NPC S1E4 - "One Door, Two Door, Red Door, Purple Door"

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NPC S1E4 - "One Door, Two Door, Red Door, Purple Door"

Bax's quest for personal satisfaction continues as he and Squib begin their very first dungeon crawl! And while the path is strewn with cunning goblins, fierce rivals, and at least one spoony bard, they might just find working together to be the greatest challenge of all...

Written and Directed by Ben McCauley
Music by Arne Parrott

Starring:

Anna Gaetke as Bax
Karolyn Blake as Menu
Ellen DeSitter as Squib
Ansel Burch as Trumbly
Alexis Cohen-Pena as Dungeon Greeter
Ben McCauley as Poopfarts
With Adam McAleavey as Mouth Foley

Sound Design by Peter Carparelli

Photo Credit: David W. Richardson

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Starlight Radio Dreams S3E4 - "Hangin' With Not Mr. Cooper"

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Starlight Radio Dreams S3E4 - "Hangin' With Not Mr. Cooper"

Excitement is in the air when the SRD crew learns the one and only ALICE COOPER is guest starring on the show! Alas, "one and only" is more of a marketing catchphrase than a universal truth... Featuring the newest episodes of "NPC" and "Olympic Shore".

Written and Directed by Anna Gaetke, Derrick Gaetke, Adam McAleavey, Ben McCauley and Kamron Palmer
Music by Arne Parrott

Starring:
Special Guest Emily Bates as Alice Cooper
Ansel Burch as Burlington Showtime
Anna Gaetke as Devin Showtime
Arne Parrott as Professor Pianist
Kamron Palmer as Owen Mankowitz
Adam McAleavey as Dick Oranges
Featuring Karolyn Blake, Kat Evans, Derrick Gaetke, Rachel Granda-Gluski, and Ben McCauley

Sound Design by Peter Carparelli

Photo Credit: Steve Townsend

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Olympic Shore S2E1 - "Whistle While You Twerk"

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Olympic Shore S2E1 - "Whistle While You Twerk"

After a disastrous blow-up on national television, the Greek gods have decided to call it quits. Enter the producer for Olympic Shore: an enchanting young lady with more money than most countries and a demeanor so saccharine it causes tooth decay... but will it be enough to save the show?

Written and Directed by Anna and Derrick Gaetke
Music by Arne Parrott

Starring:

Anna Gaetke as Hera
Kamron Palmer as Zeus
Derrick Gaetke as Hades
Karolyn Blake as Persephone
Rachel Granda-Gluski as Demeter
Emily Bates as Princess Jermajesty Calliope Grape
Ben McCauley as Flappy the Flying Mollusk/House Voice
Kelly Opalko as Stage Manager
With Adam McAleavey as Poseidon and Mouth Foley

Sound Design by Peter Carparelli

Photo Credit: Steve Townsend

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NPC S1E3 - "Mission Commission"

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NPC S1E3 - "Mission Commission"

Still in hot pursuit of the boorish Sir Adwin, Bax and his new companion Squib the slime monster find themselves in swift need of a pointer or two. But they soon learn that in the small village of Jacoby, everything has a price. Even common courtesy.

Written and Directed by Ben McCauley
Music by Arne Parrott

Starring:

Anna Gaetke as Bax
Karolyn Blake as Menu/Woman 2
Rachel Granda-Gluski as Squib
Kat Evans as Debbie
Kamron Palmer as Running Man/Man 2
Kelly Opalko as Woman 1/Mysterious Voice
Derrick Gaetke as Quest Giver
Emily Bates as Amelia/Woman 3
Adam McAleavey as Old Man/Man 1
Ansel Burch as Mysterious Voice

Sound Design by Peter Carparelli

Photo Credit: Steve Townsend

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Starlight Radio Dreams S3E3 - "Life's a Pitch!"

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Starlight Radio Dreams S3E3 - "Life's a Pitch!"

Here it is, folks, our first ever studio show! Devin worked extra hard to sneak out this recording of what happens behind the Starlight curtain. Listen in on an official SRD pitch meeting when the cast and crew throw a slew of ideas at the wall, some sticking, and some... sticking harder. Featuring the series premieres of "Truth Kittens" and "Mountains of the Moon".

