Our Fair City
Dr. Caligari crashes a meeting of the Science Faire, looking for new recruits for the upcoming struggle with Dr. Herbert West. Narrator — Ansel Burch Dr. Caligari— Martine Moore Holly Gates, Dean of the Science Faire— Stephanie Murphy Teaching Assistant Podwell— Sebastian H. Orr Gallus Bray, Observant Participant— Ryan Schile Written by Clayton Faits. Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile. Music by Stephen Poon. Illustration by Daniel Glassberg.
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We return to Al’s Bar, our favorite watering hole on the Concourse level, wherein Andrew Snidge gets possessive and Mrs. Rourke bites off more than she can chew. Narrator — Ansel Burch Mrs. Rourke — Tara Schile Andrew Snidge— Frank Sjodin Creep— Rick Uskert Bartender— Abby Doud McDreamy— Mark Soloff McAngry— Antonio Brunetti McNotHelping— Nathan Sowell Everyone Else in the Bar— Ryan Schile Written by Clayton Faits. Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile. Music by Stephen Poon. Illustration by Dann Tincher.
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Sandy volunteers to help Loamy on a “special assignment,” Loamy sets her plan in motion, and Simon demonstrates that just because you’re a delusional loner on the fringes of society, doesn’t mean you can’t have a basic appreciation for tact and conversational graces. Narrator — Ansel Burch Clay — Tyler Samples Sandy— Abby Doud Loamy— Lisa Burton Simon— Mark Soloff Environmental Protection Doors— Jeffrey Gardner Written by Jim McDoniel. Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile. Music by Stephen Poon. Illustration by Ryan Simmons.
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In which Andrew Snidge is marginally sneaky, Dr. Herbert West is accidentally terrifying, and the identity of Jane Doe #753 is revealed! Narrator — Ansel Burch Dr. Herbert West — Ryan Schile Andrew Snidge— Frank Sjodin Jane Doe #753— Surprise Guest Written by Jim McDoniel. Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile. Music by Stephen Poon. Illustration by Ryan Simmons.
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We venture back to the lab, where Dr. Herbert West reveals his brilliance in a brief soliloquy to the assembled (and disassembled) multitudes in his workspace.
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Dr. Herbert West ventures out to answer a mysterious invitation, Dr. Caligari brags about her resource allotment, and Andrew Snidge very nearly gets everyone killed…again.
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Our intrepid Mole-Heroes Clay and Sandy confront the ugly face of Speciesism, unearth a hole to China (whatever that is), and “hang out” with our newest Moleperson Loamy. This week's podcast is sponsored by DFBRL8R Performance Art Gallery, which is proud to present RAPID PULSE INTERNATIONAL, a performance art festival that is currently running through June 10th, featuring performances from artists from around the world. Learn more at Rapidpulsechicago.com, or go see it in person at 1136 N. Milwaukee, in Chicago.
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Tonight’s episode takes us to one of Dr. Caligari’s derelict laboratories where we meet some new friends, gain an appreciation for bipedal life , and everyone gets a cookie. This week's podcast is sponsored by DFBRL8R Performance Art Gallery, which is proud to present RAPID PULSE INTERNATIONAL, a performance art festival that runs from June 1st to June 10th, featuring performances from artists from around the world. Learn more at Rapidpulsechicago.com, or go see it in person at 1136 N. Milwaukee, in Chicago.
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We return to the icy tundra outside, as Dr. Herbert West gets his first look at the looming edifice of the Tower, and his first taste of the unique and…savory culture of Our Fair City.
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Season One

Welcome, Loyal Polices...to Our Fair City. The following audio record comprises Season One of the glorious True Histories of the HartLife Corporation in its entirety. We hope you enjoy this remastered and reissued version. To read more about this new edition of Season One, click here. To hear the original recordings of Season One, start here.

  • The Narrator— Ansel Burch
  • Nathan Rourke— Clayton Faits
  • Jack— Mark Soloff
  • Neal Henderson— Sebastian H. Orr
  • Old Lady— Lauren Faits
  • Alison Dalton— Nina O'Keefe
  • Elizabeth Rourke— Tara Schile
  • Andrew Snidge— Frank Sjodin
  • Clay— Tyler Samples
  • Sandy— Abby Doud
  • Peat— Jared Latore
  • MolePerson Overseer— Jeffrey Gardner
  • Vice President Davenport— Ben Aldred
  • Special Agent George Chamberlain— Jim McDoniel
  • Doctor Emily Caligari— Marsha Harman
  • The Professor— Ginneh Jolan
  • The Dean— Jim McDoniel
  • The TA— Mark Soloff
  • Doctor Herbert West— Ryan Schile
  • The Voice of HartLife— Jeffrey Gardner

Written by Clayton Faits, with Ansel Burch, Jim McDoniel, Frank Sjodin. Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile. Music by Stephen Poon. Episode art by Robin Simmons.  Produced by David Rheinstrom.  Production Management by Betsey Palmer. Created by Clayton Faits.

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