Greater Boston

73 EpisodesProduced by Alexander Danner & Jeff Van Dreason

Greater Boston is an ongoing audio drama by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason, set in an alternate Boston.

73 Episodes | 2016 - 2019

Trailer 1 - "We Believe"

January 12th, 2016

1:36

The time has come, fellow riders of The Red Line! The time for a transit transition! A railway revolution! A Subway Secession! Greater Boston -- A …

Trailer 2 - "Greater Bostonians"

January 26th, 2016

1:58

Introducing ThirdSight Media and the residents of Greater Boston. Greater Boston -- A Speculative Audio Drama set in an alternate Boston.

Episode 1: Family Riddles

March 15th, 2016

30:49

This week in Greater Boston, we meet three siblings: baby brother Dimitri hunts the Sasquatch in "Part-Time Cryptozoologists;" middle child Nica rubs …

Episode 2: Working on the Railroad

March 29th, 2016

32:20

This week in Greater Boston, we meet three travelers on The Red Line: A pregnant woman has cabin fever in "Charlotte on the MBTA;" A fiery eccentric proposes a radical plan in "The Mayor of The Red Line;" and Louisa …

Episode 3: Professional Prognostication

April 12th, 2016

32:32

This week in Greater Boston, Gemma receives an anniversary gift from ThirdSight Media and immediately begins plotting its destruction in "The Crystal Ball;" Leon applies for a job from beyond the grave in "Will and …

Episode 4: Leon at the Watch Factory

April 26th, 2016

34:19

This week in Greater Boston, Mallory talks to the press about Leon's death at Wonderland, in "Mallory Flunks Out." Plus we hear spirited eulogies …

Episode 5: Geography Lessons

May 10th, 2016

30:20

This week in Greater Boston, Gemma takes Michael on a tour of the office in "ThirdSight Media and Environs." The Mayor of the Redline reveals his secret origin story in "Subterranean Mobile Communities." And Dimitri …

Episode 6: Sage Council

May 24th, 2016

31:38
This week, we get a glimpse into Leon’s mind in "Highlights from Leon’s Calendar;" Pandabear Poletti sends a letter to human resources in "On the …

Episode 7: Divinations

June 7th, 2016

34:56

This week in Greater Boston, Louisa updates her calendar in Louisa Beyond Leon; Gemma takes time for a gut check in Gastromancy with Gemma; and Michael discovers a source of ancient wisdom in Thunder Over Thunder. This …

Episode 8: Message in a Bottle

June 21st, 2016

29:05

This week in Greater Boston, Dimitri exits the submarine in “The Wrong Ocean," Michael calls Nica with a special invitation, in “Gemini Nature" and Extinction Event orchestrates a lunchtime social in “The Seance.” All …

Episode 9: Leaps of Faith

July 5th, 2016

33:28

This week in Greater Boston, The Mayor of the Red Line draws a crowd in "Rally at Park St.;" Mallory recounts her political awakening in “Over and …

Episode 10: Vox Populi

July 19th, 2016

34:05

This week in Greater Boston, Louisa and Nica wait for a mysterious visitor in “The Beekeeper,” Chuck Octagon talks to Greater Bostonians about the Red Line Referendum in “Man on the Street,” and Nica gives her farewell …

Episode 11: The Red Line Referendum

August 2nd, 2016

34:29

This week in Greater Boston, Charlotte’s labor yields results in “Montgomery;” The Mayor of The Red Line prepares his grand entrance in “No “The””; …

Episode 12: Outbound

August 16th, 2016

44:18

This week, in Greater Boston: Dimitri explores an ancient city in “To Atlantis;” Gemma explores a brand new city in “To Braintree;” and Nica goes back to where it all began in “To Wonderland.” All of that in the season …

Mini Episode: Tag

September 6th, 2016

9:54

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason.   This episode featured:

  • James Oliva as Michael Tate (he/him)
  • Julia …

Mini Episode: Mallory Works Her Way

September 27th, 2016

6:34

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason.

This episode featured:

  • Johanna Bodnyk as Mallory (she/her)

MUSIC

Mini Episode: Down the Tubes

October 18th, 2016

8:47
Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason.   Cast:
  • James Capobianco as Extinction Event Poletti (he/him)
  • Lydia …

Halloween Special: The Old New England Spite House of Marblehead Mass

October 31st, 2016

10:28

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason.   The Old New England Spite House of Marblehead Mass. was written and produced by Jeff Van Dreason.   Narrated by special guest Jon …

Mini Episode: Assistant

November 8th, 2016

9:19

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason.   CAST   This episode featured

  • Lydia Anderson as Gemma …

Mini Episode: How Was Your Commute?

November 29th, 2016

8:57

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason.   CAST   This episode featured:

  • Jeff Van Dreason as Chuck Octagon …

Mini Episode: Mallory Sums Up!

