Otis Jiry's Scary Stories Told in the Dark: A Horror Anthology Series

Otis Jiry's 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 great programs at: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com - For advertising opportunities please email PodcastPartnerships@Studio71us.com

24: S6E24 – "Over and Under" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark – the finale to our sixth season – we bring you four spine-chilling tales from author Joshua L. Hood, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about creepy cabins, fearsome forests, unusual entities, and immortal evils. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

23: S6E23 – "Age-Old Oddities" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four spine-chilling tales from authors N.J. O'Neail, Clark Ashton Smith, Theda Kenyon, and Gertrude Macaulay Sutton, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry. This episode's hand-picked collection of stories are pulled from the pages of the September 1930 edition of the iconic American fantasy and horror fiction pulp magazine, Weird Tales – the very same publication that gave writers such as H.P Lovecraft and Clark Ashton Smith their starts, an...

22: S6E22 – "Knifepoint Reprisal" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three spine-chilling tales from author Soren Narnia, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about mysterious music, headless horrors, and educational atrocities. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...


21: S6E21 – "Cut and Dried" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three spine-chilling tales from authors Dan Weatherer, William Dalphin, and Matt Dymerski, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about illicit intentions, cryptic containers, and malevolent myths. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

21: S6E21 – "Cut and Dried" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three spine-chilling tales from authors Dan Weatherer, William Dalphin, and Matt Dymerski, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about illicit intentions, cryptic containers, and malevolent myths. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

20: S6E20 – "Misanthropic Motives" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three spine-chilling tales from authors N.M. Brown, Brandon Wills, Joshua L. Hood, and Jeremiah Huffman, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about grotesque growth, outdoor oddities, curious cryptids, and inhuman horrors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...


19: S6E19 – "Silenced Screams" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three spine-chilling tales from authors Nick Carlson, S.R. Underschultz, and M.M. Kelley, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about nightmarish nature, brutal births, and terrifying towns. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

18: S6E18 – "The Paranormal Price" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four spine-chilling tales from authors Matt Dymerski, Christopher Maxim, Christopher Bloodworth, and Aric Sundquist, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about oppressive evils, conniving cults, gruesome games, and alarming attractions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

17: S6E17 – "Where It All Ends" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four spine-chilling tales from author Matt Dymerski, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry. Matt is an award-winning Ohio-based author of horror and science fiction who has been entertaining readers for over a decade, and was the winner of Reddit NoSleep‘s “Best Multi-Part Story of 2012” for his Asylum series, as well as the forum’s “Best Story of 2017” and “Story of the Month” in January 2018. In tonight’s program, we're confident you’ll se...


16: S6E16 – "Unnatural Narratives" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four spine-chilling tales from authors August Derleth, James Causey, John J. Wallace, and Alice-Mary Schnirring, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, a hand-picked collection pulled from the pages of the January 1943 edition of the iconic American fantasy and horror fiction pulp magazine, Weird Tales – the very same publication that gave writers such as H.P Lovecraft and Clark Ashton Smith their starts, and which inspired generations. ...

15: S6E15 – "Guides to the Grisly" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four spine-chilling tales from authors Seth Paul, Kyle Harrison, and Michael Squid, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about unfortunate families, suspect students, and risky rituals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

14: S6E14 – "Closer to the Grave" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four spine-chilling tales from authors Kevin David Anderson, Byron Dunbar, Dan Weatherer, and Wentz Hesselman, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about cryptic confessions, bedtime terrors, eerie illnesses, and unbelievable effigies. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...


13: S6E13 – "Necessarily Nefarious" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four spine-chilling tales from authors Dan Weatherer, Seth Paul, The Odd Cat Lady, and Meagan J. Meehan, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about sinister sheds, malevolent machinery, creepy kids, and insidious offers.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

12: S6E12 – "Unwelcome Advances" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four spine-chilling tales from authors E.K. Kelly, Wentz Hesselman, Christopher Maxim, and Henry Kuttner, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about haunting humanoids, paranormal personalities, creepy crimes, and abnormal abodes.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

11: S6E11 – "Come Hither and Give Horror" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three classic horror stories from authors Dr. Douglas Hyde, Robert Louis Stevenson, and M.R. James, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about cursed corpses, dastardly doctors, and awful artifacts – drawn from the depths of some of history’s most macabre minds. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...


