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The Penumbra Podcast

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At the Penumbra, you might follow Juno Steel, a brooding, sharp-witted private eye on Mars, as he tangles with an elusive homme fatale, tracks dangerous artifacts of an ancient alien civilization, and faces his three greatest fears: heights, blood, and relationships. Or you might enter the world of the Second Citadel, where the merciless Sir Caroline must corral a team of emotionally distraught all-male knights to defend their city against mind-manipulating monsters...even the ones they’ve fallen in love with. These audio dramas and more await you in the Penumbra, dear traveler. We hope you enjoy your stay. (Start with "UPDATED 1.01: Juno Steel and the Case of the Murderous Mask" or "1.09: Second Citadel - The Head of the Janus Beast.")The Penumbra is created and produced by Sophie Takagi Kaner and Kevin Vibert. Follow us on Twitter (@thepenumbrapod), Tumblr (@thepenumbrapodcast), or Facebook (The Penumbra Podcast).

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At the Penumbra, you might follow Juno Steel, a brooding, sharp-witted private eye on Mars, as he tangles with an elusive homme fatale, tracks dangerous artifacts of an ancient alien civilization, and faces his three greatest fears: heights, blood, and relationships. Or you might enter the world of the Second Citadel, where the merciless Sir Caroline must corral a team of emotionally distraught all-male knights to defend their city against mind-manipulating monsters...even the ones they’ve fallen in love with. These audio dramas and more await you in the Penumbra, dear traveler. We hope you enjoy your stay. (Start with "UPDATED 1.01: Juno Steel and the Case of the Murderous Mask" or "1.09: Second Citadel - The Head of the Janus Beast.")The Penumbra is created and produced by Sophie Takagi Kaner and Kevin Vibert. Follow us on Twitter (@thepenumbrapod), Tumblr (@thepenumbrapodcast), or Facebook (The Penumbra Podcast).

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My absolute favorite

By cheruhai - Apr 30 2020
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I adore The Penumbra Podcast. Each one of the characters makes you want to root for them, cringe, and cry. It’s incredible that this story makes the audience want search for more in even the most minor characters. Along with the phenomenal voice talent, iconic original soundtrack, and LGBT representation, I couldn’t ask for anything more!

This is amazing

By Peronus - Apr 29 2020
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I love this show, I don’t listen to many podcasts, but these have some of my favourite stories ever. It has lovely writing, music, speaking, and it reminds me of old radio dramas, I love this podcast sooooo much.

iTunes Ratings

1946 Ratings
Average Ratings
1855
47
16
11
17

My absolute favorite

By cheruhai - Apr 30 2020
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I adore The Penumbra Podcast. Each one of the characters makes you want to root for them, cringe, and cry. It’s incredible that this story makes the audience want search for more in even the most minor characters. Along with the phenomenal voice talent, iconic original soundtrack, and LGBT representation, I couldn’t ask for anything more!

This is amazing

By Peronus - Apr 29 2020
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I love this show, I don’t listen to many podcasts, but these have some of my favourite stories ever. It has lovely writing, music, speaking, and it reminds me of old radio dramas, I love this podcast sooooo much.
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The Penumbra Podcast

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At the Penumbra, you might follow Juno Steel, a brooding, sharp-witted private eye on Mars, as he tangles with an elusive homme fatale, tracks dangerous artifacts of an ancient alien civilization, and faces his three greatest fears: heights, blood, and relationships. Or you might enter the world of the Second Citadel, where the merciless Sir Caroline must corral a team of emotionally distraught all-male knights to defend their city against mind-manipulating monsters...even the ones they’ve fallen in love with. These audio dramas and more await you in the Penumbra, dear traveler. We hope you enjoy your stay. (Start with "UPDATED 1.01: Juno Steel and the Case of the Murderous Mask" or "1.09: Second Citadel - The Head of the Janus Beast.")The Penumbra is created and produced by Sophie Takagi Kaner and Kevin Vibert. Follow us on Twitter (@thepenumbrapod), Tumblr (@thepenumbrapodcast), or Facebook (The Penumbra Podcast).

Rank #1: 3.01: Juno Steel and the Man in Glass (Part 1)

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A family is formed. A journey begins. A new era dawns.

And out here, past the boundaries of City or government or law? Nothing stays guaranteed for long. Everything can change -- so you'd better hope you can keep up, or you might just get left behind.

It's crime time, baby. Let's go.

(Trigger warnings can be found at the bottom of this episode description.)

You can find all of our transcripts here: https://drive.google.com/drive/u/2/folders/1bnWLw5dTW4l9A0bmOMzEiy6XqqsXHHi_ Transcripts will come out along with the public release of the episode.

On staff at the Penumbra:
Kat Buckingham -- Head of Merchandise and Outreach
Alice Chuang -- Head of Design
Melissa DeJesus -- Script editing team
Sophie Kaner -- Co-creator, Head of Episode Development, Director, Sound designer
Sharon Oh -- Promotional artist
Noah Simes -- Production manager
Grahame Turner -- Script editing team
Kevin Vibert -- Co-creator, Co-producer, Lead writer
Ryan Vibert -- Composer and performer of original music

Attribution:
Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode
"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba: http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657
Violin Concerto in Bb, Op. 4/1 RV 383a - 1. La Stravaganza, Allegro, performed by Orchestra Gli Armonici
String Quartet No. 6 in B Flat Major, Op. 18, No. 6 - I. Allegro con brio, performed by Musopen String Quartet
String Quartet No. 15 In D Minor, K 421 - IV. Allegretto Ma Non Troppo, performed by Musopen String Quartet
String Quartet No. 6 in B Flat Major, Op. 18, No. 6 - III. Scherzo Allegro, performed by Musopen String Quartet
“Drum Roll with Cymbals Crash.flac” by qubudop https://freesound.org/people/qubodup/sounds/182442/
“Dropping a saucer shard” by jorickhoofd https://freesound.org/people/jorickhoofd/sounds/179262/

Trigger Warnings:
- Sudden loud noises
- Pursuit
- Violence and threats of violence
- Deception
- Paranoia and fear of being watched

Oct 22 2019

34mins

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Rank #2: 3.02: Juno Steel and the Man in Glass (Part 2)

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Reduce all to what is most essential. A debutante's ball. A Gilded Globe. A ballroom floor, approximately 3000 square feet. An auction gone awry, An ex-detective shouting his cover at the top of his lungs, spitting it on the floor for all to see, an ingrate, an immature...

And my debts, mounting. Even now, with every second.

File it away. Reduce all to what is most essential. A debutante's ball. A Gilded Globe...

(Trigger warnings can be found at the bottom of this episode description.)

You can find all of our transcripts here: https://drive.google.com/drive/u/2/folders/1bnWLw5dTW4l9A0bmOMzEiy6XqqsXHHi_ Transcripts will come out along with the public release of the episode.

On staff at the Penumbra:

Kat Buckingham -- Head of Merchandise and Outreach

Alice Chuang -- Head of Design

Melissa DeJesus -- Script editing team

Sophie Kaner -- Co-creator, Head of Episode Development, Director, Sound designer

Sharon Oh -- Promotional artist

Noah Simes -- Production manager

Grahame Turner -- Script editing team

Kevin Vibert -- Co-creator, Head of Operations, Lead writer

Ryan Vibert -- Composer and performer of original music

Attribution:

Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode

"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba: http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657

“Cracking/Crunching, A.wav” by InspectorJ https://freesound.org/people/InspectorJ/sounds/333818/

“liquid splatter on floor 4” by JakLocke https://freesound.org/people/JakLocke/sounds/261299/

“McRae - crowd - aghast.wav” by FlippantMoniker https://freesound.org/people/FlippantMoniker/sounds/128151/

Seven(New Music Remix) by bwatts (c) copyright 2012 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/bwatts/39793 Ft: alex beroza

Reusenoise (DNB Mix) by spinningmerkaba (c) copyright 2017 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/jlbrock44/56531

Trigger Warnings:

  • Sudden loud noises

  • Pursuit

  • Violence and threats of violence

  • Deception

  • Paranoia and fear of being watched

  • Blackmail

  • Kidnapping

  • Forced flirtation / unwanted sexual advances

Nov 05 2019

36mins

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Rank #3: UPDATED 1.01: Juno Steel and the Case of the Murderous Mask (Part 1)

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(Note: this episode is a rewrite, recasting, and remaster of the original "Juno Steel and the Case of the Murderous Mask (Part One)," and is our recommended jumping-on point for the series. If you're curious about changes made, the original version of "Murderous Mask" can be found elsewhere on this feed.)

Juno Steel has had a lot of clients in his time, high-profile and low. But when he’s called in to investigate the murder of Croesus Kanagawa, head of the Kanagawa crime-family-slash-entertainment-network, it’s not the client that interests him. It’s what Croesus was wearing when he died – and an ancient curse that hangs over that very strange mask.

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your stay.

We’d like to thank our Patreon supporters: Jaimie Gunter, Eliza Gray, The Princess and the Scrivener, mcf, Elizabeth Miller, Angel Acevedo, Hannah Tsim, Molly Donaldson, Kirsten Burns, nicole yim, Angalee Marano, Daisy Hines, Naomi Snelson, Ashley R HAynie, Katelyn Diekhaus, Maayan Priel, spaghettoni, Bobbie R, Michelle Ma, Emma Rose, Katelyn Davis, sally martin, Nadine, Julia Rosen, Marilene Desrosiers, Ari, M Moon, Elisabeth Hartmark, Emily Moore, Leslie Calderon, Abby Goodlaxson, Rachel Reeves, Sarah W, Jennifer Troemner, Sue Stewart, Kinsey Pena, Alyssa Kruft, syncytio, Ness Bivins, Savannah Patterson, Sarah, Rachel McLean, Jason Mellin, Alice Card, Kai Blake, Alice Chuang, Shannon, Wilhelm Engelbrecht, Laura, Carla Langa, Clarissa Tokash, Hailey Reed, Jennifer Xiang, Sarah Kolb, Hayley Wan, Joseph Marques, Sarah Cowwan, Briana W, Autumn B, Leo Mahler, Kaitlin Medlin, Allison Stanek, Robyn Jefferson, Asgket Wright, Lynne M, S. Staton, Robyn, elesteria, Julia M, Emily Hull, Laura Wagner, Kristen Koopman, Madison Lindsley, Rose Saia, Anna Meehan, Emily Marazzo, Peter Staley, Sienna Warecki, Phoebe Joy, Amanda McMains, M, Alex Fingerguns, Han Taub, Tales of THATTOWN, Abby, Kelli Glazebrook, caitlyn, Gabi Gonzalez, Alli Salwen, Jo, Lottie, Liv, Brittany Flanagan, Emma Johnson, Kaitlyn Steele, Katie Laffoon, Riley Clarke, Olivia Vogt, Sam Jam, Ashleigh Ford, Kelly Quinn, Aslee Graves, Timothy LaGrone, Kes L. Radford, Mandy Grady, Delaney Messer, Damian Salizar, Allison K, Veronica Borders, Nic Duhamel, Sean Toland, Janet Robinson, David Rheinstrom, Elizabeth, Brigitte Lefebvre, Celia Meredith, Amanda Kilbane, McKenna Waddill, Chan Aleksandra Melbye, Arcadiy Vournelis, Abbey James, A. Gannon and S. Conley, Mary Murphy, Hayley Cole, Sydney Bell, Tarot, Emily Broude, ABS, Maddie Alzamora, Zoe, Carmen, Ashten Sykes, Julia Adams, Fanni Olah, Katarina Schwartz, Alexandra Theodotou, Vi Nguyen, Demilade Adefope, Jennifer Ellison, Kate Mraz, Emily Jones, Scott Galica, Melissa Mosley, Toby MGK, Adrienne Diehl, Sarah Brink, Allen Grevey, M R Clay, Alex Stan, Ben Stanfield, Emily Olivieri, BeatButton, Sara Spookystitch, Annie Mosity, Sierra Netz, and Jeremy Holstein!

With Patreon, you can support us by scheduling a small donation for each episode we release. If you’d like to show the artists behind the Penumbra that you appreciate their work, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/thepenumbrapodcast

(Note: Trigger warnings for all episodes will now be posted at the bottom of the episode description. In this way, we hope to accommodate those of our fans for whom emotional triggers are a significant concern without causing inconvenience for any listeners worried about spoilers. If this is a concern for you, please scroll down to the bottom of this description now.)

Attribution:

"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba: http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657
"La Madeline Au Truffe" (composed by Jeris) by basematic (c) copyright 2011 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/basematic/33580 Ft: Jeris (VJ_Memes)

“Sitting on chair.wav” by renatofarabeuf http://www.freesound.org/people/renatofarabeuf/sounds/232666/
“RG window.wav” by cmusounddesign http://www.freesound.org/people/cmusounddesign/sounds/95841/
"Spooky ambience #2” by KRISTIANKULTA http://www.freesound.org/people/KRISTIANKULTA/sounds/368309/
“Jackhammer” by MrAuralization http://www.freesound.org/people/MrAuralization/sounds/317361/
“16582_tedthetrumpet_kettleswitch1_(remix).wav” by FreqMan http://www.freesound.org/people/FreqMan/sounds/25862/
“Trap_02.wav” by LittleRobotSoundFactory http://www.freesound.org/people/LittleRobotSoundFactory/sounds/270398/
“Sqeaky chair.wav” by speedygonzo http://www.freesound.org/people/speedygonzo/sounds/257666/

Transcript:

A transcript of the spoken lines in this episode can be found here:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/157nJN2Q8jm_2IJyNEGoG4YDeKFFsW-ie9tSpzdACNmk/edit?usp=sharing

Production scripts with behind-the-scenes direction, character insights, notes for actors, and ridiculous jokes are available on Patreon at the $7 level.

(Transcript by Sarah Baum.)

TRIGGER WARNINGS:

  • Death

  • Some gore/"body horror"

  • Sudden loud noises

  • Depictions of being chased/pursued

Mar 16 2016

40mins

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Rank #4: 2.35: Juno Steel and the Soul of the People (Part 2)

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ERROR. ERROR.

IF TOWER.DAMAGE == CRITICAL THEN

THEN

THEN

ERROR: NO PROTOCOL FOUND.

SCANNING USER.JUNOSTEEL.MEMORIES() FOR SUGGESTED PROTOCOL

SCANNING...

SCANNING...

(Trigger warnings can be found at the bottom of this episode description.)

