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043 - Ruby Departed: Box Canyon Blues, Part 1 of 3

Part 1 of 3

 

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Tonight we introduce a new serialization to our line up, a chronological tale of a time after the collapse of civilization - a journal falling under the name of Ruby Departed. In this first entry, our hero, Ruby, weighs some of the decisions she has made.

 

Direct download: FlashPulp043.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

042 - Mulligan Smith and The Casanova Suicide, Part 3 of 3

Part 3 of 3

 

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In this third and final chapter of our current tale, Mulligan has a series of unpleasant discussions on the nature of responsibility.

 

Direct download: FlashPulp042.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:25am EDT

041 - Mulligan Smith and The Casanova Suicide, Part 2 of 3

Part 2 of 3

 

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In this second chapter of our current Mulligan Smith tale, our hero begins to gather a clearer picture of the man whose memory he is chasing.

 

Direct download: FlashPulp041.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:49pm EDT

040 - Mulligan Smith and The Casanova Suicide, Part 1 of 3

Part 1 of 3

 

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Tonight we present the opening chapter in a new on-going three-part serialization, ripped from the case files of Mulligan Smith, PI. In this episode, our hero is tasked with investigating the motives of a dead man.

 

Direct download: FlashPulp040.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:44pm EDT

039 - Sunday In Geeston, Part 1 of 1

Part 1 of 1

 

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Tonight we present a chiller tale centered on the small hamlet of Geeston, on a Sunday not unlike most others – in Geeston.

 

Direct download: FlashPulp039.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:21am EDT

038 - The Dance, Part 1 of 1

Part 1 of 1

 

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Tonight we present a rumination on the future of effort.

 

Direct download: FlashPulp038.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:04pm EDT

037 - Beef-pocalypse, Part 1 of 1

 

Part 1 of 1

 

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Tonight we belatedly present a short chiller tale on the nature of choice.

 

Direct download: FlashPulp037.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:23pm EDT

036 - The Last Ghost Story: A Blackhall Tale, Part 3 of 3

Part 3 of 3

 

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Tonight we hear the conclusion of our current serial, as told by Thomas Blackhall himself.

Direct download: FlashPulp036.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:48am EDT

035 - The Last Ghost Story: A Blackhall Tale, Part 2 of 3

Part 2 of 3

 

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Tonight we present the second entry in our current Blackhall serial. We re-join our hero as he  prepares to enter a house of haunted repute.

Direct download: FlashPulp035.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:29pm EDT

034 - The Last Ghost Story: A Blackhall Tale, Part 1 of 3

Part 1 of 3

 

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Tonight we present the first entry in a new tale of Thomas Blackhall, frontiersman and occasional student of the occult. Our story begins after the witching hour, in a small town in the Dalhousie district.


Direct download: FlashPulp034.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:39pm EDT

033 - Strangers In The Net, Part 1 of 1

Part 1 of 1

 

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​Tonight we present a tale about friendship and duty, writ large in the glow of a computer monitor.

Direct download: FlashPulp033.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:26pm EDT

032 - Lucy, Part 1 of 1

Part 1 of 1

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Tonight we present another Chiller tale; a meditation on the lines between truth and suspicion, trust and necessity.

Direct download: FlashPulp032.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:13pm EDT

031 - Mulligan Smith and The Bully, Part 1 of 1

Part 1 of 1

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Tonight we once again delve into the case files of Mulligan Smith. We open upon our hero, lounging at a bus stop.
Direct download: FlashPulp031.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:57pm EDT

030 - Missing, A Mother Gran Story, Part 3 of 3

​Part 3 of 3

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Tonight we present another chapter of our current Mother Gran serial. In this final installment, we are provided a glimpse into the motivations of our elderly, baby-snatching heroine.

Direct download: FlashPulp030.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:26am EDT

029 - Missing, A Mother Gran Story, Part 2 of 3

Part Two Of Three

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This evening we present the second entry in our current Mother Gran serial. In this chapter, we learn how it is Gran came to her canine predicament.

