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Joel McCrary shares his thoughts from the bench as voice of Judge Simon Jones

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Joel McCrary, voice of Simon Jones

Joel McCrary, voice of Simon Jones

Simon Jones is a judge in Odyssey, but he’s also the dad of Emily and Barrett. Joel McCrary, the voice behind Judge Jones tells us more about creating his character. Plus, a preview of Album 59: Taking the Plunge.

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Notes about the Notes: Composer John Campbell shares secrets of creating Odyssey’s music

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

John Campbell in his music studio

John Campbell in his music studio


John Campbell has composed the music for more than 500 Adventures in Odyssey episodes. Now some of his recent music is available as a soundtrack in the Odyssey Adventure Club. John shares the story behind creating some of his favorite musical moments.

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Katie Leigh and Will Ryan (voices of Connie and Eugene) banter on-mic and off-mic

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Will and Katie’s new book features a photo taken in 1983, before Adventures in Odyssey began. Do they look like Connie and Eugene?

Katie Leigh has played Connie Kendall since AIO episode #4 in 1987. Will Ryan has played Eugene Meltsner since 1988. But they’ve never appeared together on an Adventures in Odyssey podcast. It’s time to change that as the two of them share how they met, the truth behind their banter in the studio, and what they’ve been up to recently.

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A drawing that Will Ryan did for Townsend Coleman's morning radio show in Cleveland in 1977, many years before either of them appeared on Adventures in Odyssey.

A drawing that Will Ryan did for Townsend Coleman’s morning radio show in Cleveland in 1977, many years before either of them appeared on Adventures in Odyssey.



The actors behind Whit and Jason talk about their adventures as father and son

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

To the Ends of the EarthAndre Stojka (voice of Whit) and Townsend Coleman (voice of Jason) talk about recording an adventure set in the region of Papua in the Odyssey Adventure Club episode “To the Ends of the Earth.”

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FREE EPISODE: “First Things First” (plus interview with writer/director Paul McCusker)

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Album 59 coverIn the first episode of Album 59: Taking the Plunge, Penny considers Wooton’s proposal by asking what it means to be married while he deals with a setback in re-building his house.

Album 59: Taking the Plunge

Wooton’s unexpected marriage proposal to Penny triggers a lot of soul searching around Odyssey. Penny wants to know what it means to be committed to someone for the rest of her life. Connie can’t be sure how their relationship as friends will change. Meanwhile, Wooton is looking into rebuilding his house, but runs into conflict with the neighbors. Eugene uses his computer talents to help the Odyssey Police solve a mystery at the bank. And Buck becomes entangled with Vance’s gang in a way that looks like trouble. Where will it all lead? Join the folks in Odyssey as they take the plunge to learn about commitment, discernment, expectations, resolving conflict, family legacies and more.

Hear the whole story in the Odyssey Adventure Club

Find out more about the Odyssey Adventure Club!Join the Odyssey Adventure Club today to hear “Taking the Plunge” all summer long. The first month’s membership is only $1 for the month of May!

  • May 8 – First Things First
  • May 15 – Playing the Predictable
  • May 22 – A Big Commitment
  • May 29 – Dinner Roll Models
  • June 5 – Out of the Woods
  • June 12 – Let’s Get Together

Listen to Album 59 this fall.

“Taking the Plunge” starts airing on the radio and online on September 26, 2015. Digital downloads will be available in July and the CD will release in August.

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