RONALD REAGAN MY FATHER:THE RADIO PLAYS
Ronald Reagan, My Father is a collection of monologues and radio plays adapted from the upcoming short fiction book of the same name, to be published in April 2010.
Included are 5 new recordings created with performers from Toronto’s improv and comedy scenes.
Five Minutes To Sexy Hair
How to survive hair so sexy it sets the doomsday clock one minute closer to midnight. Performed by David Dineen Porter.
Bury My Heart at Tataouine
Star Wars fandom collides with the War On Terror. Performed by David Dineen Porter.
The story of America’s first death penalty case that became a custody case that became a right-to-die case. Now with a Texan-sized accent. Performed by Rebecca Applebaum.
The Bourguignon Prize
The story of how brain damage led to award winning experimental poetry told using actual, brain damaged, experimental poetry. Performed by Kathleen Phillips.
Dirk Bogarde is dead so this riff on Harold Pinter’s England stars that other shorthand for upper class decadence: Mayor McCheese. Performed by David Dineen Porter.
Recorded and edited by Brian Joseph Davis
Sound effects courtesy of freesound.org
Mixing and additional editing by Jakob Theisen