Hadron Halloween Special 2016

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It’s a Hadron Halloween special! Mike, Oppenheimer and the gang visit a secluded campsite for a  special night of weird tales and  ̶t̶e̶a̶m̶b̶u̶i̶l̶d̶i̶n̶g̶ !
But will there be some real scares for our heroes?  (Science fiction/Horror/Comedy. 1 hour 12 minutes)

Written by
Mike McQuilkin and Rich Wentworth

Starring
Rich Wentworth as Dr. Francis “Oppenheimer” Valdini
Michael McQuilkin as Mike Wilkinson/Lost Foley Artist Conventioneer
Lisa McQuilkin as A.S.H. LE
Kevin Harrington as Higgs_B
Michael Atkinson as Cyrus

Special thanks
John Ballentine of Campfire Radio Theatre, for the crapbox car sounds

And special thanks to our Patreon supporters!
If you’d like to get involved, check out patreon.com/hadrongospel

Ep. 19 – “Funk OUT!” OR “The Offal Truth”

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It’s HGH Season Two’s senses-shattering, diplomacy-and-pseudoscience-packed, king-sized penultimate episode!

When Cyrus comes down with crystal poisoning, it’s up to Mike and Oppenheimer to get his legs back from Crystallos — but can our heroes survive another kerfuffle and stay alive long enough to make peace between the Crystallosians and Meatlanteans? And where is Commander Funk? (Science fiction/Comedy. 57 minutes)

Written by
Rich Wentworth and Mike McQuilkin

Starring
Rich Wentworth as Dr. Francis “Oppenheimer” Valdini/Commander Funk/Amethystarr
Michael McQuilkin as Mike Wilkinson/Crankcase/Blörp
Lisa McQuilkin as A.S.H. LE
Kevin Harrington as Higgs_B
Michael Atkinson as Cyrus

With special guests (in order of appearance)
Karim Kronfli as Zoriath
Robert Cudmore as Zoriath’s Crewman
Katey Falvey as Maggie
Vera Schränkung as High Zenith Lady Rubylith
Mark Gallagher as Phil, Ultra Apex of Meatlantis
Phoebe Angle as Mrs. Reynolds/Kid
Rebekah White as Sandy
Paul Gannon as Transdimensional Trig Field Agent Paul
Wendy MacLean as Beth

Featuring musical guests
Electric Street Queens

Special thanks to our Patreon supporters!
If you’d like to get involved, check out patreon.com/hadrongospel –but first, join us in hollering a righteous “FUNK!” at these awesome and totally groovy folks who make our show possible:

Alison Martins
Karl Christian Krumpholz
Nikki Guerlain
Erick
Jay Rainha
Arsit Rouke
Jim Ronemus
Jerry Starcevic
Pete Lutz
Mark Jackson
Jef Taylor
Karim Kronfli
Gregory Adams
Isaac Zarsky
Jeffrey Gardner
Sarah Lykins
Michael Hudson
David Mogolov
Seth Williams
Eli McIlveen
Michelle Normandeau
Tova Rabinowitz Deer
Kenneth Toribio
Katie Sheahan
Rosalind M Green-Holmes
Richard Faymonville
Sean O’Connor
Stacey Toon
David Rheinstrom
Kessi Riliniki
Cole A Sytsma
Mark Gallagher
Ian Adams

Ep. 18 – “The Henchmen Club” OR “Waiting For The Dough”

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A group of henchmen are hired for a secret job, and are drawn into a series of flashbacks to times they’ve each crossed paths with Mike, Oppenheimer and the Hadron Gang– but why? And who stands to benefit from these sinister recollections?
(Science fiction/Comedy. 40 minutes)

Written by
Michael McQuilkin and Rich Wentworth

Starring
Michael McQuilkin as Mike Wilkinson/Ironically Handsome/Barry Starr
Rich Wentworth as Dr. Francis “Oppenheimer” Valdini/Stranger/IG-86/Boss
Lisa McQuilkin as A.S.H. LE
Michael Atkinson as Cyrus
Kevin Harrington as Higgs_B
Wendy MacLean as Beth
Richard Faymonville as Judd
Steve Schneider as Frank Tobleston
Katey Falvey as Concierge Bot/Worker Drone 2
Tim Conway as Worker Drone 1

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BONUS TRACK! HGH Live at ITVFest 2015: “A Ghost in The The Machine” OR “The Copperpot Conundrum”

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Rich and Mike introduce this special, vaguely spooky episode of the show, recorded LIVE on September 26, 2015 the Independent Television and Film Festival in West Dover, Vermont!

When the gang in the Hadron Bunker trace the cause of Mike’s insomnia to a seemingly haunted shortwave radio, Oppenheimer is determined to make contact with the spirit world — but when the gang get more than they bargained for, will our heroes ever sleep again?

(Science fiction/Comedy) 35 minutes

Written by
Michael McQuilkin and Richard Wentworth

Starring
Richard Wentworth as Dr. Francis “Oppenheimer” Valdini/Oscar Copperpot
Michael McQuilkin as Mike Wilkinson
Lisa McQuilkin as A.S.H. LE
Kevin Harrington as Higgs_B

Production assistance from
Katey Falvey and Wendy MacLean

Special thanks to
Phillip Gilpin, Jr. and the entire ITVFest organization, Ned and Royal at The Mountaineer Inn in West Dover, VT., Auston Habershaw, Dan Milano, Jeff Burns and Super Geeked Up — and of course, our HGH team who couldn’t be with us: Michael Atkinson (thoughts and prayers, buddy!), Tim Conway and Rebekah White

HGH LIVE at ITVFest

Ep. 17 – “This Particle, Doomed!” OR “The Incident At Universe 603-X”

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When Mike heads to a U.F.O. convention to track down his legendary childhood hero Googar-Zoozar, he gets more than he bargained for. Meanwhile, Higgs_B cosplays as Bubo the owl and meets The Investikids — but will he survive the meeting? And will Oppenheimer get his Baywatch Nights memorabilia?

