Active Radioactive Radio

What do you do after death and destruction have befallen the earth, and turned it into a smoldering wasteland? You listen to Johnny Franks on Active Radioactive Radio! Because... what else are you gonna do?

We have voluntarily self-rated this production as PG-13. Some material may not be suitable for children.

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Episode Archive

  • Active Radioactive Radio season one round table

    The cast and crew of Active Radioactive Radio discuss the making of season one!

    Episode download: ARARRoundTable1.mp3
    (contains some NSFW language)

    Featured music selection:

    "Active Radioactive Radio" theme taken from "Main Stem"
    by The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own"
    under a Public Domain Mark 1.0 license

    Release Date: February 13, 2017

    Run Time: 48:46
  • Johnny Loves Haven, Really

    Episode Number: 10

    Johnny's got a surprise, Haven's presence is felt, Barstow falls into chaos and Remmick makes a difficult discovery!

    Episode download: ARAR10master.mp3

    Featured music selections:

    "Active Radioactive Radio" theme taken from "Main Stem"
    by The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own"
    under a Public Domain Mark 1.0 license
    "Careless" by The Paz Band
    at thepazband.bandcamp.com

    "Take Your Pants Off, Johnny" by Ninety Pounds of Ugly
    words & music Liz Bergeron/Greg Harris
    at ninetypoundsofugly.bandcamp.com

    "Coming Home" by Layla
    at layla-music.bandcamp.com

    Release Date: December 19, 2016

    Run Time: 39:04
  • Johnny's Got Feelings

    Episode Number: 9

    Johnny gets a special message, and Remmick's all broken up!

    Episode download: ARAR09master.mp3

    Featured music selections:

    "Active Radioactive Radio" theme taken from "Main Stem"
    by The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own"
    under a Public Domain Mark 1.0 license
    "Fairytale Tourist" by The Corner Laughers 
    at cornerlaughers.com

    "Lonesome Road Blues" by Blue Ridge Duo
    under a Public Domain license

    Release Date: November 28, 2016

    Run Time: 24:29
  • Johnny's at a Loss

    Episode Number: 8

    Johnny's torn, Julio and GX-500 strike while the iron's hot, and things take a turn for Remmick and Dexter!

    Episode download: ARAR08master.mp3

    Featured music selections:

    "Active Radioactive Radio" theme taken from "Main Stem"
    by The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own"
    under a Public Domain Mark 1.0 license
    "Bacon" by Sneezy 
    at sneezymusic.com

    "Gasoline Gus and his Jitney Bus" by Billy Murray
    under the CC BY NC 3.0 US license
    Standard noise reduction was performed on this piece

    Release Date: October 24, 2016

    Run Time: 23:52
  • Johnny's a Broken Man

    Episode Number: 7

    Johnny hits a roadblock, the Ravagers get gnarly and Remmick finds what she's been looking for!

    Episode download: ARAR07master.mp3

    Featured music selections:

    "Active Radioactive Radio" theme taken from "Main Stem"
    by The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own"
    under a Public Domain Mark 1.0 license
    "Heartbroken" by Mile Twelve 
    at miletwelvebluegrass.com
    "My Pillow and Me" by Lizzie Miles
    under a Public Domain license

    Release Date: September 26, 2016

    Run Time: 23:09
  • Johnny Loves Johnny

    Episode Number: 6

    Johnny finds love, Remmick branches out and Dexter gets a job!

    Episode download: ARAR06master.mp3

    Featured music selections:

    "Active Radioactive Radio" theme taken from "Main Stem"
    by The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own"
    under a Public Domain Mark 1.0 license
    "Starlight Star-shine" by Steam Powered Giraffe
    at steampoweredgiraffe.com
    "How'd You Like to Spoon with Me" by Florrie Forde
    under the CC0 1.0 Universal license
     

    Release Date: August 29, 2016

    Run Time: 24:10
  • Johnny Brings the Joy

    Episode Number: 5

    Johnny spoke in haste, lady entrepreneurs of the wastes team up, and Remmick and Dexter make a connection!

    Episode download: ARAR05master.mp3

    Featured music selections:

    "Active Radioactive Radio" theme taken from "Main Stem"
    by The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own"
    under a Public Domain Mark 1.0 license
    "Song X" by Delta Dreambox
    under the CC BY NC SA 3.0 license
     
    "They Can't Find Kelly" by Billy Merson
    under the CC0 1.0 Universal license
     

    Release Date: July 25, 2016

    Run Time: 24:55
  • Johnny's Got Issues

    Episode Number: 4

    Johnny fights his vices, Lt. Lucy screams into the void, Remmick puzzles it out and Dexter's got the blues!

    Episode download: ARAR04master.mp3

    Featured music selections:

    "Active Radioactive Radio" theme taken from "Main Stem"
    by The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own"
    under a Public Domain Mark 1.0 license
    "Bodacious" by Mojo Monkeys
    under the CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 license
     
    "Wouldn't You Like to Have Me for a Sweetheart" by Ada Jones
    under the CC BY-NC 2.5 license
    Courtesy of the University of California, Santa Barbara Library
    Standard noise reduction was performed on this piece
     

    Release Date: June 27, 2016

    Run Time: 23:55
  • Johnny's a Complex Guy

    Episode Number: 3

    Johnny's lonely, a menacing militia is forming, Julio and GX-500 introduce themselves, Dexter's hungry and Remmick makes a startling discovery!

    Episode download: ARAR03master.mp3

    Featured music selections:

    "Active Radioactive Radio" theme taken from "Main Stem"
    by The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own"
    under a Public Domain Mark 1.0 license
    "Ain't Nobody's Bizness" by Nobody's Bizness
    under the CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 license 
     
    "At the Mermaids' Fancy Ball" by Billy Murray 
    under the CC BY-NC 2.5 license 
    Standard noise reduction was performed on this piece
     

    Release Date: May 23, 2016

    Run Time: 22:45
  • Johnny Likes Petunias

    Episode Number: 2

    Johnny's back with more NEWSIC, Janice says hello, Remmick's getting worried and Dexter's on the move! 

    Episode download: ARAR02master.mp3

    Featured music selections:

    "Active Radioactive Radio" theme taken from "Main Stem"
    by The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own"
    under a Public Domain Mark 1.0 license
    "Give Me Lots of Sugar" by Bliss Blood and Al Street
    under the CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 US license
     
    "I'm the Last of the Red Hot Mamas" by Sophie Tucker
    under the Public Domain Mark 1.0 license
     

    Release Date: April 25, 2016

    Run Time: 22:16
  • Johnny Needs Booze

    Episode Number: 1

    Welcome to the wasteland! Johnny Franks has all the news and music a survivor of the apocalypse could ask for. Plus, meet delightful denizens Oksana, Katryna, Remmick and Dexter! Have a drink, Johnny's buying*. 

    (* - No he's not). 

    Episode download: ARAR01master.mp3

    Featured music selections:

    "Active Radioactive Radio" theme taken from "Main Stem"
    by The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own"
    under a Public Domain Mark 1.0 license
     
    "Not Drunk" by The Joy Drops
    under the CC by 4.0 license

     

    "The Alcoholic Blues" by Vernon Dalhart
    under the CC BY-NC 2.5 license
    Courtesy of the University of California, Santa Barbara Library
    Standard noise reduction was performed on this piece

    Release Date: March 28, 2016

    Run Time: 18:42