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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.
 
The best short fiction, handpicked by the best voice in podcasting. In every episode, host LeVar Burton (Roots, Reading Rainbow, Star Trek) invites you to take a break from your daily life, and dive into a great story. LeVar’s narration blends with gorgeous soundscapes to bring stories by Neil Gaiman, Haruki Murakami, Octavia Butler, Ray Bradbury and more to life. So, if you’re ready, let’s take a deep breath...
 
Our greatest actors transport us through the magic of fiction, one short story at a time. Sometimes funny. Always moving. Selected Shorts connects you to the world with a rich diversity of voices from literature, film, theater, and comedy. New episodes every Thursday. Produced and distributed by Symphony Space.
 
Having trouble sleeping? Join Yoga and meditation teacher Kathryn Nicolai for bedtime stories where nothing much happens to help you relax and sleep peacefully. The stories are a soft landing spot for your mind. Rather than letting your brain race through the same thoughts you’ve been chasing all day, we are taking a detour to a calm and comfy place. We tell the story twice and go a bit slower the second time. Buy the book now! http://hyperurl.co/NothingMuchHappens
 
Expand your horizons with this collection of hand-picked classic short stories and tales by writers like Jack London, Guy de Maupassant, Louisa May Alcott, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his Sherlock Holmes mysteries, H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allen Poe, Ray Bradbury, Hans Christian Anderson, Ambrose Bierce, and many others. These fast-paced stories are chosen for their unique flavor, are suitable for all ages and tastes, and provide a window to a time when writers knew how to tell great stories usi ...
 
These aren't the stories your mother used to tell you ... no, these are The Other Stories. The Other Stories is a weekly short story podcast. A modern take on The Twilight Zone, Tales From The Crypt, or The Outer Limits. Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller, WTF stories delivered right to your podcast feed every Monday morning.
 
Every week, join award-winning narrator B.J. Harrison as he narrates the greatest stories the world has ever known. From the jungles of South America to the Mississippi Delta, from Victorian England to the sands of the Arabian desert, join us on a fantastic journey through the words of the world's greatest authors. Critically-acclaimed and highly recommended for anyone who loves a good story with plenty of substance.
 
Is it just me or is time flying by? How do we make the most out of our short time here on Earth? That’s what we’re here to find out. I’m Justin Long and I’ve been an actor for most of my life, so I’m used to getting inside the heads of the characters I play. But now that I’m getting older (I’m 41 now, yikes), I want to peek inside the heads of real people to learn how they find meaning in life. I’m also very curious what their favorite snack food is, and what emoji they use most often — ya k ...
 
A fairy tale podcast for kids about extraordinary women from all over the world. Based on the bestselling series Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, each episode delves further into the lives of women from the books, encouraging young listeners to ask questions and explore their interests. Narration by real-life women who are pioneers, creators, champions, leaders and warriors!
 
Hosted by Jon Hagadorn, 1001 Stories For The Road is bringing back adventure with stories like "Treasure Island", "The Hound of the Baskervilles", "Tarzan of the Apes", "King Solomon's Mines", "The 39 Steps", "The Call of the Wild"- and many more. These stories are classic for a reason- they are great! And they are family friendly. We appreciate reviews-thank you!
 
I'm Nila, and I've been writing and posting an original short story every week since November 2013 on storyfeather.com. Stories in the genres of science fiction, fantasy, horror, fairy tale, mystery, and mythology. Now I'm narrating those stories in the Storyfeather podcast.
 
In Dead Pilots Society, scripts that were developed by studios and networks but were never produced are given the table reads they deserve. Starring actors you know and love from television and film, a live audience, and a good time in which no one gets notes, no one is fired, and everyone laughs. Presented by Andrew Reich (Friends; Worst Week) and Ben Blacker (The Writers Panel podcast; co-creator, Thrilling Adventure Hour).
 
Hollywood and Crime is a ground-breaking true crime series about the most infamous murders in Tinseltown history. In The Black Dahlia Serial Killers, host Tracy Pattin investigates the sensational unsolved murder of Elizabeth Short. Known as the Black Dahlia, Short was a star-struck young woman whose body was found completely severed at the waist in January 1947. Many remember her tragic story, yet few know that more than a dozen other women died in similar circumstances around that same time.
 
