Thursday, December 25, 2014

Boxing Day Broadcast 2014

Young Ben is a City Messenger, and he is so glad that Christmas is over. Join him at the Messenger Depot on Perdido Street as he presents three seasonal stories from New Babbage.

The City Messenger by Abbey Hood, read by Bookworm Hienrichs.

Be Careful What You Wish For by Ceejay Writer, read by Ianone Constantine.

A Gift of Clarity by Loki Eliot, read by Loki Eliot.

Brother Lapis was played by Jon Sayles, who has a really nice archive of royalty free classical guitar music he has played at

Additional music by Kevin MacLeod.

Produced by Mosseveno Tenk in the wee dark hours of Christmas morning, which is why it was important that Ben was was played by Steadman Kondor, an Australian.We had quite a time filtering out the noise of his neighbor's Christmas BBQ.

Picture credit: Kimika Ying.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

The Story of the Inexperienced Ghost

“Are you a member?”

We return to Brunel Hall to hear Mr. Victor Mornington, the steamlands’ most famous hotelier, read The Story of the Inexperienced Ghost by H.G. Wells. Grab a drink, turn down the lights, and get comfortable, because story night is Serious Business in New Babbage.

Listen live, Sunday, August 17th, on Radio Riel Steampunk at 1pm and 7pm PDT. Social listening gatherings will be held at Brunel Hall in the Academy of Industry sim in Second Life. 

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first publication: The Strand Magazine, March 1902

Reader: Mr. Victor Mornington
Intro/Outro: Miss Garnet Psaltery

Dark and Stormy Night written and performed by MacKnight Culdesac
Tranquility, Reawakening, Clean Soul written and performed by Kevin MacLeod.
Additional music provided by
Produced by Mosseveno Tenk
runtime 41:00