18 episodes

BLIGHT : Stories in the Key of Decay and Repair is the collected audio work of Sean Williamson and friends. Each story is a meditation on death and rebirth. Each story is about endings and beginnings. There are dimension-shifting-dogs, flickering street lights, gas station hot dogs, toddlers, peach Schnapps in water bottles, Yancy Thigpen, and much, much more. BLIGHT is a comfort. BLIGHT is a voice. BLIGHT is a reminder. Visit us at www.blightstories.com and https://www.patreon.com/blightstories

BLIGHT Sean Williamson

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 17 Ratings

BLIGHT : Stories in the Key of Decay and Repair is the collected audio work of Sean Williamson and friends. Each story is a meditation on death and rebirth. Each story is about endings and beginnings. There are dimension-shifting-dogs, flickering street lights, gas station hot dogs, toddlers, peach Schnapps in water bottles, Yancy Thigpen, and much, much more. BLIGHT is a comfort. BLIGHT is a voice. BLIGHT is a reminder. Visit us at www.blightstories.com and https://www.patreon.com/blightstories

    BLIGHT: SEASON 3: EPISODE 4: SUMMERTIME

    BLIGHT: SEASON 3: EPISODE 4: SUMMERTIME

    We’re back! New stories. New format. One episode a month with works by Sean Williamson plus one guest artist.

    • 34 min
    BLIGHT 3 : EPISODE 3 : DISAPPEAR

    BLIGHT 3 : EPISODE 3 : DISAPPEAR

    Hello and welcome to Blight: Stories in the Key of Decay and Repair. Stories this episode by Tom McGowan and Justin Spaller. Music by Lonely Games. Show music by Shawn Stephany. Mixed by Shane Olivo.

    • 27 min
    BLIGHT 3 : EPISODE 2 : ALIENS

    BLIGHT 3 : EPISODE 2 : ALIENS

    Sean Williamson talks about the importance and preciousness of independent venues. Jo Hylton on appreciating one film. Parker Winship on the appreciation of many films,
    "Shimmer" by Cairns
    Show music by Shawn Stephany. Show mix by Shane Olivo.

    • 31 min
    EPISODE 1 : THE SHRINE WITHIN THE SHRINE

    EPISODE 1 : THE SHRINE WITHIN THE SHRINE

    In this episode we talk about Milwaukee's Cactus Club and the importance of punk rock.

    Jessica Heuer tells a story about being isolated with chemotherapy, observing as the world outside moves on in it's own pain and joy, without her.

    Robert Trettin tells an adventure about hiking to meet a Buddhist nun, in the mountains of Nepal.

    Music by X Harlow. Show mix by Shane Olivo.
    Mix on "Springtime in Quarantine" by Nathaniel Heuer

    • 35 min
    BLIGHT 2 : EPISODE 8 : THE END OF THE BEGINNING

    BLIGHT 2 : EPISODE 8 : THE END OF THE BEGINNING

    Blight 8 - The End of the Beginning is the final episode of Season Two. Sean talks about togetherness, Nabila Lovelace and the Black is Beautiful bike ride. Dan Vierck on Inheritance and poetry by Ashley Mayne.

    Show music by Shawn Stephany
    Mix by Shane Olivo at Bobby Peru Recording

    • 22 min
    BLIGHT 2 : EPISODE 7 : OUT OF TIME

    BLIGHT 2 : EPISODE 7 : OUT OF TIME

    EPISODE 7 : OUT OF TIME : Sean Williamson talks about having a new baby in an uncertain world and reads his story Christ of the Abyss, published in 2018 at Malasana Arts and Letters. Jim Winship joins the show again with a piece about how time is out of place.

    "Tin House" by Hello Death
    Mix by Shane Olivo at Bobby Peru Recording.

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

Fairy Wellness ,

Amazing podcast that touches your heart.

Sean Williamson is a unique and soulful writer who touches your heart with every story. Listen to this podcast and be prepared to laugh, cry, and think about life and the way you live it in a new light.

Harris Lahti ,

Funny, beautiful, sad

Sean is a natural storyteller. His work is funny and beautiful and sometimes sad. In one of the stories: a dog dreams of the earth’s crust pushing up out of the sea, and it was all those things. Be it fiction or nonfiction, these stories—all of them—hum with a unique life of their own.

Dougie24/7 ,

Blight is all that

Geez Louise! Heartbreaking heartwarming happy sad morose fun stuff!