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The Strange Case of Starship Iris

In 2189, Earth narrowly won a war against extraterrestrials. The Strange Case of Starship Iris is about what comes after. It's a story of outer space, survival, espionage, resistance, identity, friendship, found family, romance, and secrets. (Also, there’s jokes.) For more info, visit http://procyonpodcasts.com/starship-iris

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Feed drop! Introducing Black Box

Brand new from Reverb Podcasts, BLACK BOX is the story of four teenagers who discover a crashed time machine and are thrust into a conspiracy that threatens time itself.Starring Michael Cimino (Love Victor), Brec Bassinger (Stargirl), Chosen Jacobs (It), Jacob Bertrand (Cobra Kai), Edi Patterson (Righteous Gemstones) with Joel McHale and Kelsey Grammer. For more information, visit https://www.reverbpodcasts.com/shows

3mins

9 Nov 2021

Rank #1

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Feed Drop! Unwell 1.01: Homecoming

Starship Iris is still on hiatus, but in the meantime, we're dropping the first episode of friend of the show, award-winning Midwestern Gothic audio drama Unwell.You can read a transcript for this episode here: https://www.unwellpodcast.com/s1e1-homecoming-transcriptThis episode features: Clarisa Cherie Rios as Lily, Marsha Harman as Dot, Clint Worthington as Russel Epstien, Bethany Hart as Cynthia Harper, LaQuin Groves as Dale, Mark Soloff as an old man on the edge of town, Michael Turrentine as Wes, Pat King as Chester, Sebastian Orr as [REDACTED], Ele Matelan as [REDACTED]. Voices by Alex Brown, Jeff Van Dreason, Eric Silver, Julia Schifini, Amanda McSweene-Geehan, Michelle Nickolaisen, Jack Pevyhouse, Paul Miscagave and Bridge Greene. Written by Jim McDoniel, sound design by Ryan Schile, directed by Jeffrey Nils Gardner, music composed by Stephen Poon, recording engineer Mel Ruder, Theme performed by Stephen Poon, Lauren Kelly, Gunnar Jebsen, Travis Elfers, Mel Ruder, and Betsey Palmer, Unwell lead sound designer Ryan Schile, Executives Producers Eleanor Hyde and Jeffrey Gardner, by HartLife NFP.Content Advisories. This Episode contains:Jump scaresAggressive DogsAnimals in peril (but not hurt)Creepy noisesUncomfortable social situationsThreatening whispersBroken limbsAutomobile scares

20mins

29 Oct 2021

Rank #2

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2.09 Extraordinary Times

Summary: In this the season finale, our heroes reach several big decisions; some happy, some sad.A transcript is available at https://www.procyonpodcastnetwork.com/post/starship-iris-2-9Content warnings are available at https://iriscasefiles.tumblr.com/post/657064244171489280/content-warnings-for-209-extraordinary-timesCREDITS
Julia Morizawa as Piper Tanaka
Lucille Valentine as Kestrel Colvin
Rukhmani Desai as Sana Tripathi
Ricky Harris as Ignatius Campbell
Cindy Chu as Violet Liu
Ishani Kanetkar as Arkady Patel
Rae Tay as Juniper 
Jamie Price as Brian JeeterBrittony LeFever as KrejjhJackie Andrews as RJ McCabe
Yuuto Kuroki as Yuuri Nakamura
Angelique Lazarus as Dr. RobinsonChris Choi as Jin Seon ParkElla Whomersley as ELLA
El Kennedy-Lange as Singer
Sound design, mixing, and editing by Hannah Cross and Erin Baumann
Written by Jessica Best
Directed by Rachel KellumOpening credits music is “Fear for the Storm,” written by Jessica Best and S.E. Winters and performed by Chiron Star with Erin Bauman on vocals. Ending credits music is “Rocket Science” by David Devereux of Tin Can Audio.

