The Margins

“Audio Stories exploring Obsessions, the Supernormal & Oddly-Shaped Ideas.”

"Because the world is weirder than we think."

Episode 03 - The Margins: The Dreamer and the Dreamed.

In "The Dreamer and the Dreamed" a sorcerer’s apprentice faces terrifying psychic tests to master the art of dreaming. In a dramatized mashup, using excerpts from Carlos Castaneda’s 1974 book Tales of Power, archival radio interview clips and original music, a portrait emerges of the young Castaneda’s first encounters with the enigmatic Yaqui sorcerer Don Juan who teaches him that reality is just “perceptions” and the code of the shaman. Writer-Producer: Francesca Robin Audio Engineering: Tim Baron of TimBaronVideo Production Company: Liquescence Media

The Margins: Oddly-Shaped Ideas Audio Stories

It has a late night radio vibe. In a mix of stories about obsessions and the supernormal, fiction (all genres), interview mashups, dramatic readings from obscure, trippy journals, audio dramas and collage, the podcast explores the idea that there are thoughts living between the spaces, in the cracks of things you can’t explain. In The Margins of oddly-shaped ideas. Some episodes are a fleeting three or four minutes; others can rock an hour. Produced by Liquescence Media

The Margins: The Book Encounter - Episode 01

When Professor Diana Walsh Pasulka wrote “American Cosmic, UFOs, Religion, Technology” she experienced a number of bizarre and strange coincidences and synchronicities during the creative process involving the cult movie Fight Club, a Saint that bleeds every January and weird “Book Encounters.” We take a tour of them in this episode of The Margins: Oddly-Shaped Ideas. Writer-Producer: Francesca Robin Audio Engineering: Tim Baron of TimBaronVideo Production Company: Liquescence Media

Episode 02 of The Margins: Jilted Blue Silk Dress. Produced by Liquescence Media

This episode of The Margins, “Jilted Blue Silk Dress,” is adapted from an actual letter from a would-be bridegroom who describes a haunting precognitive vision that changes his future. It was published in the 1889 issue of the Journal of the Society for Psychical Research, the first science organization to investigate paranormal phenomena. * Writer-Producer: Francesca Robin * Audio Engineering: Tim Baron of TimBaronVideo * Production Company: Liquescence Media

About the Show

It has a late night radio vibe. In a mix of audio stories about obsessions and the supernormal, interview mashups, dramatic readings from obscure, trippy journals, scripted fiction, immersive storytelling and soundscape collage, the podcast explores the idea that there are thoughts living between the spaces, in the cracks of things you can’t explain. In “The Margins” of oddly-shaped ideas. Some episodes are a fleeting three or four minutes; others can rock an hour. 

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Production CREDITS:

Writer-Producer: Francesca Robin 
Audio Engineering: Tim Baron of TimBaronVideo 
Production Company: Liquescence Media