Desert Island Podcasts

A curated podcast list by Shannon Perry
Creation Date November 22nd, 2019
Updated Date Updated December 29th, 2019
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Stealing from Desert Island Discs, if I'm stranded alone on an island, this is what I want in place of a volleyball.

WiFiSciFi

RELATIVITY is a science-fiction serial about a man marooned in space and the woman on Earth who struggles to keep him alive. Find out more at www.relativitypodcast.com!
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The Tales of Sage and Savant is a monthly audio-drama podcast where Dr Petronella Sage strives to understand the power of Transmigration–the ability to transport her conscious mind through time and space into the bodies of dead people. With her friend, Professor Erasmus Savant, Sage explores past, present, and future, in a wild journey to prove Death is no barrier to Science.
Set one billion years in the future... it's the story of Januae, a man who randomly teleports to strange and dangerous places with no way of controlling it.
The last Moonbase is 20 weeks from being decommissioned. Most of the crew is in stasis awaiting retrieval. In a series of short weekly broadcasts reporting to management back on Earth, Roger shares the stark beauty, the wry humour, the isolation and frustration, the romance, and the tragedy as the remaining crew members see the operation through to its scheduled end.
Nothing fancy here -- just the simple audio diary of a girl in space. Also, there’s this weird and potentially ominous light in the distance that seems to be growing steadily closer. Listen for science, guns, trust, anti-matter, truth, beauty, inner turmoil, and delicious cheeses. It’s all here. In space.
Spring 2142 and Gated Galaxies has launched its 400 Oz-8000 ships, each carrying 50,000 "resting guests" to, hopefully, a new home on a shiny, brand-new planet. As soon as they find one. IF they find one. This is the story of one of those ships – the Oz 9 – and its tiny crew of hopeless incompetents. So far, they've been in space half an hour and several hundred people are dead. So... bright future, clearly.

Funny Folks

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Comedy sci-fi fiction || Start with 'Incoming' Commander Falconer is missing the war... Following years in front line combat, a decorated hero is posted to the remote ice plains of Pluto on her toughest mission yet: to oversee a small, dysfunctional research team. Oblivity is a comedy science fiction audiodrama about family, isolation and meteorites. “Oblivity is a fiercely good show. The cast are all top notch, the scripts crackle with absurdity, humor and action and the show has a unique energy that's just deeply, profoundly likable.” - The Full Lid newsletter. Visit www.oblivitypodcast.com and say hi on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram! @oblivitypodcast
'We Fix Space Junk' follows seasoned smuggler Kilner and reluctant fugitive Samantha as they travel the galaxy, dodging bullets and meeting strange and wonderful beings as they carry out odd jobs on the fringes of the law. -- A female-led sci-fi comedy sitcom set in the far future, in a high-tech, dystopian world, We Fix Space Junk draws on the Sci-Fi of the past, following in the footsteps of Harry Harrison and of Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. -- Equal parts love-letter to sci-fi and satire of the present-day, Space Junk has been lovingly produced by Battle Bird Productions. To support the show visit https://www.patreon.com/BattleBirdProd Or visit http://Battlebird.productions
The award-winning, anarchic, utterly accessible comedy sci-fi set in a universe where everything's as crap as it is on Earth. Now a novel and audiobook available on Amazon and Audible! Sign up to our mailing list on our website for loads of exciting news about our forthcoming nonsense!
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Comedy fiction podcast that follows the adventures of a wanna-be actress as she navigates the treacherous waters of Hollywood in her quest to become the Next Big Thing.
A Congresswoman’s meeting of eccentric VIPs at her secluded estate is interrupted by a deadly shooting. The unpredictable detective, Inspector Virlo Morton Lee, is coaxed out of a self-imposed early retirement in a desperate ploy to save the day. They survived the murder, but will they survive him?
Come visit Broken, Alaska! It's an indie Audio-fiction podcast about a tiny town with BIG stories! Improvised and odd, the locals disagree about everything from business to love, but still manage to live together. The resulting comedy genius from these dozen actors takes you on a wild ride full of mystery, comedy, and heartfelt friendships. You'll want to live in Broken!
A weekly podcast where 3 video game world record setters review a beer or cider, gain RLXP™, talk about games we've played & recommend podcasts. Send us a message : https://anchor.fm/grandrapidians Email: grandrapidiansplayvideogames@gmail.com Find us on patreon - https://www.patreon.com/grandrapidiansplayvideogames Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/grandrapidians/support

Smart Stuff

Pomegranates and Pitchforks is a horror and true crime podcast that brings true stories and not so true stories together in beautiful and disturbing harmony.Alix is a creep, and Sunshine is her creep enabling best friend. Together they tackle all things horror. History, politics, science, and sociology - from zombies to serial killers.
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Sometimes the only difference between us and them... is who gets a key. Almost anything can seem normal. Are you sure you really want to know?
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We discuss everything that is, was, or might be in the world of Doctor Who. Discussing Who features interviews, reviews, news, and more about our favorite Time Lord. It’s an adventure in space and time, and you’re invited! Discussing Who is part of the Discussing Network. Hosted by Kyle Jones, Clarence Brown, and Lee Shackleford.
The Ladies of Strange is a comedy podcast where we talk about everything from true crime, paranormal, conspiracy, and anything else we find questionable, odd, or eerie. Sit down with us every Thursday for a story presented by one of the hosts and learn with us that everyone has something they find strange, let us tell you why (sometimes) it’s not.
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An otherworldly artist collective experimenting with podcasts, music, and etc. Each month, we release a new episode with original music. Then, we release that music as an EP on cassette and all major streaming services.

Great storytelling

Y2K tells a story of love, identity and long-distance friendship. It is set in both 2000 and 2020, through old voicemails between two friends and the present-day student who turns them into a podcast.
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An interactive fiction anthology podcast, where you vote between episodes to direct our stories. Learn more at WitcheverPath.com

Inspiration

A mom and teacher's journey through weight loss surgery
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5 and 30 With Ruk is a short form interview podcast. It will feature creators, voice actors, and host from many other podcasts. Each guest will be asked 5 random questions that will range from meaning of life stuff to flat out silly. After they answer each one they will be give 30 seconds to promote whatever they like.

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