NIGHTLIGHT: Horror Podcast
By Tonia Thompson
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New creepy horror stories weekly, with an immersive, binaural audio experience. All stories are written and performed by Black creatives. Make sure you leave the night light on. Join the NIGHTLIGHT Legion to access bonus content (http://patreon.com/nightlightpod). Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @nightlightpod
||ExplicitThe Red Line by Steven Payne||Subways are just creepy. Everybody knows that. But what happens when your train breaks down in the middle of a tunnel?||2/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Deacons’ Girl by Jennifer Harris||Ever wanted to hear The Legend of Sleepy Hollow from a Black perspective? Here's your chance!||1/10/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBlitz by C.J. Silver||What happens when man's best friend protects you....even in death?||12/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMelody Cooper Interview||This week, we talk to Melody Cooper about her award-winning script, how to build a screenwriting career, and what Black horror means to her.||12/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSee You at the Crossroads — Audio Drama||For our season finale, we imagine a trip to the Twilight Zone. Remember, we need your support to continue this podcast. Go to patreon.com/nightlightpod to join the NIGHTLIGHT Legion and support Black horror.||10/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAt Night We’ll Feast Together by A.Z. Louise||Our story today, from author A.Z. Louise, warns us of what can happen when we writers take our job too seriously. Research is an important part of any good story, but where should we draw the line in our quest for an authentic tale?||10/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitFlash Fiction||This week, we have flash fiction from Aigner Wilson and Nicole Givens Kurtz.||10/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMalaika Descending by Sheree Renée Thomas||This week, a story from Sheree Renée Thomas about what Hell is really like.||10/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSlenderman [Blacklore Bonus Episode]||This week, we offer a sneak peek at Blacklore—our series of creepypasta stories written from a Black perspective.||10/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBlaxploitation Exploration with Eden Royce||This week, we talk about the Blaxploitation horror movie, ABBY, with Eden Royce.||10/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Unknown Presence [True Frights Bonus Episode]||In this episode, we kick off the horror holiday month and share a creepy true story. What would you do if you knew you weren’t alone, and had no way of knowing who--or what--was with you and what they wanted?||10/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS1 E14: South Central Rain by Sean Demory||Zombies that whisper. Memories that haunt. Sean Demory gives us a zombie story with so many feels.||9/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitUnwanteds by Aigner Wilson||This week, we have a ghost story with a futuristic twist.||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS1 E12: Conjurer's Revenge by Charles W. Chesnutt||Never steal from a conjure man. And if you do, you better hope he lives long enough to undo is root.||9/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS1 E11: Sweet Justice by Kenesha Williams||Supernatural noir meets Black girl magic.||9/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS1 E10: Sales Pitch by Alicia Thompson||Have you ever had a sales call from hell?||8/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS1 E9: The Power by Linda D. Addison||Nothing good can come of two girls playing with conjure magic. This week's episode comes to us from Linda D. Addison, who tells us what it means to have power in your blood without respecting it.||8/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Comet by W.E.B. Du Bois on NIGHTLIGHT: The Black Horror Podcast||In this dystopian tale, W.E.B. Du Bois explores the color line and its political implications after a catastrophic event. It is a work of fiction reminiscent of the Twilight Zone, almost 20 years before Rod Serling was born.||8/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitInterview with Danny Lore||Our extended interview with Danny Lore, author of The Nasty of Bellua||8/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS1 E7: The Nasty at Bellua||Werewolves in space...need we say more?||8/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDaddy’s Home by Sharon Cullars||This week we have a story from Sharon Cullars wherein we learn what can happen when the dead cannot rest.||7/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGray Wolf’s Ha’nt by Charles Chesnutt||This week's story comes from the first widely known Black novelist, Charles Chesnutt. If you're familiar with American Southern lore, you've probably heard of haints, a kind of spirit feared by many. We think you'll enjoy this story of conjure and reve.||7/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Stiffening by Nicole Sconiers||This week's story, The Stiffening, by Nicole Sconiers examines intergenerational trauma that awaits all the women in the family.||7/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBonus Episode! Stories of Love and Revenge||For Friday the 13th, we have two horror stories of love and revenge.||7/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWilson’s Pawn and Loan by Lamar Giles||What happens when the devil comes to collect on a soul he was promised? This week's story is from author Lamar Giles. Narrated by Rodney Blu. - You can find more of Lamar's work by visiting lamargiles.com. If you want to pre-order his YA mystery,||7/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBasque of the Red Death by Eden Royce||Author Eden Royce slays us with a tale of corsets and the supernatural.||7/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLetters From Home by Justina Ireland||Our first episode is a story based on the bestselling novel by Justina Ireland, DREAD NATION. If you love Black girls trained in skilled combat fighting the undead, you're gonna love this week's episode. Be sure to check out Dread Nation if you want mo.||6/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBlack Horror is Experiencing a Renaissance||While we're hard at work on the first episode of NIGHTLIGHT, please enjoy this flash fiction story written and narrated by Tonia Thompson.||6/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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I am so excited that these stories offer the unique and priceless perspectives of people of color in the horror genre—grossly underrepresented elsewhere. This is a beautiful, needed, wholly welcome initiative and the talent is so, so evident. Keep scaring me!
We needed this!
I’m so happy to finally discover a podcast solely devoted to black voices in horror. Thank you for introducing me to some great new authors!
This series stay giving me my weekly dose of terrifying tales with awesome narration and sound effects! Y’all should go support Season 2!