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the darkness of my soul is a journey through the twisted painful crevices of the human heart. a pain that we seek to augment with the darkest treasures of 1980s goth rock and pop.

The Darkness Of My Soul Raven and Esper

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the darkness of my soul is a journey through the twisted painful crevices of the human heart. a pain that we seek to augment with the darkest treasures of 1980s goth rock and pop.

    January 20 – 2014 - Marshall Herschell always gets what he wants - Episode Fifteen – Final Season

    January 20 – 2014 - Marshall Herschell always gets what he wants - Episode Fifteen – Final Season

    Raven and Marshall are
    hosting the show together as Esper is still in Tahiti using Marshall’s
    timeshare.

    Marshall has gone full
    blown goth.

    Raven: I really can’t
    believe you got your teeth filed into fangs. What kind of dentist would do
    that?Marshall: Oh he wasn’t a
    dentist. He was like a Puerto Rican pimp or something.

    Marshall claims to be a
    vampire.

    Raven begins questioning
    whether Marshall even killed Coach Salinas, or if anything he says is true.

    Raven: I need a co-host
    who doesn't have wacky delusions every week. You think you're a vampire, Esper
    thinks he's a ballerina.

    Marshall claims to have
    married a pregnant woman's stomach and that he raised his wife from birth.He also performs a
    beautiful version of "the Killing Time" by Echo and the Bunnymen.

    This is the last episode
    Raven hosted before he mysteriously disappeared.Esper has been frantically searching for him, and desperately needs answers as
    to his whereabouts.If you have any
    information about the whereabouts of Raven Connors, please email:thedarknessofmysoul@gmail.com

    Raven's Haiku:

    Singing Grease in hereI don't want to hear it
    nowMy eyes cry dry tears

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    January 13 – 2014 – the most controversial gothic-rock radio show - Episode Fourteen – Final Season

    January 13 – 2014 – the most controversial gothic-rock radio show - Episode Fourteen – Final Season

    Raven and Marshall Herschell are hosting the show, as Esper has taken off for Tahiti to stay at Marshall’s timeshare.Marshall doesn’t want to discuss sports, he wants to talk about sorrow and pain.Marshall: You gotta understand that the average sports fan is really just a depressed low-life scum bag who needs to fill a void. I am one of those scum bags and tonight I’m ready to dwell in sorrow.  Raven didn’t know how to check if people were tweeting @ the darkness of my soul until this episode, so he has a backlog of tweets to read.Aging punk rocker Liam calls in and cries with Marshall.Liam’s stories involving Richard Branson become more and more similar to Marshall’s stories involving Coach Salinas.Raven talks about his feelings regarding Boberan.Marshall has a bone to pick with Sanctuary Curio Shoppe. He calls them on air and leaves a message.Marshall: For all you people listening, I hope you enjoy your Tim Burton movie tonight and I hope you have the special black liquorice popcorn seasoning, which you can only buy from vampiresunlimited.net - Your only source for gothic popcorn toppings.Raven: You’re going to get us in trouble Marshall, you’re doing unauthorized advertising and insulting other businesses on air.Marshall: and I killed a man.

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    December 30 – 2013 – that controversial sports talk radio show - Episode Thirteen – Final Season

    December 30 – 2013 – that controversial sports talk radio show - Episode Thirteen – Final Season

    Raven and Esper… and Marshall Herschell are in the studio for the show.Marshall: Hi I’m Marshall Herschell, you’re listening to the Darkness of My Soul; that controversial sports talk radio show, which is a small island of free speech in a sea of controlled and managed sports news.Insanity.Aging punk rocker Liam calls in.Marshall hijacks reality.Marshall: …by turning my song off and getting mad at the fact that I made a bowel movement in the corner while waving a gun around is in fact hypocritical! Now I wanna hear what you callers think. Now is Raven indeed wrong in making that statement? Caller one you’re on the air.Raven: There’s no one there Marshall, they’re all scared of you.42 minutes and 30 seconds into the show sums everything up.

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    December 23 – 2013 – ‘tis the Season of Giving Up - Episode Twelve – Final Season

    December 23 – 2013 – ‘tis the Season of Giving Up - Episode Twelve – Final Season

    Both our heroes are in solid form.

    Esper: Are you drunk?Raven: no I don’t ever get drunk before the
    programEsper: Last week you could barely stand up.
    You urinated all over this chair I’m sitting on.

     Raven and Esper reflect on the previous
    Christmas that they spent in prison.

    Raven gives Esper a very thoughtful
    Christmas present.Esper gives Raven the same present he gave
    him last year; a broken old mug.Raven is not impressed.

    Raven: It’s a mug. A dirty mug and it looks
    like you found it in a bunch of slush that says “worlds greatest dad”

    Raven thinks he is having a nervous
    breakdown.

    Marshall Herschell calls into the show for
    the first time.He admits to having finally killed Coach
    Salinas and announces that he’s coming to Edmonton to stay with Raven and
    Esper.

    It’s going to be a dark Christmas.

    Featuring Marshall Herschell Pain Mail # 22

     

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    December 16 – 2013 – Drunk Raven: “My eyes itchy” - Episode Eleven – Final Season

    December 16 – 2013 – Drunk Raven: “My eyes itchy” - Episode Eleven – Final Season

    Esper is back from his trip and Raven is
    extremely drunk and extremely upset.

     An incredibly drunk and sad man calls in.

     An amazing episode from beginning to end.

     Featuring Marshall Herschell Pain Mail #21

     Raven’s Haiku(s):

    Too much to drink nowEverything looks double nowI see and I see

    Drunk Raven on-airWith Esper we like pain toFeed our addiction

    Sitting in a chairI wonder why I live lifeMy life is pointless

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    December 9 – 2013 - the art of the Haiku - Episode ten - Final Season

    December 9 – 2013 - the art of the Haiku - Episode ten - Final Season

    Raven is alone.

    After many years he still hasn’t quite
    mastered the art of the haiku.

    Raven has no idea where Esper might be.He calls Esper and finds out that he is in
    Idaho at a ballet school.

    Raven reads some letters from listeners.

     Raven: If you would like to be lightly
    mocked on the air for having feelings you can write to the darkness of my soul…

     Aging punk rocker Liam calls in with some
    tantalizing tales of Richard Branson.

    Featuring Marshall Herschell Pain Mail # 20

    Raven’s Haiku(s):

    All alone aloneI sit in an empty roomMy life alone My…

    Esper never cameI sit and wait why do I?Here I sit broken

    • 59 min

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