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Scary Stories Told in the Dark: A Horror Anthology Series

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Rank #8 in Drama category

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A multiple story, horror-themed audio storytelling podcast, spun off from Chilling Tales for Dark Nights and its popular YouTube channel of the same name. The show features master storyteller Otis Jiry, and the work of dozens of independent and previously-published contributing authors. Find this and our other programs at: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com

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A multiple story, horror-themed audio storytelling podcast, spun off from Chilling Tales for Dark Nights and its popular YouTube channel of the same name. The show features master storyteller Otis Jiry, and the work of dozens of independent and previously-published contributing authors. Find this and our other programs at: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com

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Great story selection and very talented narrator

By Lizsu11 - Nov 01 2019
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Great story selection and very talented narrator

Spooky...

By christawal - Oct 30 2019
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This is one of my all time favorite podcasts. Otis is amazing.

iTunes Ratings

1858 Ratings
Average Ratings
1543
169
60
33
53

Great story selection and very talented narrator

By Lizsu11 - Nov 01 2019
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Great story selection and very talented narrator

Spooky...

By christawal - Oct 30 2019
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This is one of my all time favorite podcasts. Otis is amazing.
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Scary Stories Told in the Dark: A Horror Anthology Series

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A multiple story, horror-themed audio storytelling podcast, spun off from Chilling Tales for Dark Nights and its popular YouTube channel of the same name. The show features master storyteller Otis Jiry, and the work of dozens of independent and previously-published contributing authors. Find this and our other programs at: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com

Rank #1: 14: S4E14 – "All Hallows Horrors" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

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In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying Halloween-themed tales from authors Jeff Miller, Kelly Foster, Adam Davies, and Adam David, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about dastardly delusions, sinister scarecrows, ghastly girls, and waking nightmares. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e14

Oct 14 2019

1hr 12mins

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Rank #2: 1: S4E01 – "Evil Imaginations" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

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In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three terrifying tales from authors RedBullReptar, Brenda Ader, and Charles Howard, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about evil imaginations, disappearances in the dark, and flame-borne phantoms. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e01

Jun 24 2019

1hr 37mins

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Rank #3: 1: S2E01 – “Seeking Shadows” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

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In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales by John Casuccio, Moonlit Cove, H.P. Lovecraft, and two who prefer to remain anonymous, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about unsettling after-school activities, secret passageways, unearthed oddities, and dangerous games as old as time. You’re listening to the standard edition of tonight’s program, which includes the first two stories. If you’d like to show your support and enjoy an extended version of this and or other episodes, with twice the terror, visit SimplyScaryPodcast.com and click “Patrons” in the upper menu to sign up today. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e01

May 17 2018

1hr 32mins

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Rank #4: 3: S1E03 – “Singularity” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

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In this third episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from an anonymous author and Christopher Gideon, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about both sides of the A.I. (Artificial Intelligence) coin, and the abject fear that one can experience both being the creation, as well as the creator. Regardless of which end of the spectrum you fall on yourself, or or empathize with, one thing is certain: the "Singularity" will someday affect us all, and when it does, pulling the plug may not be so easy as we expect. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e03/

Dec 13 2017

48mins

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Rank #5: 13: S4E13 – "Scares Everywhere" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

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In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three terrifying tales from authors Bryce Simmons, Max Minton, and Daniel Martins, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about invading extraterrestrials, evil encounters, and aquatic anomalies. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e13

Oct 07 2019

1hr 10mins

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Rank #6: 9: S3E09 - "The Nature of Nightmares" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

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In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors The Dead Canary, EldritchVulpine, Micah Rodney, and Cameron Suey, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about devilish deals, lurking legends, revenge-seeking revenants, and island abominations. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e09

Feb 11 2019

54mins

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Rank #7: 7: S3E07 - "Technological Terror" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

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In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three terrifying tales from authors Jordan Eilbert, Andrew Harmon, and Kevin Thomas, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about ravenous repairs, uneducated A.I., and sinister science. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e07

Jan 21 2019

2hr 29mins

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Rank #8: 6: S1E06 – “Watchers in the Woods” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

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In this sixth episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from Dustin Koski and Anansi, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, which will provide ample reason to stay as far away from dark forests and campsites for the rest of your lives. If it weren’t for the occasional sound of a twig snapping, after all, you might not even be aware of the “Watchers in the Woods.” See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e06/

