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The Drabblecast is a weekly audio fiction magazine that offers strange stories for strange listeners.

The Drabblecast is a weekly audio fiction magazine that offers strange stories for strange listeners.

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United States

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The Drabblecast is a weekly audio fiction magazine that offers strange stories for strange listeners.

Language:

English


Episodes

Drabblecast 425 – The Bodies

5/22/2020
Another gripping and macabre tale from Drabblecast fan favorite Tim Pratt. Finding that first body wasn’t so bad, though it rattled me at the time. The dead man was curled up on a piece of cardboard in the alleyway I cut through sometimes on my way to the good coffee shop, and I would have […] The post Drabblecast 425 – The Bodies appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:30:22

Drabblecast Director’s Cut – Necessary Cuts

5/12/2020
“My headlights were streaked pink with frog blood…” Norm and author comedian/writer Bryan Miller about comedy and horror, editing and frog country, Lovecraft and fish horror. Also, Bryan’s H.P. Lovecraft-inspired story, “Necessary Cuts.” The manuscripts I read are haunted. Commas vanish forever into the void. Subjects and verbs struggle in bloody disagreement. Infinitives are cleaved […] The post Drabblecast Director’s Cut – Necessary Cuts appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:01:02:34

Drabblecast 425 – Unlike Most Tides

5/3/2020
Norm pays tribute and bids farewell to the greatest unsung hero of the podcast for the past two years: editor Sandra Odell. This fantastic story and many others have been brought to your ears through her hard work! Our story is another original Drabblecast commissioned story for Women & Aliens month, this week by Darcie […] The post Drabblecast 425 – Unlike Most Tides appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:41:47

Drabblecast 424 – On the Feeding Habits of Humans: A Firsthand Account

4/14/2020
Our first Women & Aliens Month commission for 2020– It’s a goodie, a full-cast production of a Drabblecast original by Rachel K. Jones and Khalida Muhammed-Ali. Wash up, it’s time for dinner! On this diplomatic mission, I, Scholar, have two objectives: first, to advise Master Feeder TikTik on Earth customs and linguistic differences, and second, […] The post Drabblecast 424 – On the Feeding Habits of Humans: A Firsthand Account appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:01:02:34

Drabblecast 423 – The Martians Claim Canada

3/31/2020
The Drabblecast begins it’s 9th Annual Women & Aliens Month”– a full month of original commissioned stories by women about (you guessed it) aliens. First though, the Drabblecast presents a story by author Margaret Atwood about musicals, fungus, aliens and… well, you’ll see! The Martians descend to Earth in their spaceship. They intend to go […] The post Drabblecast 423 – The Martians Claim Canada appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:16:52

Drabblecast 422 – The Full Moon Group

3/19/2020
On this week’s show Norm makes a case for adult diapers in preparation for the apocalypse before giving us a taste of “The Peoria Plague,” a 1972 radio drama that doesn’t feel so “1972” at all. The feature story this week, “The Full Moon Group” by Dianne M. Williams is a Drabblecast original and reminds […] The post Drabblecast 422 – The Full Moon Group appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:37:32

Drabblecast 421 – The Life You Save May Be Your Own

2/20/2020
Norm begins this episode with a metacast update on what’s been going on behind the scenes at the Drabblecast lately. He initiates a call to action for all Weird Nation to consider registering as organ donors and to find out more at www.organdonor.gov Our story this week by short story legend Flannery O’Connor explores the question, […] The post Drabblecast 421 – The Life You Save May Be Your Own appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:39:35

Drabblecast 420 – Comfort and Joy

1/16/2020
This year’s Drabblecast Christmas Special brings you another original commissioned holiday story from the master of Christmas weirdness himself: Tim Pratt. Happy Holidays Weirdo’s! I was in a grubby little bar down in Florida, sitting on a stool beside a plastic palm tree decorated with Christmas lights, when I heard a cough, and smelled cold […] The post Drabblecast 420 – Comfort and Joy appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:25:50

Drabblecast 419 – Trifecta: Halloween Special

12/8/2019
Special Guest Host Cryptkeeper Norm hosts this year’s Drabblecast Halloween special. The Drabblecast brings you a special 3 original stories from Editors past and present, all centered around the history of a lonesome Texas Graveyard. We present to you,The Lich Gate Trifecta: They Went Into the Graveyard, One by One by Matthew Bey The Armadillo […] The post Drabblecast 419 – Trifecta: Halloween Special appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:51:44

Drabblecast 418 – Not Recommended for Guests of a Philosophically Uncertain Disposition

