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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 436- The Wallpaper Out of Space

11/20/2020
Our next original Drabblecast-commissioned story for HP Lovecraft month installment, “The Wallpaper Out of Space!” by Adam-Troy Castro read by Jacob Boris. All right, so it’s Cheryl’s kid, okay? I didn’t know she had a kid until we were two months in and already deeply involved, and then she tells me she has a sixteen […] The post Drabblecast 436- The Wallpaper Out of Space appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:24:06

Drabblecast 435 – Maternal Instinct

11/13/2020
Lovecraft and love life mix on this week’s Drabblecast! As our first offering HP Lovecraft month, we present “Maternal Instinct,” by Chris Lester. They say you can find absolutely anything on the Internet. The authenticity and good condition of said “anything,” however, is by no means guaranteed. This caveat applies to rare movies, import CDs, […] The post Drabblecast 435 – Maternal Instinct appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:01:01:17

Drabblecast 434 – The Shadow Over Innsmouth Pt. 2

10/31/2020
Part two of a Drabblecast production of H.P. Lovecraft’s classic The Shadow Over Innsmouth. The reality of what I had been through was highly uncertain in my mind, but I felt that something hideous lay in the background. I must get away from evil-shadowed Innsmouth—and accordingly I began to test my cramped, wearied powers of […] The post Drabblecast 434 – The Shadow Over Innsmouth Pt. 2 appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:36:16

Drabblecast 433 – The Shadow Over Innsmouth Pt. 1

10/18/2020
The Drabblecast Annual Halloween Special kicks off this year simultaneously with HP Lovecraft month on the show, a full month of original Drabblecast-commissioned stories playing around with elements of Lovecraft’s style and mythos. We kick things off this year with a fullcast adaptation of one of Lovecraft’s most popular stories– The Shadow Over Innsmouth. Do […] The post Drabblecast 433 – The Shadow Over Innsmouth Pt. 1 appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:01:00:00

Drabblecast 432 – Housebound

10/4/2020
Weirdness is in the air at Drabblecast as we bring you an original story about spousal life and home ownership by author Ao-Hui Lin. “Hey babe, where did the closet go?” The Hubby, Victor, gives me a blank look, like the word “closet” is Swahili for “bratwurst”. He neither understands the question nor the purpose […] The post Drabblecast 432 – Housebound appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:26:08

Drabblecast 431 – A Promise

9/2/2020
This week’s Drabblecast features a poignant story about patience, perspective, parenthood and the paranormal. We bring you “A Promise,” by Jennifer Hudak. Enjoy! I reach out nonexistent fingers to catch your arm, the hem of your shirt. You, there. Sitting on the edge of the bed, head bowed, dripping with sorrow. Your hair is thinning, […] The post Drabblecast 431 – A Promise appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:25:51

Drabbleclassics- Maybe the Stars

8/26/2020
Drabblecast fan Jen Fischer hosts another Drabbleclassics episode this week, bringing you a touching H.P. Lovecraft mythos story called “Maybe the Stars,” by Samantha Henderson. The post Drabbleclassics- Maybe the Stars appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:36:52

Drabblecast 430 – Notes from the Assistant’s Intern

8/17/2020
This week on the Drabblecast: dirty jobs. We bring you a quirky original tale by Bryan Miller about mad scientists and henchmen gone awry. Enjoy! The bulletin board posting specifically stated that the internship required “special skills,” “unorthodox hours,” and an “old-fashioned go-getter,” so I can’t really complain as I’m digging up coffins in search […] The post Drabblecast 430 – Notes from the Assistant’s Intern appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:36:06

Drabblecast Director’s Cut – On a Clear Day You Can See All the Way to Conspiracy

7/25/2020
“Get Your Home Improvement On, Sucka…” Norm and author Desmond Warzel sit down and talk about fiction, ghosts, aliens, and of course his hit stor which frst appeared on the Drabblecast back in August of 2014, “On a Clear Day You Can See All the Way to Conspiracy.” You’re listening to the Mike Colavito Show […] The post Drabblecast Director’s Cut – On a Clear Day You Can See All the Way to Conspiracy appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:53:59

Drabblecast 429 – Letter from Lynchburg

7/16/2020
Alternate history on this week’s show– an original story by Edward J. Knight about the American Civil War that we perhaps only narrowly missed! 7 August 1865 My darling Emily, I do not know if this letter will reach you, but if it does, I hope it finds you well. General Lee has sent word […] The post Drabblecast 429 – Letter from Lynchburg appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:34:44

Drabblecast 427 – Doubleheader- Matthew Sanborn Smith

7/4/2020
On this week’s Drabblecast, Norm and author Matthew Sanborn Smith bring you a dose of perspective during these crazy times where weirdness seems to be the norm. Remember those invisible things around us that support and hold us no matter what our struggles our, and remember to cherish each moment of every day. I wonder […] The post Drabblecast 427 – Doubleheader- Matthew Sanborn Smith appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:18:07

Drabblecast 426- Trifecta: Friends Close, Enemies Closer

6/21/2020
This week, another Drabblecast Trifecta, this time with the theme: Friends Close, Enemies Closer. We bring you three stories, with three different narrators, by three different authors! Time Cookie Wars, by Benjamin C Kinney, Sandy, by Bruce McAllister, and Oh What a Privilege to Dwell in the Grand Palace of the Tungerils! by Kelly Moore. […] The post Drabblecast 426- Trifecta: Friends Close, Enemies Closer appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:30:28

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

5/11/2020
“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

1/15/2020
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