10: S6E10 – "Unsuspected Evils" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Elias Witherow, Sam Marduk, Emerry, and Andrew Harmon, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about weird weather, Antarctic anomalies, untimely ends, and haunted hotels.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

09: S6E09 – "Short and Shivery" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors Meagan J. Meehan, Drew Stepek, Blair Daniels, Kevin Thomas, and Dylan Sindelar, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about eerie enchantments, creepy cabins, awful animals, locomotive legends, and forest fiends. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

08: S6E08 – "Abide the Signs" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Christopher Maxim, Irving Crane, Kyle Harrison, and Hugh Lu, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about ruinous rituals, diabolical disabilities, residual repercussions, and small-town terrors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...


07: S6E07 – "Hybrid Horrors" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from author Christopher Maxim, Ryan Peacock, Kyle Harrison, and Dan Weatherer, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about evil eateries, fearsome felines, villainous vehicles, and paranormal portents. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

06: S6E06 – "Where the Skies End" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from author Christopher Maxim, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about astral instructions, creepy canines, eerie elevators, and dangerous desires.   Today, we’re asking for your help, if you’re able to offer it, on behalf of tonight’s talented featured author. Regrettably, Chris has been hard-hit both financially and physically by the coronavirus pandemic. He suffers from a high-risk health condition that’s left...

05: S6E05 – "Insidious Inversions" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In tonight’s episode, dedicated to the very talented Christopher Maxim, I’ll be performing four stories for you, all of them from Chris’s catalog of fearsome fiction – about unexpected entrances, villainous voices, creepy cults, and sinister secrets.   Today, we’re asking for your help, if you’re able to offer it, on behalf of tonight’s talented featured author. Regrettably, Chris has been hard-hit both financially and physically by the coronavirus pandemic. He suffers from a high-risk health condition th...


04: S6E04 – "Doorways to Dread" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Lucretia Vastea. WordDogger, Ryan Brennaman, and Seth Paul, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about spectral spaces, undead antagonists, forest fiends, and nefarious nature. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

03: S6E03 – "Quietly into the Night" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this special 3+ hour-long episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three terrifying tales from author Rebecca Klingel (a.k.a. C.K. Walker), about dastardly disappearances, criminal comeuppance, and cryptic calls – and including Rebecca’s feature-length epic, Borrasca. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

02: S6E02 – "Fear of Yesteryear" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors C. Franklin Miller, Elwin J. Owens, Estil Critchie, and C.M. Eddy, Jr., performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, hand-picked from the pages of the December 1924 edition of the American fantasy and horror fiction pulp magazine Weird Tales. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...


01: S6E01 – "Evidence of Evil" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you six terrifying tales from authors William Dalphin, Michael Paige, Seth Paul, and W.C. Morrow, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about Halloween night horrors, phantasmal flames, dreadful discoveries, upstairs entities, disturbing disappearances, and righteous revenge. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

24: S5E24 – "Cryptic Conclusions" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors WordDogger, Meagan J. Meehan, Jordan B., and T.J. Lea, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about sinister swamps, cursed conceptions, eerie intruders, and unsettling origins. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

23: S5E23 – "Watch and Burn" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Kenneth Kohl, Gareth Shore, Michael Whitehouse, and Kris Mallory, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about irresponsible experiments, ruinous regrets, sinister strolls, and oceanic atrocities.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...


22: S5E22 – "Speak and Spell" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Benjamin James, Jay Corvus, Luis Bermudez, Sean Tivenan, and Erik Peabody, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about terrifying testaments, devilish disappearances, selfish saviors, caustic companions, and horrific hosts. Each of this episode’s tales were written by competitors in 2019’s Evil Idol voice acting competition, hosted by our friends at Chilling Tales for Dark Nights. The competition, now in i...

