This Week in Pendant

TWIP is a weekly round-up of Pendant's shows, featuring news, interviews, preview trailers and generally more than you probably ever wanted to know about Pendant Productions!

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Episode Archive

  • One Hundred Sixty-first Episode

    Episode Number: 161

    "The Kingery" may be releasing the tail end of season 12, but season 13 is already spooling up! The outline is in and the first script is in progress, and you'll hear that episode in 2024! We (naturally) have more news on Pendant shows hitting the international charts, previews of "The Kingery" episode 12x10 and The Pendant Shakespeare's "Henry VI, part 1" chapter 5, and Jordan and Adam Blanford discuss iPods and being either old, evil, Scottish, or British!

    Episode download: TWIP161master.mp3

    Release Date: October 1, 2023

    Run Time: 1:11:00
  • One Hundred Sixtieth Episode

    Episode Number: 160

    Are you a "Seminar" superhero? You could be! Nay, you SHOULD be! So send us some scripts! We've got more stats on our shows charting around the world, including one that went to number one! In Norway! (hi Norwegians! thank you!) We've also got exclusive previews of  "The Kingery" 12x09, The Pendant Shakespeare's "Henry VI, part 1" chapter 4, and "Seminar" 112, and Jordan and Chris Stadther discuss finding inspiration in a bucket and the appropriate way to address the reincarnated spirit of King Arthur! Breakdowns for everyone!

    Episode download: TWIP160master.mp3

    Release Date: September 3, 2023

    Run Time: 58:58
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    One Hundred Fifty-ninth Episode

    Episode Number: 159

    "Seminar" will be going on hiatus after episode 112, but YOU can help it come back sooner. Yes, YOU. Literally YOU who is reading this text right now! Isn't that cool? It is! Y'know what else we're gonna talk about? You know it's those international podcast charts! We've got exclusive previews of "The Kingery" episode 12x08 and The Pendant Shakespeare's "Henry VI, part 1" chapter 3, and Jordan and Anthony Fleece discuss smarmy reporters, beating the sun, and how plumbers need to turn the water off at the street. Do you have chair visitation rights? We're strifin' about X!

    Episode download: TWIP159master.mp3

    Release Date: August 6, 2023

    Run Time: 35:41
  • One Hundred Fifty-eighth Episode

    Episode Number: 158

    If you're wondering if Pendant shows continue charting on the Apple Podcasts rankings all around the globe, and if we might have info on that as we are wont to do, then you've come to the right show. We've also got exclusive previews of "The Kingery" episode 12x07, The Pendant Shakespeare's "Henry VI, part 1" chapter 2, and "Seminar" episode 111! But we know that's still not enough show for you, and so Jordan and Laura Post discuss squeaking chairs, picnics on the beach, and just Jaina! We're chuggin'!

    Episode download: TWIP158master.mp3

    Release Date: July 2, 2023

    Run Time: 1:10:30
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    One Hundred Fifty-seventh Episode

    Episode Number: 157

    The Pendant Shakespeare's "Henry VI, part 1" chapter 1 is coming at you in just a few short weeks, so prepare thyself! And to help you do just that, we've got an exclusive preview just for YOU (well, the collective "you," not just you as an individual. but you probably knew that). Pendant shows continue charting around the world, and Jordan and Kathryn Pryde discuss collaborative writing, sequels, and the complexities of polyamory! There may be a writers strike, but we remain moderately entertaining!

    Episode download: TWIP157master.mp3

    Release Date: June 4, 2023

    Run Time: 1:04:04
  • One Hundred Fifty-sixth Episode

    Episode Number: 156

    We've got a good news update on The Pendant Shakespeare's production of "Henry VI, part 1" and more of our new favorite thing, Pendant shows charting around the world (listen, it's cool, deal with it). And... well, that's it mostly. Listen, it was a slow month. But! We've got an exclusive preview of "Seminar" episode 110, and Jordan and Sarah Palmero discuss young characters, lizard creatures, and hot dog stands! Yo!

