FOR THE PLOT
"For the Plot"-cast is a podcast that recommends audio dramas and fiction storytelling in podcast format. Each week, hosts Grumpy Gus, Andrew (AK) and Ori discuss a new audio drama and discuss news in the genre. Find your next bingeable show with us. "For the plot... cast!"
HIT THE BRICKS
100 years after L. Frank Baum's saga that began with The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the Gale Family Farm sits abandoned in what's left of the great Kansas prairies. After her parents' messy divorce, Jessi Hugson and her mother move to Dorothy's old neighborhood for a new beginning. Things were already off to a shaky start, but when Jessi and her cousin Wallace find a jewel-studded bracelet in Dorothy's front yard...things get twisted. Twister'd, even.
1994 is a road-trip comedy set in the spring of, you guessed it, 1994. It follows the adventures of High School junior Scott Sweet and his friends as they attempt to escape the boredom of their dead-end, small-town Arizona suburb by skipping school to go to Disneyland, deliver 20lbs of marijuana to L.A., team up with a bank robber on the lam, escape from angry unpaid mechanics, make a side trip to Las Vegas, accidently take peyote with a traveling band of hippies, avoid the cops, get laid, convince their parents not to ground them when they get home and maybe, just maybe, score enough money to take his high school crush to the prom. Hey, it beats 2nd period algebra!
CALLING DARKNESS PODCAST
Six women. One book. And a demon from hell. This is Calling Darkness, an audio drama that follows the mishaps of six girls who inadvertently summon a demon, and have to deal with the chilling consequences. Calling Darkness is a horror comedy show from the pens of NoSleep writers, S.H. Cooper and Gemma Amor.
Covering the fake news… For Real. Anchors Paul DaFoe and LeAnn Snyder are as devoted to making stuff up as other journalists are to actual journalism. A "sketch dramedy" that blends topical fake news stories with the ongoing saga of the best fake news team in the business. If the news is #BREAKING, it's probably The Fakist who's breaking it.
THE DIARIST ~ AN AUDIO DRAMA
The Diarist is a psychological drama exploring the alluring side of power and sexual attraction. Andrea Davies enters the paradoxical world of 1950s womanhood and veers into an increasingly menacing extramarital affair with Richard Hayes, the dominant ad executive. However, the Diarist is no 50 shades of gray, more like a Hitcockian Love Story with a dose of David Lynch. The story starts innocently enough. The Diarist immerses listeners into the 1950s world of Madison Avenue Advertising. Soon, secrets are revealed, darkness descends, and the story turns bizarre as the inner worlds of the characters are revealed. Nominated for 4 Audio Verse Awards 2018 and hailed by Geek Girl Authority, Radio Public, and more. Story Synopsis: After completing Katherine Gibbs Secretarial School, Andrea Davies takes a position at a large New York Advertising firm, admittedly there to find a husband and secure a life as a well-to-do, country club socialite.Andrea becomes increasingly drawn into her boss Richard Hayes' bizarre personal life. She begins to assume the role of his wife and mother of his young daughter. However, a parallel reality continues back at his apartment where his psychotic wife moves in and out of insanity. Things are not always as they seem in this neo-noir thriller. The Diarist, explores the darker side of the human psyche and the terrifying consequences of indulging in base desires. The Diarist was written by Donna Barrow-Green. Credits Donna Barrow-Green, Writer, Co-Producer, Co-Director Beth Ricketson (Andrea), Actor, Co-Producer, Co-Director Ryan Bowen (Richard), Actor, Co-Producer Corinne Elena, (Margaret Hayes, Lucy), Actor Darlene Sorensen, Actor (Mother, Ellen) Eric Schniewind,, Actor (Father, Steven Morris) Nikki Flinn, Actor (Velvet Maud) Heather Dowling, Actor (Elizabeth) Pierson Rintz, Actor (Doctor, various) Shelley Bryant, Actor (Various) Emerson McRaven, Actor (Various) Ben Green, Sound Engineering Consultant Chad Thumann, Creative Consultant
THE LAST MOVIE
Tanis podcast host Nic Silver and regular contributor MK, explore the possible existence of "The Last Movie," an infamous underground feature film, reputed to drive you insane. Legend has it that every screening of this film was surrounded by bloodshed and controversy: one reviewer actually described slipping on blood in the aisle, as he ran through dozens of people trying to tear him apart.