On staff at the Penumbra:

Kat Buckingham -- Head of Merchandise and Outreach

Alice Chuang -- Head of Design

Sophie Kaner -- Co-creator, Head of Episode Development, Director, Sound designer

Noah Simes -- Production manager

Kevin Vibert -- Co-creator, Head of Operations, Lead writer

Ryan Vibert -- Composer and performer of original music

This episode also makes use of 2 Mello's track "BIG BEAST" off the album Memories of Tokyo-To. You can buy that track and check out the rest of his music at https://2mellomakes.bandcamp.com/

Attribution:

Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode

“Complete Chime” by FoolBoyMedia https://freesound.org/people/FoolBoyMedia/sounds/352661/
“suspense.mp3” by mtthwmntnz https://freesound.org/people/mtthwmntnz/sounds/178197/
“snapping-chain” by CosmicEmbers https://freesound.org/people/CosmicEmbers/sounds/161650/
“Door falls to floor” by CastIronCarousel https://freesound.org/people/CastIronCarousel/sounds/216749/
“Oidz Magnet, A (H1)” by InspectorJ https://freesound.org/people/InspectorJ/sounds/411164/
“whats happening” by 11linda https://freesound.org/people/11linda/sounds/253458/
“RapidTriggerPull.aif” by bennychico11 https://freesound.org/people/bennychico11/sounds/44421/
“Empty Sewer” by Xanco123 https://freesound.org/people/Xanco123/sounds/347302/

Trigger Warnings:

  • Sudden loud noises

  • Pursuit

  • Forced incarceration

  • Violence and threats of violence

  • Implied killing of people and animals

  • Deception, gaslighting, brainwashing, propaganda

Jan 29 2019

43mins

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Rank #5: 2.34: Juno Steel and the Soul of the People (Part 1)

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Welcome home, Juno Steel.

(Trigger warnings can be found at the bottom of this episode description.)

On staff at the Penumbra:

Kat Buckingham -- Head of Merchandise and Outreach

Alice Chuang -- Head of Design

Sophie Kaner -- Co-creator, Head of Episode Development, Director, Sound designer

Noah Simes -- Production manager

Kevin Vibert -- Co-creator, Head of Operations, Lead writer

Ryan Vibert -- Composer and performer of original music

This episode also makes use of 2 Mello's track "BIG BEAST" off the album Memories of Tokyo-To. You can buy that track and check out the rest of his music at https://2mellomakes.bandcamp.com/

Attribution:

Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode

“Complete Chime” by FoolBoyMedia https://freesound.org/people/FoolBoyMedia/sounds/352661/
“suspense.mp3” by mtthwmntnz https://freesound.org/people/mtthwmntnz/sounds/178197/
“snapping-chain” by CosmicEmbers https://freesound.org/people/CosmicEmbers/sounds/161650/
“Door falls to floor” by CastIronCarousel https://freesound.org/people/CastIronCarousel/sounds/216749/
“Oidz Magnet, A (H1)” by InspectorJ https://freesound.org/people/InspectorJ/sounds/411164/
“whats happening” by 11linda https://freesound.org/people/11linda/sounds/253458/
“RapidTriggerPull.aif” by bennychico11 https://freesound.org/people/bennychico11/sounds/44421/
“Empty Sewer” by Xanco123 https://freesound.org/people/Xanco123/sounds/347302/

Trigger Warnings:

  • Sudden loud noises

  • Pursuit

  • Forced incarceration

  • Violence and threats of violence

  • Implied killing of people and animals

  • Deception, gaslighting, brainwashing, propaganda

Jan 15 2019

43mins

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Rank #6: 2.01: Juno Steel and the Kitty-Cat Caper (Part 1)

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Detective Steel is in a slump, and Maia King might have just the case to bring him out of it. One problem: half the case is going to be figuring out what the case even is, because if Ms. King is to be believed, the culprit would have to be… well, something that doesn’t exist. The stakes are life-or-death here… so hopefully Juno can figure out whose life or death before time runs out.

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your journey.

(Note: Trigger warnings for all episodes will now be posted at the bottom of the episode description. In this way, we hope to accommodate those of our fans for whom emotional triggers are a significant concern without causing inconvenience for any listeners worried about spoilers. If this is a concern for you, please scroll down to the bottom of this description now.)

We’d like to thank our Patreon supporters: Jaimie Gunter, Eliza Gray, The Princess and the Scrivener, mcf, Elizabeth Miller, Angel Acevedo, Hannah Tsim, Molly Donaldson, nicole yim, Angalee Marano, Daisy Hines, Naomi Snelson, Ashley R HAynie, Katelyn Diekhaus, Maayan Priel, spaghettoni, Bobbie R, Michelle Ma, Emma Rose, Katelyn Davis, sally martin, Nadine, Julia Rosen, Marilene Desrosiers, Ari, M Moon, Elisabeth Hartmark, Emily Moore, Leslie Calderon, Abby Goodlaxson, Rachel Reeves, Sarah W, Jennifer Troemner, Sue Stewart, Kinsey Pena, Alyssa Kruft, syncytio, Ness Bivins, Savannah Patterson, Sarah, Rachel McLean, Jason Mellin, Alice Card, Kai Blake, Alice Chuang, Shannon, Wilhelm Engelbrecht, Laura, Carla Langa, Clarissa Tokash, Hailey Reed, Jennifer Xiang, Sarah Kolb, Hayley Wan, Joseph Marques, Sarah Cowwan, Briana W, Autumn B, Leo Mahler, Kaitlin Medlin, Allison Stanek, Robyn Jefferson, Asgket Wright, Lynne +M, S. Staton, Robyn, elesteria, Julia M, Emily Hull, Laura Wagner, Kristen Koopman, Madison Lindsley, Rose Saia, Anna Meehan, Emily Marazzo, Peter Staley, Sienna Warecki, Phoebe Joy, Amanda McMains, M, Alex Fingerguns, Han Taub, Tales of THATTOWN, Abby, Kelli Glazebrook, caitlyn, Gabi Gonzalez, Alli Salwen, Jo, Lottie, Liv, Brittany Flanagan, Emma Johnson, Kaitlyn Steele, Katie Laffoon, Riley Clarke, Olivia Vogt, Sam Jam, Ashleigh Ford, Kelly Quinn, Aslee Graves, Timothy LaGrone, Kes L. Radford, Mandy Grady, Delaney Messer, Damian Salizar, Allison K, Veronica Borders, Nic Duhamel, Sean Toland, Janet Robinson, David Rheinstrom, Elizabeth, Brigitte Lefebvre, Celia Meredith, Amanda Kilbane, McKenna Waddill, Chan Aleksandra Melbye, Arcadiy Vournelis, Abbey James, A. Gannon and S. Conley, Mary Murphy, Hayley Cole, Sydney Bell, Tarot, Emily Broude, ABS, Maddie Alzamora, Zoe, Carmen, Ashten Sykes, Julia Adams, Katarina Schwartz, Alexandra Theodotou, Vi Nguyen, Demilade Adefope, Jennifer Ellison, Kate Mraz, Emily Jones, Scott Galica, Melissa Mosley, Toby MGK, Adrienne Diehl, Sarah Brink, Allen Grevey, M R Clay, Alex Stan, Ben Stanfield, Emily Olivieri, BeatButton, Sara Spookystitch, Annie Mosity, Sierra Netz, Jeremy Holstein, earlgreytea68, Emma Baker, Spencer Hubbard, Mossthewolf, Kirstyn Grout, Fiona Parker, Jamie G., Tristen A. H., Allison Stanek, Dashiell Mecoy, Charlie Lewins, Cerys Jones, Caitlin Collins, qwerty067, Sanja Seibold, Laura M, Esaema, sam lang, Rachel Peri, Galen M., hellian, Jenna Danoy, Caleb Melchior, Kirsten Colligan, Megan Woods, Xarse Myunes, September Brogan, Annclaire Livoti, Jake Thompson, Marialilia Ruiz, and MJ Redmond!

With Patreon, you can support us by scheduling a small donation for each episode we release. If you’d like to show the artists behind the Penumbra that you appreciate their work, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/thepenumbrapodcast

Attribution:

"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba: http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657
“train_breaking_outside.wav” by Anton http://www.freesound.org/people/Anton/sounds/23641/

“Traffic along apartments 131212_00.flac” by klankbeeld http://www.freesound.org/people/klankbeeld/sounds/210750/
“tommygoogle_smash_tv.wav ” by tommygoogle http://www.freesound.org/people/tommygoogle/sounds/118393/
“sfx-plug-1.wav” by davilca http://www.freesound.org/people/davilca/sounds/157903/
“Static R us.ogg” by jobro http://www.freesound.org/people/jobro/sounds/38484/
“cat meow.wav” by cameronmusic http://www.freesound.org/people/cameronmusic/sounds/138404/
“Busy Traffic lights suburban 161003_1006.flac” by klankbeeld http://www.freesound.org/people/klankbeeld/sounds/361640/
“AE0090 Volvo 740 GLE handbrake turn 01.flac” by audible-edge http://www.freesound.org/people/audible-edge/sounds/76804/
“down town street ambience 01.wav” by klankbeeld http://www.freesound.org/people/klankbeeld/sounds/127590/
“Car Breaking Skid 01.wav” by Iberian_Runa http://www.freesound.org/people/Iberian_Runa/sounds/217542/
“Smashing, Wooden Fence, B.wav” by InspectorJ http://www.freesound.org/people/InspectorJ/sounds/352204/
“MetalCabinetSlidingOverLinoleum.flac” by qubodup http://www.freesound.org/people/qubodup/sounds/192063/
“Day 12 12th July Robinhood76 Enhanced Flyby” by kwahmah_02 http://www.freesound.org/people/kwahmah_02/sounds/316658/

Trigger warnings:

Please be advised that this episode includes the following potential triggers:

Animal abuse

Some gore/"body horror"

Sudden loud noises

Depictions of being chased

Mar 28 2017

35mins

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Rank #7: 1.18: Juno Steel and the Final Resting Place

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In all likelihood, this is the end. The only question is: the end of how much?

The end of Juno Steel… that’s pretty likely. Alone in a Martian tomb, Peter Nureyev gone, and Miasma’s experiments drawing to a close. Juno will outlive his usefulness any minute now, and if Miasma has her way he won’t outlive for long.

And if it’s the end of Juno Steel it may well be the end of Mars, too: with Miasma’s hands on the Egg of Purus, a superweapon strong enough to destroy the entire Ancient Martian civilization, this human civilization doesn’t stand much of a chance.

What does Miasma have planned for that Martian wasteland? Where is Peter Nureyev? And just how much will Juno Steel lose? Because surely, this is the end, the final resting place… but how much will end here, today?

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your stay.

(Note: Trigger warnings for all episodes will now be posted at the bottom of the episode description. In this way, we hope to accommodate those of our fans for whom emotional triggers are a significant concern without causing inconvenience for any listeners worried about spoilers. If this is a concern for you, please scroll down to the bottom of this description now.)

We’d like to thank our Patreon supporters: Elizabeth Miller, Angel Acevedo, Hannah Tsim, Ivy Keller, Savannah Patterson, Marilene Desrosiers, Sarah, Marina Snowden, Rachel McLean, Jason Mellin, Alice Card, Sarah D, Kai Blake, Maeve Moon, Naomi Snelson, Alice Chuang, Shannon, Christoffel Engelbrecht, Laura, Carla Lange, Lauren, Jennifer Troemner, Laura Wagner, Kristen Koopman, Madison Lindsley, Rose Saia, Sue Stewart, Anna Meehan, Emily Marazzo, Peter Staley, Sienna Warecki, Aslee Graves, Timothy LaGrone, Kes L. Radford, Mandy Grady, Tales of THATTOWN, Delaney Messer, Damian Salizar, Emily Becnel, Arsit Rouke, Genesis Aguirre, Allison K, Veronica Borders, Nic Duhamel, Sean Toland, Kate Mraz, Emily Jones, Scott Galica, Melissa Mosley, Toby MGK, Adrienne Diehl, Sarah Brink, Allen Grevey, M R Clay, Mershon Moore, Tygr, Ben Stanfield, Emily Olivieri, Mitchell Ferree, Sara Spookystitch, Annie Mosity, Sierra Netz, Phoebe Nowak, Jeremy Holstein, Jon Fortune for World Dominator Promotional Campaign, David Spain, Maureen Vibert, Debra Simes, Duncan Whincup, Kian Alvane, Ness Bivins, mcf, Riley Clarke, Kelly Quinn, Jennifer Griffin, Samantha Jamieson, syncytio, Ashleigh Ford, Eliza Gray, Alyssa Kruft, Angie G, Jennifer Ellision, Janet Robinson, Emily Hull, Kinsey Pena, Kina Qiu, Sarah Richardson, Julia M, and Marissa Goodvin!

With Patreon, you can support us by scheduling a small donation for each episode we release. If you’d like to show the artists behind the Penumbra that you appreciate their work, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/thepenumbrapodcast

Attribution:

Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode

"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba: http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657

“horror ambience 72 12 Xicochi – Capella Ducis Quercus 130525_14.wav” by klankbeeld http://freesound.org/people/klankbeeld/sounds/212045

“Various Scifi Elevator Door Sounds” by Nicistarful http://freesound.org/people/Nicistarful/sounds/344224

“MetalCabinetSlidingOverLinoleum.flac” by qubodup http://freesound.org/people/qubodup/sounds/192063

“box falls (2).wav” by FreqMan
http://freesound.org/people/FreqMan/sounds/43595

“Wet_Slaps.mp3” by HerbertBoland
http://freesound.org/people/HerbertBoland/sounds/104686

“splats.wav” by FreqMan
http://freesound.org/people/FreqMan/sounds/42962

“Soup slurp” by Slave2theLight
http://freesound.org/people/Slave2theLight/sounds/157121

“Kids Birthday Party Crowd.wav” by
jakobthiesen http://freesound.org/people/jakobthiesen/sounds/188420

“jets_low_pass.wav” by primeval_polypod
http://freesound.org/people/primeval_polypod/sounds/160596

“BodyDrag2.aif” by bennychico11
http://freesound.org/people/bennychico11/sounds/44407

“Rockslide.wav” by juskiddink
http://freesound.org/people/juskiddink/sounds/77931

“Metal Ping.aif” by timgormly
http://freesound.org/people/timgormly/sounds/170957

“Gore slush slime sounds” by
VlatkoBlazek http://freesound.org/people/VlatkoBlazek/sounds/318592

“Pouring Soup in a Metal Pan” by
Hitrison http://freesound.org/people/Hitrison/sounds/251410

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“Blood Hitting Window.wav” by Rock
Savage http://freesound.org/people/Rock%Savage/sounds/81402

“SciFi Computer-1.wav” by
Andrewthomson http://freesound.org/people/Andrewthomson/sounds/100674

Transcript:

A transcript of the spoken lines in this episode can be found here:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1c8hQV2rkIl0e8YV6rqqSPSa3avHbOqS9LD-VaThkrX0

Production scripts with behind-the-scenes direction, character insights, notes for actors, and ridiculous jokes are available on Patreon at the $7 level.

(Transcription credit to lequeenofmoondoor, with assistance from Dana Stahl, bisclavretsred, lilkittybean, Tara Olivero, and Kevin Vibert.)

TRIGGER WARNINGS:

  • Depictions of self-harm

  • Suicide and death

  • Some gore/"body horror"

  • Sudden loud noises

Nov 08 2016

46mins

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Rank #8: 1.14: Juno Steel and the Train From Nowhere (Part 1)

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He arrived in the night: Peter Nureyev, the burglar who got away, the thief Juno Steel couldn’t catch.

Until he returned, things had been so simple: solving crimes, chasing a killer with her eye on Ancient Martian artifacts, and not letting personal business get in the way. With Nureyev, though, things always seem to get personal very quickly.

