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

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

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.

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June 19, 2022 21 min

This episode has been sponsored by our next Getting Started Writing Short Horror Stories MiniCourse, head over to theotherstories.net/courses and sign up today. Limited spots available.


Lady Stardust


'Dysphoria amplified, David enters a Victorian cemetery. A tiger and time conspire to present a different reality where there are lives to be saved... including her own.'


Written by Paul D. Coombs (www.pauldcoombs.com)

Narrated by ...

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Today’s episode has been sponsored by Luke Kondor and his new absurd comedy novel, My Dog Shits Cash. He’s running a small crowdfunding campaign to produce a limited hardcover edition along with the audio adaptation.

https://www.LukeKondor.com/Cash

The Devil Did It: A Miss Terri Mystery

Can renowned sleuth, Miss Terri, solve a murder that appears to have been committed by The Devil himself?

Written by Richard Reynolds (groundzerocomics...

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June 5, 2022 19 min

Today’s episode has been sponsored by Luke Kondor and his new absurd comedy novel, My Dog Shits Cash.

He’s running a small crowdfunding campaign to produce a limited hardcover edition along with the audio adaptation.

https://www.LukeKondor.com/Cash


Darling Johnny


'At the turn of the century, a doctor at a private facility finds himself treating a patient with a bizarre nightly delusion...'


Written by Georgia Cook (https://twitte...

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May 29, 2022 17 min

Today’s episode has been sponsored by Luke Kondor and his new absurd comedy novel, My Dog Shits Cash.

Sweet like a Pixar movie but riotous and absurd. For fans of The Mighty Boosh, Wes Anderson movies, Adventure Time, and a little bit of Bojack Horseman.

For more, head over to https://www.LukeKondor.com/Cash


Remade

A man in late 1800s London is transformed into a vampire. Yet not all is as it seems in this new, terrifying world.


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May 29, 2022 7 min

Volume 77 of The Other Stories has been brought to you by Luke Kondor and his new absurd comedy novel, My Dog Shits Cash.


It’s about a depressed man called Nathan Alabaster. At the start of the story his life has gone to hell, but luckily his childhood dog has just moved in. She’s amazing. She shits cash, can talk to Nathan with her mind, and once taught the kid down the street how to speak Japanese. Also, she can catch.


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May 22, 2022 17 min

This episode has been sponsored by Getting Started Writing Short Horror Stories MiniCourse. Find out more at https://theotherstories.net/courses.


Cleaning Up For A Hero


'Terry's good at his job, cleaning up the mess left in the wake of a new breed of superheroes. But when something shines at him from the rubble, he might find more than he bargained for.'


Written by Paul Stephenson (paulstephensonbooks.com)

Narrated by Josh ...

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May 15, 2022 17 min

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, but for every heroic act, there is a price to be paid.'


Written by Andy Conduit-Tu...

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May 8, 2022 19 min

Two For Joy

Robert Blythe, 'The Man Who Can Explode Birds With His Mind' is back with renewed dreams of making a difference in the world. But how does one make an impression as a supervillain if no one ever notices you?


Written and narrated by Alexandra Elroy

Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)

With music by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)

And Thom Robson (https://www.thomr...

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May 1, 2022 18 min

The Hand Of Glory


'A solo mission to recover a missing fellow superhero from the Appalachian Mountains goes awry for newly-inducted heroine The Wren.'


Written by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)

Narrated by Alexandra Elroy

Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)

With music by Kai Engel (https://www.kai-engel.com/)

And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

The episode illustration was provide...

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May 1, 2022 5 min

Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor)


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver

T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver

Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services 


The Other Stories is a produ...

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April 24, 2022 16 min

This episode has been sponsored by the Getting Started Writing Short Horror Stories MiniCourse. Find out more at https://theotherstories.net/minicourse.

An Arm and a Leg

'Keegan Gibson's mother has one failing kidney left and only four months to live. A man offers Keegan a bit of hope, but it comes at a heavy price.'

