DiscoverKeeping the Bones
Keeping the Bones
Claim Ownership

Keeping the Bones

Author: Folk Process

Subscribed: 16Played: 254
Share

Description

We reimagine and remix classic weird tales into found-footage stories set today. Drawing our inspiration from the likes of H.P. Lovecraft, M.R. James, and Algernon Blackwood, we shape these old tales into something that might just have really happened in our current world. Come on in, we've been expecting you.
11 Episodes
Reverse
A 2021 news report from Shanghai prompts Jesse to pick up where his uncle left off in investigating the brutal cult of the Great Old Ones and their high priest Great Cthulhu. What he finds adds up to true cosmic horror, in this final episode of Season One of Keeping the Bones.This episode was inspired by The Call of Cthulhu, Part 3: Madness from the Sea, by H.P. Lovecraft, which you can read here: https://www.hplovecraft.com/writings/texts/fiction/cc.aspxVoice performers:Jing BeecherArthur BeecherJesse KellerHeidi DotimasNicolas GalvanteDeborah BranhamKamajhia
In 2007, a Florida sheriff’s deputy disrupts a gruesome cult gathering – and recognizes the faces of some of the cultists. When his investigation is stymied, he seeks out Jesse’s uncle, anthropologist George Gammell Angell, to make sense of the cult’s monstrous idol.This episode was inspired by The Call of Cthulhu, Part 2: The Tale of Inspector Legrasse, by H.P. Lovecraft, which you can read here: https://www.hplovecraft.com/writings/texts/fiction/cc.aspxVoice performers:Ron Christopher JonesOsama MezgouriDeborah BranhamCarr Cavender
In late 2020, while dreaming of a massive city and an ominous, omnipresent voice, a young artist makes a sculpture in her sleep – a sculpture of a monstrous creature and what appear to be letters. In an effort to decipher them, she consults a professor – who just happens to be Jesse’s uncle, and who died in 2023 under strange circumstances.This episode was inspired by The Call of Cthulhu, Part 1: The Horror in the Clay, by H.P. Lovecraft, which you can read here: https://www.hplovecraft.com/writings/texts/fiction/cc.aspxVoice performers:KamajhiaDavid McGrevyLaura Gracie-CorralAbby WattNate FergusonDan DePrez
In an unearthed recording from his college days, Jesse interviews his roommate Ben Tranh about a disturbing experience Ben has just had, as a hiking trail in Southern California somehow seems to have mysteriously transported him to Vietnam two decades in the past.This episode was inspired by the short story A Tale of the Ragged Mountains by Edgar Allan Poe, which you can read here: https://poemuseum.org/a-tale-of-the-ragged-mountains/Voice performers:Alexander NguyenJohn PolakJesse Keller
The Lost Club

The Lost Club

2024-03-0526:03

In the early days of Covid lockdowns, two friends roam the abandoned streets of Manhattan, where they stumble on a mysterious private club full of recognizable faces.This episode was inspired by the short The Lost Club by Arthur Machen, which you can read here: https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/The_Shining_Pyramid_(collection)/The_Lost_ClubVoice performers:Zephyrus MillerAyla SchierholtJesse Keller
The Yellow Sign

The Yellow Sign

2024-02-2034:23

A music producer and the singer he’s recording are having unsettling and similar dreams, which seem somehow to be connected to a pale church watchman and the infamous book, The King in Yellow. This episode was inspired by the short story The Yellow Sign by Robert W. Chambers, which you can read here: https://www.owleyes.org/text/the-king-in-yellow/read/the-yellow-sign-i Original poster art by Gregory Bass. Voice performers: Luis Meraz Luna Camitan Kameron Derkatz Jesse Keller Ave Verum Corpus by Papalin licensed by creative commons: https://musopen.org/music/2954-ave-verum-corpus-k-618/ Sound effects from freesound.org users: https://freesound.org/people/klankbeeld/ https://freesound.org/people/miastodzwiekow/ https://freesound.org/people/logancircle2/ https://freesound.org/people/tourner/
The Signal-Man

The Signal-Man

2024-02-0628:00

A rail fan YouTuber interviews an overworked railroad signal maintainer, who confesses to having seen strange things at sunset at the mouth of a well-known train tunnel.This episode was inspired by the short story The Signal-Man by Charles Dickens, which you can read here: https://www.pagebypagebooks.com/Charles_Dickens/The_Signal_Man/The_Signal_Man_p1.htmlVoice performers:Brendan CahalanDave Rivas - https://www.daveyboyproductions.com/voice-over.htmlJesse Keller
Kerfol

Kerfol

2024-02-0634:21

An encounter with a pack of dogs at a deserted castle in the French countryside leads to the revelation of tragic story that goes back more than 300 years. The original artwork for this episode is by Shai. This episode was inspired by the short story Kerfol by Edith Wharton, which you can read here: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/24350/24350-h/24350-h.htm Voice performers: Abby Watt Caroline Amiguet - https://carolineamiguet.com Jesse Keller
Lost Hearts

Lost Hearts

2024-02-0627:12

A 12 year-old orphan boy is adopted by an uncle he never knew existed. What exactly are the classics-obsessed ex-professor’s motives for bringing young Stephen out to his isolated forest mansion? Original poster art by Dane Ashinhurst https://www.instagram.com/dangdanedoodles This episode was inspired by the short story Lost Hearts by M.R. James, which you can read here: https://americanliterature.com/author/mr-james/short-story/lost-hearts Voice performers: Nate Ferguson George Yé Jesse Keller
The Willows

The Willows

2024-02-0629:44

Two friends on a kayaking trip have an uncanny encounter with inexplicable forces on a tiny island in the middle of the rising Missouri River. This episode was inspired by The Willows by Algernon Blackwood, which you can read here: https://www.gutenberg.org/cache/epub/11438/pg11438-images.html Original poster art for this episode is by Freya DePrez: https://www.instagram.com/frayed_ruffles/ https://www.twitch.tv/frayed_ruffles/ Art commissions available: frayedfashion.biz@gmail.com Voice performers: Molly Maslak – https://www.mollymaslak.com Laura Keller Jesse Keller
Keeping the Bones is a new podcast that reimagines and remixes classic weird tales and horror fiction into found-footage stories set today. Each episode is presented in the guise of a contemporary, highly produced audio documentary, but the stories are all inspired by classic works of dark fiction. Episodes in this first season are drawn from such sources as the weird tales of H.P. Lovecraft, the ghost stories of M.R. James, and the gothic horror of Robert W. Chambers. Season One premieres Tuesday, February 6th!
Comments 
loading