Each week, we feature two titles that are worthy of your consideration. Our curator, Evo Terra, has listened to every single episode of these audio fiction shows and found them worthy of bearing his recommendations. As with all things in life, YMMV.
The year is 2062 and everyone is gay.
It’s a conservative’s worst nightmare: a totalitarian government rules over what’s left of North America to spread its insidious gay agenda.
Humanity’s only hope for a rebellion rests on the shoulders of a precocious teenage boy who harbors a dark secret:
A new podcast adaptation of a recently discovered, never released YA novel by Mike Pence.
Upon learning his misogynist, conspiracy-spewing workmate holds a winning ticket for the most coveted prize on earth – the Global Early Retirement Lottery – a listless factory worker stops at nothing to ensure the reward goes to a more deserving citizen, namely himself, only to discover the prize is not exactly as advertised.
A LovelyMachine & Story Engine Production. Created and Written by Gregory Bayne. Produced and Directed by Gregory Bayne and Logan Donovan. Starring Logan Donovan, Jennifer Lafleur, Travis Swartz, and Jonathan Freeman.
Meaney and Llewellyn are cadets in Lead Service, an organization established to police the ever-expanding multiverse, and to protect it from collapse. However, as they embark on their first field training exercise, they soon learn that things don’t always go by the book. Jump Leads is a science fiction comedy audiodrama series based on the webcomic of the same name.
Two lowly tech developers acquire a laptop full of contraband data, witness a murder, and then narrowly escape being assassinated. Suddenly, they find themselves sucked into a world of state-funded disinformation campaigns, bot farms, all-knowing Big Data organisations, and shadowy terror groups.
Inspired by the chaotic way global politics is currently unfolding, Max & Ivan: Fugitives is an on-the-run comedy thriller set across international borders. Written and performed by Max Olesker and Ivan Gonzalez it stars Gemma Whelan, Alice Lowe, Adam Buxton, Kyle Kinane and Stephen Mangan. The cast also includes Celeste Dring, Dan Tetsell, Elina Alminas, Ernest Gromov, Freya Parker, Jak Malone, Jason Forbes, Justin Edwards, Katia Kvinge, Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Sammy Broly and Steve Furst.
Sound design is by Rich Evans and photography by Idil Sukan. The series is produced by Ben Walker for Storyglass.
Life is a steaming pile of disappointments for Ted Weeks (David Krumholtz, HBO's The Deuce). When he suffers the final ignominy of being fired by his boss (Greta Lee, AppleTV's The Morning Show), he makes a bold decision for once in his life: he’s going to cash in everything and blow it all in six magnificent days of living like a rock star. But he manages to f*ck up even that, landing himself in more trouble than he ever imagined possible.
The Lamb is a six-part comedy podcast that mixes the genuine absurdity of Curb Your Enthusiasm with the earnest optimism of Ted Lasso. Starring David Krumholtz, Emily Meade, Greta Lee, Diedrich Bader, James Remar. Created, written and directed by Tad Safran (Lemony Snicket: A Series of Unfortunate Events).
In 2022, angsty teen Derek Walker is a pop punk poser living in the past; but when his mysterious substitute teacher Dom Telonge sends him back to Warped Tour 2005 to stop the abduction and replacement of the pop punk princess, Avril Lavigne, his dreams of fulfilling his pop punk destiny become a reality.
WHO KILLED AVRIL LAVIGNE? is a sci-fi comedy podcast, a send-up and celebration of the aughts with an original pop-punk score.
Created by Ben Lapidus and Anderson Cook
Directed by Duncan Gregory
Written by Anderson Cook
Produced by Super Normal Media
Meet Nolan Blackwell, Teen Sleuth - Girl Detective, and her dog Casper. Nolan has a love of all things Nancy Drew and Encyclopedia Brown. Casper has a penchant for mischief. But not all mysteries are hardbound and soon Nolan Blackwell will have to uncover clues and stare down dangers that threaten to reveal more about her past than she may be ready to confront.
Fans of Nancy Drew and Scooby Doo will delight in this hilarious, opioid-fueled dive into the world of latch-key children and the haunted, dangerous places that meddling leads.
As an escape from her carefully curated life and dying marriage, Diana (Demi Moore) secretly runs an erotic website where women reveal their intimate sexual fantasies. Starring and executive produced by Demi Moore.
