The Drabblecast Audio Fiction Podcast

By Norm Sherman

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The Drabblecast is a weekly audio fiction magazine that offers strange stories for strange listeners.

Episode Date
Drabblecast 386 – Garen and The Hound
26:04
<p>The veils of madness parted, and Garen the Undreaming found himself once again lucid. His body ached from ears to toes. He jogged, the sun on his left shoulder, and a bitter wind blew at his back that his heavy …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2017/01/02/drabblecast-386-garen-hound/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2017/01/02/drabblecast-386-garen-hound/">Drabblecast 386 – Garen and The Hound</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Jan 02, 2017
Drabblecast 385 – The Innsmouth of the South
45:21
<p>At R’lyeh Funland, you never entered the tower unless summoned. That’s because our boss, Mr. Whatley (no relation to those Whatleys–you know the ones), only called people up for one of three things: to chew you out, scapegoat you, or …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2016/12/11/drabblecast-385-innsmouth-south/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2016/12/11/drabblecast-385-innsmouth-south/">Drabblecast 385 – The Innsmouth of the South</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Dec 11, 2016
Drabblecast 384 – The Cats of Ulthar
15:55
<p>It is said that in Ulthar, which lies beyond the river Skai, no man may kill a cat; and this I can verily believe as I gaze upon him who sitteth purring before the fire. For the cat is cryptic, …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2016/12/05/drabblecast-384-cats-ulthar/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2016/12/05/drabblecast-384-cats-ulthar/">Drabblecast 384 – The Cats of Ulthar</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Dec 05, 2016
Drabblecast 383 – SUN MOON CAT MAN
18:34
<p>“What have we got, Sergeant Kelley?” I ask, tired and bored from a long day of doing very little. I was just about to go home to my empty flat. These days it’s not so different from the police station. …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2016/09/05/drabblecast-383-sun-moon-cat-man/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2016/09/05/drabblecast-383-sun-moon-cat-man/">Drabblecast 383 – SUN MOON CAT MAN</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Sep 05, 2016
Drabblecast 382 – Down the Well
35:17
<p>“I enjoy watching children,” she said. “It comforts me to remember that I too was a child once, and one day they too will be old.” Her shiny olive skin was firm, but even the best youth-treatments couldn’t hide the …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2016/08/20/drabblecast-382-well/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2016/08/20/drabblecast-382-well/">Drabblecast 382 – Down the Well</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Aug 20, 2016
Drabblecast 381 – Unathi Battles the Black Hairballs
39:12
<p>Unathi was singing karaoke when the creature attacked Tokyo. Or rather, she was about to sing karaoke. Was, in fact, about to be the very first person in Shibuya’s Big Echo to break in the newly uploaded Britney hip-hop remix …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2016/05/08/drabblecast-381-unathi-battles-black-hairballs/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2016/05/08/drabblecast-381-unathi-battles-black-hairballs/">Drabblecast 381 – Unathi Battles the Black Hairballs</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
May 08, 2016
Drabblecast 380 – The Four Generations of Chang E
23:11
<p>In the final days of Earth as we knew it, Chang E won the moon lottery. For Earthlings who were neither rich nor well-connected, the lottery was the only way to get on the Lunar Habitation Programme. (This was the …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2016/04/21/drabblecast-380-four-generations-chang-e/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2016/04/21/drabblecast-380-four-generations-chang-e/">Drabblecast 380 – The Four Generations of Chang E</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Apr 21, 2016
Drabblecast 379 – Water Spots
16:32
<p>“They found your brother…” Her mother leaves the sentence unfinished, and she wants to tell her not to go on. He can be anywhere, in the water, in the fire, and in the end there’s little difference between burnt bones …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2016/04/04/drabblecast-379-water-spots/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2016/04/04/drabblecast-379-water-spots/">Drabblecast 379 – Water Spots</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Apr 04, 2016
Drabblecast 378 – Giraffe Cyborg Cleans House!
