36 episodes

Classic lit with a modern tone, every other week.

From the creators of Myths and Legends, comes an altogether same-but-different podcast set in the world of classic lit. These are the stories of Dracula, The Time Machine, The Three Musketeers. They're stories written by Jane Austen, Shakespeare, and H.P. Lovecraft, but with a casual, modern tone. Listen as Jason and Carissa Weiser breathe new life into the classics and tell the stories of some of the greatest books ever written.

Fictional Jason Weiser, Carissa Weiser / Bardic

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    • 4.9 • 473 Ratings

Classic lit with a modern tone, every other week.

From the creators of Myths and Legends, comes an altogether same-but-different podcast set in the world of classic lit. These are the stories of Dracula, The Time Machine, The Three Musketeers. They're stories written by Jane Austen, Shakespeare, and H.P. Lovecraft, but with a casual, modern tone. Listen as Jason and Carissa Weiser breathe new life into the classics and tell the stories of some of the greatest books ever written.

    Edgar Allan Poe: The Masquerade

    Edgar Allan Poe: The Masquerade

    A Halloween episode with two stories from the master of Gothic horror, Edgar Allan Poe.

    • 34 min
    Julius Long: Room 201

    Julius Long: Room 201

    A professor checks in to a rundown hotel for a long vacation and becomes obsessed with another resident - a pale man who moves from room to room.

    • 34 min
    Philip K. Dick: Inhuman

    Philip K. Dick: Inhuman

    Lester’s work has killed trillions, making way for humanity’s march across the galaxy. But, after a trip off-world and witnessing a dead planet firsthand, he’s now changed. Lester wants out.

    Will the government release their best scientist and, more importantly, did Lester even return from the wastes?

    • 32 min
    Sherlock Holmes: The League

    Sherlock Holmes: The League

    Even good news is bad news to Sherlock Holmes when the Red-Headed League comes to town.

    • 30 min
    Monte Cristo: Wait and Hope (part 6 of 6)

    Monte Cristo: Wait and Hope (part 6 of 6)

    The Count of Monte Cristo's revenge is complete

    • 1 hr 1 min
    The Count of Monte Cristo: A Million Secrets (part 5 of 6)

    The Count of Monte Cristo: A Million Secrets (part 5 of 6)

    The Count of Monte Cristo moves his pieces into place. His revenge is coming.

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
473 Ratings

473 Ratings

Casemo7 ,

Top notch

Love love love
However, I’ve listened to all the episodes several times over and I really wish he came out with them more consistently 😭😭😭 by far my fave podcast but it’s so rare. Please put out moreeeee eps! They’re so good!

Cindyloo47 ,

My Favourite Podcast

I love Fictional. I can’t wait for the next episode. Jason’s interpretation of the stories are so interesting and very entertaining. ❤️❤️❤️

utprak ,

Wow

This deserves so much more love

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