Superstition Podcast

Superstition Podcast

By Superstition Podcast
Superstition is a southwestern gothic mystery audio drama about a private eye, a bartender, a cop, a missing girl, an old mystery and one very spooky town in Arizona. Created by Sarah Kolb.
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State of Decay
STATE OF DECAY - SEASON 2, EPISODE 4 Jack St. James is an accomplished liar when she needs to be - to the right people and in the right circumstances, anyway. But when Jack's older brother comes to town demanding answers, she finds obscuring the truth is a lot harder than she expected it to be. Plus, a goat, a morgue, a sock on a door, and a health code violation. CONTENT WARNING FOR THIS EPISODE: Body horror and gore (around 12 minutes in), animal death (29 minutes in). CAST: Alex Gallegos - Tom Natalie Hunter - Jenny Kira Apple - Jack Georie Taylor - Izzy Christopher Wilson - Daniel St. James Philippe Levesque - Marvin Talmadge This episode was written and edited by Sarah Kolb. Download a transcript: https://www.superstitionpodcast.com/transcripts Music attribution: The songs “Desert 3,” by Playing In Tongues and "As The Crow Flies" by Axletree are featured with an Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/). Superstition's Twitter account:  https://twitter.com/podsuperstition Support us on Patreon:  https://www.patreon.com/superstitionpodcast Buy merch:  https://www.teepublic.com/user/superstitionpodcast
40:06
February 18, 2020
Chronological Order - Part 3
CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER - SEASON 2, EPISODE 3 Part 2 – Wildland Fire Flip over a rock in Superstition and a story crawls out from underneath it. And Jack St. James is making it her business to uncover as many stories as she can - in the hopes one will lead to her own answers. As a conclusion - a prologue, two sisters, and seven years of bad luck. (Part 3 of 3.) Kira Apple as Jack St. James Georie Taylor as Izzy Najle Lucille Valentine as Artemisia Smith. This episode was written and edited by Sarah Kolb. The story Wildland Fire was written by Lucille Valentine. Download a transcript: https://www.superstitionpodcast.com/transcripts Music attribution: The songs “Desert 3,” by Playing In Tongues, “Diner Gothic” by Blue Dot Sessions, “Unknown Lovers Blues” by Dee Yan-Key and “Ambient Blues Joe” by Lobo Loco are featured with an Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/). Superstition's Twitter account:  https://twitter.com/podsuperstition Support us on Patreon:  https://www.patreon.com/superstitionpodcast Buy merch:  https://www.teepublic.com/user/superstitionpodcast
24:01
January 31, 2020
Chronological Order - Part 2
CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER - SEASON 2 EPISODE 3 Part 2 – Dead On My Feet Flip over a rock in Superstition and a story crawls out from underneath it. And Jack St. James is making it her business to uncover as many stories as she can - in the hopes one will lead to her own answers. Today - an argument, a diner, and a couple of dead bodies. (Part 2 of 3.) This episode stars Kira Apple as Jack, and Georie Taylor as Izzy. Featuring the voice of Kim Selinske. The short story in this episode was written by Kira Apple and Dallas Mugno. It was edited by Sarah Kolb. Download a transcript: https://www.superstitionpodcast.com/transcripts Music attribution: The songs “Desert 3,” by Playing In Tongues, “Diner Gothic” by Blue Dot Sessions, “Unknown Lovers Blues” by Dee Yan-Key and “Ambient Blues Joe” by Lobo Loco are featured with an Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/). Superstition's Twitter account:  https://twitter.com/podsuperstition Support us on Patreon:  https://www.patreon.com/superstitionpodcast Buy merch:  https://www.teepublic.com/user/superstitionpodcast
17:40
January 24, 2020
Chronological Order - Part 1
CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER - SEASON 2 EPISODE 3 Part 1 – See You Down The Road Flip over a rock in Superstition and a story crawls out from underneath it. And Jack St. James is making it her business to uncover as many stories as she can - in the hopes one will lead to her own answers. Today - a book, a conversation, and a letter from Superstition's very first mayor. (Part 1 of 3.) This episode stars Kira Apple as Jack, and Georie Taylor as Izzy. Featuring the voice of Graham Rowat. Written and edited by Sarah Kolb. Download a transcript: https://www.superstitionpodcast.com/transcripts Music attribution: The songs “Desert 3,” by Playing In Tongues, “Speedy Delta” by Lobo Loco, “Why seeming so fast but deadly slow” by Robert Farmer, and “As The Crow Flies” by Axletree are featured with an Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/). Superstition's Twitter account:  https://twitter.com/podsuperstition Support us on Patreon:  https://www.patreon.com/superstitionpodcast Buy merch:  https://www.teepublic.com/user/superstitionpodcast
24:01
January 17, 2020
Those Who Harm
THOSE WHO HARM - SEASON 2 EPISODE 2 Even when Jack St. James isn't looking for trouble it seems to find her anyway - today, in the form of a paperboy who sprints into her office convinced that he's being followed by something nobody else can see. Plus, Jack contends with unfortunate work uniforms, family troubles, old, old stories, and a water main break. CAST: Kira Apple as Jack. Ryan James Horner as Zachariah. Natalie Hunter as Jenny. Amanda Rainey as Kate. Dallas Mugno as Duncan. Nathan Comstock as Captain O'Connell. This episode was written and edited by Sarah Kolb. Download the transcript: https://www.superstitionpodcast.com/transcripts Music attribution: The song “Desert 3,” by Playing In Tongues are featured with an Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/). Superstition's Twitter account:  https://twitter.com/podsuperstition Support us on Patreon:  https://www.patreon.com/superstitionpodcast Buy merch:  https://www.teepublic.com/user/superstitionpodcast
48:45
December 27, 2019
Signs and Symbols
SIGNS AND SYMBOLS - SEASON 2 EPISODE 1 Against her better judgment, Jack St. James is determined to understand the strange and unusual stories that fill the town of Superstition, Arizona. No case is too strange for Superstition's only working private investigator - even the case of Annabelle Black, who asks for Jack's help in finding her missing twin brother. Every answer might bring Jack closer to understanding her own history - if she can make any of these things make sense, anyway. In Superstition's season premiere - a pair of twins, some malfunctioning AV equipment, a rhubarb pie, and some serious reckless driving. Cast in order of appearance: Lucille Valentine - Artemisia Smith Kira Apple - Jack St. James Sena Bryer - Annabelle Black Alex Gallegos - Tom Madrazo Georie Taylor - Isabella Najle Josh Vintson - Leo Black. This episode was written and edited by Sarah Kolb. Download the transcript: https://www.superstitionpodcast.com/transcripts Music attribution: The songs "Un desert" by Komiku, "Story" by Meydan, "Why so seeming fast but deadly slow" by Robert Farmer, and “Desert 3,” by Playing In Tongues are featured with an Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/). Superstition's Twitter account:  https://twitter.com/podsuperstition Support us on Patreon:  https://www.patreon.com/superstitionpodcast Buy merch:  https://www.teepublic.com/user/superstitionpodcast
55:53
December 13, 2019
Season 2 Trailer
A note from Molly McNichols, President of the Superstition, Arizona Board of Tourism... In the town of Superstition, Arizona, the strange and unusual crawl out of the woodwork like termites. Against her better judgment, Jack St. James is determined to understand them. Monster hunters, wayward morticians, car accidents and curses - nothing is too strange for Superstition’s only working private investigator. Season two of Superstition returns next Friday, December 13.  This episode was written, edited & acted by Sarah Kolb.  Superstition's Twitter account:  https://twitter.com/podsuperstition Support us on Patreon:  https://www.patreon.com/superstitionpodcast Buy merch:  https://www.teepublic.com/user/superstitionpodcast The songs "Gradual Sunrise" by David Hilowitz and “Desert 3,” by Playing In Tongues are featured with an Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).  
