19 Nocturne Boulevard (atomicbedtimestories)
Wheeality Productions features 19 Nocturne Boulevard, Bingo the Birthday Clown, The Deadeye Kid, The Tone Didactic (blogs on audio drama), and guest starring Warp'd Space! Whew!

When is a dream a dream and when is a butterfly really a slime mold?

Direct download: DreamWorld_RSS.mp3
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Not about a cat.  Watch out if you're arachniphobic.

Direct download: Tabby_RSS.mp3
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If time and space travel were possible, where would the aliens go?  A cornfield?  or something fun....?

Direct download: UnbornTomorrow_RSS.mp3
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The consequences of a bad fall.

Direct download: Flamedown_RSS.mp3
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no intro - my father just passed away.

Direct download: Slizzers_RSS.mp3
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An invader kills your family - and even though you suspect, you can't act - why?

Direct download: CuckooClock_RSS.mp3
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Sometimes people have to be cruel to be kind....

Direct download: WheelsWithin_pt2of2_RSS.mp3
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A glimpse of a dreamworld, a vision of the future, or something else entirely?

Direct download: WheelsWithin_pt1of2_RSS.mp3
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government trust doesn't go both ways.

Direct download: SecurityRisk_RSS.mp3
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(sorry about the rough intro - the smoke is killing my voice)

Things can be as plain on the nose on your face - but how often do you really LOOK at the nose on your face?

Direct download: BlindSpot_RSS.mp3
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Beyond Pandora by Robert J. Martin
and
Two Timer by Frederic Brown

Direct download: PandoraAndTwo_RSS.mp3
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Life on another scale entirely.

Direct download: Rotifers_RSS.mp3
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The end of the story of talking to an alien's brain....

Direct download: BigBaby5of5_RSS.mp3
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Why do we assume only stationary computers - or even useful computers - would be the most likely to independently develop A.I.?

Direct download: SmallWorldM75_RSS.mp3
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Almost done!

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Direct download: BigBaby4of5_RSS.mp3
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by Roger Kuykendall

Kids don't know what WON'T work, so sometimes they get unexpected results.

 

Direct download: anythingwrong_RSS.mp3
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halfway done.

An alien presence can be hard to understand, unless it really WANTS to be heard...

Direct download: BigBaby3of5_RSS.mp3
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By Noel Loomis

In a world where money has been replaced by a daily point score, what is left to achieve?  Or at least to prove you achieved something at all?

Direct download: Millionaire_RSS.mp3
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Human - alien communication is trickier than expected...

Direct download: BigBaby2of5_RSS.mp3
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Telepathy with aliens allows the best exploration.  But what if you miss something dangerous?

Direct download: BigBaby1of5_RSS.mp3
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Tales of accidental invention....

Direct download: TheWaterEater_RSS.mp3
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When everything is replaceable, what makes a man?

Direct download: AmIStillThere_RSS.mp3
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A tale of revenge...

Direct download: NoShieldFromTheDead_RSS.mp3
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A story told in an odd set of correspondence.

I'm... not sure what it's about, actually.

Direct download: OnHandlingTheData_RSS.mp3
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In a strange place, anyone can blend....

Direct download: StrangerHereMyself_RSS.mp3
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Short sharp and shocking. 

Direct download: Disqualified_RSS.mp3
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Perception is 9/10ths of the law....

Direct download: TheGodPllnk_RSS.mp3
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Escaping the holodeck isn't easy when a sociopath is running the show!

Direct download: Creatureinside2of2_RSS.mp3
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Long before Star Trek, the healing qualities of a feedback-loop holodeck were posited.  Except in the hands of a solipsistic narcissist, it might go very wrong.

Direct download: Creatureinside1of2_RSS.mp3
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Every experiment in the world cannot prevent the completely unexpected....

Direct download: TimeFuze_RSS.mp3
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Sometimes what you leave behind isn't as bad as what you run into when running away.

Direct download: IncidentRoute12_RSS.mp3
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Picking up Hitchhikers can be dangerous, even in the far future....

Direct download: HardGuy_RSS.mp3
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An actor teaches an alien to play the role of his life - himself.

Direct download: MyFairPlanet2of2_RSS.mp3
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What if an alien who wanted to blend in and scout our planet encountered an acting coach?