Monthly readings and dramatizations of stories by the world’s leading writers of suspense chosen from the magazine’s archives. The full range of the genre is represented in these riveting audio renditions, from the drawing-room mystery to urban noir—including police procedurals, private-eye tales, psychological suspense, and locked-room and impossible-crime stories. Visit TheMysteryPlace.com for more stories, book reviews, subscription info, and more.
 
Your Tale Teller brings you horror, mystery, intrigue, and all in all Storytelling fun! Join me, your Aussie Tale Teller narrating a HUGE variety of stories from an almost endless set of genre's. There is literally a story for everyone on this Podcast and I can't wait to bring them to your lovely ears. What stories do I share? Nosleep Creepypasta Classic Horror Fiction Folk Stories Remastered Old Time Radio Episodes Culturally specific Folk Tales and Research Pieces Paranormal and Ghost Stor ...
 
Stories of Yore and Yours is a seasonal, bi-weekly short story podcast. Host Shawn Ennis narrates classic short stories, using sound effects and music to bring them new life. The show also asks for listener submissions. Whether you’re an aspiring author or just write as a hobby, you can be a part of the show! Send your short story to syypodcast@gmail.com for consideration, and in the meantime, thanks for listening!
 
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Katherine McNamara (The Stand, Arrow) talks to Justin about her love of economics (she graduated high school at 14 years old!), the time she was Elaine Stritch’s guest on the set of 30 Rock and the volunteer work she does for anti-bullying. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Orgain - Right now, you can save 20% off your first order, plus when y…
 
Brethren, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963, was a national tragedy that stunned the world. We mourned. Here we find a stirring acknowledgement of our role as Masons: to pick ourselves up and get to work. It seems that these words might have some moment for us today. Enjoy, and do share this and all of these Podcas…
 
In 'A LADIES MAN a group of men taking a slow steamer encounter 15 young ladies who are being sheltered by a headmistress nicknamed "the dragon" and they try to find ways to break the ice. In "A CASE OF FEVER" a older doctor aboard a passenger ship shares a past experience from the American west with his younger crewmates. Catch ALL our author inte…
 
Guest host Jane Curtin presents two stories featuring unconventional families. A young girl is raised by a group of warm-hearted “mamas” in Shay Youngblood’s touching coming-of-age story, “They Tell Me, Now I Know,” read by Viola Davis. In Jai Chakrabarti’s “A Small Sacrifice for An Enormous Happiness,” a forbidden love affair and a marriage of con…
 
This week, Jake and Eric finish up their look at the Commander Legends set by looking at our favorite new cards that aren’t commanders. We also take a brief look at the reprints in the set, and yes, we talk about THAT artifact. We also touch a bit on color wheel theory, the future of Commander now that The Year of Commander is winding down, and mor…
 
In this episode Mike and Carey will be talking to us about how standardising your product can make your Short Stay Business more profitable and scalable. Short Stay Success is brought to you by Chris Poulter and Ritchie Mazivanhanga. The show is aimed at new and experienced property investors alike. With each episode, we help you Start, Systemise a…
 
Small Town Stories Season 2 Finale: The Talisman Part 1 by Alice Nelson |Anthology| Copyright 2020 | The Time of reckoning has arrived in the town of Langford. More information about Small TownStories can be found at: https://smalltstories.wixsite.com/website Follow Alice on Twitter @AliceNelson Download your free audiobook here…
 
Patricia Lockwood reads her story from the November 30, 2020, issue of the magazine. Lockwood has published two collections of poetry and the memoir “Priestdaddy,” which came out in 2017. Her first novel, “No One Is Talking About This,” from which this story is adapted, will come out next year.By WNYC Studios and The New Yorker
 
