15 episodes

Connor Ratliff (“Dead Eyes”) stars as Gil, a low level ad man who is fated to lose at everything. When Nadya (Jamie Ann Romero), the beautiful niece of the psychic Bella (Laila Robins), reads his tarot cards and informs him that the universe is against him, he vows to change his destiny. Cheered on by his co-worker and best friend Lex (Steven Boyer), Gil studies philosophy under Professor Towers (Chukwudi Iwuji) and faces an epic showdown with supernatural forces.

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    • 4.9 • 114 Ratings

Connor Ratliff (“Dead Eyes”) stars as Gil, a low level ad man who is fated to lose at everything. When Nadya (Jamie Ann Romero), the beautiful niece of the psychic Bella (Laila Robins), reads his tarot cards and informs him that the universe is against him, he vows to change his destiny. Cheered on by his co-worker and best friend Lex (Steven Boyer), Gil studies philosophy under Professor Towers (Chukwudi Iwuji) and faces an epic showdown with supernatural forces.

    “The Meaning of Toast”

    “The Meaning of Toast”

    Gil visits a psychic after Lex asserts he has the worst luck of any person he’s ever met. Nadya, the beautiful psychic, isn’t exactly truthful about what she sees in Gil’s tarot spread. Later, after attending a college philosophy class, Gil has serious doubts about his standing in the universal order.

    “IN THE CARDS”, was written and directed by KEVIN HENDERSON.

    Cast:
    CONNOR RATLIFF as GIL
    STEVEN BOYER as LEX
    LAILA ROBINS as BELLA
    JAMIE ANN ROMERO as NADYA
    CHUKWUDI IWUJI as PROFESSOR PETER TOWERS
    ROBERT CUCCIOLI as JIM
    JOANNA GLUSHAK as CATHERINE CORKER, HELGA and OTHERS
    MAHRI SANDOVAL as CLEA and OTHERS
    CHRIS HENRY COFFEY as BRYSON and OTHERS
    NANCY RODRIGUEZ as MONICA and OTHERS
    DELPHI HARRINGTON as MRS. TASSIOPOULOS and OTHERS
    MICHAEL GOODFRIEND as ROBERT and OTHERS
    ADDITIONAL VOICES performed by:
    AMY MALLOY
    GIGI HENDERSON
    DECLAN HENDERSON
    ADAMARIS GUTIERREZ
    …and COURTNEY ROSEMONT
     
    Casting by THE TELSEY OFFICE: KARYN CASL, CSA.
     
    Original Music Composition, Sound Design and Mix by SHANE RETTIG. Sound engineering by SADAHARU YAGI. Mix Engineer and Dialogue Editor: LARRY WALSH and ROBERT McNABB. Podcast Mastering by GREG CORTEZ at New Monkey Studio. Coordinating Producer: TRANSCEND STREAMING (KYRA BOWIE and LEANNA KEYES). Executive Producer: MICHAEL GOODFRIEND.
     
    The Managing Director of Business Operations and Partnerships at Next Chapter Podcasts is SALLYCADE HOLMES.
     
    Special thanks to Jeff Talbott, Mike Mariano and Tallula Henderson
     
     “IN THE CARDS” is produced by NEXT CHAPTER PODCASTS and is made possible by the generous support of THE HITZ FOUNDATION.
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    • 36 min
    “Epictetus Be Damned”

    “Epictetus Be Damned”

    Unmoored, Gil returns to the tarot card shop for another look at what the stars have to say regarding his destiny. Later, Lex heads to the tarot shop to defend Gil and meets Nadya’s aunt, Bella. Under great emotional duress, Gil hands in his first philosophy paper.

    “IN THE CARDS”, was written and directed by KEVIN HENDERSON.

    Cast:
    CONNOR RATLIFF as GIL
    STEVEN BOYER as LEX
    LAILA ROBINS as BELLA
    JAMIE ANN ROMERO as NADYA
    CHUKWUDI IWUJI as PROFESSOR PETER TOWERS
    ROBERT CUCCIOLI as JIM
    JOANNA GLUSHAK as CATHERINE CORKER, HELGA and OTHERS
    MAHRI SANDOVAL as CLEA and OTHERS
    CHRIS HENRY COFFEY as BRYSON and OTHERS
    NANCY RODRIGUEZ as MONICA and OTHERS
    DELPHI HARRINGTON as MRS. TASSIOPOULOS and OTHERS
    MICHAEL GOODFRIEND as ROBERT and OTHERS
    ADDITIONAL VOICES performed by:
    AMY MALLOY
    GIGI HENDERSON
    DECLAN HENDERSON
    ADAMARIS GUTIERREZ
    …and COURTNEY ROSEMONT
     
    Casting by THE TELSEY OFFICE: KARYN CASL, CSA.
     
    Original Music Composition, Sound Design and Mix by SHANE RETTIG. Sound engineering by SADAHARU YAGI. Mix Engineer and Dialogue Editor: LARRY WALSH and ROBERT McNABB. Podcast Mastering by GREG CORTEZ at New Monkey Studio. Coordinating Producer: TRANSCEND STREAMING (KYRA BOWIE and LEANNA KEYES). Executive Producer: MICHAEL GOODFRIEND.
     
