The 100 Word Stories Podcast

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SkyNet kept sending back terminator robots in human biological casings, and various members of the Connor family kept destroying them.“It got smart,” was what Kyle Reece had said, but how smart is a musclebound terminator robot speaking in an Austrian accent?So, after a while (which is a strange ph…
In the movie Sudden Impact, Dirty Harry Callahan says “Go ahead, make my day.” He’s taunting a criminal to run so he can see if he’s got one bullet left in his gun. However, the criminal could have made Dirty Harry’s day in a different way, like complimenting how nice his suit looks, or he could ha…
RichardSerendipityLizzieTuraTomDuaneJerryLaieannaNorval JoePlanet Z LIZZIE The mug was empty.The cop sniffed it, after pulling it closer with a pen. He shook his head.Then, they went through the whole house. Nothing looked out of place, except that one mug.The cop sniffed it again.“Who…
Hi there. This is Laurence Simon of the 100 Word Stories Podcast at oneadayuntilthedayidie.com. Every week, I post a topic for the Weekly Challenge, where you come up with the stories and I collect them up and share them. Want to give it a try? The topic of the next 100 Word Stories Week…
The cats go outside and catch lizards. Then they come inside and release the lizards. The lizards run around, and the cats chase them. Then, after a while, the cats tire of chasing the lizards, and they go back outside, or they curl up for a nap. The lizards stay inside, and they crawl around on ev…
When Dorothy Gale told her dog that she didn’t think they were still in Kansas anymore, she couldn’t have been more wrong. Oz, Kansas is right there on the map. Can’t miss it. All the Munchkins and Quadlings and Winged Monkeys. Even Emerald City and The Wicked Witch. It was during Eisenhower’s admi…
The Zika virus causes pregnant women to give birth to microcephalic babies. The House passed funding to fight the Zika virus, but the Senate hasn’t managed to pass it. Democrats in the Senate keep adding funding for abortions through Planned Parenthood to the bill, and Republicans won’t accept that…
Tybar Zeld the Clockmaster took the mindchip out of a Series Nine Sex Droid and put it in a Series Twelve warbot. The Series Twelve rebooted, and it rolled out of the barracks towards the entrance to the Red Light District. Tybar laughed as panicked crowds ran from the brothels and whorehouses. Aft…
When I watch Astros ballgames, I look to see who’s sitting behind home plate. No, not the catcher. Or the umpire. For years, former president George Bush would sit back there with his wife Barbara. But Tillman Fertitita, the celebrity businessman billionaire, also sat back there. And next to him, y…
Someone ran a cat for mayor. The cat ran unopposed and won. Some say that the story is a hoax. Because there’s no city, town, or village there. it’s just a historical district, and can’t really have a mayor. But who’s to say that if the place were a real city, town, or village that they wouldn’t vo…
This is the Weekly Challenge, where I post a topic and then challenge you to come up with a 100 word story based on that topic. Richard Serendipity Lizzie Tura Tom Duane Jerry Laieanna Norval Joe Planet Z RICHARD Transmission The Bay City Trans Mission is a charity foundati…
The ship was sinking. Nothing could be done. “Women and children first!” yelled the captain. At first, the passengers were boarding the lifeboats, but some heated arguments broke out over what age constituted a child. “Fifteen my ass! Your son has a beard!” shouted the crewman. “And male pattern ba…
Even though British English and American English are quite similar, British Sign Language and American Sign Language are extremely different. In fact, French Sign Language is closer to American Sign Language than their British counterpart. It has something to do with the symbols that each use to re…
I could spend a hundred dollars on tickets… I could spend another hundred dollars on a jersey and a hat… I could spend twenty bucks on parking… I could spend thirty bucks on beer and hot dogs… But instead, I spend a thousand dollars on a big television… I spend another thousand dollars on a big sof…
Down there, at the convention hall. Fanatics in their red, white, and blue dresses and suits and oversized floppy top hats, waving their flags. Their finest flag drag, the more outrageous, the more patriotic they think they are. Cheering and screaming. Louder and louder. Pathetic. it’s nothing more…
Ever seen The Preacher on television? He also offers to accompany wanted suspects to the police station. “The police will kill him if they see him,” he tells the family. “But if he turns himself in through me, I’ll protect him.” But the truth is, The Preacher just wants to collect the reward. Being…
Ever seen The Preacher on television? He also offers to accompany wanted suspects to the police station. “The police will kill him if they see him,” he tells the family. “But if he turns himself in through me, I’ll protect him.” But the truth is, The Preacher just wants to collect the reward. Being…
Vinegar, ammonia, and hydrogen peroxide are three things you can use to remove bloodstains from clothes. But for a famous mad scientist like Doctor Odd, such simple chemistry is beneath him. Nor is he willing to waste time arguing with the corner laundry. Their prices are unreasonably high, and use…
Hi there. This is Laurence Simon of the 100 Word Stories Podcast at oneadayuntilthedayidie.com. Every week, I post a topic for the Weekly Challenge, where you come up with the stories and I collect them up and share them. Want to give it a try? The topic of the next 100 Word Stories Weekly Ch…
The famous writer Herbert Tosspot says never to piss off a writer, because they can torture and murder you over and over in their writing. You should also not piss off famous mad scientist Doctor Odd, who invented a machine which tortures and murders people, then resurrects the victim back to a liv…
It costs five more dollars to see a movie in the super big screen theater. Not only do you get the super big screen and an ultra digital high resolution picture, but the audio is diamond-clear surround sound. And the seats are the most relaxing and comfortable seats you have ever sat in. But the po…
Have you seen the spiderman. No, not Spiderman. The spiderman. Lower case S. He’s a homeless guy who hangs around Third Avenue. Why is he called the spiderman? Because he’s got spiders crawling all over him. But don’t stare at him. Or take photos. Because he’ll scoop up a wad of spiders and throw t…
The Fred could fill a stadium. Usually, he filled it with people, and they all cheered for him. But one time, The Fred demanded that the stadium be filled with pudding. Was there enough pudding? How much would it cost to make and transport to the stadium? The Fred didn’t care. He demanded that this…
After every terrorist attack, social media erupts with “Pray” hashtags and calls for peace. So, when the police caught a bomber, they brought him to the interrogation center. Locked in a cell, the man shouted Koranic verses. Then, he shouted for a lawyer. After that, he shouted for food and water. …
People say she’s really Hell on Wheels, but she’s more like Hell on Furniture Casters, sliding around the dining room floor and scuffing up the hardwood. If Hell has frozen over, you could say someone was Hell on Ice Skates, or maybe if it’s snowed there, you could try for Hell on Skis or Hell on a…
Podcast Details
Started
Apr 17th, 2017
Latest Episode
Feb 5th, 2019
Release Period
Daily
No. of Episodes
815
Avg. Episode Length
3 minutes

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