Written and Directed by Kat Evans, Derrick Gaetke, Adam McAleavey, and Kamron Palmer
Music by Arne Parrott

Starring:
Anna Gaetke as Devin Showtime
Ansel Burch as Burlington Showtime
Arne Parrott as Professor Pianist
Kamron Palmer as Owen Mankowitz
Adam McAleavey as Dick Oranges
Ellen DeSitter as Intern
Kat Evans as Missy O'Danagher
Karolyn Blake as Shirley Showtime
Derrick Gaetke as Executive Producer Oliver Kane

Sound Design by Peter Carparelli

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Truth Kittens S1E1 - "Pilot de Polenta"

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Truth Kittens S1E1 - "Pilot de Polenta"

Who's that coming from somewhere up in the sky? The Beauty Birds? Strictly Platonic Planes? No, it's TRUTH KITTENS! Straight from that one cartoon you could have sworn you saw at your cousin's house that one time, the Truth Kittens are here to cut the pork belly and tell it like it is. But standing for truth can be harder than it sounds, especially when that truth is wrapped in the slimy no-good grip of mystery! Now grab a bowl of marshmallows and click "Play" already!

Written and Directed by Kat Evans
Music by Arne Parrott
Theme Song by Kat Evans and Arne Parrott

Starring:
Anna Gaetke as the Narrator
Kat Evans as Candor Kitten
Ellen DeSitter as Self-Awareness Kitten
Kamron Palmer as Ethics Kitten
Karolyn Blake as Cassandra Kitten
Derrick Gaetke as LogiCat
Adam McAleavey as LOLCat and Mouth Foley

Sound Design by Peter Carparelli

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Studio Sneak Peek - Good Cop, Beard Cop

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Studio Sneak Peek - Good Cop, Beard Cop

What happens behind closed doors at SRD Headquarters? Devin's working hard to smuggle out the truth just for you, podsquad. We've been told the full story's on its way sometime this month, but for now, she's procured an... interesting tidbit to whet your appetites.

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Mountains of the Moon S1E1 - "The Wind and the Wardrobe"

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Mountains of the Moon S1E1 - "The Wind and the Wardrobe"

Sit back and enjoy a new tale with an old spirit, full of mystery, suspense, and the supernatural! When visiting her eccentric grandmother's gothic mansion, Heather stumbles onto secrets - and certain persons - long kept buried. And little does she know, she isn't the only one digging...

Written and Directed by Kamron Palmer
Music by Arne Parrott

Starring:
Ellen DeSitter as Heather
Ansel Burch as Robin Goodfellow
Anna Gaetke as Taxi Driver/Bertram
Karolyn Blake as Chyswick
Derrick Gaetke as Grobern
Adam McAleavey as Ignatius
Kat Evans as Isabelle/Socket
Kamron Palmer as Clarence

Sound Design by Peter Carparelli

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SRD at the 2018 Chicago January Podcast Showcase!

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SRD at the 2018 Chicago January Podcast Showcase!

This past January we were privileged to join One Shot Podcast and the Chicago Podcast Festival for their first ever Monthly Showcase, and you better bet we brought the goods! Now you can hear the magic in the comfort of your own office cubicle, including some fan faves and ALL NEW SPECIALS of Olympic Shore and Ghost Bros! 

And once you're done listening to us, check out our friends!
One Shot Podcast - http://oneshotpodcast.com/
Chicago Podcast Festival - http://chicagopodcastfestival.org/

Written and Directed by Ansel Burch, Anna Gaetke and Derrick Gaetke
Music by Arne Parrott

Starring:
Anna Gaetke as Devin Showtime
Ansel Burch as Burlington Showtime
Arne Parrott as Professor Pianist
Kamron Palmer as Owen Mankowitz
with Karolyn Blake, Ellen DeSitter, Kat Evans, Derrick Gaetke, Adam McAleavey, and Ben McCauley

Sound Design by Peter Carparelli

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Fan Mail Grab Bag - Advice Off!

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Fan Mail Grab Bag - Advice Off!

Gauntlets are thrown and vigorously received when Customer Service Special Agent Missy O'Danagher accepts the challenge of a strangely antagonistic listener. Burls tries to help.

Featuring Kat Evans and Ansel Burch.

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Starlight Radio Dreams S3E2 - "I Smell a Rewrite!"

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Starlight Radio Dreams S3E2 - "I Smell a Rewrite!"

With two seasons in the can and a third ongoing, the SRD train is running on full steam! And to help stoke the fires Devin and Burlington seek the talents of a new full-time writer, comedic sketch scribe Danny Burns! But when Danny's talk doesn't match his walk, the first ever live SRD job interview gets... interesting. Featuring the season premieres of "Celtica" and "NPC".

