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A bookish podcast exploring stories in all forms - discussing and reviewing books, films, and tv as I journey through my eclectic TBR backlog and watchlist.

A bookish podcast exploring stories in all forms - discussing and reviewing books, films, and tv as I journey through my eclectic TBR backlog and watchlist.

Location:

United States

Description:

A bookish podcast exploring stories in all forms - discussing and reviewing books, films, and tv as I journey through my eclectic TBR backlog and watchlist.

Language:

English

Contact:

2189662036


Episodes

Special Announcement - Storyphoria and the end of an era // AICS 210

8/9/2022
This was a difficult episode for me to record, one that signals one door closing yet finds another opening just as quickly. Much like finishing a great book, one that was long and all over the place with wild storylines and characters but was so much fun to read, there is a feeling of sadness that you have to say goodbye to that story and those characters for now. While that love for that book never truly leaves you, there is however, always room for another great book there on the...

Duration:00:14:24

Mystery Minnesota Super Cut // AICS 209

7/19/2022
If you aren't familiar with it, over 2020 I created, wrote, narrated, and produced an original fiction podcast series here on the AIC Stories podcast called "Mystery Minnesota". It spanned 3 seasons and over 10 hours of content and it was a blast to create and share with you all. However, as AIC Stories has marched on, a few people have asked me about putting together a "Super Cut" episode in which I take ALL THREE SEASONS of Mystery Minnesota and combine them into one long episode to...

Duration:08:59:32

Archive 81 Ep 08 / Beyond the Stream 09 - AICS 208

7/8/2022
Justin(@bearmaked) and I tackle the eight and final episode of Archive 81, titled "What Lies Beneath". "The Otherworld beckons; Melody circles back to the Visser, where a new devices captures a sacrifice; much depends on Dan's journey into the unknown." Also, pay attention as Justin has a super cool surprise you won't want to miss out on in this episode, but it's something only for those of you that followed us along on this journey Beyond the Stream with Archive 81! We will be...

Duration:00:39:41

June 2022 Recap / The Review 015 - AICS 207

7/5/2022
Welcome to the June 2022 recap of all the stories I explored over the month! It was a slower month for me as I read a few bigger books AND had a super busy last few weeks that left me lacking time to read/watch anything. But there are still some decent things to talk about from June so listen on fellow story lovers! Of course if you want to read the full reviews visit the website for the full written reviews! Links to the full reviews can be found below. Books discussed are: * Song of...

Duration:00:26:00

Archive 81 Ep 07 / Beyond the Stream 08 - AICS 206

7/1/2022
Justin(@bearmaked) and I tackle the seventh episode of Archive 81, titled "The Ferryman". "The veil drops from a cursed film's origins; at the Vos Mansion in 1924, Iris recruits Rose for a blood ritual; Dan knows he must find Anabelle." We will be discussing spoilers for this episode so please do watch the episode with us on this journey and let us know your thoughts as we go through our thoughts on the first steps down the Archive 81 journey! Follow Justin(@bearmaked) online at: Twitter...

Duration:00:35:48

The Midnight Library by Matt Haig / Story Club 005 - AICS 205

6/28/2022
This New York Times bestselling book tackles the topic of regrets and the question of what would happen if we had a chance to actually see how different our lives would be had we made different choices. But will the novel live up to expectations or will it feel like a wolf in sheep's clothing, falling flat for the AIC Stories Story Club participants? I'm joined in this Story Club conversation by fellow story lovers Christy, Anna, Jacob, Justin, and Dean as we discuss the bestselling novel...

Duration:00:54:52

Archive 81 Ep 06 / Beyond the Stream 07 - AICS 204

6/24/2022
Justin(@bearmaked) and I tackle the sixth episode of Archive 81, titled "The Circle". "Panic grows when Dan learns about his predecessor and Melody tries to track the source of the Visser's dangers." We will be discussing spoilers for this episode so please do watch the episode with us on this journey and let us know your thoughts as we go through our thoughts on the first steps down the Archive 81 journey! Follow Justin(@bearmaked) online at: Twitter :...

Duration:00:31:26

"Blink" / Chronicles 03 - AICS 203

6/21/2022
I wrote and narrated this story as part of a collaboration with Grant Alexander, who runs the fantastic YouTube channel for "The Grant Alexander" and you absolutely need to go check out his fantastic build video that I wrote this story for! You can find his video at : Framing the Story - Collab with AIC Stories And while you're there, be sure to subscribe and follow all the fun that Grant is sharing on his channel! Chronicles is an AIC Stories Production. Stories written, produced,...

Duration:00:11:59

Archive 81 Ep 05 / Beyond the Stream 06 - AICS 202

6/17/2022
Justin(@bearmaked) and I tackle the fifth episode of Archive 81, titled "Through The Looking Glass". "The past blurs into the present when Melody visits a forbidden floor in search of an inspired Anabelle; music leads to lost souls and revelations." We will be discussing spoilers for this episode so please do watch the episode with us on this journey and let us know your thoughts as we go through our thoughts on the first steps down the Archive 81 journey! Follow Justin(@bearmaked) online...

Duration:00:28:27

"May 2022 Recap" / The Review 14 - AICS 201

6/14/2022
Welcome to the May 2022 recap of all the stories I explored over the month! From a FIVE star read in the realm of "classic literature" to some fantasy, horror, and science fiction there are a bunch of books I'm excited to share with you. PLUS a couple of surprising films, though maybe not surprising in the way you'd expect! Of course if you want to read the full reviews visit the website for the full written reviews! Links to the full reviews can be found below. Books discussed are: *...

