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 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, April 11th, 2007

Cover for Drabblecast episode 8, Epiphany, by Bo KaierEver had one of those days?

Drabblecast episode 8 brings a hard-luck tale like few before – Adam Carvin’s “Epiphany,” which explores just how bad things can really get, and how to keep them in perspective. And a momentous first, Norm launches the original Super Animal Deathmatch, later re-titled the Mega-Beast Death-Match, featuring Telephant vs Hippopotopain vs Crablooey vs DeathMole.

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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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A Drabblecast original story.

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Wednesday, March 21st, 2007

Cover for Drabblecast episode 5, Guardians, by Rodolfo Arredondo

A terrible accident on the highway brings about an even greater collision of forces…

A problem with Norm’s planned story for this week results in him falling back on one of his own – Guardians. This tale explores a world where guardian angels exist. Norm also reports on one of his favorite personal topics – cryptozoology – with news of a Colossal Squid being caught in Antarctic waters.

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A Drabblecast original story.
Episode Art:  Rodolfo Arredondo

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