The NoSleep Podcast is a multi-award winning anthology series of original horror stories, with rich atmospheric music to enhance the frightening tales.

It's episode 14 of Season 5. We have four tales this week featuring stories about utterly unwelcome beings from homes, prisons, forests, and schools.

The full episode features the following stories. The free version features only the first two tales.

Trigger Warnings

"Strange Things" written by Paige Fane and read by David Ault & Erika Sanderson. (Story starts at 00:03:45)

"Super Max Dreams" written by Marcus Damanda and read by Mike DelGaudio & Jessica McEvoy & Jesse Cornett & David Cummings. (Story starts at 00:25:25)

"The Donacrann" written by K. M. and read by Nikolle Doolin. (Story starts at 01:07:20)

"An Incident at My School" written by Paul Bae and read by David Cummings & Jesse Cornett & Erika Sanderson & Jessica McEvoy. (Story starts at 01:42:35)


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Podcast produced by: David Cummings

Music & Sound Design by: Brandon Boone & David Cummings

"The Donacrann" illustration courtesy of Lukasz Godlewski

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Direct download: NoSleepPodcastS5E14.mp3
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It's episode 13 of Season 5. We have five tales this week featuring stories about reanimated romance, paralyzing predators, and military madness.

The full episode features the following stories. The free version features only the first two tales.

Trigger Warnings

"My Wife Cooked Me Dinner" written by Rona Vaselaar and read by David Ault & Erika Sanderson. (Story starts at 00:03:30)

"Hitler's Favorite Concentration Camp" written by Dennis Acosta and read by David Cummings & Otis Jiry. (Story starts at 00:29:20)

"The Record" written by Andrew Harmon and read and co-produced by Mike DelGaudio. (Story starts at 01:04:50)

"The Crushing Fist" written by Matt Dymerski and read by Jesse Cornett & Alexis Bristowe & David Cummings. (Story starts at 01:15:20)

"Gristle" written by Sarah Piper and read by Corinne Sanders & Jessica McEvoy & David Cummings. (Story starts at 01:46:40)


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Podcast produced by: David Cummings

Music & Sound Design by: Brandon Boone & David Cummings

"Hitler's Favorite Concentration Camp" illustration courtesy of Lukasz Godlewski

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Direct download: NoSleepPodcastS5E13.mp3
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It's episode 12 of Season 5. We have four tales this week featuring stories about creepy kids, ruinous romance, and divine devils.

The full episode features the following stories. The free version features only the first tale.

Trigger Warnings

"The Oddkids" written by Sarah Piper and read by David Cummings & Nichole Goodnight & Nikolle Doolin. (Story starts at 00:03:55)

"I Knew He Was Cheating On Me" written by Charles Corcoran and read by Alexis Bristowe & David Cummings. (Story starts at 00:59:25)

"The Church's Grimm" written by Cam Smith and read by Mike DelGaudio. (Story starts at 01:12:30)

"A White iPhone 4S" written by Rona Vaselaar and read by Jessica McEvoy & Tisha Boone & Alexis Bristowe & Nichole Goodnight & David Cummings. (Story starts at 01:35:15)


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Podcast produced by: David Cummings

Music & Sound Design by: Brandon Boone & David Cummings

"The Oddkids" illustration courtesy of Lukasz Godlewski

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Direct download: NoSleepPodcastS5E12.mp3
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It's episode 11 of Season 5. We have five tales this week featuring stories about quantum quandries, bedeviled buildings, and alluring ladies.

The full episode features the following stories. The free version features only the first two tales. 

