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Howdy, folks. I’m an old bastard on death’s door, here to tell you the gosh-damned truth about this horrid town, Christ The King. So who the hell cares? Go on and ignore me, friend - but when this bad stuff happens to you, you’re gonna wish you’d listened to ol’ Willard before the government cancer got him.

Every month we post a new nightmare for ya, and I swear on the Sinners' Bible, every last one is 100% true. I wish they weren’t

Desperate Nightmares From Christ The King, Missouri Willard Fresco / CTK Productions

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    • 5.0, 23 Ratings

Howdy, folks. I’m an old bastard on death’s door, here to tell you the gosh-damned truth about this horrid town, Christ The King. So who the hell cares? Go on and ignore me, friend - but when this bad stuff happens to you, you’re gonna wish you’d listened to ol’ Willard before the government cancer got him.

Every month we post a new nightmare for ya, and I swear on the Sinners' Bible, every last one is 100% true. I wish they weren’t

    SERIES FINALE - "Suicide Inn"

    SERIES FINALE - "Suicide Inn"

    2018. In the world of independently-run bed and breakfasts, Barnaby and Willow Radcliffe soon discover that if you wanna make a buck, you’ve gotta get a gimmick. Taped in front of a live studio audience.

    Dramatized by Gabrielle Lenhard

    Featuring the Christ The King Players
    Katie Hartman as Willow Radcliffe
    Andrew Dahreddine as Barnaby Radcliffe
    Lorena Monagas as Manuela
    Josh Gregory as Frank Neekis and the Parrot
    Nina Mozes as Melanie Grapes
    Rives Elliot as Dan Hopkins
    ...and Bebe D’Amore as your narrator

    With special guest appearances by Sapphic Joy and Patch

    Edited and Mastered by Jack Healy
    Closing theme by Arrington de Dionyso
    Opening theme by Arrington de Dionyso and Willard Fresco

    Additional Music by
    Kevin MacLeod
    Audionautix

    Sound effects from
    Freesound.org
    Youtube Audio Library

    Desperate Nightmares brought to you by
    Executive Producer Willard Fresco, in absentia

    Co-Producers
    Rives Elliot
    Jack Healy

    Copyright 2019 All Rights Reserved

    You have now been cursed with the nightmares. Spread these fever dreams of the damned by rating and reviewing on iTunes or whichever platform you use to fill your head with the cold dark truth. Thanks for listening. May your every nightmare come true!

    Scheming Weasel (slower version) Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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    Bass Walker - Film Noir by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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    Comic Plodding - Silent Film Dark by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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    Enemy Ships by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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    Water Prelude Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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    Fast Talkin by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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    Danse of Questionable Tuning Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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    Evening Fall (Harp) Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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    Night on the Docks - Trumpet Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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    Cool Vibes Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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    Disconcerned Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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    The Contract by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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    • 41 min
    Local Sponsors #18

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    And now, a final word from your local sponsors!

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    Landras Dream by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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    • 4 min
    Ep. 211 - "Blonde Psychic Mysteries: Vol. 1 Pt. 2"

    Ep. 211 - "Blonde Psychic Mysteries: Vol. 1 Pt. 2"

    2016. The thrilling conclusion to the torrid tale of one small medium's large quest for redemption. (SEASON FINALE)

    Dramatized by Jack Healy

    Featuring the Christ The King Players
    Tallie Gabriel as Kassey Blakely
    Matt Davis as Hank Henry and the newsman
    E. James Ford - Ansem Amberly, Stokes Moody, Harry Houdini, and additional voices
    Biniam Tekola - Sheriff Jones, Evelyn WOW!
    Sam Lassiter - Amber Amberly, Pamela Baker and additional voices
    Rives Elliot - Jefferson Moody and additional voices
    Jack Healy - Farmer and additional voices
    Drew Richardson - Rookie cop
    ...and Bebe D’Amore as your narrator

