Got The Unraptured Blues? Cheer Up With Some Finished Audio Fiction!

Featuring THE TRINITY SQUAD & VIDEO PALACE, + 2 series conclusions, 7 season finales, and 8 new seasons coming soon!

Evo Terra
5 min readApr 12, 2024

No, I did not stand in the path of totality last week. The cloud cover in my planned destinations-all 16+ hours away-didn’t give me confidence. So I stayed in Phoenix and watched the partial. I’m now making plans to travel to Spain in 2026 to watch the next total eclipse, rather than wait until the event occurs in the States again in 2045!

I’ve no new supporters to thank this week. Boo. Compound that with my finalized tax returns, which have both my wife and my accountant really suggesting I get a job. Did I mention boo? Fortunately, I have been working with a few fiction creators, big and small, on some strategic initiatives. I have special rates for indies and non-profits, so if you’re considering hiring a consultant, let’s talk for 30 minutes for free to see if I can help. Or if you have a spare $24.99 lying around, that’s all it takes to become an Individual Supporter of The End for an entire year.

By the end of the weekend, I hope to have a new article posted that unveils, with definitive proof, which podcast listening apps work the best-and worst-for fiction podcasts. It’ll probably ruffle some feathers, though I’m working hard to take out all of my normal snark. A feat that is really, really hard for someone as snarky as me.

Let’s get into it, shall we?

— Evo

Featured Recommendations

I’ve listened to every episode of these shows, and proudly recommend them to you. As with all things in life, YMMV.

🦹🏽‍♀️👩🏾‍🎤🦸🏽‍♀️ • THE TRINITY SQUAD — Dramatized YA adventure comedy from Sterling Sulieman and Myracula Galaxy. A POC podcast, with songs! I admit it: I judged this show by its cover. And I was very wrong! This show belongs in the same universe as The Orville. If that’s your kind of show, check it out! \ Season 1 finale posted on 31 May 2023. Listen to the 5 current episodes in 1h 28m. Next season status: TBD.

📼🕯️🏃 • Video Palace — Dramatized horror from Shudder. Exceptional production values, and the pacing keeps you on the edge of your seat! Series complete as of 23 Nov 2018. Listen to all 10 episodes in 3h 41m.

Recent Season Finales

These shows reached the end of a season recently, but more seasons are coming.

🔥🔪🩸 • Murder, We Spoke — Dramatized spoof crime from Rachel Bykowski, and Tantrum East. Women-centric creative team and cast. Season 1 finale posted on 10 Apr 2024. Listen to the 9 current episodes in 6h 24m. Next season status: Slated for Feb 2025.

⚡️⚙️🕵️ • Victoriocity — Dramatised scifi comedy series from Victoriocity Productions. Season 3 finale posted on 9 Apr 2024. Listen to the 20 current episodes in 14h 57m. Next season status: Unknown.

💀🌊🌚 • The Grotto — Dramatized horror romance series from Athan. Season 1 cliffhanger posted on 5 Apr 2024. Listen to the 8 current episodes in 4h 30m. Next season status: Slated for May 2025.

👨‍👦‍👦🕰️🔮 • Dad Magick — Dramatized horror series from Zack Ginsberg. Season 1 finale posted on 25 Mar 2024. Listen to the 8 current episodes in 0h 55m. Next season status: Slated for Sep 2024.

💤👧🏽🍆 • Dreamers — Dramatized scifi horror series from Broken Crown Productions. Season 2 finale posted on 13 Mar 2024. Listen to the 18 current episodes in 7h 01m. Next season status: Unknown.

New Seasons Coming Soon

Get caught up on the prior seasons of these shows before they return for a new season in a few days or weeks.

Season 4 of Midnight Burger, a dramatized scifi comedy series from Joe Fisher and Fable & Folly, starts on 16 Apr 2024. Ok, now I know why people get addicted to this show and never want it to end. It *feels* like Dr. Who, though it’s not *like* Dr. Who. The writing and acting is superb. The storylines as goofy as they are poignant, though it takes a while to see the latter. Catch up with the current 44 episodes in 41h 58m. 🍔🌌⏳

Season 2 of Remote, a dramatized parapsychological psych-fi thriller from Matthew Heinze and Hertz Up, starts on 16 Apr 2024. Catch up with the current 8 episodes in 2h 29m. 😵‍💫😯🤔

Season 2 of Strange Stories from Odd Folx, a narrated multigenre anthology from Lee Hulme and Team Cuddles Productions, starts on 17 Apr 2024. Catch up with the current 10 episodes in 3h 30m. 😱🏳️‍🌈🎭

Season 2 of How to Get Ahead in Podcasting, a dramatized instructional comedic fiction series from “THE JAR AUDIO EXPERIENCE ™ team” and JAR, starts on 24 Apr 2024. Catch up with the current 6 episodes in 0h 45m. 🤪🎭🎛️

Season 5 of Syntax, a dramatized scifi horror series from Twin Strangers Productions, starts on 25 Apr 2024. Catch up with the current 36 episodes in 32h 39m. 📖🐚🧬

Season 2 of Your Horror Show, a dramatized horror anthology from Ryan Joseph Murphy, starts on 19 Apr 2024. Catch up with the current 10 episodes in 3h 50m. 😈👹👻

Season 5 of Malevolent, a dramatized Lovecraftian horror series from Harlan Guthrie and Rusty Quill, starts on 1 May 2024. Catch up with the current 41 episodes in 33h 12m. 🌑👤🔍

Season 2 of Neurotic Literature, a narrated comedy series from James Lark, starts on 7 May 2024. Catch up with the current 10 episodes in 5h 01m. 🧐💀🫢


Some not-so-recently completed or finale’d shows we’ve just added to our database.

🎒🏚💭 • abandoned: The All-American Ruins Podcast — Narrated multigenre anthology from Blake Pfeil and All-American Ruins. Official Selection — On-Air Fest (2023), Nominee: Ambie Awards (Best Indie Podcast — 2024), Winner: Top of the Rockies (Best of Podcasts — 2023) Season 2 finale posted on 29 Feb 2024. Listen to the 24 current episodes in 8h 05m. Next season status: Slated for Oct 2024.

🍸🔪🔎 • Mansfield Mysteries — Dramatized comedy mystery series from The QuaranTeam Group. Season 2 finale posted on 22 Dec 2023. Listen to the 18 current episodes in 7h 33m. Next season status: Slated for late 2024.

🌳🐍😩 • Gone Bush — Dramatized comedy series from Beth Champion, Brett Danalake, Iain Triffitt, and Dweezl Productions. We are a blended brand comedy, no ads but the brands paid for all our creatives so we retro-fitted them all in the storylines. All 7 episodes of this limited series are available as of 20 Dec 2023 for a listening time of 1h 54m.

🏙️🔥🎭 • Our Fair City — Dramatized scifi comedy series from HartLife NFP. Series complete as of 4 Jul 2018. Listen to all 126 episodes in 32h 00m.

Check out the 84th issue for links to listen, descriptions, artwork, and more at

Want to listen to trailers for shows like these? Check out Binge-Listen: Finished Fiction Podcast Trailers, available wherever you get your podcasts.

That’s it from The End for this week. See you next Friday!

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Evo Terra

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