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April 9, 2020
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors Chris Bertman, N.M. Brown, Brandon Wills, CreepyCarbs, and Shannon Higdon, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about suspicious scents, ritual resuscitation, ravenous revenants, paranormal playmates, and perilous pets.
April 6, 2020
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors James Colton, Brian Martinez, Jacob A. Martz, and Thomas Anthony Lay, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about malevolent museums, horrific homes, nightmarish neighbors, and evil elementals.
April 2, 2020
In this bonus episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you an epic classic horror tale, from the master of the macabre, H.P. Lovecraft, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about a physician who believes death isn’t the end, but just the beginning.
March 29, 2020
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors N. Christ, Joshua L. Hood, B.T. Joy, and SpookFox, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about extraterrestrial transmissions, alien entertainment, insidious institutions, and imminent extinction – all of them themed around the idea that there’s got to be more than mankind living in this universe of ours, and that not all of that life may be benevolent.
March 29, 2020
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four extraordinarily terrifying tales from authors N. Christ, Joshua L. Hood, B.T. Joy, and SpookFox, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about extraterrestrial transmissions, alien entertainment, insidious institutions, and imminent extinction – all of them themed around the idea that there’s got to be more than mankind living in this universe of ours, and that not all of that life may be benevolent.
March 29, 2020
In this bonus episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from authors PerfectCircle35 and Michael Whitehouse, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about fiendish “friends” and bedside beasts.
March 28, 2020
In this bonus episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from authors PerfectCircle35 and Michael Whitehouse, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about fiendish “friends” and bedside beasts.
March 22, 2020
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors StarlessandBibleBlack, Zyon Johnson, Christopher Maxim, and Sasha Brokov, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about nocturnal nightmares, evil experiments, unusual attics, and dangerous dates.
March 22, 2020
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors StarlessandBibleBlack, Zyon Johnson, Christopher Maxim, and Sasha Brokov, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about nocturnal nightmares, evil experiments, unusual attics, and dangerous dates.
March 18, 2020
In this bonus episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from authors Max Rosa and L. Chan performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about paranormal perceptions and diabolical doorways.
March 18, 2020
In this bonus episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from authors Max Rosa and L. Chan performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about paranormal perceptions and diabolical doorways.
March 15, 2020
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from Shannon Higdon, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about doomsday from a distance and suicidal assistance. Also, a warning to our more sensitive listeners: tonight’s episode contains content of a particularly violent and emotionally jarring nature, and its stories with particularly sensitive subjects and situations, which some of you may find traumatizing, or which may trigger stress and anxiety.  If you are predisposed to panic attacks or suffer from PTSD, please be prepared.  Thank you for your understanding.
March 15, 2020
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from Shannon Higdon, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about doomsday from a distance and suicidal assistance. Also, a warning to our more sensitive listeners: tonight’s episode contains content of a particularly violent and emotionally jarring nature, and its stories with particularly sensitive subjects and situations, which some of you may find traumatizing, or which may trigger stress and anxiety. If you are predisposed to panic attacks or suffer from PTSD, please be prepared. Thank you for your understanding.
March 11, 2020
In this bonus episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark (http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/category/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/) , we bring you two terrifying tales from authors K.E. Moore and Matt Dymerski, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry (http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/) , about fearsome formations and mental maladies
March 11, 2020
In this bonus episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark (http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/category/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/) , we bring you two terrifying tales from authors K.E. Moore and Matt Dymerski, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry (http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/) , about fearsome formations and mental maladies
March 8, 2020
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from Rick Pyle, Simon Nagel, Tyler King Lee, and Adam Bolander, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about deals with devils, eerie elevators, malevolent morticians, and supernatural stalkers.
March 8, 2020
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from Rick Pyle, Simon Nagel, Tyler King Lee, and Adam Bolander, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about deals with devils, eerie elevators, malevolent morticians, and supernatural stalkers.
March 4, 2020
In this bonus episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark (http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/category/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/) , we bring you two terrifying tales from authors CardboardPizzas and Christopher Maxim, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry (http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/) , about creepy clairvoyance and paranormal pets.
March 4, 2020
In this bonus episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark (http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/category/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/) , we bring you two terrifying tales from authors CardboardPizzas and Christopher Maxim, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry (http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/) , about creepy clairvoyance and paranormal pets.
