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Possible Side Effects

9/13/2017
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Intestilax is a miracle cure for stomach pains. But be careful: it may have side effects. Written by Casper Kelly, and produced by Jonathan Mitchell. Performed by Adam Wade, Hannah Chase, Mariette Strauss, Elana Fishbein, Dennis Pacheco, Anne Antonucci, Jeremy Bent, Noel Dinneen and Seth Lind.

Duration: 00:20:09


Influencers part 1

6/28/2017
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Imagine a near future where media influencers are sent to an internment camp. This episode was made in collaboration with Benjamen Walker, and part 2 is available now on his podcast "Theory of Everything". Featuring Michael Delisle, Ann Carr, T.J. Mannix, Michael Cullen, Chris McKinney, Will Quinn, Becca Schall, Louis Kornfeld, Chris Kipiniak, and Kerry Kastin. Written by Benjamen Walker, with help from Louis Kornfeld. Produced by Jonathan Mitchell.

Duration: 00:13:09


Intimacy Challenge

4/26/2017
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On the island of Thassos grows a very rare variety of the Lotus flower, Nymphaea Anamnesis. If you drink its extract, whatever you say or do for ten minutes after drinking it, you won’t remember. It's kind of like Snapchat but "in life". On this episode we’ll meet a group of friends who partake in the Lotus extract. Written by Jaymes Jorsling, and produced by Jonathan Mitchell.

Duration: 00:17:20


Hey Bumblebee

4/12/2017
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Spring is in the air and so are the bees. To celebrate, we made this collection of comedy sketches! Learn how Quantum Mechanics can help solve that familiar dilemma: scone or muffin? Meet the most conscientious mom on the playground. And hear the only game show that explores the futility of trying to make the world a better place in the face of today's biggest news: What Can You Do! Featuring sketches by Alexis Pereira, Jessica Taylor, Becca Schall, and Jordan Randolph. Produced by...

Duration: 00:17:16


Scavenger Hunt

3/22/2017
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What will they find? Performed by Rebecca Robles and Louis Kornfeld. Story by Louis Kornfeld, produced by Jonathan Mitchell. Recorded on location in New York City.

Duration: 00:16:10


Miracle on the L Train

3/8/2017
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The Lord works in mysterious ways. With Joanna Hausmann as Alice and T.J. Mannix as God. Written by Sarah Siskind with Louis Kornfeld, and produced by Jonathan Mitchell.

Duration: 00:17:52


Bloodless

2/22/2017
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Strangling is a bloodless crime. From the podcast "Getting On with James Urbaniak", we feature a story by Julie Klausner, performed by James Urbaniak.

Duration: 00:14:58


A Drop in the Ocean

2/9/2017
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A submarine crew goes deeper than they thought possible. Written by Louis Kornfeld and Chris Kipiniak. Performed by Gregory Jones, Chris McKinney, Russell G. Jones, Billy Griffin Jr., Reynaldo Piniella, and Michael Cullen. Produced by Jonathan Mitchell.

Duration: 00:21:19


Ice Music & Mirror Lake

1/25/2017
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The latest developments from the Laboratory for Innovation and Acoustic Research (L.I.A.R.), and a couple goes in search of childhood memories. With Gregory Whitehead, Ed Herbstman, Lauren Ashley Smith, and Louis Kornfeld.

Duration: 00:20:10


The Dark End of the Mall

1/11/2017
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Shopping can make you work up a thirst. Performed by Lauren Adams and Peter Grosz, written by Casper Kelly, and produced by Jonathan Mitchell.

Duration: 00:22:23


The Sweet Music of Friction

12/21/2016
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A man mysteriously transports himself into the body of a prison inmate. Performed by Khalil Kain and Craig muMs Grant, with Keith Randolph Smith, Shamika Cotton, Chris McKinney, Louis Kornfeld, and Jaymes Jorsling. Written by Jaymes Jorsling, produced by Jonathan Mitchell.

Duration: 00:19:37


Naughty or Nice

12/7/2016
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An elf named Spark has just been promoted to the "Naughty or Nice" division of Santa's workshop. But when he finds out how Santa determines if you've been bad or good, he makes it his mission to change the system. Written by Jonathan Mitchell and Seth Lind, originally produced for NPR's All Things Considered in 2014.

Duration: 00:20:47


Commentary Track

11/10/2016
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A (fictional) Director's Commentary from the (fictional) short film that inspired the (fictional) big budget feature romantic comedy "Then I Saw Her Face". Performed by Birgit Huppuch, with Maurice Jones and Libby Woodbridge. Written by Chris Kipiniak and Louis Kornfeld, and produced by Jonathan Mitchell.

Duration: 00:16:59


Cor-wrong-ct!

10/12/2016
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A mixtape made especially for you, with five short comedy sketches produced by The Truth. Featuring performances by Scott Adsit, Tami Sagher, Ed Herbstman, Laura Grey, April Matthis, Peter McNerney, Lane Kewerdis, Al King, Becca Schall, Willie Appelman, Louis Kornfeld, Tom Ligon, and Blanche Ames. With sketches by Sarah Siskind, Colin Nissan, Becca Schall, Willie Appelman and David Zax. Produced by Jonathan Mitchell.

Duration: 00:20:47


Sleep Some More

9/7/2016
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Dan's college roommate won't shut up. Even when he's asleep. Performed by Brian Miskell and Mark Gessner, with Lusia Strus and Hannah Chase. Written by Chris Kipiniak, and produced by Jonathan Mitchell.

The Making of That's Democracy

7/13/2016
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A new short film has been made based on our story "That's Democracy", and to celebrate we produced this documentary about how the original story was made. Including interviews with Louis Kornfeld, Peter McNerney, and filmmakers Jon Bowden & Cliff Traiman. Plus archival tape from our story meetings, and outtakes from the recording session.

Songonauts (episode 2)

6/8/2016
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Doc, Penny, and Jojo are trapped in the Songoverse. Will they ever find a way home? Performed by Jonathan Mann, Elena Skopetos, Bianca Casusol, Tom Ligon, Dan Fairall, and Amy Warren. Written by Jonathan Mitchell, Jonathan Mann, and Pat Shay, with songs by Jonathan Mann. Produced and directed by Jonathan Mitchell.

The Man in the Barn

5/12/2016
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A mysterious man appears in the barn of an elderly Irish couple. This story was commissioned by RTE's Drama on One, and recorded in Kilfinane, County Limerick, Ireland. Performed by Sarah Reynolds, Joe Mullins, Maeve McGrath, Diarmuid McIntyre, and Louis Kornfeld. Written by Louis Kornfeld, and produced by Jonathan Mitchell, with the assistance of Diarmuid McIntyre and Grey Heron Media. Special thanks to Kevin Brew of RTE, and Noreen Quish.

Duration: 00:17:48


Songonauts (episode 1)

4/13/2016
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A struggling indie band find a drum machine that transports them into their songs. Performed by Jonathan Mann, Elena Skopetos, Bianca Casusol, Tom Ligon, Louis Kornfeld, and Jimmy O'Connell. Written by Jonathan Mann and Jonathan Mitchell, with songs by Jonathan Mann. Produced and directed by Jonathan Mitchell.

Man V. Nature

3/9/2016
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Three men are stranded in a lifeboat. Adapted from a short story by Diane Cook, our adaptation is by Diana McCorry. Performed by David Pasquesi, Ed Herbstman, and Mark Gessner. Produced by Jonathan Mitchell. "Man V. Nature" is from the collection of the same name, copyright 2014 by Diane Cook, used by permission of HarperCollins Publishers.
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