Scary Stories Told in the Dark: A Horror Anthology Series

Scary Stories Told in the Dark: A Horror Anthology Series Podcast

A multiple story, horror-themed audio storytelling podcast, spun off from Chilling Tales for Dark Nights and its popular YouTube channel of the same name. The show features master storyteller Otis Jiry, and the work of dozens of independent and previously-published contributing authors. Find this and our other programs at: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com

4: S4E04 – "Of Mice and Menace" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors Derek Walker, Alex Sorrow, and J.G. Cross, plus two anonymous authors, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, all of which deal with the dark side of Disney, detailing everything from perilous pacts and dastardly disguises, to frightening footage and abandoned atrocities. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-...

3: S4E03 – "Fright Bites" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you six terrifying tales from author Micah Edwards, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about ominous omissions, wicked wardrobes, ruinous reflections, and much, much more! All six of this program’s terrifying tales come to us courtesy of indie horror and science fiction author Micah Edwards, whose latest collection of 30 sinister stories, entitled “Fright Bites”, can be found on Amazon.com, along with several of his sci-fi novella. Pick up y...

2: S4E02 – "Ghoulish Games" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three terrifying tales from author TheHootax and two additional anonymous authors, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about four-dimensional fears, ghoulish games, and not-so-virtual reality. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e02...


1: S4E01 – "Evil Imaginations" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three terrifying tales from authors RedBullReptar, Brenda Ader, and Charles Howard, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about evil imaginations, disappearances in the dark, and flame-borne phantoms. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e01...

24: S3E24 – "Omens and Abominations" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Roxanne Wilds, Jacob Newell, Chris Phoenix, and Mark Lannin, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about ominous omens, aquatic abominations, household horrors, and paranormal pursuits. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e24...

23: S3E23 – "Hunger for More" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors The Odd Cat Lady, Anton Scheller, Sarah Piper, MatteoArts, and Colins's Home for the Damned, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about perilous pets, sinister science, horrendous hunger, explosive aftermaths, and the unimagined evils of immortality. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e23...


22: S3E22 – "Hazardous Homecomings" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Jon Thomas, Jarvis B. Chavez, MXXNY, and Alice1nWonder, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about hellish houses, paranormal predators, uncontrollable urges, and nefarious numbers. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e22...

21: S3E21 – "Malicious Missives" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors S.P. Hickey, Lucretia Vastea, Carter Milford, and an anonymous author, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about mysterious maladies, deranged decisions, technological terror, and unbearable truths best left buried. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e21...

20: S3E20 –"An Instruction in Evil" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors Blair Daniels, Juan Martinez, HazMatGuy, C.K. Walker, and Matt Dymerski, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about ominous occupations, timeless tragedies, cursed computers, lurid local legends, and ruined realities. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e20...


Scary Stories Told in the Dark presents: “Murder Minute”
Here at Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we know you love true crime, and encourage you to check out a great podcast called Murder Minute, from the creators of the Murder Minute app – available on iOS and Android. The podcast is all about the gory details, without all the small talk. Get the whole story, minus the chit-chat. Through meticulously crafted storytelling and sound design, Murder Minute delivers a unique and immersive listening experience for the die-hard true-crime fan. Plus, each episode of Murd...

19: S3E19 –"Science Friction" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors the Dead Canary, Nathaniel Lewis, Caleb Wilson, and David Clark, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about creepy cults, sinister science, occult experiments, and cosmic calamity. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e19...

18: S3E18 –"Concealed Scary" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors Blair Daniels, Christine O'Neill, Rhonnie Fordham, C.F. Campbell, and an anonymous author, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about roadside regrets, haunting history, municipal mysteries, dangers in the dark, and hidden horrors. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e18...


17: S3E17 –"Counting Bodies" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Devin Hoover, Alex Taylor, Kyle “K-Man” Mangione-Smith, and J. Rog, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about captive cadavers, collapsed civilizations, evil admirers, and villainous voodoo. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e17...

16: S3E16 –"Inexplicably Evil" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Craig Groshek, Thamires Luppi, Mike Raisch, and the writing duo of Justin Norris and Evan Aragon, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about inexplicable illness, vanishing acts, paranormal pastures, and dark diaries. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e16...

15: S3E15 - "Devilish Divisions" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three terrifying tales from authors Richard Saxon, Eigengraulogy, and Robert Charles Wilson, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about devilish disorders, terrifying traditions, and the unsettling reality of quantum immortality. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e15...


