Ep. 12 – “The Sinister Secret of StarNasty” (OR: “A Mike in the Mechanics”)

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When Mike moves into an old dead storage room in the Hadron Bunker, he discovers a mysterious videogame. Two agents from the Transdimensional Trig stake out the Lab.  Mike and Oppenheimer debate pronunciation of videogame titles and a comic book artist. Mike fights for the Users. New information is learned, and quickly forgotten.
(Science fiction/Comedy. 44 minutes)

Written by
Richard Wentworth  and Michael McQuilkin

Starring
Michael McQuilkin as Mike Wilkinson
Richard Wentworth as Dr. Francis “Oppenheimer” Valdini/Commander Funk/StarNasty/The Omega Virus
Lisa McQuilkin as A.S.H. LE
Michael Atkinson as Cyrus
Kevin Harrington as Higgs_B
Phoebe Angle as SID
Shawn Carter as TROY 2.0
Paul Gannon as Paul
Steven Lyons as Simmons
Eli Silverman as Eli

With additional sketch material by
Katey Falvey

Note: This episode contains a fragment of Cory Doctorow‘s brilliant novel Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom, used in accordance with Creative Commons license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd-nc/1.0/ Go check out Cory’s books. He’s an amazing futurist and end user rights advocate, and we hear he smells real nice, too!

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Ep. 11 – “Fragment Runner” (OR “Do Robot Runners Dream of Electric Blades?”)

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Mike and Oppenheimer visit a near-future timeline with an abundance of Esmerelda fragments — and Artificial Intelligences. A.S.H. LE wrestles with her feelings about free will. Oppenheimer learns about biomechanoid-first language. Cyrus talks about his family. Higgs_B is pleased. (Science fiction/Comedy. 34 minutes)

Written by
Michael McQuilkin and Richard Wentworth

Starring
Richard Wentworth as Dr. Francis “Oppenheimer” Valdini/Leon X/Kang
Michael McQuilkin as Mike Wilkinson/Detective Blardd/Bartender/Professor Hawkins
Lisa McQuilkin as A.S.H. LE
Michael Atkinson as Cyrus
Kevin Harrington as Higgs_B
Matt Chaves as The Designer
Rebecca Courtney as Kozplay

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Ep.10 – “HGH Season One Sketch-tacular!”

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Join Michael McQuilkin and Richard Wentworth as they host a king-sized retrospective look at their favorite sketches and previously unreleased music from Season One of Hadron Gospel Hour!

Written by
Michael McQuilkin and Richard Wentworth

Starring
Richard Wentworth
Michael McQuilkin
Lisa McQuilkin
Michael Atkinson
Kevin Harrington
Wendy MacLean
Vera Schrankung
Rebekah White
Katey Falvey
Matt Chaves

Featuring music by
Esotronica
Freeze-Frame Hi-Five and The Motivation Proclamation (feat. Kelly Roberge)
C-Monet and The Affected Area

Special Thanks to everyone who’s listened to, downloaded, rated/reviewed, or told a friend about our little show in our first season. You are too numerous to mention here, but you know who you are. And you’ve made this season a great success. THANK YOU.
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Ep.09 – “The Phenomenon of Bi-Location” OR “Quantum Entanglement”

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When Mike and Oppenheimer become too enmeshed in solitary obsessions, A.S.H. LE, Cyrus, Higgs_B and Commander Funk decide to liven things up and play quantum matchmaker.  But is there such thing as too perfect a match? SEASON FINALE

Written by
Michael McQuilkin and Richard Wentworth

Starring
Richard Wentworth as Dr. Oppenheimer/Commander Funk
Michael McQuilkin as Mike Wilkinson
Lisa McQuilkin as A.S.H. LE
Michael Atkinson as Cyrus
Kevin Harrington as Higgs_B
Vera Schrankung as Dr. Alberta Fermi/Esmerelda
Rebekah White as Michelle

Special Thanks to everyone who’s listened to, downloaded, rated/reviewed, or told a friend about our little show in our first season. You are too numerous to mention here, but you know who you are. And you’ve made this season a great success.  THANK YOU.

Hey! Why not drop us a note in the off-season and say hi? info@hadrongospelhour.com

See you in two months!

-Rich and Mike

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Ep.08 – “HeadHatz and Horror Hosts”

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When Mike buys a trendy new HeadHatz unit, Oppenheimer is characteristically skeptical. But when Oppenheimer’s away at Horror Host Continuing Ed classes, Mike’s strange behavior might just lead to the end of the Lab as we know it… and the enslavement of all sentient life in the multiverse at the hands of a stylish new alien menace!

