Midnight Marinara

Episode 63 - "Lure"

The crew of the advanced research submersible Dagon may endure close quarters, bland rations and long spans of doldrums on a regular basis, but for the vessel’s engineer, something different and unsettling has been happening. His nights are restless, and something seems to be calling to him from the depths of the sea…

Featuring the voices of (in order of appearance) Abysmii, Papreeka, Atticus Jackson, Marissa Yardley and Katie Patterson.

Written by Abysmii.

Music by Abysmii. Ending theme by John King.
Mixed and edited by David King.

Live at Midsummer Scream 2018 (Part 1)

The creepy Creative Horror collective have gathered once again for their 2nd year at Midsummer Scream, with a fresh batch of short stories to tell and a couple of blind reads to wrap things up. For the latter half of this panel, listen to Undercooked Analysis here.

Performed July 28th, 2018 at the Long Beach Convention Center, featuring David King, Kaela Berry, Allen Chaney, Jesse "Seid," Reyes, Abysmii, Papreeka and Matt Holley. Video recording by Lisa Tom. Special thanks to Zack Sokol and Ben Dickow.

“Cycles” is credited to LaserGoose. “Out of Character” was written by Prasokour. "5 Times The Animatronic Fox On Splash Mountain Addressed Me By Name And Told Me He Was Going To Marry My Dad” is from ClickHole.


Episode 62 - "Quality Time"

Sam and Nathan have been best friends since childhood, and their regular camping trip has become a tradition for just the two of them and Nathan's dog, Mikey. This year, however, things take an unusual turn when they realize they're not alone in their neck of the woods...

Featuring the voices of (in order of appearance) Ben Spiegel, Ty Lucas, Kaela Berry and David King.

Written by Jesse "Seid" Reyes and David King.

Music by Kevin MacLeod. "Skully's Love" is by Knightmare. Mixed and edited by David King.

Episode 61 - "Miss Manhattan"

Few have attained the level of fame or infamy as the woman whose likeness is prolifically spread across a veritable army of statuary in New York City. But as she attempts to reconcile with a love from her past, the toll of that fame on her psyche becomes evident...

Featuring the voice of Dianna Conley. Additional voices by David King and Kaela Berry.

Written by Kaela Berry and David King, based on a true story.
"Aunty Pasta" created by Slimebeast, Kaela Berry and David King.

Music by Kevin MacLeod. Ending theme by John King.
Mixed and Edited by David King.

Episode 60 - "Shadow Out Of Crime" - Act 2

Dr. Holiday, Ed and Gabe infiltrate San Diego's goblin market in a bid to get Gabe's stolen shadow back, only to find the figure pulling the strings is a dangerous enemy from the agency's past...

Featuring the voices of (in order of appearance) Jesse Ornelas, Michael Ornelas, Rachel Hanson, Brittany Severi, Hayden Daviau, Gus Arredondo and Angi Viper. Additional voices by Talia Cole and David King

Written by Mike MacDee and David King.

Music by Kevin MacLeod. Ending theme by John King. Mixed and Edited by David King

Episode 59 - "Shadow Out Of Crime" - Act 1

All Gabe Hemingway wanted was to meet his celebrity crush at Comic Con, yet the supernatural bad luck he's carried his entire life kicks things into overdrive when he's adopted by a lunatic wizard and his Egyptian priestess partner to track down supernatural smugglers. But perhaps this meeting was a blessing in disguise...

Featuring the voices of (in order of appearance) Jesse Ornelas, Michael Ornelas, Rachel Hanson, Lex Reckless, Gus Arredondo, Brittany Severi, Kaela Berry, Hayden Daviau and Angi Viper.

Written by Mike MacDee and David King.

Music by Kevin MacLeod. Ending theme by John King. Mixed and Edited by David King

Episode 58 - "It's Always A Zombie"

When the undead are seen as little more than a nuisance, those who eradicate them don't get nearly the respect they deserve, or so thinks journalist Amber Gordon as she starts her fact-finding mission into the world of "deadbaggers."

Featuring the voices of (in order of appearance) Kira Buckland, Rachel Hanson and Sandy Stoltz, with additional voices by David Little, Marissa Yardley, Sean M. Finkle, Angi Viper and Michael Ornelas.

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

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

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