Posts in Category: Extras

We Feed the Worms that Feed our Pups

Here we are, Loyal Policies- the final installment of the Season Eight Midseason break.  Today, we have a touching MolePerson Hymn for you: “We Feed the Worms that Feed our Pups.”

You can find complete lyrics for the Hymn here on our tumblr, if you’d like to sing along.

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Content warnings for this episode can be found here.

  • Mole Choir—Ben Aldred, Lauren Faits, Clayton Faits, Kat Evans, Abby Doud, Jeffrey Gardner, Angelica D’Souza, Ansel Burch, Stephen Poon

Lyrics by Clayton Faits.  Score by Stephen Poon and Betsey Palmer.  Recorded and Produced by DJ Catnip. Additional instrumentation by Stephen Poon, with DJ Catnip.  Music Direction by Betsey Palmer  Photo by Ahmad Kanbar.   A huge thank you to our episode sponsor the Backblaze Online Backup, through the Chicago Podcasting Cooperative.

Season Eight Blooper Reel pt 2

We’re back with Part 2 of the Season Eight Blooper Reel, here in the Midseason break!

If you’d like to support HartLife NFP and Our Fair City, you can join the amazing community on our Patreon page at http://www.patreon.com/hartlifenfp.   By pledging monthly, you can ensure the growth and stability of our company and  get great rewards like Our Fair City ringtones, Herbert West on your voicemail, personalized HartLife policy certificates, and more.  You can also help spread the word by rating and reviewing on iTunes or whatever podcasting service you are listening to us on!

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  • Blooper reel here we come!—Jeffrey Gardner
  • Keep us in the Director—Matt Young
  • Thank you kool-aid man!—Mark Soloff
  • PodDad!—David Rheinstrom
  • Probably can’t get us Algae Bars—Tyler Samples
  • Should have been slating—Ansel Burch
  • Best Laugh—Symphony Sanders
  • Eats People—Jonah Winston
  • Mark Twain + Fraggles—Clayton Faits
  • Just realized Spookies was a Spirits Parody—Eric L. Silver
  • Swearing at Clay—Abby Doud
  • Too sexy—Frank Sjodin
  • HAH!—Sebastian H. Orr
  • Really bad at gargling—Julia Schifini
  • The Raven (rapping)—Amanda McLoughlin

Compiled and produced Jeffrey Gardner.  Photo by Sebastian Orr Photography. Music by Latché Swing.  A huge thank you to our episode sponsor the Second City Training Center, through the Chicago Podcasting Cooperative.

Season Eight Blooper Reel pt 1

Welcome to the mid-season break!  Up first- our first blooper reel from the first half of Season Eight.  Regular episodes of Our Fair City will return on February 28, 2018.

If you’d like to support HartLife NFP and Our Fair City, you can join the amazing community on our Patreon page at http://www.patreon.com/hartlifenfp.   By pledging monthly, you can ensure the growth and stability of our company and  get great rewards like Our Fair City ringtones, Herbert West on your voicemail, personalized HartLife policy certificates, and more.  You can also help spread the word by rating and reviewing on iTunes or whatever podcasting service you are listening to us on!

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  • Is this the end of Archie?—Mark Soloff
  • As evil as I’ll get—Hank Hewit
  • Roughly Hamlet—Jim McDoniel
  • My wife the Aunt—Clayton Faits
  • Absolutely Not—David Rheinstrom
  • Boop!—Jared Latore
  • I apeat!—Jeffrey Gardner
  • Real Brooklyn, Real Quick—Julia Schifini
  • This is what it’s like to hang out with us!—Amanda McLoughlin
  • Scariest Yes—Cecil Baldwin
  • Great Akewsitcs—Ginneh Thomas
  • Gimme Some Pie!—Kat Evans
  • No Swears—Stephanie Murphy
  • I don’t just mean he’s bad at his job!—Ansel Burch
  • So many words!—Abby Doud
  • I’m a HERO—Marsha Harman
  • Good Milkshakes—Saren Nofs Snyder

Compiled and produced Jeffrey Gardner.  Photo by Sebastian Orr Photography. Music by Latché Swing.  A huge thank you to our episode sponsor Simplecast, through the Chicago Podcasting Cooperative.