March 1, 2020
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from Evan Spry, Alex Taylor, and two anonymous authors, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about vicious voices, deadly decisions, ruinous replications, and small town terrors.
March 1, 2020
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from Evan Spry, Alex Taylor, and two anonymous authors, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about vicious voices, deadly decisions, ruinous replications, and small town terrors.
February 26, 2020
In this bonus episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from authors Rebecca Klingel (C.K. Walker) and Andrew Harmon, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about wintry wrongdoings and altered animals. Sign up to our mailing list to be entered to win monthly giveaways and custom stories, plus access to EXCLUSIVE subscriber-only narrations and inside updates: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/otis/ See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/bonus-episode-006
February 23, 2020
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Joseph Payne Brennan, Maya Ellert, Nick Botic, and Dan Weatherer, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about evil antiques, malevolent motels, documents danger, and occult attacks.
February 19, 2020
In this bonus episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from authors Aaron Shotwell and Brian Russell, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about ancient artifacts and chilling challenges. Sign up to our mailing list to be entered to win monthly giveaways and custom stories, plus access to EXCLUSIVE subscriber-only narrations and inside updates: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/otis/ See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/bonus-episode-005
February 16, 2020
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Rhoads Brazos, Jason Parent, Patrick Meegan, and Rebecca Fung, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about dangerous doors, suspicious strangers, damnable dreams, and spiritual sacrifices. All of tonight’s tales are featured in the horror anthology, Daylight Dims: Volume Two (https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/daylightdims2/) , and are featured here with the kind permission of their authors.  The sequel to the original Daylight Dims, Volume 2 features thirteen stories that cross the genres of surreal, dark fantasy, and heart-pounding dread – guaranteed to twist your perception of horror. From the common, comfortable tropes, to the more taboo, these handpicked tales have a literary aspect designed to showcase what true horror can be. If you’d like to support the authors and editors behind tonight’s frightening fiction, click here to pick up your copy today (https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/daylightdims2/) , or learn more about the books in the series at DaylightDims.com (https://www.daylightdims.com) . Sign up to our mailing list to be entered to win monthly giveaways and custom stories, plus access to EXCLUSIVE subscriber-only narrations and inside updates: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/otis/ See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s5e06
February 12, 2020
In this bonus episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from authors Nihilist and CreepyCarbs, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about wicked walks and conniving counselors. Sign up to our mailing list to be entered to win monthly giveaways and custom stories, plus access to EXCLUSIVE subscriber-only narrations and inside updates: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/otis/ See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/bonus-episode-004
February 9, 2020
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Soren Narnia, Michael “ShadowSwimmer77” Landry, Cosmas McCoy, and Andrew Harmon, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about soul-rending rituals, disturbing disappearances, evil exhibits, and insidious investigations. Sign up to our mailing list to be entered to win monthly giveaways and custom stories, plus access to EXCLUSIVE subscriber-only narrations and inside updates: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/otis/ See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s5e05
February 5, 2020
In this bonus episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from authors Jeffrey Ebright and Brian von Knoblauch, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about cryptic campgrounds and cantankerous corpses Sign up to our mailing list to be entered to win monthly giveaways and custom stories, plus access to EXCLUSIVE subscriber-only narrations and inside updates: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/otis/ See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/bonus-episode-003
February 2, 2020
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Eric Scott, E.C. Mann, Colby Newton, and Kristopher Mallory, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about artificial fiends, the not-so-great outdoors, fear-inducing fog, and curious cadavers.  Sign up to our mailing list to be entered to win monthly giveaways and custom stories, plus access to EXCLUSIVE subscriber-only narrations and inside updates: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/otis/ See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s5e04
January 29, 2020
In this bonus episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying classic horror tales from authors W.W. Jacobs and H.P. Lovecraft, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about terrifying tunes and wishes gone wrong. Sign up to our mailing list to be entered to win monthly giveaways and custom stories, plus access to EXCLUSIVE subscriber-only narrations and inside updates: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/otis/ See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/bonus-episode-002
January 29, 2020
In this bonus episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying classic horror tales from authors W.W. Jacobs and H.P. Lovecraft, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about terrifying tunes and wishes gone wrong. Sign up to our mailing list to be entered to win monthly giveaways and custom stories, plus access to EXCLUSIVE subscriber-only narrations and inside updates: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/otis/ See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/bonus-episode-002
January 26, 2020
