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Peculiar Pet Tales

Storytelling Podcasts

***June 2024 Peculiar Pet Tales Relaunch...beginning with Compass, a short story about a retired war dog. Re-podcasting once a month for now!*** Author-read tales of peculiar pets range from the merely unusual to the otherworldly. For adults, a phantasmagoria of short stories. For precocious young readers, The Life of Peculiar Cat Burglar in seven episodes and Ryan’s Dog, Serious whose young owner combats his OCD with help from his stellar doggy friend, Sirius. Please like, follow and share your thoughts @Peculiar Pet Tales Podcasts. Thanks for coming on this creative ride with me! Photos: Darius Krause for Peculiar, Cole Keister for Pentimento, Alex Azabache for Serious.

Location:

Canada

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***June 2024 Peculiar Pet Tales Relaunch...beginning with Compass, a short story about a retired war dog. Re-podcasting once a month for now!*** Author-read tales of peculiar pets range from the merely unusual to the otherworldly. For adults, a phantasmagoria of short stories. For precocious young readers, The Life of Peculiar Cat Burglar in seven episodes and Ryan’s Dog, Serious whose young owner combats his OCD with help from his stellar doggy friend, Sirius. Please like, follow and share your thoughts @Peculiar Pet Tales Podcasts. Thanks for coming on this creative ride with me! Photos: Darius Krause for Peculiar, Cole Keister for Pentimento, Alex Azabache for Serious.

Language:

English

Contact:

5147917936


Episodes
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Ryan's Dog, Serious: Final

7/2/2024
An uplifting ending to Ryan’s stellar battle with his inner demons.

Duration:00:18:36

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Ryan's Dog, Serious: Four

6/30/2024
Demons and locusts await Ryan and Mel in Pandemonium.

Duration:00:19:11

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Ryan's Dog, Serious: Five

6/30/2024
Ryan reaches the fiery Corrida...only to find that there’s no escaping the giant scorpion.

Duration:00:16:51

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Ryan's Dog, Serious: Three

6/28/2024
Will Ryan save Mel from the Well of Worry or panic and return to Elsewhere?

Duration:00:28:00

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Ryan's Dog, Serious: One

6/22/2024
Our storyteller, Melinda, meets Ryan and from the start, strange things start to happen. An accommodating tree trunk transports them to the Dog Star, Sirius. Once there, they begin their journey to the Mine of the Mind (Ryan’s mind) where all the prickly fears of Ryan’s obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) will come to life.

Duration:00:45:28

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Ryan's Dog, Serious: Two

6/22/2024
En route to the Mine of the Mind, Mel and Ryan realize that they’re not alone. Two dwarf stars have hitched a ride on their backs—literally! Meantime, they discover that Elsewhere isn’t a place at all....

Duration:00:22:29

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Pentimento

6/20/2024
A painter’s subject comes to life...spooky?...a little. Peculiar?...definitely. Pentimento is a term used in art to describe when a painter changes his or her mind and paints over a part of their painting. The painter is said to have repented. The rather moody painter in this short story changes her mind and repents...and when she does, her late beloved dog returns to her. (Photo by Cole Keister)

Duration:00:33:01

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Ryan's Dog, Serious

6/20/2024
Ryan, suffering from OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder) attracts the attention of a kind-hearted goddess who sends the Dog Star, Sirius, to help the 14-year-old overcome his affliction. An adventure for middle school and anyone who loves a good fantasy read. In six episodes.

Duration:00:05:21

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Dead Cat Bounce

6/20/2024
DEAD CAT BOUNCE...a funny spooky short story--complete with creepy music and a ghost cat who identifies a killer...so...a happy ending. **REPRISE**

Duration:00:43:21

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Compass

6/17/2024
A short story about a father and son who find their way back to each other by means of a war dog...a dog who represents to both father and son promises broken and promises kept. Set in the 1960s.

Duration:00:44:51

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A Knight of Cadiz: Four

6/29/2022
Raleigh discovers Clara’s true identity and tricks Essex into revealing more about his treachery against the Queen.

Duration:00:17:54

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A Knight of Cadiz: Three

6/17/2022
Lord Essex forces Clara into a horse race with nearly fatal consequences.

Duration:00:18:52

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A Knight of Cadiz: Two

6/4/2022
Now incognito in England, Clara’s skill with horses brings her to the Queen’s attention.

Duration:00:18:42

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A Knight of Cadiz: One

5/27/2022
In 1596, Clara Mendoza, a young farm girl, flees Spain and certain death after killing an Elizabethan knight.

Duration:00:29:12

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Compass

4/22/2022
A homeless war veteran and his war dog restore a young man’s broken relationship with his father.

Duration:00:44:51

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Dead Cat Bounce

3/24/2022
A ghost cat interrupts a seance and names a killer so...a happy ending.

Duration:00:43:16

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Ryan's Dog, Serious: Final Episode

2/23/2022
An uplifting ending to Ryan's stellar battle with his inner demons!

Duration:00:18:36

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Ryan's Dog, Serious: Episode Five

2/8/2022
Ryan reaches the fiery Corrida...only to find that there's no escaping the giant scorpion.

Duration:00:16:51

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Ryan's Dog, Serious: Episode Four

1/31/2022
Demons and locusts await Ryan and Mel in Pandemonium.

Duration:00:19:11

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Ryan's Dog, Serious: Episode Three

1/24/2022
Will Ryan get Mel out of the Well of Worry or panic and return to Elsewhere?

Duration:00:28:00