20:11
<p>A plate, a plate, another plate burst upon the kitchen tile. This one broke into three large pieces and assorted ceramic crumbs. Giraffe closed her long-lashed eyes and prayed to her many makers. Why in the world would the people …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2016/03/02/drabblecast-378-cyborg-giraffe-cleans-house/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2016/03/02/drabblecast-378-cyborg-giraffe-cleans-house/">Drabblecast 378 – Giraffe Cyborg Cleans House!</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Mar 02, 2016
Drabblecast 377 – Here There Be Monsters?
19:16
<p>The canary yellow shirt read “Camp Fit,” but it didn’t quite fit the bulbous, pre-adolescent boy cringing in the cabin’s corner. Rows of bunks lined both sides of the room. Standing over the boy, Worgly raised his shaggy brown arms …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2016/02/17/drabblecast-377-monsters/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2016/02/17/drabblecast-377-monsters/">Drabblecast 377 – Here There Be Monsters?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Feb 17, 2016
Drabblecast 376 – A Last Kiss for Lazarus Winters (A Saint Darwin’s Spiritual)
40:22
<p>I was born again on New Year’s Eve, full of broken promises, and slick and sticky with two kinds of blood. One of them was a ghost’s. That didn’t surprise me, though. I’ve seen my share of ghost blood. I’d …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2016/01/18/drabblecast-376-last-kiss-lazarus-winters-saint-darwins-spiritual/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2016/01/18/drabblecast-376-last-kiss-lazarus-winters-saint-darwins-spiritual/">Drabblecast 376 – A Last Kiss for Lazarus Winters (A Saint Darwin’s Spiritual)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Jan 18, 2016
Drabblecast 375 – Ghost in the Coffee Machine
34:08
<p>When it comes to ghosts, my grandmother has one solution: brew a pot of coffee. Like today, in Sadie Lancaster’s kitchen. Sadie clutches her hands beneath her chin and stares at our percolator, her eyes huge. The thing gurgles and …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2016/01/01/drabblecast-375-ghost-coffee-machine/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2016/01/01/drabblecast-375-ghost-coffee-machine/">Drabblecast 375 – Ghost in the Coffee Machine</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Jan 02, 2016
Drabblecast 374 – Jump I’ll Catch You
19:56
<p>Anton drew his legs up underneath him. The car seat was huge and puffy, and the leather made a breathy creak when he moved. It sounded like it was sighing. ‘How much longer?’ he said. For a while, nobody answered. …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/12/18/drabblecast-374-jump-ill-catch/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/12/18/drabblecast-374-jump-ill-catch/">Drabblecast 374 – Jump I’ll Catch You</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Dec 18, 2015
Drabblecast 373 – Trifecta: Things We Made
24:54
<p>Sato lay on the cement floor of the workshop in a pool of his own blood and tried desperately to get Kuro-4’s legs working again. The robot, in turn, tried to deal with the gaping wounds in Sato’s smashed leg …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/11/30/drabblecast-373-trifecta-things-made/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/11/30/drabblecast-373-trifecta-things-made/">Drabblecast 373 – Trifecta: Things We Made</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Nov 30, 2015
Drabblecast 372 – Delicate Parts
19:42
<p>Earnest was in kindergarten when Jackie the Janitor got fired for “choking the chicken” in the girls’ bathroom. That phrase, along with his best friend Bradley Watson’s accompanying hand gestures, stuck in Earnest’s head so hard that whenever he looked …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/11/27/drabblecast-372-delicate-parts/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/11/27/drabblecast-372-delicate-parts/">Drabblecast 372 – Delicate Parts</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Nov 27, 2015
Drabblecast 371 – Old Dead Futures
26:02
<p>There are two things I love, and one is the tiny grey owl outside my window. He is not afraid of me. He hoots and hops to my windowsill so I can stroke his downy head and feed him worms …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/11/16/drabblecast-371-old-dead-futures/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/11/16/drabblecast-371-old-dead-futures/">Drabblecast 371 – Old Dead Futures</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Nov 16, 2015
Drabblecast 370 – The Little Mermaid of Innsmouth
39:54