14: S3E14 - "Beyond the Veil" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors Rhonnie Fordham, Oliver Dace, David Feuling, and James Colton, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about close calls, macabre museums, cursed criminals, and creepy congregations. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e14...

13: S3E13 - "The Frequency of Fear" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors Dan David, Illegal Carrot, Moonlit Cove, and Ben Lalla, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about frightening frequencies, road trips gone wrong, ghastly games, and conniving creatures. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e13...

12: S3E12 - "Paradise Lost" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors Sandra Varela, Richard Dockrey-Young, Judy Dockrey-Young, and an anonymous author, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about losing one’s religion, occult occupations, paranormal parishioners, and learning lessons the hard way. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e12...


11: S3E11 - "Ravenous and Ruinous" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors Jessica Charle, Justine Anastasia, Devin Hoover, Nicholas Gray, and T.C. Lewis, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about holiday horrors, terrifying toys, animal intentions, nightmarish numbers. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e11...

10: S3E10 - "Dreadful Decisions" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Cole Long, Dan David, The Dead Canary, and Absinthe Rose, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about cryptic calls, nefarious neighbors, drug-induced dread, and terrifying trees. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e10...

9: S3E09 - "The Nature of Nightmares" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors The Dead Canary, EldritchVulpine, Micah Rodney, and Cameron Suey, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about devilish deals, lurking legends, revenge-seeking revenants, and island abominations. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e09...


8: S3E08 - "The Art of Evil" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Richard Saxon, Collette Akile, Greye La Spina, and C.K. Walker, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about frightful forums, tenacious terrors, evil artwork, and malicious amusements. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e08...

7: S3E07 - "Technological Terror" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three terrifying tales from authors Jordan Eilbert, Andrew Harmon, and Kevin Thomas, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about ravenous repairs, uneducated A.I., and sinister science. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e07...

6: S3E06 - "Otherworldly Oddities" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors CatShapedVoid, Devin Hoover, Ken Lewis, Peter Oldale, and Richard A. Moore, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about vicious visions, interdimensional oddities, otherworldly infants, dastardly demons, and intrusions into your imagination. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e06...


5: S3E05 - "Insidious Instincts" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors The Dead Canary, Jameson Curnick, Matthew Sara, and Jonathan Reiman, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about horrific hobbies, animal instincts, risky residents, and creepy camps. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e05...

4: S3E04 - "On the Other Side" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Dr. Elsewhere, S.R. Underschultz, H.K. Reyes, and Tom Farr, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about familial frights, insistent entities, time-defying technology, and devilish deities. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e04...

3: S3E03 - "Paranormal Peril" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors Justine Anastasia, S.R. Underschultz, R.A. Brewster, Kevin Thomas, and Mr. Twelve, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about absurd appetites, friends to die for, mysterious maladies, perilous programming, and territorial terrors. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e03...


2: S3E02 - "Ritual Regret" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors James Curnick, The Dead Canary, Jimmy Juliano, and Andrew Harmon, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about animatronic abominations, school lockdowns gone spooky, creeping creatures, and rituals gone wrong. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e02...

1: S3E01 - "Paranormal Perception" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Colby Newton, Anton Scheller, Immutatus, and William Meikle, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about apocalyptic abominations, sinister static, nightmarish nursery rhymes, and beasts beneath the waves. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s3e01...

24: S2E24 - "Fearsome Finales" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors Alice Thompson, Stephen McCool, Lady.Katie512, and Cameron Suey, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about insidious inventions, eerie elders, creepy closets, and predators with a purpose. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e24...


23: S2E23 - "Of Entities and Effigies" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors James Colton, J.J. Cheesman, Aneal Pothuluri, Christopher Maxim, and Prolix, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about fascinated felines, horror-strewn hallways, eerie effigies, subterranean secrets, and malevolent amusements. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e23...

22: S2E22 - "All Hallow's Horrors" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Katie H., Phil Zona, Maya Ellert, Jacob Newell, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about ominous openings, unforgettable footage, malevolent motels, and books with bite. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e22...

21: S2E21 - "Cryptic Contrast" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from Sarah Kearsey, Peter Shilston, Michael T. Guidry, and an anonymous author, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about dreadful darkness, cavernous crypts, paranormal pacts, and fiendish faculty. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e21...


