Tracy S. Morris

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I Am Not Making This Up: Ep. 6 That Time the Catholic Church Put A Corpse on Trial

If you think politics now is strange, we have nothing on the ancient Catholic Church. At one point, a sitting pope put a former pope on trial. It went a little like the Monty Python dead parrot sketch.

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Wander Over Yonder!

Wander Radio Productions, a variety show podcast has asked to re-air the I’m Not Making This Up Podcast as a segment on their show.   Their podcast is a reboot of an older show, so hopefully it’ll have a bit of a ready-made audience.  The show is a variety radio show format, with short episodes […]

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I Am Not Making This Up: Ep. 3 That Time Someone Caught a Shark In Illinois

Herbert Cope and his fishing partner Dudge Collins knew they had a big catch in their fishing trap.  Maybe some kind of Muskie or Catfish.  But when they hauled it in, they never expected a 5 foot long shark. They were after all, in Illinois.  Research links: Sharks In Illinois The Strangest Shark Story Ever

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I Am Not Making This Up: Ep. 2 The Curse of the Little Bastard

My short story, The Hobos, The Devil and James Dean’s Car is featured over at the pulp magazine Crimson Streets. You can read it here. In honor of the publication, I’m podcasting an abridged version of the article that inspired the story.  If you’d like to read the longer article, you can do so here. […]

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I Am Not Making This Up: Ep. 1 That Time Wallpaper Killed Napoleon

During the Industrial Revolution, nearly everything could kill you. You could catch the flu from your big, drafty manor house, catch illness from your unpasteurized milk, or poison yourself wearing an arsenic green silk dress..

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It’s the Christmas 2013 Editon of the Yard Dog Press Audio Roadshow

As I post this, my computer is dying and my husband is trying to get me off of it so that he can back up his files before the disk crashes for good.  The podcast hasn’t been field tested, so hopefully it’s all good.  If not, I’ll fix it tomorrow. Here is the Christmas Episode […]

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An Exercise in Spontaneous Writing with the Yard Dog Press Audio Roadshow

November is a time for family. Also a time for applying the seat of your pants to the seat of a chair and trying to bang out a novel (a.k.a. National Novel Writing Month).  If you are participating in either, we have all your podcasting needs covered this month at Yard Dog Press. Today’s podcast […]

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Its Halloween! It’s the Yard Dog Press Audio Roadshow!

Halloween is nigh!  To celebrate, I just put together a ghoulish new episode of the Yard Dog Press Audio Roadshow.  This episode features a reading from Katharine Turski’s anthology It’s the Great Bumpkin, Cletus Brown.  This book is an amazing holiday read, featuring parodies of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, Twilight, and The Headless […]

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The YDP Audio Roadshow Goes to Worldcon or, Ask Kevin J. Anderson About The Carrot Based Economy

So last weekend was Worldcon, and Yard Dog Press was there. And so was I, which meant, Worldcon Audio Roadshow! During the Yard Dog Press Panel (which was hard to find, as they hid it behind a line of Game of Thrones fans!) Selina explained the story behind a practical joke that she pulled on […]

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Has it really been that long since I’ve put out a Yard Dog Press Audio Roadshow?

It’s hard to believe, but I haven’t put out a YDP audio roadshow since April (and that was a rebroadcast).  But I’ll save the excuses, and get down to business. Last weekend Yard Dog Press was at Glich Con in Bentonville, where the house did very well.  Especially considering that this convention is more anime, […]

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