Main Fiction: “The Big Whimper” by Laird Barron
Laird Barron, an expat Alaskan, is the author of several books, including The Imago Sequence and Other Stories; Swift to Chase; and Blood Standard. Currently, Barron lives in the Rondout Valley of New York State and is at work on tales about the evil that men do.
This story originally appeared in Weird World War IV, 2022.
Narrated by: Will Stagl
Will Stagl is proud to be a member of the StarShipSofa team, recruiting narrators for the podcast’s stellar stories. Will works as a creative professional and occasional musician from his adopted home of Tucson, Arizona.
Fact: Looking Back At Genre History by Amy H Sturgis