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The Call of Cthulhu Mystery Program is live tabletop roleplaying turned into a 1930s radio serial. What dark deeds unfold on the streets of Arkham? And which unwitting souls - innocent or impure - will succumb to the maddening call... OF CTHULHU! Meet Sam; a cagey ex-Federal Agent, Deloris; the obsessive book dealer, Hank; a noble farmboy, Cyril; the smooth-talking jazz man, and Father Grandfather; a mad bible salesman. These five housemates of dubious moral fiber band together to solve a murder most foul and risk their very sanity as their trail leads them into a realm of nightmares.

The Call of Cthulhu Mystery Program is live tabletop roleplaying turned into a 1930s radio serial. What dark deeds unfold on the streets of Arkham? And which unwitting souls - innocent or impure - will succumb to the maddening call... OF CTHULHU! Meet Sam; a cagey ex-Federal Agent, Deloris; the obsessive book dealer, Hank; a noble farmboy, Cyril; the smooth-talking jazz man, and Father Grandfather; a mad bible salesman. These five housemates of dubious moral fiber band together to solve a murder most foul and risk their very sanity as their trail leads them into a realm of nightmares.
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The Call of Cthulhu Mystery Program is live tabletop roleplaying turned into a 1930s radio serial. What dark deeds unfold on the streets of Arkham? And which unwitting souls - innocent or impure - will succumb to the maddening call... OF CTHULHU! Meet Sam; a cagey ex-Federal Agent, Deloris; the obsessive book dealer, Hank; a noble farmboy, Cyril; the smooth-talking jazz man, and Father Grandfather; a mad bible salesman. These five housemates of dubious moral fiber band together to solve a murder most foul and risk their very sanity as their trail leads them into a realm of nightmares.

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Trailer - Series 2: The Terrible Secret of Lot X - All Episodes Out Now!

5/6/2019
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Wealthy occultist, Estelle Thorpe’s latest auction win proves to be a Pandora’s Box of horror. To solve the paranormal mysteries she’s uncovered, she’s assembled an unlikely crew of curiosity-seekers: Moses; mountain man turned renowned novelist, Cherry; a flapper who’s more than she seems, Oswald; a hobo king, Anjana; Estelle’s cunning assistant, and Kenneth; a notorious gambler. Together they encounter monsters above and below and an unholy conspiracy that threatens to shred their sanity...

Duration:00:03:48

The Cthulhu Q&A - Submission Date Extended!

4/19/2019
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Coming soon: The Cthulhu Q&A - in which the cast and crew of The Terrible Secret of Lot X gather round to answer YOUR burning questions. Submit your questions by Sunday, May 12th - just e-mail cthulhu@nerdyshow.com Bring our slimy stories home with you! Shirts, mugs, notebooks, and more are now available on our TeePublic store - just head to https://nerdyshow.com/teepublic What’s more - if you head over to our Patreon (https://patreon.com/nerdyshow), there’s some delectable discounts you...

Duration:00:03:55

Part 10 :: Loose Ends

3/13/2019
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Estelle Thorpe’s motley band of curiosity seekers uncovered more than they bargained for. Their fanciful investigation of occult curios led to a madwoman’s plot to summon an unholy entity. Miraculously, the team staved off the apocalypse and survived... but not unscathed… Now that the immediate danger has passed, they've got more than a few questions about the sinister and disturbing whys and wherefores that set them on this dire quest in the first place. Are there answers to be found? And...

Duration:00:59:42

Part 9 :: Curtain Call

2/27/2019
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Though the conspirators are gone - the madness unleashed lives on! The veil between our world and… another place are thin and the vile, theatrical ritual to summon The King in Yellow persists. Do our inexperienced investigators stand a chance in hell of repelling the walking, waking nightmare to come, or will they give in to the delirium and gibbering inflicted upon those who have truly seen the unseen? One way or another, this episode is really gonna bring the house down. Get Call of...

