Seminar

An anthology show where featured shorts are heard through the lens of lessons in a futuristic post-apocalypse.

The content of "Seminar" varies by episode as dictated by the featured shorts. Shorts range from very G-rated to hard R. Listener discretion is advised.

Episode Archive

  • Social Interaction

    Episode Number: 26

    Join us as we raise the stakes and gamble with a god. Featuring "Time's Quartet part 3 - Counter Point".

    Episode download: Seminar26master.mp3

    Cover art by Kristy Plotkin.

    Release Date: May 22, 2009

    Run Time: 20:24
  • The Ease of Manipulation

    Episode Number: 25

    Tea and root beer floats are on the menu, as a secret sisterhood plans world domination and federal agents fight an ancient brotherhood. Featuring "Time's Quartet part 2 - Opening" and "Tea and Terrorism".

    Episode download: Seminar25master.mp3

    Commentary download: Seminar25commentary.mp3

    Cover art by Kristy Plotkin.

    Release Date: April 24, 2009

    Run Time: 27:41
  • Shadows

    Episode Number: 24

    A drive home and a day at work challenge modern people, as they confront old souls. Featuring "On A Dark Stretch of Road" and "Time's Quartet part 1 - Prelude".

    Episode download: Seminar24master.mp3

    Commentary download: Seminar24commentary.mp3

    Cover art by Paul Leclerc.

    Release Date: February 20, 2009

    Run Time: 29:59
  • Supernatural Adaptation

    Episode Number: 23

    Journey with shipwrecked pirates as they encounter the comic side of the unreal. Featuring "Luau at Pirate Cove"

    Episode download: Seminar23master.mp3

    Release Date: January 23, 2009

    Run Time: 11:16
  • The Season

    Episode Number: 22

    Christmas forces a lonely woman and a frustrated adolescent to struggle with loss, family, and the future. Featuring "The Crossing" and "The Christmas Spirit".

    Episode download: Seminar22master.mp3

    Commentary download: Seminar22commentary.mp3

    Cover art by Loran Skinkis.

    Release Date: December 19, 2008

    Run Time: 21:59
  • Gossip and Gore

    Episode Number: 21

    We all hunger. Join us as food is used to explore two very different appetites. Featuring "The Hot Dog Diet" and "The Lollipop Killed ".

    Episode download: Seminar21master.mp3

    Commentary download: Seminar21commentary.mp3

    Cover art by Loran Skinkis.

    Release Date: November 21, 2008

    Run Time: 34:01
  • Words

    Episode Number: 20

    What kind of scenes do friends, lovers, and strangers play out with each other as they share, hide, and lie with their words? Featuring "Conversations" and "Losing '83".

    Episode download: Seminar20master.mp3

    Commentary download: Seminar20commentary.mp3

    Release Date: October 24, 2008

    Run Time: 29:09
  • Honor and Insanity

    Episode Number: 19

    Jacob and Clint both reach the end of the line, with drastically different results. Sometimes the help of a friend (or lack thereof) can make you... or break you. Featuring "Spaced Out" and "The Good Samaritan".

    Episode download: Seminar19master.mp3

    Commentary download: Seminar19commentary.mp3

    Cover art by Loran Skinkis.

    Release Date: September 19, 2008

    Run Time: 37:23
  • Parody and Humor

    Episode Number: 18

    Rev up the Mystery Machine and say goodbye to old favorites. Children's shows aren't just for kids. Featuring "Kasey Where R U" and "Snapshot".

    Episode download: Seminar18master.mp3

    Commentary download: Seminar18commentary.mp3

    Cover art by Loran Skinkis.

    Release Date: August 22, 2008

    Run Time: 19:30
  • Suspension of Disbelief

    Episode Number: 17

    Forces of nature are not to be trifled with, be they planets or... typewriters. Featuring "The Empire Strikes Back" and "Runaway".

    Episode download: Seminar17master.mp3

    Commentary download: Seminar17commentary.mp3

    Release Date: July 25, 2008

    Run Time: 24:00
  • Late Night Double Feature Audio Show

    Episode Number: 16

    It's madcap madness and mayhem as the surreal Detective Mac reaches its surprising conclusion! Featuring "Detective Mac" parts 4 and 5.

    Episode download: Seminar16master.mp3

    Commentary download: Seminar16commentary.mp3

    Cover art by Loran Skinkis.

    Release Date: June 20, 2008

    Run Time: 21:54
  • Liars and Hypocrites

    Episode Number: 15

    What do aging, fading rock stars and disgruntled customers have in common? They're both... edible. Featuring "Feed the Poor" and "Third Shift".

    Episode download: Seminar15master.mp3

    Cover art by Loran Skinkis.

