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abandoned: The All-American Ruins Podcast

abandoned: The All-American Ruins Podcast

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abandoned: The All-American Ruins Podcast is a bi-weekly episodic audio series. abandoned takes listeners through immersive sonic fantasies, recreating host Blake Pfeil’s experiences exploring abandoned spaces across the United States. Along the way, abandoned asks critical questions about American history and culture, community, capitalism and economics, the environment, and mental health while encouraging folks to activate their imaginations as a tool for healing.
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S01E06: Sometimes I Pretend I’m Erin Brockovich, Pt. I (Al Tech Specialty Steel Co. - Colonie, NY)
In the first of a two-part episode, fall into Blake’s Erin Brockovich fantasy thriller as he explores two abandoned industrial spaces infamous for former EPA violations. First up: the Al Tech Specialty Steel Corporation, a Superfund site just outside of Albany, NY. (Note: For the best immersive experience, we strongly suggest you wear headphones 🎧 for every episode of abandoned: The All-American Ruins Podcast.) This episode features: Wilder Loving Learn more: https://www.allamericanruins.com
20:58
August 11, 2022
S01E05: Coyote (Marin Headlands - Sausalito, CA)
The Marin Headlands is an enormous chunk of Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Hillside, cliffside, and waterside all-in-one, the unique geography is dotted by several abandoned military sites. It is also the location of this deeply personal episode of abandoned: The All-American Ruins Podcast, where host Blake Pfeil reflects on divorce, codependency, self-forgiveness, and a surprise encounter with a coyote. (Note: For the best immersive experience, we strongly suggest you wear headphones 🎧 for every episode of abandoned: The All-American Ruins Podcast.) This episode features: Shannon Borden Kiebpoli Calnek Hayley Downs Ryan Pfeil Learn more: http://www.allamericanruins.com
21:53
July 21, 2022
S01E04: Dodgin’ COVID-19 Like the Cops (Penn Hills Resort - Analomink, PA)
Four days before the January 6th insurrection at the United States Capitol, Blake wanders the Penn Hills Honeymoon Resort in the Poconos, unaware of what's about to happen to the country. On this episode of abandoned: The All-American Ruins Podcast, time travel to a homogeneous couples resort with a history wrought with tax evasion, swingers parties, and good-ol'-fashioned heart-shaped tubs. Note: For the best immersive experience, we strongly suggest you wear headphones 🎧 for every episode of abandoned: The All-American Ruins Podcast.) Learn more: www.allamericanruins.com Learn more about If These Walls Could Talk: ifthewallscouldtalkpodcast.com
19:28
June 29, 2022
S01E03: Hello, I'm Shelley Duvall (Nevele Grande Hotel & Resort - Ellenville, NY)
From a young age, Blake had an obsession with Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining and fantasized about time traveling back to 1979 to explore the film set. Since that proves to be impossible, the next best thing is an adventure to The Nevele Grande Resort, an abandoned ski resort near the Catskill Mountains. Join Blake as he wanders the halls of the Borscht Belt hotel with Shelley Duvall while the ghosts of guests past surround them both. (Note: For the best immersive experience, we strongly suggest you wear headphones 🎧 for every episode of abandoned: The All-American Ruins Podcast.) Learn more: www.allamericanruins.com HUDSY Original All-American Ruins pilot (Official Trailer): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSU20660QPY This episode features: Julie Novak Erica Brown Micah
17:07
June 16, 2022
S01E02: Duck and Cover (Saratoga Springs Air Force Base - Stillwater, NY)
Blake grew up next to the United States Air Force Academy, so it's fitting that his first venture to an abandoned space during the pandemic is an abandoned air force base near Saratoga Springs, NY on Memorial Day 2020. Join Blake as he time-travels to the Cold War-- when the paranoid threat of nuclear war with Russia incited the US government to produce a public awareness campaign (propaganda) starring a cartoon turtle named Bert. This episode of abandoned: The All-American Ruins Podcast is dedicated to the People of Ukraine. Happy Memorial Day. (Note: For the best immersive experience, we strongly suggest you wear headphones 🎧 for every episode of abandoned: The All-American Ruins Podcast.) Learn more: www.allamericanruins.com
22:59
May 30, 2022
S01E01: Prologue | Anemoia (Peregrine Dairy Farm - Colorado Springs, CO)
Setting the scene for abandoned: The All-American Ruins Podcast, host Blake Pfeil travels back in time to his childhood in the mountains of Colorado where he reveals the genesis for his obsession with American ruins: an abandoned dairy farm. (Note: For the best immersive experience, we strongly suggest you wear headphones 🎧 for every episode of abandoned: The All-American Ruins Podcast.) Learn more: www.allamericanruins.com
22:53
May 19, 2022
S01 Trailer | abandoned: The All-American Ruins Podcast
Welcome to abandoned: The All-American Ruins Podcast, a bi-weekly episodic audio series. abandoned takes listeners through sonic fantasies, recreating host Blake Pfeil’s experiences exploring abandoned spaces across the United States. Along the way, abandoned asks critical questions about American history and culture, community, capitalism and economics, the environment, and mental health while encouraging folks to activate their imaginations as a tool for healing. (Note: For the best immersive experience, we strongly suggest you wear headphones 🎧 for every episode of abandoned: The All-American Ruins Podcast.) Learn more: http://www.allamericanruins.com
04:38
May 04, 2022