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The Complete Ostium Season Four - Part One

Welcome to the Complete Ostium Season Four - Part One. In this first of three "supercut" parts you'll get the first four episodes of season four including:Episode 31 - One is Still the Loneliest NumberEpisode 32 - Two Can be as Bad as OneEpisode 33 - Old DigsEpisode 34 - New DigsAll episodes written and produced by Alex C. Telander.The voice of Jake is performed by Chris Fletcher.The voice of Monica is performed by Georgia MckenzieThe voice of Dave is performed by Alex C. Telander.The music featured in Episode 31 is "Earth" by ENOT.The music featured in Episode 32, all from the Free Music Archive, is: "A Garden and a Library," "Multitudes," and "Thinking of You" by Gillicuddy; and "European Starling,"Sandhill Crane, and "Red-Winged Blackbird" by Chad Crouch.The music featured in Episode 33 is "To Begin" by ENOT.The music featured in Episode 34, all from the Free Music Archive, is: "A Garden and a Library," "Multitudes," and "Thinking of You" by Gillicuddy; and "European Starling,"Sandhill Crane, and "Red-Winged Blackbird" by Chad Crouch.Did you know there are many ways you can help support Ostium? You can tell a friend about the show, or talk about Ostium on social media. You can leave us a review on iTunes and let us know and we’ll send you a free sticker as a thank you. And if you really want to help us out, you can support us on Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/ostiumpodcast, where you’ll get access to a whole bunch of bonus content like outtakes, the Ostium Files, and even early access to new episodes. So check it out. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

2hr 24mins

6 Oct 2019

Rank #1

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Episode 41 - The Earth Collective

The Earth Collective is a sci-fi audio drama delivered as a first hand account from the eyes of Joseph Crane, Humanity's "last historian," as he attempts to chronicle their survival in rolling cities known as The Collective, fleeing from a malicious entity only found on the dark side of the planet.I remember discovering this podcast either just as it debuted in February 2017 or shortly after and the story drew me in right away. The creator has clearly done so much work in world building and making it complex and fascinating. With each episode, it feels like you’re going deeper into a work of epic science fiction. And the great thing is even though the show is now in it’s third season, there’s still so much story to tell about the world of Oasus, and its people. If you enjoyed this crossover episode, subscribe to the Earth Collective, start at the beginning and be transported to a distant world where a future humanity is eking out a new life on a strange planet.This episode was co-written by Mike Troup and Alex C. Telander.The part of Jake Fisher is performed by Chris Fletcher.The part of Joseph Crane and “Man” is performed by Mike Troup. Sound design was done by Hail and Well Met Podcasts. Check out more of their great work at http://www.hailandwellmetpodcasts.com.The Ostium theme song was composed by Chris Fletcher.For a transcript of this episode please follow this link: https://ostiumpodcast.com/episode-41-the-earth-collective-transcript/Please join us for a Discord chat session about this episode, Ostium Season 5, and whatever else we feel like talking about on January 11th at 8PM Pacific Time, 11PM Eastern. You can find a link to the Ostium Network Discord here: https://discord.gg/nxZvahE.If you enjoy Ostium, you should check out some of our spin off shows, including Manifestations and the Circe Podcast. If you really enjoy Ostium and would like to support us, please go to http://www.ostiumpodcast.com/support where you can make one-time donations or help us out on Patreon, as well as get some cool rewards to all our Ostium Network shows for as little as $2 a month.The next episode will release in two weeks, and we’ll find out where Monica ended up. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

26mins

5 Jan 2020

Rank #2

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Episode 1 - Population Zero

In the debut episode of the Ostium podcast, listeners get to meet Jake Fisher for the first time and learn about a special place called Ostium. Episode 1 - Population Zero was written and produced by Alex C. Telander. Music and the voice of Jake Fisher is by Chris Fletcher. For more information, go to ostiumpodcast.com. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

30mins

1 Jan 2017

Rank #3

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Episode 11 - A Crack in the Edge of the World, Part Two

