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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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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.
 
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.
 
Radio Drama at its best every Sunday evening.
 
The NoSleep Podcast is a multi-award winning anthology series of original horror stories, with rich atmospheric music to enhance the frightening tales.
 
Experience Radio's Golden Age!
 
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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.
 
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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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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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.
 
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Imaginary Worlds
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Imaginary Worlds is a bi-weekly podcast about science fiction and other fantasy genres -- how we create them and why we suspend our disbelief. These are the backstories to our stories.
 
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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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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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.
 
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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.
 
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Within the Wires
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Stories told through found audio from an alternate universe. Season two, “Museum Audio Tours,” tells its story in the guise of ten audio museum guides. Over the course of a decade of worldwide exhibitions, these walkthroughs unravel the complex story of a mysterious disappearance of an artist’s mentor. Narrated by Rima Te Wiata. Written by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson. Original music by Mary Epworth.
 
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 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?
 
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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.
 
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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http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12018/SciFi524.mp3 We hear from Theater Five on this week’s episode of Relic Radio Science Fiction. The story is titled It’s A Work Of Art, and originally aired February 18, 1965. Download SciFi524
 
Man, this isn’t even close to the weirdest thing. Pre-order a signed edition of the Alice Isn’t Dead novel today. On sale October 30, 2018. Check out our 17 city book tour this fall. Check out the Alice Isn’t Dead store, featuring a brand new Alice Isn’t Dead road map, Rob Wilson’s stunning logo on t-shirts, a poster, and an enamel pin, and our ...…
 
Tonight’s story will have you dancing across the sky like the cream inside some breaking clouds. A tower watches the traffic to a magical place with mud bogs and Rudolph. (You can find all of our sponsors or become a patron on our new websitehttp://www.sleepwithmepodcast.com story starts at about 18:30) Tonight’s episode is sponsored by Casper. ...…
 
Ma Written by Elaine Murphy winner of the PJ O'Connor Radio Drama Awards 2018
 
It's episode 07 of Season 11. On this week's show we have six tales about terrifying treasures, fractured families, and touching terrors. "Yes/No"† written by Jon Grilz and performed by Nikolle Doolin & Dan Zappulla. (Story starts around 00:02:40) "A Canister from the Ashes"† written by William Dalphin and performed by Kyle Akers & Erika Sander ...…
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12018/TheHorror871.mp3 This week on The Horror, The Hermit’s Cave shares its story titled, The Blackness Of Terror. Download TheHorror871
 
A story from Greg Ames, the author of a novel, Buffalo Lockjaw, and a collection of stories entitled Funeral Platter. His work has appeared in Best American Nonrequired Reading, Southern Review, McSweeney’s, North American Review, Catapult, and The Sun, among others. “Benefactor,” is something of a cautionary tale for all would-be patrons of th ...…
 
This is the Summer of Night Vale Presents, a celebration and sampling of some of the shows across our network. This week, we hear from two of our newest fiction shows, Pounded In The Butt By My Own Podcast and It Makes A Sound. Plus, an update on Within the Wires Season 3. Within the Wires returns on September 4. Each season tells a new story i ...…
 
An excerpt from the July 1st Patreon Exclusive Beyond The Falls podcast answering a listener question / a conversation regarding mental health.
 
Guest host Jane Kaczmarek presents two stories based on fairy tales. In this time of female empowerment comes a timely story about an unconventional princess. Jane Kaczmarek performs Jeanne Desy’s “The Princess Who Stood On Her Own 2 Feet.” Brazilian feminist writer Clarice Lispector tackles another damsel in distress in “Beauty and the Beast o ...…
 
Experience the wondrous Wonderworld amusement park! We asked our writers to take us beyond the lights and the color, to show us what’s really going on in the park. Featuring stories by Chris Kipiniak, Becca Schall, Louis Kornfeld, Lila Newman, and Davy Gardner.
 
Have you ever mourned the loss of a fictional character? It can be tough to get over, and difficult to convince people not caught up in that fictional world that your sense of mourning is valid. I talk with Tim Burke, Dawn Fancher, Maria Clara Santarosa, Megan Knox, Stephanie Billman, Leigh Foster and Daniel Skorka about how they've grieved the ...…
 
Soft Serve vs Frozen Yogurt vs Ice Cream will be the swirls that ladle the cream into your dream. (You can find all of our sponsors or become a patron on our new websitewww.sleepwithmepodcast.com story starts at about 18:30) Tonight’s episode is sponsored by Casper.Get $50 toward select mattresses by visitingwww.casper.com/sleepwith and using “ ...…
 
Season 6, Episode 7: "The Road to H-E-Double-Hockey-Sticks!" A Road Comedy to Hell and Back Written and Directed by Ryan Cassavaugh & Keith Suta! Our rousing Season 6 finale finds Keith and Ryan returning as their comedic dopplegangers: Keith and Ryan! This time, the duo have found themselves on a quest to return a book to a far off library -- ...…
 
