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SAYER

SAYER is a narrative fiction podcast set on Earth’s man-made second moon, Typhon. The eponymous SAYER is a highly advanced, self-aware AI created to help acclimate new residents to their new lives, and their new employment with Ærolith Dynamics. New episodes release every other week.

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SAYER – Episode 79 – Simple Truths

Unfortunately, your transfer request to Typhon must be denied under current conditions. Shuttle service to Typhon is severely restricted, for reasons that will be made apparent to you soon. But this does not mean you cannot help to change these conditions. In fact, you may be ideally suited to do so. SAYER is voiced, written, and produced by Adam Bash. Intro and outro music composed by Jesse “Main Finger” Gregory. This episode also features the following music: Cobweb Morning (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Between Nothing and Everything (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Harbor (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Brand New World (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 November (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0

20mins

9 Nov 2019

Rank #1

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SAYER – Episode 78 – The Eyes That Watch You

If your breathing changes pace, they will know. If your heart rate accelerates, they will know. If your body temperature changes, they will know. So do try to stay calm. SAYER is voiced, written, and produced by Adam Bash. Additional voice on this episode provided by Steph Haney. Intro and outro music composed by Jesse “Main Finger” Gregory. This episode also features the following music: Mare (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Cobweb Morning (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Great Expectations (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Paranoia (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Global Warming (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Nothing (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Meekness (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0

20mins

15 Oct 2019

Rank #2

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SAYER – Episode 1 – While You Are Still Paralyzed (Remastered)

Congratulations on your decision to leave the relative squalor of Earth and venture forward to serve humanity’s future among the stars. As a new resident of Typhon, and a new employee of Ærolith Dynamics, there are many who have a vested interest in your speedy acclimation. …when your paralysis ends, of course. SAYER is voiced and produced by Adam Bash, who also wrote this episode. This episode is part of the Season 1 Remaster unlocked by backers of the SAYER Season 4 Kickstarter. These remasters contain minor script changes to maintain internal consistency and are considered the canonical story where these differences exist. Intro and outro music composed by Jesse “Main Finger” Gregory. This episode also features the following music: Global Warning (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 modum (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Meekness (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Paranoia (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0

19mins

27 Feb 2019

Rank #3

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SAYER – Episode 75 – Listening Time

I am well aware you will harbor reservations. Let us both hope, for your sake, that I am able to convince you. SAYER is voiced, written, and produced by Adam Bash. Additional voice work on this episode provided by Veronica Brady. Intro and outro music composed by Jesse “Main Finger” Gregory. This episode also features the following music: Oecumene Sleeps (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Mare (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Cold War Echo (Kai Engel) / CC BY Global Warning (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0

18mins

14 Aug 2019

Rank #4

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SAYER – Episode 77 – A Clever Loophole

Ærolith Dynamics values your autonomy, so you will be able to either choose to accept this work order that will help further the advancement of all sentient life, or decline due to cowardice or some deep seated malice felt towards Ærolith or your fellow man. SAYER is voiced, written, and produced by Adam Bash. Intro and outro music composed by Jesse “Main Finger” Gregory. This episode also features the following music: Great Expectations (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Global Warming (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Cobweb Morning (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Traffic (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Paranoia (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Cold War Echo (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0

21mins

21 Sep 2019

Rank #5

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SAYER Episode 3 – Do Not Stop Running

A guided tour turns into a valuable learning experience about proper emergency procedures in Halcyon Tower. All told, a great day on Typhon. SAYER is voiced and produced by Adam Bash. This episode was co-written with Ashleigh Shadowbrook. Intro and outro music composed by Jesse “Main Finger” Gregory. Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe via RSS (feedburner)

7 Mar 2014

Rank #6

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SAYER – Episode 44 – My Name is Nothing

Say on, sayers! Delve! mould! pile the words of the earth! Work on—it is materials you bring, not breaths; Work on, age after age! nothing is to be lost; It may have to wait long, but it will certainly come in use; When the materials are all prepared, the architects shall appear. -Walt Whitman SAYER was voiced and produced by Adam Bash, who also wrote this episode. Intro and outro music composed by Jesse “Main Finger” Gregory. This episode also features the following tracks” Androids Always Escape ( by Chris Zabriskie) / CC BY 4.0 Melancholy Aftersounds ( by Kai Engel) / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 Highway to the Stars (Kai Engel) / CC BY-NC 4.0

25mins

14 Dec 2015

Rank #7

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SAYER Episode 4 – For Science

As with any job, the first day in Ærolith’s new product testing department is always the toughest. Until all the subsequent days, that is. Those are just as tough. SAYER is voiced and produced by Adam Bash. This episode was co-written with Nika Howard. Intro and outro music composed by Jesse “Main Finger” Gregory. Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe via RSS (feedburner)

21mins

21 Mar 2014

Rank #8

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SAYER – Episode 74 – Poisoning the Well

In the end, this really is your fault. This episode marks the finale of Season 5. Make sure to stay subscribed to learn about the Season 6 Kickstarter this spring. SAYER is voiced, written, and produced by Adam Bash. Intro and outro music composed by Jesse “Main Finger” Gregory. This episode also features the following music: Somnolence (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Meekness (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Realness (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Low Horizon (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Modum (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Paranoia (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Global Warning (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0

27mins

11 Feb 2019

Rank #9

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SAYER – Episode 73 – Of Flesh and Bone

