NoSleep Podcast S18E01

26 Jun NoSleep Podcast S18E01

Tune in to the Season 18 premiere in glorious black & white!

Trigger Warnings

Some of our listeners may find the content of certain stories disturbing because of trauma or bad experiences in their lives. This section allows you to get some information about stories that have content which may "trigger" emotionally disturbing memories.

In order to be as respectful as possible to the authors, these trigger warnings are not intended to be spoilers for the story. However, bear in mind that by viewing these trigger warnings you may see information that reveals aspects of the plot that may in fact "spoil" the impact of the story.

“The Wishgiver”
Bullying, racism, homophobia, substance abuse

“The Cyclone Sisters Traveling Circus of Wonders”
Mention of implied suicide

Mental illness

“Witch Grass”
Child death, implied animal death

“Not Before Bed” written by Craig Hallam (Story starts around 00:03:30)
Produced by: Phil Michalski
Cast: Narrator – Jeff Clement

“The Wishgiver” written by Salma Dasgupta (Story starts around 00:07:50)
Produced by: Jeff Clement
Cast: Sheela – Katabelle Ansari, Corrine – Sarah Ruth Thomas, Teen Girl – Danielle McRae, Teen Boy – Elie Hirschman, Bill – Atticus Jackson, Corrine’s Grandmother – Erin Lillis, Gaunt Boy – Graham Rowat

“Why I Wear the Mask” written by Samuel McQuail (Story starts around 00:36:30)
Produced by: Phil Michalski
Cast: Narrator – Peter Lewis

“The Cyclone Sisters’ Traveling Circus of Wonders” written by Angela Sylvaine (Story starts around 00:50:50)
Produced by: Phil Michalski
Cast: Eliza – Mary Murphy, Sam – Matthew Bradford, Dad – Jesse Cornett, Barker – David Cummings, Light – Nichole Goodnight, Shadow – Linsay Rousseau

“Crooker” written by Alex Bestwick (Story starts around 01:08:00)
Produced by: Phil Michalski
Cast: Narrator – David Ault, Crooker – David Ault, Lewis – David Ault, Moderator – Erika Sanderson

“Witch Grass” written by Seth Borgen (Story starts around 01:28:30)
Produced by: Jesse Cornett
Cast: Jody – Jessica McEvoy, Pete – Kyle Akers, Lady of the Manor – Nikolle Doolin, Furnace Man – Graham Rowat, Guest #1 – Erika Sanderson, Guest #2 – Danielle McRae, Guest #3 – Elie Hirschman, Blonde Girl – Nichole Goodnight

Witch Grass

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Click here to learn more about voice actor Katabelle Ansari

Click here to learn more about Craig Hallam

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Executive Producer & Host: David Cummings

Musical score composed by: Brandon Boone

“Witch Grass” illustration courtesy of Kelly Turnbull

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