Scary Stories Told in the Dark

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A multiple story, horror-themed audio storytelling podcast, spun off from Chilling Tales for Dark Nights and its popular YouTube channel of the same name. The show features master storyteller Otis Jiry, and the work of dozens of independent and previously-published contributing authors. Find this and our other programs at: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com

Episode Date
12: S2E12 – "Into the Unknown” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Aaron Shotwell, Kenneth Kohl, Quadrant, and Argylle, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about nefarious nature, nightmarish neighbors, dystopian dregs, and sinister societies. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e12
Aug 08, 2018
11: S2E11 – "As It Stands” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from author Dave Stancliff, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about voices from beyond the grave, nameless lakes both legendary and lurid, murderous mysteries, the unsettling side of utopia, and derelict dangers. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e11
Jul 27, 2018
10: S2E10 – "Legends and Lore” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales by authors Brian Martinez, Meagan J. Meehan, Jon Grilz, and Drew Stepek, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about horrific hunger, phantasmal fiends and friendship, haunted hotels, and the painful side of pleasure, all of them from the cutting room floor of Chilling Tales for Dark Nights’ newest crowd-funded horror anthology series, live now at Kickstarter.com. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e10
Jul 22, 2018
9: S2E09 – "Paranormal Pursuit” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales by authors Marshall Bannana, Kevin Thomas, Hagen Loyd, Nick Llanes, and Maxwell Malone, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about demonic doppelgangers, paranormal premonitions, not-so-imaginary friends, malevolent masquerades, and vanishing victims. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e09
Jul 13, 2018
8: S2E08 – "Close Encounters” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales by authors Ahriannah Victoria, Harlan Guthrie, Todd Martin, and Ghost_Eye_Tree, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about horrific headaches, paranormal pranks, uninvited guests, and faceless fears. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e08
Jul 05, 2018
7: S2E07 – "Fearsome Findings” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales by authors Jimmy Juliano, Moonlit Cove, M4Z3, and an anonymous author, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about following phantasms, criminal incompetence, twisted takes on urban legends, and the nightmarish side of nature. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e06
Jun 28, 2018
6: S2E06 – "Something Southern This Way Comes” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales by authors Tonia Brown, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, ranging from Lovecraftian horror from a bygone era, to tales about the unexpectedly undead, what’s waiting beneath the waves, and unexplainable sounds from underground. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e06
Jun 21, 2018
5: S2E05 – "Morose Than Meets the Eye” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales by authors Andrea Gullino, Adam Gray, James Colton, and Jonathan Reiman, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about undetectable demons, sinister swamps, towns out of time, and the death-scented depths of a lurid lake. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e05
Jun 13, 2018
4: S2E04 – "Sinister Surprises” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales by Felix Blackwell, Matt Dymerski, Michael Whitehouse, and Miles Voltaire, about dancing in the darkness, stalking shadows, cataclysmic countdowns, and the paranormal price of pain. You’re listening to the standard edition of tonight’s program, which includes the first two stories. If you’d like to show your support and enjoy an extended version of this and or other episodes, with twice the terror, visit SimplyScaryPodcast.com and click “Patrons” in the upper menu to sign up today. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e04
Jun 07, 2018
3: S2E03 – “Layers of Deceit” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales by Jeff Hartin, Sasha Brokov, Jack London, and an anonymous author, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about mysteries on the seas, unusual abductions, dangers in the depths, and elixirs of immortality. You’re listening to the standard edition of tonight’s program, which includes the first two stories. If you’d like to show your support and enjoy an extended version of this and or other episodes, with twice the terror, visit SimplyScaryPodcast.com and click “Patrons” in the upper menu to sign up today. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e03
May 31, 2018
2: S2E02 – “Macabre Manifestations” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales by Sasha Brokov, Adam Davies, Al Bruno III, and Emerald Lee, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about inhuman visitors, vanishing vehicles, sleepless specters, and manifest imaginations. You’re listening to the standard edition of tonight’s program, which includes the first two stories. If you’d like to show your support and enjoy an extended version of this and or other episodes, with twice the terror, visit SimplyScaryPodcast.com and click “Patrons” in the upper menu to sign up today. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e02
May 24, 2018
1: S2E01 – “Seeking Shadows” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales by John Casuccio, Moonlit Cove, H.P. Lovecraft, and two who prefer to remain anonymous, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about unsettling after-school activities, secret passageways, unearthed oddities, and dangerous games as old as time. You’re listening to the standard edition of tonight’s program, which includes the first two stories. If you’d like to show your support and enjoy an extended version of this and or other episodes, with twice the terror, visit SimplyScaryPodcast.com and click “Patrons” in the upper menu to sign up today. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e01
May 17, 2018
