Friday, 30 October 2015

CM47 - The Little Girl Who Lived in the Woods by Ralph Robert Moore

Read by Rish Outfield


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Intro

It's been too long. We may materialise into existence like Brigadoon from time to time. This episode is in honour of Halloween 2015, a full 2 years since episode 46, or a full 2 seconds if you're a new listener. The episode is also in honour of the author, for his patience, and for the narrators and their wonderful contribution. The story this episode is read by old friend of the show Rish Outfield, with voices supplied by Marguerite Kenner, Renee Chambliss, and Big Anklevich. This one is NOT for the faint-hearted and contains scenes some listeners may find disturbing. I'll throw an explicit warning in for good measure and say simple, now, we have a tale to tell ...

Outro

I like to think the ghostly apparition of the girl in the bed can be explained as a psychological manifestation of Cory's guilt. I do not believe it is necessary to invoke the supernatural in order to inspire fear or highlight evil. This tale explores some of the worst actions imaginable that humans can take against others; actions in direct contravention of the best aspects of human nature; to care for, support, and to love others. At Halloween we think of monsters, ghosts, and all things otherworldy, but true evil all too human. This tale also warns that revenge perpetuates the cycle of evil. Only forgiveness can break the cycle, and forgiveness requires that we take responsibility for our actions and don't excuse wrongdoing in ourselves by blaming others who have done wrong to us. Again, you don't need to invoke the supernatural for any of that.

Wednesday, 2 October 2013

CM46 - Synchronicity by Craig Herbertson

So, I made a new website, which I couldn't afford to maintain, and I have only just managed to get around to getting the old website back and remove the redirect! I only managed to put out one episode on the new site, and here it is. The date of this post doesn't match when this episode was originally put out. I'll look into making sure the iTunes feed is functional. While I have no plans to resurrect this podcast from the dead, at least now the archives are reopened! I am due to discuss future plans soon with my crew over at Cast of Wonders.

Narrated by Bob Eccles



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Show Notes


Music provided by Mevio at Music Alley


Sound effects from the Freesound Project


Tuesday, 13 September 2011

CM45 - From Around Here by Tim Pratt (pt 3)

Read by Graeme Dunlop


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Show Notes

This is part three. Thanks to Tim Pratt for selling us the rights to produce this fabulous long story for Cast Macabre.

Thanks to Graeme for narrating, producing, and guest hosting this week's episode, and a special thanks to all the fantastic narrators he lined up for us.

Music provided by Mevio at Music Alley

Sunday, 4 September 2011

CM44 - From Around Here by Tim Pratt (pt 2)

Read by Graeme Dunlop


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Show Notes

This is part two. Listen to part one here. Part three will be episode 45. Thanks to Tim Pratt for selling us the rights to produce this fabulous long story for Cast Macabre.

Thanks to Graeme for narrating, producing, and guest hosting this week's episode.

Music provided by Mevio at Music Alley

Monday, 29 August 2011

CM43 - From Around Here by Tim Pratt (pt 1)

Read by Graeme Dunlop


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Show Notes

Thanks to Tim Pratt for selling us the rights to produce this fabulous long story for Cast Macabre.

Thanks to Graeme for narrating, producing, and guest hosting this week's episode.

Music provided by Mevio at Music Alley

Sunday, 21 August 2011

Show Update

Hi Cast Macabre Fans, your host, Barry J. Northern here.

Apologies for the long delays between episodes. I am relocating to another town, and the move is taking longer than expected. Unfortunately my recording equipment is now packed in a box somewhere in the pile, so I can't record an update, let alone a show. Be assured that I'm still buying some great stories for you, ready for a restart in a few weeks time once we've moved and I'm settled enough to start recording again. In the meantime look forward to stories from Tim Pratt, Ralph Robert Moore, Craig Herbertson, Bosley Gravel, Bruce Boston, and many more.

Soon, we'll have a tale to tell. In the meantime, check out Cast of Wonders.

Listen to the promo or download the MP3

Thursday, 7 July 2011

CM42 -Big Inches by Ralph Robert Moore

Read by Alasdair Stuart


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Show Notes

Visit Ralph Robert Moore's website. There really is a lot of good stuff there.

Also, many thanks to Alasdair and the guys at Pseudopod towers for showing me the way out of their labyrinthine passageways.

Music provided by Mevio at Music Alley

Church Outing 20060312 by Spainful Films Soundtrack Dept.