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Lover of stories, keeper of tales, curator of lore. Exploring the vast world of storytelling every Tuesday. Series include Mystery Minnesota & Faded Words

Lover of stories, keeper of tales, curator of lore. Exploring the vast world of storytelling every Tuesday. Series include Mystery Minnesota & Faded Words

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United States

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Lover of stories, keeper of tales, curator of lore. Exploring the vast world of storytelling every Tuesday. Series include Mystery Minnesota & Faded Words

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English

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2189662036


Episodes

Mystery Minnesota - S209 Season Two Wrap Up

9/14/2021
With Season Two now also in the books, we have some more listener questions and a few small updates about what's coming for the next season! ----more---- In this episode, technically the FINAL episode of Season Two, I'm more of YOUR questions that you've sent regarding the second season of Mystery Minnesota. We'll also take a brief look ahead to what Season Three has in store for us and where all of this is headed! Sit back, relax, and enjoy a look behind the curtain of the original...

Duration:00:19:34

Faded Words - The Doorway by Evelyn E Smith

9/7/2021
A man may wish he'd married his first love and not really mean it. But an insincere wish may turn ugly in dimensions unknown. ----more---- Written by: Evelyn E. Smith Originally published in Fantastic Universe September 1955 Faded Words is an Adventures in Creativity Production featuring David Szweduik as your narrator, host, and producer. Listen anytime on the Official Website, or in the podcast player of your choice by searching for “Faded Words”! Of course you can also find...

Duration:00:20:15

Mystery Minnesota - S208 - Peppermint Darkness

8/31/2021
This is it, the Season Two finale of Mystery Minnesota... and I hope you're ready for it! As Roger's story concludes a final dance with the otherworldly monster seems imminent and friends... well... not all stories have a happy ending. ----more---- Mystery Minnesota is an original fiction podcast written, produced, and created by David Szweduik and is an AIC Stories production. To find out more visit aicpod.com You can follow us @aicstories across almost all social media if you want to...

Duration:00:35:25

Faded Words - The Big Trip Up Yonder by Kurt Vonnegut Jr

8/24/2021
If it was good enough for your grandfather, forget it ... it is much too good for anyone else! ----more---- Written by: Kurt Vonnegut Jr Originally published in Galaxy Science Fiction January 1954 Faded Words is an Adventures in Creativity Production featuring David Szweduik as your narrator, host, and producer. Listen anytime on the Official Website, or in the podcast player of your choice by searching for “Faded Words”! Of course you can also find Faded Words, along with ALL...

Duration:00:35:27

Mystery Minnesota - S207 - Jimmy Pitzi

8/17/2021
Roger and Jimmy have one last confrontation with the monster known as Peppermint that seals the fate of not only Jimmy... but Roger as well. ----more---- Mystery Minnesota is an original fiction podcast written, produced, and created by David Szweduik and is an AIC Stories production. To find out more visit aicpod.com You can follow us @aicstories across almost all social media if you want to chat about the stories or just reach out and say hi.

Duration:00:28:22

Story Club 001 - The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

8/10/2021
Welcome to the AIC Stories very first edition of the special monthly(ish) bonus episode for the AIC Stories "Story Club" roundtable chat in which I sit down with listeners and members of the AIC Stories Official Discord as we discuss the story that we chose to read/watch for that month. ----more---- This month we're chatting about the fantastic book from author V.E. Schwab, 'The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue'. Join us for a great conversation about a wonderful story that brought us a lot of...

Duration:01:25:34

Mystery Minnesota - S206 - A Brothers Bond

8/3/2021
We face the truth about how deep and complex the bond between brothers really is as we find out more about the narrators brother and edge ever closer to the end of Roger's story about his younger brother Jimmy. ----more---- Mystery Minnesota is an original fiction podcast written, produced, and created by David Szweduik and is an AIC Stories production. To find out more visit aicpod.com You can follow us @aicstories across almost all social media if you want to chat about the stories or...

Duration:00:19:26

Faded Words - Six Frightened Men by Randall Garrett

7/27/2021
It was an unexplored planet and anything could happen—yet none of us expected to face a creature impossible to fight, let alone kill.... ----more---- Written by: Randall Garrett Originally published in Imagination Stories of Science and Fantasy Faded Words is an Adventures in Creativity Production featuring David Szweduik as your narrator, host, and producer. Listen anytime on the Official Website, or in the podcast player of your choice by searching for “Faded Words”! Of course...

Duration:00:34:58

Mystery Minnesota - S205 - A Blind Eye

7/20/2021
Roger, now grounded after the incident in the woods, is forced to unpack all that his mind had glossed over during the encounter with the monster... and what he finds is upsetting. ----more---- Mystery Minnesota is an original fiction podcast written, produced, and created by David Szweduik and is an AIC Stories production. To find out more visit aicpod.com You can follow us @aicstories across almost all social media if you want to chat about the stories or just reach out and say hi.

