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The town was burning, and somewhere within one of the sets of blazing walls a phone had begun to ring.

Direct download: Jackfish031.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 11:15pm EST

Myriam had little patience left for Calvin’s nonsense, and yet his litany of complaints seemed to grow with every step.

Direct download: Jackfish030.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 9:11pm EST

Tonight, as is tradition, a ghost story.

Direct download: FlashPulpSE51.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 9:33pm EST

Join the Chrononauts as they discover there was originally a third alien beyond Kang and Kodos

Direct download: CCRC71.mp3
Category:CCR -- posted at: 11:59pm EST

Despite the distance he’d travelled, despite the years he’d waited, Mukki found himself fighting the urge to sprint from the shore.

Direct download: Jackfish029.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 1:37pm EST

In which Skinner Co. discovers the worst Hitchcock movie they have ever seen

Direct download: OCT312020-12.mp3
Category:FlashCast -- posted at: 10:39am EST

In which Skinner Co. hears a Jr. Exec swear for the first time

Direct download: OCT312020-11.mp3
Category:FlashCast -- posted at: 3:42pm EST

In which Skinner Co. discovers the best black and white film Stella has ever seen

Direct download: OCT312020-10.mp3
Category:FlashCast -- posted at: 4:05pm EST

He’d been reduced to riffling through his memory for nonsense trivia and unlikely anxieties to keep himself awake.

Direct download: Jackfish028.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 3:12pm EST

In which Skinner Co. suggests Sir Kenneth Branagh should just chill already

Direct download: OCT312020-9.mp3
Category:FlashCast -- posted at: 2:23pm EST

In which Skinner Co. finds a gooey fiend oozing into their hearts

Direct download: OCT312020-8.mp3
Category:FlashCast -- posted at: 3:04pm EST

In which Skinner Co. goes in search of the Vern of Jessica's childhood.

Direct download: OCT312020-7.mp3
Category:FlashCast -- posted at: 2:09pm EST

In which Skinner Co. warm themselves with some '80s comfort food.

Direct download: OCT312020-6.mp3
Category:FlashCast -- posted at: 12:52pm EST

In which Skinner Co. is reminded why this pre-code film is a classic

Direct download: OCT312020-5.mp3
Category:FlashCast -- posted at: 12:42pm EST

In which Skinner Co. stands divided on a house in need of a family

Direct download: OCT312020-4.mp3
Category:FlashCast -- posted at: 2:07pm EST

Join the Chrononauts as they take in a questionable Canadian classic.

Direct download: CCRC70.mp3
Category:CCR -- posted at: 3:36pm EST

In which Skinner Co. unmasks a classy mad scientist flick from the 1960s

Direct download: OCT312020-3.mp3
Category:FlashCast -- posted at: 5:28pm EST

In which Skinner Co. accidentally watches a better movie than expected.

Direct download: OCT312020-2.mp3
Category:FlashCast -- posted at: 2:35pm EST

In which Skinner Co. kicks off this year's festivities with a lowkey indy flick.

Direct download: OCT312020-1.mp3
Category:FlashCast -- posted at: 9:50pm EST

It was tempting to trade off the spear for a bit - tempting to hand it to Calvin and let him hunch in wait, but the thought was tempered by her memory of the monster; of its face split and its slabs of fangs exposed.

Direct download: Jackfish026.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:59am EST

Mukki stood on Pebble Beach and took the weight of the flat rock in his hand.

Direct download: Jackfish025.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 4:46pm EST

There wasn’t much of a world for quite a while. Panic had gotten him - panic had gnawed at his calf muscle, panic had laid him out.

Direct download: Jackfish024.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 10:35am EST

Join the Chrononauts as they encounter a pretentious law-breaking bear.

Direct download: CCRC69.mp3
Category:CCR -- posted at: 2:00pm EST

It was a long bus ride, and the lumbering gray beast stopped regularly

Direct download: Jackfish023.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 10:18am EST

The thin silver line of fear that ran along her spine, mimicking the chill of the cold wall, would help keep her awake.

Direct download: Jackfish022.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 12:21pm EST

He had proven to himself that Baker was involved in a cover up, but this was a fact William had already known. It had only been he, the escapee, who’d held any lingering doubt.

Direct download: Jackfish021.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 6:10pm EST

Join the Chrononauts as they chase Peter Parker's roommates for their share of the rent.

Direct download: CCRC68.mp3
Category:CCR -- posted at: 4:09pm EST

Hari cradled his head in his hands, attempting to block out the smokey sweet smell of freshly-charred human flesh

Direct download: Jackfish020.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 9:39am EST

As soon as he stepped from the 747’s controlled climate the dry Arizona air began to bake Mukki’s lungs.

Direct download: Jackfish019.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 12:13am EST

There was no hiss, nor rattle of warning, one moment they were speaking and the next the tent to Gord’s left seemed to explode into motion.

Direct download: Jackfish018.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 10:32am EST

The conversation on the night of their unexpected meeting was so celebratory that Mukki was forced to repeat most of the details the following day when they met for dinner.

Direct download: Jackfish017.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 9:41pm EST

Join the Chrononauts as they find themselves in a warp zone.

Direct download: CCRC67.mp3
Category:CCR -- posted at: 1:48pm EST

Seeing the shredded seats, deployed airbag, and tornado trail of upholstery and glass had brought a reality to his friend’s words.

Direct download: Jackfish016.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 9:08pm EST

Without physical records to pin them in place, the events, like the town of Jackfish itself, became a receding memory only touched upon by sentimentalists and conspiracy theorists.

