Fantastic Fiction Podcasts
Podcasts are a great way to pass the time, and if you’re a fan of fiction, there are some fantastic podcasts out there that you’ll love. From serialized dramas to mysteries and more, here are some of the best fiction podcasts out there. Whether you’re a long-time podcast listener or just getting started, these shows are sure to keep you entertained.
Twice-monthly community updates for the small desert town of Night Vale, where every conspiracy theory is true. Turn on your radio and hide. Never listened before? It’s an ongoing radio show. Start with the current episode, and you’ll catch on in no time. Or, go right to Episode 1 if you wanna binge-listen.
Rudyard Funn and his equally miserable sister Antigone run their family’s failing funeral parlor, where they get the body in the coffin in the ground on time. But one day they find everyone enjoying themselves at the funerals of a new competitor – the impossibly perfect Eric Chapman! With their dogsbody Georgie, and a mouse called Madeleine, the Funns are taking drastic steps to stay in business…
Ostium is a fictional podcast about a man who discovers a secret town with many doors that lead him to strange and interesting places.
Brought to you by http://skinner.fm, Flash Pulp is an experiment in broadcasting fresh pulp stories in the modern age – five to ten minutes of fiction brought to you Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays.
A recurring cast of characters appear in both one off and serial tales, – classically styled weird, fantasy and adventure stories, for your eyes or podcast feed.
Ten years ago, over three hundred men, women and children disappeared from a small town in Tennessee, never to be heard from again. In this podcast, American Public Radio reporter Lia Haddock asks the question once more, “What happened to the people of Limetown?”
King Falls AM centers on a lonely little mountain town’s late-night AM talk radio show and its paranormal, peculiar happenings and inhabitants.
From the writer of The Message, Life/After, and Steal the Stars. They call the crashed spaceship “The Ghosthouse” because it screams—the screams of thousands of extraterrestrial political prisoners trapped in its horrific mainframe. The only way to free them… is to transfer them into humans willing to share their minds with a second consciousness forever. Who would volunteer for that?
Mystical truck drivers. Robots gone haywire. Killer clown demons. And pie. So. Much. Pie. 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.
Ryan Jennings ran from the horrors of Crayton 18 years ago. Now he is coming back to face his greatest fears and search for answers.
“Make your statement, face your fear.” A weekly horror fiction podcast examining what lurks in the archives of the Magnus Institute, an organization dedicated to researching the esoteric and the weird. Join Jonathan Sims as he explores the archive, but be warned, as he looks into its depths something starts to look back…
Darkest Night is a binaural audio drama that places you, the listener, at the center of a recovered memory that sounds as though it’s happening around you in real time. Each chapter delves into the last memories of the recently deceased, slowly revealing a horrifying master plan. Who is weaving this master conspiracy, and what is their ultimate goal? Subscribe now to find out, and wear headphones for the best, most terrifying results.
Podcasts don’t always have to be about true stories, the news, or history. There are some great fiction podcasts out there that will keep you listening from start to finish – and these are just a few of them! Which one do you want to listen to first?
***All podcast description courtesy of Apple Podcasts