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TANIS
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Tanis is a bi-weekly podcast from the Public Radio Alliance, and is hosted by Nic Silver. Tanis is a serialized docudrama about a fascinating and surprising mystery: the myth of Tanis. Tanis is an exploration of the nature of truth, conspiracy, and information. Tanis is what happens when the lines of science and fiction start to blur... Support TANIS to hear exclusive MINI and BONUS EPISODES and more! http://patreon.com/tanispodcast Please rate and review on iTunes if you enjoy TANIS! http:/ ...
 
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Wolf 359
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A bi-monthly radio show about the advantages of floating, tiny and alone, in the middle of nowhere.
 
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Earbud Theater
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An anthology of original audio dramas in the vein of classic series like THE TWILIGHT ZONE and OUTER LIMITS. Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Horror - It's All In Your Head.
 
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Clarkesworld Magazine - Science Fiction & Fantasy
 
Science Fiction and Fantasy
 
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Critical Role
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The adventures of Vox Machina in podcast form.
 
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LIGHTSPEED MAGAZINE - Science Fiction and Fantasy Story Podcast (Sci-Fi | Audiobook | Short Stories)
 
Edited by bestselling anthologist John Joseph Adams, LIGHTSPEED is a Hugo Award-winning, critically-acclaimed digital magazine. In its pages, you'll find science fiction from near-future stories and sociological SF to far-future, star-spanning SF. Plus there's fantasy from epic sword-and-sorcery and contemporary urban tales to magical realism, science-fantasy, and folk tales. Each month, LIGHTSPEED brings you a mix of originals and reprints featuring a variety of authors, from the bestseller ...
 
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When an experiment in a time much like our own goes horribly awry, Dr. Sally Grissom finds herself stranded in the past and entrenched in the activities of a clandestine branch of the US government. Grissom and her team quickly learn that there's no safety net when toying with the fundamental logic of the universe.
 
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Edict Zero - FIS
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Edict Zero - FIS is a science fiction audio drama series produced by Slipgate Nine Entertainment. It is a cross of futuristic sci-fi, law enforcement procedural, crime, suspense/mystery, and dark fantasy.
 
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The Orphans
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A tale of survival on an unknown world. The Orphans is a cinematic audio drama chronicling the castaways of downed starship, The Venture - Stranded on a hostile planet, struggling to remember how they arrived and who they are.Mysterious creatures hunt them, and in this seemingly unpopulated world, a tower looms. The survivors: Nora, Richard, Olivia, Baz, William, Valerie and the artificial intelligence, GeoFFRy, must learn to live with one another and work together as they fight for their li ...
 
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SAYER
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SAYER is a narrative fiction podcast set on Earth’s man-made second moon, Typhon. The eponymous SAYER is a highly advanced, self-aware AI created to help acclimate new residents to their new lives, and their new employment with Ærolith Dynamics. New episodes release every other week.
 
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Makeshift Stories
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A biweekly journey into the improbable; speculative fiction, sci-fi & fantasy stories for all Ages.
 
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PodCastle
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The Fantasy Fiction Podcast
 
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The Once And Future Nerd - A Fantasy-Comedy Audio Drama
 
When three high school students from modern-day Pennsylvania find themselves trapped in a world of wizards, elves, and feudal intrigue, they must learn to survive in their new surroundings, and undertake an epic quest to save the world from the encroaching forces of chaos. WARNING: This Audio Drama contains adult language, graphic descriptions of violence, and explicit discussions of sexuality. This is, of course, in the interest of historical realism. We hope you enjoy our story about wizar ...
 
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The Dunesteef Audio Fiction Magazine
 
The Best Stories in Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror and Other Genres
 
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Steal the Stars
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The first audio drama from Tor Labs and Gideon Media, Steal the Stars is a gripping noir science fiction thriller in 14 episodes: Forbidden love, a crashed UFO, an alien body, and an impossible heist unlike any ever attempted - scripted by Mac Rogers, the award-winning playwright and writer of the multi-million download The Message and LifeAfter.
 
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StarShipSofa
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The Audio Science Fiction Magazine
 
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Beneath Ceaseless Skies Audio Fiction Podcasts
 
Audio podcasts of new and Audio Vault short stories from Beneath Ceaseless Skies Online Magazine
 
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Tincture, A Weird West Trilogy
 
A free western sci-fi audio adventure.
 
