Our Fair City (general)

 

The Tunnels thrum, the city roars, and the Policies of HartLife are beside themselves- the long promised Launch Day has arrived.  With the dastardly plans of Project Manager Charles Wynn revealed to a few and the Hendersonians closing in on the festivities on Level Omega, what will happen when the Hope of HartLife is finally set to its purpose?  Find out, as the Fifth seasonal retelling of the history of Our Fair City comes to a close.

Direct download: SeasonFiveEpisode10.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:19pm CST

Episode 5.9 - A Single Twisted Spoke

 

As Launch Day for the Hope of HartLife draws closer, the intrepid Andrew Snidge digs deeper into the mystery that is the Big Dig project.  What does Project Manager Charles Wynn have in store for Cassie and the rest of our meddlesome heroes?  Find out as the story of Our Fair City continues.

Direct download: SeasonFiveEpisode09.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:42pm CST

The warrens of Old Tunnel are vast, labyrinthine, and dangerous.  One must take the utmost caution when traversing their mold-ridden expanses–unless, of course, you are the MolePerson designated Loamy.  Then, barbeque sauce and a nursery song will have to do.

 

Our Fair City would like to dedicate this episode to the families, caretakers, and researchers who are working with patients of Alzheimer’s’ disease.  Learn more at alz.org or alzheimers.org.uk.

Direct download: SeasonFiveEpisode08.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:15pm CST

Tonight, we return to that lair of unnatural, unsupervised, and decidedly un-corporate science: the Montgomery Moro Museum and Memorial House, as we join the Doctors and Andrew Snidge as they welcome Cassie in for that most dangerous of gatherings: a home-cooked meal with the family.

Direct download: Episode_07-_Dinner_with_the_Doctors.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am CST

What dreams might rest inside the sleeping brain of a MolePerson?  While you, loyal Policy, have surely never wasted valuable corporate time on such frivolous thoughts–rest assured, the company has an answer.  Journey with us into…the mind of the MOLE.

Direct download: SeasonFiveEpisode06.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am CST

 

Tensions begin to boil as a group of insurgents, know only as “The Hendersonians,” prepare for a stunning display of corporate disloyalty and defiance.  What horrors will they unleash on the good Policies of HartLife?  What harm will they do to the mighty infrastructure of the Corporation?  And most importantly–how will HartLife restore order and safety?  Find out…as the story of Our Fair City continues.

Direct download: Episode_05-_Artistic_Differences.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:31pm CST

We bring our mid-season break to a close with a new experiment from HartLife NFP- our first audio documentary.  Join associate producer David Rheinstrom, sound designer Ryan Schile, and audio engineer DJ Catnip as they venture into a Chicago junkyard...to destroy a few cars.  For sound.

You can also view a few more images from our trip on our website!

Edited by David Rheinstrom.  Audio captured by Ryan Schile, David Rheinstrom, and DJ Catnip.  Recorded on location at Cash for Junk Autos in Chicago, IL.

Music: The Good Lawdz and Latché Swing, licensed under Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike licenses.

Direct download: Junkyard_Documentary_Final.mp3
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Attn: Loyal Policies:  Per the mandate of the Directors, we will be beginning our mid-season break slightly ahead of schedule.  Never fear: while you wait for further True Historical Accounts of HartLife, we will be providing you with several entertaining bits of ephemera from our archives.  First up: Our Fair City’s Associate Producer David Rheinstrom has prepared this delightful preview of an upcoming piece of documentary work on capturing foley and sound effects.

 

Edited by David Rheinstrom.  Audio captured by Ryan Schile, David Rheinstrom, and DJ Catnip.  Recorded on location at Cash for Junk Autos in Chicago, IL.

Direct download: Season_Break_Documentary_Preview.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:42pm CST

We have changed our podcast provider, and if you have not been receiving our Fifth Season episodes, the company can provide you with a very easy fix. We apologize for the inconvenience, and suggest taking the following steps to ensure you continue to receive the Our Fair City podcast: First, if you are using iTunes, simply unsubscribe in your library, then head to the iTunes Store. In the iTunes store, find Our Fair City, and resubscribe to the Our Fair City podcast. Second, if you are subscribed through other services like Downcast or DoubleTwist, update your program with the following feed URL: http://ourfaircity.libsyn.com/rss. Thank you for your loyalty to the corporation; as always, we will see you in the tunnels. Thank you for resubscribing!
Category:general -- posted at: 11:57pm CST

Episode 5.4 - Geonautical Console-Tations

Descend with the young Cassie Wilkins into the very bowels of the city, to the newly carved out Sector Omega.  Thrill at being deeper than any policy has ever gone before- and marvel at the magnificent and mammoth Geoship that will take Policy Wilkins even deeper.  Yes, loyal listeners- it is truly a new day of exploration for Our Fair City.

  • Cassie Wilkins— Ele Matelan
  • Charlie Wynn— Jared Latore
  • Agent Chamberlain— Jim McDoniel
  • Doctor Herbert West— Ryan Schile
  • Doctor Emily Caligari— Marsha Harman
  • Andrew Snidge— Frank Sjodin
  • Alison Dalton— Nina O’Keefe
  • The Voice of HartLife— Jeffrey Gardner
  • The Narrator— Ansel Burch
Direct download: Episode_5.4_-_Geonautical_Console-Tations.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:46am CST