The Voice of Free Planet X

True stories of fictional people, from Jared Axelrod

Episodes

Episode 24 - Owing Amperstam

In which a rogue reconsiders, alternatives are suggested, arguments are shot down, numbers are calculated, certainty is questioned, a baker ruminates, shutters are considered, and hope is measured out like grain.

 

The Fables of the Flying City theme was written and performed by Russell Collins of www.clockworkaudio.net

Direct download: Episode_24_-_Owing_Amperstam.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:11pm EST
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Episode 23 - A Warrior of the Future

In which a hotel is entered, a young man is met, a boyfriend is denyed, a soldier is described, a room is witnessed, a technique is learned, a destination is revealed, and a promise is made.


The Fables of the Flying City theme was written and performed by Russell Collins of www.clockworkaudio.net

Direct download: Episode_23_-_A_Warrior_of_the_Future.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:47pm EST
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Episode 22 - Beyond Mistakes

In which our heroine crashes with an old friend, a balloon launch is plotted, Gatling's breath is ablaze, the wisdom of Kivings is reveals, Jobrani travels beyond mistakes, the Vrussians know the custom, a debt is created, and sarcasm is employed.

 

The Fables of the Flying City theme was written and performed by Russell Collins of www.clockworkaudio.net

Direct download: Episode_22_-_Beyond_Mistakes.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:00pm EST
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Episode 21 - The Raptorwife

In which the Raptorwife is sought, a children's rhyme is remembered, the birds are denied, blood is brought up, Ashe presses her point, money is turned down, the body remains, the furnace is offered, and Hanner Gatling arrives once again.


If you're coming here from I SHOULD BE WRITING, Hello! Glad to see you. Stay a spell, why don't you?  Episode 1 is probably the best place to start.

 

The Fables of the Flying City theme was written and performed by Russell Collins of www.clockworkaudio.net

Direct download: Episode_21_-_The_Raptorwife.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:51pm EST
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ISBW #165 – Introduction / Jared Axelrod Interview

Learn a bit about me and my writing and my podcast, if you’re new. And we talk to Jared Axelrod!

Direct download: isbw_show165_101029.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:38pm EST
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Episode 20 - Gatling Weighs In On War

In which Gatling makes her presense known, war's lack of complexity is noted, the twin side of bravado is revealed, the moment we're living in described, the promise of the Aerial Guard is considered, the score is counted, stone is preyed for, and the dead are listed.

 

Special thanks to Jennifer Summerfield for reading this episode.

You can ask Hanner Gatling anything at her Formspring page: http://www.formspring.me/HannerGatling She will answer. Of that you can be sure.

You can check out Tor.com's Steampunk Fortnight over at...http://www.tor.com

The Fables of the Flying City theme was written and performed by Russell Collins of www.clockworkaudio.net

Direct download: Episode_20_-_Gatling_Weighs_In_On_War.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:13pm EST
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Episode 19 - Storm of Confusion

In which a trap is seen, enemies are revealed, a mission is scrubbed, a mind is changed, a battle is fought, a soldier shows them how its done, a boiler explodes, the calvary arrives, and the consquences of war are driven home.

 

 

The Fables of the Flying City theme was written and performed by Russell Collins of www.clockworkaudio.net

Direct download: Episode_19_-_Storm_Of_Confusion.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:13pm EST
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Chapter 18 - Watered And Running

 

In which wings are ordered to be earned, a pilot has second thoughts, a secret is revealed, an alternate life is described, how one dies is denied, a head is screwed on straight, a warship is approached, and the secret of the Vrussian Aerial Force is revealed.

 

The Fables of the Flying City theme was written and performed by Russell Collins of www.clockworkaudio.net

Direct download: Episode_18_-_Watered_And_Running.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:55am EST
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Episode 17: Gatling Knows Her Weapons

In which Gatling's weapon of choice is revealed, a sword flying through the air is described, the mental state of average Amperstam citizen is beyond understanding, an analogy using both moths and flame is utilized, a sword flying through the air arrives again, and the beauty of a sharp weapon is shown.

 

The Fables of the Flying City theme was written and performed by Russell Collins of www.clockworkaudio.net

Direct download: Episode_17_-_Gatling_Knows_Her_Weapons.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:00pm EST
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Episode 16: Paying For Image

In which motives are questioned, the craftmenship of Vrussian hulls are discussed, a turtledove is revealed, gold detaling is reasoned, nicknames are confirmed, and the order no one wants to hear is given.

The Fables of the Flying City theme was written and performed by Russell Collins of www.clockworkaudio.net

Direct download: Episode_16_-_Paying_For_Image.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:39am EST
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Episode 15: Priceless Beyond Measure

In which the situtation is claimed to be simple, flying makes thing complicated, threats are hinted at, a city is claimed, the reasons Father Vrussia goes to war are revealed, a warning is given, a message is promised, the price of secrets is stated and the first blow is braced for.

