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Otis Jiry's Scary Stories Told in the Dark: A Horror Anthology Series

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A multiple story, horror-themed audio storytelling podcast, spun-off from Chilling Tales for Dark Nights and its popular YouTube channel of the same name. The show features master storyteller Otis Jiry, and the work of dozens of independent and previously-published contributing authors. Find this and our other great programs at: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com. We wanna make the podcast even better, help us learn how we can: https://bit.ly/2EcYbu4 For advertising opportunities please email PodcastPartnerships@Studio71us.com Privacy Policy: https://www.studio71.com/us/terms-and-conditions-use/#Privacy%20Policy

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A multiple story, horror-themed audio storytelling podcast, spun-off from Chilling Tales for Dark Nights and its popular YouTube channel of the same name. The show features master storyteller Otis Jiry, and the work of dozens of independent and previously-published contributing authors. Find this and our other great programs at: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com. We wanna make the podcast even better, help us learn how we can: https://bit.ly/2EcYbu4 For advertising opportunities please email PodcastPartnerships@Studio71us.com Privacy Policy: https://www.studio71.com/us/terms-and-conditions-use/#Privacy%20Policy

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English

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Episodes

S14E18 - "Just Axing" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

2/25/2024
Featured Authors: Chisto Healy and James Thurwell. Sometimes the worst offenders when it comes to horror are those who are monsters only underneath the most human-looking of skin. In tonight's episode, we meet a fellow who has turned a childhood trauma into an artistic pursuit...if only he can find the perfect person to share it with...and we also delve into an investigation in which a series of murders may have darker implications not just for the families, but the world at large. To watch the podcast on YouTube: http://bit.ly/ChillingEntertainmentYT Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or by using this link: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be amazing! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:00:37

S14E17 - "When the Unknown Strikes" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

2/18/2024
Featured Authors: N.M. Brown and Brandon Wills. Sometimes you just never know when something is going to get you, whether it's something just outside the edge of your vision or an old acquaintance with a long-forgotten grudge. In the first story, dealing with Alzheimer's might not be the toughest thing to deal with between a wife and a devoted husband. In the second, a teenager's ability to see strange creatures skulking around the town might be the only thing that can stop a bloodbath from ensuing. To watch the podcast on YouTube: http://bit.ly/ChillingEntertainmentYT Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or by using this link: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be amazing! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:00:03

S14E16 - "My Heart is Yours" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

2/11/2024
Featured Authors: Brian Martinez and Dominic Eagle. It's a season of love, but that doesn't mean that all's well or will end well. In this episode, we have one story in which a police detective finds himself chasing a murderer with a very strange - and perhaps even supernatural - M.O., and another in which the past catches up with a happy couple to make one very unpleasant vacation. To watch the podcast on YouTube: http://bit.ly/ChillingEntertainmentYT Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or by using this link: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be amazing! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:02:30

S14E15 - "Just Out of Sight" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

2/4/2024
Featured Authors: Warren Benedetto and Dominic Eagle. There are creatures of legend hiding just beyond the corner of your eye...or sometimes just where you least expect them to appear. In our first story, two children try to find their way home after making a gruesome discovery, knowing that there are worse things than death. In the second, an unsuspecting postman's attempt to play hero might very well be the last thing he will ever do. Start the Good Habit at https://www.tryfum.com/DARK to save 10% off the Journey Pack today. To watch the podcast on YouTube: http://bit.ly/ChillingEntertainmentYT Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or by using this link: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be amazing! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:58:22

S14E14 - "Say Ahhhhhh!" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

1/28/2024
Featured Authors: N.M. Brown and Kyle Harrison. What's that? Not feeling too well? Shame. Two stories of medical maladies to keep you wondering about that weird mark you just discovered...you know the one, right there. In the first, a man's long-suffered hearing condition is about to drive him to some extreme measures, and in the second, collecting the body of a recently deceased member of a strange reclusive estate leads to more questions than answers. Get a 3-month unlimited wireless plan for $15 at https://www.mintmobile.com/dark To watch the podcast on YouTube: http://bit.ly/ChillingEntertainmentYT Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or by using this link: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be amazing! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:07:42

S14E13 - "Life Sucks" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

1/21/2024
Featured Authors: Kyle Harrison and Dominic Eagle. Two tales of creatures in the night who will take your breath away...right after they take away everything else. In the first, a group of vampires take great care of the humans that they rescued from a great calamity...but one of their flock begins to question their benevolence. In the second, a series of grisly murders and subsequent disappearance of the bodies leads to the discovery that the murderer may not be human. To watch the podcast on YouTube: http://bit.ly/ChillingEntertainmentYT Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or by using this link: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be amazing! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:02:08

