Cover image of The Drabblecast Audio Fiction Podcast
(740)

Rank #29 in Science Fiction category

Fiction
Drama
Science Fiction

The Drabblecast Audio Fiction Podcast

Updated 6 days ago

Rank #29 in Science Fiction category

Fiction
Drama
Science Fiction
Read more

The Drabblecast is a weekly audio fiction magazine that offers strange stories for strange listeners.

Read more

The Drabblecast is a weekly audio fiction magazine that offers strange stories for strange listeners.

iTunes Ratings

740 Ratings
Average Ratings
667
35
15
8
15

My favorite podcast

By peryiteinspades - Mar 20 2020
Read more
So happy to have Norm and everyone else produce this. That voice, the humor, the creativity are all remarkable. Check out the esoteric order of Sherman if you haven’t, I promise to be my wife’s “filthy gibbering lunatic priest“ everyday

Glad it’s back

By MellowECV3 - Jun 23 2019
Read more
I never thought it would happen, but the podcast came back from the grave and is amazing!

iTunes Ratings

740 Ratings
Average Ratings
667
35
15
8
15

My favorite podcast

By peryiteinspades - Mar 20 2020
Read more
So happy to have Norm and everyone else produce this. That voice, the humor, the creativity are all remarkable. Check out the esoteric order of Sherman if you haven’t, I promise to be my wife’s “filthy gibbering lunatic priest“ everyday

Glad it’s back

By MellowECV3 - Jun 23 2019
Read more
I never thought it would happen, but the podcast came back from the grave and is amazing!
Cover image of The Drabblecast Audio Fiction Podcast

The Drabblecast Audio Fiction Podcast

Latest release on May 22, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 6 days ago

Rank #1: Drabblecast Presents: Inside Drabblecast Audio

Podcast cover
Read more

This episode takes you inside Drabblecast audio production. Ever wonder how we produce an episode of the Drabblecast? Wonder no more! We dig into all the technical aspects like voice acting, sound editing and mixing, foley effects, music and more. Preproduction? Reading? Acting? Yeah, it’s all here folks, all the blood sweat and tears that […]

The post Drabblecast Presents: Inside Drabblecast Audio appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Jul 30 2018

1hr 36mins

Play

Rank #2: Drabblecast 418 – Not Recommended for Guests of a Philosophically Uncertain Disposition

Podcast cover
Read more

Episode Sponsor- I’m From Nowhere by Lindsay Lerman Damita managed The Fracture’s visitor centre and gift shop, while Jem took the guided tours. There was also a cafe, which always had fresh coffee and an inventive selection of hot sandwiches, although Damita had never met anyone who worked in the kitchens. ‘They’re all very industrious, […]

The post Drabblecast 418 – Not Recommended for Guests of a Philosophically Uncertain Disposition appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Oct 30 2019

26mins

Play

Rank #3: Drabblecast Director’s Cut: Flying On My Hatred of My Neighbor’s Dog

Podcast cover
Read more

The Relaunch Prelaunch continues with another listener-requested “Director’s Cut: Flying On My Hatred of My Neighbor’s Dog.” When this story originally aired in 2013 it was an immediate hit with the Drabblecast Community, winning Best Story in the People’s Choice Awards of that year. It seems the potentially energizing power of hate is still a […]

The post Drabblecast Director’s Cut: Flying On My Hatred of My Neighbor’s Dog appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Aug 07 2018

56mins

Play

Rank #4: Drabblecast 387 – Skullpocket: Part 1

Podcast cover
Read more

The Drabblecast is finally reborn with this special two-part Halloween story: “Skullpocket” by Nathan Ballingrud! It’s been a long year and a half(ish), folks. Death just isn’t what it used to be. Frankly it’s boring. Everyone screaming and crying at each other, the incessant heat, obsessive social media addicts—it gets old, ya know? Can’t we […]

The post Drabblecast 387 – Skullpocket: Part 1 appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Nov 01 2018

