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Here at the Simply Scary Podcasts Network, we produce and publish high-quality audio horror entertainment programs for lovers of terrifying tales, frightening fiction and denizens of the dark.

Join us weekly for brand new episodes both hosted and voiced  by talented performers from across the globe, with scary stories brought to life by exceptional acting, high-quality sound effects, and immersive music.

So what are you waiting for? Start exploring our weekly horror programs today, and pray for daylight.  Who needs sleep anyway?

In this second episode of Horror Hill, we bring you two spine-tingling tales from The Claverhouse Emails and Soren Narnia, performed by host and narrator Jason Hill, the first a cautionary tale of downward spirals and second chances, the second dealing in death, destiny and what happens when an unstoppable force meets in immovable object.
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Horror Hill – Season 1, Episode 2
In this twelfth episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from K. Banning-Kellum and L. Chan, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about the darker side that every city has lurking in its clandestine depths, which to this day continue to remain undiscovered thanks to the select few that - whether out of fear or greed - maintain their "Best Kept Secrets."
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Scary Stories Told in the Dark – Season 1, Episode 12 – “Best Kept Secrets”
In this first episode of Horror Hill, we bring you two spine-tingling tales from Stephen Bacon and Kevin David Anderson, performed by host and narrator Jason Hill, one of which echoes from the death rattle of a dying world, while the other might just... get under your skin.
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Horror Hill – Season 1, Episode 1
In this eleventh episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from Douglas Greenwood and Dylan Charles, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, which transport us to two mystery-shrouded towns, where the arrival of prodigal son and an unusual visitor changed everything and left everyone who met them suffering from "Nostalgic Nightmares."
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Scary Stories Told in the Dark – Season 1, Episode 11 – “Nostalgic Nightmares”
In this tenth episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from Jon Grilz and J.D. McGregor, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, which explore (and exploit) the all-too-true fear many have of finding themselves trapped in constricted spaces. Before diving in, be sure to take a gulp of air.  As you become transported into the confined space of Grilz and McGregor's minds, you might just find yourself "Breathless."
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Scary Stories Told in the Dark – Season 1, Episode 10 – “Breathless”
In this ninth episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from Michael Marks and Arthur Conan Doyle, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, which in its protagonists' efforts to explore and exploit newfound heights promises to give new meaning to the phrase "Fear of Flying."
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Scary Stories Told in the Dark – Season 1, Episode 9 – “Fear of Flying”
In this eighth episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you chapters 4-7 - and the thrilling conclusion - of William Hope Hodgson's masterpiece "The Hog", performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, which makes clear that just outside the periphery of man, there lie those which have desires regarding us which are incredibly more dreadful to our minds when comprehended than an intelligent sheep would consider our desires towards its own carcass. These monstrosities, Hodgson writes, reside
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Scary Stories Told in the Dark – Season 1, Episode 8 – “The Outer Circle”
In this seventh episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you the first three terrifying chapters of William Hope Hodgson's masterpiece "The Hog", performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, which will ensure that you never look at wildlife the same way again. For once you've seen beyond the veil, there's no coming back from the "Dreadful Eternity."
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Scary Stories Told in the Dark – Season 1, Episode 7 – “Dreadful Eternity”
In this sixth episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from Dustin Koski and Anansi, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, which will provide ample reason to stay as far away from dark forests and campsites for the rest of your lives. If it weren't for the occasional sound of a twig snapping, after all, you might not even be aware of the "Watchers in the Woods."
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Scary Stories Told in the Dark – Season 1, Episode 6 – “Watchers in the Woods”
In this fifth episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from Ben Pienaar and Thomas O. Wagner, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about making what at first appears to be a deceptively simple choice: make a deal, get a reward. But as many often do, our protagonists find out that there are many different interpretations of an agreement to be had. The only remaining two questions are: which end of the bargain will they end up on, the victim's, or the opportunist's?
