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Which podcasts would you highly recommend to your friends?

Air Out My Shorts
3 (2.2%)
Classic Tales
4 (2.9%)
clonepod
5 (3.6%)
Cthulhu Podcast
0 (0%)
Darker Projects
4 (2.9%)
Decoder Ring Theater
8 (5.8%)
Drabblecast
18 (13.1%)
Escape Pod
28 (20.4%)
New Yorker: Fiction
3 (2.2%)
Nobilis Erotica
1 (0.7%)
PodCastle
22 (16.1%)
PRI Selected Shorts
4 (2.9%)
Pseudopod
12 (8.8%)
This American Life
13 (9.5%)
Variant Frequencies
10 (7.3%)
Well Told Tales
2 (1.5%)

Total Members Voted: 28

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Re: Short Story Podcasts
« Reply #60 on: June 16, 2008, 05:40:37 PM »
Thank you, deflective, for this list of wonderful short story podcasts! I never heard of Drabblecast and now I'm hooked!
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I keep telling my friends how I love fiction podcasts and audiobooks and NOBODY reacts!

you're welcome zZzacha, i'm happy the list worked for you =)
i'm sure Norm (known as goatkeeper here) will be happy to hear it too. the new drabblecast b-sides should be interesting.

unfortunately, the same thing happens with my friends as yours. it's disappointing since we all talk about movies and tv shows but i can't talk about a cool podcast. at least everyone's got the forums. i promise you, if you want tell us about a podcast we'll all shout, "tell me more, please!"

The "recommend to a friend" wording eliminated Air Out My Shorts for me

the same thing kept me from voting for the cthulhu podcast. it's fantastic for fans of Lovecraft but unless you're ok with his ponderous writing style the stories can be pretty dry.

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Re: Short Story Podcasts
« Reply #61 on: June 16, 2008, 10:25:29 PM »
...but I did like the "Dreamland" series for its SFnal qualities.

I plan on getting back into the SF after Balticon--my current serial is a speculative fairy tale.  Also, I've done a few shorts along the way with strong SF elements.

I'm interested.  I still have all the files of your show, up through "Magical Clothing Episode 6" though I've only listened as far as show #9 ("Erin Goes Braless").  Is "Magical Clothing" the speculative fairy tale you mention?  I haven't deleted the files yet because something about that title grabbed me.

Sorry to take so long to get back to you... yes, that's the fairy tale.  I'm gearing up for an SF serial if I can get the start hammered out.

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Re: Short Story Podcasts
« Reply #62 on: June 17, 2008, 09:52:34 AM »
["Magical Clothing"]
Sorry to take so long to get back to you... yes, that's the fairy tale.  I'm gearing up for an SF serial if I can get the start hammered out.
I'm sure you've already been farther downthread where I said how I enjoyed the story.   :)

I'm no longer subscribed to your feed, so I'll try to periodically check in on your site watching for the SF serial.
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Re: Short Story Podcasts
« Reply #63 on: June 17, 2008, 05:18:30 PM »

I'm the only person who voted for Well Told Tales?

I'm curious: are there people who have heard it and don't like it -- at least not well enough to make it though the "generic friend" filter -- or is it just that nobody has heard of it?

I still find "generic friend" difficult to apply.  None of my friends are generic...   ::)
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Re: Short Story Podcasts
« Reply #64 on: June 17, 2008, 05:34:24 PM »

I'm the only person who voted for Well Told Tales?

I'm curious: are there people who have heard it and don't like it -- at least not well enough to make it though the "generic friend" filter -- or is it just that nobody has heard of it?

I still find "generic friend" difficult to apply.  None of my friends are generic...   ::)

I should probably give them another try.  But, yeah, I listened to an episode of it -- the one Rick Stringer from VF narrated about the gangsters and the alligators, and just didn't feel the story that much.  It was okay, but I only have so much time, and my podcast backlist feels overwhelming already.  But like I said, I will probably give them another try eventually. 

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« Reply #65 on: June 17, 2008, 05:41:45 PM »

I'm the only person who voted for Well Told Tales?

I'm curious: are there people who have heard it and don't like it -- at least not well enough to make it though the "generic friend" filter -- or is it just that nobody has heard of it?
I hadn't heard of most of the podcasts on the list.  Or rather, I've heard of some of them, via promos in other podcasts that I listen to, but hadn't bothered to check any of them out yet.

I still find "generic friend" difficult to apply.  None of my friends are generic...   ::)

I buy mine at Costco by the case.  :P
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Re: Short Story Podcasts
« Reply #66 on: June 17, 2008, 08:21:11 PM »

I'm the only person who voted for Well Told Tales?

I'm curious: are there people who have heard it and don't like it -- at least not well enough to make it though the "generic friend" filter -- or is it just that nobody has heard of it?

I still find "generic friend" difficult to apply.  None of my friends are generic...   ::)

I subscribed for four of five episodes, didn't like it, ended my subscription.
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Re: Short Story Podcasts
« Reply #67 on: June 18, 2008, 07:55:43 AM »

I'm the only person who voted for Well Told Tales?


MeMeMe!!!! I love Well Told Tales! Only, I decided not to vote this poll, because I can never recommend anything to friends, because they don't seem to like audio fiction. If I had any real cool friends, I would recommend most of the podcasts.
Okay, I'll go and answer the question in the hypothetical situation that I had cool friends ;P
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Re: Short Story Podcasts
« Reply #68 on: June 18, 2008, 07:57:08 AM »
Are we the only person who voted for Well Told Tales?
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Re: Short Story Podcasts
« Reply #69 on: July 08, 2008, 04:24:18 PM »
Just adding to the list.  A new podcast that just posted the first story today, The Dunesteef Audio Fiction Magazine.  It can be found at www.dunesteef.com.  I hope you like it.
Check out some great stories at The Dunesteef Audio Fiction Magazine

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Re: Short Story Podcasts
« Reply #70 on: July 08, 2008, 04:47:26 PM »
You missed "Basic Brewing Radio" in the poll.  Please fix that.
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Re: Short Story Podcasts
« Reply #71 on: July 08, 2008, 07:16:28 PM »
You missed "Basic Brewing Radio" in the poll.  Please fix that.

a) you didn't provide a link
2. that doesn't sound like a short story podcast

A new podcast that just posted the first story today, The Dunesteef Audio Fiction Magazine.  It can be found at www.dunesteef.com.  I hope you like it.

the first post here has been edited with your link. new links are added to the poll in batches since voting is reset when that happens.

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« Reply #72 on: July 09, 2008, 05:29:34 AM »
You missed "Basic Brewing Radio" in the poll.  Please fix that.
a) you didn't provide a link
2. that doesn't sound like a short story podcast
Right...I guess I missed the part that says "short story podcast" in the topic.  I'm a stupid dummy sometimes.  Or most of the time.  My apologies. ;D
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