New York playwright and audio dramatist Mac Rogers joins me for a discussion about craft, aliens, and influences as we excerpt some of his new thriller, Steal The Stars, a co-production between Tor Books and his own production company, Gideon Media. Steal the Stars is the story of Dakota "Dak" Prentiss, the security chief at Quill Marine, a secretive private military contractor. Quill Marine is built around the biggest secret of all time, and new recruits have to be taken down to see the … [Read more...] about Episode 479 – Mac Rogers and Steal The Stars
Free Downloads of Science Fiction Radio Dramas
Here is an archive of all of the 'science fiction' themed radio drama shows we have played over the years. All shows are free to download, however if you like it we hope you'll explore more shows by the artist and support them. We have weird post-apocalyptic landscapes, classic feeling stories of explorers on the edge of distant galaxies, Dr. Who inspired forays and more.
This week, we explore EOS 10, a medical comedy in space. Dr Ryan Dalias is a young doctor, recently assigned to a posting on EOS 10, a station in deep space. Dalias's job, ostensibly, is to manage his alcoholic superior, Dr. Horace Urvidian—a brilliant but curmudgeonly xenobiologist. Together with Nurse Johns and Levi, a disgraced prince-turned-chef, the four of them have numerous wacky hijinks. This episode, "Up, Up, Up," contains adult situations and themes of, well, … [Read more...] about Episode 472 – EOS 10
Writer/director/producer Jessica Best joins me to talk about her new science-fiction mystery adventure, THE STRANGE CASE OF STARSHIP IRIS. Best is part of the recently-formed Procyon Network, a podcast network whose mission is to create inclusive fiction. All of them are fabulous people. We're going to play Episode 2 of Starship Iris, which is a sometimes-funny, sometimes-tragic, deeply thoughtful adventure in space. Imagine FIREFLY with a mostly-female cast and a badass Hufflepuff for a … [Read more...] about Episode 467 – Jessica Best and Starship Iris
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 you head over to timescanner.net, you can catch an EXCLUSIVE interview I did with the TIMESCANNER (the character from the show, not Richard) himself. It's … [Read more...] about Episode 454 – Richard Penner and the Infinite Now
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 Estrada's brilliant stumbleheist adventure, BIG DATA. Then, I sit down with Ryan, a cartoonist who made his way to audio fiction. Here's to ten more years of Radio Drama Revival! Thanks for sticking with us. … [Read more...] about Episode 452 – Ryan Estrada’s Big Data, and 10 years of RDR!