Episode 436 – Radiation World and the Khalsa Sisters

  This week, we're playing episode 1 of Saster & Saster's RADIATION WORLD; later I'll speak with the show's creators, Hari Rai and Sahib Simran Khalsa. In RADIATION WORLD, all that remains of humanity is locked away inside a bunker, deep … [Read more]

Episode 435 – Deathscribe 2015’s “Earwigs” and Ele Matelan

This week, we play 2015’s winning piece for Deathscribe, a horror radio play competition put on by Wildclaw Theatre in Chicago -- later in the show, I'll talk with Wildclaw company member, Foley artist, and friend of the show Ele Matelan. She's … [Read more]

A Special Announcement, and some community news

We're proud to say that Radio Drama Revival is joining the newly-formed Wondery network, along with its sister podcasts The Cleansed and Ruby: Adventures of an Intergalactic Gumshoe. This is a big step for us, and I hope it means we'll be able to … [Read more]

Episode 434 – Starlight Radio Dreams

Starlight Radio dreams

This week, we get SILLY with a little Starlight Radio Dreams – a live variety show recorded in Chicago by veterans of Chicago's theater scene. Starlight Radio Dreams is hosted by Devin Showtime (Anna Gaetke), a media-savvy Millenial, and her … [Read more]

Episode 433 – Yap Audio’s KRAKEN MARE

This week, we take a dip into the chilly methane seas of Titan with "Kraken Mare", an atmospheric sci-fi horror thriller from friends of the show Matthew McLean and Robert Cudmore of the Audio Production Podcast. When plucky British astronauts … [Read more]

Episode 432 – Wolf 359 with Emma Sherr-Ziarko and Zach Valenti

This week on Radio Drama Revival, it’s the comic sci-fi thriller Wolf 359. This genre-bending show, by turns endearing, intense, terrifying, and hilarious, is a delight to listen to - and its stars are a delight to talk to! Wolf 359 is the story … [Read more]

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 … [Read more]

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 … [Read more]

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 … [Read more]

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 … [Read more]

Episode 427 – Changing of the Guard

Radio Drama Revival - changes hosts Fred Greenhalgh to David Rheinstrom

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 … [Read more]