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Halloween Special: The Devil You Know

From PRX and The Truth, it's The Devil You Know, a collection of Election Horror stories. 

Just in time for Halloween and this year's Election, The Truth offers a special hour of horror stories that take place within the world of electoral politics. The Truth is a podcast that makes movies for your ears ( The stories are entirely fictional, created with rich sound and professional-level acting, from Peabody-award winning producers Jonathan Michell (Radiolab, Studio 360) and Kerrie Hillman (Fair Game, Studio 360).

The stories...

Do You Have a Minute for Equality?
A canvasser gets the donation she needs, but it will cost her.
Written by Chet Siegel, produced & directed by Jonathan Mitchell, performed by Chet Siegel and Tom Ligon, with Matt J. Weir, Quentin Loder, and Melanie Hoopes with sound design help from Brendan Baker (of Love & Radio)

Third Party
Mike Coleman is an independent candidate running for Congress, and he's finally getting some attention... from a serial killer. 
Written by Ed Herbstman, produced & directed by Jonathan Mitchell, performed by Ed Herbstman, Chet Siegel, Rick Andrews, Nick Kanellis, Louis Kornfeld, Amy Warren, and Bryn Magnus.

The Death of Poe
The last days of Edgar Allen Poe have always been shrouded in mystery. This story imagines how he may have died. Based on a true listener-submitted story from Matthew Mercier
Produced & directed by Jonathan Mitchell, performed by Christian Paluck, Ed Herbstman, Chet Siegel, and Louis Kornfeld.

Brian is a Spokane native who has been interested in sound technology ever since playing with a reel-to-reel deck as a kid. He learned radio broadcasting on KSFC, before it was part of Spokane Public Radio but still was part of the broadcasting program at Spokane Falls Community College. Brian also studied radio at Clatsop Community College in Astoria, Oregon, where he featured new age and fusion jazz on his own show. He admits that at heart he is a news junkie, which fits in well with his work Saturday mornings as regional host for NPR's Morning Edition.