf" by Kerry Lipp
 
Tracy and Jerry tell the story of Ed and Lorraine Warren, Talk about the Warren Museum with Ricky, have an awesome interview with Diane and Denise from History Goes Bump. The true story from the movie the Conjuring with an interview with Andrea Perron. Her book about her families haunting was the story behind the movie the Conjuring!…
 
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The NoSleep Podcast
 
It's our Summer Vacation episode. We're taking the week off but please enjoy two classic stories from Season 8. "The Ringing in My Ear"† written by S.H. Cooper and performed by David Ault & Erika Sanderson & James Cleveland. (Story starts around 00:01:45) "The Black Tree"† written by Jacob Healey and performed by Mike DelGaudio & Matthew Bradfo ...…
 
by B.C. Edwards “Evitative” is the titular and ultimate story of The Aversive Clause, the collection of stories that also included, ‘Sweetness,’ which ran as Pseudopod episode 445. B.C. EDWARDS is the author of two books,The Aversive Clause and From The Standard Cyclopedia of Recipes. He has written for Mathematics Magazine, Hobart, The New Yor ...…
 
Coming UpGood Evening: 00:44Jeff Dosser’s After Visiting Hours as read by Ron Jon: 02:58Evan Dicken’s Of the Fittest as read by Seth Williams: 09:33Pleasant Dreams: 45:23Pertinent LinksThe District of Wonders Network Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/districtofwondersRon Jon @ The Spectre Collector Blog: https://thespectrecollector.blogspot.com. ...…
 
It's time for little-known Heavy Hitter... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]By marcus.j.parks@gmail.com (Cave Comedy Radio).
 
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SCARED? - Real People Tell Their True Ghost, UFO and Paranormal Stories
 
We asked our listeners.... via our podcast, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter...... whether they had a question, for our psychic..... Listen to the results... www.scaredpodcast.com
 
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The Magnus Archives
 
#0011206 Statement of Lawrence Moore, regarding something that was not his cousin. Original statement given June 12th 2001.Thanks to this week's Patrons: Lacey Rough, Julia Morgan, Nope, Liss Kuhlman, Franchesca Todd, Elena Mychaleckj, Matt Weir, jst1138 and Kristen BonnerIf you'd like to support us, head to www.patreon.com/rustyquill Sound eff ...…
 
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Knifepoint Horror
 
A boy growing up in post-Depression Kansas learns there are no truly innocuous objects as long as the human imagination can infuse them with fearsome properties. Music by Kevin MacLeod, incompetech.com. "Shadowlands 1: Horizon" and "Shadowlands 4: Breath" licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/lic ...…
 
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Nightmare Magazine - Horror and Dark Fantasy Story Podcast (Audiobook | Short Stories)
 
It was the twenty-hour flight on which neither Gordon nor Melissa slept a wink, and the strong Greek coffee at the Athena Tavern they both chugged down at Melissa’s request, and the long-seeming walk in the plish across Kelvingrove Park at Gordon’s insistence that took them to the museum. A wayward cinder got into Melissa’s contact lenses, and ...…
 
Ryan and Julie go to speak with Tom. Then the Whispering man escalates the situation. *** Support the podcast and ensure your questions are answered at Patreon.com/Smalltownhorror
 
Ben rages against the machine as a local hero seemingly takes a fall and Sammy isn't pleased regarding a very special interview.
 
With heavy hearts the horror community recently said goodbye to George A. Romero and we felt it was due time for The Horrorfied Podcast to cover his world-shattering, genre changing film "Night of the Living Dead." Taking a break from out "Horrors of the Great Outdoors" series - we pay tribute today to the man and his now-iconic body of work. F ...…
 
This episode we will bring you the stories of author Peter Lalush. This North Carolina native is not only an author and musician, but a filmmaker as well, steeped in the lore of the notoriously haunted region. Lalush draws his inspiration from that very same lore, as well as from his own supernatural experiences, in order to craft an ultra dark ...…
 
Jerry and Tracy talk about the infamous Mothman including the recent sighting in Chicago. Deana Marie from Twisted Philly tells us about Devil's Road in Pennsylvania!
 
