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Radio Drama Revival

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Radio Drama Revival is dedicated to showcasing the diversity and vitality of modern audio fiction. Now in our 11th year!
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1:02:02 | Sep 11th

This week, join David as he talks to Paul Bae, creator of The Big Loop, about the big questions: what is the value of faith, of stories, of love, of growth, of art, of humor, of . . . life? It's a brilliant conversation that, in true Paul Bae fashion...Show More

40:35 | Aug 28th

Paul Bae's anthology The Big Loop is unlike anything else you'll hear in podcasting--not just because of its gorgeous writing, honest acting, and blend of the surreal and the hyperreal, but also because of how it plays with form. In this week's Radio...Show More
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50:50 | Aug 21st

This week, we're joined by show producers Sean Howard and Eli McIlveen (pictured), alongside performer Marisa King, to discuss their wonderful roleplaying-based audio drama, The End of Time and Other Bothers. We discuss: How Sean and Eli met! The o...Show More

1:14:13 | Aug 11th

This week, we present to you the hijinks-filled portal fantasy actual-play-meets-improv-game-meets-audio-drama The End of Time and Other Bothers by Fable and Folly Productions. It's a silly show with high stakes, memorable characters, gorgeous sound ...Show More

1:05:59 | Aug 7th

This week, David talks to Jordan Cobb, audio drama extraordinaire, about breaking form, handling scares when you're a big ol' squishum, working with the influential (but mega morally yucky) works of Lovecraft, and revelations about character names, i...Show More

45:20 | Aug 1st

This week, we've got a form-breaking, innovative space horror from the mind of the amazing Jordan Cobb: Janus Descending. Join us in listening to this tragic nightmare situation wrapped up in even more beauty than looking out at the night sky. Like ...Show More

1:00:58 | Jul 25th

What makes a place a place? What makes something scary? This week, join both David Rheinstrom and Elena Fernández Collins as they interview Eleanor Hyde, one of the creators of the Midwest Gothic podcast, Unwell. Like what you hear? Us too. You can ...Show More

48:48 | Jul 18th

Sink your teeth into this Midwestern Gothic audio fiction from the wonderful Harlife NFP! It's got creepies. It's got spookies. It doesn't have too many scary scaries, so even those who are worried about horror (like our own sweet David Rheinstrom) s...Show More

44:43 | Jul 10th

This week, join David as he interviews the effervescent Shenee Howard, creator of Fan Wars: The Empire Claps Back. The two talk about who owns art, what makes a romantic pairing interesting, black joy in media, and more. Like what you hear? Us too...Show More

51:19 | Jul 3rd

This week, we get to showcase the fandom-tastic rom-com Fan Wars: The Empire Claps Back! Join us for this great podcast on how fandom brings us together, tears us apart, makes us question who owns art, and also makes us big swoon. Like what you he...Show More

44:50 | Jun 27th

This week, join host David Rheinstrom in a conversation with podcast doula Keisha TK Dutes to talk about Bondfire's The Weeksvile Project, Brooklyn, Beyonce, and creating things for yourself. You can find more about the Weeksville Heritage Center...Show More

38:35 | Jun 19th

The story of a family, of time, and the changes that come to Weeksville, a town in Brooklyn forgotten until recently, The Weeksville Project is the focus of this week's Radio Drama Revival. Join us for a three-part mini-series look into the past. ...Show More

55:27 | Jun 12th

You ready for some real pomo fomo? David Rheinstrom talks to Philip Thorne and Øystein Ulsberg Brager of the wonderful The Amelia Project about Brexit, buckwild experimental theater, magic, hot cocoa, and how they'd fake their own deaths--and how the...Show More

49:35 | Jun 9th

Like the concept of the Radiohead song "How to Disappear Completely" but want a fun heist-like laugh fest instead of a moody bummeroni? The Amelia Project is the perfect fit. Listen in as we spotlight this fantastic podcast's first two episodes. L...Show More

48:01 | May 23rd

This week, host David Rheinstrom asks Supersition creator Sarah Kolb all about noir, cosmic horror, and mountain town ghosts. Want to support Sarah Kolb? Good choice! You can support Supersition on Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/superstitio...Show More

58:59 | May 17th

Very superstitiouuuuuuuus Mountains in the desert Very superstitiouuuuuuuus Crimes 'bout to be sollllllved That's right folks, this week we're bringing you all Supersition, a desert gothic podcast set in Arizona, revolving around a self...Show More

48:58 | May 10th

It's the patron witch of audiodrama themself, Lisette Alvarez! Join not only David but also interview pal and Radio Drama Revival submissions editor Elena Fernández Collins on this lovely interview about storytelling, fantasy, and when fiction overla...Show More

28:59 | May 1st

It's magic, storytelling, music, urban fantasy, psychology, and more on this week's Radio Drama Revival! Listen to our showcase of the fantastic Kalila Stormfire's Economical Magick Services, a podcast about a witch for hire helping her clients throu...Show More

47:47 | Apr 25th

It's Mr. Limbs himself! Listen as our own David Rheinstrom (also a fella with limbs) interviews Julian Mundy, the creator of StarTripper!!, and hear the two talk space, travel, and slang! Want to help Feston Pyxis get to his next destination? You ...Show More

30:49 | Apr 17th

Feston Pyxis is no space colonist. He's just a goofy space ex-office-worker trying to live his best tourist life by making a travel blog . . . IN SPACE! Join us this week for delighting in The Whisperforge's goofiest piece of audio fiction, StarTripp...Show More

45:52 | Apr 11th

It's a conversation about soap snow (snoap), Marvel's best genius, religion, masculinity, and so much more. This week, David interviews Meghan Fitzmartin, the creator of Red Rhino! You can find Red Rhino here: https://www.redrhinopodcast.com/ You c...Show More

41:37 | Mar 27th

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's . . . A TROUBLED TEEN! That's right folks, this week, we're showcasing the first two episodes of Red Rhino, a work of superhero teen drama brought to you by one of the minds behind Supernatural. Like what you hear? (Us...Show More

50:37 | Mar 20th

Boooooorn in the Middle Earth! This week, David interviews the wonderful Christian T. Kelley-Madera of The Once and Future Nerd. Topics include fantasy racism, power structures, dialects, confronting obstacles whether you're ready or not, and, of cou...Show More

44:30 | Mar 13th

Portal fantasy! Social commentary! Elves with Antebellum accents! This week, David showcases The Once and Future Nerd's first two episodes and his Middle English chops. This podcast about a group of teens who wind up in a high-fantasy realm is as hil...Show More

51:07 | Feb 20th

Join David in Host Emeritus Fred Greenhalgh's yurt--sorry, YAWFT--to hear the story of how Radio Drama Revival was started. It's an episode of friends new and old, of what audio fiction is and can be, and what exciting changes we have in store. Jo...Show More

1:56:01 | Feb 13th

Ayla Taylor, the director of Tides, convened a panel of audio dramatists during 2019's PodCon—but this EXCLUSIVE EVENT wasn't *at* PodCon itself; no, no! It was held at the marvelous Ada's Technical Books and Cafe in Seattle's Capitol Hill. On...Show More

56:06 | Jan 30th

Back in November, friend of the show Jeffrey Gardner convened a roundtable of critics and creators in the audio fiction space: Elena Fernández-Collins of Audiodramatic and the Bello Collective Wil Williams of Wil Williams Reviews Prof. Sarah Mont...Show More
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56:06 | Jan 30th