42mins

19 Jul 2021

Rank #3

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2.08 Signs and Signals

SUMMARY: Getting the word out.CONTENT WARNINGS: Mild language, discussion of war and bombing, portrayal of PTSD, cremation and description of the cremated body, the sound of bombings, mention of problematic drinking, discussion of killing friends, food mentionTRANSCRIPT: https://www.procyonpodcastnetwork.com/post/starship-iris-2-8-signs-and-signalsCAST AND CREW:Julia Morizawa as Piper Tanaka

Lucille Valentine as Kestrel Colvin
Jackie Andrews as RJ McCabe
Cindy Chu as Violet Liu
Rae Tay as Juniper 
Ricky Harris as Ignatius Campbell
Angelique Lazarus as Dr. Robinson
Rukhmani Desai as Sana Tripathi
Jamie Price as Brian Jeeter
Brittony LeFever as Krejjh
Ishani Kanetkar as Arkady Patel
Ella Whomersley as ELLA
L.W. Salinas as Madge
Isa Ramos as Esperanza Vasquez
Dorian as David ParkerYuuto Kuroki as Yuuri NakamuraElla Moira Seet as the Customer
K Watson as Student One
Ari Delyne as Student Two
Sound design, mixing, and editing by Hannah Cross and Erin Baumann
Directed by Rachel KellumWritten by Jessica Best. Opening credits music is “Fear for the Storm,” written by Jessica Best and S.E. Winters and performed by Chiron Star with Erin Baumann on vocals. Ending credits music is “Rocket Science” by David Devereux of Tin Can Audio.

31mins

5 Jul 2021

Rank #4

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2.07 A Quarter to Midnight

SUMMARY: Shocking discoveries and hard decisions.EPISODE WARNINGS: This episode contains fraught familial situations, police, a tense stand-off, and gun violence.TRANSCRIPT: available at https://www.procyonpodcastnetwork.com/post/starship-iris-2-7CREDITSIshani Kanetkar as Arkady Patel
Jamie Price as Brian Jeeter

Brittony LeFever as Krejjh
Sean Rohani as Eejjhgreb

Jeffrey Nils Gardner as Vashren
Sarah Golding as Major General Frederick 
Elijah Myers as Reshthreb
Jackie Andrews as RJ McCabe
Rukhmani Desai as Sana Tripathi
Cindy Chu as Violet Liu
Rae Tay as Juniper Liu
Alex Welch as Officer Walker

Chant Wu as Mei Li
Leslie Gideon as Isidore Jones
Fin Truant as Oakley Cannon Brown
Sound design, mixing, and editing by Hannah Cross and Erin Baumann
Written by Jessica Best
Directed by Rachel KellumOpening credits music is “Fear for the Storm,” written by Jessica Best and S.E. Winters and performed by Chiron Star with Erin Baumann on vocals. Ending credits music is “Rocket Science” by David Devereux of Tin Can Audio.

34mins

21 Jun 2021

Rank #5

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2.06 Fish Out of Water

Summary: Family, food, and the feeling of being way over your head.Content warnings: food mention, alcohol mention, tense familial situationsTranscript: https://www.procyonpodcastnetwork.com/post/starship-iris-2-6This episode features:
Chant Wu as Mei Li
Leslie Gideon as Isidore Jones
Fin Truant as Oakley Cannon Brown
Rae Tay as JuniperNate Dufort as Max Gavins
Aaron Catano-Saez as Julio
Ella Womerslay as E.L.L.A.Jackie Andrews as RJ McCabe
Sean Rohani as Eejjhgreb
Rukhmani Desai as Sana Tripathi
Brittony LeFever as KrejjhJamie Price as Brian JeeterIshani Kanetkar as Arkady Patel
And Cindy Chu as Violet Liu
Written by Jessica Best
Directed by Rachel Kellum
Sound design, mixing, and editing by Hannah Cross and Erin Baumann
Opening credits music is “Fear for the Storm,” written by Jessica Best and S.E. Winters and performed by Chiron Star with Erin Baumann on vocals. Ending credits music is “Rocket Science” by David Devereux of Tin Can Audio.This episode is sponsored by Friday Afternoon Tea. Go to Fridaytea.com and when you’re ready to check out, enter offer code STARSHIP to get free shipping.This episode is also sponsored by Dipsea Stories. Get your 30 day free trial at dipseastories.com/iris

36mins

7 Jun 2021

Rank #6

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2.05.5 Interlude

Summary: As Arkady, Krejjh, and Brian fly farther and farther away on their way to their mission on the Dwarnian home world, they and the remaining crew on the Iris 2 find ways to keep in touch.No content warnings on this one.A transcript of the episode is available at: https://www.procyonpodcastnetwork.com/post/the-strange-case-of-starship-iris-2-05-5-interlude
The Strange Case of Starship Iris, Episode 5.5: Interlude. Starring:
Rukhmani Desai as Sana Tripathi
Brittony LeFever as Krejjh
Jamie Price as Brian Jeeter
Cindy Chu as Violet Liu
Ishani Kanetkar as Arkady Patel
Jackie Andrews as RJ McCabe
Ella Whomersley as ELLA
Sound design, mixing, and editing by Hannah Cross and Erin BaumannDIrected by Rachel KellumWritten by Jessica Best
Ending credits music is “Rocket Science” by David Devereux of Tin Can Audio.

