Drabblecast – Jackalope Wives   January 28th, 2015

Drabblecast, the podcast of weird fiction, ran Jackalope Wives  by Ursula Vernon. It’s a wonderful piece of dark fantasy in a southwestern milieu, which borrows from the myths of both skinwalkers and selkies, and likely other shapeshifting tales as well.

We shouldn’t always get what we think we want…

Cecil Pondsmythe is a platypus screenwriter, trying to land his first sale. When he gets a once in a lifetime opportunity, can he make it in Hollywood without selling out?

Note, the story is rated Mature/PG-13for some mentions of non-explicit sex, though everything happens off-camera.

Cecil Pondsmythe: Platypus Boy-Toy of Hollywood by Murphy Z

Read by Christopher Williams

Music cues by Infinity Squared

Download or listen to the episode here.

Drabblecast – Local Delicacies   December 3rd, 2014

Breaking the silence after too long a hiatus, here’s a link of interest, a strange and entertaining audio story that fans of strange and alien animals may find interesting.

Drabblecast, the podcast of weird fiction, ran Local Delicacies  by  Fran Wilde. The tale shows a resourceful restaurant manager dealing with some rather unique and very challenging customers.

 

The podcast returns after a longer than expected hiatus.

Tonight’s story is a wonderfully thoughtful science fiction piece about the discoveries and interactions of alien worlds of alien worlds both terrifying and beautiful.

“The Language of Emotion” by Bill Rogers

Read by Chris Hvidsten

Music used for this episode was Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 in A Major.

Music cues by Infinity Squared

Download or listen to the episode here.

Tonight we continue with “Dragon Man and Lonesome Woman” by Vixyy Fox, who creates a nice mix of native mysticism with character drama. In the conclusion to last week’s episode, Dan finally meets Lonesome Woman and finds out what’s required of as well as what’s offered to him.

“Dragon Man and Lonesome Woman” by Vixxy Fox

Read by Peter Katt 

Music cues by Infinity Squared

Download or listen to the episode here.