Episodes
This week Rusty Quill presents another Rusty Fears 5 winner; "Inheritance" written by Matrim Tait, directed by Ian Hayles and performed by Francesca Reneé Reid. Note: this is a piece of stand-alone fiction and not a part of the Magnus canon. Content warnings: - Parental Death - Grief & loss - Mould & rot - Body horror - Fire & immolation - Explicit language - Discussions of: hoarding & compulsive behaviour, family conflict & divorce, insomnia & nightmares -...
Published 10/14/21
The Fear returns. In the first of 5 winning entries for Rusty Fears 5, Rusty Quill presents; "Casting Line" written by Sarina H, directed by Maddy Searle and performed by Karim Kronfli. Note: this is a piece of stand-alone fiction and not a part of the Magnus canon. Content warnings: - Physical injury & body modification - Manipulation - Food & alcohol - Implied hallucinations/distorted reality - Panic - Mentions of: animal death, parental death & funerals,...
Published 10/07/21
It's the finale of Camp Flying Moose for Girls of all Kinds, and our girls head to the cabin to see if the answers they seek lie there... Content warnings - Food  - Wolves & werewolves  - Discussions of: supernatural transformation, fire, physical violence & injury  - Mentions of: dogs & bears, food possessiveness  - SFX: birdsong, glass, background chatter, crickets, howling & growling  Featuring Sasha Sienna, Annie Fitch, Frank Voss and Lowri Ann Davies. For more...
Published 09/30/21
In part 2 of Camp Flying Moose for Girls of all Kinds, Violet has a run in with authority, before joining Ivy & Rowan to continue their investigations into the weird happenings at camp. Content warnings - Social anxiety & tension - Mentions of: food, bears, supernatural themes - SFX: background chatter, birdsong Featuring Sasha Sienna, Annie Fitch, Frank Voss and Lowri Ann Davies. For more information about Camp Flying Moose follow this link;...
Published 09/23/21
Join us at Camp Flying Moose for Girls of all Kinds, a TTRPG created by Alicia Furness. In this first instalment of three, we meet Ivy, Rowan, Violet and their fellow campers who are about to be thrown into a world of adventure and mystery. Content warnings - Food - Social anxiety - Discussions of: stress - Mentions of: religion, physical violence - SFX: crickets & birds, background chatter Featuring Sasha Sienna, Annie Fitch, Frank Voss and Lowri Ann Davies. For more...
Published 09/16/21
Jurgen Leitner, somewhat reluctantly, helps out around the Archives. Note: this is a piece of stand-alone fiction and not a part of the Magnus canon. Content warnings: - Vampires & vampirism - Supernatural compulsion - Physical violence - Blood - Mentions of: insomnia, food, social anxiety, knives, pain - SFX: low drone, high pitched tones Transcripts: PDF - https://bit.ly/3nbvDcf DOC - https://bit.ly/2YCuHn0 Thank you to all our Patrons for your continued support. If...
Published 09/09/21
Found in the archives, Gertrude Robinson reads a brand-new in-universe statement. Note: this is a piece of stand-alone fiction and not a part of the Magnus canon. Content warnings: - Depression - Rot & decay - Claustrophobia - Food (inc. consumption and control of food) - Nightmares & unreality - Themes of abusive relationship - Discussions of: isolation - Mentions of: insects, disease, emetophobia, blood & physical injury, animal death - SFX: repeated low...
Published 09/02/21
Rusty Quill Founder and CEO Alex here! RQ Network is a podcast network by podcasters for podcasters that launched on May 10th 2021 I now have the pleasure of announcing our second wave of new podcasts. Join us in welcoming: I am In Eskew and The Silt Verses Written and directed by Jon Ware and produced by Muna Hussen The Milkman of St. Gaff's written and directed by Chris McClure The Town Whispers written and directed by Cole Weavers We're Alive written and directed by Kc...
