Our Fair City
As power reserves continue to dwindle and food stores run low, we visit the hardworking policies of the Human Resources department. Productivity is threatened as the riots escalate outside and their Vice President gets a visit from someone from the air ducts.
Direct download: Episode11-TheDelicateArtofDiplomacy.mp3
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Rounding out our Season Four Mid-Season Break, we have our Season Three Blooper Reel! Enjoy, all. Radio HartLife— Ansel Burch Squashed with fear—Lisa Burton Vomited Lime Jello—Sebastian H. Orr Secrets of Clowning—Frank Sjodin Textbook case—Tara Schile Stop apologizing—Ryan Schile Pizza coupons—Clayton Faits Making Art—Mark Soloff Being dead is a big bummer—Lise “Kat” Evans Has a condition—David Rheinstrom Edited by David Rheinstrom. Photo by Sebastian H. Orr. We’re very, very sorry.
Direct download: Season3Bloopers.mp3
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For our third week of the Season Four mid-season break we have “I Will Compy,” recorded live at CONvergence 2013 as part of Our Fair City: The Live Episode! Lead Vocals—Betsey Palmer Guitar—Stephen Poon Harmony Vocals— David Rheinstrom, Abby Doud, Sebastian H. Orr, Clayton Faits, Stephen Poon, Jeffrey Gardner Archibald FunnyPants—Mark Soloff A parody based on “I’ll Fly Away” by Alfred E. Brumley. Lyrics by David Rheinstrom. Arrangement by Betsey Palmer and Stephen Poon. Recording by Fred Greenhalgh and Matt Boudreau.
Direct download: I_Will_Comply.mp3
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Recorded live at CONvergence 2013, the HartLife players perform “Agent of the Company,” a heartwarming ballad about the Agents of M.U.R.D.E.R. who protect us each and every day. A parody based on “Angel From Montgomery” by John Prine. Lyrics by David Rheinstrom. Arrangement by Betsey Palmer and Stephen Poon. Recording by Fred Greenhalgh and Matt Boudreau. Photo by Sebastian H. Orr.
Direct download: Agent_From_The_Company.mp3
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Winning second place in the 75th Anniversary War of the Worlds contest, this tale of Our Fair City pays homage to H.G. Wells’ incredible “War of the Worlds.”
Direct download: WotW-HerbertWestvsTheMartians.mp3
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In which the survivors of the lightning rig crash scrounge as if their lives depend on it, run like there’s no tomorrow, and encounter that most rare and mysterious of denizens of that Outside: Vegetation.
Direct download: Episode10-Encounter.mp3
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Desperately in search of solutions to the growing power crisis, Vice President Davenport ascends the tower to the vaulted halls of…The Actuaries. Treading where no sane Policy should tread, he risks everything for the good of the Company. Think on his sacrifices, Loyal Policies, and consider: what have I given up for my Company today?
Direct download: Episode09-TheActuaries.mp3
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As the Stormhawk’s survivors explore the underground caverns that are the ruins of Old Hartford, new questions arise: will the wolves find them in this deep cave? Can Humanity survive without the Company? Just what is “Campbell’s,” and could it possibly be as tasty as good old HartLife Algae?
Direct download: Episode08-AFeastofPrehistory.mp3
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The Stormhawk’s survivors are dropping quickly–will Neal Henderson’s dubious-at-best leadership skills be enough to get them home? Who will save them, if the mighty Sharp-Chuter cannot? And just what lies beneath the ice as they continue their journey…Outside.
Direct download: Episode07-OfMolesandMen.mp3
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As energy dwindles and tempers rise back at HartLife, will Vice President Davenport have the “Managerial Excellence” to prevent the collapse of order?
Direct download: Episode06-PowerManagement.mp3
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