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Creation Date July 21st, 2020
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Independent, self-produced audio drama that is consistently funny. I'm making this list as a way to keep track of what to listen to and have not heard them all (yet).
  1. Welcome to an immersive adventure audio drama that follows self-proclaimed Cryptid hunter Kevin Weathers and esteemed journalist Taylor Hunt as they travel across the United States in search of proof that creatures like Bigfoot and Chupacabra walk among us. Best enjoyed with headphones. Season 2 Guest Stars include Jeff Garlin, Jade Catta-Preta, Steve Rannazzisi, Ari Shaffir, Jo Koy, Adam Carolla, Brody Stevens, Tony Hinchcliffe, Dr. Drew, Darren Hayes, Kirk Fox, Jesus Trejo, Sandy Danto, Taylor Williamson and many more!
  2. A detective comedy drama || Even Greater London, 1887. In this vast metropolis, Inspector Archibald Fleet and journalist Clara Entwhistle investigate a murder, only to find themselves at the centre of a conspiracy of impossible proportions.
  3. Educating townships on the benefits of a dungeon and monster based economy. A Tin Can Audio podcast.
  4. Sci-fi Audio Comedy/Adventure for Weirdos and Other Living Things
  5. An audio drama that about a king of Medieval Europe who embarks on a quest and learns a lot about the world on the way, which wasn't really the stated the goal. The goal was to murder Winter. Performed by Amy Sutton, Josh Crisp, Tom McNally and Ben Edwards Special guest star Peter Marinker Written and edited by Tom McNally Music by Nicolai Roos, John Bartmann, Mano Camatsos and Sunny Cloud Sound effects from freesound.org - see individual tracks for the many, many credits
  6. Dante, a college student in NYC, becomes an RA in order to follow in the footsteps of his hero, Childish Gambino. While he hopes this will be the next step toward becoming a famous rapper, his delusions of grandeur are shattered when he realizes his dweebish co-workers are hellbent on making his life miserable.
  7. '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 is lovingly produced by Beth Crane and Hedley Knights of Battle Bird Productions.To support the show visit patreon.com/BattleBirdProd or visit Battlebird.productions
  8. An improvised science fiction sitcom following a team of ambassadors as they attempt to establish diplomatic relations with planets in the remote and chaotic Zyxx Quadrant… better known as the "ass end of space."
  9. The Sword & The Stoner is a modern day, stoner comedy adaptation of the King Arthur legends. Instead of a legendary King and his Court Sorcerer, 2019 ended up with an average-at-best stoner and an over-the-top reality TV magician. Join Arthur and Merlin as they try to get stoned enough to forget their destiny, even as it comes for them with a vengeance.   Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @swordandstonerhttp://www.swordandstoner.com
  10. MarsCorp is a 12-part scripted sci-fi comedy podcast about Station Supervisor E.L. Hob’s first year at MarsCorp, a terraforming colony established on the red planet in 2070.MarsCorp is a Definitely Human production. Visit our website to see full credits and check out our other shows. Follow us on Twitter for updates, and support us on Patreon for lots of exclusive bonus content.
  11. 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.
  12. Radio broadcasts from a post apocalyptic wasteland.
  13. British Podcast Awards 2020 'Best Fiction' Nominee. Summer, 1989. Mockery Manor's new staff have moved into the on-site lake house, ready for the re-opening of Britain's most eccentric theme park. It's a teen dream of a job (as long as you've never seen Friday the 13th), and eighteen year old twins JJ and Bette are determined to leave a difficult year behind them and have a summer straight from the movies... if they don't kill each other first. But something's happening at the park. People keep going missing, and JJ has a horrible feeling the screams she heard in the scare maze were more than just a frightened guest. And why is feline park mascot Mr Crackles covered in blood? Mockery Manor is a full-cast production best enjoyed using headphones.
