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Incomparable Radio Theater of the Air

March 31, 2013 at 11:00PM • 47 minutes • Wiki EntryAfter Dark

How much do we love old-time radio dramas and full-cast audioplays? This much.

Special guests Andy Ihnatko, Ben Boychuk, Dan Moren, Glenn Fleishman, John Siracusa, Lex Friedman, Lisa Schmeiser, Monty Ashley, Scott McNulty, Serenity Caldwell, Steve Lutz, and David J. Loehr.

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Written by David J. Loehr

Directed by Serenity Caldwell

Produced and edited by Jason Snell

Original music by Christopher Breen


  • Jason Snell as Himself
  • Philip Michaels as Himself
  • Lex Friedman as FQN Announcer
  • Philip Michaels as Carl Phillips
  • Dan Frakes as Sports Announcer
  • John Siracusa as Howie Koch


  • Andy Ihnatko as Announcer
  • Steve Lutz as Timmy Preston
  • Monty Ashley as Scoutmaster Greene
  • Serenity Caldwell as Jane Witten
  • Jamie and Julian Snell as Scouts Andy and Bobby
  • Dan Moren as Angus MacHeath

THE FOG: "Sing a Song... of Murder"

  • Steve Lutz as Announcer
  • Dan Moren as St. Clair / The Fog
  • Glenn Fleishman as Seldon Harris III
  • Serenity Caldwell as Margo Drummond
  • Sarah Barbour as Woman
  • Ben Boychuk as Man
  • Scott McNulty as Guard
  • Steve Lutz as Guard 2
  • Philip Michaels as Coffee Man
  • Lisa Schmeiser as Coffee Woman
  • Monty Ashley as Caterer
  • and the Spoiler Horn as The Foghorn

JENNY LANE, GIRL DETECTIVE: "The Secret of the Red Herring Murder Clue"

  • Lex Friedman as Announcer
  • Andy Ihnatko as Gerald Hopcock
  • Serenity Caldwell as Jenny Lane
  • Lisa Schmeiser as Trudy
  • Scott McNulty as Percival Lane
  • Greg Knauss as Officer Murphy
  • Steve Lutz as Detective McNulty
  • John Siracusa as Butler
  • Dan Moren as Lord
  • Steve Lutz as Lady
  • Jason Snell as Dowager
  • Monty Ashley as Reed Harriman
  • Lisa Schmeiser as Rita Hopcock
  • Dan Moren as Rodney Harrigan

TWO-FISTED TALES OF TESLA: "Mr. Verne and the Clockwork Zeppelin"

  • Jason Snell as Announcer
  • Serenity Caldwell as Dot
  • Glenn Fleishman as Nikola Tesla
  • Scott McNulty as Guard
  • Andy Ihnatko as Georges Seurat
  • Lex Friedman as Elevator Salesman
  • John Moltz as Jules Verne
  • Lex Friedman as Ned
  • Sarah Barbour as Mysterious Woman


  • David J. Loehr as The Cowhand
  • Steve Lutz as Old Prospector 1
  • Monty Ashley as Old Prospector 2
  • Jason Snell as Old Prospector 3

Some sound effects used were created by users cmussounddesign, Satoration, ddohler, sportygurl37, FreqMam, and vedas under a Creative Commons license. Additional sound effects by Dan Moren and Serenity Caldwell.

An enhanced AAC edition of this episode, with chapter breaks, is available here.