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These aren't the stories your mother used to tell you ... no, these are The Other Stories. The Other Stories is a weekly short story podcast. A modern take on The Twilight Zone, Tales From The Crypt, or The Outer Limits. Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller, WTF stories delivered right to your podcast feed every Monday morning. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Location:

United States

Description:

These aren't the stories your mother used to tell you ... no, these are The Other Stories. The Other Stories is a weekly short story podcast. A modern take on The Twilight Zone, Tales From The Crypt, or The Outer Limits. Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller, WTF stories delivered right to your podcast feed every Monday morning. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Language:

English


Episodes

93.4 Imposter Syndrome

2/19/2024
Imposter Syndrome 'A washed-up celebrity begins to suspect his management may have replaced him.' Written by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked) Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife) Produced by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton) With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com) And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/) And sound effects provided by Freesound.org The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/) A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch And Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading. And to Ben Errington, the Deep Learning Luminaire, lighting up the fascinating new realms of digital intelligence. **Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She has written for publications such as Baffling, Vastarien Lit, and Flame Tree press, as well as the Doctor Who range with Big Finish. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/** Voice actor and podcaster follow Justin Fife on Twitter at www.twitter.com/justinbfife Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/ Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver Join our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/ Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissions Check out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/ Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver The Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:16:42

93.3 Launch Phanes

2/15/2024
Launch Phanes 'It was expected that the launch of the world’s most advance A.I. simulator would be a monumental historical event, but nobody could have guessed the reasons why.' Written by Richard Reynolds (groundzerocomics.co.uk) Narrated by Erika Ventura (https://instagram.com/efventu) Produced by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes) With music by Sascha Ende (https://www.sascha-ende.de/) And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/) And sound effects provided by Freesound.org The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/) A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch And Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading. And to Ben Errington, bitten by a radioactive ChatBot, he now dispenses both chit and chat on all your friendly neighbourhood social media platforms. Richard Reynolds is the owner and operator of Ground Zero Comics, a small shop in Mansfield, England, but writes, draws and produces his own comics and strips whenever he gets the chance. You can read these comics for free on the shop’s website, groundzerocomics.co.uk - ‘free comics’ sidebar. Erika Ventura is an artist, mother, bilingual narrator, and a husbandry technician. How does she manage it all? No idea, but her artwork can be seen on Instagram (@efventu) or you can visit her artist page www.facebook.com/BioArtsy Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/ Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver Join our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/ Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissions Check out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/ Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver The Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:18:19

93.2 The Artifice

2/12/2024
The Artifice 'A struggling artist from a renowned family, tries to overcome his creative block by illegally enhancing his AI printer, SARA, into a sophisticated art-making machine.' Written and narrated by Luke Kondor (https://www.instagram.com/lukeofkondor) Produced by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes) With music by Chris Zabriskie (https://chriszabriskie.com/) And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/) And sound effects provided by Freesound.org The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/) A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch And Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading. And to Ben Errington, the Quantum Quill, his content transcending the limits of any one social media platform. Luke Kondor started writing on his computer in his early teens and never looked back… and now he has very sore eyes. He also runs and produces a short story podcast called The Other Stories, which has amassed over 11-million downloads and has a monthly listenership of ~100k downloads. Currently he lives and works on a dining room table in the middle of Sherwood Forest. For more head to www.lukekondor.com Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/ Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver Join our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/ Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissions Check out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/ Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver The Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:17:54

93.2 The Artifice

2/12/2024
The Artifice 'A struggling artist from a renowned family, tries to overcome his creative block by illegally enhancing his AI printer, SARA, into a sophisticated art-making machine.' Written and narrated by Luke Kondor (https://www.instagram.com/lukeofkondor) Produced by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes) With music by Chris Zabriskie (https://chriszabriskie.com/) And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/) And sound effects provided by Freesound.org The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/) A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch And Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading. And to Ben Errington, the Quantum Quill, his content transcending the limits of any one social media platform. Luke Kondor started writing on his computer in his early teens and never looked back… and now he has very sore eyes. He also runs and produces a short story podcast called The Other Stories, which has amassed over 11-million downloads and has a monthly listenership of ~100k downloads. Currently he lives and works on a dining room table in the middle of Sherwood Forest. For more head to www.lukekondor.com Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/ Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver Join our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/ Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissions Check out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/ Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver The Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:17:54

