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The Spot: In 'Creepy' Hands


This week on KALW's showcase for the best stories from public radio podcasts and independent radio producers...

Ghost Stories and Personal Narrative” produced by Michael Kraskin, October 2005.

Professor David Terry describes the narrative structure of ghost stories and why we are drawn to them.

You can find more stories produced by Michael Kraskin, up now on the Public Radio Exchange


In Good Hands” produced and directed by Jonathan Mitchell, originally airing on The Truth, November 2012.

A pair of urban explores sneak into an abandoned subway tunnel. What happens next is our secret...

Performed by Emily Tarver as Gretchen, Alex Marino as Michael, Louis Kornfeld as Ernie, Christian Paluck as Doc, Ed Herbstman as Flash, Amy Warren as Amy, and Ben Jones as the beggar in the subway

From an outline by Louis Kornfeld, with dialogue improvised by the actors.
Recorded on location in New York City.

The Truth is a radio drama podcast, and part of the Radiotopia network. They're in the middle of a pretty exciting Kickstarter campaign. If you're in support of widening opportunities for well-made, hyper creative radio shows, then check it out!


This week's episode featured music from: Black Moth Super Rainbow, and Sam the Sham and The Pharaohs

If you have a suggestion for a podcast or audio project we should feature, please drop us a line at thespot@kalw.org.

Tune in next week for a whole new episode of The Spot, only on KALW San Francisco.