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The Narnia of Odyssey - A Look at the Passages Series

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The Narnia of Odyssey - A Look at the Passages Series
David Hilder from the AIO Update makes his first appearance on the podcast! He joins Austin for an in-depth look at the Passages novels and audio dramas. The two discuss their favorite/least favorite books, give mini-reviews of the audio episodes, theorize how the series could be revived, and, of course, talk about whether or not Marus is real. Read David's articles about Passages (Meanwhile, in Another Part of Marus & In a Kingdom Nearby) and the Novacom Saga (The Boy Who Cried "Novacom!") Listen to Austin's interview with Paul McCusker Read AIO HQ's interview with Paul McCusker  Get your own copy of the Passages novels Get a copy of Bill Myers' Eli
01:08:60
August 04, 2022
Beyond AIO | Review of Paws and Tales - Review of The Great Go-Cart Race and Hold the Anchovies
It's time to talk about more Paws and Tales! In this episode, Austin and Michael review episode 14 (The Great Go-Cart Race) and episode 16 (Hold the Anchovies). You'll hear their discussion about the physics of out of control washtubs, cherry pie vs. peach cobbler, whether or not Gooz was being mean-spirited, and more! Listen to The Great Go-Cart Race Listen to the accompanying song for the episode, Go-Cart Go! Listen to Hold the Anchovies Listen to the accompanying song for the episode, The Sailing Song Hear Michael's new podcast called Return to Gilead
01:18:60
July 27, 2022
BONUS - Try Not to Laugh AIO Edition #3
No more laughing! At least, not while listening to another Try Not to Laugh challenge. Can you make it all the way through without even chuckling at these funny AIO moments? Extra kudos to you if you can remember which episodes all these clips are from! Find this TNTL challenge on the Odyssey Geek YouTube channel Watch Harlequin Theatre at Home
04:20
July 13, 2022
Doubts, Dangers, and Detectives - Review of Album 71: A Slippery Slope
It's the album everyone's talking about and now that includes Austin. It's time to review Album 71: A Slippery Slope!  All 6 episodes are up for discussion: The Team Please Adjust Your Frequency Higher than Our Ways Triple-Decker Sundae Set a Watchman Worth It There's a lot of deep content to talk about, including the gray areas of the Rydell Saga, group projects with Jay, the real meaning of Olivia's fall from faith, and how to smell sunsets. Hear more thoughts about The Team on AIO Audio News' review and multiple fans' reaction Listen to Austin's school audio drama project, Matthias Falcon, Private Eye Get your own Odyssey Geek merch This podcast uses this sound from freesound.org: Audio Cassette Tape Open Close Play Stop by Bertrof  (http://freesound.org/people/Bertrof)
31:05
June 30, 2022
Beyond AIO | Review of Paws and Tales - The Honey Buzz Principle and Snake Oil
It's a very unique installment of Beyond AIO! Austin and Michael continue their trek through Paws and Tales with reviews of episode 12 (The Honey Buzz Principle) and episode 13 (Snake Oil). Disgusting food combinations, examples of excellent story structure, matters of the heart, bee jokes, and many more topics come up during their discussion.  Make sure to listen to the entire episode for all the fun Easter eggs! Listen to The Honey Buzz Principle Listen to the accompanying song for the episode, Treasures in Heaven Listen to Snake Oil Listen to the accompanying song for the episode, What Kind of Boy
01:27:39
June 01, 2022
Would You Like a Muffin? - A Novacom Saga Retrospection
Beware Andromeda! Christopher Green returns to the podcast to join Austin for another fun discussion. This time, the two AIO fans talk about the beloved story arc, the Novacom Saga. The two share about their first memories of hearing the saga and the most memorable moments from it. The discussion also includes talk about loose ends from the plot, the saga's appeal to older audiences, the good and evil of technology, how the saga inspired them, and much more! Buy the Novacom Saga collection Listen to Christopher's audio drama inspired by Novacom: Shadows and Daylight Get your own merch with the famous "Would You Like a Muffin?" line on it Read David Hilder's article about the future of the Chairman This podcast uses this sound from freesound.org: Audio Cassette Tape Open Close Play Stop by Bertrof  (http://freesound.org/people/Bertrof)