<p>Tomiko knelt at the table, across from her father, carefully holding her back rigid and straight as they ate their breakfast. She hoped the formal posture would make him take her arguments seriously, but he barely looked at her as …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/09/13/drabblecast-370-the-little-mermaid-of-innsmouth/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/09/13/drabblecast-370-the-little-mermaid-of-innsmouth/">Drabblecast 370 – The Little Mermaid of Innsmouth</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Sep 13, 2015
Drabblecast 369 – In The Walls
22:32
<p>The deadliest things in war are not bullets and guns, but hunger and desperation. I’m hungry. Penny gets the bed tonight, I’m on watch, Erik is out looting for food and supplies. If he were white, he tells us seriously, …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/09/06/drabblecast-369-in-the-walls/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/09/06/drabblecast-369-in-the-walls/">Drabblecast 369 – In The Walls</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Sep 06, 2015
Drabblecast 368 – Restless in R’lyeh
24:47
<p>Dear Doctor Saperstein, I’m a 44-year-old librarian from Kansas and a loyal reader of askdoctorsaperstein.com. Last night, after a relaxing day spent gardening, binge-watching “America’s Got Talent,” and organizing my snowglobe collection, I had a nightmare. A hideous octopus-headed monster …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/08/30/drabblecast-368-restless-in-rlyeh/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/08/30/drabblecast-368-restless-in-rlyeh/">Drabblecast 368 – Restless in R’lyeh</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Aug 30, 2015
Drabblecast 367 – The Whisperer in Darkness pt. 2
1:16:38
<p>Then, apparently crossing my incoherent note and reaching me Saturday afternoon, September 8th, came that curiously different and calming letter neatly typed on a new machine; that strange letter of reassurance and invitation which must have marked so prodigious a …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/08/20/drabblecast-367-the-whisperer-in-darkness-pt-2/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/08/20/drabblecast-367-the-whisperer-in-darkness-pt-2/">Drabblecast 367 – The Whisperer in Darkness pt. 2</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Aug 20, 2015
Drabblecast 366 – The Whisperer in Darkness pt. 1
1:31:02
<p>Bear in mind closely that I did not see any actual visual horror at the end. To say that a mental shock was the cause of what I inferred – that last straw which sent me racing out of the …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/08/09/drabblecast-366-the-whisperer-in-darkness-pt-1/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/08/09/drabblecast-366-the-whisperer-in-darkness-pt-1/">Drabblecast 366 – The Whisperer in Darkness pt. 1</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Aug 09, 2015
Drabblecast 365 – This Secular Technology
36:01
<p>Leah woke up, said the blessing upon waking, then turned on her overlay with a mental command. She hissed with displeasure — it was a _gevurah_ day, again. She was supposed to contemplate restriction, discipline, withdrawal. She was beginning to …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/07/12/drabblecast-365-this-secular-technology/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/07/12/drabblecast-365-this-secular-technology/">Drabblecast 365 – This Secular Technology</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Jul 13, 2015
Drabblecast 364 – All of Our Past Places
25:26
<p>Aoife always told me that you could go anywhere, as long as you had the right map. So when it happened, my first thought, when I let myself into her apartment after not hearing from her for three days, was …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/07/05/drabblecast-364-all-of-our-past-places/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/07/05/drabblecast-364-all-of-our-past-places/">Drabblecast 364 – All of Our Past Places</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Jul 06, 2015
Drabblecast 363 – The Totals
29:05
<p>Clutch has killed somebody recently. This goes without saying. For as long as Clutch can remember, he has always killed somebody “recently.” If not within the last few hours, then certainly within the last few days. He may have gone …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/07/04/drabblecast-363-the-totals/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/07/04/drabblecast-363-the-totals/">Drabblecast 363 – The Totals</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Jul 04, 2015
Drabblecast 362 – Starter House
38:24
<p>Dale looked up through the ribbed Lucite dome of Asteroid Cintas II, his eyes lit from within by thoughts of a bright future. “I never thought,” he said, “I’d own a purebred house.” Pam locked her eyes on his. “I …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/06/14/drabblecast-362-starter-house/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/06/14/drabblecast-362-starter-house/">Drabblecast 362 – Starter House</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Jun 15, 2015
