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Sleep With Me
Insomnia? Mind racing at night? Worries keeping you up? Tune in for a bedtime story that lets you forget your problems and progressively gets more boring until you fall to sleep. So get in bed, press play, close your eyes, and drift off into dreamland.
The NoSleep Podcast is a multi-award winning anthology series of original horror stories, with rich atmospheric music to enhance the frightening tales.
Nighttime is an audio documentary series which explores Canada's most fascinating stories.Join us for true crime, mysteries, and a celebration of Canada’s weird and wonderful people, places, and events.
Experience Radio's Golden Age!
King Falls AM
King Falls AM centers on a lonely little mountain town's late-night AM talk radio show and its paranormal, peculiar happenings and inhabitants.New shows available the 1st and 15th of every month! Be sure to start from Sammy's first show (May 1st, 2015) to stay up to date with all your King Falls favorites.
Twice-monthly community updates for the small desert town of Night Vale, where every conspiracy theory is true. Turn on your radio and hide. Never listened before? It's an ongoing radio show. Start with the current episode, and you'll catch on in no time. Or, go right to Episode 1 if you wanna binge-listen.
The Sound of Horror
Radio Drama at its best every Sunday evening.
Selected Shorts
Spellbinding short stories by established and emerging writers take on a new life when they are performed by stars of the stage and screen.
The Truth
THE TRUTH makes movies for your ears. They're short stories that are sometimes dark, sometimes funny, and always intriguing. Every story is different, but they all take you to unexpected places using only sound. If you're new, some good starting places are: Silvia's Blood, That's Democracy, Moon Graffiti, Tape Delay, or whatever's most recent. Listening with headphones is encouraged! We're a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
Imaginary Worlds
Imaginary Worlds is a bi-weekly podcast about science fiction and other fantasy genres. Host Eric Molinsky talks with novelists, screenwriters, comic book artists, filmmakers, and game designers about their craft of creating fictional worlds. The show also looks at the fan experience, exploring what makes us suspend our disbelief, and what happens when that spell is broken. Fantasy worlds may be set in distant planets or parallel dimensions, but they are crafted here on Earth and on some lev ...
You think you know the story…But do you really? Every other Saturday, Tales presents ancient fairy tales the way they were originally told: orally, and unadulterated. Tales is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media production.
Within the Wires
Stories told through found audio from an alternate universe. Season three, “Dictation,” is a political thriller told exclusively through a bureaucrat’s dictated recordings to a secretary. Narrated by Lee LeBreton. Written by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson. Original music by Mary Epworth.
In 2189, Earth narrowly won a war against extraterrestrials. The Strange Case of Starship Iris is about what comes after. It's a story of outer space, survival, espionage, resistance, identity, friendship, found family, romance, and secrets. (Also, there’s jokes.) For more info, visit
Relic Radio Science Fiction brings you old time radio stories from sci-fi's greatest writers, as well as original stories for shows like Dimension X, X Minus 1, 2000 Plus, Beyond Tomorrow, and much more! Travel through space and time as they saw it all those years ago.
Someone is changing all the streetlights in Pepper Heights, Cleveland. The color of nighttime is shifting. Everyone thinks they know what happened at the Pepper Heights Zoo… But do they, really? Dane, a spun-out musician spending the winter in Cleveland, Ohio, has two main goals: keeping his job at the Pepper Heights Zoo and trying not to waste all his time on Grindr. What he doesn’t expect is to get swept into a story about dreams, about forevers, about flickering lights, about unexplained ...
Discover a wondrously surreal world of magic, music, and mystery. This immersive, cinematic audio spectacle follows the adventures of a lonely, stage-struck janitor who is drawn into the larger-than-life universe of the Orbiting Human Circus, a fantastical, wildly popular radio show broadcast from the top of the Eiffel Tower. WNYC Studios presents a special director’s cut of this joyous, moving break from reality. Starring John Cameron Mitchell, Julian Koster, Tim Robbins, Drew Callander, Su ...
First of its kind to bring you Old Time Radio Westerns Daily. Westerns that include The Lone Ranger, Cisco Kid, Challenge of the Yukon, Have Gun Will Travel, The Six Shooter, Tales of the Texas Rangers, Gunsmoke, Hopalong Cassidy, and many many more.
