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Sgarre1

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on: October 10, 2013, 12:21:26 AM
Some things I've checked out recently:

NIGHTMARE magazine continues apace, strongly.  They did a very nice reading of Ramsey Campbell's "The Companion" recently.  Still trying to get Mr. Campbell or his people to respond to our emails:

http://nightmare-magazine.com/fiction/the-companion/



DARK FICTION magazine just shifted editors:

http://www.darkfictionmagazine.co.uk/



There is now the inevitable EDGAR ALLAN POECAST

http://poecast.co.uk/



... as well as a podcast of readings of Ambrose Bierce (but no discussion) - THE PASSING SHOWMAN

http://www.thepassingshowman.com/home/

Of these, I can recommend episode 2 "On A Mountain" and episode 6 "A Bottomless Grave" (the latter especially for those that enjoyed the black comedy approach of "Oil Of Dog" - the former is a nice bit of regional scene setting)



... as well as the inevitable Robert E. Howard podcast (with discussion), The Cromcast!  I won't be following it myself, as I;m not a big Conan fan, but I'll probably check in when they get to Sailor Steve Costigan and Howard's horror fiction.

http://thecromcast.blogspot.com/



Campfire Radio Theater, which is radio drama, has done a nice quality remake of 80's CBC classic horror radio drama's show NIGHTFALL's episode "The Dentist"

http://campfireradiotheater.podbean.com/



For those who enjoyed episode 300 of PSEUDOPOD, there's a guy doing some very nice readings of E.F. Benson's ghost stories:

http://www.corvidae.co.uk/benson/index.html

the versions of "The Man Who Went Too Far" and "Negotium Perambulans" (either offered) are very nice.



Then there's Bedtime Tales: Stories for the Wayward and Churlish at:

http://podiobooks.com/title/bedtime-tales-stories-for-the-wayward-and-churlish/

whiles the stories, in general, aren't what I'm looking for, I did enjoy the darkly comic two-parter "The Sitter" and, it must be said, the host has the most awesome voice ever!

And finally the oddly compelling Fiddleblack:

https://fiddleblack.org/podcast

I like the dark ambient soundbed production on this and found one episode in particular, "Episode 3: The Bygone Campfire" to be a standout story!

https://fiddleblack.org/podcast/episode-3

Still have to tap into:

Bizarrocast
http://bizarrocast.blogspot.com/

Surreal Grotesque
http://www.spreaker.com/user/aliensoul77

Dark Dreams
http://darkdreamspodcast.blogspot.com/

Night Vale
http://commonplacebooks.com/welcome-to-night-vale/

Chilling Tales For Dark Nights
http://www.chillingtalesfordarknights.com/

Midnight Circle
http://midnightcircle.com/horror-stories/

and Scary Stories

http://scaryspooky.podomatic.com/


 




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Reply #1 on: October 10, 2013, 05:02:14 AM
Goddammit, Shawn, I'm like fifty in the hole already ever since my tablet broke and Archie started talking a lot at home.



Sgarre1

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Reply #2 on: October 10, 2013, 05:36:23 AM
The treadmill is my secret doorway to podcast processing!



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Reply #3 on: October 12, 2013, 11:19:24 PM
Thanks for the list!  Always looking for more podcasts.



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Reply #4 on: October 13, 2013, 03:20:23 AM
The treadmill is my secret doorway to podcast processing!

Well, seems like you never get off that thing!

Thanks for the list, I'll check some out.

I forgot that Nightmare is a JJA-edited thing. Sometimes it seems like there's no getting away from that guy.


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Reply #5 on: January 03, 2014, 03:58:22 AM
Chilling Tales For Dark Nights has some YouTube videos as well. Generally, they are just slightly enhanced audio with mood-enhancing images. They seem to share some sensibilities with the NoSleep podcast.