Nominations: Best Drabble : 2013 People's Choice
Posted: Thu Feb 13, 2014 5:30 am
Please nominate your favorite drabbles from the last Drabblecast year. Choose from Episodes 272 through 311.
- Nominate your 5 favorite drabbles in a reply, below.
- Please include the episode number for each of your nominations.
- Nominations close March 1st.
Links are provided to both the audio/main page for each drabble's episode and for the text of the drabble, if available. (Keep in mind that Norm's audio really brings out the awesome in a drabble.)
Note that there was no drabble for episodes: 273, 275, 277, 279, 280, 281, 285, 289, 291, 300, 304, 306, 310, and 311.
272 (audio | no text link yet) Eyes by Steven Saus
She remembers the glitter of his eyes when they first made love...
274 (audio | Drabble text) Take Me To Your Leader by Eric Marsh
A robot has its priorities right.
276 (audio | Drabble text) A Few Errands by Nathan Lee
A newly bipedal "Pick up artist" at the grocery store.
278 (audio | Drabble text) Last Man Standing by David Dickinson
The sole survivor, of the Apocalypse, is not who you'd expect.
282 (audio | Drabble text) And If You Gaze Into the Abyss by Derek Manuel
The narrator really gets around... Or does he?
283 (audio | Drabble text) Man a la Moustache by Basil Godevenos
Whenever he missed her, two waxy tendrils stroked his face, and made it better.
284 (audio | Drabble text) The First Wish by Phineas QB
Roger "outsmarts" a Genie.
286 (audio | no text link yet) Prosopagnosia by Ken Liu
Faced with a police lineup, a man with face blindness prepares to make the worst mistake of his life.
287 (audio | Drabble text) Benjy by James Rogers
They say, "Don't walk before you can crawl." Apparently little Benjy never heard that particular expression...
288 (audio | Drabble text) In the Shelter of Each Other by Rachael K. Jones
Carefully overlapped leaves wrapped in spider silk patched each hole in the roof.
290 (audio | Drabble text) Structural Decay by Nathan Lee
He tried to verb the nouns again, but pronoun wouldn’t verb.
292 (audio | Drabble text) The Oldest of the New Gods by George Sandison
The chants are unspoken, the deacons wise to our suspicions and wisdom. Instead we type his name...
293 (audio | Drabble text) Lovecraft by Chris Munroe
And as they were consumed, body and soul, the captain would sing his mad, haunted refrain...
294 (audio | Drabble text) Knock by Chris Thompson
She is the one who knocks.
295 (audio | Drabble text) Improved Stars by Chantal Beaulne
Those left behind find ways to cope with a mass existence malfunction.
296 (audio | Drabble text) The Octopus Train by Jason Jones
The conductor takes your burgeoning pseudopod in his own, and as he punches it, you scream.
297 (audio | no text link yet) The Necromancer's Apprentice by Arun Jiwa
Murder is one way to get your teacher's attention.
298 (audio | Drabble text) Crisis of Competence by Travelin' Corpse Feet
Doctor Manfred saves the day!
299 (audio | Drabble text) Dear John by Rachael K. Jones.
He's left with a body, a note, and a promise that she'll come back in a form he does not expect.
301 (audio | Drabble text ) My Robots by Christopher Munroe
It's robots all the way down, until you get to the nanobots.
302 (audio | Drabble text) Exponential Growth by Derek Manuel
Parenting done right.
303 (audio | Drabble text) When the Mighty Fall, Give Us a Call by Derek Manuel
Epic sequel to Casey at the Bat.
305 (audio | Drabble text) The Toymaker's Dilemma by Rachael K. Jones
He brings the toys -- just in case.
307 (audio | Drabble text) Stay Warm This Christmas by Larry Hinkle
Santa Claus "warms up" to changing times.
308 (audio | Drabble text) On My Birthday by Chelsea Voulgares
Oh, how sharper than a serpent's tooth...
309 (audio | Drabble text) Supply by Myles McDonough
A teenager is spineless -- literally.