Work in Progress: Wayfarer

Wayfarer Logo

Burning Brigid Media’s latest project is Wayfarer, an interactive audio fiction mobile app. Part audio drama, part interactive adventure, part fitness app, in Wayfarer players will play on their phones while traveling in the real world. The game is presented Continue reading Work in Progress: Wayfarer

The Parsec Awards, and where we’ve been

First, some cool news: Synesthesia Theatre was selected as a finalist in the Best New Podcasting Team category for the 2017 Parsec Awards. The Parsecs are juried awards that celebrate speculative fiction in podcasting — everything from fan shows to Continue reading The Parsec Awards, and where we’ve been

Nominate Synesthesia Theatre as Best Podcast in Chicago!

Best of Chicago 2017

We could use a boost to our publicity, and the Chicago Reader’s “Best of Chicago” nominations are now open. The Reader’s “Best of Chicago” is an annual special issue of the paper, profiling the “Best of” in various categories, as Continue reading Nominate Synesthesia Theatre as Best Podcast in Chicago!

Marvel’s Iron Fist Drinking Game

Iron Fist

Kick off your sandals, grab the nearest bottle of plum wine, cue up Netflix, and get ready to drink. Take a Drink When Danny Rand drops a nugget of pop-eastern philosophy. Danny’s actions contradict his words or his stated pop Continue reading Marvel’s Iron Fist Drinking Game

The GOP’s proposed new budget vs. arts and humanitarian spending

Arts Funding

You have probably seen America’s new proposed federal budget for 2018 in the news over the last few days. Wherein budget director Mick Mulvaney asserts that programs like school lunches and Meals on Wheels don’t show any “results.” Because, apparently, Continue reading The GOP’s proposed new budget vs. arts and humanitarian spending

2017 Hugo Award Eligibility

Hugo Awards

One of the first big sci-fi and fantasy events of the new year is the Hugo Award nomination process. Between January 1st and the 18th, attendees of the 74th, 75th, and 76th Worldcons — and “supporting members” who do not Continue reading 2017 Hugo Award Eligibility

The Visuals of Cold Reboot

augmented reality

It’s funny to talk about visuals when discussing an audio drama, but even funnier when you consider that the cyberpunk thriller Cold Reboot started life as the first novel in the Shadow Decade series. Very different beasts, prose and audio, Continue reading The Visuals of Cold Reboot

Meet the Cast: Bill Bullock

Bill Bullock

Bill is the Associate Producer of Synesthesia Theatre, and the voice talent behind Scott Morris, Punga, and a variety of transit announcements in Cold Reboot. Scott Morris is the caring, somewhat over-invested social worker assigned to Erica’s case. Punga, on the Continue reading Meet the Cast: Bill Bullock