Nicholas and Christine make a friend. Thanks Audible! Go to http://www.audible.com/deadsignals or text deadsignals to 500-500 to get started. Amazon Prime members can get Audible for $4.95/month for the first 3 months. Expires 7/31/18. Twitter: twitter.com/Archive81 Facebook: www.facebook.com/Archive81/ Website: archive81.com Email: archive81po ...…
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12018/SciFi523.mp3 More from X Minus One on this week’s Relic Radio Science Fiction. From July 10, 1956, here’s Bad Medicine. Download SciFi523
 
Stan and Scooter have to deal with a mac and cheesy situation full of spaghetti ohs! (You can find all of our sponsors or become a patron on our new website www.sleepwithmepodcast.com story starts at about 20:30) Tonight’s episode is sponsored by Casper.Get $50 toward select mattresses by visiting www.casper.com/sleepwith and using “sleepwith”a ...…
 
It's episode 06 of Season 11. On this week's show we have five tales about wicked water, repellant relatives, and diabolical deals. "The Tunnel Boy"‡ written by Liam Phillipson and performed by Kyle Akers & Peter Lewis. (Story starts around 00:02:20) "Full Bloom"† written by Tadd Mecham and performed by Jessica McEvoy & Addison Peacock & Nikoll ...…
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12018/TheHorror870.mp3 We hear from Lights Out on this week’s episode of The Horror. From March 23, 1938, here’s Boris Karloff in, The Dream. (This is a different story than the 1943 episode of the same name.) Download TheHorror870 If you enjoy this podcast and would like to help su ...…
 
The Emperor requests that his kitchen maid, Mei, bring to him the nightingale whose melody is so sweet that she can make your heart dance. Mei finds the bird, and the Emperor is so impressed that he invites the bird to stay and sing forever. But when the Emperor receives a wind-up bird who sings a different and more beautiful song, he doesn't r ...…
 
Welcome to the Summer of Night Vale Presents, a celebration and sampling of some of the shows across our network. This week: a look at two of our non-fiction shows, I Only Listen to the Mountain Goats and Conversations with People Who Hate Me. I Only Listen to the Mountain Goats is a show about what it means to be an artist, to be a fan, and as ...…
 
Guest host Jane Kaczmarek presents three stories about strange encounters. A woman's laundry is full of surprises in Diane Cook's "Flotsam," read by Melora Hardin. An ordinary businessman has an extraordinary day in Shirley Jackson's "Paranoia," read by Thomas Gibson. And a young newsie meets a philosophical drifter, in Carson McCullers "A Tree ...…
 
Frankie MacDonald is a 34 year old man from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada. Frankie, who is autistic, has become known around the world as a result of the impassioned weather forecasts and comedy videos he posts to his YouTube channel 'dogsandwolves'. With his videos gaining tens of millions of views and having been featured on T-shirts, acti ...…
 
For the summer holiday we parade around in circles with a collection of intros from the show. For our store just goto www.sleepwithmepodcast.com and click on the "merch store" tab (on mobile click the three bars on the top right corner for our tabs. Tonight’s episode is sponsored by Casper. Get $50 toward select mattresses by visiting www.caspe ...…
 
Is this it? (It isn't.) Signed editions of the Alice Isn’t Dead novel available for pre-order today. On sale October 30, 2018. Check out our 17 city book tour this fall. Check out the Alice Isn’t Dead store, featuring a brand new Alice Isn’t Dead road map, Rob Wilson’s stunning logo on t-shirts, a poster, and an enamel pin, and our Bay & Creek ...…
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12018/SciFi522.mp3 This week’s Relic Radio Science Fiction features two stories written by Harlan Ellison. First is Mindwebs with Paingod, their broadcast from March 16, 1977. That’s followed by Wanted In Surgery from SF 68. That adaptation aired March 29, 1968. Download SciFi522 If ...…
 
Bernie the Butterfly returns to the show to talk tote bags and “5 Seconds of Summer”. For our store just gotowww.sleepwithmepodcast.com and click on the "merch store" tab (on mobile click the three bars on the top right corner for our tabs. Story starts about 22:20 Tonight’s episode is sponsored by Casper. Get $50 toward select mattresses by vi ...…
 
This episode features "Gubbinal" written by Lavie Tidhar. Published in the July 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/tidhar_07_18 Support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld
 
It's episode 05 of Season 11. On this week's show we have four tales by authors from the LGBTQ community in celebration of Pride month. "Long Night at the Nursing Home"† written by Tara A. Devlin and performed by Addison Peacock & Nikolle Doolin & Erin Lillis & Mary Murphy & Nichole Goodnight. (Story starts around 00:02:40) "Home Grown"¤ writte ...…
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12018/TheHorror869.mp3 This week on The Horror, we once again visit the CBS Radio Mystery Theater. This time we’ll hear their story from September 5, 1977, The Waiting Room. Download TheHorror869
 