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The NoSleep Podcast
 
It's episode 15 of Season 9. On this week's show we have five tales about recorded relics, professorial prototypes, and the abandoned abyss. "Groundskeeper To A Ghost Town"‡ written by S.H. Cooper and performed by Erin Lillis & Addison Peacock & Elie Hirschman. (Story starts around 00:05:30) "Play It Again"‡ written by Michael Whitehouse and pe ...…
 
Hello, everyone! In this week's episode, I take a break from analysis to have a conversation with Matt Kellick, the owner of http://www.ka-tet19.net. During the hour long conversation, we talk about art, creativity and how he merged his passion for t-shirts and Stephen King into a business. I've plugged his stuff on the show for the last few mo ...…
 
by Premee Mohamed “Four Hours of a Revolution” is a Pseudopod Original. PREMEE MOHAMED is an Indo-Caribbean scientist and spec fic writer based in Canada. Her work has been published by Nightmare Magazine, Martian Migraine Press, Third Flatiron Press, and others. She tries to post thoughts and discussions on her website, www.premeemohamed.com , ...…
 
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What Are You Afraid of? Horror & Paranormal Podcast
 
EPISODE 55: FRIGHT'ADELPHIA On part 3 of our paranormal Philadelphia series, ghost story historian Darcy Oordt returns to talk about the frightening side of Philadelphia, or Fright'adelphia! Did you know they move the cemeteries in Philadelphia but not always the bodies? Phil reads Darcy's story on The General Wayne Inn and Nancy Nightmare and ...…
 
Coming UpGood Evening: 00:43Ron Riekki’s Digging Up Doug (originially published in T. Gene Davis’s Speculative Blog, August 4, 2014) as read by Josh Roseman: 04:46David Court’s Let It Cry (originally published on stitchedsmilepublications.wordpress.com) as read by Cian Mac Mahon: 13:42Pleasant Dreams: 43:33Pertinent LinksThe District of Wonders ...…
 
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The Magnus Archives
 
#9941509Statement of Lucy Cooper. Incident occurred in Draycott, Somerset, August 1994. Victim’s name given as Rose Cooper. Statement given 15th September, 1994. Committed to tape 4th November, 1996. Gertrude Robinson Recording. Thanks to this week's Patrons: Joshua Fillon, Linzi H. Amy Stapleton, Max Cairnduff, Rosie Delight, Kristen Ahlstrom, ...…
 
Ryan and Julie's search drags on and their desperation mounts. Soon they only have one person to turn to for help... *** Support the show and ensure your questions are answered by becoming a Patron of the show.
 
Fire is a dangerous tool. Used properly, it can transform a society, but if it isn’t respected, it can burn that society to the ground. Which is why we are obsessed with controlling it—and completely, utterly afraid of it. * * * This episode of Lore was sponsored by: The Great Courses Plus: Hundreds of topics taught by professors and experts, a ...…
 
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Midnight Horror
 
Ellie is in an abusive relationship with her husband Tony, but she finds solace when a strange cat arrives on her door step.By Rachel Craig.
 
After all these years. After all these centuries. . .The Dark Tower (movie). I have a feeling that my review of The Dark Tower will be more memorable than the film itself. If you want the coolest Dark Tower t-shirts, then head on over to http://www.ka-tet19.net!
 
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The Wicked Library
 
John Clewarth makes his Wicked Library debut with this darkly mysterious tale.George Paddison is sent to boarding school, deep in the North Yorkshire countryside. His wealthy father, the owner of a national newspaper, says it will be ‘the making of him’. At first, George is lonely and bewildered in the vastness of the Manor School, but is befri ...…
 
Jerry and Tracy kick off the 1 yr anniversary month with their longest show ever.. They talk about the Bermuda Triangle, Justin Timmel from mysterious Circumstances tells about the Donnie Decker story. Chris Cogswell from the Mad Scientist podcast tries to debunk the Donnie Decker story.
 
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The NoSleep Podcast
 
It's episode 14 of Season 9. On this week's show we have five tales about those things which hide in the dark and abscond with what we hold most precious. "The Missing Radio Hosts" written by T. Weaver and performed by Elie Hirschman & Addison Peacock & Peter Lewis & Eden. (Story starts around 00:06:00) "Beware the Sunnyside Retirement Center" ...…
 
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SCARED? - Real People Tell Their True Ghost, UFO and Paranormal Stories
 
My son and best friend, Gabriel - who's 9yrs old - returns to tell you all about our new $1 a month campaign to help our show! Support us by 25c a week and get your name on our website and an EXTRA show... Most importantly, it helps me and the kids and the show. Please take a listen. He loves helping me make all the audio - he loves chatting 'o ...…
 
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What Are You Afraid of? Horror & Paranormal Podcast
 
EPISODE 54: HORROR BOOGIE Phil and Fox record another live episode on location at Comic Zen in Lansdale PA with episode 54: Horror Boogie of the Philly Foxy Haunted Spooky Hour. You never know who is going to show up with a ghost story. Come listen for our usual dark banter, a Philadelphia ghost story from Temple University, a conversation with ...…
 
by Ville Meriläinen “A Doll Full of Nails” is a Pseudopod Original. VILLE MERILÄINEN is a Finnish university student by day, author of little tragedies by night. His short fiction has appeared in 200 CCs and Mad Scientist Journal’s Fitting In anthology. His long fiction can be found on Amazon.com, with a new musical fantasy adventure, Ghost Not ...…
 
Coming UpGood Evening: 00:40Alan Burd’s The Empty as read by Stephen Kilpatrick: 05:41Zach Chapman’s Dagon in the West (or, Not West Enough) - A Spellslinger Story as read by Dan Gurzynski: 12:58Pleasant Dreams: 43:26Pertinent LinksThe District of Wonders Network Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/districtofwondersJeremy Szal heads to WorldCon: h ...…
 
On the conclusion to the series, we... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]By marcus.j.parks@gmail.com (Cave Comedy Radio).
 
