The Unexpected Storytelling Podcast

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Horror tales to stun, frighten, and delight you. Each with their own little twist. They are, after all...quite unexpected! read less
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Slay Bells
Dec 24 2023
Slay Bells
It's the night before Christmas, and all through the store, Ferd's late with his shopping and looking to score a great deal on pumpkin, when what does he hear? Sleigh bells on the intercom... a sound to strike fear!  But why? You'll have to listen in to find out in... SLAY BELLS! The new horrifying Christmas special you'll listen to year after year... unless you listen to it at night and DIE of FEAR! You can find & subscribe to our show anywhere you stream your podcasts. We’re on social media, @theunexpectedpodcast on Instagram and @theunexpectedpodcast on Facebook. You can also find out what we’re up to on our website, www.theunexpectedpodcast.com. Slay Bells. Written and directed by Sarah Palm. Featured actors in this episode are: Juliana Edge (new!), J. Garrett Mitchell, J.S. LeGrande Christie, Sarah Palm, Andrew Soucek & Erik Bergstrom. Each story is somehow a work of fiction, and with the exception of public figures like Tony Danza, any resemblance to persons living or dead is coincidental, and unexpected. All music featured in this episode courtesy of Kevin Macleod and incompetech.com with the exception of: Orchestral Rise & Confusion by Tim Kulig Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/11275-orchestral-rise-confusion Licensed under CC BY 4.0: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Colored Autumn by MusicLFiles Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/9659-colored-autumn Licensed under CC BY 4.0: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Mortician's Hat Trick by Tim Kulig Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/8493-morticians-hat-trick Licensed under CC BY 4.0: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Christmas Magic by WinnieTheMoog Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/11889-christmas-magic Licensed under CC BY 4.0: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Silent Night (Dark Piano Version) by Myuu https://myuu.bandcamp.com/ Santa Claus is Coming to Town (Dark Piano Version) by Myuu https://myuu.bandcamp.com/ Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer (Dark Piano Version) by Myuu https://myuu.bandcamp.com/
Hanna's Secret
Jun 13 2022
Hanna's Secret
These days, there seems to be only one friend Kayla can trust. Especially when her mother keeps spilling her dirty secrets all around town! But who is this Hanna she keeps confiding in? What's her story? What's her... secret? There's only one way to find out... You can find & subscribe to our show on iTunes, Google Play, or anywhere else you stream your podcasts. We’re on social media, @unexpectedshow on Twitter and @theunexpectedpodcast on Facebook. You can also find out what we’re up to on our website, www.theunexpectedpodcast.com. Hanna's Secret. Written by Andrew Soucek. Directed by Andrew Soucek & Erik Bergstrom. Voice talent in this episode: Katie Wickline and Sarah Palm. Each story is somehow a work of fiction, and with the exception of public figures like Tony Danza, any resemblance to persons living or dead is coincidental, and unexpected. Music featured in this episode includes:  Medusa by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4032-medusa License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Man Down by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4016-man-down License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Steel and Seething by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4417-steel-and-seething License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Unseen Horrors by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4569-unseen-horrors License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Comfortable Mystery 4 by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3530-comfortable-mystery-4 License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Long note One by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3992-long-note-one License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
Hold On (Stalag) Tight
May 6 2022
Hold On (Stalag) Tight
When Luke ventured into a cave with his father 20 years ago, there were a few things he expected to find: stalagtites, cave drawings, trolls. But after leaving his father behind, he came to find something else upon his return: Revenge!! You can find & subscribe to our show on iTunes, Google Play, or anywhere else you stream your podcasts. We’re on social media, @unexpectedshow on Twitter and @theunexpectedpodcast on Facebook. You can also find out what we’re up to on our website, www.theunexpectedpodcast.com. Hold On (Stalag) Tight. Written by Andrew Soucek. Directed by Andrew Soucek & Erik Bergstrom. Voice talent in this episode: Sarah Palm, Patrick Croce & Andrew Soucek. Each story is somehow a work of fiction, and with the exception of public figures like Tony Danza, any resemblance to persons living or dead is coincidental, and unexpected. Music featured in this episode includes:  Right Behind You by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4286-right-behind-you License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Medusa by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4032-medusa License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Virtutes Instrumenti by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4590-virtutes-instrumenti License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Unseen Horrors by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4569-unseen-horrors License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Long Road Ahead by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3996-long-road-ahead License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Heartbreaking by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3863-heartbreaking License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Burn The World Waltz by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/7912-burn-the-world-waltz License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Ether Vox by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/7014-ether-vox License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