93.1 Where Credit Is Due

2/5/2024
Where Credit Is Due 'Horror author Reynard Osman’s books aren’t selling, and he’s decided to resurrect his failing career on the shoulders of Cassus, a sophisticated AI that can write his novels for him. But when Reynard asks Cassus to craft something that can get him the number one spot on the bestseller list, Cassus writes him a ghastly magnum opus.' Written by Dexter McLeod (http://www.twitter.com/DexterMcLeod) Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife) Produced by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes) With music by Chris Zabriskie (https://chriszabriskie.com/) And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/) And sound effects provided by Freesound.org The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/) A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch And Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading. And to Ben Errington, the Turing Test of Social Media, making social media posts so lively you’d think they were alive in and of themselves. Dexter McLeod is a writer from the southern United States, though he vacations on the shores of dim Carcosa. You can follow him on Twitter, @DexterMcLeod. Voice actor and podcaster follow Justin Fife on Twitter at www.twitter.com/justinbfife Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/ Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver Join our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/ Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissions Check out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/ Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver The Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:18:35

Vol 93 - Artificial Intelligence II + Horror Books Chat w/ Daniel Willcocks

2/5/2024
Vol 93 - Artificial Intelligence II + Horror Books Chat W/ Daniel Willcocks Editorial by Luke Kondor (https://www.lukekondor.com) Produced by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes) Special feature Interview with Daniel Willcocks (https://www.danielwillcocks.com/) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:29:11

TOS x McSweeney’s - Here and Now and Then and Forever : Part 2

2/1/2024
Today is part one of a very special collaboration with an independent nonprofit publishing company based in San Francisco - McSweeney’s, and the 71st issue of their Quarterly Concern - McSWEENEY’S 71: THE MONSTROUS AND THE TERRIBLE. Here and Now and Then and Forever - Part 2 'Janka is ready to commit… no matter the cost.' Written by Attila Veres (https://www.valancourtbooks.com/attilaveres.html) Translated to English by Luca Karafiáth ** Narrated by Jasmine Arch ( https://jasminearch.com/) Produced by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton) With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com) And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/) And sound effects provided by Freesound.org The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/) A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch And Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading. And to Ben Errington the ongoing explosion of content being fired out of his Social Media canon. Attila Veres (b. 1985) is a Hungarian writer of horror and weird fiction. Jasmine Arch is a writer, poet, narrator, podcaster and all round chaos-for-brains. McSweeney’s is an independent nonprofit publishing company based in San Francisco. For more, head to McSweeneys.net. Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/ Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver Join our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/ Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissions Check out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/ Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver The Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:24:08

TOS x McSweeney’s - Here and Now and Then and Forever : Part 2

2/1/2024
Today is part one of a very special collaboration with an independent nonprofit publishing company based in San Francisco - McSweeney’s, and the 71st issue of their Quarterly Concern - McSWEENEY’S 71: THE MONSTROUS AND THE TERRIBLE. Here and Now and Then and Forever - Part 2 'Janka is ready to commit… no matter the cost.' Written by Attila Veres (https://www.valancourtbooks.com/attilaveres.html) Translated to English by Luca Karafiáth ** Narrated by Jasmine Arch ( https://jasminearch.com/) Produced by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton) With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com) And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/) And sound effects provided by Freesound.org The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/) A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch And Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading. And to Ben Errington the ongoing explosion of content being fired out of his Social Media canon. Attila Veres (b. 1985) is a Hungarian writer of horror and weird fiction. Jasmine Arch is a writer, poet, narrator, podcaster and all round chaos-for-brains. McSweeney’s is an independent nonprofit publishing company based in San Francisco. For more, head to McSweeneys.net. Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/ Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver Join our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/ Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissions Check out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/ Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver The Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:24:08