Duration:00:47:05

Part 8 :: Dénouement

2/13/2019
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The theatre is a magical place. A place where fact becomes fiction, fantasy becomes flesh… the human experience is laid bare! Fitting then that Boston’s Monarch Theater should be the site of a horrendous ritual that also happens to be a stage play... a diabolical work called The King in Yellow. If performed, it wouldn't just be the dénouement for our heroes, but perhaps the world as we know it. Written & Performed by: Luke Stram – The Keeper Cap Blackard | boR | Nicky Holland | Joshua...

Duration:00:46:31

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1/30/2019
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Duration:00:05:57

Part 7 :: Dust to Dust

1/16/2019
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Demons from the sky, grotesque nightmares, and arcane sciences that can make flesh dust and flesh again - these are but the most recent horrors faced by our ill-fated investigators. However, this intrepid team is hot on the trail of the possible source of their woes: a remote cabin in the Bolton woods. Credits: Written & Performed by: Luke Stram – The Keeper Cap Blackard | boR | Nicky Holland | Joshua LaForge | John Sebastian LaValle Cast (In Order of Appearance): Cap Blackard as The...

Duration:00:42:05

Part 6 :: Nightmares & Interludes

1/2/2019
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Having stolen occult materials, our investigators flee the scene - but there’s no escaping the terrifying trappings of this case: a flying monster descended from the sky, landed on the moving automobile, and abducted Estelle Thorpe. Now, at a complete loss for words and some loss of sanity, her friends head back to Thorpe Manor to regroup. For links and more info, head to the main episode page: https://nerdyshow.com/2019/01/call-of-cthulhu-6-nightmares-interludes Credits: Written &...

Duration:00:41:56

Part 5 :: From Above

12/19/2018
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Locked away in the Elias Estate are the eclectic and dangerous sundries of Charles Pell. Mountain man Moses, Kenneth the gambler, and Oswald the hobo king, detecting some foul play (or was it horseplay?) have staged a mid-day break-in in hopes of some answers. Meanwhile, Estelle, Anjana, and Cherry set up a cheerful little picnic at the head of the drive, sharing occult follies and metaphysical memories, ready to sound the alarm in case trouble arrives. For links and more info, head to the...

Duration:00:46:13

Part 4 :: Chicanery at the Tannery

12/5/2018
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The contents of Pell Estate Lot X have revealed a labyrinth of mystery… and pain. Already dead ends and dire dealings have befallen our investigators in their search for answers. However, they’ve made a chilling revelation that might shed some light on the darkened path ahead: if the contents of one man’s automobile can unleash such hell, what horrors hide in the rest of his estate? For links and more info, head to the main episode page:...

Duration:00:47:13

Part 3 :: The Price of Knowing

11/21/2018
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Housed within the hallowed halls of the Miskatonic University library is one of the few known copies of TheNecronomicon - a tome of the unknown - of death, and power. Seekers of arcane knowledge are drawn to it. So it should be no surprise that Estelle Thorpe’s path has led her here. While half of the troupe journey to the wilds of Essex, Ms. Thorpe is accompanied by gambler, Kenneth Roger, and good time girl, Cherry Featherbottom, to consult the impossibly rare book. A book which the late...

Duration:00:40:02

Part 2 :: X Marks the Spot

11/7/2018
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Estelle Thorpe, a wealthy seeker of occult secrets, has unearthed a mystery and assembled an unlikely crew of curiosity-bound compatriots to solve it. The quandary? An auction win of unusual items including an account a of a missing boy in the town of Essex and a map pointing to the woods in the West. While Ms. Thorpe follows a lead to Miskatonic University, her assistant Anjana, escorts war-worn mountain man, turned celebrated author, Moses Cubbenfield and self-styled "Hobo King" Oswald...

Duration:00:40:34

Part 1 :: The Dark Bidding

10/24/2018
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Wealthy occultist, Estelle Thorpe's latest auction win is an unusual one to say the least: a collection of sordid sundries that could unlock great secrets... or a Pandora's Box of horror. To solve the paranormal mysteries she's uncovered, Ms. Thorpe has assembled an unlikely crew of curiosity-seekers: Moses; mountain man turned renowned novelist, Cherry; a floozie who's more than she seems, Oswald; a hobo king, Estelle's cunning assistant Anjana, and Kenneth; a notorious gambler. Will they...

