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Tales From Beyond The Pale

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Written and directed by auteurs and performers of today’s horror genre, these lavishly produced half-hour tales range from the gently macabre to the genuinely gruesome. Hosted and curated by filmmakers Larry Fessenden (*Depraved, The Last Winter, Habit*) and Glenn McQuaid (*I Sell the Dead, V/H/S*),… read more

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Episode 49: The Masque Of The Red Death

October 28th, 2021


a Tales from Beyond the Pale READING. 
written by Edgar Allan Poe. 
selected and read by John Speredakos
saxophone score by Larry Fessenden
mastered by Glenn McQuaid
released October 28 2021 • poster by Brian Level

for more …

Episode 48: Game Night

October 21st, 2021


Something is not quite right for the fellas on Game Night...

Written and Directed by Glenn McQuaid.
Featuring Lauren Ashley Carter, James LeGros, Larry Fessenden, Matthew Stephen Huffman, John Speredakos, and Noah leGros.

Episode 47: Behind The Curtain

December 3rd, 2020


A Tales Docucast: Join us for a trip down memory lane as we peek “Behind The Curtain” of Tales From Beyond The Pale.

Directed by Craig Macneill and Noah Greenberg.
With Your Hosts Glenn McQuaid & Larry Fessenden.

Episode 46: INT. COFFIN - NIGHT

November 26th, 2020


A long time ago... six feet under...
Written and Directed by Glenn McQuaid.
Featuring Grace Cooper, Martha Harmon Pardee, Glenn McQuaid.
music by Glenn McQuaid.
Released November 25, 2020.
Poster by Brian Level.

Episode 45: British and Proud

November 19th, 2020


Writer/director Simon Rumley.
Featuring: Gareth Bennett-Ryan, Jenny Wambaa, Zack Momon, Tobin Alase, Jonathan Hansler, Mark Joseph, Lucien Morgan, Osi …

Episode 44: Blackout

November 12th, 2020


Three nights under the spell of a full moon, Charles can't fathom the things he's done.
Writer/director Larry Fessenden.
Featuring: Larry Fessenden, …

Episode 43: The Grandfather

November 5th, 2020


A perfectly ordinary grandfather waits for his perfectly happy family to arrive for a perfectly pleasant afternoon… until an unfortunate revelation puts them all on a tragic path.

Writer/director/sound design/music: …

Episode 42: 10 Year Anniversary Bash

October 29th, 2020


A one hour special celebrating 10 years of Tales with cherished collaborators and your hosts Glenn McQuaid and Larry Fessenden. Featuring Clay McLeod …

Episode 41: Dead Man's Shoes

October 22nd, 2020


A struggling novelist takes on translation work for an elderly aristocrat who wants ‘to put his affairs in order.'
Written by Ashley Thorpe. Directed by Glenn McQuaid
Featuring Larry Fessenden, Michael Cerveris, Brenda …

Episode 40: The Hole Digger

October 15th, 2020


It was the summer that everything changed, that summer in Cape Cod when they first found the hole dug down in the dunes in front of the house.

Episode 39: Pale Men Zoom

July 2nd, 2020


The Pale Men announce a summer recess and chat about their macabre audio series.
Glenn McQuaid & Larry Fessenden.
Recorded Zoom Call June 30, 2020.

Episode 38: Like Father, Like Son

June 25th, 2020


After losing his five year old son in a car accident, a scientist is determined to have a family reunion no matter how many body parts it takes.

Episode 37: Man on the Ledge

June 18th, 2020


A man reflects on his life and imminent death while perched on a ledge overlooking Manhattan.
Written and directed by Joe Maggio.
Featuring Vincent D'Onofrio, Larry Fessenden, John Speredakos, Nick Damici, Greg Amici.

Episode 36: The Vampire Party

June 11th, 2020


Two independent filmmakers choose the wrong party to attend while promoting their scary movie in Los Angeles.
Written and directed by Larry Fessenden.
Featuring AJ Bowen, Pat Healy, Larry Fessenden, Joshua Leonard, Lance …

Episode 35: Conviction

June 4th, 2020


During a weekend away with his powerful grandfather, a young boy grapples with enlightenment and demons.
Written and directed by Glenn McQuaid.

