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The best short fiction, handpicked by the best voice in podcasting. In every episode, host LeVar Burton (Roots, Reading Rainbow, Star Trek) invites you to take a break from your daily life, and dive into a great story. LeVar’s narration blends with gorgeous soundscapes to bring stories by Neil Gaiman, Haruki Murakami, Octavia Butler, Ray Bradbury and more to life. So, if you’re ready, let’s take a deep breath...
 
THE TRUTH makes movies for your ears. They're short stories that are sometimes dark, sometimes funny, and always intriguing. Every story is different, but they all take you to unexpected places using only sound. If you're new, some good starting places are: Silvia's Blood, That's Democracy, Moon Graffiti, Tape Delay, or whatever's most recent. Listening with headphones is encouraged! We're a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
 
Our greatest actors transport us through the magic of fiction, one short story at a time. Sometimes funny. Always moving. Selected Shorts connects you to the world with a rich diversity of voices from literature, film, theater, and comedy. New episodes every Thursday. Produced and distributed by Symphony Space.
 
Expand your horizons with this collection of hand-picked classic short stories and tales by writers like Jack London, Guy de Maupassant, Louisa May Alcott, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his Sherlock Holmes mysteries, H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allen Poe, Ray Bradbury, Hans Christian Anderson, Ambrose Bierce, and many others. These fast-paced stories are chosen for their unique flavor, are suitable for all ages and tastes, and provide a window to a time when writers knew how to tell great stories usi ...
 
Having trouble sleeping? Join Yoga and meditation teacher Kathryn Nicolai for bedtime stories where nothing much happens to help you relax and sleep peacefully. The stories are a soft landing spot for your mind. Rather than letting your brain race through the same thoughts you’ve been chasing all day, we are taking a detour to a calm and comfy place. We tell the story twice and go a bit slower the second time. Buy the book now! http://hyperurl.co/NothingMuchHappens
 
These aren't the stories your mother used to tell you ... no, these are The Other Stories. The Other Stories is a weekly short story podcast. A modern take on The Twilight Zone, Tales From The Crypt, or The Outer Limits. Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller, WTF stories delivered right to your podcast feed every Monday morning.
 
I'm Nila, and I have stories to tell you. Stories in the genres of science fiction, fantasy, horror, fairy tale, mystery, and mythology. Mortals wield godly powers, eggs appear out of enchanted pockets, sentient substances are invented, and stars are incubated in the hearts of humans. Welcome to Storyfeather.
 
In Dead Pilots Society, scripts that were developed by studios and networks but were never produced are given the table reads they deserve. Starring actors you know and love from television and film, a live audience, and a good time in which no one gets notes, no one is fired, and everyone laughs. Presented by Andrew Reich (Friends; Worst Week) Ben Blacker (The Writers Panel podcast; co-creator, Thrilling Adventure Hour), and Noah Findling (The New York Times, Comedy Central).
 
Every week, join award-winning narrator B.J. Harrison as he narrates the greatest stories the world has ever known. From the jungles of South America to the Mississippi Delta, from Victorian England to the sands of the Arabian desert, join us on a fantastic journey through the words of the world's greatest authors. Critically-acclaimed and highly recommended for anyone who loves a good story with plenty of substance.
 
A fairy tale podcast for kids about extraordinary women from all over the world. Based on the bestselling series Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, each episode explores the lives of women from the books, encouraging young listeners to ask questions and explore their interests. Each episode is narrated by real-life women who are pioneers, creators, champions, and leaders.
 
Enjoy our reading of short and novel length classic stories of home and hearth from. master storyteller Jon Hagadorn. 1001 Greatest Love Stories features tales of life, love, faith, and humor-all of which are wonderfully produced and chosen to entertain listeners.. New episodes arrive every Sunday night at 8 pm ET.. In addition to a wide variety of classic short stories from women authors we are currently adding full length novels including THE GREAT GATSBY and ANNE OF GREEN GABLES.
 
Hosted by Jon Hagadorn, 1001 Stories For The Road is bringing back adventure with stories like "Treasure Island", "The Hound of the Baskervilles", "Tarzan of the Apes", "King Solomon's Mines", "The 39 Steps", "The Call of the Wild"- and many more. These stories are classic for a reason- they are great! And they are family friendly. We appreciate reviews-thank you!
 