But Juno has no choice. Nureyev’s the only one with a lead on the killer Juno’s after. He knows exactly what she plans to take next, and according to him it’s something very big, and very dangerous.

According to Nureyev, anyway. But the question remains: can Juno trust Peter Nureyev?

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your stay. If you miss us between episodes, remember to follow us on Facebook (The Penumbra Podcast), Twitter (@thepenumbrapod), and our website (thepenumbrapodcast.com) for updates, information about the cast and crew, and irresistible witticisms.

We’d like to thank our Patreon supporters: Angel Acevedo, Hannah Tsim, Naomi Snelson, Alice Chuang, Shannon, Christoffel Engelbrecht, Laura, Carla Lange, Madison Lindsley, Jason Mellin, Rose Saia, Sue Stewart, Anna Meehan, Peter Staley, Sienna Warecki, Emily Becnel, Maeve Moon, Arsit Rouke, Genesis Aguirre, Allison K, Veronica Borders, Nic Duhamel, Sean Toland, M R Clay, Mershon Moore, Tygr, Ben Stanfield, Emily Olivieri, Mandy Grady, Kayla Mullins, Mitchell Ferree, Sara Spookystitch, Annie, Sierra Netz, Phoebe Nowak, Jeremy Holstein, "The Jon Fortune Promotional Campaign," and David Spain! With Patreon, you can support us by scheduling a small donation for each episode we release. If you’d like to show the artists behind the Penumbra that you appreciate their work, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=3386677

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Music:

"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba:
http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657

“Underwater ambience.WAV” by ben_jamin0 http://freesound.org/people/ben_jamin0/sounds/116657

“I Feel Like Dancing” by Steven M Bryant © 2012 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/stevieb357/35149 Ft: Jeris & Copperhead

“J.S. Bach – Cantante Profane No.205 – 1.Chouer des Vents,” European Archive. Public Domain Mark 1.0

“Antonio Vivaldi – Concerto in C major Op. 8 No. 12 – I. Allegro II. Largo III. Allegro,” Europen Archive. Public Domain Mark 1.0

“Organ Concerto in C major, BWV 595 (For Trumpet and Organ – Rondeau,” Johann Sebastian Bach, performed by Michel Rondeau. Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported

“MacBook Pro Feedback” by ejgvibes http://freesound.org/people/ejgvibes/sounds/198459

“Café connection” by morgantj, copyright 2009. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/morgantj/18947 Ft: Morusque

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“Concerto No. 4 in F minor, Op. 8, RV 297, ‘L’inverno’ (Winter) = Allegro non molto,” Antonio Vivaldi, performed by the US Air Force Band. Public Domain Mark 1.0

“Concerto Gross in B flat major no. 7, HWV 325 – III. Andante,” Georg Friedrich Handel, European Archive. Public Domain Mark 1.0.

Transcript:

A transcript of the spoken lines in this episode can be found here:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1yGUMR-aqGQvoTvpPykmLfaAFwFsdgNOUlmgoi15h7Ws/

Production scripts with behind-the-scenes direction, character insights, notes for actors, and ridiculous jokes are available on Patreon at the $7 level.

TRIGGER WARNINGS:

  • Violence
  • Gunfire
  • Deception and gaslighting
  • Sudden loud noises
  • Alcohol
  • Threats

Sep 20 2016

41mins

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Rank #9: 2.30: Juno Steel and the Man of the Future (Part 1)

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Ramses O'Flaherty has been a busy man in recent days. A brand new way of life doesn't build itself, after all -- and before you can ever build it, you'll have to tear down the old life getting in everyone's way.

As Juno and Rita come up from the sewers they can see, immediately, that Ramses has succeeded in the latter goal. Oldtown is gone. It's never coming back. And in its place stands Newtown, a shining city on a hill, a paradise of Ramses's own design. The only questions, then, are these: what is paradise? And what must one do before they allow one through its gates?

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your journey.

(Trigger warnings can be found at the bottom of the episode description.)

Want Penumbra shirts, posters, and pins? We have a merch store! https://store.dftba.com/collections/the-penumbra-podcast

We're an independent team that needs your help to keep making these stories. Support us on Patreon and you can get episodes early, actor scripts, commentary tracks, behind-the-scenes goodies, and more! https://www.patreon.com/thepenumbrapodcast

We'd like to thank our Patreon supporters, without whom The Penumbra Podcast would not be possible. Thank you so, so much. A list of those heroes can be found at the bottom of this page: http://www.thepenumbrapodcast.com/about/

On staff at the Penumbra:

Kat Buckingham -- Head of Merchandise and Outreach

Alice Chuang -- Head of Design

Sophie Kaner -- Co-creator, Head of Episode Development, Director, Sound designer

Noah Simes -- Production manager

Kevin Vibert -- Co-creator, Head of Operations, Lead writer

Ryan Vibert -- Composer and performer of original music

Attribution:

Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode

"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba: http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657

“Chime_01.wav” by Andromadax24 https://freesound.org/people/Andromadax24/sounds/186719/

“SMALL GROUP LAUGHTER.wav” by Ch0cchi https://freesound.org/people/Ch0cchi/sounds/15294/

“Hammering Nails, Close, A” by InspectorJ https://freesound.org/people/InspectorJ/sounds/406048/

“Cloth Rip” by Dpoggioli https://freesound.org/people/Dpoggioli/sounds/263541/

“Chair-Dining_Chair-Wooden-Dragged-04.wav” by D W https://freesound.org/people/D%20W/sounds/145707/

Transcript:

A transcript of the spoken lines in this episode can be found here:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=14YRIBJWI1sOjenHjfzPxC4gtrZNSHSMr

Production scripts with behind-the-scenes direction, character insights, notes for actors, and ridiculous jokes are available on Patreon at the $7 level.

(Transcript by Sarah Baum.)

Trigger Warnings:

  • Sudden loud noises

  • Claustrophobia

  • Violence and threats of violence

  • Manipulation and mind control

  • Death and fatal injury

  • Implied killing of people and animals

  • Deception and gaslighting

Oct 23 2018

43mins

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Rank #10: 1.15: Juno Steel and the Train From Nowhere (Part 2)

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Somewhere in this desert lies the greatest weapon Mars has ever seen. It’s on board the Utgard Express, a mobile lockbox that shatters the speed of sound at its slowest setting, a train that no one has ever entered… until today.

The plan is set. Juno and Nureyev know exactly what they must do to board that train. If there are no surprises they’ll just wake up, drive to a drone launch site in the desert, hijack a drone, and then ride off into the sunset, Martian Weapon in hand.

If there are no surprises, that is. But someone in this desert doesn’t much like the idea of things going smoothly for Juno and Nureyev, and the first of his surprises should be arriving at their door right about… now.

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your stay.

We’d like to thank our Patreon supporters: Elizabeth Miller, Angel Acevedo, Jason Mellin, Alice Card, Sarah D, Kai Blake, Maeve Moon, Naomi Snelson, Alice Chuang, Shannon, Christoffel Engelbrecht, Laura, Carla Lange, Kristen Koopman, Madison Lindsley, Rose Saia, Sue Stewart, Anna Meehan, Hannah Tsim, Emily Marazzo, Peter Staley, Sienna Warecki, Mandy Grady, Tales of THATTOWN, Delaney Messer, Damian Salizar, Emily Becnel, Arsit Rouke, Genesis Aguirre, Allison K, Veronica Borders, Nic Duhamel, Sean Toland, Scott Galica, Melissa Mosley, Toby MGK, Adrienne Diehl, Sarah Brink, Allen Grevey, M R Clay, Merson Moore, Tygr, Ben Stanfield, Emily Olivieri, Mitchell Ferree, Sara Spookystitch, Annie Mosity, Sierra Netz, Phoebe Nowak, Jeremy Holstein, Jon Fortune for World Dominator Promotional Campaign, David Spain, Maureen Vibert, Debra Simes, Timothy LaGrone, Duncan Whincup, and Kian Alvane! With Patreon, you can support us by scheduling a small donation for each episode we release. If you’d like to show the artists behind the Penumbra that you appreciate their work, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=3386677

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"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, feat. spinningmerkaba http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657

“Interior Rally Racing Car.wav” by efksound http://freesound.org/people/efksound/sounds/193679

“Destruction, Wooden, A.wav” by InspectorJ http://freesound.org/people/InspectorJ/sounds/352513

“Plunk” by OwlStorm http://freesound.org/people/OwlStorm/sounds/209011

“Nuerburgring-Pit-Lane.flac” by Erdie http://freesound.org/people/Erdie/sounds/34526

“Airplane Ambience” by SeanSecret http://freesound.org/people/SeanSecret/sounds/251653

“thing.rocket.02.mp3” by dobroide http://freesound.org/people/dobroide/sounds/15463

“Key out of the pocket.wav” by BarkersPinhead http://freesound.org/people/BarkersPinhead/sounds/274669

“Light Metal Gate Close” by qubodup http://freesound.org/people/qubodup/sounds/219587

“Indy Blow Darts Cue 3.wav” by pscsound http://freesound.org/people/pscsound/sounds/71260

“Clothing_ShirtsandPants_Rustling.wav” by duckduckpony http://freesound.org/people/duckduckpony/sounds/204016

“underwater ambience” by akemov http://freesound.org/people/akemov/sounds/255597

“Large Earthquake” by LoafDV http://freesound.org/people/LoafDV/sounds/148002

“metal door close.wav” by Tomlija http://freesound.org/Tomlija/sounds/98946

“kitchen metal.wav” by offthesky http://freesound.org/people/offthesky/sounds/34654

“good kick in the head sound.aif” by mwl500 http://freesound.org/people/mwl500/sounds/54807

TRIGGER WARNINGS:

  • Violence
  • Gunfire
  • Deception and gaslighting
  • Sudden loud noises
  • Alcohol
  • Threats

Oct 04 2016

42mins

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Rank #11: 2.11: Juno Steel and the Stolen City (Part 1)

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“Look for a woman with one ear outside the First Museum of Colonized History in Hyperion City.”

That’s what the notice said to Yasmin Swift, both culprit and victim of Juno Steel’s last case. And ever since, Juno has been looking for that woman: for a month straight, while the clock ticks down, while the election creeps ever closer. He needs to find her, and quickly, if he hopes to keep Ramses O’Flaherty kicking, if he hopes to give this city a shot at anything better.

Today Juno’s going to find that one-eared gangster, and he’s going to learn something very important about leads along the way: sometimes it’s worth leaving a piranha on the line if it means you might catch a whale.

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your journey.

(Trigger warnings and a link to a full episode transcript can be found at the bottom of this episode description.)

We'd like to thank our Patreon supporters, without whom The Penumbra Podcast would not be possible. Thank you so, so much. A list of those heroes can be found at the bottom of this page: http://www.thepenumbrapodcast.com/about/

We are a small team that currently relies on fan donations to keep food on our plates and buy us time to create this show, and so we mean it literally when we say we could not do this without you. If you'd like to contribute to that Patreon, get some rewards, and keep making the Penumbra a reality, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/thepenumbrapodcast

Attribution:

Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode

"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba: http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657

“High heels marble floor” by avakas http://freesound.org/people/avakas/sounds/172358/ “Human Runs in Boots” by scriotxstudios http://freesound.org/people/scriotxstudios/sounds/348753/ “Bundle falling to ground” by pfranzen http://freesound.org/people/pfranzen/sounds/326351/ “Heavy metal door” by Exacom http://freesound.org/people/Exacom/sounds/259301/ “Down the stairs into the basement” by kramsttop http://freesound.org/people/kramsttop/sounds/170903/ “Spacecraft cabin ambient noise 2.aiff” by gnrja http://freesound.org/people/gnrja/sounds/150267/ “Radio beep” by Kijadzel http://freesound.org/people/Kijadzel/sounds/170608/ “Storm wind.aiff” by gnrja http://freesound.org/people/gnrja/sounds/151767/ “beepbeep.wav” by leviclaassen http://freesound.org/people/leviclaassen/sounds/107786/

Transcript:

A transcript of the spoken lines in this episode can be found here:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=19BX4E9OoSE7V4TKI8VJQJkjlvaqVSrgmrDEbduQt6xE

Production scripts with behind-the-scenes direction, character insights, notes for actors, and ridiculous jokes are available on Patreon at the $7 level.

(Transcript by Avi Meehan and edited by Kevin Vibert.)

Trigger warnings:

  • Sudden loud noises

  • Depictions and descriptions of violence, murder, death

  • Depictions of being trapped

  • Kidnapping

  • Manipulation

  • Threats

  • Depictions of being watched without foreknowledge or permission

Aug 29 2017

39mins

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Rank #12: 2.26: Juno Steel and the Long Way Home (Part 1)

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Where is everybody?

That's the question that dogs Juno Steel now. He has bigger things to handle, he knows. Loose ends to tie up, old betrayals to pay back, and a mysterious mayor to reckon with. But even while city-sized mysteries weigh him down, the one that concerns him most is much closer to home... and while he tries to solve his disappearing act, all he has to keep him company is the tale of another disappearance, thirty years in the past.

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your journey.

(Trigger warnings can be found at the bottom of this episode description.)

Want Penumbra shirts, posters, and pins? We have a merch store! https://store.dftba.com/collections/the-penumbra-podcast

We're an independent team that needs your help to keep making these stories. Support us on Patreon and you can get episodes early, actor scripts, commentary tracks, behind-the-scenes goodies, and more! https://www.patreon.com/thepenumbrapodcast

We'd like to thank our Patreon supporters, without whom The Penumbra Podcast would not be possible. Thank you so, so much. A list of those heroes can be found at the bottom of this page: http://www.thepenumbrapodcast.com/about/

On staff at the Penumbra:

Kat Buckingham -- Head of Merchandise and Outreach

Alice Chuang -- Head of Design

Scott Galica -- Recording engineer

Sophie Kaner -- Co-creator, Head of Episode Development, Director, Sound designer

Noah Simes -- Production manager

Kevin Vibert -- Co-creator, Head of Operations, Lead writer

Ryan Vibert -- Composer and performer of original music

Attribution:

Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode

"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba: http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657

“Sewer Soundscape, A.wav” by InspectorJ https://freesound.org/people/InspectorJ/sounds/342566/

“EMgermanrail.wav” by holger.schwetter https://freesound.org/people/holger.schwetter/sounds/53475/

“cannon.aif” by man https://freesound.org/people/man/sounds/14615/

“Tape Cassette Eject” by Fats Million https://freesound.org/people/Fats%20Million/sounds/187786/

“News Background.wav” by mansardian https://freesound.org/people/mansardian/sounds/61321/

“Audience Cheering” by unchaz https://freesound.org/people/unchaz/sounds/150957/

“photo press Conference.wav” by klankbeeld https://freesound.org/people/klankbeeld/sounds/179209/

Trigger Warnings:

  • Sudden loud noises

  • Claustrophobia

  • Violence and threats of violence

  • Death and injury

  • Violence towards animals

  • Implied killing of animals

  • Deception and gaslighting

  • Abandonment

Aug 28 2018

36mins

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Rank #13: 2.04: Juno Steel and the Lesson Learned (Part 1)

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Working for a man as connected as Ramses O’Flaherty means access to places nobody else gets to go… or wants to, as it turns out. Because on this case Ramses is sending Juno into the Fortezza, Hyperion City’s prison for criminal genius, to stop a murder before it can be committed.