01:10:07
April 27, 2022
Beyond AIO | Review of Paws and Tales - The Lighthouse and A Race Against Time
Austin & Michael are reviewing Paws and Tales again! This time, episode 10 (The Lighthouse) and episode 11 (A Race Against Time) are under the microscope. There's a lot to talk about when it comes to the Good Samaritan, canned wings, and false dilemmas. Along the way, you'll find discussion of Adventures in Odyssey (guess which saga) and Down Gilead Lane that will make things more interesting Listen to The Lighthouse Listen to the accompanying song for the episode, Still Small Voice Listen to A Race Against Time Listen to the accompanying song for the episode, When Your Neighbor Is In Need Hear some extended discussion about Down Gilead Lane that didn't fit in this episode
01:17:09
April 18, 2022
BONUS - A Brief Discussion about Down Gilead Lane
Austin shares some deleted audio from an upcoming episode of Beyond AIO. In it, Austin and Michael LaFaver discuss another audio drama called Down Gilead Lane. This was recorded while Michael was listening to the series for the first time. It was also a precursor to a DGL review podcast that he would start later. Listen to Michael and Ryan's new podcast Return to Gilead
10:21
April 06, 2022
Something Older, Something Newer - A Discussion about Classic vs. Modern AIO
It's roundtable discussion time! Josh Rodriguez joins Austin for the first time on Odyssey Geek, along with longtime guest host Michael LaFaver, to talk about some controversial subjects. Are modern episodes better or worse than older episodes? How does our different entry points to Adventures in Odyssey reflect our opinions? How does the AIO Club alter fans' perceptions? It's your chance to hear the experiences from three different people who first listened to Odyssey during three different eras. Read the original article on this subject Watch the video on this subject Listen to Austin's audio drama with Josh & Michael, The Storm That Suddenly Wasn't There Get Odyssey Geek merch This podcast uses this sound from freesound.org: Audio Cassette Tape Open Close Play Stop by Bertrof  (http://freesound.org/people/Bertrof)
01:04:44
March 28, 2022
Beyond AIO | Review of Paws and Tales - Review of A Closer Look & God with the Wind
Austin and Michael are back to talking about Paws and Tales! This time, episodes 8 & 9  A Closer Look & God with the Wind are under the microscope. Along the way, the two hosts discuss Gooz's caper, apologetics, the first mention of Shadow Valley, and the best way to eat graham crackers. Listen to A Closer Look Listen to the accompanying song for the episode, Find Your Gifts Listen to God with the Wind Listen to the accompanying song for the episode, We Know God Is
01:40:03
March 22, 2022
BONUS - Celebrating Six Thousand
The podcast has hit a milestone and it's time to celebrate! Listen to find out the most-listened to episodes, a preview of future episodes, and a special opportunity for Odyssey Geek fans. See the new Odyssey Geek merch
05:11
March 08, 2022
Snow Place Like Odyssey - Review of AIO Club: Season 8
Austin does a speed run this time to review all 12 episodes from Season 8 of the AIO Club. Along the way, he addresses the topics of the limitations of remote recording, unique story concepts, and which episodes should have had a parental warning on them. Episodes reviewed include: If I Never Told You Kopfkino - A Hare, a Hedgehog, and a Doof The Clown Hero Search for a Sunflower Hurricane Perkins The Revenge of Bigfoot Voice of Freedom, Parts 1 & 2 The Snow Must Go On Snow on and Snow Forth Snow 'Em Who's Boss Make Snow Mistake Find Odyssey Geek on Podchaser Listen to Adventures in Opinions This podcast uses this sound from freesound.org: Audio Cassette Tape Open Close Play Stop by Bertrof  (http://freesound.org/people/Bertrof)
36:13
March 01, 2022
Beyond AIO | Review of Jonathan Park - The Dreamer's Tomb, Episodes 7 - 12
