Our Fair City
Loyal Policies: we are incredibly pleased to offer you this first peek at the Fifth Season of Our Fair City! We strongly recommend listening to this piece of the Historical Record with headphones. This preview contains spoilers for Season Four. Neal Henderson— Sebastian H Orr Andrew Snidge— Frank Sjodin Doctor Herbert West— Ryan Schile Doctor Emily Caligari— Marsha Harman Archibald FunnyPants— Mark Soloff Project Manager Charlie Wynn— Jared Latore Cassie Wilkins — Ele Matelan The Dealer — Jeffrey Gardner Old Man— Clayton Faits
Direct download: Season5Trailer.mp3
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The city waits with bated breath as Neal Henderson, the Sharp Chuter, descends to the Putrescible Waste Fields to provide the power necessary to jump start the Doctors’ Fusion Reactor. Can the actions of one man, no matter how mighty, make a difference in the monolithic tower of the HartLife corporation? Loyal Policies: we strongly recommend listening to this piece of the Historical Record with headphones.
Direct download: Episode19-NealHenderson.mp3
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As the power supplies of the city continue to dwindle, the Doctors Caligari, West and Moro work with Vice President Davenport to convince the newly returned Neal Henderson to jump start their fusion reactor. Will the Sharp Chuter be willing to help the city that cast him out? Will Loamy survive the tender ministrations of Doctor West? Will the reactor start in time to save the policies…and the Company? Find out, as the story of Our Fair City…continues.
Direct download: Episode18-Operation.mp3
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Vice President Davenport and The Switcher attempt their plan to jump-start Dr. West and Dr. Caligari’s reactor, but are stymied by none other than Special Agent George Chamberlain. On the run from a psychotic madman with a badge and a gun, what hope do they, or indeed any Policies of HartLife, have of surviving this crisis?
Direct download: Episode17-OppositeReactions.mp3
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We return to the Data Extraction suites of the department of Human Resources, as Erin Davenport (model employee) administers compulsory physical coaching and inquiry-based communication to the Switcher (dangerous free-thinker). What will happen when her father, Vice President Edward Davenport, arrives on the scene? Is there any hope for the Switcher? Find out, as the story of Our Fair City…continues.
Direct download: Episode16-OffTheRecord.mp3
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In the loading bay for the Dead Disposal Drivers, our MolePeople friends Clay and Sandy are recruited to assist Simon in the loading of the unusually high number of retired policies. However, when Vice President Davenport appears to move his power production plan forward, how will he react to these off-the-clock shenanigans? Will the M.O.L.E.s be punished for participating in human work, and what will happen to the oft-delinquent Simon? Find out, as the story of Our Fair City…continues.
Direct download: Episode15-LessonsinHumility.mp3
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Dr. Caligari, now working with Vice President Davenport on the Power Crisis, stalks the twisting warrens of Old Tunnel in search of that most dangerous of prey: Dr. Herbert West.
Direct download: Episode14-AMeetingofMindsandHeads.mp3
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We return to the newly discovered verdant “Eden,” outside the walls of the company, where Neal Henderson, Alison, and the rest of the crew of the downed rig Stormhawk work to survive without HartLife under the tutelage of Dora, amateur naturalist and window-washer.
Direct download: Episode13-GreenTidings.mp3
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As the HartLife NFP crew recovers from DragonCon 2013 and prepares for the upcoming Our Fair City: the Live Episode! performance at the 2013 Chicago Fringe Festival, we share another tidbit from our live recording at CONvergence– an advertisement for HartLife Gives Back. Regularly scheduled broadcasts of the Historical Records will return next week. Archibald FunnyPants— Mark Soloff HartLife Representative — Clayton Faits Live Foley— David Rheinstrom Written by Clayton Faits, with Mark Soloff. Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Recorded live by Fred Greenhalgh and Matt Boudreau. Photo by Sebastian H. Orr. Created by Clayton Faits.
Direct download: Convergence2013-HartlifeGivesBack.mp3
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Putting Dr. Caligari’s plan into action, Vice President Davenport visits the Power Management station. Will the Switcher deliver the power he needs to save the city, or will he choose callous self-interest over the good of the Company?
Direct download: Episode12-TheSwitcher.mp3
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