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Arcadia, CA

Arcadia, CA

By Law of Names Games
Today is Friday.

An average Friday just like any other.

A normal day, in an uneventful month, in a typical year.

A day that one would expect to pass just as normally, and uneventfully, and typically as all the other Fridays before it, especially in a small town in the Pacific Coast Ranges.

Except this is a Friday in Arcadia, California.

And in this small town nothing is what it seems to be.

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A bi-weekly California Gothic audiodrama about a teen film maker finding inspiration in an absolutely, completely, and perfectly ordinary town

More info:
arcadiacalifornia.lawofnames.com/
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Episode 27: Light Leak
Sunday, May 31, 2009 A conversation. Another conversation. Revelations, remembered and forgotten. Assurance of one's knowledge. Well-intentioned deception. --- Transcript Forthcoming --- Niko MacCleary is played by M. German Lia Webster is played by Cailen. Wil Sudsworth is played by Thomas Flemming Cyrus DiCaprio is played by Vic Collins. Arcadia, CA is written and directed by Lee Seguinte, edited by Erik Seguinte, and produced by Law of Names Media. --- More information about our cast and crew can be found on our website. Theme music composed by Michael Freitag. Sound effects provided by  https://www.zapsplat.com and https://freesound.org
19:04
January 28, 2022
Flashback With Deep Focus [International Podcast Month Bonus Episode]
This episode was originally aired as part of International Podcast Month, 2021. --- In which the backstories and motivations of several characters are explored, independent of the protagonist. And in which things are, unsurprisingly, not as they seem. --- Transcript Forthcoming --- Holly MacCleary is played by Vanessa Haas Karin Sagretti is played by Corvyn Appleby Elliot Baldwin is played by Rue Dickey Camren Sherridan is played by Nick Wil Sudsworth is played by Thomas Flemming Cyrus DiCaprio is played by Vic Collins. Arcadia, CA is written and directed by Lee Seguinte, edited by Erik Seguinte, and produced by Law of Names Media. --- More information about our cast and crew can be found on our website. Theme music composed by Michael Freitag. Sound effects provided by  https://www.zapsplat.com and https://freesound.org
29:01
January 14, 2022
Episode 26: Direct Sound Recording
Sunday, May 31, 2009 Still Sunday. An perfect set, an unkempt Border. They are still themselves, despite. Questions, and questions, and questions, and the promise of answers. --- Transcript Forthcoming --- Niko MacCleary is played by M. German Lia Webster is played by Cailen. Wil Sudsworth is played by Thomas Flemming Cyrus DiCaprio is played by Vic Collins. Arcadia, CA is written and directed by Lee Seguinte, edited by Erik Seguinte, and produced by Law of Names Media. --- More information about our cast and crew can be found on our website. Theme music composed by Michael Freitag. Sound effects provided by  https://www.zapsplat.com and https://freesound.org
15:07
December 10, 2021
Episode 25: Stop Motion
Audio Content Warning: This episode features glitching and audio feedback effects Sunday, May 31, 2009 Rules in verse, relayed excitedly. A meeting with a potential supervillain. Talking about their...everything. A violent challenge to preconceptions. --- Transcript Forthcoming --- Niko MacCleary is played by M. German Lia Webster is played by Cailen. Wil Sudsworth is played by Thomas Flemming Cyrus DiCaprio is played by Vic Collins. Arthur Jinx is played by Erik Seguinte Arcadia, CA is written and directed by Lee Seguinte, edited by Erik Seguinte, and produced by Law of Names Media. --- More information about our cast and crew can be found on our website. Theme music composed by Michael Freitag. Sound effects provided by  https://www.zapsplat.com and https://freesound.org
20:52
November 26, 2021
Episode 24: 180-Degree Rule
Audio Content Warning: This episode features glitching and audio feedback effects Saturday, May 30, 2009 Totally not a red-string-murder-board. It's time to let someone in. Because friends sometimes have useful knowledge. Memory, and forgetfulness. --- Transcript Forthcoming --- Niko MacCleary is played by M. German Lia Webster is played by Cailen. Cyrus DiCaprio is played by Vic Collins. The Others are played by Vic Collins. Arcadia, CA is written and directed by Lee Seguinte, edited by Erik Seguinte, and produced by Law of Names Media. --- More information about our cast and crew can be found on our website. Theme music composed by Michael Freitag. Sound effects provided by  https://www.zapsplat.com and https://freesound.org
