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Episode 127: The Last Words Of Daniel Shupak by Erich William Bergmeier

Posted in Drama, Erich William Bergmeier, Science Fiction, Short Story on March 31, 2012 by dunesteef


Erich William Bergmeier invites you to a dinner party at the Shupak house. The occasion? The end of all life on Earth, of course. Be warned: unlike most end-of-the-world stories, this one’s a bit of a downer. outtakes

Afterward, Big and Rish talk briefly about the impending apocalypse. I sure hope they remember to thank Clay Dugger for producing this story.

Speaking of thanks. special thanks to Clay Dugger for producing today’s story, to L. “Scribe” Harris, Gwendolyn Jenson-Woodward, Tanja Milojevic, and Tobias Queen for lending their voices to today’s episode, and to Dave Krummenacher for today’s episode art.

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Related Links:
Clay Dugger’s Livejournal
Righteous Dude’s Dudecast
L. “Scribe” Harris’s Pendragon Variety Podcast
Gwendolyn Jenson-Woodward’s Site
Tanja Milojevic’s Site
Tobias Queen’s Site
What’s Your Favorite Johnny Depp movie?
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Episode 118: Beachcombing by Ray Cluley

Posted in Drama, Fantasy, Ray Cluley, Short Story on November 16, 2011 by dunesteef


When Tommy touches an object, he gets an impression from whoever has touched it before. He wanders the beach each day, combing it for discarded items that may in fact be lost treasures.

Afterward, Rish and Big talk beaches, their power, their allure, and the sharks that patrol their waters. Outtakes

Special thanks to SonnySee for producing today’s episode and to Desia B., and SonnySee for lending their voices to the tale, and Lisa Wilde for the episode art.

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Ray Cluley’s Site
Desia B’s Blog
Artist Lisa Wilde’s Showcase
Artist Lisa Wilde’s Blog
Some sound effects were provided by freesound.org.
Music is by Vladimir Sterzer and Herbert Boland
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Episode 83: After We Got Back The Lights by Eric Del Carlo

Posted in Drama, Eric Del Carlo, Science Fiction, Short Story on September 30, 2010 by dunesteef

The Hard Years are over. When the army comes to town and reestablishes civilization, Corey is left wondering where he fits in the new world, and what his town’s survival might cost. outtakes

Afterward, Big and Rish talk a bit about the end of the world, and the kinds of stories that can be told about it. Plus, Big Anklevich compares dieting to a nuclear holocaust.

Special thanks to Josh Roseman, Juliet Bowler, and Rich Girardi for lending their voices to today’s story.

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Related Links:
Eric Del Carlo’s Site
Josh Roseman’s Site
Juliet Bowler’s Site
Rich Girardi’s Lady Jade’s Lair
Louis CK “Everything Is Amazing And No One Is Happy”
Some sound effects were provided by freesound.org.
Music was Down The Road by Augenstilzchen.
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Episode 69: Verses On St. Andrews by Berrien C. Henderson

Posted in Berrien C. Henderson, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Short Story on April 12, 2010 by dunesteef

There’s a witch on St. Andrews street. Fortunately for Feeling, his mother has provided him with a pouch that dispels her magic. The pouch, however, doesn’t work to deflect the punches of the schoolyard bully, Slug…
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Also, Big talks about his recent computer troubles, Rish fondly remembers taking candy from strangers, and a couple of things are announced, one of them big, one of them not so big. And hey, no singing!

Special thanks to Liz Mierzejewski and Julie Hoverson for lending their voices to today’s episode.

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Related Links:
Berrien C. Henderson’s Site
Julie Hoverson’s podcast, 19 Nocturne Boulevard
Some sound effects were provided by freesound.org.
Music in today’s episode was Winter Princess by Zero-Project.
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Episode 64: A Princess Of Earth by Mike Resnick

Posted in Drama, Fantasy, Mike Resnick, Romance, Short Story on February 12, 2010 by dunesteef

When a man’s wife dies, he is left with little purpose in his life beyond pushing through to the end of each day. Then, in the middle of one of the worst snowstorms of the year, he gets a visitor. A man, stark naked, and freezing out in the snow. What could he possibly be doing here in the man’s backyard in this state?
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Also, Rish and Big talk about Andrew Stanton’s next movie, and a little about Valentines Day as well.