Subscribe today: http://wondery.fm/Jacked_Wondery Hosted by Golden Globe winner Taraji P. Henson. Have you ever had a dream? Something you wanted so bad you just couldn’t let it go? For a group of kids in Harlem in the Eighties, their dreams would change pop music forever. Teddy Riley, Timmy Gatling, and Aaron Hall form a group called Guy that woul…
 
The story of Marjane Satrapi takes us from war-torn Iran to the streets of Paris. Marjane grew up under the rule of a strict religious government and always felt the need to push the limits that surrounded her. After moving to Paris as a young adult she found a way to tell her story: with simple black and white images and an unending commitment to …
 
Hey HBs! It's Thanksgiving week for us Americans! That means special Thanksgiving books for you! This one features an heiress determined to prove her worth in the Alaskan wilderness and a lawyer with *deep* *dark* *issues* who accidentally-on-purpose got lost in the wilderness. They're objectively terrible people! CW: faith, specifically Christiani…
 
Tarzan , with the help of Count DeCoude, is assigned an important job with French Intelligence in Northern Africa. In the unmasking a spy he makes some valuable allies and dangerous enemies. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 History's Best Storytellers! Android devices: https://podbay.fm/p/1001-historys-best-storytellers (cu…
 
🙊 The Younger Brothers of Jackson County - Missouri. The four sons of a farmer, would grow up to become Civil War guerrillas and outlaws in the history books – joining up up with Frank and Jesse James to form the James-Younger Gang. 🦹‍♂️ The four brothers — Thomas Coleman, James Hardin, John Harrison, and Robert Ewing, were from a large family of 1…
 
A great holiday read that makes it hard for the reader not to feel festive and appreciative for all the gifts in their life. Catch 1001 Sherlock Holmes Stories now here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-sherlock-holmes-stories-best-sir-arthur-conan/id1534427618 Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 History's Best Story…
 
Tarzan , with the help of Count DeCoude, is assigned an important job with French Intelligence in Northern Africa. In the unmasking a spy he makes some valuable allies and dangerous enemies. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 History's Best Storytellers! Android devices: https://podbay.fm/p/1001-historys-best-storytellers (cu…
 
First published in 'Weird Tales' Magazine in 1923, this is the tense and haunting story of a college math nurd who is compelled to live in what was a witches house in the shambling old fictional town of Arkham, Massachusetts. Rumors of a rat with a bearded human face and tiny human feet are rampant, and noises coming through the walls and ceilings …
 
Geoffrey Staunton, the irreplaceable three quarter of the team is missing on the eve of a big game against Oxford. Holmes is asked to find him and clear up the matter. NEW 1001 Ghost Stories & Tales of the Macabre is now playing at Apple Podcasts! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-ghost-stories-tales-of-the-macabre/id1516332327 NEW Enjoy 1…
 
In 'A LADIES MAN a group of men taking a slow steamer encounter 15 young ladies who are being sheltered by a headmistress nicknamed "the dragon" and they try to find ways to break the ice. In "A CASE OF FEVER" a older doctor aboard a passenger ship shares a past experience from the American west with his younger crewmates. Catch ALL our author inte…
 
An invisible skeleton finds comfort in immortality while living with a happy couple and their young daughter. Yet the inevitable tide of time deals a multitude of existential blows, and immortality is revealed as it truly is -- a curse! Written by Tylor James (https://tylorjames.com/) Narrated by Justin Fife (https://twitter.com/justinbfife) Edited…
 
Bob Bailey, generally thought of as the most popular of the Johnny Dollars, brought a new interpretation to the character – tough, but not hard-boiled; streetwise, but not overly cynical, Bailey's Dollar was smart and gritty when he had to be. But Bailey's Johnny Dollar was also human. His character would get emotionally involved in a number of his…
 
After his hit Nudity Rider, OBIE winner Hamish Linklater returns for another helping of irresistible comedy: the world-premiere commission THANKSGIVING FOR ONE. Marjorie Mumms (Jean Smart) would rather not be eating her holiday turkey alone at the Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse. She can’t get a decent gin & tonic, her daughter is spending Thanksgiving in …
 
