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The Sound of Horror. Pseudopod is the world's first audio horror magazine. We deliver bone-chilling stories from today's most talented authors straight to ears.

Episodes

PseudoPod 556: Evitative  

by B.C. Edwards   “Evitative” is the titular and ultimate story of The Aversive Clause, the collection of stories that also included, ‘Sweetness,’ which ran as Pseudopod episode 445. B.C. EDWARDS is the author of two books,The Aversive Clause and From The Standard Cyclopedia of Recipes. He has written for Mathematics Magazine, Hobart, The New […]

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PseudoPod 555: Four Hours of a Revolution  

by Premee Mohamed   “Four Hours of a Revolution” is a Pseudopod Original. PREMEE MOHAMED is an Indo-Caribbean scientist and spec fic writer based in Canada. Her work has been published by Nightmare Magazine, Martian Migraine Press, Third Flatiron Press, and others. She tries to post thoughts and discussions on her website, www.premeemohamed.com , so […]

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PseudoPod 554: A Doll Full of Nails  

by Ville Meriläinen   “A Doll Full of Nails” is a Pseudopod Original. VILLE MERILÄINEN is a Finnish university student by day, author of little tragedies by night. His short fiction has appeared in 200 CCs and Mad Scientist Journal’s Fitting In anthology. His long fiction can be found on Amazon.com, with a new musical […]

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PseudoPod 553: Fade to Gold  

by Benjanun Sriduangkaew “Fade to Gold” was first published in End of the Road, edited by Jonathan Oliver (Solaris Books, 2013). BENJANUN SRIDUANGKAEW Benjanun Sriduangkaew writes love letters to the future and beautiful bugs. Her fiction has appeared in Tor.com, Clarkesworld and Beneath Ceaseless Skies, among others. She blogs at beekian.wordpress.com and edits fiction for […]

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PseudoPod 552: The All or Nothing Days  

by Gus Moreno   “The All or Nothing Days ” is a Pseudopod Original. GUS MORENO is from the south side of Chicago, and his work has appeared in LitroNY, Bluestem Magazine, Chuck Palahniuk’s “Burnt Tongues” anthology, and a bunch of other places that are totally not defunct. He is currently working on a new […]

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PseudoPod 551: Alison  

by Seras Nikita   “Alison” is a Pseudopod original. SERAS NIKITA is a writer of horror fiction living in Oakland, California. She works at vfx house Tippett Studio, where she handles public relations and virtual reality outreach. During her career Seras has worked on films such as Cloverfield, Ted, the Twilight series, Star Wars: The […]

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PseudoPod 550: Again!  

by Ramsey Campbell   “Again!” was first published in Rod Serling’s The Twilight Zone Magazine, November 1981 and has been reprinted numerous times. Ramsey Campbell is a British writer considered by a number of critics to be one of the great masters of horror fiction. T. E. D. Klein has written that “Campbell reigns supreme […]

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PseudoPod 549: Flash On The Borderlands XXXVIII: Letting Go  

“When you let go, you are truly free.” Good Boy by Ruth EJ Booth This story was first published in Far Horizons e-magazine, in their January 2015 issue. Ruth EJ Booth is a BSFA award-winning writer from the North-East of England. Her fiction and poetry can be found in anthologies from NewCon Press, Fox Spirit books, […]

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PseudoPod 548: Lord Randy, My Son  

by Joe L. Hensley   “Lord Randy, My Son” was first printed in DANGEROUS VISIONS (1967) and appears here with the kind permission of the Hensley estate and the Virginia Kidd Agency. This is the second of Ellison’s Dangerous Visions to appear here on PseudoPod. Make sure to check out Go, Go, Go, Said the […]

