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MTO S2E5 – “Roger, Nessa, Ashwini” – Transcript

MOONBASE THETA, OUT – S2E5 – “Roger, Nessa, Ashwini”by D.J. Sylvis Listen to the episode here (The episode begins with a recorded standard introduction. This will be the same for every episode of Season Two.) ROGER Recording. This is Roger … Continue reading

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MTO S2E5 – “Roger, Nessa, Ashwini”

It has come out that the asteroid warning was a fake; Roger discusses how it came about and considers possible consequences. Nessa extends an olive branch to Michell, including some very personal details from her past. Ashwini is caught up in a whirlwind of distraction until Tumnus pulls zir out.

Recommended S1 Episodes for context: S1E8 – “Thirteen”; S1E9 – “Twelve”

Please note that this episode includes discussions of physical and mental abuse.

Roger Bragado-Fischer (he/him) – performed by Leeman Kessler (he/him)
Nessa Cheong (she/they) – performed by Elissa Park (she/her)
Ashwini Ray (ze/zir) – performed by Tau Zaman (they/them/their)
Tumnus (they) – performed by Jen Ponton (she/her)
Special Guest Appearances by Shannon Perry and Richard Nadolny

Written / Produced / Edited by D.J. Sylvis (he/they)

Theme music is “Star” by the band Ramp – http://www.ramp-music.net/. The blissfunk track for this episode was composed by Lavender, who makes music under A Rose is a Rose and can be found on Bandcamp under that name! Cover art created by Peter Chiykowski – http://lookitspeter.com/.

Referred to in my notes before the credits: PodTales, coming to Cambridge, MA on October 20th; WiFiSciFi – coming to Seattle in April 2020 with an IndieGoGo campaign running now!

You can find more information at https://monkeymanproductions.com/moonbase-theta-out/. You can also find us at Monkeyman Productions on Facebook, and as @MonkeymanProd on Twitter.

We couldn’t make the show without all the people who provide financial support. You can donate to us through Ko-Fi, or buy some of our merch. You can also support us monthly on Patreon and get extra perks as a thank you. We’ve got some new backers to thank this time around: Guardian Lion, Kevin, Sharon Hall, Randy, Peony Foxburr, and several other amazing new donors who haven’t yet given us permission to use their names, but they’re wonderful all the same! We absolutely couldn’t make this show without you.

We’ll be back in two weeks to see you all again. Take care of yourselves and keep watching the Moon! Continue reading

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MTO Bonus – “Dr. Just”

Welcome to a bonus episode of Moonbase Theta, Out – originally recorded for International Podcast Month 2019!

Set six months before the events of the regular season, this stand-alone story focuses on one of Moonbase Theta’s scientific staff, biologist Dr. Edwin Just. Dr. Just struggles with his tardigrade experiments and his lab partners; receives unexpected assistance from Nessa Cheong, Base Horticulturalist, and Wilder, Base Maintenance; and has the strangest of dreams as things come to a boiling point.

Dr. Edwin Just (he/they) – performed by David S. Dear (he/him)
Dr. Jules Serano (she/they) – performed by Hazel Stapp (she/her)
Dr. Ringling (they/them) – performed by Dallas Wheatley (they/them)
Dr. Day (she/her) – performed by Sarah Rhea Werner (she/her)
Nessa Cheong (she/they) – performed by Elissa Park (she/her)
Wilder (she/they) – performed by Tina Daniels (she/her)
Roger Bragado-Fischer (he/him) – performed by Leeman Kessler (he/him)
Computer Voice – performed by Jen Ponton (she/her)
T-voices: Cass McPhee (he/him), Mel Hartman (they/them), and Mandy Hall (she/her)

Written / Produced / Edited by D.J. Sylvis (he/they);
editing assistance provided by Mandy Hall (she/her)

The theme music is the track, “Star,” by the band, “Ramp” – you can find them at ramp-music.net; and this episode also featured their tracks, “Blush,” “Rising Falling”, and “Watersail.” Additional music during the dream sequence came from the track, “Sloth,” by Sounds Like An Earful Music Supply – you can find them at soundslikeanearful.com. All sound effects came from https://freesound.org/ – you can find further attribution on our website, monkeymanproductions.com.

Cover art created by Peter Chiykowski – http://lookitspeter.com/.

You can find more information at https://monkeymanproductions.com/moonbase-theta-out/. You can also find us at Monkeyman Productions on Facebook, and as @MonkeymanProd on Twitter.

We couldn’t make the show without all the people who provide financial support. You can donate to us through Ko-Fi, or buy some of our merch. You can also support us monthly on Patreon and get extra perks as a thank you. We couldn’t do this without you.

Our next new episode will be S2E5, dropping on October 13th! Thanks for spreading the word around, and keep watching the Moon! Continue reading

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