I had the opportunity to chat with these two crazy cats who have been producing Dry Smoke and Whispers (and other great audio) off and on for 27 years... yes, that's longer than I've been alive people! Needless to say, they have an excellent rapport and some great insights about the state of audio drama as well as what makes a great story work. Tune in today 1PM on 90.9/104.1 in the Portland, Maine area or via WMPG's streaming audio. Of course, you can always stay tuned for the podcast, … [Read more...] about Tune in today for Marc Rose and Geral McQuinn
This week, we enter the depths of distance space for an adventure that's out of this world... Dry Smoke and Whispers Holodio Theater hosts The Shadowman, a trilogy of deception and intrigue in a world very distant, yet eerily parallel, our own. In this episode, Emille Song confronts an ancient cult that controls more than he wants to know about the nature of the universe, and learns secrets of his past he'd rather … [Read more...] about Episode 21: The Shadowman Speaks
Well, my wild dreams that radio drama might for a moment have an opportunity to be in the public consciousness is squashed as ten utterly non-audio theaterly inclined finalists make it to the upcoming rounds of the Public Radio Talent Quest. That said, all the finalists have spectacular, curiously intriguing "hostiness" profiles and best of luck to them in their ambitions to get their original voices on public radio. I'll certainly stayed tuned to see the outcome, which I hope achieves the … [Read more...] about Public Radio Quest Finalists Announced… And it ain’t me
A point of contention that comes up more than I'd like to while running a pretty unconfrontational radio show is the fine line of decency. While no one's baring breasts or wagging genitilia about in any of these radio shows, the cryptic FCC rules constitute any reference to sexual or excretory functions as indecent, a pretty vague and encompassing rule that made me hesitant about the moans and groans in Tales from Williamsville, the orgy sound effects in Fall of the Hero, and even the "pissing … [Read more...] about Court Tells FCC To Fuck Off — Does this mean we can say it on the radio?
Oh yes, avid Radio Drama fans, here it is, the latest work of FinalRune Productions -- the twist off the ol' fantasy story block, FALL OF THE HERO. Sir Grace was a mighty knight, with a record of maiden-saving and dragon slaying on par with none. But when summoned by an infamous mage with ambiguous intentions, he suddenly faces his most formidable enemy yet: himself. [audio:http://media.blubrry.com/radiodramarevival/www.radiodramarevival.com/podcasts/rdr-podcast020.mp3] Radio Drama … [Read more...] about Episode 20: The Fall of the Hero