Drabblecast 361 – Time to Say Goodnight
28:38
<p>“Then Duck left Mr. Tomkin’s farm and went to swim in Glacier Lake, just like he’d always wanted.” Mommy looked up from the last page, but Clara wasn’t sleeping. “And then what did Duck do?” Clara asked. “That’s all there …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/06/10/drabblecast-361-time-to-say-goodnight/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/06/10/drabblecast-361-time-to-say-goodnight/">Drabblecast 361 – Time to Say Goodnight</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Jun 10, 2015
Drabblecast 360 – Trifecta: Locked Boxes
35:15
<p>I didn’t kill God; we should clear that up right away. I just captured him and put him in a little box. It sounds harder than it actually was. Hannah helped me make it. Her dark, sad eyes so serious …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/05/31/drabblecast-360-trifecta-locked-boxes/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/05/31/drabblecast-360-trifecta-locked-boxes/">Drabblecast 360 – Trifecta: Locked Boxes</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Jun 01, 2015
Drabblecast 359 – Trifecta: Unnatural Growth
32:53
<p>My twin brother had been a dry-eyed baby, and he grew into a dry-eyed boy. “Yaakov, why don’t you ever cry?” I asked him the day we buried my uncle’s family. He shrugged. “Maybe you carry all the tears for …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/05/09/drabblecast-359-trifecta-unnatural-growth/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/05/09/drabblecast-359-trifecta-unnatural-growth/">Drabblecast 359 – Trifecta: Unnatural Growth</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
May 09, 2015
Drabblecast 358 – DoubleHeader: Rachael K. Jones
23:44
<p>10. _Influenza siderius_ begins as a general malaise. That is always the first symptom. Perhaps you wish to doze on the sofa, but your husband suggests a little fresh air instead. You do feel better after the walk, but by …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/05/03/drabblecast-358-doubleheader-rachael-k-jones/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/05/03/drabblecast-358-doubleheader-rachael-k-jones/">Drabblecast 358 – DoubleHeader: Rachael K. Jones</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
May 04, 2015
Drabblecast 357 – Trifecta: Embarrassing Personal Problems
31:29
<p>It looks like a quantity of strawberry jam squeezed into a cheap polythene shower cap. Even down to the darkened pips and the intimation someone’s attempted to pick it up and squished it in the middle. Clint adjusts the telescopic …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/05/03/drabblecast-357-trifecta-embarrassing-personal-problems/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/05/03/drabblecast-357-trifecta-embarrassing-personal-problems/">Drabblecast 357 – Trifecta: Embarrassing Personal Problems</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
May 03, 2015
Drabblecast 356 – An Exodus of Wings
23:24
<p>Before Heidi came along, Michael did everything he could to keep the damn faeries out of his apartment. Every night he washed and dried his dishes, never left one dripping in the drying rack. Always fished the food particles from …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/04/17/drabblecast-356-an-exodus-of-wings/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/04/17/drabblecast-356-an-exodus-of-wings/">Drabblecast 356 – An Exodus of Wings</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Apr 17, 2015
Drabblecast 355 – Kiriki Grocery
35:41
<p>The last day of orientation at New Plymouth University, Work Placement called students up in pairs. Rhonda Morillo took the chair next to a big-boned blond girl–Deirdre, pretty sure–as their peer advisor announced their “exciting cultural opportunity”: stocking shelves at …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/04/07/drabblecast-355-kiriki-grocery/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/04/07/drabblecast-355-kiriki-grocery/">Drabblecast 355 – Kiriki Grocery</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Apr 07, 2015
Drabblecast 354 – DoubleHeader XVIII: Sylvia Spruck Wrigley
16:48
<p>Alone — but not lonely. Three days, we’ve been on this planet. Over a year, Earth-time. But we don’t talk about Earth-time anymore. It weakens morale, says Sir Overgeneral Halfish. My morale went out the window when I found out …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/03/25/drabblecast-354-sylvia-spruck-wrigley/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/03/25/drabblecast-354-sylvia-spruck-wrigley/">Drabblecast 354 – DoubleHeader XVIII: Sylvia Spruck Wrigley</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Mar 25, 2015
Drabblecast 353 – Primrose or Return to Il’maril
39:05
