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The Drabblecast Audio Fiction Podcast

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Rank #7 in Fiction category

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

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

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671 Ratings
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Glad it’s back

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

Episode 334

By tjstrat - Mar 28 2019
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Worth it for Norm’s unhinged introduction alone.

iTunes Ratings

671 Ratings
Average Ratings
607
29
13
7
15

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!

Episode 334

By tjstrat - Mar 28 2019
Read more
Worth it for Norm’s unhinged introduction alone.
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The Drabblecast Audio Fiction Podcast

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Rank #7 in Fiction category

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

Rank #1: Drabblecast 386 – Garen and The Hound

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This week the Drabblecast presents an originally commissioned story: “Garen and the Hound” by Jeremiah Tolbert. It is a story about the dream world and the relentless pursuit of something dark and sinister. This story is part of our Lovecraft Month, a celebration of all things H.P. and Old Ones. Story Excerpt: The veils of […]

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Jan 02 2017
26 mins
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Rank #2: Drabblecast 385 – The Innsmouth of the South

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The Drabblecast continues Lovecraft Month with “The Innsmouth of the South,” an originally commissioned story by Rachael K. Jones. Imitation and authenticity are as much a part of the H.P. Lovecraft mythos as any of the Old Ones in today’s open source fiction universe. If one theme pierces all of Lovecraft’s work it is that […]

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Dec 11 2016
45 mins
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Rank #3: Drabblecast 387 – Skullpocket: Part 1

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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 […]

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Nov 01 2018
1 hour
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Rank #4: Drabblecast 395 – The Slaying of the Dragon

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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, […]

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Jan 12 2019
44 mins
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Rank #5: Drabblecast 366 – The Whisperer in Darkness pt. 1

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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 […]

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Aug 09 2015
1 hour 31 mins
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Rank #6: Drabblecast Presents: Inside Drabblecast Audio

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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 […]

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Jul 30 2018
1 hour 36 mins
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Rank #7: Drabblecast 411 – Wholesale Solution

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This week on the Drabblecast, something a little different! “Wholesale Solution” is a full cast radio play set in a dystopic science fiction universe where nothing is as it seems. Written and produced by Fred Greenhalgh and Jack Bowman, buckle in for a ride to Europa! Story Excerpt: We are inside a holding cell containing […]

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Jul 19 2019
48 mins
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Rank #8: Drabblecast 404 – Witches for Mars

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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 […]

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Apr 20 2019
42 mins
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Rank #9: Drabblecast 410 – Go Between

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On this week’s Drabblecast, Norm and NPR’s Chioke I’Anson bring you stories about the voices in your head, including “Go Between” by acclaimed writer China Mieville. “Go Between” tells the tale of a man who, for several years, has been receiving strange instructions to deliver seemingly random items from location to location. Agonizing over effect […]

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Jul 05 2019
46 mins
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Rank #10: Drabblecast 409 – The Dandelion Man

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 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 […]

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Jun 20 2019
33 mins
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Rank #11: Drabblecast 407 – The Evolution of Trickster Stories Among the Dogs of North Park After the Change

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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 […]

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Jun 04 2019
1 hour 12 mins
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Rank #12: Drabblecast 400 – We Who Stole The Dream Pt. 1

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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 […]

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Mar 09 2019
43 mins
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Rank #13: Drabblecast 392 – Single Parent

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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 […]

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Dec 12 2018
26 mins
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Rank #14: Drabblecast 397 – Fruit and Words

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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 […]

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Jan 30 2019
35 mins
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Rank #15: Drabblecast 370 – The Little Mermaid of Innsmouth

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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 […]

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Sep 13 2015
39 mins
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Rank #16: Drabblecast 352 – Snow Day

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The shovel bit through the foamy snow on the top stair of my front porch, then stopped with a clang. I scraped away the snow to see what was beneath. Ice. Serve me right for not shoveling after the snow had fallen last night. It had thawed, then the temperature had dropped into the deep […]

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Mar 18 2015
18 mins
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Rank #17: Drabblecast Fan Pick: Followed

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The Drabblecast Reborn Kickstarter campaign continues! Today, Fan Picks: Followed, by Will McIntosh as chosen and introduced by Drabblecast fan Boo Yeah. Hear her thoughts on an unsettling story about living with the consequences of our actions… This story originally aired in 2011. Story Excerpt: She came wandering down the sidewalk like any other corpse, […]

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Oct 08 2018
26 mins
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Rank #18: Drabblecast 402 – The Moving Stars

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We’re in the thick of Women and Aliens month, and we’re keeping it going with an original commissioned story— “The Moving Stars” by Premee Mohamed. Premee Mohamed is an Indo-Caribbean scientist and specfic auhor based out of Canada. Her short fiction has appeared in Analog, Pseudopod, Mythic Delirium, Automata Review, and other venues.  Her debut […]

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Mar 27 2019
40 mins
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Rank #19: Drabblecast Presents: Editor Lagerklatsch

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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 […]

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Sep 16 2018
1 hour 23 mins
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Rank #20: Drabblecast 382 – Down the Well

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Women and Aliens month continues with “Down the Well” by Alaya Dawn Johnson. Alaya is the author of speculative and historical fiction and has written six novels. Her stories have been featured in Asimov’s, Fantasy and Science Fiction, and Welcome to Bordertown. She is also a recipient of the Cybils and Nebula awards. Story Excerpt: […]

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Aug 20 2016
35 mins
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