    Episode download: TWIP156master.mp3

    Release Date: May 7, 2023

    Run Time: 29:23
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    One Hundred Fifty-fifth Episode

    Episode Number: 155

    We've got some upcoming planned hiatuses, but fear not, for the shows shall come back before too long... and we've got little audio snacks to tide you over during the break! Also The Pendant Shakespeare's "Henry VI, part 1" is steamrolling through production, so look for a premiere date soon! We've got an exclusive preview of the complete "Double Falsehood," and Jordan and Juwan Royal discuss being more Malcolm than Martin, hip hop theater, and how Twitter is our favorite cesspool! And now you know what we don't know.

    Episode download: TWIP155master.mp3

    Release Date: April 2, 2023

    Run Time: 45:00
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    One Hundred Fifty-fourth Episode

    Episode Number: 154

    We've got news on The Pendant Shakespeare's production of "Henry VI, part 1," and our scripted show release calendar was updated through the end of 2023! But not with Henry VI, part 1 yet. I know, it's confusing, but listen... that's life. More Pendant shows keep charting around the world, and we've got exclusive previews of "The Kingery" episode 12x06, "Seminar" episode 109, and "Genesis Avalon: Patriot" episode 12! And Jordan and Ben Hernandez discuss deep characters and serious guys, backsass, and cyclical gods! Welcome to the present-apocalypse.

    Episode download: TWIP154master.mp3

    Release Date: March 5, 2023

    Run Time: 37:13
  • One Hundred Fifty-third Episode

    Episode Number: 153

    We're back with your first normal TWIP of 2023 (as "normal" as this show ever gets, anyway)! We've got a new assistant director on "The Kingery," a new non-scripted show launched, and more Pendant shows chart around the world and even here at home. We've got an exclusive preview of "Genesis Avalon: Patriot" episode 11, and Jordan and VC Morrison discuss aliens, galumphing, and writing prompts! As always, we make it weird... and okay, yes, I made a mess-up.

    Episode download: TWIP153master.mp3

    Release Date: February 5, 2023

    Run Time: 1:07:37
  • One Hundred Fifty-second Episode - 2022 Pendy Awards!

    Episode Number: 152

    It's the 2022 Pendy Awards! Celebrating excellence in Pendant Productions as voted on by YOU! Congratulations to all the winners and nominees, and thank you so much for listening! It's *beautiful*!

    Episode download: TWIP152master.mp3

    Release Date: January 1, 2023

    Run Time: 26:15
  • One Hundred Fifty-first Episode

    Episode Number: 151

    Pendy Award voting is done, and we'll have your results in the first TWIP of 2023! More Pendant shows chart around the world (listen, it's cool, okay?), and SILON wraps its first season. Did you enjoy your journey through the NoöSphere​? We've got exclusive previews of "The Kingery" episode 12x03, "Seminar" episode 108, and "Genesis Avalon: Patriot" episode 9, and Jordan hosts a roundtable discussion with Samantha Reed, Jillian Morgan, M Sieiro Garcia, Susan Bridges, and Tilly Bridges, discussing Pendant origins, Tabasco in paper cuts, and how we've got something for *everyone*. Down with num locks!

    Episode download: TWIP151master.mp3

    Release Date: December 4, 2022

    Run Time: 1:13:53
  • One Hundred Fiftieth Episode

    Episode Number: 150

    The 2022 Pendy Awards are open for nominations through Nov. 15! Final voting will run from Nov. 16 - Nov. 30. Be sure all your favorites get the recognition they deserve! More Pendant shows are charting around the world, which is just as keen as it ever was. We've got exclusive previews of "The Kingery" episode 12x02, The Pendant Shakespeare's "Sonnets" part 17, "The Secret and Impossible League of the Noosphere" episode 5, and "Genesis Avalon: Patriot" episode 8, and Jordan and Tilly bridges and Susan Bridges discuss writing and producing and how incredibly too busy they (we?) are. We take it away, all of the time! Feel the rub.