25: Season 2 Announced: A Taste of Terror from Horror Hill – Presented by Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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Good evening… this is Otis Jiry, host of _Scary Stories Told in the Dark_. I hope you’ve enjoyed the first season of the program, and all 24 episodes. Myself and the team at Chilling Entertainment and the Simply Scary Podcasts Network are hard at work on Season 2, which begins right on schedule this upcoming Wednesday, May 16, now with three *free* stories per episode. But, in case you who just can’t wait until next week for your fill of frights, you’re in luck, as I come to you today with the gift that keeps on giving. If you don’t already know, mine is not the only horror audio drama on the Simply Scary network. We also produce the program that started it all, the _Simply Scary Podcast_, which frequently features yours truly, and which just launched its third season this past Tuesday. Season 3, episode 1 features me in a starring role, so don’t miss it.  (You can see that episode here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/the-simply-scary-podcast/3x01/) If you’re not a subscriber to the _Simply Scary Podcast_, you can find them also on SimplyScaryPodcast.com, as well as on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, Spotify, and wherever else podcasts are found. And if you’re just discovering our friends over there, you’ve got a lot of catching up to do, and there are more than 30 episodes for you to satisfy your taste for terror with. Also on the network is our brand new program, _Horror Hill_, starring _Chilling Tales for Dark Nights_ fan-favorite Jason Hill as both host and narrator. Jason’s show is for mature audiences only, is not for those faint of heart, and features a wide range of anthology horror from both published and unpublished authors, complete with sound effects and music. So if you’re interested in losing any more sleep, he’s got your fix every Thursday night. For those of you listening in now and supporting me, I wanted to go the extra mile and make it easy to experience what it’s like over at the Horror Hill… so, with the kind permission of Jason, I present to you the latest episode of his program, in its entirety, here on my feed. If you enjoy what you hear, please subscribe to _Horror Hill_ on iTunes or your podcast app of choice, leave him a 5-star review, and post a kind word if you feel so inclined. It would bring a smile to this old storyteller’s face to see fans of my show enjoy his as well.   From all of us here at the Simply Scary Podcasts Network, where we like to give you more horror than you can handle…. stay spooky… and enjoy the show… and I’ll see you next week for the debut of Season 2 of _Scary Stories Told in the Dark_.  See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here:http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/horror-hill/s1e14-hh/
May 12, 2018
24: S1E24 – “Fiend Memories” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this twenty-fourth episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from Michael Whitehouse and Jack Mason, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about not-so-fond memories of school days gone by, wherein our protagonists have things far more sinister than peer pressure and test scores to deal with. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e24
May 09, 2018
23: S1E23 – “Wicker Rising” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this twenty-third episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from Michael "ShadowSwimmer77" Landry, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, both of them entries in Landry's series, The Wicker Saga, series of standalone yet interconnected stories that together serve to tell a larger narrative, beginning when a man investigates the decades-old mystery and superstitions surrounding a supposedly haunted house in the town of Arthur's Wake. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e23
May 02, 2018
22: S1E22 – “Meeting the Makers” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this twenty-second episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from Sarah Piper and Aaron Shotwell, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about the choices presented when mere man comes face to face with entities that possess the power to make... or break them. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e22
Apr 25, 2018
21: S1E21 – “Retrospection” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this twenty-first episode of _Scary Stories Told in the Dark_, we bring you two terrifying tales from Michael Whitehouse and CreepyCarbs, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about the imperfections of memories, and of the dangers created by their impermanence and, alternatively, their longevity. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e21
Apr 18, 2018
20: S1E20 – “Unseen Spectres” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this twentieth episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you two terrifying tales from [Aaron Shotwell](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/aaron-shotwell/) and an anonymous author, performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), about the occult nature of the fabric of our collective reality, and the (sometimes unwelcome) entities that exist on its outskirts, just outside of our detection. If you pay enough attention, you too might find yourself introduced to these "_Unseen Spectres."_ See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: [http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e20](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e20)
Apr 11, 2018
19: S1E19 – “The Boondocks” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this nineteenth episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you two terrifying tales from [Dan David](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/dan-david/) and [Joshua L. Hood](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/joshua-l-hood/), performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), about the strange things that are known to happen – and that have been known to be encountered – when one ventures off the well-worn path, and into the small towns that make up what we call "_The Boondocks." _See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: [http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e19/](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e19/)
Apr 04, 2018
18: S1E18 – “Whispers in the Dark” (Part 2) – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this eighteenth episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we pick up where part 3 of author [Eric Dodd](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/eric-dodd/)‘s series “_The Stairs and the Doorway_” left off last week, and continue the saga with the fourth part – and the conclusion – of his thrilling tale, entitled "_The Side Tunnel,"_ again performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/). Join us once more as explore the secrets beneath our feet, in a search for answers, and perhaps closure. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: [http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e18/](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e18/)
Mar 28, 2018
17: S1E17 – “Whispers in the Dark” (Part 1) – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this seventeenth episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you three terrifying tales from author [Eric Dodd](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/eric-dodd/), all of them connected and part of the same series of events, performed here in sequential order by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/). Journey with us in the dismal depths of dormant places, which hold secrets darker than the Stygian pits from whence they come, and discover what happens when mortal man comes face to face with its eternal inhabitants, with no choice but to listen to its "_Whispers in the Dark."_ See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: [http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e17/](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e17/)