20: S2E20 - "Sticks and Bones" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors N. Christ, Keith Daniels, Alex Lowe, and Alex Taylor, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about repulsive reflections, fearsome forests, bone-chilling books, and lurid legends. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e20...

19: S2E19 - "Digging Deep" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Jacob Beach, Josh M. Parker, Spyda Barnes, and InfernalNightmare333, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about nefarious numbers, villainous visitors, macabre melodies, and paranormal predators. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e19...

18: S2E18 - "Ominous Encounters" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Brandon Wills, Keith Daniels, Danielle Hamilton, and CuriousInsect, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about cryptid encounters, heightened horrors, ominous omens, and inhuman entities. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e18...


17: S2E17 - "Malevolent Mysteries" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors StupidDialUp, Joe Terrell, and Stephan D. Harris, as well as two anonymous authors, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about eerie encounters, terror-stricken towns, paranormal pacts, vengeful anniversaries, and infernal forerunners. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e17...

16: S2E16 - "Fear and Folklore" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Keith Daniels and Paul Breen, Jr., as well as two anonymous authors, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about lakeside legends, ghastly games, fiendish forests, and malevolent memories. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e16...

15: S2E15 – "Lying in Wait” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Ryan Haddon, Jimmy V., Keith Daniels, and an anonymous author, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about the dark side of slumber, with tales about noisy nightmares, hidden horrors, watchful wraiths, and descents into darkness. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e15...


14: S2E14 – "Harrowing Hollows” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Coffeelover309, Marcus Arias, Michael Paige, and an anonymous author, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about horrors in the hollows, beckoning bright-eyed entities, sinister sinkholes, and cunning cryptids. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e14...

13: S2E13 – "Horror Finds a Home” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Daniel DuBois, Blood Empress, Moonlit Cove, and an anonymous author, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about about vanishing acts, haunted highways, eerie executions, and unsettling scarecrows. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e13...

12: S2E12 – "Into the Unknown” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Aaron Shotwell, Kenneth Kohl, Quadrant, and Argylle, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about nefarious nature, nightmarish neighbors, dystopian dregs, and sinister societies. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e12...


11: S2E11 – "As It Stands” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from author Dave Stancliff, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about voices from beyond the grave, nameless lakes both legendary and lurid, murderous mysteries, the unsettling side of utopia, and derelict dangers. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e11...

10: S2E10 – "Legends and Lore” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales by authors Brian Martinez, Meagan J. Meehan, Jon Grilz, and Drew Stepek, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about horrific hunger, phantasmal fiends and friendship, haunted hotels, and the painful side of pleasure, all of them from the cutting room floor of Chilling Tales for Dark Nights’ newest crowd-funded horror anthology series, live now at Kickstarter.com. See full episode details, including the text of the fea...

9: S2E09 – "Paranormal Pursuit” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales by authors Marshall Bannana, Kevin Thomas, Hagen Loyd, Nick Llanes, and Maxwell Malone, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about demonic doppelgangers, paranormal premonitions, not-so-imaginary friends, malevolent masquerades, and vanishing victims. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e09...


8: S2E08 – "Close Encounters” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales by authors Ahriannah Victoria, Harlan Guthrie, Todd Martin, and Ghost_Eye_Tree, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about horrific headaches, paranormal pranks, uninvited guests, and faceless fears. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e08...

7: S2E07 – "Fearsome Findings” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales by authors Jimmy Juliano, Moonlit Cove, M4Z3, and an anonymous author, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about following phantasms, criminal incompetence, twisted takes on urban legends, and the nightmarish side of nature. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e06...

6: S2E06 – "Something Southern This Way Comes” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales by authors Tonia Brown, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, ranging from Lovecraftian horror from a bygone era, to tales about the unexpectedly undead, what’s waiting beneath the waves, and unexplainable sounds from underground. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e06...


5: S2E05 – "Morose Than Meets the Eye” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales by authors Andrea Gullino, Adam Gray, James Colton, and Jonathan Reiman, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about undetectable demons, sinister swamps, towns out of time, and the death-scented depths of a lurid lake. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s2e05...

4: S2E04 – "Sinister Surprises” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales by Felix Blackwell, Matt Dymerski, Michael Whitehouse, and Miles Voltaire, about dancing in the darkness, stalking shadows, cataclysmic countdowns, and the paranormal price of pain. You’re listening to the standard edition of tonight’s program, which includes the first two stories. If you’d like to show your support and enjoy an extended version of this and or other episodes, with twice the terror, visit SimplyScaryPodcast...

