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Expand your horizons with this collection of hand-picked classic short stories and tales by writers like Jack London, Guy de Maupassant, Louisa May Alcott, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his Sherlock Holmes mysteries, H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allen Poe, Ray Bradbury, Hans Christian Anderson, Ambrose Bierce, and many others. These fast-paced stories are chosen for their unique flavor, are suitable for all ages and tastes, and provide a window to a time when writers knew how to tell great stories usi ...
 
Our greatest actors transport us through the magic of fiction, one short story at a time. Sometimes funny. Always moving. Selected Shorts connects you to the world with a rich diversity of voices from literature, film, theater, and comedy. New episodes every Thursday. Produced and distributed by Symphony Space.
 
Having trouble sleeping? Join Yoga and meditation teacher Kathryn Nicolai for bedtime stories where nothing much happens to help you relax and sleep peacefully. The stories are a soft landing spot for your mind. Rather than letting your brain race through the same thoughts you’ve been chasing all day, we are taking a detour to a calm and comfy place. We tell the story twice and go a bit slower the second time. Buy the book now! http://hyperurl.co/NothingMuchHappens
 
The best short fiction, handpicked by the best voice in podcasting. In every episode, host LeVar Burton (Roots, Reading Rainbow, Star Trek) invites you to take a break from your daily life, and dive into a great story. LeVar’s narration blends with gorgeous soundscapes to bring stories by Neil Gaiman, Haruki Murakami, Octavia Butler, Ray Bradbury and more to life. So, if you’re ready, let’s take a deep breath...
 
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The Truth

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The Truth

Jonathan Mitchell

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THE TRUTH makes movies for your ears. They're short stories that are sometimes dark, sometimes funny, and always intriguing. Every story is different, but they all take you to unexpected places using only sound. If you're new, some good starting places are: Silvia's Blood, That's Democracy, Moon Graffiti, Tape Delay, or whatever's most recent. Listening with headphones is encouraged! We're a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
 
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Storyfeather

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Storyfeather

Nila Patel: Fictioneer

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I'm Nila, and I have stories to tell you. Stories in the genres of science fiction, fantasy, horror, fairy tale, mystery, and mythology. Mortals wield godly powers, eggs appear out of enchanted pockets, sentient substances are invented, and stars are incubated in the hearts of humans. Welcome to Storyfeather.
 
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The Other Stories | Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller, WTF Stories

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The Other Stories | Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller, WTF Stories

Hawk & Cleaver | A Digital Story Studio bringing you the best new stories to watch, read, sniff, and absorb.

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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. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
New episodes come out every Tuesday for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery+ Kids subscribers. A good story can take you anywhere. Every week Little Stories Everywhere will bring you magical, adventurous, fantastical tales to excite your imagination and carry you and your family members to new places around the world. Hosted by Oscar-nominated actor Virginia Madsen and celebrated voice actor Robbie Daymond, stories will include timeless classics as well as brand-new tales.
 
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Dead Pilots Society

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Dead Pilots Society

Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich

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In Dead Pilots Society, scripts that were developed by studios and networks but were never produced are given the table reads they deserve. Starring actors you know and love from television and film, a live audience, and a good time in which no one gets notes, no one is fired, and everyone laughs. Presented by Andrew Reich (Friends; Worst Week) Ben Blacker (The Writers Panel podcast; co-creator, Thrilling Adventure Hour), and Noah Findling (The New York Times, Comedy Central).
 
Do you want storytelling fiction, or real horror? Mystery and Intrigue? Repaired classic Old Time Radio Drama's? Join me mates, for over 750 episodes on my NO AD Podcast with a HUGE variety of stories. There is literally a story for everyone on this Podcast and I can't wait to bring them to your lovely ears! 💖
 
Every week, join award-winning narrator B.J. Harrison as he narrates the greatest stories the world has ever known. From the jungles of South America to the Mississippi Delta, from Victorian England to the sands of the Arabian desert, join us on a fantastic journey through the words of the world's greatest authors. Critically-acclaimed and highly recommended for anyone who loves a good story with plenty of substance.
 