This six-part adult drama is created & directed by Shana Feste and produced by QCODE Media, an award-winning storytelling company specializing in immersive scripted fiction.
When human bones are discovered in a Mississippi river bed, Fran Boden—a loner with peculiar gifts—returns to her small town to probe the origins of her mother’s long-ago disappearance and confront the ghosts of her family, both living and dead.
Written and Performed by Daryl Lisa Fazio, from her novel manuscript of the same name. With intro/outro music by Phillip DePoy.
October, 1983. There’s a monster lurking in Hawkins, Indiana. Chewing people up, spitting them out, changing them in terrible ways. Yet for some reason, everyone is acting like it’s all perfectly normal. Except for Robin Buckley. She alone knows exactly what this monster’s name is: Hawkins High School.Starring Maya Hawke as Robin and Sean Maher as her favorite teacher, Mr. Hauser, Surviving Hawkins is the podcast companion to the YA novel, Stranger Things: Rebel Robin, by A.R. Capetta.Written and Directed by Lauren Shippen.
What happens when you lose something you thought you’d always have? What happens when the thing you lose is one of your senses? Bet Kline is deaf. That wasn’t the case a year ago. Now that her life has been upended, she has to figure out how to carve out a new path for herself and navigate her way down it. Easier said than done.
While traveling through Europe on their honeymoon, newly-wed influencer couple, Karlie (Jessica Plummer) and Tre (Ben Hardy), notice an almost identical couple is following them and posting the same content - imitating their photos; same poses, filters, and tags.
Their inquiry snowballs into them being interrogated for a double homicide and discovering an influencer-targeted cult.
As Jack’s country descends into violence and authoritarianism, Jack himself plunges into his own parallel decline, a chilling abdication of everything he once valued. Gideon Media brings a modern stage classic from Wallace Shawn to the world of podcasts.
Award-winning audio producer John Scott Dryden brings you into a dystopian future, in which the birth rate has plummeted and the United States has become a theocracy called Gilead. Women who are capable of childbirth are pulled out of society and trained as handmaids, then assigned to men for the sole purpose of procreation. From the same source material as the critically acclaimed Hulu series, this six part series of “The Handmaid’s Tale” is audio fiction at its finest.
Becoming Mother Nature introduced us to troubled 13-year-old Chloe Lovejoy, who prematurely inherited the mantle and awesome power of Mother Nature from her Grandmother Ivy.
In season one, Chloe struggled mightily to balance the trials and tribulations of middle school with…you know, saving the world.
With Cupid and the Reaper, Volume II of “The Natureverse,” Chloe will soon learn she’s not the only super-powered teenager in the world.
Meet thirteen-year-old Mondo Ramirez, a hopeless romantic in Savannah, Georgia, who rarely thinks of consequences. When his elaborate 8th grade promposal goes awry, Mondo accidentally kills the Grim Reaper, inheriting the Reaper’s cloak and scythe in the process. Marcus Aronson never accepted or understood his parents’ divorce. Logical and socially challenged, Marcus went on a mission to find Cupid himself, and finally convinced the winged archer him to hand over his arrows and his title. Armed with research, algorithms and a huge pair of wings, Marcus is determined to change the way people fall in love.
Cupid and The Reaper, Volume II of the “Natureverse,” tells the buddy-adventure story of these two mismatched and unlikely heroes. Can Marcus and Mondo learn to work together and harness the powers of life, death and love to fight off a mysterious supernatural force in their school? And will Chloe see them as friends…or foes?
A cinematic fantasy event in audio. New Dakota: 15,000 CE, thousands of years after the fall of civilization. The Earth has reclaimed the cities and glories of the modern world, reducing humankind to prehistoric tribal life. The old world is known only through myths and fables handed down through lost generations. Having barely survived, humanity has returned to a way of life more closely resembling civilizations of the ancient past: The Bears, The Rams, The Birds, and The Wolves. Book 1 — The Dawn Age serves as an introduction to each of the four young people from the clans as we chart the rise of the first empire of the new world.
Created by Jason Lew.
Welcome to Fey Hollow: The Fairy Tale Murders — AXN Asia’s first-ever crime thriller podcast. Featuring a lineup of international talents across 8 exciting episodes, step into a world of mystery and suspense and choose the ending of your choice.