Published 08/30/21
We got some of the Magnus cast together to listen to their favourite moments and reminisce about the making of The Magnus Archives. Content Warnings - Spoilers for all of The Magnus Archives - Physical violence & threats - Death & murder (inc. discussion of character deaths - Discussions of: co-dependent/unhealthy relationships, body horror - Mentions of: blood, spatial distortion, PTSD & trauma, grief & loss, COVID-19 pandemic, knives, food, spiders - SFX: occasional...
Published 08/26/21
We got some of the Magnus cast together to listen to their favourite moments and reminisce about the making of The Magnus Archives. Content Warnings - Spoilers for all of The Magnus Archives - Body horror - Physical violence & threats - Claustrophobia & live burial - Discussions of: spatial distortion & unreality, death & murder, self-recrimination, scopophobia - Mentions of: food, coma, guns & bombs, police, vampires, social anxiety, COVID-19 pandemic -...
Published 08/19/21
Further works of M. K. Blackwood. Anthology 1 - Visitors - Yonder - Filed Away - Draw State Content warnings: - Claustrophobia - Mentions of: spiders & cobwebs Transcripts: PDF: https://bit.ly/3lZqjIt DOC: https://bit.ly/2XjWSXd Thank you to all our Patrons for your continued support. If you'd like to join them, visit www.patreon.com/rustyquill. Performed by Alexander J. Newall Written by Anil Godigamuwe Edited by Alexander J. Newall, Nico Vettese & Catherine...
Published 08/12/21
The editors of The Magnus Archives have witnessed a fair few things in their time, let's take a moment to hear things from their P.O.V. Featuring; Alexander J. Newall, Helen Gould, Lowri Ann Davies, Lydia Nicholas, Sasha Sienna, Jonathan Sims, Chioma Nwalioba and Frank Voss . Content Warnings: - Innuendo - Screaming & groaning - Discussions of: exercise - Mentions of: alcohol - SFX: occasional beeping Thank you to all our Patrons for your continued support If you'd like to...
Published 08/05/21
It's the Editor's turn! Some of The Magnus Archives editors, Annie, Elizabeth and Nico sit down to listen to a selection of their favourite editing moments from the show. Content Warnings - Explicit language - Spoilers for all of The Magnus Archives - Hospitals - Physical violence & death (inc. SFX) - Discussions of: COVID-19 pandemic - Mentions of: mass death, illness, food, knives, spiders & cobwebs, falling & - heights - SFX: distorted voices & static, screaming,...
Published 07/29/21
In the finale of our Mothership gaming special, can Android 0170701, Carter and Alabaster Artichoke (The Goodest Boy) survive the nightmares of space?  Content warnings - Tentacles & aliens - Physical violence & injury - Bombs & explosions - Human remains - Discussions of: guns, panic, thalassophobia, medication & drugs, infection - Mentions of: death, heart attacks, the void, rot & mould, gore - SFX: continuous high-pitched beeping & alarms, gunfire &...
Published 07/22/21
We re-join our space explorers as they assess the damage to their ship and begin their futile attempt to survive the horrors GM Ben throws at them. Content warnings - Injury - Paranoia & conspiracy thinking - Human remains - Rot & mould - Tentacles & aliens - Discussions of: death, medication - Mentions of: fire & explosions - SFX: continuous high-pitched beeping & alarms, fire, electricity, thudding & banging For more information on the game played, check...
Published 07/15/21
Welcome to our TTRPG of Mothership by Tuesday Knight Games. In this first instalment of three, Ben leads Jonny, Lydia & Alex through an adventure in outer space, where everything is definitely, absolutely fine. Content warnings - Innuendo & sexual references - Fire & explosions - Vehicular collision - Death - Mentions of: sexism, aliens, guns, injury, food, hygiene issues - SFX: high-pitched beeping, explosions & alarms, fire, screaming, loud hissing, tapping For...
Published 07/08/21
The Archives can sometimes be an inspiring place. Anthology 1 - Streets - A Country Walk - Biscuits - Rains Content warnings: - Mentions of: food, spiders Transcripts: PDF - https://bit.ly/3h2orvw DOC - https://bit.ly/3dryRmc Thank you to all our Patrons for your continued support. If you'd like to join them, visit www.patreon.com/rustyquill. Performed by Alexander J. Newall Written by Anil Godigamuwe Edited by Alexander J. Newall, Nico Vettese & Catherine...