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PseudoPod 547: Escape to Thin Mountain  

by Jon Padgett   “Escape to Thin Mountain” originally appeared in Padgett’s 2016 short story collection The Secret of Ventriloquism. JON PADGETT is a professional—though lapsed—ventriloquist who lives in New Orleans with his spouse, their daughter, a cat and a dog. Padgett’s first short story collection, The Secret of Ventriloquism, was named the Best Fiction Book of […]

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PseudoPod 546: Monsters Exist  

by Ian McHugh “Monsters Exist” is a Pseudopod Original. IAN MCHUGH is a writer whose first success was winning the short story competition at his local science fiction convention in Canberra, Australia in 2004. Since then, he’s sold more than 40 stories to publications around the world, and his first story collection, Angel Dust, was […]

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PseudoPod 545: Indiscretions  

by Hillary Dodge   “Indiscretions ” is a Pseudopod Original. “The author invites you to sit back, close your eyes, and picture a deserted suburban neighborhood, lawns brown and tangled, the sky a bleak shade of yellow-gray…” HILLARY DODGE is a writer and editor based out of Santiago, Chile. She has a Masters degree in […]

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PseudoPod 544: Under the Rubble  

by John Wiswell   “Under the Rubble” is a Pseudopod Original. “This story is dedicated to Takeo Murata, Ishiro Honda, and Rod Serling.” JOHN WISWELL is a writer who lives where New York keeps all its trees. His stories have appeared at Podcastle, Fireside Fiction, and Flash Fiction Online. He is chronically ill, and was […]

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PseudoPod 543: Be Still, My Dear, And Listen  

by J. T. Glover   “Be Still, My Dear, And Listen” was published in Issue 7 of “Makeout Creek”, a literary magazine based in Richmond, Virginia. J. T. GLOVER is an academic research librarian by day and lives in Richmond, Virginia, and is originally from Seattle His short fiction published in The Children of Old […]

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PseudoPod 542: That Only a Mother  

by Judith Merril   “That Only a Mother” was originally published in Astounding Science Fiction, June 1948. It appears here with appreciation through the assistance of the Virginia Kidd Agency. JUDITH MERRILL was an American and then Canadian science fiction writer, editor and political activist, and one of the first women to be widely influential […]

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PseudoPod 541: Tessa Told Me  

by Rob Kotecki   “Tessa Told Me” is a Pseudopod Original. “I always like to say that there’s nothing more terrifying than the human heart.” ROB KOTECKI is an award-winning writer and filmmaker. His recent horror short, TILLY played at a number of major film festivals and won the Audience Award at the Brooklyn Horror […]

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PseudoPod 062 Replay: Faith in Sips and Bites  

We are digging a classic from the vault and reloading it into your queues anew. We hope that it makes you consider diving into our decade of back-catalog. Michael Chant writes fiction, poetry, and reviews of books, music, and film. His work has appeared in Strange Horizons, Twilight Showcase, Quantum Muse, Electric Wine, The Chiaroscuro, Nocturnal Ooze, and […]

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PseudoPod 540: The Dog Pit  

by Jason Fischer   “The Dog Pit” first appeared in “Cthulhu: Deep Down Under” and is soon to be reprinted in the “Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2015”. “The Dog Pit came about as a story for the Australian-themed Cthulhu anthology “Cthulhu: Deep Down Under”, and was inspired by some history tours I took […]

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PseudoPod 539: The Fear  

by Richard Harland   “The Fear” was first printed in Macabra: A Journey Through Australia’s Darkest Fears in 2010 and reprinted in the US in Year’s Best Horror 2010. “Yes – imagine that film! Even though it may not end up the way you expect, visualize just how it might look and sound on the […]

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PseudoPod 538: Flash On The Borderlands XXXVII: Higher Beings Command  

NASA aurora image from April 10, 2015, Delta Junction, Alaska “Higher Beings Command…Their Powers To The Ground….” Coil Behold, The Drowning by John Purfield “Behold, The Drowning” was first made available to the public via the “No Sleep” section of reddit.com. “I would like the audience to consider, while listening to this story, the implications […]

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