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The unseen creature whose ravenous fangs dog your every step as your footfalls echo down the midnight alleyway. —A long, icy shadow looming over you, making the hairs on your neck rise and your breath turn to ragged puffs of mist. —Unearthly howls that pierce the night, pulling you from the comfort of sleep with feverish, heart-pounding dread. —Welcome to Tales to Terrify, a weekly horror fiction podcast that gets under your skin, lays eggs and hatches writhing baby horrors nursed on your darkest fears. We're unique in our simplicity, bringing pure tales of terror to your ears audiobook-style – unadulterated and unadorned.

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The unseen creature whose ravenous fangs dog your every step as your footfalls echo down the midnight alleyway. —A long, icy shadow looming over you, making the hairs on your neck rise and your breath turn to ragged puffs of mist. —Unearthly howls that pierce the night, pulling you from the comfort of sleep with feverish, heart-pounding dread. —Welcome to Tales to Terrify, a weekly horror fiction podcast that gets under your skin, lays eggs and hatches writhing baby horrors nursed on your darkest fears. We're unique in our simplicity, bringing pure tales of terror to your ears audiobook-style – unadulterated and unadorned.

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Drew, you’re the best. Can’t wait for each episode.

iTunes Ratings

386 Ratings
Average Ratings
298
41
18
8
21

Fantastic

By Dosebot - Jan 29 2020
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So good so good I wrote so good twice and again.

Wonderful

By Grumbleclot - Jan 04 2020
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Drew, you’re the best. Can’t wait for each episode.
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Tales to Terrify

Latest release on Feb 21, 2020

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Rank #1: Tales to Terrify Show No 120 Bram Stoker Award Show No 1

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Coming up:

Good evening 0:00:41

Far Fetched Fables 0:01:16

A new book about the craft of horror, “Horror 101: The Way Forward” 0:02:23

Some words about gauging horror 0:04:34

Fiction: “Snapshot” by Patrick Freivald, narrated by Steven Thomas Howell 0:09:09

Fiction: “Code 666” by Michael Reaves, narrated by Stephen Kilpatrick 0:24:10

Mea Culpa 1:07:51

Pleasant dreams: 1:10:0

This Week’s Pertinent URLs:

Far Fetched Fables: www.farfetchedfables.com

“Horror 101: The Way Forward”: http://www.crystallakepub.com/upcoming-titles.php

Patrick Freivald: http://patrickfreivald.blogspot.com

“Blood and Roses” anthology: http://www.amazon.com/Blood-Roses-Roy-C-Booth/dp/1496083385/ref=sr_1_10?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1398184119&sr=1-10&keywords=Scarlet+River+Press

Steven Thomas Howell: www.steventhomashowell.com

Michael Reaves: http://michaelreaveswriter.blogspot.com

Stephen Kilpatrick:... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Apr 25 2014

1hr 11mins

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Rank #2: Tales To Terrify No 85 Mike Allen

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Coming up:

Good evening 0:00:40

Artist, Marc Simonetti 0:01:25

Introduction to “The Red Empress” 0:03:34

Fiction: “The Red Empress” part one of “The Black Fire Concerto” by Mike Allen, narrated by C.S.E. Cooney 0:06:39

Pleasant dreams 1:07:26

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Aug 23 2013

1hr 9mins

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Rank #3: Tales to Terrify No 124 William Hope Hodgson

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Good evening  0:00:41

Some words about William Hope Hodgson  0:01:44

Fiction: Part 1 of “House on the Borderland” by William Hope Hodgson, narrated by Nicholas Camm  0:06:28

Pleasant dreams  1:42:44

Show 124, Pertinent URLs

William Hope Hodgson:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Hope_Hodgson

“House on the Borderland” on Project Guttenberg:  http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/10002

William Hope Hodgson on Amazon Kindle:   acast.com/privacy

May 23 2014

1hr 43mins

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Rank #4: Tales To Terrify No 133 A. J. Huffman and Gary A. Braunbeck

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Coming Up:

Good Evening: 00:42

A. J. Huffman’s Blended Hearts: 01:49

Gary A. Braunbeck’s Curtain Call: 04:30

A. J. Huffman’s Rainfall and the Snake: 53:19

Pleasant Dreams: 54:00

Pertinent URLs:

A.J. Huffman:
http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000191382454 https://twitter.com/#!/poetess222 http://www.kindofahurricanepress.com/

Gary Braunbeck: http://garybraunbeck.com/

Bob Neufeld: http://archive.org/search.php?query=bob%20neufeld%20AND%20collection%3Aaudio_bookspoetry

Antoinette Bergin: acast.com/privacy

Jul 25 2014

55mins

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Rank #5: Tales to Terrify Show No 63 Mike Allen Gary Fry

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Coming up:

