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“The ancient clock in the Land of Dreams struck thirteen, and the dreams, now free, soared back to Earth under first vesper’s light …" And so begins “The Thirteenth Hour,” a tale about dreams and wishes, wild hearts and childhood promises, and the quest to find the unsung hero that lies in all of us. It's also a story for everyone who has been told to get their heads out of the clouds and stop daydreaming. In this fairy tale for adults, a young man named Logan goes on a quest accompanied by a childhood friend, Aurora, after being ordered by a narcissistic king to find the secret of eternal life. In the process, Logan and Aurora learn a little about life, death, love, becoming an adult, and what makes dreams special. Read by the author in 15 approximately one hour episodes. Episode 16 begins discussing the creation of the novel as well as related topics. Companion site: http://13thhr.wordpress.com

“The ancient clock in the Land of Dreams struck thirteen, and the dreams, now free, soared back to Earth under first vesper’s light …" And so begins “The Thirteenth Hour,” a tale about dreams and wishes, wild hearts and childhood promises, and the quest to find the unsung hero that lies in all of us. It's also a story for everyone who has been told to get their heads out of the clouds and stop daydreaming. In this fairy tale for adults, a young man named Logan goes on a quest accompanied by a childhood friend, Aurora, after being ordered by a narcissistic king to find the secret of eternal life. In the process, Logan and Aurora learn a little about life, death, love, becoming an adult, and what makes dreams special. Read by the author in 15 approximately one hour episodes. Episode 16 begins discussing the creation of the novel as well as related topics. Companion site: http://13thhr.wordpress.com

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“The ancient clock in the Land of Dreams struck thirteen, and the dreams, now free, soared back to Earth under first vesper’s light …" And so begins “The Thirteenth Hour,” a tale about dreams and wishes, wild hearts and childhood promises, and the quest to find the unsung hero that lies in all of us. It's also a story for everyone who has been told to get their heads out of the clouds and stop daydreaming. In this fairy tale for adults, a young man named Logan goes on a quest accompanied by a childhood friend, Aurora, after being ordered by a narcissistic king to find the secret of eternal life. In the process, Logan and Aurora learn a little about life, death, love, becoming an adult, and what makes dreams special. Read by the author in 15 approximately one hour episodes. Episode 16 begins discussing the creation of the novel as well as related topics. Companion site: http://13thhr.wordpress.com

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Episodes

The Thirteenth Hour Podcast Exclusive Preview: A Conversation with Catherine Mary Stewart about Night of the Comet

9/27/2022
The Thirteenth Hour Podcast Exclusive Preview: A Conversation with Catherine Mary Stewart about Night of the Comet https://archive.org/download/podcast-cms-preview/Podcast%20CMS%20preview.mp3 This past summer, I recorded an interview with actress Catherine Mary Stewart (Night of the Comet, Weekend at Bernie’s, The Last Starfighter), who supported a little Lego project I did kind of on a whim – making…Read more The Thirteenth Hour Podcast Exclusive Preview: A Conversation with Catherine Mary...

Duration:00:27:48

The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #372: Making more Rocketeer Figure Castings, Dragon Fall Reading Part 7, and More

9/26/2022
The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #372: Making more Rocketeer Figure Castings, Dragon Fall Reading Part 7, and More https://archive.org/download/podcast-372/Podcast%20372.mp3 This week, I’ve been casting Rocketeers using the mold I made recently. Working on the third copy now. Surprisingly, I’ve been pretty happy with the mold, especially since the resin I am using to cast the limbs…Read more The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #372: Making more Rocketeer Figure Castings, Dragon Fall Reading Part 7, and...

Duration:00:22:47

The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #371: Making a Rocketeer Figure Mold, Thirteenth Hour Figure Updates, Dragon Fall Reading Part 6, and More

9/19/2022
The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #371: Making a Rocketeer Figure Mold, Thirteenth Hour Figure Updates, Dragon Fall Reading Part 6, and More https://archive.org/download/podcast-371/Podcast%20371.mp3 This week, I’ve been finishing up the Thirteenth Hour action figures. I’ve gotten almost all of them put together and am now putting on the finishing touches. I ended up revising the color…Read more The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #371: Making a Rocketeer Figure Mold, Thirteenth Hour Figure Updates,...

Duration:00:45:26

The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #370: A Look Back at 80s Choose Your Own Adventure/Endless Quest Style Books, DnD, and Dragon Fall Reading Part 5

9/12/2022
The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #370: A Look Back at 80s Choose Your Own Adventure/Endless Quest Style Books, DnD, and Dragon Fall Reading Part 5 https://archive.org/download/podcast-370/Podcast%20370.mp3 This week, I’m taking a little trip down memory lane, talking about some of the Choose Your Own Adventure style books I recall liking as a kid. One of the…Read more The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #370: A Look Back at 80s Choose Your Own Adventure/Endless Quest Style Books, DnD, and Dragon Fall...