    Release Date: May 23, 2008

    Run Time: 33:30
  • Appearances, Good Business and Absurdism

    Episode Number: 14

    If you're on the run, you'd better hope your disguise is at least good enough to fool a cabbie. And when given a big assignment at the last possible second and things go wrong... don't worry, because your clients probably know less than you do. Featuring "On the Lam" and "Good Discussion".

    Episode download: Seminar14master.mp3

    Commentary download: Seminar14commentary.mp3

    Release Date: April 25, 2008

    Run Time: 18:17
  • Epoch

    Episode Number: 13

    What is the nature of time? Would you rather change the past or concentrate on the future? How you answer that question determines the person you become. Featuring "Timepiece" and "Killing Time".

    Episode download: Seminar13master.mp3

    Release Date: March 21, 2008

    Run Time: 29:53
  • Culmination

    Episode Number: 12

    The macabre, insanity and what lies beyond death haunt our characters and teach them that things aren't always what they seem. Featuring "A Perfect Circle" and "Foreclosure".

    Episode download: Seminar12master.mp3

    Commentary download: Seminar12commentary.mp3

    Release Date: January 25, 2008

    Run Time: 33:42
  • Rising Action

    Episode Number: 11

    Michael Bolton makes crooks feel dirty, Yoopers call when you think about them and the Fnork's gonna getcha if you're not careful. The surreal returns. Featuring "Detective Mac", part 3 and "Roxy and the Trashman", act 3.

    Episode download: Seminar11master.mp3

    Commentary download: Seminar11commentary.mp3

    Release Date: December 15, 2007

    Run Time: 24:33
  • Breaking Point

    Episode Number: 10

    A Russian is assassinated by an American, which makes headaches for the British, and just what happens when you're adrift in space, waiting for rescue? Some things there's no escape from. Featuring "Costigan" and "Escape Pod".

    Episode download: Seminar10master.mp3

    Commentary download: Seminar10commentary.mp3

    Release Date: November 24, 2007

    Run Time: 30:56
  • Personification

    Episode Number: 9

    Cows chew the cud and literary characters mock your sexual prowess, or lack thereof. It's an examination of humor that gives voice to inner desires like... farmhands are hot. And so is Erik. Featuring "Ruminations" and "Don't Come Back Until I Have a Penis".

    Episode download: Seminar09master.mp3

    Commentary download: Seminar09commentary.mp3

    Release Date: October 26, 2007

    Run Time: 33:06
  • Miniseries

    Episode Number: 8

    The Trashman has a body! And a bathroom. What a guy! And do you have any idea what "Detective Mac" scripts go for on the black market? $300! It's true. Featuring "Roxy and the Trashman", act 2, and "Detective Mac", part 2.

    Episode download: Seminar08master.mp3

    Release Date: September 22, 2007

    Run Time: 24:49
  • Curiosity

    Episode Number: 7

    When looking for work, take jobs from mysterious strangers at your own peril. And sometimes the most horrible thing about a murder is what you don't know. Featuring "Cargo" and "Enmity".

    Episode download: Seminar07master.mp3

    Release Date: August 25, 2007

    Run Time: 28:21
  • Fantasy and Film Noir

    Episode Number: 6

    When aliens invade, who you gonna call? The sales team, that's who! And just what does Sandy Valentine want with Detective Mac? It must be pretty serious, because dames don't rebuild stairs for just anyone! Featuring "Conference Call" and "Detective Mac".

    Episode download: Seminar06master.mp3

    Release Date: July 21, 2007

    Run Time: 27:10
  • Rivals and Universal Narrative

    Episode Number: 5

    Old friends get together for one last hurrah, but there's always the little problem of ego to get in the way. And be wary of falling down garbage chutes... but should it happen, well, maybe you'll be lucky enough to meet the Trashman. Featuring "The Reunion" and "Roxy and the Trashman".

    Episode download: Seminar05master.mp3

    Release Date: June 23, 2007

    Run Time: 18:38
  • Coffee and Humor

    Episode Number: 4

    How well does the Instructor understand comedy, or for that matter, warm caffeinated beverages? Spontaneous inquiry: what is humor? Featuring "Black Joe Coffee" and "Coffee Break".

    Episode download: Seminar04master.mp3

    Release Date: May 26, 2007

    Run Time: 18:42
  • The Grotesque and Justice

    Episode Number: 3

    The Instructor takes things down a dark road and into a world of murder and violence, double-crosses and abusive booyfriends... and the chance to turn the tables on those who've wronged you. Featuring "Walk with Death" and "Game's Over".

    Episode download: Seminar03master.mp3

    Release Date: April 21, 2007

    Run Time: 22:20
  • Poetry and Culture

    Episode Number: 2

    Who is rapping, rapping at the chamber door? A dark and foreboding creature, or a gentle but imaginary friend? Seminar tackles the ways in which we cope with loss and despair... or fail to. Featuring "The Raven" and "Genji".

    Episode download: Seminar02master.mp3

    Release Date: March 24, 2007

    Run Time: 18:43

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