Best Fiction podcasts we could find (Updated February 2019)
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Classic lit with a modern tone, every other week. From the creators of Myths and Legends, comes an altogether same-but-different podcast set in the world of classic lit. These are the stories of Dracula, The Time Machine, The Three Musketeers. They're stories written by Jane Austen, Shakespeare, and H.P. Lovecraft, but with a casual, modern tone. Listen as Jason and Carissa Weiser breathe new life into the classics and tell the stories of some of the greatest books ever written.
Fake Town Fables
a series of stories about, or inspired by, fictional cities, written, presented and with music by Jack Dean.
Fatal Neutrinos
Whispers of histories that weren’t, futures that mustn’t, and places that cannot be. The Fatal Neutrinos are fictional short stories, presented weekly to add a little other-worldliness to your day. Both dark and optimistic, with the occasional oddball episode thrown in. Technically, released every Monday (it's usually out Sundays). No need to start at the beginning, jump right in.
Pellucidar is a fictional “Hollow Earth” milieu invented by Edgar Rice Burroughs for a series of action adventure stories. The stories initially involve the adventures of mining heir David Innes and his inventor friend Abner Perry after they use an “iron mole” to burrow 500 miles into the earth’s crust. This is the second book in the series.
Dopple Avenue Hurt
A comedic fictional podcast that follows private investigator James Keyes through the city of Brentwood Heights. It's a new case each season!
Garbage of the Five Rings is a mistake two friends decided to make in which they are going to read EVERYTHING in AEG's Legend of the Five Rings, starting at the beginning, in publication order, and then try and explain it, drawing from the cards, fictions, and RPG supplements.
a podcast about fictional father figures
Edgar Grunewald and Bill McGrath discuss all things worldbuilding - the process of constructing fictional settings.
Edgar Grunewald and Bill McGrath discuss all things worldbuilding - the process of constructing fictional settings.
Sherlock Holmes was fictional detective of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. A brilliant London-based detective, Holmes is famous for his prowess at using logic and astute observation to solve
Dork Trek
The Crew of the fictional Star Fleet vessel the USS J H Boner NCC 2010 watch and review the popular TV program Star Trek
Sherlock Holmes was fictional detective of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. A brilliant London-based detective, Holmes is famous for his prowess at using logic and astute observation to solve
The Sunday Show
From the (fictional) Center for Investigative Journalism, “reporter” Gabriel Sunday presents a "news" program which attempts to answer the question: "What times are we living in?" Featuring Jeff Davis, Johnny Pemberton, Dana Snyder, Ron Lynch, Sydney Steinberg, Steve Agee, Corey Podell, Jon Eidson, Nick Smith and more...
Lorekeepers is a worldbuilding podcast about two friends who create an intricately detailed world full of magical adventures and deadly strife before your very ears. Each week, Carter and Frank roll up their sleeves and get messy exploring the fictional cosmos of Halûme through friendly chatter and intelligent discussion.
The Bridge
It's an alternate 2016, and Watchtower 10 sits in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, keeping lonely watch over the Transcontinental Bridge. Each watchtower sits hundreds of feet away from the Bridge, broadcasting regular traffic reports to ensure that proper safety precautions are taken. These lighthouses (for cars) are filled with a carefully selected (and very capable) crew. Watchtower 10's necessary personnel happen to be: a generalist DJ who spends her free time relaying folklore from aba ...
Welcome to the Jenny D show! I will share my fictional stories about real life situations for children. I hope to bring laughter, compassion, and kindness to the next generation:)
Everyday story of contemporary folk set in the fictional village of #Shambridge.What goes on when your radio's off...
About Westworld: The series takes place in the fictional theme park of "Westworld", a technologically advanced, Western theme park populated completely by synthetic androids dubbed "Hosts", who cater to high paying visitors dubbed "Newcomers", who can do what they wish within the park without fear of retaliation from the Hosts.
Farcical not fictional tales of daily life at the Family Court
This podcast is a character-driven, noir-style, crime thriller. It follows 3 main characters, and the city plays a significant role. They all have different motivations, and their conflicts drive the actions which in turn drives the story. John is looking for stability in life after the disappearance of his wife. Following his addiction, he returns to the Crime Family he was brought up in. Melissa is the new superintendent who has set her eyes on pushing law and order in all regions of the f ...
