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Buried in the forests of Oregon and built thoughtlessly atop a fault line, the small community of Spasming Hill is home to friendly people, good clean living, and a mayor and her monstrous doppelganger that prowl the streets at night.

Tales from Spasming Hill Sam Baran

    • Comedy

Buried in the forests of Oregon and built thoughtlessly atop a fault line, the small community of Spasming Hill is home to friendly people, good clean living, and a mayor and her monstrous doppelganger that prowl the streets at night.

    Humans of Spasming Hill minisode - Deflector Oleanna Cray

    Humans of Spasming Hill minisode - Deflector Oleanna Cray

    HoSH minisode 1 - Deflector Oleanna Cray
    In Humans of Spasming Hill, interesting folk from around town join our reporters in the studio to chat about their lives. Today, a death-defying Deflector from the Thudball arena talks about surviving the game. Tales from Spasming Hill is written and produced by Sam Baran.

    Credits
    Vermillion Bandersnatch: Ang Collins
    Oleanna Cray: Emma Moss

    • 6 min
    Spasming Hill: 2016 Audiocraft Short Feature Competition Entry

    Spasming Hill: 2016 Audiocraft Short Feature Competition Entry

    This feature was written and recorded in the space of a month for the 2016 Audiocraft Short Feature Competition. Entries had to be original pieces less than 10 minutes in length, and be based around the theme "First". It didn't win, but it's a valuable look back at the start of Rex's reporting career!

    CREDITS:
    Rex Zorkel-Smythe: Davey Reynolds
    Mayor Jacqueline Hyde: Sharon Elkind

    • 7 min
    12 - Election Special

    12 - Election Special

    This is it! It's election time in Spasming Hill, and mayor and media intern Jacqueline Hyde is facing re-election. But who's her competition? Find out in this election eve special.

    Credits
    Vermillion Bandersnatch: Ang Collins
    Rex Zorkel-Smythe: Davey Reynolds
    Jacqueline Hyde: Sharon Elkind
    Mr. Quiz: Liam Scarratt
    Vorthox: Sam Baran

    Recorded at 2SER studios. End music "Sailin'" by Skinny Legions.
    This episode uses lots of sound effects from www.freesound.org and elsewhere. For a full list of sound credits, check out my sound credits page.

    • 30 min
    11 - Obelisks

    11 - Obelisks

    Oh no! Large earthquakes are striking all up and down the west coast of America, and Spasming Hill is caught up in the shaking. But what are these strange towers rising from the ground? And why are our reporters acting so weird all of a sudden? Tales from Spasming Hill is written and created by Sam Baran.

    Credits
    Jacqueline Hyde: Sharon Elkind
    Vermillion Bandersnatch: Ang Collins
    Burt Quaker: Matthew Pritchard
    Professor Oswald Stone: Janek Gonsalkarole

    Recorded at 2SER studios. End music "Sailin'" by Skinny Legions.
    This episode uses lots of sound effects from www.freesound.org and elsewhere. For a full list of sound credits, check out my sound credits page.

    • 27 min
    10 - Diplomacy

    10 - Diplomacy

    Time for a quick nip across the border into the rebel state of Stantropolis and its Superb Palace of Radical Serenity. Can Jacky control herself long enough to see the sights there are to see? And what's up with that weird creature Bubbles? Tales from Spasming Hill is written and created by Sam Baran.

    Credits
    Jacqueline Hyde: Sharon Elkind
    Vermillion Bandersnatch: Ang Collins
    Greta Scott: Amanda Maple-Brown
    Bubbles: Zoë Sitas
    Vorthox: Sam Baran

    Recorded at 2SER studios. End music "Sailin'" by Skinny Legions.
    This episode uses lots of sound effects from www.freesound.org and elsewhere. For a full list of sound credits, check out my sound credits page.

    • 29 min
    9 - Ratings Spike

    9 - Ratings Spike

    It seems the Daily Spasm is struggling financially, thanks to a series of extremely questionable journalistic decisions. Burt's Bizarre Periodicals has decided to send in a performance review officer to get their flagship operation sorted out! Tales from Spasming Hill is written and produced by Sam Baran.

    Credits
    Jacqueline Hyde: Sharon Elkind
    Vermillion Bandersnatch: Ang Collins
    Warren: Sam Baran
    Rex Zorkel-Smythe: Davey Reynolds
    Heather: Meg
    Greta Scott: Amanda Maple-Brown

    Recorded at 2SER studios. End music "Sailin'" by Skinny Legions.
    This episode uses lots of sound effects from www.freesound.org and elsewhere. For a full list of sound credits, check out my sound credits page.

    • 30 min

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Tales from a quivering town

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