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Scary Stories Told in the Dark – Season 1, Episode 5 – “Risk and Reward”
In this fourth episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two spine-tingling holiday-themed tales from Michael Whitehouse and Kristopher Mallory, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about both frightful, devious dinners and mysterious Christmas baubles with sinister secrets yet to be revealed. After a listen to these tales, you'll never look at this time of year the same way again. Brace yourself, not for twinkling trinkets, gifts and decorated trees, but for an unforgettable taste
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Scary Stories Told in the Dark – Season 1, Episode 4 – “Yuletide Terror”
In this third episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from an anonymous author and Christopher Gideon, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about both sides of the A.I. (Artificial Intelligence) coin, and the abject fear that one can experience both being the creation, as well as the creator.  Regardless of which end of the spectrum you fall on yourself, or or empathize with, one thing is certain: the "Singularity" will someday affect us all, and when it
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Scary Stories Told in the Dark – Season 1, Episode 3 – “Singularity”
In this second episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from authors Christian Thompson and John Morressy, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about shops discovered in both out-of-the-way places, as well as in plain sight, which hold within their walls some treasures that sound just too good to be true.  Sometimes, the old addages turn out to be more true than one could ever expect, and the Latin phrase "Caveat Emptor" - buyer beware" - becomes more crucial
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Scary Stories Told in the Dark – Season 1, Episode 2 – “Caveat Emptor”
In this debut episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from authors Jeff Hartin and Polum Chill, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about things that go bump in the night, in the dark.... and which react in interesting fashion to light.  Sometimes, it turns out, it's better to see what's after you.  Other times, not so much. After all, you can never be quite what sort of "Danger in the Dark" is on your tail.
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Scary Stories Told in the Dark – Season 1, Episode 1 – “Danger in the Dark”
This episode we will bring you the stories of author Peter Lalush. This North Carolina native is not only an author and musician, but a filmmaker as well, steeped in the lore of the notoriously haunted region. Lalush draws his inspiration from that very same lore, as well as from his own supernatural experiences, in order to craft an ultra dark reality. Prepare yourselves as we stare into the nightmare dimension of Peter Lalush and discover that “The Abyss Stares Back."
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The Simply Scary Podcast – Season 2, Episode 13 – “The Abyss Stares Back”
Tonight’s episode is our third in a series of episodes dedicated to one terrifying author and the fear that they can create. We will be highlighting The Simply Scary Podcast’s staff editor/author, Charlie Davenport, for our feast of fright. His stories will tickle the corners of your minds with horrors that will seem as familiar as they are unsettling. Davenport's anguished anecdotes will show us the dangers of being considered, “One of Our Own."
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The Simply Scary Podcast – Season 2, Episode 12 – “One of Our Own”
Meagan Meehan is our author for this episode, and it is her birthday, so the Simply Scary Podcast crew of malevolent miscreants have a special delivery for her special day. They will attempt to extract the most fearsome stories she has stored in her terrifying imagination. Join us we explore the Meagan’s mind, as only we can, in this very special on the road episode, “Monsters and Mayhem.”
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The Simply Scary Podcast – Season 2, Episode 11 – “Monsters and Mayhem”
This episode will see the first in a series of episodes dedicated to one terrifying author and the fear that they can create. For this evening’s event, we have compiled a collection of stories from the works of Manchester-based author, Gareth Shore. For you, this Ray Bradbury-inspired wordsmith will unfold dark horizons guaranteed to threaten your slumber. His tormented tomes will provide evidence that, without a shadow of a doubt, “All’s Well That Ends.”
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The Simply Scary Podcast – Season 2, Episode 10 – “All’s Well That Ends”
In our continuing effort to spotlight up and coming authors, this episode is dedicated to works introducing you to the frightening worlds of author Cosmas McCoy. His work has been featured in print as part of the anthology “What World Is This?: And Other Stories”. In addition, he has written screenplays for horror films. This studying Catholic priest takes time from his higher works in America’s Northeastern corridor to delve into the dark world of the imagination to unleash upon us the fruits of
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The Simply Scary Podcast – Season 2, Episode 9 – “Neither Seen Nor Heard From”
This shows offering brings together the essence of all definitions of the word passion. More importantly, passion as defined by the state or capacity of being acted on by external agents or forces. Let us see how these forces touch our waking world to transform it into a nightmare reality, otherwise known as our "Passion Plays."
