21 episodes

1940, Los Angeles. Openly gay private eye Dash Malone, combats a society that rejects him, a lover who isn’t honest with him, and a rash of brutal murders that are somehow connected with his new prospective client, the mysterious Zita Makara. As the bodies stack up, Dash discovers the seemingly unrelated parts of his life are really pieces of a larger puzzle. Can he conquer the monsters of the past to stop a terrifying future from occurring?

Ripped from the pages of the hit indie comic book, this weekly podcast is a reimagined queer take on a classic genre that’s a blend of noir, horror, and mystery.

“A love letter, a critique, and a kick in the ass to the modern moment long overdue.” - Comic book writer Steve Orlando.

Dash cover art by Vinnie Rico

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    • 5.0 • 37 Ratings

1940, Los Angeles. Openly gay private eye Dash Malone, combats a society that rejects him, a lover who isn’t honest with him, and a rash of brutal murders that are somehow connected with his new prospective client, the mysterious Zita Makara. As the bodies stack up, Dash discovers the seemingly unrelated parts of his life are really pieces of a larger puzzle. Can he conquer the monsters of the past to stop a terrifying future from occurring?

Ripped from the pages of the hit indie comic book, this weekly podcast is a reimagined queer take on a classic genre that’s a blend of noir, horror, and mystery.

“A love letter, a critique, and a kick in the ass to the modern moment long overdue.” - Comic book writer Steve Orlando.

Dash cover art by Vinnie Rico

    Dash: The Case of the Mysterious Zita Makara - Chapter 13

    Dash: The Case of the Mysterious Zita Makara - Chapter 13

    CHAPTER 13: The Mark
    As The Case of the Mysterious Zita Makara comes to a close, Dash, Sal, and Cindy find themselves in hot water.
    Starring Peter Zielinski as Dash, Sara Luciano as Cindy, Jay Mazzola as Sal, Shanna Massad as Zita/ Myrtle, Thomas-Robert Irvin as Fernez/ Impetu, Leigh Jacobs as Dr. Terramerdian/ cop, Cathy Mostek as Emily, Christopher Tolomeo as Plink, James Meinel as Andy, and Carlos Jiga as Abendigo, with Jim Diamond as the announcer.
    Written and directed by Dave Ebersole. Sound design by Mick Loro. Music by Christopher Tolomeo and Mick Loro. Produced by Ed Hill and Mick Loro. Executive producers Dave Ebersole and Mick Loro. Dash created by Dave Ebersole and Delia Gable
    Logo by Vinnie Rico
    dashthepodcast.com


    Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dash/donations

    • 34 min
    Dash: The Case of the Mysterious Zita Makara - Chapter 12

    Dash: The Case of the Mysterious Zita Makara - Chapter 12

    CHAPTER 12: The Prayer
    Dash and Sal take on Impetu and Cindy puts the missing piece together.
    Starring Peter Zielinski as Dash, Sara Luciano as Cindy, Jay Mazzola as Sal, Shanna Massad as Zita, Thomas-Robert Irvin as Impetu, Christopher Tolomeo as Plink, James Meinel as Andy, and Carlos Jiga as Abendigo and cop, with Jim Diamond as the announcer.
    Written and directed by Dave Ebersole. Sound design by Mick Loro. Music by Christopher Tolomeo and Mick Loro. Produced by Ed Hill and Mick Loro. Executive producers Ed Hill and Andrew Greenwood. Dash created by Dave Ebersole and Delia Gable
    Logo by Vinnie Rico
    dashthepodcast.com


    Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dash/donations

    • 23 min
    Dash: The Case of the Mysterious Zita Makara - Chapter 11

    Dash: The Case of the Mysterious Zita Makara - Chapter 11

    CHAPTER 11: The Distraction
    Dash makes one final discovery in the museum before he faces The Mummy.
    Starring Peter Zielinski as Dash, Sara Luciano as Cindy, Jay Mazzola as Sal, Shanna Massad as Zita, Thomas-Robert Irvin as Impetu, Cathy Mostek as Emily, Christopher Tolomeo as Plink, James Meinel as Andy, Richard Dietz as Police Officer 1, Mick Loro as Officer 2, and Carlos Jiga as Abendigo, with Jim Diamond as the announcer.
    Written and directed by Dave Ebersole. Sound design by Mick Loro. Music by Christopher Tolomeo and Mick Loro. Produced by Ed Hill and Mick Loro. Executive producers Ed Hill and Andrew Greenwood. Dash created by Dave Ebersole and Delia Gable
    dashthepodcast.com


    Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dash/donations

    • 23 min
    Dash: Interlude - 3

    Dash: Interlude - 3

    Cindy Crenshaw gets a call to action.
    We recommend headphones for optimal listening experience.
    Starring Sara Luciano as Cindy, Jay Mazzola as Sal, and James Meinel as Andy, with Jim Diamond as The Announcer
    Written and directed by Dave Ebersole. Sound design by Mick Loro. Music by Christopher Tolomeo and Mick Loro. Produced by Mick Loro and Ed Hill. Executive producers Ed Hill and Andrew Greenwood. Dash created by Dave Ebersole and Delia Gable.


    Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dash/donations

    • 3 min
    Dash: The Case of the Mysterious Zita Makara - Chapter 10

    Dash: The Case of the Mysterious Zita Makara - Chapter 10

    Dash searches through Plink's house and makes some surprising discoveries.
    Starring Peter Zielinski, Sara Luciano, Jay Mazzola, Shanna Massad, Thomas-Robert Irvin, Cathy Mostek, Christopher Tolomeo, Leigh Jacobs, David Luciano, Laurie Jacobs, and Carlos Jiga, with Jim Diamond.
    We recommend headphones for optimal listening experience.
    Written and directed by Dave Ebersole. Sound design by Mick Loro. Music by Christopher Tolomeo and Mick Loro. Produced by Mick Loro and Ed Hill. Executive producers Ed Hill and Andrew Greenwood. Dash created by Dave Ebersole and Delia Gable


    Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dash/donations

    • 29 min
    Dash: The Halloween Special

    Dash: The Halloween Special

    In this stand alone episode Dash recites Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven, with a little help from his friends.
    Starring Peter Zielinski, Sara Luciano, Jay Mazzola, Thomas-Robert Irvin, Shanna Massad, Cathy Mostek, Christopher Tolomeo, Leigh Jacobs, and Carlos Jiga, with Jim Diamond.
    Written and directed by Dave Ebersole. Sound design by Mick Loro. Music by Christopher Tolomeo and Mick Loro. Produced by Mick Loro and Ed Hill. Executive producers Ed Hill and Andrew Greenwood. Dash created by Dave Ebersole and Delia Gable



    Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/dash/donations

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
37 Ratings

37 Ratings

ShannaWrites ,

Yes please.

I may be a tad biased. But hearing the podcast episodes… I’m as drawn into the story just as much as when I first read the books. That’s what good writing does… Makes you forget everything and live in that world. The sound design is exceptional.

Lost Llama ,

Love Abendingo!!

Love this episode! Abendingo sounds cute 😍

Rae of 103 ,

Instant fave

Lovely sound design is reminiscent of old-time radio drama, but Dash is '40's noir for the modern era - funny, self-aware, and more complex than it seems at first blush. I instantly fell in love with the title character and his unusual blend of incisiveness and naiveté. I'm excited to see where the mystery takes him!

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