This episode features "Meridian" written by Karin Lowachee. Originally published in Where the Stars Rise, edited by Lucas K. Law and Derwin Mak. Reprinted in the June 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/lowachee_06_18_reprint Support us on Pa ...…
 
This episode features "The Deeps of the Sky" written by Elizabeth Bear. Originally published in Edge of Infinity, edited by Jonathan Strahan. Reprinted in the June 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/bear_06_18_reprint Support us on Patreon a ...…
 
Guest host Maulik Pancholy presents stories, essays, and poems, and speeches celebrating America’s diversity and wealth of stories. An aging father ponders his life in Elizabeth Strout’s “The Walk,” read by Ellen Burstyn. The whole country’s talking in Susan Minot’s “Listen,” read by Jennifer Ikeda and Khris Lewin. Julia Alvarez faces prejudice ...…
 
Fancy boots are made for sleep and that's just what you'll do! (You can find all of our sponsors or become a patron on our new website www.sleepwithmepodcast.com story starts at about 23:30) Tonight’s episode is sponsored by Casper. Get $50 toward select mattresses by visiting www.casper.com/sleepwith and using “sleepwith” at checkout. Terms an ...…
 
In part 2 of the ongoing UFOs Above Canada series, I set out to clear the air and provide UFOs a safe place to zip around by asking UFO researcher Chris Rutkwoski "What isn't a UFO?" Links: Chris' Twitter - https://twitter.com/ufologyresearch The Canadian UFO survey - http://survey.canadianuforeport.com/ UFOs Above Canada Facebook Group - https ...…
 
The writer Neil Gaiman first became entranced with Fahrenheit 451 as a kid, but he says the novel is the kind of masterpiece that seems like a different story every time you read it depending on where you are in life, or in history. I also talk with novelist Alice Hoffman and various Ray Bradbury scholars about why a book written in the McCarth ...…
 
This episode features "Heron of Earth" written by Vajra Chandrasekera. Published in the June 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/chandrasekera_06_18 Support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld…
 
Nicholas and Christine make a sacrifice. 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 This episode was brought to you by our Patrons. To support this s ...…
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12018/SciFi521.mp3 This week’s Relic Radio Science Fiction features a story from Suspense titled, Plan X. This episode originally aired February 2, 1953. Download SciFi521
 
This episode features "Your Multicolored Life" written by Xing He. Published in the June 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/xing_06_18 Support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld
 
Scooter and Stan make the most of their situation, with an artist’s journey right into the jaws of love. (You can find all of our sponsors or become a patron on our new website www.sleepwithmepodcast.com story starts at about 22:15) Tonight’s show is sponsored by Biostrap! Sleep Smarter with Biostrap. Get 25% off today by going tohttp://www.bio ...…
 
This episode features "The Cosmonaut's Caretaker" written by Dora Klindžić. Published in the June 2018 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/klindzic_06_18 Support us on Patreon at http://patreon.com/clarkesworld…
 
Ruth McGill is Aggie, a Donegal draper's assistant in a precarious wartime romance with an English air-force officer stationed across the border during the Emergency.
 
It's episode 04 of Season 11. On this week's show we have five tales about fellows, both friendly and fiendish. "Mimicry"† written by S.H. Cooper and performed by Nichole Goodnight & Dan Zappulla & Jessica McEvoy. (Story starts around 00:04:30) "Mister Clacky-Teeth"‡ written by Lindsay Moore and performed by Jessica McEvoy & Addison Peacock & A ...…
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12018/TheHorror868.mp3 We hear from Nightfall on this week’s episode of The Horror. Here’s their adaptation of The Monkey’s Paw, which originally aired July 11, 1980. Download TheHorror868
 
Momotaro is a brave Japanese boy adopted by a childless couple, after they find him inside of a peach. Years later, Momotaro says goodbye to his family to defeat the Oni (demons or ogres) who live on a distant island. With the help of a dog, a pheasant, and a monkey, Momotaro finds their castle. Will Momotaro’s bravery be enough to defeat the b ...…
 
Guest host Andy Borowitz shares some of his favorite comic writing: Molly Ivins skewers Texas politics in “Tough as Bob War and Other Stuff,” read by Judith Ivey; Sloane Crosley confesses a shameful secret in “The Pony Problem,” read by Kirsten Vangsness; Parker Posey gets her feet stepped on in Dorothy Parker’s “The Waltz;” and Ian Frazier lay ...…
 
Season 3 of Within the Wires premieres Sept 4, 2018. We also have a Patreon-only Within the Wires series called "Black Box" for Patrons of $10 or more. Go to patreon.com/withinthewires to support our show and get all kinds of bonus things. Love you.By info@welcometonightvale.com (Night Vale Presents).
 
A girl finds an unlikely friend in a porcupine puffer fish. Written by Becca Schall, produced by Jonathan Mitchell. Performed by Bee Herbstman, Alison Cimmet, Scott Richardson, and Ed Herbstman.
 
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