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FF-6 Snack Food by Jeff Carlson

Read by Bruce McDonald
Audio Engineering by Bruce McDonald

Jeff Carlson is the author of the internationally acclaimed sci fi thrillers Plague Year, Plague War, and the upcoming Mind Plague. Foreign rights to the book have sold in Spain, Germany, and Romania.  Plague Year has also been released on CD from Recorded Books and […]

By |October 29th, 2008|podcast|2 Comments

EP-21 Old Folk’s Home by John Kratman

Read by Bruce McDonald

Audio Engineering by Bruce McDonald

Old Folk’s Homewas originally published in the Jim Baen’s Universe.  Mr Kratman’s fiction has also appeared in Aeon Speculative Fiction, Dark Recesses Press, and many other markets.

Bobby Cullivan finished entering the staff schedules and leaned back in his chair, doing his best to ignore the arthritic […]

By |October 22nd, 2008|podcast|4 Comments

FF-5 In Memory of Maggie by Liz Mierzejewski

read by Bruce McDonald

audio engineering by Bruce McDonald

Illustration by the author, Liz Mierzejewski

Liz Mierzejewski is a middle school science teacher from Connecticut.  She is an avid (some would say obsessive) sf reader and uses it extensively in her science classes.  Her work has appeared in the online zine Toasted Cheese and in the magazine Motherverse. […]

By |October 17th, 2008|Illustration, podcast, promo|4 Comments

EP-20 Outside Chance by Matthew Johnson

Read by Leslie Ann Moore

Audio Engineering by Bruce McDonald

Matthew Johnson has published stories in markets such as Asimov’s Science Fiction and Strange Horizons as well as anthologies including Best New Fantasy 2 and Fantasy: The Best of the Year (2007 and 2008 editions.) ‘Outside Chance’ was first published in the Summer 2006 issue of On […]

By |October 10th, 2008|Uncategorized|5 Comments

EP 19 Inside Every Successful Man by Gareth D Jones

read by Patty Kim

audio engineering by Bruce McDonald

Inside Every Successful Man was first published in the semi-pro webzine Hub last October.  Mr Jones has also been published in Murky Depths and Cosmos, among others, and recently had a story accepted by Nature magazine

The sound of  galloping hooves getting closer intruded on the quiet, muggy air of the lounge.  Jav groaned and slouched further back into […]

By |September 26th, 2008|podcast|0 Comments

EP18 Asleep in the Forest of the Tall Cats by Ken Brady

read by Leslie Ann Moore

Asleep in the Forest of the Tall Cats was originally published in 2004 in the Writers of the Future anthology. Ken Brady’s publications include: Analog, Writers of the Future, Strange Horizons, Talebones, Ideomancer, Darker Matter, Fortean Bureau, Weird Tales, Frequency, Rosebud, The William and Mary Review, and a variety of anthologies and foreign […]

By |September 12th, 2008|podcast|3 Comments

Jeffery R DeRego’s Surgery and Finacial Assistance

Jeffery R DeRego recently underwent open heart surgery to clear 5 blocked artieries.  Thankfully, the surgery went well and he will be home next week.  Steve Eley of escapepod, where so many of Mr DeRego’s stories have been aired, has set up a paypal account to donate money to Mr DeRego and his family during […]

By |August 31st, 2008|Uncategorized|2 Comments

EP17: Manny The Mailmobile by Eugie Foster

Read and audio engineering by Bruce McDonald

Manny the Mailmobile was first published in the Jan/Feb 2002 issue of Cicada and was reprinted in Greek in issue 2 of Ennea in Feb 2005.

Eugie Foster has many credits to her name such as stories in the Realms of Fantasy, The Third Alternative, Cricket, Orson Scott Card’s InterGalctic […]

By |August 27th, 2008|podcast|6 Comments

EP16: Union Dues: The Saga of Tam Suji by Jeffery DeRego

Read by Zach Friedman

Audio Engineering by Chris Moody

Parental Guidance Suggested

Most of our listeners are familiar with Heffery DeRego’s Union Dues series both on escapepod and now his new series of the Team Shikaragaki on our podcast.  If you haven’t yet been infected with the Union Dues bug, you will have the joy of getting to […]

By |August 13th, 2008|podcast|6 Comments

EP15: Forget Me Not by Mary E. Lowd

Read by Leslie Ann Moore

Music by Robert Farmer

Forget Me Not is Mary E Lowd’s first publication and we are very excited to be presenting it.  It has already appeared in Northwest Passages: A Cascadian Anthology and in a Greek magazine, Ennea, which translates to “9”.

His confidence drew him to her.  The gleam in his eye […]

By |July 31st, 2008|podcast|1 Comment