Now a Prime Original TV series. From Gimlet, Homecoming centers on a caseworker at an experimental facility, her ambitious supervisor, and a soldier eager to rejoin civilian life — presented in an enigmatic collage of telephone calls, therapy sessions, and overheard conversations. Starring Catherine Keener, Oscar Isaac, David Schwimmer, David Cross, Amy Sedaris, Michael Cera, Mercedes Ruehl, Alia Shawkat, Chris Gethard, and Spike Jonze.
Alice Isn't Dead
A truck driver searches across America for the wife she had long assumed was dead. In the course of her search, she will encounter not-quite-human serial murderers, towns literally lost in time, and a conspiracy that goes way beyond one missing woman.
Helen’s always dreamed of ditching her hometown, so when she lands a job at the company that makes Sandra, everyone's favorite A.I., she figures it’s the next-best thing. But working behind the curtain isn’t quite the escape from reality that Helen expected.Directed by Sebastian Silva; written by Kevin Moffett and Matthew Derby; executive produced by Mimi O'Donnell; produced by April Lamb, Katie Pastore and Matthew Boll; associate produced by MR Daniel; sound design and editing by Ryan Billi ...
Archive 81
Archive 81 is a fiction podcast about horror, cities, and the subconscious. New episodes will be released every other Wednesday. Start from "01 - A Body In A New Place"
Steal the Stars
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.
Don't Close Your Eyes is Montana's longest-running and most-popular live radio theatre presentation! Each week during the summer, writer/directors Ryan Cassavaugh and Keith Suta take turns writing and presenting a brand-new one-hour play in a variety of genres from the golden age of radio! Since 2011, DCYE has produced weekly radio plays all summer long at Bozeman's Verge Theater! Each new play is written in just one week previous in order to recreate the vibrant energy and demands of live r ...
The Walk
A thriller in which you, the listener, are the hero. The Walk begins in Inverness station, Scotland. Through a case of mistaken identity, you, "the walker," are given a vital package that must be couriered to Edinburgh. But as you're about to board the train, terrorists blow it up and set off an electromagnetic pulse! None of the cars or trains are working - you'll have to walk - but now the terrorists are on your trail because they want the device you're carrying, and the police are after y ...
Congeria is a genre-bending audio drama that tells a new, original story every season. In season one we join private detective Jenny Walker as she searches for a missing girl named Claire. Her search puts her in the crosshairs of a mysterious scientist, a ruthless hitman, and a charismatic cult leader. With an ensemble cast and original score, Congeria will pull you into a world of the weird and unnerving. Congeria was created by Henry Galley and Atticus Jackson.
The Black Tapes
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?
WARNING! This podcast uses progressive boredom via silly stories to help adults fall asleep. Pointless meanders, lulling soothing tones and strange asides are used in combination with bedtime tales to distract your racing brain and let you drift off to dreamland. If you are expecting something sane or sensible this might not be for you. It might just blow your mind. Trouble Falling Asleep? Insomnia? Looking for something soothing to quiet your racing mind? If you have trouble falling asleep ...
Jules and James
A wrong number turns into a conversation between two strangers…and continues indefinitely.
Chatterbox creates fully soundscaped audio works for free download. With rare exceptions, Chatterbox shows are recorded live, with manual sound effects and as little post-production editing as possible.
In deze spannende en grappige podcast beleven we de avonturen van Allan Karsson die op zijn honderste verjaardag uit zijn bejaardentehuis vlucht. In deze podcast kun je meer dan 100 bekende Nederlandse stemmen herkennen. Deze podcast wordt elke werkdag in delen uitgezonden door De Nieuws BV.
Celestial Blood
Celestial Blood is a bilingual radionovela about love and secrets in the family of twins Sol and Mundo Lucero. It’s narrated by Mexican actress Kate del Castillo.
S-Town is a new podcast from Serial and This American Life, hosted by Brian Reed, about a man named John who despises his Alabama town and decides to do something about it. He asks Brian to investigate the son of a wealthy family who's allegedly been bragging that he got away with murder. But when someone else ends up dead, the search for the truth leads to a nasty feud, a hunt for hidden treasure, and an unearthing of the mysteries of one man's life.
From GE Podcast Theater and Panoply, the producers of The Message, comes a new thriller, LifeAfter. The 10 episode series follows Ross, a low level employee at the FBI, who spends his days conversing online with his wife Charlie – who died eight months ago. But the technology behind this digital resurrection leads Ross down a dangerous path that threatens his job, his own life, and maybe even the world. New episodes every Sunday.