  14. The year is 2062 and everyone is gay. It’s a conservative’s worst nightmare: a totalitarian government rules over what’s left of North America to spread its insidious gay agenda. Humanity’s only hope for a rebellion rests on the shoulders of a precocious teenage boy who harbors a dark secret: He's straight. A new podcast adaptation of a recently discovered, never released YA novel by Mike Pence.
  15. Doctors in space, a deposed alien prince, a super gay space pirate and a fiery nurse who'll help you win your bar fight. #audiofiction from @justinmclachlan and PlanetM.
  16. Humanoid Resources is an improvised podcast about the operations of the HR (Humanoid Resources) Department aboard the fictional U.S.S. Spaceship, in the year 2667. A human from 2016, a tiny alien and a robot interview the ship's inhabitants and make funnies. Told through the lens of crazy professors, rogue government agents and sensible graduate assistants finding tapes in the present day, this podcast is worth every penny. Because it's free.
  17. Arnie Niekamp fell through a dimensional portal behind a Burger King into the fantastical land of Foon. He's still getting a slight wifi signal, so he uploads a weekly podcast from the tavern the Vermilion Minotaur where he interviews wizards, monsters and adventurers. It's a major discovery!
  18. When his mother dies, the aspirant but hopeless son of an ex-reporter must go on a quest to find her killer, the same one his father never could, and bring him to justice...once and for all.
  19. Dan Jones and Craven Windlescrape discuss a strange portal that's connecting Dan's letterbox to a whole new world of mystery.
  20. “Build your planet, keep in line… also clones."Stellar Firma is a weekly Science Fiction, Comedy podcast following the misadventures of Stellar Firma Ltd.'s highest born but lowest achieving planetary designer Trexel Geistman and his bewildered clone assistant David 7. Join them each episode as they attempt to take listener submissions and craft them into the galaxy's most luxurious, most expensive and most questionably designed bespoke planets.However, with Trexel's corporate shark of a line manager Hartro Piltz breathing down their necks and I.M.O.G.E.N., the station's omnipresent and omniinvasive stationwide A.I. monitoring those necks to within 3 decimal places, they'll be lucky to make it a week before being slurried and recycled into raw human resources.New episodes every Friday!For more information, visit www.rustyquill.com
  21. An improvised dark comedy sci-fi podcast by the award-winning creators of Alba Salix. Humanity’s final hope lies in terraforming a new world. A fleet of engineering ships are sent in advance of the colony ships sure to follow in their wake. But one lone ship becomes separated from the fleet and crashes onto an alien planet.Support this show at: patreon.com/civilizedpod
  22. A 1940’s style radio show with absurd stereotypes, dubious accents and much overacting! Hectic Justice follows Hester Monroe, single female lawyer and a cast of sexy tropes as they conquer exposition, inappropriately aroused narrators and unbuttoned corrupt judges. How will they maintain their perky jugglets and leggy dignity in the next episode of HECTIC JUSTICE?!
  23. A comedy about an interracial and international romance between a Filipina American gal and an Irish guy and the culture clash that happens as a result.
  24. London, 1971. The forces of evil, so long lying dormant, are about to emerge to bring chaos and fear to the swinging streets of the Big Smoke. Who can stand in their way? Roy Steel, professional alcoholic, unprofessional womaniser & ex-big game hunter, and Lorrimer Chesterfield, Professor of occult studies at London's London University and owner of the 2nd largest brain in Britain. Mix one part ‘Dracula: AD 1972’, one part ‘The Beast Must Die’ with a dash of ‘The Persuaders!’ The result: The Monster Hunters! "Crazy and hilarious" - Geek Syndicate
  25. An epic science-fiction sitcom for your ears about an unlikely human/alien friendship in the unluckiest place in Human space. It is the mid-26th Century. John B, a humble repairman and "former human" (having lost his legal status as such), has left the Earth for mysterious reasons. He is perhaps the unluckiest being in Human space. He has wound up at the Human Exchange Concourse, or the "HEC," once the site of Humanity's First Galactic Fair. It was the biggest flop in Human history. "The Fairgrounds" is perhaps the unluckiest place in Human space. You don't go there, you end up there. John's luck seems to have changed when he gets a good apartment at an amazingly reasonable price only to find his roommate is Althaar, an Iltorian, who is determined to befriend a Human. (Iltorians are the kindest, nicest species in all known space, and natural diplomats, beloved by almost all, but their slightest presence causes Humans to instinctively respond with panic, fear, disgust, nausea, and loss of bodily functions). Can a Human and Iltorian live together without one of them driving the other crazy?
