ars PARADOXICA

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When an experiment in a time much like our own goes horribly awry, Dr. Sally Grissom finds herself stranded in the past and entrenched in the activities of a clandestine branch of the US government. Grissom and her team quickly learn that there's no ...Show More
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18:26 | Jul 1st, 2017

Swearing's come a long way in 70 years, but Sally's getting impatient. She's ready for a new age in linguistic expression. **WARNING: This episode contains very, VERY strong language. Listener discretion advised. Created by Daniel Manning & Mischa St...Show More

20:08 | Aug 8th, 2017

From ars PARADOXICA and Whisperforge Radio Stories on the Air Except It's the Internet Now, it's Timeswimmers! Story by Daniel Manning & Tyler Pomponio, written by The Koch Brothers Mystery Show kochbrothersmysteryshow.com Rate T (Teen) for Cartoon M...Show More
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57:45 | Apr 11th, 2018

Though they are glad to return to Point-of-Exile once more after a long mission, our heroes may not be the same people they were when they left. Some for the better, others… less. Created by Daniel Manning & Mischa Stanton. Written by Mischa Stanton ...Show More

41:59 | Feb 14th, 2018

Sally pines for a friend. Esther struggles to catch up without her usual resources. Chet's on his way out. One last secret play before the new Director comes to town. Created by Daniel Manning & Mischa Stanton. Written by Tau Zaman (with Daniel Manni...Show More

01:40 | Sep 1st, 2017

Surprising no one, Dan & Mischa can't announce news about Season 3 without cramming in a dumb bit. Regular episodes of ars Paradoxica return Wednesday, October 25th!

08:20 | Jun 5th, 2017

The Far Meridian. A new audio drama podcast from the hivemind responsible for ars Paradoxica. Season 1 airs every other Monday, starting June 5th. Subscribe today: TheFarMeridian.com Created & written by Eli Barraza, directed & produced by Mischa Sta...Show More

39:03 | Oct 1st, 2016

Petra and Carmen have been recruited for a special training protocol within ODAR. Their mission: Grow up through history backwards, make no connection with the world around them, in an attempt to Stave Off the deadly effects of Butterfly Syndrome. He...Show More

39:33 | Jul 1st, 2016

What’s an ODAR agent doing in the Philadelphia harbor? Nikhil Sharma is from a future dangerously close to Sally’s own, and he claims to have forgotten his orders. Claims. Happy to meet someone who gets all of her Back to the Future references, Sally...Show More

30:59 | Jun 1st, 2016

Sally and Esther fly out to the east coast. Sally has found a way to communicate with Anthony in the Blackroom, and needs to go to Philadelphia and commit a few crimes and put her life in mortal danger to make it happen– y’know, the usual. Meanwhile,...Show More
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28:15 | Jun 1st, 2015

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02:53 | Oct 27th

Remarkable Providences is an exploration of Puritans and pettiness, magic and misogyny, gospel and government, and, of course, the Salem Witch Trials. Listen now! https://whisperforge.org/remarkableprovidences Twitter: https://twitter.com/Re...Show More

02:40 | Jan 25th

CARAVAN, A Weird-West Audio Adventure by Tau Zaman. First two episodes available now! Website: whisperforge.org/caravan Social media: @CaravanRadio A Product of The Whisperforge whisperforge.org

1:24:47 | Aug 29th, 2018

A story about the past, the future, and the choices we make that can change both forever

01:42 | Aug 20th, 2018

The Far Meridian returns August 27th. Subscribe now wherever you get your podcasts, and follow on social media @TheFarMeridian!

09:35 | Jul 15th, 2018

At PodCon 2017, weary travelers Kristen and Dan just want to check into their hotel room. Deprived a clean bed and a warm shower, they search for food and pine about potentially-lost costumes.

