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!

The content of TWIP varies and may, at times, contain adult language and themes.


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Episode Archive

  • Twentieth episode

    Episode Number: 20

    Let's just dive right into it, shall we? "Tabula Rasa" makes a couple appearances on the Sonic Society, which is excellent! "Seminar" hit its milestone fiftieth episode, which is amazing! "Henderson & Havner" edits are all in and the scripts have been finalized, which is spectacular! And the Pendant Picnic is coming soon, which is fantastic! We've got preview trailers for "Tabula Rasa" episode 1x06 and "Genesis Avalon" episode 41, and Jordan and Jason R. Wallace discuss Georgia, swingers and pitching! Don't mouth us.

    Episode download: TWIP020master.mp3

    Release Date: April 14, 2013

    Run Time: 1:00:58
  • Nineteenth episode

    Episode Number: 19

    How'd you like to deck yourself in Tabula Rasa swag? Oh, you really really would? How fortuitous! Because merch just went up in the Pendant store with the Tabula Rasa logo all over everything! Also, Paul Brueggemann is severely awesome. And I do mean severely. We've got a preview trailer for "The Kingery" episode 6x08 and a preview clip from "The Pendant Shakespeare, The Sonnets" part 4, and Jordan and Mindy Rast-Keenan discuss snarky bitches, melanin and RPGs!

    Episode download: TWIP019master.mp3

    Release Date: March 31, 2013

    Run Time: 1:06:39
  • Eighteenth episode

    Episode Number: 18

    Did you know that more new Pendant shows are progressing through pre-production? Well you do now! "Phantom Canyon" continues apace and the pilot for "Project Downfall" is in! We want YOU to write for "Seminar", and why not come to the 2013 Pendant Picnic, too? We've got preview trailers for "Tabula Rasa" episode 1x05 and "Genesis Avalon" episode 40, and Teresa Stacy talks about wise hats, gaming, and root canals! It's a tiramisu of allergies!

    Episode download: TWIP018master.mp3

    Release Date: March 17, 2013

    Run Time: 49:38
  • Seventeenth episode

    Episode Number: 17

    If ye be lookin' fer news on multiple new Pendant shows that be in development, this be the show ye be lookin' fer! "Phantom Canyon", "Henderson and Havner", and our as yet untitlted shared-universe superhero shows all fall into that category! We've got the preview trailer for "The Kingery" episode 6x07 and an exclusive preview clip from "Macbeth" act V, a special promo for the good people over, and you'll never guess who this week's interview guest is. Oh, and Gail Simone was talking to us, so that's supremely cool. Apparently our grand master plan is to rip off Randy Newman, so have a listen and suss our stuff!

    Episode download: TWIP017master.mp3

    Release Date: March 3, 2013

    Run Time: 15:51
  • Sixteenth episode

    Episode Number: 16

    The Pendant Picnic is set! Get all (or at least SOME) of the info here! Are you all caught up on "Genesis Avalon"? Now's the time before the final season begins! Also marvel at our other news item that's so newsy it's not even news. We've got the preview trailer for "Tabula Rasa" episode 1x04, and Jordan and Jared Page discuss governments, gunning down thugs and dirty genealogy! Are you swarthy? Be sure you know what it means before you answer!

    Episode download: TWIP016master.mp3

    Release Date: February 17, 2013

    Run Time: 50:07
  • Fifteenth episode

    Episode Number: 15

    Do you want the lastest scoop on Pendant directors? What about upcoming comedy show, "Henderson and Havner"? What about BOTH? Does it seem like I'm stalling because that's all our news for this week? DON'T BE RIDICULOUS. Even if that WERE all the news, this would still be a highly entertaining and informative show that there's every reason for you to listen to! For reals. You can also hear the preview trailer for "The Kingery" episode 6x06, an exclusive preview clip of "Macbeth" act IV, and the preview trailer for "Seminar" episode 49! Not to mention that Jordan and Carl Glassmeyer discuss drifters, conspiracy theories and whistle-teeth! Are you a psycopath? This may be the show for you!

    Episode download: TWIP015master.mp3

    Release Date: February 3, 2013

    Run Time: 27:39
  • Fourteenth episode

    Episode Number: 14

    Time for new news that is new about new shows that are also new, isn't that great news? The pilot script for "The Definity Project" has been turned in, and we've got more news on TWO more upcoming new shows, including... titles! My word, what will we think of next (hopefully characters, stories and scripts). We've got a special promo for The Fanboy Scoop ("Good People Show!"), that awesome show by the awesome people at the awesome, preview trailers for "Tabula Rasa" episode 1x03 and "Genesis Avalon" episode 39, and Jordan and Kristen Bays discuss Ikea furniture, getting thinks out of your head and "popular"!

