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Episode #47: “The Charnel God”

Mordiggian is the god of Zul-Bha-Sair. And “The Charnel God” is one of Smith’s best stories. Join us for fits of near death, necromancy, and hot ghoul action. Music by Kevin MacLeod. Readings by Joe Scalora. Outro music by Boney Washington.

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Episode #46: “The Voyage of King Euvoran”

Join us this week as we go on “The Voyage of King Eurovan Euvoran” Justine Jones joins us on this episode. Justine will be illustrating a Clark Ashton Smith zine for Mike Bukowski’s Seventh Church Ministries. Look for that around October. Find Justine’s art on her Tumblr:, her Illustration site:, and on her […]

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Episode #45: “The Isle of the Torturers”

Happy 2016! Phil’s been working on filming of Laird Barron’s “-30-“, Tim’s been working on writing projects, and Ruth’s been doing some writing and hunting for a new job (success, yay). But we’ve got an episode for you, recorded in the fall but stuck on the editing table, “The Isle of the Torturers.” Our reading […]

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Episode #44: “Empire of the Necromancers”

After 43 episodes, we arrive in Zothique with a necromantic splash. (Wait, would a necromantic splash involve a lot of…rotted flesh? Ok, maybe not.) That’s right, it’s time for “Empire of the Necromancers“! Our reader this week is Alex Mills. Next time, we’ll take a voyage to “The Isle of the Torturers.” [edit: audio levels […]

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Episode #43: “The Flower-Women”

This week we take the second of the Maal Dweb stories, The Flower-Women. This week’s reader is Jordan Smith. Music: Kevin MacLeod Outro: Boney Washington

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Episode #42: “The Maze of the Enchanter”

We’re back this week with the first of the Maal Dweb stories “The Maze of the Enchanter.” This week’s reader is Jordan Smith. The episode of This American Life mentioned is this one’s section vocal fry. Our next show will be “The Flower Women.” From there, we’ll move on to Zothique! Music: Kevin MacLeod Outro: […]

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