Wednesday, August 1st, 2007

Cover for Drabblecast 23, Momentum, by Bo KaierEven after it really hit the fan out there, Dwight never ventured far from the carnival grounds.  His fellow carneys had all left in search of family members to be with. But Dwight’s family was still here…

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A Drabblecast original story.
Episode Art:  Bo Kaier

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Wednesday, May 9th, 2007

Cover for Drabblecast episode 12, Free Willy 2.4, by Jonathan Wilson

A textbook example of whale robotics gone terribly wrong…

Episode 12 sees the climax of the first ever Super Animal Deathmatch (also know as the Mega-Beast Death-Match), with Norm revealing the winner – Telephant. It also includes Anna Luther’s story “Free Willy 2.4” – the reintroduction of (robotic) killer whales, and how mad science and tinkering with the natural world (as per usual) goes spectacularly, savagely wrong.

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A Drabblecast original story.
Episode Art:  Jonathan Wilson

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Wednesday, April 25th, 2007

Cover for Drabblecast episode 10, A Little Black Death, by Matthew CowensHe kept them in jars in his garage.  Row after row of mayonnaise jars, each one containing a small, shiny blob of instant death….

In its tenth episode, the Drabblecast presents Lance Arthur’s story ‘A Little Black Death’ – a spider story, not recommended for the squeamish. Norm encourages listeners to vote in the Super Animal Deathmatch, and to take advantage of the new comment feature of the site.

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This story originally appeared in the author's collection of short stories, title unknown.
Episode Art:  Matt Cowens

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  •  Feature:  Vengeance at 4 a.m.  by  Lindsey Anderson
  •  Genre:  Drabblecast  Horror

Wednesday, April 18th, 2007
Warning:  Violence

Cover for Drabblecast episode 9, Vengeance at 4 am, by Mary Mattice

Rushing to clean the house before Aunt Mary comes home, April and her sister realize that Grandpa’s old clock is broken…

Episode 9 of the Drabblecast brings us ‘Vengeance at 4 a.m.’ by Lindsey Anderson – a deathly tale of heirlooms and eternally grumpy grandparents. Norm encourages listeners to vote in the Super Animal Deathmatch.

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A Drabblecast original story.
Episode Art:  Mary Mattice

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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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