Duration:00:33:57

The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #369: Rocketeer Custom Action Figure Updates and Dragon Fall Reading Part 4

9/5/2022
The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #369: Rocketeer Custom Action Figure Updates and Dragon Fall Reading Part 4 https://archive.org/download/podcast-369/Podcast%20369.mp3 This week, I finished a prototype of a 3.75″ Rocketeer figures made from adding clay to an Iron Man action figure I found in Walgreens. A few pictures: This picture shows the almost completed prototype on the left…Read more The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #369: Rocketeer Custom Action Figure Updates and Dragon Fall Reading Part 4

Duration:00:41:48

The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #368: Rocketeer Custom Action Figure Updates and Dragon Fall Reading Part 3

8/29/2022
The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #368: Rocketeer Custom Action Figure Updates and Dragon Fall Reading Part 3 https://archive.org/download/podcast-368/Podcast%20368.mp3 This week, I give some updates on the making 3.75 inch Rocketeer figures from the 3.75″ Iron Man toy as reading the next part of Dragon Fall (1984) by Lee J Hindle. A few pictures of the process…Read more The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #368: Rocketeer Custom Action Figure Updates and Dragon Fall Reading Part 3

Duration:00:19:25

The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #367: Custom Action Figure Updates, Final Faction, and Rocketeer Video Game Updates

8/22/2022
The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #367: Custom Action Figure Updates, Final Faction, and Rocketeer Video Game Updates https://archive.org/download/podcast-367/Podcast%20367.mp3 This week, I talk a bit about a few concurrent projects such as making 3.75 inch Rocketeer figures from a 3.75″ Iron Man toy as well as the Rocketeer video game I’ve been working on. The Rocketeer…Read more The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #367: Custom Action Figure Updates, Final Faction, and Rocketeer Video Game Updates

The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #366: Adding a Synth Layer to “I’m Here, You’re Not” and Reading from Dragon Fall, by Lee J. Hindle, Part 2 (1984)

8/15/2022
The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #366: Adding a Synth Layer to “I’m Here, You’re Not” and Reading from Dragon Fall, by Lee J. Hindle, Part 2 (1984) https://archive.org/download/podcast-366/Podcast%20366.mp3 This week, we’re doing two things – adding to a track we started in episode 364 and reading another segment from Dragon Fall by Lee J. Hindle. The…Read more The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #366: Adding a Synth Layer to “I’m Here, You’re Not” and Reading from Dragon Fall, by Lee J. Hindle, Part 2...

Duration:00:33:19

The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #365: Reading from Dragon Fall, by Lee J. Hindle, Part 1 (1984)

8/8/2022
The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #365: Reading from Dragon Fall, by Lee J. Hindle, Part 1 (1984) https://archive.org/download/podcast-365/Podcast%20365.mp3 This week, we’re starting to read from a short fantasy novel from 1984, Dragon Fall. When I was reading some reviews of it, people mentioned they liked it, though there were plenty of 80s references that might get…Read more The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #365: Reading from Dragon Fall, by Lee J. Hindle, Part 1 (1984)

Duration:00:35:54

The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #364: Musical Interlude – Creating “I’m Here, You’re Not”

8/1/2022
The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #364: Musical Interlude – Creating “I’m Here, You’re Not” https://archive.org/download/podcast-364/Podcast%20364.mp3 This week, I’m making one last track for the next Thirteenth Hour soundtrack album. Just when I think it’s done, I think of another track I want to make. I think that’s because I really do think of all these tracks…Read more The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #364: Musical Interlude – Creating “I’m Here, You’re Not”

Duration:00:25:49

The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #363: Starting to Make Video Games Again!

7/25/2022
The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #363: Starting to Make Video Games Again! https://archive.org/download/podcast-363/Podcast%20363.mp3 This week, I talk a bit about two upcoming projects – starting to make video games again after a few decades of not doing it! Though I’ve used a number of the animations and sprites I made in various things, most recently the…Read more The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #363: Starting to Make Video Games Again!