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52:35 | Jan 23rd

David interviews the fascinating and eclectic Morgan Givens. Topics include the genesis and central message of Flyest Fables, Black, trans, queer/nb voices in SF/fantasy, the role of music in Flyest Fables, the inspirations for Morgan's character vo...Show More

52:35 | Jan 23rd

David interviews the fascinating and eclectic Morgan Givens. Topics include the genesis and central message of Flyest Fables, Black, trans, queer/nb voices in SF/fantasy, the role of music in Flyest Fables, the inspirations for Morgan's character vo...Show More

39:43 | Jan 16th

David rings in the new year with Morgan Givens's one-man show, Flyest Fables, bringing new context to high fantasy! If you thought you'd heard it all, you'd be wrong, folks! Prepare yourself for a journey you will not soon forget!
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39:43 | Jan 16th

David rings in the new year with Morgan Givens's one-man show, Flyest Fables, bringing new context to high fantasy! If you thought you'd heard it all, you'd be wrong, folks! Prepare yourself for a journey you will not soon forget!

44:29 | Dec 19th, 2018

Check in with David as he interviews What's the Frequency? creator James Oliva! Learn James's feelings on: - Noise jazz! - the films of David Lynch, and other Difficult Shit! - David! (pthbbbt) - Suburban ennui and the constraints of the mi...Show More
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44:29 | Dec 19th, 2018

Check in with David as he interviews What's the Frequency? creator James Oliva! Learn James's feelings on: - Noise jazz! - the films of David Lynch, and other Difficult Shit! - David! (pthbbbt) - Suburban ennui and the constraints of the mi...Show More

49:00 | Dec 12th, 2018

Who will give us the wooooorrrrdddsss? We have a special treat for you this week as David brings you What's the Frequency? - a mind-bending psycho-noir from James Oliva and Alexander Danner. Hold on to the hand rails and take it slow! It's going t...Show More
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49:00 | Dec 12th, 2018

Who will give us the wooooorrrrdddsss? We have a special treat for you this week as David brings you What's the Frequency? - a mind-bending psycho-noir from James Oliva and Alexander Danner. Hold on to the hand rails and take it slow! It's going t...Show More
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1:06:31 | Dec 5th, 2018

David brings us back from the Thanksgiving holiday as he interviews Arden creators Sara Ghaleb, Todd Vanderwerff, and Christopher Dole. They discuss the origins of the show, the different writing styles that each of them contributes, and the e...Show More

1:06:31 | Dec 5th, 2018

David brings us back from the Thanksgiving holiday as he interviews Arden creators Sara Ghaleb, Todd Vanderwerff, and Christopher Dole. They discuss the origins of the show, the different writing styles that each of them contributes, and the e...Show More

43:30 | Nov 21st, 2018

This Thanksgiving, I'm thankful for Arden! Is it a true-crime parody? No, not exactly. It takes the crime very seriously. But it is funny, and it is also a show with a mystery: what happened to actress and heiress Julie Capsom, when she disappeare...Show More
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43:30 | Nov 21st, 2018

This Thanksgiving, I'm thankful for Arden! Is it a true-crime parody? No, not exactly. It takes the crime very seriously. But it is funny, and it is also a show with a mystery: what happened to actress and heiress Julie Capsom, when she disappeare...Show More
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57:25 | Nov 2nd, 2018

The 11th hour is upon us! And David peeks out from underneath the blankets to bring you two selections from this year's releases, To the Moon and Back, by Boom's Faith McQuinn, and Wolpertingers by Kessi Riliniki. Listen to more great horror and ...Show More

57:25 | Nov 2nd, 2018

The 11th hour is upon us! And David peeks out from underneath the blankets to bring you two selections from this year's releases, To the Moon and Back, by Boom's Faith McQuinn, and Wolpertingers by Kessi Riliniki. Listen to more great horror and ...Show More
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13:42 | Oct 29th, 2018

David hits us with some whaling truth and introduces Wondery's audio drama, Blackwood! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/blackwood/id1438804143?mt=2

13:42 | Oct 29th, 2018

David hits us with some whaling truth and introduces Wondery's audio drama, Blackwood! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/blackwood/id1438804143?mt=2
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44:21 | Oct 24th, 2018

This week, we're playing the fantastic Station Blue from Chad Ellis as we take Horror Octorbor (trademark Clint Worthington and Alcohollywood) to its spoopiest extent yet: to ANTARCTICA! Matthew Leads is a driftless young man—and the Flower Comp...Show More

44:21 | Oct 24th, 2018

This week, we're playing the fantastic Station Blue from Chad Ellis as we take Horror Octorbor (trademark Clint Worthington and Alcohollywood) to its spoopiest extent yet: to ANTARCTICA! Matthew Leads is a driftless young man—and the Flower Comp...Show More
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41:52 | Oct 17th, 2018

David haunts us from Maine with this week's October scare, Lake Clarity! As their last summer together wanes, five Colorado teenagers trek out to Lake Clarity, a site laden with challenging hikes and mysterious secrets. It's goofy, it's spooky, it...Show More

41:52 | Oct 17th, 2018

David haunts us from Maine with this week's October scare, Lake Clarity! As their last summer together wanes, five Colorado teenagers trek out to Lake Clarity, a site laden with challenging hikes and mysterious secrets. It's goofy, it's spooky, it...Show More

43:09 | Oct 10th, 2018

This month, Wil Williams and Matt Boudreau scare the crap out of David by forcing him to confront the thrills, the chills, the edge of your seat nail-biting joys of Halloween? Will he survive this week's presentation of the first two episodes of...Show More
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43:09 | Oct 10th, 2018

This month, Wil Williams and Matt Boudreau scare the crap out of David by forcing him to confront the thrills, the chills, the edge of your seat nail-biting joys of Halloween? Will he survive this week's presentation of the first two episodes of...Show More
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30:32 | Oct 3rd, 2018

Can an apolitical story still have artistic value? Do stakes need to do be the driver of good storytelling? Ponder these questions and more as David interviews Jules and James creator, Jennifer Schwed on this week's episode of Radio Drama Revival.

30:32 | Oct 3rd, 2018

Can an apolitical story still have artistic value? Do stakes need to do be the driver of good storytelling? Ponder these questions and more as David interviews Jules and James creator, Jennifer Schwed on this week's episode of Radio Drama Revival.