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Repetitive language and Janets will create a dreamy corner cake mix devoid of pressure. (You can find all of our sponsors or become a patron on our new website story starts at about 18:00) Tonight’s episode is sponsored by Casper. Get $50 toward select mattresses by visiting and ...…
It's episode 02 of Season 12. On this week's show we have tales about strange people in places they don't belong. "October 17th, 1989"‡ written by Jeffrey Ebright and performed by Jeff Clement & Addison Peacock & Nikolle Doolin. (Story starts around 00:03:10) "The Dead of Night"¤ written by Christian Riley and performed by Peter Lewis & Jesse C ...…
On a past Nighttime episode ‘Tim Hortons, a Collection of Strange Events’, I shared several bizarre stories set in the popular coffee shop. In this update episode, we revisit the stranger than fiction story of Jesus Christ’s appearance on a Tim Hortons restaurant on Cape Breton Island. Our updates concern an alternative origin story of Jesus’ a ...… We’ll hear from The Hermit’s Cave on this week’s episode of The Horror. Here’s his story, Spirit Vengeance. This one may have aired in March of 1942. Download TheHorror893 If you’d like to help support the Relic Radio shows, find out more here. Find more from ...…
A test run at the new station turns into a Dickensian This Is Your Life for a former Late-night Radio Host.
A ghost story with no moral. Three spirits that will teach you nothing. Weather: “Draggin' Me Down” by Travis Love Benson featuring Yo! The Moon It’s not too late to get weird and beautiful gifts from the Welcome to Night Vale store, including our limited edition knit sweater and our glorious fleece blanket! https://topatoc ...…
Author : D.K. Wayrd Narrator : Phil Lunt Host : Alasdair Stuart Audio Producer : Marty Perrett Discuss on Forums “Blue John” was originally published in Shock Totem magazine, Jan. 2016 The first draft of “Blue John” centered on a demon-possessed letterpress that compelled Blue John to kill. Which, of course, meant he was simply a conduit for ev ...…
Continuing a season of plays by women writers entitled ‘100 Years of Suffrage’, marking this year’s centenary of women’s attainment of the vote in Ireland. that was Hecuba written by Marina Carr
Guest host Cynthia Nixon presents excerpts from works by novelist John Irving. Orphans are cared for by a tough guy and a tough dog in "The Broken Side-view Mirror," read by Yul Vazquez. A teenager is smitten by a librarian in an excerpt from In One Person, read by Michael C. Hall. And a philandering children's book author entertains "Unhappy M ...…
In this special episode, Jonathan Mitchell and Davy Gardner answer listener questions, and talk about how the show is made. "Commitment" was written by Davy Gardner. Performed by Margaret Burrus, Jack Frederick, and Mac Rogers. Produced by Jonathan Mitchell. The Truth Instagram Twitter
We all grow up playing board games and card games, and now those games are growing up as well. I check out BostonFIG (festival of independent games), where a new generation of indie board game designers is reimagining what we can do with dice, cards and plastic game pieces. I also talk with Shari and Jenni Spiro of AdMagic -- the company that c ...…
There is a sleepy intersection where holiday nostalgia and TV meet. Settle in for a rundown of the who's who in holiday shows. (You can find all of our sponsors or become a patron on our new website story starts at about 20:00) Tonight’s show is sponsored by Quip! The sensitive sonic toothbrush I have been usin ...…
Dear Tales fans, we are so excited to share our new storytelling podcast - MYTHOLOGY - with you this holiday season! Every Tuesday, Mythology will feature the heroes, gods, and creatures that have captivated humanity for generations. Subscribe now wherever you listen to podcasts to hear the rest of this episode! We hope you enjoy!…
NOTE: We will be taking a break the week of Christmas. Episode 9 will return on Jan 1, 2019. Dictation recording 8 of 10: Office of Michael Witten, April 20, 1954. Letters to Bernice Jones and Sima Choudary. # Music: Mary Epworth, Written by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson. Performed by Lee LeBreton Within the Wires T-Shirt ...…
After an unexpected conversation, the crew of the Rumor is faced with a weighty decision. We’ll hear from Beyond Tomorrow on this week’s Relic Radio Science Fiction. From April 18, 1950, here’s their story, The Outer Limit. Download SciFi545
This story will snowball in the sleepiest of ways. (You can find all of our sponsors or become a patron on our new website story starts at about 20:00) Tonight’s episode is sponsored by Brooklinen, luxury bedding, at amazing prices. You have to try these sheets today! There is an exclusive offer just for Sleep ...…
The Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) is one of the world's oldest and largest civilian based UFO - investigative organizations. The stated mission of MUFON is the study of UFOs for the benefit of humanity through investigations, research, and education. In this episode I will be joined by Stu Bundy, a member of MUFON's International Board of Director ...…
two worlds collide when a feminist podcast explores our Georgian past.