TOS x McSweeney’s - Here and Now and Then and Forever : Part 1

1/29/2024
Today is part one of a very special collaboration with an independent nonprofit publishing company based in San Francisco - McSweeney’s, and the 71st issue of their Quarterly Concern - McSWEENEY’S 71: THE MONSTROUS AND THE TERRIBLE. Here and Now and Then and Forever - Part 1 'Janka is ready to commit… no matter the cost.' Written by Attila Veres (https://www.valancourtbooks.com/attilaveres.html) Translated to English by Luca Karafiáth ** Narrated by Jasmine Arch (https://jasminearch.com/) Produced by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton) With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com) And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/) And sound effects provided by Freesound.org The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/) A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch And Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading. And to Ben Errington the ongoing explosion of content being fired out of his Social Media canon. Attila Veres (b. 1985) is a Hungarian writer of horror and weird fiction. Jasmine Arch is a writer, poet, narrator, podcaster and all round chaos-for-brains. McSweeney’s is an independent nonprofit publishing company based in San Francisco. For more, head to McSweeneys.net. Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/ Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver Join our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/ Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissions Check out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/ Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver The Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:24:21

TOS x McSweeney’s - Here and Now and Then and Forever : Part 1

1/29/2024
Today is part one of a very special collaboration with an independent nonprofit publishing company based in San Francisco - McSweeney’s, and the 71st issue of their Quarterly Concern - McSWEENEY’S 71: THE MONSTROUS AND THE TERRIBLE. Here and Now and Then and Forever - Part 1 'Janka is ready to commit… no matter the cost.' Written by Attila Veres (https://www.valancourtbooks.com/attilaveres.html) Translated to English by Luca Karafiáth ** Narrated by Jasmine Arch (https://jasminearch.com/) Produced by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton) With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com) And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/) And sound effects provided by Freesound.org The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/) A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch And Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading. And to Ben Errington the ongoing explosion of content being fired out of his Social Media canon. Attila Veres (b. 1985) is a Hungarian writer of horror and weird fiction. Jasmine Arch is a writer, poet, narrator, podcaster and all round chaos-for-brains. McSweeney’s is an independent nonprofit publishing company based in San Francisco. For more, head to McSweeneys.net. Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/ Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver Join our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/ Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissions Check out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/ Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver The Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:24:21

TOS x McSweeney’s - Here and Now and Then and Forever : Part 1

1/29/2024
Today is part one of a very special collaboration with an independent nonprofit publishing company based in San Francisco - McSweeney’s, and the 71st issue of their Quarterly Concern - McSWEENEY’S 71: THE MONSTROUS AND THE TERRIBLE. Here and Now and Then and Forever - Part 1 'Janka is ready to commit… no matter the cost.' Written by Attila Veres (https://www.valancourtbooks.com/attilaveres.html) Translated to English by Luca Karafiáth ** Narrated by Jasmine Arch (https://jasminearch.com/) Produced by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton) With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com) And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/) And sound effects provided by Freesound.org The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/) A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch And Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading. And to Ben Errington the ongoing explosion of content being fired out of his Social Media canon. Attila Veres (b. 1985) is a Hungarian writer of horror and weird fiction. Jasmine Arch is a writer, poet, narrator, podcaster and all round chaos-for-brains. McSweeney’s is an independent nonprofit publishing company based in San Francisco. For more, head to McSweeneys.net. Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/ Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver Join our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/ Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissions Check out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/ Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver The Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:24:21

92.4 The Tarpin Maze

1/22/2024
The Tarpin Maze 'The bloody history of the maze at the Tarpin Estate plays into the hands of a distant relative greedy to inherit the estate. Only one teenage heir stands in his way.' Written by Jesse Krenzel (https://www.jessekrenzel.com) Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife) Produced by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton) With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com) And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/) And sound effects provided by Freesound.org The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/) A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch And Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading. And to Ben Errington, the M.C. Escher of social media, bewildering and confusing and yet so enticing. For more of Jesse Krenzel’s work, head to www.jessekrenzel.com. Voice actor and podcaster follow Justin Fife on Twitter at www.twitter.com/justinbfife Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/ Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver Join our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/ Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissions Check out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/ Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver The Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:18:05

92.4 The Tarpin Maze

1/22/2024
The Tarpin Maze 'The bloody history of the maze at the Tarpin Estate plays into the hands of a distant relative greedy to inherit the estate. Only one teenage heir stands in his way.' Written by Jesse Krenzel (https://www.jessekrenzel.com) Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife) Produced by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton) With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com) And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/) And sound effects provided by Freesound.org The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/) A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch And Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading. And to Ben Errington, the M.C. Escher of social media, bewildering and confusing and yet so enticing. For more of Jesse Krenzel’s work, head to www.jessekrenzel.com. Voice actor and podcaster follow Justin Fife on Twitter at www.twitter.com/justinbfife Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/ Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver Join our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/ Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissions Check out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/ Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver The Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:18:05