The Fables of the Flying City theme was written and performed by Russell Collins of www.clockworkaudio.net

Direct download: Episode_15_-_Priceless_Beyond_Measure.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:00am EST
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In which a familar voice returns, the trouble with empires is described, a history is listed, what a fictional Vrussian does with his time is revealed, what a real Vrussian does with hers is compared, a crusade is considered, and a hunger is decribed.

Special thanks to Jennifer Summerfield for reading this episode.

You can ask Hanner Gatling anything at her Formspring page: http://www.formspring.me/HannerGatling She will answer. Of that you can be sure.

The Fables of the Flying City theme was written and performed by Russell Collins of www.clockworkaudio.net

Direct download: Episode_14_-_The_Hunger_Of_Empires.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:57am EST
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In  which salve is applied, scars are fingered, tattoos are traced, lightning storms are recollected, faces are unknown, Consaquine is quoted, a want is gotten, speediness is praised, and how a main character learns to live is explained.

The totally awesome Vivid Muse--aka She of the Mighty Cherpumple--can be heard on Into The Blender (which she does with her amazing husband Chooch) and Girls' Rules (which she does with some of the coolest women in the podiospace).

You can learn everything you need to know about Sagefighting at sagefight.org

 

The Fables of the Flying City theme was written and performed by Russell Collins of www.clockworkaudio.net

Direct download: Episode_13_-_Story_Marks.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:00am EST
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Episode 12 : Gatling Has No Trouble Squinting

In which an old voice returns, the oddness of the wind is mentioned,  a hotel is appraised, the wealth of the wicked is tallied, definititons are relaxed, scrolls are hunted for, docks are seen, piracy motivations are considered, and the temperature and sweetness of fruit is judged.

Special thanks to Jennifer Summerfield for reading this episode.

You can ask Hanner Gatling anything at her Formspring page: http://www.formspring.me/HannerGatling She will answer. Of that you can be sure.

The Fables of the Flying City theme was written and performed by Russell Collins of www.clockworkaudio.net

Direct download: Episode_12_-_Gatling_Has_No_Trouble_Squinting.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:13am EST
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Episode 11 - Fall To The Edge

In which a city is veiwed from an unlikely point of veiw, the cost of flying is weighed, an exception is requested and denied, a push is enacted, a flight is plotted, a neighborhood is envied, a razor is clipped, an observer is netted and an armada arrives.

Scrivener can be downloaded at literatureandlatte.com

You can find my list of things I learned at the Barry Goldblatt Literary retreat over at my blog, jaredaxelrod.com, under What I Learned At The Barry Goldblatt Literary Retreat (Besides The Trapeze)

The Fables of the Flying City theme was written and performed by Russell Collins of www.clockworkaudio.net

Direct download: Episode_11_-_Fall_To_The_Edge.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:05pm EST
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In which friends are implied, wagers are made, liars are called, an immense pot is procured, mugs are slammed, guesses are made, and a grand reveal is witnessed.

 

The Fables of the Flying City theme was written and performed by Russell Collins of www.clockworkaudio.net

Direct download: Episode_10_-_Grand_Reveal.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:22pm EST
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Episode 9: Games For Liars

In which a plane roars to life, launchings and landings are comanded, stomach contents are released, a specific spleen is mentioned, beer is drunk, the escalation of revenge is discussed, rules are given, and a conclusion is reached.

The Fables of the Flying City theme was written and performed by Russell Collins of www.clockworkaudio.net

Direct download: Episode_9_-_Games_For_Liars.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:43pm EST
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Episode 8: A Bitter Brew

In which the Provost is argued with, an Empire is flown over, the capibility of the Guard is judged, tea is requested, what Vrussian do with their time is considered, no interest in debating theoretical topics is shown, and engine is decribed, as well as the horror it evokes.

You can check out Flying Island Press at flyingislandpress.com. Their twitter, with the cool logo is FlyingIslandPre

The Fables of the Flying City theme was written and performed by Russell Collins of www.clockworkaudio.net

Direct download: Episode_8_-_A_Bitter_Brew.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:13pm EST
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Episode 7: On My Blood

In which a night visitor calls, a pilot is defended, the wisdom of Consaguine is expressed, healing is given, a tale is suspended, a kiss is planted, a lack of beer is lamented, and a pillow is weaponized.