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Scott Sigler comes a tale of murder, madness, and an unspeakable evil lurking beneath the streets of San Francisco.
San Francisco homicide inspector Bryan Clauser is losing his mind. How else to explain his dreams, dreams that mirror — with impossible accuracy — gruesome murders drenching the city in blood? How else to explain the feelings these dreams provoke in him? Not disgust, not horror, but excitement.
As Bryan and his longtime partner Pookie' Chang investigate the killings, they learn that things are even stranger than they initially seem. The victims are all enemies of an ostracized teenage boy, a boy gripped by the same violent, prescient dreams that haunt Bryan.
When Bryan and Pookie dig deeper, they uncover disturbing details of a mysterious cult known as “Marie’s Children,” and of San Francisco’s secret history of serial killers, a history that their superiors — from the mayor to the police chief and on down — seem desperate to keep hidden.
Featuring a dazzlingly plotted mystery and a terrifying descent into a nightmarish underworld -— along with some of the most incredible action scenes ever told and an explosive, gut-wrenching conclusion you won't soon forget — NOCTURNAL is a spectacular outing from one of the horror genre's brightest stars.
Presented by Empty Set Entertainment
Written by Scott Sigler
Narrated by Phil Gigante
Directed & Engineered by Corey Young
Podcast production assistance by Allie Press and Evo Terra of Simpler Media Productions (Simpler.media)
"Hi, my name is Conor. Other than my father being a bit of an eccentric lunatic, my life was pretty normal until I got attacked in my living room and whisked away to Tir na Nog, the mystical land of the ancient Celts, where it turns out Dad is the usurped heir to the throne and everybody wants me dead because of some prophecy. Don't you just hate when that happens?"
Shadowmagic is a rip-roaring fun fantasy adventure novel by John Lenahan very loosely based on Irish mythology where every chapter ends on the edge of a cliff (or at least a high curb.) Join Conor as he grapples with typical teenage problems like, how to deal with a father's high expectations, how to survive in the world on your own, and how to woo a beautiful girl - that wants you dead. Shadowmagic is a podcast novel for young adults from 12 to 112.
In this audio dramedy, the world is shaken by the transformations of women into dragons who consume and immolate men.
In Season 1: A tourist from afar tries to understand what, when any woman could literally eat you for lunch, is a guy supposed to do? Who can you trust?
In Season 2: The tourist creates an international incident by bringing home a dragon.
*Written and directed by Emily Rainbow DavisSound design by Matt Powell
Dragoning Theme by Scott Ethier
Produced by Messenger Theatre Company, a 501c3, based in New York City.
Tumanbay: the most magnificent city on earth. The beating heart of a vast empire. A city of dreams – where those who once arrived as slaves now reside in the seat of power.
An engrossing, epic fantasy from creators John Scott Dryden and Mike Walker.
April 15, 1865. President Lincoln is dead and the country in turmoil.
Secretary of War Edwin Stanton takes control, determined to bring the assassin to justice—but the hunt for John Wilkes Booth isn’t all that grips Stanton.
Lincoln’s successor, Vice President Andrew Johnson, is likely to bend to southern interests and undo the very progress for which Lincoln died. Edwin Stanton must employ every bit of political wile he can muster to secure the future of the freed slaves, and the nation.Consumed by his conviction, Stanton will betray his friends, his honor, and the very constitution he is sworn to protect, all to steer the country towards justice.
1871 Los Angeles was a dangerous place, especially for the refugees, migrants and troublemakers who lived on Calle De Los Negros, at the heart of Chinatown.
Yut Ho, a beautiful young refugee, came to LA and fell in love, only to be drawn into a showdown between two of Chinatown’s most notorious gangsters. Before long, the entire city was caught up in a life or death struggle where old-world values of kinship, honor and loyalty clashed with new-world issues of race, sex, and identity. The ensuing conflict would threaten the lives of Yut Ho and all the denizens of Chinatown– and would change the face of Los Angeles forever.
This true but largely forgotten event from California’s past is brought to you by the Holmes Performing Arts Fund of the Claremont Colleges, the Music Department of Scripps College, the Pacific Basin Institute of Pomona College, the Entrepreneurial Musicianship Department at The New England Conservatory, and the Public Events Office at Scripps College.