21: S5E21 – "Sweet Vengeance" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Michael Paige, Ryan Peacock, and Lakk, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about sinful stalkers, vampiric vengeance, and sinister spirits. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

20: S5E20 – "Skin 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 Seth Paul, N.M. Brown, James Colton, and Simon Simonian, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about nightmarish nature, costly curses, mysterious maulings, and hunters of humans.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...


19: S5E19 – "Strange and Scary Things" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you seven terrifying tales from authors Kevin David Anderson, H.K. Reyes, Nick Botic, William Dalphin, Felix Blackwell, Robert Ahern, and David Feuling, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about fiendish folklore and so much more! All of the tales in tonight’s episode were originally planned to be included in Chilling Tales for Dark Nights’ trilogy of horror anthologies, produced in homage to the iconic Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark book ...

18: S5E18 – "Lurking in the Lore" – 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 Senstad, Jon Thomas, Kyle Harrison, and Christine Morgan, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about aquatic atrocities, sinister sounds, lurid legends, and malevolent mythologies. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

17: S5E17 – "Weird Tales" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors Romeo Poole, Anthony D. Keogh, Denis Francis Hannigan, Thomas B. Sherman, and Henry W. Whitehill, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, hand-picked from the pages of the December 1924 edition of the American fantasy and horror fiction pulp magazine Weird Tales. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...


16: S5E16 – "Paranormal Pages" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors Seth Paul, Nicholas I. Loyd, David Feuling, N.M. Brown, and The Vesper's Bell, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about vicious vermin, spellbound books, desert-residing demons, unnatural exchanges, and paranormal apothecaries. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

15: S5E15 – "Bait and Switch" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Michael Paige, N.M. Brown, Devin Langan, and Stanley B. Webb, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about delicious deception, repairs gone wrong, wintry wrecks, and treacherous torrents. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

14: S5E14 – "Beneath the Surface" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors Chris Bertman, N.M. Brown, Brandon Wills, CreepyCarbs, and Shannon Higdon, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about suspicious scents, ritual resuscitation, ravenous revenants, paranormal playmates, and perilous pets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...


13: S5E13 – "A Dangerous Dance" – 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 Colton, Brian Martinez, Jacob A. Martz, and Thomas Anthony Lay, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about malevolent museums, horrific homes, nightmarish neighbors, and evil elementals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

Bonus Episode # 11 – "Doctor Death" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this bonus episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you an epic classic horror tale, from the master of the macabre, H.P. Lovecraft, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about a physician who believes death isn’t the end, but just the beginning.    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

12: S5E12 – "Alien Intentions" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four extraordinarily terrifying tales from authors N. Christ, Joshua L. Hood, B.T. Joy, and SpookFox, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about extraterrestrial transmissions, alien entertainment, insidious institutions, and imminent extinction – all of them themed around the idea that there’s got to be more than mankind living in this universe of ours, and that not all of that life may be benevolent. Learn more about your ad choices...


Bonus Episode # 10 – "Sleep Tight" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this bonus episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from authors PerfectCircle35 and Michael Whitehouse, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about fiendish “friends” and bedside beasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

11: S5E11 – "Out of Place, In Your Mind" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors StarlessandBibleBlack, Zyon Johnson, Christopher Maxim, and Sasha Brokov, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about nocturnal nightmares, evil experiments, unusual attics, and dangerous dates....

11: S5E11 – "Out of Place, In Your Mind" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors StarlessandBibleBlack, Zyon Johnson, Christopher Maxim, and Sasha Brokov, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about nocturnal nightmares, evil experiments, unusual attics, and dangerous dates. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...


Bonus Episode # 9 – "Blind Ambition" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this bonus episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from authors Max Rosa and L. Chan performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about paranormal perceptions and diabolical doorways. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

10: S5E10 – "Rise and Fall" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from Shannon Higdon, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about doomsday from a distance and suicidal assistance. Also, a warning to our more sensitive listeners: tonight’s episode contains content of a particularly violent and emotionally jarring nature, and its stories with particularly sensitive subjects and situations, which some of you may find traumatizing, or which may trigger stress and anxiety.  If you are pre...


