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Get immersed in the 1950s world of Madison Avenue advertising and the bizarre and often frightening inner worlds of the characters within. The Diarist is an udio drama podcast by Donna Barrow-Green. Set in 1950s NYC. Andrea Davies --a young secretary-- is a fish surrounded by sharks. Follow her story -an escalating psychological drama. ”Highly Bingeable" "Addictive" The trailer for the new audio drama by Donna Barrow-Green. Things are not always as they seem in this neo-noir thriller. The Diarist explores the darker side of the human psyche and the terrifying consequences of indulging in base desires.The story unfolds in 24 serialized episodes. Available on iTunes or wherever you binge.

Get immersed in the 1950s world of Madison Avenue advertising and the bizarre and often frightening inner worlds of the characters within. The Diarist is an udio drama podcast by Donna Barrow-Green. Set in 1950s NYC. Andrea Davies --a young secretary-- is a fish surrounded by sharks. Follow her story -an escalating psychological drama. ”Highly Bingeable" "Addictive" The trailer for the new audio drama by Donna Barrow-Green. Things are not always as they seem in this neo-noir thriller. The Diarist explores the darker side of the human psyche and the terrifying consequences of indulging in base desires.The story unfolds in 24 serialized episodes. Available on iTunes or wherever you binge.

Location:

United States

Description:

Get immersed in the 1950s world of Madison Avenue advertising and the bizarre and often frightening inner worlds of the characters within. The Diarist is an udio drama podcast by Donna Barrow-Green. Set in 1950s NYC. Andrea Davies --a young secretary-- is a fish surrounded by sharks. Follow her story -an escalating psychological drama. ”Highly Bingeable" "Addictive" The trailer for the new audio drama by Donna Barrow-Green. Things are not always as they seem in this neo-noir thriller. The Diarist explores the darker side of the human psyche and the terrifying consequences of indulging in base desires.The story unfolds in 24 serialized episodes. Available on iTunes or wherever you binge.

Language:

English

Contact:

503-756-7006


Episodes

Introducing Exuberance Is Beauty

5/17/2020
It's here!!! Introducing: Exuberance Is Beauty If you liked The Diarist, You'll LOVE Exuberance Is Beauty! Enjoy the first episode of Exuberance Is Beauty - a fully cast and audio produced new fiction podcast by Donna Barrow-Green. A story of obsession and tragedy in 1940s Oregon Based on the novel by Donna Barrow-Green and hailed as "HAUNTINGLY BEAUTIFUL Amazon Review” and “EXUBERANCE IS BEAUTY - 5 BEAUTIFUL STARS - Amazon Review” Subscribe here:...

Duration:00:23:53

BONUS - 11/2018 Interview with KBOO Radio (Ken Jones)

12/30/2019
An anniversary special Bonus Interview from November 2018. Diarist fans stay tuned for information on upcoming audio productions in 2020! Hosted by: Ken Jones (https://kboo.fm/profiles/ken-jones) Produced by: KBOO Program:: The Holy Crowley Hour (https://kboo.fm/program/holy-crowley-hour) Air date: Mon, 11/26/2018 - 11:00pm to Tue, 11/27/2018 - 12:00am On tonight's Holy Crowley Hour, we totally ignore Thanksgiving and celebrate a great local podcast, (http://thediaristpodcast.com/) , a...

Duration:00:58:30

BONUS: The Diarist Live Radio Show with FOLEY!

2/21/2019
Enjoy this stand alone bonus episode! Hear all your favorite Diarist actors live with foley sound effects. The live show was recorded in Portland Oregon at the Twilight Theater as part of Portland Radio Theater Live! (with Exoplanetary and Willamette Radio Workshop.) For credits visit thediaristpodcast.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-diarist--an-audio-drama/message Support this podcast

Duration:00:48:11

Ep 18 - Season 1 Finale

12/18/2018
* This episode contains references to domestic violence and abuse. Listener discretion is advised. Dear Andrea, What happened to that ambitious, hopeful Katy Gibbs girl? A young beautiful girl in her prime? Why...you should be a country club lady with Sara McGinnis or Pearl Stewart! Not drunk in the middle of the day, haunted by your husband's ex-wife. You're Andrea Davies! Why Andrea look what's become of you! It seems you are worse off than Margaret. You two weren't so different after all....