Written and Directed by Ansel Burch, Anna Gaetke, Derrick Gaetke, Adam McAleavey, and Ben McCauley
Music by Arne Parrott

Starring:
Ben McCauley as Danny Burns
Anna Gaetke as Devin Showtime
Ansel Burch as Burlington Showtime
Arne Parrott as Professor Pianist
Kamron Palmer as Owen Mankowitz
Adam McAleavey as Dick Oranges
Ellen DeSitter as Intern
Derrick Gaetke as Executive Producer Oliver Kane
with Karolyn Blake and Kat Evans

Sound Design by Peter Carparelli

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NPC S1E2 - "Slime Time"

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NPC S1E2 - "Slime Time"

Bax Shopkeep's adventure continues as he enters tutorial forest to learn just how little he knows. As Bax continues to chase Sir Adwin, his wooden training sword is put to the test against the fearsome slime monsters who live in the tall grass. 

Written and Directed by Ben McCauley
Music by Arne Parrott

Starring:

Anna Gaetke as Bax
Karolyn Blake as Menu
Derrick Gaetke as Sir Adwin
Ben McCauley as Slimon
Kat Evans as Debbie
Adam McAleavey as Slime 1 and Mouth Foley
Kamron Palmer as Slime 2
Ellen DeSitter as Squib

Sound Design by Peter Carparelli

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Celtica S1E1 - "Enemy of Rome"

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Celtica S1E1 - "Enemy of Rome"

ROME! Vortex of modern civilization. ROME! Fountainhead of culture. ROME! Glorious pronouncement of mankind's... serious need for a whuppin'. Enter CELTICA, the mysterious helmeted hero who strikes at the heart of male-centric fascism, but leaves not a drop of blood in her wake. What is the secret of CELTICA? Find out now, by LISTENING!

Written and Directed by Ansel Burch
Music by Arne Parrott

Starring:
Karolyn Blake as Euvrain
Ben McCauley as Marcus Tempo
Kat Evans as Gwyneth
Kamron Palmer as Centurion/Willum
Derrick Gaetke as Dolorous Vindicticous
With Adam McAleavey as Narrator/Ainsley and Mouth Foley

Sound Design by Peter Carparelli

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Starlight Radio Dreams S3E1 - "Ghost Dog Whisperer"

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Starlight Radio Dreams S3E1 - "Ghost Dog Whisperer"

It's the start of Season Three and the Showtimes are looking to expand their horizons. Not just with new surprises for SRD, but through the mysterious realm of the hereafter with their guest, pet psychic Sylvestra Gogi. Burls thinks it's all in good fun, until Devin's history with animals creeps up everyone's spine... and into their hearts! Featuring the season premieres of "Geezerspace" and "Camp Placeholder".

Written and Directed by Derrick Gaetke, Adam McAleavey, and Ben McCauley
Music by David Fink

Starring:
Nicole Zare as Lady Sylvestra Gogi
Anna Gaetke as Devin Showtime
Ansel Burch as Burlington Showtime
David Fink as Doctor Pianist
Kamron Palmer as Owen Mankowitz
Adam McAleavey as Dick Oranges
with Karolyn Blake, Ellen DeSitter, Kat Evans, and Derrick Gaetke

Sound Design by Peter Carparelli

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Camp Placeholder S2E1 - "This is Literally A Placeholder Title; No, Really, It Actually Is"

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Camp Placeholder S2E1 - "This is Literally A Placeholder Title; No, Really, It Actually Is"

Young Jamie and Aspen just want the simple things in life, like surviving a summer at computer camp and maybe possibly perhaps someday holding each other's hands. All that stands in their way is a rich bully, the annual talent show, and their own social awkwardness. Can love conquer all, or are these star-crossed kids heading for a harsh dose of reality?

Written and Directed by Adam McAleavey & Ben McCauley
Music by David Fink

Starring:
Kat Evans as Head Counselor Templeton Bonneville
Karolyn Blake as Jamie
Kamron Palmer as Hamdog
Nicole Zare as Aspen
Ellen DeSitter as Becca
Derrick Gaetke as Huxley Remy Namesberry

With Adam McAleavey on Mouth Foley

Sound Design by Peter Carparelli

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Geezerspace S3E1 - "Bodacious Space Babes From the Planet VaVaVoom"

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Geezerspace S3E1 - "Bodacious Space Babes From the Planet VaVaVoom"

When the Business II is forced to land on an unidentified moon, Chuck wastes no time in taking the boys out for a thrilling away mission. Excitement turns to mystery, however, when they encounter an old UGFAP outpost... populated entirely by women.

Written and Directed by Adam McAleavey
Music by David Fink

Starring:
Adam McAleavey as Chuck Codger
Kamron Palmer as Eric Gordon
Derrick Gaetke as Doctor Theobald "Doc" Howard
Anna Gaetke as Leslie McFlusher
Kat Evans as Herald
Ellen DeSitter as Dean
Karolyn Blake as Mason
Nicole Zare as M.O.M.

With Adam McAleavey on Mouth Foley

Sound Design by Peter Carparelli

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