Kicking off Ostium Season 2, in "Episode 11: A Crack in the Edge of the Word, Part Two," Jake and Monica find themselves back in Ostium where things are all kind of different . . . again. But it's not until they go on a little field trip that they learn what's REALLY happened to Ostium. This episode was written and produced by Alex C. Telander. The voice of Jake is performed by Chris Fletcher; the voice of Monica is performed by Georgia Mackenzie. All the music was composed by Chris Fletcher. Graphic design and artwork is done by Sara Warren. Ostium will continue to be ad free thanks to our great and wonderful patrons who support the show through our website at www.ostiumpodcast.com/support, or through our Patreon page at www.patreon.com/ostiumpodcast. Why not consider becoming a supporter of our show? For as little as $2 a month you can get access to exclusive mini episodes, including something called The Ostium Files. It’s a series playing around with the idea of what if you could go through an Ostium door to the time and place of you’re choosing . . . Where would you go? There are also lots of other rewards like episode transcripts with illustrations, music, and special early access to new episodes of Ostium. Plus if we hit our support goals, you’ll get access to Ostium Season 3 MUCH sooner. If we hit our top goal, Season 3 will start right after Season 2, without any break. So check it out at www.patreon.com/ostiumpodcast. Whatever you can spare will be greatly appreciated and means so much to us. You can also support Ostium by leaving us a review on the podcast listening app of your choice, or simply by telling your friends, or mentioning how much you enjoy this podcast on social media. And of course, there’s also our merchandise store with a whole variety of goodies likes mugs, t-shirts and even fancy pillow cases, all at www.ostiumpodcast.com/store. Also if you’re looking for a good book to read, "Ostium Book One: Population Zero" is out now on Amazon in ebook, paperback, and a fancy full-color illustrated edition (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1549878514). This week’s podcast recommendation is the GONE podcast (http://gonepodcast.podbean.com/). The description alone is enough to hook anyone: There’s no way to plan for being alone. There’s no way to plan for what comes next. This is a story about what happens when the world goes dark, and everyone else is gone. The quality and sound is great, and the voice of the narrator - who is also the creator and writer for the show - is clear and very well acted. It’s one of those shows that just sucks you in right from the beginning with a compelling story and then you can’t stop listening because you don’t know where the story’s going to go next. GONE does have a Patreon page too, so once you gobbled up every episode, be sure to leave a review for the show or support them on Patreon. You could even do it while you’re choosing to support Ostium. You know: support two independent self-supported podcasts in one visit. Finally, thanks for listening. Without you, there wouldn’t be any point in doing this podcast. So thank you and see you in two weeks with Episode 12: Cultum Ossium. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

43mins

14 Jan 2018

Rank #4

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IPM 2019 - Ostium Podcast Minisode - Long Land Spiced Tea

This special Ostium mini episode was a special feature for International Podcast Month. You can find more special episodes from a bunch of different podcasts, as well as blog posts and more at internationalpodcastmonth.com. And be sure to use the hashtag #IPM2019 when mentioning this episode or anything else related to International Podcast Month.It was co written by Alex C. Telander, Gavin Gaddis, and Elena Fernandez Collins, and produced by Alex C. Telander.The voice of is Monica is performed by Georgia MckenzieThe voice of BARK33P is performed by Gavin Gaddis.The voice of Marisol is performed by Elena Fernandez Collins.Sound effects are courtesy of freesounds.org.The music featured in this episode, all from the Free Music Archive, is: “Suchtrupp,” “Mines of the Dogants, “Tanz de Gelben Elefants, and “Repeater Station” by Lobo Loco, and “Future Soundtrack” by Adam Henry Garcia.For more info on the Ostium Podcast check out ostiumpodcast.com. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

20mins

27 Oct 2019

Rank #5

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Episode 40 - Last Accidental Hero Part Two