Austin & Michael are back to conclude their review of The Dreamer's Tomb from Jonathan Park. This includes the episodes: Secret of the Nile, Parts 1 - 3 Disappearing Bones, Parts 1 - 3 The two wrap up this series (album?) with some discussion on hot air balloons in audio drama, dangerous water buffalos, and the importance of character development. Of course, there's also some references to the Rydell Saga. Buy a copy of Jonathan Park: The Dreamer's Tomb Listen to Audio Theatre Central's review of these episodes
01:08:16
February 04, 2022
Cherished Collections - Top 5 Favorite AIO Albums
Ryan Matlock is back, and his wife Hannah is making her first appearance on Odyssey Geek! The two of them join forces with Austin to share what each of their top 5 favorite Adventures in Odyssey albums are. Surprises are in store but also discussion of the era of cassette tapes, BEAVRS as a digital assistant, and the best clothes to wear to Chick-fil-a. Plus, Ryan and Hannah talk about which audio dramas their baby might have heard while in the womb.  Listen to Ryan's last appearance on Odyssey Geek Listen to Ryan and Hannah review The Right Choice, Part 2 on AIO Audio News Hear the music from The Day Independence Came played on the piano This podcast uses this sound from freesound.org: Audio Cassette Tape Open Close Play Stop by Bertrof  (http://freesound.org/people/Bertrof)
01:39:56
January 11, 2022
Beyond AIO | Review of Jonathan Park - The Dreamer's Tomb, Episodes 1 - 6
After a long hiatus, Beyond AIO is back! This time, Austin & Michael take a break from reviewing Paws and Tales and review a different series. The two team up to talk about the first series (album?) of The New Adventures of Jonathan Park called The Dreamer's Tomb. In this first part of their conversation, they review: Digging Deeper, Parts 1 - 3 The Mysterious Statue, Parts 1 - 3 Austin grew up with the original version of Jonathan Park and Michael has no history with it. Both of them give their perspectives on this fresh start for Jonathan Park and discuss library etiquette, mummified scorpions, and if a villain can be too obvious. Buy a copy of Jonathan Park: The Dreamer's Tomb Listen to Audio Theatre Central's review of these episodes
01:15:26
January 01, 2022
Odyssean Cheer - Top 10 Favorite Christmas Episodes
Ben Kempf returns to the podcast! This time, he joins Austin for some holiday fun as they each share their top 10 favorite AIO Christmas episodes. Some are predictable but some are quite surprising! Along the way,  they discuss if a recent story arc all takes place at Christmastime, the possibilities of angels in Odyssey before Malachi, and the reason why some Christmas specials just don't work well. Listen to AIO Audio News' review of A Christmas Conundrum  Hear Ben's latest episode of A Bit of Time Travel Find out what Odyssey Geek did for Christmas last year This podcast uses this sound from freesound.org: Audio Cassette Tape Open Close Play Stop by Bertrof  (http://freesound.org/people/Bertrof)
01:47:52
December 13, 2021
BONUS - The Ukulele is Silent
This is Austin's tribute to the amazing actor known as Will Ryan. Recorded on 11/23/21 Read AIO's press release about Will's passing Watch or listen to Katie Leigh & Will Ryan's podcast
05:34
December 02, 2021
A Satisfactory Conclusion - Review of Album 70: Finding a Way, Part 2
At long last, Austin returns to finish up his review of Album 70: Finding a Way with his thoughts on the last 3 episodes: The Protector The Christmas Bells Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off Austin talks about the usage of humor & heart, the power of music, and the unexpected offer given to Emily Jones. Listen to Part 1 of this review Listen to Verses in Vox's version of Christmas Bells Hear a large group reaction to Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off on AIO Audio News This podcast uses this sound from freesound.org: Audio Cassette Tape Open Close Play Stop by Bertrof  (http://freesound.org/people/Bertrof)
24:44
October 30, 2021
BONUS - Try Not to Laugh: AIO Edition #2
It's another compilation of funny lines from AIO! It's also another chance to see if you can keep from laughing while listening to it. Can you do it? Listen to the first edition of this challenge series
04:40
September 03, 2021
BONUS - Try Not to Laugh: AIO Edition #1
Are you up to the challenge? Can you listen to these clips from Adventures in Odyssey episodes without laughing out loud? 