JR Blackwell and I talk about comedy with Podcasting's Rich Sigfrit on Requiem of the Outcast

And I go on an on about comicbook movies on Rich's other podcast, Cinemafreaks

 

The Fables of the Flying City theme was written and performed by Russell Collins of www.clockworkaudio.net

Direct download: Episode_7_-_On_My_Blood.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:47pm EST
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Geek Out! With Mainframe Episode 4 - Interview with Jared Axelrod

Episode 4 is a long one, approximately one hour and forty-five minutes of solid interview with the multi-talented Jared Axelrod! Steampunk, comics, podcasting and more - strap in for a fun and geeky ride, dear listener. :)

I'll update this blog post with more links this weekend, but here are just a few to get you started. :)

Jared Axelrod links:
Web site - http://jaredaxelrod.com
Fables of the Flying City - http://www.fablesoftheflyingcity.com/
Books:
Tales from the Uncanny Valley
The Sovereign Era: Year One
Podthology: The Pod Complex
Twitter - http://twitter.com/planetx

J. R. Blackwell (Jared's lovely and talented wife) links:
Web sites:
http://jrblackwell.wordpress.com/
http://jrblackwell.tumblr.com/
http://blackwell.livejournal.com/
Photos - http://www.flickr.com/photos/jrblackwell/
Book - Her Side with Mur Lafferty
Twitter - http://twitter.com/jrblackwell


I can be found and contacted at:

Web Site: http://gowmainframe.blogspot.com/

Twitter: @mainframe (or @gowmainframe for tweets just about the podcast)

Email: gowmainframe at gmail dot com

Voice Mail: 206-350-0528
Songs used are "Space Ride" & "Around", from the album "Around" by Oursvince at http://www.oursvince.com

The podcast is distributed via Libsyn.com & Feedburner

Thanks for listening!

Direct download: GOWM_004.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:33am EST
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Episode 6: The Consequences of Soup

In which a cavalcade of food in paraded, smoking is finally allowed, where to place blame is considered, Ashe’s future is discussed, the usefulness of consequences are questioned, and how much soup forgets is revealed.

Mur Lafferty's Tumblr is here: mightymur.tumblr.com This is the post in question: Podcasting Turns Six

You can ask Hanner Gatling anything at her Formspring page: http://www.formspring.me/HannerGatling She will answer. Of that you can be sure.

The Fables of the Flying City theme was written and performed by Russell Collins of www.clockworkaudio.net

Direct download: Episode_6_-_The_Consequences_of_Soup.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:31am EST
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Episode 5: A Time of Extreme Reality

In which a new world is entered, a sharp woman is introduced, the longevity of legends in discussed, a pilot is noticed, a warning about knives and body parts is given, and lies are not told, despite what one may wish.

You can ask Hanner Gatling anything at her Formspring page: http://www.formspring.me/HannerGatling She will answer. Of that you can be sure.

The Fables of the Flying City theme was written and performed by Russell Collins of www.clockworkaudio.net

Direct download: Episode_5_-_A_Time_of_Extreme_Reality.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:27am EST
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Episode 4: Soldiers' Mess

In which the merits of deserts are discussed, uniforms are described, gentlemen are introduced, a rival makes her presence known,  a fight is broken, and soup is flung.

If you'd like to check out the next Dorian's Parlor, their websitie is http://www.doriansparlor.com/

Tome Wilson's Dieselpunk page is here: http://www.dieselpunks.org/ It's a cool site, and worth poking around in.

The Fables of the Flying City theme was written and performed by Russell Collins of www.clockworkaudio.net

Direct download: Episode_4__Soldiers_Mess.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:17am EST
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Episode 3: Gatling Strides Forth

In which a new voice is heard, the joys and downfalls of Sultansport is revealed, a heart is mused upon, and a writer travels up.

Special thanks to Jennifer Summerfield, for reading this episode.

You can ask Hanner Gatling anything at her Formspring page: http://www.formspring.me/HannerGatling She will answer. Of that you can be sure.

The Fables of the Flying City theme was written and performed by Russell Collins of www.clockworkaudio.net

Direct download: Episode_3_-_Gatling_Strides_Forth.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:00am EST
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Episode 2: When Angels Leave

In which we see the consequences of recklessness, our heroine stands tall, an acrobat is revealed, a tall woman despences disiplinary measures, tattoos are shown, and for a breif moment, an angel is seen.

The excellent model in the picture was created by Skott Stotland of the Nerd Signal

People I hung out with at Balticon: JR Blackwell (natch), Christiana Ellis, Mur Lafferty, Jim Van Verth, Dr. John Cmar, Laura Burns, Dr. Pamela Gay, Tee Morris, Phillipa Ballantine, Phil Rossi, Chooch, Viv, Nathan Lowell, Scott Roche, the Family Pick, Ms. Information, DDog, Nobilis, Podcasting's Rich Sigfrit, Susan Z, RDQ, Scott Breakall, Paul Fischer and Martha Holloway.

The Fables of the Flying City theme was written and performed by Russell Collins of www.clockworkaudio.net

Direct download: Episode_2_-_When_Angels_Leave.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:25pm EST
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Episode 1: The Business Of Scars

In which we meet our heroine, the honesty of the Provost is questioned, a private is made, a pilot is discovered, the elements of shooting is described, and a barrel finds itself in a dangerous predicament.

Recorded live at Balticon.

The Fables of the Flying City theme was written and performed by Russell Collins of www.clockworkaudio.net

Direct download: Episode_1_-_The_Business_of_Scars.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:50am EST
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