Welcome to the season four finale.  Written and produced by Alex C. Telander The part of Jake performed by Chris Fletcher The part of Monica performed by Georgia Mckenzie The part of Steve performed by Alex C. Telander The part of the unknown creature performed by Arden Rachel. Sound effects are courtesy of the wonderful people at Freesound.org. You can find a transcript of this episode here. The music featured in this episode, all from the Free Music Archive, is: "Sleepwalker IV," "Sleepwalker III," "Seven Lights," and "Night Snowfall" by Sergey Cherimisinov. Did you know there are many ways you can help support Ostium? You can tell a friend about the show, or talk about Ostium on social media. You can leave us a review on iTunes and let us know and we’ll send you a free sticker as a thank you. And if you really want to help us out, you can support us on Patreon, where you’ll get access to a whole bunch of bonus content like outtakes, the Ostium Files, and even early access to new episodes. So check it out. Thanks so much for listening. ~ ~ ~ Every day now there’s something on the news about climate change. Whether it’s big corporations, small towns, entire countries, or indigenous groups affected. It’s across the entire globe, and we’re all involved. But there are times where it feels there’s only so little we can do. We recycle as much as we can. We pay attention to where we shop and buy what we need. But ultimately, we end up feeling pretty helpless. Every day now there’s something on the news about climate change. Whether it’s big corporations, small towns, entire countries, or indigenous groups affected. It’s across the entire globe, and we’re all involved. But there are times where it feels there’s only so little we can do. We recycle as much as we can. We pay attention to where we shop and buy what we need. But ultimately, we end up feeling pretty helpless. Arcadia Power is a place where you can make a difference. If you sign up for Arcadia Power, you can feel good knowing that 100% of the energy being supplied to your home - whether you rent or own - is being supplied by clean, renewable sources.  I was using PG&E before and thought it was going to be a hassle to switch. It wasn’t; it was so easy. I even got to pick what type of renewable energy I wanted. I went with wind power and each month I get to see a graph with a breakdown of my renewable energy usage and my “clean impact.” All the information you need is at arcadiapower.com/ostium-podcast. I know it’s not a lot. But I will fully admit I feel a little better about myself now, knowing I’m doing what I can to help fight climate change. And now you can too just by signing up, plus you’ll be helping support this show too. So . . . Win-win! Just head on over to arcadiapower.com/ostium-podcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

48mins

11 Aug 2019

Rank #6

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Episode 38 - The Story of Steve

Jake decides to tell his story to Jake and Monica. The whole story. Written and produced by Alex C. Telander The part of Jake performed by Chris Fletcher The part of Monica performed by Georgia Mckenzie The part of Dave performed by Alex C. Telander Sound effects are courtesy of the wonderful people at Freesound.org. You can find a transcript of this episode here. The music featured in this episode, all from the Free Music Archive, is: "Osprey," "American Wigeon," and "Stellars Jay" by Chad Crouch, and "2" by Bismaratta. Did you know there are many ways you can help support Ostium? You can tell a friend about the show, or talk about Ostium on social media. You can leave us a review on iTunes and let us know and we’ll send you a free sticker as a thank you. And if you really want to help us out, you can support us on Patreon, where you’ll get access to a whole bunch of bonus content like outtakes, the Ostium Files, and even early access to new episodes. So check it out. Thanks so much for listening and we’ll see you in two weeks. ~ ~ ~ Every day now there’s something on the news about climate change. Whether it’s big corporations, small towns, entire countries, or indigenous groups affected. It’s across the entire globe, and we’re all involved. But there are times where it feels there’s only so little we can do. We recycle as much as we can. We pay attention to where we shop and buy what we need. But ultimately, we end up feeling pretty helpless. Every day now there’s something on the news about climate change. Whether it’s big corporations, small towns, entire countries, or indigenous groups affected. It’s across the entire globe, and we’re all involved. But there are times where it feels there’s only so little we can do. We recycle as much as we can. We pay attention to where we shop and buy what we need. But ultimately, we end up feeling pretty helpless. Arcadia Power is a place where you can make a difference. If you sign up for Arcadia Power, you can feel good knowing that 100% of the energy being supplied to your home - whether you rent or own - is being supplied by clean, renewable sources.  I was using PG&E before and thought it was going to be a hassle to switch. It wasn’t; it was so easy. I even got to pick what type of renewable energy I wanted. I went with wind power and each month I get to see a graph with a breakdown of my renewable energy usage and my “clean impact.” All the information you need is at arcadiapower.com/ostium-podcast. I know it’s not a lot. But I will fully admit I feel a little better about myself now, knowing I’m doing what I can to help fight climate change. And now you can too just by signing up, plus you’ll be helping support this show too. So . . . Win-win! Just head on over to arcadiapower.com/ostium-podcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