92.3 Inside the House of Mirrors

1/15/2024
Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS. You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today! Inside the House of Mirrors 'Late one evening, Gianni, a solitary, middle-aged man, enters –on a whim, perhaps to revisit a youthful experience—a seemingly empty House of Mirrors, and just as he senses the presence of another inside, the lights go out.' Written by Nicola Lombardi and translated by Joe Weintraub (www.nicolalombardi.com) Narrated by Manny Realguy Produced by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton) With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com) And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/) And sound effects provided by Freesound.org The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/) A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch And Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading. And to Ben Errington, our cartographer, mapping out the ever-changing terrain of social media, After thirty years of writing--3 novels, six collections, one film adaptation, multiple translations from the English--Lombardi is considered a master of the horror genre in Italy (his website can be found here:at www.nicolalombardi.com). His first collection in English, The Gypsy Spiders and Other Tales of Italian Horror, was published by UK's Tartarus Press in Dec. 2021. Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/ Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver Join our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/ Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissions Check out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/ Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver The Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:14:38

92.2 Champion of Meridoria

1/8/2024
Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS. You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today! Champion of Meridoria 'Young Trevor finds solace in the fantastical realms of his books, while struggling to connect with the reality that surrounds him. But what happens when the boundaries between these two worlds begin to blur?' Written by JT Shields (www.jtshields.com) Narrated by James Barnett (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com) And Josh Curran (https://twitter.com/jcurranwriter) Produced by James Barnett (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com)) With music by Ghosthack (https://www.ghosthack.de/) And Dark Fantasy Studio (http://darkfantasystudio.com/) And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/) And sound effects provided by Freesound.org The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/) A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch And Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading. And to Ben Errington the ongoing explosion of content being fired out of his Social Media canon. J T Shields is a writer from the UK who enjoys all things horror. You can follow his work on www.jtshields.com. James Barnett is the producer of the Night’s End podcast and After The Gloaming. Search for them wherever you get your podcasts. You can also catch other works of his at www.JamesBarnettCreative.com Josh Curran is a narrator and writer. He has narrated many episodes of The Other Stories over the show’s lifetime. He is also the creator of the horror Audio-Drama podcast, Miscreation. You can follow him on twitter, @jcurranwriter Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/ Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver Join our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/ Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissions Check out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/ Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver The Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:16:33

92.1 Mazeplay

1/1/2024
Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS. You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today! Mazeplay 'A man breaks into an abandoned fast food restaurant to confront his childhood fears.' Written by Georgia Cook (https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/) Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife) Produced by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton) With music by Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com) And sound effects provided by Freesound.org And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/) The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/) A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch And Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading. And to Ben Errington, the Master of the Maze, guiding us through the twists and turns of social media. **Georgia Cook is an illustrator and writer from London. She is the winner of the LISP 2020 Flash Fiction Prize, and has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize, Staunch Book Prize and Reflex Fiction Award, among others. She can be found on twitter at @georgiacooked and on her website at https://www.georgiacookwriter.com/** Voice actor and podcaster follow Justin Fife on Twitter at www.twitter.com/justinbfife Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/ Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver Join our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/ Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissions Check out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/ Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver The Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:16:01

Vol 92 - Mazes + New Year Roundtable

1/1/2024
Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS. You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today! Vol 92 - Mazes Editorial by Luke Kondor (https://www.lukekondor.com) Produced by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes) Our roundtablers: James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.jamesbarnettcreative.com) Jasmine Arch (https://jasminearch.com/) Joushua Boucher (https://www.facebook.com/groups/theotherstories) Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes) Luke Kondor (https://www.lukekondor.com) Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/ Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver Join our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/ Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissions Check out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/ Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver The Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:45:36

