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The First Episode Of... is an occasional podcast about audio drama and the creative process hosted by W. Keith Tims. In each show, I listen to the first episode of an indie audio drama, then have a discussion with the creators about the show, their methods, their struggles, and successes. It's a great conversation for anyone interested in storytelling and creativity, and with so much talent and variety out there, you're sure to find your next favorite audio drama by listening.

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Dec 5, 2021

Alex Kingsley talks about their sci-fi satire The Stench of Adventure, the challenges of comedy, nihilism and absurdism, the inclusive philosophy of their media and game company Strong Branch Productions, dealing with rejection, and betraying theatre every day.

The Stench of Adventure can be found on most major podcast platforms or at

A transcript of this show is available here.

The theme music is "Mockingbird (Instrumental Version)" by David Mumford, used under a CC-BY 4.0 License.

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