Direct download: FlashPulp029.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:35pm EDT

028 - Missing, A Mother Gran Story, Part 1 of 3

Part One Of Three

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This evening we introduce a new recurring character, Mother Gran, who, in this opening chapter, we find mid-stride.

Direct download: FlashPulp028.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:19pm EDT

027 - Mulligan Smith and The Pregnant Pause, Part 1 of 1

Part One Of One

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This evening we bring you another glimpse into the case files of Mulligan Smith, as he relates a late evening incident at a local greasy spoon.

Direct download: FlashPulp027.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:12pm EDT

026 - Known Unknowns: A Blackhall Tale, Part 1 of 1


Part One Of One

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This evening we open upon one of the many passing incidents in the history of Thomas Blackhall's westward journey across the wild lands of North America. 

 

Direct download: FlashPulp026.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:21pm EDT

025 - Joe Monk, Emperor Of Space: Close Encounters, Part 1 of 1

Part One Of One

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This evening we return to chronicling the adventures of Joe Monk, in a time before his ascension to the galactic throne, as he makes his first descent onto a strange and alien planet.

Direct download: FlashPulp025.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:31pm EDT

024 - The Charivari: A Blackhall Tale, Part 3 of 3

Part Three Of Three

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This evening we bring you the finale of our current Thomas Blackhall serial. In this chapter, we open with gun fire.

 

Direct download: FlashPulp024.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:23pm EDT

023 - The Charivari: A Blackhall Tale, Part 2 of 3

Part Two Of Three

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In the second chapter of our current tale of Thomas Blackhall, we open upon our hero, unsure of his course, as he hunts hooded bandits through the timberlands of Lower Canada.

 

Direct download: FlashPulp023.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:30pm EDT

022 - The Charivari: A Blackhall Tale, Part 1 of 3

 

Part One Of Three

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This evening we bring you the first chapter in a new serial featuring Thomas Blackhall. In this episode, he encounters the town of Bigelow, a small settlement at the edge of civilization.

 

Direct download: FlashPulp022.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:18pm EDT

021 - Character, Part 1 of 1

Part One Of One

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This evening we present to you a thriller on the nature of backgrounds, and the lives lived in them.

 

Direct download: FlashPulp021.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:16pm EDT

020 - Mulligan Smith and The Long Ride, Part 1 of 1

Part One Of One

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This evening we follow Mulligan Smith as he navigates the tangled streets of Capital City, in an attempt to deliver a passenger.

 

Direct download: FlashPulp020.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:23pm EDT

019 - Eventide, Part 1 of 1

 

Part One Of One

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This evening we bring you a tale of love and horror, a story about the difference between night and day.

 

 

Direct download: FlashPulp019.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:12pm EDT

018 - Mulligan Smith and The Digital Digit: The Irritable Pornographer, Part 3 of 3

 

Part Three Of Three

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Tonight we bring you the final entry in Mulligan Smith and the Digital Digit. In this episode Mulligan comes face-to-face with Peter Richards' blackmailer - as well as a fist.

 

Direct download: FlashPulp018.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:18pm EDT

017 - Mulligan Smith and The Digital Digit: The Baroness, Part 2 of 3

Part Two Of Three

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Tonight we rejoin private investigator Mulligan Smith, hot on the trail of the woman alleged to be blackmailing his client. 

Direct download: FlashPulp017.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:20pm EDT

016 - Mulligan Smith and The Digital Digit: The Busy Husband, Part 1 of 3

 

Part One Of Three

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Tonight's episode marks the beginning of a week's worth of adventure with the hooded PI, Mulligan Smith.

In this opening chapter, Mulligan awaits the necessary components for a proper coffee, as well as the facts of his case.

 

 

Direct download: FlashPulp016.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:37pm EDT

015 - Joe Monk, Emperor Of Space - The Music Library, Part 1 of 1

Part One Of One

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Tonight we introduce a new character to the line up, Joe Monk, Emperor Of Space. In this episode we see some of Joe's humble beginnings, in a time before his ascension to the throne.