21:39
November 12, 2021
Episode 23: Reflector Board
Audio Content Warning: This episode features glitching and audio feedback effects Wednesday, May 27, 2009 A meeting in the woods, by planning, not chance. Regarding doors and the properties thereof. --- Transcript Forthcoming --- Niko MacCleary is played by M. German Elliot Baldwin is played by Rue Dickey Arcadia, CA is written and directed by Lee Seguinte, edited by Erik Seguinte, and produced by Law of Names Media. --- More information about our cast and crew can be found on our website. Theme music composed by Michael Freitag. Sound effects provided by  https://www.zapsplat.com and https://freesound.org
19:41
October 22, 2021
Episode 22: High Key Lighting
Wednesday, May 27, 2009 In the world, but not of it. Secrets, close to being revealed. Bargains made, bargains kept. The tables turn. Come away, Oh human child! --- Transcript Forthcoming --- Niko MacCleary is played by M. German Wil Sudsworth is played by Thomas Flemming Delphine Falconer is played by Izzy Trevalian Camren Sherridan is played by Nick Arcadia, CA is written and directed by Lee Seguinte, edited by Erik Seguinte, and produced by Law of Names Media. --- More information about our cast and crew can be found on our website. Theme music composed by Michael Freitag. Sound effects provided by  https://www.zapsplat.com and https://freesound.org
20:56
October 08, 2021
Episode 21: Shooting Angle
Monday, May 25, 2009 And twice. And thrice offered. Answers freely given. --- Transcript Forthcoming --- Niko MacCleary is played by M. German The Others are played by Vic Collins Arcadia, CA is written and directed by Lee Seguinte, edited by Erik Seguinte, and produced by Law of Names Media. --- More information about our cast and crew can be found on our website. Theme music composed by Michael Freitag. Sound effects provided by  https://www.zapsplat.com and https://freesound.org
18:16
September 24, 2021
Episode 19: F-Stop
Monday, May 25, 2009 So many words. Proof, thrice over. Answers, unasked. Not bargains, but gifts. --- Transcript Forthcoming --- Niko MacCleary is played by M. German The Others are played by Vic Collins Arcadia, CA is written and directed by Lee Seguinte, edited by Erik Seguinte, and produced by Law of Names Media. --- More information about our cast and crew can be found on our website. Theme music composed by Michael Freitag. Sound effects provided by  https://www.zapsplat.com and https://freesound.org
13:19
September 10, 2021
Words can be true, and still dangerous. (Show Break Trailer)
The door is open. Now the choice is yours. Return to Arcadia, Friday, September 10, 2021
02:10
August 31, 2021
Episode 19: Iris In
Saturday May 23, 2009-  Monday, May 25, 2009 A trip to the library. Antiquated mating rituals. Discoveries are made. A door is opened. --- Transcript Forthcoming --- Niko MacCleary is played by M. German Mrs. MacCleary is played by Lilth Lia Webster is played by Cailen Additional voice provided by Vic Collins Arcadia, CA is written and directed by Lee Seguinte, edited by Erik Seguinte, and produced by Law of Names Media. --- More information about our cast and crew can be found on our website. Theme music composed by Michael Freitag. Sound effects provided by  https://www.zapsplat.com and https://freesound.org
18:58
July 23, 2021
Episode 18: Craft Services
Friday, May 22, 2009 Still rationalizing. An uncomfortable parental encounter. A glimpse behind the curtain. This one's free, too. --- Niko MacCleary is played by M. German Holly MacCleary is played by Vanessa Haas Cyrus DiCaprio is played by Vic Collins Arcadia, CA is written and directed by Lee Seguinte, edited by Erik Seguinte, and produced by Law of Names Media. --- Transcript forthcoming. --- More information about our cast and crew can be found on our website. Theme music composed by Michael Freitag. Sound effects provided by  https://www.zapsplat.com and https://freesound.org
12:23
July 09, 2021
Episode 17: Whip Pan
Friday, May 22, 2009 Questions and questions and questions. The first one's always free. The perils of being the protagonist --- Niko MacCleary is played by M. German Delphine Falconer is played by Izzy Trevalian Arcadia, CA is written and directed by Lee Seguinte, edited by Erik Seguinte, and produced by Law of Names Media. --- Transcript forthcoming. --- More information about our cast and crew can be found on our website. Theme music composed by Michael Freitag. Sound effects provided by  https://www.zapsplat.com and https://freesound.org