04:36
August 16, 2021
It's Comeback Time - Review of Album 70: Finding a Way, Part 1
Album 70: Finding a Way made a big impact on the AIO community. Now, you can hear Austin's thoughts on it. In the first half of this review,  Austin reviews the first 3 episodes of the album: Jumping Off, Jumping In Auto Response Unrelatable Austin talks about Whit's handling of trauma, the return of cold opens, and the importance of being different than the world. Stay tuned for Part 2 of this review! Find out more about the 2020 ATC Seneca Awards See the video for the recording of Unrelatable This podcast uses this sound from freesound.org: Audio Cassette Tape Open Close Play Stop by Bertrof  (http://freesound.org/people/Bertrof)
25:59
July 10, 2021
Beyond AIO | Review of Paws and Tales - Standing Alone & Correction Course
Austin and Michael review two more episodes of Paws and Tales. Episodes 6 & 7, Standing Alone & Correction Course, are the topic of discussion and what a discussion it is! One of these episodes is Michael's favorite and the other is his least favorite. Plus, the two hosts talk about the ethics of being a lawyer, kids misbehaving badly, Westerns, and zoos in Wildwood. Listen to Standing Alone Listen to the accompanying song for the episode, I Will Stand Listen to Correction Course Listen to the accompanying song for the episode, When You're Wrong (You're Wrong) Hear an episode from the Old Time Radio show Hopalong Cassidy
01:18:11
June 14, 2021
Strengths and Weaknesses - Top 3 Things AIO is Doing Right and Wrong
Ben Kempf from Odyssey and Abroad joins Austin for a special discussion episode! The two fans talk about what they believe are the top 3 things that Adventures in Odyssey is currently doing well and the things that need improvement. Are there too many characters on the show? Is Album 70 a throwback to years past? Who's behind some of the best things that are happening now? These questions and more will be answered in this in-depth analysis. Read Ben's AIO reviews on Odyssey and Abroad Listen to Ben's audio drama called A Bit of Time Travel Hear more about the new Last Chance Detectives book This podcast uses this sound from freesound.org: Audio Cassette Tape Open Close Play Stop by Bertrof  (http://freesound.org/people/Bertrof)
01:05:51
June 01, 2021
Beyond AIO | Review of Paws and Tales - High Noon & The Princess
Austin and Michael continue their exploration of the Paws and Tales series. This time, they review the 4th and 5th episodes: High Noon and The Princess. Topics include reverb from the beaver, too much bobbing and weaving, and Steve Bridges' cameos. Also, get ready for deep theological discussions as the two hosts talk about prayer, how it's presented in the show, and how they approach prayer in their own lives. Hear Michael's Bible reading audio journal Listen to High Noon Listen to the accompanying song for the episode, Jesus, I Thank You Listen to The Princess Listen to the accompanying song for the episode, Kid Of The Kingdom
01:44:24
May 26, 2021
BONUS - The Last Chance Detectives are Back!
An often forgotten series from Focus on the Family is making a comeback very soon! Listen in as Austin breaks down the news. Pre-order the books on Amazon Pre-order the books on Christian Book Distributors  Read the initial forum post about the news
06:15
May 08, 2021
The Unthinkable Questions - How and When Should AIO End?
