4. Loopholes (The Gray Area)

As a thriving empire faces war with ferocious barbarians, a mischievous scholar named Minerva hopes to bring law and civilization to a great realm populated by talking birds, giant rats, gregarious knights, elemental gods, and menacing malasanders. An unanticipated dispute among the knights gives Minerva an opportunity to uphold the doctrine of moral principles, but Minerva finds herself testing her loyalty to her aide-de-camp while helping others to learn what honor, empathy, and identity really mean. (Running time: 32 minutes) Read More

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3. Fuel to the Fire (The Gray Area)

An artisanal mustard retailer from Astoria finds herself in a strange realm with the ability to set things on fire. Meanwhile, Ed Champion continues his investigation into Miss Gaskell’s disappearance, meeting a woman in mourning who may hold the answer to his own strange curse. (Running time: 19 minutes) Read More

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2. Brand Awareness (The Gray Area)

Joanna loves Eclipse Ale. It’s the best beer in the world. She has boxes of Eclipse memorabilia. She regularly wears Eclipse baseball caps. But on one rainy night, Joanna discovers that this happy relationship (along with the relationship with her boyfriend) is not what it seems. Why can’t she remember what her boyfriend gave her on their second anniversary? And why doesn’t anybody know about Eclipse Ale? (Running time: 28 minutes)
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1.5. Dissociation (The Gray Area)

Greg Sutton, a fidgety young man who is a little too fixated on selling himself, sees his psychiatrist for the first time in months, hoping to find answers about his lost childhood and how to get back the woman he loves. But his own quick fix solution to his problems is not quite what the psychiatrist had in mind. (Running time: 5 minutes)
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1. Hello (The Gray Area)

A man wakes up in his apartment with a hazy memory of the night before. He’s greeted in bed by a mysterious woman who keeps saying, “Hello.” But she seems to know far more about his life than he ever could have told her in one night. And as the rats gnaw mercilessly from within the walls, she has a few bold and shocking answers as to why he’s so afraid. (22 minutes) Read More

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0. Prologue (The Gray Area)

Virginia Gaskell, an underappreciated 66-year-old cult writer forced into a rest home, contends with mysterious voices summoned from her typewriter and an obscure literary interviewer named Ed Champion. (9 minutes)
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The Gray Area – Season One Trailer

Strange voices, agitated psychiatrists, giant rats, magical couriers, mysterious women, and loud and disheveled men. This 90 second trailer serves as a teaser for the first season of The Gray Area, a new audio drama project that will be premiering very soon. Read More

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Loser: A Report from the Trump Tower Protests

On Thursday, November 10, 2016, I attended the protests that had unfolded across the street from Trump Tower after Donald Trump had been elected the 45th President of the United States. I talked with anti-Trump activists, people who voted for Gary Johnson, people who voted for Trump, and people who didn’t vote at all in an attempt to understand how these unfathomable election results happened. Read More

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Disappearing Act

This five minute radio play deals with mortality, connection, and who we choose to leave behind as we continue our tricky march through life. Read More

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The Mark Twain Special (BSS #552)

This special program devoted to Mark Twain features editor Benjamin Griffin (The Autobiography of Mark Twain), Ben Tarnoff (The Bohemians), and Adam Nee and Kyle Gallner (Band of Robbers). Read More

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Season of the Witch (Interstitial Mix #4)

Just in time for Halloween, this is the fourth in a series of interstitial mixes. I recently worked a gig to provide a 50 minute Halloween AV mix for a party. The audio version can be enjoyed in the feed. Go to the main site to see the audiovisual version. Read More

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Vibes, Liebe, Plucks, Horns, and Kazoos Yodeling in the Deep (Interstitial Mix #3)

This is the third of a series of interstitial mixes, this one very heavy on Germanic influence (although featuring many others!) and designed with the changing seasons, both in year and in life, in mind. Read More

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