Episode 448 – Jeffrey Gardner’s Favorite Episode of Our Fair City

ofcitunesiconThis week, Our Fair City’s executive producer, Jeffrey Gardner, joins me for a chat and a deep dive into one of his favorite episodes, the season 4 finale of OFC.

Warning: this episode contains spoilers for, y’know, the first four seasons of Our Fair City.  Proceed with caution!

After the feature, Jeffrey and I discuss the piece, the power of myth, embarrassing stories from childhood, and self-care for artists.

Episode 447 – 11th Hour Audio Productions: HEAVENLY DECEPTION and CARGO

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We're belatedly celebrating World Audio Drama Day by bringing you two fabulous and spooky productions from 11th Hour--the annual tradition wherein audio dramatists of every stripe come together and make spine-tingling, spur-of-the-moment audio … [Read more]

10 Years of Audio Horror Madness!

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It should be said, horror is one of those special treats that is our favorite to dish up, and after ten years - ten! an eternity on the internet - we're reminiscing on the dark times we've all had together. 2006 - The Blind Man's … [Read more]

Episode 446 – Fred Greenhalgh and “The Dark Tome”

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Host emeritus Fred Greenhalgh is back to try out the sofa and tell us about his new podcast, "The Dark Tome." What if there was a book that literally opened up doorways to other worlds? Where would it lead, and could you handle what you found on … [Read more]

Episode 445 – Gareth Stack’s “The Wall in the Mind”

This week, I play Episode One of Gareth Stack's startling psychological thriller, "The Wall in the Mind". It's the tale of a city split down the middle, and a woman whose life split with it. Claire O'Hanlon was a young woman in 1989 --an Irish … [Read more]

Episode 444 – Campfire Radio Theater’s “Woods Ferry”

This week, say goodbye to Spooktember and HELLO TO SHOCKTOBER! *Thunderbolt* We're beginning a month of spookitude, commencing with John Ballentine and Campfire Radio Theater. This piece is called "Woods Ferry", about a band of weekend treasure … [Read more]

Episode 443 – Alison Crane and Todd Faulkner of UNCANNY COUNTY

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This week, we're taking a little detour into UNCANNY COUNTY, the brainchild of playwrights Alison Crane and Todd Faulkner, both proud children of Oklahoma. I play an episode of theirs, "Coulrophobia" (which is about spooky, spooky clowns!), and then … [Read more]

Episode 442 – Going Deep with Gabriel and David: The Thing on the Fourble Board

  This week, Gabriel Urbina, writer and director of Wolf 359, joins me for a segment we're calling "Going Deep"; together, the two of us investigate one of Gabriel's favorite classic audio dramas, 1948's "The Thing on the Fourble Board" from … [Read more]

Episode 441 – Jonathan Mitchell’s The Truth – The Man in the Barn

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This week, we play an episode of The Truth, Jonathan Mitchell's collaboration with New York's Magnet Theater; they're dedicated to making audio fiction the likes of which you've never heard. It's intimate, it's internal, and it's cinematic, all at … [Read more]

Episode 440 – Greater Boston, with Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason

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Light breaks over Marblehead this week on Radio Drama Revival, as I chat with Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason of the novelistic GREATER BOSTON. We talk about comics, theater, the Brexit referendum, and, of course, Boston and its manifold … [Read more]

Episode 439 – Hartlife’s All The Life You’ll Ever Need

This week, I'm playing something from Our Fair City, the dystopian sci-fi podcast; it's their entry in the 2014 Chicago Fringe Festival: a slick detective thriller called "All The Life You'll Ever Need". Hey -- if you're feeling beaten down by the … [Read more]