Episodes
Someone Dies In This Elevator - Rise Rating: PG-13. Smile, you’re on camera. This episode contains the sound of a gunshot at the end of the episode, discussion of systemic inequality, and death in an elevator. Transcript here. The trailer at the end of this episode is for The Children of Room 56. In Spiritsford, The lakes have teeth. The walls have eyes. There's a hotel for ghosts in the woods. Sam Moss and her tight-knit group of friends have been investigating the mysteries of Spiritsford...
Published 12/05/22
Someone Dies In This Elevator - Climbing Rating: R. It’s every man for himself. This episode contains violence, murder, depiction of a plague (viral transmission), and death in an elevator. Transcript here. The trailer at the end of this episode is for Human Error. Set in an apocalyptic version of 2033, ‘Human Error’ follows a young adult named Billie as they travel across South Central Texas where society has fallen to hordes of zombie-like creatures called Errors. Having lost their own...
Published 11/21/22
Published 11/21/22
Someone Dies In This Elevator - The Flying Chair Rating: PG-13. Based on the true story of Anne Henriette of France. This episode contains sickness (tuberculosis), and death in an elevator.  Transcript here. The trailer at the end of this episode is for The Night Post, an audio drama podcast about the conscripted couriers of a city at odds with the ancient, arcane frontier that surrounds it. What begins as Milo’s search for his missing husband becomes the couriers’ journey to save...
Published 11/07/22
Someone Dies In This Elevator - Returning Home Rating: PG-13. Returning home can mean leaving another, sometimes. This episode contains assisted suicide for an elder, and death in an elevator.  Transcript here. The trailer at the end of this episode is for Party of One, an actual-play podcast focused on two-player roleplaying experiences. Every week, host Jeff Stormer sits down with friends for a two-player game to have some laughs, maybe a few tears, and a really good time. New episodes...
Published 10/24/22
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Published 10/17/22
Someone Dies In This Elevator - BARRAGE’s Last Stand Rating: PG-13. BARRAGE is up to shenanigans. This episode contains fantasy violence, brainwashing, spiders (they are mechanical, but one is very large), and death in an elevator. Transcript here. The trailer at the end of this episode is for Mayfair Watchers Society. The town of Mayfair is just like any other: tidy lawns and book clubs, bake sales and Sunday school. And just like any other town, Mayfair has a secret - one that everyone...
Published 10/10/22
Someone Dies In This Elevator - Natural Causes In which Rion and Leif go to great lengths to break a curse. Rating: G. Transcript here. This episode was written and produced by Tal Minear (they/them), with original music by Ali Hylton (they/she). Leif was voiced by Felix Trench (he/him), Mara was voiced by Mo Mo O’Brien (she/her), Rakell was voiced by Leslie Gideon (she/her), and the mage was voiced by Elena Fernandez Collins (he/they/she). The voice of Rion was Tal Minear. Artwork by Tal...
Published 09/16/22
Published 09/12/22
Someone Dies In This Elevator is now crowdfunding season two! If you've been enjoying it show, it would mean the world to me if you can spare a few bucks to help us make it. As thanks for supporting the show, you can get a bunch of cool perks, including early episode access, show stickers, and my personal favorite - a two page ttrpg game about dying in elevators! Go to bit.ly/sdite to help pay our cast and crew. Transcript here. This episode was written and sound designed by Brad Colbroock....
Published 07/25/22
Someone Dies In This Elevator Series Trailer, in which a Historian enters the Elevator of the HMR Spaceship Marigold. Rating: PG. This trailer contains implied death in an elevator. Transcript here. Cast: Fred Greenhalgh (he/him) as The Elevator Operator. Gabriel Urbina (he/him) as The Historian. Crew: Written by Brad Colbroock (they/them/he). Directed by Tal Minear (they/them). Script Editing by Jesse Schuschu (he/him). Dialogue Editing, Sound Design, and Mastering by Brad Colbroock...
Published 07/25/22
Someone Dies In This Elevator is now crowdfunding season two! If you've been enjoying it show, it would mean the world to me if you can spare a few bucks to help us make it. As thanks for supporting the show, you can get a bunch of cool perks, including early episode access, show stickers, and my personal favorite - a two page ttrpg game about dying in elevators! Go to bit.ly/sdite to help pay our cast and crew. The voice of the narrator was Josh Rubino. This sketch was written and produced...
Published 07/11/22
Published 07/01/22
Published 06/24/22
Published 06/13/22
Published 05/30/22
Published 05/09/22
Published 04/18/22
Someone Dies In This Elevator 013 - The Easy Episode Sometimes death just isn't very exciting. Rating: PG. This episode contains depictions of stabbing and death in an elevator. Written by Brad Colbroock (they/them/he). Script editing by Jesse Schhuschu (they/he). Dialogue editing and sound design by Brad Colbroock (they/them/he). Executive Produced by Colin Kelly Rodriguez (he/him) and Tal Minear (they/them). Starring Newton Schottelkotte (they/them) as Percy, A. R. Olivieri (they/them) as...
Published 04/01/22
Ups and Downs. Content warning for ghosts and death. Transcript here. This microsode was written by Anna Stein (she/her). It was narrated by Cole Burkhardt (he/him) and produced by Tal Minear (they/them).  Anna is also a visual artist, and you can find her work and buy her merch on her Redbubble store, redbubble.com/people/Rosemarycat5. Cole Burkhardt is a voice actor and sound designer. You can find all of his work at coleburkhardt.carrd.co. Follow us @SDITEpod on: Facebook! Instagram!...
Published 03/21/22
Falling Forward is a 10-part sci-fi micro about love, hubris, and coding too close to the sun. It follows Icarus' efforts to take down Labyrinth Corporation after it's founder, Theseus, stole tech from Icarus' family. Fueled by rage at the death of his aunt Ariadne and ignoring the cautionary advice from his dad Daedalus, Icarus is set on destruction. But will it be the destruction of Labyrinth, or the destruction of Icarus? This is a super cut of the entire series (or perhaps... the entire...
Published 03/13/22
Tell Me A Story. Content warnings for horror and discussions of death. Transcript here. This microsode was written, recorded, and produced by Tal Minear (they/them). Follow us @SDITEpod on: Facebook! Instagram! Reddit! Tiktok! Tumblr! Twitter! Someone Dies In This Elevator is their Collective Work under Sound Escape Productions, a profit-sharing podcast collective. Please support Audio Fiction Creators so they can continue making content and telling stories.
Published 03/07/22
Content warnings for death and mentions of injury. Transcript here. This microsode was written by Resa (she/her). It was performed by Ari Delyne (they/them) and produced by Tal Minear (they/them). Resa is an online content creator, cosplayer, and blogger. You can check out her blog at www.resachiic.com and follow her on twitter, instagram, and facebook @ resachiic . Follow us @SDITEpod on: Facebook! Instagram! Reddit! Tiktok! Tumblr! Twitter! Someone Dies In This Elevator is their...
Published 02/21/22