05:40
December 10, 2019
Mini Episode: Journalistic Integrity
In our last mini episode between seasons 1 and 2 - hear a tale from Superstition's master storyteller himself. Duncan O'Connell is a newspaper man, which means his business is stories. He collects them. And today he's going to tell one. Superstition Season 2 returns in December, 2019. Journalistic Integrity stars Dallas Mugno as Duncan O'Connell. It was written and edited by Sarah Kolb.  Superstition's Twitter account:  https://twitter.com/podsuperstition Support us on Patreon:  https://www.patreon.com/superstitionpodcast Buy merch:  https://www.teepublic.com/user/superstitionpodcast
12:09
October 5, 2019
Mini Episode: Unlimited Potential
Jacqueline St. James is new in town. Not an easy thing to be, in a town so small you might walk right through someone and out the other side. No way to know the impact until after it happened. Sometimes - you just have to get some advice. (Or - Jack St. James gets her cards read).  This mini episode stars Kira Apple as Jack, with Dallas Mugno as Duncan. It was written and edited by Sarah Kolb.  You have her to blame for the wildly inaccurate information about Tarot readings. Superstition's Twitter account:  https://twitter.com/podsuperstition Support us on Patreon:  https://www.patreon.com/superstitionpodcast Buy merch:  https://www.teepublic.com/user/superstitionpodcast
12:01
September 20, 2019
Mini Episode: Rare Meat
Lieutenant Tom Madrazo handles a great deal of unusual happenings as a member of the Superstition Police Force. It's the way of small town life. He's not a man who puts a lot of stock in fairy tales, but his view has shifted a little in the last few months. Like this tale - which begins under the light of a full moon... "Rare Meat" stars Alex Gallegos as Tom Madrazo, with a special appearance by Jack Pevyhouse. It was written and edited by Sarah Kolb. Superstition's Twitter account:  https://twitter.com/podsuperstition Support us on Patreon:  https://www.patreon.com/superstitionpodcast Buy merch:  https://www.teepublic.com/user/superstitionpodcast
10:11
September 4, 2019
Mini Episode: Local Jurisdiction
Captain Mark O’Connell of the Superstition Police Department plays his cards close to his chest. A habit that started early. Getting a true story out of him is like trying to square a circle: Not worth the math. This episode stars Nathan Comstock as Captain O'Connell, with Dallas Mugno as Duncan. It was written and edited by Sarah Kolb. Superstition's Twitter account:  https://twitter.com/podsuperstition Support us on Patreon:  https://www.patreon.com/superstitionpodcast Buy merch:  https://www.teepublic.com/user/superstitionpodcast Download the script for this episode.
09:54
August 24, 2019
Mini Episode: Brief Moments in the Sun
 Sometimes, people keep secrets locked up tighter than a millionaire's bank account. Isabella Najle isn't likely to to tell hers to anyone. Most of the time, she won't share what she did today. Today's an exception.  (A story about a motorcycle ride, a big question, and a date). This episode stars Georie Taylor as Isabella, with Kira Apple as Jack and Dallas Mugno as Duncan. It was written and edited by Sarah Kolb.  Superstition's Twitter account:  https://twitter.com/podsuperstition  Support us on Patreon:  https://www.patreon.com/superstitionpodcast  Buy merch:  https://www.teepublic.com/user/superstitionpodcast 
09:21
August 6, 2019
Mini Episode: Library Voice
Jennifer Millay works hard to keep the understaffed, underfunded Superstition Public Library operational. It's not an easy job, on a good day. And today is not a good day.  Cast:  This mini episode stars Natalie Hunter as Jenny, with Dallas Mugno as Duncan. It was written and edited by Sarah Kolb. Support Superstition on Patreon:  https://www.patreon.com/superstitionpodcast  
07:54
July 23, 2019
Mini Episode: In Defense of the Hunch
 There are many ways to find things out that people don’t want you to know. Kate Millay is particularly good at it - and she doesn’t even have to try. Sometimes, secrets just come to her. Call it a hunch, if you want to. Cast: Amanda Rainey as Kate Millay, Sarah Kolb as the ghost, with Dallas Mugno as Duncan O'Connell.   Written and edited by Sarah Kolb  This episode is the first of 7 mini episodes that fall in between Season 1 and Season 2 of our show. We hope you enjoy it.  Patreon:  https://www.patreon.com/superstitionpodcast 
10:40
July 9, 2019
Season 1 Q&A
The cast and crew of Superstition talk about their characters, the art of the monologue, what they want to see happen in Season 2, and whether or not Oliver Bishop is actually dead. Plus - burnt cinnamon roll memes, strong bastard energy, whether Jack St. James watches Riverdale, and exactly how many brain cells the cast and crew share.  Featuring Kira Apple, Georie Taylor, Natalie Hunter, Amanda Rainey, DJ Neace, Alex Gallegos, and Sarah Kolb! 