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The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian: Science Fiction for Kids
 
The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian is a serialized science-fiction story for kids (start with Episode 1!), told in 15-20 minute episodes for parents to put on when driving around town, or to marathon on road trips, or to bond over before bed. When pressed, we describe it as a "mystery gang" story, sort of like Scooby-Doo in space. The story centers on Finn Caspian, an 8-year-old boy aboard The Famous Marlowe 280 Interplanetary Exploratory Space Station. He and his friends Abigail, Elias an ...
 
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Hadron Gospel Hour
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Sci-fi Audio Comedy/Adventure for Weirdos and Other Living Things
 
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Ostium Podcast
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Ostium is a fictional podcast about a man who discovers a secret town with many doors that lead him to strange and interesting places.
 
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Cast of Wonders
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Escape Artists Inc's Young Adult speculative fiction podcast featuring tales of the fantastic - Welcome! Visit us at castofwonders.org.
 
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Not from Concentrate | Audiobooks / Science Fiction & Fantasy / Short Stories / Humor
 
Author and novelist David Wallace Fleming publishes original humor, science fiction and fantasy short stories. Subscribe for a variety of free, serialized audiobooks of short fiction. For more info on the author, visit http://davidwallacefleming.com
 
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Girl In Space | A Sci-Fi Mystery Audio Drama
 
Nothing fancy here -- just the simple audio diary of a girl in space. Also, there’s this weird and potentially ominous light in the distance that seems to be growing steadily closer. Listen twice a month for science, guns, trust, anti-matter, truth, beauty, inner turmoil, and delicious cheeses. It’s all here. In space.
 
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A Beginner's Guide to Interplanetary Destruction
 
After a friend's untimely death, a D&D group decides to honor their fallen comrade the only way they know how – with a funeral campaign set in a realm of sorcery, swords, and demonic peril. Soon after their pen and paper adventure begins, they find themselves in very real danger when they awake on the shore of an alien planet where an ancient artifact has recently been unearthed. A Beginner’s Guide to Interplanetary Destruction is what happens when a science fiction radio drama is re-imagine ...
 
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Flash Pulp - The Skinner Co. Network
 
This feed only serves up Skinner Co.'s serial fiction podcast, Flash Pulp
 
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Tin Can
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A one man science fiction audio drama, by David Devereux
 
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12 Blackened Petals
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This is a Fiction Podcast that tells the massive story of Sam as he deals with suddenly becoming a God
 
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The Haven Chronicles
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The Haven Chronicles follows the mysterious events that have unfolded on Haven.
 
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The Mythcreant Podcast
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Fantasy & Science Fiction for Storytellers
 
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The Audio Epics Podcast
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fantasy audio adventures!
 
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The Tales of Sage and Savant - Steampunk/Science Fiction Audio Drama
 
A Steampunk Audio Drama: A laboratory accident sends Dr Sage and Professor Savant’s minds through space and time to reanimate dead bodies. Join them as they explore past, present and future.
 
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The Once & Future Podcast
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Bringing you the science fiction and fantasy books that you want to read
 
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Ace Tucker Space Trucker
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Ace Tucker Space Trucker is a serial science fiction comedy adventure podcast written, recorded, voiced, scored and edited by James R. Tramontana.
 
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Mythgard Academy
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Mythgard Academy aims to make in-depth discussion of students' favorite works of fantasy and science fiction literature free and open to everyone. The Mythgard Academy program features live discussions with Mythgard Institute faculty to which all are invited, free of charge. Recordings of our sessions will be freely available after class, and we let our supporters decide what books we read. Learn more at mythgard.org/academy
 
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Scifi Scifi Scifi
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Three science fiction fans review and discuss a different science fiction or fantasy book every week.
 
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We talk a lot about throughlines here at Mythcreants, even though we sometimes call them central plot threads, but we’ve never covered how they apply to roleplaying games. RPGs are stories too, but a very different kind of story. How do you apply a throughline when your players make long-term planning difficult? Do RPGs even need throughlines? ...…
 
You don't always get it right on the first take. And sometimes you don't get it right on the second, third, or fourth. Sometimes you say completely the wrong line, or something else that just makes no sense . . . but it's funny. And sometimes you start having conversations about what you're saying, which is also funny. Fortunately, things are d ...…
 
Tonight, we cross and re-cross the Canadian wilderness, as if an echo of another time.By skinner@skinner.fm (JRD Skinner).
 