S14E12 - "Ripping Good Fun" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

1/14/2024
Featured Authors: Kyle Harrison and Finn McCool. Travel back to the days of merry old England's age of high society and dark secrets. In the first story, an eccentric toymaker's generosity turns out to be anything but on a Christmas where nothing is jolly. In the second, the physical ugliness of a strange deformity is the least of a young man's problems. To watch the podcast on YouTube: http://bit.ly/ChillingEntertainmentYT Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or by using this link: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be amazing! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:07:37

S14E11 - "We Know So You Don't Have To" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

1/7/2024
Featured Authors: Dominic Eagle and Brian Martinez. Who really pulls the strings of the world? Who is really running the show? Two stories of groups with hidden agendas to keep you up at night, the first of a medical research facility whose employees get 'promoted' in unusual ways, and the second of a town that has a society that doesn't like it when someone gives their secrets away. Get a meal for $1.49 plus $1 steaks for life at https://www.everyplate.com/podcast and use code 49dark To watch the podcast on YouTube: http://bit.ly/ChillingEntertainmentYT Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or by using this link: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be amazing! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:00:28

S14E10 - "For Old Long Scythe" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

12/31/2023
Featured Authors: Chisto Healy and Dale Thompson. Ring in the new year with a few unpleasant tales of terror, the first of two people looking for the perfect match for New Year's (and what they will do when they find that special someone), and the second of a wander ne'er-do-well who might just change his ways following an evening spent in an old church...where he may not be alone. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at https://www.betterhelp.com/horror and get on your way to being your best self To watch the podcast on YouTube: http://bit.ly/ChillingEntertainmentYT Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or by using this link: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be amazing! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:12:00

S14E09 - "Season's Screamings" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

12/24/2023
Featured Authors: Kyle Harrison and Seth Paul. Glad tidings we bring, to you in your crypt! Two spooky stories revolving around the holidays, the first of a hotel in the middle of a snow storm and its mysterious goings-on, the second of a trip for a last minute Christmas present becoming a descent into the depths of a nightmare. Start the Good Habit at https://www.tryfum.com/DARK to save 10% off the Journey Pack today. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at https://www.betterhelp.com/horror and get on your way to being your best self To watch the podcast on YouTube: http://bit.ly/ChillingEntertainmentYT Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or by using this link: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be amazing! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:03:09

S14E08 - "Bad Day, Mate" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

12/17/2023
Featured Authors: Kyle Harrison and Dale Thompson. For tonight's episode, we take a trip to Australia to find out just how much is myth and how much is deadly truth. In the first tale, a trip for a husband and wife takes a turn when a plane crash leaves the survivors stranded in a strange, unforgiving landscape. In the second, a search for a creature of legend just may go horribly right. Start the Good Habit at https://www.tryfum.com/DARK to save 10% off the Journey Pack today. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at https://www.betterhelp.com/horror and get on your way to being your best self To watch the podcast on YouTube: http://bit.ly/ChillingEntertainmentYT Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or by using this link: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be amazing! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:18:18

S14E07 - “Peel Back the Layers" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

12/10/2023
Featured Authors: Dale Thompson and Kyle Harrison. Can you trust the people around you? Could they be harboring deadly secrets under their smiles? Find out with these two tales. In the first, an avid jogger's encounter in the woods makes him think he has caught a legendary curse...but it might be a stronger curse than he can bear. In the second, a family flees persecution, but seeking freedom isn't easy when your hunter has every right to be afraid of what you can do. Head to https://www.tryfum.com/DARK and use code DARK to save an additional 10% off your order today Get a meal for $1.49 PLUS $1 steaks for life by going to https://www.everyplate.com/podcast and enter code 49dark To watch the podcast on YouTube: http://bit.ly/ChillingEntertainmentYT Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or by using this link: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be amazing! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:01:07

S14E06 - “Trapped in the Ice" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

12/3/2023
Featured Authors: Johnny Nava and Ron Riekki. Terror hunts for you in the lands of snow and ice. In the first of three stories, Johnny Nava leads you on a trip to discover what happened to a missing research team...and what caused them to go misssing. Ron Riekki hosts the second and third, in which cousins discover the horrors of the woods and why one shouldn't make snow angels, and how even despite the best of intentions you can't stop certain horrors from paying you and your family a visit. Head to https://www.tryfum.com/DARK and use code DARK to save an additional 10% off your order today Buy any 3-month Mint Mobile plan and get 3 more months FREE by going to https://www.mintmobile.com/dark To watch the podcast on YouTube: http://bit.ly/ChillingEntertainmentYT Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or by using this link: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be amazing! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:15:02

S14E05 - “Dark Alleys and Darker Corners" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

11/26/2023
Featured Author: Nicole Exposito. Sit back and enjoy the horrors that lurk in waiting in the city streets. In this full-episode story, a bartender learns that while a local bar can be a source of urban legend, the real secrets it contains can be far worse, and much deadlier than imagined. Head to https://www.tryfum.com/DARK and use code DARK to save an additional 10% off your order today To watch the podcast on YouTube: http://bit.ly/ChillingEntertainmentYT Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or by using this link: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be amazing! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:56:32

