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Episode 17

11/5/2018
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*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." The Diarist is written by Donna...

Duration:00:28:56

Episod3 16

10/7/2018
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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. Note: this episode deals with themes that may be triggering for those with past experiences with violence.

Duration:00:38:42

Episode 15 - Part 2

9/19/2018
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This episode 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. Andrea: Beth Ricketson Richard: Ryan Bowen Margaret: Corinne Elena Mother: Darlene Sorenson Waiter: Eric Scheinwind Taxi Driver: Emerson McRaven Written and Co-produced by Donna...

Duration:00:35:59

The Diarist - Episode 15 - Part 1

9/13/2018
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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/ A...

Duration:00:24:56

Episode 14

8/23/2018
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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

Duration:00:34:16

BONUS EPISODE

8/11/2018
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** This bonus content is stand alone so listening to the whole series is not required. However, if you are a Diarist fan then this will add to the story! 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 (played by Pierson Rintz) provides a short lecture in this film and then introduces a successful lobotomy subject to the...

Duration:00:14:16

Episode 13

8/8/2018
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NOTE: Episode 13 contains mild sexual content. May not be suitable for all listeners. Discretion is advised. Summary: 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. End Content: At the end of Episode 13 you will find an audio note from Donna Barrow-Green...

Duration:00:48:11

Episode 12

7/24/2018
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This is it, isn't it Dear readers? Andrea has to decide for herself between passion and truth. Why shouldn't she finally get what she wants-for once? The sinister shadow that's been haunting her will dissipate once and for all...once she stops challenging Richard's decisions.

Duration:00:30:13

TRAILER - The Diarist

7/21/2018
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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.

Duration:00:02:20

The Diarist: Episode 11

7/10/2018
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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

Duration:00:27:10

The Diarist: Episode 10

6/26/2018
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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?

Duration:00:33:09

The Diarist: Episode 9 - Part 2

6/12/2018
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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.

Duration:00:05:33

The Diarist Episode 9 - Part 1

6/12/2018
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ADVISORY This episode contains adult content and may not be appropriate for some listeners. 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...

Duration:00:25:11

BONUS: Interview with Rachel Diamond

5/31/2018
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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 bonus episode was produced by Black Dog / Red Couch Productions (c) 2018.

Duration:00:36:46

The Diarist: Episode 8

5/28/2018
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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

Duration:00:41:53

The Diarist: Episode 7 Part 2

5/15/2018
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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 universe 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...

Duration:00:19:35

The Diarist: Episode 7 Part 1

5/15/2018
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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 universe 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...

Duration:00:33:25

The Diarist: Episode 6

5/1/2018
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THIS EPISODE CONTAINS MILD ADULT CONTENT LISTENER DISCRETION IS ADVISED Andrea is caught in a cyclone of emotions as her wedding day rapidly approaches. She is swept away but it feels reckless and suffocating. As her anxiety rises she retreats into fantasies of Richard Hayes. Then passions flare when Richard sees her dressed for the symphony before a date with Steven. He breaks his silence and tells her "Andrea you look breath taking in that dress." The Podcast is produced by Red...

Duration:00:36:59

The Diarist: Episode 5

4/17/2018
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It seems all of Mothers dreams for Andrea are coming true. But... are these Andrea’s dreams too? There is a pressure cooker inside of Andrea, a bomb ready to explode. Will she be able to navigate these rough psychological waters or will our protagonist drown in mediocrity?

Duration:00:31:00

The Diarist: Episode 4

4/3/2018
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Steven Morris is everything a girl could wish for:handsome, charming, and forward thinking. He has just the upbringing Mother has been wanting for Andrea. Steven has been interested in Andrea for quite a while. While embers of passion still burn for Richard Hayes, Andrea can see an altogether happier life with a man like Steven Morris. (c) 2018 Red Couch / Black Dog Productions Written by: Donna Barrow-Green Produced by: Donna Barrow-Green, Beth Ricketson, Ryan Bowen Directed by: Beth...

Duration:00:20:14