3: S2E03 – “Layers of Deceit” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales by Jeff Hartin, Sasha Brokov, Jack London, and an anonymous author, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about mysteries on the seas, unusual abductions, dangers in the depths, and elixirs of immortality. You’re listening to the standard edition of tonight’s program, which includes the first two stories. If you’d like to show your support and enjoy an extended version of this and or other episodes, with twice the terr...


2: S2E02 – “Macabre Manifestations” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales by Sasha Brokov, Adam Davies, Al Bruno III, and Emerald Lee, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about inhuman visitors, vanishing vehicles, sleepless specters, and manifest imaginations. You’re listening to the standard edition of tonight’s program, which includes the first two stories. If you’d like to show your support and enjoy an extended version of this and or other episodes, with twice the terror, visit Simply...

1: S2E01 – “Seeking Shadows” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales by John Casuccio, Moonlit Cove, H.P. Lovecraft, and two who prefer to remain anonymous, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about unsettling after-school activities, secret passageways, unearthed oddities, and dangerous games as old as time. You’re listening to the standard edition of tonight’s program, which includes the first two stories. If you’d like to show your support and enjoy an extended version of this and ...

25: Season 2 Announced: A Taste of Terror from Horror Hill – Presented by Scary Stories Told in the Dark
Good evening… this is Otis Jiry, host of _Scary Stories Told in the Dark_. I hope you’ve enjoyed the first season of the program, and all 24 episodes. Myself and the team at Chilling Entertainment and the Simply Scary Podcasts Network are hard at work on Season 2, which begins right on schedule this upcoming Wednesday, May 16, now with three *free* stories per episode. But, in case you who just can’t wait until next week for your fill of frights, you’re in luck, as I come to you today with the gift that ...


24: S1E24 – “Fiend Memories” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this twenty-fourth episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from Michael Whitehouse and Jack Mason, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about not-so-fond memories of school days gone by, wherein our protagonists have things far more sinister than peer pressure and test scores to deal with. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e24...

23: S1E23 – “Wicker Rising” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this twenty-third episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from Michael "ShadowSwimmer77" Landry, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, both of them entries in Landry's series, The Wicker Saga, series of standalone yet interconnected stories that together serve to tell a larger narrative, beginning when a man investigates the decades-old mystery and superstitions surrounding a supposedly haunted house in the town of Arthur's Wake. See full episode details, includin...

22: S1E22 – “Meeting the Makers” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this twenty-second episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from Sarah Piper and Aaron Shotwell, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about the choices presented when mere man comes face to face with entities that possess the power to make... or break them. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e22...


21: S1E21 – “Retrospection” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this twenty-first episode of _Scary Stories Told in the Dark_, we bring you two terrifying tales from Michael Whitehouse and CreepyCarbs, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about the imperfections of memories, and of the dangers created by their impermanence and, alternatively, their longevity. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s1e21...

20: S1E20 – “Unseen Spectres” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this twentieth episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you two terrifying tales from [Aaron Shotwell](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/aaron-shotwell/) and an anonymous author, performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), about the occult nature of the fabric of our collective reality, and the (sometimes unwelcome) entities that exist on its outskirts, ...

19: S1E19 – “The Boondocks” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this nineteenth episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you two terrifying tales from [Dan David](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/dan-david/) and [Joshua L. Hood](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/joshua-l-hood/), performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), about the strange things that are known to happen – and that have been known to be enco...


18: S1E18 – “Whispers in the Dark” (Part 2) – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this eighteenth episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we pick up where part 3 of author [Eric Dodd](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/eric-dodd/)‘s series “_The Stairs and the Doorway_” left off last week, and continue the saga with the fourth part – and the conclusion – of his thrilling tale, entitled "_The Side Tunnel,"_ again performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/...

17: S1E17 – “Whispers in the Dark” (Part 1) – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this seventeenth episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you three terrifying tales from author [Eric Dodd](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/eric-dodd/), all of them connected and part of the same series of events, performed here in sequential order by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/). Journey with us in the dismal depths of dormant places, which hold sec...

16: S1E16 – “The Patient” (Part 3) – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this sixteenth episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you chapters 7-9 - and the thrilling conclusion - of author [Jasper DeWitt](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/jasper-dewitt/)'s epic horror saga, performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), which chronicles the events in the life of a practicing psychiatrist and his interactions with the patient tha...