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Tales of Britain and Ireland

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Tales of Britain and Ireland

Myths, Legends & Folklore of Britain and Ireland

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A storytelling and folklore podcast. Telling some of the famous and not so famous British and Irish myths, legends and folktales, in no particular order. Coming direct from South Yorkshire it is currently regularish, and will feature all of the above and whatever other miscellaneous snippets take my fancy. Presented by Graeme
 
Enjoy our reading of short and novel length classic stories of home and hearth from. master storyteller Jon Hagadorn. 1001 Greatest Love Stories features tales of life, love, faith, and humor-all of which are wonderfully produced and chosen to entertain listeners.. New episodes arrive every Sunday night at 8 pm ET.. In addition to a wide variety of classic short stories from women authors we are currently adding full length novels including The Great Gatsby, Anne of Green Gables, the Scarlet ...
 
Hosted by Jon Hagadorn, 1001 Stories For The Road is bringing back adventure with stories like "Treasure Island", "The Hound of the Baskervilles", "Tarzan of the Apes", "King Solomon's Mines", "The 39 Steps", "The Call of the Wild"- and many more. These stories are classic for a reason- they are great! And they are family friendly. We appreciate reviews-thank you!
 
A fairy tale podcast for kids about extraordinary women from all over the world. Based on the bestselling series Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, each episode explores the lives of women from the books, encouraging young listeners to ask questions and explore their interests. And now, all your favorite episodes of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls have a new home! Download the Rebel Girls app - available FREE in the app store - and listen to the Rebel adventures you know and love plus al ...
 
Monthly readings and dramatizations of stories by the world’s leading writers of suspense chosen from the magazine’s archives. The full range of the genre is represented in these riveting audio renditions, from the drawing-room mystery to urban noir—including police procedurals, private-eye tales, psychological suspense, and locked-room and impossible-crime stories. Visit TheMysteryPlace.com for more stories, book reviews, subscription info, and more.
 
Ron’s Amazing Stories is a weekly podcast. We play classic short stories, old time radio and much more. Do you have a story that you want to tell? Ron will read it on the show or you can tell it for yourself! Also, we do interviews with authors, radio personalities, actors and even an NBA all-star. Tune in each week to find out what are Ron’s Amazing Stories!
 
Enjoy hours of great storytelling (over 1,300 stories and counting) within 9 unique podcast shows: 1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries- A collection of fast-paced, well researched stories covering unsolved mysteries, fascinating biographies, strange and unusual events, movie backstories, and historical wonders. 1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales- A wonderfully curated and masterfully narrated collection of classic tales from the likes of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Edith Wharton, Jack Lo ...
 
Fairytales, stories and folktales from the mouths of storytellers around the world. For parents, children, families, librarians, teachers and people who are obsessed with "once upon a time" and "happily ever after". Gathering folktales from around the world with princesses, ghosts, clever Jacks and giants. Grimm Download the MP3, Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Google Play and Stitcher or listen at www.storystorypodcast.com. The Stories Podcast, The Story Podcast, Reading With Your Kids Podcast, Sto ...
 
Eddie Lenihan is Ireland’s most well known storyteller. He has been telling tales for over 35 years. Each month, Eddie will share Irish wisdom and stories from the past on the Tell Me A Story with Eddie Lenihan podcast. As a cultural preservationist, Eddie has amassed the largest collection of folk stories and tales in Ireland. His dedication to the tradition has seen him collect and compile stories from all across the country, particularly those that deal with the themes of the supernatural ...
 
New discoveries, everyday mysteries, and the science behind the headlines — all in about 10 minutes, every weekday. It's science for everyone, using a lot of creativity and a little humor. Join host Emily Kwong for science on a different wavelength. If you're hooked, try Short Wave Plus. Your subscription supports the show and unlocks a sponsor-free feed. Learn more at plus.npr.org/shortwave
 
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Love the bitter bite of dark chocolate, leafy greens or black licorice? Your genetics may be the reason why. Today on the show, host Aaron Scott talks to biochemist Masha Niv about how our bitter taste buds work and how a simple taste test can predict your tolerance for some bitter things. Plus, what bitter receptors elsewhere in the body have to d…
 
From 'The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood' by Howard Pyle- these two stories tell of how Robin came to invite "The Tinker" to join his band and how he answered the Sheriff's challenge to find the best bowman in the land without being caught. NEW) 1001 Stories From The Old West (Spotify)- https://open.spotify.com/show/0c2fc0cGwJBcPfyC8NWNTw 1001 Stor…
 
On this SELECTED SHORTS, host Meg Wolitzer presents two stories from our recently published anthology, Small Odysseys, which features 35 commissioned stories from some of the series’ favorite writers. This week, parents try to help with their daughter’s unusual school science research project. Michael Shannon reads Susan Perabo’s “The Project.” And…
 
