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Tales From Beyond The Pale

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Written and directed by auteurs and performers of today’s horror genre, these lavishly produced half-hour tales range from the gently macabre to the genuinely gruesome. Hosted and curated by filmmakers Larry Fessenden (Depraved, The Last Winter, Habit) and Glenn McQuaid (I Sell the Dead, V/H/S), this award-winning series, inspired by the vintage radio shows of yester-year, blends the familiar with a decidedly modern sensibility.

Written and directed by auteurs and performers of today’s horror genre, these lavishly produced half-hour tales range from the gently macabre to the genuinely gruesome. Hosted and curated by filmmakers Larry Fessenden (Depraved, The Last Winter, Habit) and Glenn McQuaid (I Sell the Dead, V/H/S), this award-winning series, inspired by the vintage radio shows of yester-year, blends the familiar with a decidedly modern sensibility.

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United States

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Written and directed by auteurs and performers of today’s horror genre, these lavishly produced half-hour tales range from the gently macabre to the genuinely gruesome. Hosted and curated by filmmakers Larry Fessenden (Depraved, The Last Winter, Habit) and Glenn McQuaid (I Sell the Dead, V/H/S), this award-winning series, inspired by the vintage radio shows of yester-year, blends the familiar with a decidedly modern sensibility.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 47: Behind The Curtain

12/2/2020
A Tales Docucast: Join us for a trip down memory lane as we peek “Behind The Curtain” of Tales From Beyond The Pale. Directed by Craig Macneill and Noah Greenberg. With Your Hosts Glenn McQuaid & Larry Fessenden. Featuring Jeff Buhler, Vincent D'Onofrio, Sean Young, Michael Cerveris, James Le Gros, John Speredakos, John Moros, Clay McLeod Chapman, Mark Margolis et al. Released as a video documentary in 2012.

Duration:00:33:43

Episode 46: INT. COFFIN - NIGHT

11/25/2020
A long time ago... six feet under... Written and Directed by Glenn McQuaid. Featuring Grace Cooper, Martha Harmon Pardee, Glenn McQuaid. Music by Glenn McQuaid. Released November 25, 2020. Poster by Brian Level.

Duration:00:19:04

Episode 45: British and Proud

11/18/2020
A young British fellow marries an African woman and gets a lot more than he bargained for when he travels to meet her family for the first time… Writer/director Simon Rumley. Featuring: Gareth Bennett-Ryan, Jenny Wambaa, Zack Momon, Tobin Alase, Jonathan Hansler, Mark Joseph, Lucien Morgan, Osi Ikhile, Jacqui Shaw. Released November 2, 2010. Poster by Gary Pullin. * RATED X: This Tale Contains Scenes Which Some Listeners May Find Offensive *

Duration:00:33:18

Episode 44: Blackout

11/11/2020
Three nights under the spell of a full moon, Charles can't fathom the things he's done. Writer/director Larry Fessenden. Featuring: Larry Fessenden, John Speredakos, Juan Carlos Hernandez, Teresa Kelsey, Caprice Benedetti , Matthew Stephen Huffman. Performed Live August 2, 2019. Poster by Brian Level.

Duration:00:26:12

Episode 43: The Grandfather

11/4/2020
A perfectly ordinary grandfather waits for his perfectly happy family to arrive for a perfectly pleasant afternoon… until an unfortunate revelation puts them all on a tragic path. Writer/director/sound design/music: Graham Reznick. Featuring: Angus Scrimm, Matthew Stephen Huffman, Michael D’Addario, Kate Lyn Sheil, Brenda Cooney, Edie & Ned. Released December 14, 2010. Poster by Gary Pullin.

Duration:00:39:57

Episode 42: 10 Year Anniversary Bash

10/28/2020
A one hour special celebrating 10 years of Tales with cherished collaborators and your hosts Glenn McQuaid and Larry Fessenden. Featuring Clay McLeod Chapman, John Speredakos, James Le Gros, April Snellings, Graham Reznick, Sam Zimmerman. Digital poem premieres: Simon Is Hiding - The Town That's Not There. recorded October 27 2020 on an international Zoom Call. Poster by Brian Level.

Duration:01:00:01

Episode 41: Dead Man's Shoes

10/21/2020
A struggling novelist takes on translation work for an elderly aristocrat who wants ‘to put his affairs in order.' Written by Ashley Thorpe. Directed by Glenn McQuaid Featuring Larry Fessenden, Michael Cerveris, Brenda Cooney, John Speredakos, Tobias Campbell. Music by Dave Eggar, Julian Maile. Performed live October 9, 2012. Poster by Gary Pullin.

Duration:00:36:49

Episode 40: The Hole Digger

10/15/2020
It was the summer that everything changed, that summer in Cape Cod when they first found the hole dug down in the dunes in front of the house. Written and directed by Larry Fessenden. Featuring James Le Gros and Owen Campbell, Tobias Campbell, Kevin Corrigan, Heather Robb and Joel Garland. Music by Dave Eggar. Released November 30, 2010. Poster by Gary Pullin.

