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The Double Shadow

Summary: The Double Shadow is a podcast that will explore the life and works of 20th Century weird fiction author Clark Ashton Smith.

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 Episode #47: “The Charnel God” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 41:58

Mordiggian is the god of Zul-Bha-Sair. And "The Charnel God" is one of Smith's best stories. Join us for fits of near death, necromancy, and hot ghoul action. Music by Kevin MacLeod. Readings by Joe Scalora. Outro music by Boney Washington.

 Episode #46: “The Voyage of King Euvoran” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 58:06

Join us this week as we go on “The Voyage of King Eurovan Euvoran” Justine Jones joins us on this episode. Justine will be illustrating a Clark Ashton Smith zine for Mike Bukowski’s Seventh Church Ministries. Look for that around October. Find Justine’s art on her Tumblr:, her Illustration site:, and on her […]

 Episode #45: “The Isle of the Torturers” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 50:50

Happy 2016! Phil’s been working on filming of Laird Barron’s “-30-“, Tim’s been working on writing projects, and Ruth’s been doing some writing and hunting for a new job (success, yay). But we’ve got an episode for you, recorded in the fall but stuck on the editing table, “The Isle of the Torturers.” Our reading […]

 Episode #44: “Empire of the Necromancers” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 47:55

When these necromantic bros set out on a post-apocalyptic tour, they stumble into a kingdom nobody's using... for now.

 Episode #43: “The Flower-Women” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 46:38

Maal Dweb, bored of his stone women and limitless power, decides to explore a growing planet of his solar system.

 Episode #42: “The Maze of the Enchanter” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 44:54

We’re back this week with the first of the Maal Dweb stories “The Maze of the Enchanter.” This week’s reader is Jordan Smith. The episode of This American Life mentioned is this one’s section vocal fry. Our next show will be “The Flower Women.” From there, we’ll move on to Zothique! Music: Kevin MacLeod Outro: […]

 Episode #41: “Vulthoom” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 45:47

As Tim said in our last post, it has been a rough/busy/awesome year for your faithful podcasters. But we’ve got “Vulthoom” for you and we’re scheduling more recording times. Here’s to getting back on schedule in 2015! We’ll be doing Maal Dweb and Zothique after this. Our reader this week is Jordan Smith. Music: Kevin […]

 Episode #40: “The Dweller in the Gulf” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 40:03

Yes, we are back with "The Dweller in the Gulf" and have recorded an episode for "Vulthoom" as well! Where were we? Well...a lot of places. Phil was making a movie and Ruth was hunting for a job. But now Ruth has a job, Phil's got a lot done on the movie, and Tim's taken on the task of editing again. Funny enough, this episode was recorded a while back, but Tim ran into some editing difficulties.

 Episode #39: “The Vaults of Yoh-Vombis” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 42:13

Join us as we follow intrepid archaeologists into the Martian vaults of Yoh-Vombis to discover what killed off an ancient civilization. Music by Kevin MacLeod. Reader: Jordan Smith

 Episode #38: “Seedling of Mars” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 44:20

When a mysterious space craft lands in a football stadium, no one on Earth could predict what happens next...nor what type of being they'd encounter.

 Episode #37: “The Devotee of Evil” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 40:58

In this week's story, Philip Hastane befriends a very strange man who turns out to be, you guessed it, a devotee of evil. Our reader is Olivia Davis. New outro by forum member "Boney Washington."

 Episode #36: “Hunters from Beyond” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 34:01

Philip Hastane's cousin Cyprian's art has dramatically improved, but at what cost?

 Episode #35: “Beyond the Singing Flame” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 35:40

Philip Hastane is drawn to visit the singing flame himself and sees what lies beyond. But all is not as it was written in his friend's journal. Reader: Jordan Smith Music: Kevin McLeod

 Episode #34: “The City of the Singing Flame” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 39:12

When Giles Angarth disappeared and left his journal behind, Philip Hastane learns of a mysterious pair of pillars which lead to a beautiful city.

 Epilude #6: Necronomicon Reminiscing and Upcoming Story Order | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 18:33

In this episode/interlude, we talk a bit about what we saw and did at the NecronomiCon(vention) in August and go over what's next for the podcast, now that we're done with Hyperborea.


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