Our Fair City
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.
Direct download: Episode09-ABreakForCoffee.mp3
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In which Nathan Rourke has a little heart-to-heart with Vice President Davenport, and a little foot-in-mouth with Erin. Nathan Rourke — Clayton Faits Vice President Davenport— Ben Aldred Erin Davenport — Abby Doud The Voice of HartLife— Jeffrey Gardner Written by Clayton Faits. 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.
Direct download: Episode08-FamilyMatters.mp3
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Old Tunnel. A dank, dark, dangerous path leading to the most dangerous of all institutions: a history museum. Fortunately, in this episode, nothing bad happens. Nathan Rourke — Clayton Faits Clay— Tyler Samples Ol’ Silty — Sebastian H. Orr Doctor Moro— Mark Soloff 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 Ryan Simmons. Created by Clayton Faits.
Direct download: Episode07-TheFinalTaskofOl27Silty.mp3
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We return to Al’s Bar on C-deck, where Neal searches for Allison, Loamy gets tough, and the Lightning Riggers are almost helpful. Neal Henderson — Sebastian H. Orr Loamy— Lisa Burton Benny Lemieux— Kamron Palmer Bartender— Abby Doud Lightning Rigger— Ryan Schile Al’s Patrons— Hanna Van Slambrouck, Kyla Blythe, Michael Petrella, Andrea Guzzetta, Stephen Poon, Ryan Schile, The Voice of HartLife— Jeffrey Gardner Written by David Rheinstrom. Narration written and performed by Ansel Burch. Directed by Clayton Faits and Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile. Music by Stephen Poon. Illustration by Ryan Simmons. Created by Clayton Faits. N.B.: The voices of “Al’s Patrons were recorded “in the field” at Chicago ComiCon 2012, by awesome people who stopped by our booth! Thanks for lending your voices to our show!
Direct download: Episode06-StormhawksattheDiner.mp3
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Nathan begins his work for VP Davenport, makes too much noise early in the morning, and makes a new “life-long” friend. Nathan Rourke — Tara Schile Vice President Davenport— Ben Aldred Tommy Del Ray— Ryan Schile Erin Davenport— Abby Doud Written by Clayton Faits. 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.
Direct download: Episode05-TheIncidenceofAccidents.mp3
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We return to the domicile of a certain flesh-eating walking corpse and her hapless collaborator, both of whom would prefer not to be characterized as such, thank-you-very-much. Elizabeth Rourke — Tara Schile Andrew Snidge— Frank Sjodin Written by Clayton Faits. Narration written and performed by Ansel Burch. Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile. Music by Stephen Poon. Illustration by Betsey Palmer. Created by Clayton Faits.
Direct download: Episode04-SelfHelpforDummies.mp3
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In which Neal commits less-than-grand theft auto, Candice is dubiously helpful, and Loamy loses her cool. Neal Henderson — Sebastian H. Orr Loamy— Lisa Burton Candice the aged Relations Technician— Ryan Schile Written by Mark Soloff. Narration written and performed by Ansel Burch. Directed by Clayton Faits. Sound Design by Ryan Schile. Music by Stephen Poon. Illustration by Tyne Lowe. Created by Clayton Faits.
Direct download: Episode03-Butterclaws.mp3
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In which we discover the whereabouts of Nathan Rourke, meet more of the Davenport family, and learn a bit more about the “Human Resources” department. Erin Davenport — Abby Doud Nathan Rourke— Clayton Faits Vice President Davenport— Ben Aldred Agent George Chamberlain— Jim McDoniel Slightly-Less Suspicious Looking Detainee — Ryan Schile 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 Dann Tincher. Created by Clayton Faits.
Direct download: Episode02-Fealty-Frailty.mp3
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In which Neal Henderson meets several new friends, makes unconventional wardrobe choices, and returns to the loving embrace of HartLife. Neal Henderson — Sebastian H. Orr Theadora Thoreau-Roosevelt— Lise “Kat” Evans Allison— Sarah Jane Moore Betsey the Shovel— Abby Doud Nathan Rourke— Clayton Faits Loamy— Lisa Burton Agent George Chamberlain— Jim McDoniel Written by Jim McDoniel. Narration written and performed by Ansel Burch. Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile. Created by Clayton Faits. Music by Stephen Poon. Illustration by Ryan Simmons.
Direct download: Episode01-NealHendersonintheWilderness.mp3
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Season Two comes to its thrilling conclusion as things seem in danger of falling apart, the centre is unlikely to hold, and mere anarchy is most definitely loosed on HartLife. Narrator — Ansel Burch Dr. Herbert West — Ryan Schile Andrew Snidge— Frank Sjodin Dr. Emily Caligari— Martine Moore Elizabeth Rourke— Tara Schile Agent George Chamberlain— Jim McDoniel Written by Jim McDoniel. Directed by Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Ryan Schile. Music by Stephen Poon. Illustration by Ryan Simmons, with special thanks to Ben and Amelia Aldred.
Direct download: Episode19-TheWokenApocalypse.mp3
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