Who’s the victim, you ask? Well… Ramses, of course.

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your journey.

(Trigger warnings can be found at the bottom of this episode description.)

We'd like to thank our Patreon supporters, without whom The Penumbra Podcast would not be possible. Thank you so, so much. A list of those heroes can be found at the bottom of this page: http://www.thepenumbrapodcast.com/about/

We are a small team that currently relies on fan donations to keep food on our plates and buy us time to create this show, and so we mean it literally when we say we could not do this without you. If you'd like to contribute to that Patreon, get some rewards, and keep making the Penumbra a reality, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/thepenumbrapodcast

Attribution:

Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.

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"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba: http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657

“quiet autumn downtown street 03.wav” by klankbeeld http://www.freesound.org/people/klankbeeld/sounds/352124/ “MinoltaV300Zoom4.flac” by kwahmah_02 http://www.freesound.org/people/kwahmah_02/sounds/264104/ “elevator, the elevator closing, the opening of the elevator floor signal” by mario1298 http://www.freesound.org/people/mario1298/sounds/155643/ “18 Footsteps on wood; present; near; second floor.wav” by juanlopz08 http://www.freesound.org/people/juanlopz08/sounds/389502/ “Analog alarm clock” by bone666138 http://www.freesound.org/people/bone666138/sounds/198841/ “Large Crash.wav” by CGEffex http://www.freesound.org/people/CGEffex/sounds/99960/ “Rattly metal elevator [binaural recording]” by Tomlija http://www.freesound.org/people/Tomlija/sounds/198787/ “Retro elevator” by qubodup http://www.freesound.org/people/qubodup/sounds/216744/ “Train stop” by MrAuralization http://www.freesound.org/people/MrAuralization/sounds/265492/ “Spinning Cable 192kHz.wav” by JarredGibb http://www.freesound.org/people/JarredGibb/sounds/219031/ “ding.wav” by Corsica_S http://www.freesound.org/people/Corsica_S/sounds/91926/ “Rope pull.wav” by Huggy13ear http://www.freesound.org/people/Huggy13ear/sounds/138958/Probably Shouldn't by Stefan Kartenberg (c) copyright 2017 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/JeffSpeed68/55527 Ft: Mr_Yesterday “Footsteps, Concrete, A.wav” by InspectorJ http://www.freesound.org/people/InspectorJ/sounds/336598/ “NYPD Police Scanner.mp3” by FlyinEye http://www.freesound.org/people/FlyinEye/sounds/160220/ “Door Squeak 3” by Sandermotions http://www.freesound.org/people/Sandermotions/sounds/369000/ “Insectobot Scanning” by RICHERlandTV http://www.freesound.org/people/RICHERlandTV/sounds/362830/

Trigger warnings:

  • Sudden loud noises

  • Depictions and descriptions of violence and death

  • Self-harm

  • Close, claustrophobic spaces

  • Depictions of illness

  • Kidnapping/forced incarceration

  • Implications regarding sex

May 09 2017

45mins

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Rank #14: 2.17: Juno Steel and the Time Gone By (Part 1)

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I do suggest you reconsider this particular destination, Traveler. Most places on Mars are dangerous, but the desert holds threats no human can survive. Radiation beats down from above, subterranean predators rumble below, and before you lies nothing but sand and heat and time.

And behind you… do you see that growing shadow in the distance, Traveler? It is always there. And depending on how you play your cards it may be your only way out… or the most dire threat of all.

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your journey.

(Trigger warnings can be found at the bottom of this episode description.)

Want Penumbra shirts, posters, and pins? We have a merch store! https://store.dftba.com/collections/the-penumbra-podcast

We're an independent team that needs your help to keep making these stories. Support us on Patreon and you can get episodes early, actor scripts, commentary tracks, behind-the-scenes goodies, and more! https://www.patreon.com/thepenumbrapodcast

We'd like to thank our Patreon supporters, without whom The Penumbra Podcast would not be possible. Thank you so, so much. A list of those heroes can be found at the bottom of this page: http://www.thepenumbrapodcast.com/about/

On staff at the Penumbra:

Kat Buckingham -- Head of Merchandise and Outreach

Mikaela Buckley -- Promotional artist, Script editor

Alice Chuang -- Head of Design

Scott Galica -- Recording engineer

Sophie Kaner -- Co-creator, Head of Episode Development, Director, Sound designer

Noah Simes -- Production manager, Script editor

Grahame Turner -- Script editor

Kevin Vibert -- Co-creator, Head of Operations, Lead writer

Ryan Vibert -- Composer and performer of original music

This episode's cast:
Chloe Cunha (Vespa), Sarah Gazdowicz (Buddy), Joshua Ilon (Juno), William Schuller (Rasbach), Alexander Stravinsky (Jacket)

Transcript:

A transcript of the spoken lines in this episode can be found here:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1vS4GiNKHRM0CVv-GJvanL4R0-u-Cmr5uG5pw1M2UQsc

Production scripts with behind-the-scenes direction, character insights, notes for actors, and ridiculous jokes are available on Patreon at the $7 level.

(Transcript by Avi Meehan.)

Attribution:

Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode

"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba: http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657

“Noisy_Miner_Chick_FeedMe.wav” by digifishmusic https://freesound.org/people/digifishmusic/sounds/83295/
“Male Inhale scream 6” by jorickhoofd https://freesound.org/people/jorickhoofd/sounds/180299/
“rocks dropped tumble 2.wav” by Halleck https://freesound.org/people/Halleck/sounds/121702/
“traditional moroccan live music” by Eelke https://freesound.org/people/Eelke/sounds/266645/
“Metal dumpster opening and closing” by VlatkoBlazek https://freesound.org/people/VlatkoBlazek/sounds/319645/
“Berber players in Merzouga” by alfdroid https://freesound.org/people/alfdroid/sounds/146812/
“Glass shatter mix” by qubodup https://freesound.org/people/qubodup/sounds/219940/
“Chairscrape10.wav” by sinatra314 https://freesound.org/people/sinatra314/sounds/58448/
“Glass-hit.flac” by Craxic https://freesound.org/people/Craxic/sounds/204118/
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“Party then screams 2.wav” by FreqMan https://freesound.org/people/FreqMan/sounds/23154/
“Panic.wav” by Erdie https://freesound.org/people/Erdie/sounds/165613/
“Scared crowd” by unchaz https://freesound.org/people/unchaz/sounds/150961/
“assorted_crashing.aiff” by nothavama https://freesound.org/people/nothayama/sounds/172498/
“RunningPast.wav” by edwar64896 https://freesound.org/people/edwar64896/sounds/250940/
Arabian Jam Out by copperhead (c) copyright 2016 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/copperhead/55126 Ft: Blake, Norm Peterson,Robert Siekawitch
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Trigger Warnings:
- Sudden loud noises
- Depictions of xenophobia and classism
- Slavery and forced incarceration
- Gunfire and explosions
- Alcohol use
- Violence and threats of violence
- Death
- Claustrophobic spaces
- Blood and gore
- Depictions of extreme illness (both physical and mental)
- Violence towards animal-like monsters

Mar 27 2018

36mins

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Rank #15: 2.15: Juno Steel and the Promised Land (Part 2)

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This case was supposed to be simple. Go into the Old Subway system, figure out what Mayor Pereyra is trying to get, stop them from getting it, then go home to a parade and a new world order. But now three days have passed, and the election looms, and still Juno, Alessandra, the Piranha, and Pilot Pereyra are down here, waiting for something in the distance.

It seemed like it was going to be simple. But in this line of work, when you’re dealing with mysteries of the present, past, and future… nothing is ever as it seems.

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your journey.

We'd like to thank our Patreon supporters, without whom The Penumbra Podcast would not be possible. Thank you so, so much. A list of those heroes can be found at the bottom of this page: http://www.thepenumbrapodcast.com/about/

We are a small team that currently relies on fan donations to keep food on our plates and buy us time to create this show, and so we mean it literally when we say we could not do this without you. If you'd like to contribute to that Patreon, get some rewards, and keep making the Penumbra a reality, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/thepenumbrapo...

Transcript:

A transcript of the spoken lines in this episode can be found here:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1EZPNWQvQpPOV15Jo8lW1jOKPr6o4HdONnVDHRb1kaCs

Production scripts with behind-the-scenes direction, character insights, notes for actors, and ridiculous jokes are available on Patreon at the $7 level.

(Transcript by Avi Meehan.)

Attribution:
Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.
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"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba: http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657
“match strike 02.wav” by Corsica_S http://freesound.org/people/Corsica_S/sounds/193299/ “Backpack Foley” by Slave2theLight http://freesound.org/people/Slave2theLight/sounds/157012/ “RKeaton_EMF366_15_Zippers @ Various speeds.aif” by rkeato http://freesound.org/people/rkeato/sounds/118052/ “awful scraping v18o.WAV” by Setuniman http://freesound.org/people/Setuniman/sounds/135569/ “Rumble · loop 10s” by unfa http://freesound.org/people/unfa/sounds/258339/ “Gurgling sound – long, wet, gross” by Hitrison http://freesound.org/people/Hitrison/sounds/238163/ “what do robots dream about?.aif” by Tomlija http://freesound.org/people/Tomlija/sounds/110108/ “Chair-Folding_Chair-Metal-Person-Sit-02.wav” by D W http://freesound.org/people/D%20W/sounds/146983/ “Sitting on chair.wav” by renatofarabeuf http://freesound.org/people/renatofarabeuf/sounds/232666/

Space Bazooka by Kirkoid (c) copyright 2013 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/Kirkoid/43005 Ianiscus by Javolenus (c) copyright 2013 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/Javolenus/41932 Ft: Wired_Ant Ethereal Space by Snowflake (c) copyright 2011 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/snowflake/33318 Ft: Zep Hurme

Trigger Warnings:
- Sudden loud noises
- Child abuse
- Deception and gaslighting
- Gunfire
- Reference to alcohol use
- Violence and threats of violence
- Military threats and discussion of military violence
- Death
- Claustrophobic spaces
- Needles
- Blood

Oct 24 2017

44mins

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Rank #16: 2.16: Juno Steel and the Promised Land (Part 3)

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If you had asked Erin Marshall D’Arc, the Free Dome was supposed to be for everyone. Anyone who wanted a home away from the War, she said, could have it.

If you had asked Marshall Erin D’Arc, the Free Dome was only for the best of the best. Only those who could create paradise, he said, could have it.

If you ask Mayor Pilot Pereyra, the Free Dome belongs to the highest bidder. Whoever finds it, they say, owns it – and they can do with it as they please.

And if you ask Juno Steel, Private Eye, drained of blood and confidence? You can keep your lousy Dome. Because something about this place doesn’t sit right with Detective Steel… and he’s rapidly running out of time to figure out what it is before Pilot decides they’re done with him.

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your journey.

We'd like to thank our Patreon supporters, without whom The Penumbra Podcast would not be possible. Thank you so, so much. A list of those heroes can be found at the bottom of this page: http://www.thepenumbrapodcast.com/about/

We are a small team that currently relies on fan donations to keep food on our plates and buy us time to create this show, and so we mean it literally when we say we could not do this without you. If you'd like to contribute to that Patreon, get some rewards, and keep making the Penumbra a reality, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/thepenumbrapo...

Transcript:

A transcript of the spoken lines in this episode can be found here:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1brwwewroN93mc3TfXDpv52sGJsWI-LEjpmlZoEvG3bE

Production scripts with behind-the-scenes direction, character insights, notes for actors, and ridiculous jokes are available on Patreon at the $7 level.

(Transcript by Avi Meehan.)

Attribution:

Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.

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"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba: http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657

“Sci-Fi Force Field Impact 15.wav” by StormwaveAudio http://freesound.org/people/StormwaveAudio/sounds/330629/ “Sci-Fi Weapons Deploy” by Hybrid_V http://freesound.org/people/Hybrid_V/sounds/321215/ “Sci-Fi Large Machine Power-Up” by Hybrid_V http://freesound.org/people/Hybrid_V/sounds/321217/ “Laser shooting several rockets” by beman87 http://freesound.org/people/beman87/sounds/169680/ “Terminator slam” by jobro http://freesound.org/people/jobro/sounds/157969/ “Wheel Lathe.wav” by Benboncan http://freesound.org/people/Benboncan/sounds/137950/ “Flame ignition.wav” by hykenfreak http://freesound.org/people/hykenfreak/sounds/331621/ “Large crash” by CGEffex http://freesound.org/people/CGEffex/sounds/99960/ “canon.aif” by man http://freesound.org/people/man/sounds/14615/ “ELEC_DRILL_BURST_001.wav” by JoelAudio http://freesound.org/people/JoelAudio/sounds/135849/v “RMX_UpDownBit6(Loop).wav” by nicStage http://freesound.org/people/nicStage/sounds/1519/ “Dark Energy_build up.wav” by kantouth http://freesound.org/people/kantouth/sounds/104396/ “Sciency Death Weapon of Science” by RICHERlandTV http://freesound.org/people/RICHERlandTV/sounds/249499/ “synth_jet.wav” by vartioh http://freesound.org/people/vartioh/sounds/115555/ “concrete blocks moving.wav” by FreqMan http://freesound.org/people/FreqMan/sounds/25846/ “Stone grind” by Thalamus_Lab http://freesound.org/people/Thalamus_Lab/sounds/232102/ “hugeSlidingDoorSlamECM800.wav” by UATaudio http://freesound.org/people/UATaudio/sounds/31154/ “Cartoon_Punch_02.wav” by Rsilveira_88 http://freesound.org/people/RSilveira_88/sounds/216198/ “body-fall-3.wav” by CosmicEmbers http://freesound.org/people/CosmicEmbers/sounds/160739/ “Sci-Fi Explosion 1” by Tazy http://freesound.org/people/Tazy/sounds/369935/

Trigger Warnings:

  • Sudden loud noises

  • Child abuse

  • Deception and gaslighting

  • Gunfire and explosions

  • Reference to alcohol use

  • Violence and threats of violence

  • Military threats and discussion of military violence

  • Death

  • Claustrophobic spaces

  • Blood and gore

Nov 14 2017

53mins

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Rank #17: 1.16: Peter Nureyev and the Angel of Brahma (Part 1)

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Who is Peter Nureyev?

The question has dogged Juno Steel, Private Eye for six months now, ever since he first met that master of disguises. It doesn’t help that he changes identities like most people change clothes: Rex Glass, Duke Rose, Miasma’s anonymous “the Thief…” How is Juno supposed to know who he is? How is Juno supposed to trust him?

He needs to know he can, because the clock is ticking. Miasma’s experiments on Juno won’t last forever, and once his usefulness has passed she’ll kill the both of them. And once they’re gone, who will stop her from using the Egg of Purus, the Martian superweapon she now has under her control?