  26. Attention HellMart Shoppers! is a twice monthly horror/comedy audio-drama. Join the staff of HelloMart, a big box super-store built on top of the gates of hell, as they battle the forces of evil in order to bring you the best customer service minimum wage can provide.
  27. Two passionate Star Wars fans on opposite sides of the Last Jedi debate argue via Skype after their favorite forum closes down. If you love Star Wars (or call yourself a proud member of any fandom), you’ll love this romantic comedy told via conversations. www.twitter.com/fanwarsromcom www.fanwarsromcom.com
  28. In 1991, TV producer Kirk Todd was supposed to direct his first movie, Grand Casino, but the movie was never made. Kirk disappeared with the film’s budget and was revealed to be a con man named Jeremy Weaver. We follow host Gwen Radford as she tracks down the victims and puts together the pieces of this con three decades later.
  29. Jones IT Solutions, a black-owned IT firm, was brought in to help clean up House Friends, a real estate tech company. The two factions threaten to tear themselves apart in the new office comedy series by Vol. 92.
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  31. Stranded in the distant world of tomorrow, Pete Schwartz struggles on, exploring the convoluted secrets of…PETE’S PARANORMAL UNIVERSE - where the paranormal is normal
  32. England. 1947. Former Land Girls Joyce and Kay and their two recent acquaintances, pilot turned pulp author Peter West and Flight Sergeant Byron Bayley, stumble onto a sinister plot to plunge the world back into war…
  33. Rufus and Howard are trying to make a sitcom and sketch show; but with dinosaurs in the garden, a kettle that can see the future, and a doorway to hell in the cellar - will they ever make it to the end?
  34. The Story:It’s the night before his gastric-band operation and Corey is terrified. He’s 16 years old, weighs 300 pounds and has a BMI of 60*. However, if Corey doesn’t have the operation, his hypertension will literally make him blind. None of this stops him from stealing, in the dead of night, an electric motor-scooter from the hospital. He picks up his best friend Cassie, a recovering anorexic. Like Corey, Cassie has found solace in the jungle beats and liquid rhythms of D’n’B and they toast together all. the. time. Thing is, Corey has a plan.Eight miles away is the Brit School and the next morning, they’re holding auditions. Corey and Cassie are going to apply, get in — and change their lives forever.  What happens next is a musical journey through the night and the streets of south London. A night where they kidnap a Metro Express security guard, destroy an anti-teenage loitering device, have a mystical experience in an allotment and finally understand the true meaning of food. Will they get in to the Brit school and get to live their dreams? You’ll have to follow them to find out.  * A healthy BMI for a Young Adults is 25. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
  35. Saffron and Peri is a fantasy comedy that blends modern day life with classic fairytale elements. It follows the adventures of the loquacious Saffron, professional fairy godmother extraordinaire, and her best friend Peri, a djinnia who runs the Magic Support Department. Our story starts when they meet Tristan, an aspiring godparent in need of guidance.
  36. Inkwyrm Magazine is an intergalactic fashion publication, bringing readers the newest looks from all over the universe. At the head of it all is Annie Inkwyrm, and directly behind her is Mella Sonder, AI caretaker and Annie’s PA. Along for the ride is an overzealous PR director, a perpetually unimpressed physician, and an AI that really needs to learn some ethics. Putting up with her boss is hard enough, but with the cutthroat fashion industry, and whatever is trying to kill everyone today, Mella and the gang have their hands full. One part sit-com, one part space opera, Inkwyrm is an audio drama for the truly fabulous.
