Here’s your next audio fiction fix: The End Up & The Imperfection + 4 season finales, 2 complete series, and 5 new seasons coming soon! 🎧😌 The End #32
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Evo’s Picks Featured Audio Fiction
These are my personal recommendations for great-sounding audio fiction. As with all things in life, YMMV.
The End Up — Dramatized scifi thriller from USG Audio
- Series complete as of 13 Sep 2022
- 7 episodes
- Listening time: 3h 11m
THE END UP is a cerebral thriller that takes place in a tilted near-future where terminal cancer patients who wish to end their suffering must attend a weeklong boot camp. Two best friends wrestle with their goodbye after one enrolls in the program, and the other grows skeptical.
Produced by Esmail Corp in association with USG Audio and QCode Media. THE END UP stars Himesh Patel, John Reynolds, Merritt Wever, and Marianne Jean-Baptiste. The show is written, directed, and executive produced by Will Weggel and Danny Luber. Executive produced by Sam Esmail, Chad Hamilton, and David Wiener. Produced by Sarah Matte and Gregg Tilson.
The Imperfection — Dramatized urban fantasy thriller from Wolf at the Door Studios & Alexander Kemp
- Season 1 finale released 15 Dec 2022
- 9 episodes
- Listening time: 3h 44m
Here’s the deal: Charlie and Amber both suffer from a rare condition that causes them to hallucinate, but when their psychiatrist suddenly goes missing, they rally together with the doctor’s other patients to search for him. Along the way, they encounter secret societies, half-human, half-spider centaurs, and a hidden borough of New York under the East River. But how do you find the truth when you can’t tell what’s real?
Nominated for BEST PODCAST OF THE YEAR and BEST FICTION SCREENWRITING at the AMBIES 2022! Also, an Official Selection at Tribeca Film Festival!
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Season Finales & Finished Series
Looking for some fresh fiction for your ears? There’s a broad mix in this section this week, from listening length to genre. You’ll find something for you!
Bee Dubs AI Labs — Dramatized scifi thriller from Beijing Wings
- Season 1 finale released 9 Apr 2023
- 21 episodes
- Listening time: 2h 09m
- Season 2 starts May 2023
User 74680 signed up for a premium membership with Bee Dubs AI Labs gambling artificial intelligence to help him win a few bets. Follow our premium member as his new AI subscription takes over his life and reveals its dystopian plans for humanity.
Spire — Dramatized scifi from Matt Wilson
- Season 1 finale released 7 Apr 2023
- 13 episodes
- Listening time: 9h 16m
- Season 2 starts Dec 2023
Something strange is going on in Spire. Following the death of one of the city’s most important figures, it’s clear that change is in the air. But when two inhabitants of the city, Malachi and Cosima, find themselves curiously swapping places back and forth, they begin to realise just how curious Spire is. And exactly how deep down the rabbit hole goes.
The Chronicles of Wild Hollow–Dramatized fantasy from Shouting Is Funny
- Season 3 finale released 4 Apr 2023
- 12 episodes
- Listening time: 6h 17m
- Season 4 starts Nov 2023
- 🗺️ ⚔️ 🤣
In a far-off place, an endless forest grows; sprawling, barren, impenetrable. But beyond the tree line… creatures roam free. A land where adventure lurks around every corner. A land where legends are made. A land called Wild Hollow.
The Mysteries of Dr. John Thorndyke — Dramatized mystery from Radio Theater Project
- Series complete as of 4 Apr 2023
- 3 seasons, 18 episodes
- Listening time: 8h 25m
Thorndyke is the original fictional forensic detective from the early 1900s using science to aid the art of detection to bring criminals to justice.
SNAP — Narrated thriller from STREAMSKI Media, LLC
- Story complete as of 15 Feb 2023
- 1 episode
- Listening time: 1h 04m
In this edge-of-your-seat thriller, immerse yourself in the world of the Oasis Golf & Spa Resort, where luxury and relaxation are disrupted by a deadly alligator terrorizing the guests.
My Parallel Life — Dramatized scifi from Jumpycat Studios
- Season 1 finale released 25 Nov 2020
- 10 episodes
- Listening time: 3h 26m
Daniel Jones’ perfect life just took a sharp turn for the worse when his parents separated. As he is working up a plan to make his life more acceptable, he discovers a strange door… a door that takes him to a parallel life where his parents hadn’t separated.
New Seasons Coming Soon
Presented by Radio Drama Revival, one of the internet’s longest-running anthology audio drama shows, with the goal of showcasing the diversity and vitality of modern audio fiction.
Returning on 16 Apr 2023
HAUNTED: The Audio Drama, a dramatized horror from Impala Films, returns for Season 2.
- 32 current episodes
- Listening time: 16h 48m
Returning on 26 Apr 2023
Spaceships, a dramatized scifi comedy from Afterscape & Filip Momirovski, returns for Season 2.
- 10 current episodes
- Listening time: 3h 55m
Returning on 28 Apr 2023
Where the Stars Fell, a dramatized urban fantasy series from Caldera Studios, returns for Season 3.
- 19 current episodes
- Listening time: 8h 44m
Returning on 1 May 2023
Author Joe Field Presents: The LEGENDS UNIVERSE, a narrated thriller from Joe Field, returns for Season 2.
- 6 current episodes
- Listening time: 1h 49m
Returning on 7 May 2023
Wake Of Corrosion, a dramatized scifi series from Shadow & Static, returns for Season 3.
- 21 current episodes
- Listening time: 9h 45m
And that’s it for the audio fiction shows in the most recent issue of The End, the newsletter that shines a light back on audio fiction shows when they’ve reached the finale of a season or the conclusion of the series.
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