Duration:00:21:20

Faded Words - Compatible by Richard R Smith

7/13/2021
There are many ways—murder included—in which husbands can settle certain problems. This was even more drastic! ----more---- Written by: Richard R Smith Originally published in Fantastic Universe in August 1958 Faded Words is an Adventures in Creativity Production featuring David Szweduik as your narrator, host, and producer. Listen anytime on the Official Website, or in the podcast player of your choice by searching for “Faded Words”! Of course you can also find Faded Words, along...

Duration:00:14:32

Mystery Minnesota - S204 - A Turn For The Worse

7/6/2021
We learn to see the power of a brotherly bond as time get tough. As Roger's tale unfolds the stakes become higher as brothers begin to realize this isn't a game. ----more---- Mystery Minnesota is an original fiction podcast written, produced, and created by David Szweduik and is an AIC Stories production. To find out more visit aicpod.com You can follow us @aicstories across almost all social media if you want to chat about the stories or just reach out and say hi.

Duration:00:21:53

Faded Words - The Dunwich Horror by H.P. Lovecraft Part Two

6/29/2021
With Wilber, and the beast, on the loose, we find out if the residents of Dunwich can manage to stop this world ending threat! Will they put an end to the horror or will this Eldritch Monster consume the world? ----more---- Written by: H.P. Lovecraft Originally published inWeird Tales Magazine in April 1929 Faded Words is an Adventures in Creativity Production featuring David Szweduik as your narrator, host, and producer. Listen anytime on the Official Website, or in the podcast...

Duration:01:15:29

Mystery Minnesota - S203 - New Beginnings

6/22/2021
We learn that family can be the deciding factor that shapes who we become, and when bizarre things start happening around the Pitzi farm, Roger and Jimmy have stepped down a path that would change things forever. ----more---- Mystery Minnesota is an original fiction podcast written, produced, and created by David Szweduik and is an AIC Stories production. To find out more visit aicpod.com You can follow us @aicstories across almost all social media if you want to chat about the stories...

Duration:00:21:51

Faded Words - The Dunwich Horror by H.P. Lovecraft - Part One

6/15/2021
In the isolated, desolate, decrepit village of Dunwich, Wilbur Whateley is the hideous son of Lavinia Whateley, a deformed and unstable albino mother, and an unknown father (alluded to in passing by mad Old Whateley, as "Yog-Sothoth"). Strange events surround his birth and precocious development. ----more---- Written by: H.P. Lovecraft Originally published inWeird Tales Magazine in April 1929 Faded Words is an Adventures in Creativity Production featuring David Szweduik as your...

Duration:00:54:17

Mystery Minnesota - S202 - Roger Pitzi

6/8/2021
We're going to meet the cold, stone faced man named Roger Pitzi. Roger isn't someone to tolerate and BS, and as we find out more about him, we'll soon understand why. ----more---- Mystery Minnesota is an original fiction podcast written, produced, and created by David Szweduik and is an AIC Stories production. To find out more visit aicpod.com You can follow us @aicstories across almost all social media if you want to chat about the stories or just reach out and say hi.

Duration:00:18:44

Faded Words - Texas Week by Albert Hernhuter

6/1/2021
Meeting the little man who isn't there is rated an horrendous experience. But discovery that the man is there may be even worse. ----more---- Written by: Albert Hernhuter Originally published in Fantastic Universe January 1954 Faded Words is an Adventures in Creativity Production featuring David Szweduik as your narrator, host, and producer. Listen anytime on the Official Website, or in the podcast player of your choice by searching for “Faded Words”! Of course you can also find...

Duration:00:13:40

Mystery Minnesota - S201 - Long December

5/25/2021
We pick up right where we left off following the events of Ben and the Legend of Old Zeke as we set off to meet Roger Pitzi, the man Ben recommended we talk to because he just might be able to help us in our search for Mystery Minnesota. ----more---- Mystery Minnesota is an original fiction podcast written, produced, and created by David Szweduik and is an AIC Stories production. To find out more visit aicpod.com You can follow us @aicstories across almost all social media if you want to...

Duration:00:18:07

Special Announcement

5/23/2021
I teased it on social media last Friday and here it is! I've got a VERY special announcement that you DON'T want to miss so hit play and give a listen!

Duration:00:06:58

Faded Words - No Strings Attached by Lester del Ray

5/18/2021
Poor Henry was an unhappy husband whose wife had a habit of using bad clichès. Alféar was a genii who was, quite like most humans, a creature of habit. Their murder compact was absolutely perfect, with— ----more---- Written by: Lester del Ray Originally published in IF Worlds of Science Fiction in June 1954 Faded Words is an Adventures in Creativity Production featuring David Szweduik as your narrator, host, and producer. Listen anytime on the Official Website, or in the podcast...

Duration:00:35:00

Mystery Minnesota - S108 - Season One Wrap Up / Q&A

5/11/2021
With Season One in the books, a lot of you have been sending me some questions about Mystery Minnesota so I thought it'd be fun to do a bit of a post season wrap up! ----more---- In this episode, technically the FINAL episode of Season One, I'm going to answer some of YOUR questions that you've sent regarding the first season of Mystery Minnesota. We'll also take a brief look ahead to what Season Two has in store for us and where all of this is headed! Sit back, relax, and enjoy a look...

Duration:00:22:18