•  Feature:  Nanuq  by  John Kratman
  •  Drabble:  The Place Where Dogs Go When They Die  by  John Medaille
  •  Genre:  Action  Drabblecast  Fantasy  Horror

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

Cover for Drabblecast episode 127, Nanuq, by Rodolfo ArredondoHis years away from me had bled any belief he once had in the old ways. I had thought to educate him, to make him wise in the ways of science and the world. I thought after he graduated he would return and learn the way of the angatquq, the shaman, and take his place in the secret circles of the People, as his mother had.
But the University had narrowed his mind instead of widening it. He had turned his back on his people…

Originally published in Northwest Passages: A Cascadian Anthology, (Nov 2005, ed. Cris Dimarco, publ. Fandom Press).

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Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

Cover for Drabblecast episode 126, Dagon, by Adam S. DoyleAs I crawled into the stranded boat I realized that only one theory could explain my position. Through some unprecedented volcanic upheaval, a portion of the ocean floor must have been thrown to the surface, exposing regions which for innumerable millions of years had lain hidden under unfathomable watery depths…

Originally published in The Vagrant, issue #11, November 1919.
Episode Art:  Adam S. Doyle
Music by:   Bbardle- The Heartache Over Innsmouth
Poem:  The Fungi from Yuggoth  by  H.P. Lovecraft

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Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

Cover for Drabblecast B-Sides 6, The Horror at Martin's Beach, by Kathleen BeckettIts extraordinary mouth, its thick and scaly hide, and its single, deep-set eye were wonders scarcely less remarkable than its colossal dimensions; and when the naturalists pronounced it an infant organism, which could not have been hatched more than a few days, public interest mounted to extraordinary heights…

Originally published in Weird Tales, November 1923.
Episode Art:  Kathleen Beckett

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Saturday, July 4th, 2009

Cover for Drabblecast 121, Trifecta VIII, by Bo KaierA series aquatically oriented tales make up the Drabblecast’s 8th Trifecta.

"Paranormal Kansas: Cretaceous Ghosts" by Jeremiah Tolbert was originally published at Daily Cabal, 3 December 2007. "Aqua Vita" by Stephanie Campisi was originally published in Voiceworks, May 2009. "Jake and the Carpet Sharks" by Michelle Howarth is a Drabblecast original story.
Episode Art:  Bo Kaier

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Wednesday, June 17th, 2009
Warning:  Language and adult subject matter

Cover for Drabblecast episode 119, The Seven Deadly Drabbles, by Bo KaierDamascus started to object, but feeling the stares from those in the infinite line behind him, he angrily flipped open his courier’s bag and grabbed two bloody, dripping muslin bags.  He slapped them on the counter and huffed away…

A special episode of the Drabblecast podcast. For each of the seven deadly sins: gluttony, envy, wrath, lust, greed, pride, and sloth, comes a deadly drabble, written by 100 word auteur Jake Bible.

A Drabblecast original story.

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Monday, June 15th, 2009

Cover for Drabblecast B-Sides episode 4, Support Group for the Supernaturally Experienced, by Bo Kaier“I can smell the blood on your hands, I can smell your innocence dead and stinking on your breath!”

Max quickly glanced down at his clean hands. Just before he arrived he had washed them with disinfectant soap and meticulously cleaned under the nails.”

A Drabblecast original.
Episode Art:  Bo Kaier

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Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

Cover for Drabblecast episode 109, Babel Probe, by John DebergeI have been sent to investigate one of the greatest mysteries of all time.  The identity of Jack the ripper, the fate of the lost colony at Roanoke, even the hidden story of the Crucifixion have all been revealed, but the truth–if any– behind the Tower of Babel myth, found in so many cultures, still lies shrouded in secrecy…

This episode of the Drabblecast features superbly narrated tale following a nano scale robot on its mission to the past. 6000 years earlier it uncover the myths surrounding the Tower of Babel. A thought-provoking story unfolds. Which came first, God or man?

Originally published in Darker Matter #1, March 2007. Eisenbrauns Publishing, Josh Hugo
Episode Art:  John Deberge

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