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4.5 stars from 2,199 ratings
Fantastic Podcast
I believe I’m a better person for taking the time to listen to these stories. The ones chosen are wise, entertaining, soulful and well crafted. I’m wanting to write like that, but it sure isn’t easy! The narrators are varied and well rehearsed. Each reader is very different from the...Read full review »
Mommabird25 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/15/20
I love everything
But if you ever bashed the president, I missed it. Could you please point out where this happened so I may listen? Puzzlesd72
puzzled72 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/06/20
Sad
Back in the day, this used to be a good listen, with solid stories and good narrators. Now it is is a trash heap of C- writing class efforts by people who don’t know anything about form much less content. Mostly awful presenters and always titterers in the background who would laugh at Hamlet.
Lynvet via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/06/20
Recent Episodes
On this episode of Too Hot, we're rereleasing Joe Meno's story, "Everything Strange and Unknown," because, well, right now everything is strange and unknown. What better time to lose yourself in a great story. Hopefully, listening to Michael Ian Black read this lovely, poignant, and humorous...
Published 03/30/20
Guest host Michael Cerveris presents stories that celebrate the distinguished O.Henry Awards.  Three prize-winning stories are featured: In “Midrash on Happiness,” by Grace Paley, a woman wants it all.  The reader is Mia Dillon. And a woman who’s lost it all must get an exit visa in “The American...
Published 03/26/20
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Published 03/19/20
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