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…

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.


Escape Pod – Good Hunting   November 18th, 2013

Escape Pod, the science-fiction podcast, brings the compelling story Good Hunting by Ken Liu.

This audio story is a haunting speculative fiction tale set in early 20th century China, a world in transition between old magics and new one. It features both fox demons and steampunk technology and a beautifully sad character-drama plot.

PodCastle – Sundae   August 14th, 2013

Anthro Dreams has been on a bit of a hiatus due to a combination of crazy work hours and the lazy days of summer. Episodes are planned to return in September. In the meantime, here’s a link to a nice bit of audio fiction.

PodCastle, the fantasy podcast ran Matt Wallace’s story Sundae. It’s a tale of a discarded teddy bear, a battered warrior who has protected kids from the monsters hiding in darkness down the long years, who waits, forgotten in the attic, until he might be needed once more.

PodCastle, the fantasy podcast, has an interesting story on monsters snatching princesses, told from the monster’s point of view.

The Discriminating Monster’s Guide to the Perils of Princess Snatching by Scott M. Roberts

Read by Dave Thompson