"PHDSD - A Case Study" written by Lincoln Wexler and read by Peter Lewis & David Cummings. (Story starts at 00:04:00)

"I Fell In Love With My Best Friend" written by J.P. Carver and read by David Cummings & Jessica McEvoy & Iris Orion. (Story starts at 00:20:05)

"One Last Customer" written by Shaun Young and read by Elie Hirschman & David Cummings & Nichole Goodnight. (Story starts at 00:52:55)

"The Siren of the Sound" written by Kristopher J Patten and read by Mike DelGaudio & Nikolle Doolin & David Cummings. (Story starts at 01:03:40)

"The Sealed Building" written by Michael Whitehouse and read by David Ault. (Story starts at 01:28:20)


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Podcast produced by: David Cummings

Music & Sound Design by: Brandon Boone & David Cummings

"I Fell In Love With My Best Friend" illustration courtesy of Lukasz Godlewski

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Direct download: NoSleepPodcastS5E11.mp3
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It's episode 10 of Season 5. We have six tales this week featuring stories about frightening forests, craving creatures, and paralysing possession.

The full episode features the following stories. The free version features only the first three tales. 

Trigger Warnings

"Whistling from the Well" written by Michael Marks and read by Jesse Cornett & Nichole Goodnight & Jessica McEvoy & David Cummings. (Story starts at 00:04:30)

"They Walk Slowly, But They Never Stop" written by Michael Marks and read by David Cummings. (Story starts at 00:19:25)

"Mr. Wednesday" written by Edwin Crowe and read by Peter Lewis & Nikolle Doolin & Jessica McEvoy & David Cummings. (Story starts at 00:37:55)

"All Doors Lead To The Hallway" written by William Dalphin and read by David Cummings & Alexis Bristowe & Mike DelGaudio & Jessica McEvoy. (Story starts at 00:59:30)

"The Baby-Fruit Tree in Bleachers Woods" written by Kevin Thomas and read by David Ault. (Story starts at 01:22:50)

"A Possessed House" written by Father John Raptor and read by Mike DelGaudio & David Cummings & Jeff Clement & Jessica McEvoy. (Story starts at 01:37:25)


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Podcast produced by: David Cummings

Music & Sound Design by: Brandon Boone & David Cummings

"Mr. Wednesday" illustration courtesy of Lukasz Godlewski

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Direct download: NoSleepPodcastS5E10.mp3
Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

David has been sick all week so we're postponing S5E10 until next week.

Keeping with the theme of sickness we present the tale, "I Don't Want to Die Without Anybody Knowing" by Edwin Crowe.

"I Don't Want to Die Without Anybody Knowing" written by Edwin Crowe and read by David Cummings.


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Podcast produced by: David Cummings

Music & Sound Design by: David Cummings

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Direct download: NoSleepPodcastS5E09a_Sick.mp3
Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 3:48pm EDT

It's episode 9 of Season 5. It's episode 9 of Season 5. We have six tales this week featuring stories about villainous visions, ruinous revelations, and sinister solitude.

The full episode features the following stories. The free version features only the first three tales. 

"0600 Stockport" written by Catriona Richards and read by David Ault. (Story starts at 00:04:20)

"March 29, 2015" written by Jessica M. and read by Jessica McEvoy. (Story starts at 00:15:00)

"Calls from My Grandmother" written by Jimmy Juliano and read by David Cummings & Jessica McEvoy. (Story starts at 00:30:30)

"The Shelter in the Mountain" written by Joel Fenton and read by Mike DelGaudio. (Story starts at 00:47:50)

"Most Amazing Weight Loss Treatment Ever" written by Ryan Mott and read by Corinne Sanders. (Story starts at 01:04:25)

"Off the Beaten Path" written by Michael Whitehouse and read by David Cummings. (Story starts at 01:12:00)


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Podcast produced by: David Cummings

Music & Sound Design by: Brandon Boone & David Cummings

"0600 Stockport" illustration courtesy of Lukasz Godlewski

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Direct download: NoSleepPodcastS5E09.mp3
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It's episode 8 of Season 5. We have six tales this week featuring stories about fiendish families, intense insanity, and devilish dolls.

The full episode features the following stories. The free version features only the first three tales. 

