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29 December 2018 @ 02:49 am
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Hello, my name is Melissa and I have a podcast problem. The list of podcasts I'm in the middle of is large, but my list of ones to listen to is even larger. And itunes keeps deleting the podcasts I haven't started (I tend to download the first episode of interesting ones for later listening). So I'm putting my list here on dreamwidth. Feel free to ignore - this is mostly just for me, and it's going to be HUGE.

+ Death in Ice Valley (episode 2)
An unidentified body. Who was she? A true, 47 year old mystery.

+ The Dollop (episode 34)
The Dollop is anAmerican History Podcast. Every week, Dave Anthony reads a true story to his friend, Gareth Reynolds, who has no idea what the topic is going to be about.

+ Limetown (currently on s2e1)
Ten years ago, over three hundred men, women and children disappeared from a small town in Tennessee, never to be heard from again. In this podcast, American Public Radio reporter Lia Haddock asks the question once more, "What happened to the people of Limetown?"

+ EOS 10 (currently on s3e1)
The stories of two maladjusted doctors and their medical team aboard an intergalactic travel hub on the edges of deep space — along with a deposed prince who's claimed the foodcourt kitchen as his new throne.

+ The Bright Sessions (episode 52)
The Bright Sessions is a science fiction podcast that follows a group of therapy patients. But these are not your typical patients - each has a unique supernatural ability. The show documents their struggles and discoveries as well as the motivations of their mysterious therapist, Dr. Bright.

+ The White Vault (episode 2.1)
Explore the far reaches of the world’s horrors in the audio drama podcast The White Vault. Follow the collected records of a repair team sent to Outpost Fristed in the vast white wastes of Svalbard and unravel what lies waiting in the ice below.

+ The Earth Collective (season 2e8)
The first person account of mankind's survival in rolling cities as they circle Oasus, fleeing from a malevolent entity known as The Dark.

+ Girl in Space (episode 108)
Our girl is in space. Specifically, drifting through it on a derelict spaceship, powered by a miniature sun, (the "Ra" project), and trying to keep it and herself alive. She's been alone a very long time, since the rest of the crew disappeared, and so she has a tendency to talk to both herself and the ship AI, Charlotte.

Alone, that is, until a fleet turns up to take over the ship and take her in for piracy, since it happens to be one of their ships and they're not entirely sure what she's doing with it.

+ Otherverse (episode 5)
The story follows the invasion of Earth by aliens from another universe, and an alien that wants to save humanity from destruction through their surrender. Invasion is not a simple task.

+ The Punumbra Podcast (s1e4)
The Penumbra is all about stories you recognize told in ways you won’t expect. Your femme fatale might be an homme fatale; you might find that not every haunting needs a ghost. Your criminal underworld might advertise on billboards ten miles tall, and when push comes to shove your home might have a bit more heart than you’re comfortable with. It’s never just a heist, a Western, an adventure. It’s the parts we think are still fresh about those genres — along with what we find along the tracks. Canon gay romance!

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The Bridge (episode 9)
It's an alternate 2016, and Watchtower 10 sits in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, keeping lonely watch over the Transcontinental Bridge. Each watchtower sits hundreds of feet away from the Bridge, broadcasting regular traffic reports to ensure that proper safety precautions are taken. These lighthouses (for cars) are filled with a carefully selected (and very capable) crew.

Unbeknownst to the general public (but totally knownst to each watchtower's crew), these stations also hold a secret that could potentially destroy the world...or save it.

+ Victoriocity (all caught up, last ep played is The Three Volume Club)
Even Greater London, 1887. In this vast metropolis, Inspector Archibald Fleet and journalist Clara Entwhistle investigate a murder, only to find themselves at the centre of a conspiracy of impossible proportions.

+ Blackwood (all caught up, last ep played is The Questions)
Five years ago, Molly Weaver, Bryan Anderson, and Nathan Howell started a podcast focused on the local legend of a monster called The Blackwood Bugman. Quickly, the investigation grows out of their control, as they discover that, not only are the legends seemingly true, many people in Blackwood have turned up dead or disappeared without a trace. Worse, there may be a reason why no one has ever uncovered the truth before. Someone is watching them, willing to do whatever it takes to keep the secret. Their recordings have finally been released.

