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Sound Affects: A Radio Playground

Nov 28, 2021 9:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Talk/Radio Theater

With Jerry Stearns

Where "radio play" is the important part of the phrase. Hosted by Jerry Stearns.

A showcase of audio theater, featuring the best of contemporary audio theater, snippets from Old Time Radio drama, spoken word comedy, and talk about and with some of the skillful practitioners of the Theater of the Mind, we'll bring the best there is from around the world to your ears.

You can find more about the program and a weekly schedule of what's on the show at the Sound Affects website.

Science Fiction Radio

The effect of science and technology on the lives of people. That's the definition of Science Fiction.

Sound Affects: A Radio Playground
9:34 PM
Special Segments: Call Me Joe


A man whose body is unable to fully support him is given a new life with an Avatar that can descend onto the surface of Jupiter.

The original story was published in Astounding Science Fiction magazine in 1957, written by Poul Anderson. It has been included in the Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Vol. 2. This production is from the Sci-Fi Radio Series.

10:14 PM
Special Segments: The Radio

A man whose life is changed by a miraculous bit of technology. Produced by Dan Coffey at the Iowa Radio Project.