Tempered Fables
The Tempered Fables is a collection of fictional short stories. Their purpose is to leave you with a lesson to remember. The genres range from fantasy to comedy, horror, and romance.This podcast was created by Norman T. Chella, under the pen name N.T. Cloever.For more info, visit:
AIO Club
Adventures in Odyssey presents original audio stories brought to life by actors who make you feel like part of the experience. These fictional, character-building dramas are created by an award-winning team that uses storytelling to teach lasting truths. Maybe that's why over 20 million products have been distributed worldwide.So dust off your imagination and join the kids in Odyssey for inspiring adventures that are flat-out fun!
Three rude boys ruin pop culture through dumb questions. Ever wanted to know the answer to what would make better hands than scissor hands for Edward Scissorhands? Of course not! But we’ll tell you. Somehow this podcast is a world-wide phenomenon, feel free to subscribe and join in. New episode every Monday!
ODWIRA [oh-jee’-rah] is a term from ancient Khanit and Kamit (Nubia and Egypt) meaning ‘purification’. This term is found in Akan culture with the same meaning, as the Akan are directly descendent of the ancient Khanitu (Nubians). ODWIRA, purification, operationalizes Afurakani/Afuraitkaitnit (African) Ancestral Religion. NANASOM, Afurakani/Afuraitkaitnit (African) Ancestral Religion, in its varied expressions (Akan, Yoruba, Ewe, Lozi, Hoodoo, Juju, Voodoo, etc.) animates Afurakani/Afuraitka ...
The faculty behind the academic journal Academicasaurus really just want to get the next issue out. If only they'd stop getting bizarre submissions shoved under their doors... and who exactly is recording all this, anyway?Academicasaurus is a fictional podcast written and produced by Mary O'Reilly. It stars Maryna Matlock as Ida Winters, Amanda Funk-Hilton as Bee West, and Mary O'Reilly as Anne Dye. New episodes are posted every other week.
This is podcast is about my fictional story Lyft Line. It's full of suspense thrill and drama .
Never Got Famous
Albert Snodoloberm did stand-up comedy for twenty years...and never got famous. He's very bitter about that. Fortunately, he's a fictional character (created by Tristan Newcomb) no need to call the cops, really. Become a supporter of this podcast:
Three old friends chat about things your boyfriend likes, from Star Wars and superheroes to french fries and fictional crushes.
John Finnemore's Double Acts is a series of radio comedy programmes, written by John Finnemore. It is an anthology series of largely unconnected two-handers.Each episode features only two main speaking parts, apart from Finnemore himself who acts as announcer. Additional, uncredited voices are sometimes heard briefly. Each episode is a self-contained play, though four in the first series are loosely connected by incidental details, mainly revolving around references to a fictional bath suppl ...
Next Door Villain
Each episode, we dive into the mind of a well-known fictional villain, discussing what makes them who they are and why they do what they do. It may sound silly, but empathy is a skill, and if we can practice it and perfect then we might just have a chance at understanding and connecting with the real life enemies we face in our everyday lives. At the end of each episode we share a literary piece (poem, short story, monologue) written about our villain. To submit your own literary piece, go t ...
The HBR Channel
Weekly ideas, insights, and tips on management from Harvard Business Review.
An audio book club. Our geeks read and discuss new and classic works in the policy field – fictional and non. Social justice, tech, politics, policy … we cover it all and more. Let's think about what is at the heart of being a citizen in America. Sponsored by the USC Bedrosian Center Check out our other podcasts at: Recorded at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy
Superheroes. Space marines. Magical children. Fictional characters! We love them! What would happen if they fought? Who would win? These are the hard hitting questions that host Josiah Robinson will answer biweekly with help from rotating guests.Special thanks to Clare Austen-Smith for the Superfights artwork and to Casey and Janae Kreines for the Superfights theme music.
Father Roderick
A show about movies, travel, fantasy, TV, faith, sci-fi and minimalism
A concoction of twelve stories, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is the third book in the original Sherlock Holmes series. It shadows the experiences of detective Sherlock Holmes, an enigmatic genius, as he tries to unravel the mystery of each investigation he partakes in. Set in late 19th century London, the novel not only creates a successful mystery plot, but also circulates through real locations including Hyde Park, the river Thames, St George’s Church in Hanover Square, as well as add ...