Please fill out this survey for me :) This helps me know my demographics and can help me land more sponsors to fund more episodes! CLICK THIS LINK TO GO TO SURVEY! CLICK HERE TO SUPPORT! - $20 DONATIONS or people who have donated $20 already will receive a zip file will all 78 episodes and the 2 exclusive stories released to Patreon. This weeks ...…
 
We're back!Despite the seemingly near constant time constraints and scheduling conflicts, we're back with PART TWO of our three part series on the "Horrors of the Great Outdoors" series. This episode, we touch on three of our favorite accounts of extra-terrestrial happenings in the forests and National Parks systems of the United States. From A ...…
 
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The Magnus Archives
 
#0171302 Statement of Melanie King, regarding her further researches into... war ghosts. Recorded direct from subject 13th February 2017. Thanks to this week's Patrons: Will Coleda, Laura Eberly, Jon Bettin, Alicia Ochsner, Brad Bone, Alan Sharpe, Vivianann, Loren Davis, Shelly Darrington, Macy Grant If you'd like to support us, head to www.pat ...…
 
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Nightmare Magazine - Horror and Dark Fantasy Story Podcast (Audiobook | Short Stories)
 
The boy grew up in the tangle of the bayou, in a township known as Rue Moret. His mother had married a farmhand, but his father wasn’t the same man. The boy told himself that these things happen when life loses its luster and we create complications to bear it. He wore a small woven hat wherever he went, and he went many places for a boy of his ...…
 
When you don't know who is looking for you, there are certain things it's important to remember. Ryan and Julie push those rules as far as they can.
 
Tonight’s episode is our third in a series of episodes dedicated to one terrifying author and the fear that they can create. We will be highlighting The Simply Scary Podcast’s staff editor/author, Charlie Davenport, for our feast of fright. His stories will tickle the corners of your minds with horrors that will seem as familiar as they are uns ...…
 
Herschel complains about his roommate situation and a voice from the not-so-distant past has possibly stumbled onto something big.
 
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Hillbilly Horror Stories
 
Tracy and Jerry talk about one of England's best poltergeist cases as well as a military story from Afghanistan. A tribute to Breanna Hall. R.I.P. little angel!
 
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The NoSleep Podcast
 
It's episode 13 of Season 9. On this week's show we have four tales about contemptible cravings, sinister substances, and malicious matrons. "The Story of My Grandfather’s Missing Arms"† written by Jimmy Juliano and performed by Mike DelGaudio & Erin Lillis & David Cummings. (Story starts around 00:03:00) "Unleashing Atlas"‡ written by T. Weave ...…
 
Welcome back, everyone! In this very special episode of the Stephen King Cast, I had the opportunity to speak with Josh Brucker, the writer/director of the upcoming adaptation of Stephen King's short story, "One For the Road." To help support this movie, head over to: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/one-for-the-road-starring-lance-henriksen- ...…
 
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What Are You Afraid of? Horror & Paranormal Podcast
 
EPISODE 53: PHILLY GHOST STORIES PART II On episode 53, the hosts return with part two of their Philly Ghost Stories trilogy. Author of Haunted Philadelphia, Darcy Oordt. co-hosts to tell us about her work and research in paranormal Philadelphia. British folksinger David Walton reads Darcy's collected ghost story, Inn Philadelphia. T. Fox Dunha ...…
 
by Benjanun Sriduangkaew “Fade to Gold” was first published in End of the Road, edited by Jonathan Oliver (Solaris Books, 2013). BENJANUN SRIDUANGKAEW Benjanun Sriduangkaew writes love letters to the future and beautiful bugs. Her fiction has appeared in Tor.com, Clarkesworld and Beneath Ceaseless Skies, among others. She blogs at beekian.wordp ...…
 
Coming UpGood Evening: 00:40George Cotronis’s Blackbird Lullaby (first published in Thirteen: Stories of Transformation, March 2015) as read by Matthew Staton: 05:42Bram Stoker’s Dracula's Guest as read by Seth Williams: 23:19Pleasant Dreams: 53:41Pertinent LinksThe District of Wonders Network Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/districtofwondersG ...…
 
It's England's most famous haunting on... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]By marcus.j.parks@gmail.com (Cave Comedy Radio).
 
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