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Related Links:
Mike Resnick’s Website
Princess Of Earth on Asimovs.com
Music in today’s episode was Awakening by Zero-Project.
Some sound effects were provided by freesound.org.
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Episode 62: Lost by Sarah Ashwood

Posted in Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sarah Ashwood, Short Story on January 30, 2010 by dunesteef

Nairne’s brother is dead. As a peace offering, the enemy clan, the Macnotins, have given him a woman to be his wife. Marlanna is her name, and Nairne is not pleased with the strange woman. What is her secret? And could he ever learn to love a Macnotin?

Also, Big and Rish talk about romance, star-crossed lovers, and by Friggen’s Mountain, about Valentine’s Day love stories?

Special thanks to Julie Hoverson for lending her voice to today’s episode.

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Related Links:
Sarah Ashwood’s Site
Faith Hill’s Lost
19 Nocturne Blvd
Music in today’s episode was Foggy Dew by Dancing Willow .
Some sound effects were provided by freesound.org. Bloopers
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Episode 61: Excision by Scott H. Andrews

Posted in Drama, Fantasy, Scott H. Andrews, Short Story on January 25, 2010 by dunesteef

Medi is a vivomancer with a desperate dilemma. She’s the only one who’s ever saved a man from a deeply infected wound. But it was a fluke. Now, her old professor has called her back to the college. They need to discover how she saved the infected patient, and they need to do it fast.

Also, Rish and Big talk about atypical endings, surprising endings, brave endings, anything but happy ones, really. And they bring you the somewhat-anticipated second part of the Irrational Fears discussion. Grandparental discretion is advised. Outtake

Special thanks to Nicole Suddeth for producing and editing today’s story, and to Marie Brennan, Kate Baker, and Kerry Watson for lending their voices to today’s episode.

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Related Links:
Scott H. Andrews’s Site
Beneath Ceaseless Skies
Marie Brennan’s SIte
Kate Baker’s Site
Music in today’s episode was Midwives by Frozen Silence.
Some sound effects were provided by freesound.org.
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Episode 59: Walking After Midnight by C.S. Fuqua

Posted in C.S. Fuqua, Drama, Fantasy, Short Story on January 9, 2010 by dunesteef

Jeremiah’s son died twenty years ago, his wife died years ago too. But as he drives home on a winter evening, he sees a man on the side of the road, hitchhiking. The man looks familiar…too familiar.

Also, Rish and Big talk about the power of songs when used in other media, Rish talks about times songs have been ruined, and Big talks about music appreciation. Or something, I wasn’t really paying attention. outtake

Special thanks to Julie Hoverson for lending her voice to today’s episode.

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Related Links:
C.S. Fuqua’s Site
19 Nocturne Boulevard
Some sound effects on this episode are from Freesound.org
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Episode 56: Casts A Demon Shadow by Derek J. Goodman

Posted in Action, Adventure, Derek J. Goodman, Drama, Novelette, Western on December 17, 2009 by dunesteef

The lads are excited to present the first novelette on the Dunesteef. In the Old West town of Ogre Ridge, heavy-drinking, broken-hearted Cassie Grant finds herself in the middle of two powerful feuding families. Magical, necromancer families. Cassie won’t last for very long, unless she has help. Supernatural help.

Afterward, Big and Rish talk a little bit about story length and Westerns, and a lot about, well, an array of rambling topics. An embarrassing array.

Special thanks to Julie Hoverson for lending her voice to the story.

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Related Links:
David Wright’s DeviantART Page
Derek J. Goodman’s MySpace Page
Derek J. Goodman’s Collection on Lulu.com
The Audio Market List
Abigail Hilton’s Cowry Catchers
Some sound effects in today’s episode are from Freesound.org
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Episode 54: His Poisoner by Sean Eads

Posted in Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sean Eads, Short Story on November 27, 2009 by dunesteef

Jake is sick, wretchedly sick. He is overcome with vomiting spells, his joints feel like they’re filled with gravel, and he can’t even summon the strength to drive home from work. He certainly must have been poisoned. But who would do such a thing? Does he have an enemy?
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Don’t answer the question, dude, it’s just a teaser to get you interested in listening to the story.

Also, Big and Rish talk about…anagrams…or is it acronyms?…er maybe that’s palindromes?…well, they talk about something. What could it be? The only surefire way to find out is to listen. Have fun.

Today’s story is produced by Bryan Lincoln, who narrated and edited the tale. Also special thanks to Liz Lincoln, Sarah Slater, John Riendeau, and Abigail Hilton for lending their voices to the story.

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Related Links:
Sean Eads on Facebook
Bryan Lincoln’s Podcast, The Iocane Project
Abigail Hilton’s Panamindorah Site
The Dunesteef On The Drabblecast
Picture by Andrew Kuznetsov
Some sound effects in today’s episode are from Freesound.org
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