On this SELECTED SHORTS, host Meg Wolitzer presents two stories from our recently published anthology, Small Odysseys, which features 35 commissioned stories from some of the series’ favorite writers. This week, parents try to help with their daughter’s unusual school science research project. Michael Shannon reads Susan Perabo’s “The Project.” And…
 
Gunsmoke is an American western radio series, which was developed for radio by John Meston and Norman Macdonnell. The series ran for nine seasons and was broadcast by CBS. The first episode of the series originally aired in the United States on April 26, 1952, and the final first-run episode aired on June 11, 1961. NEW) 1001 Stories From The Old We…
 
Apps can be a great way to stay on top of your health. They let users keep track of things like exercise, mental health, the quality of their skin, and even menstrual cycles. But health researchers Giulia De Togni and Andrea Ford have found that many of these health apps also have a dark side — selling your most personal data to third parties like …
 
Sometimes if it is going to be done, you have to do it yourself! Join host Isabelle Hauser as she brings you Heather Forest telling "The Fisherman and the Magic Fish" and Rosie Cutrer telling "The Wonderful Wrestler". Support the showBy Story Story Podcast
 
Everything about Erin's life is out-of-this-world. She lives near a swamp, her dad's name is The Swordfish King, and she's got a UFO-building workshop in her bedroom. Erin just needs to see a real UFO up-close... and her life would be complete! Listen ad free with Wondery+ Kids. Join Wondery+ Kids for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free l…
 
Jamil Jan Kochai reads his story “Occupational Hazards,” from the May 23, 2022, issue of the magazine. Kochai’s first novel, “99 Nights in Logar,” was published in 2019 and was a finalist for the pen/Hemingway Award. His story collection, “The Haunting of Hajji Hotak and Other Stories,” will come out in July.…
 
Nat and Sara bring us part 2 of The Billionaire's Wake-Up-Call Girl by Annika Martin! Mentioned in this episode: Listen to Storybound! Storybound is a radio theater program designed for the podcast age. In each episode, listeners will be treated to their favorite authors and writers reading some of their most impactful stories, designed with powerf…
 
Today on Short Wave, researcher Fatima Aysha Hussain talks to host Emily Kwong about how microbes in the vagina can impact health and how transplanting vaginal microbiomes from one vagina to another could help people managing bacterial vaginosis. To learn more about the vaginal microbiome transplant study, visit https://motifstudy.org/.…
 
Our story tonight is called Petrichor and it’s story about things getting greener as the spring rain falls. It’s also about a record player with a favorite album on the turntable, deer dozing in the grass and making a habit out of enjoying yourself.Listen to Kathryn's new mediation podcast through one of the links below:Apple:https://podcasts.apple…
 
The first episode is titled The Killer Cards, a story of betrayal, cheaters, and backstabbers. Whilst your second episode is titled Calculated Risk, where a gamble by Nero Wolfe himself would risk everything he holds dear…he would risk, his life..... Shorter intro mates because I'm still not 100%, will be back to normal by next week though. 💜 💸 Don…
 
Today’s episode is dedicated to Joshua and Stephanie Boucher who recently 16 year wedding anniversary. Congratulations guys that’s amazing and here’s to many more years. Kez has even offered to fly over and deliver a blood sacrifice or two... in your honour. The Toll 'Earth’s mightiest hero, is gifted with boundless power, and is beloved by all, bu…
 
The narrator finds himself locked in a large cage with the huge cat and desperately looks for a way to get out, but finding none, crawls on top of the cage into a space just a few feet from the ceiling, finding a temporary shelter while he decides his next move. NEW) 1001 Stories From The Old West (Spotify)- https://open.spotify.com/show/0c2fc0cGwJ…
 
A childless woman living a comfortable but boring life in Winona Wisconsin has a fight with her husband and heads for Chicago to see what she's been missing. NEW) 1001 Stories From The Old West (Spotify)- https://open.spotify.com/show/0c2fc0cGwJBcPfyC8NWNTw 1001 Stories from Roy's Diner on Player.fm: Follow Us https://player.fm/series/1001-stories-…
 
We interview Chuck Stanley- the son of a WWII bomber pilot who was shot down twice during bombing raids over German industrial centers-and survived -despite being surrounded by Nazis and left abandoned after a team of British secret agents failed to secure their escape. This exciting story is brought to life in the new book 'Lost Airmen' here at 10…
 
