Scary Stories Told in the Dark – Season 2, Episode 21 – “Cryptic Contrast”

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Welcome to Season 2, Episode 21 of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, starring Otis Jiry.

In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from Sarah Kearsey, Peter Shilston, Michael T. Guidry, and an anonymous author, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about dreadful darkness, cavernous crypts, paranormal pacts, and fiendish faculty.


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The Three Day Dark” by Sarah Kearsey

The Catacomb” by Peter Shilston

Love by an anonymous author

Warwood Elementary by Michael T. Guidry

Podcast executive produced and directed by: Craig Groshek
Podcast produced by: Craig Groshek
Podcast hosted by: Otis Jiry
Stories performed by: Otis Jiry
Sound design by: Craig Groshek
Script by: Craig Groshek
Original artwork by: David Romero

Audio program © 2018 Chilling Entertainment, LLC – All Rights Reserved. No reproduction or use of this content is permitted without the express written consent of Chilling Entertainment, LLC. The copyrights for each story are held by the respective authors.


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John Wilson
John Wilson
5 years ago

The second story reminded me of ” The haunter in the dark”.

Kyle Gruber
Kyle Gruber
4 years ago
Reply to  John Wilson

Funny, it reminded me of The Shadow Over Insmouth and Pickman’s Model. No doubt the author is a Lovecraft fan.