Published 07/01/21
This week we present the fourth and final winning entry of our Rusty Fears 4; "New Roots" written by Cecelia Morelli, directed by Maddy Searle and performed by Ben Meredith. Note: this is a piece of stand-alone fiction and not a part of the Magnus canon. Content warnings: - Death (inc. suicide & parental death) - Human remains - Pain & blood - Graphic body horror - Mentions of: food & eating, smoking, illness & fatigue - SFX: continuous low-pitched & high-pitched...
Published 06/24/21
Our third piece for the fourth Rusty Fears writing competition is "The Final Culling" written by Miranda B, directed by Jeffrey Nils Gardner and performed by Sue Sims. Note: this is a piece of stand-alone fiction and not a part of the Magnus canon. Content warnings: - Eco-horror & extinction - Mass death (animal) - Thalassophobia - Sharks - Discussions of: pollution & global warming, natural disasters - Mentions of: death & injury, blood - SFX: continuous low-pitched...
Published 06/17/21
This week, as part of our fourth Rusty Fears writing competition, we present "The Budding" written by Thekla Kenneison, directed by Hannah Preisinger and performed by Fay Roberts. Note: this is a piece of stand-alone fiction and not a part of the Magnus canon. Content warnings: - Anxiety & imposter syndrome - Body horror - Teeth - Graphic self-injury - Self-recriminations & self-doubt - Occasional second-person POV - Paranoia - Discussions of: injuries & pain, medical...
Published 06/10/21
Welcome to the first of four Rusty Fears competition winners! This week we present "Nazar" written by Anushka Mehrotra, directed by Elizabeth Moffatt and performed by Karim Kronfli. Note: this is a piece of stand-alone fiction and not a part of the Magnus canon. Content warnings: - Bullying & social isolation - Compulsive behaviour - Panic & anxiety (inc. rapid breathing) - Paranoia - Sexual references - Discussions of: paranormal encounters, superstition, food &...
Published 06/03/21
We hope you enjoy this episodes of What the Ghost? presented by Georgie Barker. Content Warnings: - Cemeteries & tombs - Ghosts - Human remains & desecration - Vampires - Discussion of: death & burial, the occult, food - Mentions of: war, injury - SFX: continued high pitched sounds, bells, shouting Transcripts: PDF - https://bit.ly/34mO7f4 DOC - https://bit.ly/3wzOQpj Thank you to all our Patrons for your continued support If you'd like to join them, visit...
Published 05/27/21
Back by popular demand, Jonny and Alex listen to clips from The Magnus Archives, selected by Rusty Quill Patreon supporters. Content Warnings - Spoilers for all of The Magnus Archives - Character deaths - Physical violence (inc. self-injury & SFX) - Explicit language - Discussions of: blades, ghosts, human remains, death & murder, manipulation - Mentions of: insects, trauma - SFX: high pitched sounds, screaming, static Edited this week by Nico Vettese and Jeffrey Nils...
Published 05/20/21
Alex and Jonny answer as many questions as they can from the Season 5 mailbag in the final part of our Q&A series. Thank you to everyone who submitted a question! Featuring: Jonathan Sims & Alexander J. Newall Content warnings: - Spoilers for all of The Magnus Archives - Innuendo - Explicit language - Discussions of: thalassophobia, canon-typical apocalypse & trauma, food, death (inc. mass death) & murder - Mentions of: rot, addiction & mind control, violence,...
Published 05/13/21
Alex here with an exciting announcement! RQ network is a podcast network by podcasters for podcasters. We will start by championing the greatest in audio drama podcasting. Beginning with FIVE exciting shows you can listen to right now on rustyquill.com Not to fear we will still be producing plenty of new Rusty Quill Original Podcasts. Join us in welcoming: Cryptids Written by Alexander V Thompson and produced by Wild Obscura, Devin Shepherd, Gabriel Rosenstein and Nora Unkel. Directed...
Published 05/10/21