Spec Media
Ever wondered what would happen if Hardcore History covered Star Wars? If NPR covered Predator attacks? Welcome to Spec Media, a collection of the best podcasts from across the multiverse. Spec Media is unlike any podcast you’ve ever heard before...although it’s also exactly like podcasts you’ve heard before. We’re a parody podcast that spoofs popular podcasts by placing them in your favorite fictional universes.
The Docket
Michael Spratt discusses the intersection of the law, the courts, and government. What our government does affects you. And check out our new Making a Murderer after show series. Check out more by Michael at:
Big Ideas brings you the best of talks, forums, debates, and festivals held in Australia and around the world, casting light on the major social, cultural, scientific and political issues
The Guardian Books podcast is our weekly look at the world of books, poetry and great writing presented by Claire Armitstead, Richard Lea, & Sian Cain. With in-depth interviews with leading authors and investigations into the thematic trends in contemporary writing, this is the perfect book worm’s companion
Dead Medium
All the best radio comedy, drama and documentaries from Ireland.
Nathaniel R and guests discuss actresses, directors, the Oscars, current cinema and old favorites
The Dirt
Pugilistic UX at its best.
Dedicated to promoting positivity in the Star Wars fandom.
The Nuanced Life
In a world that increasingly defaults to false dichotomies, we explore the messiness of living wisely —the choices, tradeoffs, priorities, and grace of living a nuanced life.
Follow your hosts on a trek into Japanese history, from ancient Japan to the end of the Samurai and all points in between - culture, warfare, literature, and interviews. The Official Podcast of the Samurai Archives Japanese History page.
The PodGOATs
Hilarious back and forth between a baby boomer dad and his millennial son on everything from historic events that changed the world to the science and secrets of the world's greatest pickup artists. Come prepared to be entertained. Leave smarter.
A podcast where we take a look back at the pop culture that defines our generation. It's TV, Movies, Comics, Morning Cartoons, vidya games, Star Wars & Wrestling all rolled into one. It's a modern look at our retro lifestyle. A member of the Star Wars Commonwealth Network Your hosts: Anil Sharma, Jamie Milman, Stev3 and Rob Williams
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Love is like a booger. You keep picking til you get it, then wonder what to do with it. Chelsie’s date this week sure could pick em! The post Reasons Why I’m Single – Episode 141 – Boogie? Let’s Snot appeared first on
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Greg and Jenius continue their celebration of Women in Horror month as they welcome back top critic and author Heather Wixson as they soak up some sour ground and talk Mary Lambert's Pet Sematary. Is dead better? Did anyone watch the sequel? Are we anticipating the upcoming remake? Do we want to be buried in a Pet Sematary?…
New research shows that Homo Sapiens is a domesticated form of our species. And that’s the result of the invention of capital punishment. But how could our low aggressiveness evolve from repeated acts of violence?
With just a few days until the Oscars, Nathaniel, Murtada, and Nick debate who might win in each category.
A painter gets thrown to the edge of nothingness to reach the peak of his imagination. WARNING: This story is...very surreal. You may not understand it, and that's okay. I hope you enjoy the ride!
On this weeks episode, Barb, Carl, Devin and Eve sit down and chat the latest and greatest in the Star Wars galaxy! From the announcement of a new Jedi (he’s greeeeat!) to more news about the Mandalorian and the upcoming trilogy by Weiss and Benioff, it was a good week for updates and the like! We continue our series into pivotal character dial ...…
Welcome back to another installment of the Forever Bogus Podcast, “Where we’ve got nostalgia on tap.”On this hard rock episode, Bryce and Jayme rundown their list of fictional bands from movies and TV shows. They first discuss a pressing issue concerning very giving ATM with a heart of gold. Then they air guitar their way to through their list ...…
The prevailing view is that the state should stop interfering in the economy and let the market decide. Economist Mariana Mazzucato takes the opposite approach. She says we need an entrepreneurial state with ambitious goals to shape the economy and solve wicked problems like climate change.
Jane Caro talks to Paul Barclay about the generation of women who, like her, were born in the 50’s and 60’s, and were quiet revolutionaries who altered the fabric of Australian society.