Duration:00:58:43

Ep 17 - An Island of Isolation

11/6/2018
*Listener Discretion - Deals with issues of violence. Andrea is stuck on an island of isolation as Richard swims away--fast and steady as sharks do. She becomes consumed with Margaret's diaries. She's found an unoccupied storage room in the basement of her apartment building. She ventures into a grave to read the words of a dead woman. Andrea is plagued by one thought. "I'm not Margaret." She always corrects herself. "I'm not Margaret...yet." https://www.facebook.com/diaristpodcast/ --- Send...

Duration:00:28:56

Ep 16- Sharks Circling

10/8/2018
This is it, isn't it Dear Reader? The truth? It's right here now--just below the surface--you see? the sharks. They are circling--and I? Why I'm drowning in Margaret's blood. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-diarist--an-audio-drama/message Support this podcast

Duration:00:38:42

Ep 15 Part 2: Honeymoon Continued

9/19/2018
Contains mild sexual content/ violence. Discretion is advised. How long does it take for a facade to shatter? Our poor protagonist has found herself on an island--inhabited by the ghosts of her past and present. There's Richard but remember he is a gentleman on one side and a devil on the other. Please consider supporting The Diarist by a 5 star review and / or becoming a Patreon Member https://www.patreon.com/thediarist Watch the trailer here: https://youtu.be/zfVaamOugBY...

Duration:00:35:59

Ep 15 Part 1 - Honeymoon!

9/14/2018
They are finally together! Richard and Andrea take us to Hawaii in this romantic episode of The Diarist. It's magical and of course perfect. And the ghost of Margaret Hayes? Why she can barely haunt them at all. No. This indeed, is the happiest time of Andrea's life. We also share a special trailer for Targeted: True Crime Domestic Violence, a nonfiction podcast that delves into issues of domestic violence with in depth research and reporting. https://targetedpodcast.wordpress.com/ --- Send...

Duration:00:24:56

Ep 14 Part 2 - A Gentleman On One Side / A Devil on the Other

8/24/2018
Andrea's dreams of a perfect love and respectable life seem to have shattered -- but could something good come from this horrible dark event? Were Margaret's words a harbinger of a terrible fate or simply ravings of a man-woman? "Richard Hayes is a gentleman on one side and the devil on the other." Please support us on Patreaon! https://www.patreon.com/thediarist Find us on twitter https://twitter.com/DiaristPodcast Created by Donna Barrow Green. Find our cast here...

Duration:00:34:16

14.1 - BONUS EPISODE: Dr. Walter Freeman, Lobotomist

8/12/2018
** Stand alone and may be enjoyed without listening to The Diarist series. Sit in on a lecture with Dr. Walter Freeman the world's most famous lobotomist in the 1940s and 1950s. This lecture is based on an actual peer-reviewed journal article in the Yale Medical Review in the 1940s. Dr. Freeman provides a short lecture and then introduces a successful lobotomy subject to the class, Miss Dorothy Linden. Pierson Rintz - Dr. Freeman Darlene Sorenson - Dotty Emerson McRaven- Film announcer ---...

Duration:00:14:16

Ep 13 - Poor Margaret

8/9/2018
EP 13 CONTAINS MILD SEXUAL CONTENT Despite her guilt--and she had quite a lot of it--Andrea was going to stand by Richard. After all she would be his wife soon. That's what women do. As for Margaret? Well she should have known better than to try to befriend Andrea. Andrea was the last person she should have trusted. Bonus content following show. Beth Ricketson, Ryan Bowen ,Eric Scheiwind,, Heather Dowling, Nikki Flynn, Corinne Elena, Darlene Sorenson, Pierson Rintz, Emerson McRaven --- Send...