Direct download: FlashPulp015.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:18am EDT

014 - Mulligan Smith and The Retired Man, Part 1 of 1

 

Part One Of One

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In this episode, we present another tale of Mulligan Smith. Tonight, the PI searches for a certain Mr. Johnson, at a busy eatery.

Direct download: FlashPulp014.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:55pm EDT

013 - Say It Ain't So, Part 1 of 1

Part One Of One

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Tonight we present a tale of science fiction, originally published at 365Tomorrows.com. It's a story of high level corporate maneuvering in a not so terribly distant future, a story which opens with a simple question of identity.

 

Direct download: FlashPulp013.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:31pm EDT

012 - Red Mouth's Legacy, A Blackhall Tale - Part 6 of 6

 

Part Six Of Six

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Tonight we present the finale to our first Blackhall tale, as Thomas makes his final stand against his ursine captor.

 

Direct download: FlashPulp012.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:58pm EDT

011 - Red Mouth's Legacy, A Blackhall Tale - Part 5 of 6

 

Part Five Of Six

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Tonight we present the penultimate episode in our current serial, in which Thomas Blackhall, tired, injured and having gone for days without sleep, begins to see an end to his labours.

 

Direct download: FlashPulp011.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:38pm EDT

010 - Red Mouth's Legacy, A Blackhall Tale - Part 4 o 6

Part Four Of Six

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Tonight, we rejoin the ongoing plight of Thomas Blackhall, who has found himself at the mercy of an ancient forest lord, a bear king from a time before men. 
Direct download: FlashPulp010.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:21pm EDT

009 - Red Mouth's Legacy, A Blackhall Tale - Part 3 of 6

 

Part Three of Six

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Tonight, Thomas Blackhall gives up an explanation - as well as his only source of entertainment - while attempting to avoid inhabiting a bear lord's gullet.

 

Direct download: flashpulp009.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:46pm EDT

008 - Red Mouth's Legacy, A Blackhall Tale - Part 2 of 6

 

Part two

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This evening we re-join Thomas Blackhall, who's been buttonholed atop Talbot's Plateau, deep in the primeval forests of 19th century North America.

 

Direct download: FlashPulp008.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:33pm EDT

007 - Red Mouth's Legacy, A Blackhall Tale - Part 1 of 6

 

Part one

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Tonight marks the first appearance of what will likely become a regularly occurring member of the Flash Pulp cast, Thomas Blackhall, as well as the first time we've presented a multi-part serial.

Our story opens in the wilds of 19th century North America, and our hero has already found himself in a spot of trouble.

 

 

Direct download: FlashPulp007.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:32pm EDT

006 - Mulligan Smith in The Trunk, Part 1 of 1

 

Part one of one

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To round off our week we have a tale a little longer than normal, a telling chapter in the checkered history of Mulligan Smith. In this evening's episode, the P.I. finds himself explaining transportation safety.

 

Direct download: FlashPulp006.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:54pm EDT

005 - The Neighbourly Farmers, Part 1 of 1

 

Part one of one

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As for this evening's episode: it opens on two

farmers, long time neighbours, ruminating on

their lot in life from the saddles of their

tractors. 

 

Direct download: FlashPulp005.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:00pm EDT

004 - Mulligan Smith and The Standoff, Part 1 of 1

 Part one of one.

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Tonight the PI finds himself in the darkest depths of suburbia, only to realize he isn't alone.

Direct download: FlashPulp004.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:06am EDT

Flash Pulp 003 - The Downtown Couple

Part one of one

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In tonight's episode a loud couple have a public dispute that comes to a definitive conclusion.

 

Direct download: Flash_Pulp_003.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:42pm EDT

002 - Mulligan Smith and The Well Dressed Man, Part 1 of 1

Part one of one

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In tonight's episode, P.I. Mulligan Smith has some strange conversations with a well dressed man.

Direct download: FlashPulp002.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:45pm EDT

001 - Mulligan Smith and The Runner, Part 1 of 1

Part one of one

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In tonight's episode P.I. Mulligan Smith trespasses and gives chase.

Direct download: FlashPulp001.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:56pm EDT