38:49 | Sep 28th, 2018

David is ill! But that doesn't stop our intrepid hosting hero from bringing you a little romance with this week's feature, Jules and James from 4th Wall Productions. http://meetjulesandjames.com/
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38:49 | Sep 28th, 2018

David is ill! But that doesn't stop our intrepid hosting hero from bringing you a little romance with this week's feature, Jules and James from 4th Wall Productions. http://meetjulesandjames.com/

46:33 | Sep 19th, 2018

This week: we've got Dan and Erik, two of the three Amity Bros behind Marsfall on the show today to talk about inspiration, craft, performance, and SPACE.
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46:33 | Sep 19th, 2018

David interviews the folks from Marsfall!
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45:19 | Sep 14th, 2018

Join me in the dread blackness of space, won’t you, friends, as we hurtle through the cosmos till we at last make land, till we at last… make MARSFALL. It's a science fiction dreadnought, this one: fantastic writing, heartwrenching acting, and a...Show More

45:19 | Sep 14th, 2018

Join me in the dread blackness of space, won’t you, friends, as we hurtle through the cosmos till we at last make land, till we at last… make MARSFALL. It's a science fiction dreadnought, this one: fantastic writing, heartwrenching acting, and a...Show More
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54:13 | Aug 29th, 2018

Have we got a treat for you! This week, David talks about Victorian fiction and show beginnings with Victoriocity writers Jen & Chris Sugden and sound designer Dominic Hargreaves. If you like what we do here at Radio Drama Revival, consider signi...Show More

54:13 | Aug 29th, 2018

Have we got a treat for you! This week, David talks about Victorian fiction and show beginnings with Victoriocity writers Jen & Chris Sugden and sound designer Dominic Hargreaves. If you like what we do here at Radio Drama Revival, consider signi...Show More
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38:01 | Aug 18th, 2018

1:06:15 | Aug 15th, 2018

This week we received a mysterious submission from a mysterious stranger who only identified themselves as Icewater. Was it a dead-drop? Are we spies now? ARE YOU?! Who knows, and who cares! Utopia is a fascinating new project that takes place i...Show More
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1:06:15 | Aug 15th, 2018

This week we received a mysterious submission from a mysterious stranger who only identified themselves as Icewater. Was it a dead-drop? Are we spies now? ARE YOU?! Who knows, and who cares! Utopia is a fascinating new project that takes place i...Show More
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42:44 | Aug 8th, 2018

This week, David interviews Gannon Reedy about the origins of NeoScum, the '80s revival, and how long-form improv informs the show.

42:44 | Aug 8th, 2018

This week, David interviews Gannon Reedy about the origins of NeoScum, the '80s revival, and how long-form improv informs the show.
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1:35:50 | Aug 1st, 2018

David plays NeoScum, the actual play podcast from The One Shot Podcast team.

1:35:50 | Aug 1st, 2018

David plays NeoScum, the actual play podcast from The One Shot Podcast team.
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46:13 | Jul 25th, 2018

This week, David talks all things Station to Station with Alex Yun and Andrea Klassen of the Procyon Podcast Network!

46:13 | Jul 25th, 2018

This week, David talks all things Station to Station with Alex Yun and Andrea Klassen of the Procyon Podcast Network!

34:48 | Jul 18th, 2018

David is back! And he's married! And he's bringing you Station to Station, a fantastic new audio drama from the Procyon Podcast network, creators of The Strange Case of Starship Iris and Under Pressure.
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34:48 | Jul 18th, 2018

David is back! And he's married! And he's bringing you Station to Station, a fantastic new audio drama from the Procyon Podcast network, creators of The Strange Case of Starship Iris and Under Pressure.

44:10 | Jul 11th, 2018

Drunken first impressions and telling facts with fiction! Join David as he interviews Hostile Worlds creators Matthew McLean and Colin Gray!
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44:10 | Jul 11th, 2018

Drunken first impressions and telling facts with fiction! Join David as he interviews Hostile Worlds creators Matthew McLean and Colin Gray!
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23:46 | Jul 4th, 2018

Guest host James Oliva (Definitely James Oliva) sits in for David as we explore the universe with Matthew McLean's Hostile Worlds

23:46 | Jul 4th, 2018

Guest host James Oliva (Definitely James Oliva) sits in for David as we explore the universe with The Podcast Host's Hostile Worlds
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49:00 | Jun 27th, 2018

This week, David speaks with Beth Eyre and Felix Trench about all things Wooden Overcoats! They discuss how they met, first memories of the show, the role of (and the search for a better name for) the "straight man", attitudes to death, and Beth's ot...Show More

49:00 | Jun 27th, 2018

This week, David speaks with Beth Eyre and Felix Trench about all things Wooden Overcoats! They discuss how they met, first memories of the show, the role of (and the search for a better name for) the "straight man", attitudes to death, and Beth's ot...Show More
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36:10 | Jun 20th, 2018

Piffling's least favorite undertaker, Rudyard Funn, takes to the woods for an unorthodox funeral in this episode of the delightful British sitcom Wooden Overcoats. Their latest season digs deeper into the lives of their oddball characters, and it's e...Show More

36:10 | Jun 20th, 2018

Piffling's least favorite undertaker, Rudyard Funn, takes to the woods for an unorthodox funeral in this episode of the delightful British sitcom Wooden Overcoats. Their latest season digs deeper into the lives of their oddball characters, and it's e...Show More
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50:53 | Jun 13th, 2018

David talks story evolution, social commentary and unreliable narrators with Gabriel Urbina and Sarah Shachat from Wolf 359.

50:53 | Jun 13th, 2018

David talks story evolution, social commentary and unreliable narrators with Gabriel Urbina and Sarah Shachat from Wolf 359.
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47:31 | Jun 6th, 2018

This is one of my favorite episodes of any audio drama. It encompasses everything I love about Wolf 359: its pacing, its plotting, its deep humanism, and its fantastic writing, music, and performances. Like all great science fiction, it is about...Show More

47:31 | Jun 6th, 2018

This is one of my favorite episodes of any audio drama. It encompasses everything I love about Wolf 359: its pacing, its plotting, its deep humanism, and its fantastic writing, music, and performances. Like all great science fiction, it is about...Show More
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46:08 | May 30th, 2018

I sat down with Matt Roi Berger, Jonathan Goldberg, and Marcus Bagala of The Fall of the House of Sunshine to discuss craft, prog rock albums, President Harding fighting a walrus, and, of course, teeth.

46:08 | May 30th, 2018

I sat down with Matt Roi Berger, Jonathan Goldberg, and Marcus Bagala of The Fall of the House of Sunshine to discuss craft, prog rock albums, President Harding fighting a walrus, and, of course, teeth.
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28:44 | May 23rd, 2018

A struggle between flesh and fuzz. A mad emperor, cackling atop a grand pyramid of his own creation. A band of fleshy rebels with moxie, verve, and puffy-paint! It's an ass-kicking, name-taking space-age rock musical, back for more: this time it's ev...Show More

28:44 | May 23rd, 2018

A struggle between flesh and fuzz. A mad emperor, cackling atop a grand pyramid of his own creation. A band of fleshy rebels with moxie, verve, and puffy-paint! It's an ass-kicking, name-taking space-age rock musical, back for more: this time it's ev...Show More

47:53 | May 16th, 2018

Sunny Moraine joins me to discuss their horror podcast, Gone, their stream-of-consciousness writing/performing style, their terrifying-but-fascinating doctoral dissertation, and so much more! We discuss: Sunny's origins in podcasting LARP...Show More
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47:53 | May 16th, 2018

Sunny Moraine joins me to discuss their horror podcast, Gone, their stream-of-consciousness writing/performing style, their terrifying-but-fascinating doctoral dissertation, and so much more! We discuss: Sunny's origins in podcasting LARP...Show More

31:39 | May 9th, 2018

It's morning, and something's different. Everything's different. Everyone's gone. No commotion, no explanation. Suddenly the world is emptied of people. Except for you. This is Sunny Moraine's GONE, a taut, claustrophobic horror podc...Show More
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31:39 | May 9th, 2018