Episode 34: Barricade

May 28th, 2020


A couple honeymooning in rural Pennsylvania is visited by two desperate men fleeing legions of tiny creatures they’ve unleashed from underground.
Written and directed by Larry Fessenden.
Featuring Roxanne Benjamin, Jeremy …

Episode 33: Sarah Minds the Dog

May 21st, 2020


Sarah gets herself into a bit of a pickle when left in charge of the much loved Rottweiler of a Russian mob boss.
Written by Kim Newman. Directed by Glenn McQuaid.
Featuring Leila George, Alison Wright, Richard Mazda, …

Episode 32: Tales We Tell Part II

May 14th, 2020


A writer reveals his dark past to an unfortunate stranger on a long walk up a snowy mountain at dawn.
Written by Larry Fessenden, Glenn McQuaid, Clay McCleod Chapman. Directed by Larry Fessenden.
Featuring Larry …

Episode 31: Tales We Tell Part I

May 7th, 2020


An author visiting The Stanley Hotel writes a tale of two families in duress speeding towards a tumultuous encounter on a winding wintry road.
Written …

Episode 30: Is This Seat Taken?

April 30th, 2020


A young man meets an alluring woman on the Long Island Railroad and slowly comes to realize they have a common past…

Episode 29: Stranger

April 23rd, 2020


While four friends view a spectacular meteor shower, they encounter a stranger who walks out of the woods with a colorful fireside story to tell.

Episode 28: Trawler

April 16th, 2020


Mayhem and menace on the high seas when three fishermen haul in mysterious eggs.
Written and directed by Glenn McQuaid.
Featuring Christopher Denham, …

Episode 27: Hidden Records

April 9th, 2020


A troubled teen is haunted by the memory of his musician father and the vinyl record that speaks from beyond the grave.
Written and directed by Douglas Buck.
Featuring Kevin Cline, Tony Todd, Susan Corbett.
Performed live …

Episode 26: Ram King

April 2nd, 2020


In a mountain village just 16 years after the Black Death, an inquisitive young goatherd is falsely accused of witchcraft.
Written and directed by Joe Maggio.
Featuring Owen Campbell, Vincent D'Onofrio, Tobias Campbell, …

Episode 25: Speaking in Tongues

March 26th, 2020


One night in Montreal, an ageless man hires a young female translator to help settle mysterious debts with an array of desperate characters.
Written by Glenn McQuaid and April Snellings. Directed by Glenn McQuaid.

Episode 24: Dead Air

March 19th, 2020


A college DJ struggles with the demonic forces that haunt the hallways during a late night broadcast.
Written by Simon Barrett. Directed by Larry …

Episode 23: The Mattress King

March 12th, 2020


A sleazy entrepreneur tries to make love and money out of the back of his van in downtown L.A.
Written and directed by Clay McLeod Chapman.
Featuring Larry Fessenden, Kate Flannery, Martin Starr, Ana Asensio, Clay McLeod …

Episode 22: This Oracle Moon

March 5th, 2020


A rescue team of astronauts visits a distant moon and encounter elusive creatures with a mysterious origin.
Written and directed by Jeff Buhler. Story …

Episode 21: Johnny Boy

February 27th, 2020


A curse follows a young couple from the streets of New Orleans to their baby’s nursery.
Written and directed by JT Petty.
Featuring Amy Seimetz, Shea …

Episode 20: Who Killed Johnny Bernard?

February 20th, 2020


A man tries to bargain with the devil to change the fate of his son after a deadly accident.
Written and directed by Larry Fessenden.
Featuring Larry Fessenden, James Le Gros, Noah Le Gros, Lauren Ashley Carter, John …

Episode 19: Die Sleeping My Sweet

February 13th, 2020


A comatose patient tries desperately to communicate with the outside world.
Written and directed by Glenn McQuaid.
Featuring John Speredakos, Caprice Benedetti, Juan Carlos Hernandez, Teresa Kelsey, Matthew Stephen …

Episode 18: The Conformation

February 6th, 2020


A plastic surgeon obsessed with creating the perfect form falls for a patient obsessed with becoming it.
Written and directed by Paul Solet.
Featuring …