    The Managing Director of Business Operations and Partnerships at Next Chapter Podcasts is SALLYCADE HOLMES.
     
    Special thanks to Jeff Talbott, Mike Mariano and Tallula Henderson
     
     “IN THE CARDS” is produced by NEXT CHAPTER PODCASTS and is made possible by the generous support of THE HITZ FOUNDATION.
    Visit ncpodcasts.com for more about the series.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 34 min
    “Beware of Orange”

    “Beware of Orange”

    Gil makes plans with Nadya which irks the Universe. At work, Gil and Lex find their backs against the wall.

    “IN THE CARDS”, was written and directed by KEVIN HENDERSON.

    Cast:
    CONNOR RATLIFF as GIL
    STEVEN BOYER as LEX
    LAILA ROBINS as BELLA
    JAMIE ANN ROMERO as NADYA
    CHUKWUDI IWUJI as PROFESSOR PETER TOWERS
    ROBERT CUCCIOLI as JIM
    JOANNA GLUSHAK as CATHERINE CORKER, HELGA and OTHERS
    MAHRI SANDOVAL as CLEA and OTHERS
    CHRIS HENRY COFFEY as BRYSON and OTHERS
    NANCY RODRIGUEZ as MONICA and OTHERS
    DELPHI HARRINGTON as MRS. TASSIOPOULOS and OTHERS
    MICHAEL GOODFRIEND as ROBERT and OTHERS
    ADDITIONAL VOICES performed by:
    AMY MALLOY
    GIGI HENDERSON
    DECLAN HENDERSON
    ADAMARIS GUTIERREZ
    …and COURTNEY ROSEMONT
     
    Casting by THE TELSEY OFFICE: KARYN CASL, CSA.
     
    Original Music Composition, Sound Design and Mix by SHANE RETTIG. Sound engineering by SADAHARU YAGI. Mix Engineer and Dialogue Editor: LARRY WALSH and ROBERT McNABB. Podcast Mastering by GREG CORTEZ at New Monkey Studio. Coordinating Producer: TRANSCEND STREAMING (KYRA BOWIE and LEANNA KEYES). Executive Producer: MICHAEL GOODFRIEND.
     
    The Managing Director of Business Operations and Partnerships at Next Chapter Podcasts is SALLYCADE HOLMES.
     
    Special thanks to Jeff Talbott, Mike Mariano and Tallula Henderson
     
     “IN THE CARDS” is produced by NEXT CHAPTER PODCASTS and is made possible by the generous support of THE HITZ FOUNDATION.
    Visit ncpodcasts.com for more about the series.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 31 min
    “The Not Date”

    “The Not Date”

    Gil takes Nadya to a quaint French cafe. The universe, not happy with Gil’s disobedience, does its best to turn Gil and Nadya’s outing into a disaster while Lex pays Bella an unexpected visit at the Tarot Card Shop.

    “IN THE CARDS”, was written and directed by KEVIN HENDERSON.

    Cast:
    CONNOR RATLIFF as GIL
    STEVEN BOYER as LEX
    LAILA ROBINS as BELLA
    JAMIE ANN ROMERO as NADYA
    CHUKWUDI IWUJI as PROFESSOR PETER TOWERS
    ROBERT CUCCIOLI as JIM
    JOANNA GLUSHAK as CATHERINE CORKER, HELGA and OTHERS
    MAHRI SANDOVAL as CLEA and OTHERS
    CHRIS HENRY COFFEY as BRYSON and OTHERS
    NANCY RODRIGUEZ as MONICA and OTHERS
    DELPHI HARRINGTON as MRS. TASSIOPOULOS and OTHERS
    MICHAEL GOODFRIEND as ROBERT and OTHERS
    ADDITIONAL VOICES performed by:
    AMY MALLOY
    GIGI HENDERSON
    DECLAN HENDERSON
    ADAMARIS GUTIERREZ
    …and COURTNEY ROSEMONT
     
    Casting by THE TELSEY OFFICE: KARYN CASL, CSA.
     
    Original Music Composition, Sound Design and Mix by SHANE RETTIG. Sound engineering by SADAHARU YAGI. Mix Engineer and Dialogue Editor: LARRY WALSH and ROBERT McNABB. Podcast Mastering by GREG CORTEZ at New Monkey Studio. Coordinating Producer: TRANSCEND STREAMING (KYRA BOWIE and LEANNA KEYES). Executive Producer: MICHAEL GOODFRIEND.
     
    The Managing Director of Business Operations and Partnerships at Next Chapter Podcasts is SALLYCADE HOLMES.
     
