34 episodes

a radio-dramatic podcast that celebrates and produces short horror stories by BIPOC authors.

Produced by Dusky Projects.

Black Women Are Scary Black Women Are Scary

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    • 5.0 • 19 Ratings

a radio-dramatic podcast that celebrates and produces short horror stories by BIPOC authors.

Produced by Dusky Projects.

    Final Friday: Shweta Taneja

    Final Friday: Shweta Taneja

    Join us as we speak with our featured author Shweta Taneja about Indian traditional storytelling, women in sci-fi, and why dolphins. 

    Music by Community Education

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Flash Fiction Friday: Ep 1

    Flash Fiction Friday: Ep 1

    Join us for our first Flash Fiction episode of season 3 as we speak to featured author Shweta Taneja about writing magic to find courage in real life situations, Indian storytelling festivals, and why dolphins. 

    Music by Community Education

    SFX contributions by Private Hell Productions 

    • 1 hr 4 min
    S3 EP1: The Songs Humanity Lost To Dolphins

    S3 EP1: The Songs Humanity Lost To Dolphins

    In a near future where all the toddlers are called by the ocean, mothers all over the globe must come together to understand what’s happening to their children or risk losing them forever.

    Written by Shweta Taneja

    Performed by Joylyn Miller

    Additional voices by Gabe Castro and Wi-Moto Nyoka

    Sound design by Gabe Castro

    Black Women Are Scary is now also airing Fridays @ 10pm on WPEB 88.1 FM

    Special thanks to: Scribe Video Center, WPEB, Support Our Creatives, Bitches on Comics, The Last Girls Club Magazine, Kathryn Hoist, and The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy in Philadelphia. 

    • 26 min
    Season 2 Wrap Up!

    Season 2 Wrap Up!

    Thank you for tuning in to Black Women Are Scary. Take a listen to what's on tap for the fall and please consider making a tax deductible contribution here. Your support will go towards production costs for season 3 where we will continue to celebrate BIPOC authors in the genre. See you in the fall!

    • 2 min
    Final Friday: Kim M. Munsamy

    Final Friday: Kim M. Munsamy

    Join us for our Final Friday of season 2, as we discuss immigration, studying psychology while writing horror, and why we love monstrous women with our featured author Kim M. Munsamy.

    Music by Community Education 

    • 36 min
    Flash Fiction Friday Ep 8

    Flash Fiction Friday Ep 8

    Join us as we discuss late stage capitalism, supernatural pregnancies, and what makes a monstrous woman with special guest Sara Century, co-host of Bitches on Comics podcast. Featuring flash fiction written by myself and Sara, inspired by this month's story "Nature". 

    Music by Community Education

    SFX contributions by Private Hell Productions and Burgh Records

    TW: episode contains discussions around unwanted pregnancy, adoption, and reproductive rights.

    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

Briannabanana🍌 ,

so so so good !!

every story is so scary whether or not there's a happy end! each episode is extremely well-produced; great sound engineering, strong plots, and you care who the l characters + want to keep listening to find out what happens! we love to see it !! my fave used to be ogali + cooking with my sister but one drop / flash fiction 7 might be my new favorite!

NCISwit ,

Need more please

So these ladies work hard and for that I am grateful. The intricacies within these stories reflect the complexities of the writers that create them and I get lost in a new world each time. My most sincerest appreciation for providing me with mini escapes on a regular basis and I look forward to experiencing new authors and new worlds as the podcast grows.

JessCharl ,

Wonderful

I love this podcast. The stories are fantastic, and the episodes are beautifully performed, directed, and produced. Thanks for making it!

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