Jan 03 2018

54mins

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Rank #9: 4: S1E04 – “Yuletide Terror” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

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In this fourth episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two spine-tingling holiday-themed tales from Michael Whitehouse and Kristopher Mallory, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about both frightful, devious dinners and mysterious Christmas baubles with sinister secrets yet to be revealed. After a listen to these tales, you’ll never look at this time of year the same way again. Brace yourself, not for twinkling trinkets, gifts and decorated trees, but for an unforgettable taste of "Yuletide Terror." See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e04/

Dec 20 2017

1hr

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Rank #10: 13: S2E13 – "Horror Finds a Home” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

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In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Daniel DuBois, Blood Empress, Moonlit Cove, and an anonymous author, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about about vanishing acts, haunted highways, eerie executions, and unsettling scarecrows. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e13

Aug 18 2018

49mins

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Rank #11: 12: S4E12 – "Paths Less Traveled" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

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In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Joe Turner, Daniel Martins, Spuk, and an anonymous author, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about quixotic cults, subterranean secrets, ominous eyes, and fearful friends. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e12

Sep 30 2019

1hr 27mins

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Rank #12: 12: S2E12 – "Into the Unknown” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

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In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Aaron Shotwell, Kenneth Kohl, Quadrant, and Argylle, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about nefarious nature, nightmarish neighbors, dystopian dregs, and sinister societies. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e12

Aug 08 2018

1hr 15mins

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Rank #13: 5: S1E05 – “Risk and Reward” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

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In this fifth episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from Ben Pienaar and Thomas O. Wagner, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about making what at first appears to be a deceptively simple choice: make a deal, get a reward. But as many often do, our protagonists find out that there are many different interpretations of an agreement to be had. The only remaining two questions are: which end of the bargain will they end up on, the victim’s, or the opportunist’s? And, wherever they find themselves, will it be worth both the “Risk and Reward?" See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e05/

Dec 27 2017

1hr 10mins

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Rank #14: 8: S4E08 – "Depraved Depths" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

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In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three terrifying tales from authors D. Fulkerson, Ryan Brennaman, and C.L. McLendon, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about perilous prisons, oceanic oddities, and karmic repercussions. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e08

Aug 19 2019

1hr 32mins

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Rank #15: 1: S3E01 - "Paranormal Perception" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

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In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Colby Newton, Anton Scheller, Immutatus, and William Meikle, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about apocalyptic abominations, sinister static, nightmarish nursery rhymes, and beasts beneath the waves. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e01

Dec 10 2018

44mins

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Rank #16: 17: S1E17 – “Whispers in the Dark” (Part 1) – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

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In this seventeenth episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three terrifying tales from author Eric Dodd, all of them connected and part of the same series of events, performed here in sequential order by host and narrator Otis Jiry. Journey with us in the dismal depths of dormant places, which hold secrets darker than the Stygian pits from whence they come, and discover what happens when mortal man comes face to face with its eternal inhabitants, with no choice but to listen to its "Whispers in the Dark." See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e17/

Mar 21 2018

1hr 30mins

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Rank #17: 17: S3E17 –"Counting Bodies" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

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In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Devin Hoover, Alex Taylor, Kyle “K-Man” Mangione-Smith, and J. Rog, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about captive cadavers, collapsed civilizations, evil admirers, and villainous voodoo. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e17

May 02 2019

1hr 28mins

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Rank #18: 16: S2E16 - "Fear and Folklore" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

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In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Keith Daniels and Paul Breen, Jr., as well as two anonymous authors, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about lakeside legends, ghastly games, fiendish forests, and malevolent memories. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e16

Sep 25 2018

1hr 21mins

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Rank #19: 12: S3E12 - "Paradise Lost" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

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In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors Sandra Varela, Richard Dockrey-Young, Judy Dockrey-Young, and an anonymous author, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about losing one’s religion, occult occupations, paranormal parishioners, and learning lessons the hard way. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e12

Mar 25 2019

1hr 28mins

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Rank #20: 2: S4E02 – "Ghoulish Games" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark

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In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three terrifying tales from author TheHootax and two additional anonymous authors, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about four-dimensional fears, ghoulish games, and not-so-virtual reality. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e02

Jul 01 2019

1hr 29mins

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