<p>“I will not leave this cavern,” the voice said as soon as I stepped into the cave mouth. A baritone decaying into vibrato, an old man’s voice, full of dignity and pride. I tried to pinpoint its source, but the …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/03/21/drabblecast-353-primrose-or-return-to-ilmaril/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/03/21/drabblecast-353-primrose-or-return-to-ilmaril/">Drabblecast 353 – Primrose or Return to Il’maril</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Mar 21, 2015
Drabblecast 352 – Snow Day
18:16
<p>The shovel bit through the foamy snow on the top stair of my front porch, then stopped with a clang. I scraped away the snow to see what was beneath. Ice. Serve me right for not shoveling after the snow …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/03/18/drabblecast-352-snow-day/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/03/18/drabblecast-352-snow-day/">Drabblecast 352 – Snow Day</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Mar 18, 2015
Drabblecast 351 – DoubleHeader XVII: Camille Griep
19:22
<p>The fiery orange sun hung high over the Bangkok skyline to the south. Professor Tina Montri rearranged her skirt and adjusted the alligator skin briefcase on her lap which held the presentation and research notes from her talk at the …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/03/08/drabblecast-351-doubleheader-xvii-camille-griep/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/03/08/drabblecast-351-doubleheader-xvii-camille-griep/">Drabblecast 351 – DoubleHeader XVII: Camille Griep</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Mar 08, 2015
Drabblecast 350 – Trifecta XXX: Something Fishy
25:27
<p>Izam’s fingers moved on their own. They found his sunken chest. And counted his ribs. His father would have slapped his hand away. A stupid habit of a stupid boy. A stupid starving boy who counted his ribs when he …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/02/18/drabblecast-350-something-fishy-trifecta/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/02/18/drabblecast-350-something-fishy-trifecta/">Drabblecast 350 – Trifecta XXX: Something Fishy</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Feb 18, 2015
Drabblecast 349 – The Island of White Houses
27:26
<p>Today I am going to the island. I climb the slick wood stairs down to Whitmuth beach. The wind blows fierce through the town like usual and swirls back out to sea, smoky with our coal fires and smacking with …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/02/08/drabblecast-349-island-white-houses/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/02/08/drabblecast-349-island-white-houses/">Drabblecast 349 – The Island of White Houses</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Feb 09, 2015
Drabblecast 348 – DoubleHeader XVI: LiAnn Yim
19:50
<p>The fish were restless. They spun the water mossy dark until the pond was the color of crushed bottles. Pey held onto her sister’s hand. They peered down at the water. This morning, their mother opened her eyes and said …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/01/25/drabblecast-348-doubleheader-xvi-liann-yim/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/01/25/drabblecast-348-doubleheader-xvi-liann-yim/">Drabblecast 348 – DoubleHeader XVI: LiAnn Yim</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Jan 25, 2015
Drabblecast 347 – Why I Hate Zombie Unicorns
17:15
<p>The good news is, zombie unicorns almost never bite. The bad news is, even a tiny scratch from a zombie unicorn horn will turn you into a zombie. Mom discovered that by accident.             Why …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/01/10/drabblecast-347-hate-zombie-unicorns/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2015/01/10/drabblecast-347-hate-zombie-unicorns/">Drabblecast 347 – Why I Hate Zombie Unicorns</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Jan 11, 2015
Drabblecast 346 – Remission
29:39
<p>Susan found her boss’s feelings drawer by accident. She drank too much and took a wrong turn in Sundrun’s apartment at the office holiday party, while looking for the bathroom. It had been all the rage five years ago, getting …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2014/12/30/drabblecast-346-remission/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2014/12/30/drabblecast-346-remission/">Drabblecast 346 – Remission</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Dec 30, 2014
Drabblecast 345 – Cat With Blue Fur Trifecta
33:18
<p>A collection of stories from the Cat With Blue Fur Writing Contest.                       Meow Meow Bang Bang by Oliver Buckram She was the kind of dame you never forget. Lips …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2014/12/19/drabblecast-345-cat-blue-fur-trifecta/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2014/12/19/drabblecast-345-cat-blue-fur-trifecta/">Drabblecast 345 – Cat With Blue Fur Trifecta</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Dec 19, 2014