18:38
June 25, 2021
Episode 16: Voice Over
Friday, May 15, 2009 - Monday, May 18, 2009 An epistolary look into the past. Distance between friends. An event straight out of a high school movie. Concerns about things that are probably totally fine. --- Niko MacCleary is played by M. German Wil Sudsworth is played by Thomas Flemming Lia Webster is played by Cailen Cyrus DiCaprio is played by Vic Collins Arcadia, CA is written and directed by Lee Seguinte, edited by Erik Seguinte, and produced by Law of Names Media. --- Transcript Forthcoming --- More information about our cast and crew can be found on our website. Theme music composed by Michael Freitag. Sound effects provided by  https://www.zapsplat.com and https://freesound.org
22:32
June 11, 2021
Episode 15: Three Shot, Cut to Two Shot
Monday, May 11, 2009 - Wednesday, May 13, 2009 Eavesdroppers never hear good news. A glimpse behind the curtain. Doors open, secrets are revealed. --- Niko MacCleary is played by M. German Wil Sudsworth is played by Thomas Flemming Camren is played by Nick Elliot Baldwin is played by Rue Dickie Arcadia, CA is written and directed by Lee Seguinte, edited by Erik Seguinte, and produced by Law of Names Games. --- Click here for a transcript of the episode. --- More information about our cast and crew can be found on our website. Theme music composed by Michael Freitag. Sound effects provided by  https://www.zapsplat.com and https://freesound.org
21:24
May 28, 2021
Episode 14: Overexposure
Monday, May 4, 2009 Literary analysis. Seeking out parental advice. A small unethical act unintentionally becomes a large one. Overheard conversation. --- Niko MacCleary is played by M. German Holly MacCleary is played by Vanessa Haas. Karin Segretti is played by Corvyn Appleby Carlos Estrada is played by Dusty Hill Lia Webster is played by Cailen Arcadia, CA is written and directed by Lee Seguinte, edited by Erik Seguinte, and produced by Law of Names Games. --- Click here for a transcript of the episode. --- More information about our cast and crew can be found on our website. Theme music composed by Michael Freitag. Sound effects provided by  https://www.zapsplat.com and https://freesound.org
25:51
May 14, 2021
Episode 13: Mask
This episode of Arcadia California contains audio glitching effects, including repeating sounds, electronic whines, and static. They occur at several points throughout the episode. If you are sensitive to these effects, this episode may be difficult to listen to. An episode transcript is linked below. --- Sunday, April 26, 2009 - Tuesday, April 30, 2009 The naming of names. Give me that old time religion. Reflections on faith and family. Mr. Estrada has too much free time. Another poem. Or maybe it's the first. --- Niko MacCleary is played by M. German Wil Sudsworth is played by Thomas Flemming Holly MacCleary is played by Vanessa Haas. Carlos Estrada is played by Dusty Hill Travis Castaneda is played by Ogre Arcadia, CA is written and directed by Lee Seguinte, edited by Erik Seguinte, and produced by Law of Names Games. --- Click here for a transcript of the episode. --- More information about our cast and crew can be found on our website. Theme music composed by Michael Freitag. Sound effects provided by  https://www.zapsplat.com and https://freesound.org
21:32
April 16, 2021
Episode 12: Tracking Shot
Saturday, April 25, 2009 Schrodinger's date. Odd choices in vacation home decorations. A coming together of the minds over silver and rainwater. Confusion between fact and fiction. It was all a dream. --- Niko MacCleary is played by M. German Elliot Baldwin is played by Rue Dickey Camren Sherridan is played by Nick Alyssa Burns is played by KJ Additional voices provided by Vic Collins Arcadia, CA is written and directed by Lee Seguinte, edited by Erik Seguinte, and produced by Law of Names Games. --- Click here for a transcript of the episode. --- More information about our cast and crew can be found on our website. Theme music composed by Michael Freitag. Sound effects provided by  https://www.zapsplat.com and https://freeso
20:58
April 02, 2021
Episode 11: Walk and Talk
