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Radio Drama Revival

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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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... more

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... more

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... more

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!

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... more

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... more

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... more

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... more

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!... more

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... more