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Stories feature on the Drabblecast are generally narrated by charismatic host, humorist, and musician Norm Sherman. A full production, the Drabblecast features multiple voice actors, music, and foley effects. The podcast has a finely tuned 'voice' that crosses all genres, including horror, science fiction, fantasy and 'other.' Special features include 100-word stories called, “drabbles,” 100 character stories coined “twabbles,” as well as Norm's own Bbardles, songs based on story themes. Original cover art accompanies every episode.

Stories feature on the Drabblecast are generally narrated by charismatic host, humorist, and musician Norm Sherman. A full production, the Drabblecast features multiple voice actors, music, and foley effects. The podcast has a finely tuned 'voice' that crosses all genres, including horror, science fiction, fantasy and 'other.' Special features include 100-word stories called, “drabbles,” 100 character stories coined “twabbles,” as well as Norm's own Bbardles, songs based on story themes. Original cover art accompanies every episode.
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Stories feature on the Drabblecast are generally narrated by charismatic host, humorist, and musician Norm Sherman. A full production, the Drabblecast features multiple voice actors, music, and foley effects. The podcast has a finely tuned 'voice' that crosses all genres, including horror, science fiction, fantasy and 'other.' Special features include 100-word stories called, “drabbles,” 100 character stories coined “twabbles,” as well as Norm's own Bbardles, songs based on story themes. Original cover art accompanies every episode.

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English


Episodes

Drabblecast Director’s Cut Special: Jimmy’s Roadside Cafe

8/16/2018
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“Birds Are What Come After.” Norm and author Ramsey Shehadeh talk about Mr. Rogers, the apocalypse, and his hit Drabblecast story, “Jimmy’s Roadside Cafe,” in this week’s Drabbecast Director’s Cut Special! The post Drabblecast Director’s Cut Special: Jimmy’s Roadside Cafe appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:01:01:34

Drabblecast Director’s Cut Special: Flying On My Hatred of My Neighbor’s Dog

8/7/2018
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“The Man and the Legend.” Norm and author Shaenon Garrity sit down to talk about Electrical Power Ghosts vs Regular-ass Ghosts, comedy and genre fiction, the power of hate, and her listener-requested hit “Flying on My Hatred of My Neighbor’s Dog” as this week’s Relaunch Prelaunch episode. I know my neighbor’s dog as a bark: […] The post Drabblecast Director’s Cut Special: Flying On My Hatred of My Neighbor’s Dog appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:56:07

Inside Drabblecast Audio

7/30/2018
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Ever wonder how a Drabblecast story gets produced? Wonder no more! Assuming you listen to this special look Inside Drabblecast Audio Production! The post Inside Drabblecast Audio appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:01:36:42

Drabblecast Presents: Inside Drabblecast Audio

7/30/2018
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Norm breaks down the nuances of audio fiction production. Based on fan questions. Ever wonder how a Drabblecast story gets produced? Wonder no more! Assuming you listen to this special look Inside Drabblecast Audio Production! The post Drabblecast Presents: Inside Drabblecast Audio appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:01:36:42

Drabblecast Presents: Inside Drabblecast Audio

7/30/2018
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Ever wonder how a Drabblecast story gets produced? Wonder no more! (Assuming you listen to this special: Inside Drabblecast Audio Production!) The post Drabblecast Presents: Inside Drabblecast Audio appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:01:09:10

Drabblecast Presents: Bases Covered

7/24/2018
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In this week’s Relaunch Prelaunch chunk of musical joy: A Drabblecast musical classic. A fake album that unites all faiths or lack there of into one marketable sales campaign… The post Drabblecast Presents: Bases Covered appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:07:58

The Drabblecast: 10 Years of Strange Stories (Part II)

7/17/2018
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Part II of the Drabblecast: 10 Years of Strange Stories. The Drabblecast has several editorial shifts, starts winning awards, and becomes the premier weird fiction podcast in the world. Listen to the concluding historical retrospective of how the Drabblecast became the remarkable fiction market that it is today. The post The Drabblecast: 10 Years of Strange Stories (Part II) appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:01:08:29

The Drabblecast: 10 Years of Strange Stories (Part 1)

7/14/2018
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Travel back more than a decade with us to the Drabblecast’s humble beginnings. Hear never before heard behind-the-scenes stories from Norm and other key players, as your favorite podcast became what it is today… The post The Drabblecast: 10 Years of Strange Stories (Part 1) appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:59:48

