Drabblecast – Postapocalypsemas   January 1st, 2013

Drabblecast, the weekly weird-fiction podcast, has an interesting story. Postapocalypsemas  by  Tim Pratt and Heather Shaw is a post-apocalyptic Christmas tale about a robotic reindeer, a cross between a toy and a protector, searching to find the little girl he was charged to look after and keep safe and happy. While not exactly an animal, the story does feature an anthropomorphic character. Also robots and other artificial lifeforms have always held a soft spot in this editors heart,

AD 050 – Gingerbread Reindeer   December 30th, 2012

Renee Carter Hall returns to the podcast with a new addition to the Christmas mythos.

“The Gingerbread Reindeer” by Renee Carter Hall

Read by Peter Katt

Music cues by Infinity Squared 

Download or listen to the episode here.

For the holidays we have a continuing tale in the Shreddy stories and once again the loveable feline curmudgeon has another mishap with technology as well as a run-in with the supernatural. Other stories with Shreddy have appeared in Episode 30 and  Episode 35

“Shreddy and the Christmas Ghost” by Mary Lowd

Read by Peter Katt 

Music cues by Infinity Squared 

Download or listen to the episode here.

AD 040 – Visits from Saint Nicholas   December 29th, 2011

Merry Christmas, we have another holiday episode for you before the close of the year. Tonight’s stories offer different takes on a visit by Saint Nicholas, with anthropomorphic twists.

“Damage Control” by Cindy Ray
Read by Peter Katt

“Greytiger Saves Christmas” by Will A. Sanborn
Read by Chris Hvidsten of the Outcast Novel Podcast

Music cues by Infinity Squared

Download or listen to the story here.

 

AD 039 – Christmas Gifts   December 23rd, 2011

We have two dramatic stories for the Christmas season tonight; tales of love and loss and an offer of a new chance for happiness.

“Jingle Bells” by Vixyy Fox
Read by Chris Hvidsten of the Outcast Novel Podcast

“An Older World” by Renee Carter Hall
Read by Peter Katt

Music cues by Infinity Squared

Sound effects used from the Freesound Project

Download or listen to the episode here.