In November of 1620 the Pilgrims arrived by ship to a new land filled with danger and uncertainty, a world in which nearly half of them would soon die of starvation and sickness, their final resting place being unmarked graves so as not to let the surrounding Indians know how many of their group had been lost. Yet with unshakable faith and strength…
 
Our next original Drabblecast-commissioned story for HP Lovecraft month installment, “The Wallpaper Out of Space!” by Adam-Troy Castro read by Jacob Boris. All right, so it’s Cheryl’s kid, okay? I didn’t know she had a kid until we were two months in and already deeply involved, and then she tells me she has a sixteen […] The post Drabblecast 436- …
 
Our next original Drabblecast-commissioned story for HP Lovecraft month installment, “The Wallpaper Out of Space!” by Adam-Troy Castro read by Jacob Boris. All right, so it’s Cheryl’s kid, okay? I didn’t know she had a kid until we were two months in and already deeply involved, and then she tells me she has a sixteen […] The post Drabblecast 436- …
 
The dead man in the bath could be Mr. Levy, in fact, with him missing, it should be Mr. Levy – but it ain’t Mr. Levy. Dorothy Sayers, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. Thank you to all of our financial supporters. We couldn’t do this without you. I know many of you have had to cancel …
 
🐱🐱 The Brazilian Cat | 1908 Horror Fiction 🐱🐱 Part 2 Original Fiction: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/54109/54109-h/54109-h.htm#Page_248 🐈Welcome you gems, you listeners on the other end. I’m sipping on one of THE best Earl Grey tea’s I’ve had in a long time, and to think it only set me back $7. Sometimes you can find such value in the little thin…
 
On this time it is all about the Stainless Steel Rat. The character was introduced in Harry Harrison's short story The Misplaced Battleship, first published in 1960 in Astounding Science Fiction Magazine. Harrison used this story, with minor modifications, as the introduction to the series's first full-length novel called The Stainless Steel Rat. W…
 
Brethren, this Short Talk Bulletin Podcast episode was written in 1971 by MW Bro Roger R. White, PGM – Maine, and is brought to us by VW Bro David Koncz, PM United #8, Brunswick Maine. Here we find a stirring discussion used frequently by MW White in visitations to Lodges about the basic philosophy of the Craft. Enjoy, and do share this and all of …
 
This month's episode is a delightful dramedy called Arab Spring written by Ed Weeks (The Mindy Project) and Meena Dimian (Zahret Al Khalieg). It was set up at CBS Studios and sold to Showtime with Craig Ferguson attached to produce. The show's main character is the host of a wildly popular Arab talk show in Dubai. After being fired for offending th…
 
In this interview we get to know snowboarder and mom to two rebel girls, Brenna Huckaby, who read us the story of Anne Wafula Strike! Brenna talks about her love of sports and how she discovered a passion for snowboarding after losing her leg to cancer. We also hear about how she’s raising her girls to be strong and confident.…
 
You may not have heard of this largely unsung hero of the Civil War- William J. Cushing...but you are about to. In this interview with author Jerome Preisler (Civil War Commando-William J. Cushing and the Daring Raid to Sink the CSS Albemarle) we are treated to a first-hand look at what goes into the writing of a great non-fiction novel and why 21 …
 
🐱🐱 The Brazilian Cat | 1908 Horror Fiction 🐱🐱 Original Fiction: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/54109/54109-h/54109-h.htm#Page_248 🙊Marshall is a man whose father left him nothing of the rich estate he was set to inherit. Thinking that on his passing his son would never want for anything, and that at the very least his life as a diplomat would secu…
 
Salman Rushdie reads his story from the November 23, 2020, issue of the magazine. Rushdie has published twelve novels, including the Booker Prize-winning “Midnight’s Children,” “The Satanic Verses,” “The Golden House,” and, most recently, “Quichotte,” which came out last year.By WNYC Studios and The New Yorker
 
Vince Vaughn (Freaky) and Justin talk about a crazy game they invented while in Vegas after wrapping Dodgeball, Vince tells a story about the time he gamed the system at Disneyland, and they pay homage to the great John Hughes. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Vuori - Vuori is an investment in your happiness. For our listeners, they’re offeri…
 
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