S14E04 - “Thanks(for)Giving" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

11/19/2023
Featured Authors: H.K. Reyes and Brandon Wills. Nothing like enjoying something, but when is it too much? Sit back and think about what you eat with these two tales of gluttonous ghoulishness. In the first, a teenager with some body issues finds a friend on the other side of a mirror who might just be too willing to help her. In the second, a late night incident becomes a nightmare as a young man's tastes begin to turn towards the unusual... This episode is sponsored by/brought to you by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at https://www.betterhelp.com/HORROR and get on your way to being your best self. To watch the podcast on YouTube: http://bit.ly/ChillingEntertainmentYT Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or by using this link: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be amazing! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:59:33

S14E03 - “Do We Have a Deal?" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

11/12/2023
Featured Authors: Joshua Hood and Hailey Henson. Don't make deals you can't pay back. In the first story, a fortune teller has been spending her life avoiding mirrors for very good reason. In the second, a trip to an online chat site leads to an encounter is nowhere near as pleasant as it sounded at first. Head to https://www.tryfum.com/DARK and use code DARK to save an additional 10% off your order today. Get your wireless plan for $15 a month at https://www.mintmobile.com/dark Get a meal for $1.49 plus $1 steaks at https://www.everyplate.com/podcast and use code 49dark To watch the podcast on YouTube: http://bit.ly/ChillingEntertainmentYT Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or by using this link: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be amazing! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:04:06

S14E02 - “Among the Trees" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

11/5/2023
Featured Authors: Brian Martinez and Nick Carlson. When even the plants want you dead, things are definitely afoot. Come inside before these two tales strike...the first the terrifying story of a family's attempt to get away from the world bringing them to a different world that they cannot fathom, the second a cautionary tale to handle unidentified plants with the utmost care...because a 'green thumb' isn't always a good thing. Head to https://www.tryfum.com/DARK and use code DARK to save an additional 10% off your order today. To watch the podcast on YouTube: http://bit.ly/ChillingEntertainmentYT Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or by using this link: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be amazing! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:05:00

S14E01 - “ We Want Treats" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

10/29/2023
Featured Authors: Jasper DeWitt and Brian Martinez. Halloween fun continues with the season opener, and a second set of Halloween stories. In the first, a disturbing yearly ritual has dark consequences, whether the rules are followed or not. In the second, a man who doesn't believe in Halloween fun finds out that Halloween believes in him. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at https://www.betterhelp.com/horror and get on your way to being your best self To watch the podcast on YouTube: http://bit.ly/ChillingEntertainmentYT Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or by using this link: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be amazing! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:21:28

Evil Idol: Resurrection 2023

10/28/2023
Evil Idol, Chilling Tales for Dark Nights’ voice acting competition, is back for 2023! That’s right: Evil Idol: Resurrection takes place this November! It starts Monday, November 27, with a special twist! This year, we’ve left a spot in the competition open for one of our listeners, with no prior voice acting experience, to join the fray! To claim the lucky 13th position, what you need to do is send us an email by midnight central time on Sunday, November 12, and include a vocal recording of yourself, explaining in two minutes or less, why you should compete in this year’s Evil Idol competition as our wild card candidate! Along with the vocal recording, please include your name, phone number – if applicable, your email address, a short written bio, and a headshot photograph suitable for use in your profile, if you happen to be chosen. The subject line should read: EVIL IDOL RESURRECTION WILD CARD AUDITION. The email should be sent to: natalie@chillingtalesfordarknights.com. The production team at CTFDN will choose one contestant at random out of those interested, and we will cover the cost to have you record at a local studio, so that you can sound your very best when going toe-to-toe with the other voice talents in the competition. Not only that, but you’ll be teamed up – at absolutely no cost to you – with one of the stellar authors on our team, to craft a custom tale in collaboration that will highlight your talents, and if you so choose, incorporate your ideas! So, if you’ve been dying for an opportunity to be a part of our channel and podcasts, here’s your chance! Don’t miss your opportunity, the first in several years, to join our team, and have your voice heard by thousands! And who knows? You might even WIN! Visit www.chillingtalesfordarknights.com for more details beginning the first week of November. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:36:35

S13E24 - “ They Want Tricks" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

10/22/2023
Featured Authors: Kitty Olsen and Micah Edwards. Season 13 ends with the first of two Halloween-themed episodes. In this one, Otis prepares for the season with cursed gifts with stories of their own...one a cautionary tale of taking what doesn't belong to you, and another of not being generous with what you have. Listen to I Hear Fear ad-free by joining Wondery Plus Head to https://www.tryfum.com/DARK and use code DARK to save an additional 10% off your order today. To watch the podcast on YouTube: http://bit.ly/ChillingEntertainmentYT Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or by using this link: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be amazing! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: http://bit.ly/ScaryStoriesPodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:01:20