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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 eleventh episode of Horror Hill, we bring you two terrifying tales from authors Doug Hantke and Darren Todd, performed by host and narrator Jason Hill, the first a harrowing tale of haunted hazing and a rite of passage gone horribly wrong, the second a master’s class in paleontology, and bones buried in the Jurassic dark best left unfound.
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Horror Hill – Season 1, Episode 11
In this twenty-first episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from Michael Whitehouse and CreepyCarbs, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about the imperfections of memories, and of the dangers created by their impermanence and, alternatively, their longevity.
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Scary Stories Told in the Dark – Season 1, Episode 21 – “Retrospection”
In this tenth episode of Horror Hill, we bring you two terrifying tales from authors Scott Emerson and Christa Carmen, performed by host and narrator Jason Hill, the first an eye-opener for you weary night owls out there who, above all else, can appreciate the importance of a balanced breakfast, the second offering an indulgence in fearful fan service, so pick up your favorite boom-stick and join me as we hail to the king.
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Horror Hill – Season 1, Episode 10
In this twentieth episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from Aaron Shotwell and an anonymous author, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about the occult nature of the fabric of our collective reality, and the (sometimes unwelcome) entities that exist on its outskirts, just outside of our detection. If you pay enough attention, you too might find yourself introduced to these "Unseen Spectres."
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Scary Stories Told in the Dark – Season 1, Episode 20 – “Unseen Spectres”
In this ninth episode of Horror Hill, we bring you two terrifying tales from authors Adam Cesare and Luciano Marano, performed by host and narrator Jason Hill, the first a bit of social commentary on seductive celebrity and the dark descent that awaits those who fall when reaching for the stars, the second taking a page from the grimmest of the Brothers Grimm, in a fearsome fairytale noir.
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Horror Hill – Season 1, Episode 9
In this nineteenth episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from Dan David and Joshua L. Hood, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about the strange things that are known to happen - and that have been known to be encountered - when one ventures off the well-worn path, and into the small towns that make up what we call "The Boondocks."
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Scary Stories Told in the Dark – Season 1, Episode 19 – “The Boondocks”
In this eighth episode of Horror Hill, Halloween has come early, as we bring you two terrifying tales concerning treacherous tricks and terrifying treats, from authors Adam Howe and Kevin David Anderson, performed by host and narrator Jason Hill. Our first is a morality tale of crime, punishment and sickly sweet revenge, the second an ode to the protective powers of sacred squash and a Samhain tradition best not taken lightly.
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Horror Hill – Season 1, Episode 8
In this eighteenth episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we pick up where part 3 of author Eric Dodd's series "The Stairs and the Doorway" left off last week, and continue the saga with the fourth part - and the conclusion - of his thrilling tale, entitled "The Side Tunnel," again performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry. Join us once more as explore the secrets beneath our feet, in a search for answers, and perhaps closure. 
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Scary Stories Told in the Dark – Season 1, Episode 18 – “Whispers in the Dark” (Part 2)
In this seventh episode of Horror Hill, we bring you a terrifying tale from Brian Hodge, performed by host and narrator Jason Hill, a folksy tome of abyssal Americana that we assure you is just like mom used to make. If you’ve got the stomach for it, allow us to take you on a little trip down memory lane, to an idyllic American town stuck in time, where that time… is running out.
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Horror Hill – Season 1, Episode 7
In this seventeenth episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three terrifying tales from author Eric Dodd, all of them connected and part of the same series of events, performed here in sequential order by host and narrator Otis Jiry. Journey with us in the dismal depths of dormant places, which hold secrets darker than the Stygian pits from whence they come, and discover what happens when mortal man comes face to face with its eternal inhabitants, with no choice but to listen to its
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Scary Stories Told in the Dark – Season 1, Episode 17 – “Whispers in the Dark” (Part 1)
In this sixth episode of Horror Hill, we bring you the final part - and the thrilling conclusion - of a terrifying tale from Brian Martinez, performed by host and narrator Jason Hill. If you're just joining us today, we encourage you to begin your journey into the abyss with Season 1, Episode 5. For those of you returning this week, hungry for more, we’ve got just what you’re craving.  If you’re quite through chomping at the bit, let us strap on the old feedbag for a final course of grisly gastronomy
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Horror Hill – Season 1, Episode 6
In this sixteenth episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you chapters 7-9 - and the thrilling conclusion - of author Jasper DeWitt's epic horror saga, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, which chronicles the events in the life of a practicing psychiatrist and his interactions with the patient that nearly drove him out of medicine. We hope you enjoy the finale of "The Patient."
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Scary Stories Told in the Dark – Season 1, Episode 16 – “The Patient” (Part 3)
In this fifth episode of Horror Hill, we bring you the first part of a terrifying tale from Brian Martinez, performed by host and narrator Jason Hill, ideal for the myriad demented denizens of the Horror Hill who are no strangers to the scent of dead things, and a veritable feast for the senses far too grand to be finished in a single course. Be sure to cleanse your palette before we introduce you to "The Body Farm."
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Horror Hill – Season 1, Episode 5
In this fifteenth episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you chapters 4-6 of author Jasper DeWitt's epic 9-part horror saga, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, which chronicles the events in the life of a practicing psychiatrist and his interactions with the patient that nearly drove him out of medicine. Join us again next week for the thrilling conclusion of the story, with a performance of the final 3 chapters of "The Patient."
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Scary Stories Told in the Dark – Season 1, Episode 15 – “The Patient” (Part 2)
In this fourth episode of Horror Hill, we bring you two spine-tingling tales from David Sharrock and Soren Narnia, performed by host and narrator Jason Hill, one a a meditation on the power of the written work and the cruel things that lurk within the dusty pages of forgotten tomes, the second concerning visitors in the dark night from places even darker still.
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Horror Hill – Season 1, Episode 4
In this fourteenth episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you the first three terrifying chapters of an epic 9-part horror saga by author Jasper DeWitt, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, which chronicles the events in the life of a practicing psychiatrist and his interactions with the patient that nearly drove him out of medicine. Join us again next week, when we continue telling this thrilling story, with a performance of the following 3 chapters of "The Patient."
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Scary Stories Told in the Dark – Season 1, Episode 14 – “The Patient” (Part 1)
In this third episode of Horror Hill, we bring you two spine-tingling tales from Kevin David Anderson and H.K. Reyes, performed by host and narrator Jason Hill, one a mesmerizing tale of mind over matter, the second coming to us across the airwaves from a dark and distant past, a time when the monsters in the night were very, very real.
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Horror Hill – Season 1, Episode 3
In this thirteenth episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from J.D. McGregor and Robert Ahern, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, which explore what might happen when one discovers that there is more to life... and death... than they had always imagined, or been told. Once our protagonists discover the truth, will their own inevitable ends be as fairytales, or will they be doomed to live "Happily Never After"?
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Scary Stories Told in the Dark – Season 1, Episode 13 – “Happily Never After”
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”
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