Thursday, April 23, 2009 - Saturday, April 25, 2009 A filmmaker struck by inspiration. Introduction of a possible love interest. A unique individual expounds on town history, in a most disappointing way. --- Niko MacCleary is played by M. German Wil Sudsworth is played by Thomas Flemming Elliot Baldwin is played by Rue Dickey Mr. Arthur Jinx is played by Erik Seguinte Arcadia, CA is written and directed by Lee Seguinte, edited by Erik Seguinte, and produced by Law of Names Games. --- Click here for a transcript of the episode. --- More information about our cast and crew can be found on our website. Theme music composed by Michael Freitag. Sound effects provided by  https://www.zapsplat.com and https://freesound.org/
23:22
March 19, 2021
Episode 10: Caricature in Spotlight
Sunday, April 19, 2009  Yet more small town "literature." A gracious host and a backstage tour. The ghosts of the theatre with invitations to dance. The problem with outdated recording technology. --- Niko MacCleary is played by M. German Cyrus DiCaprio is played by Vic Collins Delphine Falconer is played by Izzy Trevallian Arcadia, CA is written and directed by Lee Seguinte, edited by Erik Seguinte, and produced by Law of Names Games. --- Click here for a transcript of the episode. --- More information about our cast and crew can be found on our website. Theme music composed by Michael Freitag. Sound effects provided by  https://www.zapsplat.com and https://freesound.org/
21:01
March 05, 2021
Episode 9: Pre-Production
Wednesday, April 15, 2009 - Sunday, April 19, 2009  Further thoughts on local theater.  A Great Lady and her guardian.  When unsettling becomes irritating. An invitation.  Thoughts on fishing.  Further thoughts on fishing.  ---  Niko MacCleary is played by M. German  Karin Segretti is played by Corvyn Appleby  Cyrus DiCaprio is played by Vic Collins  Camren Sherridan is played by Nick  Other voices also provided by Vic Collins  Arcadia, CA is written and directed by Lee Seguinte, edited by Erik Seguinte, and produced by Law of Names Games. --- Click here for a transcript of the episode. --- More information about our cast and crew can be found on our website. Theme music composed by Michael Freitag. Sound effects provided by  https://www.zapsplat.com and https://freesound.org/
22:12
February 23, 2021
Episode 8: Backlighting
Thursday, April 9, 2009 - Sunday, April 12, 2009 A new language as a tool to unsettle. The above technique in practical application. Mind-expanding material found in the attic of a 200 year old house that has had uninterrupted ownership and occupancy by the same family --- Dominik "Niko" MacCleary is played by M. German Holly MacCleary is played by Vanessa Haas Karin Segretti is played by Corvyn Appleby Willow "Wil" Sudsworth is played by Thomas Flemming Mr. Patrick Sudsworth is played by Daniel Scholler Arcadia, CA is written and directed by Lee Seguinte, edited by Erik Seguinte, and produced by Law of Names Games. --- Click here for a transcript of the episode. --- More information about our cast and crew can be found on our website. Theme music composed by Michael Freitag. Sound effects provided by  https://www.zapsplat.com and https://freesound.org/
16:16
February 05, 2021
Episode 7: Medium Close Up With Eyeline Match
Sunday, April 5, 2009 - Monday, April 6, 2009 Cafeteria observations, with mean girls encounter. Alliance of outcasts. An Estimable Educator is weird. --- Dominik "Niko" MacCleary is played by M. German Alyssa Burns is played by KJ Erika Gravell-Santos is played by Casey Camren Sherridan is played by Nick Willow "Wil" Sudsworth is played by Thomas Flemming Julia "Lia" Webster is played by Cailen Principal Antony Van Houten is played by Andy  Additional voices provided by Erik Seguinte Arcadia, CA is written and directed by Lee Seguinte, edited by Erik Seguinte, and produced by Law of Names Games. --- Click here for a transcript of the episode. --- More information about our cast and crew can be found on our website. Theme music composed by Michael Freitag. Sound effects provided by  https://www.zapsplat.com and https://freesound.org/
15:14
January 22, 2021
Episode 6: Dalies
Thursday, April 2, 2009  A place with ambience. Fairly standard high school drama, but in nature. An unsettling event with a plausibly boring explanation. --- Dominik "Niko" MacCleary is played by M. German Willow "Wil" Sudsworth is played by Thomas Flemming Julia "Lia" Webster is played by Cailen Arcadia, CA is written and directed by Lee Seguinte, edited by Erik Seguinte, and produced by Law of Names Games. --- Click here for a transcript of the episode. --- More information about our cast and crew can be found on our website. Theme music composed by Michael Freitag. Sound effects provided by  https://www.zapsplat.com and https://freesound.org/