Juno needs to trust Nureyev, but he hardly knows him. And so, that same old question remains: who is Peter Nureyev?

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your stay.

(Note: Trigger warnings for all episodes will now be posted at the bottom of the episode description. In this way, we hope to accommodate those of our fans for whom emotional triggers are a significant concern without causing inconvenience for any listeners worried about spoilers. If this is a concern for you, please scroll down to the bottom of this description now.)

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“High pitched drilling.wav” by
Satoration http://freesound.org/people/Satoration/sounds/54970

“VillagePark Birds Coast NL
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“Atmosphere Cave (Loop)” by
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“chair_sitting_8.wav” by FreqMan
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“Thuds on Window” by zerolagtime
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“a good kick in the head sound.aif”
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“SpaceEngine_ControlRoom_Loop_00.wav”
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“Alarm-04-Short.wav” by Lalks
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“Scanning sound” by Projects U012
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“ClothFoleyGrab.aif” by
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“Computer Scan.wav” by spoonsandlessspoons
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“Various Scifi Elevator Door Sounds”
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“Scifi Elevator Start Moving and Stop” by Nicistarful
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“chair_sitting_5.wav” by FreqMan http://freesound.org/people/FreqMan/sounds/25928

“Alien Soundscape.wav” by dingo1
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TRIGGER WARNINGS:

Please be advised that this episode includes the following potential triggers:

  • Torture

  • Death

  • Some gore/"body horror"

  • Sudden loud noises

Oct 25 2016

25mins

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Rank #18: 2.14: Juno Steel and the Promised Land (Part 1)

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The story goes that two hundred years ago, when the War was at its most brutal, Erin Marshall D’Arc made the most important discovery in Martian history… and never shared it with anyone.

An election always makes itself about the present, and so Juno Steel never expected that this case would bring him two centuries into the past. Yet here he is, on the trail of Mayor Pilot Pereyra, with a Private Eye at his side and hundreds of years of history to dig through. Down here in the Free Domers’ ruins lie traps and treasure, if the tales are true… and if Juno wants to survive he’ll have to solve two mysteries simultaneously: one about the present… and one about a family more than a century dead.

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your journey.

(Trigger warnings can be found at the bottom of this episode description.)

We'd like to thank our Patreon supporters, without whom The Penumbra Podcast would not be possible. Thank you so, so much. A list of those heroes can be found at the bottom of this page: http://www.thepenumbrapodcast.com/about/

We are a small team that currently relies on fan donations to keep food on our plates and buy us time to create this show, and so we mean it literally when we say we could not do this without you. If you'd like to contribute to that Patreon, get some rewards, and keep making the Penumbra a reality, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/thepenumbrapo...

Attribution:

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"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba: http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657

“metalic squeeks and clunks.mp3” by soundmary http://freesound.org/people/soundmary... “20161226_space.oddity.mono.wav” by dobroide http://freesound.org/people/dobroide/... “Alien Spacecraft Type B1.wav” by cydon http://freesound.org/people/cydon/sou... “Kung Fu Cabbage – 10 Raw Punches.wav” by sonictechtonic http://freesound.org/people/sonictech... “horror ambience 15.wav” by klankbeeld http://freesound.org/people/klankbeel... “Ilmakierto_loop.wav” by EverHeat http://freesound.org/people/EverHeat/... “Steam Hiss.wav” by jesabat http://freesound.org/people/jesabat/s... “ui interface positive” by JavierZumer http://freesound.org/people/JavierZum... “Beep Good” by unfa http://freesound.org/people/unfa/soun...

Space Bazooka by Kirkoid (c) copyright 2013 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/Kirkoid...

Transcript:

A transcript of the spoken lines in this episode can be found here:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1EZPNWQvQpPOV15Jo8lW1jOKPr6o4HdONnVDHRb1kaCs

Production scripts with behind-the-scenes direction, character insights, notes for actors, and ridiculous jokes are available on Patreon at the $7 level.

(Transcript by Avi Meehan.)

Trigger Warnings:

  • Sudden loud noises

  • Child abuse

  • Deception and gaslighting

  • Gunfire

  • Reference to alcohol use

  • Violence and threats of violence

  • Military threats and discussion of military violence

  • Death

  • Claustrophobic spaces

Oct 10 2017

36mins

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Rank #19: 2.31: Juno Steel and the Man of the Future (Part 2)

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Give up control.

That's what the thing that looks like Mick says to do. And in a year like the one Juno Steel has had, with the past, present, and city of the future all out to get him... why not? In a world where control can be torn from you so easily, so constantly... why not just give in, let that thing plug you in to its monstrous chip, and give everything you have away to it?

So why not, Juno? Why not give up control to the Theia Soul?

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your stay.

(Trigger warnings can be found at the bottom of this episode description.)

Want Penumbra shirts, posters, and pins? We have a merch store! https://store.dftba.com/collections/the-penumbra-podcast

We're an independent team that needs your help to keep making these stories. Support us on Patreon and you can get episodes early, actor scripts, commentary tracks, behind-the-scenes goodies, and more! https://www.patreon.com/thepenumbrapodcast

We'd like to thank our Patreon supporters, without whom The Penumbra Podcast would not be possible. Thank you so, so much. A list of those heroes can be found at the bottom of this page: http://www.thepenumbrapodcast.com/about/

On staff at the Penumbra:
Kat Buckingham -- Head of Merchandise and Outreach
Alice Chuang -- Head of Design
Sophie Kaner -- Co-creator, Head of Episode Development, Director, Sound designer
Noah Simes -- Production manager
Kevin Vibert -- Co-creator, Head of Operations, Lead writer
Ryan Vibert -- Composer and performer of original music

Attribution:

Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.

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"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba: http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657

“Chime_01.wav” by Andromadax24 https://freesound.org/people/Andromadax24/sounds/186719/

“SMALL GROUP LAUGHTER.wav” by Ch0cchi https://freesound.org/people/Ch0cchi/sounds/15294/

“Hammering Nails, Close, A” by InspectorJ https://freesound.org/people/InspectorJ/sounds/406048/

“Cloth Rip” by Dpoggioli https://freesound.org/people/Dpoggioli/sounds/263541/

“Chair-Dining_Chair-Wooden-Dragged-04.wav” by D W https://freesound.org/people/D%20W/sounds/145707/

“Sliding chair across wood floor.wav” by speedygonzo https://freesound.org/people/speedygonzo/sounds/257667/

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“suburban hum 1am 01 LONG.flac” by klankbeeld https://freesound.org/people/klankbeeld/sounds/169315/

“big crowd chatter.wav” by Kyster https://freesound.org/people/Kyster/sounds/124027/

“Terror_clock.mp3” by Taira Komori https://freesound.org/people/Taira%20Komori/sounds/216915/

Trigger Warnings:

  • Sudden loud noises
  • Claustrophobia
  • Violence and threats of violence
  • Manipulation and mind control
  • Death and injury
  • Illness
  • Implied killing of people and animals
  • Deception and gaslighting
  • Discussion of alcohol consumption and alcoholism

Nov 06 2018

45mins

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Rank #20: 2.21: Juno Steel and the Monster's Reflection (Part 1)

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Today we journey within. Within the sands of Mars, to the clinic of Hanataba; within the Theia Spectrum and its labyrinthine connections; within the mind; within the past itself.

Try to throw away the past if you like, Juno Steel, but it lies within. And you can't lose your past without losing yourself... can you, little monster?

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your journey.

(Trigger warnings can be found at the bottom of this episode description.)

Want Penumbra shirts, posters, and pins? We have a merch store! https://store.dftba.com/collections/the-penumbra-podcast

We're an independent team that needs your help to keep making these stories. Support us on Patreon and you can get episodes early, actor scripts, commentary tracks, behind-the-scenes goodies, and more! https://www.patreon.com/thepenumbrapodcast

We'd like to thank our Patreon supporters, without whom The Penumbra Podcast would not be possible. Thank you so, so much. A list of those heroes can be found at the bottom of this page: http://www.thepenumbrapodcast.com/about/

On staff at the Penumbra:

Kat Buckingham -- Head of Merchandise and Outreach

Alice Chuang -- Head of Design

Scott Galica -- Recording engineer

Sophie Kaner -- Co-creator, Head of Episode Development, Director, Sound designer

Noah Simes -- Production manager

Kevin Vibert -- Co-creator, Head of Operations, Lead writer

Ryan Vibert -- Composer and performer of original music

Attribution:

Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.
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"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba: http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657
“Bell Ding” by Natty23 https://freesound.org/people/Natty23/sounds/411749/
“Radio Static” by GowlerMusic https://freesound.org/people/GowlerMusic/sounds/262267/
“handling keys.wav” by Godowan https://freesound.org/people/Godowan/sounds/235263/
“whip crack B.wav” by cetsoundcrew https://freesound.org/people/cetsoundcrew/sounds/397662/
“Thunderclap.wav” by shaka9 https://freesound.org/people/shaka9/sounds/160514/
“Xylophone E1” by DANMITCH3LL https://freesound.org/people/DANMITCH3LL/sounds/232007/
Theatrical Trailer (annabloom vs. Jeris) by spinningmerkaba (c) copyright 2011 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/jlbrock44/33300 Ft: annabloom, Jeris
If the Weeds Ever Win (gurdonark remix) by gurdonark (c) copyright 2007 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/gurdonark/11321 Ft: Fireproof Babies

Trigger Warnings:

  • Child abuse and abusers

  • Sudden loud noises

  • Ableist language

  • Surgery and body horror

  • Violence and threats of violence

  • Death, mortality, and illness

  • Claustrophobic and dark spaces

  • Deception and gaslighting

May 22 2018

30mins

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0: Teaser

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You open your eyes. You are in a hotel, clean, well-furnished, and utterly empty. An elevator hangs open before you. Outside, very far away, it is raining.

Welcome to the Penumbra. Doors open on March 18th, 2016.

Attribution:
Music: "Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba.
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Mar 05 2016

1min

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UPDATED 1.01: Juno Steel and the Case of the Murderous Mask (Part 1)

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(Note: this episode is a rewrite, recasting, and remaster of the original "Juno Steel and the Case of the Murderous Mask (Part One)," and is our recommended jumping-on point for the series. If you're curious about changes made, the original version of "Murderous Mask" can be found elsewhere on this feed.)

Juno Steel has had a lot of clients in his time, high-profile and low. But when he’s called in to investigate the murder of Croesus Kanagawa, head of the Kanagawa crime-family-slash-entertainment-network, it’s not the client that interests him. It’s what Croesus was wearing when he died – and an ancient curse that hangs over that very strange mask.

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your stay.

We’d like to thank our Patreon supporters: Jaimie Gunter, Eliza Gray, The Princess and the Scrivener, mcf, Elizabeth Miller, Angel Acevedo, Hannah Tsim, Molly Donaldson, Kirsten Burns, nicole yim, Angalee Marano, Daisy Hines, Naomi Snelson, Ashley R HAynie, Katelyn Diekhaus, Maayan Priel, spaghettoni, Bobbie R, Michelle Ma, Emma Rose, Katelyn Davis, sally martin, Nadine, Julia Rosen, Marilene Desrosiers, Ari, M Moon, Elisabeth Hartmark, Emily Moore, Leslie Calderon, Abby Goodlaxson, Rachel Reeves, Sarah W, Jennifer Troemner, Sue Stewart, Kinsey Pena, Alyssa Kruft, syncytio, Ness Bivins, Savannah Patterson, Sarah, Rachel McLean, Jason Mellin, Alice Card, Kai Blake, Alice Chuang, Shannon, Wilhelm Engelbrecht, Laura, Carla Langa, Clarissa Tokash, Hailey Reed, Jennifer Xiang, Sarah Kolb, Hayley Wan, Joseph Marques, Sarah Cowwan, Briana W, Autumn B, Leo Mahler, Kaitlin Medlin, Allison Stanek, Robyn Jefferson, Asgket Wright, Lynne M, S. Staton, Robyn, elesteria, Julia M, Emily Hull, Laura Wagner, Kristen Koopman, Madison Lindsley, Rose Saia, Anna Meehan, Emily Marazzo, Peter Staley, Sienna Warecki, Phoebe Joy, Amanda McMains, M, Alex Fingerguns, Han Taub, Tales of THATTOWN, Abby, Kelli Glazebrook, caitlyn, Gabi Gonzalez, Alli Salwen, Jo, Lottie, Liv, Brittany Flanagan, Emma Johnson, Kaitlyn Steele, Katie Laffoon, Riley Clarke, Olivia Vogt, Sam Jam, Ashleigh Ford, Kelly Quinn, Aslee Graves, Timothy LaGrone, Kes L. Radford, Mandy Grady, Delaney Messer, Damian Salizar, Allison K, Veronica Borders, Nic Duhamel, Sean Toland, Janet Robinson, David Rheinstrom, Elizabeth, Brigitte Lefebvre, Celia Meredith, Amanda Kilbane, McKenna Waddill, Chan Aleksandra Melbye, Arcadiy Vournelis, Abbey James, A. Gannon and S. Conley, Mary Murphy, Hayley Cole, Sydney Bell, Tarot, Emily Broude, ABS, Maddie Alzamora, Zoe, Carmen, Ashten Sykes, Julia Adams, Fanni Olah, Katarina Schwartz, Alexandra Theodotou, Vi Nguyen, Demilade Adefope, Jennifer Ellison, Kate Mraz, Emily Jones, Scott Galica, Melissa Mosley, Toby MGK, Adrienne Diehl, Sarah Brink, Allen Grevey, M R Clay, Alex Stan, Ben Stanfield, Emily Olivieri, BeatButton, Sara Spookystitch, Annie Mosity, Sierra Netz, and Jeremy Holstein!

With Patreon, you can support us by scheduling a small donation for each episode we release. If you’d like to show the artists behind the Penumbra that you appreciate their work, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/thepenumbrapodcast

(Note: Trigger warnings for all episodes will now be posted at the bottom of the episode description. In this way, we hope to accommodate those of our fans for whom emotional triggers are a significant concern without causing inconvenience for any listeners worried about spoilers. If this is a concern for you, please scroll down to the bottom of this description now.)

Attribution:

"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba: http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657
"La Madeline Au Truffe" (composed by Jeris) by basematic (c) copyright 2011 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/basematic/33580 Ft: Jeris (VJ_Memes)

“Sitting on chair.wav” by renatofarabeuf http://www.freesound.org/people/renatofarabeuf/sounds/232666/
“RG window.wav” by cmusounddesign http://www.freesound.org/people/cmusounddesign/sounds/95841/
"Spooky ambience #2” by KRISTIANKULTA http://www.freesound.org/people/KRISTIANKULTA/sounds/368309/
“Jackhammer” by MrAuralization http://www.freesound.org/people/MrAuralization/sounds/317361/
“16582_tedthetrumpet_kettleswitch1_(remix).wav” by FreqMan http://www.freesound.org/people/FreqMan/sounds/25862/
“Trap_02.wav” by LittleRobotSoundFactory http://www.freesound.org/people/LittleRobotSoundFactory/sounds/270398/
“Sqeaky chair.wav” by speedygonzo http://www.freesound.org/people/speedygonzo/sounds/257666/

Transcript:

A transcript of the spoken lines in this episode can be found here:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/157nJN2Q8jm_2IJyNEGoG4YDeKFFsW-ie9tSpzdACNmk/edit?usp=sharing

Production scripts with behind-the-scenes direction, character insights, notes for actors, and ridiculous jokes are available on Patreon at the $7 level.

