Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Side Trip #1 - Pardon by Marshal Latham





Is being picked for the Selection more important than friendship?


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Big Thanks to Bryan Lincoln (of the Fullcast Podcast) for producing the episode for me!!

Cast of characters:
This cast is entirely made up of members of the A.I.E. guild in World of Warcraft (hence the gaming names as pseudonyms):

Bryan Lincoln (of My Epic Heals, and the Fullcast Podcast ) as the Narrator
Zhug (of Convert To Raid and the Independent Music Podcast) as Massasoit
RevnGeek (of RevnGeek's Paraody Palace) as Bradford
Shmage as Cranberry
Koltrane  (of Convert To Raid) as Mashed, and the President
Eade (of My Epic Heals) as One of the men

Music used in this production:  "Fit for a king" by Josh Woodward

Several sound effects were found at freesound.org.

Theme music: Surfs Down by Man In Space.

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Friday, November 18, 2011

Journey #20 - Dream Engine, Part 1 by Tim Pratt



































Episode art by Howard Lyon

Howlaa and Wisp are are assigned by the Regent to rid Nexington-on-Axis of a murderous naked fat man.


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Listen to Part 2 of Dream Engine

Stay updated with Tim Pratt on his blog. Check out more with these characters, and this world, in Tim's YA online novel, The Nex.

Cast of characters:
Renee Chambliss (author of Dreaming of Deliverance) as Wisp
Rish Outfield (of the Dunesteef Audio Fiction Magazine) as the Regent
Bryan Lincoln (of the Fullcast Podcast) as the Fat Man
Marshal Latham as Howlaa Moor

Music used in this production:  Calm at Heaven Disrupted by Industrial Water

Several sound effects were found at freesound.org.

Theme music: Liberator by Man In Space.

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Friday, November 11, 2011

Journey #19 - Midshipman Hornblower: The Man Who Saw God by C.S. Forester (presented by BBC)

Horatio Hornblower faces restlessness and questions of faith while at sea.


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The radio series "The Hornblower Story" (1968-69) was adapted from four of the Hornblower books by C.S.Forester. Dramatised into 20 half-hour parts by Val Gielgud, it was produced by Trevor Hill, and directed by Trevor Hill and Christopher Hayton Webb.  Music by Johnny Pearson, special effects by David Fleming-Williams, Jack Hollinshead in conjunction with the Sea Training Association.

Theme music: Liberator by Man In Space

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Saturday, November 5, 2011

Journey #18 - The Veldt by Ray Bradbury (presented by Dimension X)

George and Lydia wanted the best for their children, so they bought the automated nursery along with the other advanced household amenities. But was it the best for George and Lydia?

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Dimension X aired on NBC radio from April 8, 1950 to September 29, 1951. The first 13 episodes were broadcast live, and the remainder were pre-recorded. Fred Wiehe and Edward King were the directors, and Norman Rose was heard as both announcer and narrator.

Theme music by Man In Space

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Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Journey #17 - Hop Frog by Edgar Allan Poe























Hop Frog is often the butt of the King's jokes and cruelty, along with the Royal Council, but Hop Frog still agrees to help them with a masterful ruse at the masquerade.


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Edgar Allan Poe was born on January 19, 1809 and became an American author, poet, editor and literary critic. Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, Poe was one of the earliest American practitioners of the short story and is considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre, as well as the genre of science fiction.  He was the first well-known American writer to try to earn a living through writing alone, resulting in a financially difficult life and career.  Poe died in 1849,  in Baltimore, under mysterious circumstances, but he left us with a legacy of tales of wonder and woe, the marvelous and the macarbe. 

Cast of characters:
John "Widgett" Robinson (of Need Coffee Dot Com) as Narrator
Big Anklevich (of the Dunesteef Audio Fiction Magazine) as Hop Frog
Marshal Latham as the King, and his ministers

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Music used in this production:

Theme music by Man In Space and Soundtrax for the Non-Existing Movies

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