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 […]

Episode 405 – Embarking on a “Stiff” Investigation

This week we have the delicious irreverant, lewd, scandalous and downright HILARIOUS antics of a detective who really puts the ‘hard’ in hard-boiled. Enter: Stiff Investigations, a live radio drama series which twists the OTR detective and makes it fresh for a new age. In this episode, Jack and Venus visit the Vixen Family mansion […]

Episode 327: Entering the Hothouse and Cruising with the Bruiser

Take a surly trip to a gritty, dystopian neighborhood of Los Angeles called the ‘Hothouse’ in this thrilling new serial by TV writer Joel Metzger. All of downtown LA is enclosed by a massive glass wall — making a hyper-capitalist, Orwellian, city-within-a-city called “The Hothouse.” Jason “Bruiser” Brusman used to be a cop — but […]

Captain Radio Explores AudioDrop Central

Graphic – FunGraphix.com Theme music – Shane Lamb Title: Captain Radio Explores AudioDrop Central Production Company: Angry Viking Productions Writer/Director/Producer: Eric Ericson Type: Drama, Comedy Genre:  Multiple — Sci-fi, Action, Suspense, Satire Length: 10-15 minute-long episodes Rating: AudioDrop™ Universe: AD-G thru AD-PG13; Velvet Curtain Series: AD-PG13 thru AD-R* Availability: Download from  http://audiodropcentral.com for $.89 per episode.   Greetings, Audionauts! Captain […]

Captain Radio Reviews The New York Crimes

Graphic – FunGraphix.com Theme music – Shane Lamb    Title: The New York Crimes (Mini-Series) Writer/Director/Producer: Kristen Felicetti Type: Comedy Genre:  Mystery Length: 15- to 18-minute episodes Rating: AD-PG13* (Bursts of course language unsuited for kiddies) Availability: Free to listen from thenycrimes.com WATCH NY CRIMES TRAILER @ Youtube Greetings, Audionauts! The Captain is back with a review of The New York Crimes, […]

Episode 272 – The Final Six Suspects, Preparing for Pandemic

This week we wrap our third part of Six Suspects by Vikas Swarup, adapted by Ayeesha Menon and produced by acclaimed BBC Producer John Dryden. Vicky Rai, notorious son of a prominent Indian politician, shoots dead a waitress at a trendy Delhi restaurant. At a lavish society party to celebrate his acquittal, he is himself […]

Episode 271 – A Bit More on Those Six Suspects, And Chatting with John Dryden

In this jam-packed week, we have the 3rd chapter of The Cleansed, followed quickly by our 2nd chunk of Six Suspects by Vikas Swarup, adapted by Ayeesha Menon and produced by acclaimed BBC Producer John Dryden. Vicky Rai, notorious son of a prominent Indian politician, shoots dead a waitress at a trendy Delhi restaurant. At […]

Episode 270 – Meeting Six Suspects, Farewell Nod to Peter

First things first this week – a farewell nod to Peter Bergman, founding member of the legendary audio comedy troupe The Firesign Theatre, 1960s America’s answer to Monty Python. Their antics, multi-track madness and bitingly absurd satire imprinted the minds of a generation and transformed the concept of ‘radio theater.’ The Washington Post featured a […]

Episode 244 – It’s a Mean Thing, This Thing of Ours

This week we are pleased to feature another producer new to the show (indeed, new to radio drama altogether) – Scott Spaulding, whose new gritty mobster drama, “This Thing of Ours,” is sure to tear up the pristine streets of radio drama land… In 1970s New York, it’s not easy to be a wise guy […]