10: S5E10 – "Rise and Fall" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from Shannon Higdon, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about doomsday from a distance and suicidal assistance. Also, a warning to our more sensitive listeners: tonight’s episode contains content of a particularly violent and emotionally jarring nature, and its stories with particularly sensitive subjects and situations, which some of you may find traumatizing, or which may trigger stress and anxiety. If you are pred...

Bonus Episode # 8 – "Stoned Unturned" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this bonus episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark (http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/category/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/) , we bring you two terrifying tales from authors K.E. Moore and Matt Dymerski, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry (http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/) , about fearsome formations and mental maladies...

Bonus Episode # 8 – "Stoned Unturned" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this bonus episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark (http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/category/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/) , we bring you two terrifying tales from authors K.E. Moore and Matt Dymerski, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry (http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/) , about fearsome formations and mental maladies Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...


9: S5E09 – "The Depths of Depravity" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from Rick Pyle, Simon Nagel, Tyler King Lee, and Adam Bolander, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about deals with devils, eerie elevators, malevolent morticians, and supernatural stalkers....

9: S5E09 – "The Depths of Depravity" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from Rick Pyle, Simon Nagel, Tyler King Lee, and Adam Bolander, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about deals with devils, eerie elevators, malevolent morticians, and supernatural stalkers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

Bonus Episode # 7 – "Danger on Your Doorstep" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this bonus episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark (http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/category/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/) , we bring you two terrifying tales from authors CardboardPizzas and Christopher Maxim, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry (http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/) , about creepy clairvoyance and paranormal pets....


Bonus Episode # 7 – "Danger on Your Doorstep" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this bonus episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark (http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/category/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/) , we bring you two terrifying tales from authors CardboardPizzas and Christopher Maxim, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry (http://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/performers/otis-jiry/) , about creepy clairvoyance and paranormal pets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

8: S5E08 – "Follow the Fear" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from Evan Spry, Alex Taylor, and two anonymous authors, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about vicious voices, deadly decisions, ruinous replications, and small town terrors....

8: S5E08 – "Follow the Fear" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from Evan Spry, Alex Taylor, and two anonymous authors, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about vicious voices, deadly decisions, ruinous replications, and small town terrors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...


Bonus Episode # 6 – "Animal Instincts" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this bonus episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from authors Rebecca Klingel (C.K. Walker) and Andrew Harmon, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about wintry wrongdoings and altered animals. Sign up to our mailing list to be entered to win monthly giveaways and custom stories, plus access to EXCLUSIVE subscriber-only narrations and inside updates: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/otis/ See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, h...

7: S5E07 – "Terrifying Trappings" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Joseph Payne Brennan, Maya Ellert, Nick Botic, and Dan Weatherer, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about evil antiques, malevolent motels, documents danger, and occult attacks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

Bonus Episode # 5 – "Of Names and Numbers" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this bonus episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from authors Aaron Shotwell and Brian Russell, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about ancient artifacts and chilling challenges. Sign up to our mailing list to be entered to win monthly giveaways and custom stories, plus access to EXCLUSIVE subscriber-only narrations and inside updates: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/otis/ See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https:/...


6: S5E06 – "Dimming Daylight" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Rhoads Brazos, Jason Parent, Patrick Meegan, and Rebecca Fung, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about dangerous doors, suspicious strangers, damnable dreams, and spiritual sacrifices. All of tonight’s tales are featured in the horror anthology, Daylight Dims: Volume Two (https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/daylightdims2/) , and are featured here with the kind permission of their authors. The sequel to ...

6: S5E06 – "Dimming Daylight" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Rhoads Brazos, Jason Parent, Patrick Meegan, and Rebecca Fung, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about dangerous doors, suspicious strangers, damnable dreams, and spiritual sacrifices. All of tonight’s tales are featured in the horror anthology, Daylight Dims: Volume Two (https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/daylightdims2/) , and are featured here with the kind permission of their authors.  The sequel to...

