Unwell, a Midwestern Gothic Mystery

By HartLife NFP

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 Jul 11, 2019


 Apr 12, 2019

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Unwell, a Midwestern Gothic Mystery is a new audio drama from HartLife NFP. Lillian Harper moves to the small town of Mt. Absalom, Ohio, to care for her estranged mother Dorothy after an injury. Living in the town's boarding house which has been run by her family for generations, she discovers conspiracies, ghosts, and a new family in the house's strange assortment of residents.

Episode Date
1.10- The Devil's in the Details
20:02

In which Abbie’s work is interrupted and the pipes (and nerves) are rattled.

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You can read a transcript for this episode here.

This episode features: Shariba Rivers as Lily, Kathleen Hoil as Abbie, and Michael Turrentine as Wes.

Written by Jessica Best, sound design by Hannah Foerschler, directed by Jeffrey Nils Gardner, music composed by Stephen Poon, recording engineer Mel Ruder, Unwell lead sound designer Ryan Schile, Executives Producers Eleanor Hyde and Jeffrey Gardner, by HartLife NFP.

Jul 10, 2019
1.09- Designs and Designations
29:48

In which we explore Mt. Absalom and visit some dangerous places.

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You can read a transcript for this episode here.

This episode features: Shariba Rivers as Lily, Marsha Harman as Dot, Kathleen Hoil as Abbie, Joshua K Harris as Rudy, Gaby Labotka as Sylvia, and Pat King as Chester.

Written by Bilal Dardai, sound design by Ryan Schile, directed by Jeffrey Nils Gardner, music composed by Stephen Poon, recording engineer Mel Ruder, Unwell lead sound designer Ryan Schile, Executives Producers Eleanor Hyde and Jeffrey Gardner, by HartLife NFP.

Jun 26, 2019
1.08 - Pack Animals
23:46

In which the Woods are dangerous and Wes is found.

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Content advisories for this episode can be found here.

You can read a transcript for this episode here.

This episode features: Shariba Rivers as Lily, Marsha Harman as Dot, Kathleen Hoil as Abbie, Joshua K Harris as Rudy, Mark Soloff as &4u3hf39*&, Ele Matelan as Jjfhfe7^%%^, Sebastian H. Orr as &77YDhJD&, and Michael Turrentine as Wes.

Written by Bilal Dardai, sound design by Sarah D. Espinoza, directed by Jeffrey Nils Gardner, music composed by Stephen Poon, recording engineer Mel Ruder, Unwell lead sound designer Ryan Schile, Executives Producers Eleanor Hyde and Jeffrey Gardner, by HartLife NFP.

Jun 12, 2019
1.07- Research Project
19:32

In which Lily hunts for secrets and Abbie flaunts the (library) law.

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This episode features: Shariba Rivers as Lily, Marsha Harman as Dot, Kathleen Hoil as Abbie, Krista D'Agostino as Hazel, and Michael Turrentine as Wes.

Written by Jim McDoniel, sound design by Eli McIlveen, directed by Jeffrey Nils Gardner, music composed by Stephen Poon, recording engineer Mel Ruder, Unwell lead sound designer Ryan Schile, Executives Producers Eleanor Hyde and Jeffrey Gardner, by HartLife NFP.

May 29, 2019
1.06- Storm
28:08

In which we meet another residence and delve deeper into the house.

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This episode features: Shariba Rivers as Lily, Marsha Harman as Dot, Kathleen Hoil as Abbie, Joshua K Harris as Rudy, and Michael Turrentine as Wes.

 Written by Jessica Best, sound design by Anna Rodriguez with Ryan Schile, directed by Jeffrey Nils Gardner, music composed by Stephen Poon, recording engineer Mel Ruder, Unwell lead sound designer Ryan Schile, Executives Producers Eleanor Hyde and Jeffrey Gardner, by HartLife NFP.

Apr 03, 2019
1.05- Voyager
27:44

In which new avenues are explored and old stories are rediscovered.

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This episode features: Shariba Rivers as Lily, Marsha Harman as Dot, Amelia Bethel as Marisol, Isa Ramos as Spikes, and Michael Turrentine as Wes.

Written by Bilal Dardai, sound design by Eli McIlveen, directed by Jeffrey Nils Gardner, music composed by Stephen Poon, recording engineer Mel Ruder, Unwell lead sound designer Ryan Schile, Executives Producers Eleanor Hyde and Jeffrey Gardner, by HartLife NFP.

Mar 20, 2019
1.04- Rifled
28:06

In which several things are lost and others are found.

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This episode features: Shariba Rivers as Lily, Marsha Harman as Dot, Kathleen Hoil as Abbie, Michael Turrentine as Wes, and Tara Schile as Emily.

 Written by Jessica Wright Buha, sound design by Ryan Schile, directed by Jeffrey Nils Gardner, music composed by Stephen Poon, recording engineer Mel Ruder, Unwell lead sound designer Ryan Schile, Executives Producers Eleanor Hyde and Jeffrey Gardner, by HartLife NFP.

Mar 06, 2019
1.03- The Pageant
28:57

In which some history is learned.

