Sometimes "happily ever after" is no guarantee. We feature short, original fairy tales that turn towards the dark and unsettling. These stories are not intended for children, but most of them do stand alone.
Episode 110: The Deal
13:59A woman makes a desperate journey with her newborn.
Episode 109: Body on the Porch
14:42A man tries to find the words to say goodbye.
Episode 108: Royal Wedding
15:26A newly married queen gets to know her fabled husband.
Episode 107: A New Place
10:31Death allows herself to be led away. Follow-up to Gravestone.
Episode 106: Shanty
14:40A sailor hears a song at sea.
Holiday Special: A Little World
17:39Scott reads a story he wrote 20 years ago.
Special: On A Dark Cold Night Creativity Challenge for the Sonar Network
19:51I'm joined by Kristen Zaza from the On A Dark, Cold Night podcast to come up with a collaborative swapping story starting from the word "headquarters." Audio edited and compiled by Michael Mongiardi and Marianna Miniotis from the Sonar Network.
Episode 105: The Witch Boy (Sleep pt 6of6)
44:17The witch boy tries to defeat the queen.
Episode 104: The Old King (Sleep pt 5of6)
21:52The witch boy is imprisoned beneath the castle.
Episode 103: Audience with the Queen (Sleep 4of6)
19:53The witch boy sneaks into the throne room to meet the queen.