(Science fiction/Comedy) 35 minutes

Written by
Richard Wentworth and Michael McQuilkin

Starring
Richard Wentworth as Dr. Francis “Oppenheimer” Valdini/Commander Funk/Hi-Score/Merchant/Dewey D
Michael McQuilkin as Mike Wilkinson/I.Q. Jones
Lisa McQuilkin as A.S.H. LE
Michael Atkinson as Cyrus/Googar-Zoozar
Kevin Harrington as Higgs_B

Introducing
Googar-Zoozar
and
The Investikids

Special thanks
…and bon voyage to terrific fella and ultra-Hadronaut Sam Kusek!
Knock ’em dead on the West Coast, Sam!

Sam Kusek

We love you Sam! We’ll see you out west SOON!

 

Ep. 15 – “Higgs_B Takes A Holiday” OR “Bubble Universe On 34th Street”

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Higgs_B’s annual cycle of stasis forces him out of the Hadron Bunker for a day, where he meets Jimmy, a young man with a lot of questions… and nowhere near enough answers. Can a low-powered Higgs_B help Jimmy in his cross-country quest for meaning? And will the gang in the Lab burn down the place while he’s gone?
(Science fiction/Comedy) 43 minutes

Written by
Michael McQuilkin and Richard Wentworth

Starring

Richard Wentworth as Dr. Francis “Oppenheimer” Valdini/Mr. Mylar/The Professor/Commander Funk
Michael McQuilkin as Mike Wilkinson/Mark/Bert
Lisa McQuilkin as A.S.H. LE/Elaine Dorrance
Michael Atkinson as Cyrus/Sexton/Ernie
Kevin Harrington as Higgs_B

Special guests
Nick Colen as Jimmy
Rebekah White as Pan-Am Stewardess

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FREE Hadron Gospel Hour LIVE Show October 25th!

HGH LIVE October 25th

 

 

THIS IS A FREE EVENT!

Attention Boston-area Hadronauts! Geek Central and Pandemonium Books & Games invites you to join the creators and cast of Hadron Gospel Hour for a FREE evening of LIVE sci-fi comedy/adventure antics! Celebrate our first anniversary with a BRAND NEW, LIVE EPISODE of HGH — plus, live ‘Tales from the Hadron Rift’ sketches and standup from special guests Shawn Carter and Christa Weiss (Unscene Comedy)!

This is an early evening show from 5pm – 7pm — after which we will most likely be heading to Comicazi‘s FREE Halloweeniversary party up the street in Somerville!

So c’mon! See some comedy, then hang out with the Hadronauts!

Once again, this is a FREE event! We’d love to see you!

Does quantum comedy go well with adult beverages?
YOU BE THE JUDGE!

 

Hadron Gospel Hour Episodes Now On YouTube

Hello Hadronauts!

We’ve heard from a number of you that it’d be more convenient for you to enjoy Hadron Gospel Hour via YouTube. Being a benevolent entertainment conglomerate, we took your comments seriously and have begun uploading our back catalog to YouTube!

Beginning with our next episode (Episode 14), we’ll begin uploading new episodes simultaneously to iTunes and YouTube so that everyone has access to the new stuff at the same time, and no one gets left out.

SO! If you’re getting on the HGH YouTube train, subscribe right now and make sure you get the goods! Go here to listen and subscribe (and “like”, and comment, etc). Thanks folks!

Ep. 13 – “Product® Placement” OR “How To Secede in Business By Really Trying”

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When a rogue sales professional breaks ranks with ProductCorp® and drops in on Mike and Oppenheimer, it’s up to the gang in the Hadron Bunker to help him find a new job — or face the wrath of the ProductCorp® Armada! But can Cyrus, ASHLE and Higgs_B get the hang of the ad game before it’s too late?
(Science fiction/Comedy) 41 minutes

Written by
Michael McQuilkin and Richard Wentworth

Starring

Richard Wentworth as Dr. Francis “Oppenheimer” Valdini/Rick
Michael McQuilkin as Mike Wilkinson/Mitch
Lisa McQuilkin as A.S.H. LE
Michael Atkinson as Cyrus
Kevin Harrington as Higgs_B
Christine McGlade as Miss Ellen Müllenmeister
Rick Canavan as Tim

Many thanks to Christine “Moose” McGlade for guesting on this episode! You Can’t Do That On Television was a huge influence on our comedy aesthetic, and Christine was a huge part of why that show worked. Working with Christine and witnessing her top-notch timing and characterization is a complete thrill, and a dream come true — we hope she’ll come back to the Hadron Bunker soon!

Christine “Moose” McGlade is our special guest!

Christine McGlade as Moose on “You Can’t Do That On Television”. Moose is one of Television’s all-time greatest voices of reason.

Rick Canavan hosts The Comedy Studio in Harvard Sq. Cambridge every Friday night. He claims his nickname was also “Moose”.

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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