Escape Pod 84: Smooth Talking

Show Notes

Rated R. For profanity and somewhat wooden anatomical descriptions.

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Smooth Talking

by Tobias S. Buckell

Roger sighed, shifted his position on the stump, and then turned back away from Marcus.

“What I’m trying to do, Marcus, is talk that tree into moving.”

Marcus didn’t say anything. He stood behind someone he thought he once knew and tried to figure what to say next. Not a man normally tied for words, Marcus found himself in the very surreal position of being speechless.

About the Author

Tobias S. Buckell

Tobias S. Buckell

Caribbean born Tobias S. Buckell is a New York Times Bestselling author. His novels and over 70 stories have been translated into 19 different languages.

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About the Narrator

Steve Anderson

Steve Anderson has been acting on stage for more years than he cares to admit, and has worked for 10 seasons at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire–most memorably, selling pickles. These days, his main acting job consists of performing one-man shows and storytelling programs with his touring series, Great Tales Live.

He’s fascinated by Civil War history, and has led almost a thousand walking tours in Gettysburg. He performs as a living history interpreter along the Civil War Trails. He lives in central Pennsylvania with his beloved wife Rhonda and a varying number of cats.

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