The Headless Horseman 2: The Pumpkin Baron
Oct 4 2021
The Headless Horseman 2: The Pumpkin Baron
Prepare for a new installment in a classic horror tale over 200 years in the making... We return to the simpler & more quaint time of a younger America, where two children have been told to go out looking for a 'special pumpkin' for their grandfather. What they discover—about their grandpa, and themselves—may just change their world forever. You can find & subscribe to our show on iTunes, Google Play, or anywhere else you stream your podcasts. We’re on social media, @unexpectedshow on Twitter and @theunexpectedpodcast on Facebook. You can also find out what we’re up to on our website, www.theunexpectedpodcast.com. The Headless Horseman 2: The Pumpkin Baron. Written and directed by Andrew Soucek & Erik Bergstrom. Voice talent in this episode: Zach Marion, Erik Bergstrom & Andrew Soucek. Each story is somehow a work of fiction, and with the exception of public figures like Tony Danza, any resemblance to persons living or dead is coincidental, and unexpected. Music featured in this episode includes:  Ice Demon by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3897-ice-demon License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Mourning Song by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4086-mourning-song License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Loss by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4003-loss License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Unseen Horrors by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4569-unseen-horrors License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Evening of Chaos by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3723-evening-of-chaos License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Scissors by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4329-scissors License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Verano Sensual by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5049-verano-sensual License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Song Nakarada's Theme Artist Alexander Nakarada Album Nakarada's Theme Licensed to YouTube by Interstreet Recordings (on behalf of 637608 Records DK)
The Bigger Heat
Sep 7 2021
The Bigger Heat
Did someone turn up the heat in here? No... that's coming from the heat outside... as well as the hot new case for Detective Peter Flames! A young boy is dead, money (and a spatula) are missing, and only Detective Pete can be trusted to get to the bottom of things. But how will he do in the bigger heat? Turn up your thermostat to find out! You can find & subscribe to our show on iTunes, Google Play, or anywhere else you stream your podcasts. We’re on social media, @unexpectedshow on Twitter and @theunexpectedpodcast on Facebook. You can also find out what we’re up to on our website, www.theunexpectedpodcast.com. The Bigger Heat. Written and directed by Erik Bergstrom & Andrew Soucek. Voice talent in this episode: Patrick Croce, Katie Wickline, Sarah Palm, Erik Bergstrom, and Andrew Soucek. Each story is somehow a work of fiction, and with the exception of public figures like Tony Danza, any resemblance to persons living or dead is coincidental, and unexpected. Music featured in this episode includes:  Big Drumming by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/7524-big-drumming License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Song Narrow Escape   Artist The Orchestra Of Mirrored Reflections   Album Narrow Escape   Licensed to YouTube by HAAWK for a 3rd Party (on behalf of The Orchestra Of Mirrored Reflections Productions); HAAWK Publishing, and 1 Music Rights Societies   Song Someone Sang And Slowly Danced   Artist Joel Fausto & Illusion Orchestra   Album Illusion Orchestra At The Gloomy Club   Licensed to YouTube by RouteNote (on behalf of Slowdriver Productions); Routenote (Publishing), and 5 Music Rights Societies   Song Hearing Weird Noises In The Back Room   Artist Joel Fausto & Illusion Orchestra   Album Illusion Orchestra At The Gloomy Club   Licensed to YouTube by RouteNote (on behalf of Slowdriver Productions); Routenote (Publishing), Kobalt Music Publishing, and 3 Music Rights Societies   Song Mon Bibliotheque   Artist Dale Cooper Quartet   Album Parole de Navarre   Licensed to YouTube by [Merlin] Redeye Distribution (on behalf of Denovali Records); ASCAP, and 9 Music Rights Societies   Song Understanding Your Attachments   Artist The Orchestra Of Mirrored Reflections   Album Dead Beat Licensed to YouTube by HAAWK for a 3rd Party (on behalf of The Orchestra Of Mirrored Reflections Productions); HAAWK Publishing, and 1 Music Rights Societies SongMia Outarde Bondon Artist Dale Cooper Quartet Album Astrild Astrild Licensed to YouTube by [Merlin] Redeye Distribution (on behalf of Denovali Records), and 3 Music Rights Societies Song Sabbat Schwarzer Highway Artist Bohren & der Club of Gore Album Gore Motel Licensed to YouTube by The Orchard Music (on behalf of Epistrophy) Song Ignescence Black-Bass Recule Artist Dale Cooper Quartet Album Quatorze Pieces De Menace Licensed to YouTube by [Merlin] Redeye Distribution (on behalf of Denovali Records); Concord Music Publishing, ASCAP, and 3 Music Rights Societies Song Wicked White Dress Artist Joel Fausto & Illusion Orchestra Album Illusion Orchestra At The Gloomy Club Licensed to YouTube by RouteNote (on behalf of Slowdriver Productions); Routenote (Publishing)
Ice Cream...on a Midsummer's Night
