Wednesday, May 2nd, 2007
Warning:  Some gore

Cover for Drabblecast episode 11, Black and White Animals, by Bo Kaier

A day at the zoo turns into humanity’s ultimate struggle for survival…

Episode 11 of the Drabblecast brings us Secret Weapons – the first chapter of the Black and White Animals trilogy. Norm and Kendall Marchman share this story of a trip to the zoo turned strange and terrible. Drabble News reports on recent research involving dinosaur veins. Norm again encourages listeners to vote, and jump into the final week of the Super Animal Deathmatch.

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A Drabblecast original story.
Episode Art:  Bo Kaier

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Wednesday, April 4th, 2007
Warning:  Some adult language and grossness...

Cover for Drabblecast episode 7, Rutabaga, by Bo Kaier

Tony goes undercover for the police to get a deal with “The Boss” recorded on tape…

In Episode 7 Norm shares the full version of ‘Rutabaga’, a tale of crime and unusual punishment, the now iconic song played as opening theme music for every episode of the Drabblecast. He reports on the progress of the (original) website, calls for submissions, and once again implores fans to share the Drabblecast with friends.

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A Drabblecast original story.
Episode Art:  Bo Kaier
Music by:   Norm Sherman

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Wednesday, March 28th, 2007

Cover for Drabblecast episode 6, The Frog Prince, by Matt Schindler

Nikki’s looking for a Prince…

Episode 6 of the Drabblecast brings us The Frog Prince, a story exploring the transformative potential of frog smooching. Norm recommends his favorite podcast Escape Pod, and invites authors to submit their weird stories. He closes by asking the fans to spread the word about the Drabblecast.

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  •  Feature:  Uncle Ollie's Gift  by  Kendall Marchman
  •  Genre:  Comedy  Drabblecast

Wednesday, March 14th, 2007
Warning:  Some grossness in this one!

Cover for Drabblecast 4, Uncle Ollie's Gift, by Bo KaierSome things are just too precious to leave behind…

Episode 4 of the Drabblecast brings us “Uncle Ollie’s Gift,” a story of keeping your family close, and your prized possessions closer. The story’s author Kendall Marchman joins Norm to provide sound effects and records a moral for the story’s conclusion.

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A Drabblecast original story.
Episode Art:  Bo Kaier

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Wednesday, March 7th, 2007

Cover for Drabblecast episode 3, Next Stop, by Bo KaierThe metrotrain at 6am can be a great place to make new friends…

The Drabblecast’s third episode brings us Luke Coddington’s Next Stop, a short, atmospheric story of an encounter with a homeless man on Baltimore’s metro, with some unexpected consequences. Norm puts his versatile voice to good use, delivering both an unnerved protagonist and an authentically creepy antagonist.

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A Drabblecast original story.
Episode Art:  Bo Kaier

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Wednesday, February 21st, 2007

Cover for Drabblecast episode 1, The Coughing Dog, by Liz

Brothers Matt and Adam return home for the holidays to find that things have changed a little…

In the Drabblecast’s very first episode, ‘Norman’ Sherman introduces his own story ‘The Coughing Dog’ – a tale about family reuniting at Christmas, and a domestic pet with a very… unusual condition. Norm introduces the basic concept of the show, which he describes as “flash fiction of an atypical nature […] by very strange people,” and admits that while not all stories will include demons, chupacabras, aliens and yetis, many will.

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A Drabblecast original story.
Episode Art:  Liz

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