Radio Drama Revival

Radio Drama Revival

Radio Drama Revival is dedicated to showcasing the diversity and vitality of modern audio fiction. Now in our 13th year!

Episodes

October 6, 2021 56 min

How do you tell entertaining stories for kids about difficult topics? How do you do that by being kind to your audience and to yourself? We're talking about monsters and men, the wicked and the weasels, fables, fae, and fiends. And friends! It's a wide-ranging and wonderful conversation with the incomparable Fred Greenhalgh.

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Monsters may not always have fangs and sometimes they eat children, but in the land of Faerie the courageous can fight back. Join Lizzie on her adventure down the rabbit hole with Of Fae & Fiends.

Like what you hear? Us too. You can support Of Fae & Fiends and Final Rune Productions on their website.

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Why are we afraid of the novel, the new--and how do we handle that fear? What can we learn about Afrofuturism through a non-Western lens? Who are we as parents, and what does being a parent mean? Host Elena Fernandez Collins discusses these questions and more with Safiyah Cheatam & Adetola Abdulkadir of OBSIDIAN.

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What kinds of futures sit at the intersections of Blackness, science, technology and storytelling? Explore and discover those imaginings with OBSIDIAN, a speculative fiction anthology based in Afrofuturism.

Like what you hear? Us too. You can support OBSIDIAN on their website.

Mentioned in the Episode:

  • Safiyah Cheatam's article "Making a Case for W.E.B. Du Bois as a Proto-Afrofuturist".
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    As we come to the close of the first half of our season, here’s an episode that we’ve been champing at the bit to get to: a going deep episode, getting down to the nitty and gritty about digital privacy and responsibility with Serena Rahhal, one of the creators of Signed, Venus.

    Like what you hear? Us too. You can support Serena Rahhal and her podcast Signed, Venus at ko-fi.com/signedvenus.

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    June 23, 2021 8 min

    When you work on a large team, every person has their job to do... but what happens when you trust your audio editors and line producers with your audio files? Bloopers, of course! This audio was originally released for supporters of our Patreon account.

    If you'd like access to more bonus content like this and support the show, you can support Radio Drama Revival at Patreon.com/RadioDramaRevival.

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    June 16, 2021 70 min

    This week's interview is chock full of content, and we wouldn't have it any other way! Join Ely and our guest Cole Burkhardt, creator of Null/Void, as they talk about the evil of legalese and corporations, supporting indie creators, data privacy, and making Explicitly Black Queer Art

    Like what you hear? Us too. You can learn more about Null/Void on Cole's website.

    Content Warnings: Discussions about capitalism and all t...

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    June 9, 2021 44 min

    Join us this week with a podcast about capitalism and corporate overreach, and how it insidiously makes its way into our lives and takes over -- it's Null/Void by Cole Burkhardt.

    Like what you hear? Us too. You can learn more about Null/Void on Cole's website.

    Content Warnings: Detailed inner thoughts of depression and self-hate, mentions of death and suicide, and a brief deadly traffic incident and descriptions of its afte...

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    June 2, 2021 56 min

    Fandom and romance and werewolves in Canada can all go together, as you’ll learn in this interview Andrea Klassen of Me & AU. Join us as Andrea and Ely discuss juggling roles, the power of narrators, the Americanization of media, and that Tumblr account you made in 2011 and forgot about.

    Like what you hear? Us too. You can support Me & AU on Patreon.

    Content Warnings: -Discussion of Indigenous child death from 1:56 to 3:19.

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    Beware of sleepy little Canadian towns, because you might just find a werewolf -- or fall in love. Find out if you belong in Selkirk, or Kamloops, with this showcase of Me & AU.

    Like what you hear? Us too. You can support Me & AU on Patreon.

    Learn more about how to support Radio Drama Revival on our website.

    The Radio Drama Revival team wants to indicate our unwavering support for the colonized and imprisoned people of Pale...

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    May 19, 2021 58 min

    Following our showcase of Moonbase Theta, Out, host Elena Fernández Collins chats with creator D.J. Sylvis about their inspiration for the show, outing yourself for #OwnVoices, capitalism and colonization, and the morality of space exploration.

    Like what you hear? Us too. You can support Monkeyman Productions at https://patreon.com/monkeymanproductions.

    Learn more about how to support Radio Drama Revival on our website.

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    Moonbase Theta, Out is a serialized micofiction exploration of love, loneliness, and, y'know, the moon. Join us for this showcase before our interview with the creator next week.

    Like what you hear? Us too. You can support Monkeyman Productions on their website: https://monkeymanproductions.com/

    Learn more about how to support Radio Drama Revival on our website.

    This episode of Radio Drama Revival was recorded in the unceded te...

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    What does your magic sound like, and what does it really represent? How do writers live on in their characters? And just why is David Rheinstrom back in the host seat? Find out all that and more in this week's interview with creators of VALENCE, Wil Williams and Katie Youmans.

    Like what you hear? Us too. You can support Hug House Productions on Patreon.

    You can support The International Women’s Media Foundation's Black Jour...

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    In a world where magic is real and reviled, you'll need to trust and love yourself in order to survive -- and you can’t do that without a little help. Join Liam Alden as he begins this journey, and remember to protect your magic, with the first episode of VALENCE.

    Like what you hear? Us too. You can support Hug House Productions on Patreon.

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    April 21, 2021 72 min

    Conspiracy and mystery make for ripe subjects, and this interview with Lex Noteboom, creator of The Deca Tapes, has it all! Join Lex and Ely as they discuss European bike trips, inspiration for The Deca Tapes, and venture into... the spoiler zone.

    Like what you hear? Us too. You can support The Deca Tapes on Patreon.

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    April 14, 2021 40 min

    What’s left of you if all you have is your purpose in a job? Is there enough to even have a personality? Experience what happens when ten people only have their duties in their workplace and nothing else, not even memory, on The Deca Tapes.

    Like what you hear? Us too. You can support The Deca Tapes on Patreon.

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    We're back from our interplanetary broadcasted journey with an interview with Morgan Maxwell, where she and Ely discuss why audio as a medium, afrofuturism, being a critical fan, and what to expect from season 2 of Dispatch from the Desert Planet!

    Like what you hear? Us too. You can support Morgan Maxwell on the podcast’s site.

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    This week, we've got a sci-fi satire that takes the real world and makes it hyperbolic... but it doesn't need much fiddling to be full-on wild. This is our showcase of Dispatch from the Desert Planet.

    Like what you hear? Us too. You can support Morgan Maxwell on the podcast's site.

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    March 24, 2021 68 min

    This week, Ely interviews Faith McQuinn of Observer Pictures, the creator of Margaritas & Donuts. The two talk about the importance of food in storytelling, the strange way marginalized identities are used in reviews, and, in true Faith McQuinn style, trauma.

    Like what you hear? Us too. You can support Faith McQuinn and Observer Pictures on their website.

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    Let's kick back with a rom-com and some great drinks and snacks. Listen in for our showcase of Observer Pictures's Margaritas & Donuts.

    Moment of Wil recommendation:

  • Forties AF: https://www.fortiesaf.com/
  • Learn more about how to support Radio Drama Revival on our website.

    This episode of Radio Drama Revival was recorded in the unceded territory of the Kalapuya people, the Clatskanie Indian Tribe, the Cowlitz Indian Trib...

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