(Transcript by Sarah Baum.)

TRIGGER WARNINGS:

  • Death

  • Some gore/"body horror"

  • Sudden loud noises

  • Depictions of being chased/pursued

Mar 16 2016

40mins

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UPDATED 1.02: Juno Steel and the Case of the Murderous Mask UPDATE (Part 2)

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In the hunt for a crime boss's murderer, Detective Juno Steel and Agent Rex Glass have ended up somewhere very peculiar: a game show.

Well, it should be peculiar. But in the house of the Kanagawas, Hyperion City's premier crime-family-slash-entertainment-network, nothing is peculiar so long as it's caught on camera. In the eyes of a camera you can sell anything: a mad genius's horrific game show; an ancient death mask that kills whoever disturbs it; and even, strangest of all, a Detective and Special Agent who really think they have a shot at surviving this mess.

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your stay.

We’d like to thank our Patreon supporters: Jaimie Gunter, Eliza Gray, The Princess and the Scrivener, mcf, Elizabeth Miller, Angel Acevedo, Hannah Tsim, Molly Donaldson, Kirsten Burns, nicole yim, Angalee Marano, Daisy Hines, Naomi Snelson, Ashley R HAynie, Katelyn Diekhaus, Maayan Priel, spaghettoni, Bobbie R, Michelle Ma, Emma Rose, Katelyn Davis, sally martin, Nadine, Julia Rosen, Marilene Desrosiers, Ari, M Moon, Elisabeth Hartmark, Emily Moore, Leslie Calderon, Abby Goodlaxson, Rachel Reeves, Sarah W, Jennifer Troemner, Sue Stewart, Kinsey Pena, Alyssa Kruft, syncytio, Ness Bivins, Savannah Patterson, Sarah, Rachel McLean, Jason Mellin, Alice Card, Kai Blake, Alice Chuang, Shannon, Wilhelm Engelbrecht, Laura, Carla Langa, Clarissa Tokash, Hailey Reed, Jennifer Xiang, Sarah Kolb, Hayley Wan, Joseph Marques, Sarah Cowwan, Briana W, Autumn B, Leo Mahler, Kaitlin Medlin, Allison Stanek, Robyn Jefferson, Asgket Wright, Lynne M, S. Staton, Robyn, elesteria, Julia M, Emily Hull, Laura Wagner, Kristen Koopman, Madison Lindsley, Rose Saia, Anna Meehan, Emily Marazzo, Peter Staley, Sienna Warecki, Phoebe Joy, Amanda McMains, M, Alex Fingerguns, Han Taub, Tales of THATTOWN, Abby, Kelli Glazebrook, caitlyn, Gabi Gonzalez, Alli Salwen, Jo, Lottie, Liv, Brittany Flanagan, Emma Johnson, Kaitlyn Steele, Katie Laffoon, Riley Clarke, Olivia Vogt, Sam Jam, Ashleigh Ford, Kelly Quinn, Aslee Graves, Timothy LaGrone, Kes L. Radford, Mandy Grady, Delaney Messer, Damian Salizar, Allison K, Veronica Borders, Nic Duhamel, Sean Toland, Janet Robinson, David Rheinstrom, Elizabeth, Brigitte Lefebvre, Celia Meredith, Amanda Kilbane, McKenna Waddill, Chan Aleksandra Melbye, Arcadiy Vournelis, Abbey James, A. Gannon and S. Conley, Mary Murphy, Hayley Cole, Sydney Bell, Tarot, Emily Broude, ABS, Maddie Alzamora, Zoe, Carmen, Ashten Sykes, Julia Adams, Fanni Olah, Katarina Schwartz, Alexandra Theodotou, Vi Nguyen, Demilade Adefope, Jennifer Ellison, Kate Mraz, Emily Jones, Scott Galica, Melissa Mosley, Toby MGK, Adrienne Diehl, Sarah Brink, Allen Grevey, M R Clay, Alex Stan, Ben Stanfield, Emily Olivieri, BeatButton, Sara Spookystitch, Annie Mosity, Sierra Netz, Jeremy Holstein, earlgreytea68, Emma Baker, Spencer Hubbard, Mossthewolf, Kirstyn Grout, Fiona Parker, Jamie G., Tristen A. H., Allison Stanek, Dashiell Mecoy, and Charlie Lewins!

With Patreon, you can support us by scheduling a small donation for each episode we release. If you’d like to show the artists behind the Penumbra that you appreciate their work, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/thepenumbrapodcast

(Note: Trigger warnings for all episodes will now be posted at the bottom of the episode description. In this way, we hope to accommodate those of our fans for whom emotional triggers are a significant concern without causing inconvenience for any listeners worried about spoilers. If this is a concern for you, please scroll down to the bottom of this description now.)

Attribution:

"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba: http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657
“Laughing_audience” by unchaz http://www.freesound.org/people/unchaz/sounds/150968/
“Audience cheering” by unchaz http://www.freesound.org/people/unchaz/sounds/150957/
“Boo 01.wav” by Corsica_S http://www.freesound.org/people/Corsica_S/sounds/336997/
“Scavenging.wav” by yadronoff http://www.freesound.org/people/yadronoff/sounds/320414/
“Clothing_ShirtsandPants_Rustling.wav” by duckduckpony http://www.freesound.org/people/duckduckpony/sounds/204016/
“Sewing 2.mp3” by jimsim http://www.freesound.org/people/jimsim/sounds/238156/
CityNight wind wet 130129_01.flac by klankbeeld http://www.freesound.org/people/klankbeeld/sounds/176587/
“Ticking Clock, A” by InspectorJ http://www.freesound.org/people/InspectorJ/sounds/343130/
“Monster_screaching.aif” by SunnySideSound http://www.freesound.org/people/SunnySideSound/sounds/67706/

Transcript:

A transcript of the spoken lines in this episode can be found here:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/15faN7fThyWWv7hFUsu5yP2WDOrwEwDQiMu4-i08Q8mk/edit?usp=sharing

Production scripts with behind-the-scenes direction, character insights, notes for actors, and ridiculous jokes are available on Patreon at the $7 level.

(Transcript by Sarah Baum.)

TRIGGER WARNINGS:

  • Death

  • Some gore/"body horror"

  • Sudden loud noises

  • Depictions of being chased/pursued

Mar 17 2016

50mins

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(Original) 1.01: Juno Steel and the Case of the Murderous Mask (Part 1)

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Hyperion City: the largest human colony on Mars. It’s home to criminals, interplanetary conspiracies, and the ruins of an ancient alien civilization… and it’s also home to Juno Steel, Private Eye.

Juno Steel has had a lot of clients in his time, high-profile and low. But when he’s called in to investigate the murder of Croesus Kanagawa, head of the Kanagawa crime-family-slash-entertainment-network, it’s not the client that interests him. It’s what Croesus was wearing when he died – and an ancient curse that hangs over that very strange mask.

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your stay. If you miss us between episodes, remember to follow us on Facebook (The Penumbra Podcast), Twitter (@thepenumbrapod), and our website (thepenumbrapodcast.com) for updates, information about the cast and crew, and irresistible witticisms.

Attribution:
Music:
"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba: http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657
“Nanyang Journey (Instrumental)” by Ivan Chew: http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/ramblinglibrarian/33455
“Dark Woods II” by Ivan Chew: dig.ccmixter.org/files/ramblinglibrarian/25168

Sound Effects:
“chair_sitting_1.wav” by FreqMan: http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657
“Grabbing a glass bottle” by JakLocke: https://freesound.org/people/JakLocke/sounds/261386/
“Hospital_tv_channel_change.wav” by gezortenplotz: https://www.freesound.org/people/gezortenplotz/sounds/19554/

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Transcript:

A transcript of the spoken lines in this episode can be found here:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-y86BiJZDUmS192ZF9zS2M0bDA/view?usp=sharing

Production scripts with behind-the-scenes direction, character insights, notes for actors, and ridiculous jokes are available on Patreon at the $7 level.

(Transcript by subtlepuns, with assistance from Tara Olivero, Phoebe Joy, and Dana Stahl.)

TRIGGER WARNINGS:

  • Alcohol
  • Death and violence
  • Gore
  • Deception and gaslighting
  • Sudden loud noises

Mar 18 2016

33mins

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(Original) 1.02: Juno Steel and the Case of the Murderous Mask (Part 2)

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Detective Juno Steel is looking for a killer, and he’s in the right place. Locked in the basement of a Triad restaurant, Juno and Special Agent Rex Glass have dozens of killers to choose from – thugs and waiters and middle-managers, all taking turns pummeling them. It should be pretty easy to pick out their culprit… if they can make it out alive.

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your stay. If you miss us between episodes, remember to follow us on Facebook (The Penumbra Podcast), Twitter (@thepenumbrapod), and our website (thepenumbrapodcast.com) for updates, information about the cast and crew, and irresistible witticisms.

Attribution:
Music:
"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba: http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657
“Nanyang Journey (Instrumental)” by Ivan Chew: http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/ramblinglibrarian/33455
“Dark Woods II” by Ivan Chew: dig.ccmixter.org/files/ramblinglibrarian/25168
“Reiswerk’s Weather” by Speck, feat. Reiswerk: dig.ccmixter.org/files/speck/50758
“Hooked on Bossaphonics (metamorphosis mix)” by shagrugge: http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/shagrugge/4524

Sound Effects:
“Pouring Drink” by f4ngy: freesound.org/people/f4ngy/sounds/240779
“rainy night city 150904_0761.ogg” by klankbeeld: freesound.org/people/klankbeeld/sounds/331382
“Runway Ambience” by cliftonmcarlson: http://freesound.org/people/cliftonmcarlson/sounds/251977/
“doctoroffice.mp3” by NoiseCollector: freesound.org/people/NoiseCollector/sounds/100152
“Laser Shot Silenced” by bubaproducer: freesound.org/people/bubaproducer/sounds/151022
“Heavy Impacts” by RICHERlandTV: freesound.org/people/RICHERlandTV/sounds/232358

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TRIGGER WARNINGS:

  • Alcohol
  • Death and violence
  • Gore
  • Deception and gaslighting
  • Sudden loud noises

Mar 29 2016

40mins

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1.03: Shaken

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Louise Serling is a talented young painter with a bright future and promising artistic career in front of her. But Louise's family history holds a dreadful secret; can she conceal it from the world, or will the truth shake her life to its very foundations?

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your stay. If you miss us between episodes, remember to follow us on Facebook (The Penumbra Podcast), Twitter (@thepenumbrapod), and our website (thepenumbrapodcast.com) for updates, information about the cast and crew, and irresistible witticisms.

(Trigger warnings can be found at the bottom of this episode description.)

Attribution:

Music:
"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba: http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657
“Carnival of the Animals: Cuckoo in the Deep Woods,” by Camille Saint-Saens, performed by the Seattle Youth Symphony: https://musopen.org/music/2446/camille-saint-saens/the-carnival-of-the-animals/

Sound Effects:
“Ambience Suburb fall night light traffic.aif” by bennychico11: https://www.freesound.org/people/bennychico11/sounds/83071/
“Creaking Plastic_Creak_01.wav” by dheming: https://freesound.org/people/dheming/sounds/274977/
“Boiling Towel” by unfa: https://freesound.org/people/unfa/sounds/174499/
“Door Slam” by viznoman: https://freesound.org/people/viznoman/sounds/267306/
“Doors Door-Wooden-Hevay-Close-01.wav” by D W: https://freesound.org/people/D%20W/sounds/151987/

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Apr 12 2016

33mins

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1.04: Juno Steel and the Prince of Mars (Part 1)

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After an explosive murder case gone wrong, Detective Juno Steel is in the market for some slower work. His next client promises something quiet: a routine find-the-cheating-husband job. Well… it should be routine. But if your missing man heads one of the biggest pharmaceutical companies on Mars, his biggest secret always runs much deeper than an affair. Before he knows it Juno Steel is in a race against the clock and a mysterious stranger to find that secret first – or this runaway husband might not return home in one piece.

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your stay. If you miss us between episodes, remember to follow us on Facebook (The Penumbra Podcast), Twitter (@thepenumbrapod), and our website (thepenumbrapodcast.com) for updates, information about the cast and crew, and irresistible witticisms.

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Music:
"Solito" by Coffee Europe: http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/coffeeeurope/26019
“La Tripleta” by virtualdjmax feat. DrFox: http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/virtualdjmax/16150

Sound Effects:
“Lock.wav” by House of Junk: http://freesound.org/people/yadronoff/sounds/320408
“Fist Punch 3” by CGEfffex: http://freesound.org/people/CGEffex/sounds/89769
“Paper Money 01.wav” by LG: http://freesound.org/people/LG/sounds/30231
“ClothFoleyGrab.aif” by bennychico11: http://freesound.org/people/bennychico11/sounds/44408

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode

Transcript:

A transcript of the spoken lines in this episode can be found here:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1d0rFrn7aODQqSZtCpuQ1FUdMkB8R1cqh

Production scripts with behind-the-scenes direction, character insights, notes for actors, and ridiculous jokes are available on Patreon at the $7 level.

(Transcript by Phoebe Joy, @angelofdead, Juno Nureyev, Tara Olivero, and Sarah Baum.)

TRIGGER WARNINGS:

  • Alcohol
  • Death and violence
  • Gore
  • Deception and gaslighting
  • Sudden loud noises
  • Claustrophobic spaces

Apr 26 2016

28mins

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1.05: Juno Steel and the Prince of Mars (Part 2)

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The Prince of Mars, the mascot of Saffron Pharmaceuticals, is the worst witness a detective could hope for. The Prince has an imagination like a runaway train: when he tells the story, drizzles come out hurricanes and a fender-bender comes out three weeks in traction. Only problem: the Prince is the only witness to a vicious crime, everyone thinks he did it, and he’s the one lead Juno has.

His story’s nonsense, of course. Flashing lights, rushing wind, a corpse appearing out of thin air, and a pill tens of thousands of years old… none of it can be true.

Can it?

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your stay. If you miss us between episodes, remember to follow us on Facebook (The Penumbra Podcast), Twitter (@thepenumbrapod), and our website (thepenumbrapodcast.com) for updates, information about the cast and crew, and irresistible witticisms.

Attribution:
Music:
"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba: http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657

Sound Effects:

“Foley Sounds for College Wood Breaking.mp3” by OTBTechno
http://freesound.org/people/OTBTechno/sounds/136772

“Desert Sounds>>Desert at Night” by kangaroovindaloo
http://freesound.org/people/kangaroovindaloo/sounds/138288

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode

TRIGGER WARNINGS:

  • Alcohol
  • Death and violence
  • Gore
  • Deception and gaslighting
  • Sudden loud noises
  • Claustrophobic spaces
  • Drug use

May 10 2016

43mins

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1.06: The Coyote of the Painted Plains

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They warned her about the bandits, but Mary Anne didn’t listen. She was engaged, she said; her fiancée was moving to Crossroads, and even if Crossroads was crawling with bandits, she didn’t have much of a choice. Sheriff Beau Richmond asked her to marry him; Mary Anne said yes; and that, as far as Mary Anne knew, was the end of it.