In this week’s episode we hear from Playwright Marina Carr and actors Derbhle Crotty & Declan Conlon speaking about their work on Marina's play Hecuba.
It's episode 01 of Season 12. On this week's show we have tales about the games we play and the cost of losing. "Never Use Cheat Codes on a Ouija Board"† written by Christopher Maxim and performed by David Ault. (Story starts around 00:03:20) "Unknown Horror"‡ written by T. Takeda Wise and performed by Jessica McEvoy & Addison Peacock & Atticus ...… This week on The Horror, the CBS Radio Mystery Theater brings us their story from April 25, 1975, Till Death Do Us Join. Download TheHorror892
This well known warning teaches us that liars are not believed, even when they speak the truth. Do you know the dangerous outcome of weaving tall tales? Sponsors! Audible - Get 3 months of Audible for just $6.95 a month by going to or text FairyTales to 500 500.
Author : Manly Wade Wellman Narrators : Andrew Leman and Eve Upton Host : Orrin Grey Audio Producer : Marty Perrett Discuss on Forums “The Golgotha Dancers” was was originally published in Weird Tales, October 1937 “These Doth The Lord Hate” was originally published in Weird Tales, January 1939 “Masks of Nyarlathotep” is now available from Dark ...…
Guest host Robert Sean Leonard presents stories from the legendary literary magazine The Paris Review. Umberto Eco has a really big fish in “How to Travel with a Salmon,” read by Jin Ha. A mother mourns her son with his difficult friends in “Marabou,” by Joy Williams, read by Michael Emerson. In George Fox’s “The Twenty-Sixth Second” a WWII vet ...…
A return to Who for the whoville season, get into the holiday spirit as the Doctor sleeps. (You can find all of our sponsors or become a patron on our new website story starts at about 18:00) Tonight’s show is sponsored by Care/of - a monthly subscription vitamin service that delivers completely personalized vi ...…
After a humiliating defeat, an MMA fighter is eager for a rematch. But will the haunting memories of her loss get in the way? Written by Georgie Aldaco and Davy Gadner Performed by Ariana Rodriguez, Taylor Ortega, Chris Thompson, Will Martinez, Nanie Mendez, Thomas Whittington, Ken McGraw, Amadeo Fusca, Erica Hernandez, Pedro Alcocer, Glo Taver ...…
This is the debut of The First Mrs. Claus podcast. Under rigorous pressure from DICK (the Department of Internal Christmas Knowledge), Hot Coco reveals the truth about the origins of Christmas as we know it, as well as her own past with the man who became Santa Claus. Cast List: Hot Coco - Michelle Visage Ari Aka Santa - Lewis Black Coco Claus ...…
I can’t really feel my own body. It’s like I got locked out of it, in a storm. Have a minute? Take our audience survey to help us get advertisers and keep this show going. Dreamboy is co-created by Dane Terry and Ellie Heyman. Starring Dane Terry, featuring Michael Cavadias, Renata Friedman, Morgan Meadows, Avery Draut, and Gianna Masi. For sho ...… This week on Relic Radio Science Fiction, Theater Five brings us their story from March 24, 1965, Point Of Impact. Download SciFi544
Join Ray, Bernie, Mikey and “The Gregger” for a sleep recap that is now a holiday tradition. (You can find all of our sponsors or become a patron on our new website story starts at about 20:00) Welcome our newest sponsor Green Chef!! Green Chef is a USDA certified organic company that includes everything you ne ...…
Toronto, Ontario - December 2015 In the middle of the day and within the aisles of Shoppers Drug mart, an unprovoked stabbing leaves Rosemary Junor clinging to life. In the days after the attack, the city became captivated by the manhunt for the beautiful, well dressed women, security cameras captured placing a bloody kitchen knife on a makeup ...…
We're in-between Seasons 11 and 12 so we have a woody story to hand to you. "The Trees Are Not What They Seem" written by Jared Roberts and performed by Mick Wingert & Elie Hirschman & Mike DelGaudio & Peter Lewis & Dan Zappulla & Matthew Bradford & Jesse Cornett & Kyle Akers & Atticus Jackson & David Ault & Nichole Goodnight & Erin Lillis & Je ...…
This episode features "Marshmallows" written by D.A. Xiaolin Spires. Published in the December 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: Support us on Patreon at… This week on The Horror, we’ll hear the September 26, 1980, episode from Nightfall titled, The Repossession. *This one gets a bit gory at times, so it might be a bit much for younger listeners. Download TheHorror891…