+ 2298 (complete)
2298 is a dystopian science fiction audio drama by Fatecrafters Studios set in the eponymous year 2298, in which a Big Brother-esque organization called The Network oversees all citizens. Years after an invasion nearly destroys Earth, a new society has coalesced around the only thing left: the internet. The Network makes sure Profiles eat right & stay focused but no. 24 – thanks to the sudden appearance of a mysterious bird – is finding that difficult.

Not Started:

+ Tides
Tides is a science fiction audio drama about life in extreme circumstances. It follows biologist Dr. Winifred Eurus, a member of the first manned expedition to Fons, an Earth-like moon wracked by extreme tidal waves due to its orbit around a nearby gas giant. When surveying ocean life her submarine is destroyed, leaving her alone to walk to higher ground before the wave comes back. Along the way, she makes notes about what she finds in the intertidal zone, and gradually realizes that some of the life there is more than what it seems.

+ StarTripper!!
The interstellar adventures of a former galactic bureaucrat and the onboard AI of his "certified pre-owned" spaceship, as they scour the stars for the best life has to offer!

+ ars PARADOXICA
This podcast follows Sally Grissom, a modern-day physicist who accidentally figures out time travel–sending her back to the year 1943.

+ Janus Descending
This follows the arrival of two xenoarcheologists on a small world orbiting a binary star. But what starts off as an expedition to survey the planet and the remains of a lost alien civilization, turns into a monstrous game of cat and mouse, as the two scientists are left to face the creatures that killed the planet in the first place. Told from two alternating perspectives, Janus Descending is an experience of crossing timelines, as one character describes the nightmare from end to beginning, and the other, from beginning to the end.

+ Wolf 359
Set on board the U.S.S. Hephaestus space station, the dysfunctional crew deals with daily life-or-death emergencies, while searching for signs of alien life and discovering there might be more to their mission than they thought.

+ We Fix Space Junk
A sci-fi sitcom, 'We Fix Space Junk' follows seasoned smuggler Kilner and reluctant fugitive Sam, as they travel the galaxy, carrying out odd jobs on the fringes of the law.

+ Welcome to Night Vale
A twice-monthly podcast in the style of community updates for the small desert town of Night Vale, featuring local weather, news, announcements from the Sheriff's Secret Police, mysterious lights in the night sky, dark hooded figures with unknowable powers, and cultural events.

Turn on your radio and hide.

+ King Falls AM
Similar to WTNV, this podcast centers on a lonely little mountain town's late-night AM talk radio show and its paranormal, peculiar happenings and inhabitants.

+ Wooden Overcoats
Rudyard Funn runs a funeral home on the island of piffling. It used to be the only one. It isn't anymore. Rudyard and his equally miserable sister Antigone run their family’s failing funeral parlour, where they get the body in the coffin in the ground on time. But one day they find everyone enjoying themselves at the funerals of a new competitor – the impossibly perfect Eric Chapman! With their dogsbody Georgie, and a mouse called Madeleine, the Funns are taking drastic steps to stay in business…

+ Welcome To The Magic Tavern
Hello! I’m Arnie. I fell through a magical dimensional portal behind a Burger King in Chicago and found myself in a strange magical land called “Foon.” I’m still somehow getting a weak wi-fi signal from the Burger King so I host a weekly podcast from the tavern the Vermilion Minotaur, interviewing monsters, wizards and adventurers.There are worlds other than our own!

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The Magnus Archives
A weekly horror fiction anthology podcast examining what lurks in the archives of the Magnus Institute, an organisation dedicated to researching the esoteric and the weird. Join new head archivist Jonathan Sims as he attempts to bring a seemingly neglected collection of supernatural statements up to date, converting them to audio and supplementing them with follow-up work from his small but dedicated team.