Going, Going, Gone- Ozzie and Harriet Nelson star in this story about a couple that buys a sealed chect at an auction and take it home to find out its connected to a crime The Lady in the Red Hat- A reporter and a cop track a murderer and soon come to find that they are being tracked as well NEW) 1001 Stories From The Old West (Spotify)- https://op…
 
"Good men" and "bad men" were often one and the same in the west. The law breakers and the law keepers had to be good with a gun and have the courage to use it. These are some memories from sheriffs as well as from T.R. Roosevelt regarding the West of the 19th century and what made it a unique time in history. NEW) 1001 Stories From The Old West (S…
 
A childless woman living a comfortable but boring life in Winona Wisconsin has a fight with her husband and heads for Chicago to see what she's been missing. NEW) 1001 Stories From The Old West (Spotify)- https://open.spotify.com/show/0c2fc0cGwJBcPfyC8NWNTw 1001 Stories from Roy's Diner on Player.fm: Follow Us https://player.fm/series/1001-stories-…
 
Tommy and Tuppence place an ad in the paper asking for information regarding Jane Finn and get some very surprising responses. NEW) 1001 Stories From The Old West (Spotify)- https://open.spotify.com/show/0c2fc0cGwJBcPfyC8NWNTw 1001 Stories from Roy's Diner on Player.fm: Follow Us https://player.fm/series/1001-stories-network 1001 Radio Days right h…
 
From 'The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood' by Howard Pyle- these two stories tell of how Robin came to invite "The Tinker" to join his band and how he answered the Sheriff's challenge to find the best bowman in the land without being caught. NEW) 1001 Stories From The Old West (Spotify)- https://open.spotify.com/show/0c2fc0cGwJBcPfyC8NWNTw 1001 Stor…
 
Gunsmoke is an American western radio series, which was developed for radio by John Meston and Norman Macdonnell. The series ran for nine seasons and was broadcast by CBS. The first episode of the series originally aired in the United States on April 26, 1952, and the final first-run episode aired on June 11, 1961. Get all of our shows at one websi…
 
On October 3, 1759, a company of nearly 120 men under the command of Major Robert Rogers attacked an Indian Village on the St. Francis River between Montreal and Quebec, killing most of the occupants and looting and burning the Jesuit Mission that supported the town. The loot taken from the church included gold candlesticks, coins, a gold calf, and…
 
Two great ghost stories from classic times: 1) THE FLAYED HAND A young man's friend shows up at a drinking party with an old severed hand that supposedly belonged to a criminal and soon finds his friend in serious trouble 1) THE VENGEANCE OF A TREE A lynch mob, ignorantly acting upon hearsay without waiting for the facts, hangs an innocent man. The…
 
Tommy and Tuppence place an ad in the paper asking for information regarding Jane Finn and get some very surprising responses. NEW) 1001 Stories From The Old West (Spotify)- https://open.spotify.com/show/0c2fc0cGwJBcPfyC8NWNTw 1001 Stories from Roy's Diner on Player.fm: Follow Us https://player.fm/series/1001-stories-network 1001 Radio Days right h…
 
When a terrible creature stalks a little boy’s nightmares all the way into adulthood, he uses his imagination to summon an unlikely ally. Genre: Fantasy, Mythology, Horror Excerpt: I woke up one day soaked in sweat, gasping for air, sobbing, and not knowing why my chest felt so tight and so cold. I watched my bedroom door, expecting my parents to r…
 
When poor Mally’s curse on the thieving farm boy suddenly comes to pass, will she be proclaimed a murderess? Anthony Trollope, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. We are proudly supported by our listeners. Many, many thanks to our financial supporters who pitch in every month to help us…
 
If the U.S. Supreme Court rules in line with the draft decision leaked in early May, the decision to reverse Roe v. Wade affect a much broader group than people who get pregnant. But research shows abortion restrictions have a disproportionate impact on young women, poor women and especially those in communities of color. NPR health correspondent Y…
 
On Ron’s Amazing Stories we have a lot of stuff. In fact there are eight segments worth. We have three brand new ghost stories from you guys that include a visit from grandpa, and two shadow creatures. Then we have a new segment called, How Do I do That.? In this first one we talk about how I go about restoring old time radio shows. We head to the …
 
In 1992, diplomats and scientists at the United Nations negotiated the first-ever treaty intended to tackle the climate change. This brought the issue to the forefront and led to a series of conferences that have occurred almost every year for the next 30 years. Short Wave host Emily Kwong talks to freelance climate reporter, Dan Charles about how …
 
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