Written by Lawson Ray (https://www.twitter.com/RealLawsonRay)

Narrated by Grant Patrizio (https://www.grantp...

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April 17, 2022 17 min

This episode has been sponsored by Beasts of Immortality: Blood and Purpose by Paul J. Kearns. Grab a copy today over at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and wherever books are sold.


The Pleasure of Pain


'When a user is introduced to a drug that makes pain pleasurable and then hooks up with a dominatrix, it was always likely to end up in A&E. The question is, what was done on the operating table?'


Written by Liam Hogan (http://...

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April 10, 2022 18 min

The Audsley Chimera

Nick dreams of engineering the creatures of his childhood story books. But perhaps some things should remain as dreams.


Written by Die Booth (https://diebooth.wordpress.com/)

Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)

Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)

With music by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)

And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.c...

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April 3, 2022 17 min

This episode has been sponsored by the Getting Started Writing Short Horror Stories MiniCourse. Find out more at https://theotherstories.net/minicourse.


Skin Deep

A celebrity cosmetic surgeon finds himself employed to assess the strange new growths on the neck of a former Hollywood star.


Written and Narrated by Georgia Cook (https://twitter.com/georgiacooked)

Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)

With music by JCM [Cana...

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April 3, 2022 9 min

Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor)


You can help support the show over at Patreon.com/HawkandCleaver

You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver

T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver

Get help with your short stories and your podcasts by heading to TheOtherStories.Net/services 


The Other Stories is a produ...

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March 27, 2022 17 min

This episode has been sponsored by the Maniac On The Loose Scary Stories Podcast. Find out more at www.maniacontheloose.com


The Right One


'How far would you go to serve the one?'


Written by Mark Towse (https://www.instagram.com/towseywrites/)

Narrated by Justin Fife (https://www.twitter.com/justinbfife)

Edited by Karl Hughes (https://twitter.com/karlhughes)

With music by JCM [Canada] (https://soundcloud.com/j_c_m)

And Thom Robson ...

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March 21, 2022 19 min

This episode has been sponsored by the Maniac On The Loose Scary Stories Podcast. Find out more at www.maniacontheloose.com


Church Of The Chronically Ill


'A young man is initiated into a cult that worships sickness and disease.'


Written by Brendan Vidito (https://brendanvidito.com/)

Narrated by Grant Patrizio (https://www.grantpatrizio.com/)

Edited by Duncan Muggleton (http://soundcloud.com/duncanmuggleton)

With music by Duncan M...

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March 14, 2022 18 min

This episode has been sponsored by the Maniac On The Loose Scary Stories Podcast. Check it out at http://www.maniacontheloose.com


The Nuns In The Woods


'Devin has been going into the woods at night to investigate a local legend about an order of dead nuns who live there. Things get a little out of hand when he decides one night to bring some friends along.'


Written by Chris Lillienthal (www.ChrisLWrites.com)

Narrated by Jasmine...

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March 7, 2022 16 min

This episode has been sponsored by the Maniac On The Loose Scary Stories Podcast. Check it out at http://www.maniacontheloose.com


Cult Classic


'A classic horror film has sinister consequences.'


Written by Thomas Teller

Narrated by James Barnett AKA Jimmy Horrors

Edited by Duncan Muggleton

With music by Duncan Muggleton

And Thom Robson (https://www.thomrobsonmusic.com/)

With sound effects provided by Freesound.org

The episode illustr...

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Intro by Luke Kondor (https://www.twitter.com/lukeofkondor)


Winnie The Pooh & The Step To Far

Written by Kyle J Sheperd (https://www.kylejshepherd.com/)

And narrated by Erika Ventura (https://www.instagram.com/efventu/)


You can join our Bookclub, Movieclub, and writing exercises over at Facebook.com/groups/hawkandcleaver

T-shirts, mugs, posters, and comic books are available at www.gumroad.com/hawkandcleaver

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