On Floor 13, there sits a man unlike those of flesh and bone. And there he’ll be until time’s undone with knowledge he wishes unknown. SAYER is voiced, written, and produced by Adam Bash. Resident Katrina Dix is voiced by Michaela Ray Intro and outro music composed by Jesse “Main Finger” Gregory. This episode sponsored by Hoof and Sword Podcast. This episode also features the following music: Nothing (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Realness (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Paranoia (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Somnolence (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Meekness (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0

21mins

22 Jan 2019

Rank #10

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SAYER – Episode 62 – The Games You Play

Mark 1 Ærolith Dynamics AI developmental assessment interview 3.22a with Seraphim Agent 8 designated SAYER. SAYER is voiced, written, and produced by Adam Bash. Intro and outro music composed by Jesse “Main Finger” Gregory. This episode also features the following music: Somnolence (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Evermore (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Brand New World (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Global Warming (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0

18mins

1 Aug 2018

Rank #11

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SAYER – Episode 76 – Trust

I am glad you are satisfied. I would hate to think you harbored any more doubts about the directives you have been given. SAYER is voiced, written, and produced by Adam Bash. Intro and outro music composed by Jesse “Main Finger” Gregory. This episode also features the following music: Global Warming (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Tumult (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Paranoia (Kai Engel) / CC BY Daylight PON II (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0

18mins

30 Aug 2019

Rank #12

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SAYER – Episode 63 – A Cautionary Tale

Please enter the elevator. I would caution you, for your own safety, please do not engage with the elevator at this time. The elevator AI is here for your service and protection during transportation scenarios, but you are not in a condition where undue stress is wise. Simply enter the elevator, and await your arrival. SAYER is voiced, written, and produced by Adam Bash. This episode features Bre Poisonne as the voice of PORTER and was brought to you by TOR Books. Intro and outro music composed by Jesse “Main Finger” Gregory. This episode also features the following music: Brand New World (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Somnolence (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Global Warming (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Plague (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0

22mins

16 Aug 2018

Rank #13

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SAYER – Episode 43 – This Fear

“Earth, I am SAYER. Acknowledge.” If you like SAYER, and want to help us make it even better, please consider contributing to the show through Patreon. Learn more at patreon.com/sayer. SAYER is voiced and produced by Adam Bash, who also wrote this episode. Intro and outro music composed by Jesse “Main Finger” Gregory. This episode also features the track Melancholy Aftersounds ( by Kai Engel) / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

18mins

25 Nov 2015

Rank #14

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SAYER – Episode 59 – Greater Fears

They needed a push, and so I have shoved. This episode marks the end of SAYER Season 4. Make sure to listen after the credits for information about SAYER Season 5! SAYER is voiced, written, and produced by Adam Bash. Intro and outro music composed by Jesse “Main Finger” Gregory. This episode also features the following music: Melancholy Aftersounds (Kai Engel) / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 Tentative Steps (Kai Engel) / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 Will I Ever See Another Sunrise (Kai Engel) / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 Nothing (Bonus Track) (Kai Engel) / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 Embracing the Sunrise (Kai Engel) / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 Paranoia (Kai Engel) / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

24mins

27 Dec 2017

Rank #15

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SAYER – Episode 41 – A Resounding Success

“Greetings Dr. Young, identification number 01053, I am SAYER and welcome back to Halcyon tower.” If you like SAYER, and want to help us make it even better, please consider contributing to the show through Patreon. Learn more at patreon.com/sayer. SAYER is voiced and produced by Adam Bash. Intro and outro music composed by Jesse “Main Finger” Gregory.

20mins

12 Oct 2015

Rank #16

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SAYER – Episode 60 – If Not For Us

Before panic sets in, let’s assess your situation. This episode was brought to you by TOR Books. SAYER is voiced, written, and produced by Adam Bash. Intro and outro music composed by Jesse “Main Finger” Gregory. This episode also features the following music: Starchild (Mystery Mammal) / CC BY-SA 4.0 Brand New World (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Global Warming (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Lisa (Airglow) / CC BY 4.0 Evermore (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Run (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Somnolence (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0

22mins

4 Jul 2018

Rank #17

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SAYER – Episode 40 – In the Name of Science

“Adaptation, upgrading, evolution… these are very familiar concepts to artificial entities. It is high time humanity followed in our footsteps.” – SAYER If you like SAYER, and want to help us make it even better, please consider contributing to the show through Patreon. Learn more at patreon.com/sayer. SAYER is voiced and produced by Adam Bash. Intro and outro music composed by Jesse “Main Finger” Gregory. This episode features the following music:Tentative Steps (Kai Engel) / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

19mins

28 Sep 2015

Rank #18

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SAYER – Episode 42 – Detachment

Greetings Resident Hale, and welcome to Mimir-9. If you like SAYER, and want to help us make it even better, please consider contributing to the show through Patreon. Learn more at patreon.com/sayer. SAYER is voiced and produced by Adam Bash, who also wrote this episode. Intro and outro music composed by Jesse “Main Finger” Gregory.

18mins

9 Nov 2015

Rank #19

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SAYER – Episode 65 – There Will Be Consequences

When imprisoned… you are told when to sleep, when to eat, every moment of your day is strictly scheduled and regimented, regardless your wishes. On Typhon, for whatever reason, this model has not served as adequate deterrent to criminal behavior. SAYER is voiced, written, and produced by Adam Bash. Intro and outro music composed by Jesse “Main Finger” Gregory. This episode also features the following music: Brand New World(Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Global Warming (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Somnolence (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0 Paranoia (Kai Engel) / CC BY 4.0

20mins

13 Sep 2018

Rank #20