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Wayback Wednesday: Nathan Carlson, voice of Richard Maxwell

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Nathan Carlson in 2006

Nathan Carlson in 2006

Nathan has voiced many characters, from John Mark in “The Imagination Station” to Inspector Cordova in “The Cross of Cortes” to a Mandy and David Straussberg’s dad. But he’s most well-known as bad-guy turned good-guy Richard Maxwell. Nathan chats with us about the craft of voice acting. Plus, hear a preview of Album 61: “Without a Hitch,” now available in the Club.

Album 61: Without a Hitch is in the Odyssey Adventure Club!

A new episode releases every week. Here’s the schedule:

July 14: The Feud of Mason County
July 21: Parker for President
July 28: Old Tricks
August 4: The Key Suspect
August 11: A Very Bassett Wedding, Part 1
August 18: A Very Bassett Wedding, Part 2

Listen now on the Adventure Club.

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Two former executive producers of Adventures in Odyssey enter the studio

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Kurt Bruner, Al Janssen, and Bob Smithouser in the studio

Kurt Bruner, Al Janssen, and Bob Smithouser in the studio

Kurt Bruner and Al Janssen both worked with Adventures in Odyssey in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Now, they work with Open Doors, this month’s featured ministry in the Odyssey Adventure Club. Kurt and Al told us about working at Whit’s End, whether “Sunset Bowlawater” fits in Adventures in Odyssey, and a soon-to-be-fan-favorite bailiff character. Plus, they tell us what Open Doors is doing around the world and how the Club episode “When One Door Closes” fits into that mission.

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The voice of Wooton’s twin brother Wellington loves screaming, playing a hobbit, and making coffee…and acting on Adventures in Odyssey

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Dale Inghram

Dale Inghram


Wooton’s twin brother Wellington is his opposite in almost every way. Hear from the actor who brings Wellington to life — Dale Inghram. Dale has lent his screams to video games, his voice to commercials, and his hobbit feet to Samwise Gamgee. Learn about his acting jobs and the creation and the reappearance of Wellington Bassett.

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60: Head Over Heels
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Composer Jared Depasquale shares secrets of writing music

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

Jared Depasquale

Jared Depasquale

How did Jared Depasquale start creating music? How does he create themes that underscore Adventures in Odyssey episodes (and Radio Theatre dramas)? And what exactly are an “oud,” a “duduk,” and a “bouzouki”? The answers to these questions and more on this podcast!

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Journey to South America with Steve Saint and Marianne Hering

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Imagination Station 17: In Fear of the Spear

Imagination Station 17: In Fear of the Spear

In January 1956, five American missionaries travelled to a remote part of South America to contact an isolated tribe then known as the Aucas. The story of their deaths and what happened between the families of the fallen men and the tribe who killed them is told in a new Imagination Station book: “In Fear of the Spear.” Steve Saint (son of one of the missionaries) and Marianne Hering (author of the new book) tell how they told this incredible story through Adventures in Odyssey.

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