We're fascinated with the future. We read horoscopes, consult psychics, even read the tea leaves. But do we really want to know? And will AI one day be able to tell our future? Campbell gives Phil a 5-minute personality test.
Experts in Australia and the UK worry about a crisis of well-being and mental health among children and teenager. What’s needed if we want our kids to be happier? What can teachers, parents and policy makers to about it?
Nathaniel welcomes a guest panel to talk about Oscar's current Best Supporting Actress race and how they fared in their roles and might have fared in each others. We also name our Best Picture preferences.
In this episode: Mom is back home, Vatican hosts conference addressing abuse by clerics; Oscar Isaac about Star Wars Episode IX; The Expanse season 2; The Net with Sandra Bullock; Russian Doll. Also, Superhero feedback by Luis Escobar; LEGO as a spiritual Exercise; Timothy Zahn's Quadrail series and the end of Opportunity's mission on Mars. The ...…
Where's the episode this week? Check out ep. 1! It may be different than you remember... ——— Want to learn more about Halûme? Explore the world here, or by visiting our homepage at and clicking on "Visit World". We regularly add new articles! Questions or ideas? Email us at Website: thelorekeepers ...…
Artificial intelligence will shape the future of work, the way we live and how we relate to one another. Three computer experts discuss the design of user-friendly robots and apps. Who will have the power to decide what is created and where your data will go?
The two authors discuss their stories about modern love and sex, and we reflect on the legacy of novelist Andrea Levy
An airline boss goes undercover to gather ideas for speeding up the cleaning of planes in between flights. Watch the video and let us know what you’d do.
Now you can join The Docket’s Discord chatroom. We recorded this episode before a live Discord audience and it was a blast. Join the Discord channel, join the chat, and listen to live recordings with this link: There has been lots of ink spilled and punditry about the SNC Lavalin affair. On the eve of Gerry Butts’ res ...…
Join Dustin P. & Jenius McGee as they recap AMC's The Walking Dead Season 9, Episode 10 entitled "Omega."What's happening with 'Old Navy Model Guy' (Alden) and Luke? We finally got our look at Alpha but what are her plans with them? Lydia is in the 'Hilltop' Hilton with a blossoming romance starting with Henry...what are the Survivor's plans fo ...…
Which prospect scares you most: undergoing surgery with a general anaesthetic that isn’t working? Or a global pandemic that wipes out hundreds of millions of people?
What would our season on zombies be if we didn't take the time to review the film that created almost ALL of the modern zombie tropes?? George A. Romero's masterpiece is up for review, and how will the hosts look at it's very dark themes? Be sure to listen and remember that next week we will be having our interview with Devin Sidell, the actres ...…
History is a thing thought of as an abstract, a flow of information. But there are places where it is something far more visceral, etched into the world. A literal, physical manifestation of what was come before. Tread lightly in those places, and respect what came before. Most of all, remember why it changed. Fatal Neutrinos - Whispers of hist ...…
Amazing stories of survival from people who were determined to live. Phil & Campbell tell unbelievable and sometimes humorous tales of survival. PLUS: Another ghost story from the haunted cabin. Subscribe and review at Learn more about the PodGOATs at Follow ...…
Me, her, two bowls of ramen and gratitude.
Where we ask the hard hitting question like What Would Happen If We Got Bruce Wayne'd? Sign up to our newsletter here; Join our facebook group here; Check out our upcoming lives shows right here; Watch us stream here; https://www.twitch ...…
Plankton is more than bacteria floating through the sea. In fact, he’s an angry, tiny go-getter who seeks the Krabby Patty Formula and an eventual take over the world. Listen as Joe and Tiana discuss why this could be – is it a Napoleon Complex? His need to feel adequate in a world of discouragement? Is he too smart for his own good? Find out a ...…
Elisha Cupe (Eliza Coupe, Happy Endings/Future Man) paved paradise and snow plowed a parking lot. Follow Mega on Twitter and Instagram. Support Mega on Patreon Holly Laurent: Twitter | Instagram Greg Hess: Twitter | Instagram Contact us at: Eliza Coupe:: @elizacoupe Music by Julie ...…
On this round of Star Wars On-Tap, we sit down with NY Times Best Selling author, Cat Valente, and talk about her affinity for Star Wars, her book Space Opera, and recent comments by Bill Maher regarding fans of comic books. Star Wars on Tap is an occasional series that highlights fans and fandom from across the galaxy.…
Happy Valentine’s Day! Staci recaps her rendezvous in Paris, while Chelsie fills us in on 3 dates! The post Reasons Why I’m Single – Episode 140 – Raisons Pour Lesquelles Je Suis Célibataire appeared first on
Tune in to this week's Fandalites for the least romantic marriage proposal imaginable.
