The Hidden Gems Podcast

"    The Hidden Gems Podcast " Podcast
The best short stories you've never heard!

Episode: 1
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Arizona is known for many things - the Grand Canyon, spectacular sunsets, the Sonoran forests, but very few people realize that it is also home of a 14-foot giant tiki head named Giganticus Headicus. Join us as we hit Route 66 - in search of Giganticus He

Episode: 2
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In today’s story, entitled 'The Fix,' Jasper is a down on his luck reporter just back from fighting in World War II when the one woman who he’s never been able to forget walks into his office and drops the scoop of the decade into his lap. Does he run wit

Episode: 3
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What happens when Donald, a Herald Angel with an unforgivable hoarse and croaking voice, tries to convince the Angel Gabriel, otherwise known as ‘Mr. G’, to let him sing in the annual Christmas choir down on planet earth? Join us for today's short story

Episode: 4
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Our heroine, Ilene, is doing just fine, thank you very much, slinging hash for the locals at the Silk City Diner - until, that is, she receives a rather unusual profession of true love from an even more unusual admirer.

Episode: 5
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He couldn't love her in life, but he could avenge her in death! Today's episode features a short story written by Dan Hitt, entitled "Crown Your Hatred," which is set in a brutal, far off world of mysterious assassins and duplicitous tin men. Dan Hitt h

Episode: 6
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A young Vietnam soldier finds himself on his first sweep and destroy mission with a commanding officer who may or may not be up for an Article 15 for making a Charlie eat the mud off his boots. Listen now to the short story "Lair," which was written by

Episode: 7
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Ocean in the Sky is a charming short story that recaptures the nostalgic days of childhood summer vacations, including barbeques and days at the beach with family and friends.

Episode: 8
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A roller-coaster ride on steroid-rails that explores the meaning of life, serial killers, and "an overhaul rethinking for the strategic management of the clown college" - because contemporary clown college is not your mother's clown college anymore!

Episode: 9
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A short story about exactly how far Ralph the Exterminator will go to get the perfect Christmas tree.

Episode: 10
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What would happen if aliens became interested in the Sunday activities of the primitive cultures of that obscure, little planet called Earth?

Episode: 11
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Every day is a new starting line, right? Well, maybe not for Brandon, our modern-day renaissance man in search of his own personal evolution that will make anything possible, when his past comes back to haunt him - with interest and penalties.

Episode: 12
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A stranger comes bearing a gift - a mummified monkey's paw that holds a magical spell that allows three people to make three wishes each. What could possibly go wrong?

Episode: 13
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In a small fishing village on the rocky shores of Maine, can two lost souls find temporary comfort - and warmth - in a zero-star motel?

Episode: 14
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What do space lichen, Martians, and psychedelic mermaids have in common? Find out in this charming short story that is one part sci-fi, one part pulp, and all fun!

Episode: 15
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A farmer plagued with bad luck strikes a bargain with the Devil - seven years of prosperity in exchange for his soul - and, to win his soul back, he desperately calls on the great Daniel Webster to wage a one-on-one battle of wits with Mr. Scratch himself

Episode: 16
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Is it a modern fairy tale from a mind of mayhem, a cautionary marriage tale, or simply an odd little story?

Episode: 17
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Our heroine, Marya Vassilyevna, has dark musings on a bright spring day.

Episode: 18
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What would you do? A man's deathbed confession of a heinous deed that sprang from a moment's decision - kill or be killed.

Episode: 19
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Four women from different backgrounds describe old-time home remedies, including how to dodge the Civil War draft, how to outsmart the bloodhounds, and how to kick a Morphine habit.

Episode: 20
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Our heroine just signed a 6-month contract to lease a condo at a ridiculously low price. What could possibly go wrong?

Episode: 21
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Join us for a short story as we take a walk on the Bolivar Peninsula in Texas with our friend John Bell.

Episode: 22
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Can Lawanda outwit the Big, Bad Wolf? Find out today on The Hidden Gems Podcast!

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