Episode 479 – Mac Rogers and Steal The Stars

New York playwright and audio dramatist Mac Rogers joins me for a discussion about craft, aliens, and influences as we excerpt some of his new thriller, Steal The Stars, a co-production between Tor Books and his own production company, Gideon Media. Steal the Stars is the story of Dakota “Dak” Prentiss, the security chief at Quill Marine, […]

Episode 478 – KC Wayland and We’re Alive: Lockdown

It wouldn’t be a monster episode without MONSTERS, would it?! Awww yeah it’s zombie time! American podcast legend KC Wayland joins me for a chat about craft, zombies, and Force Multipliers of Art. We’re gonna play an episode of We’re Alive: Lockdown, the miniseries that combines a jailbreak with horror-survival adventure. SPOOPTOBER CONTINUES, as we bring you yet […]

Episode 477 – Deadly Manners and Rites of Autumn

A double-feature this week as we begin our October horror series! First, from Paragon Collective and the makers of Darkest Night, it’s Deadly Manners, a new murder mystery show narrated by LeVar Burton (Star Trek, Reading Rainbow) and starring Kristen Bell (Frozen, Veronica Mars) and Anna Chlumsky (Veep). CW: racism, misogyny, and murder! Then, it’s a chilling […]

Episode 476 – Ellen Winter and Chris Littler of 36 Questions

This week, I’m joined by Ellen Winter and Chris Littler of Chamber Band to talk about their new podcast for Two-Up Productions, the production company that brought you Limetown. 36 Questions is a fabulous PODCAST MUSICAL starring Jessie Shelton (Hadestown) and Jonathan Groff (Glee, Spring Awakening, Hamilton) and you should go and listen to it right now, before you listen to this […]

Episode 475 – A Scottish Podcast

Two foul-mouthed Scottish paranormal investigators travel to the misty island of St. Caillic to uncover the secret of a terrible anniversary–it’s A Scottish Podcast, the newest creation of former Audio Drama Production Podcast hosts Robert Cudmore and Matthew McLean. Robert and Matthew play Lee and Dougie, two washed-up, cynical castaways from the music biz who decide to […]

Episode 477 – Lance Dann’s Blood Culture

Scholar and dramatist Lance Dann joins me as we play the first episode of his techno-thriller, BLOOD CULTURE. It’s a trans-media project, consisting of not just a radio drama, but of an AR game that begins with this in-world website(as well as plenty of goofy easter eggs in the credits page). Blood Culture is the story of A’isha, an […]

Episode 473 – Inhale

We’re premiering INHALE, the latest miniseries by Rick Coste, the unstoppable, unbelievably prolific audio drama producer from New England. Tracy Tanner is an unassuming librarian in the small town of Hemlock, Massachusetts—but Tracy isn’t her real name, and she isn’t just a librarian. Tracy is a superhero—and she’s not supering anymore. Join me as we […]

Episode 472 – EOS 10

This week, we explore EOS 10, a medical comedy in space. Dr Ryan Dalias is a young doctor, recently assigned to a posting on EOS 10, a station in deep space. Dalias’s job, ostensibly, is to manage his alcoholic superior, Dr. Horace Urvidian—a brilliant but curmudgeonly xenobiologist. Together with Nurse Johns and Levi, a disgraced prince-turned-chef, the […]

Episode 471 – Alex Aldea and Darkest Night

It’s a spine-tingler this week, as we dive into the twisted world of Darkest Night with a little story called “Horns Limo Service,” starring Michelle Visage from RuPaul’s Drag Race! Darkest Night is a horror anthology series from the Paragon Collective, and what makes it special is its binaural recording setup. It’s similar to what Campfire Radio does: it puts you inside the action. […]

Episode 470 – The Embrace: Nights on Killer Mountain

Why do we climb? Why do people look at the tallest mountains in the world — vast, inhospitable places — and say, “I want to climb to its summit”? When you’re up there, what do you become? What do you give up? We’re exploring those questions today in a new drama by JJ Wang from […]

Episode 469 – Stories of Mahabharata

This week, it’s the Stories of Mahabharata, retold by Sudipta Bhawmik, a multitalented playwright, storyteller, and engineer. With music and immersive sound design by Avi Ziv, Bhawmik animates this ancient Indian epic, rendering it in English to delight those that have never heard it before as well as those who were raised on the stories. […]