1hr

Play

Rank #5: Drabblecast 395 – The Slaying of the Dragon

Podcast cover
Read more

This week on the Drabblecast we present “The Slaying of the Dragon” by Dino Buzzati. Enjoy this rare piece of translated fiction by Italian novelist and short story writer Dino Buzzati, about what might happen today if we discovered a dragon. Dino Buzzati was a painter, playwright, poet, novelist, short story writer, opera librettist, mountaineer, […]

The post Drabblecast 395 – The Slaying of the Dragon appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Jan 12 2019

44mins

Play

Rank #6: Drabblecast Presents: Editor Lagerklatsch

Podcast cover
Read more

An Editor Lagerklatsch! Just what the hell is a Lagerklatsch? Well if you’ve been to a convention or two you might be familiar with the phrase “coffee klatsch.” You can probably do the linguistics from there, replacing coffee with something…hoppier. Made up German words are fun! In fact, that’s a special charm of the German […]

The post Drabblecast Presents: Editor Lagerklatsch appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Sep 16 2018

1hr 23mins

Play

Rank #7: Drabblecast 419 – Trifecta: Halloween Special

Podcast cover
Read more

Special Guest Host Cryptkeeper Norm hosts this year’s Drabblecast Halloween special. The Drabblecast brings you a special 3 original stories from Editors past and present, all centered around the history of a lonesome Texas Graveyard. We present to you,The Lich Gate Trifecta: They Went Into the Graveyard, One by One by Matthew Bey The Armadillo […]

The post Drabblecast 419 – Trifecta: Halloween Special appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Dec 08 2019

51mins

Play

Rank #8: Drabblecast 366 – The Whisperer in Darkness pt. 1

Podcast cover
Read more

Bear in mind closely that I did not see any actual visual horror at the end. To say that a mental shock was the cause of what I inferred – that last straw which sent me racing out of the lonely Akeley farmhouse and through the wild domed hills of Vermont in a commandeered motor […]

The post Drabblecast 366 – The Whisperer in Darkness pt. 1 appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Aug 09 2015

1hr 31mins

Play

Rank #9: Drabblecast 400 – We Who Stole The Dream Pt. 1

Podcast cover
Read more

The Drabblecast launches its 8th Annual Women and Aliens Month with Part 1 of “We Who Stole the Dream” by James Tiptree Jr. This is a dark, dystopian tale about sadism and slavery, and the potential for cruelty in all of us. Published postmortem in the 1990 compilation “Her Smoke Rose Up Forever,” this story […]

The post Drabblecast 400 – We Who Stole The Dream Pt. 1 appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Mar 09 2019

43mins

Play

Rank #10: Drabblecast 404 – Witches for Mars

Podcast cover
Read more

Closing out Women and Aliens month, The Drabblecast brings you another originally commissioned story: “Witches for Mars” by Eden Royce. It’s a surreal tale about considering greener pastures…   Story Excerpt: No one expected the government to allow it. To acknowledge it even, but Maira was looking at the advertisement above a webpage she was […]

The post Drabblecast 404 – Witches for Mars appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Apr 20 2019

42mins

Play

Rank #11: Drabblecast 398 – The Day After The Day The Martians Came

Podcast cover
Read more

This week The Drabblecast presents “The Day After the Day the Martians Came” by Frederik Pohl. Jokes can teach you a lot about the underlying anxieties of a culture. The old line “take me to your leader” was actually a jab at President Eisenhower’s leadership during the Cold War. This story is about jokes and […]

The post Drabblecast 398 – The Day After The Day The Martians Came appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Feb 09 2019

31mins

Play

Rank #12: Drabblecast Fan Pick: The Belonging Kind

Podcast cover
Read more

As the Drabblecast Reborn Kickstarter campaign continues, we bring you another Fan Pick: The Belonging Kind.  Drabblecast fan Kyle Sellers introduces this eerie story about how hard fitting in can be sometimes… It might have been in Club Justine, or Jimbo’s, or Sad Jack’s, or the Rafters; Coretti could never be sure where he’d first […]

The post Drabblecast Fan Pick: The Belonging Kind appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Oct 06 2018

