March 6, 2021

“Throwing Shade,” by Andrew J. Pond

“Throwing Shade,” by Andrew J. Pond

This week on The Fictional Café we have Throwing Shade by Andrew J. Pond! Chicago, 1934. In a city rife with crime and corruption, a hero emerges. The Shade, who rushes in where fools fear to tread . . . with predictable results. Luckily for Chicago, there’s the Vamp, a female crimefighter replete with all the skill and talent the Shade lacks. Can the Shade save Chicago from crime? Can the Vamp save The Shade from himself? Eclectic Full Contact Theatre presents Throwing Shade, the 1930’s radio satire you’ve been dying for. Mayor Crane’s Secretary, Misty LeBlanc, has been abducted. Can the Shade and the Vamp rescue her? The Shade and the Vamp tangle with the Tallys. Can they prevail? If you enjoy this podcast, you can check out more episodes on their website. Eclectic…

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February 19, 2021

Sunken Harbor: K-I-S-S-I-N-G Pt. 2

Sunken Harbor: K-I-S-S-I-N-G Pt. 2

Welcome back to Part Two of Sunken Harbor: K-I-S-S-I-N-G, performed by Fireside Mystery Theater. When last we spoke, Simon Perdito was concocting a plan that involved a disgraced sculptor, mysterious clay and magical strawberries? More than one mysterious statue is being sculpted and the Rabbi is finally asking for help. One has to wonder, what is Simon Perdito’s endgame? The Rabbi Rachael and Sheldon are planning to blow up Simon Perdito’s place in order to stop the rise of clay men and enchanted strawberries. Of course, they’re not the only people who object to Simon’s nefarious plans. *** Fireside Mystery Theater’s scarifying stock company of actors is helmed by Ali Silva and has featured performances by Allison Guinn, James Rieser, Bill Heidrich, Courtenay Gillean Cholovich, Brian Wallace, Michael Pate, Mary Murphy, Anabelle Rollinson, Alain LaForest,…

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February 5, 2021

Sunken Harbor : K-I-S-S-I-N-G

Sunken Harbor : K-I-S-S-I-N-G

Happy February Everyone! This month we will be enjoying Sunken Harbor: K-I-S-S-I-N-G by Fireside Mystery Theater. I thought this would be an entertaining podcast for the most romantic month of the year . . . and after listening I discovered it definitely wasn’t romantic, but by gosh it sure is fun! And, in order to make the fun last even longer, I will share two episodes this week of the four-part saga, and two episodes on the 19th. Part One of this saga introduces us to the town of Sunken Harbor, a place where everything is a little strange and more than one person is under the thumb of Simon Perdito . . . or perhaps his mysterious strawberries? It’s even spookier now than before . . . What is Simon Perdito up to? What…

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January 22, 2021

Ben & Sophie: Woby’s Secret – An Audio Adventure

Ben & Sophie: Woby’s Secret – An Audio Adventure

From the desk of Catharina Graf and the dreams of Max Graf comes “Ben & Sophie: Woby’s Secret!” Two kids, a robot, and a missing professor… join in on this mysteriously funny audio adventure! “Ben and Sophie – Woby’s Secret” is the story of two friends, skilled at investigating all the secrets their world holds. Forced to find entertainment during their summer vacation, Ben and Sophie stumble upon Woby, a very philosophical robot, while walking Max, their dog, in the forest. From the start of their bizarre meeting, finding Woby turns the lamest, most boring summer vacation ever into an exciting adventure! Click to play Episode 1 Click to play Episode 2 In Episode 2, Ben, Sophie, and Woby discover a secret door in the professor’s lab – and learn a lot about illusions, crocodiles,…

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December 25, 2020

Deck the Halls (with Matrimony!) by Sassquach Radio

Deck the Halls (with Matrimony!) by Sassquach Radio

Happy Holidays everyone! To help make your day a little more cheery, here is “Deck the Halls (with Matrimony)” by Sassquach Radio! When love is your business, you have no business falling in love. Two best pals, Emma and Jackie, are just trying to get through the holiday wedding season when a mysterious handsome stranger enters the picture . . . but when they discover his name on the invitations of their big Christmas wedding, that budding romance becomes their biggest disaster. Join the gang at Regal Bride as they battle birds and brides in this zany holiday romantic comedy!  Starring Paula Deming and Keiko Agena as Emma and Jackie, the best friends in the wedding business. With Kyle Payne as Stu, Ian McQuown as Trip, and Jessica Payne as Katie. Featuring Kacie Rogers and Jesse Abbott Chin…

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