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Mar 29, 2024

Do the voices coming from the food in my fridge and pantry want to harm me, help me, or just…be? 

Genre: Science Fiction


“Tell me I’m sane,” I said.

There was a pause on the other end. And then he finally spoke. 

“I refuse.” 

I sighed. “Freddy, come on.”

“Give me some context, then.”


What’s the Writing Prompt that inspired the story?
Describe each day of the week as food.
Source: 500 Creative Prompts. Copyright © 2019 Piccadilly (USA) Inc.


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Story: “My Food Is Speaking to Me” Copyright © 2020 by Nila L. Patel
Narration, Episode Art, Editing, and Production:  Nila L. Patel

Trip-Hop Lounge Abstract Background” by Digital Emotions (Intro/Outro)


“Start the Day”
“Under Suspicion”
“It’s A Mystery”
“Slow Lights”
“Awkward Silences (version a)”
“We’ll Figure it Out Together”


Music by Lee Rosevere is licensed under CC BY 4.0
Sound effects from AudioJungle and GameDevMarket
Vocal effects created with Audacity
Changes made to the musical tracks? Just cropping to align with my narration.


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Episode Art Description: Digital drawing. A fully stocked refrigerator seen from an angle with the door opening out to the left. The top third contains a freezer section. Recognizable items in the door are bottles at bottom, milk cartons, jars, butter (labeled), and at top, ice cream and a bag of chicken nuggets (labeled). Recognizable items in the main compartments include vegetables, a carton of eggs, a covered bowl, and flat cartons labeled “pizza” and “pepperoni.” Text bubbles surround the refrigerator. The three at left read as follows from top to bottom: “On toast? I’m in,” “Time for tacos. Lime for tacos,” and “Saute in me!” The five at right read as follows: “Why wait for Sunday?” and “Scramble me,” “Poach me,” “I want to be a pot pie,” and “Stew us!” (four times).