    Episode download: TWIP150master.mp3

    Release Date: November 6, 2022

    Run Time: 57:30
  • One Hundred Forty-ninth Episode

    Episode Number: 149

    Welcome to spoopy season! We've got news on "The Secret and Impossible League of the NoöSphere" and its release schedule, and more Pendant shows are charting around the world! No it's cool, trust us. We've also got exclusive previews of "The Kingery" season 12 premiere, "SILON" episode 2, The Pendant Shakespeare's "Double Falsehood" act V, "Seminar" episode 107, And "Genesis Avalon: Patriot" episode 7! Not to mention that Jordan and Justin Fife discuss bad guys with soft sides, Shatnering, and killing characters! Sweden?? Let it roll.

    Episode download: TWIP149master.mp3

    Release Date: October 2, 2022

    Run Time: 42:17
  • One Hundred Forty-eighth Episode

    Episode Number: 148

    Let's get the big news up front: we've got the world premiere of the preview trailer for our brand new show SILON, "The Secret and Impossible League of the Noösphere," which premieres on September 21st! We also just passed a birthday, we've got reports of our shows charting on Apple Podcasts around the world, and exclusive previews of The Pendant's Shakespeare's "Double Falsehood" act IV and "Genesis Avalon: Patriot" episode 6! And Jordan and Cole Kozlov discuss John Rogers, The Twilight Zone, and Captain Pike's hair! It's good for you to hear from us!

    Episode download: TWIP148master.mp3

    Release Date: September 4, 2022

    Run Time: 40:45
  • One Hundred Forty-seventh Episode

    Episode Number: 147

    Who wants to find out what brand-new Pendant show is coming to your ears soon? You do! It's called SILON and you're going to love it! Wait, what the heck is a SILON? Show creator/writer Darian Lindle is here to tell you all about it! We've got news on director shifts, and more Pendant shows charting around the world! Not to mention previews of The Pendant Shakespeare's "Double Falshehood" act III and "Seminar" episode 106, and Jordan and Kim Gianopoulos discuss screaming, being scary, and character evolution! Hey, we've got tests and explanations! How horrid.

    Episode download: TWIP147master.mp3

    Release Date: August 7, 2022

    Run Time: 1:27:59
  • One Hundred Forty-sixth Episode

    Episode Number: 146

    Hi! If you don't believe in bodily autonomy and equal rights, please stop listening to our shows and eject yourself into the sea forthwith. "The Pendant Shakespeare" charts in Italy, which is pretty spicy! We've got news on the ol' Bard and director changes, our still-unannounced new show will be coming to you very soon, and our tentative release calendar is updated! We've got an exclusive preview of "Double Falsehood" act II, and Jordan and Andre Vernot discuss vulnerability, French names, and bring you all the info on beautiful downtown Burbank that you could ever ask for. Now with more emphaticness!

    Episode download: TWIP146master.mp3

    Release Date: July 3, 2022

    Run Time: 44:50
  • One Hundred Forty-fifth Episode

    Episode Number: 145

    Our shows continue to find new international fans, which is supremely cool. We're charting all over the world! The Pendant Shakespeare's "Double Falsehood" gets a premiere date, we've got exclusive previews of "Seminar" episode 105 and... The Pendant Shakespeare's "Double Falsehood" act I (that premiere date is pretty soon, hey?), and Jordan and Andrew Hackley discuss finishing off characters, tentacle noises, and robo-lovin'! Also Susan gets somewhat location-ist, our apologies. De-brain with us, won't you?

    Episode download: TWIP145master.mp3

    Release Date: June 5, 2022

    Run Time: 52:44
  • One Hundred Forty-fourth Episode

    Episode Number: 144

    "Mage and Machine" had a really big week in South Korea, and the as yet unrevealed new show is nearing production completion! Will we reveal it soon? Who can say. We've got an exclusive preview of "Genesis Avalon: Patriot" episode 5, and Jordan and M Sieiro Garcia discuss allergies, industrial voiceovers, and Wordle! Please to enjoy this monthly weekly show!

    Episode download: TWIP144master.mp3

    Release Date: May 1, 2022

    Run Time: 1:09:58
  • One Hundred Forty-third Episode

    Episode Number: 143

    Did you know new stuff you haven't heard yet is still in production? It's true, and much of it will be coming your way this summer! We've got exclusive previews of "Seminar" episode 104 and "Genesis Avalon: Patriot" episode 4, and Jordan and Jillian Morgan discuss line recording/auditioning tips, getting your ass kicked on "The Kingery," and yep yep yep oh crap! Please join the Mistress of the Sky in realizing our best might not be very good.