Drabblecast 344 – Doubleheader XV
28:32
<p>The chair first appeared on a Thursday afternoon on the sidewalk in front of the Dollar Bank and Trust on Lancaster Street in Pulaski, Kansas. Nobody saw how it got there. At least, no reliable eyewitnesses have ever come forward, …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2014/12/07/drabblecast-344-doubleheader-xv/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2014/12/07/drabblecast-344-doubleheader-xv/">Drabblecast 344 – Doubleheader XV</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Dec 08, 2014
Drabblecast 343 – Captain Confederation
32:23
<p>Captain Confederation was annoyed when he got off the elevator and it showed. It would have been so simple and logical for him to land on the roof of the Superhero Administration Centre, or in the ample grounds surrounding it, …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2014/11/23/drabblecast-343-captain-confederation/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2014/11/23/drabblecast-343-captain-confederation/">Drabblecast 343 – Captain Confederation</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Nov 23, 2014
Drabblecast 342 – I’m Bill Kurtis
22:05
<p>Nate had expected the first serial killer. In fact the first thing he’d said to Kelly once their Ford rolled to a stop on the shoulder was, “This is serial killer country. We’re finished.” She made scaredy-cat eyes and drew …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2014/11/10/drabblecast-342-im-bill-kurtis/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2014/11/10/drabblecast-342-im-bill-kurtis/">Drabblecast 342 – I’m Bill Kurtis</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Nov 10, 2014
Drabblecast 341- The Litany of Earth
1:36:12
<p>After a year in San Francisco, my legs grew strong again. A hill and a half lay between the bookstore where I found work and the apartment I shared with the Kotos. Every morning and evening I walked, breathing mist …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2014/11/04/drabblecast-341-litany-earth/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2014/11/04/drabblecast-341-litany-earth/">Drabblecast 341- The Litany of Earth</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Nov 04, 2014
Drabblecast 340 – On a Clear Day You Can See All the Way to Conspiracy
34:11
<p>You’re listening to the Mike Colavito Show on Cleveland’s home for straight talk, WCUY 1200. The opinions expressed on this program do not reflect those of WCUY, its management, or its sponsors. Fair warning; I’m in a mood today, folks. …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2014/10/05/drabblecast-340-clear-day-can-see-way-conspiracy/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2014/10/05/drabblecast-340-clear-day-can-see-way-conspiracy/">Drabblecast 340 – On a Clear Day You Can See All the Way to Conspiracy</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Oct 05, 2014
Drabblecast 339 – Trifecta XXVIII: Offbeat Afterlife
44:17
<p>The ghost in my attic is Margaret, but she lets me call her Margie. She was seventy-six years old when she died, and now that she’s a ghost she sits in her rocking chair day and night, holding a tiny …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2014/09/18/drabblecast-339-trifecta-xxviii-offbeat-afterlife/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2014/09/18/drabblecast-339-trifecta-xxviii-offbeat-afterlife/">Drabblecast 339 – Trifecta XXVIII: Offbeat Afterlife</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Sep 18, 2014
Drabblecast 338 – The Crevasse
1:11:57
<p>What he loved was the silence, the pristine clarity of the ice shelf: the purposeful breathing of the dogs straining against their traces, the hiss of the runners, the opalescent arc of the sky. Garner peered through shifting veils of …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2014/09/11/drabblecast-338-crevasse/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2014/09/11/drabblecast-338-crevasse/">Drabblecast 338 – The Crevasse</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Sep 11, 2014
Drabblecast 337 – The Only Game in Town
52:22
<p>Walking back up the road toward home, I saw Rich Hartzell locking up his cabin. His car was stuffed to the roof with cardboard boxes and black trash bags; only the driver’s seat was empty.           …</p> <div class="read_more"><a href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2014/09/04/drabblecast-337-game-town/">read more</a></div> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org/2014/09/04/drabblecast-337-game-town/">Drabblecast 337 – The Only Game in Town</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.drabblecast.org">The Drabblecast</a>.</p>
Sep 04, 2014