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Pulp-Pourri Theatre is an all-new audio drama anthology series that has its origins in vintage pulp fiction but presents its stories - a mix of original stories and adaptations - in the modern way. Produced and directed by Pete Lutz, and starring the Narada Radio Company.

Narada Radio Company Audio Drama Pete Lutz

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    • 4.8 • 46 Ratings

Pulp-Pourri Theatre is an all-new audio drama anthology series that has its origins in vintage pulp fiction but presents its stories - a mix of original stories and adaptations - in the modern way. Produced and directed by Pete Lutz, and starring the Narada Radio Company.

    OLD-TIME RADIO ESSENTIALS 35 - Birds Eye Open House

    OLD-TIME RADIO ESSENTIALS 35 - Birds Eye Open House

    Old-time Radio Essentials continues its 3rd season with an episode of Birds Eye Open House – "Groucho Brings a Turkey for Thanksgiving Dinner"! This one's Pete's pick, or rather, that of his special guest, Essential Listener Noah Diamond*. Noah's an actor, author, podcaster, Marxian Scholar, and off-Broadway Groucho impersonator, not to mention a very funny guy, so you can imagine the discussion of this episode's merits by Noah and our three co-hosts will be sparkling and rapid-fire and exceptionally funny. But why imagine it? Tune in and find out!
    And since we're on the subject of finding things out, while you listen you'll learn if we feel this entry meets the following criteria:
    1. Is it truly representative of that series? (Can anyone point to it and say, "Yes, that is what [NAME OF SERIES] was all about.")
    2. Is it an episode worthy of inclusion in any and every OTR aficionado's private collection?
    So with this in mind, we three bring you, as our thirty-fifth number (but 10th official episode of S3), this episode of Birds Eye Open House, from 11/22/45. We'll introduce the show, play it in its entirety, then discuss it at length. Thanks for joining us, and we hope you enjoy it! 
    Please show your support of the podcast by doing any of the following...
    To comment on how we might improve OTR-E, or give suggestions for future discussions, please write to us at f6point3@gmail.com . Put the word "Essentials" in the subject line.

    Your feedback means a lot to us! A review at iTunes or at your usual podcatcher would be appreciated.
    Next Time: Dave brings us an episode of Let George Do It!
    *Noah's body of work (and possibly his body) can be found at noahdiamond.com 

    • 1 hr 21 min
    THE CELLAR MS2 E2: The Game

    THE CELLAR MS2 E2: The Game

    THE CELLAR Miniseries 2, Episode 2: The Game, by John Bell & Becky Beach
    In this specially curated collection for Halloween 2022, we will be presenting a wide selection of new, old-time radio (and other) horror programs. For our ninth, we are proud to present . 
    In this new production, "The Game" by John Bell and Becky Beach, the Third Place winner in The Cellar's scriptwriting contest in 2019, made especially for World Audio Drama Day 2022, a laid-back guy and his prudish date go to the home of a fun-loving couple for game night. Some experiments with a Ouija Board lead to the unexpected arrival of an uninvited guest, who insists on taking over the evening...and a few other things! 
    CAST:
    CADAVERA QUIVRY: Angela Young
    ANNOUNCER: Robin Robbins
    BOB:  Dana Gonsalves
    ALTON:  Pete Lutz
    SHARON: Angela Young
    ELLEN:  Rachel Pulliam
    THE STRANGER: John Bell
    Directed by Pete Lutz
    Produced by John Bell
    Theme music composed and performed by Tom Rory Parsons

    • 42 min
    THE CELLAR MS2 E1: Terror on Edge Island

    THE CELLAR MS2 E1: Terror on Edge Island

    THE CELLAR Miniseries 2, Episode 1: Terror on Edge Island, by Adrian Cory
    In this new production, "Terror on Edge Island" by Adrian Cory, the First Place winner in The Cellar's scriptwriting contest in 2019, made especially for World Audio Drama Day 2022, a small band of climate scientists travel to an island off the coast of Norway to study the effect of climate change on its fjords and permafrost, with a secondary study of the prehistoric, primitive life that once thrived there. What else they find is something you'll soon find out for yourself! 
    CAST:
    CADAVERA QUIVRY: Angela Young
    ANNOUNCER: Robin Robbins
    PROFESSOR LINFORD NOBLE: Jordan Scavone
    DR GUNTER SCHMIDT: Thomas Rippert
    DR GARY STILES: Les Marsden
    DR ANNE HOLLOWAY: Angela Young
    CANUTE: Orlando Segarra
    Produced & Directed by Pete Lutz
    Theme music composed and performed by Tom Rory Parsons