Blood on Gold Mountain was written and produced by Yan-Jie Micah Huang, narrated by Hao Huang, introduced by Emma Gies, and features music composed by Micah Huang and performed by Micah Huang and Emma Gies. A special thanks to Evo Terra from Simpler Media Productions for his expertise and support.
Starring Laurence Fishburne, Larenz Tate, and Tika Sumpter, and written by Academy Award(r) and BAFTA nominee Josh Olson (“A History of Violence”), BRONZEVILLE will chronicle the lives of players in the lottery games while illuminating the self-sustainability of the community’s African American residents.
New York 1835: A City at its tipping point. It’s ten years since the completion of the Erie Canal. New York City’s population is now over 270,000. Most of these people live below Fourteenth Street in wooden or brick buildings no taller than five stories. The gap between rich and poor is rapidly expanding as each week thousands of new men and women pour onto New York’s dangerously overcrowded streets. Many come to earn an honest living. Others for more nefarious reasons. Several historical lives converge in this scripted audio fiction series about the fastest growing city in the world, and the opportunists who shaped it.
CROOKED RIVER is a fictional podcast narrative that spans the five-year period between September 1934 and August 1939 in post-Prohibition Cleveland, Ohio at the height of the Great Depression. During this politically turbulent time, an elusive killer decapitated and dismembered thirteen victims—seven men and six women—all under the watch of newly appointed Public Safety Director Eliot Ness, the famed G-man from Al Capone’s Chicago glory days. The disturbing crimes, the setting, and the peripheral characters, suspects and cops are real—the two lead characters (the local cop and the Federal Agent) are fictional.
A multi-protagonist period drama set in a post-revolutionary Haiti that asks the central question: How far will people go for power? The driving arc is that of Léonie Bijoux. A newcomer to this world of influence, Léo is unsure how she feels about it. But as Léo's status grows, she begins to sacrifice her principles in order to obtain a position as the royal clothier—a coveted title where one faux pas can lead to execution.
The ultimate horror anthology for the ears.
Hello there, my frightful friend. It’s your old pal Mr. Boogey (Justin McElroy). I’m so glad you stopped by. Every week I will tell you a story in exchange for your fear. For dread and terror are the sweet, sweet, sustenance I crave and I am very hungry. Each weekly tale is more chilling than the next and as always I will be there to lead you in and out of the darkness. So take a break and join me won’t you? I promise you won’t live to regret it :). Tah-tah.
Five years ago, Molly Weaver, Bryan Anderson, and Nathan Howell started a podcast focused on the local legend of a monster called The Blackwood Bugman. Quickly, the investigation grows out of their control, as they discover that, not only are the legends seemingly true, many people in Blackwood have turned up dead or disappeared without a trace. Worse, there may be a reason why no one has ever uncovered the truth before. Someone is watching them, willing to do whatever it takes to keep the secret. Their recordings have finally been released.
Directed by Mark Freiburger. Produced by April Lamb. Written by Will Rogers.
Dark Sanctum is a thrilling and spine-tingling limited audio series showcasing things that go bump in the night. Inspired by TV classics like The Twilight Zone and Tales from the Crypt and classic radio fright-fests like Inner Sanctum and Lights Out, this new series blends captivating storytelling with chilling audio and spectacular sound design to transport you through a twisted and memorable audio thrill ride.
Mark Ramsey is a producer of the Ambie-nominated cinematic podcast Aftershock featuring Sarah Wayne Callies, David Harbour, and Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and the creator/writer/narrator of acclaimed podcasts like Inside Psycho, Inside The Exorcist, Inside JAWS, and more. For Dark Sanctum he collaborates with his Inside partner and sound designer Jeff Schmidt, who is also known for his work on the podcasts-turned-television hits such as Dirty John and Dr. Death. The cast boasts the considerable voice talents of Bethany Joy Lenz (One Tree Hill, Dexter), Clive Standen (Vikings, Doctor Who), and Michael O’Neill (Jack Ryan, Dallas Buyers Club).
Son wakes up aboard a spaceship bound for earth in an effort to recolonize. What he discovers however will change everything he knows about his world and himself.
We follow Tessa Dixon at a remote army base in Texas as she deals with the psychological and physical trauma of basic training. When she finds a tape of her grandfather’s labeled ‘Ghost Tape’ and plays the haunting audio, she unknowingly unleashes a deadly manifestation of her own family’s horrible misdeeds. Co created by Nia DaCosta and Aron Eli Coleite. Starring and executive produced by Kiersey Clemons. Written by Alexandra E Hartman and directed by Malakai.