Good evening 0:00:41

A Tour of the Abattoir with Mike Allen 0:02:09

FICTION: “The Indelible Strain of Company” by Gary Fry, narrated by John Dodds 0:27:58

Pleasant dreams 1:19:35

Martin Mundt’s Amazon page

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Mar 22 2013

1hr 21mins

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Rank #6: Tales to Terrify No 113 Tim Waggoner

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Coming up:

Good evening  0:00:41

March Art, “Medusa” by Duncan Long  0:01:12

Short excerpt from “Lesser Gods” by Duncan Long:  0:04:16

Fiction: “No More Shadows” by Tim Waggoner, narrated by Jonathan Danz  0:08:44

Pleasant dreams  0:53:16

Pertinent URL’s for this week’s show:

Duncan Long: http://duncanlong.com

“Lesser Gods” on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Lesser-Gods-Duncan-Long-ebook/dp/B00AXOCKUQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1393873760&sr=8-1&keywords=Duncan+Long+Lesser+Gods

Tim Waggoner: http://timwaggoner.com

Jonathan Danz: acast.com/privacy

Mar 07 2014

55mins

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Rank #7: Tales to Terrify No 82 H.P. Lovecraft, Part 1 of “At the Mountains of Madness”

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Good evening 0:00:40

Introduction: Lovecraft and Antarctic Lit. 0:01:36

Fiction, “At the Mountains of Madness,” Part 1 narrated by Bob Neufeld 0:8:38

Pleasant dreams 1:44:10

Text of “At the Mountains of Madness

Mock trailer for a Guillermo del Toro film that probably never will be made!

 

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Aug 02 2013

1hr 44mins

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Rank #8: Tales To Terrify No 126 Hodgson, Lights Out

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Coming up:

Good evening  0:00:41

Lights Out with Sylvia Shults, Tamara Thorne and Alistair Cross  0:02:18

Previously on “House on the Borderland”  1:10: 48

“House on the Borderland” by William Hope Hodgson, narrated by Nicholas Camm  1:13:24

Pleasant dreams  2:19:31

Pertinent URLs:

Sylvia Shults:  http://www.sylviashults.com/sylvia/

Tamara Thorne:  http://www.tamarathorne.com

Alistair Cross:  http://alistaircross.com

A Hodgsonian Blog:  http://williamhopehodgson.wordpress.com

Nicholas Camm:  acast.com/privacy

Jun 06 2014

2hr 20mins

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Rank #9: Tales to Terrify No 78 Blackwood and Dunham

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Coming up

Good evening 0:00:4

Two piece of short fiction by T. Fox Dunham,

“Mr. Bird Whistling in the Night” 0:04:59

“The Good Doctor Sullivan” 0:11:49

Both stories narrated by the author

Main fiction, “The Willows,” Part 2 by Algernon Blackwood, narrated by Stephen Kilpatrick

Previously on “The Willows” 0:19:05

“The Willows,” Part 2 0:24:17

Pleasant deams 1:15:30

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Jul 05 2013

1hr 17mins

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Rank #10: Tales to Terrify No 137 Baby Teeth

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Coming up:

Good evening: 00:40

Drabblecast Promo: 3:00

Dan Rabart’s Intro: 7:18

Fiction: Debbie Cowen’s Caterpillars: 11:20

Fiction: Grant Stone’s White: 24:30

Fiction: Elizabeth Gaten’s Winter Feast: 35:52

Fiction: Sally McLennan’s The Birthday Present: 41:40

Fiction: Lee Murray’s Peter and the Wolf: 52:18

Fiction: JC Hart’s The Dead Way: 59:16

Pleasant Dreams: 01:10:52

Pertinent Links:
Drabblecast: http://www.drabblecast.org/
Dan Rabarts: http://dan.rabarts.com/
Baby Teeth: http://paperroadpress.co.nz/1900/01/01/baby-teeth-bite-sized-tales-of-terror/

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Aug 29 2014

1hr 12mins

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Rank #11: Tales to Terrify No 69 John Dodds

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Good evening 0:00:41

Poetry, “The Taemor” by Alexei Collier 0:02:43

Fiction, “It’s Just Tearing Me All Apart” by O.D. Hegre, narrated by Stephen Kilpatrick 0:06:19

Fact, “Horror 101” with Kevin Lucia 0:38:39

Fiction, “The Anatomy of Seahorses” by John Dodds, narrated by Jedidiah Kalanu Shepler 1:08:55

Pleasant dreams 1:53:44

Links to all Horror 101 books:

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May 03 2013

1hr 54mins

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Rank #12: Tales to Terrify Show No 86 Eugie Foster

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Coming up:

Good evening  0:0:40

Tour of the Abattoir: Recent Dybbuk Films  0:03:43

Fiction:  “Sinner, Baker, Fabulist, Priest; Red Mask, Black Mask, Gentleman, Beast” by Eugie Foster, narrated by Lawrence Santoro  0:31:02