    • 36 min
    OLD-TIME RADIO ESSENTIALS 34 - Broadway is My Beat

    OLD-TIME RADIO ESSENTIALS 34 - Broadway is My Beat

    Old-time Radio Essentials continues its 3rd season with an episode of Broadway is My Beat – "The Lars Nielson Murder Case"! This one's Paul's pick, and there's lots of police procedural-goodness in the selection, followed by fast-paced discussion of its merits by the three co-hosts. Will our upstairs neighbor call the cops on us for talking too loud? Tune in and find out!
    And since we're on the subject of finding things out, while you listen you'll learn if we feel this entry meets the following criteria:
    1. Is it truly representative of that series? (Can anyone point to it and say, "Yes, that is what [NAME OF SERIES] was all about.")
    2. Is it an episode worthy of inclusion in any and every OTR aficionado's private collection?
    So with this in mind, we three bring you, as our thirty-fourth number (but 9th official episode of S3), this episode of Broadway is My Beat, from 9/29/51. We'll introduce the show, play it in its entirety, then discuss it at length. Thanks for joining us, and we hope you enjoy it! 
    Please show your support of the podcast by doing any of the following!
    To comment on how we might improve OTR-E, or give suggestions for future discussions, please write to us at f6point3@gmail.com . Put the word "Essentials" in the subject line.

    Your feedback means a lot to us! A review at iTunes or at your usual podcatcher would be appreciated.
    Next Time: Pete uses his turn to bring in a special guest!

    • 1 hr 4 min
    ADVENTURES OF THE FEDERATED TEC S2E2 - Zigzags of Treachery Part 2

    ADVENTURES OF THE FEDERATED TEC S2E2 - Zigzags of Treachery Part 2

    S2E2: Zigzags of Treachery, part 2

    In the conclusion of our Season 2 premiere,  the life of an innocent woman hangs in the balance, and only a letter can save her – if the Tec can find it in time! Adapted from the Continental Op story of the same name by Dashiell Hammett, originally published in the March 1, 1924 issue of "Black Mask" magazine. Starring The NARADA RADIO COMPANY
    Adapted and directed by Pete Lutz
    Post-production by Fishbonius Sound Design
    Theme and certain musical passages by Dr. Ross Bernhardt
    Darren Rockhold as YOUR ANNOUNCER
    Pete Lutz as THE TEC
    Noah Diamond as ATTORNEY VANCE RICHMOND
    Jason D. Johnson as O'GAR
    Frank Guglielmelli as MR. STACEY
    Jeff Moon as DR. ESTEP 
    Geri Elliff as EDNA ESTEP
    Mark Kalita as DICK FOLEY
    Jordan Bruster as BOB TEAL
    Paul Arbisi as LEDWICH and HAMMETT'S VOICE
    Rachel Pulliam as THE MAID and
    Joe Stofko as THE OLD MAN 

    • 36 min
    WLS National Barn Dance 9th Anniversary Show

    WLS National Barn Dance 9th Anniversary Show

    I had some bandwidth left over at the end of the month, that I didn't want to see go to waste, so I decided to post this fun musical program that I had on cassette and converted to digital. Enjoy!

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
46 Ratings

46 Ratings

190085 ,

The Community Theatre You Have Been Missing

This is a great show. There’s more variety of genre than just about anything out there, and the scripts are really well put together. The comedy is hilarious, and the dramatic aspects can be pretty impactful. The actors are having a ton of fun and give their all. Highly recommended!

Streakerpincher ,

Pete Lutz, Johnny Logan was a JOCKEY!!

The frankfurters are horse meat. “Pickle in the middle and the mustard on top, or the mustard in the middle and Johnny Logan on top.” Jockeys are “up” on a horse!! This is an awesome show and can’t wait to hear more!!

DavidFeldmann ,

A fun series!

I’m a big fan of radio dramas and it’s good to see new productions that carry on the tradition of audio plays into the 21st century. Very worthwhile!

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