SPECIAL EDITION: PG Holyfield08/19/14
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Pseudopod 399: The Wriggling Death
by Harold Gross. “The Wriggling Death” is a Pseudopod original. The author says: “Best listened to with a cuppa and biscuit? This piece would not exist were it not for a tour of the Monterrey Aquarium by friend and fellow author, Pat McEwan, whose...
Pseudopod 383: Blood Women
by Usman T. Malik. “Blood Women” first appeared in Chiral Mad 2 edited by Michael Bailey. This podcast is Usman’s first ‘reprint’ sale. The story made Ellen Datlow‘s Summation of 2013 for Best Horror of the Year Six. Usman has long felt the absence of...
Pseudopod 398: Prince Of Flowers
by Elizabeth Hand. “Prince of Flowers” was Hand’s first published story. It appeared in Twilight Zone Magazine in 1988, was subsequently reprinted in The Year’s Best Horror and has appeared in various anthologies since then, as well as in her story...
Pseudopod 397: Gut Check
by Toni Nicolino. Toni said of “Gut Check”: “Every day, human beings endure misfortunes big and small: we’re bullied, hurt, betrayed; we lose parents and children, we lose jobs, we get divorced; we miscarry. They’re widespread problems that happen to...
Pseudopod 396: The Buchenwald Man
by Benjamin Sonnenberg. “The Buchenwald Man” is original to Pseudopod. “Some events are so truly evil that they can never be avenged. That being said, it is important to continue to learn about the past, evil and all, as studying history is what helps...
Pseudopod 395: Fishhead
by Irvin S. Cobb. “Fishhead” first appeared in THE CAVALIER on January 11, 1913 and can be read here. IRVIN S. COBB (June 23, 1876 – March 11, 1944) was an American author, humorist, and columnist who lived in New York and authored more than 60 books...
Pseudopod 394: Summer Girls
by Caspian Gray. “Summer Girls” first appeared in Black Static #35, which was their July/August 2013 issue. CASPIAN GRAY currently lives with a tall man and a small dog in Columbus, Ohio, where he’s a copywriter for a used car dealership. He has...
Pseudopod 393: West Gate
by Mitchell Edgeworth. “West Gate” was first published in Allegory magazine in January 2013 and is still available in their paywalled archives. Mitchell notes: “The bridge does have a bit of bad mojo about it. It collapsed while under construction in...
Pseudopod 392: The Dog’s Paw
by Derek Kunsken. “The Dog’s Paw” is Derek’s first horror story and was written on a balcony overlooking Port-au-Prince six weeks after the earthquake of 2010. It first appeared in the Canadian horror anthology CHILLING TALES: IN WORDS, ALAS, DROWN I...
Pseudopod 391: Jack The Ripper’s Bedroom
by John Paul Davies. “Jack The Ripper’s Bedroom” is original to PSEUDOPOD. This story is inspired by the very real painting by Walter Sickert, the artist who is suspected by many to actually be The Ripper himself. JOHN PAUL DAVIES is originally from...
Pseudopod 390: Party Games
by Richard Farren Barber. “Party Games” has never previously been published. “I am fascinated by the black/white viewpoint children often have upon life. Something is either wrong or it is right – with children there are no mitigating circumstances....
Pseudopod 389: The House, The Garden And The Occupants
by Amanda C. Davis. “The House, The Garden And The Occupants” first appeared in the anthology TRIANGULATION:MORNING AFTER, from Parsec Ink, in July 2012. “I like the concept of ghosts as personalities locked in a never-ending ‘now’. Also, when it...
Pseudopod 388: The Cotswold Olimpicks
by Simon Kurt Unsworth. “The Cotswold Olimpicks” was first published in TERROR TALES OF THE COTSWOLDS, published by Gray Friar Press in 2012, and it was reprinted in 2013 in Stephen Jones’ THE MAMMOTH BOOK OF BEST NEW HORROR 24. “I’d like the audience...
Pseudopod 387: Nightside Eye
by Terry Dowling. “Nightside Eye” was a cover item for Cemetery Dance #66 along with a major interview, “Making Strange: A Gothic Conversation with Terry Dowling”, conducted by acclaimed US editor and academic Danel Olson. It was reprinted in three...
Pseudopod 386: The Dogs Of Ubud
by Conda V. Douglas. “The Dogs Of Ubud” Originally published in the anthology DREAMSPELL NIGHTMARES in 2010. This story comes from Conda’s travels in Bali, where she recognized how wonderfully and spiritually the Balinese treat their families,...
Pseudopod 385: FLASH ON THE BORDERLANDS XX: Community
Hell is other people… ************************************************************************ “Penance” by Liz Colter. “Penance” is a previously unpublished story. “This story began, as some of my stories do, with a quick, visual flash of something...
Pseudopod 384: The Old Traditions Are Best
by Paul Finch. “The Old Traditions Are Best” was first published in Shades Of Darkness, 2008, and republished in The Mammoth Book Of Best New Horror #20, 2009. I think it’s important to remember that Cornwall is one of the prettiest and warmest...
PSEUDOPOD UPDATE – This Week’s Episode Will Be Late
Hello All This week’s episode of PSEUDOPOD will be late by, hopefully, just less than a week. Instead, please go listen to ESCAPE POD or PODCASTLE or TALES TO TERRIFY or NIGHTMARE MAGAZINE or THE NOSLEEP PODCAST or….
Pseudopod 382: Her Face All Sharp
by Sara Larner. “Her Face All Sharp” has never been published before. “I began writing this story with the intention of justifying vengeance. I wanted it to take the sort of clear but twisted moral stance that defines a fable as a fable (to me,...
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