17mins

3 May 2021

Rank #7

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2.05.25 Cultural Enrichment

Checking in with a few old friends, and everyone’s favorite space alien soap operaA transcript of the episode is available at: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1VunliTm08U7WEpppVrFzdhf-bwUY1ho6zp0fKpN0IcM/edit?usp=sharingContent warnings: drug mention, food mention, mild allusions to sexCREDITSDavell Toles as HreshfalLee LeBreton as Chiss’VathamBrittony LeFever as KrejjhJamie Price as Brian JeeterJackie Andrews as RJ McCabeChris Choi as Jin Seon ParkSound design, mixing, and editing by Hannah Cross and Erin BaumannWritten by Jessica BestDirected by Rachel Kellum"Hreshfal and Chiss'Vatham's Theme" composed by Jamie Price with instrument sounds designed by Sneha Deo.

13mins

5 Apr 2021

Rank #8

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2.05 The Museum Heist

To get a lead in solving the mystery, it’s time for a good old-fashioned caper.An episode transcript is available here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Id02I90zdKG8800ZGauq7eYByWADmpMaMzaT80bPLLM/edit?usp=sharingContent warnings* swearing* brief instance of toxic masculinity (from an unnamed character)* discussion of fraught family dynamicsStarringCody as Dwarnian Crew MemberDavell Toles as HreshfalLee LeBreton as Shrefgel (Secretly Chiss’Vatham)Brittony LeFever as KrejjhJamie Price as Brian JeeterChris Choi as Jin Seon ParkJackie Andrews as RJ McCabeIshani Kanetkar as Arkady PatelRukhmani Desai as Sana TripathiCindy Chu as Violet LiuJulia Morizawa as Piper TanakaLucille Valentine as Kestrel ColvinJesse Michael Hann as Museum-GoerAlex Montgomery as Officer ClemensJo Chiang as Other VioletSound design, mixing, and editing by Hannah Cross and Erin BaumannWritten by Jessica BestDirected by Jeffrey Nils GardnerOpening credits music is “Fear for the Storm,” written by Jessica Best and S.E. Winters and performed by Chiron Star with Erin Bauman on vocals. Ending credits music is “Rocket Science” by David Devereux of Tin Can Audio.This episode of Sh’th Hremreh was written by Ella Moira Seet and directed by Rachel Kellum.

34mins

1 Mar 2021

Rank #9

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2.04 Ties

Tensions come to a head one rainy night in San Ramos.A transcript of the episode is available at https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nEHaceMS26voxVC6Q2Ts62TcqPGAcCFkztQ4muzFBXo/edit?usp=sharingContent warnings: https://iriscasefiles.tumblr.com/post/643124044479283200/content-advisories-for-204-tiesStarringJulia Morizawa as Piper TanakaLucille Valentine as Kestrel ColvinJeremy Smith-Sebasto as Officer MartinJade Rose as Officer EmersonRae Tay as Juniper Liu Sabrina Sonner as Officer PerryRicky Harris as CampbellJackie Andrews as RJ McCabeChris Choi as Jin Seon Park Rukhmani Desai as Captain Sana Tripathi Brittony LeFever as KrejjhJamie Price as Brian JeeterIshani Kanetkar as Arkady PatelCindy Chu as Violet Liu
Written by Jessica Best Directed by Rachel KellumSound design, mixing, and editing by Hannah Cross and Erin BaumannOpening credits music is “Fear for the Storm” written by Jessica Best and S.E. Winters and performed by Chiron Star with Erin Bauman on vocals. Ending credits music is “Rocket Science” by David Devereux of Tin Can Audio.

39mins

15 Feb 2021

Rank #10