11 episodes

We reimagine and remix classic weird tales into found-footage stories set today. Drawing our inspiration from the likes of H.P. Lovecraft, M.R. James, and Algernon Blackwood, we shape these old tales into something that might just have really happened in our current world. Come on in, we've been expecting you.

Keeping the Bones Folk Process

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    • 5.0 • 15 Ratings

We reimagine and remix classic weird tales into found-footage stories set today. Drawing our inspiration from the likes of H.P. Lovecraft, M.R. James, and Algernon Blackwood, we shape these old tales into something that might just have really happened in our current world. Come on in, we've been expecting you.

    The Call of Cthulhu, Pt. 3 – Madness from the Sea

    The Call of Cthulhu, Pt. 3 – Madness from the Sea

    A 2021 news report from Shanghai prompts Jesse to pick up where his uncle left off in investigating the brutal cult of the Great Old Ones and their high priest Great Cthulhu. What he finds adds up to true cosmic horror, in this final episode of Season One of Keeping the Bones.
    This episode was inspired by The Call of Cthulhu, Part 3: Madness from the Sea, by H.P. Lovecraft, which you can read here: https://www.hplovecraft.com/writings/texts/fiction/cc.aspx
    Voice performers:
    Jing BeecherArthur BeecherJesse KellerHeidi DotimasNicolas GalvanteDeborah BranhamKamajhia

    • 47 min
    The Call of Cthulhu, Pt. 2 – The Tale of Inspector Legrasse

    The Call of Cthulhu, Pt. 2 – The Tale of Inspector Legrasse

    In 2007, a Florida sheriff’s deputy disrupts a gruesome cult gathering – and recognizes the faces of some of the cultists. When his investigation is stymied, he seeks out Jesse’s uncle, anthropologist George Gammell Angell, to make sense of the cult’s monstrous idol.
    This episode was inspired by The Call of Cthulhu, Part 2: The Tale of Inspector Legrasse, by H.P. Lovecraft, which you can read here: https://www.hplovecraft.com/writings/texts/fiction/cc.aspx
    Voice performers:
    Ron Christopher JonesOsama MezgouriDeborah BranhamCarr Cavender

    • 41 min
    The Call of Cthulhu, Pt. 1 – The Horror in the Clay

    The Call of Cthulhu, Pt. 1 – The Horror in the Clay

    In late 2020, while dreaming of a massive city and an ominous, omnipresent voice, a young artist makes a sculpture in her sleep – a sculpture of a monstrous creature and what appear to be letters. In an effort to decipher them, she consults a professor – who just happens to be Jesse’s uncle, and who died in 2023 under strange circumstances.
    This episode was inspired by The Call of Cthulhu, Part 1: The Horror in the Clay, by H.P. Lovecraft, which you can read here: https://www.hplovecraft.com/writings/texts/fiction/cc.aspx
    Voice performers:
    KamajhiaDavid McGrevyLaura Gracie-CorralAbby WattNate FergusonDan DePrez

    • 28 min
    A Tale of the Ragged Mountains

    A Tale of the Ragged Mountains

    In an unearthed recording from his college days, Jesse interviews his roommate Ben Tranh about a disturbing experience Ben has just had, as a hiking trail in Southern California somehow seems to have mysteriously transported him to Vietnam two decades in the past.
    This episode was inspired by the short story A Tale of the Ragged Mountains by Edgar Allan Poe, which you can read here: https://poemuseum.org/a-tale-of-the-ragged-mountains/
    Voice performers:
    Alexander NguyenJohn PolakJesse Keller

    • 25 min
    The Lost Club

    The Lost Club

    In the early days of Covid lockdowns, two friends roam the abandoned streets of Manhattan, where they stumble on a mysterious private club full of recognizable faces.

    • 26 min
    The Yellow Sign

    The Yellow Sign

    A music producer and the singer he’s recording are having unsettling and similar dreams, which seem somehow to be connected to a pale church watchman and the infamous book, The King in Yellow.

    This episode was inspired by the short story The Yellow Sign by Robert W. Chambers.

    Voice performers:
    Luis Meraz
    Luna Camitan
    Kameron Derkatz
    Jesse Keller

    Ave Verum Corpus by Papalin licensed by creative commons.

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    • 34 min

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