Duration:00:45:52

Series 2 :: Meet the Cast

10/24/2018
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Before you dive into the insanity of improvised audio drama horror, meet the crew of The Call of Cthulhu Mystery Program and learn a little bit about how the Call of Cthulhu RPG system works. Our original season of The Call of Cthulhu Mystery Program was meant to be a one-off, but raving lunatics that you are, you were ravenous for more! Join producer and performer, Cap Blackard for a discussion about bringing the show back, Keeper Luke Stram shares how Call of Cthulhu 7th Edition has...

Duration:00:12:07

Part 8 :: Behold, The Mother!

10/19/2015
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The quest to solve one murder has become much more than our investigators could ever have imagined. In the occultist squalor of the Hetfield estate, Father Grandfather stumbled upon a plot to conjure forth The Mother of Pus – a horrifying being beyond the realm of human comprehension. There, in that rotting house, a demon spawn struck; and was dealt with by the Father's own brand of fiery justice. Baffled by the inexplicable horrors they've born witness to, Sam, Hank, Deloras and Cyril...

Duration:00:48:39

Part 7 :: The Hetfield Horror

10/16/2015
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Our investigators stand on the precipice of answers or oblivion in this hellish mystery. Having learned of their murdered housemate's double life, they've traveled to her home town: the rural village of Dunwich. The locals have warned that Hillary Hetfield, the mother of the deceased, is crazed - and someone, or something has been roaming the countryside desiccating pets and livestock. The party drives deeper into the rural land toward the Hetfield house; unnerved and ready for trouble. For...

Duration:00:32:41

Part 6 :: The Truth's Slimy Trail

10/12/2015
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The renters at Big Mama's Boarding House have uncovered a dark secret. The young woman they knew as Hannah Pickering was but a mask worn by her true self: the debased and tormented Miriam Hetfield. Having read Miriam's haunting diary, Cyril and Deloras, along with the deranged Father Grandfather, return to the boarding house to share their grim discovery with Sam and Hank Jr. It's now daybreak and the morning sun finds them considering the twisted past of their deceased friend, and the...

Duration:00:34:49

Part 5 :: The Sordid Shadow Within

10/11/2015
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The deceased typist, Hannah Pickering, is not what she seems! In her housemates' investigation of the poor girl's murder, Cyril and Deloras find themselves in the slums where "Hannah" goes by the name Miriam and has a tawdry reputation. They hope to discover more as they venture up to her attic apartment. Meanwhile, after examining the scene of the crime, Ex-Federal agent Spade is convinced the young woman died from a bear attack - even though experienced tracker Hank Jr. can find no proof...

Duration:00:32:06

Part 4 :: Hot Leads and Dirty Deeds

10/4/2015
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The housemates of Big Mama's Boarding House have split up in their investigation of their murdered acquaintance, Hannah Pickering. Ex-Federal Agent Spade and Hank Jr. are canvassing the countryside surrounding the murder site: a farm house and putrid public dump. Meanwhile, smooth-talking Cyril and dapper Miss Delaney, head to an address found on a page torn from Hannah's diary. The whereabouts of the crazed bible salesman Father Grandfather are unknown. For links and more info, head to the...

Duration:00:29:08

Part 3 :: Divide and Conquer

10/3/2015
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Following the mysterious murder of Hannah Pickering, her housemates have been conscripted by Arkham Police Detective Hardin to see if they can discover any leads. Ex-Federal Agent Sam Spade heads the novice task force and together they travel to the site of Miss Pickering's murder – a rural roadside near the city dump, where, not twelve hours prior, the discovery of her desecrated body shook a young police officer to his very core. Meanwhile, the crazed Bible salesman, Father Grandfather,...

Duration:00:27:35