It might have been the end to Mary Anne’s entire story, too – decades married to a man whom she liked well enough, she guessed, stop asking, please – if the bandit hadn’t stopped the train.

Chance Sequoyah is a very special bandit. Sure, she’ll take the usual things: money, necklaces, watches. But she plans on taking something else, too: Mary Anne Watkins.

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your stay. If you miss us between episodes, remember to follow us on Facebook (The Penumbra Podcast), Twitter (@thepenumbrapod), and our website (thepenumbrapodcast.com) for updates, information about the cast and crew, and irresistible witticisms.

Attribution:

Music:

"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba: http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657

Sound Effects:

“Horse Snort 2.wav” by GoodListener: http://freesound.org/people/GoodListener/sounds/322454
“Jump, landing in snow02” by mallement: http://freesound.org/people/mallement/sounds/16064
“Horse Whinny 1.wav” by GoodListener: http://freesound.org/people/GoodListener/sounds/322445
“horse.mp3” by rvinyard: http://freesound.org/people/rvinyard/sounds/117252
“Caball Esbufega + Llepa.wav” by Crater RF: http://freesound.org/people/Crater%RF/sounds/189739
“Amb Hipica + Renill.wav” by Crater RF: http://freesound.org/people/Crater%RF/sounds/189282
“Chair Falling.wav” by bmcken: http://freesound.org/people/bmcken/sounds/118181
“sh_Woman_Running_Carpet_to_Hard_Floor.wav” by shall555: http://freesound.org/people/shall555/sounds/140227
“OWI sfx library>>32.getting into bed.wav” by btherad2000
http://freesound.org/people/btherad2000/sounds/328051
“good kick in the head sound.aif” by mwl500
http://freesound.org/people/mwl500/sounds/54807

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode

TRIGGER WARNINGS:

  • Death and violence
  • Guns
  • Kidnapping
  • Sudden loud noises
  • Racism

May 24 2016

43mins

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1.07: Juno Steel and the Day That Wouldn't Die (Part 1)

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They thought they’d gotten away with it.

They were just kids when it happened. Juno Steel, Sasha Wire, and Mick Mercury – they were just kids when they did it. It was supposed to be a game, the kind kids play when there are no adults around to talk to… when there’s nobody around to tell them just how deadly their little game could be.

Detective Juno Steel has had that game on his mind a lot lately. Today is the twenty-fifth anniversary of that terrible day, and he hopes to spend it forgetting. Get a few drinks with Mick, get a few more drinks with Mick, and then pass out on the couch. Easy enough.

But this day wasn’t easy the first time, and it won’t be easy the second. The pieces slide into place, slowly: wasn’t this bar where that day all started? What’s Sasha Wire doing back in town? Within hours the game is set again – and deadlier than ever before.

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your stay. If you miss us between episodes, remember to follow us on Facebook (The Penumbra Podcast), Twitter (@thepenumbrapod), and our website (thepenumbrapodcast.com) for updates, information about the cast and crew, and irresistible witticisms.

Attribution:
Music:
"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba: http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657
“Now We’re Talkin’” by Jeris, featuring lrockhq:
http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/50337

Sound Effects:

“Glass Break – Medium Jar” by RoganDerrick
http://freesound.org/people/RoganDerrick/sounds/260434
“Airport/Runway/Landing Strip Sounds >> Runway Ambience” by cliftonmcarlson
http://freesound.org/people/cliftonmcarlson/sounds/251977
“Whisky Bottle (opening) by ultradust (Andi Roselund—Sangwha Comm)
http://freesound.org/people/ultradust/sounds/167195
“Sitting on chair 2.wav” by renatofarabeuf
http://freesound.org/people/renatofarabeuf/sounds/232667
“Pouring tea” by MrAuralization
http://freesound.org/people/MrAuralization/sounds/324937
“Clothing_ShirtsandPants_Rustling.wav” by duckduckpony
http://freesound.org/people/duckduckpony/sounds/204016
“RG Alien Drink.wav” by cmusounddesign
http://freesound.org/people/cmusounddesign/sounds/95832
“metal02.flac” by dobroide
http://freesound.org/people/dobroide/sounds/11475
“walking on carpet.aif” by MAJ061785
http://freesound.org/people/MAJ061785/sounds/85565
“Toy Robot.flac” by Iwan Gabovitch, 2013, CC-BY3 license

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode

TRIGGER WARNINGS:

  • Alcohol
  • Death and violence
  • Gore
  • Deception and gaslighting
  • Sudden loud noises
  • Claustrophobic spaces
  • Past trauma
  • Natural disasters

Jun 07 2016

44mins

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1.08: Juno Steel and the Day That Wouldn't Die (Part 2)

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It’s been a day of unpleasant surprises for Detective Juno Steel. He didn't expect to spend his day off down in the sewers, that’s for sure. He didn’t expect to go back to the town he’d grown up in and run away from, either. He didn’t expect to hear from his old friends Mick Mercury and Sasha Wire… and one friend who shouldn’t be able to call him at all from where she’s gone.

Surprises come with the territory when you're a PI on Mars, though. It’s all another thrilling adventure in the life of Juno Steel, Private Eye… until the biggest surprise of all threatens to turn this unhappy memory into an early memorial.

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your stay. If you miss us between episodes, remember to follow us on Facebook (The Penumbra Podcast), Twitter (@thepenumbrapod), and our website (thepenumbrapodcast.com) for updates, information about the cast and crew, and irresistible witticisms.

Attribution:
Music:
"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba: http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657
“Now We’re Talkin’” by Jeris, featuring lrockhq:
http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/50337
“Jolanta Blues” by Doxent Zsigmond © 2015
http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/doxent/48705
Ft: Admiral Bob, Martijn de Boer

Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode

Sound Effects:

“arsta.wav” by funkis
http://freesound.org/people/funkis/sounds/8110
“Zipline.mp3” by nickb1608
http://freesound.org/people/nickb1608/sounds/90919

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/sampling+/1.0/legalcode

“Sewer Soundscape, A.wav” by InspectorJ
http://freesound.org/people/InspectorJ/sounds/342566
“CR SharktopusRoar1Depths.aif” by cmusounddesign
http://freesound.org/people/cmusounddesign/sounds/126310
“CR SharktopusRoar2Depths.aif” by cmusounddesign
http://freesound.org/people/cmusounddesign/sounds/126311
“talking_rat.wav” by Peacewaves
http://freesound.org/people/Peacewaves/sounds/317663
“tense-fluctuating-drone.flac” by Jackie4Ever
http://freesound.org/people/Jackie4Ever/sounds/83094
“Big Splash.wav” by darcydunes
http://freesound.org/people/darcydunes/sounds/273834
“Footsteps, Concrete, A.wav.” by InspectorJ
http://freesound.org/people/InspectorJ/sounds/336598
“Whip Cracks.wav” by CGEffex
http://freesound.org/people/CGEffex/sounds/93140
“tommygoogle_smash_tv.wav” by tommygoogle
http://freesound.org/people/tommygoogle/sounds/118393
“aggressive scissors.aif” by gpenn76
http://freesound.org/people/gpenn76/sounds/235673

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode

TRIGGER WARNINGS:

  • Alcohol
  • Death and violence
  • Gore
  • Deception and gaslighting
  • Sudden loud noises
  • Claustrophobic spaces
  • Past trauma
  • Natural disasters

Jun 21 2016

41mins

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1.09: Second Citadel - The Head of the Janus Beast (Part 1)

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Sir Marc and Sir Talfryn of Second Citadel aren’t technically knights. They do all the knightly things, sure – killing monsters, saving the innocent, bickering about breakfast meats – the only problem is that the other knights don’t agree that they’re… y’know, knights.

So what are a pair of free lancers to do? Get some respect, of course! Take down a monster so big that the Knights of the Crown have to let them join! The Janus Beast is gruesome, but Marc and Talfryn have dealt with monsters before. It’s the threats they aren’t prepared for that might tear these brothers apart for good.

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your stay. If you miss us between episodes, remember to follow us on Facebook (The Penumbra Podcast), Twitter (@thepenumbrapod), and our website (thepenumbrapodcast.com) for updates, information about the cast and crew, and irresistible witticisms.

We’d like to thank our Patreon supporters, Anna Meehan, Debra Simes, Sean Toland, Sue Stewart, and David Spain! With Patreon, you can support us by scheduling a small donation for each episode we release. If you’d like to show the artists behind the Penumbra that you appreciate their work, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=3386677

Attribution:

Music:
"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba: http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657

Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode

Sound Effects:

“landing on the ground.aif” by nextmaking http://freesound.org/people/nextmaking/sounds/86005

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/sampling+/1.0/legalcode

“Footsteps Dirt (Multi One Shot)” by xDimebagx http://freesound.org/people/xDimebagx/sounds/195616
“Foliage_Rustling_001.wav” by duckduckpony http://freesound.org/people/duckduckpony/sounds/204030
“Body fall in grass CLOSE.mp3” by J.Zazvurek http://freesound.org/people/J.Zazvurek/sounds/73583
“Gravel impact 3” by jorickhoofd http://freesound.org/people/jorickhoofd/sounds/169549
“Bundle falling to ground” by pfranzen http://freesound.org/people/pfranzen/sounds/326351

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode

Transcript:

A transcript of the spoken lines in this episode can be found here:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Ev6R3c-JU52tXP9uIXioC_ZoncKdvdSGzpDn_qAUstU/edit

Production scripts with behind-the-scenes direction, character insights, notes for actors, and ridiculous jokes are available on Patreon at the $7 level.

(Transcript by Wendy Wang and edited by Kevin Vibert.)

TRIGGER WARNINGS:

  • Death and violence
  • Armed fighting
  • Gore
  • Deception and gaslighting
  • Sudden loud noises
  • Sexism and ableism

Jul 05 2016

30mins

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1.10: Second Citadel - The Head of the Janus Beast (Part 2)

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You can’t blame them for thinking the Janus Beast was dead. Most of the time when you cut a creature’s head off, it doesn’t get back up again… and it definitely doesn’t start whispering in the night about secret treasures.

But this one did, and it was very, very persuasive. By the time Sir Marc and Sir Caroline wake, its whispers have already lured Sir Talfryn away. Can they find him before the Janus Beast reveals what other deadly surprises it’s hiding?

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your stay. If you miss us between episodes, remember to follow us on Facebook (The Penumbra Podcast), Twitter (@thepenumbrapod), and our website (thepenumbrapodcast.com) for updates, information about the cast and crew, and irresistible witticisms.

We’d like to thank our Patreon supporters: Anna Meehan, Debra Simes, Sue Stewart, Sean Toland, Sienna Warecki, David Spain, and Maureen Vibert! With Patreon, you can support us by scheduling a small donation for each episode we release. If you’d like to show the artists behind the Penumbra that you appreciate their work, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=3386677

Attribution:

Music:
"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba: http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657

Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode

Sound Effects:

“landing on the ground.aif” by nextmaking
http://freesound.org/people/nextmaking/sounds/86005

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/sampling+/1.0/legalcode

“Footsteps Dirt (Multi One Shot)” by xDimebagx
http://freesound.org/people/xDimebagx/sounds/195616

“Foliage_Rustling_001.wav” by duckduckpony
http://freesound.org/people/duckduckpony/sounds/204030

“Body fall in grass CLOSE.mp3” by J.Zazvurek
http://freesound.org/people/J.Zazvurek/sounds/73583

“Gravel impact 3” by jorickhoofd
http://freesound.org/people/jorickhoofd/sounds/169549

“Bundle falling to ground” by pfranzen
http://freesound.org/people/pfranzen/sounds/326351

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode

Transcript:

A transcript of the spoken lines in this episode can be found here:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1vxaAe60Xp8xapbCJKJCz7HIMt7NJ3AhPlwe8mbzIoXU/edit

Production scripts with behind-the-scenes direction, character insights, notes for actors, and ridiculous jokes are available on Patreon at the $7 level.

(Transcript by Wendy Wang and edited by Kevin Vibert.)

TRIGGER WARNINGS:

  • Death and violence
  • Armed fighting
  • Gore
  • Deception and gaslighting
  • Sudden loud noises
  • Sexism and ableism

Jul 19 2016

13mins

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1.11: Juno Steel and the Midnight Fox (Part 1)

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Valles Vicky’s Vixen Valley is your one-stop shop if you’re interested in fine dining, good conversation, beautiful people, and contraband from across the galaxy. Juno Steel needs the last on that list: he’s after a killer with an eye for Ancient Martian artifacts, and only Valles Vicky herself can help Juno catch that killer.

But a favor from Valles Vicky always comes at a price… and if Juno’s not careful, the bill might end up more than he can afford.

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your stay. If you miss us between episodes, remember to follow us on Facebook (The Penumbra Podcast), Twitter (@thepenumbrapod), and our website (thepenumbrapodcast.com) for updates, information about the cast and crew, and irresistible witticisms.

We’d like to thank our Patreon supporters, Anna Meehan, Sue Stewart, Sean Toland, Sienna Warecki, Avery (aka Jack) W, and David Spain! With Patreon, you can support us by scheduling a small donation for each episode we release. If you’d like to show the artists behind the Penumbra that you appreciate their work, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=3386677

Attribution:

Music:

"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba:
http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657

“Sax Planet” by DreamSynth: http://dig.ccmixter.org/filx/DreamSynth/41506

“Bye Bye 2010” by Pitx feat. SmoJos copyright 2011
http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/Pitx/29923

Sound Effects:

“Sitting on chair 2.wav” by renatofarabeuf
http://freesound.org/people/renatofarabeuf/sounds/232667

“pegot 206 car interior accelerating and breaking suddenly” by jorickhoofd
http://freesound.org/people/jorickhoofd/sounds/176641

Transcript:

A transcript of the spoken lines in this episode can be found here:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1FX0CHORGT3t4HZPJzZqTKLof4re9TTPuZg2L_ZMf0_w/edit

Production scripts with behind-the-scenes direction, character insights, notes for actors, and ridiculous jokes are available on Patreon at the $7 level.

TRIGGER WARNINGS:

  • Violence
  • Gunfire
  • Deception and gaslighting
  • Sudden loud noises
  • Alcohol

Aug 02 2016

43mins

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1.12: Juno Steel and the Midnight Fox (Part 2)

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Detective Juno Steel didn’t want to end up at a party tonight – in fact, he never wants to end up at a party – but he’s not exactly in a position to turn down the invitation. Juno's client, Valles Vicky, is here, too, and her former lover Ingrid Lake has made her a promise: either Vicky leaves her family for Ingrid… or Ingrid kills Vicky at midnight.