    Recorded at Christ The King Studios in Brooklyn, NY

    Narration recorded by Bebe D’Amore in the basement of
    Christ The King Second Methodist Church

    Edited and Mastered by Jack Healy
    Closing theme by Arrington de Dionyso
    Opening theme by Arrington de Dionyso and Willard Fresco

    Additional Music by
    Kevin MacLeod
    Audionautix
    Twin Musicom

    Sound effects from
    Freesound.org
    Youtube Audio Library

    Desperate Nightmares brought to you by
    Executive Producer Willard Fresco, in absentia

    Co-Producers
    Rives Elliot
    Jack Healy

    Copyright 2019 All Rights Reserved

    Please rate and review on iTunes or whichever platform you use to listen to this show, and come join us on our Facebook page. Willard may or may not be dead, but you keep the nightmares alive!

    Laid Back Guitars by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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    News Theme by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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    Creeping To Ship - The Descent by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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    A Dream Within a Dream by Twin Musicom is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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    Lost Frontier by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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    Faceoff by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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    Sneaking Up by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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    The Big Decision by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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    Haunting Dreams by Twin Musicom is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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    Come Play with Me by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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    Greta Sting by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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    • 35 min
    Local Sponsors #17

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    And now, a word from your local sponsors!

    (CTK Street Fair / Duke's Brand Coffee)

    Senior Advertising Coordinator
    Nicholas Heathcote

    Way Out West by Twin Musicom is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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    • 2 min
    Ep. 210 - "Trouble In Camp Paradise"

    Ep. 210 - "Trouble In Camp Paradise"

    1962. It's Opening Day at Camp Paradise, Christ The King's premiere nudist colony, and not a thing is in place. Will camp owner Liberty Floodwell be able to rally her staff in time? Or will the murderer in their midst cause too much of a distraction?

    Dramatized by Sadie Keljikian and Rives Elliot

    Featuring the Christ The King Players
    Deirdre Dempsey-Rush as Liberty Floodwell
    Sadie Keljikian as Hope Floodwell
    Jon Friestedt as Johnny the Pool Boy
    Michael Citriniti as Viktor the Cook and Gospel Cassidy
    Bennett Clarkson as Inspector Harold Chaste
    Rives Elliot as Dick the Volleyball Instructor
    with additional voices by Audrey Harris
    ...and Bebe D’Amore as your narrator

    Recorded at Christ The King Studios in Brooklyn, NY

    Narration recorded by Bebe D’Amore in the basement of
    Christ The King Second Methodist Church

    Edited and Mastered by Jack Healy
    Closing theme by Arrington de Dionyso
    Opening theme by Arrington de Dionyso and Willard Fresco

    Additional Music by
    Kevin MacLeod
    Audionautix

    Sound effects from
    Freesound.org
    Youtube Audio Library

    Desperate Nightmares brought to you by
    Executive Producer Willard Fresco, in absentia

    Co-Producers
    Rives Elliot
    Jack Healy

    Copyright 2019
    All Rights Reserved

    Please rate and review us on iTunes or whichever platform you use to listen to this show, and come join us on our Facebook page. Willard may or may not be dead, but you keep the nightmares alive!



    Reign Supreme Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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    Right Behind You Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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    Black Vortex - Scoring Action by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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    One of Them Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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    Tuba Waddle by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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    Arcadia - Wonders by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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    Doh De Oh by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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    Teddy Bear Waltz Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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    Minima by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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    Sneak 'n Get Caught Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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    Casa Bossa Nova Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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    The Great Unknown by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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    • 33 min
    Local Sponsors #16

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    • 2 min

Customer Reviews

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Funny and fun

I had a great time listening. You will too.

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Fun for (Some of) the Whole Family!

These are fun stories written and performed right before your very ears! Tales about everything from pregnancy scares to fear of a technological insurrection, these stories are sure to make you wail, laugh, cry, and potentially have a life-altering change of heart.

I wouldn't recommend listening to it while you're driving, because it might get too scary and you might crash. But that's part of the fun, right?

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