It's morning, and something's different. Everything's different. Everyone's gone. No commotion, no explanation. Suddenly the world is emptied of people. Except for you. This is Sunny Moraine's GONE, a taut, claustrophobic horror podc...Show More

44:28 | May 2nd, 2018

This week, I sit down with Faith McQuinn, the director and creator of Boom: A Serial Drama Podcast. And what a delight she is! We talk about Faith's history with radio drama, her filmmaker's background, Rovee the cleaning robot, and the long road ...Show More

21:48 | Apr 25th, 2018

IT'S OUR 500TH EPISODE! And to ring it in, we're celebrating by playing a new old favorite, Faith McQuinn's BOOM. I talk about the I Love Lucy Show Syndrome, and how it plays into the way I feel about this excellent show. Hey: This episode c...Show More

53:06 | Apr 18th, 2018

This week, we're playing the first episode of Onion Public Media's* A Very Fatal Murder—it's a spot-on parody of all the true-crime programs you love to binge, from Serial to S-Town to The Staircase.   I got to talk to series directors Ryan Nat...Show More
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04:00 | Apr 12th, 2018

Hey folks!  Check out the Bombs Always Beep sound design competition.  Winners will get some great prizes, including Kc Wayland's book, Bombs Always Beep, an excellent resource on creating audio fiction from the creator of We're Alive!

37:07 | Mar 31st, 2018

We're playing Michelle Nickolaisen's Unplaced, a show about a woman who finds herself suddenly invisible. It's skilfully written and acted, and it's got a fantastic soundtrack. We play the first three episodes, and wonder—what's it like to be slowly ...Show More

1:19:46 | Mar 24th, 2018

This week on, we're playing The Bright Sessions, episode 50: "Rose", a surprise musical episode! Later, show creator Lauren Shippen joins me for a chat about the creative work that went into making this special episode -- it's a can't-miss for musica...Show More

38:42 | Mar 17th, 2018

Linguist, critic, and Bello Collective reviewer Elana Fernández-Collins joins me to present Love and Luck, a magical epistolary romance from Australia. It's here, it's queer; it's DELIGHTFUL, and nobody dies. So settle in to a warm and happy bubble b...Show More

44:36 | Mar 10th, 2018

Do you want to hear a story? Of course you do! On this week's show, we're rejoined by Host-Alumnus Fred Greenhalgh to introduce his new show, The Mayan Crystal... a tale of adventure, sisterhood, anticolonialism, and magic, all taking place in modern...Show More

42:04 | Mar 3rd, 2018

Today, I'm joined by Wil Williams of the blog Podcast Problems to discuss how some audio fiction blurs the lines between fiction and nonfiction journalism.   We're GOING DEEP this week, on:   The War of the Worlds!The Polybius Conspiracy!Li...Show More

43:48 | Feb 17th, 2018

This week, I chat with Eric and Amanda, two of the minds behind Join the Party, an inclusive audio drama powered by roleplaying game mechanics. We played an episode of their show in Episode 492; join me as I chat with the two of them about:   Mak...Show More

49:36 | Feb 10th, 2018

This week, we're playing an episode of the roleplaying podcast Join the Party, a hybrid actual-play and audio drama by some talented producers and performers out of New York. Gather round the table and get immersed in DM Eric's tale of the Concentric...Show More

44:59 | Feb 3rd, 2018

In this episode, we play Kane and Feels, Paranormal Investigators, a new series from Skaði's Symphony. They're a production team out of the UK with a neo-noir that blends Jungian psychology with, in this case, Norse myth. In this week, Kane and Fe...Show More

1:08:27 | Jan 27th, 2018

Harry wanted to be alone, and so he was: as alone as a person can be, transmuted into tachyon particles and hurled into deepest space, with nothing but an artificial intelligence for company. He was alone, and then, gradually, he wasn't. Harry and hi...Show More

34:54 | Jan 20th, 2018

This week, we're featuring Earbud Theater's "The Sounds Below", a chilling tale about a man plagued by panic and sleeplessness. Chris, unable to shake the trauma of his brother's death in a car accident, is making no headway with his therapist, and o...Show More

1:03:21 | Jan 13th, 2018

This week, we're exploring Christopher Reynaga's Point Mystic, playing "White Rabbit, Parts I and II" from that show. Point Mystic is a fiction show done up in a narrative-nonfiction style, à la This American Life—it's about Christopher's family, and...Show More

1:54:39 | Dec 23rd, 2017

It's our Christmas spectacula-a-a-a-a-ar!  Settle in for a long winter's DELIGHT as we present Sassquach Radio's Deck The Halls (With Matrimony!), a Christmas romantic comedy.   Then stick around, because I interview the writer/director, Ashley...Show More

38:08 | Dec 16th, 2017

This week, join us as we go urban-exploring in a spooky, abandoned house with Five Levels of Fear, a new audio series written by Sable Jak, and directed, designed, and edited by our very own Matt Boudreau and Eli McIlveen.   You can find out mo...Show More

59:05 | Dec 9th, 2017

Peri is a quiet woman who keeps to herself in a lighthouse overlooking the ocean, but one day, she wakes up somewhere totally unfamiliar; she's still in the lighthouse, but the lighthouse no longer overlooks the ocean... It's The Far Meridian by E...Show More

1:07:18 | Dec 2nd, 2017

Northwestern University professor of Sound Studies Neil Verma joins me for a segment we call GOING DEEP. This week, we're exploring the classic horror of Arch Oboler's Lights Out, in a 1943 episode called "Murder in the Script Department". After the ...Show More

33:19 | Nov 18th, 2017

What a suntabulous bicuspid of a day! It's time for the Sunshine Smile Hour, a dental hygiene-themed children's program! Oh golly, this is a good one, and ain't that the tooth. So this episode is utterly wackadoo: imagine a musical comedy along th...Show More

32:37 | Nov 11th, 2017

This week, we're presenting writer, director, and film professor Faith McQuinn's Boom, a story of loss, recovery, secrets, and murder. Porter, the protagonist, must deal with the murder of his best friend—and the police consider him the prime suspect...Show More

1:21:01 | Nov 4th, 2017

Bronzeville is a story of the Great Migration: it follows Jimmy Tillman (Larenz Tate), a papermill worker from Arkansas who kills a strikebreaker and flees to Chicago to find a new life for himself, tracing the steps of millions of Black Americans wh...Show More
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1:41:00 | Nov 4th, 2017

Bronzeville is a story of the Great Migration: it follows Jimmy Tillman (Larenz Tate), a papermill worker from Arkansas who kills a strikebreaker and flees to Chicago to find a new life for himself, tracing the steps of millions of Black Americans wh...Show More

1:39:28 | Oct 30th, 2017

We're celebrating AUDIO DRAMA DAY by featuring some works from 11th Hour Productions, the once-a-year marathon audio drama production festival where dramatists from all the world over come together to create magnificently creepy fiction. We're f...Show More
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2:01:27 | Oct 30th, 2017

We're celebrating AUDIO DRAMA DAY by featuring some works from 11th Hour Productions, the once-a-year marathon audio drama production festival where dramatists from all the world over come together to create magnificently creepy fiction. We'...Show More
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1:24:04 | Oct 21st, 2017

