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short stories about love
Here is a playlist of short stories centered around classical, romantic themes that will make you want to experience love all over again. Written by acclaimed authors such as Mark Twain and Anton Chekhov, these audio stories tell tales of life, love, and even loss. Captivating readers for decades after they are written. Listen now...
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hamlet audio quotes
Listen to some of the best quotes on revenge from one of Shakespeare’s best works, Hamlet. When Hamlet’s father’s ghost appears to him, he asks his son to seek revenge on his murderer, who happens to be Hamlet’s uncle. Plagued with several philosophical dilemmas, the concept of revenge is perceived in several different ways throughout...
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marsfall podcast review
Marsfall is an audio drama podcast set in 2047. The story of a colonial artificial intelligence unit heading towards Mars, the story focuses on many classic sci-fi themes. Exploring life on other planets, isolation in space, the potential for malfunctions. There’s a lot to unpack in this excellently-produced podcast. The Hosts: Four men came together...
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dnd podcast
The Facing Fate podcast, part of the Fable & Folly network, is an action-packed, hilarious, and never predictable actual play podcast. The show uses the Fate Core game playing system, which facilitates the role-playing aspect of the fictitious worlds depicted in Facing Fate. Season one is a sci-fi thriller that takes place on a moon...
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The Death by Dying podcast from the Fable & Folly network is a dark comedy fiction podcast that follows The Obituary Writer (OW) of the small town of Crestfall, Idaho. After the town’s most standup citizen is mysteriously murdered, the OW uncovers a trail of deceit as he finds himself accidentally investigating the string of...
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amelia project
Some people love their current lifestyle, but wouldn’t it be great to start over completely? Now we’re not talking about reversing time, but rather, faking death and living a new life with a completely different identity. That’s the premise of The Amelia Project podcast, which is a dark comedy fiction story that centers around a top-secret agency. They may...
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Bubble is a scripted podcast from Maximum Fun that tells the story of Fairhaven, a hipster dystopia that exists under a corporate-controlled dome where poisonous alien monsters from the outside “Brush” terrorize residents. There’s a sick music scene, so many dog parks, hip cocktail, and craft beer bars, and really long lines at all the...
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moonbase theta out
If you are a fan of science fiction podcasts that combine wit with creativity, we think you will love Moonbase Theta, Out. Taking place in 2098, this series follows the final days of a crew on the last moonbase to be decommissioned when the program’s corporate overlords determine it to be unprofitable. While most crew...
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Space mission
Part of what makes science fiction beautiful is that it’s a genre full of possibilities and potential – and those stories that take place in space even more so. Outer space is infinite, with countless planets, stars, and spaceships. There’s no ‘standard’ set since there’s always room for something new and different. So what will...
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Space junk
We Fix Space Junk is a dark sci-fi comedy radio story, and it’s absolutely brilliant. Following the story of a pair of repair women in space, they do what it sounds like – they fix space junk. The show is absolutely hilarious at every turn and brilliantly written. We could all use a good laugh...
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woman in a black and red cosplay dress in a forest
Do you love fantasy role-playing games? If so, then you’re going to love the immersive experience of The End of Time & Other Bothers podcast. This improvised show takes the Dungeon World to another level as Sean (the game master) and his cast battle half-demons and explore magical waterfalls. And just for context, the game takes place...
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Psychedelic radio frequency
What’s The Frequency is a psychedelic noir audio drama podcast. Is that enticing? It should be. This podcast harkens back to the radio dramas of the mid-1900s, even setting itself around that time. Its great production and fascinating writing produces great stories at every turn. The Hosts: While there are no hosts in a radio...
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Emperor Claudius
Care to guess what the I, Podius podcast is all about? Well, for starters, it’s a recap of the BBC miniseries I, Claudius, and it features hosts Elliott Kalan and John Hodgman. The show, I, Claudius is about the Roman Empire, and it stars powerhouse actors like Patrick Stewart, George Baker, Derek Jacobi, and Patricia Quinn. The show has also...
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Alien Cow Abduction
What do you think The Greatest Generation podcast is a reference to? Well, if you’re a fan of old-school TV shows, then you might have heard of this little gem called Star Trek. And with Benjamin Ahr Harrison and Adam Pranica by your side, they’ll take you on a journey through Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space...
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Boston Fenway park sign
The Greater Boston podcast is a comedy fiction work of art that puts a spotlight on the inner turmoils of the Boston metro area. It’s inspired by real events, and it utilizes a large cast of talented voice actors to bring the story to life. And speaking of the story, it follows a man named Leon Stamatis, and how...
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Stephanie St. Clair Harlem Queen of New-York
Have you ever heard of the Harlem Renaissance? It was an artistic movement back in the 1920s, and it celebrated African American fashion, music, religion, and literature. This primarily took place in Harlem, New York, and in the Harlem Queen podcast, Yhane Smith (along with the talented cast of voice actors) tells the story of Madame Stephanie St. Clair. She’s...
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the greatest discovery
Do you love all things Star Trek? Would your family and friends consider you a “Trekkie”? Then get ready to add The Greatest Discovery podcast to your long list of things to do. Following each aired episode of Star Trek on Tuesdays, the men behind the podcast recap and review what they just watched while...
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a woman at a typewriter with sheer curtains drawn
Women’s fiction writers are, of course, female authors who share stories from a woman’s perspective. The category of women’s fiction from those who write their artistic works may feature female protagonists and focuses on relationships and an unfolding experiential journey. This broad generalization encompasses all genres of fiction, so here in this list you will...
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Raven
Sometimes you find yourself in the mood for scary stories– tales of things that go bump in the night, horror movies that raise gooseflesh on your arms when ghosts drag chains across the attic floor. You could possibly listen to podcasts that can help reduce stress, but would that scratch that itch? To that end,...
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sky-space-milky-way-stars
Science fiction is uniquely suited to the podcast medium, evocative sounds and words creating fantastical worlds in the listener’s mind. The genre allows for the exploration of entire universes, the only limit is the imagination of the writer. Whether it is the far reaches of space, an unnatural development on this very planet, or something...
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