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The Strange Case of Starship Iris

27 EpisodesProduced by Jessica Best (Procyon Podcast Network)Website

In 2189, Earth narrowly won a war against extraterrestrials. The Strange Case of Starship Iris is about what comes after. It's a story of outer space, survival, espionage, resistance, identity, friendship, found family, romance, and secrets. (Also, there’s jokes.) For more info, visit http://procyon… read more

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27 Episodes | 2017 - 2022

Feed Drop! Where the Stars Fell

October 20th, 2022

24:51

Hey folks! Writer/creator Jess here, we're still on hiatus before our third and final season, and fear not, Patreon patrons, we are not charging you …

Feed Drop! Earth Eclipsed 1.01 "The Abacus Project"

February 15th, 2022

27:08

Earth Eclipsed 1.01: "The Abacus Project"


Transcript available here: https://www.eartheclipsed.com/app/uploads/2021/03/01-h4k4daaywf.pdf


When information gets leaked about a top secret project led by renowned …

Feed drop! Introducing Black Box

November 9th, 2021

3:32

Brand new from Reverb Podcasts, BLACK BOX is the story of four teenagers who discover a crashed time machine and are thrust into a conspiracy that threatens time itself.


Starring Michael Cimino (Love Victor), Brec …

Feed Drop! Unwell 1.01: Homecoming

October 29th, 2021

20:38

Starship Iris is still on hiatus, but in the meantime, we're dropping the first episode of friend of the show, award-winning Midwestern Gothic audio drama Unwell.


You can read a transcript for this episode here:

2.09 Extraordinary Times

July 19th, 2021

44:17

Summary: In this the season finale, our heroes reach several big decisions; some happy, some sad.


A transcript is available at https://www.procyonpodcastnetwork.com/post/starship-iris-2-9


Content warnings are available at

2.08 Signs and Signals

July 5th, 2021

33:22
SUMMARY: Getting the word out.

CONTENT WARNINGS: Mild language, discussion of war and bombing, portrayal of PTSD, cremation and description of the cremated body, the sound of bombings, mention of problematic drinking, …

2.07 A Quarter to Midnight

June 21st, 2021

36:12

SUMMARY: Shocking discoveries and hard decisions.


EPISODE WARNINGS: This episode contains fraught familial situations, police, a tense stand-off, and …

2.06 Fish Out of Water

June 7th, 2021

38:23

Summary: Family, food, and the feeling of being way over your head.


Content warnings: food mention, alcohol mention, tense familial situations


2.05.5 Interlude

May 3rd, 2021

17:52

Summary: As Arkady, Krejjh, and Brian fly farther and farther away on their way to their mission on the Dwarnian home world, they and the remaining crew on the Iris 2 find ways to keep in touch.


No content warnings on …

2.05.25 Cultural Enrichment

April 5th, 2021

14:25

Checking in with a few old friends, and everyone’s favorite space alien soap opera

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2.05 The Museum Heist

March 1st, 2021

36:23

To get a lead in solving the mystery, it’s time for a good old-fashioned caper.


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2.04 Ties

February 15th, 2021

41:07

Tensions come to a head one rainy night in San Ramos.


To access episode transcripts, visit https://www.procyonpodcastnetwork.com/blog/tags/the-strange-case-of-starship-iris


Content warnings:

2.03 Deep Breath

February 1st, 2021

39:05

A sickness, a gamble, an emergency landing.


A transcript of the episode is available at: https://www.procyonpodcastnetwork.com/post/starship-iris-2-3-deep-breath


Content warnings:

Portrayal of a respiratory condition

2.02 The Hard Sell

January 18th, 2021

41:00

Some smugglers walk into a bar…

2.01 Adrift

January 4th, 2021

33:49

Contending with the choices you’ve made.

To access episode transcripts, visit https://www.procyonpodcastnetwork.com/blog/tags/the-strange-case-of-starship-iris


Content advisories:

Swearing

Discussion of food

Discussion of …

Introducing: Me and AU

May 21st, 2020

2:03

Coming June 11 from the Procyon Podcast Network. Me and AU is a full cast LGBT+ audio romance about love, friendship, fandom, TV shows of …

MINI EPISODE 1. Airplay

March 4th, 2020

18:27

In this first mini-episode, made possible by our generous Patreon donors, we get caught up on Season One, and tune in on new friends--and a couple of …

1.10. Off the Air

March 8th, 2019

36:42

Season finale: in which some stories come to an end, others begin, and there are a few surprises along the way.


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1.09. Plan B

December 11th, 2018

37:46

After an unexpected conversation, the crew of the Rumor is faced with a weighty decision.


To access episode transcripts, visit https://www.procyonpodcastnetwork.com/blog/tags/the-strange-case-of-starship-iris

The Strange …

1.08. Ghost Stories

August 2nd, 2018

40:20

Some things disappear; some things are left behind. Or, the Rumor makes landing--and a number of discoveries.


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1.07. Root Systems

May 15th, 2018

50:02

Looking back to look forward.


To access episode transcripts, visit https://www.procyonpodcastnetwork.com/blog/tags/the-strange-case-of-starship-iris

The Strange Case of Starship Iris is a Procyon Podcast Network …

1.06. Parallel

April 15th, 2018

50:26

One night, three perspectives.


To access episode transcripts, visit https://www.procyonpodcastnetwork.com/blog/tags/the-strange-case-of-starship-iris

The Strange Case of Starship Iris is a Procyon Podcast Network …

1.05. The Carmen Gambit

April 14th, 2017

38:11

The Rumor finally makes landing on Elion, but something is not right. It’s a bad day to be a daring space smuggler. (Trigger warning: skip this parenthetical to avoid some minor spoilers--Episode 5 contains tense …

1.04. Phone Home

March 28th, 2017

39:16

The crew of the Rumor is wrestling with a lot of questions right now. This week: can you ever truly escape your past? (Spoiler: Probably not.)


To …

1.03. In the Deep

March 13th, 2017

38:43

One mystery is solved, several more arise. Also: you know those legends you’ve heard about the unimaginable creatures lurking in the farthest reaches …

1.02. Checkpoint Osiris

February 24th, 2017

31:51

Our story resumes six days later, when Violet Liu wakes up in an unknown ship. Featuring new places, new faces, and a couple of all-too-familiar …

1.01 Violet Liu

January 10th, 2017

40:04

Biologist Violet Liu is floating through space, trapped in a doomed research ship. She’s the sole survivor of a devastating explosion, and frankly, …

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