This week, in a sorta-kinda-oddly-tribute to the start of the "Great War" we feature the oddball saga "1918" by our friends at Aural Stage Studios. Premise: It is 1918 and aliens have crash landed on the planet. At the climax of World War I, Central Power and Allied scientists are racing to find uses for alien technology. Triplanes and Sopwith camels are rigged with laser systems. Believed dead after being shot down, Manfred Von Richtofen, the infamous Red Baron is restored to health as a … [Read more...] about Episode 384 – Traveling Back to 1918
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!
This week is our second installment featuring Return to Inverness, set some years after Jack Flanders started his mystical journeymaking and spiritual globetrotting. Upon the death of Lady Jowls, Jack finds himself back at Inverness, having inherited a generation of kooky inhabitants and dazzled by the mysterious that still remain. As if the tricky tenants weren't bad enough, stuff starts disappearing, and mystical beings start being sited on premises... Also, Captain Radio reviews … [Read more...] about Episode 238 – We Return to Return to Inverness
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
Matthew Boudreau, a stellar audio engineer and colleague from over at Audio Drama Talk, has kept me in the loop about the development of his new audio drama, 1918. The show promises absurd writing, a tight cast, and excellent production values. Here's a quick trailer: 1918 Trailer 1 - More are Coming from Aural Stage Studios on Vimeo. Here's a blurb about the show from its creators: It’s 1918 and aliens have crash landed on the planet. At the climax of World War I, Axis and Allied … [Read more...] about 1918 Radio Drama Lets Us Know: More are Coming