Mar 21, 2018
16: S1E16 – “The Patient” (Part 3) – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this sixteenth episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you chapters 7-9 - and the thrilling conclusion - of author [Jasper DeWitt](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/jasper-dewitt/)'s epic horror saga, performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), which chronicles the events in the life of a practicing psychiatrist and his interactions with the patient that nearly drove him out of medicine. We hope you enjoy the finale of "_The Patient._" See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: [http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e16](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e16)
Mar 14, 2018
15: S1E15 – “The Patient” (Part 2) – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this fifteenth episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you chapters 4-6 of author [Jasper DeWitt](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/jasper-dewitt/)'s epic 9-part horror saga, performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), which chronicles the events in the life of a practicing psychiatrist and his interactions with the patient that nearly drove him out of medicine. Join us again next week for the thrilling conclusion of the story, with a performance of the final 3 chapters of "_The Patient_." See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: [http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e15/](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e15/)
Mar 08, 2018
14: S1E14 – “The Patient” (Part 1) – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this fourteenth episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you the first three terrifying chapters of an epic 9-part horror saga by author [Jasper DeWitt](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/jasper-dewitt/), performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), which chronicles the events in the life of a practicing psychiatrist and his interactions with the patient that nearly drove him out of medicine. Join us again next week, when we continue telling this thrilling story, with a performance of the following 3 chapters of "_The Patient."_ See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: [http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e14/](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e14/)
Mar 01, 2018
13: S1E13 – “Happily Never After” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this thirteenth episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you two terrifying tales from [J.D. McGregor](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/jd-mcgregor/) and [Robert Ahern](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/robert-ahern/), performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), which explore what might happen when one discovers that there is more to life… and death… than they had always imagined, or been told. Once our protagonists discover the truth, will their own inevitable ends be as fairytales, or will they be doomed to live "_Happily Never After_?" See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: [http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e13/](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e13/)
Feb 22, 2018
12: S1E12 – “Best Kept Secrets” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this twelfth episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you two terrifying tales from [K. Banning-Kellum](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/k-banning-kellum/) and [L. Chan](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/l-chan/), performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), about the darker side that every city has lurking in its clandestine depths, which to this day continue to remain undiscovered thanks to the select few that – whether out of fear or greed – maintain their _"Best Kept Secrets."_ See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: [http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e12/](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e12/)
Feb 15, 2018
11: S1E11 – “Nostalgic Nightmares” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this eleventh episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you two terrifying tales from [Douglas Greenwood](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/douglas-greenwood/) and [Dylan Charles](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/dylan-charles/), performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), which transport us to two mystery-shrouded towns, where the arrival of prodigal son and an unusual visitor changed everything and left everyone who met them suffering from "_Nostalgic Nightmares."_ See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: [http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e11/](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e11/)
Feb 07, 2018
10: S1E10 – “Breathless” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this tenth episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you two terrifying tales from [Jon Grilz](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/jon-grilz/) and [J.D. McGregor](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/jd-mcgregor), performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), which explore (and exploit) the all-too-true fear many have of finding themselves trapped in constricted spaces. Before diving in, be sure to take a gulp of air. As you become transported into the confined space of Grilz and McGregor’s minds, you might just find yourself "_Breathless."_ See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: [http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e10/](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e10/)
Jan 31, 2018
9: S1E09 – “Fear of Flying” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this ninth episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you two terrifying tales from [Michael Marks](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/michael-marks/) and [Arthur Conan Doyle](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/arthur-conan-doyle/), performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), which in its protagonists' efforts to explore and exploit newfound heights promises to give new meaning to the phrase “_Fear of Flying_.” See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: [http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e09/](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e09/)
Jan 24, 2018
