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Greater Boston

78 EpisodesProduced by Alexander Danner & Jeff Van DreasonWebsite

Greater Boston is a bi-monthly full-cast audio drama that blends the real and the unreal, the historical and the fantastical. It all begins with the death of Leon Stamatis, a man for whom the least hint of uncertainty makes life unbearable. But by leaving the world, he has irrevocably changed it.Gre… read more

78 Episodes | 2016 - 2020

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

1:57

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


A production …

Episode 1: Family Riddles

March 15th, 2016

30:35

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

32:26

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

33:30

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

30:19

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

31:39

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

29:04

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

33:27

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

34:04

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

34:28

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

44:17

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

9:53

Production

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: Mallory Works Her Way

September 27th, 2016

6:35

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 https://www.patreon.com/GreaterBoston

Mini Episode: Down the Tubes

October 18th, 2016

8:19

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 https://www.patreon.com/GreaterBoston

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

October 31st, 2016

10:27

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

The Old New England Spite House of Marblehead Mass. was written and produced by …

Mini Episode: Assistant

November 8th, 2016

9:18

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 https://www.patreon.com/GreaterBoston

Mini Episode: How Was Your Commute?

November 29th, 2016

8:57

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: Mallory Sums Up!

December 20th, 2016

9:55

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 13: Mayor Linzer-Coolidge and the Lottery

January 24th, 2017

33:36

Production

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 14: The Watcher Over Third-Sight

February 7th, 2017

37:50

Production

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 15: An Incomplete Tour of New England Spite Homes

February 21st, 2017

35:04

Production

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 16: Extinction Event at the Olive Garden

March 7th, 2017

29:58

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 rating …

Episode 16.5: Letters to Leon 1

March 14th, 2017

6:47

Production

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

Special thanks to James Oliva for recording assistance.

You can support …

Episode 17: The Red Line Tea Party

March 21st, 2017

33:09

Production

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 …

Episode 17.5: A Solitary Coconut Tree

March 28th, 2017

11:02

Production

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

31:54

Production

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

7:36

Production

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: Profiles with Chuck Octagon, Election Special

April 18th, 2017

36:27

Production

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

11:50

Production

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

35:33

Production

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

6:40

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason with recording and technical assistance from Marc Harmon. This mini-episode featured: CAST Kelly McCabe as Nica Stamatis (she/her) MUSIC …

Episode 21: Liars & Legerdemain

May 16th, 2017

32:56

Production

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


Support

You can support Greater Boston on Patreon at 

Episode 21.5: Dan is Just Dan

May 23rd, 2017

12:52

Production

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. 


Support

If you’re enjoying …

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

May 30th, 2017

34:19

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


Production

Greater Boston is written and produced by …

Episode 23: On the Advice of Mary Wollstonecraft

June 13th, 2017

36:34

Production

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

58:40

Production

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

7:40

Production

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: With Truck, Without Truck

September 5th, 2017

14:21

Production

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 

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

September 26th, 2017

9:58

Production

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

12:42

Production

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

34:59

Production

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

Spirits of Greater Boston was arranged by Alexander Danner & Jeff …

Mini-Episode: Shine a Light on ThirdSight

November 21st, 2017

9:29

Production

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

9:29

Production

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

6:16

Production

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. 


Support

You can support Greater …

Mini-Episode: Tinker Leon Marlo Guy

January 23rd, 2018

11:58

Production

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 

Episode 25: But Perhaps There is a Key

September 4th, 2018

37:32

Production

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

34:53

Production

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

37:34

Production

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 …

Episode 28 - Exiles & Everyone's Business

October 16th, 2018

37:33

Production

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

Episode 29 - Hit It with a Tiny Mallet

October 30th, 2018

38:31

Production

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 …

Halloween Special: Haunted Truck in Salem, MA

October 31st, 2018

12:18

Production

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 30: Prosperity in the Meritocracy

November 13th, 2018

34:21

Production

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

Support Greater Boston on Patreon at www.patreon.com/greaterboston.

Episode 31: Election Day - Part 1

November 27th, 2018

38:02

Production

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 31: Election Day - Part 2

November 27th, 2018

37:56

Production

Greater 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

10:33

Production

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

You can support us on Pateron at http://www.patreon.com/greaterboston.

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

January 1st, 2019

8:55

Production

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

You can support us on Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/greaterboston

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

January 15th, 2019

10:50

Production

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

Support us on Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/greaterboston.

Content …

Episode 32: To Seek Out New Life and New Civilizations

January 29th, 2019

37:14

Production

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

You can support us on Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/greaterboston

Episode 33: By Hook or By Crook

February 12th, 2019

38:24

Production

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 …

Episode 34: The Storm on the Sea of Galilee

February 26th, 2019

40:38

Production

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 Bridge and Rasmus! You can support us …

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

March 12th, 2019

35:07

Production

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 Patreon supporter Rasmus! You to can support us on …

Episode 36: Division Signs

March 26th, 2019

41:55

Production

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 supporter Rasmus! You to can support us on …

Episode 37: King Nero and The Great George Wombwell

April 9th, 2019

39:09

Production

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 Bridge and Rasmus! You to can support …

Episode 38 : The Voice in Your Head

April 23rd, 2019

1:06:47

Production

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. …

Halloween Special: Worser Worcester

October 31st, 2019

18:49

Production

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

Did you like this mirror universe spin-off? …

Mini: The Brief Bright Teatime of the Heart

February 4th, 2020

8:05

Production

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

You can support us on Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/greaterboston

Mini: The Stamatis Family News Hour

March 3rd, 2020

10:30

Production

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

You can support us on Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/greaterboston.

Mini: You've Got 2 Be Sittin' Me Too

April 7th, 2020

14:50

Production

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

Mini: The New System of Labor

May 5th, 2020

7:02

Production

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

 

Mini: Assistant 3

June 2nd, 2020

9:29

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

You can support us on Patreon at http://www.Patreon.com/greaterboston.

Content …

Harlem Queen - Episode 1: "You Know Who I Work For?"

June 9th, 2020

14:01

Hey everyone, Jeff here, and I’d like to introduce you to someone special. Her name is Madame Stephanie St. Clair and she’s the fascinating lead character in the excellent historical audio fiction Harlem Queen, by Yahne …

Live Show: The Council of Evil

July 7th, 2020

19:52

A recording of our virtual live show from June 20th, 2020. Please note, the audio quality of this episode isn't up to our usual standard given the streaming platform used to record it.


Production

Greater Boston is written …

Mini: Passes for the Classes

August 4th, 2020

9:12

Production

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


Presenting Vega - Episode 1 The One with Dr. Drake Mukro

August 18th, 2020

23:16

We're honored to present the first episode of Vega a fantastic sci fi podcast by Ivuoma Okoro!

In a sci-fi fantasy future, Vega Rex hunts and kills the world’s worst super criminals. She’s never met a criminal she …

Mini: My Name is Lily of the Valley

September 1st, 2020

15:20

We highly recommend you follow Gemma and Charlotte's advice and check out our sponsor Dipsea at dipseastories.com/greater for a 30-day free trial of …

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