47:01
May 4, 2019
Parallel Worlds - Part Two
 EPISODE 10: PARALLEL WORLDS, PART TWO All stories should have endings, and we so rarely get to experience them on our own terms. Jack St. James understands that better than most. Right now, she's just hoping that someday, something is going to make sense.  Plus - Tom tells a tale, Isabella buys a present, Jenny gets a surprise, and Jack gets a phone call. 
33:33
March 1, 2019
Parallel Worlds - Part One
EPISODE 10: PARALLEL WORLDS - PART ONE Tom Madrazo listens to the radio, and tells a story.  Tune in tomorrow for the conclusion to Episode 10.
08:55
March 1, 2019
The Sun and The Rock
EPISODE 9: If she was being poetic, Jack  St. James might describe her whole life as one long run of bad luck. And today it might finally be running out. Plus - a crowbar, a monster, a question, and an answer. 
29:27
February 28, 2019
Hole In The Wall
EPISODE 8: Something is waiting out there, on the edge of town. And there are too many people who may know more about it than they let on. Plus, Jack St. James gets a speeding ticket, attempts an apology, listens to a mixtape, and comes to a realization. 
35:02
February 28, 2019
From a Certain Point of View
EPISODE 7: Superstition Police Department, Case #003189 Reporting Officer Captain Mark O'Connell Witnesses: Jacqueline St. James Isabella Nalje Ltn. Tomas Madrazo. REPORT OF DEATH FOR THE CORONER - JOHN DOE.
26:24
February 27, 2019
Pocket Trick
EPISODE 6:  We return to the town of Superstition and Jack, Isabella and Tom return to the scene of a crime. Plus, Jack scales a fence, sees a monster, makes a phone call and hears a riddle. 
33:03
November 9, 2018
Best Kept Locked
EPISODE 5:  Superstiton, Arizona is a town where everyone – the people you know and those who don’t, the people you mistrust and even those you like – has a secret. Not all of them are harmless. If you live here long enough you learn how to look the other way. Jack St. James hasn’t learned that lesson yet. Plus, Jack sings a theme song, takes a hike, receives a warning, and confronts an authority figure. 
47:59
August 17, 2018
Mini Episode: The Life and Times of Superstition's Finest
Holding down a job as one of five members of the Superstition Police Department isn't all it's cracked up to be. Just ask Lieutenant Tom Madrazo, who struggles with unconventional stakeouts, unusual tips to the office hotline, and what to have for lunch. This mini episode features Alex Gallegos as Tom, and it was written by Alex Gallegos.
01:59
August 15, 2018
Strange and Unusual Signs and Occurences
EPISODE 4:  The journal of Samuel St. James, Kansas City, 1870… Sam St. James (born New York state, 1840) was Civil War officer, natural scientist and cartographer, known for documenting several government-sponsored exploratory trips through Wyoming, the Green River, and the Rocky Mountains. He left little behind beyond a mysterious journal documenting an exploratory trip out West before the turn of the century. Here's part of that journal. 
37:57
August 3, 2018
Apparent Causal Connections
EPISODE 3: A day in the life of Jack St. James, Private Eye -- an interrogation, a discovery, a bar fight, innuendos both rebuffed and considered, and a glimpse into a time long gone.  
46:25
July 20, 2018
It Doesn't Want Symmetry
EPISODE 2: The history of a town in 2 and a half minutes, which contains more spontaneous combustion than any town’s past should. Plus, a dream, a very special connection, two men determined to fight back against the declining state of print newspapers, and some drinking advice. 
37:01
June 29, 2018
Welcome to Superstition
EPISODE 1: Kate Millay has a terrible, horrible, no good and very bad day. Plus, Jack drinks a beer, meets the locals, breaks and enters, and sees a familiar face - the kind of chance encounter that only brings bad luck.  
37:14
June 16, 2018
Introduction: Curiosity Killed the Cat
INTRODUCTION: Jack gets some mail, steals a truck, and gets a message that, in a way, she's been waiting to receive for fifteen years.
14:53
April 13, 2018