Re:sound #42: The Fake Doc Show

This hour: stories that bend, stretch, and downright fabricate the truth.

2006 / TCF / WBEZ 91.5, USA

This hour: stories that bend, stretch, and downright fabricate the truth.

Ice Music
by Gregory Whitehead (All Things Considered, 1997)
What if sounds could be frozen into ice cubes, then released upon their melting? Everyday moments and actions might become rich musical performances.

The Dribble Down Effect
by Eurydice Aroney and John Jacobs (Radio Eye, ABC, 2002)
Blending satire, drama, and interviews, this Australian documentary portrays a not-so-distant future where robots care for children and parents agree to live apart from their families during the work week.
"The Dribble-Down Effect" won the Best Documentary: Director's Choice award in the 2003 Third Coast Festival/Richard H. Driehaus competition.

Incurable Romantics
by Benjamen Walker, Nick Van Der Kolk, and Adrianne Mathiowetz (Theory of Everything, 2005)
Two young STD sufferers find love through the majesty of Web 2.0.

Suicide Bridge
by Joe Frank (KCRW, 2000)
Lines form around the block for the world's most popular suicide spot.

This episode of Re:sound was produced by Roman Mars.

produced by

Gregory Whitehead

Gregory Whitehead is the award-winning playwright, director and producer of more than one hundred radio plays, documentary essays and acoustic adventures for the BBC, Radio France, Australia’s ABC, NPR and other broadcasters.

Eurydice Aroney

Eurydice Aroney is an independent radio documentary producer for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation where she hosted and produced a range of radio shows.

John Jacobs

John Jacobs is a radio producer and sound artist from Melbourne, Australia.

Benjamen Walker

Benjamen Walker (@benjamenwalker) has made radio for NPR, WNYC, WFMU, and the BBC. Currently he produces Benjamin Walker's The Theory of Everything, part of the Radiotopia network from the Public Radio Exchange (PRX).

Nick van der Kolk

Nick van der Kolk (@nickvdk) is a radio producer, sound designer, and events organizer whose work has aired on numerous radio outlets worldwide.

Joe Frank

Joe Frank (1938 - 2018) began his radio career in 1976 at WBAI, Pacifica's New York station, and served as co-anchor of NPR's All Things Considered in the show's early days.

Roman Mars

Roman Mars (@romanmars) is the creator of 99% Invisible , a short radio show about design and architecture.

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