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LifeAfter

By GE Podcast Theater / Panoply / The Message
From GE Podcast Theater and Panoply, the producers of The Message, comes a new thriller, LifeAfter. The 10 episode series follows Ross, a low level employee at the FBI, who spends his days conversing online with his wife Charlie – who died eight months ago. But the technology behind this digital resurrection leads Ross down a dangerous path that threatens his job, his own life, and maybe even the world. New episodes every Sunday.
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After LifeAfter

a year ago · transcript

Limetown

By Two-Up
Ten years ago, over three hundred men, women and children disappeared from a small town in Tennessee, never to be heard from again. In this podcast, American Public Radio reporter Lia Haddock asks the question once more, "What happened to the people of Limetown?" www.limetown.com
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Homecoming

By Gimlet
The first scripted series from Gimlet Media, starring Catherine Keener, Oscar Isaac, David Schwimmer, David Cross, Amy Sedaris, Michael Cera, Mercedes Ruehl, Alia Shawkat, Chris Gethard, and Spike Jonze. Homecoming centers on a caseworker at an experimental facility, her ambitious supervisor, and a soldier eager to rejoin civilian life — presented in an enigmatic collage of telephone calls, therapy sessions, and overheard conversations.
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Public Domain Universe

By Ben Fort
The audio adventures of classic characters facing modern life and sometimes evil forces. Season 1 of this podcast universe features Tom Sawyer, Candide, Cinderella, and more with each arc adapted by different writers.
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36 Questions – The Podcast Musical

By Two-Up
Hear what The New York Times calls "the future of musicals"... 36 Questions, a three-part podcast musical starring Jonathan Groff and Jessie Shelton. 36 Questions is produced by Two-Up, a new podcast studio, from the creators of Limetown. Two-Up will explore the possibilities of audio storytelling. Two-Up isn’t beholden to any genre, theme, or even form. We just want to tell great stories, in whatever way they are best told, and that’s it. That’s the studio. Thank you for listening.
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Mabel

By Becca De La Rosa & Mabel Martin
Mabel is a fiction podcast about ghosts, family secrets, strange houses, and missed connections.
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Point Mystic

By Christopher Reynaga
From the hidden shores of Point Mystic: I’m Christopher Reynaga. Join me and my family of paranormal investigative journalists as we search for stories behind the magic, the mystery, and the unexplained.
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The Judgment Night Radio Hour

By The Five Scholars, Inc. (Skyler Q. Andrews and Sam Ellis)
"The Judgment Night Radio Hour" is an audio drama and fiction anthology podcast featuring lurid, rousing tales of existential angst, metaphysical mayhem, spiritual crisis, sin, repentance, redemption, justice, and judgment. Wrought and recorded in the style of an old fire-and-brimstone AM gospel radio broadcast, this series of short stories and radio plays is hosted and narrated by the apocalyptic Reverend Reginald Cephas Weaver, III who gives soul-stirring "sermons" in the form of Southern G...
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Station to Station

By Procyon Podcast Network
Dr. Miranda Quan's lab partner is MIA. But his notes, and a tape player that may contain his final words, have made it onto the research ship headed hundreds of miles into the North Pacific — along with a sinister secret that endangers everyone aboard. Station to Station was created by Alex Yun and co-produced with Andrea Klassen.
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Gone

By Hot Rockpile
There’s no way to plan for being alone. There’s no way to plan for what comes next. This is a story about what happens when the world goes dark, and everyone else is gone. - New episodes every other Wednesday
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Marsfall

By Amity Bros.
In this new science fiction series, we follow the stories of the first colonists on Mars. Told in the style of classic radio dramas with each episode focusing on a different character, we dive deep into the mysteries of the Red Planet and the people struggling to make a home on this harsh frontier.
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Chapter 8 - Jacki

3 months ago · transcript

Solutions to Problems

By Austin Hendricks
Solutions to Problems is a Dear Prudence style advice podcast set on a space station in some version of the future hovering over some version of Earth. Join us every other Friday for advice on work, relationships, time travel paradoxes, and the occasional brain parasite. For more information and episode transcripts, visit us at www.stppodcast.com.
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The Ghost Radio Project - a podcast

By The Ghost Radio Project
Folks call them the Ghosts. And theirs are the vo…
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Immunities

By Dueling Genre Productions
Immunities is an original audio drama about the survivors of an alien invasion, who have to decide what kind of life to lead surrounded by those who look like, and in some ways are, the people they used to know. It's science fiction, thriller, drama, and the rest of life all mixed together.
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Boom: A Serial Drama Podcast

By Observer Pictures
Boom is a story about loss and recovery. Porter, a computer technician and outdoor enthusiast, must come to terms with the murder of his best friend and love of his life Genevieve. The lead detective on the case believes Porter is the killer, and his friends are trying their hardest to get him back to the guy he once was.
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Episode 20: Faults

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Wolf 359

By Gabriel Urbina
Life's not easy for Doug Eiffel, the communications officer for the U.S.S. Hephaestus Research Station, currently on Day 448 of its orbit around red dwarf star Wolf 359. He's stuck on a scientific survey mission of indeterminate length, 7.8 light years from Earth. His only company on board the station are stern mission chief Minkowski, insane science officer Hilbert, and Hephaestus Station's sentient, often malfunctioning operating system Hera. He doesn't have much to do for his job other tha...
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Steal the Stars

By Tor Labs / Gideon Media
The first audio drama from Tor Labs and Gideon Media, Steal the Stars is a gripping noir science fiction thriller in 14 episodes: Forbidden love, a crashed UFO, an alien body, and an impossible heist unlike any ever attempted - scripted by Mac Rogers, the award-winning playwright and writer of the multi-million download The Message and LifeAfter.
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ars PARADOXICA

By The Whisperforge
When an experiment in a time much like our own goes horribly awry, Dr. Sally Grissom finds herself stranded in the past and entrenched in the activities of a clandestine branch of the US government. Grissom and her team quickly learn that there's no safety net when toying with the fundamental logic of the universe.
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36: Release

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Welcome to Night Vale

By Night Vale Presents
Twice-monthly community updates for the small desert town of Night Vale, where every conspiracy theory is true. Turn on your radio and hide. Never listened before? It's an ongoing radio show. Start with the current episode, and you'll catch on in no time. Or, go right to Episode 1 if you wanna binge-listen.
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Hadron Gospel Hour

By Hadron Gospel Hour
The hapless duo of Hadron scientist Dr. Francis “Oppenheimer” Valdini and his somewhat reluctant partner, the kidnapped IT guy Mike Wilkinson, are stranded outside of spacetime in the Hadron Bunker. Alongside the sassy laboratory A.I., a goofy, partially dismbodied maintenance man, and a floating, sentient Higgs-Boson particle, the two struggle ineptly to repair the infamous Hadron Rift. To save the multiverse, Oppenheimer and Mike must visit freaky new alternate timelines, making wacky new f...
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