The Playground by Ray Bradbury (audio)

The Playground - Ray Bradbury, Jonathan Davis

This is a super short FREE audio @ Audible that manages to create a familiar scenario with a dastardly twist. It reminded me of the best sort of Twilight Zone episode.  This is a creeptastic, atmospheric tale about a neurotic man doing his best to save his young son from the trauma that surely awaits him at the playground.


Though I could feel his pain, the father was a bit of a mess and I felt sorry for him and the kid. Let the kid be a kid, I wanted to scream, but damn if that man listened to me!


I mean, it's not like the playground had one of these: