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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.
 
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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.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.
 
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Selected Shorts
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Spellbinding short stories by established and emerging writers take on a new life when they are performed by stars of the stage and screen.
 
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Imaginary Worlds
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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 ...
 
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Archive 81
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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"
 
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Within the Wires
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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.
 
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.
 
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Nighttime
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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!
 
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Tales
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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.
 
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.
 
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Alice Isn't Dead
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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.
 
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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.
 
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.
 
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 http://procyonpodcasts.com/starship-iris
 
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The Truth
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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.
 
Radio Drama at its best every Sunday evening.
 
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 ...
 
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The Walk
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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 ...
 
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Congeria
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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.
 
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Homecoming
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The first scripted series from Gimlet Media, starring Catherine Keener, Oscar Isaac, David Schwimmer, David Cross, Amy Sedaris, Michael Cera, Mercedes Ruehl, Alia Shawkat, Chris Gethard, and Spike Jonze. 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.
 
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Sandra
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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 ...
 
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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?
 
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 ...
 
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Jules and James
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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.
 
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Celestial Blood
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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.
 
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S-Town
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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.
 
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LifeAfter/The Message
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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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Will’s got himself in a pickle that only Papa Picard can placate. (You can find all of our sponsors or become a patron on our new websitehttp://www.sleepwithmepodcast.com story starts at about 21:40) Welcome our newest sponsor Green Chef!!Green Chef is a USDA certified organic company that includes everything you need to easily cook delicious m ...…
 
It's episode 17 of Season 11. On this week's show we have five tales about frantic families, familiar flyers, and frightful finals. "Dead Air"† written by M.J. Pack and performed by Addison Peacock & Mary Murphy & Atticus Jackson & Alexis Bristowe & Nikolle Doolin. (Story starts around 00:03:20) "My Dog Freddy"† written by Nick Snyder and perfo ...…
 
This episode features "Dandelion" written by Elly Bangs. Published in the September 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/bangs_09_18 Support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld
 
Doyle’s Conspiracy Cavern goes live from an undisclosed parking lot! Only on DoylesConspiracyCavern.net ... and wherever big brother puts it.
 
Guest host Hope Davis presents three works curated with the online food and cooking community Food52. The late Laurie Colwin has hot tips about how to feed picky eaters in “Feeding the Fussy,” read by Tracee Chimo. Indian novelist Kiran Desai remembers her childhood—and a temperamental chef—in “Home Turf,” performed by Angel Desai. And a myster ...…
 
The "golden age of radio drama" may have been a stellar period for storytelling -- but the stories weren't all golden bright. Science fiction and horror were the ideal genres to explore the deep anxieties people felt from the Depression through the Cold War. And these radio dramas set the stage for fantastical stories that couldn't be told yet ...…
 
Sleep with a journey into Stan’s subconscious and Spudgie the space whale. (You can find all of our sponsors or become a patron on our new website http://www.sleepwithmepodcast.com story starts at about 24:00) Welcome our newest sponsor Green Chef!!Green Chef is a USDA certified organic company that includes everything you need to easily cook d ...…
 
Bzzzzzzzzzz. Bzzzz. BZZZZZZZZZ. Twitter: twitter.com/Archive81 Facebook: www.facebook.com/Archive81/ Website: archive81.com Email: archive81podcast@gmail.com Tumblr: archive81.tumblr.com Patreon: www.patreon.com/archive81 Merch: dead-signals.myshopify.com/collections/all Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a ...…
 
Dictation recording 2 of 10: Office of Michael Witten, August 13, 1953. Letters to Ursula Lindholm, Bernice Jones, and Vishwathi Ramadoss. # Music: Mary Epworth, maryepworth.com Written by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson. Performed by Lee LeBreton Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com Part of the Night Vale Presents network. nightvaleprese ...…
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12018/SciFi533.mp3 This week on Relic Radio Science Fiction, we hear A Veteran Comes Home, from 2000 Plus. This story was originally broadcast July 5, 1950. Download SciFi533
 
When 20 year old Ryan Shtuka stepped out of his comfort zone and embarked on an adventure with a close friend their plan wasn't anything risky or dangerous.. it was quite simple. They'd spend the winter in the mountains of British Columbia working at one of Canada's most beautiful ski resorts. But as it turned out, something went wrong; no one ...…
 
A sleepy stroll down mismemory lane. (You can find all of our sponsors or become a patron on our new website http://www.sleepwithmepodcast.com story starts at about 23:00) Check out “Sleep Whispers” podcasts wherever you listen to podcasts or here https://sleepwhispers.com/podcast/ Welcome our newest sponsor Green Chef!!Green Chef is a USDA cer ...…
 
It's episode 16 of Season 11. On this week's show we have five tales about nasty nature, terrifying transformations, and malicious malls. "My Town is Being Infested by Strange Bees"† written by René Rehn and performed by Matthew Bradford. (Story starts around 00:03:15) "The Taking Tree"† written by Tobias Wade and performed by Armen Taylor & Ni ...…
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12018/TheHorror880.mp3 This week on The Horror, we hear from Lights Out with their broadcast from November 10, 1942, Bon Voyage. Download TheHorror880
 
