A podcast featuring short stories and news from the world of The Stranger Times - a newspaper based in Manchester reporting the weird and wonderful from around the world. Based on the novel The Stranger Times by C.K. McDonnell - out Jan 14th 2021.
Ep 14: Ain't no party like an online book launch party!
This week, Caimh makes an announcement! He also unnecessarily says the words 'penis pump' a lot and then we have edited highlights of the online launch event for Caimh's new book The Stranger Times where the brilliant author Mark Stay battles to get a...
Ep 13: Sacrifice with Al Barrie
A brand new short story called Sacrifice written by CK McDonnell and read by Alistair Barrie. NOTHING TO DO WITH THE ELTON JOHN SONG.
Ep 12: Stranger Times Preview Part 3 – Meet a Monster
This episode, which is the second in a launch week special, is the final preview of the audiobook. Caimh gets you acquainted with one of the monsters roaming the street of Manchester. And don't forget The Stranger Times book is out now! It's available...
Ep 11: Stranger Times Preview Part 2 - Meet The New Boss
in this launch week special episode - the first of two, Caimh introduces you to the tyrant that is Vincent Banecroft while managing to entirely forget to plug the facebook live launch event on the Caimh McDonnell Facebook page, Thursday 14th Jan, 8PM...
Ep 10: Stranger Times Preview Part 1 - Meet the family
In this episode, Caimh wishes you a happy new year and gives you a disturbing analogy about being a sheep farmer. There's also a sneak peek at chapters 1 and 2 of The Stranger Times and you'll get to meet the staff behind the paper. Fun fact: You'll...
Ep 9: The Light with Alex Boardman
This week, the brilliant Alex Boardman reads a story about choice and consequence.
Fantastic & fantastical
Came to this after reading “The Stranger Times”. Perfectly pitched short stories enjoyable on their own. Having different narrators keeps it interesting as each voice gives each story it’s own , well, voice whilst C.K.s writing style is so engaging
Intelligent, quick, very funny and maybe possible??
Love ‘Stranger Times’ and the readers are picked perfectly. Just long enough to enjoy and smile and not hurt your cheeks.
Such a lovely way to pass a dismal winter hour.