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Classic Horror Stories

19 EpisodesProduced by Samantha St. GermainWebsite

Stories that have been around for more than fifty years designed to frighten...even if it's just with the way they used to write. Support this podcast:

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Episode 18: The Masque of the Red Death

April 1st, 2020


This week's story is "The Masque of the Red Death" by Edgar Allan Poe. More than a little fitting to the current world circumstances.

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Episode 17: The Wolf

March 25th, 2020


Hello! It's great to be back! This week's story is "The Wolf" by Guy de Maupassant. The tale is about brothers and the legacy they left behind.

Feel …

Kwaidan Part Four: A Dead Secret

January 10th, 2020


Last one for today! I particularly enjoyed this one.

Check the podcast out on social media and leave a review on your podcatcher of choice and I'll …

Kwaidan Part Three: Ziu Roku Zakura

January 9th, 2020


Gonna release two more today to make up for lost time. Another story from the anthology.

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Kwaidan Part Two: Diplomacy

January 9th, 2020


Hello! Back at it again with a continuance of the anthology.

Check us out on social media if that's you're thing. Please leave a review and I'll …

Episode 13: Double Feature (Oshidori/Ubazakura)

December 18th, 2019


This week we have two stories from the anthology Kwaidon: Stories and Studies of Strange Things by Lafcadio Hearn. The stories are "Oshidori" and …

Episode 12: The Beautiful Suit

December 4th, 2019


This week's episode is The Beautiful Suit by H. G. Wells. Where do you imagine wearing your best clothes?

I'm sorry for the late release! It's the …

Episode 11: The Yellow Wallpaper

November 27th, 2019


This week's episode is The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The vacation home is perfect, but what about this paper?

There's social media floating around, and I am working on being better at posting. 

If …

Episode 10: The Pale Man

November 20th, 2019


This week's story is The Pale Man by Julius Long.  Can the assistant professor make the acquaintance of the Pale Man?

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Episode 9: How It Happened

November 13th, 2019


This week’s episode is How It Happened by Sie Arthur Conan Doyle. 

When the brakes fail to work, how can the car stop? 

As always, feel free to email me at

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Episode 8: Dagon

November 6th, 2019


This week's episode is Dagon by H. P. Lovecraft. What will a man see when stranded on a land that doesn't exist?

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Halloween Special- The Tell-Tale Heart

October 31st, 2019


For Halloween this year, there's a special, ad-free episode! The story is The Tell-Tale Heart, written by Edgar Allan Poe, performed by special guest narrator Savannah Rettig!

Remember to reach out on social media, just …

Episode 7: Shredni Vashtar

October 30th, 2019


The story this week was written by a man under the pen name Saki. Can a god preform a task they weren't told?

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Episode 6: The Facts in the Case of Mr. Valdemar

October 23rd, 2019


This week's story is The Facts in the Case of Mr. Valdemar written by Edgar Allan Poe.

Can Mesmerism delay death?

As always, if you have an questions or story suggestions, email me at

Episode Five: Number One Branch Line, the Signalman

October 16th, 2019


The story this week is Number One Branch Line, the Signalman, written by Charles Dickens. 

If you have any story suggestions or would just like to …

Episode Four: The Sutor of Selkirk

October 10th, 2019


The Sutor of Selkirk, the author is anonymous.

There is also a footnote stated that a sutor is an old word for shoemaker.

 If you have any story …

Episode Three: Adventure of the German Student

October 8th, 2019


The following is Adventure of the German Student written by Washington Irving.

Music was composed by me.

If you like what you hear or have any …

Episode Two: The Middle Toe of the Right Foot

October 8th, 2019


The following is The Middle Toe of the Right Foot written by Ambrose Bierce.

Music was composed by me.

If you like what you hear or have any …

Episode One: The Hand

October 8th, 2019


The following is The Hand, written by Guy de Maupassant.  Music was composed by me. If you like what you hear or have any suggestions of stories, …

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