Duration:00:48:11

Ep 12 - Passion or Truth?

7/25/2018
This is it, isn't it Dear readers? Andrea has to decide for herself between passion and truth. Why can't she finally get what she wants? The sinister shadow that's been haunting her will dissipate one and for all...once she stops challenging Richard's decisions. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-diarist--an-audio-drama/message Support this podcast

Duration:00:30:13

TRAILER - The Diarist

7/21/2018
The trailer for the new audio drama by Donna Barrow-Green. Things are not always as they seem in this neo-noir thriller. The Diarist explores the darker side of the human psyche and the terrifying consequences of indulging in base desires.The story unfolds in 18 serialized episodes. Available on iTunes or where ever you get your podcasts. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-diarist--an-audio-drama/message Support this podcast

Duration:00:02:20

Ep 11 - Andrea, Let a Man Have His Secrets

7/11/2018
Andrea, why can't you leave well enough alone? Why must you pry into Richard's personal life? Didn't mother teach you to let a man have his secrets? No matter how dark they may be. We are on Patreon! To support this work, please consider becoming a patron of The Diarist https://www.patreon.com/thediarist --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-diarist--an-audio-drama/message Support this podcast

Duration:00:27:10

Ep 10 - Lunch with Mrs. Margaret Hayes

6/27/2018
Andrea's life has become monotonous. Richard is her singular focus. She is lonely and bored. However, an afternoon with Mrs. Margaret Hayes leaves Andrea hopeful that she's found a new friend--as unlikely as it is, isn't that just the way life is sometimes? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-diarist--an-audio-drama/message Support this podcast

Duration:00:33:09

Ep 9 Part 1 - Miss Velvet Maude

6/12/2018
What's done is done. Andrea is looking at her old life from the outside. When she calls Richard at the office, she has to first speak to his new secretary Velvet Maude. If she wakes from a bad dream he is not with her. He's at home with his family. She has the drudgery of a wife and mother but none of the benefits. She feels herself growing desperate for Richard's attention and begins to singularly focus on his validation. --- Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:25:11

Ep 9 Part 2 - A Heart Around Them Both

6/12/2018
After Richard leaves for the night all Andrea has is her Diary. Some nights she simply writes his name over and over across the page. Sometimes she writes his name and then hers underneath, then draws a heart around them both. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-diarist--an-audio-drama/message Support this podcast

Duration:00:05:33

BONUS CONTENT: Interview with Rachel Diamond

6/1/2018
Please note: there are some sound quality issues on this episode but the discussion is really fascinating. The 1950s, Mental Illness, & The Diarist Podcast In this bonus episode Diarist Creator Donna Barrow and Co-Director/Lead Actor Beth Ricketson talk with Rachel Diamond from the podcast We're All Mad Here. We discuss women, mental illness, and womanhood in the Golden Age (America in the 1950s). You can check out Rachel Diamond's podcast We're All Mad Here at: http://allmadpod.com This...

Duration:00:36:46

Ep 8 - Fish Out of Water

5/29/2018
Andrea feels like her indiscretion has been announced over a bull horn. She never thought the gossip would turn on her. Shut out from Richard's professional life, Andrea begins venturing into the Hayes' dark home life. To support The Diarist Production through Patreon https://www.patreon.com/user?u=9302225 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-diarist--an-audio-drama/message Support this podcast

Duration:00:41:53

Ep 7 Part 2 - The Bridal Shower and It's Aftermath

5/16/2018
The descent begins. Andrea's choices at the end of Episode 6 snares her in a tormented situation. The bridal shower and fawning by all the girls gives her a window into the possibility of a diverse where she is at the center. It's a world she desperately wants. But...after the events at the end of Episode 6, will Richard let her go so easily. This episode is so intense we had to break it into two parts! NOTE: THIS EPISODE CONTAINS MILD ADULT CONTENT. LISTENER DISCRETION IS ADVISED. --- Send...

Duration:00:19:35