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The Simply Scary Podcast – Season 2, Episode 8 – “Passion Plays”
In the world of concrete facts and hard evidence, we are constantly on the lookout for those who would use the art of distraction to keep our attention on the left hand, so we won’t notice what the right hand is doing. This is not to say that the world does not have its mysteries, but we must recognize that for most instances, there is a perfectly rational explanation… or is there? Our stories will shine a light on that very question as we explore how easy it is for dark forces to manipulate the
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The Simply Scary Podcast – Season 2, Episode 7 – “Sleight of Hand”
We dedicate this presentation to the work of author Wil Dalphin. Not since Stephen King’s “Night Shift” have we seen a short story anthology with as much bite as this Indiana native’s generous compilation of 35 harrowing nightmares in his book, “Don’t Look Away”, soon to be available on Amazon.com! We have worked directly with the author to choose some of the most tantalizingly of his terrifying tomes from his shriek-inducing collection to adapt for you, in order that you might experience his nightmares
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The Simply Scary Podcast – Season 2, Episode 6 – “Don’t Look Away”
We come together once again to traverse the deep dungeons of our story vault and we have compiled for you a collection of frightening stories that would be right at home on a Hollywood horror stage as well as on the casting couches of the soulless realm that is Tinsel Town. Join us as we take a behind the scenes look at death from a different angle. Ready your 3-D glasses and let the cameras roll as we explore our audible version of “Film Noir."
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The Simply Scary Podcast – Season 2, Episode 5 – “Film Noir”
In this episode, we share with you how scarring certain coming-of-age experiences can be, tapping into the hidden horrors of adolescent anxiety, which promises to shatter your own dear recollections. In doing so, the mirrors of your mind's eyes shall become a portal to your long-suppressed and darkest of (not-so-fond) memories. Make way for this truly terrifying installment, as we explore “Through a Glass Darkly.”
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The Simply Scary Podcast – Season 2, Episode 4 – “Through a Glass Darkly”
Collectively etched into our psyche is the fear of the comet and doom from above, while the shadowy reflections of our mind wonder if the world we inhabit is as real as our five senses lead us to believe. Our guilty consciences secretly fear judgment while nature’s signs portend doom from below. Top that off with the fear of an overreaching authority that may not be trustworthy in fully disclosing facts, and you have a hearty recipe for horror - Simply Scary style! For this collection of creepiness,
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The Simply Scary Podcast – Season 2, Episode 3- “Conspiracy and Armageddon”
In this episode we have assembled this convocation to undergo an expedition of haunting proportions, for we are summoning and being summoned. Prophetic perception taps into a realm that drips with malignant spirits and death is everywhere. Our tales promise to besiege you with consternation, so beware of this episode’ "Entities and Visions."
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The Simply Scary Podcast – Season 2, Episode 2 – “Entities and Visions”
They say that sometimes the most frightening things are those that you cannot see. And from our horrifying experiences, you’ve become very familiar with how effective unsettling sounds can be. You know how a deep rumbling unsettles your tummy and your soul; how an almost silent whisper blowing by your ear sends your courage deep into hiding; how both the scurrying of claws on a hard surface and the bellowing of a demonic entity turn the spine to jelly. So for our opening episode of the second season
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The Simply Scary Podcast – Season 2, Episode 1 – “Screams and Whispers”
We want to thank you for making the first season of The Simply Scary Podcast so very successful, and we hope the beginning of our second season will unsettle you just as well. We are scheduled to premiere Season 2 on January 11th, 2017. Until then, we would like to present you with this mini episode to make sure you are properly hungry for our premiere.
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The Simply Scary Podcast – Season 1 Interlude – “Prison is Hell”
As the stockings are hung, the Hanukkah candles are lit, and as we practice the seven principles of Kwanzaa, we all try to be a little less impatient and more forgiving at this time of year. Even those who do not celebrate ritual December holidays seem to have a glow about them as the Gregorian calendar approaches the zero hour. We here at The Simply Scary Podcast are no different, in that we feel the spirits of Christmas as we prepare you for Yuletide scares. So settle your debts and fill a cup
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The Simply Scary Podcast – Season 1, Episode 18 – “Slay Bells Ring”
Prepare yourself to experience a world where wrong is right. Where the twisted perception of those descending into cognizant chaos strikes out at the realm of the rational with oblivious ecstasy. Delusion drives their single-mindedness. They can be so driven that they’ll overcome any obstacle and ignore any information contrary to their understanding. Ever increasing paranoia pushes them further into the abyss and evil is projected onto enigmatic situations, all in an effort to cement their righteousness.
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The Simply Scary Podcast – Season 1, Episode 17 – “Sinking Into Madness”
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