New discoveries, everyday mysteries, and the science behind the headlines — all in about 10 minutes, every weekday. It's science for everyone, using a lot of creativity and a little humor. Join host Maddie Sofia for science on a different wavelength.
 
Your Tale Teller brings you horror, mystery, intrigue, and all in all Storytelling fun! Join me, your Aussie Tale Teller narrating a HUGE variety of stories from an almost endless set of genre's. There is literally a story for everyone on this Podcast and I can't wait to bring them to your lovely ears. What stories do I share? Nosleep Creepypasta Classic Horror Fiction Folk Stories Remastered Old Time Radio Episodes Culturally specific Folk Tales and Research Pieces Paranormal and Ghost Stor ...
 
Ron’s Amazing Stories is a weekly podcast. We play classic short stories, old time radio and much more. Do you have a story that you want to tell? Ron will read it on the show or you can tell it for yourself! Also, we do interviews with authors, radio personalities, actors and even an NBA all-star. Tune in each week to find out what are Ron’s Amazing Stories!
 
Hollywood and Crime is a ground-breaking true crime series about the most infamous murders in Tinseltown history. In The Black Dahlia Serial Killers, host Tracy Pattin investigates the sensational unsolved murder of Elizabeth Short. Known as the Black Dahlia, Short was a star-struck young woman whose body was found completely severed at the waist in January 1947. Many remember her tragic story, yet few know that more than a dozen other women died in similar circumstances around that same time.
 
A good story can take you anywhere. Every week Little Stories Everywhere will bring you magical, adventurous, fantastical tales to excite your imagination and carry you and your family members to new places around the world. Hosted by Oscar-nominated actor Virginia Madsen and celebrated voice actor Robbie Daymond, stories will include timeless classics as well as brand-new tales.
 
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Caregivers in the "Sandwich Generation" have reported a steep decline in mental health, as did others who had to juggle changes in the amount of caregiving they had to provide to loved ones. Caregivers have struggled with anxiety, depression and PTSD at rates much higher than those without caregiving roles. NPR correspondent Rhitu Chatterjee talks …
 
Holmes and Watson come to differences with Scotland Yard's LeStrade over who apparently murdered an old builder. Get all of our shows at one website: https://.1001storiespodcast.com REVIEWS NEEDED . My email works as well for comments: 1001storiespodcast@gmail.com SUPPORT OUR SHOW BY BECOMING A PATRON! https://.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork. Its t…
 
Flash Fiction 2021 Summer Collection by The Casket of Fictional Delights – ‘Blooming Hell’ by Sandra Purdy a guest author read by Richard Hodder. A comical and sinister tale. The post Flash Fiction 2021 Summer Collection – Blooming Hell appeared first on The Casket of Fictional Delights.By Sandra Purdy
 
Hi, I’m Stewart Spinks, and welcome to Episode 167 of my podcast, Beekeeping Short and Sweet. In This Week's Podcast: Have you ever tried to move bee hives? Just a couple of feet or maybe a hundred miles, either way it needs careful consideration, sometimes it goes well, other times, well let's just say you have to put it down to experience! Sponso…
 
Guest host Meg Wolitzer presents three stories about profound and unexpected connections between people—territory she herself covers a lot as a writer. Old enemies meet in Lauren Groff’s “Once,” performed by Cynthia Nixon. Old friends come together and wonder what might have been in Rachel Khong’s “Slow and Steady,” performed by Hettienne Park. And…
 
Play as a tiny crow with a huge sword, tasked with reaping souls in a world in which no one has died for hundreds of years. Death’s Door is a top-down exploration and combat focused action adventure game in the mold of the Legend of Zelda, from developers Acid Nerve (the developers of Titan Souls) and published by Devolver Digital. You can find Dea…
 
A question we're being asked quite a lot is whether the extra lengths we're going to in terms of hygiene to protect us from COVID-19 might cause us immune problems later because we're living lives that are too clean. This is the basis of what's dubbed the "hygiene hypothesis". But a report out this week says that, actually, it's the environment we'…
 
