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Electric Vicuna Coralled- Sonic Gold Survey Hiccup

| March 27, 2010

This morning when I woke up, there was a distinctly missing sound from the server- that being the sound of the fan operating. An email from a listener confirmed the nightmare- the server was down. I rebooted it, and sans fan it started fine. So today I need to run out and grab a new […]

Podcasting Survey

| March 27, 2010

It appears to be survey season! For those folks who feel left out because of the recent Sonic Gold survey, here’s another one! It’s quick and its simple and it comes from Alan Middleton, an associate prof at Ohio University. Mr. Middleton is trying to get an idea of how folks listen and download their […]

A Tweet that’s not Twaddle

| March 27, 2010

It happened. It really happened. Roger Ebert, the most famous name in movie critics used his Twitter account and posted a message about our own Canadian Decoder Ring Theatre. This goes into my thoughts that the longer running modern audio theatre is out there, the more folks will find it, and the more it will […]

BB See Less

| March 21, 2010

In a recent article on The Daily Telegraph Gillian Reynolds despairs in the slow choking out of the BBC’s audio drama department. In fact, the department will now be merged with “documentaries”. Does the BBC not realize what they are losing? Audio drama across the Internet has been steadily on the rise. It has not […]

Wanderin’ Jack

| March 14, 2010

Jack wanders down to Wander Radio with host Jack Hosley to talk about a pile of issues including the Audio Drama Ratings System, a pile of audio drama and the recent announcements by veteran podcasters that they will be hanging up their microphones. Listen in won’t you? It’s almost on your radio dial.

Radioplay Magazine

| March 10, 2010

Radioplay Magazine has been providing some interesting reading on the world of audio drama since 2008. It’s been a while since we’ve seen a new issue, but in the meantime, go take a look at the work of Lee Labit, Fiona Thraille and Alexa Chipman!

The Savage Sound of Conan

| March 5, 2010

I’ve been reading some great classic Conan comic books, and remembering when Broken Sea did the equally amazing audio drama adaptations of  the public domain stories of Robert E. Howard– that is, until CPI threatened legal action on a public domain story. Well for those who are interested, the barbarian is back. In a collection […]

New Replacement

| March 3, 2010

More from Radiomensa as they rebroadcast Electric Vicuña Productions’ show “The Replacement Show” from The Dead Line Anthology today so have a listen to one of the EVP classics on a great Internet Radio Station! The Replacement Shows: Left to ring in the New Year, this talk show host’s voice reaches people where they live. […]

The Reviews are In!

| March 2, 2010

There’s something in the water and its Audio Drama! There’s been a few sites that have cropped up that review Audio Drama the most recent has been Chris Moody’s Audio Cinema Review. Many folks have been wondering why there aren’t more reviewers that will give the real deal about what’s going on in the medium. […]

A Talk from the Colonies

| March 2, 2010

Can’t get enough of Colonial Radio Theatre? Want to listen to some “behind the scenes” discussion with the creative team? Join Jerry Robbins as he sits down with actors, writers, producers, and crew of CRT in this great podcast. Subscribe through i-tunes or grab the link at Colonial Radio Talk.