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This episode features: Shariba Rivers as Lily, Krista D’Agostino as Hazel, Marsha Harman as Dot, Kathleen Hoil as Abbie, Amelia Bethel as Marisol, Abby Doud as Mason, Kat Evans as Stacy, Jeffrey Gardner as Dylan.

Written by Jessica Best, sound design by Mischa Stanton, directed by Jeffrey Nils Gardner, music composed by Stephen Poon and Jessica Best, recording engineer Mel Ruder, Theme performed by Stephen Poon, Lauren Kelly, Gunnar Jebsen, Travis Elfers, Mel Ruder, and Betsey Palmer, Unwell lead sound designer Ryan Schile, Executives Producers Eleanor Hyde and Jeffrey Gardner, by HartLife NFP.

Feb 22, 2019
1.02-The Diner
25:31

In which food becomes an issue.

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This episode features: Shariba Rivers as Lily, Marsha Harman as Dot, LaQuin Groves as Dale, Michael Turrentine as Wes, Kathleen Hoil as Abbie, Sebastian Orr as **&#^$^@, Ele Matelan as ##$#@%.

Written by Jessica Wright Buha, sound design by Eli McIlveen, directed by Jeffrey Nils Gardner, music composed by Stephen Poon, Music on the radio by Stardusk Encounter, Sadie and the Stark, and Action Camp, Theme performed by Stephen Poon, Lauren Kelly, Gunnar Jebsen, Travis Elfers, Mel Ruder, and Betsey Palmer, recording engineer Mel Ruder, Unwell lead sound designer Ryan Schile, Executives Producers Eleanor Hyde and Jeffrey Gardner, by HartLife NFP.

Feb 21, 2019
1.01- Homecoming
20:11

Lily Harper comes “home.”

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You can read a transcript for this episode here.

This episode features: Shariba Rivers as Lily, Marsha Harman as Dot, Clint Worthington as Russel, Bethany Hart as Cynthia, LaQuin Groves as Dale, Mark Soloff as an old man on the edge of town, Michael Turrentine as Wes, Pat King as Chester, Sebastian Orr as &$^#&$#(, Ele Matelan as ))@&*@^$&. Voices by Alex Brown, Jeff Van Dreason, Eric Silver, Julia Schifini, Amanda McSweene-Geehan, Michelle Nickolaisen, Jack Pevyhouse, Paul Miscagave and Bridge Greene.

Written by Jim McDoniel, sound design by Ryan Schile, directed by Jeffrey Nils Gardner, music composed by Stephen Poon, recording engineer Mel Ruder, Theme performed by Stephen Poon, Lauren Kelly, Gunnar Jebsen, Travis Elfers, Mel Ruder, and Betsey Palmer, Unwell lead sound designer Ryan Schile, Executives Producers Eleanor Hyde and Jeffrey Gardner, by HartLife NFP.

Feb 20, 2019
Notes on the Fenwood House
05:43

From the audio notes of Abbie Douglas [They/them], PhD candidate in History (with a focus in urban planning) on the Fenwood Boarding House in Mt. Absalom, Ohio.

A transcript of this trailer can be found here.

Content advisories for this trailer can be found here.

Performed by Kathleen Hoil, directed by Jeffrey Nils Gardner, written by Jim McDoniel, with sound design by Jeffrey Nils Gardner. Unwell lead sound designer, Ryan Schile. HartLife NFP Executive Producers Eleanor Hyde and Jeffrey Nils Gardner.

Feb 03, 2019
Welcome to Mt. Absalom
02:11

Our second trailer for the upcoming Unwell, a Midwestern Gothic Mystery- coming to your podcast feed February 2019.

 

Welcome to Mt. Absalom. 

This trailer was written by Jim McDoniel, with sound design by Hannah Foerschler, and directed by Jeffrey Gardner. The trailer features David Rheinstrom, Marsha Harman, Jeffrey Gardner, Nathaniel Ewert-Krocker, Kat Evans, Abby Doud, Krista D'Agostino, Ele Matelan, Pat King. Phoebetor by Mel Ruder. Unwell lead sound design by Ryan Schile. Unwell Executive Producers, Eleanor Hyde and Jeffrey Gardner.

Jan 19, 2019
The Voicemail
02:51

HartLife NFP is thrilled to bring you the very first trailer for our new flagship show- Unwell, a Midwestern Gothic Mystery, coming in February 2019. 

A transcript for this trailer is available here.

Content warnings for this trailer can be found here.

Find out more by following us on twitter at www.twitter.com/unwellpodcast, on tumblr at http://unwellpodcast.tumblr.com, or on our website at www.unwellpodcast.com.

This trailer features Shariba Rivers as Lily Harper, Clint Worthington as Charlie, Krista D'Agostino as Melody, and Sebastian Orr as Jamie, with additional contributions by Ryan Schile. Michael Turrentine and Kathleen Hoil. This trailer was written by Jeffrey Gardner and Jim McDoniel, with music and recording engineering by DJ Catnip, and sound design by Jeffrey Gardner.

Jan 14, 2019