14:45
January 08, 2021
Episode 5: Angle On
Saturday, March 28, 2009 Research at the library. Another chance encounter, just as inspiring. Older residents with an interest in history as useful sources of information. Re-enter one angry teen girl, this time also a useful source of information --- Dominik "Niko" MacCleary is played by M. German Mrs. Muriel MacCleary is played by Lilith Delphine Falconer is played by Izzy Trevellian Julia "Lia" Webster is played by Cailen Arcadia, CA is written and directed by Lee Seguinte, edited by Erik Seguinte, and produced by Law of Names Games. --- Click here for a transcript of the episode. --- More information about our cast and crew can be found on our website. Theme music composed by Michael Freitag. Sound effects provided by  https://www.zapsplat.com and https://freesound.org/
14:25
December 25, 2020
Episode 4: Bridging Shot
Thursday, March 26, 2009   An average high school encounter + fist fight.   Apparently weird local traditions that ultimately go nowhere   ---   Dominik "Niko" MacCleary is played by M. German   Willow "Wil" Sudsworth is played by Thomas Flemming   Camren Sherridan is played by Nick  Additional voices provided by Vic Collins  Arcadia, CA is written and directed by Lee Seguinte, edited by Erik Seguinte, and produced by Law of Names Games.  ---  Click here for a transcript of the episode.  ---  More information about our cast and crew can be found on our website.  Theme music composed by Michael Freitag. Sound effects provided by  https://www.zapsplat.com and https://freesound.org/
14:38
December 11, 2020
Episode 3: Rack Focus
Saturday, March 21, 2009 - Monday March 23, 2009 A chance encounter explained. Town history/family history. Enter one angry teen girl. More location scouting. --- Dominik "Niko" MacCleary is played by M. German Holly MacCleary is played by Vanessa Haas Mr. Benjamin MacCleary is played by Connor Julia "Lia" Webster is played by Cailen Arcadia, CA is written and directed by Lee Seguinte, edited by Erik Seguinte, and produced by Law of Names Games. --- Click here for a transcript of the episode. --- More information about our cast and crew can be found on our website. Theme music composed by Michael Freitag. Sound effects provided by  https://www.zapsplat.com and https://freesound.org/
17:23
November 27, 2020
Episode 2: Establishing Shot & Location Sound
Saturday, March 21, 2009   Diner ambience.   Exploring a potential shooting location.   An expectedly inspiring chance encounter.   ---   Dominik "Niko" MacCleary is played by M. German   Holly MacCleary is played by Vanessa Haas   Karin Segretti is played by Corvyn Appleby   Willow "Wil" Sudsworth is played by Thomas Flemming   Mr. Patrick Sudsworth is played by Daniel Scholler   Delphine Falconer is played by Izzy Trevellian   Mr. Arthur Jinx is played by Erik Seguinte   Additional voices provided by Vic Collins   Arcadia, CA is written and directed by Lee Seguinte, edited by Erik Seguinte, and produced by Law of Names Games.  ---   Click here for a transcript of the episode.   ---   More information about our cast and crew can be found on our website.   Theme music composed by Michael Freitag.  Sound effects provided by  https://www.zapsplat.com and https://freesound.org/
17:01
November 13, 2020
Episode 1: Set Dressing
Friday, March 20, 2009  Research into small-town public art. Notes on a familial mansion. An implication of embarrassing stories of parents as teens. Adolescent tragedies explained. --- Dominik "Niko" MacCleary is played by M. German Holly MacCleary is played by Vanessa Haas Arcadia, CA is written and directed by Lee Seguinte, edited by Erik Seguinte, and produced by Law of Names Games. --- Click here for a transcript of the episode. --- More information about our cast and crew can be found on our website. Theme music composed by Michael Freitag. Sound effects provided by  https://www.zapsplat.com and https://freesound.org/ 
17:27
October 31, 2020
Trailer: Arcadia, CA, coming Halloween
Arcadia: too boring to frighten, and too average to unsettle. But... Bi-weekly episodes coming Halloween. Click here for more information about the show, its cast, and its characters.
01:15
October 20, 2020
Episode 0: Bumper
Ripple dissolve.  Sepia-tint screen.   Pull back. Resolve to vintage street map.    Freeze on map. Label in upper left corner.   “Arcadia, CA. Founded 1827. Where families matter.”     Washout.        Coming October 30. Click here for a transcript of the episode.
03:28
October 12, 2020