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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 […]

Adapting a Classic

| November 7, 2016

Long time listeners of the Sonic Society will know that I’m a fan of many writers, but specific writers have always driven me to be a better writer- Rod Serling, Robert E. Howard, J. Michael Straczynski, Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, David Milch, Chuck Dixon, Steven Moffat, Alan Dean Foster, Dash Hammett as just some that […]

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 […]

Conan Copyright Curmudgeons

| February 25, 2009

Conan copyright trolls censor fan-readings of public domain stories From Boing-Boing Posted by Cory Doctorow, February 25, 2009 4:16 AM  The Time Traveler sez, “Broken Sea Audio, a nifty non-profit audiodrama troupe has been threatened with litigation if they continue to adapt ‘public domain’ stories that were written by the late Robert E. Howard: ‘Broken […]