JD Sutter from Audio Theatre Central joins Austin to discuss the topic of what the hypothetical stopping point for Adventures in Odyssey should look like. The thought exercise includes the questions: Should AIO end?  How should AIO end? When should AIO end? Hear both longtime Odyssey fans as they discuss which storylines should be wrapped up before the show ends, how other audio drama series have concluded, and the importance of Connie and Eugene. Listen to Audio Theatre Central's latest AIO review Listen to Austin on Audio Theatre Central This podcast uses this sound from freesound.org: Audio Cassette Tape Open Close Play Stop by Bertrof  (http://freesound.org/people/Bertrof)
50:01
April 17, 2021
Beyond AIO | Review of Paws and Tales - I'm a Believer
To celebrate Easter, Austin & Michael review the first and only Easter special from Paws and Tales called I'm a Believer. Comparisons to the Imagination Station episodes come up, as well as discussions about CJ's disinterest with the greatest story ever, overreliance on Bible reimaginings, & what great sound effects and music can do for an audio drama. Listen to I'm a Believer Listen to the accompanying song for the episode, May I Not Forget
56:06
April 02, 2021
Chicken, Pizza, & Muffins - Review of The Martyr and the Rooster, The Forever Gift, & Teach a Man
Austin and Ryan finish reviewing Season 7 of the AIO Club with their thoughts on The Martyr and the Rooster, The Forever Gift, & Teach a Man. The discussion leads them into talking about the lack of parental warnings, how to restore Wooton's character, and whether Jay's infatuation with Zoe is okay or not. Find out more about ITEC's flying car Read Austin's article The Three Stages of Wooton Correction: Nate Saint's son that was referred to in this episode is actually named Steve Saint. This podcast uses this sound from freesound.org: Audio Cassette Tape Open Close Play Stop by Bertrof  (http://freesound.org/people/Bertrof)
01:10:42
March 30, 2021
Beyond AIO | Review of Paws and Tales - The Perfect Christmas Gift
Austin and Michael are back to review the first holiday special from Paws and Tales, The Perfect Christmas Gift. Recorded in December 2020, the two talk about the similarities between the sickness in Wildwood & current events, the music of Tim Hosman, and whether or not this episode was prefect. Listen to The Perfect Christmas Gift Listen to Michael and Roy's review of A Christmas Conundrum
01:12:47
February 24, 2021
A Three-Legged Dog & Singing Vegetables - Review of Badges of Honor & A Simple Reminder
Ryan Matlock returns to the show and joins Austin in reviewing Badges of Honor & A Simple Reminder. Along they way, they discuss Buck's character development, Zoom calls in Odyssey, not-so-popular culture references, and much more! Hear Ryan's first appearance on Odyssey Geek Listen to the Kids Corner episode that inspired an AIO episode This podcast uses this sound from freesound.org: Audio Cassette Tape Open Close Play Stop by Bertrof  (http://freesound.org/people/Bertrof)
44:53
February 17, 2021
Beyond AIO | Review of Paws and Tales - Grace to Hugh & To Have and Give Not
The review series of Paws and Tales continues! Austin & Michael talk about the next two episodes: Grace to Hugh & To Have and Give Not. This includes musings on Miss Harbor's teaching (and singing) skills, comparing Gooze to Bridget Perkins, and some deep discussion on generous hearts & living in moderation. Make sure you listen to the entire podcast episode to hear Michael's remix of the song The Scourge of Me! Hear Austin & Michael's review of the first Paws and Tales episode Listen to Grace to Hugh Listen to the accompanying song for the episode, What Would You Do (If You Were Hugh) Listen to To Have and Give Not Listen to the accompanying song for the episode, Share With Others
01:21:57
February 04, 2021
It’s Not All Good - Top 10 Least Favorite AIO Episodes
It’s the longest episode of Odyssey Geek yet! Austin is joined by AIO Wiki Podcast hosts, Michael (Lee Acim) and Allie (Arista Maxwell), to discuss their least favorite episodes of AIO. Don’t worry! They talk about some stuff they liked about some of the episodes, too! Surprises, hot takes, and lots of laughter abound as the three fans react to and discuss each other’s choices. Lee's first Odyssey Geek episode Bethany's Mysterious Flood AIO Wiki Podcast's Review of FFTT This podcast uses this sound from freesound.org: Audio Cassette Tape Open Close Play Stop by Bertrof  (http://freesound.org/people/Bertrof)
02:13:05
January 29, 2021
Beyond AIO | Review of Paws and Tales - A Good Foundation