Apologies for the swearing.... and the tears.
 
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Scifi Scifi Scifi
 
Welding! We review and discuss "Artemis" by Andy Weir.
 
LIVE from the Gen Con 2017 Writer’s Symposium! The No Room For Ego panel! From brainstorming to critiquing, how do you find a great partner—and not kill each other? An unlikely dynamic duo including a USA Today bestselling author/podcaster and an author/publicist tell all. Featuring new Writer’s Symposium co-chair Melanie Meadors and Anton Stro ...…
 
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LIGHTSPEED MAGAZINE - Science Fiction and Fantasy Story Podcast (Sci-Fi | Audiobook | Short Stories)
 
Engineer’s meat wept and squirmed and wriggled inside her steel organ cavity, so different from the stable purr of gears and circuit boards. You couldn’t count on meat. It lulled you with its warmth, the soft give of skin, the tug of muscle, the neurotransmitter snow fluttering down from neurons to her cyborg logic center. On other days, the me ...…
 
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The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian: Science Fiction for Kids
 
When last we left Elias, he was staring down certain doom at the hands of the questioning witch! Spoiler alert: our podcast does not come to a screeching halt. He's able to escape. But that creates an even bigger problem for the entire troop. And in the end, our explorers are shocked by what they discover waiting for them back at their ship. Al ...…
 
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Tensions mount as the crew turns in on itself. Sally and Petra fly east to examine something broken. Petra finds a new confidant. Created by Daniel Manning & Mischa Stanton. Written by Eli Barraza (with Daniel Manning, Mischa Stanton, Julian Mundy, Danielle Shemaiah & Tau Zaman). Directed & produced by Mischa Stanton. Featuring Kristen DiMercur ...…
 
Authors : Aimee Ogden, Shawn Proctor and Katherine Kendig Narrators : Alasdair Stuart, Tatiana Grey and Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali Three Cats at the End of the World By Aimee Ogden On the heath at the beginning and the end of the world, a witch once built a cottage where she could live with the past, the present, and the future. They are hers, and ...…
 
Mission Mishaps, Entry Seven. SI-5 Surveillance Log. Entry #FRD916. Kepler and Jacobi try to keep themselves entertained during a stakeout.
 
Support StarShipSofa at Patreon for AD free shows Interview: Ian McDonald, author of River of Gods, The Dervish House, Luna: New Moon, Luna: Wolf Moon, with Jeremy Szal Main Fiction: "The Odour of Sanctity" by Ian Creasey Originally published in Asimov's Ian Creasey lives in Yorkshire, England. He has published seventy-odd short stories in vari ...…
 
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Earbud Theater
 
And now the conclusion of our horrifying holiday thriller! It's Christmas time at the offices of BB and H Insurance, and you are cordially invited to attend their annual holiday party. The festivities promise to include plenty of fun, games, and even a little romance. But there's one gues who definitely wasn't on the list... an axe wielding man ...…
 
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Part 01By olsen@mythgard.org (Corey Olsen).
 
Mythgard Movie Club, Part 01By olsen@mythgard.org (Corey Olsen).
 
You might have heard about this obscure show from a little startup called “Netflix.” We think that show is going somewhere. One day, it might even be a cult classic, so that’s what we’re talking about today. Get out your VHS tapes and your big hair, because we’re gonna turn the podcast upside down. Download Episode 147 Subscription Feed https:/ ...…
 
Here's your complete soundtrack to Ostium Season One, featuring all the music played during the first season, plus a bunch of extra tracks, all written and performed by our talented composer, Chris Fletcher (who is also the voice of Jake).And here's the detailed tracklist for your records:SIDE A:1. Season One Theme Song2. Ostium 1-13. Ostium 1- ...…
 
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Clarkesworld Magazine - Science Fiction & Fantasy
 
This episode features "The Rains on Mars" written by Natalia Theodoridou. Published in the December 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/theodoridou_12_17 Support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld…
 
Forward momentum! We review and discuss "The Warrior's Apprentice" by Lois McMaster Bujold.
 