Duration:00:23:55

The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #362: Welcome My Brother, Jeremy, as We Talk About Lionheart (1987)

7/18/2022
The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #362: Welcome My Brother, Jeremy, as We Talk About Lionheart (1987) https://archive.org/download/podcast-362/Podcast%20362.mp3 This week, my brother and I are watching the 1987 fantasy film, Lionheart starring Eric Stoltz and Gabriel Bryne. Not one I’d seen as a kid but I have a feeling that if I had seen it, I would…Read more The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #362: Welcome My Brother, Jeremy, as We Talk About Lionheart (1987)

Duration:01:19:29

The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #361: Making a Retrowave Music Video, Night of the Comet, Toys, and Being a Kid Again

7/11/2022
The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #361: Making a Retrowave Music Video, Night of the Comet, Toys, and Being a Kid Again https://archive.org/download/podcast-361/Podcast%20361.mp3 This week, I finished the music video I started recently using the two synth – handpan tracks Jeff Finely and I worked on together. I finally figured out enough of Adobe Premiere to accomplish…Read more The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #361: Making a Retrowave Music Video, Night of the Comet, Toys, and Being a Kid Again

Duration:00:30:10

The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #360: Flash Gordon (1980) with Obi, Joe, and Adam

7/4/2022
The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #360: Flash Gordon (1980) with Obi, Joe, and Adam https://archive.org/download/podcast-360/Podcast%20360.mp3 Today, I’m joined by my friends Joseph Esch, Adam Crohn, and Obi as we talk about the 1980 film, Flash Gordon. This film was a blast, and it was a hoot to record as well. The show goes off the rails within…Read more The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #360: Flash Gordon (1980) with Obi, Joe, and Adam

Duration:01:40:14

The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #359: Musical Interlude – Adding to a C#m Chord Progression on Synth with Jeff Finley

6/27/2022
The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #359: Musical Interlude – Adding to a C#m Chord Progression on Synth with Jeff Finley https://archive.org/download/podcast-359/Podcast%20359.mp3 This week, I’d adding to the second repeating chord progression in C#m that I did with with past show guest Jeff Finley on the handpan. We started this track in episode 354. This track ended…Read more The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #359: Musical Interlude – Adding to a C#m Chord Progression on Synth with Jeff Finley

Duration:00:24:36

The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #358: Welcome My Brother, Jeremy, as We Talk About The Heroic Trio (東方三俠, 1993)

6/20/2022
The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #358: Welcome My Brother, Jeremy, as We Talk About The Heroic Trio (東方三俠, 1993) https://archive.org/download/podcast-358/Podcast%20358.mp3 This week, my brother and I are watching The Heroic Trio (東方三俠 – literally – “Eastern three heroes”), a 1993 film we first saw on cable TV as kids, around the time of the British /…Read more The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #358: Welcome My Brother, Jeremy, as We Talk About The Heroic Trio (東方三俠, 1993)

Duration:01:30:31

The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #357: Making Minifigure Packaging and Finishing Night of the Comet Minifigures

6/13/2022
The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #357: Making Minifigure Packaging and Finishing Night of the Comet Minifigures https://archive.org/download/podcast-357/Podcast%20357.mp3 This week, I wanted to share the final product of the Night of the Comet minifigures! They’re done! I figured out how to make the lettering on Sam’s cheerleader uniform and do the packaging so the two figures can…Read more The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #357: Making Minifigure Packaging and Finishing Night of the Comet Minifigures

Duration:00:27:25

The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #356: Making Night of the Comet Minifigures!

6/6/2022
The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #356: Making Night of the Comet Minifigures! https://archive.org/download/podcast-356/Podcast%20356.mp3 This week, I wanted to share a little bit of a recent project. After finishing the Lego Rocketeer and resin Beverly Switzler figurines, I thought it be fun to do figurines of Reggie and Sam from the 1984 cult classic, Night of the…Read more The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #356: Making Night of the Comet Minifigures!

Duration:00:30:45

The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #355 and Like a Hood Ornament #43: Welcome Obi from Obi’s Toybox As We Talk All About the Rocketeer!

5/30/2022
The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #355 and Like a Hood Ornament #43: Welcome Obi from Obi’s Toybox As We Talk All About the Rocketeer! https://archive.org/download/podcast-355/Podcast%20355.mp3 This week, I’m joined by special guest Obi of Obi’s Toybox as we talk all about one of our mutual favorite topics – the Rocketeer! We were introduced by our mutual…Read more The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #355 and Like a Hood Ornament #43: Welcome Obi from Obi’s Toybox As We Talk All About the Rocketeer!

Duration:01:43:53

The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #354: Musical Interlude – Making a C#m Descending Chord Progression on Synth 2

5/23/2022
The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #354: Musical Interlude – Making a C#m Descending Chord Progression on Synth 2 https://archive.org/download/podcast-354/Podcast%20354.mp3 This week, I’m making another repeating chord progression in C#m for a little collaboration with past show guest Jeff Finley, who recently told me about an instrument called a handpan, which is kind of like a steel…Read more The Thirteenth Hour Podcast #354: Musical Interlude – Making a C#m Descending Chord Progression on Synth 2

Duration:00:28:59