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. ...Show More

1:04:01 | Oct 21st, 2017

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. ...Show More

1:40:03 | Oct 14th, 2017

It wouldn't be a monster episode without MONSTERS, would it?! Awww yeah it's zombie time! American podcast legend KC Wayland joins me for a chat about craft, zombies, and Force Multipliers of Art. We're gonna play an episode of We're Alive:...Show More
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2:00:05 | Oct 14th, 2017

It wouldn't be a monster episode without MONSTERS, would it?! Awww yeah it's zombie time! American podcast legend KC Wayland joins me for a chat about craft, zombies, and Force Multipliers of Art. We're gonna play an episode of We'r...Show More
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25:25 | Oct 10th, 2017

In 1973, hell came and invaded the body of a young girl. Doctors wouldn’t treat her, psychiatrists dismissed her, priests gave their lives to save her. Hear the fear for yourself. From the creators of the critically-acclaimed show 'Inside Psycho' c...Show More
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1:12:40 | Oct 7th, 2017

A double-feature this week as we begin our October horror series! First, from Paragon Collective and the makers of Darkest Night, it's Deadly Manners, a new murder mystery show narrated by LeVar Burton (Star Trek, Reading Rainbow) and starring Kri...Show More

52:37 | Oct 7th, 2017

A double-feature this week as we begin our October horror series! First, from Paragon Collective and the makers of Darkest Night, it's Deadly Manners, a new murder mystery show narrated by LeVar Burton (Star Trek, Reading Rainbow) and starring Krist...Show More

54:43 | Sep 30th, 2017

This week, I'm joined by Ellen Winter and Chris Littler of Chamber Band to talk about their new podcast for Two-Up Productions, the production company that brought you Limetown. 36 Questions is a fabulous PODCAST MUSICAL starring Jessie Shelton (Had...Show More
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1:14:46 | Sep 30th, 2017

This week, I'm joined by Ellen Winter and Chris Littler of Chamber Band to talk about their new podcast for Two-Up Productions, the production company that brought you Limetown. 36 Questions is a fabulous PODCAST MUSICAL starring Jessie Shelton (H...Show More

45:10 | Sep 23rd, 2017

Two foul-mouthed Scottish paranormal investigators travel to the misty island of St. Caillic to uncover the secret of a terrible anniversary--it's A Scottish Podcast, the newest creation of former Audio Drama Production Podcast hosts Robert Cudmore a...Show More
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1:05:14 | Sep 23rd, 2017

Two foul-mouthed Scottish paranormal investigators travel to the misty island of St. Caillic to uncover the secret of a terrible anniversary--it's A Scottish Podcast, the newest creation of former Audio Drama Production Podcast hosts Robert Cudmore a...Show More
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1:33:21 | Sep 16th, 2017

Scholar and dramatist Lance Dann joins me as we play the first episode of his techno-thriller, BLOOD CULTURE. It's a trans-media project, consisting of not just a radio drama, but of an AR game that begins with this in-world website (as well...Show More

1:11:18 | Sep 16th, 2017

Scholar and dramatist Lance Dann joins me as we play the first episode of his techno-thriller, BLOOD CULTURE. It's a trans-media project, consisting of not just a radio drama, but of an AR game that begins with this in-world website (as well as ...Show More

26:13 | Sep 2nd, 2017

We're premiering INHALE, the latest miniseries by Rick Coste, the unstoppable, unbelievably prolific audio drama producer from New England. Tracy Tanner is an unassuming librarian in the small town of Hemlock, Massachusetts—but Tracy isn't her r...Show More
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46:16 | Sep 2nd, 2017

We're premiering INHALE, the latest miniseries by Rick Coste, the unstoppable, unbelievably prolific audio drama producer from New England. Tracy Tanner is an unassuming librarian in the small town of Hemlock, Massachusetts—but Tracy isn't h...Show More

31:10 | Aug 26th, 2017

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 brillia...Show More
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51:15 | Aug 26th, 2017

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 brillia...Show More

59:10 | Aug 19th, 2017

It's a spine-tingler this week, as we dive into the twisted world of Darkest Night with a little story called "Horns Limo Service". Darkest Night is a horror anthology series from the Paragon Collective, and what makes it special is its binaural...Show More
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1:21:14 | Aug 19th, 2017

It's a spine-tingler this week, as we dive into the twisted world of Darkest Night with a little story called "Horns Limo Service". Darkest Night is a horror anthology series from the Paragon Collective, and what makes it special is its bina...Show More

1:09:12 | Aug 12th, 2017

Why do we climb? Why do people look at the tallest mountains in the world -- vast, inhospitable places -- and say, "I want to climb to its summit"? When you're up there, what do you become? What do you give up? We're exploring those questions t...Show More
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1:29:15 | Aug 12th, 2017

Why do we climb? Why do people look at the tallest mountains in the world -- vast, inhospitable places -- and say, "I want to climb to its summit"? When you're up there, what do you become? What do you give up? We're exploring those questio...Show More

41:00 | Aug 5th, 2017

This week, it's the Stories of Mahabharata, retold by Sudipta Bhawmik, a multitalented playwright, storyteller, and engineer. With music and immersive sound design by Avi Ziv, Bhawmik animates this ancient Indian epic, rendering it in English to deli...Show More
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1:01:04 | Aug 5th, 2017

This week, it's the Stories of Mahabharata, retold by Sudipta Bhawmik, a multitalented playwright, storyteller, and engineer. With music and immersive sound design by Avi Ziv, Bhawmik animates this ancient Indian epic, rendering it in English to deli...Show More
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58:38 | Jul 29th, 2017

This week, we dive into the fabulous world of The Axe and Crown -- (our very own) Eli McIlveen's spinoff miniseries from Alba Salix, Royal Physician. It's a fantasy world where the most immediate dangers aren't dragons or wizards, but yuppies threate...Show More

59:10 | Jul 29th, 2017

This week, we dive into the fabulous world of The Axe and Crown -- (our very own) Eli McIlveen's spinoff miniseries from Alba Salix, Royal Physician. It's a fantasy world where the most immediate dangers aren't dragons or wizards, but yuppies threate...Show More

1:03:36 | Jul 22nd, 2017

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 inclusiv...Show More
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1:25:39 | Jul 22nd, 2017

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 incl...Show More
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1:14:26 | Jul 16th, 2017

This week, we play an episode of an experimental podcast called PODCAST MEANDER, which kind of skirts the border between autobiography and fiction. Dan Leone plays/is a character, also named Dan, who has thrown away his old life (or attempted to). Af...Show More

54:21 | Jul 16th, 2017

This week, we play an episode of an experimental podcast called PODCAST MEANDER, which kind of skirts the border between autobiography and fiction. Dan Leone plays/is a character, also named Dan, who has thrown away his old life (or attempted to). Af...Show More

25:20 | Jul 1st, 2017

This week, line producer Matthew Boudreau hooks us up with some binaural horror from the Wireless Theatre Company with The Autopsy. For more great audio from the Wireless Theatre Company, including the stunning Springheel'd Jack Saga, visit their we...Show More
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45:23 | Jul 1st, 2017

This week, line producer Matthew Boudreau hooks us up with some binaural horror from the Wireless Theatre Company with The Autopsy. For more great audio from the Wireless Theatre Company, including the stunning Springheel'd Jack Saga, visit their ...Show More