December 20th, 2016

9:56

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason.   CAST Johanna Bodnyk as Mallory (she/her) Braden Lamb as Leon Stamatis (he/him)   MUSIC All music in this episode is performed by …

Season 2 Trailer: Questions

January 10th, 2017

1:46

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason.

Music by Emily Peterson and Dirk Tiede.

This episode featured …

Episode 13: Mayor Linzer-Coolidge and the Lottery

January 24th, 2017

33:37

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason with recording and technical assistance from Marc Harmon.

You can …

Episode 14: The Watcher Over Third-Sight

February 7th, 2017

37:51

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason, with recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon.   You can …

Episode 15: An Incomplete Tour of New England Spite Homes

February 21st, 2017

35:05

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason with recording and technical assistance from Marc Harmon.

You can help new listeners discover Greater Boston by rating and reviewing us on …

Episode 16: Extinction Event at the Olive Garden

March 7th, 2017

29:59

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason, with recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon.   You can support the show through our Patreon campaign or by leaving us a …

Episode 16.5: Letters to Leon 1

March 14th, 2017

6:48

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason with recording and technical assistance from Marc Harmon.

Enjoying the show? You can let us know by tweeting us @InGreaterBoston.

You can …

Episode 17: The Red Line Tea Party

March 21st, 2017

33:37

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason with recording and technical assistance from Marc Harmon.

An enormous thank you to The Alexandria Archives, a podcast of Southern weird …

Episode 17.5: A Solitary Coconut Tree

March 28th, 2017

11:03

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason with recording and technical assistance from Marc Harmon. 

You can support Greater Boston on Patreon at 

Episode 18: Breaking Kayfabe

April 4th, 2017

31:55

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason with recording and technical assistance from Marc Harmon. 

You can support Greater Boston on Patreon at 

Episode 18.5: Letters to Leon 2

April 11th, 2017

7:37

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason with recording and technical assistance from Marc Harmon.

You can help Greater Boston to reach new listeners by leaving a rating and review …

Episode 19: Profiles with Chuck Octagon, Election Special

April 18th, 2017

36:28

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason with recording and technical assistance from Marc Harmon. 

You can support Greater Boston on Patreon at 

Episode 19.5: The Fortress of Solitude

April 25th, 2017

11:51

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason, with recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon.

You can support Greater Boston on Patreon at 

Episode 20: Criminals

May 2nd, 2017

35:34

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason with recording and technical assistance from Marc Harmon.   You can support Greater Boston on Patreon at 

Episode 20.5: Letters to Leon 3

May 9th, 2017

6:41

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason with recording and technical assistance from Marc Harmon.

This …

Episode 21: Liars & Legerdemain

May 16th, 2017

32:57
Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason with recording and technical assistance from Marc Harmon.   You can support Greater Boston on Patreon at 

Episode 21.5: Dan is Just Dan

May 23rd, 2017

12:53

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason with recording and technical assistance from Marc Harmon.   Content warnings at end of show notes.   If you’re enjoying Greater Boston, …

Episode 22: Chuck Octagon's News 7 Wedding Special, Live from Red Line, with Special Guest Andy Wood

May 30th, 2017

34:20

Note: This episode has some particularly intense moments. Content warnings at end of show notes.

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander …

Episode 23: On the Advice of Mary Wollstonecraft

June 13th, 2017

36:35

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason with recording and technical assistance from Marc Harmon.   You can support Greater Boston on Patreon at 

Episode 24: Quitters

June 27th, 2017

58:41

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason with recording and technical assistance from Marc Harmon.   You can support Greater Boston on Patreon at 

Mini-Episode: The Council of Spirits

August 15th, 2017

7:41

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason.

You can support Greater Boston on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/GreaterBoston.

If you’d like to continue supporting Greater Boston …

Mini-Episode: With Truck, Without Truck

September 5th, 2017

14:22

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason, with recording and technical support from Marck Harmon. 

You can support Greater Boston on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/GreaterBoston

Mini-Episode: You've Got to be Sittin' Me

September 26th, 2017

9:59

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason with recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon.

You can support Greater Boston on Patreon at 

Mini Episode: Cow-Dacon vs. BBQ Jackfruit

October 17th, 2017

12:43

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason, with recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon.

You can support Greater Boston on Patreon at 

Halloween Special: Spirits of Greater Boston

October 31st, 2017

35:00

Content notes at end of show notes.

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason, with recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon.   The Spirits Podcast is by Amanda …

Mini-Episode: Shine a Light on ThirdSight

November 21st, 2017

9:30

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason, with recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon.   You can support Greater Boston on Patreon at 

Mini Episode: Life in Red Line

December 12th, 2017

9:30

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason with recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon.   You can support Greater Boston on Patreon at 

Mini-Episode: Assistant 2

January 2nd, 2018

6:17

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason, with recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon.   You can support Greater Boston on Patreon at 

Mini-Episode: Tinker Leon Marlo Guy

January 23rd, 2018

11:59

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason with recording and technical support by Marck Harmon. 

