Episode 414 – Talking “Lockdown” with KC Wayland

This week we’re talking LOCKDOWN, the expansion story to We’re Alive set in the early days of the zombie apocalypse in the incredible claustrophobic, socially-volatile environment of a high security prison in Los Angeles. KC Wayland’s Wayland Productions is now raising funding for the project on Kickstarter (Over $43k of $50k raised so far!) and […]

Episode 413 – Chasing Down the Rogue Era

We’re pleased to welcome back the work of Protophonic / JD Venne in “Brad Lansky and the Rogue Era,” the sixth part of the Brad Lansky sci-fi audio adventure series. Biological or ‘B-life’ was overtaken by A-life centuries ago and now the balance of power is at the tipping point. An invisible rogue planet on […]

Episode 412 – a FLURry of adventures

Radio Drama Revival’s 412th Episode features “FLUR” the first original “Audio Manga” we’ve been able to feast our ears on. The normal life of High School senior Lida Garuzo, had always been considered peaceful; filled with plenty of friends, good times, and an annoying five-year-old little brother. However, when a strange phenomenon occurs, she immediately […]

Episode 411 – A Night with Confusion in the Dark

This week we feature John Keck’s “Theatre in the Dark” Productions, a fresh new entry to the audio drama scene with crisp production values, high-concept stories and sultry sounds and music. Of this week’s tale, “The Night I Met Confusion” he writes: [It’s] about a man that goes to a blues bar on a Friday […]

Episode 410 – Stan Freberg Retrospective

This week, we mark the passing of legendary humorist Stan Freberg (1926 – 2015), whose influence on comedy – and radio comedy in particular – cannot be overstated. Speaking to the legacy of the fine Mr. Freberg is Radio Drama Revival guest host David Rheinstrom, who combines retrospective with audio clips to illuminate the life […]

Episode 409 – Bracing for the Sting of the Dark Tower

Thanks to Alicia Goranson (The Mask Of Inanna) for encouraging Peter Gruenbaum to submit this delightful re-imagining of an apocryphal work by C.S. Lewis, “The Sting of the Dark Tower” (not to be confused with Stephen King’s Dark Tower!). C.S. Lewis is invited to visit a lab in 1940’s Cambridge England where he is shown […]

Episode 408 – A Tryst with the Digital Nymph

Eek!  Gasp!  The final Mark Time Radio Show by Great Northern Audio Theater! Well, at least they go out with a bang.  David Ossman of the Firesign Theatre returns one last time to the live raucous stage to play Cyber Bob, in Cyber Bob and the Digital Nymph.  Bob leaves his position as cart-wrangler at […]

BONUS: Radio Drama Revival Live from #SXSW2015

Radio Drama Revival traveled to #SXSW2015 Interactive in Austin, Texas to talk to filmmakers about the joys of producing audio drama. We speak with panelists Sonia James, Patience Wieland, Matthew Boudreau as well as KC Wayland of “We’re Alive” about the experience, as well as new trends in audio drama. This week we have two […]

Episode 407 – A Hadronic Adventure with the Gospel Hour

Life is all well and good until the multiverse gets torn asunder. Whoops. Dr. “Oppenheimer” Valdini (Wentworth) has torn a rift in the fabric of the multiverse, and is trapped outside of spacetime in his sentient lab A.S.H. LE (Lisa McQuilkin), with maintenance man Cyrus (Michael Atkinson). Desperate for help and companionship, Oppenheimer kidnaps Mike […]

Audio art the sleeper hit of #SXSW2015

It’s not as glitzy as VR, as right for you as left shark, or currently trending on Twitter, but for those of us closely following audio the resurgence of interest in our art form at South by Southwest: the 2015 edition was incredibly encouraging. Let’s call it the post-Serial world; numerous of podcasts came before […]

Episode 406 – Finding Bodies in the Basement

In the dry days of the temperance movement, some of the more savvy entrepreneurs found great opportunity in selling illegal booze. With sleazy underground operations, come sleazy underground politicians – most of whom are not welcome. Classic noir style tells this tale through the eyes of a hapless bouncer. We hear the saucy tale of […]