Bonus Episode # 4 – "Trust No One" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this bonus episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from authors Nihilist and CreepyCarbs, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about wicked walks and conniving counselors. Sign up to our mailing list to be entered to win monthly giveaways and custom stories, plus access to EXCLUSIVE subscriber-only narrations and inside updates: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/otis/ See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplys...


5: S5E05 – "Haunting Histories" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Soren Narnia, Michael “ShadowSwimmer77” Landry, Cosmas McCoy, and Andrew Harmon, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about soul-rending rituals, disturbing disappearances, evil exhibits, and insidious investigations. Sign up to our mailing list to be entered to win monthly giveaways and custom stories, plus access to EXCLUSIVE subscriber-only narrations and inside updates: https://www.simplyscarypodcast....

Bonus Episode # 3 – "Home Is Where the Horror Is" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this bonus episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from authors Jeffrey Ebright and Brian von Knoblauch, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about cryptic campgrounds and cantankerous corpses. Sign up to our mailing list to be entered to win monthly giveaways and custom stories, plus access to EXCLUSIVE subscriber-only narrations and inside updates: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/otis/ See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, her...

4: S5E04 – "Pick Your Poisons" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Eric Scott, E.C. Mann, Colby Newton, and Kristopher Mallory, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about artificial fiends, the not-so-great outdoors, fear-inducing fog, and curious cadavers. Sign up to our mailing list to be entered to win monthly giveaways and custom stories, plus access to EXCLUSIVE subscriber-only narrations and inside updates: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/otis/ See full episode ...


Bonus Episode # 2 – "Screams in the Night" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this bonus episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying classic horror tales from authors W.W. Jacobs and H.P. Lovecraft, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about terrifying tunes and wishes gone wrong. Sign up to our mailing list to be entered to win monthly giveaways and custom stories, plus access to EXCLUSIVE subscriber-only narrations and inside updates: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/otis/ See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, her...

3: S5E03 – "Truth and Lies" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Amaris J. Gagnon, Thomas O. Wagner, Absinthe Rose, and K.M. Slyfield, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about overseas atrocities, devilish deals, terrifying toys, and fearsome photos. Sign up to our mailing list to be entered to win monthly giveaways and custom stories, plus access to EXCLUSIVE subscriber-only narrations and inside updates: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/otis/ See full episode det...

Bonus Episode # 1 – "Say Your Prayers" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this bonus episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you two terrifying tales from authors Aaron Shotwell and Stephan D. Harris, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about devilish deals and paranormal protectors. Sign up to our mailing list to be entered to win monthly giveaways and custom stories, plus access to EXCLUSIVE subscriber-only narrations and inside updates: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/otis/ If you enjoyed “The One You Live With” by Bram Stoker Award-winning publisher, C...


Introducing Chasing Cosby by the L.A. Times
For decades, Bill Cosby brought warmth and laugher across the country, cementing his image as “America’s Dad.” But behind that disguise was the real Bill Cosby – the monster who preyed on women by promising them mentorship, only to then drug and violate them. Hosted by Nicki Egan, the lead investigative journalist on this case, the series features jurors, lawyers, and over a dozen survivors telling their story together for the first time. “Chasing Cosby” is the definitive take on the rise and fall of Americ...

2: S5E02 – "Dark Places" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Umbrello, Alice Thompson, Andrew Scolari, and Kevin Thomas, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about creepy carnivals, terrifying television, psychic shenanigans, and sinister spells. Sign up to our mailing list to be entered to win monthly giveaways and custom stories, plus access to EXCLUSIVE subscriber-only narrations and inside updates: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/otis/ See full episode detai...

1: S5E01 – "Lone Star" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three terrifying tales from author StarlessandBibleBlack, all of them part of an interconnected, epic novella-length drama, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, that will ensure you’ll never look at your fellow man the same way again. Sign up to our mailing list to be entered to win monthly giveaways and custom stories, plus access to EXCLUSIVE subscriber-only narrations and inside updates: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/otis/ See full...


