Episodes
Extra Credit assignments Exploring/Digging You shouldn't have touched me === We'll be going on our regularly scheduled mid-season break after this episode- with Unwell S4/ep7 landing on July 6, 2022. Don't worry though- we'll have interstitial episodes coming out on our usual release schedule! Content Advisories for this episode can be found here. A Transcript for this episode can be found here. Support Unwell and HartLife NFP on Patreon at www.patreon.com/hartlifenfp This episode features:...
Published 05/11/22
Look yourself in the eye Things were missed Therapy can help. === Content Advisories for this episode can be found here. A Transcript for this episode can be found here. Support Unwell and HartLife NFP on Patreon at www.patreon.com/hartlifenfp This episode features: Kat Hoil as Abbie, Julia Schifini as Gail, June Thiele as Dr. Kells, Jeffrey Nils Gardner as a Jerk. Written by Jim McDoniel, sound design by Jeffrey Nils Gardner, directed by Jeffrey Nils Gardner, theme music composed by Stephen...
Published 04/27/22
Small gifts for the ones we love It's time for a heist We have to stop lying to each other. === Content Advisories for this episode can be found here. A Transcript for this episode can be found here. Support Unwell and HartLife NFP on Patreon at www.patreon.com/hartlifenfp This episode features: Anuja Vaidya as Norah, Kat Hoil as Abbie, Clarisa Cherie Rios as Lily, Amelia Bethel as Marisol, Corrbette Pasko as Maureen, Pat King as Chester, Miles Buha as Jamie, Leeman Kessler as Arthur Warren,...
Published 04/13/22
Voices from the past We all love research Today is a good day. === Content Advisories for this episode can be found here. A Transcript for this episode can be found here. Support Unwell and HartLife NFP on Patreon at www.patreon.com/hartlifenfp This episode features: Dallis T. Seeker as Grant, Marsha Harman as Dot, Kat Hoil as Abbie, Michael Turrentine as Wes, David Rheinstrom as Colin, Jill Oliver as Eliza. Written by Jessica Best, sound design by Jeffrey Nils Gardner, directed by Jeffrey...
Published 03/30/22
Sun-dappled memories We've got to work together When is a wolf not a wolf? === Content Advisories for this episode can be found here. A Transcript for this episode can be found here. Support Unwell and HartLife NFP on Patreon at www.patreon.com/hartlifenfp This episode features: Joshua K Harris as Rudy, Jack Benjamin as Young Rudy, Casey Pilkenton as Julia Salvemini, Krista D'Agostino as Hazel, Pat King as Chester, Clarissa Cherie Rios as Lily, Marsha Harman as Dot, Symphony Sanders as Young...
Published 03/16/22
Outside isn't safe We're not gonna talk about it We're not gonna talk about her === Content Advisories for this episode can be found here. A Transcript for this episode can be found here. Support Unwell and HartLife NFP on Patreon at www.patreon.com/hartlifenfp This episode features: Clarisa Cherie Rios as Lily, Michael Turrentine as Wes, Kathleen Hoil as Abbie, Amelia Bethel as Marisol, Clint Worthington as Russel Epstein, Mark Soloff as Silas Lodge, Phoebe Judge as the Julian Animal Control...
Published 03/02/22
Searching. Protecting. Supporting. Searching. Protecting. Supporting. Searching. Protecting. Protecting ProtectingProtectingProtecting ProtectingProafiffgitProifvitingp === Unwell will return on March 2nd, 2022 Featuring Marsha Harman, Michael Turrentine, Anuja Vaidya, David Rheinstrom, Clarissa Cherie Rios, Joshua K. Harris, Pat King, June Thiel, and Kat Hoil. Written by Jessica Best, Bilal Dardai, Jim McDoniel, and Jessica Wright Buha. Sound design by Jeffrey Nils Gardner. Produced by...
Published 02/23/22
When I say this piece has been a long time coming- understand that we've now been working on it for over a year. It's something very different from most of our episodes, and stands alone beautifully- a memory out of time, an explorer out of place, and a love that pervades everything in the story of Unwell. Unwell 1790: The Poplars of Soissons Content advisories can be found here  Transcript can be found here  Featuring Breon Arzell as Emil. Written by Jessica Wright Buha, directed and with...
Published 02/16/22
Hi there- Jeffrey here. We're so close to the return of Unwell Season Four- and we're so excited to have the chance to share one more guest episode- Brimstone Valley Mall, written and directed by Kristen DiMercurio. You'll recognize a bunch of Unwell folks from the credits- including Kristen, Regina Renée Russell, Julia Schifini, and myself- I was one of the sound designers for this delightful show. Brimstone Valley Mall is a dark comedy that sends us back to the Malls of the 90s- a deeply...
Published 02/02/22
For today's episode, we've got something really exciting- two interviews with artists from Unwell, talking about making audio work. These are sourced from John Bartmann’s fantastic podcast “How I make music”- where John interviews composers and artist who make music for audio fiction. The first is an interview with longtime HartLife NFP artist Stephen Poon on his work on the Unwell theme. After the break, we’ll also be sharing an interview John recorded with me about composing for...
