The energy crisis is here! Well, at least in sound... With a humble thrill, I welcome you to debut of The Cleansed: Season 1. This post-apocalyptic audio epic picks up 15 years after the horrific events chronicled in the Pilot Episode. In the intervening years, David & Sam have build an off-grid stronghold called The Refuge, while John Prophet has continued his fight against the forces of chaos. Two youths, Maria and Luke, are out hunting one day, when a stranger gallops into their lives … [Read more...] about Episode 269 – A Spring Cleansing, and Leviathan Chronicles Redux
Holy crap! It's episode 200! After nearly 4 years of radio drama podcasting we hit another round of triple digits. A pretty cool milestone and a great program to share to celebrate. We're featuring another installment of The Mask of Innana, an original mystery series by the Post Meridian Players who you probably have heard about through their live shows in the Boston area. The Mask of Innana, I've learned, was inspired in part but the uncompromisingly creepy Nightfall series which aired … [Read more...] about Episode 200 – Leonard Allen Wants to Have it Your Way
This week, we feature a truly awesome podcast that is just at home tens of thousands of feet below sea level as it is in distant mountainscapes in Tibet and motorcycle chases in New York City. This incredible trip is called The Leviathan Chronicles, and as its truly epic first season draws to its conclusion, we play one of the episodes of the series and talk to creator, Christof Laputka. … [Read more...] about Episode 170 – Discover the Depths with Leviathan
Wow, over 100 episodes ago we featured Wormwood, what was then a promising new audio suspense series set in the odd backwater town of Wormwood that had some weird taste of the occult. Since that time, the creators of Wormwood have delivered with a stunning first and second season, and now a three-part third season that explores backwards, sideways, and finally forward through the Wormwood universe. We revisit the epic audio serial Wormwood, by talking with creators David Accampo and Jeremy … [Read more...] about Episode 169 – Another Taste of Wormwood, Past the Crossroads
The big (and troubling) news in the radio drama world this week is the announcement by BBC Radio 4 that they're going to be ending their Friday play. BBC cites budget woes as the reason for the cut, and radio drama fans in Britain and beyond are concerned not only about the loss of this beloved time slot, but of the implications of the move for the future radio drama (at least as a terrestrial radio broadcast!). This flies in the face, of course, as what most people perceive of as a … [Read more...] about Future of Radio Drama on BBC Radio 4 in Doubt?