40mins

14 Jul 2019

Rank #7

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Episode 12 - Cultum Ossium

At the beginning of the episode, Monica unwinds a little after learning about some of Jake's choices in the previous episode. Jake has also started having nightmares. The dynamic duo venture through the next door and find themselves within a cave . . . a cave . . . of bones. This episode was written and produced by Alex C. Telander. The voice of Jake is performed by Chris Fletcher; the voice of Monica is performed by Georgia Mackenzie. All the music was composed by Chris Fletcher. Graphic design and artwork is done by Sara Warren. Sound effects are courtesy of the awesomely incredible people at the Freesound Project (www.freesound.org). Ostium will continue to be ad free thanks to our great and wonderful patrons who support the show through our website at www.ostiumpodcast.com/support, or through our Patreon page at www.patreon.com/ostiumpodcast. Why not consider becoming a supporter of our show? For as little as $2 a month you can get access to exclusive mini episodes, including something called The Ostium Files. It’s a series playing around with the idea of what if you could go through an Ostium door to the time and place of you’re choosing . . . Where would you go? There are also lots of other rewards like episode transcripts with illustrations, music, and special early access to new episodes of Ostium. Plus if we hit our support goals, you’ll get access to Ostium Season 3 MUCH sooner. If we hit our top goal, Season 3 will start right after Season 2, without any break. So check it out at www.patreon.com/ostiumpodcast. Whatever you can spare will be greatly appreciated and means so much to us. You can also support Ostium by leaving us a review on the podcast listening app of your choice, or simply by telling your friends, or mentioning how much you enjoy this podcast on social media. And of course, there’s also our merchandise store with a whole variety of goodies likes mugs, t-shirts and even fancy pillow cases, all at www.ostiumpodcast.com/store. Also if you’re looking for a good book to read, "Ostium Book One: Population Zero" is out now on Amazon in ebook, paperback, and a fancy full-color illustrated edition (www.amazon.com/gp/product/1549878514). This week’s podcast recommendation is the Marsfall Podcast. Marsfall (http://marsfallpodcast.com/) is a new science-fiction series that follows the first colonists settling on the planet Mars. Led by their fearless commander Jacki O’Rania, and assisted by the colonial artificial intelligence unit ANDI, our colonists strive to make a home on the Red Planet while exploring its deeper mysteries. The recording values are great with this show. The characters feel real and believable, each with their own quirks and failings. Living on such a harsh planet is not easy in any way, and the show does a great job of showing this. But it’s also well balanced with humor, mostly thanks to Andy the quirky AI. Be sure to check it out. Finally, thanks for listening. Without you, there wouldn’t be any point in doing this podcast. So thank you and see you in two weeks with Episode 13: Anjikuni. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

40mins

28 Jan 2018

Rank #8

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4mins

30 Sep 2019

Rank #9

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The Complete Ostium Season Four - Part Two

Welcome to the Complete Ostium Season Four - Part One. In this second of three "supercut" parts you'll get the middle four episodes of season four including:Episode 35 - Skyland MountainEpisode 36 - PeakEpisode 37 - SAY HAI TO THE AIEpisode 38 - The Story of SteveAll episodes written and produced by Alex C. Telander.The voice of Jake is performed by Chris Fletcher.The voice of Monica is performed by Georgia MckenzieThe voice of the Zhang is performed by Emily Wang.The voice of Dave is performed by Alex C. Telander.The music featured in Episode 35, all from the Free Music Archive, is "Wireless" and "Awkward Silences Version A" by Lee Rosevere, "Cedar Waxwing" by Chad Crouch, and "Rotisserie Graveyard" by Doctor Turtle.The music featured in Episode 36, all from the Free Music Archive, is "Dissolve," "Sky With Milk" and "Hjrta Riva" by Bismaratta.The music featured in Episode 37, all from the Free Music Archive, is "Sleepers" by Sergey Cheremisov.The music featured in Episode 38, all from the Free Music Archive, is: "Osprey," "American Wigeon," and "Stellars Jay" by Chad Crouch, and "2" by Bismaratta.Did you know there are many ways you can help support Ostium? You can tell a friend about the show, or talk about Ostium on social media. You can leave us a review on iTunes and let us know and we’ll send you a free sticker as a thank you. And if you really want to help us out, you can support us on Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/ostiumpodcast, where you’ll get access to a whole bunch of bonus content like outtakes, the Ostium Files, and even early access to new episodes. So check it out. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

