Icon-add-to-playlist Icon-download Icon-drawer-up
Share this ... ×
By ...
Facebook Twitter Rss
The Oddcast: Tales of the Occult, Weird, and Arcane
Dark literature at its finest.
Category: Books
Location: Los Angeles
Followers (36)
Currently following. Unfollow
Picture?width=25&height=25 Picture?width=25&height=25 Image_nophoto Image_nophoto Picture?width=25&height=25 Picture?width=25&height=25 Picture?width=25&height=25 Image_nophoto Image_nophoto Image_nophoto Picture?width=25&height=25 Picture?width=25&height=25 25x25_13739172 Image_nophoto Image_nophoto Image_nophoto Image_nophoto Image_nophoto Picture?width=25&height=25 25x25_12636401
by Jon Fredette
take it with you
Iphone5s_trans go mobile with Podomatic's new iPhone app.
don't have an iPhone? no problem »
loading results... Loader
loading results... Loader
No results found.
October 14, 2019 11:30 AM PDT

A modern folktale which takes place in a parallel-universe New York City; mysterious lunar women are hypnotized by the moon's influence and converge at the edge of the city to undertake a clandestine task for the satellite.

First written in 1968 and originally published with the rest of his cosmic tales in Le cosmicomiche (The Cosmicomics); it was translated much later in 2009 and republished in The New Yorker.

Sound design, music, narration and "Qfwfq" by Jon Fredette

"Diana" by Miranda Friel

Translated by Martin Mclaughlin

July 12, 2019 10:12 AM PDT

"Continuidad de los parques" was originally written in Spanish and first published within the Editorial Sudamericana in 1964.

Summary: A man settles down to finish reading an immersive novel and suffers the consequences of doing so.

Narration, Sound Design, and Music by Jon Fredette.

May 15, 2019 12:27 PM PDT

First published in Crypt of Cthulhu in 1988.

A man visits a nameless town and questions his existence as reality transforms into nightmare around him, leading him to a clandestine sect of dreams and dark dimensions.

Narration, Sound Design, and Music by Jon Fredette

April 16, 2019 11:15 AM PDT

First written around March 1921, the story was first published in the June 1926 issue of the pulp magazine Weird Tales.

Summary: a man visits an isolated castle at Kilderry, where an old friend plans to drain an ancient and locally-revered swamp bog.

Narration, Sound Design, and Composition by Jon Fredette

February 28, 2019 09:06 AM PST

First published in the Christmas number of The Graphic in 1897. It is credited with the creation of the subgenre depicting the "impact event" of science fiction, and is referenced in Arthur C. Clarke's "Rendezvous with Rama".

Summary: At the turn of the 19th century, a celestial collision in our solar system first captures the attention of the world and then threatens all life on earth.

Narration, Sound Design, and Music Composed by Jon Fredette.

Additional voices by Megan McIver, Miranda Friel, Mats Bennett, and voice actors from Fiverr.

December 17, 2018 06:37 PM PST

The story was first published in May 1842 in Graham's Magazine and has since been adapted in many different forms, including a 1964 film starring Vincent Price.

Prince Prospero walls himself in one of his abbeys, passing the time with wealthy nobles in hedonistic masquerades, in hopes of waiting out a deadly plague known as the Red Death.

Narration, Sound Design, and Music Composed by Jon Fredette.

January 10, 2018 09:03 PM PST

Originally published in the March 2001 edition of Esquire magazine. It was the basis for the film Memento directed by Christopher Nolan.

A man with anterograde amnesia hunts for his wife's murderer.

Narration, Sound Design, Music Composition by Jon Fredette.

December 04, 2017 03:20 PM PST

Originally "Las ruinas circulares". First published in the literary journal Sur in December 1940. It was first published in English in View (Series V, No. 6 1946).

An itinerant magician discovers a site of arcane, circular ruins, a forsaken temple, and finds inspiration to complete his earthly task.

Narration and Sound Design by Jon Fredette.

Translated by J.E.I.

May 16, 2017 10:04 PM PDT

Originally published by Esquire in 1954.

Summary: While at dock, a passenger of a banana boat encounters a mad, weary traveller seeking passage away from the terrors he experienced on a lost expedition.

Dr. Goodbody played by Hunter Hash.

Narration, Sound Design, and Composition by Jon Fredette.

February 20, 2017 05:25 PM PST

Summary: A psychopath finds brief reprieve from a prolonged depression in a Parisian daredevil's act.

The Cyclist played by Tony Wolf. Narration, Sound Design and Composition by Jon Fredette.

Jeanne Mareteux Level (1875-1926) was a doctor and author of some 700 'conte cruel', many of which were adapted for performance at the infamous Grand Guignol theatre in Paris. Level began to write while on night shifts in a hospital where he was working as a surgeon, and his stories soon began to appear regularly in the newspaper, Le Journal. 26 of his 'cruel tales' were translated into English by Alys Eyre Macklin and published shortly after the First World War as Tales of Mystery and Horror in the US, and as Crises in the UK.

loading more... Loader

take it with you

Iphone_trans Listening to podcasts on your mobile devices is extremely convenient -- and it's what makes the podcasting medium so powerful.

You can take your favorite shows and mixes with you anywhere, but to do so requires some quick and simple steps.

Let's walk you through that process together.
step 1:

Click the "Subscribe With iTunes" link in the page's sidebar:


This will require that you have the iTunes software on your computer.

(You can download iTunes here.)
step 2:

Now that you've subscribed to the podcast on iTunes, the feed will display in your "Podcasts" section on the left navigation bar.

Click there and you'll see the show displayed in the iTunes browser.

You can "get all" to download all available episodes or just individual episodes.
step 3:

Plug your mobile device (iPhone, iPad, iPod) into your computer with the Dock Connector cable, and click the device in iTunes's left navigation bar.


Once you have your device highlighted, click "Podcasts" in the top navigation bar and sync the podcasts you want on your device. Click "apply" and the episodes you have downloaded on your iTunes software will sync with your device.
that's it!

The beauty of this process is that now, every new episode of your subscribed podcasts will automatically sync to your device every time you plug it in and open iTunes. You can now take your favorite shows with you everywhere you go.


share this podcast

Email a friend about this podcast

subscribe to this podcast

Rss-icon RSS
Itunes-icon iTunes