The Voice of Free Planet X

True stories of fictional people, from Jared Axelrod

Episodes

Episode 13: A CASUAL SENSE OF ADVENTURE Sometimes, it's astounding where a casual sense of adventure will lead you.

"Mind Blindness" was written and performed by Dirty On Purpose, and is available on their album Sleep Late For A Better Tomorrow. You can find out more about Dirty On Purpose at www.dirtyonpurpose.com

This episode also featured "Hidden Wings " by Jami Sieber, more work and information about this artist can be found at www.magnatune.com

You can download VOICES at www.podiobooks.com/voices/ You'll be glad you did.
Direct download: Episode_13__A_CASUAL_SENSE_OF_ADVENTURE.mp3
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Episode 12: ROCKETER Failure is always relative. And escape velocity can't be achieved by everyone.

"The New American Apathy" was written and performed by Mazarin, and is available on their album "We're Already There" which can be purchased via iTunes. You can find out more about Mazarin at www.myspace.com/mazarinband

This episode also featured "Dad's Song" by Ehren Starks. More information and work by this artist can be found at www.magnatune.com

Listen to The Rev-Up Review, The Worst Music You've Ever Heardand buy the February '06 issue of Popular Science, while you're at it.
Direct download: Episode_12_ROCKETER.mp3
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Episode 11: CURSE OF THE FORWARD-THINKING GENTLEMAN, part 2 In which our narrator comes face to face with the monstrosities that lurk within the house of Algernon Feldspar, and learns the true nature of this unusual fellow. You will find the first part of this tale here

"Rubber Angel" was written and performed by Spit, and is available at mperia.com. You can find out more about Spit at www.otherleg.com/music/spit and www.myspace.com/spitnik

This episode also featured "Engelorum" and "RUST part 1 " byThe Vernian Process.

Direct download: Episode_11_CURSE_OF_THE_FORWARD-THINKING_GENTLEMAN_part_2.mp3
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Episode 10: CURSE OF THE FORWARD-THINKING GENTLEMAN, part 1 In which our narrator recounts his involvement with Basil Fohrsight, and pursues a man with a cunningly bizarre arm. But what wonders and horrors might lie within the home of such a man?

"Down In The Meadow" was written and performed by Spit, and is available at mperia.com. You can find out more about Spit at www.otherleg.com/music/spit and www.myspace.com/spitnik

This episode also featured "Engelorum" and "RUST part 1 " by The Vernian Process.

News and information about the Blooker Prize can be found at the Lulu Blooker Blog. Since the entries up for veiw are displayed alphabetically, my entry, TALES FROM THE UNCANNY VALLEY, is diabolically close in proximity to Cheeseburger Brown's SIMON OF SPACE.
Direct download: Episode_10_CURSE_OF_THE_FORWARD-THINKING_GENTLEMEN_part_1.mp3
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THE DEEDS OF THE DESPERATE Al Savage relates the story of his too-close-for-comfort meeting with the man known only as The Bat. But Savage strangely has no fear of this dark knight. Could it be there is something else in this world that frightens him more?

"Leaves Do Fall" was written and performed by The Rosebuds, and is available on their album "Birds Make Good Neighbors" which can be purchased via iTunes. You can find out more about the Rosebuds at www.therosebuds.com

This episode also featured "Sukothai Rain" and "The Darkening Ground" by Jami Sieber. More information and work by this artist can be found at www.magnatune.com

Be sure to listen to Voices Of Tomorrow, the official podcast of 365tomorrows.com.

Special thanks to Brendan Dalton and J.R. Blackwell for lending their voice talents for this episode.
Direct download: Episode_9_BIG_DAMN_HEROES_Chapter_2.mp3
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Episode 8: LIGHT OF OUR FATHERS Life with a compulsive Groucho Marx impersonator might not be so bad, but after 13 years, it starts to wear thin. It's a war of wills between a teenage girl and her father, and Hanukkah is battlefield.

"Lydia The Tattooed Lady" was written by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg and performed by Groucho Marx, and was first used in the movie At The Circus

This episode also featured "Rabbis Table," by the Stick And Rag Village Orchestra, and "Minas Tirith," by Howard Shore. Thanks again to J.R. Blackwell, for reading this weeks episode. You can read some of Ms. Blackwell's own writing at www.365tomorrows.com
Direct download: Episode_8__LIGHT_OF_OUR_FATHERS.mp3
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Christmas is about a Christ, a Messiah  But X-Mas, X-Mas is about an X. And X stands for anything; it's a mystery. And in a holiday that celebrates mysteries, only one thing is clear:

Barley was bread to begin with...

"Christmas In The Trenches" was written and performed by John McCutcheon, and is available on his album "Winter Solstice" You can find out more about John at www.folkmusic.com

This episode also featured "Revenge Of The Sugar Plum Fairy" by the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, "Broygas," by the Stick And Rag Village Orchestra, "Mezza Messa," by Falik, and "The Nutbreaker," by djBC.
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Something for the new listeners. I need to cut it down a bit a bit to use it for advertising--at a minute and a half, it's bit long for the average podcast "bump." But it'll do for now.
Direct download: Introduction_To_The_Voice_Of_Free_Planet_X.mp3
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Ever wonder why we dim the lights during our most intimate moments? Some mysteries can never be solved, only explained.

"Another Song About The Darkness" was written and performed by Lauren Hoffman, and is available on her album "Choregraphy". You can find out more about Lauren at www.forlauren.com

This episode also featured "The Tale Of Room 620" by Ehren Starks. More information and work by this artist can be found at www.magnatune.com
Direct download: Episode_6__WHO_WE_ARE_IN_THE_DARK.mp3
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THE LAY OF THE LAND Before the West was won, it was a haven for savagery and brutality. And no town exemplified lawlessness more than Justice. That's something Clark Kent and only just found out, finding himself in Justice on the trail of an man known only as The Bat...

"The Only Son" was written and performed by The Jason Sinay Band, and is available on their album "The Jason Sinay Band" which can be purchased via iTunes. You can find out more about The Jason Sinay Band at jasonsinayband.com

This episode also featured "The Easy Winners," performed by Max Morath, and "Sioux Flag Song" from the Northern Plains Native Americans.

My interview by Jason Adams is available in two parts at www.randomsignal.com

I'm a guest at PhilCon this year. Here are the panels I'll be speaking at:
Sat 10:00 AM in Liberty C Science Fiction: Gen X (179)
Sat 2:00 PM in 303 Writing for an Online Audience (283)--365 Tomorrows panel
Sun 1:00 PM in Salon G Flash Fiction (284)--365 Tomorrows panel
Direct download: Episode_5__Big_Damn_Heroes_Part_1.mp3
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