Duration:00:26:38

Archive 81 Ep 04 / Beyond the Stream 05 - AICS 200

6/10/2022
Justin(@bearmaked) and I tackle the fourth episode of Archive 81, titled "Spirit Receivers". "In the woods, Dan encounters the unexpected; in the tapes, Melody learns about the cult and makes contact during a shocking séance." We will be discussing spoilers for this episode so please do watch the episode with us on this journey and let us know your thoughts as we go through our thoughts on the first steps down the Archive 81 journey! Follow Justin(@bearmaked) online at: Twitter :...

Duration:00:35:57

"The Goblin And The Huckster" by Hans Christian Andersen / Faded Words 057 - AICS 199

6/7/2022
A tale reflecting on the true human nature of people when faced with imminent danger as we begin to understand what exactly motivates and drives most people. Written by: Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales of Hans Christian AndersenPublication in 1916 Faded Words is an AIC Stories Production. All AIC Stories Original music by Adam of Yesterday's Sci-Fi podcast. If you'd like to become a member or just give a one time thank you, you can always Buy Me a Coffee(Or a Book) and help...

Duration:00:12:01

Archive 81 Ep 03 / Beyond the Stream 04 - AICS 198

6/3/2022
Justin(@bearmaked) and I tackle the third episode of Archive 81, titled "Terror In The Aisles". "The past loops back around as Melody returns to Steven with Jess; Mark checks out a find; Dan tries to map his situation, but he may be losing his way." We will be discussing spoilers for this episode so please do watch the episode with us on this journey and let us know your thoughts as we go through our thoughts on the first steps down the Archive 81 journey! Follow Justin(@bearmaked) online...

Duration:00:28:41

"The Dumb Book" by Hans Christian Andersen / Faded Words 056 - AICS 197

5/31/2022
A short tale of introspection, of the importance and insignificance of memories, of a lifetime saved and documented. A beautiful little fairy tale providing a look inwards on our own lives. Or, a silly thought you may find meaningless. But I hope not. Written by: Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales of Hans Christian AndersenPublication in 1916 Faded Words is an AIC Stories Production. All AIC Stories Original music by Adam of Yesterday's Sci-Fi podcast. If you'd like to become a member...

Duration:00:07:51

Archive 81 Ep 02 / Beyond the Stream 03 - AICS 196

5/27/2022
Justin(@bearmaked) and I tackle the second episode of Archive 81, titled "Wellspring". "Messages from the dead arrive while Dan follows Melody on her investigation into the Visser." We will be discussing spoilers for this first episode so please do watch the episode with us on this journey and let us know your thoughts as we go through our thoughts on the first steps down the Archive 81 journey! Follow Justin(@bearmaked) online at: Twitter : https://twitter.com/bearmaked Instagram :...

Duration:00:24:56

"The TomTom Clue" by Author Unknown / Faded Words 055 - AICS 195

5/24/2022
A tale of a man named a murderer in his death, and a son's journey to uncover the truth in an attempt to clear his fathers name. A truth that just might reveal dark secrets not for the faint of heart. Written by: Author Unknown Originally published in Uncanny Tales Publication in 1916 Faded Words is an AIC Stories Production. All AIC Stories Original music by Adam of Yesterday's Sci-Fi podcast. If you'd like to become a member or just give a one time thank you, you can always Buy Me...

Duration:00:19:56

Archive 81 Ep 01 / Beyond the Stream 02 - AICS 194

5/20/2022
Justin(@bearmaked) and I jump into the first episode of Archive 81, titled "Mystery Signals", as we begin our journey through this dark and mysterious Netflix series based the popular podcast of the same name. "Haunted by a family tragedy, Dan begins to restore videotapes for a cryptic film; he's startled to learn of his connection to their missing creator." We will be discussing spoilers for this first episode so please do watch the episode with us on this journey and let us know...

Duration:00:27:22

"The Treasure Ship" by Saki / Faded Words 054 - AICS 193

5/17/2022
A classic tale of sunken treasure, greed, and the perils of an adventurous and opportunistic lifestyle from famed British author Saki. So settle in and let me tell you a story as I rescue another nearly forgotten tale from the ether with another great addition to the AIC Stories Audio Vault. Faded Words is an AIC Stories Production. All AIC Stories Original music by Adam of Yesterday's Sci-Fi podcast. If you'd like to become a member or just give a one time thank you, you can always Buy...

Duration:00:11:50

Archive 81 Intro / Beyond the Stream 001 - AICS 192

5/13/2022
Welcome to Beyond the Stream, the latest in the AIC Stories archive of story exploration. For the debut of the new series I'm joined by friend of the show, Justin (@bearmaked) as we embark on a watch along journey through the hit Netflix series, Archive 81. Yes, this is a WATCH ALONG series in which we'll be covering one episode at a time and then recording our thoughts on the show ONLY UP TO THAT POINT, we don't know what's coming next and we invite you to watch along with us on this...

Duration:00:11:30

"Annual Traditions" by David Szweduik / Chronicles 02 / AICS 191

5/10/2022
Sometimes prophecies and legends lead us down a terrifying path towards a fate that simply cannot be avoided. A fate such as this horrifying annual tradition. Chronicles is an AIC Stories Production. Stories written, produced, and narrated by David Szweduik. All AIC Stories Original music by Adam of Yesterday's Sci-Fi podcast. If you'd like to become a member or just give a one time thank you, you can always Buy Me a Coffee(Or a Book) and help financially support the AIC Stories...

Duration:00:08:54