  37. (This story is serial in nature. You should start at the first episode.) Spooning in the Apocalypse is a podcast set after the end of days and after the work day has ended. Tune your fictional dial, to the fictional radio network WSPN the Spoon, for the fictional call in style radio show Radiationships…it's fictional. In each episode registered Professor Shaum Defroyen and his co-host, Radd Flink offer advice and solace to Apocalyptic relationships. Digging in and digging it up, whether the callers are learning to love themselves or someone else, Radiationships will tickle the right spot. If the weight of your Apocalypse is too much, let them Apoca-pick you up. Season 2 available now. Welcome to the Confluence.For more go to www.SpooningInTheApocalypse.com
  38. Josephine, a pediatrician, is pretty unlucky romantically. With a little coaxing from her best friend Katrina, Josephine starts a relationship with Malik, an ophthalmologist that works in the office across the hall from hers. Malik is exactly what Josephine needs, but she doesn't quite realize it...yet.
  39. A comedy fiction podcast about a small town psychiatrist who turns into a dog named Buddy… and doesn’t lose a single patient.
  40. An aspiring Roman gladiator gets assigned to the worst arena at the far reaches of the empire.
  41. Follow the exploits of Bernie Pfelger, a clever man armed only with his wits, and a TEMP badge that opens the door to some of the most outlandish positions a man can get into. Each episode presents Bernie with a new, odd and sometimes bizarre assignment.
  42. Award Winning Sitcom || Rudyard Funn and his equally miserable sister Antigone run their family’s failing funeral parlour, where they get the body in the coffin in the ground on time. But one day they find everyone enjoying themselves at the funerals of a new competitor – the impossibly perfect Eric Chapman! With their dogsbody Georgie, and a mouse called Madeleine, the Funns are taking drastic steps to stay in business…
  43. Join Mallory the fruit bat as she struggles to contain her incorrigible best friend Spencer from wreaking havoc throughout the nocturnal exhibit. LIGHTS OUT is a sitcom for your ears! This monthly scripted podcast is written and produced by Helen Burak, starring Megan Goldman and Helen Burak, with music by Nicolai Heidlas. Cover art by Bart Klick and Zach Stoppel.
  44. Bea is an ancient demon who fought in the epic war against the tyrant god Yahweh. Claire works in...business. They're roommates in a fourth-floor walkup in Slope Hill, Brooklyn. And they have adventures! For fans of The Good Place, Rick & Morty, Buffy, Mission to Zyxx, and Welcome to Night Vale.
  45. In our world, Low Tide is a scripted comedy podcast. But in fictional Conch County, Low Tide is a popular news and culture radio program that airs on Conch Public Radio. If you're a fan of NPR, Parks and Recreation, or Welcome To Night Vale, tune in to Low Tide. We have tote bags.
  46. In the small copper town of Whoppertin Michigan, Tyler Bop must solve a missing persons case to free his best friend from jail all while trying to sell you scented candles. Oh and he may have an other worldly ability but I doubt that will come up.My Town is a scripted comedy podcast created by Declan Grogan with music by Emmett Hussman. It's pretty good I think.
  47. Welcome to the Nesting Zone: a surreal rim of jungle around Mt. Tahoma prowled by transdimensional reptiles. The Amanuensis catalogues his expedition up the volcano slope and records stories of explorers caught in the evolving dreamscape. Paleo-mythic lizard pyromancy. Blood whisper secrets. Carnivorous astronauts. Cursed poem hallucinations. Staying sane is not an option: a fiction podcast by Justin Hellstrom - rated M for mature.
  48. The year is 1999. Lurking somewhere between Hot Topic and the food court, five misfit demons from Hell kill time inciting sin in a suburban shopping mall. When the lead singer of their band goes mysteriously missing, the demons only have two weeks to find him before they play the biggest gig of the millenium - or face the wrath of Satan herself.
  49. Join Sophie and her grandma as they drink tea, eat biscuits and read through issues of Man-Thing comics from the Essential Man-Thing.

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