Trigger Warnings

"The Worst Thing About Growing Old" written by Eric Ponslee and read by David Cummings. (Story starts at 00:04:45)

"The Prank" written by Harlan Guthrie and read by Mike DelGaudio & Elie Hirschman & Jessica McEvoy & David Cummings. (Story starts at 00:22:25)

"Spring Cleaning" written by Doug Hantke and read by David Cummings & Rima Chaddha Mycynek. (Story starts at 00:37:25)

"The Wishing Tree" written by J. M. Kendrick and read by Mike DelGaudio & Elie Hirschman & Rima Chaddha Mycynek. (Story starts at 00:51:25)

"The Strange Case of James Monroe" written by Michael Marks and read by Peter Lewis & David Cummings. (Story starts at 01:02:35)

"The Doll House" written by C.K. Walker and read by Jessica McEvoy. (Story starts at 01:27:10)


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Podcast produced by: David Cummings

Music & Sound Design by: Brandon Boone & David Cummings

"The Worst Thing About Growing Old" illustration courtesy of Lukasz Godlewski

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Direct download: NoSleepPodcastS5E08.mp3
Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

This bonus episode is...there are no words. It is indescribable.

Ellen M. asks, "Does Anyone Know a Good Plumber?"


Podcast produced by: David Cummings

Music & Sound Design by: David Cummings

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Direct download: NoSleepPodcastS5IndescribableBonus.mp3
Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 6:40am EDT

It's episode 7 of Season 5. We have five tales this week from the rivers, lakes, and forests of nature to the unnatural confines of a cement cell.

The full episode features the following stories. The free version features only the first two tales. 

"What I Found" written by Keith McDuffee and read by Channe Nolen & David Cummings. (Story starts at 00:04:20)

"She Was Such a Sweetie Pie" written by Keith McDuffee and read by David Cummings & Channe Nolen & Jessica McEvoy. (Story starts at 00:21:20)

"I Spent Two Years in Hell" written by Seamus Coffey and read by Jeff Clement. (Story starts at 00:45:35)

"Salt in the Dark River" written by Brian Martinez and read by David Ault & Peter Lewis & Channe Nolen & David Cummings. (Story starts at 01:05:30)

"The Tree House" written by The Claverhouse Email Series and read by Jessica McEvoy & David Cummings. (Story starts at 01:38:20)


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Podcast produced by: David Cummings

Music & Sound Design by: Brandon Boone & David Cummings

"The Tree House" illustration courtesy of Lukasz Godlewski

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Direct download: NoSleepPodcastS5E07.mp3
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It's episode 6 of Season 5. We have six tales this week featuring stories about nasty noises, ghostly gals, carnivorous creatures.

The full episode features the following stories. The free version features only the first three tales. 

Trigger Warnings

"The Beeping Sound" written by Vincent Pisani and read by Alexis Bristowe & David Cummings. (Story starts at 00:04:00)

"The Splash" written by M.N. Malone and read by David Cummings. (Story starts at 00:23:10)

"The Initiation of Ryan Cadle" written by Doug Hantke and read by Peter Lewis and Elie Hirschman & Jessica McEvoy & David Cummings. (Story starts at 00:36:40)

"Now & Forever" written by Harlan Guthrie and read by Rock Manor & Nikolle Doolin & David Cummings. (Story starts at 00:59:40)

"Sleep Tight" written by Anton Scheller and read by Jessica McEvoy & David Cummings. (Story starts at 01:16:35)

"I Used to Work Night Security At A Zoo" written by the team of: Rafael Marmol, Catriona Richards, StandardPractice, the itch, and Ivy Hamilton, and read by Mike DelGaudio & Jessica McEvoy & David Cummings. (Story starts at 01:33:20)


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Podcast produced by: David Cummings

Music & Sound Design by: Brandon Boone & David Cummings

"The Splash" illustration courtesy of Lukasz Godlewski

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Direct download: NoSleepPodcastS5E06.mp3
Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

Due to unexpected circumstances we need to take a week off in between S5E05 and S5E06. We'll be back with S5E06 on March 22. In the meantime, please enjoy this production of "The Mouth of God" by author Ramsey Shehadeh.

