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 the Mart to lead a digital expedition into the digital glade in search of the beautiful yet elusive Digital Nymph. There's a history between the two, and they are not playing...well, they are … [Read more...] about Episode 408 – A Tryst with the Digital Nymph
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We kick off our Sci-Fi February with Great Northern Audio Theater's fanciful anti-saga, Thwack That Dirigible!, performed before a live audience at last year's Mark Time Awards ceremony during the CONVergence CON for science fiction and fantasy media in Bloomington, MN. Brian Price of Great Northern Audio Theater, who directed this piece that was also produced by his frequent collaborator, Jerry Stearns, joins us after our feature to give us an update on the upcoming 15th Anniversary Mark … [Read more...] about Episode 264 – Sci-Fi February Is A Go!
Today we stagger back from a GREAT trip out west to Minneapolis, Minnesota for the CONvergence science fiction and fantasy convention (known to you Twitterers as #cvg2011). We received the 2010 Silver Mark Time for FinalRune's production The Cleansed: Episode Zero and celebrated with other winners, including Jonathan Mitchell (who created the spectacular Moon Graffiti), Matthew and Monique Boudreau and Samantha Mason of 1918, Domien and Eline of The Witch Hunter Chronicles, Cayenne Chris … [Read more...] about Episode 233 – Back From #CVG2011 with Stories To Tell and a Trip to 1918
With the weeklong National Audio Theatre Festivals 2011 workshop just behind us, we catch up with Captain Radio who were our ears on the ground in West Plains as well as Phil Proctor of the Firesign Theatre. Phil talks about his career in audio starting with the legendary comic studio albums of Firesign in the countercultural 60s and 70s and transition into a career of voice acting for films, TV, animation and video games. Phil is also a judge for the Mark Time Awards, which this week … [Read more...] about Episode 232 – Phil Proctor & Capt Radio Chime in on NATF 2011, As We Head to MN
This week, we feature the live Mark Time Award Radio Show from CONvergence 2009, put on by our friends, the Great Northern Audio Theater. I was behind-the-scenes on this show and got an opportunity to speak with GNAT's Brian Price, Jerry Stearns, and Kris Markman - you can listen to that interview on episode 130. So, for the show itself, we don't hear anything about Haiti, terrorists, or swing votes in the senate. Instead, we answer the pressing age-old question: What DID the orc get on … [Read more...] about Episode 157 – These Jokes Get Spacey