The Sonic Society

Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

What Could Have Been if we didn’t pull a Bono

| January 30, 2011

(With thanks to Bill Hollweg from Broken Sea for passing this gem on) From the Duke Law site: http://www.law.duke.edu/cspd/publicdomainday/pre1976 This site celebrates “Public Domain Day” the first of every year – Unfortunately, since the advent of the Sonny Bonno Public Domain Deprivation Act, there has been little to celebrate. And those who attempt to rein […]

CBC and Audio Drama Under Siege

| December 16, 2010

I grew up with the CBC. I can honestly say that much of my love of Audio Drama was ignited by this network. CBC Radio was on first thing in the morning, and I remember listening to shows on weekends, and in the evening. CBC kept me informed and grew my understanding of Canada, the […]

Audio Drama Quote

| July 11, 2010

Audio Drama Quote

| June 12, 2010

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 […]

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 […]