Midnight Marinara

Episode 57 - "Side Effects"

Chris Kessler's addictions have finally caught up with him after a serious car accident leaves him hospitalized for a month, but he has a lot more to worry about in recovery, like the strange nightmares he's been having ever since that fateful night...

Featuring the voices of (in order of appearance) AJ Pinkerton, Peter Srinivasan, William Grubb, Gwendolyn Saltzman, Ben Paddon, Katie Patterson and David King. The voice of Nick Nocturne is himself.

Based on the short story by Patrick Murphy, adapted to radio theater by Kaela Berry and David King.

Ending theme by John King; additional music by Kevin McLeod.
Mixed and Edited by David King.

Episode 56 - "The Blaganschlor"

In an Iowa town known for its ghosts stories, one legend stands above the rest: a gruesome spirit strangled by its own entrails, said to appear at sundown on the hottest day of the year. Now a young woman will uncover some hidden family connections to this most infamous ghost, and so doing find the origin of the haunting...

Featuring the voices of (in order of appearance) Matt Holley, Chelsea Caracoza, Rachel Hanson, Kaela Berry, David King and T.J. Dasch.

Based on the short story by Alex Taylor.

"Mysterious Mose" arranged and performed by Nick Barbera.
Ending theme by John King; additional music by Kevin McLeod.
Mixed and Edited by David King.

Episode 55 - "The Facts in the Case of Mr. Valdemar" (ft. CAPT)

In an extraordinary set of circumstances, a dying man agrees to be put under hypnosis by a mesmerist right at the moment of death. What follows is the strange and bizarre records of what transpired following the initiation of the trance...

Done in collaboration with the cast of Captured Aural Phantasy Theater (http://capturedauralphantasy.com/) and recorded at LA Radio Studio (http://laradiostudio.com/).

Featuring the voices of (in order of appearance) Xander Mobus, Ben Dickow, Nicole Ortega, Thomas Roche and Michael Uribes.

Based on the short story by Edgar Allen Poe.

Ending theme by John King; additional music by Kevin MacLeod.
Mixed and edited by David King.

LIVE at Midsummer Scream 2017

While the Pasta Shade was away, the cast and crew of Midnight Marinara/Undercooked Analysis represented both shows at the Midsummer Scream Halloween Convention. Join them for three short audio dramas and one hilarious cold read...

Featuring David King, Kaela Berry, Dead Palette, Allen Chaney, Matt Holley and Abysmii.

Recorded July 30th, 2017 at the Long Beach Convention Center.

Midnight Snacks - "Fakes"

The world of Creepypasta narration can be surprisingly cutthroat, and has more masks than one might expect...

Featuring the voices of (in order of appearance) Matt Holley, Kaela Berry, Nick Barbera, David King, Dead Palette and Allen Chaney.

Written by Slimebeast.

Music by Kevin MacLeod and myuu.
Mixed and edited by David King

Episode 54 - "Pigeons from Hell"

Something foul lurks in the old Blassenville Manor, and when two traveling friends decide to spend a night there, they stumble into a world of dark secrets and Voodoo that only one of them will survive...

Featuring the voices of (in order of appearance) Alex Rhys, Michael Malconian, Spenser Fernandez and Brian Murray.

Based on the story by Robert E. Howard.

Opening and ending themes by John King.
Mixed and Edited by David King.

Episode 53 - "Snuff Out"

Halloween night is known for its traditions and customs, and a group of trick-or-treaters will discover an unusual, forgotten ritual involving jack o' lanterns and making wishes, one that has an unusual amount of success...

Featuring the voices of (in order of appearance) Nate Stone, Noah Sinclair, Malerie Hurley, Kira Buckland and Katie Patterson.

Written by David King.

Opening and ending themes by John King.
Mixed and Edited by David King.

Episode 52 - "The Song and Dance Man"

An odd performer unexpectedly arrives in the town of Belle Carne, and draws quite the crowd when he promises free song and dance through the night...

Featuring the voices of (in order of appearance) T.J. Dasch, Katie Patterson, Matt Holley, Nick Jewell and David King.

Based on the story by Dylan Charles.

Opening and ending themes by John King.
Mixed and Edited by David King.

Episode 51 - "Little Wooden Box"

After losing his arm in a car accident, Phil Hadley struggles to find a solution for his pent up rage and sadness. A strange wooden box given to him as a therapy method may offer him a way to cope, though its use may have unforeseen consequences for him and his family...

Featuring the voices of (in order of appearance) Michael Ornelas, Sandy Stoltz, Jordin Overton, Sparrow Rayne and Amanda Kay.

Based on the story credited to Logan Falk. Adapted for radio theater by David King and Kaela Berry.

Opening theme by John King.
Mixed and edited by David King.

Episode 50 - "Free Burgers for Life"

Welcome to Dizzy's Diner, where one lucky customer is about it win the prize of a lifetime: free hamburgers for the rest of their life. Is it too good to be true? Surprisingly, the problem lies not with the prize, but with the trouble it causes for Dizzy himself...

Featuring the voices of (in order of appearance) Allen Chaney, Dead Palette, Matt Benson, David King, Kaela Berry and Nick Nocturne.

Written for Midnight Marinara by Slimebeast.

Opening theme by John King; additional music by Kevin MacLeod.
Mixed and edited by David King.

Episode 49 - "The Pale Man"

The journal entries of an assistant professor on extended holiday reveal the extent of his boredom staying in a run-down hotel, and his curiosity about a pale stranger living at the other end of the hall...

Featuring the voice of Scott Leverett.

Based on the story by Julius Long. Read it here.

Opening theme by John King; additional music by The Jungle Band and Victor Salon Group.
Mixed and edited by David King.

Episode 48 - "Frogs Are Good Luck"

A group of friends decide to spend a summer evening in the relative quiet of the Nevada desert, their only aim to catch up on things. Unfortunately, they travel just a little too far on the road out...

Featuring the voices of (in order of appearance) Fabian Alonzo, Matt Holley, Nyx Fears, Johnathan Eggstaff and Ruthie Hanson.

Based on the original credited to Alan Larkin. Read it here.

Opening theme by John King; additional music by Kevin MacLeod.
Mixed and edited by David King.

Episode 47 - "Companionship"

Starving college boy meets manic pixie dream girl. Boy makes small talk. Girl promises anything. Boy lets Girl take him on a journey into a nightmare...

Featuring the voices of (in order of appearance) David King and Sparrow Rayne.

Based on the original story by Slimebeast. Read it here.

Opening theme by John King; additional music by Kevin MacLeod.
Mixed and edited by David King.

 

Episode 46 - "String Theory"

Martin wakes up one morning to find countless strings tied between the people and things he encounters, and is seemingly ignored for his lack of connecting twine. After untying his friend Lucy, he realizes that perhaps there is more to these mysterious strings than just a prank...

Featuring the voices of (in order of appearance) Peyton Pearson, Katie Patterson and Emma Goddard.

Based on the original story credited to Tesla. Read it here.

Opening theme by John King; additional music by Kevin MacLeod and Freeplay Music.
Mixed and edited by David King.