Episode 431 – Wooden Overcoats – David K. Barnes and Andy Goddard

This week, we take a trip to the drizzly English village of Piffling Vale, where undertaker Rudyard Funn discovers he’s no longer the only mortician in town in Episode 1 of the fabulous indie sitcom WOODEN OVERCOATS. Later in the show, I talk with David K. Barnes and Andy Goddard, the head writer and co-producer […]

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 429 – Ben Acker and the Thrilling Adventure Hour

This week: Liquor! Gods! A drunk lady rattling off the names of animals! I talk to Ben Acker of the Thrilling Adventure Hour, and play one of my favorite episodes of Beyond Belief: “White Hunter, Drunk Heart”. Those wacky married mediums, Sadie and Frank Doyle (Paget Brewster and Paul F. Tompkins) are on an adventure […]

Episode 428 – An Appointment with Alba Salix, Royal Physician

This week: Witchcraft! Charlatans! A Canadian plot to annex the United States?(!) David begins with a brief bit of history on John R. Brinkley, the notorious Goat Gland Doctor of Milford, Kansas.  A bit of quackery seemed relevant given today’s episode, which features an episode of Alba Salix, Royal Physician, a fantasy hospital comedy.  The episode […]

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 426 – A Trip to Tumanbay, Sultry and Sordid

Tumanbay, the beating heart of a vast empire, is threatened by a rebellion in a far-off province and a mysterious force devouring the city from within.  Gregor (Rufus Wright), Master of the Palace Guard, is charged by Sultan Al-Ghuri (Raad Rawi) with the task of rooting out this insurgence and crushing it.  Epic saga inspired […]

Episode 425 – Thankful for The Cleansed

Our little hiatus is over, and it is over with a BANG! We welcome back THE CLEANSED, the epic apocalyptic saga by our own FinalRune Productions. Borderton has fallen, and in the ashes Marc, Maria, Luke, and the scientist Abraham all struggle to survive. In this waking nightmare, Luke is plagued by haunting dreams – […]

Episode 424 – Vultures Over Low Doves

Happy #WorldAudioDramaDay!! We feature a most fitting production – the collaboration of audio producers across the Northeast (and the world) in a production created in just a few weeks to make a Halloween release day (and be pretty darn good in the bargain) – the Vultures over Low Doves, written by Justin Mullane and produced […]

Episode 423 – Investigating the Ghosts of Flannan Lighthouse

A chilling mystery unfolds in 1900 off the Scottish coast as Joseph Moore arrives at the Flannan Island Lighthouse to find it cold and abandoned… its keepers vanished. Will a blood-stained journal reveal a clue to their dark fate or resurrect an ancient long-dead curse? We’re pleased to welcome back Campfire Radio Theater with the […]

Episode 422 – Exploring a Masque of Red Death

This week we feature a fresh take on Edgar Allen Poe’s classic “The Masque of the Red Death” – featuring an all-star cast of New England actors, and immersive location sound recording, and an inventive script, this production re-imagines Poe’s tale of a group of ill-fated improvisatori who take on an audience with the ‘dark […]

Episode 420 – Revisiting the Tunnels of Our Fair City

Policies and polic-ettes! We return to the tunnels of the world of Our Fair City, with the remastered full-entirety-episode of Season 1, polished up by the team of Hartlife NFP who now are in their spectacular 6th season of Over-The-Top post-apocalpytic mayhem. Why re-write, re-record, re-produce an existing piece of content? The creators of Our […]