9 episodes

Alane Gray presents her award-winning creative non-fiction memoir Terrible Omens: Happiness is the Other Way. This darkly witty, fast-paced ride through a fifteen-year relationship is an unflinching cautionary tale about what happens when hormones and social expectations lead two people to say “I do” when they should have said “I don’t.” When the signs all pointed to the exits—they kept running the wrong way.

Terrible Omens Alane Gray

    • Personal Journals

Alane Gray presents her award-winning creative non-fiction memoir Terrible Omens: Happiness is the Other Way. This darkly witty, fast-paced ride through a fifteen-year relationship is an unflinching cautionary tale about what happens when hormones and social expectations lead two people to say “I do” when they should have said “I don’t.” When the signs all pointed to the exits—they kept running the wrong way.

    Episode 9: Chapter 11

    Episode 9: Chapter 11

    Sometimes good ideas become bad realities. Other times stuff just explodes and makes a huge mess.

    • 32 min
    Episode 8: Chapter 10

    Episode 8: Chapter 10

    Time, money, and certainty start slowly slipping away as the pressures of married life and professional ambitions build.

    • 31 min
    Episode 7: Chapter 9

    Episode 7: Chapter 9

    A brief supernatural interlude.

    • 10 min
    Episode 6: Chapter 8

    Episode 6: Chapter 8

    Endurance can be a virtue sometimes, but hesitation is almost always a harsh mistress.

    • 17 min
    Episode 5: Chapter 7

    Episode 5: Chapter 7

    Making peace with the irrational can be a challenge, but a vibrant imagination and mildly inappropriate detachment (and of course—zombies) can be useful distractions.

    • 37 min
    Episode 4: Chapters 5 & 6

    Episode 4: Chapters 5 & 6

    Sometimes the easiest path leads to the swiftest destruction.

    • 40 min

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