32:19 | Jun 24th, 2017

This week Matthew continues hosting for David as we feature B.I.L.I. from London's own O'Neill and Freeman. For more O'Neill and Freeman https://soundcloud.com/oneillandfreeman Check out James O'Neill's terrific sculpture work: http://aplacef...Show More
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52:22 | Jun 24th, 2017

This week Matthew continues hosting for David as we feature B.I.L.I. from London's own O'Neill and Freeman. For more O'Neill and Freeman https://soundcloud.com/oneillandfreeman Check out James O'Neill's terrific sculpture work: http://aplacef...Show More
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54:39 | Jun 17th, 2017

Line producer Matthew Boudreau takes over while David Rheinstrom is away in France. This week's story is A Dread Light Shine in the Serpent's Sky, a collaborative audio fiction piece created for 11th Hour Productions by the folks at Audioblivious Pr...Show More

34:34 | Jun 17th, 2017

Line producer Matthew Boudreau takes over while David Rheinstrom is away in France. This week's story is A Dread Light Shine in the Serpent's Sky, a collaborative audio fiction piece created for 11th Hour Productions by the folks at Audioblivious Pr...Show More
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1:10:26 | Jun 10th, 2017

Professor Neil Verma joins me to discuss his essay series, “The Case for Audio Drama”. He’s a professor of Sound Studies at Northwestern University, and a longtime scholar of audio drama. We discuss the history of the form, and areas of his particula...Show More

50:20 | Jun 10th, 2017

Professor Neil Verma joins me to discuss his essay series, “The Case for Audio Drama”. He’s a professor of Sound Studies at Northwestern University, and a longtime scholar of audio drama. We discuss the history of the form, and areas of his particula...Show More
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1:27:55 | May 28th, 2017

This week, Alexander Charles Adams of SMASH/CUT joins me to discuss their piece, “Hi, I’m Mattie (HIM)”. Matthew Cavan is an actor and drag queen in Belfast, Northern Ireland; he came out about his HIV-positive status in 2010, and has since fac...Show More

1:05:50 | May 28th, 2017

This week, Alexander Charles Adams of SMASH/CUT joins me to discuss their piece, “Hi, I’m Mattie (HIM)”. Matthew Cavan is an actor and drag queen in Belfast, Northern Ireland; he came out about his HIV-positive status in 2010, and has since fac...Show More

52:41 | May 19th, 2017

Ahh, ancient Greece. Hot nymphs, raging orgies, much wine, song, and occasional transformations into a goat. All well and good, right? Well things are more wacky than ever in the sizzling and scandalous interpretation of the myth of Orpheus done b...Show More
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1:17:40 | May 19th, 2017

Ahh, ancient Greece. Hot nymphs, raging orgies, much wine, song, and occasional transformations into a goat. All well and good, right? Well things are more wacky than ever in the sizzling and scandalous interpretation of the myth of Orpheus done b...Show More

39:31 | May 13th, 2017

NOTE: This interview took place before Daniel Mallory Ortberg came out as a man, so you'll hear me call him by his previous name and use female pronouns. Here are the rest of the show notes as they ran in May 2017: We conclude our two-part co...Show More
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59:36 | May 13th, 2017

We conclude our two-part conversation series around The Handmaid's Tale, which you can find in an Audio Drama form over at Secrets, Crimes, and Audiotape. This week, I had the great pleasure of talking to Mallory Ortberg, a writer, culture critic, a...Show More
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1:17:52 | May 6th, 2017

Ahh, ancient Greece. Hot nymphs, raging orgies, much wine, song, and occasional transformations into a goat. All well and good, right? Well things are more wacky than ever in the sizzling and scandalous interpretation of the myth of Orpheus done b...Show More

52:53 | May 6th, 2017

Ahh, ancient Greece. Hot nymphs, raging orgies, much wine, song, and occasional transformations into a goat. All well and good, right? Well things are more wacky than ever in the sizzling and scandalous interpretation of the myth of Orpheus done b...Show More
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53:40 | Apr 29th, 2017

Podcaster, culture critic, and ne'er-do-well Margaret Willison (of Appointment Television and NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour) joins me to talk about THE HANDMAID'S TALE -- specifically, the 2000 production by John Dryden that ran recently on Secrets, C...Show More

33:34 | Apr 29th, 2017

Podcaster, culture critic, and ne'er-do-well Margaret Willison (of Appointment Television and NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour) joins me to talk about THE HANDMAID'S TALE -- specifically, the 2000 production by John Dryden that ran recently on Secrets, C...Show More
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1:15:43 | Apr 21st, 2017

Today RDR from the Vault launches a series of episodes highlighting Roger Gregg, playwright master of Dublin, Ireland. Roger pioneered his own audio sound, a wacky blend of Captain Beefheart sonic assault and an intimate, fine theatre sensibility....Show More

50:44 | Apr 21st, 2017

Today RDR from the Vault launches a series of episodes highlighting Roger Gregg, playwright master of Dublin, Ireland. Roger pioneered his own audio sound, a wacky blend of Captain Beefheart sonic assault and an intimate, fine theatre sensibility....Show More
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1:19:39 | Apr 15th, 2017

This week, things are going to get spooky at Radio Drama Revival as we delve into the world of horror audio fiction. David talks to Marc Sollinger and Dan Powell, the evil minds behind Archive 81 and The Deep Vault. They discuss the horror fict...Show More

57:34 | Apr 15th, 2017

This week, things are going to get spooky at Radio Drama Revival as we delve into the world of horror audio fiction. David talks to Marc Sollinger and Dan Powell, the evil minds behind Archive 81 and The Deep Vault. They discuss the horror fict...Show More
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1:22:59 | Apr 7th, 2017

Re-play of the 2012 BBC Series "The Mumbai Chuzzlewits," adapted by Ayeesha Menon from the Charles Dickens novel "Martin Chuzzlewits," and transposed to Modern India. Produced by John Dryden of Goldhawk Productions. Convinced his relatives are aft...Show More

58:00 | Apr 7th, 2017

Re-play of the 2012 BBC Series "The Mumbai Chuzzlewits," adapted by Ayeesha Menon from the Charles Dickens novel "Martin Chuzzlewits," and transposed to Modern India. Produced by John Dryden of Goldhawk Productions. Convinced his relatives are aft...Show More
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17:30 | Apr 3rd, 2017

Today, we're introducing I Hate My Boss. Workplace Drama. Comedic Relief. Hosts Liz Dolan and Larry Seal will help you make the big decisions, navigate the small stuff and get more fulfillment from your work life. Plus, a comedy segment based at the...Show More
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1:41:52 | Apr 1st, 2017

My Wondery Network pal Lindsay Graham joins me to talk about his political thriller series, TERMS, in which a terrifying demagogue captures the U.S. Presidency. The outgoing president does everything in his power to stop him, by pulling out some ast...Show More

1:19:53 | Apr 1st, 2017

My Wondery Network pal Lindsay Graham joins me to talk about his political thriller series, TERMS, in which a terrifying demagogue captures the U.S. Presidency. The outgoing president does everything in his power to stop him, by pulling out some ast...Show More
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1:22:52 | Mar 29th, 2017

Re-play of the 2012 BBC Series "The Mumbai Chuzzlewits," adapted by Ayeesha Menon from the Charles Dickens novel "Martin Chuzzlewits," and transposed to Modern India. Produced by John Dryden of Goldhawk Productions. Convinced his relatives are aft...Show More

