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Awkward Podcast #4: Johnny Astronaut Chapter 2

November 21, 2011 By: Category: Greatest Hits, Podcasts

The new Awkward Podcast is finally here! This here is the first chapter from the audiobook version of Johnny Astronaut by Rory Carmichael. Yes, it starts on Chapter 2. Wanna know why? Buy your own copy of Johnny Astronaut right here for only $.99!

Johnny Astronaut Chapter 2

Music totally stolen for this podcast:

“Fables of Faubus” by Charles Mingus
“Rye Bread2″ by the Price Is Right Band
“Green Jeans” by the Fabulous Flee-Rakers
“Heaven and Hell” by El Michels Affair
“Disgruntled” by Rancid

Awkward Podcasts #3: Brand Monsters

October 29, 2010 By: Category: Greatest Hits, Podcasts

Awkward Podcast #3 comes just in time for Halloween. I wrote this spoooooky monster story for the “Will Wright Reads …” event the other night. The event took place in a restaurant, so even if you were there, this may be the first time you’re able to hear it.

Brand Monsters

Music totally stolen for this podcast:

“Throw Aggi from the Bridge” by Black Tambourine
“Globetrotter” by The Tornadoes
“Adventure” by Be Your Own Pet
“Meniscus” by This Mortal Coil
“Count in Fives” by The Horrors
“Atlantis to Interzone” by Klaxons
“Sex Your Corpse Up” by the Psychos

The Awkward Podcast #2: The New Words

October 19, 2010 By: Category: Greatest Hits, Podcasts


The second edition of the Awkward Podcast features a story I wrote a couple of years ago entitled “The New Words.” I’ve submitted this to a number of different magazines in the hopes of getting it published, but no one seems to want it. Which is too bad, because I think it is a damn fine story. So in the interest of getting it out into the world, where it belongs, I am giving it to you in podcast format. Please enjoy!

The New Words

A side note: We’ve submitted the Awkward Podcast to the iTunes store, but it takes them a few weeks to approve such things … if you’re interested in adding the podcast to your iTunes podcast subscriptions but don’t know how to go about it, here’s what you have to do. Go into iTunes, and click on the “Advanced” tab at the top. Scroll down to “Subscribe to podcast.” In the box that says “URL”, paste the following link:
http://feeds.feedburner.com/AwkwardPressPodcasts.

Done! You will now receive all of our delicious podcasts automatically. You’re welcome!

Music totally stolen for this podcast (in order of appearance):
- “Rollerdisco” by Black Moth Super Rainbow
- “The Shore” by The Cansecos
- “Endorphin” by Burial
- “Titus Andronicus” by Titus Andronicus

The Awkward Movie Challenge Podcast Edition: Fright Night

October 15, 2010 By: Category: Podcasts

What could be better than reading the Awkward Movie Challenge? Why, listening to the Awkward Movie Challenge, of course! Celebrate Halloween by listening along as Mike Segretto & Jeffrey Dinsmore trash the beloved 1985 horror classic Fright Night. If you don’t have time to listen to the entire thing, at the very least, enjoy the first minute to hear Mike Segretto’s amazing “Awkward Movie Challenge” theme song.

Awkward Movie Challenge Podcast #1: Fright Night

Be forewarned: this is our first attempt at this whole podcasting thing. There are some clicks and pops and weird background noises that may be somewhat irritating. But we promise they aren’t omnipresent. And we’ll figure out how to fix them in subsequent podcasts.