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Amaris J. Gagnon, Thomas O. Wagner, Absinthe Rose, and K.M. Slyfield, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about overseas atrocities, devilish deals, terrifying toys, and fearsome photos.  Sign up to our mailing list to be entered to win monthly giveaways and custom stories, plus access to EXCLUSIVE subscriber-only narrations and inside updates: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/otis/ See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s5e03
January 22, 2020
In this bonus episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from authors Aaron Shotwell and Stephan D. Harris, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about devilish deals and paranormal protectors. Sign up to our mailing list to be entered to win monthly giveaways and custom stories, plus access to EXCLUSIVE subscriber-only narrations and inside updates: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/otis/ See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/bonus-episode-001/
January 22, 2020
In this bonus episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from authors Aaron Shotwell and Stephan D. Harris, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about devilish deals and paranormal protectors. Sign up to our mailing list to be entered to win monthly giveaways and custom stories, plus access to EXCLUSIVE subscriber-only narrations and inside updates: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/otis/ If you enjoyed “The One You Live With” by Bram Stoker Award-winning publisher, Crystal Lake Publishing, and author Josh Malerman, please consider checking out and purchasing the anthology it’s a part of, entitled: Gutted: Beautiful Horror Stories (https://amzn.to/2RAFQie) — a disturbing journey into the beauty that rests inside the very heart of darkness. The book contains fifteen short horror stories and a poem that span nearly every twisted corner of the horror and dark fiction genres. In it, among other things, you’ll hear about a woman that experiences an emotional reckoning inside a haunted house, a man that awakens a vengeful spirit and learns the terrible price of settling scores, and a father that sees his daughter rescued after a cold case is solved, only to learn the tragic limits of his love… and much, much more! The Gutted anthology features the most celebrated voices in dark fiction, including Clive Barker, Neil Gaiman, and Ramsey Campbell, as well as a number of exciting new talents.  So pick up your copy today! See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/bonus-episode-001/
January 20, 2020
For decades, Bill Cosby brought warmth and laugher across the country, cementing his image as “America’s Dad.” But behind that disguise was the real Bill Cosby – the monster who preyed on women by promising them mentorship, only to then drug and violate them. Hosted by Nicki Egan, the lead investigative journalist on this case, the series features jurors, lawyers, and over a dozen survivors telling their story together for the first time. “Chasing Cosby” is the definitive take on the rise and fall of America’s Dad. Click the following link to listen now: https://link.chtbl.com/QM6GHcno (https://nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Flink.chtbl.com%2FQM6GHcno&data=02%7C01%7CCamila.Victoriano%40latimes.com%7C895437765d024cd477cf08d798807d55%7Ca42080b34dd948b4bf44d70d3bbaf5d2%7C0%7C0%7C637145549939192369&sdata=bpn8n02n9KNM%2BNIWlYxYiVKrtRUxnbuBGe2Y%2BwYoxj4%3D&reserved=0)
January 20, 2020
For decades, Bill Cosby brought warmth and laugher across the country, cementing his image as “America’s Dad.” But behind that disguise was the real Bill Cosby – the monster who preyed on women by promising them mentorship, only to then drug and violate them. Hosted by Nicki Egan, the lead investigative journalist on this case, the series features jurors, lawyers, and over a dozen survivors telling their story together for the first time. “Chasing Cosby” is the definitive take on the rise and fall of America’s Dad. Click the following link to listen now: https://link.chtbl.com/QM6GHcno (https://nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Flink.chtbl.com%2FQM6GHcno&data=02%7C01%7CCamila.Victoriano%40latimes.com%7C895437765d024cd477cf08d798807d55%7Ca42080b34dd948b4bf44d70d3bbaf5d2%7C0%7C0%7C637145549939192369&sdata=bpn8n02n9KNM%2BNIWlYxYiVKrtRUxnbuBGe2Y%2BwYoxj4%3D&reserved=0)
January 20, 2020
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Umbrello, Alice Thompson, Andrew Scolari, and Kevin Thomas, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about creepy carnivals, terrifying television, psychic shenanigans, and sinister spells. Sign up to our mailing list to be entered to win monthly giveaways and custom stories, plus access to EXCLUSIVE subscriber-only narrations and inside updates: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/otis/ See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s5e02
January 19, 2020
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Umbrello, Alice Thompson, Andrew Scolari, and Kevin Thomas, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about creepy carnivals, terrifying television, psychic shenanigans, and sinister spells. Sign up to our mailing list to be entered to win monthly giveaways and custom stories, plus access to EXCLUSIVE subscriber-only narrations and inside updates: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/otis/ See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s5e02
January 12, 2020
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three terrifying tales from author StarlessandBibleBlack, all of them part of an interconnected, epic novella-length drama, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, that will ensure you’ll never look at your fellow man the same way again.  Sign up to our mailing list to be entered to win monthly giveaways and custom stories, plus access to EXCLUSIVE subscriber-only narrations and inside updates: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/otis/ See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s5e01
January 8, 2020
In this SEASON FINALE episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Michael Ward, Travis Brown, Ben Cook, and Ghost_Eye_Tree, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about harrowing heists, local legends, invisible attackers, and creeps that crawl. Season 5 begins next week, and I hope you’ll join me then, for the launch of a brand-new set of 24 incredible episodes! In this episode, we highlight the ZonLi Weighted Blanket: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/zonli/ Sign up to our mailing list by January 12, 2020 for your chance to win one FREE: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/otis/ See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e24