It's the first episode of Beyond AIO: a new series of bonus episodes from Odyssey Geek! Michael LaFaver joins Austin to talk about the first episode of Insight for Living's Paws and Tales audio drama. Michael gives his thoughts after listening to it for the first time and Austin reflects on the many years he's heard the episode. Of course, the two talk about whether the casting, theme, and song was...good. Listen to A Good Foundation for free Listen to the accompanying song for the episode, Solid Rock
54:27
January 05, 2021
Better Left Unknown - Review of Album 69: Best Kept Secrets
At long last, you can now hear what Austin thinks of Album 69: Best Kept Secrets. Austin reviews all 6 episodes, including The Rydell Revelations, Parts 1-3, For a Song, & California Dreams, Parts 1-2. He dives into the gray areas of the Rydell Saga, the music and meanings of Jules' stories, and the shift in AIO's recent episodes. Michael's discussions on Was Morrie Right? on AIO Audio News Austin's review of Millstones This podcast uses this sound from freesound.org: Audio Cassette Tape Open Close Play Stop by Bertrof  (http://freesound.org/people/Bertrof)
41:06
December 29, 2020
BONUS - Lessons Learned from Christmas Episodes
Austin shares some seasons greetings and some updates about the podcast. Plus, hear what he's learned from all of the Christmas episodes of AIO. Can you tell which episode each lesson came from? Merry Christmas! Watch one of the original videos from Odyssey Geek to find out his Top 10 favorite Christmas episodes It Came Upon a Midnight Clear by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3931-it-came-upon-a-midnight-clear License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
04:25
December 21, 2020
Pamela Has Another Problem - Review of Millstones
Austin is once again joined by Lee Acim! This time, they team up to review one of the most controversial episodes of AIO in recent times: Millstones. The two talk about the many thought-provoking points made,  the return of Pamela, and whether or not Connie was acting in character. Get ready for some deep discussions on morality and Austin learning a new word! Lee's Interview with Phil Lollar: Part 1 | Part 2 This podcast uses this sound from freesound.org: Audio Cassette Tape Open Close Play Stop by Bertrof  (http://freesound.org/people/Bertrof)
54:01
October 17, 2020
BONUS - A New Audio Drama Series
Austin is back with a quick update on one of the reasons why he's been gone for awhile. He recently launched a new audio drama podcast! Listen to this special bonus feature to find out more about it.  Make sure to subscribe to FaithFilled Stories wherever you listen to podcasts! Apple Podcasts Spotify Google Podcasts
02:00
October 12, 2020
Punch the Highway - Review of Cars, Trains and Motorcycles
Lee Acim returns! This time, he teams up with Austin to review the Club episode Cars, Trains and Motorcycles. They discuss what some of their favorite lines were, the different types of comedy writing in Odyssey, and whether or not the characters remained true to form. Plus, hear the first Odyssey Geek blooper reel. The Three Stages of Wooton article Explanation of Lee's Rating Rubric - AIO Wiki Podcast: Episode 14 AIO tropes script from AIO HQ This podcast uses this sound from freesound.org: Audio Cassette Tape Open Close Play Stop by Bertrof  (http://freesound.org/people/Bertrof)
39:39
August 19, 2020
BONUS - Before the Revelations
Austin shares his final thoughts and hopes for The Rydell Revelations before they come out in the AIO Club.
01:12
July 14, 2020
Perkins' Problems - Review of Bridget, Redefined
The Perkins family and their story arc are focused on in this review of Bridget, Redefined.  Austin talks about the family's faith (or lack of it), Wyatt's funny lines, and why this episode should have been in a mainstream album.  This podcast uses this sound from freesound.org: Audio Cassette Tape Open Close Play Stop by Bertrof  (http://freesound.org/people/Bertrof)
11:11
July 08, 2020
33 Years and Counting - Why Has AIO Lasted So Long?
Adventures in Odyssey is one of the longest-running audio dramas in the world. Since 1987, over 850 episodes have been produced. What is the secret to AIO's longevity? Austin is joined by Christopher Green from the Audio Drama Alliance & Shadows and Daylight to tackle this topic. Austin and Christopher talk about the many strengths of the show, its outreach, the importance of Whit, and the surprising way that Christopher first got introduced to AIO. Hear Christopher on the latest Audio Theatre Central episode Find out more about The ATC Seneca Awards This podcast uses this sound from freesound.org: Audio Cassette Tape Open Close Play Stop by Bertrof  (http://freesound.org/people/Bertrof)
01:08:44
June 22, 2020
BONUS - The Warning We Want and Need
Would Aloha, Oy! and Do or Diet sound better with a parental warning at the beginning?
