Ayla Taylor, the director of Tides, convened a panel of audio dramatists during 2019's PodCon—but this EXCLUSIVE EVENT wasn't *at* PodCon itself; no, no! It was held at the marvelous Ada's Technical Books and Cafe in Seattle's Capitol Hill. Only about 40 people could squeeze into the space, so with everyone's permission, we are bringing YOU this super secret panel, because information deserves to be FREEEEEEEE. This event, entitled "An Evening with Audio Drama Creators", featured the … [Read more...] about Episode 534 – The ROGUE PANEL! from PodCon!
Back in November, friend of the show Jeffrey Gardner convened a roundtable of critics and creators in the audio fiction space: Elena Fernández-Collins of Audiodramatic and the Bello Collective Wil Williams of Wil Williams Reviews Prof. Sarah Montague of Stories on Stage Mischa Stanton of The Whisperforge Paul Bae of The Black Tapes and The Big Loop Jeffrey Gardner of the forthcoming podcast Unwell and me! Check out our conversation about the state of the industry! Also, … [Read more...] about Episode 533 – Critic Roundtable
David interviews the fascinating and eclectic Morgan Givens. Topics include the genesis and central message of Flyest Fables, Black, trans, queer/nb voices in SF/fantasy, the role of music in Flyest Fables, the inspirations for Morgan's character voices, his experience at Transom, his time with the DC police and Just Detention International, hopepunk and hope in general. … [Read more...] about Episode 532 – Morgan Givens
David rings in the new year with Morgan Givens's one-man show, Flyest Fables, bringing new context to high fantasy! If you thought you'd heard it all, you'd be wrong, folks! Prepare yourself for a journey you will not soon forget! … [Read more...] about Episode 531 – Flyest Fables
Check in with David as he interviews What's the Frequency? creator James Oliva! Learn James's feelings on: - Noise jazz! - the films of David Lynch, and other Difficult Shit! - David! (pthbbbt) - Suburban ennui and the constraints of the mid-20th century and much more besides! … [Read more...] about Episode 530 – James Oliva Interview
Who will give us the wooooorrrrdddsss? We have a special treat for you this week as David brings you What's the Frequency? - a mind-bending psycho-noir from James Oliva and Alexander Danner. Hold on to the hand rails and take it slow! It's going to be one hell of a ride. … [Read more...] about Episode 529 – What’s the Frequency?
David brings us back from the Thanksgiving holiday as he interviews Arden creators Sara Ghaleb, Todd Vanderwerff, and Christopher Dole. They discuss the origins of the show, the different writing styles that each of them contributes, and the ethics of true crime media (and many other things besides.) https://www.patreon.com/ardenpod … [Read more...] about Episode 528 – Chris, Sara, and Todd of Arden
This Thanksgiving, I'm thankful for Arden! Is it a true-crime parody? No, not exactly. It takes the crime very seriously. But it is funny, and it is also a show with a mystery: what happened to actress and heiress Julie Capsom, when she disappeared on Christmas a decade ago? The product of three writers—sketch comic Sara Ghaleb, entertainment critic Todd VanDerWerff, and Hollywood historian Christopher Dole—Arden is an engaging mystery hosted by two women—an ex-cop and a reporter—who fight over … [Read more...] about Episode 527 – Arden
The 11th hour is upon us! And David peeks out from underneath the blankets to bring you two selections from this year's releases, To the Moon and Back, by Boom's Faith McQuinn, and Wolpertingers by Kessi Riliniki. Listen to more great horror and enchanting tales at 11th Hour Audio Productions http://11thhouraudio.com CW: gore, human trafficking, general spookiness … [Read more...] about Episode 526 – 11th Hour Audio Productions 2018
David hits us with some whaling truth and introduces Wondery's audio drama, Blackwood! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/blackwood/id1438804143?mt=2 … [Read more...] about Introducing Blackwood