Warner Hattersley has always been a student of the dark and macabre corners of the human mind, but when he stumbles upon a black-market technology, he learns just how dangerous obsession can become. Written by Dexter Mcleod (https://www.twitter.com/DexterMcLeod) Narrated by James Barnett (https://twitter.com/jimmyhorrors) Edited by Duncan Muggleton…
 
In 1945 the Chicago Cubs baseball team was trying to end a many years long losing streak and it was game 4 of the playoffs taking place right there in Chicago. Just before that game, which would have clinched it for them, a local bar owner bought a ticket for himself and his pet goat only to discover that the goat, which he had brought for good luc…
 
Two great radio ghost stories from the BBC. Get all of our shows at one website: https://.1001storiespodcast.com REVIEWS NEEDED . My email works as well for comments: 1001storiespodcast@gmail.com SUPPORT OUR SHOW BY BECOMING A PATRON! https://.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork. Its time I started asking for support! Thank you. Its a few dollars a mont…
 
After the roadside shooting, Alan and David flee, finally coming to the home of Alan's benefactor, James of the Glen, who has already been informed of the murder and believes Alan and David are involved. YOUR REVIEWS AT APPLE/ITUNES ARE NEEDED AND APPRECIATED! Copy and Paste the highlighted links to your Apple or Android Devices for free listening:…
 
The Scarlet Pimpernel is the first romance/adventure novel in a series of historical fiction by Baroness Orczy,, published in 1905. It was written after her stage play of the same title enjoyed a long run in London, having opened in Nottingham in 1903. The novel is set during the Reign of Terror in France following the start of the French Revolutio…
 
Two great radio ghost stories from the BBC. Get all of our shows at one website: https://.1001storiespodcast.com REVIEWS NEEDED . My email works as well for comments: 1001storiespodcast@gmail.com SUPPORT OUR SHOW BY BECOMING A PATRON! https://.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork. Its time I started asking for support! Thank you. Its a few dollars a mont…
 
Each story of the Bailey years started with a phone call from an insurance executive, calling on Johnny to investigate an unusual claim. Each story required Johnny to travel to some distant locale, usually within the United States but sometimes abroad, where he was almost always threatened with personal danger in the course of his investigations. J…
 
The Scarlet Pimpernel is the first romance/adventure novel in a series of historical fiction by Baroness Orczy,, published in 1905. It was written after her stage play of the same title enjoyed a long run in London, having opened in Nottingham in 1903. The novel is set during the Reign of Terror in France following the start of the French Revolutio…
 
After the roadside shooting, Alan and David flee, finally coming to the home of Alan's benefactor, James of the Glen, who has already been informed of the murder and believes Alan and David are involved. YOUR REVIEWS AT APPLE/ITUNES ARE NEEDED AND APPRECIATED! Copy and Paste the highlighted links to your Apple or Android Devices for free listening:…
 
The Duke's son is missing and Holmes and Watson take the case- which leads to a very unusual conclusion. Get all of our shows at one website: https://.1001storiespodcast.com REVIEWS NEEDED . My email works as well for comments: 1001storiespodcast@gmail.com SUPPORT OUR SHOW BY BECOMING A PATRON! https://.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork. Its time I st…
 
A river adventure down the Danube turns dark, when an eerie presence is felt in the willows… Algernon Blackwood, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. Thank you to all of our financial supporters. We couldn’t do this without you. We really try make your support worth your while. For a fiv…
 
Italian Fae Fairy Stories | Myrtle and The Pueronto [Audio Book] 💸 Donate and help the show improve: www.patreon.com/SFGT 📻 iTunes Review: apple.co/2Hq0XO2 Welcome Listeners! ☕ G’day Gday you lovelies. Today’s episode topic is, Italian Fairy Tales! Yup! And I’ve got my Red Balloon, Rubeus tea, and am ready to share the tales! Our first story is Myr…
 
Author : Sarah Gailey Narrator : Trendane Sparks Host : Mur Lafferty Audio Producer : Adam Pracht Discuss on Forums Tiger Lawyer Gets It Right originally appeared in Escape Pod: The Science Fiction Anthology in November 2020. One scene of gore, violence and death. A few A-grade curses. Tiger Lawyer Gets It Right By Sarah Gailey Vladislav […] Source…
 