Direct download: Jackfish015.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 6:19pm EST

You wouldn’t be so eager to sleep if you’d seen the damned thing.

Direct download: Jackfish014.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 8:28pm EST

He had argued to no end, then been dragged into the boat by a hand so firm it left four brown bars across his forearm.

Direct download: Jackfish013.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 10:13pm EST

While shuffling along the tracks, Gord mentally repeated his arguments against regretting this decision.

Direct download: Jackfish012.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 2:07pm EST

William came awake, the second morning after the trauma, to a silent house.

Direct download: Jackfish011.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 11:54pm EST

Myriam watched the bobbing light break up among the branches, then disappear, as Gord and Cal crept along the rails that led to the car.

 

Direct download: Jackfish010.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 6:46pm EST

As they spoke the Colonel would occasionally raise his hand, then a building would suddenly be ablaze.

Direct download: Jackfish009.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 8:10pm EST

Silence, deep and unyielding, descended. No bullfrogs sounded and no night birds called - even the chirp and buzz of the insects had fallen into a hushed lull.

Direct download: Jackfish008.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 1:36pm EST

William had clawed his way through the brush and darkness until he could move no more, then he’d discovered that weeping silently was an exhausting business.

Direct download: Jackfish007.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 11:29pm EST

Tonight, the Chrononauts get a lesson in SPELLING. Because it's D&D. And there are spells.

Direct download: CCRC66.mp3
Category:CCR -- posted at: 4:38pm EST

While Gord would have claimed it was “an echo of the past carried by the tail of our nation’s avatar,” or some crap, Hari simply hoped he wasn’t about to require a number of rabies shots.

Direct download: Jackfish006.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 11:30pm EST

Join the Chrononauts as they encounter an unexpected party.

Direct download: CCRC65.mp3
Category:CCR -- posted at: 8:28pm EST

If he’d awoken in the middle of the night and stumbled across the scene it might have seemed peaceful, but there was something unnerving at the lack of lit windows beyond the railroad tracks. The glass panes now seemed to stare him down, sockets without eyes.

Direct download: Jackfish005.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 11:30pm EST

The rum was doing an excellent job of warming her against the chill of the lake breeze. Somewhere in the darkness, down where the lapping water worked at an embankment overrun with grasses, a bullfrog began to croon a long and low note.

Direct download: Jackfish004.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 11:27pm EST

Join the Chrononauts as they silently run from Logan.

Direct download: CCRC64.mp3
Category:CCR -- posted at: 11:33am EST

“Do you think Dad will be okay?” Ester had asked, and Monica and Haaken were quick to assure her he’d be fine, then they’d offered up a blackboard game of Tic-Tac-Toe to keep her mind from the blood they’d all witnessed on the sand.

Direct download: Jackfish003.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 7:57pm EST

This is how I heard the story, and I’ve got good reason to believe it – which I’ll get to. It starts with five kids running across town – this town, Jackfish – or, at least, the town that once stood here.

Direct download: Jackfish002.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 12:31am EST

Join the Chrononauts and their special guest, Mack of Mack & the Movies, as they return to the scene of an ongoing crime

Direct download: CCRC63.mp3
Category:CCR -- posted at: 10:33pm EST

You can run through Jackfish in under ten minutes if you can keep your legs pumping, and your heart from exploding in the humid August heat.

Direct download: Jackfish001.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 11:28pm EST

A word from Jurd

Direct download: Jackfish000.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 11:24pm EST

In which we received some unsolicited medical advice

Direct download: PlagueDiary002.mp3
Category:FlashCast -- posted at: 11:41am EST

In which a local couple speak of a legendary stash of TP

Direct download: PlagueDiary001.mp3
Category:FlashCast -- posted at: 11:49am EST

Join the Chrononauts as they discover what happens when Hulkamania runs wild on them.

Direct download: CCRC62.mp3
Category:CCR -- posted at: 11:17am EST

Tonight, a future-facing tale of stardom and obsession.

Direct download: FlashPulpSE50.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 12:03am EST

Join the Chrononauts as they watch a '70s spy cartoon that's not related to Peter Parker

Direct download: CCRC61.mp3
Category:CCR -- posted at: 9:59pm EST

Tonight, Bunny, the Coffin,finds herself a horse being led to water.

Direct download: FlashPulp551.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 8:47pm EST

Tonight, Bunny, the Coffin, finds herself slowly surrounded by a party of mystical vagabonds.

Direct download: FlashPulp550.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 9:54pm EST

Join the Chrononauts as they get the gang together for one last really stupid heist

Direct download: CCR62.mp3
Category:CCR -- posted at: 9:28pm EST

Tonight, Bunny, the Coffin, finds herself in the same old haunts as the world outside her bar’s window rapidly changes.

Direct download: FlashPulp549.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 2:52pm EST

Join the Chrononauts as they encounter a vision of a terrible film

Direct download: CCR61.mp3
Category:CCR -- posted at: 3:37pm EST

Tonight, Mulligan Smith, private investigator, and Milo “Head” Smith, member of the Irregular Division and reformed thief, find themselves burning different ends of the same candle.

Direct download: FlashPulp548.mp3
Category:Flash Pulp -- posted at: 11:55am EST

Tonight the Chrononauts swing into action with a Peter Parker of yore

Direct download: CCRC60.mp3
Category:CCR -- posted at: 10:14am EST

Tonight the Chrononauts chase Bruce and Betty to Paris, where they encounter a guest star from a previous CCR.

Direct download: CCRC59.mp3
Category:CCR -- posted at: 12:29pm EST

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