Pleasant dreams  1:27:15

Mike Allen: http://descentintolight.com

Shalon Hurlbert: https://www.facebook.com/shalon.hurlbert

Kindle edition of “Sinner, Baker, Fabulist, Priest….” http://www.amazon.com/Sinner-Fabulist-Priest-Gentleman-ebook/dp/B0065BK41S

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Aug 30 2013

1hr 28mins

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Rank #13: Tales to Terrify No 136 Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Coming Up:

Good evening: 00:38

Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Young Goodman Brown: 03:01

Pleasant Dreams: 42:17
Pertinent Links:

Tales to Terrify Episode 30: http://talestoterrify.com/tales-to-terrify-no-30-lawrence-santoro/

Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Project Gutenberg Page: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/author/28

American Cancer Society: http://cancer.org/

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Aug 22 2014

43mins

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Rank #14: Tales To Terrify No130 Ferris & Riley

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Coming up:

Good evening  00:41

“Suicide Chef” by Bill Ferris narrated by author 02:01

“His Pale Blue Eyes” by David A. Riley narrated by Antoinette Bergin 16:39

Pleasant dreams  50:07

Pertinent URLs:

Bill Ferris: http://www.famousauthorbillferris.com/

David A. Riley: http://davidandrewriley.blogspot.com/

Antoinette Bergin:  https://twitter.com/Nettie_Bergin

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Jul 04 2014

51mins

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Rank #15: Tales To Terrify No 135 William Meikle

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Coming up:

Good evening: 00:40

William Meikle’s Case of the Tibetan Rug: 02:44

Pleasant Dreams: 46:43

Pertinent Links:
Lawrence Santoro: http://www.larrysantoro.com/

Lawrence Santoro’s Amazon page: http://www.amazon.com/Lawrence-Santoro/e/B007Q1QCVC

Gapers Block obituary: http://gapersblock.com/bookclub/2014/07/29/lawrence_santoro_chicago_writer_known_for_his_gifted_storytelling_resonant_voice_dies_at_71/

William Meikle: http://www.williammeikle.com/

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Aug 15 2014

47mins

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Rank #16: Tales to Terrify Show No 117 Doolin and Nash

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Coming up:

Good evening 0:00:41

Soon We Will Be Five 0:01:19

Art for April, “Screamer” by Mia Mäkilä 0:03:32

Poetry: “The Wendigo” by Ogden Nash 0:06:35

Fiction: “The Reunion” by Nikolle Doolin, narrated by the author 0:08:56

Pleasant dreams 0:57:42

Pertinent URLs for Show No. 117
Mia Mäkilä: http://miamakila.com
Mia on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mia-Makila/302290730669
Ogden Nash: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ogden_Nash
Nikolle Doolin: http://nikolledoolin.com/pblog/

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Apr 04 2014

59mins

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Rank #17: We’ve lost a Sofanaut – RIP Larry Santoro

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I’ve woke up this morning and my world has just fell away. 

My friend Lawrence Santoro has died. I thought of Larry as my brother. I will miss him so very very much. Tycelia my thoughts and prayers surround you and give you comfort at this time. 

Will miss you Larry – your friend Tony

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Jul 26 2014

15mins

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Rank #18: Tales To Terrify 178 Blackwood

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Coming Up:

Good Evening: 00:00:40
Algernon Blackwood’s Ancient Sorceries: 00:03:12
Pleasant Dreams: 02:12:36

Pertinent Links:
Algernon Blackwood: http://www.algernonblackwood.org

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Jun 19 2015

2hr 13mins

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Rank #19: Tales to Terrify No 125 Hodgson “House on the Borderland” Part 2

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Coming up:

Good evening  0:00:41

Previously on “House on the Borderland”  0:01:20

Fiction:  Part 2 of “House on the Borderland” by William Hope Hodgson, narrated by Nicholas Camm  0:05:22

HPL on WHH  1:17:01

Pleasant dreams  1:21:56

Pertinent URLs

An excellent blog of things-Hodgsonian:  http://williamhopehodgson.wordpress.com

HPL on WHH: http://www.thenightland.co.uk/nighthpl.html#HPLletters

Nicholas Camm:  http://www.stage32.com/profile/71473/nicholas-camm

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May 30 2014

1hr 23mins

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Rank #20: Tales to Terrify No 75 Anne Michaud

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Coming up:

Good evening 0:00:42

Art, “The Nightmare” by Johann Heinrich Fuseli 0:02:22

Lights Out with Sylvia Shults 0:05:53

Fiction, “The Lucky Ones” 0:44:29

Pleasant dreams 1:24:00

Dark Continents Publishing

Anne Michaud
Goldeen Ogawa

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Jun 14 2013

1hr 25mins

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