Free Downloads of Adventure Radio Dramas

Here is an archive of all of the 'mystery' themed radio drama shows we have played over the years. All episodes are free to download, however if you like it we hope you'll explore more shows by the artist and support them. Cop shows, mafia dramas, supernatural detectives and more find their way here...

Episode 417 – Saratoga’s Fat Cats (1 of 3)

Part 1 of 3 A huge pleasure to play this re-dux of one of the ZBS Foundations’ most lust field-recorded stories. Willie, who paints houses, is hired by some rich guy to repaint a few rooms in his summer mansion. His girlfriend, a wet T-shirt model for Sports Illustrated, can’t stand the colors. Her name […]

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 […]

Review: The Starling Project

Review of Audio Drama Production “The Starling Project” – Jeffery Deaver’s spy thriller is a bold new entry into the audio drama space by Audible.com

Episode 345 – Curious Blasts from the Past – and Future – with Curious Echo

This week we enjoy some well-aged podcast drama from Curious Echo Radio, two episodes from the 2008 serial “The Moon Wraith”, as well as an episode of the more recent (futuristic, you might say!) “Frank Gadsen, Personal Injury Lawyer of the Future.” Brother, can you spare a vote? Sound Stages Radio and Radio Drama Revival […]

Episode 344 – Kaboom! Supernatural noir with Harry Strange, and Stan Freberg’s tale of breaking into Hollywood

Harry Strange is a noir detective of a different stripe – solving supernatural crimes. Weird frequencies come to a head with “Kaboom!”, an episode from that podcast’s second season. Then, we tune into a fun interview segment from “Stu’s Show,” originally broadcast as a live interview with audio legend Stan Freberg, who describes how he […]

Episode 337 – Raymond Chandler’s Lost “Goldfish” and an Otherworld Interview

We continue our tour of radio noir by featuring a radio drama adaptation of Raymond Chandler’s “Goldfish,” the first Philip Marlowe short story, recorded entirely on location in the Pacific Northwest where Chandler originally set it. Harris Yulin stars as Marlowe with Harry Anderson as the lethal bad-guy “Sunset.” With an outstanding cast of Seattle […]

Episode 336 – This Time, It’s An Open Season

Our summer noir theme returns with FinalRune’s 2010 production of Open Season, the pilot episode of a series based on the books by Archer Mayor and featured in the Wall Street Journal. An old lady tormented by lewd phone calls blasts a man with a shotgun as he walks in through the door, and Brattleboro;s […]

Episode 334 – This Thing of Ours is Looking for a Boss

June is unofficially dubbed ‘mystery drama month,’ kicking off with a BANG with the 70s Noir New York Mafia Drama “Thing Thing of Ours” by Scott Spaulding’s Decorated Air Theater. Tensions are high within the Colombo Crime Family as gunshots ring out a few days before Christmas 1977. The fella’s scramble to get answers and […]

Episode 328: Getting Steamy in the Hothouse, Interview with Joel Metzger

Episodes 3 + 4 Followed by Exclusive Interview 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” […]

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 […]