This story was originally produced by David Cummings for the great audio fiction podcast, "The Drabblecast".

Special thanks to Norm Sherman of The Drabblecast for allowing me to share this production with you.


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"The Mouth of God" produced by: David Cummings

Music & Sound Design by: David Cummings

Narrated by: David Cummings and Jessica McEvoy

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Direct download: NoSleepPodcastS5E05a_break.mp3
Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 3:00pm EDT

It's episode 5 of Season 5. It's episode 5 of Season 5. We have five tales this week featuring stories about ghoulish games, grasping groups, and glassy graves.

The full episode features the following stories. The free version features only the first three tales.

"I Used to Hack Baby Monitors" written by Manen Lyset and read by David Cummings. (Story starts at 00:03:45)

"The Puzzlers' Box" written by Andrew Harmon and read by Nichole Goodnight & David Cummings. (Story starts at 00:19:55)

"The Atlas Room" written by Leonard Petracci and read by Mike DelGaudio & David Cummings. (Story starts at 00:38:00)

"The D&D Group" written by Fernando Espino and read by David Cummings & Mike DelGaudio & Rock Manor & Jessica McEvoy. (Story starts at 00:54:35)

"Madness Above the Clouds" written by Michael Marks and read by Peter Lewis & David Cummings. (Story starts at 01:41:15)


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Podcast produced by: David Cummings

Music & Sound Design by: Brandon Boone & David Cummings

"The Atlas Room" illustration courtesy of Lukasz Godlewski

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Direct download: NoSleepPodcastS5E05.mp3
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It's episode 4 of Season 5. We have five tales this week featuring stories about compelling creatures, callous cuisine, and creepy communications.

The full episode features the following stories. The free version features only the first two tales.

"Scarecrow" written by Liam Hogan and read by David Ault. (Story starts at 00:04:40)

"Mummer Man" written by David Sharrock and read by Peter Lewis. (Story starts at 00:18:35)

"Long Pig" written by Jack Blakeslee and read by James Cleveland. (Story starts at 00:43:40)

"My Name is Jennifer and I Live Alone" written by J. Chastel and read by Corinne Sanders. (Story starts at 01:01:10)

"Flight 370" written by M.N. Malone and read by David Cummings. (Story starts at 01:11:45)


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Podcast produced by: David Cummings

Music & Sound Design by: Brandon Boone & David Cummings

"Scarecrow" illustration courtesy of Lukasz Godlewski

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Direct download: NoSleepPodcastS5E04.mp3
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It's episode 3 of Season 5. We have six tales this week featuring stories about confounded cops, scared siblings, and gone girls.

The full episode features the following stories. The free version features only the first three tales. 

Trigger Warnings

"I Love My Big Sister" written by Amy S and read by Corinne Sanders, Jessica McEvoy, and David Cummings. (Story starts at 00:03:20)

"Ruined Sheets" written by Kristopher Mallory and read by Sammy Raynor, Jessica McEvoy, and David Cummings. (Story starts at 00:12:45)

"Pop Go the People" written by Christine Druga and read by Peter Lewis and David Cummings. (Story starts at 00:26:20)

"Don't Make Eye Contact With the Mannequins" written by Alex White and read by Brian Crawford and David Cummings. (Story starts at 00:43:55)

"Tourist Mine" written by Anton Scheller and read by Mike DelGaudio, Jessica McEvoy, and David Cummings. (Story starts at 01:05:45)

"I Found a Dead Girl’s Diary" written by L. Chan and read by Jessica McEvoy, Nikolle Doolin, Nichole Goodnight and David Cummings. (Story starts at 01:25:45)


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Podcast produced by: David Cummings

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"Don't Make Eye Contact With the Mannequins" illustration courtesy of Lukasz Godlewski

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Direct download: NoSleepPodcastS5E03.mp3
Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 12:30am EDT