44mins

Play

Rank #13: Drabblecast 393 – Diamante and Strass

Podcast cover
Read more

Today the Drabblecast brings you “Diamante and Strass” by Lucy A. Snyder. Lucy A. Snyder is a five-time Bram Stoker Award-winning author, appearing in publications such as Pseudopod, Strange Horizons, and Weird Tales. She lives in Columbus, Ohio and is faculty in Seton Hill University’s MFA program in Writing Popular Fiction.  Our story today has […]

The post Drabblecast 393 – Diamante and Strass appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Dec 19 2018

27mins

Play

Rank #14: Drabblecast 392 – Single Parent

Podcast cover
Read more

The Drabblecast brings you “Single Parent” by Sarah Gailey. Sarah Gailey is a Hugo Award-winning author of fiction and nonfiction, and a regular contributor for Tor.com and Barnes & Noble. Single Parent follows one father’s journey to face the monsters in his son’s closet and some demons of his own. It was originally produced for […]

The post Drabblecast 392 – Single Parent appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Dec 12 2018

26mins

Play

Rank #15: Drabblecast 397 – Fruit and Words

Podcast cover
Read more

This week The Drabblecast presents “Fruit and Words” by Aimee Bender; a story about words and their meanings. Aimee Bender is an American novelist and short story writer, known for her surreal plots and characters. Bender’s works have been published in GQ, Harper’s, Opium Magazine, and several anthologies. She has also been heard on This […]

The post Drabblecast 397 – Fruit and Words appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Jan 30 2019

35mins

Play

Rank #16: Drabblecast 409 – The Dandelion Man

Podcast cover
Read more

 The Drabblecast presents an original story: “The Dandelion Man” by Jack Nicholls. A tale of coming of age, a tale of survival; a fight to discover who is of the soil and who is of the air… Story Excerpt: Teo and Paulus stood at the shore of the pampas, where the grass grew twice as […]

The post Drabblecast 409 – The Dandelion Man appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Jun 20 2019

33mins

Play

Rank #17: Drabblecast 417 – Love in the Balance

Podcast cover
Read more

Episode Sponsor- I’m From Nowhere, a novel by Lindsay Lerman. This week’s Drabblecast explores unrequited love and how relationships, like anything in life, are susceptible to change. We bring you a full cast production of David D. Levine’s space opera story “Love in the Balance,” read to you by Mike Boris, Lauren Synger, Veronica Giguere, Adam […]

The post Drabblecast 417 – Love in the Balance appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Oct 11 2019

44mins

Play

Rank #18: Drabblecast 407 – The Evolution of Trickster Stories Among the Dogs of North Park After the Change

Podcast cover
Read more

This week we bring you “The Evolution of Trickster Stories Among the Dogs of North Park After the Change” by Kij Johnson. This story depicts a world in the aftermath of “The Change,” a mysterious event whereby all domesticated mammals spontaneously gain near-human intelligence and the ability to speak.  It was shortlisted for the 2007 […]

The post Drabblecast 407 – The Evolution of Trickster Stories Among the Dogs of North Park After the Change appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Jun 04 2019

1hr 12mins

Play

Rank #19: Drabblecast 370 – The Little Mermaid of Innsmouth

Podcast cover
Read more

The Drabblecast presents: “The Little Mermaid of Innsmouth” by Caroline M. Yoachim. This is a new take on the classic Hans Christian Andersen fish tale, replete with all the Lovecraftian lore you should expect from The Drabblecast!   Story Excerpt: Tomiko knelt at the table, across from her father, carefully holding her back rigid and […]

The post Drabblecast 370 – The Little Mermaid of Innsmouth appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Sep 13 2015

39mins

Play

Rank #20: Drabblecast Director’s Cut – Sing

Podcast cover
Read more

“A Musical on a Submarine” Norm and author Kristine Kathryn Rusch discuss her story from way back in 2008 for Drabblecast #53. This is the “Director’s Cut – Sing.” We also dive into a discussion about unsung women in Science Fiction, like Leigh Bracket and James Tipree Jr. Why use a pen name after all? […]

The post Drabblecast Director’s Cut – Sing appeared first on The Drabblecast.

Mar 18 2019

57mins

Play