Episode 441 – Jonathan Mitchell’s The Truth – The Man in the Barn

This week, we play an episode of The Truth, Jonathan Mitchell’s collaboration with New York’s Magnet Theater; they’re dedicated to making audio fiction the likes of which you’ve never heard. It’s intimate, it’s internal, and it’s cinematic, all at once. Motivated by an improv style and by Mitchell’s 15 years as a public radio documentarian, […]

Captain Radio Explores AudioDrop Central

Graphic – FunGraphix.com Theme music – Shane Lamb Title: Captain Radio Explores AudioDrop Central Production Company: Angry Viking Productions Writer/Director/Producer: Eric Ericson Type: Drama, Comedy Genre:  Multiple — Sci-fi, Action, Suspense, Satire Length: 10-15 minute-long episodes Rating: AudioDrop™ Universe: AD-G thru AD-PG13; Velvet Curtain Series: AD-PG13 thru AD-R* Availability: Download from  http://audiodropcentral.com for $.89 per episode.   Greetings, Audionauts! Captain […]

Captain Radio Reviews The New York Crimes

Graphic – FunGraphix.com Theme music – Shane Lamb    Title: The New York Crimes (Mini-Series) Writer/Director/Producer: Kristen Felicetti Type: Comedy Genre:  Mystery Length: 15- to 18-minute episodes Rating: AD-PG13* (Bursts of course language unsuited for kiddies) Availability: Free to listen from thenycrimes.com WATCH NY CRIMES TRAILER @ Youtube Greetings, Audionauts! The Captain is back with a review of The New York Crimes, […]

Episode 255: Sweeney Todd’s Barbary Falls in a Trap

This week we are thrilled to be featuring work by Grammy-nominated dramaturge Yuri Rasovsky, whose 2012 production The Mark of Zorro is up for Best Spoken Word Album of the Year. We hear a teaser from that new work available either through Blackstone Audiobooks or on Audible. Also in this edition is Captain Radio, with […]

Episode 243: Everyone (Including Us) Digs Bill Evans

Photo of Bill Evans at a German Jazz Workshop by Heinrich Klaff Music sometimes takes a backseat to sound effects and dialogue in radio plays, but not in this lush play called Everybody Digs Bill Evans (the radio drama, not to be confused with the famous jazz album of the same title). This 40-minute play, […]

Episode 233 – Back From #CVG2011 with Stories To Tell and a Trip to 1918

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 […]

Captain Radio Reviews: The Cosmic Express

Graphic – FunGraphix.com | Theme music – Shane Lamb Title: The Cosmic Express Producer: Joseph C. McGuire Production Company: Radio Theater Project Type: Drama Genre: Sci-Fi, Speculative Length: 16 minutes Rating: AD-G* Availability: Free to Listen – Radio Theater Project Greetings, Audionauts – Captain Radio here, brought to you by RØDE Microphones, with a review of The Cosmic Express from […]

Episode 228 – Firesign Theatre Goes Mad, While We Wait for the Electrician

Audio comedy was never quite the same thanks to the antics of The Firesign Theatre, the legendary multi-trackin’, sound embellishing, sterephonic surrealistic psychedelic merry band of Phil Austin, Peter Bergmen, David Ossman and Philip Proctor. While best known for their studio albums (such as Waiting for the Electrician Or Someone Like Him, which we hear […]

Captain Radio Reviews: The Swamp

Graphic – FunGraphix.com | Theme music – Shane Lamb Title: The Swamp Producer: Tanja Milojevic and LightningBolt Theater of the Mind Type: Drama Genre: Horror Mystery Rating: AD-PG* Availability: Free – LightningBolt Theater of the Mind   Greetings, Audionauts – Captain Radio here with a review of Tanja Milojevic’s The Swamp from LightningBolt Theater of the Mind. […]

Captain Radio Review: Too Much of a Good Thing

Graphic – FunGraphix.com | Theme music – Shane Lamb Title: Too Much of a Good Thing Producer: Elsa Lankford and Black Crow Productions Type: Comedy/Drama Genre: Social Satire Rating: AD-G* (mild swearing) Availability: Free to Listen on PRX (Free Listener Registration Required) Greetings, Audionauts – Captain Radio here with a review of Elsa Lankford’s Too Much of […]

Captain Radio Review: Harrison Quest

Graphic – FunGraphix.com | Theme music – Shane Lamb Title: Harrison Quest Producer: Justin Piasecki Type: Comedy Genre: Fan Fiction Satire Rating: AD-PG13* Availability: Free – HarrisonQuest.com (available at iTunes as well) Greetings, Audionauts – Captain Radio here with a review of Harrison Quest from Justin Piasecki. Ironically, social media networking seems to be creating more and […]