The Sonic Society

Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

Dare You

| April 5, 2017

SFFAudio has completed their review of the new series of Dan Dare and it sounds like a great series! It had been quite some time since I’d heard much about about Dan Dare, at least twenty or more years until the classic comic character’s adventures were rebooted by ace author Garth Ennis in 2009 for […]

By Crom, You are Missed!

| April 2, 2017

Know, oh prince, that between the years when the oceans drank Atlantis and the gleaming cities, and the years of the rise of the world powers, there was an age undreamed of. Hither came Bill Hollweg. An audio hooligan. An artist whose pen was as sharp as Aquilonian steel, and whose steely gaze and keen hearing […]

From Midlands to Radio

| March 24, 2017

A live Old Time Radio evening is planned at the Midland Seventh Day Adventist Church on April 1st this year. According to the Midland Daily News: The program features a live radio drama, instruments and a gospel quartet. Audiences can see how radio was produced in the “old days” with songs both vocal and instrumental, and […]

Tour the Zone

| March 19, 2017

This week on the Twilight Zone Podcast, host Tom Elliot begins his review of season three of the Twilight Zone with the episode Two starring Charles Bronson and Elizabeth Montgomery. Our Jack chimes in with his favourite memories of Rod Serling and the zone in a little audio feedback. Fascinating when you consider how similar […]

Save the Other Words for Jack

| March 18, 2017

You may want to Save the Last Word for Pete Lutz, but this episode of the new interview show from the create of Pulp-Pourri Theatre and Narada Radio is interviewing our Jack Ward about his life and memories as an actor no less. Stranger things can and continue to happen. In the meantime, check out and […]

Death and the Department

| March 11, 2017

This week on the Department of Nerdly Affairs, Jack is a guest while the regular hosts Rob and Don talk about death and the way it affects all of us nerdly folk. Subscribe today and get prepared!

What’s Up with the Way We Sound?

| March 11, 2017

This New York Times article answers the age long question every audiophile says after hearing their voice: “Do I really sound like that?” According to William Hartmann, a physics professor from Michigan State University, there’s multiple ways you get to hear your own voice. More often than not, you sound higher. Check out the original article […]

AudioFiles Love Snow White

| March 6, 2017

The incredible Snow White from Voices in the Wind Theatre has gotten a fantastic reception south of the border. Chatham This Week reported: There’s nothing quite like closing your eyes and feeling yourself swept away by the sounds of wind and trees and birds chirping, as two people race along on horseback through dense underbrush. […]

You Unlock this Door…

| February 26, 2017

Long time listeners of the Sonic Society (and a fair number of new listeners) will recognize that if there’s one spiritual mentor that guides my writing, it’s Rod Serling. Thanks to a society fan I’ve discovered and have been catching up on Tom Elliot’s excellent Twilight Zone Podcast. Tom’s dedication to the show and Mr. Serling’s […]

A Grand Actor- Chris Wiggins

| February 25, 2017

As a young lad just developing my love for Audio Drama, one of the fun CBC shows I listened to was Johnny Chase- Secret Agent of Space. It ran weekly for a time on Saturdays. Johnny fought all kinds of evils and even set a kind of Battlestar Galactica like fleet quest to look for […]