10/30/2019
Episode Sponsor- I’m From Nowhere by Lindsay Lerman Damita managed The Fracture’s visitor centre and gift shop, while Jem took the guided tours. There was also a cafe, which always had fresh coffee and an inventive selection of hot sandwiches, although Damita had never met anyone who worked in the kitchens. ‘They’re all very industrious, […] The post Drabblecast 418 – Not Recommended for Guests of a Philosophically Uncertain Disposition appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:26:46

Drabblecast 417 – Love in the Balance

10/11/2019
Episode Sponsor- I’m From Nowhere, a novel by Lindsay Lerman. This week’s Drabblecast explores unrequited love and how relationships, like anything in life, are susceptible to change. We bring you a full cast production of David D. Levine’s space opera story “Love in the Balance,” read to you by Mike Boris, Lauren Synger, Veronica Giguere, Adam […] The post Drabblecast 417 – Love in the Balance appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:44:50

Drabblecast 416 – Necessary Cuts

10/1/2019
Closing out this year’s H.P. Lovecraft month, we bring you another Drabblecast original, this time from author by Bryan Milller, about editing a manuscript as if the whole world depended on it… The manuscripts I read are haunted. Commas vanish forever into the void. Subjects and verbs struggle in bloody disagreement. Infinitives are cleaved with […] The post Drabblecast 416 – Necessary Cuts appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:38:47

Drabbleclassics 31 – Boojum

9/5/2019
In this Drabbleclassics episode, author and Drabblefan Weirdo Abbie Hilton breaks down the hit Drabblecast story Boojum, by Elizabeth Bear and Sarah Monette. The ship had no name of her own, so her human crew called her the Lavinia Whateley. As far as anyone could tell, she didn’t mind. At least, her long grasping vanes […] The post Drabbleclassics 31 – Boojum appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:58:00

Drabblecast 415 – The Best Scarlet Ceremony Ever!

9/3/2019
Sweet Valley High and the Babysitters Club meet cult life and H.P. Lovecraft mythos, as we continue our special Lovecraft anthology month this week, bringing you an original story by Shaenon K. Garrity. The Wakefields were the worst family in Oakes Isle. Even the grown-ups knew it. Whenever a chicken was stolen or the air […] The post Drabblecast 415 – The Best Scarlet Ceremony Ever! appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:01:04:23

Drabblecast 414 – Dance, Siege, Swoop

8/20/2019
Lovecraft Month continues as the Drabblecast brings you an original, commissioned piece of H.P. Lovecraft mythos fiction, “Dance, Siege, Swoop” by award-winning author Robert Reed. Be sure to keep a night light on, this one will chill you to the core! Story Excerpt: “My foot did not discover the prize, nor was I the first […] The post Drabblecast 414 – Dance, Siege, Swoop appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:39:02

Drabblecast 413 – The Rats in the Walls

8/9/2019
Kicking off this year’s H.P. Lovecraft month with a classic from the man himself. It’s not your mind playing tricks it’s The Rats in the Walls! On July 16, 1923, I moved into Exham Priory after the last workman had finished his labours. The restoration had been a stupendous task, for little had remained of […] The post Drabblecast 413 – The Rats in the Walls appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Drabblecast Trailer – 1977 by Carrie Vaughn

8/7/2019
Official Video Trailer for Drabblecast 412– 1977 by Carrie Vaughn. Read by Naomi Mercer, Norm Sherman, Mike Boris and Veronica Giguere. Do The Hustle! The post Drabblecast Trailer – 1977 by Carrie Vaughn appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:01:52

Drabblecast 412 – 1977

7/31/2019
This week, the Drabblecast presents a full cast production of “1977” by Carrie Vaughn. “Have another one,” the guy said, and Megan did because she was thirsty, though a martini was probably not what she should be drinking. She was too far gone to question. She downed the drink in three swallows while the guy […] The post Drabblecast 412 – 1977 appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:33:04

Drabblecast 411 – Wholesale Solution

7/19/2019
This week on the Drabblecast, something a little different! “Wholesale Solution” is a full cast radio play set in a dystopic science fiction universe where nothing is as it seems. Written and produced by Fred Greenhalgh and Jack Bowman, buckle in for a ride to Europa! Story Excerpt: We are inside a holding cell containing […] The post Drabblecast 411 – Wholesale Solution appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:48:09

Drabblecast 410 – Go Between

7/5/2019
On this week’s Drabblecast, Norm and NPR’s Chioke I’Anson bring you stories about the voices in your head, including “Go Between” by acclaimed writer China Mieville. “Go Between” tells the tale of a man who, for several years, has been receiving strange instructions to deliver seemingly random items from location to location. Agonizing over effect […] The post Drabblecast 410 – Go Between appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:46:00