01:32
June 11, 2020
Revisionist History - Review of Young Whit and the The Revolutionary Secret
Is there too much known about Whit now? Do some AIO episodes get better after more than one listen?  Austin tackles these questions and more as he reviews Young Whit and the Revolutionary Secret. This podcast uses this sound from freesound.org: Audio Cassette Tape Open Close Play Stop by Bertrof  (http://freesound.org/people/Bertrof)
13:25
June 04, 2020
Chemical Reaction - Review of Out of Her Element
Another guest host visits Odyssey Geek! Ryan Matlock from the Odyssey ScoopCast & AIO Audio News joins Austin to review Out of Her Element. They talk about the relationship(?) between Renee & Horus, glue, Rubik's Cubes, and the free* food at Whit's End. And yes, there are puns, too. Hear Ryan on AIO Audio News: Reviews with Ryan Hear Ryan on The Odyssey ScoopCast This podcast uses this sound from freesound.org: Audio Cassette Tape Open Close Play Stop by Bertrof  (http://freesound.org/people/Bertrof)
47:06
May 12, 2020
Morrie Than Meets the Eye - A Look at the Rydell Saga
The story arc of Morrie Rydell looks like it will be coming to a close soon. With The Rydell Revelations on the horizon, Austin goes over his thoughts on what has transpired so far and what he wants to happen in the future. Theories and spoilers abound in this episode, so be prepared! This podcast uses this sound from freesound.org:  Audio Cassette Tape Open Close Play Stop by Bertrof  (http://freesound.org/people/Bertrof)
18:38
April 25, 2020
More Respect Needed - Top 10 Underrated AIO Episodes
Two major events happen in this episode. It's the longest episode to date and it contains the appearance of the first guest on the podcast! Lee Acim from AIO Audio News & the AIO Wiki Podcast joins Austin to discuss what they deem to be the most underrated episodes of AIO. Homeschooling, bags of flowers, COVID-19, and some guy named Ryan are all parts of this laid back conversation. Make sure to let me know which AIO episodes YOU think need more recognition! Things we talked about in this episode: AIO Wiki Podcast AIO Audio News Odyssey Adventure Comparison System Lee's AIO Episode Dispersion Austin's The Three Stages of Wooton article This podcast uses this sound from freesound.org: Audio Cassette Tape Open Close Play Stop by Bertrof  (http://freesound.org/people/Bertrof) Music: https://www.purple-planet.com
01:37:23
April 10, 2020
The Cologne Virus - Commentary on I Slap Floor
Happy April Fools' Day! Today is the 20th anniversary of the best prank from AIO: I Slap Floor. To celebrate, Austin recorded a commentary on the episode. It covers the aspects of Richard Maxwell faux return, the absence of Walter Shakespeare & Mayor Faye, a thinly veiled reference of the Strata-Flyer, and much more. Grab your own copy of the episode and listen along! Amazon Apple Music FOTF Store This podcast uses this sound from freesound.org: Audio Cassette Tape Open Close Play Stop by Bertrof  ( http://freesound.org/people/Bertrof) Music: https://www.purple-planet.com
24:43
April 01, 2020
The One About the Titanic - Review of Unsinkable
First things first! Odyssey Geek introduces himself and then reviews the first two episodes of the AIO Club: Season 7. Listen as he talks about both parts of Unsinkable, including why it shouldn't have been an Imagination Station adventure instead and the new Odyssey history revealed. This podcast uses this sound from freesound.org: Audio Cassette Tape Open Close Play Stop by Bertrof  ( http://freesound.org/people/Bertrof)       
11:06
March 25, 2020
Trailer
So, what's this podcast all about? Here's a sneak peek at what you can expect in future episodes! First full episode coming soon! Watch the videos from the original Odyssey Geek YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgM35_lklLB97FlGSbGUUlA Carpe Diem by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3478-carpe-diem License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
00:54
March 12, 2020