Fictional

An ArtsLiterature and Society podcast
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Classic lit with a modern tone, every other week.

From the creators of Myths and Legends, comes an altogether same-but-different podcast set in the world of classic lit. These are the stories of Dracula, The Time Machine, The Three Musketeers. They're stories written by Jane Austen, Shakespeare, and H.P. Lovecraft, but with a casual, modern tone. Listen as Jason and Carissa Weiser breathe new life into the classics and tell the stories of some of the greatest books ever written.

Recent Episodes

Monte Cristo: Wait and Hope (part 6 of 6)
Monte Cristo: Wait and Hope (part 6 of 6)
Four men took part in the ruining of one life. Their reckoning is at hand. It all ends here. -- Sponsors: Bombas: Not only is it fun to say, but they are the most comfortable socks ever seriously if your feet could thank you they would. Go to http://www.Bombas.com/fictional and use the code FICTIONAL to get 20% off your first order. KiwiCo: KiwiCo creates super cool, hands-on projects for kids that make learning about science, technology, engineering, art, and math fun! To try them for free, go to http://kiwico.com/fictional Tilted: Check out Tilted, an awesome new podcast from Lean In: https://leanin.org/tilted-a-lean-in-podcast -- Music: "The Dark Glow of the Mountains" by Chris Zabriskie "The 49th Street Galleria" by Chris Zabriskie "Darkling Skies" by Jelsonic "Blue Blanket" by Podington Bear "Box Canyon" by Podington Bear "Minor Islands" by Podington Bear "Reckoning" by Podington Bear "The Things we Save" by Podington Bear "The Last Whale" by Jelsonic "Leave the TV on" by Blue Dot Sessions "Lonely Stairwell" by Blue Dot Sessions "House of Grendal" by Blue Dot Sessions
Monte Cristo: No Ordinary Man (part 4 of 6)
Monte Cristo: No Ordinary Man (part 4 of 6)
  When we last left Edmond Dantes, he was sailing off into the sunset after rescuing one of the only friends he has left. Today's story begins 13 years later, after he's been transforming himself into the count of Monte Cristo, an enigmatic and ruthless nobleman who is heading to Paris to bring justice on the people who destroyed his life.    -- Sponsors: KiwiCo creates super cool, hands-on projects for kids that make learning about science, technology, engineering, art, and math fun! To try them for free, go to http://kiwico.com/fictional   Audible Originals: Get your first audiobook free and choose two titles from a curated list of Audible Originals when you try Audible for 30 days. Go to http://audible.com/fictional or text FICTIONAL to 500-500    -- Music: "Cylinder Eight" by Chris Zabriskie "Solemn Oath" by Podington Bear "Rapids" by Blue Dot Sessions "Little Door" by Podington Bear "There's Probably No Time" by Chris Zabriskie "John Stockton Slow Drag" by Chris Zabriskie "Topslides" by Blue Dot Sessions "Stellar's Jay" by Chad Crouch "Lemon and Melon" by Blue Dot Sessions  
The Tempest: Brave New World (Part 2 of 2)
The Tempest: Brave New World (Part 2 of 2)
All the pieces are in place. Everyone responsible for Prospero's exile is on the island. His island. It's time to take back what's his. -- Sponsors: Wolverine: The Long Night. Check this fantastic scripted podcast at https://www.wolverinepodcast.com/ Bombas: Not only is it fun to say, but they are the most comfortable socks ever seriously if your feet could thank you they would. Go to http://www.Bombas.com/fictional and use the code FICTIONAL to get 20% off your first order. Check out Steal the Stars, an awesome sci-fi podcast, at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/steal-the-stars/id1259505930 -- Music: "Roundpine" by Blue Dot Sessions "John Stockton Slow Drag" by Chris Zabriskie "Cylinder Seven" by Chris Zabriskie "Undercover Vampire Policeman" by Chris Zabriskie  
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Started
Aug 11th, 2017
Latest Episode
Oct 9th, 2018
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
33
Avg. Episode Length
38 minutes

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