The Aberrant Ziggurat

The Aberrant Ziggurat

A short podcast of various episodic short stories written and performed by Josh Belville, inspired by prompts from you! Season 1 was released in 2015 using the Audio post feature on Tumblr. Season 2 is coming at some point in the near future. Want to submit an idea? Write something short into the Vault of Thoughts. It's anonymous and some will be chosen for new podcast episodes! https://www.joshbelville.com/projects.html

Episodes

March 13, 2022 12 min

Bonus Episode - Worst Golf Commentator
Improvised & Performed by Josh Belville

A man talks about golf. Poorly.

Background Sound:
https://freesound.org/people/klankbeeld/sounds/272358/

Local Forecast Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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Episode Fourteen - Grand mariner or Grand marnier?
Written & Performed by Josh Belville

A shipwrecked sailor writes in a journal and drinks booze.

Background Sound:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVhw7cHYTQ4

Sound Effects:
http://www.freesound.org/people/RICHERlandTV/sounds/232358/
http://www.freesound.org/people/Slave2theLight/sounds/157019/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dwt2HcBGpTQ

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February 28, 2022 5 min

Episode Thirteen - Can You Do “The Hustle”?
Written & Performed by Josh Belville

Josh does a rap.

The Hustle is originally by Van McCoy and the Soul City Symphony. It’s their song! Don’t sue us!

The Aberrant Ziggurat is a podcast of short stories written, performed, recorded, and edited by Josh Belville. The titles and inspiration for each episode are provided by you, the listener, through the Vault of Thoughts.

Season One
Intro Musi...

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February 21, 2022 11 min

Episode Twelve - Coffee Makes Me Horny
Written & Performed by Josh Belville

A teacher intercepts a student's note.

Background Sound:
http://www.freesound.org/people/klankbeeld/sounds/192767/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Hs69yGUNyU

Sound Effects:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5qB2O6N9RE
http://www.freesound.org/people/MentalSanityOff/sounds/188212/

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February 14, 2022 12 min

Episode Eleven - Radio Play
Written & Performed by Josh Belville

Annals of Theatre talks about the hit play/film, Radio Play.

Annals of Theatre theme is “Hep Cats” by Kevin MacLeod

Sound Effects:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWLc9M9qtRg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STmEOF6gOsk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ySkafsRm9po
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYVO5bUFww0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Wz5MfycchY
https...

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February 7, 2022 8 min

Episode Ten - Man, Why You Even Got to Do a Thing?
Written & Performed by Josh Belville

A man talks to an alien.

Background Sound:
http://www.freesound.org/people/JeffWojo/sounds/121250/

Sound Effects:
http://www.freesound.org/people/aarom/sounds/129790/
http://www.freesound.org/people/wildweasel/sounds/39043/
http://www.freesound.org/people/nearsight_00/sounds/164048/

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January 31, 2022 7 min

Episode Nine - Unicorns and Butterflies
Written & Performed by Josh Belville

A man talks to his newborn child.

Background Sound:
http://www.freesound.org/people/klankbeeld/sounds/172632/

Baby Sounds:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bn9PFZn06Cg

The Aberrant Ziggurat is a podcast of short stories written, performed, recorded, and edited by Josh Belville. The titles and inspiration for each episode are provided by you, the listener,...

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January 24, 2022 8 min

Episode Eight - Cook Pizza
Written & Performed by Josh Belville

A man tries to cook a pizza.

Background Sound:
http://www.freesound.org/people/BritoSounds/sounds/105216/

Sound Effects:
http://www.freesound.org/people/mickmon/sounds/176897/
http://www.freesound.org/people/edhutschek/sounds/214355/
http://www.freesound.org/people/jivatma07/sounds/76234/

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January 17, 2022 8 min

Episode Seven - Three-hundred Fourteen
Written & Performed by Josh Belville

A man reads 314 words.

Background Music:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBlFHuCzPgY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQoVrFe1GZ8

Sound Effects:
http://www.freesound.org/people/Cabeeno%20Rossley/sounds/182835/
http://www.freesound.org/people/MentalSanityOff/sounds/218319/

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Episode Six - Say I Cannot Send You My Password. But I’m Going to Anyways. hunter2
Written & Performed by Josh Belville

A man in space talks to his wife.

Background Sound:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U4p1mZnKkhc

Sound Effects:
http://www.freesound.org/people/jrssandoval/sounds/67131/
http://www.freesound.org/people/conleec/sounds/149454/
http://www.freesound.org/people/themfish/sounds/33845/
http://www.freesound.org/people/jobro...

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Episode Five - You Wanna Hang Out and Listen to Jock Jams?
Written & Performed by Josh Belville

A man listens to and reviews the 1995 album Jock Jams, Volume 1.

Sound Effects:
http://www.freesound.org/people/JakLocke/sounds/261095/

Jock Jams, Volume 1 was an audio compact disc released in 1995 with a variety of tracks. Here's the Wikipedia article.

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Episode Four - The “Adults” of This World Need to Recover Their Sense of Wonder and Awe about Life
Written & Performed by Josh Belville

The boss of a marketing office brings an employee into his office.

Background Sound:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EzBBMr_Cq5A

Sound Effects:
http://www.freesound.org/people/f4ngy/sounds/240779/
http://www.freesound.org/people/ekfink/sounds/235498/
http://www.freesound.org/people/thecluegeek/soun...

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December 20, 2021 8 min

Episode Three - Trekkin'
Written & Performed by Josh Belville

An old 90s cassette for a particular LARP group.

MIDI Music:
ST:TNG Theme Song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Y7bq7G2vOs
The Arsenal of Freedom: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YIOXpG2KNF8
Flute Song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQCspRBiLSw

Sound Effects:
http://www.freesound.org/people/saavik/sounds/151059/
http://www.freesound.org/people/Pogotron/soun...

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Episode Two - What Are Your Thoughts on “A Very Brady Christmas”?
Written & Performed by Josh Belville

A man outlines the science behind A Very Brady Christmas.

Music by The Glenn Miller Orchestra

The Aberrant Ziggurat is a podcast of short stories written, performed, recorded, and edited by Josh Belville. The titles and inspiration for each episode are provided by you, the listener, through the Vault of Thoughts.

Season One
Intro Mu...

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December 6, 2021 9 min

Episode One - Please Don’t Do a Podcast
Written & Performed by Josh Belville

A man describes cuisine in the post-apocalypse.

Background Ambience:
http://www.freesound.org/people/klankbeeld/sounds/197379/

The Aberrant Ziggurat is a podcast of short stories written, performed, recorded, and edited by Josh Belville. The titles and inspiration for each episode are provided by you, the listener, through the Vault of Thoughts.

Season One
In...

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November 15, 2021 1 min

The Aberrant Ziggurat is a podcast of short stories written, improvised, performed, recorded, and edited by Josh Belville. The titles and inspiration for each episode are provided by you, the listener, anonymously through the Vault of Thoughts.

Season One was originally broadcast via Josh's Tumblr back in 2015. It is being rebroadcast here as its own gol durned podcast. Season Two is coming sometime in 2022! Submit a prompt and ...

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