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EP087: Authorwerx

By Greg van Eekhout. Read by Stephen Eley. I launched into my next bit, which I’d rehearsed that morning on the tram. “What I liked about your stories is that you never knew where they were going. It’d start off as a World War II military adventure, but then it would wind up being about […]

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EP044: Show and Tell

By Greg van Eekhout. Read by Anna Eley. Dex asks if he can keep the bullet, and Brindi says to give it back, and Teacher reminds her to say please. Brindi agrees to throw bullets at the rest of us, so she does the thing with her finger and it’s BOOM, BOOM, BOOM and whip-whip-whip […]

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Robots and Year’s Best Fantasy

I just learned on Greg’s blog that “Robots and Falling Hearts,” by Greg van Eekhout and Tim Pratt, has been selected by David Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer for The Year’s Best Fantasy 6, to be published this summer. Think there’s any possibility that they heard the story here? Congratulations, guys! It’s a well-deserved honor, and […]

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EP031: Robots and Falling Hearts

By Tim Pratt and Greg van Eekhout. Read by Alex Wilson (of Telltale Weekly). All stories by Tim Pratt or Greg van Eekhout. All stories read by Alex Wilson. I paused to tie a loose shoelace and a squat robot, like a dirty white trashcan on tank-treads, trundled out of an alley toward me. A […]

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EP Flash: Pennywhistle

By Greg van Eekhout. Read by Anna Eley. “Piper,” I screamed, fumbling in my purse. Too late. He brought his pipe to his lips and blew a note that almost made my eyeglasses shatter. Over at the sandbox, Nathan rose to his feet. He started moving towards the man. All the children did. Rated R. […]

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EP Flash: Virus

By Greg van Eekhout. Read by Deborah Green. All stories by Greg van Eekhout All stories read by Deborah Green Drawn by the sound of the propellers, the lunchtime crowd looked to the sky. An airship passed over the skyscrapers, plumes of black, virus-laden smoke spewing behind it. Traffic below stopped. People paused on the […]

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EP Flash: Slicing

By Greg van Eekhout. Read by Stephen Eley. All stories by Greg van Eekhout All stories read by Stephen Eley. The fact is, almost any new knife can cut through an aluminum can and then slice a tomato with equal ease. Don’t believe me, buy a new cheap knife and try it yourself. The pitch […]

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EP Flash: Airedale

By Greg van Eekhout. Read by Anna Eley. I never doubted Dolly would place high. Best of Breed at the very least. When it came to official conformation standards, my Airedale bitch made other dogs look like pigs and weasels.

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EP Flash: Oasis

By Greg van Eekhout. Read by Stephen Eley. You turn a lever that pops open the cover of the control pad. There’s a big red button labeled OPEN AIRLOCK. You jab it. Then you jab the CONFIRM button. Then you push the handle thing, and it’s all over. Download the Escape Pod Flash. Note: This […]

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