Individually, they are unsettling. Together they begin to form a picture that is truly horrifying because as they look into the depths of the archives, something starts to look back…

+ The Black Tapes
A serialized docudrama about one journalist's search for truth, her enigmatic subject's mysterious past, and the literal and figurative ghosts that haunt them both. Do you believe?

+ The Curious Case of Starship Iris
In 2189, Earth narrowly won a war against extraterrestrials, but at a tremendous price. Two years later, in a distant patch of space, a mysterious explosion kills nearly the entire crew of the science vessel Starship Iris. The only survivor is Violet Liu, an intrepid, sarcastic, terrified biologist. But as Violet struggles to readjust to life after the Iris, questions abound. Was that explosion really an accident? If not, just what is going on? And why does every answer seem to get more bizarre and more dangerous? If Violet and her newfound allies want to untangle the truth, they'll need courage, brilliance, and luck - and honestly, a couple of drinks. Another LGBT couple!

+ Archive 81
A horror podcast about Dan Powell, an archivist who has just started a new job reviewing and cataloging recordings made by the Housing Historical Committee of New York State. Through a series of mysterious interviews carried out by Melanie Pendra, dark secrets are revealed about the building and beyond.

+ Rose Drive
7 friends are interviewed after a 10 year high school reunion tragedy occurs. "This is Markus Hill. if you're here, you've agreed to help me find Forrest Sutherland. I can't do this alone. Send all info to rosedrivepodcast@gmail.com"

+ Tribulation
On a deserted stretch of highway, Greg and Stacy Carlson stumble on a faint radio broadcast at the end of the AM dial. What sounds like your average radio sermon reveals itself to be something far more sinister. Strangely fascinated, Greg becomes obsessed with investigating the source of the broadcast. His subsequent disappearance leaves Stacy alone, bewildered, terrified . . . and on a quest for the truth.

+ Attention HellMart Shoppers!
Attention Hell Mart Shoppers! is a serialized horror comedy audio drama podcast. Join us twice a month for the adventures of the staff of HelloMart, a big box super store unfortunately built on the buried gates of hell. Our cast of retail wage-slaves will battle the forces of darkness in order to bring you the very best in minimum wage customer service!

+ Hit The Bricks
100 years after L. Frank Baum's saga that began with The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the Gale Family Farm sits abandoned in what's left of the great Kansas prairies.

After her parents' messy divorce, Jessi Hugson and her mother move to Dorothy's old neighborhood for a new beginning. Things were already off to a shaky start, but when Jessi and her cousin Wallace find a jewel-studded bracelet in Dorothy's front yard...things get twisted. Twister'd, even.

Now Jessi and Wallace find themselves in an Oz that's a little worse-for-wear. Dorothy is missing, and when her beloved friends went in search of her...well, they went missing too. Anybody with the means to get Jessi and Wallace home are gone and an Unseen Evil is lurking in the shadows.

+ Kane and Feels: Paranormal Investigators
In a city that never sleeps, the veil between waking and dreaming can fray at the edges. Enter Lucifer Kane an academic who's knowledge of the other side is unparalleled, and Brutus Feels, an empathic ex cop with fists of iron. If you've strayed where you shouldn't, heard what you oughtn't or looked where you mustn't, you may require the services of Kane and Feels: Paranormal Investigators.

+ Jim Robbie and the Wanderers
Jim Robbie is a curmudgeon robot made out of a radio, a tin can, and silverware. His creator, Tango and their companions make up a musical troupe. They travel around an America far flung from our own. They come across all fantastic and wonderful places and beings. From mad scientists to vampires, Underwater cities to floating trees, and hyper-intelligent zombies to radio stations run by mice. Now if only our dear trio could stop getting into trouble with the locals and getting themselves involved in everyone's affairs. But that would require them to keep their curiosity in check, and what fun would that be?

+ Alice Isn't Dead
truck driver searches across America for the wife she had long assumed was dead. In the course of her search, she will encounter not-quite-human serial murderers, towns literally lost in time, and a conspiracy that goes way beyond one missing woman. They're lesbians, Herald!