Drabblecast Director’s Cut Special: Morris and the Machine

7/7/2018
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“Often Wrong but Never Uncertain” While discussing the fan-favorite story “Morris and the Machine,” Norm and author Tim Pratt talk about time travel marital dynamics, the poisonous nature of nostalgia, and the dangers of giving Jesus a machine gun… This week on the Drabblecast Director’s Cut Author Commentary Special! The post Drabblecast Director’s Cut Special: Morris and the Machine appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:01:07:24

Drabblecast Director’s Cut Special: Morris and the Machine

7/6/2018
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“Often Wrong but Never Uncertain” While discussing the fan-favorite story “Morris and the Machine,” Norm and author Tim Pratt talk about time travel marital dynamics, the poisonous nature of nostalgia, and the dangers of giving Jesus a machine gun… This week on the Drabblecast Director’s Cut Author Commentary Special! The post Drabblecast Director’s Cut Special: Morris and the Machine appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Drabblecast Director’s Cut Special: Charlie the Purple Giraffe Was Acting Strangely

7/1/2018
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As a part of the Relaunch Prelaunch we revisit a listener favorite with special insight from the author. Our feature is a unique tale set inside a televised cartoon world. Our main character, Charlie the purple giraffe, has a disturbing and profound view of his world, one not shared by his best friend Jerry the […] The post Drabblecast Director’s Cut Special: Charlie the Purple Giraffe Was Acting Strangely appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:01:07:43

Drabblecast Director’s Cut Special: Charlie the Purple Giraffe Was Acting Strangely

6/30/2018
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As a part of the Relaunch Prelaunch we revisit a listener favorite with special insight from the author. Our feature is a unique tale set inside a televised cartoon world. Our main character, Charlie the purple giraffe, has a disturbing and profound view of his world, one not shared by his best friend Jerry the […] The post Drabblecast Director’s Cut Special: Charlie the Purple Giraffe Was Acting Strangely appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Relaunch Prelaunch – Drabblecast Director’s Cut Special: Teddy Bears and Tea Parties

6/26/2018
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As a part of the Relaunch Prelaunch we revisit a listener favorite with special insight from the author. Shadows move on the mantelpiece and the end tables. She freezes. The family pictures are moving. Brass frames buckling into bow-shaped mouths. They want to eat her. Don’t be scared, she says. Of course they’re hungry. […] The post Relaunch Prelaunch – Drabblecast Director’s Cut Special: Teddy Bears and Tea Parties appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:36:52

The Relaunch Prelaunch

6/22/2018
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“That is Not Dead, Which Can Eternal Lie.” The Drabblecast is back in business, with ambitious plans that you won’t want to miss hearing about in this Relaunch Prelaunch metacast. The post The Relaunch Prelaunch appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:06:13

Drabblecast 386 – Garen and The Hound

1/2/2017
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The veils of madness parted, and Garen the Undreaming found himself once again lucid. His body ached from ears to toes. He jogged, the sun on his left shoulder, and a bitter wind blew at his back that his heavy … read more The post Drabblecast 386 – Garen and The Hound appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:26:04

Drabblecast 385 – The Innsmouth of the South

12/11/2016
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At R’lyeh Funland, you never entered the tower unless summoned. That’s because our boss, Mr. Whatley (no relation to those Whatleys–you know the ones), only called people up for one of three things: to chew you out, scapegoat you, or … read more The post Drabblecast 385 – The Innsmouth of the South appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:45:21

Drabblecast 384 – The Cats of Ulthar

12/5/2016
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It is said that in Ulthar, which lies beyond the river Skai, no man may kill a cat; and this I can verily believe as I gaze upon him who sitteth purring before the fire. For the cat is cryptic, … read more The post Drabblecast 384 – The Cats of Ulthar appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Duration:00:15:55

Drabblecast 383 – SUN MOON CAT MAN

9/5/2016
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“What have we got, Sergeant Kelley?” I ask, tired and bored from a long day of doing very little. I was just about to go home to my empty flat. These days it’s not so different from the police station. … read more The post Drabblecast 383 – SUN MOON CAT MAN appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Drabblecast 382 – Down the Well

8/20/2016
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“I enjoy watching children,” she said. “It comforts me to remember that I too was a child once, and one day they too will be old.” Her shiny olive skin was firm, but even the best youth-treatments couldn’t hide the … read more The post Drabblecast 382 – Down the Well appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Drabblecast 380 – The Four Generations of Chang E

4/21/2016
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In the final days of Earth as we knew it, Chang E won the moon lottery. For Earthlings who were neither rich nor well-connected, the lottery was the only way to get on the Lunar Habitation Programme. (This was the … read more The post Drabblecast 380 – The Four Generations of Chang E appeared first on The Drabblecast.