Once he completed the twelve labors and paid his debt to society, Hercules married Deianira. Their marriage was a happy one until he accidentally put on a poison tunic. The pain was so intense, Hercules decided that he would rather die than endure the torturous poison. But in death, he would find something he never thought he’d find.…
 
A look at all the great kids, ghosts, and trees playing in our upcoming season. Weather: "Raising Helvetica" by Sims x Air Credits x ICETEP sims.bandcamp.com Our 2018 / 2019 World Tour kicks off in Brooklyn next week! Don’t miss our new live show, A Spy in the Desert, coming to over 40 cities across North America, the UK, and Europe! All ticket ...…
 
This episode features "Waves of Influence" written by D.A. Xiaolin Spires. Published in the September 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/spires_09_18 Support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld…
 
Guest host Robert Sean Leonard presents three stories about fateful encounters. Henry Slesar's "The Self-Improvement of Salvadore Ross" was a classic “Twilight Zone” episode about over-ambition, read by Leonard. Leonard also reads Eric Schlich's "Head Over Knees," in which a teen's envy turns to empathy. And Helen Oyeyemi dresses an old fairy t ...…
 
Always wanted some more Data? Like a emo chip off the old block, Lore will handle it for you. (You can find all of our sponsors or become a patron on our new website http://www.sleepwithmepodcast.com story starts at about 21:00) Welcome our newest sponsor Green Chef!! Green Chef is a USDA certified organic company that includes everything you n ...…
 
An excerpt from the Alice Isn’t Dead novel, read by Jasika Nicole. We’ll be posting excerpts from the audiobook every two weeks leading up to the release of the novel on October 30, and we’ll be posting something very special on the novel release date, so stay tuned. You can pre-order the Alice Isn’t Dead novel here, and check out our 17-city b ...…
 
We’re bringing you something special this week: a preview of Marvel’s first scripted podcast, Wolverine: The Long Night. The first episodes are out right now, free, wherever you get podcasts. Subscribe to Wolverine: The Long Night in Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/wolverine-the-long-night/id1343499710?mt=2 Learn more about ...…
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12018/SciFi532.mp3 Relic Radio Science Fiction features a story from Theater Five this week. From October 2, 1964, here’s their story titled, Subject Number 428A. Download SciFi532
 
Stan takes the mic to talk boredom and changes, soon you'll be processing zzzzzs. (You can find all of our sponsors or become a patron on our new website http://www.sleepwithmepodcast.com story starts at about 23:30) Welcome our newest sponsor Green Chef!! Green Chef is a USDA certified organic company that includes everything you need to easil ...…
 
It's episode 15 of Season 11. On this week's show we have five tales about the insanity of insidious inhumans. "The Prom Baby"† written by Kelly A. Childress and performed by Addison Peacock & Jessica McEvoy. (Story starts around 00:02:30) "Welcome to Mister Smiley’s Happy World Theme Park and Fun Land"† written by Joe Prosit and performed by M ...…
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12018/TheHorror879.mp3 We hear from Beyond Midnight on this week’s episode of The Horror. The Tangled Way aired on the series sometime during its 1968 to 1970 run. Download TheHorror879 The Horror is made possible by the support of its listeners. If you’d like to donate, please visi ...…
 
Guest host Kate Burton presents four works about cats and dogs. "Dog" is at the center of a family power play in Richard Russo's tale, read by Stephen Lang. Saki's classic presents "Tobermory" the talking cat, voiced by Rene Auberjonois. How to live like a cat, in Helen Ellis's "Take it From Cats," read by Maria Dizzia, and a reversal of fortun ...…
 
A special bonus episode of The Girls, the new audio drama based on the novel Sadie by Courtney Summers. Subscribe and learn more at bit.ly/SadieNovel. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
What is the role of food in worldbuilding? Characters usually have to eat to stay alive -- but food is also culture, and if you're creating a fantasy culture, food will be an expression of those values. Chef Chelsea Monroe-Cassell talks about the origin of her fantasy cookbooks while chef Jenn de la Vega makes us a dish based on the novel "The ...…
 
A look back at the tracks this train has covered over the past few years. Thanks for listening. Love songs for metaphors or power ballads? Calling Christopher Cross and Lenny Anniox Episode 502- https://radiopublic.com/SleepWithMe/ep/s1!55539 (You can find all of our sponsors or become a patron on our new website http://www.sleepwithmepodcast.c ...…
 
Nicholas and Christine dive into their past and meet an old friend. The podcasts mentioned in this episode are: Station Blue - https://www.stationbluepodcast.com/ The Far Meridian - https://www.thefarmeridian.com/ The Big Loop - https://www.thebiglooppodcast.com/ Twitter: twitter.com/Archive81 Facebook: www.facebook.com/Archive81/ Website: arch ...…
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12018/SciFi531.mp3 This week on Relic Radio Science Fiction, Exploring Tomorrow presents its story from June 4, 1958, The Diamond Mountain Of Venus. Download SciFi531
 
