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Hey, I recognize two of these stories from the last PseudoPod flash contest!  I had been a fan of both of them, although they didn’t make it to the finals.

Interesting that Drew’s story is another parent-and-child-themed story—he definitely has a pattern going on.  Great work, Drew! 
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Gallimaufry / Re: picture association
« Last post by Languorous Lass on Yesterday at 09:38:47 PM »
What, nobody liked Breaking Bad?

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Episode Comments / Re: PseudoPod 707: Crybaby
« Last post by Languorous Lass on Yesterday at 03:18:17 AM »
Nice try, Jonathan.   :)
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Gallimaufry / Re: New Member/Listeners
« Last post by Macpenguin on July 10, 2020, 11:06:15 PM »
Hello everyone! I've been a huge fan of Pseudopod for the past couple of years, and I'm super excited to get more involved in this community, and hopefully start writing some stories of my own.
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PseudoPod 712: Flash on the Borderlands LII: You Know What You Are

Authors: Drew Czernik, Jennifer Gardner, and Desmond Warzel
Narrators: Karlo Yeager Rodriguez, Autumn Ivy, and Setsu Uzume
Host: Alasdair Stuart
Audio Producer: Chelsea Davis

PseudoPod 712: Flash on the Borderlands LII: You Know What You Are is a PseudoPod original.



Show Notes
https://junjiitomanga.fandom.com/wiki/The_Enigma_of_Amigara_Fault



Jack was four the first time he told me about the boy in the mirror.
Shannon and I were watching TV when we heard the scream from upstairs. I sprinted up to Jack’s room, sure there’d be blood, but he was fine. Physically, at least. He dragged me to his closet door, sobbing about the boy who was watching him through the mirror.
I looked at the mirror, saw the two of us looking back. I told him it looked normal to me. He shook his head, pointed at his reflection. “That’s not me” he whispered, “that’s him.”
That’s how it started.




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Episode Comments / Re: PseudoPod 707: Crybaby
« Last post by JDuckworth on July 10, 2020, 04:24:07 PM »
What if the true horror of the episode was going on a date and saying everything wrong?
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Episode Comments / Re: PseudoPod 711: Les Lutins
« Last post by JDuckworth on July 10, 2020, 04:23:09 PM »
Congrats on getting your story featured, JDuckworth! I liked it.
Thanks! I'm so happy to see it finally out in the world, and I thought Larissa did a superb job bringing it to life.

I'm curious what your interpretation of the story is, with regards to whether the lutins are real or not.
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Episode Comments / PC634: When I Was a Witch
« Last post by Ocicat on July 08, 2020, 05:57:44 AM »
PodCastle 634: When I Was a Witch

Author: Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Narrator: Anaea Lay
Host: Kitty Sarkozy
Audio Producer: Peter Behravesh

Originally published in Gilman’s collection When I Was a Witch and reprinted in Fantasy Magazine. This story is in the public domain.

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Show Notes
Rated PG.



If I had understood the terms of that one-sided contract with Satan, the Time of Witching would have lasted longer — you may be sure of that. But how was I to tell? It just happened and has never happened again, though I’ve tried the same preliminaries as far as I could control them.

The thing began all of a sudden, one October midnight — the 30th, to be exact. It had been hot, really hot, all day, and was sultry and thunderous in the evening; no air stirring, and the whole house stewing
with that ill-advised activity which always seems to move the steam radiator when it isn’t wanted.

I was in a state of simmering rage — hot enough, even without the weather and the furnace — and I went up on the roof to cool off. A top-floor apartment has that advantage, among others — you can take a walk without the mediation of an elevator boy!




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Episode Comments / Re: PseudoPod 711: Les Lutins
« Last post by Marlboro on July 07, 2020, 11:19:42 PM »
Congrats on getting your story featured, JDuckworth! I liked it.
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Episode Comments / Re: PseudoPod 710: Sandy the Tinker
« Last post by Scuba Man on July 07, 2020, 09:22:51 PM »
The end-piece helped this story. Me? I found .....
Spoiler (click to show/hide)

The story had a Dante’s Inferno vibe to it.

And no. It has NOTHING to do with the movie-musical, Grease:)