The Sonic Society

Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

Project Audion Episode 20: Bob and Rae

| September 12, 2021

It’s another visit with our favourite recreation regulars- Larry Groebe and Project Audion with “”Bob and Rae”! Not too many stars from the OTR era have also hosted Saturday Night Live and a Broadway show, but comic geniuses Bob & Ray did it – and so Project Audion salutes them with a recreation of the […]

Sonic Echo: 503 Audio Noir: The Maltese Falcon

| July 11, 2021

Jack, Jeff and Lothar get together to discuss Lux Radio Theater’s production of The Maltese Falcon!

Mutual Presents: Saturday Story Circle- Jack Armstrong~ All American Boy!

| July 11, 2021

Welcome to Mutual Presents! This week Jack presents another sneak peek at the Mutual Audio Network’s Youtube channel. Every day there is released classic Mutual Broadcasting Network’s amazing shows and this week in honour of this week we praise summer and all things kids stuff with Saturday Story Circle’s Jack Armstrong~ All American Boy, available […]

Sonic Society #622- Deck the Giving

| December 1, 2019

This week on the Sonic Society, Jack brings a little late holiday cheer with more great Deck the Halls released this past summer. In this summer special, Emma, Jackie, and Stu head out to Trip’s family lake house for some rest and relaxation… but the cabin holds a secret far more gruesome than bulk sour […]

The Actors of the Flintstones Owe it All the Radio

| July 26, 2019

The great actors of The Flintstones (minus Mel Blanc) talk fondly of their love of radio drama and how they worked on the titular animated series in the same way. Alan Reed, Fred Flintstone, specifically talks about how radio is his favourite medium. And what could we say in reply? Yabba Dabba Doo!”

The Magic of Audio

| April 12, 2019

We often forget the absolute magic of the audio story. If we go back to our childhood, we can remember being read to- even if we couldn’t see the page. Our imagination fills in the worlds that are drummed up through sound in a way that the visual medium could never accomplish. If you don’t […]

Right Number, Right Radio Play

| February 4, 2019

It’s always a joy when someone else uncovers a secret pleasure so many of us have enjoyed. Devon Strolovitch from PRI identifies Sorry, Wrong Number as one of the gems of the Golden Age of Radio Drama. Our only beef is the line: “Often, even during the golden age of radio, these were formulaic, poorly produced […]

Jack Benny on Television versus Radio

| January 20, 2019

Tales of Our Miss Brooks

| January 19, 2019

CBC Rediscovers Audio Drama

| December 30, 2018

Rebranding Audio Drama as “Fiction Podcasts” seems to be all the rage. Some time ago we called these “podficts” for short. Regardless, it’s nice to see the CBC taking the medium seriously again. Check out Fiction podcasts are giving new form to the old art of the radio drama and maybe give them a nudge that […]