Hannahpocalypse is a comedy/horror audio drama that follows living dead girl Hannah; a zombie ‘living’ her best life long after the zombie apocalypse has come and gone.
ICE-CREAM follows 14-year-old Elgin Foster, who spends the summer of 1988 with his younger brother Dustin, at his newly divorced father’s house in Arizona. Not long after arriving, he begins to witness a series of child abductions by the local ice cream truck man. Nobody believes Elgin, not even the police, which leads him to question if what he saw was even real or the result of a recent concussion. The listener will follow along as Elgin and neighbor Olivia do their own investigation to try and uncover who the ice cream man really is and what he is doing to these missing children. What they begin to discover, however, is truly horrifying…
“They came after the impact and the firestorms. When the sun went dark. Like they’d been there all along. Just waiting.”
From executive producers of The Walking Dead and Travis Beacham, the writer of Pacific Rim, comes a heart-stopping Audible Original featuring a brilliant British cast.
It’s the near future and seven years since a comet hit the earth and blotted out the sun. The world is a dark, frozen landscape. And then, beastly creatures emerge and take over. Can they really be vampires?
In the British countryside, a band of survivors forms a resistance in the fallout shelter of a medieval castle. Darcy is a battle-tested vampire hunter who is at the front line leading the charge to save humanity. Meanwhile, her younger sister Hope wants life to return normal so she can go above ground and know what it’s like to live again. And she just might be willing to risk it all.
A story of apocalypse, horror, and adventure, Impact Winter is a wholly original new saga created just for Audible with immersive 3D audio that dares you to pop in your earbuds and listen in the dark. Venture into an eternally sunless world of swords and crossbows; primal hunters and shape-shifters; leaders and lovers. Hear how a brave few fight to survive the impact winter.
Starring Liam Cunningham as Jepson Belgrave, Holliday Grainger as Darcy, Esme Creed-Miles as Hope, David Gyasi as Rook, Bella Ramsey as Whisper and Indira Varma as Kallistrata, Himesh Patel as Felix. Written, directed and executive produced by Travis Beacham. Also Executive Produced by Robert Kirkman, David Alpert, Rick Jacobs, Bryan Furst, Sean Furst and Alexandra August of Skybound Entertainment, Bard Dorros and Zack Hayden of Anonymous Content and Cliff Roberts. Executive producer for Audible was Matt Patterson.
Associate Producer: Wes Mazda
Please note: This content is for mature audiences only. It contains adult language and themes. Discretion is advised.
Grief. Anxiety. Terror.
Tonya Wright felt it all after the tragic murders of her sister and brother-in-law in a random act of gun violence. Struggling to travel outside of her home, she now lives constantly on edge about perceived threats that seem to surround her.Retreating to the house her sister and brother-in-law once shared to process her grief, Tonya soon discovers that someone — or something — has followed her there.
With the help of her best friend Natalie, and others she meets along the way, can Tonya overcome her fears before they completely consume her?
The first original audio drama from Hemlock Creek Productions, Liars & Leeches delves deep into the complicated horrors of grief, trauma, resilience, and steadfast human determination to uncover the truth.
In the mountains of central Appalachia, blood runs as deep as these hollers and just as dark. Since before our kind knew these hills, hearts of unknowable hunger and madness have slumbered beneath them. These are the darkest mountains in the world. How dare we think we can break the skin of a god and dig out its heart without bringing forth blood and darkness? Old Gods of Appalachia is a horror-anthology podcast set in the shadows of an Alternate Appalachia, a place where digging too deep into the mines was just the first mistake.
It's like the Twilight Zone for an optimist's heart. Every episode starts with the same line, but becomes a totally different story. And yet, they’re all intertwined. Can you find the connections?
**Winner - Second Rounder - Austin Film Festival Script Competition 2019**
The Dog Is Dead is part of the podcastgod family of podcasts.
What does it mean to have an iron will against society’s status quo? Three playwrights dive into this very question in The Iron Anthology.
Via Brooklyn Theatre Co. presents an audio drama series of three stories that navigate the horrors of brash industrialization, unchecked consumerism, and intergenerational trauma. The protagonists rage against the monsters of society. But is society itself too strong to break?
