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Dead Oaks: "Leftover Fireworks"

Tim and Robbie think they've hit the jackpot when they wonder upon an abandoned fireworks stand shortly after the 4th of July, but what they encounter inside will make the pair wish they'd just stayed home. Today’s episode, “Leftover Fireworks,” was written by Melissa L. Webb and was narrated by Christopher Waltz. Music in today’s episode was “Creepy,” written and performed by Nicholas Critney and "Spy Story," courtesy of Purple Planet. Check back in two weeks for the season finale of Dead Oaks, “The King of the Scum.” For more information, visit www.deadoakspodcast.com or find us on twitter, @deadoakspodcast.
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The Door to Nowhere: Part 1

By Christopher Waltz
It’s August 23rd, and I think I may be losing my mind. You see, times have been tough for me, just like times have been tough for most other people. I’m a middle-class white guy with a college education, and I’d be lying if I said I didn’t have it better than most other people I know up until about four months ago. Was it the best life in the world, well, now that I’m looking back on it, yeah, it probably was. I taught middle school English in the city, and even though the hours were almost as awful as the pay (Shove it with your “But you get summers off” nonsense, by the way.), I actually felt like I was making a difference in some of the kids’ lives. The school is in a poor area, and a lot of the kids don’t have a positive role model, especially a male one. I also had the advantage of teaching in the same building as my wife, meaning we got to do things most married couples don’t, like have lunch together and make out in the staff bathroom during our free periods. D…

Dead Oaks: "Welcome Home"

In the penultimate episode of season two, Otto finds his brother and finally comes face-to-face with Dr. Nate, who has sinister plans for both Otto and August.
“Welcome Home,” was written by Christopher Waltz. The voice of Otto Gillespie was Aaron Beck and the voice of Dr. Nate was special guest star Ryan Moore. Music in today’s episode was “Creepy,” written and performed by Nicholas Critney. Check back in two weeks for the next short story episode of Dead Oaks, “Leftover Fireworks” by Melissa L. Webb, and stay tuned on June 4th for the season finale of Dead Oaks, “The King of the Scum.” For more information, visit www.deadoakspodcast.com or find us on twitter, @deadoakspodcast.

Dead Oaks: "Monster Mike Goes to the Dentist"

In the latest episode of Dead Oaks, a routine dentist visit doesn't go as planned for Mike, a monster trying to keep his cool long enough to have an aching tooth extracted... “Monster Mike Goes to the Dentist,” was written by Joe Prosit. Music in today’s episode was “Creepy,” written and performed by Nicholas Critney, and “Constricted,” courtesy of Purple Planet. Check back in two weeks for the next episode of Otto’s Story, “Welcome Home.” For more information, visit www.deadoakspodcast.com or find us on twitter, @deadoakspodcast. For more from Joe Prosit, visit www.joeprosit.com or find him on twitter, @joeprosit.

Dead Oaks: "Aeterna Nocte"

After discovering a recording left by Dr. Nate, Otto finds himself one step closer to finding his kidnapped brother, but nothing is as it seems in Dead Oaks, and Otto is almost out of time. “Aeterna Nocte,” was written by Christopher Waltz. Music in today’s episode was “Creepy,” written and performed by Nicholas Critney. The voice of Otto Gillespie was Aaron Beck and the voice of Dr. Nate was special guest star Ryan Moore. Check back in two weeks for the next short story installment of Dead Oaks, “Monster Mike Goes to the Dentist,” by Joe Prosit. For more information, visit www.deadoakspodcast.com or find us on twitter, @deadoakspodcast.

"Horror d'Oeuvres: Bite-Sized Tales of Terror" for Scares That Care

The world of horror isn't all blood, guts, and gore!
Well, okay, it is. But sometimes the gross stuff is for a good cause. Check out Horror d'Oeuvres: Bite-Sized Tales of Terror, a horror novel including twenty-seven authors and edited by the narrator of Dead Oaks short stories "Skookum Lake" and "I Rarely Get Visitors," Rafael Marmol. Proceeds from Horror d'Oeuvres benefit Scares That Care, a charity associated with the horror community.

To find out more about Horror d'Oeuvres and Scares That Care, read on...

Be warned.

Horror d’Oeuvres: Bite-Sized Tales of Terror is an exquisite array of easily digestible horror micro-fiction from today’s freshest authors. Each tale is a demonic symphony that will peel away the layers of your mind and reduce your soul to a simmering nightmare within seven hundred words or less. 

These stories are not for the faint of heart or weak of constitution. Offering an abundant variety of deliciously dark and twisted treats, rea…

Dead Oaks: "I Rarely Get Visitors"

In this week's episode of Dead Oaks, a Halloween prank goes horribly wrong when two teenagers decide to ding-dong-ditch an elderly citizen of Dead Oaks. What answers the door is more horrifying than either of them could have ever imagined... "I Rarely Get Visitors" was written by Tristan Lince and narrated by Rafael Marmol. Music in today's episode was "Creepy," written and performed by Nicholas Critney and "Fallen Angels," courtesy of purple-planet.com. For more information, visit www.deadoakspodcast.com or find us on Twitter: @deadoakspodcast. To buy a copy of Horror d'Oeuvres, edited by Rafael Marmol, visit a.co/1piQ0rM, and to find out more about Scares That Care, visit www.scaresthatcare.org.