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on: December 26, 2017, 03:01:43 AM
PseudoPod 575: Christmas Present

by Ramsey Campbell
Narrated by Phil Lunt

“Christmas Present” originally appeared in the NAMELESS PLACES anthology edited by Gerald W. Page in 1975, followed by THE YEAR’S BEST HORROR STORIES: SERIES IV anthology, also edited by Page, in 1976. A slightly different version of the story was broadcast on BBC radio Mersey-side on December 24th, 1969, there read by Gavin Richards, produced by Tony Wolfe and with a special electronic score by Donald Henshilwood – and the story is thus dedicated to these three gentlemen. This presentation features audio production by your editor, Shawn Garrett using some sounds from Freesound,org and dedicated to Zoviet France, the sisters of St. Francis Academy and the 1971 film THE NIGHT CALLER.

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Reply #1 on: December 26, 2017, 02:59:45 PM
I loved the sound-scape for this festive (!?) episode. After the bells chimed, I wondered who the student was and what was in the anti-present?

Happy holidays, eh.

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Reply #2 on: January 27, 2018, 10:47:10 PM
The sound design was astounding! Really brought my dread to a crescendo.

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Reply #3 on: January 27, 2018, 11:54:01 PM
Thanks! I worked hard on that!


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Reply #4 on: March 15, 2018, 01:53:46 PM
Anti-Christmas from the anti-Christ?