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Light Hearts

10 EpisodesProduced by Caroline Mincks, Evan Tess Murray, Tal MinearWebsite

Running a business is hard. Running a business alone in an old, haunted building is even harder. Janine didn’t know what she was getting herself into when she opened Prism - but with the help of Ryan (an astronomy professor with a useful knack) and Kale (an artist with a mind for marketing), she man… read more


Borrowing the Book with A. R. Olivieri

An old friend of Ryan’s is in town for a weekend of outer space geekery - ahem, a CONFERENCE. A.R. Olivieri plays Aspen, an astrophysicist who has cracked the code of pulsar deceleration but not solved the secrets of the boomerang book. Meanwhile, a mysterious inhabitant of the kitchen wreaks havoc.

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Light Hearts is a joint project Tal Minear, Evan Tess Murrary, and Caroline Mincks. This episode was written by Caroline and Evan and directed by Caroline. Sound design and engineering were by Tal. This episode features A.R. Olivieri as Aspen. Janine is played by Caroline, Ryan is Played by Evan, and Kale is played by Tal. Additional sound effects by Brad Colbroock. Special thanks to Molly Burdick and Allan Cancinos for providing two of Aspen’s jokes.

This episode features snippets of the song Elegy and Eulogy by Gavin Crockett (featured in Seen and Not Heard), the theme to Sidequesting (by Monplasir), the theme to Dining In The Void (by Benny James), the theme to Null/Void (both jazz and classic versions by Benny James), and the song Within Gravity by Trace Callahan (featured in This Planet Needs a Name). All other music in this episode is by Loyalty Freak Music.

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