Bite-sized Podcasts

A curated podcast list by Cheyenne Bramwell
Creation Date December 12th, 2019
Updated Date Updated February 15th, 2020
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Where they're short episodes or mini-series, these are all wonderful and bingeable!

Short Episodes

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The Hotel is a weekly horror show. The guests check in with The Manager and The Lobby Boy shows them to their rooms. No one ever checks out. Not even the employees... Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/the-hotel/support
The Story Vault is a weekly story podcast. Different fantasy, sci-fi and fiction stories are read and discussed each week by the show host The Vault Keeper. There are many stories in this world, and they are all special. Tune in each week to discover what secrets lie inside...The Story Vault.
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This is a podcast where I, a giant nerd, share my original short horror stories with you every other Tuesday and reviews of horror movies every other Thursday. Most episodes are transcribed!
The CryptoNaturalist is a scripted bi-weekly podcast that explores strange nature. A bit true. Mostly fiction. New episodes 3rd/17th.
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The Network makes sure Profiles eat right & stay focused — but Profile 24 — thanks to a mysterious bird — is finding that difficult.
Trapped on a deserted island, Kelsey finds a cell phone washed ashore — shrink wrapped & powerless — but is it a message?
On his 24th birthday, David woke up in the house he grew up in — only it’s not — & David is dead — but is there a way back?
Dom was just a baby when the world ended on her first trip to the Magic Kingdom — now, growing up, she wants a way out.
A high-school student stumbles upon an ancient curse that grants immortality — but there’s a catch — every full moon she must kill someone — anyone! — or she’ll die. ​
A fiction podcast focusing on flash fiction by the editors of The Arcanist. Each episode contains four or more science fiction, fantasy, and horror stories from flash fiction writers across the globe. For more, visit TheArcanist.IO
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A nonbinary magical runner with a passion for marathons who ends up crossing inter-dimensional portals when their terrible sense of direction leads them on unplanned detours. Literally. It’s such a nuisance when that happens during a race! But no worries: if they complete running those 42,195 km, they’ll come home. Of course, things are never quite as easy.
Set one billion years in the future... it's the story of Januae, a man who randomly teleports to strange and dangerous places with no way of controlling it.
Sure, demons and darkness can be scary, but what about the horrors we face on a daily basis? Scary Stories for Modern Minds tells terrifying tales of the mundane macabre.
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Telling Fairy Tales and Folklore from cultures all over the world as audio plays. This show is part of the Story Forge Network.
The London Necropolis Railway is an original, full cast audio drama podcast that premiered in fall 2018. The story takes place in London’s underground system where an organisation called The London Necropolis Railway moves the souls of the dead out of London to avoid the city getting overrun with hauntings. Barney works at the LNR, he’s one of the ghouls whose job it is to ensure that the souls end up on the trains that take them to the hereafter. He is bored with his job and tired of his endless existence when one day a soul refuses get on the train. The soul, a private investigator named Agnes, convinces Barney to help her catch the demon she was hunting when she died. Together they have to confront his boss, the demon that wants them dead, and even death itself. The show is is inspired by the real London Necropolis Railway which was active from the middle of the 1800s to the middle of the 1900s. It was a train line that moved dead bodies out of London to a cemetery 40 minutes outside of the city. The BBC has called it ‘the spookiest, strangest train line in British history.’ The podcast is part of denandrasidan.se - a project based in Sweden that uses fiction to tackle difficult themes such as death, suicide, and existential questions in a way that makes them approachable for young people.The goal is to create platforms online that can both encourage young people to share their thoughts and emotions around the subject, and to show them that they are not alone in their experiences. CAST Alex Lawther as Barney Olga Amelia Silkina as Agnes Charlie Vero-Martin as Siobhan Connor Jones as the Head Collector Patrik Karlson as Peter CREW Writer and Director: Hillevi Gustafson Sound designer: Mathias Schlegel Producer: Amanda Romare First Assistant Director: Adina Romare Production Assistant: Maja Lindberg LNR is made possible by the support of Allmänna Arvsfonden, Region Skånes Sociala Investeringsfond, and BoostHbg.