+ TANIS
In the first episode of Tanis, our host, Nic Silver, wonders if the Internet age might contain one last great mystery, an ancient myth known as “Tanis.” His exploration into the enigmatic Tanis begins by asking the seemingly simple question, what is it? The answers, he soon discovers, are far more complicated.

+ RABBITS
Carly Parker's search for her missing best friend leads her to a mysterious, ancient, alternate reality game the players refer to only as “Rabbits;” a secret, dangerous, and occasionally fatal underground game, where the prizes are unclear but may involve: large sums of money, NSA or CSI recruitment, and perhaps even the key to unlocking the secrets of the universe.

+ Thinking Sideways
Unsolved Mysteries. Anything from cryptids to unsolved murders to weird noises.

+ Transmissions From Colony One
This tells the story of the first humans who volunteered for a one-way trip to Mars to establish a base, and constantly struggle with their decision to give up everything about their past lives for a harsh existence in the most unforgiving environment imaginable.

+ SPINES
Two months ago, Wren woke up covered in blood, suffering from memory loss, and surrounded by the remnants of some strange cult ritual. SPINES is the story of her search for answers, and the deadly, powerful people she encounters along the way. The full series is now available.

+ The Deep Vault
The Deep Vault is a seven-episode audio drama set in in the almost-post-apocalyptic United States. The story follows a group of longtime friends as they journey from the uninhabitable surface world into a mysterious underground bunker in search of safety, shelter, and answers to their past. Robotic servants, tooth-filled monsters, and terrible computers collide within the claustrophobic, steel-reinforced walls of The Deep Vault, a modern day homage to the golden age of sci-fi radio drama.

+ Lake Clarity
Five teens head up to Camp Clarity to celebrate their last summer together, but little do they know they're about to stumble on dark secrets that surround the lake. Caves, concrete structures, and eerie coincidences are a common place around Lake Clarity. Before they know it, the teens find themselves face to face with an evil force that's been locked away for a long time.

+ My Brother My Brother And Me
My Brother, My Brother and Me is an advicecast for the modern era featuring three real-life brothers: Justin, Travis and Griffin McElroy. For roughly five-sixths of an hour each week, with new episodes dropping every Monday, the brothers McElroy will answer any query sent our way, each fielding questions falling into our respective areas of expertise. We operate like a streamlined, advice-generating machine. It’s both terrifying and humbling to behold.

+ The Adventure Zone
Justin, Travis and Griffin McElroy from My Brother, My Brother and Me have recruited their dad Clint for a campaign of high adventure. Join the McElroys as they find their fortune and slay an unconscionable number of ... you know, kobolds or whatever in ... The Adventure Zone.

My Favorite Murder
Lifelong fans of true crime stories Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark tell each other their favorite tales of murder and hear hometown crime stories from friends and fans.

Love and Luck
Love and Luck is a fictional radio play podcast, told via voicemails. The story is about two men who fall in love, learn they have magic powers, and use those powers to support and protect their community. The good guys win, no one gets killed, and queer people of all types are all loved and valued.

Solutions to Problems
Solutions to Problems is a fictional, Dear-Abby-style advice podcast set on a space station in some version of the future hovering over some version of Earth. Join us every other Friday for advice on work, relationships, time travel paradoxes, and the occasional brain parasite. One host is human, the other is alien.

+ Standard Docking Procedure

Standard Docking Procedure is a sci-fi audio sitcom set on the cantankerous old space station P53U, known locally as Pseudopolis Station. Tiff, resident flight traffic controller and disaster-bi, tries her best to deal with the various special emergencies living on Pseudopolis brings. Alongside Tiff is her close group of friends, work together to solve the various special emergencies that regularly pop up on the station. From a serial sandwich thief to accidentally locking someone outside during a space-walk, Pseudopolis likes to keep people on their toes.

Cabin Pressure
A British comedy series about the four-person crew which forms the entirety of MJN Air, the world’s smallest airline (or “airdot,” because you’d need at least two planes to make a line), as they attempt to keep the company afloat despite their complete inability to avoid Shenanigans.

 

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