Written by
Richard Wentworth and Michael McQuilkin

With additional sketch material by
Rebekah White

Starring
Richard Wentworth as Dr. Oppenheimer/Mr. Gormenghast
Michael McQuilkin as Mike Wilkinson
Lisa McQuilkin as A.S.H. LE
Michael Atkinson as Cyrus
Wendy MacLean as Clytemnestra/HeadHatz Overbeing
Kevin Harrington as Count Creepula/Bugsy
Rebekah White

With Special Guest Stars
Amy Macabre as Glama’arra
Roger Froilan, Jr. as Uncle Death

With Special Musical Guests
Freeze Frame Hi-Five and the Motivation Proclamation
(Richard Wentworth feat. Kelly Roberge)

Special Thanks to Kelly Roberge and All of Us solo quartet , Rick Jenkins and The Comedy Studio, Sam Kusek and Comicazi, Geek Comedy Night, Katey Falvey, Rebekah White, Kris Paukstys, Ian Adams, Jason Squamata, Keven Undergaro, Phil Svitek, Bob Wilson, Jef Taylor, Don and Eric Schulze, Chris Borger, Jen Sullivan, Sean O’Connor, Tim Gleason, Craig Forde and Michael R. Johnson

Ep. 07 – “A.S.H. LE Crackz Up”

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Ep.07 – “A.S.H. LE Crackz Up”
Frustrated by the software limitations in A.S.H. LE’s light edition, Mike attempts to use an illicit crack to upgrade to the deluxe edition. But when A.S.H. LE gets infected by a nasty virus that wants to exterminate all organic life, can the boys get A.S.H. LE back on track?

Written by
Michael McQuilkin and Richard Wentworth

Starring
Richard Wentworth as Dr. Oppenheimer/Omega Virus/Sea Cap’n
Michael McQuilkin as Mike Wilkinson/Professor Hawkins
Lisa McQuilkin as A.S.H. LE/S.A.S.S. LE/Ashlynn
Michael Atkinson as Cyrus

With performances by
Vera Schrankung
Kevin Harrington

Special Thanks to Sam Kusek, Comicazi, Geek Comedy Night, Siobhan Beasley, R.A. Bartlett, Amy Macabre, Wendy MacLean, Katey Falvey, Rebekah White, Kevin McQuilkin, Amy and Tim Conway, Kris Paukstys, Jason Squamata, Keven Undergaro, Phil Svitek, Rashmi Dayalu, Bob Wilson, Jef Taylor, Don and Eric Schulze, Chris Borger, Jen Sullivan, Sean O’Connor, Tim Gleason, Bridget Marshall and Jake Bridge, Craig Forde, Michael R. Johnson, and everyone who attended our first “Tales from the Hadron Rift!” event at Comicazi!

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Ep. 06 – “Hadron Nights OR The Arm Is Afoot”

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Oppenheimer has been watching far too much “Baywatch Nights”, and when a valuable item is stolen from the lab, Oppenheimer tries to cajole Mike and A.S.H. LE into starting their own after-hours detective agency. But when the case leads into the rough and tumble worlds beyond the Rift, can the boys and A.S.H. LE solve the case in time? And what’s that mysterious object that’s enslaving audiences at the Officer’s Club in The Palace Casino?

Featuring a “Tales from the Hadron Rift!” sketch segment recorded LIVE at Comicazi in Somerville, MA on January 11th!

Written by
Richard Wentworth and Michael McQUilkin

Starring
Richard Wentworth as Dr. Oppenheimer
Michael McQuilkin as Mike Wilkinson/Barry Starr
Lisa McQuilkin as A.S.H. LE
Michael Atkinson as Cyrus/C-Monet
Kevin Harrington as Subdermal Sal
With performances by
Vera Schrankung
Wes Hazard
Matt Chaves

Special Musical Guest
Michael Atkinson and The Affected Area (Mike Atkinson and Richard Wentworth)

Special Thanks to
Sam Kusek, Comicazi, Geek Comedy Night, Siobhan Beasley, R.A. Bartlett, Amy Macabre, Wendy MacLean, Katey Falvey, Rebekah White, Kevin McQuilkin, Amy and Tim Conway, Kris Paukstys, Jason Squamata, Keven Undergaro, Phil Svitek, Rashmi Dayalu, Bob Wilson, Jef Taylor, Don and Eric Schulze, Chris Borger, Jen Sullivan, Sean O’Connor, Tim Gleason, Bridget Marshall and Jake Bridge, and everyone who attended our first “Tales from the Hadron Rift!” event at Comicazi!

