Episode 460 – Mallory Ortberg and The Handmaid’s Tale

We conclude our two-part conversation series around The Handmaid's Tale, which you can find in an Audio Drama form over at Secrets, Crimes, and Audiotape. This week, I had the great pleasure of talking to Mallory Ortberg, a writer, culture critic, … [Read more]

RDR From the Vault: The Stuff of Myth, by Roger Gregg (Part 1 of 2)

Stuff of Myth Radio drama

Part 1 of 2 Ahh, ancient Greece. Hot nymphs, raging orgies, much wine, song, and occasional transformations into a goat. All well and good, right? Well things are more wacky than ever in the sizzling and scandalous interpretation of the myth of … [Read more]

Episode 459 – Talking about The Handmaid’s Tale with Margaret Willison

Podcaster, culture critic, and ne'er-do-well Margaret Willison (of Appointment Television and NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour) joins me to talk about THE HANDMAID'S TALE -- specifically, the 2000 production by John Dryden that ran recently on Secrets, … [Read more]

RDR From the Vault: Heart of Morphine, by Roger Gregg

roger gregg

Today RDR from the Vault launches a series of episodes highlighting Roger Gregg, playwright master of Dublin, Ireland. Roger pioneered his own audio sound, a wacky blend of Captain Beefheart sonic assault and an intimate, fine theatre sensibility. … [Read more]

Episode 458 – Dan Powell, Marc Sollinger, and Archive 81

This week, things are going to get spooky at Radio Drama Revival as we delve into the world of horror audio fiction. David talks to Marc Sollinger and Dan Powell, the evil minds behind Archive 81 and The Deep Vault. They discuss the horror fiction … [Read more]

RDR From the Vault: Mumbai Chuzzlewits, Part 3 of 3

Martin Chuzzlewit Radio Drama

Re-play of the 2012 BBC Series "The Mumbai Chuzzlewits," adapted by Ayeesha Menon from the Charles Dickens novel "Martin Chuzzlewits," and transposed to Modern India. Produced by John Dryden of Goldhawk Productions. Convinced his relatives are … [Read more]

Episode 457 – Lindsay Graham and TERMS

My Wondery Network pal Lindsay Graham joins me to talk about his political thriller series, TERMS, in which a terrifying demagogue captures the U.S. Presidency. The outgoing president does everything in his power to stop him, by pulling out some … [Read more]

RDR From the Vault: Mumbai Chuzzlewits, Part 2 of 3

Martin Chuzzlewit Radio Drama

Re-play of the 2012 BBC Series "The Mumbai Chuzzlewits," adapted by Ayeesha Menon from the Charles Dickens novel "Martin Chuzzlewits," and transposed to Modern India. Produced by John Dryden of Goldhawk Productions. Convinced his relatives are … [Read more]

Episode 456 – Chris Tarry and The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel

Children's author, jazz bassist, and entertainment impresario Chris Tarry joins me for a talk about his production, THE UNEXPLAINABLE DISAPPEARANCE OF MARS PATEL. We play the first episode of the show -- a kind of thriller-adventure for middle … [Read more]

RDR From the Vault: Mumbai Chuzzlewits, Part 1 of 3

Martin Chuzzlewit Radio Drama

Re-play of the 2012 BBC Series "The Mumbai Chuzzlewits," adapted by Ayeesha Menon from the Charles Dickens novel "Martin Chuzzlewits," and transposed to Modern India. Produced by John Dryden of Goldhawk Productions. Convinced his relatives are … [Read more]

Episode 455 – Sophie Kaner, Kevin Vibert, and The Penumbra

Join me as we dive into the world of The Penumbra, an anthology series that updates classic genre stories with some well-deserved representation. We play their revised Part I of Juno Steel and the Murderous Mask, and then I talk to the marvelous … [Read more]