Duration:00:32:48

Episode 39: Pale Men Zoom

7/1/2020
The Pale Men announce a summer recess and chat about their macabre audio series. Glenn McQuaid & Larry Fessenden. Recorded Zoom Call June 30, 2020.

Duration:00:32:51

Episode 38: Like Father, Like Son

6/24/2020
After losing his five year old son in a car accident, a scientist is determined to have a family reunion no matter how many body parts it takes. Written and directed by Clay McLeod Chapman. Featuring Larry Fessenden, Tobias Campbell, Bonnie Dennison, Joel Garland, Vincent D'Onofrio, Brenda Cooney, Owen Campbell. Performed live October 2, 2012. Poster by Gary Pullin.

Duration:00:36:49

Episode 37: Man on the Ledge

6/17/2020
A man reflects on his life and imminent death while perched on a ledge overlooking Manhattan. Written and directed by Joe Maggio. Featuring Vincent D'Onofrio, Larry Fessenden, John Speredakos, Nick Damici, Greg Amici. Released October 26, 2010. Poster by Gary Pullin.

Duration:00:33:32

Episode 36: The Vampire Party

6/10/2020
Two independent filmmakers choose the wrong party to attend while promoting their scary movie in Los Angeles. Written and directed by Larry Fessenden. Featuring AJ Bowen, Pat Healy, Larry Fessenden, Joshua Leonard, Lance Reddick, Clay McLeod Chapman, Roxanne Benjamin. Performed live October 29, 2014. Poster by Trevor Denham.

Duration:00:30:41

Episode 35: Conviction

6/3/2020
During a weekend away with his powerful grandfather, a young boy grapples with enlightenment and demons. Written and directed by Glenn McQuaid. Featuring Lance Reddick, Cooper Roth, AJ Bowen, Pat Healy, Larry Fessenden, Clay McLeod Chapman. Performed live October 29, 2014. Poster by Trevor Denham.

Duration:00:29:23

Episode 34: Barricade

5/27/2020
A couple honeymooning in rural Pennsylvania is visited by two desperate men fleeing legions of tiny creatures they’ve unleashed from underground. Written and directed by Larry Fessenden. Featuring Roxanne Benjamin, Jeremy Gardner, Tony Todd, Samuel Zimmerman. Performed live July 27th, 2015. Poster by Trevor Denham. For more TALES physical media, info and Swag, visit www.talesfrombeyondthepale.com

Duration:00:22:32

Episode 33: Sarah Minds the Dog

5/20/2020
Sarah gets herself into a bit of a pickle when left in charge of the much loved Rottweiler of a Russian mob boss. Written by Kim Newman. Directed by Glenn McQuaid. Featuring Leila George, Alison Wright, Richard Mazda, Aidan Redmond, Larry Fessenden. Performed live October 16, 2012. Poster by Brahm Revel.

Duration:00:30:30

Episode 32: Tales We Tell Part II

5/13/2020
A writer reveals his dark past to an unfortunate stranger on a long walk up a snowy mountain at dawn. Written by Larry Fessenden, Glenn McQuaid, Clay McCleod Chapman. Directed by Larry Fessenden. Featuring Larry Fessenden, Martha Harmon Pardee, Jocelyn DeBoer, Ana Asensio, Martin Starr, AJ Bowen, Sam Zimmerman. Music by Chrome Canyon. Performed live April 26th, 2014. Poster by Trevor Denham.

Duration:00:25:00

Episode 31: Tales We Tell Part I

5/6/2020
An author visiting The Stanley Hotel writes a tale of two families in duress speeding towards a tumultuous encounter on a winding wintry road. Written by Larry Fessenden, Glenn McQuaid, Clay McCleod Chapman. Directed by Glenn McQuaid. Featuring Larry Fessenden, Martha Harmon Pardee, Jocelyn DeBoer, Ana Asensio, Martin Starr, AJ Bowen, Sam Zimmerman. Music by Chrome Canyon. Performed live April 26th, 2014. Poster by Trevor Denham.

Duration:00:23:18

Episode 30: Is This Seat Taken?

4/29/2020
A young man meets an alluring woman on the Long Island Railroad and slowly comes to realize they have a common past… Written by Sarah Langan. Directed by JT Petty. Featuring Vonia Lanian, Joe Swanberg, Helen McTernan, Mike Malfi Mafitano. Released November 9, 2010. Poster by Gary Pullin.

Duration:00:32:23

Episode 29: Stranger

4/22/2020
While four friends view a spectacular meteor shower, they encounter a stranger who walks out of the woods with a colorful fireside story to tell. Written and directed by Jeff Buhler. Featuring John Speredakos, Matthew Stephen Huffan, Helen Mctiernan, Jason Yachanin, Kate Lyn Sheil, Brenda Cooney. Performed live October 9, 2012. Poster by Gary Pullin.

Duration:00:32:20

Episode 28: Trawler

4/15/2020
Mayhem and menace on the high seas when three fishermen haul in mysterious eggs. Written and directed by Glenn McQuaid. Featuring Christopher Denham, AJ Bowen, Larry Fessenden. Music by Jeff Grace. Released December 21, 2010. Poster by Gary Pullin.

Duration:00:26:21