2hr 29mins

10 Nov 2019

Rank #10

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Episode 28 - Dark Side of the Moon

Another voice calls from the other side of the blackness . . . This episode was written and produced by Alex C. Telander.  The voice of Jake Fisher was performed by Chris Fletcher. The music was composed by Chris Fletcher. Drumming for the theme song was performed by my brother, Dan Telander, at the Bakermoon Studios in Berlin. If you enjoyed it, you can hear more of Dan’s drumming with the band Modern Earl. Any sounds effects used are courtesy of the amazing people at freesound.org. Tweaked audio is helping us out this season, and if you’re looking to get a new pair of headphones, or upgrade the ones you’ve got, they have a whole range of cool models on their website at tweakedaudio.com. If you find something you like, be sure to enter the offer code OSTIUM and get 33% off your order, plus a free backpack. So that’s tweakedaudio.com, offer code OSTIUM. For a transcript of this episode, and lots of other info on everything Ostium, check out ostiumpodcast.com. You can find us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Just search for Ostium podcast. We also have a store on Teepublic. If you enjoy the show and would like to support us, please consider joining our Patreon where you can get some neat rewards and support a good show. You can also leave Ostium a review on iTunes and be sure to let us know and we’ll send you a free sticker as a token of our appreciation. Thanks so much for listening, we really appreciate it, and see you in two weeks. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

45mins

25 Nov 2018

Rank #11

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Episode 2 - CROATOAN

In Episode 2, Jake Fisher finally gets inside the secret town of Ostium and sees the many doors up close, and then ventures to find out what is behind those doors. Written by Alex C. Telander. Performed by Chris Fletcher. Interstitial music pieces by Chris Fletcher. Background music by 2Kutup courtesy of the Free Music Archive. For more information go to ostiumpodcast.com. To help support Ostium, please visit our Patreon page at https://www.patreon.com/ostiumpodcast. There you'll find lots of perks like mini episodes, transcripts with original artwork, music, and more. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

34mins

15 Jan 2017

Rank #12

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Episode 39 - Last Accidental Hero Part One

Jake, Monica, Zhang and Dave attempt to solve the mystery behind the strange explosions occurring across the rock of Gibraltar. They of course find out way more than they bargained for. Written and produced by Alex C. Telander The part of Jake performed by Chris Fletcher The part of Monica performed by Georgia Mckenzie The part of Dave performed by Alex C. Telander Sound effects are courtesy of the wonderful people at Freesound.org. You can find a transcript of this episode here. The music featured in this episode, all from the Free Music Archive, is: "The Signals," "Sleepwalker V," "United Voyager," Waltz - The Inevitability," and "Glow in Space" by Sergey Cherimisinov. Did you know there are many ways you can help support Ostium? You can tell a friend about the show, or talk about Ostium on social media. You can leave us a review on iTunes and let us know and we’ll send you a free sticker as a thank you. And if you really want to help us out, you can support us on Patreon, where you’ll get access to a whole bunch of bonus content like outtakes, the Ostium Files, and even early access to new episodes. So check it out. Thanks so much for listening and we’ll see you in two weeks for the final episode of the season. ~ ~ ~ Every day now there’s something on the news about climate change. Whether it’s big corporations, small towns, entire countries, or indigenous groups affected. It’s across the entire globe, and we’re all involved. But there are times where it feels there’s only so little we can do. We recycle as much as we can. We pay attention to where we shop and buy what we need. But ultimately, we end up feeling pretty helpless. Every day now there’s something on the news about climate change. Whether it’s big corporations, small towns, entire countries, or indigenous groups affected. It’s across the entire globe, and we’re all involved. But there are times where it feels there’s only so little we can do. We recycle as much as we can. We pay attention to where we shop and buy what we need. But ultimately, we end up feeling pretty helpless. Arcadia Power is a place where you can make a difference. If you sign up for Arcadia Power, you can feel good knowing that 100% of the energy being supplied to your home - whether you rent or own - is being supplied by clean, renewable sources.  I was using PG&E before and thought it was going to be a hassle to switch. It wasn’t; it was so easy. I even got to pick what type of renewable energy I wanted. I went with wind power and each month I get to see a graph with a breakdown of my renewable energy usage and my “clean impact.” All the information you need is at arcadiapower.com/ostium-podcast. I know it’s not a lot. But I will fully admit I feel a little better about myself now, knowing I’m doing what I can to help fight climate change. And now you can too just by signing up, plus you’ll be helping support this show too. So . . . Win-win! Just head on over to arcadiapower.com/ostium-podcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

