Archives for 2012

Episode 311 – Mumbai Chuzzlewits Sets Dickens in India

Having survived the Apocalypse, our show today features the work of Goldhawk Productions, lead by John Dryden, a Sony and Peabody Award winning radio producer whose work is regularly commissioned for BBC Radio 4. The show transposes Charles Dickens’ satire on the corrosive power of money to the hot, hectic streets of modern-day Mumbai, India. […]

Mayan Apocalypse Special, Part 2 – A Fresh Look at The Cleansed

As the second part of our mondo 2012 Mayan Apocalypse special, we have for you in its unedited, not-totally-radio-friendly glory the original broadcast mix of The Cleansed: Episode Zero which blazed through the airwaves of WKIT 100.3 FM in Bangor, Maine on Halloween night, 2010. Never before heard as a podcast, this mix has the […]

Episode 310 – Welcoming in the Mayan Llamageddon

The end of the world is nigh, and we’re going out with a bang with a mondo 90 minutes of audio theater madness celebrating the ‘leave nothing for tomorrow for there is no tomorrow’ fatalistic hopes of the likely to be uneventful Mayan Apocalypse. First up on our roster, a taste of Jazz Book on […]

Captain Radio Explores AudioDrop Central

Graphic – FunGraphix.com Theme music – Shane Lamb Title: Captain Radio Explores AudioDrop Central Production Company: Angry Viking Productions Writer/Director/Producer: Eric Ericson Type: Drama, Comedy Genre:  Multiple — Sci-fi, Action, Suspense, Satire Length: 10-15 minute-long episodes Rating: AudioDrop™ Universe: AD-G thru AD-PG13; Velvet Curtain Series: AD-PG13 thru AD-R* Availability: Download from  http://audiodropcentral.com for $.89 per episode.   Greetings, Audionauts! Captain […]

Episode 309 – Dreaming of a Tropical Christmas in the Icebox

This week on the show we welcome back our friends at the Icebox Radio Theater with an original story by Mike Murphy, “I’m Dreaming of a Tropical Christmas.” It’s blazing hot on the North Pole, Blitzen is getting blitzed, Rudolph’s red-nosed and red faced and Santa Claus is slogging it out for the tourists trying […]

Episode 308 – Marley’s Ghost Rattles His Chains

For our kick-off to the holiday season, we have the Christmas classic “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens, in a new adaptation by Shane Salk, featuring a star-studded cast. Salk’s fresh take on the classic puts the ghosts back full force in the story of Scrooge, pressed on the full palette of your imagination.  Featuring […]

Captain Radio Reviews Jazz Book on Tape from Jason Samilski

Graphic – FunGraphix.com Theme music – Shane Lamb    Title: Jazz Book on Tape Writer/Director/Producer: Jason Samilski Type: Drama-Comedy Genre:  Social Satire Length: 20-minutes Rating: AD-PG13* (brief course language, possibly disturbing dystopian images) Availability: Free to listen at http://www.prx.org/pieces/71219-jazz-book-on-tape#description Producer’s Description: Jazz Book on Tape is a lucid, hyper-visual radio play featuring 10 voices, approaching dialogue and monologue scenes through a […]

Episode 307 – A Different Kind of Spook in “Ghost of a Chance”

This week on the show we have 19 Nocturne Boulevard back, with their 2011 Ogle-winning production “Ghost of a Chance.” For a girl living in a New York Brownstone with an absentee father, life can be tough.  Luckily, have virtually unlimited trust-funds and a poltergeist nanny and butler make life considerably easier.  But when mean-spirited […]

Captain Radio Reviews The New York Crimes

Graphic – FunGraphix.com Theme music – Shane Lamb    Title: The New York Crimes (Mini-Series) Writer/Director/Producer: Kristen Felicetti Type: Comedy Genre:  Mystery Length: 15- to 18-minute episodes Rating: AD-PG13* (Bursts of course language unsuited for kiddies) Availability: Free to listen from thenycrimes.com WATCH NY CRIMES TRAILER @ Youtube Greetings, Audionauts! The Captain is back with a review of The New York Crimes, […]

Episode 306 – The Truth Puts Us in “Good Hands”

This week The Truth returns, the remarkable (in the fullest sense of that word) audio drama podcast that seeks to reinvent the format for 21st century aesthetics. The brainchild of producer, sound designer, and writer Jonathan Mitchell, The Truth is trying many different things, but what it’s best at is a wildly innovative approach to […]

Transcontinental Terror 2012 – Part 6 / 6 – 19 Nocturne Boulevard

Part 6 of 6 of the Transcontinental Terror live streaming Halloween Horror Event. Featuring 19 Nocturne Boulevard (Seattle, Washington) with the HP Lovecraft classic “The Rats in the Walls” 19 Nocturne Boulevard, which began podcasting in October of 2008, is an anthology series with over 80 half hour episodes, two Mark Time Awards (“The Outpost” […]