The Oddcast: Tales of the Occult, Weird, and Arcane
By Jon Fredette
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Readings of weird fiction and science fiction short stories combined with minimalistic sound design. Do I accept requests? Of course! I am always looking for new short stories to read, so if you have a story you would like designed and read, I will most certainly consider it. Please don't hesitate to request!
||CleanMemento Mori by Jonathan Nolan||Originally published in the March 2001 edition of Esquire magazine. It was the basis for the film...||1/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Circular Ruins by Jorge Luis Borges||Originally "Las ruinas circulares". First published in the literary journal Sur in December 1940....||12/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMen Without Bones by Gerald Kersh||Originally published by Esquire in 1954. Summary: While at dock, a passenger of a banana boat...||5/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Madman by Maurice Level||Summary: A psychopath finds brief reprieve from a prolonged depression in a Parisian daredevil's ...||2/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSredni Vashtar by Saki||Summary: With his imagination, a sickly boy creates his own religion, worshipping a merciless and...||1/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAborted Mother by Mark Slade||Summary: A baby and her mother are visited at home by a gift-bearing stranger in a post-apocalypt...||11/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Hidden Beast by J.D. Beresford||Summary: A man encounters an isolated stranger who lives at the edge of his village and discovers...||9/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Vector by Jon Fredette||Summary: The fate of humankind hinges on informational broadcasts from the Emergency Alert System...||6/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAn Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce||Summary: Peyton Farquhar, a plantation owner in his mid-thirties, is being prepared for execution...||4/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Russian Sleep Experiment by An Unknown Author||Summary: In the 1940s, Russian scientists kept 5 men awake for 15 straight days. The results were...||1/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Oddcast Returneth: Facebook Page, Patreon, Hiatus Explanation, and Other Updates||I'm back after a year and a half off. Here is the introduction to to the series, updates, future,...||1/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDagon by HP Lovecraft||Summary: the testament of a tortured, morphine-addicted man who plans to commit suicide over an i...||10/5/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Sphinx by Edgar Allen Poe||Summary: A man encounters a terrific monster and believes it to be an omen of his own death. ...||8/30/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Vulture by Franz Kafka||(orig. German Der Geier) Written sometime between 1917 and 1923, shortly after Kafka's diagnosis...||8/8/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Bridge by Franz Kafka||Originally written in 1916. Published posthumously in Beim Bau der Chinesischen Mauer (Berlin, 19...||7/24/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNyarlathotep by HP Lovecraft||First published in 1920 to the November edition of The United Amateur. The arrival of an unknown ...||6/27/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
Relaxing to an odd listener
I often listen to this podcast’s wonderfully grim and dark tales during times of restlessness to help me fall into a deep deathly slumber.
EAP is not easy to read so clearly and quickly without error. You rock and the sound effects are tasteful yet add exactly what the story needs. I hope you are able to continue making episodes in the future!
Love it I personally live in ca so the vector almost made me piss myself!