46mins

28 Jul 2019

Rank #13

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Episode 31 - One is Still the Loneliest Number

Monica has found herself back at sort of a square one again: alone in the Ostium Network. So she does what she does best: she starts snooping around. Written and produced by Alex C. Telander. The voice of Monica is performed by Georgia Mckenzie. Sound effects are courtesy of the wonderful people at Freesound.org. The music featured in this episode, all from the Free Music Archive, is "Earth" by ENOT. Did you know there are many ways you can help support Ostium? You can tell a friend about the show, or talk about Ostium on social media. You can leave us a review on iTunes and let us know and we’ll send you a free sticker as a thank you. And if you really want to help us out, you can support us on Patreon, where you’ll get access to a whole bunch of bonus content like outtakes, the Ostium Files, and even early access to new episodes. So check it out. Thanks so much for listening and we’ll see you in two weeks. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

47mins

7 Apr 2019

Rank #14

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The Complete Ostium Season Four - Part Three

Welcome to the Complete Ostium Season Four - Part One. In this final "supercut" part you'll get the last two episodes of the season:Episode 39 - Last Accidental Hero (Part One)Episode 40 - Last Accidental Hero (Part Two)All episodes written and produced by Alex C. Telander.The voice of Jake is performed by Chris Fletcher.The voice of Monica is performed by Georgia MckenzieThe voice of the Zhang is performed by Emily Wang.The voice of Dave is performed by Alex C. Telander.The music featured in Episode 39, all from the Free Music Archive, is "The Signals," "Sleepwalker V," "United Voyagers," "Waltz - The Inevitability," and "Glow in Space," all by Sergey Cherimisinov.The music featured in Episode 40, all from the Free Music Archive, is "Seven Lights," "Sleepwalker IV," "Sleepwalker III," and "Night Snowfall," all by Sergey Cherimisinov.Did you know there are many ways you can help support Ostium? You can tell a friend about the show, or talk about Ostium on social media. You can leave us a review on iTunes and let us know and we’ll send you a free sticker as a thank you. And if you really want to help us out, you can support us on Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/ostiumpodcast, where you’ll get access to a whole bunch of bonus content like outtakes, the Ostium Files, and even early access to new episodes. So check it out. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 21mins

15 Dec 2019

Rank #15

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Episode 32 - Two Can be as Bad as One