Published 01/19/22
We are thrilled to announce that Unwell will return with Season Four on March 2nd, 2022! Mt. Absalom Town Anthem written by Jessica Best. Sound design by Jeffrey Nils Gardner Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 01/06/22
This week on the Unwell feed, we're excited to share the Tapes of King's Chapel- an episode of the horror anthology podcast Bleeder's DIEgest! You can learn more about Bleeder's DIEgest on their website here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 01/05/22
We're back with the second half of our conversation with Executive producer Eleanor Hyde and our cast, talking about acting and audio art! Here's a link to our policies for safe recording during COVID19 during Season Three. This episode contains spoilers for Unwell through Season Three. You can find a transcript for this episode here. You can find content warnings for this episode here. Featuring: Eleanor Hyde, Ele Matelan, Marsha Harman, Mark Soloff, and Joshua K Harris Produced by Jeffrey...
Published 12/08/21
This week, we're excited to share a show that's very different from Unwell: Starship Tempest! Featuring some longtime HartLife NFP artists, including Unwell Lead Sound Designer Emeritus Ryan Schile, Our Fair City and Unwell star Tara Schile, and HartLife NFP board member Travis Sauder- this show should be a delight for fans of Star Trek and table top RPGs! You can learn more about Starship Tempest on their website at starshiptempest.com. Find them on all social platforms under the handle...
Published 11/10/21
For our Halloween Special, join Eleanor Hyde, Joshua K. Harris, Ele Matelan, and Jeffrey Nils Gardner as they share their favorite ghost stories- legends of a haunted college campus in Ohio, a South African theatre with a horrific past, and ghost with a Neimen Marcus sponsorship. Content advisories can be found here. A transcript can be found here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 10/27/21
We're excited to bring you an episode of Parkdale Haunt, created by Emily Kellog and Alex Nursall! You can learn more about the show at parkdalehaunt.com ==== Judith Antoni’s friend Claire has gone missing. Well, she’s alive, but she’s taken off and no one can track her down. Judith enlists the help of her friend Owen to start digging through the recordings made when Claire took possession of a house in Parkdale and things started to get… kind of weird. CONTENT WARNINGS: Hauntings/the...
Published 10/13/21
Executive producer Eleanor Hyde sits down with our cast to talk about acting and audio art! This episode contains spoilers for Unwell through Season Three. You can find a transcript for this episode here. You can find content warnings for this episode here. Featuring: Eleanor Hyde, Ele Matelan, Marsha Harman, Mark Soloff, and Joshua K Harris Produced by Jeffrey Nils Gardner Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/29/21
For this week's feed drop, we're excited to bring you the first episode of The Strange Case of the Starship Iris, written by Unwell staff writer Jessica Best! You can find more of the Strange Case of the Starship Iris here: https://www.procyonpodcastnetwork.com/starship-iris You can find a link to a transcript here. Written by JESSICA BEST Sound engineering by ERIN BAUMANN and HANNAH CROSS Directed by JESSICA BEST, PHOEBE SEIDERS, and MARGARET CLARK
Published 09/15/21
Just calling to let you know I made it home safe In and through and below and between Things get more complicated === Content Advisories for this episode can be found here. A Transcript for this episode can be found here. Support Unwell and HartLife NFP on Patreon at www.patreon.com/hartlifenfp This episode features: Clarisa Cherie Rios as Lily, Symphony Sanders as Young Lily, Marsha Harman as Dot, Michael Turrentine as Wes, Kathleen Hoil as Abbie, Amelia Bethel as Marisol. Written by...
Published 09/01/21
Anger can be healthy A really creepy laugh It's me === Content Advisories for this episode can be found here. A Transcript for this episode can be found here. Support Unwell and HartLife NFP on Patreon at www.patreon.com/hartlifenfp This episode features: Anuja Vaidya as Norah, Michael Turrentine as Wes, David S Dear as Thomas Wesley, Regina Renee Russell as Evelyn Wesley, Joshua K. Harris as Rudy. Written by Bilal Dardai, sound design by Alexander Danner, directed by Jeffrey Nils...
Published 08/18/21
An uninvited guest I miss you so, so much We're not used to this here
Published 08/04/21
A watched email never updates Connecting the dots Filthy meat eaters ===  Tell us more about yourself in our Listener Survey! Content Advisories for this episode can be found here. A Transcript for this episode can be found here. Support Unwell and HartLife NFP on Patreon at www.patreon.com/hartlifenfp This episode features: Kathleen Hoil as Abbie, Amelia Bethel as Marisol, Marsha Harman as Dot, Anuja Vaidya as Norah, Matt Young as Tim, Dallis Seeker as Grant, Ele Matelan as...
Published 07/21/21
Sound advice Layers under layers Let's all just take a breath
Published 07/07/21
Land lines Sometimes you get what you want Who can you trust?
Published 06/23/21