    Special thanks to Jeff Talbott, Mike Mariano and Tallula Henderson
     
     “IN THE CARDS” is produced by NEXT CHAPTER PODCASTS and is made possible by the generous support of THE HITZ FOUNDATION.
    Visit ncpodcasts.com for more about the series.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 37 min
    “Modes of Possibility”

    “Modes of Possibility”

    Gil and Lex audition terrible actresses to be the face of the Corker Cheese Curl ad campaign. Nadya asks Bella to read her fortune which turns tense. Gil and Professor Towers heatedly argue about the philosophical theories dealing with inevitability leaving fellow students confused.

    “IN THE CARDS”, was written and directed by KEVIN HENDERSON.

    Cast:
    CONNOR RATLIFF as GIL
    STEVEN BOYER as LEX
    LAILA ROBINS as BELLA
    JAMIE ANN ROMERO as NADYA
    CHUKWUDI IWUJI as PROFESSOR PETER TOWERS
    ROBERT CUCCIOLI as JIM
    JOANNA GLUSHAK as CATHERINE CORKER, HELGA and OTHERS
    MAHRI SANDOVAL as CLEA and OTHERS
    CHRIS HENRY COFFEY as BRYSON and OTHERS
    NANCY RODRIGUEZ as MONICA and OTHERS
    DELPHI HARRINGTON as MRS. TASSIOPOULOS and OTHERS
    MICHAEL GOODFRIEND as ROBERT and OTHERS
    ADDITIONAL VOICES performed by:
    AMY MALLOY
    GIGI HENDERSON
    DECLAN HENDERSON
    ADAMARIS GUTIERREZ
    …and COURTNEY ROSEMONT
     
    Casting by THE TELSEY OFFICE: KARYN CASL, CSA.
     
    Original Music Composition, Sound Design and Mix by SHANE RETTIG. Sound engineering by SADAHARU YAGI. Mix Engineer and Dialogue Editor: LARRY WALSH and ROBERT McNABB. Podcast Mastering by GREG CORTEZ at New Monkey Studio. Coordinating Producer: TRANSCEND STREAMING (KYRA BOWIE and LEANNA KEYES). Executive Producer: MICHAEL GOODFRIEND.
     
    The Managing Director of Business Operations and Partnerships at Next Chapter Podcasts is SALLYCADE HOLMES.
     
    Special thanks to Jeff Talbott, Mike Mariano and Tallula Henderson
     
     “IN THE CARDS” is produced by NEXT CHAPTER PODCASTS and is made possible by the generous support of THE HITZ FOUNDATION.
    Visit ncpodcasts.com for more about the series.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 37 min
    “Rock, Paper, Scissors Redux”

    “Rock, Paper, Scissors Redux”

    Gil charmingly recounts the production of his TV commercial to Nadya. The success of the commercial, among other things, convinces Lex that Gil has in fact beaten the Universe and officially changed his loser fate. Lex runs a test to prove his theory.

    “IN THE CARDS”, was written and directed by KEVIN HENDERSON.

    Cast:
    CONNOR RATLIFF as GIL
    STEVEN BOYER as LEX
    LAILA ROBINS as BELLA
    JAMIE ANN ROMERO as NADYA
    CHUKWUDI IWUJI as PROFESSOR PETER TOWERS
    ROBERT CUCCIOLI as JIM
    JOANNA GLUSHAK as CATHERINE CORKER, HELGA and OTHERS
    MAHRI SANDOVAL as CLEA and OTHERS
    CHRIS HENRY COFFEY as BRYSON and OTHERS
    NANCY RODRIGUEZ as MONICA and OTHERS
    DELPHI HARRINGTON as MRS. TASSIOPOULOS and OTHERS
    MICHAEL GOODFRIEND as ROBERT and OTHERS
    ADDITIONAL VOICES performed by:
    AMY MALLOY
    GIGI HENDERSON
    DECLAN HENDERSON
    ADAMARIS GUTIERREZ
    …and COURTNEY ROSEMONT
     
    Casting by THE TELSEY OFFICE: KARYN CASL, CSA.
     
    Original Music Composition, Sound Design and Mix by SHANE RETTIG. Sound engineering by SADAHARU YAGI. Mix Engineer and Dialogue Editor: LARRY WALSH and ROBERT McNABB. Podcast Mastering by GREG CORTEZ at New Monkey Studio. Coordinating Producer: TRANSCEND STREAMING (KYRA BOWIE and LEANNA KEYES). Executive Producer: MICHAEL GOODFRIEND.
     
    The Managing Director of Business Operations and Partnerships at Next Chapter Podcasts is SALLYCADE HOLMES.
     
    Special thanks to Jeff Talbott, Mike Mariano and Tallula Henderson
     
     “IN THE CARDS” is produced by NEXT CHAPTER PODCASTS and is made possible by the generous support of THE HITZ FOUNDATION.
    Visit ncpodcasts.com for more about the series.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
114 Ratings

114 Ratings

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So Fun!!

Loved this, it was extraordinarily entertaining.

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So cuuute!

I loved this. All the actors were great. The story was really entertaining. One of the best fiction podcasts I’ve listened to in a while.

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Loved it!

This was such a fun story. Acting was great. Can’t wait for season 2

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