THE TRUTH makes movies for your ears. They’re short stories that are sometimes dark, sometimes funny, and always intriguing. Every story is different, but they all take you to unexpected places using only sound.
If you’re new, some good starting places are: Silvia’s Blood, That’s Democracy, Moon Graffiti, Tape Delay, or whatever’s most recent. Listening with headphones is encouraged!
We’re a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
More audiobook than album, "Hajmiin" is an experience of music and storytelling by Myths & Moods that takes the listener on a scenic journey through a fantasy world, with immersive biodiverse nature soundscapes and cinematic ambiences. Rediscover a sense of wide-eyed wonder as you encounter unexpected moments of beauty during this 73-minute multi-sensory experience of mindful listening, vivid daydreaming and calming wildlife relaxation. One thing is for sure: it will feel like a world away from everything.
Porter is a 30 something Nashville native that takes his best friend, Genevieve out on a date…finally. What happens the next day changes his life forever. We follow him as he struggles physically and emotionally over the trauma of what happened and the regression that comes with finding out who’s responsible.
You haven’t been back home in years, but the old answering machine is filled with messages from a high school friend named John.
John From Back Home is about leaving friends behind, keeping secrets hidden, and the dangers of trying to live someone else’s life. For fans of horror, mystery, and weird fiction.
When Myra Abernathy’s estranged father dies in a grisly “accident,” she comes home to take up his secret obsession: the hunt for her baby sister’s cold-case killer.
Lillian Harper moves to the small town of Mt. Absalom, Ohio, to care for her estranged mother Dorothy after an injury. Living in the town’s boarding house which has been run by her family for generations, she discovers conspiracies, ghosts, and a new family in the house’s strange assortment of residents.
Coexistence is a sci-fi mystery thriller series rating as a #1 science fiction podcast on Apple Podcasts UK in January 2020, and nominated for Best Fiction in the British Podcast Awards 2020. Listener discretion is advised.
Tense post-apocalyptic drama set aboard the Cooper family’s small sailboat, Fulmar’s Folly.
Two years after civilisation has collapsed from a zombie like pandemic, the Coopers fight extreme pressures to survive against hostile survivors, the infected and the sea itself.
Each episode told from a different member of the families point of view - giving their personal and unique perspective on the events, past trauma, current fears and search for hope.
From the writer of The Message, Life/After, and Steal the Stars. They call the crashed spaceship “The Ghosthouse” because it screams—the screams of thousands of extraterrestrial political prisoners trapped in its horrific mainframe. The only way to free them… is to transfer them into humans willing to share their minds with a second consciousness forever. Who would volunteer for that?
The Last Dog is a thrilling and heartfelt audio adventure with the love story between a girl and a dog at its center.
In an apocalyptic future, climate change and overconsumption have made our planet a very different place. The seas have risen, resources are scarce…and animals have disappeared off the face of the earth. Most people believe they never existed at all. 12-year-old Iowa Chapman is not most people. And when she’s rescued by what might be the last remaining dog, she realizes the responsibility she has to keep this amazing creature safe. Pursued by the evil Regulators, Iowa and Doggo set off on a journey in search of Haven, a legendary island where some believe animals might still be living.
From Gen-Z Media, creators of Six Minutes, The Last Dog is GZM’s first movie-length audio epic.
OFFICIAL SELECTION -- Tribeca Festival Audio Premieres.
It’s 2098 and the Republic of Chicago has what the world needs: fresh water. But with new opportunities come new threats, especially for a pair of siblings on the South Side. Can the people come together to save their city—and each other?
Combining sci-fi and music, politics and poetry, Lake Song is a collective response to our times, and a shared dream of our future.
Three mischievous narrators spin a surreal, reality-bending, sci-fantasy space western about a crotchety outlaw, a struggling cultist, and a diabolical bastard making awful decisions in a world on the edge of disaster.
Engage your imagination in this highly original setting using a unique storytelling style, distinctive audio, and lightly animated visual accompaniments to help ground you in this bizarre, space-western world.
Three mischievous narrators spin a surreal, reality-bending, sci-fantasy space western about a crotchety outlaw, a struggling cultist, and a diabolical bastard making awful decisions in a world on the edge of disaster.
Andrew Moss loved his anthropology job, until mysterious artifacts from a Mr. Havisham started arriving in brown paper bags. The artifacts are… Wrong.