Jun 7 2021
Ice Cream...on a Midsummer's Night
It's the hottest night of the year...luckily Shelly works at an ice cream shop. Though as the night wears on, she may just find her luck running out like vanilla from a cone in a 102 degree heat index! You can find & subscribe to our show on iTunes, Google Play, or anywhere else you stream your podcasts. We’re on social media, @unexpectedshow on Twitter and @theunexpectedpodcast on Facebook. You can also find out what we’re up to on our website, www.theunexpectedpodcast.com. Ice Cream...on a Midsummer's Night. Written and directed by Andrew Soucek and Erik Bergstrom. Voice talent in this episode: Katie Wickline, Andrew Soucek & Erik Bergstrom. Each story is somehow a work of fiction, and with the exception of public figures like Tony Danza, any resemblance to persons living or dead is coincidental, and unexpected. Decay by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3628-decay License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Vanishing by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4578-vanishing License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Just As Soon by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3947-just-as-soon License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Thunder Dreams by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4526-thunder-dreams License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Long Note Four by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3991-long-note-four License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Night on the Docks - Trumpet by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4130-night-on-the-docks---trumpet License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Giant Wyrm by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3807-giant-wyrm License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Long Road Ahead by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3996-long-road-ahead License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Inner Sanctum by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3917-inner-sanctum License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license
The Garageening
May 3 2021
The Garageening
John, his wife Windy, and their son Denny have agreed to watch over a garage...by living inside of it! Who knows what kind of irreparable damage living in such quarters can do to one's psyche? We shudder to think... You can find & subscribe to our show on iTunes, Google Play, or anywhere else you stream your podcasts. We’re on social media, @unexpectedshow on Twitter and @theunexpectedpodcast on Facebook. You can also find out what we’re up to on our website, www.theunexpectedpodcast.com. The Garageening. Written and directed by Andrew Soucek. Voice talent in this episode: Patrick Croce, Andrew Soucek, Sarah Palm, J.S. LeGrande Christie & Erik Bergstrom. Each story is somehow a work of fiction, and with the exception of public figures like Tony Danza, any resemblance to persons living or dead is coincidental, and unexpected. It's All Forgotten Now · Al Bowlly · Ray Noble & His Orchestra The Shining - The Complete British Dance Band Soundtrack ℗ 2013 Screenland Records Released on: 2013-08-01Scary Dark and Evil Piano and Violin Music - Lucifers Waltz Secession Studios: Website      ► http://secessionstudios.com/Decay by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3628-decay License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseVanishing by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4578-vanishing License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseSteel and Seething by Kevin MacLeod Link:  License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseGhost Processional (digitally processed) by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3803-ghost-processional-digitally-processed- License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseGroove Grove by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3831-groove-grove License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseRed Curtains | free stock music by FSM Team | http://www.free-stock-music.com
Cupid is Real...And He's Trying to Kill Me!
Feb 1 2021
Cupid is Real...And He's Trying to Kill Me!
Hazel deserves love like the rest of us. Yet with the Valentine's Day dance fast approaching and love nowhere to be found, she's about to give up... until an unexpected friend arrives to help her! Will love's slings and arrows hurt more than they're worth? And can Hazel get out of her deal when they do? You're gonna love this one! You can find & subscribe to our show on iTunes, Google Play, or anywhere else you stream your podcasts. We’re on social media, @unexpectedshow on Twitter and @theunexpectedpodcast on Facebook. You can also find out what we’re up to on our website, www.theunexpectedpodcast.com. Cupid is Real...and He's Trying to Kill Me! Written and directed by Dustin Riccio. Voice talent on this episode includes Stephanie Wilder, Sarah Palm, Dustin Riccio, Patrick Croce, and Andrew Soucek. Each story is somehow a work of fiction, and with the exception of public figures like Tony Danza, any resemblance to persons living or dead is coincidental, and unexpected. Relent by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4274-relent License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Movement Proposition by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4088-movement-proposition License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Scissors by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4329-scissors License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Past Sadness by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5024-past-sadness License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Sardana by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5002-sardana License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license