It’s eleven, now, and the clock is ticking. In one hour, Valles Vicky could be dead… and Juno could lose his only lead on what might be the most earth-shattering case of his career.

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your stay. If you miss us between episodes, remember to follow us on Facebook (The Penumbra Podcast), Twitter (@thepenumbrapod), and our website (thepenumbrapodcast.com) for updates, information about the cast and crew, and irresistible witticisms.

We’d like to thank our Patreon supporters, Anna Meehan, Sue Stewart, Sean Toland, Sienna Warecki, Avery (aka Jack) W, and David Spain! With Patreon, you can support us by scheduling a small donation for each episode we release. If you’d like to show the artists behind the Penumbra that you appreciate their work, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=3386677

Attribution:

Music:

"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba:
http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657

“Pizzicato, piano arrangement” by Leo Delibes, performed by Markus Staab

“Tarantelle, Op. 43” by Frederic Chopin, performed by Olga Gurevich

“Caprice humoristique, Op. 113” by Cecile Chaminade, performed by Jean Dube

“Gaucho – Corta Jaca” by Chiquinha Gonzaga, performed by Markus Staab

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode

“photo press Conference.WAV” by klankbeeld http://freesound.org/people/klankbeeld/sounds/179209

“Clock Ticking” by unfa http://freesound.org/people/unfa/sounds/154906

“Suburb fall night light traffic.aif” by bennychico11 http://freesound.org/people/bennychico11/sounds/83071

“Group fighting” by sonsdebarcelona http://freesound.org/people/sonsdebarcelona/sounds/221960

TRIGGER WARNINGS:

  • Violence
  • Gunfire
  • Deception and gaslighting
  • Sudden loud noises
  • Alcohol

Aug 16 2016

33mins

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1.13: Home

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Lily doesn’t want to move. This house is the only home she’s ever known, and she loves it – but in a few days her family is leaving, and her older brother Jake says she’ll never see it again. Dad says not to worry about it, that it’s okay to be sad when you’re leaving home, but sadness isn’t what Lily’s worried about. Lily’s scared.

Because for the last few weeks Lily’s been having nightmares, strange dreams about a thing in the dark with cold breath and sharp teeth. Normally Mom and Dad help her with her nightmares, but… tonight, Mom and Dad are out of town. And normally Lily would just turn on a light and try not to think about the monster in the dark… but tonight, the power’s gone out.

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your stay. If you miss us between episodes, remember to follow us on Facebook (The Penumbra Podcast), Twitter (@thepenumbrapod), and our website (thepenumbrapodcast.com) for updates, information about the cast and crew, and irresistible witticisms.

We’d like to thank our Patreon supporters: Anna Meehan, Sue Stewart, Sean Toland, Sienna Warecki, Avery (aka Jack) W, David Spain, Jeremy Holstein, Phoebe Nowak, Carla Lange, Nic Duhamel, Peter Staley, and Kayla Starling! With Patreon, you can support us by scheduling a small donation for each episode we release. If you’d like to show the artists behind the Penumbra that you appreciate their work, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=3386677

Attribution:

Music:

"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba:
http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657

“Borneo Jungle – Night” by RTB45 http://freesound.org/people/RTB45/sounds/253301

“Nighttime Summer NJ Suburb 24_48.wav” by Justin BW http://freesound.org/people/JustinBW/sounds/78538

“Come Home” by Alex © copyright 2014 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/AlexBeroza/46603 Ft: spinningmerkaba

“down stairs.aif” by limwei http://freesound.org/people/limwei/sounds/100015

“FlashLight On/Off Clicks” by mshahen http://freesound.org/people/mshahen/sounds/271109

“PowerDown1.wav” by duckduckpony http://freesound.org/people/duckduckpony/sounds/187327

“rocks2.wav” by mystiscool http://freesound.org/people/mystiscool/sounds/7136

“Work indoor demolition:destruction impact cement:concrete, 1m perspective, falling remains of wall, Hammer, stereo XY.wav” by gaby7129 http://freesound.org/people/gaby7129/sounds/238764

“Bricks, stones, tumble, rockslide” by nebulousflynn http://freesound.org/people/nebulousflynn/sounds/234360

“walking up metal stairs.mp3” by morgantj http://freesound.org/people/morgantj/sounds/58575

TRIGGER WARNINGS:

  • Violence
  • Profanity
  • Sudden loud noises
  • Threats of violence and death
  • Family abuse
  • Claustrophobic and dark spaces

Aug 30 2016

33mins

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BONUS: The Rita Minute

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What does Rita do when Juno Steel, Private Eye, is out of the office? Why, everything she's not supposed to, naturally.

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your stay. If you miss us between episodes, remember to follow us on Facebook (The Penumbra Podcast), Twitter (@thepenumbrapod), and our website (thepenumbrapodcast.com) for updates, information about the cast and crew, and irresistible witticisms.

We’d like to thank our Patreon supporters: Anna Meehan, Sue Stewart, Sean Toland, Sienna Warecki, Avery (aka Jack) W, David Spain, Jeremy Holstein, Phoebe Nowak, Carla Lange, Nic Duhamel, Peter Staley, Kayla Starling, Hannah Tsim, Laura, Veronica Borders, "The Jon Fortune Promotional Campaign--Vote Jon Fortune!", and Allison K! With Patreon, you can support us by scheduling a small donation for each episode we release. If you’d like to show the artists behind the Penumbra that you appreciate their work, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=3386677

Attribution:

“ding.wav” by Corsica_S http://freesound.org/people/Corsica_S/sounds/91926
“Dropped plastic bottle.wav” by JacquelineKohrs150067 http://freesound.org/people/JacquelineKohrs150067/sounds/326673
“Clothing_ShirtsandPants_Rustling.wav” by duckduckpony http://freesound.org/people/duckduckpony/sounds/204016

Transcript:

A transcript of the spoken lines in this episode can be found here:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-y86BiJZDUmZVJBanh2djVDN1U

Production scripts with behind-the-scenes direction, character insights, notes for actors, and ridiculous jokes are available on Patreon at the $7 level.

(Transcript by Wendy Wang and edited by Kevin Vibert.)

Sep 06 2016

9mins

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1.14: Juno Steel and the Train From Nowhere (Part 1)

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He arrived in the night: Peter Nureyev, the burglar who got away, the thief Juno Steel couldn’t catch.

Until he returned, things had been so simple: solving crimes, chasing a killer with her eye on Ancient Martian artifacts, and not letting personal business get in the way. With Nureyev, though, things always seem to get personal very quickly.

But Juno has no choice. Nureyev’s the only one with a lead on the killer Juno’s after. He knows exactly what she plans to take next, and according to him it’s something very big, and very dangerous.

According to Nureyev, anyway. But the question remains: can Juno trust Peter Nureyev?

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your stay. If you miss us between episodes, remember to follow us on Facebook (The Penumbra Podcast), Twitter (@thepenumbrapod), and our website (thepenumbrapodcast.com) for updates, information about the cast and crew, and irresistible witticisms.

We’d like to thank our Patreon supporters: Angel Acevedo, Hannah Tsim, Naomi Snelson, Alice Chuang, Shannon, Christoffel Engelbrecht, Laura, Carla Lange, Madison Lindsley, Jason Mellin, Rose Saia, Sue Stewart, Anna Meehan, Peter Staley, Sienna Warecki, Emily Becnel, Maeve Moon, Arsit Rouke, Genesis Aguirre, Allison K, Veronica Borders, Nic Duhamel, Sean Toland, M R Clay, Mershon Moore, Tygr, Ben Stanfield, Emily Olivieri, Mandy Grady, Kayla Mullins, Mitchell Ferree, Sara Spookystitch, Annie, Sierra Netz, Phoebe Nowak, Jeremy Holstein, "The Jon Fortune Promotional Campaign," and David Spain! With Patreon, you can support us by scheduling a small donation for each episode we release. If you’d like to show the artists behind the Penumbra that you appreciate their work, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=3386677

Attribution:

Music:

"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, featuring spinningmerkaba:
http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657

“Underwater ambience.WAV” by ben_jamin0 http://freesound.org/people/ben_jamin0/sounds/116657

“I Feel Like Dancing” by Steven M Bryant © 2012 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/stevieb357/35149 Ft: Jeris & Copperhead

“J.S. Bach – Cantante Profane No.205 – 1.Chouer des Vents,” European Archive. Public Domain Mark 1.0

“Antonio Vivaldi – Concerto in C major Op. 8 No. 12 – I. Allegro II. Largo III. Allegro,” Europen Archive. Public Domain Mark 1.0

“Organ Concerto in C major, BWV 595 (For Trumpet and Organ – Rondeau,” Johann Sebastian Bach, performed by Michel Rondeau. Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported

“MacBook Pro Feedback” by ejgvibes http://freesound.org/people/ejgvibes/sounds/198459

“Café connection” by morgantj, copyright 2009. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/morgantj/18947 Ft: Morusque

“Growing” by Jeris © copyright 2012 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes_35240 Ft: Mykleanthony

“Concerto No. 4 in F minor, Op. 8, RV 297, ‘L’inverno’ (Winter) = Allegro non molto,” Antonio Vivaldi, performed by the US Air Force Band. Public Domain Mark 1.0

“Concerto Gross in B flat major no. 7, HWV 325 – III. Andante,” Georg Friedrich Handel, European Archive. Public Domain Mark 1.0.

Transcript:

A transcript of the spoken lines in this episode can be found here:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1yGUMR-aqGQvoTvpPykmLfaAFwFsdgNOUlmgoi15h7Ws/

Production scripts with behind-the-scenes direction, character insights, notes for actors, and ridiculous jokes are available on Patreon at the $7 level.

TRIGGER WARNINGS:

  • Violence
  • Gunfire
  • Deception and gaslighting
  • Sudden loud noises
  • Alcohol
  • Threats

Sep 20 2016

41mins

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1.15: Juno Steel and the Train From Nowhere (Part 2)

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Somewhere in this desert lies the greatest weapon Mars has ever seen. It’s on board the Utgard Express, a mobile lockbox that shatters the speed of sound at its slowest setting, a train that no one has ever entered… until today.

The plan is set. Juno and Nureyev know exactly what they must do to board that train. If there are no surprises they’ll just wake up, drive to a drone launch site in the desert, hijack a drone, and then ride off into the sunset, Martian Weapon in hand.

If there are no surprises, that is. But someone in this desert doesn’t much like the idea of things going smoothly for Juno and Nureyev, and the first of his surprises should be arriving at their door right about… now.

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your stay.

We’d like to thank our Patreon supporters: Elizabeth Miller, Angel Acevedo, Jason Mellin, Alice Card, Sarah D, Kai Blake, Maeve Moon, Naomi Snelson, Alice Chuang, Shannon, Christoffel Engelbrecht, Laura, Carla Lange, Kristen Koopman, Madison Lindsley, Rose Saia, Sue Stewart, Anna Meehan, Hannah Tsim, Emily Marazzo, Peter Staley, Sienna Warecki, Mandy Grady, Tales of THATTOWN, Delaney Messer, Damian Salizar, Emily Becnel, Arsit Rouke, Genesis Aguirre, Allison K, Veronica Borders, Nic Duhamel, Sean Toland, Scott Galica, Melissa Mosley, Toby MGK, Adrienne Diehl, Sarah Brink, Allen Grevey, M R Clay, Merson Moore, Tygr, Ben Stanfield, Emily Olivieri, Mitchell Ferree, Sara Spookystitch, Annie Mosity, Sierra Netz, Phoebe Nowak, Jeremy Holstein, Jon Fortune for World Dominator Promotional Campaign, David Spain, Maureen Vibert, Debra Simes, Timothy LaGrone, Duncan Whincup, and Kian Alvane! With Patreon, you can support us by scheduling a small donation for each episode we release. If you’d like to show the artists behind the Penumbra that you appreciate their work, you can do so here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=3386677

Attribution:
"Kind of Girl" by Jeris, feat. spinningmerkaba http://ccmixter.org/files/VJ_Memes/35657

“Interior Rally Racing Car.wav” by efksound http://freesound.org/people/efksound/sounds/193679

“Destruction, Wooden, A.wav” by InspectorJ http://freesound.org/people/InspectorJ/sounds/352513

“Plunk” by OwlStorm http://freesound.org/people/OwlStorm/sounds/209011

“Nuerburgring-Pit-Lane.flac” by Erdie http://freesound.org/people/Erdie/sounds/34526

“Airplane Ambience” by SeanSecret http://freesound.org/people/SeanSecret/sounds/251653

“thing.rocket.02.mp3” by dobroide http://freesound.org/people/dobroide/sounds/15463

“Key out of the pocket.wav” by BarkersPinhead http://freesound.org/people/BarkersPinhead/sounds/274669

“Light Metal Gate Close” by qubodup http://freesound.org/people/qubodup/sounds/219587

“Indy Blow Darts Cue 3.wav” by pscsound http://freesound.org/people/pscsound/sounds/71260

“Clothing_ShirtsandPants_Rustling.wav” by duckduckpony http://freesound.org/people/duckduckpony/sounds/204016

“underwater ambience” by akemov http://freesound.org/people/akemov/sounds/255597

“Large Earthquake” by LoafDV http://freesound.org/people/LoafDV/sounds/148002

“metal door close.wav” by Tomlija http://freesound.org/Tomlija/sounds/98946

“kitchen metal.wav” by offthesky http://freesound.org/people/offthesky/sounds/34654

“good kick in the head sound.aif” by mwl500 http://freesound.org/people/mwl500/sounds/54807

TRIGGER WARNINGS:

  • Violence
  • Gunfire
  • Deception and gaslighting
  • Sudden loud noises
  • Alcohol
  • Threats

Oct 04 2016

42mins

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BONUS: The Revenge of the Janus Beast

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In the Second Citadel's Hall of Trophies lie remnants of hundreds of monsters... and some of them are livelier than others. The head of the Janus Beast, for example: it's been here for weeks, and it's growing bored. Very bored. Can the Janus Beast's head break out of its case using nothing but its two faces, magic spells, and one tiny, tiny, little, really-just-impossibly-small brain?

Welcome to the Penumbra, dear Traveler. We hope you enjoy your stay. If you miss us between episodes, remember to follow us on Facebook (The Penumbra Podcast), Twitter (@thepenumbrapod), and our website (thepenumbrapodcast.com) for updates, information about the cast and crew, and irresistible witticisms.

NOTE: Due to a recording error, we neglected to credit Ryan Vibert for his excellent original music which plays at the beginning and end of this episode. You can find more of Ryan's music at https://boagriusma.bandcamp.com/ .

Oct 11 2016

8mins

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By cheruhai - Apr 30 2020
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I adore The Penumbra Podcast. Each one of the characters makes you want to root for them, cringe, and cry. It’s incredible that this story makes the audience want search for more in even the most minor characters. Along with the phenomenal voice talent, iconic original soundtrack, and LGBT representation, I couldn’t ask for anything more!

This is amazing

By Peronus - Apr 29 2020
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I love this show, I don’t listen to many podcasts, but these have some of my favourite stories ever. It has lovely writing, music, speaking, and it reminds me of old radio dramas, I love this podcast sooooo much.