By Jeffrey R. DeRego. Read by Scott Sigler. All stories by Jeffrey R. DeRego “Leave,” she said calmly, “just go. A recruiting visit was here just three weeks ago and they had no success. The people here don’t much like the Union. Hell, it took me almost a year before any of them would even […]
By Jeffrey R. DeRego. Read by Jonathon Sullivan. All stories by Jeffrey R. DeRego “You super folks must think we’re pretty damn foolish, especially us in the law enforcement community.” Look at him leaning back with his feet up on the desk. Did he just walk out of Cool Hand Luke? Sheesh, you’d think a […]
Are you new to Escape Pod? Wondering where to start? We’ve been around for over a decade so you have many stories to choose from, but here are some highlights to get you launched. Note: you can always listen to any story — for free — here on the website. EP001: Imperial – The one that started the journey. EP105: Impossible […]
Hello 2011! I hope everyone had a happy and safe holiday and are ready for a kick-ass year… wait, it’s halfway through January already? Oh boy. But hey, this year is an odd number, and a prime one at that. That’s got to be a good sign. Right? Right. My last post about superhero prose […]
By Chris Dahlen Read by: Cheyenne Wright Discuss on our forums. All stories by Chris Dahlen All stories read by Cheyenne Wright Rated PG-13: For sexual situations and adult language. Show Notes: Election day is always better with clones! Mr. Dahlen is editorial director of Kill Screen, a new print quarterly magazine about videogames. Feedback […]
By Cat Rambo Read by: Christiana Ellis of Nina Kimberly the Merciless and Space Casey First appeared in Clarkesworld Discuss on our forums. All stories by Cat Rambo All stories read by Christiana Ellis “Laura,” a speaker said, as though I hadn’t been gone for six years, as though she’d seen me every day in […]
Folks: Summary first. Escape Pod is going to miss its weekly releases for the remainder of November. We will resume in December, probably the first week. Now the explanation.
First: my apologies for recent delays in getting Escape Pod out; in the last couple of weeks it’s hit the feed Friday afternoons rather than late Thursday. It’s probably going to happen again this week. Personal business lately has included me losing my day job, finding a new and much better day job in the […]