8: S1E08 – “The Outer Circle” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this eighth episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you chapters 4-7 – and the thrilling conclusion – of [William Hope Hodgson](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/william-hope-hodgson/)'s masterpiece “_The Hog_”, performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), which makes clear that just outside the periphery of man, there lie those which have desires regarding us which are incredibly more dreadful to our minds when comprehended than an intelligent sheep would consider our desires towards its own carcass. These monstrosities, Hodgson writes, reside within the “_The Outer Circle_.” See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: [http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e08/](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e08/)
Jan 17, 2018
7: S1E07 – “Dreadful Eternity” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this seventh episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you the first three terrifying chapters of [William Hope Hodgson](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/william-hope-hodgson/)'s masterpiece “_The Hog_”, performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), which will ensure that you never look at wildlife the same way again. For once you’ve seen beyond the veil, there’s no coming back from the “_Dreadful Eternity_.” See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: [http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e07/](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e07/)
Jan 10, 2018
6: S1E06 – “Watchers in the Woods” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this sixth episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you two terrifying tales from [Dustin Koski](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/dustin-koski/) and [Anansi](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/anansi/), performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), which will provide ample reason to stay as far away from dark forests and campsites for the rest of your lives. If it weren’t for the occasional sound of a twig snapping, after all, you might not even be aware of the “_Watchers in the Woods_.” See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: [http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e06/](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e06/)
Jan 03, 2018
5: S1E05 – “Risk and Reward” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this fifth episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you two terrifying tales from [Ben Pienaar](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/ben-pienaar/) and [Thomas O. Wagner](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/thomas-o-wagner/), performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), about making what at first appears to be a deceptively simple choice: make a deal, get a reward. But as many often do, our protagonists find out that there are many different interpretations of an agreement to be had. The only remaining two questions are: which end of the bargain will they end up on, the victim’s, or the opportunist’s? And, wherever they find themselves, will it be worth both the “_Risk and Reward_?" See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: [http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e05/](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e05/)
Dec 27, 2017
4: S1E04 – “Yuletide Terror” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this fourth episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you two spine-tingling holiday-themed tales from [Michael Whitehouse](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/michael-whitehouse/) and [Kristopher Mallory](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/kristopher-mallory/), performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), about both frightful, devious dinners and mysterious Christmas baubles with sinister secrets yet to be revealed. After a listen to these tales, you’ll never look at this time of year the same way again. Brace yourself, not for twinkling trinkets, gifts and decorated trees, but for an unforgettable taste of "_Yuletide Terror."_ See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: [http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e04/](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e04/)
Dec 20, 2017
3: S1E03 – “Singularity” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this third episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you two terrifying tales from an anonymous author and [Christopher Gideon](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/christopher-gideon/), performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), about both sides of the A.I. (Artificial Intelligence) coin, and the abject fear that one can experience both being the creation, as well as the creator. Regardless of which end of the spectrum you fall on yourself, or or empathize with, one thing is certain: the "_Singularity"_ will someday affect us all, and when it does, pulling the plug may not be so easy as we expect. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: [http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e03/](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e03/)
Dec 13, 2017
2: S1E02 – “Caveat Emptor” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this second episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you two terrifying tales from authors [Christian Thompson](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/christian-thompson/) and [John Morressy](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/john-morressy/), performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), about shops discovered in both out-of-the-way places, as well as in plain sight, which hold within their walls some treasures that sound just too good to be true. Sometimes, the old addages turn out to be more true than one could ever expect, and the Latin phrase “_Caveat Emptor_” – buyer beware – becomes more crucial than ever. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: [http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e02/](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e02/)
Dec 13, 2017
1: S1E01 – “Danger in the Dark” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
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In this debut episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you two terrifying tales from authors [Jeff Hartin](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/jeff-hartin/) and [Polum Chill](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/polum-chill/), performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), about things that go bump in the night, in the dark…. and which react in interesting fashion to light. Sometimes, it turns out, it’s better to see what’s after you. Other times, not so much. After all, you can never be quite what sort of “_Danger in the Dark_” is on your tail. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: [http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e01/](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e01/)
Dec 13, 2017