(CNN)We each cognize Rainn Wilson is simply a talented comedic actor. He's besides obsessed with the macabre, and loves his relation arsenic the big of "Radio Rental," a fictional podcast that tells existent stories from radical astir bizarre crimes oregon paranormal enactment they've encountered.
These tales, often recovered by producers who are heavy diving Reddit, are acceptable wrong the fictional satellite of Radio Rental, an 80's video rental store tally by an eccentric shopkeeper, Terry Carnation, played by Wilson. He says helium approaches Carnation from a comedic standpoint, but that the stories are successful information precise existent and highly bony chilling.
"Terry Carnation is the benignant of quality that introduces these benignant of specific, mysterious, supernatural stories," Wilson says. "And I had been wanting to bash this quality and enactment connected this quality for a while."
The 3rd play of the podcast is presently being released, with Wilson calling each occurrence "good aged fashioned storytelling."
"It's conscionable similar vigor theater. It's conscionable quality voices, immoderate dependable effects and creating a full world," helium says.
Wilson says radical emotion that the stories are true.
"These stories truly happen," helium says, adding, "There are shade stories, there's supernatural stories. There are alien encounters. There are coincidences that are truthful spooky. You can't adjacent judge them. There's radical that person been stalked. There's the supernatural and otherworldly stories and they're each the overmuch scarier due to the fact that they truly really hap to people."
Wilson recalls 1 communicative from play 1 that has stuck with him since helium heard it. "This family, they moved into a caller location and determination was similar a mysterious small miss that would travel retired of the woods, play with the person, but past it turns retired that the small miss didn't exist," helium says.
He believes it too.
"I judge each past idiosyncratic telling these stories and erstwhile you perceive their voices and however they recount it," helium says, "It isn't similar immoderate drunken barroom astatine 2 a.m., radical trying to outdo each different and marque up circumstances. This really happened to these folks."
He's inactive playing a comedic character, though, successful spite of the acheronian taxable matter.
"He is simply a quality similar you would spot successful sketch comedy, he's a precocious nighttime re vigor DJ. He's precise aforesaid important. He's very, benignant of caught up successful the dependable of his ain voice," helium says. "So this is comedy. This is conscionable utilizing drama to present the supernatural, which I deliberation has a bully effect. I mean, it works for the Crypt Keeper (from 'Tales From the Crypt'), it worked for Vincent Price. It worked for Elvira, and present it works for Terry Carnation."
"Radio Rental" streams connected Apple Podcasts and wherever podcasts are available.