On Ron’s Amazing Stories we have a pretty odd collection of tales that range from strange music that has no source, to a haunting train whistle, and then a presence that really loves its pink shed. Our featured story comes from the OTR series Light’s Out. Now, I’ll bet you think it is going to be horror. You would be wrong! It is a science fiction …
 
Get to know ski mountaineer Hilaree Nelson, who read us the story of her friend Kit DesLauriers, the first person to ski from the summit of the highest mountain on all seven continents! Hilaree tells us about her adventures in the Himalayas, and why she loves pursuing such challenging sports. She also tells us her tricks for overcoming doubt and pu…
 
We have a great after show interview for you! It’s an enlightening conversation with Hilary Winston (My Name Is Earl, Community) & Mat Harawitz (Angie Tribeca, Will & Grace) writers of last week’s episode, Common Areas. Hilary spills some life changing advice she got from Kerry Washington in college and tails from her first staff writer job on The …
 
On Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed its guidance on wearing masks. Short Wave co-host Maddie Sofia and NPR health correspondent Allison Aubrey explain what's changed and why. Plus, the latest on the Delta variant, a highly transmissible strain of the coronavirus. Want to see how widespread COVID-19 is in your local co…
 
Each story of the Bailey years started with a phone call from an insurance executive, calling on Johnny to investigate an unusual claim. Each story required Johnny to travel to some distant locale, usually within the United States but sometimes abroad, where he was almost always threatened with personal danger in the course of his investigations. J…
 
Fire has always been part of California's landscape. But long before the vast blazes of recent years, Native American tribes held controlled burns that cleared out underbrush, encouraged new plant growth, and helped manage wildfires. It's a tradition that disappeared with the arrival of Western settlers. NPR climate correspondent Lauren Sommer expl…
 
The Monster Maker | 1944 Science Fiction Horror Story! 💸 Donate and help the show improve: www.patreon.com/SFGT 📻 iTunes Review: apple.co/2Hq0XO2 Welcome Listeners! ☕ G’day gday you lovely listeners. It’s still pouring down in good old WA, and the rain isn’t letting up. So yep another short intro, but the benefit is, you get to jump right into your…
 
Once upon a time, there was a girl who loved adventure, exploring nature, and dreamt of skiing down the tallest mountains in the world. Her name was Kit DesLauriers, a determined young woman with a fierce curiosity to explore the tallest mountaintops — and then ski freely down the slopes. Kit was the first person to ski all Seven Summits, the first…
 
Tessa Hadley reads her story “Coda,” from the August 2, 2021, issue of the magazine. Hadley has published ten books of fiction, including the story collection “Bad Dreams and Other Stories” and the novel “Late In the Day,” which was published in 2019. She is a winner of the 2016 Wyndham-Campbell literature prize.…
 
Hosted and narrated by John Stamos, The Grand Scheme: Snatching Sinatra is a complicated, nuanced story of one imperfect man trying to redeem himself by pulling off the perfect crime. Did you ever feel like everything’s broken, and it’s your job to fix it? That’s how Barry Keenan was feeling back in 1963. He was broke, unemployed, hooked on booze a…
 
When Maceo Clark wins the Child Chef World Stage Competition, his dreams come true. He’s about to be the youngest chef ever to cook in the world renowned Tagine restaurant in New York CIty. But trouble starts when the Sous Chef, Gary, gets jealous that there’s a rising star in his kitchen. What will happen when one of the foremost food critics come…
 
Hey y'all! Andie J. Christopher is here to talk about her new release Hot Under His Collar and recap the 2001 romcom Keeping the Faith! Are there problematic elements in the movie? Yes. Is the priest as hot as Andie's Father Patrick? Not quite. But this movie still f*cks! And should have ended with a throuple. We will both happily die on this hill.…
 
It's a listener questions episode! Chuck, Short Wave fan, asks, "What is the current state of earthquake prediction systems?" For some answers, Emily Kwong chats with Wendy Bohon, a geologist and Senior Science Communication Specialist for the Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS). To look at real-time seismic data from hundreds …
 
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