The official HorrorBabble podcast: a home for horror classics and rare weird tales.
”Haita the Shepherd” / A Cthulhu Mythos Story by Ambrose Bierce
From Bierce's "Can Such Things Be?" collection. Haita is a naive shepherd who prays at the shrine of Hastur, god of shepherds, and knows nothing of his origin. When great storms threaten to drown the cities of the valleys, he threatens to abandon his worship, blackmailing Hastur into saving them by transforming the water into the sea. He cares for a holy hermit living an hour away and he enlightens him as to the identity of the maiden he has met.
”From Beyond” by H. P. Lovecraft
"From Beyond" is a horror short story by American writer H. P. Lovecraft. It was written in 1920 and was first published in The Fantasy Fan in June 1934 (Vol. 1, No. 10).
”Sleigh Bells” by Hasan Vokine / Arctic Horror (5/5)
"Sleigh Bells" by the mysterious writer, Hasan Vokine, first appeared in the April 1925 edition of Weird Tales Magazine. The story takes place in deepest Siberia, where two men are besieged by wolves in an isolated hut.
”The Earth Draws” by Jonas Lie / Arctic Horror (4/5)
"The Earth Draws" by Norwegian author Jonas Lie, first appeared in his 1893 collection, Weird Tales from Northern Seas. The story tells of a series of strange events surrounding a young salesman’s visit to a remote fishing station.
”The Arctic Death” by Wilford Allen / Arctic Horror (3/5)
"The Arctic Death" by American author Wilford Allen, first appeared in Weird Tales Magazine in June 1927. Out of the North it came, that dread death that touched every living thing with a killing cold.
”The Paradise of the Ice Wilderness” by Jul. Regis / Arctic Horror (2/5)
"The Paradise of the Ice Wilderness" by Swedish author Jul. Regis, first appeared in Amazing Stories in October 1927. The tale tells of the discovery of a frozen mammoth in Northern Siberia.
Really enjoy listening especially to the more gothic tales which are expertly read.👏
This is quite simply the best horror/weird stories podcast. The tales are brilliantly selected, and superbly read. Thank you so much.
Waited a long time for this excellent channel to become a podcast, and I am not disappointed. The reading is excellent and at last I can listen through my car stereo. Well done, well done indeed. I look forward to further stories :)