Dictation recording 1 of 10: Office of Michael Witten, July 3, 1953. Letters to Sima Choudary, Helena Wood, and Bernice Jones. # Music: Mary Epworth, maryepworth.com Written by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson. Performed by Lee LeBreton Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com Part of the Night Vale Presents network. nightvalepresents.com…
 
This episode will Rapp around and around as you swill away like my ideas for a pair of meanderwear. (You can find all of our sponsors or become a patron on our new website http://www.sleepwithmepodcast.com storystarts at about 18:05) We’re excited to partner with tonight’s sponsor CALM, the #1 app for sleep, meditation, andrelaxation. It was ev ...…
 
It's episode 14 of Season 11. On this week's show we have six tales about being tormented and trapped by terrible traumas. "Fun Facts"‡ written by Alyssa N Vaughn and performed by Addison Peacock & Nichole Goodnight & Corinne Sanders & Erin Lillis & Nikolle Doolin & Matthew Bradford. (Story starts around 00:02:35) "The Daredevil Of Catoctin Cre ...…
 
This episode features "A Study in Oils" written by Kelly Robson. Published in the September 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/robson_09_18 Support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld…
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12018/TheHorror878.mp3 On this week’s episode of The Horror, the CBS Radio Mystery Theater brings us its story, The Sensitive. This one originally aired April 5, 1977. Download TheHorror878
 
After strangling his music teacher Linos in a fit of rage, Hercules was confronted by two beautiful women, Vice and Virtue. He was to choose a path for the rest of his life. One would be a path of hardship leading to glory. The other a path of pleasure and irresponsibility. Which path would he choose?…
 
Is this the first time you’ve heard me say this? Are you sure? Weather from Caged Animals' new album Escape Artist: https://cagedanimals.bandcamp.com Don’t miss our 2018 / 2019 World Tour, coming to over 40 cities across North America, the UK, and Europe! All tickets on sale now! http://www.welcometonightvale.com/live ALL HAIL recording availab ...…
 
This episode features "Othermother (Annex Excerpt)" written by Rich Larson. Adapted from the novel Annex by Rich Larson. Published in the August 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/larson_08_18_reprint Support us on Patreon at http://patreon. ...…
 
This episode features "Yukui!" written by James Patrick Kelly. Originally published in The Promise of Space and Other Stories by James Patrick Kelly and reprinted in the August 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/kelly_08_18_reprint Support u ...…
 
Guest hosts Susan Orlean and Sarah Thyre, the hosts of the podcast “Crybabies,” offer up some tearjerkers and share their love of crying. In “I Am the Bear,” by Wendy Brenner, a misfit and a model have an odd encounter. The reader is Kate Walsh. The late David Rakoff contemplates mortality in “All the Time We Have,” performed by Dennis O’Hare; ...…
 
This episode features "The Loneliest Ward" written by Hao Jingfang and translated by Ken Liu. Published in the August 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/hao_08_18 Support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld…
 
Set sail for something as soothing as a tall glass of chocolate milk. A sleepy remix reading of a story by Dr. Chuck Tingle "Puffed in My Pillows by the Living Manifestation That I'm Okay and Everything is Alright”. You might remember me talking about Chuck Tingle and his podcast on “Rom-Com Con” https://radiopublic.com/SleepWithMe/ep/s1!ca88d ...…
 
This episode features "The Privilege of the Happy Ending" written by Kij Johnson. Published in the August 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/johnson_08_18 Support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld…
 
This episode features "Kingfisher" written by Robert Reed. Published in the August 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/reed_08_18 Support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld
 
Within the Wires Season 3 premieres on September 4. Season Three, "Dictation," is a political thriller set in 1950s Chicago told exclusively through dictated letters and notes from a bureaucrat to his secretary. Michael Witten is committed to the building of a New Society, after the global destruction caused by the Great Reckoning. But a politi ...…
 
All road trips end. Pre-order your copy of the Alice Isn’t Dead novel, on sale October 30! And check out our 17 city book tour this fall. Over on the Alice Isn’t Dead store: Dave Watt’s stunning Alice Isn’t Dead road map in three different sizes and Rob Wilson’s logo design on everything from a t-shirt to an enamel pin. Support Alice Isn’t Dead ...…
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12018/SciFi530.mp3 This week on Relic Radio Science Fiction, we hear from X Minus One with their story, Saucer Of Loneliness. This episode was originally broadcast January 9, 1957. Download SciFi530
 
You've probably come across advertisements for local sex workers. These are the ones that usually feature a semi nude girl with their face partially obscured and an invitation to make contact for… "a good time". When considering 'Who are these girls?' I've always been somewhere between puzzled and ignorant… until now. As it turns out, Halifax i ...…
 
Dine by candlelight, tonight with Jean Luc, you'll be confused, but you can rest as he is working out all the puzzles. (You can find all of our sponsors or become a patron on our new websitehttp://www.sleepwithmepodcast.com story starts at about 20:55) Check out the newest items in our merch store! "Sleep With Me" Branded SleepPhones Effortless ...…
 
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