Not About Lumberjacks

Not About Lumberjacks

Latest Episodes

Christmas Miscellany 4
December 15, 2020

For the fourth year in a row, it’s a handful of stories (five, in fact) to make your holidays merry and bright! This year’s lineup: Tracks – A tale of drifting teenage friendship. Homecoming – Callan returns home for his annual visit with his father.

Behind the Cut – Geocached
November 29, 2020

In honor of five years of Not About Lumberjacks, this behind-the-scenes look is not the usual commentary about the latest episode. If you want to know how “Geocached” came to be, here’s the quick version: My wife and I love hiking,

November 12, 2020

When Wayne finds strange items in geocaches along the old lumber roads of northern Minnesota, he becomes obsessed with discovering who’s leaving the items behind. What he finds changes his life forever… * * * Credits: Music: Theme – Ergo Phizmiz.

Behind the Cut – The Cold of Summer
November 03, 2020

Until the last minute, I didn’t like the latest story for Not About Lumberjacks. In this behind-the-scenes look at the episode, I discuss what was wrong, how I fixed things, and what I realized along the way… Episode Transcript >>

The Cold of Summer
October 20, 2020

Four strangers come together when they contract a mysterious illness from an old woman in line at a pharmacy. Content Advisory: This story deals with illness, including mentions of COVID-19. It’s also not without moments of anxiety, regret,

Behind the Cut – Pepper
July 25, 2020

My good friend, Curtis Hart, requested this episode. He wanted to know why sometimes I tease an episode…only to release it much later — sometimes even releasing multiple episodes before it. He gets his answer in this behind-the-scenes look at what goes...

July 03, 2020

A father returns as a reincarnated, talking dog in an attempt to make amends with his estranged son. Content Advisory: Language, some [gloriously] crude humor, and discussions about the death of a family member from cancer.

Behind the Cut – Under the Big Top
June 10, 2020

In this behind-the-scenes look at “Under the Big Top,” I talk about what I like (and dislike) about mysteries — and why I tend to not write them… Episode Transcript >>

Under the Big Top
May 12, 2020

An FBI agent nearing forced retirement races to solve the case that’s haunted him for years. Will he find the break he needs at a traveling circus? Content Advisory: Language, mention of child abduction, mention of sexual assault, eating disorders,

Behind the Cut – Christmas Miscellany III
January 03, 2020

A bit about how the annual Christmas episode came to be…and what is in store for Not About Lumberjacks in the year ahead… * * * Episode Transcript >>