39:00 | Jun 6th, 2018

The final confrontation. An end, possibly a beginning. Created by Daniel Manning & Mischa Stanton. Written by Daniel Manning, Mischa Stanton, Eli Barraza & Tau Zaman (with story support from Julian Mundy & Danielle Shemaiah). Directed by Mischa Stant...Show More

06:18 | May 26th, 2018

StarTripper!!, the latest Product of the Whisperforge. Season 1 airs every other Saturday, starting June 2nd. Subscribe today wherever fine audio products are offered. Subscirbe wherever you find podcasts! Follow on Twitter @StarTripperHQ, and usethe...Show More

29:12 | May 23rd, 2018

It’s 1943. Sally Grissom has accidentally invented time travel. But things don’t transpire exactly as we remember. Created by Daniel Manning & Mischa Stanton. Written by Daniel Manning, Mischa Stanton, & Eli Barraza (with story support from Julian Mu...Show More

43:15 | May 9th, 2018

After leaving Point-of-Exile, Sally runs into friends old and new. Petra plans a party. Created by Daniel Manning & Mischa Stanton. Written by Daniel Manning, Mischa Stanton, Eli Barraza & Tau Zaman (with story support from Danielle Shemaiah & Julian...Show More

35:09 | Mar 28th, 2018

Petra, Lou and the 77s infiltrate the KTNK stronghold to rescue Sally. But while inside, they might find more than they bargained for. They may have to pay a dear price to retrieve her. Created by Daniel Manning & Mischa Stanton. Written by Eli Barra...Show More

51:58 | Mar 14th, 2018

It's all hands on deck in Colorado. Sally Grissom's been kidnapped. An ocean away, she matches wits with somebody new. Created by Daniel Manning & Mischa Stanton. Written by Julian Mundy (with Daniel Manning, Mischa Stanton, Eli Barraza, Danielle She...Show More

35:57 | Feb 28th, 2018

Sally meets with someone outside her circle and makes a desperate bargain with the mysterious new ODAR Director. Created by Daniel Manning & Mischa Stanton. Written by Daniel Manning (with Mischa Stanton, Eli Barraza, Julian Mundy, Danielle Shemaiah,...Show More

02:31 | Feb 14th, 2018

An announcement about the end of the show. Yes, you heard right: Season 3 will be the last season. But also, the best.

32:17 | Jan 3rd, 2018

On the brink of disaster, our heroes are stretched to their limits. Created by Daniel Manning & Mischa Stanton. Written by Daniel Manning (with Mischa Stanton, Eli Barraza, Julian Mundy & Danielle Shemaiah & Tau Zaman). Directed & produced by Mischa ...Show More

29:20 | Dec 20th, 2017

Trapped in an ODAR lockdown with boiling tempers and a deadly enemy, Sally and crew struggle to find a way out. Meanwhile, Chet finds some downtime. **WARNING: This episode contains graphic content and depictions of gun violence. Listener discretion ...Show More

25:47 | Dec 6th, 2017

Tensions mount as the crew turns in on itself. Sally and Petra fly east to examine something broken. Petra finds a new confidant. Created by Daniel Manning & Mischa Stanton. Written by Eli Barraza (with Daniel Manning, Mischa Stanton, Julian Mundy, D...Show More

28:04 | Nov 22nd, 2017

The aftermath of the Roberts trial spurs ODAR’s inner circle to action. A hidden threat must be exposed, before all is lost. Created by Daniel Manning & Mischa Stanton. Written by Julian Mundy (with Daniel Manning, Mischa Stanton, Eli Barraza, Daniel...Show More

44:02 | Nov 8th, 2017

The trial of Esther Roberts. **WARNING: This episode contains stressful interrogation and hateful speech. Listener discretion advised. Created by Daniel Manning & Mischa Stanton. Written by Danielle Shemaiah (with Daniel Manning, Mischa Stanton, Eli ...Show More

23:35 | Oct 25th, 2017

A high-profile mission goes awry when ODAR is struck blind and their enemies begin to anticipate their every move. **WARNING: This episode contains depictions of gun violence. Listener discretion advised. Created by Daniel Manning & Mischa Stanton. W...Show More