Episode 458 – Dan Powell, Marc Sollinger, and Archive 81

This week, things are going to get spooky at Radio Drama Revival as we delve into the world of horror audio fiction. David talks to Marc Sollinger and Dan Powell, the evil minds behind Archive 81 and The Deep Vault. They discuss the horror fiction that makes them tick, how to construct audio fiction that’ll […]

Episode 457 – Lindsay Graham and TERMS

My Wondery Network pal Lindsay Graham joins me to talk about his political thriller series, TERMS, in which a terrifying demagogue captures the U.S. Presidency. The outgoing president does everything in his power to stop him, by pulling out some astonishingly dirty tricks. There’s something in it for folks of every political persuasion. It’s a […]

Episode 456 – Chris Tarry and The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel

Children’s author, jazz bassist, and entertainment impresario Chris Tarry joins me for a talk about his production, THE UNEXPLAINABLE DISAPPEARANCE OF MARS PATEL. We play the first episode of the show — a kind of thriller-adventure for middle schoolers — and talk about his musical history, telling stories that represent all kinds of kids, and the […]

Episode 455 – Sophie Kaner, Kevin Vibert, and The Penumbra

Join me as we dive into the world of The Penumbra, an anthology series that updates classic genre stories with some well-deserved representation. We play their revised Part I of Juno Steel and the Murderous Mask, and then I talk to the marvelous co-creators of the Penumbra, Sophie Kaner and Kevin Vibert.  The three of […]

Episode 454 – Richard Penner and the Infinite Now

Multimedia artist Richard Penner joins me for a chat about his surreal, experimental microfiction show, The Infinite Now, a program that features a mysterious entity known only as The TIMESCANNER. Richard and I talk about the origins of the show, the nature of time, love, and the beautiful poison of chemical pigments. AND! ALSO! If […]

Episode 453 – Ann Heppermann and the Sarah Awards!

I had the opportunity to talk to Ann Heppermann, the founder of the Sarah Awards, and a co-host of the marvelous audio art podcast SERENDIPITY. We talk about the origin of the awards, her fictitious self on the podcast, and her history working with audio tape. Enjoy!

Episode 452 – Ryan Estrada’s Big Data, and 10 years of RDR!

Can you believe it? This podcast has been around for A DECADE! I’m so grateful for the trust you’ve put in me, that Fred and the team have put in me, to helm this show. And what better way to honor our tenth anniversary than with a star-studded funstravaganza? I play an episode of Ryan […]

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 […]