Our Fair City
Neal Henderson, with the blessings of Lucky Strike, heads to the Ghost Rig by means of the most dubious conveyance known to the Policies of HartLife. Neal Henderson —Sebastian H. Orr Cumulus Jane —Lise “Kat” Evans Meatsey — Kamron Palmer Written by Mark Soloff. Narration written and performed by Ansel Burch. Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile. Music by Stephen Poon. Illustration by Jeffrey Gardner. Created by Clayton Faits. This Episode is sponsored by The Cleansed, online at: www.thecleansed.com.
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Nathan Rourke travels the somewhat safer, much more official route down the corridors and up the elevators which lead to the Stormhawk, as he completes his next “assignment.” Nathan Rourke —Clayton Faits Loamy —Lisa Burton Lucky Strike — John Nestler Written by Clayton Faits and Jim McDoniel. Narration written and performed by Ansel Burch. Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile. Music by Stephen Poon. Illustration by Steph Charaska. Created by Clayton Faits.
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Neal Henderson finally makes his way to the true “boss” of the Stormhawk: Lucky Strike. What secrets will be revealed? Where will his path take him next? Will this ferocious storm finally wash off some of the “Sharp Chuter of Putrescible Waste Field 4′s” famous odor? These questions, and more, will be revealed… Neal Henderson —Sebastian H. Orr Cumulus Jane —Lise “Kat” Evans Lucky Strike — John Nestler Written by Clayton Faits. Narration written and performed by Ansel Burch. Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile. Music by Stephen Poon. Created by Clayton Faits.
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We enter the Captain’s Pod of the Stormhawk, the very seat of power for this harvester of energy, as Neal Henderson continues his search for Allison. Neal Henderson —Sebastian H. Orr The Captain —Lisa Burton First Mate Henley — David Rheinstrom Navigation Control — Ben Aldred Written by Mark Soloff. Narration written and performed by Ansel Burch. Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile. Music by Stephen Poon. Illustration by Ryan Simmons. Created by Clayton Faits.
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Our vivacious and voracious heroes Andrew and Elizabeth head to Simon’s loading dock in the hopes of persuading him to take them to the Lightning Rigs, following Andrew’s discovery of Nathan Rourke’s trajectory. Elizabeth Rourke —Tara Schile Simon —Mark Soloff Andrew Snidge — Frank Sjodin The Voice of HartLife — Jeffrey Gardner Written by Mark Soloff. Narration written and performed by Ansel Burch. Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile. Music by Stephen Poon. Illustration by Steph Charaska. Created by Clayton Faits.
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We return to our regularly scheduled broadcasts of the HartLife Historical Record with a death-defying ascent to the very top of the lightning rig “Stormhawk,” as Neal Henderson continues his search for his lost love. Neal Henderson —Sebastian H. Orr Jack —Mark Soloff Benny Lemieux — Kamron Palmer Written by David Rheinstrom. Narration written and performed by Ansel Burch. Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile. Music by Stephen Poon. Illustration by Dan Streeting. Created by Clayton Faits.
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Go behind the scenes with the Vice Presidents as they present, in all of its somewhat dubious glory, the Seasons One/Two blooper reel. Be warned, there is a fair amount of foul language (y’know, if you’re bothered by that sort of thing). A huge thank you to all of the amazing performers, technicians, writers, and others who have come together to create Our Fair City- here’s to many hours of laughs, hijinks, and dubious noises made into microphones. Always singing —Tara Schile The Voice of…reason? — Clayton Faits Not sure about how plants work — Ryan Schile Not actually British — Leslie Nesbit Has the wrong script — Jeffrey Gardner Talking to himself — Jim McDoniel Zombies all over — Terri LaMont Fightin’ Noises— Mark Soloff Upset by doorbells — Nathan Sowell There’s a problem with this — Ansel Burch Has seen all kinds of things — Tyler Samples Acts so hard his ears pop — Frank Sjodin Swears like a sailor — Martine Moore Understands indecipherable notes— Michael Tomczak Edited (butchered) by Jeffrey Gardner. Photographic Proof by Travis Sauder. Approved of by no-one at all.
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Our Fair City wishes you a very spoo-oo-ooky Halloween! Enjoy our telling of an Edgar Allen Poe short story. ‘Ενδονσιν δ’ ορεων κορνφαι τε και φαράγγες Πρώονές τε και χάραδραι. -ALCMAN “The mountain pinnacles slumber; valleys, crags and caves are silent. ” Read by —Clayton Faits Written by Edgar Allan Poe. Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by David Rheinstrom. Music by Evan Kuhn. Photo from the US Geological Survey.
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For our first week of the Mid-Season Break, we present the complete version of the song “I Don’t Want to Feel Guilty,” from “Fealty/Frailty.” Vocals —Natalie Clyne Keys —Stephen Poon Arranged and Composed by Stephen Poon. Illustration by Jess Cwik.
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In which many parties converge on an elevator, new plans are made, new directions are plotted, and Andrew Snidge gets a little messy. Neal Henderson —Sebastian H. Orr Loamy —Lisa Burton Simon —Mark Soloff Nathan Rourke — Clayton Faits Andrew Snidge — Frank Sjodin Sandy — Abby Doud The Voice of HartLife— Jeffrey Gardner Written by Jim McDoniel. Narration written and performed by Ansel Burch. Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile. Music by Stephen Poon. Illustration by Jess Cwik. Created by Clayton Faits.
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