Direct download: MyFairPlanet1of2_RSS.mp3
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While writing a book on the superiority of humans to all other so-called intelligent life-forms, an explorer has a bit of a rude awakening.

Direct download: SweeperLoray_RSS.mp3
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It's a long trek to find life in the galaxy - a nine-year voyage with limited interaction...

Direct download: TheLonelyOnes_RSS.mp3
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Two short stories, one about robot sales and one about being lost in time.

Direct download: TwoShorts_Salesman_Lost_RSS.mp3
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And so it plays out - weakness on both sides, and nothing realistic.

Direct download: LoveStory_part2of2_RSS.mp3
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Another take on a possible future....

Direct download: NiceGirl5Husbands_RSS.mp3
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You know what they say - beware earthmen bearing anything.

Direct download: GiftFromEarth_RSS.mp3
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An alien's-eye view of a weird ass annoying world.

Direct download: WeirdestWorld_RSS.mp3
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Betting on the future is a sucker's game.

Direct download: 1000PerPlate_RSS.mp3
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Some words sound similar and mean very different things - but that doesn't mean they can't work out.

Direct download: PoppaNeedsShorts_RSS.mp3
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What could it mean when a body is hanging there in public and no one but you seems to notice?

Direct download: The_HangingStranger_RSS.mp3
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You'll never guess what the rats are.  SMH

Direct download: RatsInBelfry_RSS_2of2.mp3
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You know what they say about non-Euclidian angles....

Direct download: RatsInBelfry_RSS_1of2.mp3
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A heart-warming tale of a man and his rat.

Direct download: BrownJohn_RSS.mp3
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When it absolutely, positively MUST get there on time.... even decades later.

Direct download: RattleOK_RSS2.mp3
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The final revelation - what was so horrible?

Direct download: Shadow8_RSS.mp3
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The descent into the ancient metropolis.

Direct download: Shadow7_RSS.mp3
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Time travel can make things easier - or much harder.  Depends on which way you go, and how much it takes out of you.

Direct download: TravelerInTime_RSS.mp3
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The Australian desert hides horrible things....

Direct download: Shadow6_RSS.mp3
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In show business, they say never work with kids or animals - but what about monsters?

Direct download: JimsyAndMonsters_RSS2.mp3
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Few minutes after friday, but I fell asleep in my office chair after the livestream - been getting so many things done, i just passed out when I relaxed. My feet re so cold, I need a carpet under my desk.

our hero finds a reason to leave, but cannot get anyone else to vacate.

Direct download: Shadow5_RSS.mp3
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When shipwrecked, some dream of rescue, while others plan for the worst.

Direct download: AWomansPlace_RSS2.mp3
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A visitor's look at a post-nuclear New York.  

Some things never change.

Direct download: ComingAttraction_RSS.mp3
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No intro.  Life is still crazy.

Direct download: Shadow3_rss.mp3
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Peasley has disturbing dreams - almost like memories - of unimagineable places.

Direct download: Shadow2_RSS.mp3
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Everyone knows statistics lie. But it helps a lot if you get correct numbers to begin with.

A tale of a census that goes horribly wrong.

Direct download: SodomAndGTexas_RSS.mp3
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Not what you'd expect - a couple of kids cook up something unusual...

Direct download: PeopleSoupRSS.mp3
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The Real Hard Sell by William W. Stuart, part 2

The conclusion of the story that asks what if the only job left to humans was sales?

Direct download: RealHardSellRSS_pt2.mp3
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If the only job left is sales - the only job for humans - who is left to sell to?

Direct download: RealHardSellRSS_pt1.mp3
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The story is quite short, so I added a couple of samples from books I've done for Audible, and a prose poem cycle from Robert W. Chambers called The Prophet's Paradise, which is odd and generally overlooked, though he's known for originating the King in Yellow.

Direct download: HelpfulRobotsRSS_plussamples_plusProphet.mp3
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Every strike must resolve, sometime...

Direct download: RobotsAriseRSS_pt2.mp3
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A striking tale of simple robots - or is it a simple tale of striking robots?

 

Direct download: RobotsAriseRSS_pt1.mp3
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Making rats smarter seems like a good idea, until they're smart enough to escape....

