Review: What I Learned from Television: This American Life Live in Boston

It's very rare that you have anything resembling stardom in radio, and Ira Glass from This American Life is one of that select number. His nationally syndicated, genre-busting series of edgy stories from the ranks of ordinary Americans has … [Read more]

Episode 7: Tales from Williamsville

For those of you who've forgotten that I'm the leading force behind FinalRune Productions, this show features the latest work -- my first work adapted from a story by someone else, with a great cast put together by the writer, John Coons. I hope you … [Read more]

Episode 6 Found!

Mucho thanks to Craig Wichman, whose backup recording saves the great discussion aforementioned. Enjoy! [audio:] Radio Drama Revival! Episode 6 … [Read more]

Episode 6: Craig Wichman and Jay Stern from Quicksilver

Writer/producer Craig Wichman and writer/director Jay Stern come from backgrounds in television, film, and stage (Craig stars in an indie movie directed by Jay, The Changeling). In fact, they feel that independent audio theater has a lot to do with … [Read more]

One Satellite Station — Are you Sirius?

Well, it's come down to this -- Coke has finally bought out Pepsi.? That is, two major players with virtually the same product have decided that consolidation is really best for everyone! (Sirius and XM to Merge).? While I feel somewhat bad about the … [Read more]

Episode 5: Abe Lincoln’s Last Day (Finale)

This week on Radio Drama Revival!: The somber and startling conclusion to Quicksilver Radio Theater's "Good Friday, 1865: Lincoln's Last Day." Be sure to tune in next week for an interview with writer/producer/actor Craig Wichman! (Radio Drama … [Read more]

Audio Drama Review: Buried in Falling Sand

As you may realize, I'm a big fan of audio theater that tells contemporary stories, the kind you might find in the latest short story review or premium cable channel (but are especially well suited to the audio form). These productions are a little … [Read more]

Original Radio Drama in the 21st Century

Just wanted to let you all know that I've written a new article on my production company's website: Original Radio Drama in the 21st Century.? In the article, I discuss the history of economic models of the radio drama and analyze the current scene … [Read more]

Episode 4: Abe Lincoln’s Last Day

Tune in for the first episode of Good Friday, 1865: Lincoln's Last Day, by the outstanding Quicksilver Radio Theater hailing from New York City. This historical drama recounts eerie dreams, memories, and events that precede the assassination of one … [Read more]

Good Friday, 1865: Lincoln’s Last Day

Just want to prep you all for a very special presentation that's going to air this week - a historical drama called "Good Friday, 1865: Lincoln's Last Day" by Quicksilver Radio Theater out of New York City. As a terrible war winds down, haunting … [Read more]

Episode 3: Scott Hickey talks shop

This past week, we chatted with Scott Hickey from AM FM Theater. Hear about hitting the bar with Peter Straub at World Horror Con, growing up with radio drama, and the making of "God of the Razor." A great interview not to be … [Read more]