Janva has her host Zara Patel agree to fund DZ’s space project, but Daniel Johnson aka Amos is suspicious. Sarane’s host and Tim manage to slip by head office security to meet their project director with the intent of confronting him about the problem they have uncovered. Reyanish overhears Tim talking to Patel’s executive assistant...…
 
Author : Sarah Monette Narrator : Jen R Albert Host : Jen R Albert Audio Producer : Peter Wood National Geographic on Assignment: The Unicorn Enclosure by Sarah Monette In the unicorn enclosure, all five unicorns are clustered along the fence, batting their long eyelashes beguilingly at a troop of girl scouts. The girls ooh and aah and argue ab ...…
 
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Clarkesworld Magazine - Science Fiction & Fantasy
 
This episode features "Martian Blood" written by Allen M. Steele. Originally published in Old Mars, edited by Gardner Dozois and George R. R. Martin. Reprinted in the November 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/steele_11_17_reprint Support u ...…
 
Our heroes travel back to 1880's to find themselves circus performers. Professor Savant needs to learn to throw knives with deadly accuracy while Dr Sage struggles with someone encroaching on her territory.Cast:Eddie Louise as Dr SageChip Michael as Professor SavantJustin Bremer as the NarratorEmily Riley Piatt as Abigail EntwhistleWritten by E ...…
 
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Clarkesworld Magazine - Science Fiction & Fantasy
 
This episode features "Second Person, Present Tense" written by Daryl Gregory. Originally published in Asimov's, September 2005. Reprinted in the November 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/gregory_11_17_reprint Support us on Patreon at http ...…
 
Trapped with Kepler and Pryce on board a jettisoned pod from the Sol, Eiffel and Minkowski must find a way to avoid all manner of imminent death. Before too long, a delicate truce has been struck, as both sides try to find a way out of their predicament. But how long can a fragile ceasefire last in such a volatile situation? And will their resp ...…
 
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Flash Pulp - The Skinner Co. Network
 
Tonight, Ruby encounters an unexpected friend among the shambling dead.By skinner@skinner.fm (JRD Skinner).
 
We are nothing alike. You are a child playing a child’s games… SAYER is voiced, written, and produced by Adam Bash. Intro and outro music composed by Jesse “Main Finger” Gregory. This episode also features the following music: Tentative Steps (Kai Engel) / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 Paranoia (Kai Engel) / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 Embracing the Satellites (Kai Enge ...…
 
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The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian: Science Fiction for Kids
 
In this week's episode, we find Elias, alone in a strange cottage, being coached by an old woman to defeat the witches who have taken over her planet. Can Elias do it? Can he trick the final witch into oblivion? We're going to need your help! Email your ideas to earth@finncaspian.com! Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! We always love s ...…
 
Patreon Support Main Fiction: "Spare Parts" by Shawn Mansouri Originally published in L0w L1f3 Anthology Shawn Mansouri is a former biologist and fan of the darker side of fiction. When he's not twitching from too much caffeine, or arguing with the post office about smashed books and magazines in his mailbox, he reads slush for Grimdark Magazin ...…
 
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Clarkesworld Magazine - Science Fiction & Fantasy
 
This episode features "The Catalog of Virgins" written by Nicoletta Vallorani and translated by Rachel S. Cordasco. Published in the November 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/vallorani_11_17 Support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/clar ...…
 
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Clarkesworld Magazine - Science Fiction & Fantasy
 
This episode features "Who Won the Battle of Arsia Mons?" written by Sue Burke. Published in the November 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/burke_11_17 Support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld…
 
Author : L. Chan Narrator : Julia Patt Host : Setsu Uzume Audio Producer : Peter Wood Chasing Flowers by L. Chan Lian’s world is flat. Not just the landscape, which extends as far as the eye can see, horizon to horizon under the rolling twilight flux. Not just the houses, dotting the slate grey earth and the thunder cloud sky. Not just her fold ...…
 
The two-part finale to Tin Can, coming soonBy radiotincan@gmail.com (David Devereux).
 
In this new holiday classic, April tries to show Ace and Ivan the true meaning of Christmas, but in real Ace Tucker fashion, things go horribly wrong. http://www.patreon.com/acetuckerspacetrucker
 
Some story elements cater specifically to the wishes of certain audience groups, and that’s what we’re talking about this week. Wish fulfillment can make a story more appealing to the target audience, but too much of it will drive away anyone else. What’s the right balance, and how can you keep your wish fulfillment from reaching toxic levels? ...…
 
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Flash Pulp - The Skinner Co. Network
 
Tonight, Ruby moves among the throngs of the stumbling undead in search of antibiotics and an exit.By skinner@skinner.fm (JRD Skinner).
 