Direct download: OhRatsRSS.mp3
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A child in an occupied land finds out the consequences of war.

Direct download: TonyAndTheBeetlesRSS_pt2.mp3
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A child of occupation finds out the truth of war.

Direct download: TonyAndTheBeetlesRSS_pt1.mp3
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Excavating ancient societies can be thrilling.... but who's the excavator, and who's the ancient?

Direct download: LaterThanYouThink_RSS.mp3
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Juvenile delinquency starts early when a ward full of babies is possessed - and what can you do to stop them?

Narrated and sound edited by Julie Hoverson

Direct download: KillYouTomorrowRSS.mp3
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A man has an issue with his writing snake.  (Not a euphemism)

Narrated by "Atomic" Julie Hoverson
Sound editing by Bill Bowman

Direct download: Droozle_RSS.mp3
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If an alien pig can talk, does it make smart bacon?

Direct download: BeyondLiesWubRSS.mp3
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If every decision might change the world, just stepping through a door could be life-affecting!

Direct download: TheDoorway_RSS.mp3
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What happens when the lights go out?

 

Direct download: PetFarmRSS_pt2.mp3
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Reclamation of lost colonies is tricky work - especially when aliens have been involved.

putting this one out a bit early, since the weekend is going to be crazy busy.

Direct download: PetFarmRSS_Pt1.mp3
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A man breaks down doors, but not to get through them.

Direct download: HandyMan_RSS.mp3
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And this is how half the human race would die out......

(assuming stereotypes of the time, not real people with any diversity)

Direct download: NameisWoman2_RSS.mp3
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Men may be from Mars, but the women went there to get away....

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When aliens appear, who says they will want to eat people?

;)

Direct download: SweetTooth_RSS.mp3
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A couple discovers that a deal that looks too good - always is.

Direct download: TheOldRamblingHouseRSS.mp3
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Spies must be dealt with...

Direct download: SpyInTheElevator2_RSS.mp3
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narrated by Julie Hoverson

 

In a future of huge enclosed and isolate communal living spaces, spies must want to "come in" from the cold, right?

Direct download: SpyInTheElevator1_RSS.mp3
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Number 12 looks just like you! 

<shudder>

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A story from the Twilight Zone - no, literally!

Direct download: BeautifulPeople_pt1RSS.mp3
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Fishhead's brutal end.

Direct download: FishHead_RSS_pt2.mp3
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A story that inspired Lovecraft - for the lushness of description, and perhaps the casual racism.

Direct download: FishHead_RSS_pt1.mp3
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The world is not as empty as one thinks.

Direct download: APailOfAir2RSS.mp3
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In a world where everything, even air, is frozen, any sign of life is a wonder - or a terror,

Direct download: APailOfAir1RSS.mp3
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How to solve the problems of the entire world. 

It would work, wouldn't it?

yeah, humans are a problem.

Direct download: Goliah_pt2RSS.mp3
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written in 1910, but set in 1924, Goliah is a shadowy figure (perhaps the first Bond-style "villain") who forces, under pain of inescapable death, the men who run the world into fixing society.

Direct download: Goliah1_RSS.mp3
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How much debt to make life worth living?

Direct download: CostOfLivingRSS.mp3
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A full story in one - what happens when aliens come in peace, but land in the wrong place?

Direct download: BadDayForVerminRSS.mp3
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The spy is finally revealed! 

Direct download: BrainTwister11_endRSS.mp3
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Varlets!  Highwaymen!

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The Queen visits the palace and plays with a hand of kings and queens ...

Direct download: BrainTwister9_Ch6aRSS.mp3
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Collecting another telepath, the queen wishes to make a progress...

Direct download: BrainTwister8_Ch5RSS.mp3
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Another telepath?

 

Direct download: BrainTwister7_Ch4aRSS.mp3
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Long damn chapters, eh?

Direct download: BrainTwister6_Ch3bRSS.mp3
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Finally a telepath!  One's who's ... functional... mostly.

Direct download: BrainTwister5_Ch3aRSS.mp3
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A side trip to check for telepaths at a DC institution....  with the obvious outcome.

Direct download: BrainTwister4_Ch2cRSS.mp3
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