17 episodes

What do you do after death and destruction have befallen the earth, and turned it into a smoldering wasteland? You listen to Johnny Franks on Active Radioactive Radio! Because... what else are you gonna do? A full-cast sci-fi comedy/variety show audio drama formatted as an in-world radio show.

Active Radioactive Radio audio drama Pendant Productions

    • Science Fiction
    • 4.7, 15 Ratings

What do you do after death and destruction have befallen the earth, and turned it into a smoldering wasteland? You listen to Johnny Franks on Active Radioactive Radio! Because... what else are you gonna do? A full-cast sci-fi comedy/variety show audio drama formatted as an in-world radio show.

    Active Radioactive Radio webseries goodies!

    Active Radioactive Radio webseries goodies!

    The commentary for Active Radioactive Radio webseries episode 3 and the webseries season one blooper reel are now available at activeradioactiveradio.com and youtube.com/pendantproductions!

    Active Radioactive Radio webseries episode 2!

    Active Radioactive Radio webseries episode 2!

    Johnny’s idle thoughts get him in trouble with Lotus, Janice and the L.T. get in a stealing war with Katryna and the Ravagers, and Remmick’s on the hunt! Featuring “I Won’t Sleep” by Caiti Baker!
    Available now at activeradioactiveradio.com and youtube.com/pendantproductions!

    Kickstarter ends Thurs Nov 16!

    Kickstarter ends Thurs Nov 16!

    Our webseries Kickstarter ends at 3 pm pacific on Nov. 16! Get the details at activeradioactiveradio.com!

    Active Radioactive Radio webseries Kickstarter!

    Active Radioactive Radio webseries Kickstarter!

    Johnny's got webseries Kickstarter! Check out the details at activeradioactiveradio.com!

    Active Radioactive Radio webseries pilot promo!

    Active Radioactive Radio webseries pilot promo!

    Johnny's got webseries pilot! Available now at activeradioactiveradio.com and youtube.com/pendantproductions!

    Active Radioactive Radio season 1 Round Table

    Active Radioactive Radio season 1 Round Table

    The cast and crew of Active Radioactive Radio discuss the making of season one! (contains some NSFW language)

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Beallman ,

Hello, hello, radio apocalyptica!

Active Radioactive Radio is a post-apocalyptic radio show hosted by that swanky man without a plan, Johnny Franks.

Two-parts Delilah, two-parts Howard Stern, with just a dash of Ryan Seacrest, Johnny Franks hosts Active Radioactive Radioshow live from his mountaintop bunker, broadcasting music from before the nuclear apocalypse and answering real questions from real listeners out in the ether. Johnny's banter is always the highlight of any given episode, and I love hearing all the wild and crazy things he comes up with.

The show’s interactive element works by following Johnny on Twitter, and submitting questions there for him to answer. Sometimes he responds during an episode, and sometimes he doesn’t, but it’s still a cool opportunity for audience members to leave their influence on the show. And for those questions he does answer, the person who asked them recieves an actual real world prize package, which is doubly cool!

The music aired on the show is generally centered around an episodic theme, and, in a somewhat clever scheme, is used to reveal Johnny's character while also entertaining the audience.

On the whole, Active Radioactive Radio is a neato show with a clever premise and a clever character development scheme. If you like Perfoming Arts podcasts like Welcome to Night Vale or Limetown, chances are you'll enjoy Johnny's show too.

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