Squeeze! We review and discuss "The Andromeda Strain" by Michael Crichton.
 
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LIGHTSPEED MAGAZINE - Science Fiction and Fantasy Story Podcast (Sci-Fi | Audiobook | Short Stories)
 
Kango and Sharon first met at a party, one of those lavish debauch-fests where people fly in from all over the galaxy wearing sentient fetishwear that costs a whole asteroid belt. The specially grown building had melted, causing toxic fumes that killed a few hundred people, and then the canapés on the appetizer table came to life and started mu ...…
 
LIVE from the Gen Con 2017 Writer’s Symposium! Time Management Tools and Techniques! There are so many distractions! This episode’s panelists look at tools and techniques to effectively manage your time and hit those deadlines. Featuring Toiya Kristen Finley, Leigh Perry, Aaron Rosenberg, and Anton Strout Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcas ...…
 
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Girl In Space | A Sci-Fi Mystery Audio Drama
 
In the aftermath of -- well, let's not spoil anything -- the Girl In Space contemplates her life goals and takes charge to find answers. Strange data pads, violent welding, poetry, and bioluminescent fungi abound. For credits and a full transcript, please visit https://www.girlinspacepodcast.com. Thanks for listening! <3…
 
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Flash Pulp - The Skinner Co. Network
 
Tonight, Ruby considers her options for departing the zombie apocalypse.By skinner@skinner.fm (JRD Skinner).
 
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The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian: Science Fiction for Kids
 
When last we saw our trusty explorers, they were stuck playing an alien game show that was rigged against them! Can Abigail solve the riddle posed in the game? Did the listeners solve it for her? Is the damage done to Jonathan's fragile ego too much to bear? Affirmative on all counts! Tune in to see how the explorers finally get off the game sh ...…
 
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The aftermath of the Roberts trial spurs ODAR’s inner circle to action. A hidden threat must be exposed, before all is lost. Created by Daniel Manning & Mischa Stanton. Written by Julian Mundy (with Daniel Manning, Mischa Stanton, Eli Barraza, Danielle Shemaiah & Tau Zaman). Directed & produced by Mischa Stanton. Featuring Kristen DiMercurio as ...…
 
Main Fiction: "Bodies of Evidence" by Alan Baxter Originally published in In Your Face Alan Baxter is a British-Australian author who writes supernatural thrillers and urban horror, rides a motorcycle and loves his dogs. He also teaches Kung Fu. He lives among dairy paddocks on the beautiful south coast of NSW, Australia, with his wife, son, do ...…
 
Mission Mishaps, Entry Six. Hephaestus Log #TRK536. Day five hundred and fifty-three. Eiffel takes the lead on cooking dinner for the crew's second Thanksgiving on the Hephaestus.
 
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Earbud Theater
 
It's Christmas time at the offices of BB and H Insurance, and you are cordially invited to attend their annual holiday party. The festivities promise to include plenty of fun, games, and even a little romance. But there's one gues who definitely wasn't on the list... an axe wielding maniac known only as the Herald Angel Killer!…
 
Author : Tim Pratt Narrator : Stephanie Morris Host : Setsu Uzume Audio Producer : Peter Wood Six Jobs By Tim Pratt 1. Exterminator’s Helper I was eleven when a little man with watery eyes who blinked and sniffed all the time shuffled into my classroom, moving carefully, not brushing up against any desks or people. My teacher stood frozen with ...…
 
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Clarkesworld Magazine - Science Fiction & Fantasy
 
This episode features "Dead Heroes" written by Mike Buckley. Published in the November 2017 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/buckley_11_17 Support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld
 
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Beneath Ceaseless Skies Audio Fiction Podcasts
 
By Adam-Troy Castro & Alvaro Zinos-Amaro, from Issue #239 of Beneath Ceaseless Skies Online Magazine Narrated by Michael J. DeLuca. And with that I gave up so many things, so many golden sunrises and so many lingering sunsets. More info »
 
Go behind the scenes of The Orphans: Facility with cast and crew interviews leading up to the launch of the next series.CAUTION: Spoilers ahead!If you haven’t listened to all of Facility yet, do that before listening to this interview! Zachary Fortais-Gomm, creator of The Orphans, is interviewed by James Barbarossa, the actor behind GeoFFRy and ...…
 
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