Archive for the Horror Category

Episode 219: He Went To The Farm by Nathan Ahlgrim

Posted in Christmas, Horror, Nathan Ahlgrim, Short Story on November 30, 2020 by dunesteef

Sam is having a really hard time getting over the loss of his dearly departed pet cat, Boots. His girlfriend, Beth, hopes that bringing him home to the family farm for Christmas dinner might help him overcome his loss.

Afterward, Big and Rish go off the farm talking about all the weird stuff you might guess they would, however, I won’t mention it here, so as to not spoil the story.

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Music for today’s episode was: “We Wish you a Merry Christmas” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com), “Dance of the Tuba Plum Fairy” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com), and “Sugar Plum Breakdown” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
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Episode 218: Service With A Smile by Rob Broughton

Posted in Christmas, Horror, Rob Broughton, Short Story on November 26, 2020 by dunesteef

It’s the first installment in our 2020 Christmas Extravaganza! We’ll be bringing you several stories from our Broken Mirror Story Event, the first being “Service with a Smile” by Rob Broughton. When Tommy gets a mysterious invitation to his girlfriend’s parents’ house for the holidays, he finds that not everyone is acting of their own accord.

Afterward, Rish and Big talk about Shamong, meeting the parents, and eating worms and insects…really? Actually, why am I surprised, of course they do.

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Music in the story was: “Krampus Workshop” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
“Sugar Plum Breakdown” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
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Episode 213: The Christmas Creature (Part 2) by B.D. Anklevich

Posted in Big Anklevich, Christmas, Fantasy, Horror, Short Story on December 24, 2019 by dunesteef

Christmas Creature 1

Brand and Macee were trying to have a nice Christmas together, but their shelf elf seems to be possibly possessed and on the attack. What do they do? Find out in the exciting conclusion to The Christmas Creature.

Afterward, Rish and Big talk about several things…including the challenge of making something like a child’s plaything into a viable antagonist.

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Photo courtesy Michel Curi. Modified to make the face evil!

Episode 212: The Christmas Creature (Part 1) by B.D. Anklevich

Posted in Big Anklevich, Christmas, Fantasy, Horror, Short Story on December 18, 2019 by dunesteef

Christmas Creature 1

Brand is watching his daughter, Macee, for Christmas. Rose, the girl’s mother, wasn’t happy about it, but it was her only choice when grandma got sick at the last minute. Brand is going to make up for his failures of the past, though. He even got Macee a cute little Elf on the Shelf to make it the perfect holiday…or did he?

Afterward, Rish and Big go through all the story prompt suggestions provided by the listeners, and decide on what they will use to write their Christmas story this year.

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Photo courtesy Michel Curi. Modified to make the face evil!

Episode 211: Little Caesars Ghost by B.D. Anklevich

Posted in Big Anklevich, Fantasy, Horror, Short Story on November 28, 2019 by dunesteef

Little Caesars Ghost

Best friends, Scott and Brian, loved their job working together at Little Caesars, but one day, Brian died in a car crash…yet he still came to work.

Afterward, Rish and Big talk about their own experiences working behind the counter at their own respective Little Caesars restaurants, and other surprising similarities that made them destined to be eventual friends.

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Music from https://filmmusic.io
“At Rest” by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Episode 210: Last Lunch At Charburger by Rish Outfield

Posted in Horror, Rish Outfield, Short Story on November 13, 2019 by dunesteef

CHARBURGER

Radio hosts Ben and Ricky need to talk about their career. Unfortunately, they choose Charburger on State Street to meet for lunch. It’s Rish Outfield’s “Last Lunch at Charburger”

Afterward, Rish talks about why he wrote the story, and the ever-present danger of putting the people you know in your writing.

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Music was “Mary Celeste” by Kevin McLeod of incompetech.com

Episode 209: The Slender Men by David Erik Nelson

Posted in David Erik Nelson, Horror, Short Story on September 28, 2019 by dunesteef

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In David Erik Nelson’s story, adjunct professor James Hodge is approached after a lecture concerning the mythical Slender Men, by a young woman who is absolutely convinced they are not a myth.

Afterward, Rish and Big talk about belief in the supernatural and, I dunno, probably say something offensive along the way.

Special thanks to Tena Kolokowski for lending her voice to today’s story.

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David Erik Nelson’s Website
There Was A Crooked Man, He Flipped A Crooked House by David Erik Nelson on Amazon

Episode 208: Fireflies (Part Two) by B.D. Anklevich

Posted in Big Anklevich, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Novelette on August 28, 2019 by dunesteef

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Oscar and Simi now know what’s causing the problem in their home, but what can they do about it? How can they fix it? Or is it something that they just have to ride out and hope for the best? Find out in part two of Fireflies written by show host B.D. (Big) Anklevich.

After the (finale of) the story, Big and Rish talk about the story, how big feels about it now that it’s in the rear view mirror, and whether he would write a story like that today.

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Photo provided by s58y. Creative Commons. I added the title and a border.

Episode 207: Fireflies (Part One) by B.D. Anklevich

Posted in Big Anklevich, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Novelette on July 22, 2019 by dunesteef

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Weird things have started happening to Oscar and Simi. Are they visions? Dreams? Hauntings? Are they just going crazy? And how bad could it get? Find out in part one of Fireflies written by show host B.D. (Big) Anklevich.

After the (first part of) the story, Big and Rish talk about some of the worries, anxieties, and joys of being responsible for children who rely on you to shelter, nurture, and protect them.

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Photo provided by s58y. Creative Commons. I added the title and a border.

Episode 203: Increasingly Scarier Stories To Tell In The Dark by Rish Outfield

Posted in Audio Drama, Comedy, Horror, Rish Outfield on October 23, 2018 by dunesteef

SCARIER

Just in time for Halloween, Rish brings us another barbecue sketch . . . only without the barbecue. A trio of friends gather around the campfire to tell “Increasingly Scarier Stories To Tell In The Dark.”

Afterward, join Big and Rish as they talk o–what, you’ve already turned it off? Oh.

Special thanks to Renee Chambliss and Marshal Latham for lending their voices to this production.

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Image Courtesy: Dean Wissing

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