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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 442 – The Secret of Theta Pi

3/26/2021
Sea creatures and sorority sisters on this week’s Drabblecast! We bring you an original tale by Stephanie Gray called, “The Secret of Theta Pi.” Enjoy! We travel back to Tandy’s Cove in a caravan of three, Cindy Q’s Miata leading, followed by the rented van, dirty white with the windows rolled up, and Beneeta G’s […] The post Drabblecast 442 – The Secret of Theta Pi appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:27:41

Drabblecast 441 – Trifecta: Strange Futures

3/4/2021
This week on the Drabblecast– three stories about Strange Futures. We bring you Drabblecast originals, “Department of Invention” by R.L. Thull, “The One’s Who Won’t Be” by Martin Munks, and “Cannabilism in the Inhuman Age” by Jaye Viner. Closing Music by 19 Action News Saul broke down in an unusual way for a robot. Saul […] The post Drabblecast 441 – Trifecta: Strange Futures appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:55:32

Drabblecast 440 – The Earth-Brain

2/19/2021
On this week’s show, every day is Earth Day when you’re living on an Elder God! We bring you a hidden gem from the 1930’s pulp science fiction era, written by Pulp Master General Edmond Hamilton! The post Drabblecast 440 – The Earth-Brain appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:01:01:02

Drabblecast 439 – Rocket Surgery

2/6/2021
We’d tested plenty of missiles before, but Teeny was the only one that convulsed when we cut him open. Oh, your listeners need more background? OK, I’ll back up a bit. Lemme tell ya, kids today don’t know their history. Even locked up in here for the past ten years, I can tell. No education. […] The post Drabblecast 439 – Rocket Surgery appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:24:29

Drabblecast 438 – Midnight Clear, or, How Santa Claus Killed the Sun

1/8/2021
Norm brings in the New Year with an original Drabblecast story by author Tim Pratt! This story is a sequel to last year’s Holiday Special story, “Comfort and Joy,” check that one out here! She was a blonde — the kind of blonde to make a bishop bite through his altar cloth. I used to […] The post Drabblecast 438 – Midnight Clear, or, How Santa Claus Killed the Sun appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:21:04

Drabbleclassics- Dirty Santa

12/30/2020
A classic Drabblecast Tim Pratt story, presented to you by Guest Host, Avery Alexander! The apartment was a bustle of twenty other people more extroverted and festive than himself, all dressed in the requisite hideous holiday sweaters, drinking bourbon punch and rum punch and some sort of strange vegan eggnog, flirting and joking and ranting […] The post Drabbleclassics- Dirty Santa appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:35:51

Drabblecast 437 – The Shallow One

12/12/2020
The Drabblecast wraps up HP Lovecraft Month this year with a mythos story unlike any variety you’ve likely heard before! We bring you “The Shallow One,” an original Drabblecast story by Matthew Sanborn Smith. Norm closes out with a song about awkward romance called “There’s a Fetus in Your Kitchen.” I first met Madeline at […] The post Drabblecast 437 – The Shallow One appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:41:04

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