Joseph Fink and Meg Bashwiner Perform Excerpts from The First Ten Years
On Storybound, Our Radio-Theater Podcast
Storybound is a radio theater program designed for the podcast age. Hosted by Jude Brewer and with original music composed for each episode, the podcast features the voices of today’s literary icons reading their essays, poems, and fiction.
On the seventh episode of the fourth season, Joseph Fink and Meg Bashwiner read excerpts from The First Ten Years, backed by an original Storybound remix with Fake Shark, and sound design and arrangement by Jude Brewer.
Joseph Fink is the creator of the Welcome to Night Vale and Alice Isn’t Dead podcasts, and the New York Times bestselling author of Welcome to Night Vale, It Devours! and The Faceless Old Woman Who Secretly Lives in Your Home (all written with Jeffrey Cranor), as well as Alice Isn’t Dead. He is also the author of the middle-grade novel The Halloween Moon.
Meg Bashwiner is a writer, performer, emcee, and producer who plays the roles of “Deb” and “Proverb Lady” on the hit podcast Welcome to Night Vale. She is the emcee of the touring show “Welcome to Night Vale Live,” as well as a member of the New York Neo-Futurists, and has toured productions of their shows, “The Infinite Wrench” and “Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind” to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. She is currently the tour manager for the Welcome to Night Vale and Criminal podcasts, and she co-hosts and produces the podcast Good Morning Night Vale.
Fake Shark is the only indie rock band with a hype man. Their music has been featured in Tiny Pretty Things, The Order, MTV Catfish, Degrassi, and the major motion picture Rabid.
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