    Episode download: TWIP143master.mp3

    Release Date: April 3, 2022

    Run Time: 53:57
  • One Hundred Forty-second Episode

    Episode Number: 142

    Spotify decided to be awful, and so we kicked 'em to the curb. Who needs ya? "The Kingery" made the list of FeedSpot's top 60 sci-fi podcasts ever, which is pretty dang dope! We've got exclusive previews of The Pendant Shakespeare's complete "Troilus and Cressida" and "Genesis Avalon: Patriot" episode 3, and Jordan and Rukshin Shaher discuss being brave, negative roles, and time commitments! Let's all exhale some vapor! (I'm being told by my producer that we should move on.)

    Episode download: TWIP142master.mp3

    Release Date: March 6, 2022

    Run Time: 32:11
  • One Hundred Forty-first Episode

    Episode Number: 141

    "Genesis Avalon: Patriot" is finally here to rock your world, and your world will be rocked! Our release calendar/Coming Soon section has been updated through 2022, so now you know when all episodes of your favorites will be hitting your ear holes. We've got exclusive preview clips of "The Kingery" episode 11x12 (season finale!), "Mage and Machine" episode 2x10 (also season finale!), "Seminar" episode 103, and "Genesis Avalon: Patriot" episode 2, and Jordan and Erin King discuss black ice, glitter pens, and death scenes. Thanks, Jillian!

    Episode download: TWIP141master.mp3

    Release Date: January 30, 2022

    Run Time: 49:08
  • One Hundred Fortieth Episode - 2021 Pendy Awards!

    Episode Number: 140

    It's the 2021 Pendy Awards! Celebrating excellence in Pendant Productions as voted on by YOU! Congratulations to all the winners and nominees, and thank you so much for listening! Fill your sails with woo!

    Episode download: TWIP140master.mp3

    Release Date: January 2, 2022

    Run Time: 33:06
  • One Hundred Thirty-ninth Episode

    Episode Number: 139

    Voting for the 2021 Pendy Awards ends in two days, so get your votes in by 11:59 pm Pacific time on Nov. 30 and be sure your favorites get your support! "Genesis Avalon: Patriot" is on track to premiere this winter, and you may be hearing it sooner than you think! We've got exclusive preview clips of "The Kingery" episode 11x10, "Mage and Machine" episode 2x08, and "Seminar" episode 102, and the Jordans (Gottlieb and Drayer) discuss deviousness, defeathering chickens, and Florida! Have a safe and happy new year!

    Episode download: TWIP139master.mp3

    Release Date: November 28, 2021

    Run Time: 39:42
  • One Hundred Thirty-eighth Episode

    Episode Number: 138

    Our Coming Soon section has been updated (again, as is wont to happen) through September of 2022, so you'll always know when to get your Pendant goodies. The Pendy Awards open for nominations and voting in November, so keep an eye on the website! New shows are moving through production, we've got exclusive previews of "The Kingery" episode 11x09, The Pendant Shakespeare's Sonnets part 16, and "Mage and Machine" episode 2x07, and Jordan and Katy Milholland discuss fall, training tutorials, and emoting!

    Episode download: TWIP138master.mp3

    Release Date: October 31, 2021

    Run Time: 37:51
  • One Hundred Thirty-seventh Episode

    Episode Number: 137

    We're now on Samsung Podcasts! Which is neat if you have a Samsung device. Right? Sure. Our "Coming Soon" section on the website has been updated... did you know we have a website? It's true, you should visit it sometime! We've got exclusive preview clips of "The Kingery" episode 11x08, The Pendant Shakespeare's "Pericles, Prince of Tyre" act V, "Mage and Machine" episode 2x06, and "Seminar" episode 101! And Jordan and Genny Sherard discuss getting attached, not sounding angry, and theater kids!

    Episode download: TWIP137master.mp3

    Release Date: October 3, 2021

    Run Time: 36:29