Classic tales of horror and suspense presented to you in wide-SCREAM…Horrorscope…
THE NEPHEWS by Rick Hautala (who also provides an introduction to the series)
There’s a reason why people stay away from The Nephews Islands, and three fisherman are going to be reminded firsthand as to why!
THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO by Edgar Allan Poe
Poe’s classic tale of the ultimate revenge..and DIY masonry.
THE WIND by Ray Bradbury
An explorer finds himself stalked by a sentient wind. And this wind needs to be fed.
THE DERELICT by William Hope Hodgson
Seamen explore a derelict ship, which turns out to be much more than it appears…
THE CABIN IN THE WOODS by Clay T. Graybeal*
Shhh…the walls have ears. And more.
THE DOOR BELOW by Hugh B. Cave
A reporter and his girlfriend row to Dolphinback Island in search of clues to a grisly murder. Unfortunately there’s still something lurking about.
THE HORROR OF WALKER POINT by Anthony Marino*
In this play-within-a-play it’s Halloween in Portland, ME and from the safety of a public radio studio the Rocky Coast Radio Theater is about to premiere a tribute audio drama to Stephen King only to find themselves besieged by…the undead?!?
THE TELL-TALE HEART by Edgar Allan Poe
A modern re-telling of Poe’s tale of paranoia, murder, guilt, and those sounds coming from beneath the floorboards.
THE STATEMENT OF RANDOLPH CARTER by HP Lovecraft
An occultist’s search for the supernatural ends up rather badly for him, and possibly for the world.
A special episode available exclusively through the Pocket Universe Podcast and adapted from the classic EC comic book series Tales from the Crypt where the term “ageism in Hollywood” takes on new meaning! The pilot for a proposed Tales series hosted by the “Vault Keeper.”
*Denotes a world premiere production.
Horrorscopes, Season Two…coming in Fall, 2016. Episodes will include more works from Poe and Bradbury, in addition to W.W. Jacobs and Scott Danielson.
With the Horrorscopes Ensemble: Eileen Avery, Paul Drinan, Michael Duffy, William Dufris, Mark Friedlander, Deborah Hall, Claudia Hughes, David LaGraffe, Christine Marshall, Dave Marshall, Wendy Poole, Thomas Power, Christopher Price, Michael Rafkin, Rick Solomon, and Jennywren Walker
Kristina Balbo as your Host, "The Lady in Black."
Adapted for audio by WILLIAM DUFRIS
(Except for "The Cabin in the Woods," written for audio by Clay T. Graybeal, and "The Horror of Walker Point," written for audio by Anthony Marino)
Director/Sound Design WILLIAM DUFRIS
Composer/Arrangements BILLY BRUSH, RHONDA CARLSEN, LEAH EUGEN, and FRANK SCHULMEYER
Post Production WILLIAM DUFRIS and ANTHONY MARINO
Recorded at THE STUDIO, PORTLAND, ME