Posts Tagged ‘Short Fiction’

CLICK HERE to download “The Dead are Never Brave”, episode 12 of the Silicon Chickens Project. “The Dead are Never Brave” is a story of true love that defies the grip of the grave, told in first person from the perspective of a smiling corpse. The Dead are Never Brave by Paul Thomas Chapman is […]


CLICK HERE to download “The Chicken Whisperer”, episode 11 of the Silicon Chickens Project. “The Chicken Whisperer” is the fifth story in the Silicon Chickens from Alpha Centauri series, featuring the misadventures of the hapless chicken-detector, Alex, and the formidable professional wrestler, Pumpkin Joe, in a post-apocalyptic world dominated by murderous cybernetic fowl from another […]


CLICK HERE to download “Devil in Blue Eyeliner”, episode 10 of the Silicon Chickens Project. “Devil in Blue Eyeliner” is a story of intrique and murder set against the backdrop of a Renaissance carnival.  It is the first commission-based story written for the Silicon Chickens Project, and was inspired by and is dedicated to Ian […]


CLICK HERE to download “Fugitive from the Banana Hook”, episode 9 of the Silicon Chickens Project. “Fugitive from the Banana Hook” is the sequel to “Revolt of the Burger Zombies”, a humorous piece set in a far-flung future full of fast food tyranny and naked bananas. Fugitive from the Banana Hook by Paul Thomas Chapman is licensed […]


CLICK HERE to download “Never  Trust a Smiling Warlock”, episode 7 of the Silicon Chickens Project. “Never Trust a Smiling Warlock” is a short piece of comic fiction that explores what happens when you overlay corporate culture on top of an organization of eldritch evil wizardry. Never Trust a Smiling Warlock by Paul Thomas Chapman […]


CLICK HERE to download “Boogieman Among the Apes”, episode 6 of the Silicon Chickens Project. “Boogieman Among the Apes” is a piece of short fiction, half comic and half serious, that examines the role of monsters in a world made for mankind. Boogieman Among the Apes by Paul Thomas Chapman is licensed under a Creative […]


CLICK HERE to download “Dragon Killer V”, the fifth episode of the Silicon Chickens Project. “Dragon Killer V” is a short piece of comic fantasy that explores the real reason why boys play so many endless hours of video games. Dragon Killer V by Paul Thomas Chapman is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 […]


CLICK HERE to download “Always, the Red of Reckoning”, the fourth episode of the Silicon Chickens Project. “Always, the Red of Reckoning” is a dark fantasy with elements of horror and tragedy, set in a medieval setting that is both familiar and alien. Always, the Red of Reckoning by Paul Thomas Chapman is licensed under […]


CLICK HERE to download “Revolt of the Burger-Zombies”, the third episode of the Silicon Chickens Project. “Revolt of the Burger-Zombies” is a humorous piece of science fiction dealing with fast food culture as a religion in the far flung future.   This is a work of satire, so listener discretion is advised. Revolt of the Burger-Zombies […]


CLICK HERE to download “Scrap Escape”, the second episode of the Silicon Chickens Project. “Scrap Escape” is a slightly grotesque piece of horror fiction with a streak of dark humor about a pair of men and the robots that they murder.  Some explicit language is included, so listener discretion is advised. Scrap Escape by Paul […]