Discover real-life horror stories, from bizarre crimes to paranormal activity. These true stories are set inside the fictional world of Radio Rental, an 80’s video rental store run by an eccentric shopkeeper, Terry Carnation (Rainn Wilson). This imaginative, cult classic-inspired horror brand blurs the lines of reality, with cutting-edge documentary storytelling and a splash of comedy. From the mind of Payne Lindsey, this is Radio Rental.
Frank Racioppi • Ear Worthy • Apr 15, 2023
"One of the best with an unusual premise and terrific host is Radio Rental. ...Terry Carnation reveals some of the terrifying stories on these tapes, blurring the lines between documentary storytelling, horror, and comedy. …"
Gregg Stockdale • The Podcast Geek • May 22, 2022
"Terry Carnation is a brilliant host, and has some real laugh out loud moments. The stories are all very diverse and it seems that the producers try not to have lots of similar stories cropping up in each episode, so they always feel fresh. Having Terry Carnation present each story, and adding his own little skits between really helps too. He’s like a less cadaverous (though no less humourous) version of the Cryptkeeper from Tales From The Crypt. My only problem with this show is whether some of these stories are actually true or not. I don’t think there’s a single story that hasn’t totally gripped me..."
Yohana Desta • Vanity Fair • Oct 29, 2019
"...creepy, true horror stories...If it sounds like a scary-story subreddit come to life, that’s kind of because it is. All in all, it’s a good faith operation in the name of telling spooky stories..."