January 1, 2020
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Kantuno, Jordan Vanhoozer, Seth Paul, and Tim van Kessel, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about eclectic entertainment, ruinous relationships, typographical terror, and hate-filled houses. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e23
December 23, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors C.L. McLendon, Derek Hawke, R.D. Smithey, NateJay82, and Jeffrey Ebright, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about unexpected storms, grisly gifts, perilous presents, sickening Santas, and holiday hallucinations. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e22
December 16, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Randomrooroo, Tyler Ouellette, Ryan Peacock, and EverhartofDarkness, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about fearsome figures, ominous obsessions, perilous plans, and oceanside oddities. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e20
December 8, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three terrifying tales from authors J.M. Cennamo, Tobias Wade, and D.D. Howard, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about diabolical boxes, monstrous magic, and vengeful victims. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e20
November 25, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three terrifying tales from authors Steven Long, Cameron Suey, and David Knoppel, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about spectral stalkers, sinister storms, and haunting hunts. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e19
November 18, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Daniel Martins, Edwin Crowe, Ian Downes, and Andrew Harmon, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about haunting hikes, devilish disabilities, local lore, and irresistible appetites. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e18
November 13, 2019
Myths endure for a reason. This episodic audio drama brings ancient myths to life for the modern audience. Each episode presents exciting stories and analysis of each myth's history and origins, giving insight into how our ancestors saw the universe. Mythology releases a new episode every Tuesday. Mythology is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network. Subscribe to MYTHOLOGY on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/mythology/id1442945036
November 12, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors Colin Enteman, Sludgieboy, AimToSnack, Anthony Naranjo, and A.R. Scroggins, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about window watchers, instruments of evil, macabre metamorphosis, gruesome games, and offensive odors. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e17
November 4, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors Colin Enteman, Sludgieboy, AimToSnack, Anthony Naranjo, and A.R. Scroggins, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about window watchers, instruments of evil, macabre metamorphosis, gruesome games, and offensive odors. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e16
November 1, 2019
Audioboom presents: What Makes a Killer. Listen to new episodes of What Makes a Killer for a look into the life and crimes of the world’s most infamous serial killers. Featuring interviews with family members, forensic experts, law enforcement, and witnesses. What Makes a Killer premieres 10/31. Subscribe to What Makes a Killer on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/what-makes-a-killer/id1483611909
October 28, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying Halloween-themed tales from authors Maddie Kate, The Divine Author, Ralley Zero, Liam Vickers, and Tom Farr, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about terrible traditions, eerie eyes, off-limits attics, malleable memories, and vicious visitors. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e15
October 27, 2019
In Wondery's new series Bad Batch, host Laura Beil (Dr. Death) investigates the multi-billion dollar underregulated industry of stem cell therapy where greed and desperation collide. When a group of patients wind up in a Texas hospital in critical condition, the trail leads back to one stem cell company and its charismatic CEO. What happens when a supposed miracle cure leaves you worse off than before? Listen to Bad Batch at http://wondery.fm/BBScaryStories
October 18, 2019
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October 14, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying Halloween-themed tales from authors Jeff Miller, Kelly Foster, Adam Davies, and Adam David, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about dastardly delusions, sinister scarecrows, ghastly girls, and waking nightmares. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e14
October 7, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three terrifying tales from authors Bryce Simmons, Max Minton, and Daniel Martins, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about invading extraterrestrials, evil encounters, and aquatic anomalies. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e13
October 3, 2019
For most of his life, Jeffrey Epstein was a mystery-- who he was, how he made his money, and how he got away with horrific crimes for so many years. The Mysterious Mr. Epstein explores how Epstein was able to use his wealth to buy status and credibility, to buy power, and ultimately to buy himself freedom from justice. From the network that brought you Dirty John. Listen now at http://Wondery.fm/scarystories
September 30, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Joe Turner, Daniel Martins, Spuk, and an anonymous author, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about quixotic cults, subterranean secrets, ominous eyes, and fearful friends. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e12
September 24, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Jackson Barnard, Tim Attewell, N. Harley, and Zacharius Frost, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about cosmic calamities, monster storms, fearsome faces, and technological terrors. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e11
September 16, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three terrifying tales from author Nicky Exposito, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about sinister sprits, deadly discoveries, and ominous occupations. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e10
September 7, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Pen_Phantom13, Lunakinesis, D. Fulkerson, and Anthony M. Rud, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about eight-legged antagonists, wretched rides, secrets in the sea, and invertebrate villains. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e09
August 19, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three terrifying tales from authors D. Fulkerson, Ryan Brennaman, and C.L. McLendon, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about perilous prisons, oceanic oddities, and karmic repercussions. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e08
August 8, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three terrifying tales from authors MinisterOfOwls and Ryan Brennaman, as well as one anonymous author, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about weird weather, unsettling letters, and not-so-imaginary friends… or is it… fiends? See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e07
July 26, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from author Christina Durner, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about creepy cottages, urban legends come alive, a traveling harvest carnival a bit out of the ordinary, and unexpected angelic vampires. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e06
July 26, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors J.D. Lucien, C.F. Campbell, the writing team of Andy and Laura, and one anonymous author, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about creepy cabins, waterborne beasts, parasitic pets, and foreshadowing fog. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e05
July 15, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors Derek Walker, Alex Sorrow, and J.G. Cross, plus two anonymous authors, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, all of which deal with the dark side of Disney, detailing everything from perilous pacts and dastardly disguises, to frightening footage and abandoned atrocities. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e04
July 9, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you six terrifying tales from author Micah Edwards, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about ominous omissions, wicked wardrobes, ruinous reflections, and much, much more!
July 1, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three terrifying tales from author TheHootax and two additional anonymous authors, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about four-dimensional fears, ghoulish games, and not-so-virtual reality. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e02
June 24, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three terrifying tales from authors RedBullReptar, Brenda Ader, and Charles Howard, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about evil imaginations, disappearances in the dark, and flame-borne phantoms. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e01
June 16, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Roxanne Wilds, Jacob Newell, Chris Phoenix, and Mark Lannin, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about ominous omens, aquatic abominations, household horrors, and paranormal pursuits. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e24
June 5, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors The Odd Cat Lady, Anton Scheller, Sarah Piper, MatteoArts, and Colins's Home for the Damned, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about perilous pets, sinister science, horrendous hunger, explosive aftermaths, and the unimagined evils of immortality. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e23
May 31, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Jon Thomas, Jarvis B. Chavez, MXXNY, and Alice1nWonder, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about hellish houses, paranormal predators, uncontrollable urges, and nefarious numbers. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e22
May 30, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors S.P. Hickey, Lucretia Vastea, Carter Milford, and an anonymous author, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about mysterious maladies, deranged decisions, technological terror, and unbearable truths best left buried. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e21
May 24, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors Blair Daniels, Juan Martinez, HazMatGuy, C.K. Walker, and Matt Dymerski, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about ominous occupations, timeless tragedies, cursed computers, lurid local legends, and ruined realities. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e20
May 16, 2019
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May 13, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors the Dead Canary, Nathaniel Lewis, Caleb Wilson, and David Clark, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about creepy cults, sinister science, occult experiments, and cosmic calamity. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e19
May 6, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors Blair Daniels, Christine O'Neill, Rhonnie Fordham, C.F. Campbell, and an anonymous author, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about roadside regrets, haunting history, municipal mysteries, dangers in the dark, and hidden horrors. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e18
May 2, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Devin Hoover, Alex Taylor, Kyle “K-Man” Mangione-Smith, and J. Rog, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about captive cadavers, collapsed civilizations, evil admirers, and villainous voodoo. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e17
April 24, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Craig Groshek, Thamires Luppi, Mike Raisch, and the writing duo of Justin Norris and Evan Aragon, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about inexplicable illness, vanishing acts, paranormal pastures, and dark diaries. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e16
April 11, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three terrifying tales from authors Richard Saxon, Eigengraulogy, and Robert Charles Wilson, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about devilish disorders, terrifying traditions, and the unsettling reality of quantum immortality. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e15
April 3, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors Rhonnie Fordham, Oliver Dace, David Feuling, and James Colton, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about close calls, macabre museums, cursed criminals, and creepy congregations. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e14
