Episode 454 – Richard Penner and the Infinite Now

Multimedia artist Richard Penner joins me for a chat about his surreal, experimental microfiction show, The Infinite Now, a program that features a mysterious entity known only as The TIMESCANNER. Richard and I talk about the origins of the show, the nature of time, love, and the beautiful poison of chemical pigments. AND! ALSO! If […]

Episode 453 – Ann Heppermann and the Sarah Awards!

I had the opportunity to talk to Ann Heppermann, the founder of the Sarah Awards, and a co-host of the marvelous audio art podcast SERENDIPITY. We talk about the origin of the awards, her fictitious self on the podcast, and her history working with audio tape. Enjoy!

Episode 452 – Ryan Estrada’s Big Data, and 10 years of RDR!

Can you believe it? This podcast has been around for A DECADE! I’m so grateful for the trust you’ve put in me, that Fred and the team have put in me, to helm this show. And what better way to honor our tenth anniversary than with a star-studded funstravaganza? I play an episode of Ryan […]

Episode 451 – Wynabego Warrior, with Austin Beach

This week, we’re playing Wynabego Warrior: The Tale of John Waynnabe (*eagle screech*), the wacky western epic by Audioblivious Productions. John is a mysterious drifter who drives around the West(ern part of Kentucky) in a souped-up RV, righting wrongs. It’s a rollicking good time! Later on, I chat with Austin, who co-founded Audioblivious Productions and […]

Episode 450 – Jim Robbie and the Wanderers, with Iri Sheremet and Laura Bramblette

I’m all about the growth mindset: the idea that you can always improve yourself and your work, and to me, nothing embodies that more than Jim Robbie and the Wanderers, a constantly-evolving production that puts fun, ingenuity, and optimism where you’d never expect it: the apocalypse. The world is different, scorched, sunk, and changed, but […]

Episode 449 – Hector Vs. The Future, with Oðinn Örn Hilmarsson and Andy Goddard

This week, we explore Hector Vs. The Future, a bleakly-funny comedy podcast, recorded live in London by members of the creative team that brought us Wooden Overcoats. Created by comedy writers James Huntrods and James Hamilton, Hector vs. The Future is the story of two rival museums: the Uptodateum, the most au courant museum in […]

Episode 448 – Jeffrey Gardner’s Favorite Episode of Our Fair City

This week, Our Fair City’s executive producer, Jeffrey Gardner, joins me for a chat and a deep dive into one of his favorite episodes, the season 4 finale of OFC. Warning: this episode contains spoilers for, y’know, the first four seasons of Our Fair City.  Proceed with caution! After the feature, Jeffrey and I discuss […]

Episode 447 – 11th Hour Audio Productions: HEAVENLY DECEPTION and CARGO

We’re belatedly celebrating World Audio Drama Day by bringing you two fabulous and spooky productions from 11th Hour–the annual tradition wherein audio dramatists of every stripe come together and make spine-tingling, spur-of-the-moment audio fiction in the month of October. Producers Eli and Matt are on-hand to explain. First, you’ll hear 11th Hour Northeast’s HEAVENLY DECEPTION, […]

10 Years of Audio Horror Madness!

It should be said, horror is one of those special treats that is our favorite to dish up, and after ten years – ten! an eternity on the internet – we’re reminiscing on the dark times we’ve all had together. 2006 – The Blind Man’s Confession Arguably, the show that launched Radio Drama Revival was […]

Episode 444 – Campfire Radio Theater’s “Woods Ferry”

This week, say goodbye to Spooktember and HELLO TO SHOCKTOBER! *Thunderbolt* We’re beginning a month of spookitude, commencing with John Ballentine and Campfire Radio Theater. This piece is called “Woods Ferry”, about a band of weekend treasure hunters who travel to a South Carolina ghost town, only to discover ~exactly~ why it was abandoned. This […]

Episode 443 – Alison Crane and Todd Faulkner of UNCANNY COUNTY

This week, we’re taking a little detour into UNCANNY COUNTY, the brainchild of playwrights Alison Crane and Todd Faulkner, both proud children of Oklahoma. I play an episode of theirs, “Coulrophobia” (which is about spooky, spooky clowns!), and then the three of us have a little chat. Alison tells me a secret! Todd reveals the […]