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Photo by Katey Falvey. L-R: Michael McQuilkin, Richard Wentworth, Matt Chaves

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Photo by Katey Falvey. From L-R: Michael McQuilkin, Kevin Harrington, Matt Chaves, Richard Wentworth

Photo by Katey Falvey. From L-R: Siobhan Beasley, Amy Macabre, Wes Hazard, Kevin Harrington, Michael Atkinson, Richard Wentworth, Michael McQuilkin, Vera Schrankung

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Ep. 05 – “Hadron Holiday Special!”

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It’s Christmas Eve in the Lab, but Mike and Oppenheimer just can’t get into the holiday spirit.  Can some special visitors help the gang in the Hadron Bunker discover the true meaning of the holiday season? And also Bitcoin mining? And Intellectual Property? (Comedy, Science Fiction/Adventure – 48 minutes)

Written by
Michael McQuilkin and Richard Wentworth

With apologies to
Frank Capra, Charles Dickens, Charles M. Schulz, George Lucas, Garrison Keillor and Donny and Marie Osmond

Starring
Richard Wentworth as Dr. Oppenheimer/Commander Funk/Spirit #2/Spirit #3
Michael McQuilkin as Mike Wilkinson/Crankcase
Lisa McQuilkin as A.S.H. LE
Michael Atkinson as Cyrus/Spirit #1
Kevin Harrington as HIGGS_B
Vera Schrankung as Lady Rubylith/Esmerelda
Wendy MacLean as Beth

Special Musical Guest
Dolphinwolf (Bruce Dolphen, Geoff Wolfe, Kai Wolfe) performing “Welcome Christmas/War in Whoville”

Special Thanks to
Katey Falvey, Rebekah White, Geek Comedy Night, Sam Kusek and Comicazi, Kevin McQuilkin, Tim Conway, Kris Paukstys, Jason Squamata, Keven Undergaro, Phil Svitek, Rashmi Dayalu, Bob Wilson, Jef Taylor, Don and Eric Schulze, Chris Borger, Jen Sullivan, Sean O’Connor, Tim Gleason

HAPPY HOLIDAYS EVERYONE!
SEE YOU FOR MORE QUANTUM WEIRDNESS IN 2014!-Mike, Rich and the whole HGH gang!

Join us on Sunday, Dec 22 at 8pm EST for a good old fashioned Hadron Holiday!

Ep.04 – “Parallel Pioneers”

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When the peace and quiet of the Hadron Lab is shattered by a group of disembodied Dungeons and Dragons players, Mike and Oppenheimer must roll for initiative and get to the bottom of this 20-sided dilemma!
32 minutes. Audio adventure/comedy

Written by
Michael McQuilkin and Richard Wentworth

With additional sketch material by
Lisa McQuilkin

Starring
Richard Wentworth as Dr. Oppenheimer
Michael McQuilkin as Mike Wilkinson and Ed/Caldor
Lisa McQuilkin as A.S.H. LE/Tammy
Rebecca Courtney as Talia/Penny
Michael Atkinson as Cyrus
Wendy MacLean as Tiffany/Sarah

Special Guest Star
Kevin Harrington as Greywen/Tim and Wyndgarde

Production assistance from
Katey Falvey and Rebekah White

Special Thanks to
Wendy MacLean, Tim Conway, Kris Paukstys, Jason Squamata, Keven Undergaro, Phil Svitek, Rashmi Dayalu, Bob Wilson, Jef Taylor, Don and Eric Schulze, Chris Borger, Jen Sullivan, Sean O’Connor, Tim Gleason

AD&D Consultant
Kevin Harrington

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Ep.03 – “Pen Pals”

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When Oppenheimer’s pen pal Sla’arg comes to stay at the Hadron Bunker, Mike isn’t sure that hosting the former interdimensional ultracriminal is such a good idea. And when Mike learns more about the scope of Sl’aaarg’s crimes — and his interest in the Hadron Weapon — it’s a race against time to stop him from destroying the Lab… and what’s left of the multiverse!

Written by
Richard Wentworth and Michael McQuilkin

Special Guest Stars
Lots of cats

Starring
Richard Wentworth as Dr. Oppenheimer/Sla’arg/Commander Funk
Michael McQuilkin as Mike Wilkinson/Guard/Ensign Crankcase
Lisa McQuilkin as A.S.H. LE
Michael Atkinson as Cyrus
Wendy MacLean as CuddlePod Technical Support

Production assistance from
Katey Falvey and Rebekah White

Special Thanks to
Tim Conway, Kris Paukstys, Kevin Harrington, Rashmi Dayalu, Bob Wilson, Chris Borger, Jennifer Sullivan, Sean O’Connor, Tim Gleason and Eric and Don Schulze