April 1, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors Dan David, Illegal Carrot, Moonlit Cove, and Ben Lalla, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about frightening frequencies, road trips gone wrong, ghastly games, and conniving creatures. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e13
March 25, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors Sandra Varela, Richard Dockrey-Young, Judy Dockrey-Young, and an anonymous author, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about losing one’s religion, occult occupations, paranormal parishioners, and learning lessons the hard way. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e12
March 18, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors Jessica Charle, Justine Anastasia, Devin Hoover, Nicholas Gray, and T.C. Lewis, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about holiday horrors, terrifying toys, animal intentions, nightmarish numbers. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e11
March 7, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Cole Long, Dan David, The Dead Canary, and Absinthe Rose, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about cryptic calls, nefarious neighbors, drug-induced dread, and terrifying trees. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e10
February 11, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors The Dead Canary, EldritchVulpine, Micah Rodney, and Cameron Suey, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about devilish deals, lurking legends, revenge-seeking revenants, and island abominations. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e09
February 1, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Richard Saxon, Collette Akile, Greye La Spina, and C.K. Walker, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about frightful forums, tenacious terrors, evil artwork, and malicious amusements. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e08
January 21, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three terrifying tales from authors Jordan Eilbert, Andrew Harmon, and Kevin Thomas, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about ravenous repairs, uneducated A.I., and sinister science. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e07
January 14, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors CatShapedVoid, Devin Hoover, Ken Lewis, Peter Oldale, and Richard A. Moore, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about vicious visions, interdimensional oddities, otherworldly infants, dastardly demons, and intrusions into your imagination. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e06
January 2, 2019
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors The Dead Canary, Jameson Curnick, Matthew Sara, and Jonathan Reiman, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about horrific hobbies, animal instincts, risky residents, and creepy camps. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e05
December 28, 2018
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Dr. Elsewhere, S.R. Underschultz, H.K. Reyes, and Tom Farr, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about familial frights, insistent entities, time-defying technology, and devilish deities. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e04
December 20, 2018
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors Justine Anastasia, S.R. Underschultz, R.A. Brewster, Kevin Thomas, and Mr. Twelve, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about absurd appetites, friends to die for, mysterious maladies, perilous programming, and territorial terrors. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e03
December 17, 2018
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors James Curnick, The Dead Canary, Jimmy Juliano, and Andrew Harmon, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about animatronic abominations, school lockdowns gone spooky, creeping creatures, and rituals gone wrong. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e02
December 10, 2018
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Colby Newton, Anton Scheller, Immutatus, and William Meikle, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about apocalyptic abominations, sinister static, nightmarish nursery rhymes, and beasts beneath the waves. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e01
November 26, 2018
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors Alice Thompson, Stephen McCool, Lady.Katie512, and Cameron Suey, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about insidious inventions, eerie elders, creepy closets, and predators with a purpose. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e24
November 20, 2018
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors James Colton, J.J. Cheesman, Aneal Pothuluri, Christopher Maxim, and Prolix, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about fascinated felines, horror-strewn hallways, eerie effigies, subterranean secrets, and malevolent amusements. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e23
November 1, 2018
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Katie H., Phil Zona, Maya Ellert, Jacob Newell, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about ominous openings, unforgettable footage, malevolent motels, and books with bite. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e22
October 29, 2018
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. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e21
October 22, 2018
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors N. Christ, Keith Daniels, Alex Lowe, and Alex Taylor, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about repulsive reflections, fearsome forests, bone-chilling books, and lurid legends. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e20
October 10, 2018
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Jacob Beach, Josh M. Parker, Spyda Barnes, and InfernalNightmare333, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about nefarious numbers, villainous visitors, macabre melodies, and paranormal predators. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e19
October 8, 2018
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Brandon Wills, Keith Daniels, Danielle Hamilton, and CuriousInsect, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about cryptid encounters, heightened horrors, ominous omens, and inhuman entities. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e18
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