by Escape Artists Inc.
My dad, ladies and gentlemen:) The man who taught me everything I know about everything I know (But, I suspect not everything he knows...) and who I am still convinced fights crime during these 'ghost tours' he claims to do:) Thank you so much for the essay, your amazing narrations and half my DNA:)
Ian, I'm always proud to feature you on the show! My favorite line reading of yours will always be the bit in "The Dead Sexton" where The Devil offers the men some mulled wine that smells "...like mummies"!
The first time I listened to this story I was coming back from Marin. Approaching Muir Woods the fog started to roll in and over the car. Then traffic slowed to a crawl and I was stuck there, edging along in the thickening gloom. Perfect atmosphere.
I'm pretty sure "The Worm That Gnaws" is the episode I submitted to the Parsec committee the first year we won one. Which felt a bit like cheating. All that hard work was definitely above and beyond, and it really shines through. Thanks again!
"The Worm That Gnaws" is my favorite Pseudopod episode, in part because of your excellent reading. Your voice and pacing add a certain grittiness and dark edge to an already dark story, and the panic at the end is enough to give me pause.