Mini-Series(s)

Can you feel loss for something you’ve never known? An environmental thriller starring Pearl Mackie, Tanya Moodie & Pippa Haywood. With theme music by Bonobo. #Forest404
It's the end of the world... Or is it? Five people retreat into an underground doomsday bunker fearing nuclear fallout, and when they get there they start receiving radio transmissions from the outside. But the information they're receiving, just doesn't quite add up. A three part audio fiction experience, listen to the full story now.
Marigold just got a new job. She's the new caretaker of a place on the outskirts of town called Carnival Home. There's a slight problem though. The last caretaker quit because she said it was haunted, and her best friend feels like there is something dark at the place. And the job at Carnival Home is just the beginning! A 4 part limited series.
After the death of her father, Isabel Barton becomes the President of BartWorks, which manufactures Androids and hyper-realistic prosthetics. When her estranged brother returns home to destroy the family business, she uncovers dark secrets that could change the course of human history. Safeguards is an Audio Drama Series written and produced by Ashley Briggs and starring Victoria Juan. Edited by Sam Ashley from Nightcall Sound and "Team Briggs Productions"
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Created, written, recorded, produced, and released in just one week, Time:Bombs is a new audio drama podcast about the hilarious world of bomb disposal. From the team behind the Webby Award nominated sci-fi audio drama Wolf 359, ride along with EOD technician Simon Teller on the busiest night of the year for him and his team - when business is, quite literally, booming. Learn more at http://timebombs.show & more about this and other creative experiments at http://fearofpublicshame.com
The Beacon Jar is a supernatural horror anthology podcast written and produced by Doryen Chin. Each episode contains a brand-new thrilling short story written specifically for the show, presented with minimal sound design and thoughtfully chosen music.
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When it comes to Christmas, we all know the drill: big jolly guy, red suit, workshop full of elves, sleigh pulled by reindeer, and the dutiful wife standing off to the side. But what if everything we’ve been told is a lie? Hot Coco has been sitting silently on this lie for years. She dreamed up the whole shebang -- and then found herself tossed out like a stocking full of coal when her boyfriend at the time, Ari, christened himself “Santa Claus”. Ari stole the entire operation when things took off. He decided to ditch Coco in favor of a new and more proper wife...Carol. Things only get crazier from there as Coco tries to take back what's hers and save Christmas! The First Mrs. Claus is a christmas musical podcast starring Michelle Visage, Lewis Black, RuPaul, Kristin Chenoweth, Cecil Baldwin, Ross Matthews, Josh Peck, David Cummings, Ray Dalton, Camila Recchio and more.
A show about real-life experiences that are hard to explain. Stories about the unknown, the inexplicable, the surreal.
Zero Hours is an anthology series from Long Story Short Productions, where every story is a different take on the end of the world - or at least something that feels like the end of the world. Each episode is organized around a kind of apocalypse, whether the cataclysm is planetary or personal, and each episode is also set in succeeding centuries, with 99-year intervals separating them. Zero Hours begins in the past, catches up to the present, and eventually overtakes it. Some installments are darkly comedic, others grimly contemplative, and others still thrillingly contentious. But they all explore the same question: how do we keep going when the world is crashing down around us?Stories From The End(s) of the World...
Hosted by a narrator known only as Mija (daughter in Spanish), each episode tells the story of how members of her family experience immigration. Launching September 25th, 2019 in English, French and Spanish versions. Mija Podcast is produced by Studio Ochenta, a multilingual podcast studio dedicated to raising voices across cultures. For more information about the studio and Mija podcast go to ochentastudio.com or follow @ochentapodcasts & @mijapodcast on social media. Original theme by Gabriel Dalmasso.

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