Greg and Jenius continue their celebration of Women in Horror month as they welcome The Blonde in Front, Cati Glidewell, as they sink their teeth into Katheryn Bigelow's Near Dark. They also delve into We Need to Talk About Kevin and Tigers Are Not Afraid!
A quick tale on the Sun and the Moon, and their constellations.
On this weeks show, Barb, Devin, Eve and Jeremy sit down and chat the latest and greatest goings-on in the Star Wars news pool! From word that Mace Windu is the most powerful Jedi (?!) to whether or not the tone has changed in Star Wars films through the years and…more Episode IX title speculation?? We once again continue our series into pivota ...…
In this episode: Mom in the hospital; doing the first live-stream for my Dutch TV show in a real studio. Also, a review of Paddington; re-watching The Last Jedi and finding new tidbits; reading progress in The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien and much more. The post Valentine’s Love appeared first on Trideo Media.…
Indigenous recognition, constitutional reform and a future Australian republic. For Megan Davis it’s all connected. Australia can’t move to a republic before we’ve addressed the issue of Indigenous sovereignty and we’ve dealt with the unfinished business of the past.
What makes us attracted to other people? Believe it or not, there's a science to it. The GOATs talk about the science behind attraction and some of the people who've cracked the code. Subscribe and review at Learn more about the PodGOATs at Follow the GOATs ...…
Welcome back to another installment of the Forever Bogus Podcast, “Where we’ve got nostalgia on tap.”On this righteous episode, Kenny GG Allin drives head first into an episode of the forgotten TGIF show Teen Angel.Kenny does a descriptive retrospect of how “METAL” it is to kill your befriend and have them return as your guardian angel. Hear wh ...…
Does the conservative side of politics have a problem with women? That's been the argument since the recent resignation of several high profile Liberal politicians. The Labor Party's affirmative action quota system has enabled many more women to enter parliament. Would this work for the Liberals?
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On this week’s show, thriller fan Alison talks to Alice Clark-Platts about her terrifying novel The Flower Girls – and we share the books we found too unsettling to finish
The Riven, creatures of a soulless make, were not always such. Legends tell, long ago, of a pact made with the residents of the deepest hells. But can such legends be trusted? Talking points: Saggy wet rice bags, breaking bad (intro records), clay souls, Ep. 432 - Firbolgs, diabolical scientists, gross gross green fire, amputated priesthood, bl ...…
Could the digital money Bitcoin become the world’s primary currency – pushing out paper money and hard coins? Tone Vays believes that Bitcoin can solve the issues faced by traditional finance institutions.
They're back!!!Dustin P. & Jenius McGee are here to break down the return of AMC's The Walking Dead!Does the group finally figure out what is happening with people wearing walker faces? How will the groups react upon hearing the news of Jesus' death? Will Negan actually escape the cell and his demons?SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERS!!!Explicit Content!…
with Ben Affleck hanging the cape and cowl. Fans and Hollywood in general is waiting to see who will don the cowl next. Grab a seat and join us as Lex and Josh discuss the actors that could revamp the dark knight's screen adaptation. Follow us on Twitter @notNTheatersPod and on instagram @notintheaters for updates and behind the scenes look!…
10 years ago the World Health Organisation called for the ‘health gap’ to be closed in a generation. What’s been achieved in the last decade?
We are pleased to present our review for this game! This was a game that when starting out the podcast we knew was on the horizon and we planned a whole season around it! Does it measure up to the original? Did Mr. X punch in our faces? Did Justin's wife leave him for buying two separate editions of this game?? You'll have to listen to find out ...…
The Egyptian pyramids, the Lost Colony of Roanoke, Jack the Ripper. The GOATs talk about some of history's biggest mysteries. Campbell also tells a real-life story of the Men in Black. Subscribe and review at Learn more about the PodGOATs at Follow the GOATs ...…
The echo of the largest whale is overshadowed by the howl of something even more sinister...
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