57:53 | Mar 29th, 2017

Re-play of the 2012 BBC Series "The Mumbai Chuzzlewits," adapted by Ayeesha Menon from the Charles Dickens novel "Martin Chuzzlewits," and transposed to Modern India. Produced by John Dryden of Goldhawk Productions. Convinced his relatives are aft...Show More
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1:27:39 | Mar 19th, 2017

Children's author, jazz bassist, and entertainment impresario Chris Tarry joins me for a talk about his production, THE UNEXPLAINABLE DISAPPEARANCE OF MARS PATEL. We play the first episode of the show -- a kind of thriller-adventure for middle schoo...Show More

1:05:33 | Mar 19th, 2017

Children's author, jazz bassist, and entertainment impresario Chris Tarry joins me for a talk about his production, THE UNEXPLAINABLE DISAPPEARANCE OF MARS PATEL. We play the first episode of the show -- a kind of thriller-adventure for middle schoo...Show More
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1:22:58 | Mar 12th, 2017

Re-play of the 2012 BBC Series "The Mumbai Chuzzlewits," adapted by Ayeesha Menon from the Charles Dickens novel "Martin Chuzzlewits," and transposed to Modern India. Produced by John Dryden of Goldhawk Productions. Convinced his relatives are aft...Show More

57:59 | Mar 12th, 2017

Re-play of the 2012 BBC Series "The Mumbai Chuzzlewits," adapted by Ayeesha Menon from the Charles Dickens novel "Martin Chuzzlewits," and transposed to Modern India. Produced by John Dryden of Goldhawk Productions. Convinced his relatives are aft...Show More
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1:50:20 | Mar 4th, 2017

Join me as we dive into the world of The Penumbra, an anthology series that updates classic genre stories with some well-deserved representation. We play their revised Part I of Juno Steel and the Murderous Mask, and chat about genre fiction, the ph...Show More

1:28:15 | Mar 4th, 2017

Join me as we dive into the world of The Penumbra, an anthology series that updates classic genre stories with some well-deserved representation. We play their revised Part I of Juno Steel and the Murderous Mask, and chat about genre fiction, the ph...Show More
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55:03 | Feb 24th, 2017

By special permission from Tom Lopez (AKA Meatball Fulton) we have another edition of RDR in the Vault! While exploring a cave in Belize, Jack Flanders hears a voice calling his name. Deep within, he discovers a woman who appears to have risen up ...Show More

30:05 | Feb 24th, 2017

By special permission from Tom Lopez (AKA Meatball Fulton) we have another edition of RDR in the Vault! While exploring a cave in Belize, Jack Flanders hears a voice calling his name. Deep within, he discovers a woman who appears to have risen up ...Show More

55:43 | Feb 18th, 2017

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, ...Show More
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1:17:50 | Feb 18th, 2017

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, ...Show More
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52:53 | Feb 11th, 2017

By special permission from Tom Lopez (AKA Meatball Fulton) we have another edition of RDR in the Vault! While exploring a cave in Belize, Jack Flanders hears a voice calling his name. Deep within, he discovers a woman who appears to have risen up ...Show More

29:54 | Feb 11th, 2017

By special permission from Tom Lopez (AKA Meatball Fulton) we have another edition of RDR in the Vault! While exploring a cave in Belize, Jack Flanders hears a voice calling his name. Deep within, he discovers a woman who appears to have risen up ...Show More
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57:38 | Feb 4th, 2017

I had the opportunity to talk to Ann Heppermann, the founder of the Sarah Awards, and a co-host of the marvelous audio art podcast SERENDIPITY. We talk about the origin of the awards, her fictitious self on the podcast, and her history working wit...Show More

37:33 | Feb 4th, 2017

I had the opportunity to talk to Ann Heppermann, the founder of the Sarah Awards, and a co-host of the marvelous audio art podcast SERENDIPITY. We talk about the origin of the awards, her fictitious self on the podcast, and her history working wit...Show More
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52:15 | Jan 27th, 2017

By special permission from Tom Lopez (AKA Meatball Fulton) we have another edition of RDR in the Vault! While exploring a cave in Belize, Jack Flanders hears a voice calling his name. Deep within, he discovers a woman who appears to have risen up ...Show More

30:16 | Jan 27th, 2017

By special permission from Tom Lopez (AKA Meatball Fulton) we have another edition of RDR in the Vault! While exploring a cave in Belize, Jack Flanders hears a voice calling his name. Deep within, he discovers a woman who appears to have risen up ...Show More

1:33:49 | Jan 21st, 2017

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 ...Show More
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1:55:55 | Jan 21st, 2017

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 ...Show More
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1:08:56 | Jan 7th, 2017

This week, we're playing Wynabego Warrior: The Tale of John Waynnabe (*eagle screech*), the wacky western epic by Audioblivious Productions. John is a mysterious drifter who drives around the West(ern part of Kentucky) in a souped-up RV, righting wr...Show More
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49:00 | Jan 7th, 2017

This week, we're playing Wynabego Warrior: The Tale of John Waynnabe (*eagle screech*), the wacky western epic by Audioblivious Productions. John is a mysterious drifter who drives around the West(ern part of Kentucky) in a souped-up RV, righting wr...Show More
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1:28:21 | Dec 24th, 2016

I'm all about the growth mindset: the idea that you can always improve yourself and your work, and to me, nothing embodies that more than JIM ROBBIE AND THE WANDERERS, a constantly-evolving production that puts fun, ingenuity, and optimism where you'...Show More

1:08:16 | Dec 24th, 2016

I'm all about the growth mindset: the idea that you can always improve yourself and your work, and to me, nothing embodies that more than JIM ROBBIE AND THE WANDERERS, a constantly-evolving production that puts fun, ingenuity, and optimism where you'...Show More
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50:59 | Dec 20th, 2016

The hosts of 15 Wondery show have come together to celebrate the power of listening in a half-hour full of moving moments, reflections - and a New Year's resolution. I got to serve as the host for these proceedings. I hope you enjoy, and that yo...Show More
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1:41:53 | Dec 10th, 2016

This week, we explore HECTOR VS THE FUTURE, a bleakly-funny comedy podcast, recorded live in London by members of the creative team that brought us WOODEN OVERCOATS. Created by comedy writers James Huntrods and James Hamilton, HECTOR VS THE FUTURE i...Show More

1:19:48 | Dec 10th, 2016

This week, we explore HECTOR VS THE FUTURE, a bleakly-funny comedy podcast, recorded live in London by members of the creative team that brought us WOODEN OVERCOATS. Created by comedy writers James Huntrods and James Hamilton, HECTOR VS THE FUTURE i...Show More

56:50 | Nov 26th, 2016

This week, Our Fair City’s executive producer, Jeffrey Gardner, joins me for a chat and a deep dive into one of his favorite episodes, the season 4 finale of OFC. Warning: this episode contains spoilers for, y’know, the first four seasons of Our ...Show More
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1:18:55 | Nov 26th, 2016

This week, Our Fair City’s executive producer, Jeffrey Gardner, joins me for a chat and a deep dive into one of his favorite episodes, the season 4 finale of OFC. Warning: this episode contains spoilers for, y’know, the first four seasons of Our ...Show More
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1:51:29 | Nov 12th, 2016