Spookies Podcast- an Our Fair City/Spirits Podcast Crossover

Loyal Policies- welcome to the Our Fair City 2017 Exclusion Day Special! This year we’ve got a special treat- the first episode of “Spookies Podcast” from the Andrew Snidge Podcast network.  This crossover with Spirits podcast was recorded live at Podcon 2017 in Seattle, and was a whole lot of fun.  You can listen to spirits podcast wherever you find your podcasts, or on the web at spiritspodcast.com.

If you want more from the Andrew Snidge Podcast Network, become a patron of HartLife at patreon.com/hartlifenfp.  A pledge of just one dollar a month will give you access to scripts for Andrew Snidge’s “Adventures in science,” Our Fair City character playlists, and a whole lot more!

You can also help spread the word by rating and reviewing on iTunes or whatever podcasting service you are listening to us on!

Content Warnings for this episode can be found here.

  • Opal— Julia Schifini
  • Amber—Amanda McLoughlin
  • Ash— David Rheinstrom
  • Ferrous— Jeffrey Gardner

Written by Jim McDoniel. Directed by  Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Environments Designed by Ryan Schile. Music by Stephen Poon.  Produced by Jeffrey Gardner. Created by Clayton Faits.  Special thanks to our sponsor for this episode, Simplecast.

The Lesane Manuscript

We’re happy to share our 2017 Halloween Special, with special guest sound design by Eli McIlveen!  Go check out his show Alba Salix, Royal Physician– we think you’ll really enjoy it.

You can support HartLife NFP’s work by going to Patreon.com/hartlifenfp and pledging to support the show monthly.  You’ll get access to monthly playlists, special scripts, and more. We’re also excited to share the names of more of the writers for the Patron-funded Herbert West Miniseries- the second story will be a tale of Albuquerque from Jeff Van Dreason and Alexander Danner, creators of Greater Boston!

Content Warnings for this episode can be found here.

  • The Bookseller— Clayton Faits

Written by Jim McDoniel. Directed by  Jeffrey Gardner. Sound Design by Eli McIlveen. Episode art by Daniele Levis Pelusi. Produced by Jeffrey Gardner. Special thanks to our sponsor for this episode, Cards Against Humanity.

The Making of the Our Fair City Theme with Stephen Poon

Loyal Policies: today we bring you a short vignette from Composer Stephen Poon on the making of the Our Fair City theme song, featuring several as to now unreleased pieces of music!

If you’d like to support HartLife NFP and Our Fair City, you can join the amazing community on our Patreon page at http://www.patreon.com/hartlifenfp.   By pledging monthly, you can ensure the growth and stability of our company and  get great rewards like Our Fair City ringtones, Herbert West on your voicemail, personalized HartLife policy certificates, and more.  You can also help spread the word by rating and reviewing on iTunes or whatever podcasting service you are listening to us on!

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  • Composer— Stephen Poon

Produced by Ryan Schile. Photo by Sebastian Orr Photography

Ryan Schile’s Favorite Sound Moments

Loyal Policies: today we bring you a short vignette from Lead Sound Designer Ryan Schile on his favorite sound moments in Our Fair City!  We hope you enjoy this look behind the scenes as we continue to prepare for Season Eight’s launch.

If you’d like to support HartLife NFP and Our Fair City, you can join the amazing community on our Patreon page at http://www.patreon.com/hartlifenfp.   By pledging monthly, you can ensure the growth and stability of our company and  get great rewards like Our Fair City ringtones, Herbert West on your voicemail, personalized HartLife policy certificates, and more.  You can also help spread the word by rating and reviewing on iTunes or whatever podcasting service you are listening to us on!

Content advisories for this episode can be found here.

  • Lead Sound Designer— Ryan Schile

Produced by Ryan Schile. Photo by Sebastian Orr Photography

Bringing Your Sci-Fi Story to Life

Loyal Policies: today we bring you a recording from our panel at the Oak Lawn Public Library: “Bringing Your Sci-fi Story to Life.”  If you’d like us to join you at a convention, library, or other special event, contact our Director of Live Engagements Betsey Palmer at [email protected].