Episode 17: The Demon Huntsman

January 30th, 2020


Lord Capel, returning to his ancestral home, encounters a mysterious stag, the capture of which costs him everything he holds dear.
Written by Ashley …

Episode 16: No Signal

January 23rd, 2020


A trio of paranormal adventurers revisits the scene of a séance gone horribly wrong a century before, and suffer a similar fate.
Written and Directed by Larry Fessenden.
Featuring Samuel Zimmerman, Roxanne Benjamin, Clay …

Episode 15: Cold Reading

January 16th, 2020


Spirits and secrets spin out of control during a séance at the turn of the century.
Written by Glenn McQuaid and April Snellings.
Directed by Glenn …

Episode 14: Cannibals

January 9th, 2020


An embittered auteur encounters the young filmmaker who has been cannibalizing his work, a game of cat and mouse ensues.
Written and directed by Joe Maggio.
Featuring Vincent D’Onofrio, James Le Gros.
Poster by Graham …

Episode 13: Little Nasties

January 1st, 2020


Things are not quite as they seem when Heather Knox and her daughter, Bethany, arrive at a child beauty pageant, after dark…

Episode 12: Guttermouth

December 25th, 2019


Martin hears strange voices coming from the drain. Passion, obsession and madness collide when he investigates.
Written and directed by Jeff Buhler.

Episode 11: Natural Selection

December 18th, 2019


On the path to find a new species in the storied Galapogos Islands, a TV Naturalist and his cameraman encounter terrors in the night.
Written and directed by Larry Fessenden.
Featuring Dominic Monaghan, Billy Boyd, James …

Episode 10: The Chambers Tape

December 11th, 2019


Life got you down? We have just the tonic! Relax, breathe deeply and close your eyes. Let the calming effects of The Aviary work its magic on you.

Episode 9: The Tribunal of Minos

December 5th, 2019


Two Americans traveling in Greece find themselves in a mysterious labyrinth haunted by ancient myths and recent memories.
Written and directed by James Felix McKenney.
Featuring Mizuo Peck and Angus Scrimm.
Original score …

Episode 8: Food Chain

November 28th, 2019


Four hunters set out to trap the elusive Big Foot but it’s not long before the hunters become the hunted.
Written by April Snellings. Directed by Larry Fessenden.
Featuring Larry Fessenden, Jeremy Gardner, Drew Moerlein, …

Episode 7: The Ripple at Cedar Lake

November 21st, 2019


A scientist, his wife and his lover get in over their heads in this 1950’s crime of passion set within the multiverse.
Written and Directed by Glenn …

Episode 6: Junk Science

November 14th, 2019


Space can be a lonely place. For Pike and his computer AL, friendship may mean the difference between life and death.
Written and Directed by Brahm Revel.
Featuring Nick Damici, Michael Cerveris, Alison Wright, Kareem …

Episode 5: H.P. Lovecraft’s The Hound

November 7th, 2019


The allure of a jade amulet proves troublesome for two aristocratic grave robbers.
Directed by Stuart Gordon. Written by Dennis Paoli.
Featuring …

Episode 4: Caper

October 31st, 2019


Four burglars are trapped in a fantasmagoric nightmare when they discover the abandoned mansion they break into is shapeshifting.
Written and Directed by Larry Fessenden. Starring James Le Gros, Matthew Stephen Huffman, …

Episode 3: The Crush

October 24th, 2019


Loretta will stop at nothing to own a successful vineyard, but when the wine finally flows, it comes at a price.
Written and Directed by Glenn …

Episode 2: In the Wind

October 17th, 2019


Winged creatures descend from the sky to terrorize a snow-bound mountain resort.
Written and Directed by Larry Fessenden. Starring Janet Scanlon, Sam Zimmerman, Clay McLeod Chapman, Larry Fessenden.
Sound design and …

Episode 1: Reappraisal

October 1st, 2019


A man trying to sell his home and uproot his family is visited by a mysterious buyer. Written and Directed by Glenn McQuaid. Starring Larry Fessenden, Clay McLeod Chapman, Sam Zimmerman, Janet Scanlon. Performed Live.

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