Audio Drama

The Habitat

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On a remote mountain in Hawaii, there's a fake planet Mars. Six volunteers are secluded in an imitation Mars habitat where they will work as imitation astronauts for one very real year. The goal: to help NASA understand what life might be like on the...Show More

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Episode 1: This Is the Way Up

28:46 | Apr 18th, 2018

The crew leaves Earth behind. The Habitat is a production of Gimlet Media. It’s produced by Lynn Levy, Peter Bresnan, and Megan Tan. Our editors are Alex Blumberg, Jorge Just, Caitlin Kenney, and Blythe Terrell. Music, sound design, and mixing by Hal...Show More

Episode 6: I Feel Like A Million Dollars

30:32 | Apr 18th, 2018

The crew opens the hatch. The Habitat is a production of Gimlet Media. It’s produced by Lynn Levy, Peter Bresnan, and Megan Tan. Our editors are Alex Blumberg, Jorge Just, Caitlin Kenney, and Blythe Terrell. Music, sound design, and mixing by Haley S...Show More

New From Gimlet: The Cut on Tuesdays

40:07 | Nov 29th, 2018

Introducing The Cut on Tuesdays, a new podcast from New York Magazine’s The Cut and Gimlet Media. It’s a show about being a woman in the world, about how weird and messy and laugh-until-milk-comes-out-your-nose funny that can be. In this episode, hos...Show More

Bonus: This Is Not My First Rodeo

35:22 | May 8th, 2018

What's it going to take to actually get us to Mars? Plus, what to do once you’ve listened to every episode of The Habitat.The Habitat is a production of Gimlet Media. It’s produced by Lynn Levy, Peter Bresnan, and Megan Tan. Our editors are Alex Blum...Show More

Episode 2: Every Day Goes By Faster and Faster

29:31 | Apr 18th, 2018

The crew explores their new home. The Habitat is a production of Gimlet Media. It’s produced by Lynn Levy, Peter Bresnan, and Megan Tan. Our editors are Alex Blumberg, Jorge Just, Caitlin Kenney, and Blythe Terrell. Music, sound design, and mixing by...Show More

Episode 3: Why Are We Like This?

28:35 | Apr 18th, 2018

The crew gets bad news. The Habitat is a production of Gimlet Media. It’s produced by Lynn Levy, Peter Bresnan, and Megan Tan. Our editors are Alex Blumberg, Jorge Just, Caitlin Kenney, and Blythe Terrell. Music, sound design, and mixing by Haley Sha...Show More

Episode 4: She Likes to Camp Alone in the Finnish Winter

30:36 | Apr 18th, 2018

The crew feels all warm and fuzzy. The Habitat is a production of Gimlet Media. It’s produced by Lynn Levy, Peter Bresnan, and Megan Tan. Our editors are Alex Blumberg, Jorge Just, Caitlin Kenney, and Blythe Terrell. Additional reporting in this epis...Show More

Episode 5: Tortilla!

31:47 | Apr 18th, 2018

The crew gets pissed. The Habitat is a production of Gimlet Media. It’s produced by Lynn Levy, Peter Bresnan, and Megan Tan. Our editors are Alex Blumberg, Jorge Just, Caitlin Kenney, and Blythe Terrell. Additional reporting in this episode by Eric E...Show More

Episode 7: And Now I Can See Everything

33:55 | Apr 18th, 2018

The crew comes back to Earth. The Habitat is a production of Gimlet Media. It’s produced by Lynn Levy, Peter Bresnan, and Megan Tan. Our editors are Alex Blumberg, Jorge Just, Caitlin Kenney, and Blythe Terrell. Additional reporting in this episode b...Show More

Trailer

04:17 | Apr 17th, 2018

The true story of a fake planet. Listen to the entire series starting on Wednesday, April 18th. 

Introducing Three New Gimlet Shows

02:36 | Apr 6th, 2018

New series premiering this April: Sandra (April 18) The Habitat (April 18) We Came to Win (April 25)