Jake and Dave find themselves on the Rock of Gibraltar and also part of the Ostium Network somehow. But this place is very different from the one that Dave has visited in his past. There are some very stark differences . . . Written and produced by Alex C. Telander. The voice of Jake is performed by Chris Fletcher. The voice of Dave is performed by Alex C. Telander Sound effects are courtesy of the wonderful people at Freesound.org. The music featured in this episode, all from the Free Music Archive, is: "A Garden and a Library," "Multitudes," and "Thinking of You" by Gillicuddy; and "European Starling,"Sandhill Crane, and "Red-Winged Blackbird" by Chad Crouch.  Did you know there are many ways you can help support Ostium? You can tell a friend about the show, or talk about Ostium on social media. You can leave us a review on iTunes and let us know and we’ll send you a free sticker as a thank you. And if you really want to help us out, you can support us on Patreon, where you’ll get access to a whole bunch of bonus content like outtakes, the Ostium Files, and even early access to new episodes. So check it out. Thanks so much for listening and we’ll see you in two weeks. ~ ~ ~ Every day now there’s something on the news about climate change. Whether it’s big corporations, small towns, entire countries, or indigenous groups affected. It’s across the entire globe, and we’re all involved. But there are times where it feels there’s only so little we can do. We recycle as much as we can. We pay attention to where we shop and buy what we need. But ultimately, we end up feeling pretty helpless.Every day now there’s something on the news about climate change. Whether it’s big corporations, small towns, entire countries, or indigenous groups affected. It’s across the entire globe, and we’re all involved. But there are times where it feels there’s only so little we can do. We recycle as much as we can. We pay attention to where we shop and buy what we need. But ultimately, we end up feeling pretty helpless. Arcadia Power is a place where you can make a difference. If you sign up for Arcadia Power, you can feel good knowing that 100% of the energy being supplied to your home - whether you rent or own - is being supplied by clean, renewable sources.  I was using PG&E before and thought it was going to be a hassle to switch. It wasn’t; it was so easy. I even got to pick what type of renewable energy I wanted. I went with wind power and each month I get to see a graph with a breakdown of my renewable energy usage and my “clean impact.” All the information you need is at arcadiapower.com/ostium-podcast. I know it’s not a lot. But I will fully admit I feel a little better about myself now, knowing I’m doing what I can to help fight climate change. And now you can too just by signing up, plus you’ll be helping support this show too. So . . . Win-win! Just head on over to arcadiapower.com/ostium-podcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

40mins

21 Apr 2019

Rank #16

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Episode 21 - The Loneliest Number

At the beginning of Season 3, Monica is stuck in Ostium and she has no idea how to get out, or even if she can get out. She's also utterly and completely alone. Guess it's time to start sharing some Ostium secrets. This episode was written and produced by Alex C. Telander. The voice of Monica is performed by Georgia Mckenzie. The music was composed by Chris Fletcher. Drumming for the theme song was performed by my brother, Dan Telander, at the Bakermoon Studios in Berlin. If you enjoyed it, you can hear more of Dan’s drumming with the band Modern Earl. Any sounds effects used are courtesy of the amazing people at freesound.org. Tweaked audio is helping us out this season, and if you’re looking to get a new pair of headphones, or upgrade the ones you’ve got, they have a whole range of cool models on their website at tweakedaudio.com. If you find something you like, be sure to enter the offer code OSTIUM and get 33% off your order, plus a free backpack. So that’s tweakedaudio.com, offer code OSTIUM. For a transcript of this episode, and lots of other info on everything Ostium, check out ostiumpodcast.com. You can find us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Just search for Ostium podcast. We also have a store on Teepublic. If you enjoy the show and would like to support us, please consider joining our Patreon where you can get some neat rewards and support a good show. You can also leave Ostium a review on iTunes and be sure to let us know and we’ll send you a free sticker as a token of our appreciation. Thanks so much for listening, we really appreciate it, and see you in two weeks with Episode 22: A Long Time Coming. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

42mins

19 Aug 2018

Rank #17

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The Complete Ostium Season One (REMASTERED) - Part One

Welcome to the complete Ostium Season One (Remastered) - Part One. I know. That's a mouthful. So let's break it up into its separate parts. The Complete Ostium Season One: That's right, we're releasing the entire season one without the chit-chat before and after the episode so new fans can gobble up the whole season much faster and quickly get caught up. Remastered: When I first started making Ostium, it was my introduction to podcasts and sound design and producing. Since then I've learned a lot, and wanted to clean up and equalize the sound so the episodes were more even and cleaner, also there were a few sound effects I wanted to fix. Part One: I've divided this "complete" season one into three parts. Because Part One is two hours long. Part Two is an hour and 24 minutes long. Part Three is two hours and three minutes long. These parts follow the three story-arcs of the first season. Part One consists of the first four episodes, as Jake discovers and learns what Ostium can do. Episode 1: Population Zero Episode 2: CROATOAN Episode 3: 38°20'N, 17°15'W Episode 4: First Contact All episodes were written and produced by Alex C. Telander. The part of Jake Fisher is performed by Chris Fletcher. Interstitial music pieces were composed by Chris Fletcher. Background music is courtesy of the incredible people at the Free Music Archive. All sound effects are courtesy of the talented people at Freesound.org. If you enjoyed this and would like more Ostium as well as to support the show, consider helping us out on Patreon for as little as $2 a month where you'll get access to many bonus mini episodes, upcoming outtakes for season 2, and special mini episodes called The Ostium Files. When you become a patron, you will be assigned a unique door number, and will one day get your very own Ostium File. So consider supporting Ostium now! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

