The Simply Scary Podcast – Season 2, Episode 13 – “The Abyss Stares Back”

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 13 of The Simply Scary Podcast. This episode of our program is hosted by G.M. Danielson.

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.”

Nothing Ever Happens written by Peter Lalush and performed by Jordan Lester (all roles). Production by Jesse Cornett. Score by Jesse Cornett. A millennial has a hard time leaving home and a small town where nothing really happens, and it’s happening over and over again.

Machine Gun written by Peter Lalush and performed by Peter Lalush (all roles). Production by Jesse Cornett. Score by Jesse Cornett. A musician struggles to record his latest creation, and inadvertently reveals something much darker behind the music.

Self Predator written by Peter Lalush and performed by Michelle Ragsdale (Narrator), featuring Ashley Tolfo (friend 1), Heather Ordover (friend 2), and Brindolyn McNair (friend 3). Production by Jesse Cornett. Score by Jesse Cornett. A young woman takes self-mutilation to a whole new level.

Terminal 13 written by Peter Lalush and performed by Brindolyn McNair (Narrator), featuring Jesse Cornett (staff members 1/2, tester number 5, game voice). Production by Jesse Cornett. Score by Jesse Cornett. A gamer signs up to test a new game. In doing so, they take on far more than they bargained for.

Conceptual Art written by Peter Lalush and performed by Ashley Tolfo (Narrator/Alexis), featuring Brindolyn McNair (Event ticket-taker, odd woman, aerial silk woman), Jason Hill (odd man), and John Evans (Jon). Production by Jesse Cornett. Score by Jesse Cornett. A student who moonlights as the college art department off campus bus driver delivers her passengers to an artistic performance exhibition that invites the audience to “lose themselves” within the exhibit.


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Podcast executive produced and directed by: Craig Groshek
Podcast produced by: Jesse Cornett
Podcast hosted by: G.M. Danielson
Music & sound design by: Jesse Cornett
Script by: Jesse Cornett
Original artwork by: David Romero

Audio program © 2017 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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Anne Marvin

Loved Conceptual Art and Machine Gun .But why are there no more episodes?
Please post a new episode..

Anne Marvin
Anne Marvin

ohh..:( hope you solve thhe problem.