If you’d like to support HartLife NFP and Our Fair City, you can join the amazing community on our Patreon page at http://www.patreon.com/hartlifenfp.   By pledging monthly, you can ensure the growth and stability of our company and  get great rewards like Our Fair City ringtones, Herbert West on your voicemail, personalized HartLife policy certificates, and more.  You can also help spread the word by rating and reviewing on iTunes or whatever podcasting service you are listening to us on!

Content advisories for this episode can be found here.

  • Panel Moderator— Lauren Faits
  • Composer— Stephen Poon
  • Foley Artist/Cassandra Wilkins/Switchblades Cobalt— Ele Matelan
  • Narrator— Ansel Burch
  • Writer/Agent Chamberlain— Jim McDoniel

Produced by Jeffrey Gardner. Photo by Lauren Faits.

2017 Listener Questions Session 2

Loyal Policies: we return with another episode of listener questions!  Please note that this episode contains spoilers for Seasons One through Seven of Our Fair City.

If you’d like to support HartLife NFP and Our Fair City, you can join the amazing community on our Patreon page at http://www.patreon.com/hartlifenfp.   By pledging monthly, you can ensure the growth and stability of our company and  get great rewards like Our Fair City ringtones, Herbert West on your voicemail, personalized HartLife policy certificates, and more.  You can also help spread the word by rating and reviewing on iTunes or whatever podcasting service you are listening to us on!

Special thanks to Smilodonmeow, JoeGee, S.P. Moran, Alex Generous, Soaplady, Vraik, Snail Army, Jervistetch7, Prepare to die obviously, Prunella-modularis, Antigonefunns, Mrtappan, dblplsgoodful, IndigoBryan, and everyone else who sent a question in!

Content advisories for this episode can be found here.

  • Managing Director— Eleanor Hyde
  • Andrew Snidge— Frank Sjodin
  • Cassandra Wilkins/Switchblades Cobalt— Ele Matelan
  • Doctor Emily Caligari— Marsha Harman
  • Writer/Agent Chamberlain— Jim McDoniel
  • Recording Engineer— DJ Catnip
  • Executive Producer— Jeffrey Gardner

Produced by Jeffrey Gardner.  Recording Engineering by DJ Catnip.  A huge thank you to our sponsor for this episode, Cards Against Humanity!

2017 Listener Questions Session 1

Loyal Policies: we’re back with another group of questions submitted by Listeners Like You.  We got way more questions than we could handle in a single podcast, so we’ll be answering your queries over the next few weeks—if you submitted a question and didn’t hear it answered here, sit tight–we will most likely answer it in the next session.  Please note that this episode contains spoilers for Seasons One through Seven of Our Fair City.

If you’d like to support HartLife NFP and Our Fair City, you can join the amazing community on our Patreon page at http://www.patreon.com/hartlifenfp.   By pledging monthly, you can ensure the growth and stability of our company and  get great rewards like Our Fair City ringtones, Herbert West on your voicemail, personalized HartLife policy certificates, and more.  You can also help spread the word by rating and reviewing on iTunes or whatever podcasting service you are listening to us on!

Special thanks to Smilodonmeow, JoeGee, S.P. Moran, Alex Generous, Soaplady, Vraik, Snail Army, Jervistetch7, Prepare to die obviously, Prunella-modularis, Antigonefunns, Mrtappan, dblplsgoodful, IndigoBryan, and everyone else who sent a question in!

Content advisories for this episode can be found here.

  • Managing Director— Eleanor Hyde
  • Andrew Snidge— Frank Sjodin
  • Cassandra Wilkins/Switchblades Cobalt— Ele Matelan
  • Doctor Emily Caligari— Marsha Harman
  • Writer/Agent Chamberlain— Jim McDoniel
  • Recording Engineer— DJ Catnip
  • Executive Producer— Jeffrey Gardner

Produced by Jeffrey Gardner.  Recording Engineering by DJ Catnip.  A huge thank you to our sponsor for this episode, Cards Against Humanity!