We Love Podcasts!
At 9th Story Studios, we have a deep appreciation for all forms of storytelling, but are particularly fond of podcasts. Here are some our favorites in no particular order.
These have their roots in old time radio shows, but have evolved in many different directions. They take many forms – from traditional radio plays with music and effects, to simple narration, docu-dramas, and everything in between. They tell the stories and let you fill in the images as you listen. All are immersive trips into the amazing land of story.
This weekly, serialized storytelling podcast explores historical legends through the artifacts on display in the Audio Dime Museum. In each episode the mysterious Curator presents the curious story of one object from the collection.
It’s an alternate 2016, and Watchtower 10 sits in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, keeping lonely watch over the Transcontinental Bridge. The Bridge is a fictional serialized fantasy podcast about the monsters we fear, the monsters we can become, and the stories we leave behind.
Fully immersive, compellingly acted and produced, This quirky, darkly comic, Southwestern-flavored anthology brings you a new paranormal audio play every month. Sit back, open your ears, and hold on tight. Because you’re about to take a quick detour…through Uncanny County…
Get your news of the post apocalyptic world here. Journey into the funny, eerie, sarcastic and frighteningly silly world of the Tri-Counties, a community ravaged by the disappearances of family, friend, and foe. It’s all the news you need – if you survived the apocalypse.
An amazing horror anthology. Brace yourself… for The NoSleep Podcast. A multi-award winning anthology series of original horror stories, The NoSleep Podcast features a cast of talented voice actors, rich atmospheric music and sound effects to enhance the frightening tales.
Billed as the South’s Answer to Miskatonic University, this show is fun, quirky, and has a delightfully dark Lovecraftian Twist. Check out the official radio station of Alexandria University. It’s Horror, it’s comedy, it’s fun! Ia Ia, Wendigos!
A show that gets better with each episode, Return Home is the story of Jonathan Barker, who returns to his home of Melancholy Falls, NJ, after five years away. An unknown entity beckons him back East, in order to unravel the mystery of what his home town has become…or has always been.
Subject: Found is an audio drama that features mysteries which have plagued us from the age of antiquity to modern day. Each season will explore a new story and legend. With the first season completed it’s time to catch up and get ready for an all new season.
The Box is an audio drama horror podcast hosted by Addison Gilmore. After finding an impossibly old lock box stuffed with creepy journals filled with weird and varied tales, she decided to launch a weekly podcast sharing the stories and researching the contents of the box.
Archive 81 chronicles Dan’s attempts to make sense of a collection of strange audio tapes stored in a secret facility. These tapes slowly peel back the curtain of our perceived reality to reveal the truth, which gets progressively stranger and more terrifying.
Follow the story of Ryan Jennings, as he explores the mysteries of his hometown, including strange and horrifying happenings in the woods, kidnappings and disappearances, quirky and creepy townsfolk, and more.
The town of Sable has had quite a hectic life. From beings of bone to giants that promise the death of all around, this tiny town located deep in the forests of America has no shortage of weirdness & oddities. One such oddity, is a watcher of sorts, maybe even a town protector.
The Tunnels Podcast is a biweekly podcast hosted by Robert Chauncey. The Tunnels is a serialized docudrama about the mysterious tunnels that can be found underneath a small town in Georgia. What are they? What is their history? What are those mysterious sounds heard within them?
The Harry Strange Radio Drama is an award-winning, full cast, pulp-style supernatural thriller. An homage to the radio dramas of the 30s & 40s has been called a mash-up between Your’s Truly, Johnny Dollar and Constantine, & will keep you entertained with every whiskey-soaked adventure.
While the crew of the Minoan slumber in their stasis pods the ship encounters a spacial anomaly that will send the ship further from home than any human before. Crash landed on an unknown planet with only a portion of their equipment and personnel surviving the adventure begins.
Our Audio Dramas
We’re not just fans – we make our own too! Check out our Audio Drama offerings!
The Lift is an homage to great dramas of the past like Night Gallery and The Twilight Zone. A 2016 PARSEC Award Finalist, it features tales of choice and consequence in the form of dramatic readings. The stories are written by multiple writers, all featuring the mysterious Victoria and her Lift. Are you ready for your ride?
The Wicked Library is a bi-weekly podcast dedicated to bringing you stories of horror by the newest and best independent authors! Produced and Hosted by Daniel Foytik beginning with Season Six, the show was Created, Produced and Hosted by Nelson W. Pyles for Five Seasons.
What are your favorites?
We’re always discovering new shows. If you have a favorite that we didn’t list, let us know!