To The Manor Borne (By Robots)
To The Manor Borne (By Robots) is an anthology sci-fi / horror/ humor podcast, written, directed and produced by John Eder.
info_outline Episode 12 - The Pink Cloud 08/06/2021
Episode 12 - The Pink Cloud Killer robots hunt the Master through the proton collider at CERN. The ambulance carrying the Green Man, Crane, Penitento & the Chief erupts in bloody chaos. Time dissolves in the future, sending Bob & X-31 on a frantic race to the exit. In stand-alone story The Pink Cloud, a wannabe realtor-to-the-ultrarich must give it everything he's got inside to close a sale.
info_outline Who'll Stop Lorraine - Excerpted 10/16/2020
Who'll Stop Lorraine - Excerpted Who'll Stop Lorraine, first presented in ep. 5, is re-issued here as a stand-alone piece, minus the story-within-a-story framework of To The Manor Borne By Robots. Ghosts and exclusive real estate collide on a remote Thai island.
info_outline I Smell Burning Hair - Excerpted 10/02/2020
I Smell Burning Hair - Excerpted I Smell Burning Hair, first presented in ep. 3, is re-issued here as a stand-alone story, minus the story-within-a-story framework of To The Manor Borne By Robots. An out-of-control politician on the campaign trail is taken over by technology that enables his handlers to pilot him like a drone.
info_outline Episode 11 - Hungover Psychic Insider Trader 10/01/2019
Episode 11 - Hungover Psychic Insider Trader The Master and Miss Eloise return to CERN. Jimmy, Miss Eloise, and a pair of killer robots journey to the past. Bob and X-31 are marooned in a decaying future. The Pope has a rough day on the road to Jerusalem. The stand-alone story Hungover Psychic Insider Trader follows a junior-level Wall Street exec who finds he can predict the future, but only when he's really hungover.
info_outline Episode 10 - Burns's Bugs 12/01/2018
Episode 10 - Burns's Bugs Bob & Miss Eloise must make a baby. Tevis & the Master wrestle with a baffling affliction. The Pope, a.k.a. The Green Man, welcomes Crane & the Chief into his caravan to Jerusalem. Baller & the Chief plot against Arcadia head Francis Abercrombie, leading into the stand-alone Burns's Bugs, in which Arcadia backs billionaire Gary Burns's bid to feed the world with cheap, edible insect protein.
info_outline Fronsty The Snowman - Holiday Special Reissue 12/19/2017
Fronsty The Snowman - Holiday Special Reissue Fronsty The Snowman, first presented in ep. 6, is re-issued here as a stand-alone story, minus the ongoing story-within-a-story framework of To The Manor Borne By Robots. Fronsty is Frosty The Snowman's idiot cousin, following his dreams in a fun, silly, SFW Christmas tale for kids and adults alike. Narrating this Yuletide extravaganza is Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford. Merry Christmas from the Manor!
info_outline Episode 8 - Marketing 4 Marketers 03/07/2017
Episode 8 - Marketing 4 Marketers The Pope takes a walk, Tevis and the Master get closer, Baller fields calls, and the future is not what it used to be. The stand-alone story in this episode is Marketing 4 Marketers, a demonic look at that most 21st century of occupations.
info_outline Episode 7 - Eye Candy 09/07/2016
Episode 7 - Eye Candy A visit to the Davos Economic Conference leads to some run-ins with famous faces. A weapon of last resort is re-discovered in the future. A man of the spirit hears some unpleasant facts. In stand-alone story Eye Candy, a computer in a contact lens falls into the hands of a high school bully.
info_outline Episode 6 - Fronsty The Snowman 12/13/2015
Episode 6 - Fronsty The Snowman It's the night before Christmas at the Manor, but the Beast is not asleep. Bob makes plans with Tevis. The stand-alone story is Fronsty The Snowman, a tale of Frosty The Snowman's idiot cousin who can't do anything right, and how he redeems himself with Santa Claus. Featuring guest star Rob Halford, from Judas Priest.
info_outline Episode 3 - I Smell Burning Hair 02/06/2015
Episode 3 - I Smell Burning Hair Bob takes a swim, and the Master has a history lesson. The story read to the Beast imagines if people could be driven like aerial drones, and how that would apply to an out-of-control politician who needs to win re-election.
info_outline Episode 1 - No Fatties, Please 11/09/2014
Episode 1 - No Fatties, Please A terrible behemoth from out of space/time invades the 25th century, ravaging the world, killing millions. Its only weakness is stories, rendering it dormant. It's been contained within the Manor, a vast country estate controlled by the Master, the ruler of the future Earth, and the only person the Beast will let read stories to it and live. The Master transports his ancestor, office-worker Bob, from the present to the 25th century. Bob must substitute for the Master, while the Master travels to our time to unravel the mystery of the Beast's origins.