We're belatedly celebrating World Audio Drama Day by bringing you two fabulous and spooky productions from 11th Hour--the annual tradition wherein audio dramatists of every stripe come together and make spine-tingling, spur-of-the-moment audio fictio...Show More

1:29:25 | Nov 12th, 2016

We're belatedly celebrating World Audio Drama Day by bringing you two fabulous and spooky productions from 11th Hour--the annual tradition wherein audio dramatists of every stripe come together and make spine-tingling, spur-of-the-moment audio fictio...Show More

43:51 | Oct 29th, 2016

Host emeritus Fred Greenhalgh is back to try out the sofa and tell us about his new podcast, "The Dark Tome." What if there was a book that literally opened up doorways to other worlds? Where would it lead, and could you handle what you found on t...Show More
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1:08:51 | Oct 29th, 2016

Host emeritus Fred Greenhalgh is back to try out the sofa and tell us about his new podcast, "The Dark Tome." What if there was a book that literally opened up doorways to other worlds? Where would it lead, and could you handle what you found on t...Show More

1:15:00 | Oct 15th, 2016

This week, I play Episode One of Gareth Stack's startling psychological thriller, "The Wall in the Mind". It's the tale of a city split down the middle, and a woman whose life split with it. Claire O'Hanlon was a young woman in 1989 --an Irish nati...Show More
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1:36:29 | Oct 15th, 2016

This week, I play Episode One of Gareth Stack's startling psychological thriller, "The Wall in the Mind". It's the tale of a city split down the middle, and a woman whose life split with it. Claire O'Hanlon was a young woman in 1989 --an Irish nati...Show More
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59:04 | Oct 1st, 2016

33:35 | Oct 1st, 2016

This week, say goodbye to Spooktember and HELLO TO SHOCKTOBER! *Thunderbolt* We’re beginning a month of spookitude, commencing with John Ballentine and Campfire Radio Theater. This piece is called “Woods Ferry”, about a band of weekend treasure hu...Show More
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32:12 | Sep 20th, 2016

Exciting news, friends! I'm proud to announce that I (David) am going to begin hosting a second show on the Wondery podcast network; it's called SECRETS, CRIMES, AND AUDIOTAPE, and it premieres *today*, September 20th, 2016. Stay tuned for a sp...Show More

1:25:35 | Sep 3rd, 2016

This week, we're taking a little detour into UNCANNY COUNTY, the brainchild of playwrights Alison Crane and Todd Faulkner, both proud children of Oklahoma. I play an episode of theirs, "Coulrophobia" (which is about spooky, spooky clowns!), and th...Show More
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1:50:37 | Sep 3rd, 2016

This week, we're taking a little detour into UNCANNY COUNTY, the brainchild of playwrights Alison Crane and Todd Faulkner, both proud children of Oklahoma. I play an episode of theirs, "Coulrophobia" (which is about spooky, spooky clowns!), and th...Show More

1:04:45 | Aug 20th, 2016

This week, Gabriel Urbina, writer and director of WOLF 359, joins me for a segment we're calling "Going Deep"; together, the two of us investigate one of Gabriel's favorite classic audio dramas, 1948's "The Thing on the Fourble Board" from QUIET, PLE...Show More
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1:24:38 | Aug 20th, 2016

This week, Gabriel Urbina, writer and director of WOLF 359, joins me for a segment we're calling "Going Deep"; together, the two of us investigate one of Gabriel's favorite classic audio dramas, 1948's "The Thing on the Fourble Board" from QUIET, PLE...Show More
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1:21:44 | Aug 6th, 2016

This week, we play an episode of The Truth, Jonathan Mitchell's collaboration with New York's Magnet Theater; they're dedicated to making audio fiction the likes of which you've never heard. It's intimate, it's internal, and it's cinematic, all at o...Show More

56:05 | Aug 6th, 2016

This week, we play an episode of The Truth, Jonathan Mitchell's collaboration with New York's Magnet Theater; they're dedicated to making audio fiction the likes of which you've never heard. It's intimate, it's internal, and it's cinematic, all at o...Show More

1:14:05 | Jul 23rd, 2016

Light breaks over Marblehead this week on Radio Drama Revival, as I chat with Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason of the novelistic GREATER BOSTON. We talk about comics, theater, the Brexit referendum, and, of course, Boston. All that and more ...Show More
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1:39:04 | Jul 23rd, 2016

Light breaks over Marblehead this week on Radio Drama Revival, as I chat with Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason of the novelistic GREATER BOSTON. We talk about comics, theater, the Brexit referendum, and, of course, Boston. All that and more ...Show More

51:43 | Jul 9th, 2016

This week, I'm playing something from Our Fair City, the dystopian sci-fi podcast; it's their entry in the 2014 Chicago Fringe Festival: a slick detective thriller called "All The Life You'll Ever Need". Hey -- if you're feeling beaten down by the...Show More
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1:16:45 | Jul 9th, 2016

This week, I'm playing something from Our Fair City, the dystopian sci-fi podcast; it's their entry in the 2014 Chicago Fringe Festival: a slick detective thriller called "All The Life You'll Ever Need". Hey -- if you're feeling beaten down by the...Show More

33:16 | Jul 2nd, 2016

Fred is back, introducing our new occasional mini-series, pulling episodes from RDR's Archives back to the top of the pack! The inaugural episode, celebrating the Ogle Awards, is "Next Year's Girl" - The Willamette Radio Workshop's 2004 Gold Ogle ...Show More
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58:15 | Jul 2nd, 2016

Fred is back, introducing our new occasional mini-series, pulling episodes from RDR's Archives back to the top of the pack! The inaugural episode, celebrating the Ogle Awards, is "Next Year's Girl" - The Willamette Radio Workshop's 2004 Gold Ogle ...Show More
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1:37:16 | Jun 25th, 2016

This week, we're playing ars PARADOXICA, the Cold War time travel drama by Mischa Stanton and Dan Manning of Los Angeles, California. Join me as I play Episode 1 of aP: "Hypothesis", and stick around for a rollicking good time of a conversation with...Show More

1:12:17 | Jun 25th, 2016

This week, we're playing ars PARADOXICA, the Cold War time travel drama by Mischa Stanton and Dan Manning of Los Angeles, California. Join me as I play Episode 1 of aP: "Hypothesis", and stick around for a rollicking good time of a conversation with...Show More
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2:02:30 | Jun 18th, 2016

I may be on vacation, but the hits just keep on comin'! We're featuring an episode of the fantabulous, trippy RUBY by Tom Lopez and ZBS -- a cyberpunk adventure from the 80s that's sultry, smart, and fun. Ruby's a proud member of the Wondery Networ...Show More

1:37:28 | Jun 18th, 2016

I may be on vacation, but the hits just keep on comin'! We're featuring an episode of the fantabulous, trippy RUBY by Tom Lopez and ZBS -- a cyberpunk adventure from the 80s that's sultry, smart, and fun. Ruby's a proud member of the Wondery Networ...Show More

55:41 | Jun 11th, 2016

Writer, director, actor, and producer Lauren Shippen joins me for a conversation about anxiety, archery, P.G. Wodehouse, the Alexander Technique, and so much more, as we dive into her captivating podcast, The Bright Sessions. Dr. Joan Bright is a ...Show More