Episode 451 – Wynabego Warrior, with Austin Beach

This week, we’re playing Wynabego Warrior: The Tale of John Waynnabe (*eagle screech*), the wacky western epic by Audioblivious Productions. John is a mysterious drifter who drives around the West(ern part of Kentucky) in a souped-up RV, righting wrongs. It’s a rollicking good time! Later on, I chat with Austin, who co-founded Audioblivious Productions and […]

Episode 450 – Jim Robbie and the Wanderers, with Iri Sheremet and Laura Bramblette

I’m all about the growth mindset: the idea that you can always improve yourself and your work, and to me, nothing embodies that more than Jim Robbie and the Wanderers, a constantly-evolving production that puts fun, ingenuity, and optimism where you’d never expect it: the apocalypse. The world is different, scorched, sunk, and changed, but […]

Episode 449 – Hector Vs. The Future, with Oðinn Örn Hilmarsson and Andy Goddard

This week, we explore Hector Vs. The Future, a bleakly-funny comedy podcast, recorded live in London by members of the creative team that brought us Wooden Overcoats. Created by comedy writers James Huntrods and James Hamilton, Hector vs. The Future is the story of two rival museums: the Uptodateum, the most au courant museum in […]

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

This 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 […]

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

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 fiction in the month of October. Producers Eli and Matt are on-hand to explain. First, you’ll hear 11th Hour Northeast’s HEAVENLY DECEPTION, […]

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 national on the Eastern side of the Berlin Wall–when she […]

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 hunters who travel to a South Carolina ghost town, only to discover ~exactly~ why it was abandoned. This […]

Episode 443 – Alison Crane and Todd Faulkner of UNCANNY COUNTY

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 the three of us have a little chat. Alison tells me a secret! Todd reveals the […]

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 Quiet, Please.  It takes place on an oil derrick: the fourble board is the deck that […]

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

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 once. Motivated by an improv style and by Mitchell’s 15 years as a public radio documentarian, […]

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

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 wonders and miseries.  Enjoy!