Episodes: Masonry

Episode 23: The Other Women by Emily Shapiro

A woman is haunted by her body image—or the image she has of her skinnier body. Everywhere she goes she is followed by this double. Work, gym classes, and doctors appointments, her thinner self misses none of it. All the while her wife is expressing a desire to start a family. As the prospect of...

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Episode 22: Stuart Livingston Hill by Geer Austin

Aging fashion designer Stuart Livingston Hill loses his boyfriend and his job, and he’s convinced no one will ever hire him or love him again. ——————————   Remember to visit patreon.com/makingmischief to help support our podcast endeavors. We have tiers of all levels, simply select the one that’s right for you.   ——————————   Today’s...

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Episode 21: The Queen of Hearts and the Cheshire Cat by Bel Harbright

Miss Patti, perpetual Saturday evening barkeep at the Ruby Palace, finds herself enamored with the mysterious Cheese Guy, a greasy, dashing man who nobody quite knows, and tries her best to find out what she can about him and why he seems so obsessed with her.   CW: descriptions of sexual acts, alcohol and minor...

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Episode 20: Shepherd by Jeffrey Ricker

Joe and Ed have retreated to their summer house while Joe grapples with a long-term illness. When a stray dog appears in their yard, Joe begins to wonder if his grasp on health and reality is slipping.   CW: mentions of a terminal illness ——————————   Today’s story is Shepherd by Jeffrey Ricker website: www.jeffrey-ricker.com...

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Episode 19: Greatest Hits Vol 1

Instead of a new story, this week we’re bringing you a smattering of clips from all of our previous episodes! Share with your friends!   Story timecodes are as follows Sharing Glances 1:05-3:31 Her Name was Dana 3:33-06:36 Gravity 06:39-8:23 Sorted 8:26-11:14 Queering Borders 11:15-14:04 Raunch Daddy 14:05-16:24 Designated Driver 16:25-19:28 Prima Donna 19:30-21:53 The...

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Episode 18. Dread by Katherine Gleason

When a catastrophic fire strikes Keira’s neighborhood, she takes refuge in a dangerous place: the home of her ex-girlfriend. Will she stay and live with the danger she knows? Or will she muster the courage to leave and face the unknown?   CW: abusive relationship, violence, post-disaster setting ——————————   Today’s story is Dread by...

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Episode 17. At the End of the Breakwater by Dustin Buursma

Framed in a conversation on the breakwater, Simon recalls his passionate friendship with Grayson when they first met in high school, and the chances he took and didn’t take.    CW: use of a slur, alcohol consumption ——————————   Today’s story is At the End of the Breakwater by Dustin Buursma Twitter: @DustyBuurd   This...

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Episode 16. Have Your Cake by Jonathan Robert Leon

Brett deals with the trauma resulting from an extramarital affair while trying to get through his son’s birthday party.   CW: adultery, alcohol consumption, implied rough sex ——————————   Today’s story is Have Your Cake Twitter: @JRobbinsLeon This story is read by Jonathan Robbins Leon   This episode was edited by Leah Cornish   This...

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Episode 15: Lemon by Kirsten Perry

A young painter finds inspiration, and then some, in the most unlikely of places — a strip club. CW: alcohol consumption —————————— Today’s story is Lemon by Kirsten Perry Instagram: @kirztenperry   This story is read by Leah Cornish This episode was edited by Leah Cornish   This episode was sponsored by Tavour – for...

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Episode 14: A Sex Toy Shop for Misfits and Mutants by Margaret Reynolds

Once upon a time, there was a sex toy store that lived in a nondescript strip mall, surrounded by nail salons and amphibian pet stores. However, this is not your average sex toy store. This is a sex toy store that sells both dildos and offers a haven for queer shape shifters. A locale that...

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Episode 13: Bonus Listener Questions!

We’re taking a week to catch up on reading submissions, and casting narrators, and instead we’re answering a bunch of listener questions! Join us, won’t you?   ——————————   This episode was hosted and edited by Leah Cornish   Our music is Realm Daytime by Peritune: http://peritune.com Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Attribution 4.0 International (CC...

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Episode 12: Wine and Magnolias by Lela E. Buis

Halloran paranormal investigators arrive in a South Georgia town to work at a bed and breakfast. Holly’s brother and his wife are side-tracked by a seafood allergy, so Holly ends up working alone. She meets a young girl named Irina that she thinks is a college student, and they have a romantic encounter.  CW: description...

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