You can support Greater Boston on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/GreaterBoston. …

Patreon Sneak Peek: Mallory on Groundhog Day

February 2nd, 2018

6:48

Here's a little peek at one of the goodies available to our Patreon backers--Mallory's movie reviews! In this episode, Mallory reviews the Bill Murray/Andi McDowell classic: Groundhog Day!

Greater Boston is written and …

Blooper Reel

March 27th, 2018

10:25

Bloopers from Greater Boston! 

A little something silly to hold you over while we continue developing Season 3.

You can support Greater Boston on …

Season 3 Visual Trailer: Justice

June 19th, 2018

0:51

Greater Boston - Season 3: Coming September 4th. Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason, with recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon.

This trailer featured:

Season 3 Visual Trailer: Who Are You?

July 15th, 2018

0:47

Greater Boston - Season 3: Coming September 4th. Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason, with recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon.

This trailer featured:

Braden …

Season 3 Trailer: THIS IS

August 14th, 2018

1:34

This is...Greater Boston.  Season 3 Begins: Tuesday, September 4th. 

Episode 25: But Perhaps There is a Key

September 4th, 2018

38:20

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason with recording and technical assistance from Marc Harmon. 

You can support Greater Boston on Patreon at 

Episode 26: Reputable Citizens

September 18th, 2018

35:21

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason, with recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon. 

You can support Greater Boston on Patreon at 

Episode 27: Doors, Knocks, Keys, Locks

October 2nd, 2018

38:22

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason with recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon.

Thank you to our sponsor, Porter Square Books! Use the code Greater18 to get 20% …

Episode 28 - Exiles & Everyone's Business

October 16th, 2018

38:07

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason, with recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon.   You can …

Episode 29 - Hit It with a Tiny Mallet

October 30th, 2018

39:11
Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason, with recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon.   Thank you to our sponsor Porter Square Books! Use coupon code Boston18 to …

Halloween Special: Haunted Truck in Salem, MA

October 31st, 2018

12:20

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason, with recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon.

This episode featured Mike Linden, as Guy, Alfie, and Alfie's brother.

Episode 30: Prosperity in the Meritocracy

November 13th, 2018

35:23
Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason, with recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon.   You can …

Episode 31: Election Day - Part 1

November 27th, 2018

39:47

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason with recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon.

Ready for more Greater Boston? Go ahead and listen to Episode 31: Election Day - …

Episode 31: Election Day - Part 2

November 27th, 2018

35:54

CREDITSGreater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason with recording and technical assistance from Marc Harmon.

Mini Episode: Seriously, What's the F***ing Deal with the Guinea Pigs? Part 1

December 18th, 2018

11:03

Content warnings at end of show notes.

We hope you’re enjoying Greater Boston as much as we enjoy making it. With the new Year coming, we hope you will consider helping us to keep making Greater Boston, by contributing …

Mini Episode: Seriously, What's the F***ing Deal with the Guinea Pigs? Part 2

January 1st, 2019

9:10

We hope you’re enjoying Greater Boston as much as we enjoy making it. With the new Year coming, we hope you will consider helping us to keep making Greater Boston, by contributing to our Patreon, if you’re able. These …

Mini Episode: Seriously, What's the F***ing Deal with the Guinea Pigs,? Part 3

January 15th, 2019

11:23

Content warnings at end of show notes.

We hope you’re enjoying Greater Boston as much as we enjoy making it. With the new Year coming, we hope you will consider helping us to keep making Greater Boston, by contributing …

Episode 32: To Seek Out New Life and New Civilizations

January 29th, 2019

37:15
Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason, with recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon.   Content …

Episode 33: By Hook or By Crook

February 12th, 2019

38:25

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason, with recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon. Do you dig our show? Great! Please consider leaving us a review on Apple …

Episode 34: The Storm on the Sea of Galilee

February 26th, 2019

40:39

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason, with recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon.   Content …

Episode 35: I Am Who I Am, We Are Who We Are

March 12th, 2019

35:08

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason, with recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon.

Content warnings at end of show notes.

Thank you to our Patreon supporter …

Episode 36: Division Signs

March 26th, 2019

43:06

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason, with recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon.

Please consider supporting to Gemma's run to benefit Dana-Farber Cancer …

Episode 37: King Nero and The Great George Wombwell

April 9th, 2019

39:51

Content warnings at end of show notes.   Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason, with recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon.   Did you know you can join a Greater …

Episode 38 : The Voice in Your Head

April 23rd, 2019

1:06:48

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason, with recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon.   Thank you to Patreon supporters Jon Grilz, Amanda Robinson, Derek J. May, and …

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