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NoSleep Podcast S19E08

NoSleep Podcast S19E08

Update: 2023-03-261


It’s Episode 08 of Season 19. We ponder weak and weary with tales about creepy carnivals.

“The Ride” written by T.N. Guignol (Story starts around 00:04:50 )

Produced by: Phil Michalski

Cast: Narrator – Kristen DiMercurio, Samantha – Nichole Goodnight, Andrew – Elie Hirschman, Blake – Matthew Bradford, Erin – Katabelle Ansari, EMT – Linsay Rousseau, Gift Shop Employee – Dan Zappulla

“For the Children” written by A.M. Dodds-Wade (Story starts around 00:31:50 )


Produced by: Phil Michalski

Cast: Ashley – Erin Lillis, Gas Station Attendant – Mary Murphy, Cheese Monger – David Cummings, Ticket Seller – Katabelle Ansari, Izzy – Erika Sanderson, Jiggles – Elie Hirschman, Funhouse Worker – Dan Zappulla, Robert – Graham Rowat, Short Man – Jesse Cornett, Magician – Peter Lewis, Effects Lady – Sarah Ruth Thomas, Mirror Maze Barker – Atticus Jackson

“Vessel No. 9” written by C.T. Flaska (Story starts around 01:01:00 )

Produced by: Jesse Cornett

Cast: Narrator – Kyle Akers, Instructor – Jesse Cornett, Little Girl – Nichole Goodnight, Welcome Voice – David Cummings, Park Employee #1 – Matthew Bradford, Park Employee #2 – Graham Rowat, Dad – Atticus Jackson

“Magic Forest” written by Summer Feaker (Story starts around 01:48:50 )

Produced by: Jeff Clement

Cast: Jake – Jeff Clement, Brynn – Danielle McRae, Ticket Seller – Linsay Rousseau, The Princess – Sarah Ruth Thomas, Bo Peep – Jessica McEvoy, The Witch – Mary Murphy

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Click here to learn more about The NoSleep Podcast team

Click here to learn more about Edgar Allan Poe from author Rene Rehn

Click here to learn more about T.N. Guignol

Click here to learn more about A.M. Dodds-Wade

Click here to learn more about C.T. Flaska

Executive Producer & Host: David Cummings

Musical score composed by: Brandon Boone

“For the Children” illustration courtesy of Jen Tracy

Audio program ©2023 – Creative Reason Media Inc. – All Rights Reserved – No reproduction or use of this content is permitted without the express written consent of Creative Reason Media Inc. The copyrights for each story are held by the respective authors. The works of Edgar Allan Poe reside in the public domain.

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NoSleep Podcast S19E08

NoSleep Podcast S19E08

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