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Dr. Regis Blackgaard, the most evil man Odyssey has ever seen, comes to studio

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Earl Boen, voice of Regis Blackgaard, and Phil Lollar, author of The Blackgaard Chronicles books, talk about the creation of Whit’s arch-nemesis.

Earl Boen, 2005

Earl Boen, 2005


The Blackgaard Chronicles: Books 1 and 2 is out!

A conniving city councilman is secretly carrying out plans against John Avery Whittaker and Whit’s End. Yet Philip Glossman is only a pawn in a dark game played by the mysterious Dr. Regis Blackgaard. Meanwhile, against Whit’s express orders, Eugene and Connie tamper with a top-secret computer room – and the destructive Applesause program is unleashed. Can Whit counter the forces opposing him? What does Dr. Blackgaard really want?

Book One: Opening Moves
Book Two: Pawn’s Play [coming 
soon]

Album 63: Up in the Air

Wooton Bassett returns from his honeymoon with two major problems – Penny is missing and his memory is gone! The journey to find his new bride means probing the depths of Wooton’s crazy mind while also reliving his honeymoon – everything from skydiving in Nicaragua to singing on stage with Wooton’s favorite band, the Pool Boys! Meanwhile, Eugene and Connie deal with the highs and lows of raising teenagers. Connie’s half-sister Jules tries to recreate her life in Los Angeles by making a new friend – school troublemaker Valerie Swanson. And when Connie’s driving lessons leave fingernail marks on the dashboard, Jules turns to another source to teach her — Odyssey’s new licensed driver, Buck Oliver. You’ll learn the meaning of true friendship and love as you come along for the heart-changing, risk-taking experience of a lifetime!

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“Without a Hitch” and “Let’s Put on a Show” Avery Awards

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Bob and Jesse put on a New Time-y Radio play to hand out awards for two Adventures in Odyssey albums! Hear the winners for “Best Actress,” “Best Actor,” “Best Sound,” “Best Song,” “Best Scene,” “Best Comical Pair of Characters,” and “Best Overall Episode.” Congratulations to the winners and thank you to everyone who voted!

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This edition of the podcast was written and produced by Kevin McCreary from the youtube channel Say Goodnight Kevin.

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FREE EPISODE: “Odyssey Sings!” (plus hear about the creation of this adventure!)

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

In this classic story from Album 45: Lost & Found, America Sings! comes to Odyssey and many hopeful singers including Wooton, Bart, Harlow, Connie, and Tamika line up to audition.. Plus, hear about the creation of this adventure from composer John Fornof, producer Marshal Younger and more.

Get in the Show voting is now open!

See the finalists and vote on your favorites!

Cast your vote for your favorite Get in the Show contestant! Everyone that votes must be at least 13 years of age. Each voter can cast their vote for one video during each voting phase. Be sure to watch all of the videos before you vote. The voting takes place across several weeks, so mark your calendars:

  • Voting Phase 1: Top 50, vote from June 26 to July 8
  • Voting Phase 2: Top 25, vote from July 10 to July 14
  • Voting Phase 3: Top 10, vote from July 17 to July 24

Get tickets for the finale event on August 12.

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Find out how listening to radio dramas in the dark led to a career for Odyssey’s newest writer

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Sam Suksiri tells us about being a “writer apprentice,” designing theme parks, teaching robotics to kids, winning a cooking contest, and, yes, joining the Odyssey team.
One of Sam’s Single Panel Cartoons

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VIDEO PODCAST: Watch the actors sing in “Legacy”

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Cast members Shona Kennedy (Jules), Karen Kennedy (Lena), Katriona Kennedy (Teena), Pat Fraley (Karno), Robby Bruce (Buck), Andre Stojka (Whit), Will Ryan (Eugene), and crew Phil Lollar (writer/director) and Christopher Diehl (engineer) record the songs for the musical episode “Legacy.”

Find out how you can Get in the Show!

Album 62: Let’s Put on a Show

Album 62: Let's Put on a ShowEveryone in Odyssey is putting on a show. Jules Kendall feels like she’s in the spotlight and has to live up to everyone’s expectations. Buck Oliver pretends to understand Eugene and Katrina’s faith. A mysterious visitor to the antique shop isn’t all he seems as he searches for a clue to a father’s final words. And a group of travelling singers put on the rootin-est, tootin-est, Wild Westiest, musical extravaganza Odyssey has ever seen. Restoration and new beginnings take center stage as the folks in Odyssey learn about relationships, friendship, and compassion. Old friends and family return, relationships are mended, and long-hidden talents are discovered. Sit back and enjoy the show!

Got Questions about Album 62…or anything Odyssey?
Call 1-855-784-WHIT (9448) to leave a question for the producers to answer on a future podcast. (Always be sure to have your parent’s permission before you call!)

Vote in the Avery Awards!
Cast your vote for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Script, and more for Album 61: Without a Hitch and Album 62: Let’s Put on a Show. Winners will be revealed in a future podcast. (Voting is now closed. Stay tuned to future podcasts to find out the winners!)

Listen to Album 62!
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