Midnight Marinara

Matt Holley

Episode 65 - "La Llorona"

Hoping this next investigation will bolster their TV ratings, the Haunt Trackers travel to the ruins of a New Mexico pueblo to research a ghost story of the southwest, the infamous weeping woman said to have drowned her children and haunts the night, dragging the unwary to a watery grave…

Featuring the voices of (in order of appearance) David King, Michael Malconian, Robin King, Kira Buckland, Abysmii, Matt Holley, Chelsea Caracoza, Carlos Moreno, Fabian Alonzo and Talia Cole.

Written by David King, with consulting from Jesse “Seid” Reyes, Carlos Moreno and Talia Cole.

Music by captaininsanity, Kevin MacLeod, Tamer Zeynioglu and the Latino Hits Orchestra. 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 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.

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 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 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 44 - "Tito Taster"

It's the first day of Summer at Zoombezi Bay water park, and Jim's first day on the job as a lifeguard. As if huge crowds and strange coworkers weren't enough, there's also the suspicious old man hovering near the Cyclone, the one the rest of staff doesn't want him to talk to...

Featuring the voices of (in order of appearance) Dead Palette, Allen Chaney, Aleu Moana, Slimebeast and Matt Holley.

Written for Midnight Marinara by Dead Palette.

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

Episode 43 - "The Disappearance of Ashley, Kansas"

Sometime during the night of August 16, 1952, the small town of Ashley, Kansas ceased to exist...

Featuring the voices of (in order of appearance) TJ Dasch, Michael Malconian, Nick Jewell, Matt Holley, David King, Emma Goddard and Sparrow Rayne.

Based on the original story by CoasterKid93. Read it here.

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

Episode 40 - "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"

The Ringmaster offers an extra-large Halloween treat with this retelling of Washington Irving's classic ghost story of Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman...

Featuring the voices of (in order of appearance) Nick Nocturne, Nick Barbera, Dino Andrade (Batman: Arkham Asylum), Nick Jewell, David King, Marissa Marinello, Heather Kipp, Michael Malconian and Matt Holley; the voice of the Ringmaster is Xander Mobus.

Opening theme by CaptainInsanity; additional music by Kevin MacLeod, the YouTube Audio Library and Freeplay Music.
Mixed and edited by David King.

Based on the classic story by Washington Irving.

Episode 39 - "Management"

The Ringmaster unveils his side of a two-part carnival sideshow: Baxter Melvin, a professional wrestling manager who just can't seem to catch a break one exhausting and strange Halloween evening...

For the rest of the story, check out "Malnourished," presented by Dead Palette.

Featuring the voices of (in order of appearance) Matt Benson, Marissa Marinello, Katie Patterson, Davis Arnold, Elana K. Arnold, Dead Palette, Emma Goddard, Matt Holley, Joe Adams and Kaela Berry; the voice of the Ringmaster is Xander Mobus.

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

Written for Midnight Marinara by Dead Palette.
 

Episode 38 - "The Ghost Club"

A gentleman incarcerated in Sing Sing prison recounts the strange and absurd circumstances that led him to his present state, involving a set of silver spoons and bevy of famous ghosts...

Featuring the voices of (in order of appearance) Ben Paddon, Michael Malconian, Jason Caits-Cheverst, Kira Buckland, Nick Barbera, Katie Patterson and Matt Holley.

Opening theme by John King; additional music by Kevin MacLeod, Calikokat 116, gompertsff@gmail.com and CaptainInsanity.

Based on the short story by J.K. Bangs. Read it here.

Episode 37 - "Candle Cove"

Several forum posters reminisce about a low-budget kids show they recall from the early 70s, though they might regret how much they start to recall...

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Featuring the voices of (in order of appearance) Kaela Berry, T.J. Dasch, Dead Palette and Matt Holley.

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

Story by Kris Straub. Read it here.

Episode 36 - "Three Skeleton Key"

Three lighthouse keepers receive some unexpected visitors in this classic story from the days of radio...

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Featuring the voices of (in order of appearance) Spenser Fernandez, Matt Holley and Nick Vincent Barbera.

Opening theme by John King; additional music by Kevin MacLeod and Peter Srinivasan.
Mixed and edited by David King. Produced by Kaela Berry.

Based on the original classic story by George Toudouze, adapted for radio theater by John Poe.

Episode 32 - "Yo, Dude, Do You Own a Dog?" (April Fool's Day Special)

Midnight Marinara is hijacked by Afternoon Alfredo! With the original planned story interrupted, have instead this oddball tale of three confused and troubled teenagers as they battle an ancient evil named after a garden tool...

Featuring the voices of (in order of appearance) Robin King, Matt Holley, Peyton Pearson, David King and Emma Goddard.

Music by Kevin MacLeod, with various vintage production tracks.
Mixed and edited by David King.

Based on the original short story by Ellen M. Read it here.

Episode 31 - "Red Sky at Night" (Part 1)

When a cruise ship goes dramatically off-course and supernatural events cause most of the passengers and crew to vanish, seven remaining people try to cope with the circumstances and find a way to escape, before they are lost at sea...

Featuring the voices of (in order of appearance) Sarah Williams (Skullgirls, League of Legends, Kill La Kill), Matt Holley, David King, Peyton Pearson, Fabian Alonzo, Marcel Alonzo and Sam Kuczynski.

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

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

Episode 29 - "A Rose for Emily"

A town bids farewell to its favorite topic, a woman that refused to be changed by time. But though Emily Grierson may be gone, the gossip surrounding her strange life has yet to die...

Featuring the voices of (in order of appearance) Matt Holley, Rose Sorooshian, Darin De Paul and Laila Berzins.

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

Based on the classic short story by William Faulkner.

Episode 28 - "Crawl"

Three men have concocted a plan to infiltrate and rob a bank by way of a secret passage. Trouble is, said passage is a two-foot wide, pitch dark tunnel they must crawl through from the sewers...

Featuring the voices of (in order of appearance) Matt Holley, Matt Benson and Andrew Linde.

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

Original short story by alapanamo. Check out this and other works of his here.

Episode 19 - "The Story and Song from the Haunted Mansion" (45th Anniversary Tribute)

Midnight Marinara's tribute to world-renowned Disneyland ride and the accompanying souvenir record follows two wayward teenagers who find their shelter from a storm is home to 999 happy haunts, who have been just dying to meet them...

Featuring the voice talents of (in order of appearance):
- Matt Holley
- Lizzie Freeman
- Jeff Parker
- Spenser Fernandez (@HeartlessOmega on Twitter; YouTube)
- April Hawley
- David King

Music originally written by Buddy Baker and X. Atencio
Performed by Windows to Sky
Mixed and edited by David King

"The Story and Song from The Haunted Mansion" belongs to the Walt Disney Company and Walt Disney Records, with script by John R. Wood. This recording is not meant to infringe or lay claim; it is merely a tribute to that album by fans of the Haunted Mansion.