24: S4E24 – "Gruesome Goodbyes" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this SEASON FINALE episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Michael Ward, Travis Brown, Ben Cook, and Ghost_Eye_Tree, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about harrowing heists, local legends, invisible attackers, and creeps that crawl. Season 5 begins next week, and I hope you’ll join me then, for the launch of a brand-new set of 24 incredible episodes! In this episode, we highlight the ZonLi Weighted Blanket: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/zon...

23: S4E23 – "Sinister Solutions" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Kantuno, Jordan Vanhoozer, Seth Paul, and Tim van Kessel, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about eclectic entertainment, ruinous relationships, typographical terror, and hate-filled houses. In this episode, we highlight the RAK Magnetic Wristband: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/rak/ Sign up to our mailing list by January 5, 2020 for your chance to win one FREE: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/o...

22: S4E22 – "Merry Massacre" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors C.L. McLendon, Derek Hawke, R.D. Smithey, NateJay82, and Jeffrey Ebright, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about unexpected storms, grisly gifts, perilous presents, sickening Santas, and holiday hallucinations. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e22 Learn more about your ad choices. Vis...


21: S4E21 – "Out of the Shadows" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Randomrooroo, Tyler Ouellette, Ryan Peacock, and EverhartofDarkness, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about fearsome figures, ominous obsessions, perilous plans, and oceanside oddities. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e21 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

20: S4E20 – "An Exercise in the Occult" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three terrifying tales from authors J.M. Cennamo, Tobias Wade, and D.D. Howard, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about diabolical boxes, monstrous magic, and vengeful victims. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e20 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

19: S4E19 – "Dust and Bones" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three terrifying tales from authors Steven Long, Cameron Suey, and David Knoppel, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about spectral stalkers, sinister storms, and haunting hunts. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e19 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...


18: S4E18 – "Fireside Fables" – 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 Martins, Edwin Crowe, Ian Downes, and Andrew Harmon, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about haunting hikes, devilish disabilities, local lore, and irresistible appetites. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e18 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

Introducing MYTHOLOGY
Myths endure for a reason. This episodic audio drama brings ancient myths to life for the modern audience. Each episode presents exciting stories and analysis of each myth's history and origins, giving insight into how our ancestors saw the universe. Mythology releases a new episode every Tuesday. Mythology is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network. Subscribe to MYTHOLOGY on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/mythology/id1442945036...

17: S4E17 – "Birthed in the Dark" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors Colin Enteman, Sludgieboy, AimToSnack, Anthony Naranjo, and A.R. Scroggins, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about window watchers, instruments of evil, macabre metamorphosis, gruesome games, and offensive odors. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e17 Learn more about your ad choices. V...


16: S4E16 – "Hunters and Hauntings" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying tales from authors Colin Enteman, Sludgieboy, AimToSnack, Anthony Naranjo, and A.R. Scroggins, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about window watchers, instruments of evil, macabre metamorphosis, gruesome games, and offensive odors. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e16 Learn more about your ad choices. V...

Introducing What Makes a Killer
Audioboom presents: What Makes a Killer. Listen to new episodes of What Makes a Killer for a look into the life and crimes of the world’s most infamous serial killers. Featuring interviews with family members, forensic experts, law enforcement, and witnesses. What Makes a Killer premieres 10/31. Subscribe to What Makes a Killer on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/what-makes-a-killer/id1483611909...

15: S4E15 – "Senseless Senses" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you five terrifying Halloween-themed tales from authors Maddie Kate, The Divine Author, Ralley Zero, Liam Vickers, and Tom Farr, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about terrible traditions, eerie eyes, off-limits attics, malleable memories, and vicious visitors. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e15 Learn more about your ad ...


Introducing Bad Batch
In Wondery's new series Bad Batch, host Laura Beil (Dr. Death) investigates the multi-billion dollar underregulated industry of stem cell therapy where greed and desperation collide. When a group of patients wind up in a Texas hospital in critical condition, the trail leads back to one stem cell company and its charismatic CEO. What happens when a supposed miracle cure leaves you worse off than before? Listen to Bad Batch at http://wondery.fm/BBScaryStories...