A mystery drama about the limits of experimental science, confronting your own past, present & future, & trying to remember the level select cheat from Sonic 2.
Based on a true story, American Hostage stars Jon Hamm as Fred Heckman, a beloved local radio reporter who is thrust into the middle of a life-or-death crisis when hostage-taker, Tony Kiritsis, demands to be interviewed on his popular radio news program. Kiritsis has tied a shotgun to his banker’s neck in grim fashion, but through Heckman’s radio show he gradually becomes a media sensation and unexpected anti-hero during a nail biting 63-hour standoff.
American Hostage is an 8-episode scripted psychological thriller from Amazon Music & Criminal Content starring Emmy Award-winner Jon Hamm and directed by Academy Award® winner Shawn Christensen.
From Legendary Producer Dick Wolf and Wolf Entertainment comes a new fiction series starring Corey Stoll (House of Cards, Ant-Man), Monica Raymund (Chicago Fire), and Reid Scott (Veep). When the body of a young volunteer is discovered in the middle of the California redwoods, two estranged ex-spouses, game warden Mark Ellis (Stoll) and city councilwoman (Raymund), must put their differences aside to learn the terrifying truth about what is happening in their state park. Executive Produced by Elliot Wolf (Hunted), directed by Takashi Doscher (Only), and written by David Pergolini.
Can you feel loss for something you’ve never known?
Welcome to BBC Radio 4’s innovative new podcast – Forest 404. Set in the 24th Century in a world where forests have been erased from history, Forest 404 is an immersive sci-fi thriller starring Pearl Mackie, Tanya Moodie and Pippa Haywood – with original music by Bonobo
A new mystery thriller from the makers of Blackout and The Left Right Game, Last Known Position follows a group of experts including submersible pilot Mikaela Soto (Gina Rodriguez) as they seek to recover a flight that suddenly vanished over the Pacific Ocean. The super yacht sets off on what looks like an expedition funded by a grieving billionaire, William Cavanaugh (James Purefoy), to recover the flight that his wife and daughter were on. But the crew soon discovers that there’s more to the expedition than they were let on when they start to find themselves in increasingly perilous situations that point to a saboteur among the group, and a looming threat in the deep waters.
Created and written by Lucas Passmore and directed by John Wynn. Starring Gina Rodriguez and James Purefoy.
They call me Sleeper. I worked the same brain dead job, at the same fast food place, all of my life. And I’ve always lived in the same town. No one that lives in Corvat, ever leaves. Until today. Today I leave. Join my on my adventure. An audio drama podcast, by the creator of THE DECA TAPES.
In the not-so-distant future, mind readers are outlawed in Los Angeles. Sid (Dianna Agron) and her family have spent years fighting to protect her true identity as a reader, but her life quickly starts to unravel when a string of gruesome murders are suspected to have been committed by a mind reader. Sid’s true identity risks exposure when she becomes entangled in a romantic affair with a mysterious woman named Andie (Maria Sten), who seems to be involved in a sinister underworld. But after spending her whole life living in the shadows to protect her true identity, Sid is willing to do everything in her power to love and be loved.
Atlantic Flight 702 has disappeared mid-flight between London and New York with 256 passengers on board. Kaitlin Le (Kelly Marie Tran), a college student whose twin brother vanished with the flight, is determined to uncover the truth.
When Carly Parker’s friend Yumiko goes missing under very mysterious circumstances, Carly’s search for her friend leads her headfirst into a ancient mysterious game known only as Rabbits. Soon Carly begins to suspect that Rabbits is much more than just a game, and that the key to understanding Rabbits, might be the key to the survival of our species, and the Universe, as we know it.
They claim to cure video game addiction - but what’s really going on? Mind-bending thriller from the makers of The Cipher, starring Armin Karima (Sex Education).
In this first of its kind feature-length audio movie, Wallace Conway wakes up to find he’s been implanted with an untraceable earpiece while sleeping. So long as he does everything the voice on the other end tells him, he and his family will live.
Written by Zack Akers and produced by Skip Bronkie, Shipworm is the fourth podcast from Two-Up, the studio known for breaking ground in fiction (Limetown), musical (36 Questions), and documentary podcasts (The Wilderness).
Shipworm stars Broadway luminaries Quentin Earl Darrington and Miriam Silverman, and is available on podcast platforms everywhere.