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 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 437 – The Bright Sessions and Lauren Shippen

Writer, director, actor, and producer Lauren Shippen joins me for a conversation about anxiety, archery, P.G. Wodehouse, the Alexander Technique, and so much more, as we dive into her captivating podcast, The Bright Sessions. Dr. Joan Bright is a therapist who specializes in “therapy for the strange and unusual”. Each one of her patients experiences […]

Episode 430 – Rich Wentworth and Hadron Gospel Hour!

This week: It’s a non-stop carnival of freaky tiki madness as I chat with Rich Wentworth, the co-creator of Hadron Gospel Hour. Rich and I talk about glam rock, how he and co-creator Michael McQuilkin got started in audio drama, and whether or not everything is going to be okay (spoiler alert: it is going to […]

Episode 427 – Changing of the Guard

Well, how to say this. After 9 years, long-time RDR host Fred Greenhalgh passes the torch to incoming host David Rheinstrom. We take a moment to reflect on the amazing journey – 450 hours of entertainment! – in RDR’s first nine years, and focus on the great state of current audio drama, and the future […]

Episode 415 – The Dawn of Sarahs and Serendipity

Holy moley what a show we have for you this week! Announcements: FinalRune Productions worked on the forthcoming audio saga Locke & Key for Audible Our friends at Aural Stage Studios are raising funds for their new series Otherworldlies and also running a kickin’ walla contest (with prizes from Izotope) Sue Zizza, David Schinn, and […]

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 […]

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 401: Celebrating Roger Gregg, a “Mad Scientist of Music”

2015 has only just begun!  In this episode, Gareth Stack, Irish audio producer and playwright, interviews the masterful Roger Gregg in his podcast series “Mad Scientists of Music.” Roger is, of course, founder of Crazy Dog Audio Theatre and one of the living grand masters of contemporary audio theater.  Stack’s interview reveals Roger as the […]

Episode 378 – Talking “Hear Now” with Sue Zizza

This week, an interview from the terrestrial version of Radio Drama Revival – an interview with Sue Zizza (Sue Media Productions) the producer behind the ‘illuminated’ audiobooks of Ellen Kushner (all of which have been nominated for Audie Awards, and one – Swordspoint- being a winner) and numerous prior productions. She is also a major […]

BONUS – Interview with Josh Finney and Denise Poirier

Interview from the 4/10/2014 live terrestrial radio show of Radio Drama Revival (Airs on WMPG Thursdays, 1-1:30pm EDT and yeah, you can stream it). Josh Finney and Denise Poirier talk about the Kickstarter project they’re working on together, promoting a dramatization of the cyberpunk graphic novel Utopiates. JOSH FINNEY Author and sometimes artist, Josh Finney […]