Authors : Maria Haskins, Rachel Cassidy and Alex Patterson Narrators : Rebecca Wei Hsieh, Ron Jon and Katherine Inskip Host : Alasdair Stuart Audio Producer : Chelsea Davis Discuss on Forums PseudoPod 624: Flash On The Borderlands XLV: Personal Narratives is a PseudoPod original. “Ten Things I Didn’t Do” is a PseudoPod Original – “This was a st ...…
Night Vale's most local and legendary local legend celebrates his 30th birthday. The voice of Lee Marvin was TL Thompson. Weather: “Impasse” by Juliana Finch Dane Terry is joining our world tour of A Spy In The Desert as “the Weather” in the U.S., and will be opening the show with a special live performance of his ...…
This episode features "A Catalogue of Sunlight at the End of the World" written by A.C. Wise. Originally published in Sunvault: Stories of Solarpunk and Eco-Speculation, edited by Phoebe Wagner and Brontë Christopher Wieland. Reprinted in the November 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can ...…
Starring Dawn Bradfield and Aaron Monaghan
Guest host David Sedaris presents two stories about people who have guilty consciences—or ought to. In “Juniper Tree,” by Lorrie Moore, a trio of old friends visits a fourth friend—who’s just died. It’s read by Jill Eikenberry. And there’s a poison pen at work in a picturesque town, in Shirley Jackson’s “The Possibility of Evil,” read by Dana I ...…
This episode features "Death on Mars" written by Madeline Ashby. Originally published in Visions, Ventures, Escape Velocities: A Collection of Space Futures, edited by Ed Finn, Joey Eschrich, and Juliet Ulman and reprinted in the November 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: ...…
In my 2017 episode Winning the Larp, I looked at the history of larps (live action role plays) and how the larping experience is deeply personal for each of the players. But I hadn’t done any larps myself. So this year, I delved deep into larping, where I discovered the thrill of stepping into someone else’s world, and the out-of-body experienc ...…
This trip to a train station should have you rocking like a baby in a cradle. A warm welcome into a world of gift giving and receiving. (You can find all of our sponsors or become a patron on our new website story starts at about 18:00) Tonight’s episode is sponsored by Brooklinen, luxury bedding, at amazing pr ...…
This episode features "The Love Letters" written by Peng Simeng and translated by S. Qiouyi Lu. Published in the November 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: Support us on Patreon at…
Dictation recording 7 of 10: Office of Michael Witten, March 29, 1954. Letters to Vishwathi Ramadoss and Karen Roberts. # Music: Mary Epworth, Written by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson. Performed by Lee LeBreton Within the Wires T-Shirts & Posters, Free transcripts, ...… We hear from Mindwebs on this week’s Relic Radio Science Fiction. From September 5, 1975, here’s their story To The Dark Star. Download SciFi543
The sounds of radishes growing will roll by you like pool balls in Jacksonville as you drift off to dreamland. Tonight’s episode is sponsored by Brooklinen, luxury bedding, at amazing prices. You have to try these sheets today! There is an exclusive offer just for Sleep With Me listeners. Get $20 off AND free shipping when you use promo code [W ...…
This episode features "The Gift of Angels: an introduction" written by Nina Allan. Published in the November 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: Support us on Patreon at…
In part 9 of the Nighttime series covering the disappearance of Emma Fillipoff, we will again be joined by Emma’s mother Shelley Fillipoff. In this emotional conversation Shelley shares many details of her now six year long, odyssey like, search for her beloved daughter. Our discussion includes; the information Shelley used initially to guide h ...…
We're in-between Seasons 11 and 12 so we have an organic story to tide you over. "Foliage" written by Gemma Amor and performed by Mike DelGaudio & Nichole Goodnight & Dan Zappulla & Jesse Cornett. Please visit for full show notes and links to learn more about our authors, voice actors, and producers. Executive Producer ...…
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