Christmas 2023 - The Ghost of Christmas Never

12/25/2023
Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS. You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today! The Ghost Of Christmas Never 'A man wakes up on Christmas morning, hungover, chilly, and stuck in a chimney.' Written and narrated by Luke Kondor (https://www.instagram.com/lukeofkondor) Wraparound segments written by Andy Conduit-Turner (https://twitter.com/andyctwrites) Wraparound extra narration performed by Luke Kondor (https://www.instagram.com/lukeofkondor) and Duncan Muggleton ([https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com](https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com/)) Produced by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.jamesbarnettcreative.com/) With music by Dark Fantasy Studio (http://darkfantasystudio.com/) And Zight (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/zight/) And Duncan Muggleton ([https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com](https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com/)) And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/) And sound effects provided by Freesound.org and Boom Library The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/) A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch And Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading. And to Ben Errington, the Nutcracker of Online Entertainment, cracking open the shell of monotony with his engaging content. Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/ Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver Join our communities for book clubs, movie clubs, writing exercises, and more at https://theotherstories.net/community/ Leave a voicemail or get in touch at https://theotherstories.net/submissions Check out our writing courses at https://theotherstories.net/courses/ Grab some merch at https://gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver The Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:20:30

Christmas 2023 - Refreshed After Dinner

12/18/2023
Refreshed After Dinner 'In a haunting future Christmas, Scrooge presides over a decadent feast, but as the years pass, dark secrets lurk beneath the surface of the celebrations. Are his guests really what they appear?' Written and narrated by Sarah Jane Justice (https://www.facebook.com/sarahjanejusticewriting) Wraparound segments written by Andy Conduit-Turner (https://twitter.com/andyctwrites) Wraparound extra narration performed by Luke Kondor (https://www.instagram.com/lukeofkondor) and James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com) Produced by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com) With music by Kai Engel (https://www.kai-engel.com/) And Beat Mekanik (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/beat-mekanik/) And Tim Kulig (https://timkulig.com/) And Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com) And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/) And sound effects provided by Freesound.org and Boom Library The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/) A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch And Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading. And to Ben Errington, the Online Yule Log of Warmth and Comfort, his content providing a cozy and inviting space for all to gather and connect during the festive season Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/ Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver The Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:21:08

Christmas 2023 - Refreshed After Dinner

12/18/2023
Today’s episode of The Other Stories has been sponsored by Voice123, the world’s first voice-over marketplace with over 30,000 projects of all genres flowing through annually. Voice123 is the top choice for producers needing a voice to complete their creative projects, and they’ve recently a handy report of 37 AI-Powered Tools that will help you boost efficiency in your pre and post-production workflow. Grab your free copy at Voice123.co/37AIToolsTOS. You’ll see why signing up for a free Voice123 account at voice123.com is your most hassle-free way to post your projects and hire a voice actor today! Refreshed After Dinner 'In a haunting future Christmas, Scrooge presides over a decadent feast, but as the years pass, dark secrets lurk beneath the surface of the celebrations. Are his guests really what they appear?' Written and narrated by Sarah Jane Justice (https://www.facebook.com/sarahjanejusticewriting) Wraparound segments written by Andy Conduit-Turner (https://twitter.com/andyctwrites) Wraparound extra narration performed by Luke Kondor (https://www.instagram.com/lukeofkondor) and James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com) Produced by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors (https://www.JamesBarnettCreative.com) With music by Kai Engel (https://www.kai-engel.com/) And Beat Mekanik (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/beat-mekanik/) And Tim Kulig (https://timkulig.com/) And Duncan Muggleton (https://temporalrecordings.wordpress.com) And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/) And sound effects provided by Freesound.org and Boom Library The episode illustration was provided by Luke Spooner of Carrion House (https://carrionhouse.com/) A quick thanks to our community managers, Joshua Boucher and Jasmine Arch And Joshua Boucher for helping with our submission reading. And to Ben Errington, the Online Yule Log of Warmth and Comfort, his content providing a cozy and inviting space for all to gather and connect during the festive season Join TOS+ to access over 75 exclusive episodes, get regular stories in higher quality audio, a week early, and ad-free, at https://theotherstories.net/plus/ Support the show, get audiobooks, and more at https://www.patreon.com/hawkandcleaver The Other Stories is a production of the story studio, Hawk & Cleaver, and is brought to you with a Creative Commons – Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license. Don’t change it. Don’t sell it. But by all means… share the hell out of it. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:21:08