15: S1E15 – “The Patient” (Part 2) – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this fifteenth episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you chapters 4-6 of author [Jasper DeWitt](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/jasper-dewitt/)'s epic 9-part horror saga, performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), which chronicles the events in the life of a practicing psychiatrist and his interactions with the patient that nearly drove him out of ...

14: S1E14 – “The Patient” (Part 1) – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this fourteenth episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you the first three terrifying chapters of an epic 9-part horror saga by author [Jasper DeWitt](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/jasper-dewitt/), performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), which chronicles the events in the life of a practicing psychiatrist and his interactions with the patient t...

13: S1E13 – “Happily Never After” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this thirteenth episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you two terrifying tales from [J.D. McGregor](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/jd-mcgregor/) and [Robert Ahern](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/robert-ahern/), performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), which explore what might happen when one discovers that there is more to life… and d...


12: S1E12 – “Best Kept Secrets” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this twelfth episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you two terrifying tales from [K. Banning-Kellum](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/k-banning-kellum/) and [L. Chan](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/l-chan/), performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), about the darker side that every city has lurking in its clandestine depths, which to thi...

11: S1E11 – “Nostalgic Nightmares” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this eleventh episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you two terrifying tales from [Douglas Greenwood](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/douglas-greenwood/) and [Dylan Charles](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/dylan-charles/), performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), which transport us to two mystery-shrouded towns, where the arrival of pro...

10: S1E10 – “Breathless” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this tenth episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you two terrifying tales from [Jon Grilz](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/jon-grilz/) and [J.D. McGregor](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/jd-mcgregor), performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), which explore (and exploit) the all-too-true fear many have of finding themselves trapped in con...


9: S1E09 – “Fear of Flying” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this ninth episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you two terrifying tales from [Michael Marks](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/michael-marks/) and [Arthur Conan Doyle](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/arthur-conan-doyle/), performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), which in its protagonists' efforts to explore and exploit newfound heights ...

8: S1E08 – “The Outer Circle” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this eighth episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you chapters 4-7 – and the thrilling conclusion – of [William Hope Hodgson](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/william-hope-hodgson/)'s masterpiece “_The Hog_”, performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), which makes clear that just outside the periphery of man, there lie those which have desires regard...

7: S1E07 – “Dreadful Eternity” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this seventh episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you the first three terrifying chapters of [William Hope Hodgson](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/william-hope-hodgson/)'s masterpiece “_The Hog_”, performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), which will ensure that you never look at wildlife the same way again. For once you’ve seen beyond the veil, ...


6: S1E06 – “Watchers in the Woods” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this sixth episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you two terrifying tales from [Dustin Koski](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/dustin-koski/) and [Anansi](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/anansi/), performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), which will provide ample reason to stay as far away from dark forests and campsites for the rest of y...

5: S1E05 – “Risk and Reward” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this fifth episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you two terrifying tales from [Ben Pienaar](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/ben-pienaar/) and [Thomas O. Wagner](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/thomas-o-wagner/), performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), about making what at first appears to be a deceptively simple choice: make a deal, g...

4: S1E04 – “Yuletide Terror” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this fourth episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you two spine-tingling holiday-themed tales from [Michael Whitehouse](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/michael-whitehouse/) and [Kristopher Mallory](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/kristopher-mallory/), performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), about both frightful, devious dinners and mys...


3: S1E03 – “Singularity” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this third episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you two terrifying tales from an anonymous author and [Christopher Gideon](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/christopher-gideon/), performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), about both sides of the A.I. (Artificial Intelligence) coin, and the abject fear that one can experience both being the creation,...

2: S1E02 – “Caveat Emptor” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this second episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you two terrifying tales from authors [Christian Thompson](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/christian-thompson/) and [John Morressy](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/john-morressy/), performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), about shops discovered in both out-of-the-way places, as well as i...

1: S1E01 – “Danger in the Dark” – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this debut episode of _[Scary Stories Told in the Dark](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/shows/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/)_, we bring you two terrifying tales from authors [Jeff Hartin](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/jeff-hartin/) and [Polum Chill](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/authors/polum-chill/), performed by host and narrator [Otis Jiry](http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/), about things that go bump in the night, in the dark…. and which react in interesting ...