Thursday, January 12, 2006

Episode 3: The Specialist's Hat

The third podcast.

A guest story is read.

"The Specialist's Hat" by Kelly Link [Read]
   —Publication in Event Horizon, November 1998
   —Reprint in The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror XII, July 1999
   —Reprint in The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, October 1999
   —Winner of the 1999 World Fantasy Award
   —Reprint in Crossroads, August 2004

Claire's face is stubborn. "When you're Dead," she says, "you stay up all night long."

"When you're dead," the babysitter snaps, "it's always very cold and damp, and you have to be very, very quiet or else the Specialist will get you."

"This house is haunted," Claire says.

"I know it is," the babysitter says. "I used to live here."

Referenced Sites

Stranger Things Happen
"Most of My Friends Are Two-Thirds Water," read by Alex Wilson

Music by Cargo Cult

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