2hr 7mins

30 Jun 2018

Rank #18

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Episode 3 - 38°20'N, 17°15'W

Jake travels back to Ostium, this time with some specific goals in mind: to find out what is exactly behind those doors in the clock tower, and to discover what might be behind Door #3. Written by Alex C. Telander Performed by Chris Fletcher, who also composed the interstitial music pieces. Background music by 2Kutup courtesy of the Free Music Archive. Warning, this episode contains explicit language. Please help and support Team Ostium by rating and reviewing on iTunes, as well as checking out our Patreon page at https://www.patreon.com/ostiumpodcast. Perks include mini episodes on the Enigmatic Mysteries of the Unknown, all the music to Season 1, transcripts featuring full-color covers and illustrations, and much more. And don't forget to subscribe and tell your friends. And finally from Team Ostium to you: Thanks for listening. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

40mins

29 Jan 2017

Rank #19

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Episode 30 - Fade to Black

Jake makes some big decisions with the help of Dave to make things right in Ostium, but possibly at the cost of their own lives. And we have now, sadly, come to the end of season 3. Hope you enjoyed it. Please keep listening to the whole of this outro for lots of important Ostium-related details. Season 4 takes our intrepid friends to a very interesting place where they get up to many strange adventures. We’re going to be taking a bit of break to get it all recorded and ready for you wonder fans. The first episode of season four will drop April 7th, 2019. Now, there is a way you can get season four started sooner, and that’s by become a patron of Ostium on Patreon. For as little as $2 a month you can get access to your very own door number and special short story, as well as the ongoing Ostium Files series and outtakes. There are also many more rewards at levels, such as behind the scenes specials, access to the music and artwork of Ostium, and even videos. If we hit our first goal of having 50 patrons support Ostium, you’ll get season four started a whole month earlier, on March 3rd, 2019. If we hit our second goal of 75 patrons, season 4 will start on February 3rd. And if we somehow hit 100 patrons in the next week, season 4 will begin January 6th without any hiatus. So here’s what you need to do. First, become a patron. You can change your tier level whenever you want. Second, tell your friends, family, complete strangers about Ostium and about become a patron so everyone can get season 4 Ostium started sooner. It’s as simple as that. This episode was written and produced by Alex C. Telander. The voice of Jake is performed by Chris Fletcher. The voice of Dave is performed by Alex C. Telander. The voice of the unknown creature was performed by Arden Rachel. The music was composed by Chris Fletcher. Thank you everyone who listened or talked or has ever mentioned Ostium. You listeners are a big part of why we do this, the other smaller part is we love doing it. And don’t worry, there’s going to be many, many more seasons of Ostium coming. For anyone attending Podcon, two of us from Team Ostium will be there: Georgia, the voice of Monica, and myself. So if you see someone wearing an Ostium shirt and looking lost, chances are it’ll be me, so come on over and say hi. Don’t worry, I’ll be feeling just as shy and awkward as everyone else. I’m also going to be giving away a bunch of copies of the Ostium book, so don’t forget to mention that. I don’t care if you’re a podcast fan, a podcast creator or actor, you’re an Ostium fan and I’d be happy to give you a copy of the Ostium book and autograph it if you like. I’ll be doing another announcement or two before we get to the weekend of Podcon. But for now. This is me, Alex C. Telander, closing the book on season three and looking ahead to season four. Thank you all again, so much, for support this little idea that has become a big show that Team Ostium loves so much to make. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

39mins

23 Dec 2018

Rank #20