To The Manor Borne (By Robots)
By John Eder
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Only stories will feed the Beast! To The Manor Borne By Robots is an all-original sci-fi series. A gigantic monster can only be kept from destroying the world by being read stories.. Each episode features the on-going tale of the struggle to destroy The Beast, and a stand-alone story, all rendered by voice actors, with sound effects and music. Journey to the Manor!
||CleanFronsty The Snowman - Holiday Special Reissue||Fronsty The Snowman, first presented in ep. 6, is re-issued here as a stand-alone story, minus the story-within-a-story framework of To The Manor Borne By Robots. Fronsty is Frosty The Snowman's idiot cousin, following his dream of baking the perfect...||12/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 9 - Swear Jar||The Pope stops the world, Baller plots revenge, the Master faces change. In the future, Bob and Miss Eloise confront uncomfortable facts. The stand-alone story is Swear Jar, a sequel to ep. 7's Eye Candy: an illusion projector falls into the hands of...||11/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 8 - Marketing 4 Marketers||The Pope takes a walk, Tevis and the Master get closer, Baller fields calls, and the future is not what it used to be. The stand-alone story in this episode is Marketing 4 Marketers, a demonic look at that most 21st century of occupations.||3/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 7 - Eye Candy||A visit to the Davos Economic Conference leads to some run-ins with famous faces. A weapon of last resort is re-discovered in the future. A man of the spirit hears some unpleasant facts. In stand-alone story Eye Candy, a computer in a contact lens...||9/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 6 - Fronsty The Snowman||It's the night before Christmas at the Manor, but the Beast is not asleep. Bob makes plans with Tevis. The stand-alone story is Fronsty The Snowman, a tale of Frosty The Snowman's idiot cousin who can't do anything right, and how he redeems himself...||12/12/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 5 - Who'll Stop Lorraine?||The Master learns about 25th century relationships. Bob convinces people he's telling the truth - the hard way. The stand-alone story is about ghosts and gentrification on an island in Thailand.||10/27/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 4 - Billy Mill||The Master takes a trip to the library. Bob finds out more about the 21st century. The story read to the Beast, "Billy Mill", imagines the last rock band on Earth.||6/13/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 3 - I Smell Burning Hair||Bob takes a swim, and the Master has a history lesson. The story read to the Beast imagines if people could be driven like aerial drones, and how that would apply to an out-of-control politician who needs to win re-election.||2/5/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 2 - I'm Gonna Crawl||Bob has a surprising (and slimy) encounter with the Beast, and the Master does some fundraising in the 21st century. The story read to the Beast in this episode is I'm Gonna Crawl, about a baby that never ages.||11/17/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 1 - No Fatties, Please||A terrible behemoth from out of space/time invades the 25th century, ravaging the world, killing millions. Its only weakness is stories, rendering it dormant. It's been contained within the Manor, a vast country estate controlled by the Master,...||11/9/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
The sound efx alone make this the best podcast on the internets! The production is so perfectly crafted, the actors are top-notch, the music, sound effects and voices are mixed in with the gentleness of a mother gently putting her sleeping infant into a warm comfy crib, that much care and love has been produced here. Outstanding all around and The Stories are crafted with as much precision as a BMW transmission.
Do yourself a favor, turn off the news, put down the newspaper, forget about your hot buttered toast and float along this wide river of intelligent entertainment.
3 episodes in...
...and loving this series. Great writing, acting, characters and story telling. Highly recommended
A great sic fi podcast with fantastic voice actors and sound effects that create suspenseful and thrilling stories! Creative, witty and a must listen in the car.