STRANGE RECITAL EPISODES

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Short stories, tall ideas.....mythic to modern, grim to whimsical.

Sound Design by Brent Robison and Tom Newton.

Audio Engineering by Tom Newton.

Image above by Bryan Maloney.

The Strange Recital is also available on:  iTunesStitcherSoundcloudGoogle Play MusicFacebookTuneInYouTube, and iHeart Radio.

STRANGE RECITAL EPISODES

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Short stories, tall ideas.....mythic to modern, grim to whimsical.

Sound Design by:
Brent Robison and Tom Newton.

Audio Engineering by Tom Newton.

Image above by Bryan Maloney.

The Strange Recital is also available on:  iTunesStitcherSoundcloudGoogle Play MusicFacebookTuneIn, YouTube and iHeart Radio.

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The Book of the Grotesque

by Sherwood Anderson

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Lydia de Quincey

Released on February 11th 2018

Episode 18021

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"I began to feel very ill at ease. At first I thought it was simply the closeness of the room.... But then I felt a strange creeping within my clothes and understood that all the hairs on my back were standing up."
 
Have you ever felt the presence of evil? Is your intuition trustworthy? What exactly is evil, anyway?

"I began to feel very ill at ease. At first I thought it was simply the closeness of the room.... But then I felt a strange creeping within my clothes and understood that all the hairs on my back were standing up."
 
Have you ever felt the presence of evil? Is your intuition trustworthy? What exactly is evil, anyway?

Narrated by Erin Standlee.

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The Hole

by Sparrow

Released on January 28th 2018

Episode 18012

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"I placed my hand in the shoe, and stuck my finger through the hole. But it didn't emerge from the shoe... After six tries, I realized the problem: my forefinger had entered another dimension."

 

If a humble piece of footwear is a portal to an alien universe, the world must be full of mystery and wonder! Or am I just crazy?

"I placed my hand in the shoe, and stuck my finger through the hole. But it didn't emerge from the shoe... After six tries, I realized the problem: my forefinger had entered another dimension."

 

If a humble piece of footwear is a portal to an alien universe, the world must be full of mystery and wonder! Or am I just crazy?

Narrated by Sparrow.

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Ferret Love

Released on January 14th 2018

Episode 18011

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"It was last spring, early, when I fell in love with the ferret woman. The first beautiful day, exquisite whirlybird of a sunny blue day, and I’m in the park, lying on the lawn."

 

Where does obsession come from? Why do people have pet ferrets? And shouldn't somebody warn the boyfriend?

"It was last spring, early, when I fell in love with the ferret woman. The first beautiful day, exquisite whirlybird of a sunny blue day, and I’m in the park, lying on the lawn."
 
Where does obsession come from? Why do people have pet ferrets? And shouldn't somebody warn the boyfriend?

Narrated by Ian Caskey.

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Antifoni

Released on December 27th 2017

Episode 17122

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"Stuva Grundlig stood on a bluff overlooking the sea. This was a sign, this winking moon. Tomorrow they would go...."
 
The need for quality may call for heroic measures. What would you do if your home couldn't weather the rain?

"Stuva Grundlig stood on a bluff overlooking the sea. This was a sign, this winking moon. Tomorrow they would go...."
 
The need for quality may call for heroic measures. What would you do if your home couldn't weather the rain?

Narrated by Tom Newton.

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Atlantic City

Released on December 10th 2017

Episode 17121

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"The interior of the Goldmine Casino was a realm all its own, row after row of slot machines bracing the floor, a steady current of beeps and buzzes, flashing lights...."
 
Some realities seem entirely unreal... whatever that means. And some of us like to flirt with disaster, driven by glittery dreams. Do you?

"The interior of the Goldmine Casino was a realm all its own, row after row of slot machines bracing the floor, a steady current of beeps and buzzes, flashing lights...."
 
Some realities seem entirely unreal... whatever that means. And some of us like to flirt with disaster, driven by glittery dreams. Do you?

Narrated by Richard Klin.

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The Equalizer

Released on November 26th 2017

Episode 17112

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"Following a Newtonian law of incarceration, the court officer clamped the cuffs on him with a force equal to his show of resistance...."
 
Two men meet in a jail cell... circumstance juxtaposed. What exactly is this thing called "chance" that separates one person's fate from another?

"Following a Newtonian law of incarceration, the court officer clamped the cuffs on him with a force equal to his show of resistance...."
 
Two men meet in a jail cell... circumstance juxtaposed. What exactly is this thing called "chance" that separates one person's fate from another?

Narrated by Tom Newton with Kevin Swanwick as Officer Joe Marchetti.

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Wild Roses

Released on November 12th 2017

Episode 17111

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"On the border between Millbrook and Pleasant Valley, just off Route 44, there’s a little patch of woods where my boyfriend hanged himself."

 

A visitor from the other side... real or hallucination? Should you heed their message? Yes or no, it's already written in the script.

"On the border between Millbrook and Pleasant Valley, just off Route 44, there’s a little patch of woods where my boyfriend hanged himself."
 
A visitor from the other side... real or hallucination? Should you heed their message? Yes or no, it's already written in the script.

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