14: S4E14 – "All Hallows Horrors" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying Halloween-themed tales from authors Jeff Miller, Kelly Foster, Adam Davies, and Adam David, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about dastardly delusions, sinister scarecrows, ghastly girls, and waking nightmares. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e14 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adc...


14: S4E14 – "All Hallows Horrors" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying Halloween-themed tales from authors Jeff Miller, Kelly Foster, Adam Davies, and Adam David, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about dastardly delusions, sinister scarecrows, ghastly girls, and waking nightmares. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e14...

13: S4E13 – "Scares Everywhere" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three terrifying tales from authors Bryce Simmons, Max Minton, and Daniel Martins, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about invading extraterrestrials, evil encounters, and aquatic anomalies. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e13 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

Introducing The Mysterious Mr. Epstein
For most of his life, Jeffrey Epstein was a mystery-- who he was, how he made his money, and how he got away with horrific crimes for so many years. The Mysterious Mr. Epstein explores how Epstein was able to use his wealth to buy status and credibility, to buy power, and ultimately to buy himself freedom from justice. From the network that brought you Dirty John. Listen now at http://Wondery.fm/scarystories...


12: S4E12 – "Paths Less Traveled" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Joe Turner, Daniel Martins, Spuk, and an anonymous author, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about quixotic cults, subterranean secrets, ominous eyes, and fearful friends. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e12 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

11: S4E11 – "Fear the Future" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors Jackson Barnard, Tim Attewell, N. Harley, and Zacharius Frost, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about cosmic calamities, monster storms, fearsome faces, and technological terrors. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e11 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

10: S4E10 – "Dirty Jobs" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three terrifying tales from author Nicky Exposito, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about sinister sprits, deadly discoveries, and ominous occupations. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e10 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...


9: S4E09 – "Creeps in the 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 Pen_Phantom13, Lunakinesis, D. Fulkerson, and Anthony M. Rud, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about eight-legged antagonists, wretched rides, secrets in the sea, and invertebrate villains. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e09 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adcho...

8: S4E08 – "Depraved Depths" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three terrifying tales from authors D. Fulkerson, Ryan Brennaman, and C.L. McLendon, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about perilous prisons, oceanic oddities, and karmic repercussions. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e08 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

7: S4E07 – "Manifesting Mayhem" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you three terrifying tales from authors MinisterOfOwls and Ryan Brennaman, as well as one anonymous author, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about weird weather, unsettling letters, and not-so-imaginary friends… or is it… fiends? See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e07 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adch...


6: S4E06 – "Hellish Harvests" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from author Christina Durner, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about creepy cottages, urban legends come alive, a traveling harvest carnival a bit out of the ordinary, and unexpected angelic vampires. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e06 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoic...

5: S4E05 – "Feeding Time" – Scary Stories Told in the Dark
In this episode of Scary Stories Told in the Dark, we bring you four terrifying tales from authors J.D. Lucien, C.F. Campbell, the writing team of Andy and Laura, and one anonymous author, performed by host and narrator Otis Jiry, about creepy cabins, waterborne beasts, parasitic pets, and foreshadowing fog. See full episode details, including the text of the featured stories, here: https://www.simplyscarypodcast.com/series/scary-stories-told-in-the-dark/s4e05 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaph...

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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...


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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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 L...

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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...


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 Learn more about your ad choices. V...

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 Learn more about your ad choices. ...

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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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 Learn more about you...

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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoic...


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 Learn more about your ad choices. ...

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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adch...

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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...


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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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 Learn more about your a...

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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/ad...


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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adcho...

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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...


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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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 Learn more ...

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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...


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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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 Learn more about you...

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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit meg...


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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megapho...

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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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 Learn more about your ad...


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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...


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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adch...

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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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 Learn more about ...


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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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 Learn more about your ad...

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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit me...


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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adc...

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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone....


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 Learn more abo...

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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...


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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit ...

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 Learn more about your ad choices. Vi...

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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megapho...


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 kee...

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 Learn more about your...


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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/ad...

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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.f...


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 ...