    Episode download: TWIP014master.mp3

    Release Date: January 20, 2013

    Run Time: 45:44
  • Thirteenth episode

    Episode Number: 13

    It's a new year and a new TWIP! 2013 and TWIP 13! Coincidence? Or has all of time and space led to this moment? Probably the former. Probably. Pendant got mentioned on and Shenanigans merchandise from "The Kingery" hits the Pendant store! We've got preview trailers for "The Kingery" episode 6x05 and "Macbeth" act III, and Jordan and Jack Calk discuss willing economics, old virgins and separate selves. We're all in the matrix! Won't you join us?

    Episode download: TWIP013master.mp3

    Release Date: January 6, 2013

    Run Time: 49:34
  • Twelfth episode

    Episode Number: 12

    It's the last TWIP of 2012, and you know what that means... you won't hear another new episode until next year. So why not ride the TWIP-year out in style by listening to this fantastic episode, where you can hear news about our funky December schedule, get casting call results for "Much Ado About Nothing" in "The Pendant Shakespeare", get an exclusive preview clip of "Macbeth" Act II and preview trailers for "Seminar" episode 48, "Tabula Rasa" episode 1x02, and "Genesis Avalon" episode 38? You can also hear new interview host Jordan Gottlieb grill Pendant's executive producer Jeffrey Bridges about shows old and new, TV Guide and throat pain! And now it's time for crushing bodies, the traditional way to celebrate your holiday-ness!

    Episode download: TWIP012master.mp3

    Release Date: December 9, 2012

    Run Time: 1:22:32
  • Eleventh episode

    Episode Number: 11

    Sometimes the stars align, and it's happened twice. First it brought you this great new episode of TWIP today (eh? eh??) and more importantly, it gave us news to give to YOU about three different new shows in development! We've also got a "Seminar" blooper reel, preview trailers for "Genesis Avalon" episode 37 and "The Kingery" episode 6x04, and Jack and Pete Milan discuss raspiness, Scottish Dracula and every day sausage! Are you dirty, fresh and hot? It's ok, we won't tell.

    Episode download: TWIP011master.mp3

    Release Date: November 25, 2012

    Run Time: 30:52
  • Tenth episode

    Episode Number: 10

    "Genesis Avalon" reaches its three-year anniversary! Celebrate, wooo! We've got a report from the Long Beach Comic and Horror con, including an interview on The Fanboy Scoop at! December's getting smooshed, a change is in the air, "Dixie Stenberg and Brassy Battalion" is now airing on, and the Pendys are coming... albeit later than you might think. We've got preview trailers for Act I of "Macbeth", the stunning return of "THE PENDANT SHAKESPEARE", and episode 1x01 of the brand-new "TABULA RASA"! Jack and Susan discuss clean drama, pet projects and fruit videos, and remember... negative planning begets potatosaladitis!

    Episode download: TWIP010master.mp3

    Release Date: November 11, 2012

    Run Time: 32:07
  • Ninth episode

    Episode Number: 9

    It's a nice day for a white wedding! Or rather yesterday was, as a Pendulum got tied in knots! Or something like that, I forget how it works. Our panel at Long Beach Comic & Horror Con has moved, "Tabula Rasa" gets a additional staff, we've got preview trailers for "Genesis Avalon" episode 36 (season three finale!) and "The Kingery" episode 6x03, and casting call results for the new Pendant credit announcer! Jack and Chris Hackney discuss cats, monologues and drugs in heaven. *applause, cheering, people leaving theater*

    Episode download: TWIP009master.mp3

    Release Date: October 28, 2012

    Run Time: 22:14
  • Eighth episode

    Episode Number: 8

    Conventions, conventions, conventions! Actually we're talking about TWO, not three, so strike one of those... but do it in your head, it's easier to just keep typing instead of going back to fix it! We've got new posters in the Pendant store, a new artist on "Genesis Avalon", and a great new big (enough adjectives for you?) voiceover role will be casting soon! We've also got preview trailers for "The Kingery" episode 6x02 and "Seminar" episode 47, and we bring you the first "Pendant: Backstage" round table discussion about "Seminar" short scripts, and the writing and submission thereof! Hosted by Colin Kelly, with Jeffrey Bridges, Susan Bridges, Jack Calk, Frank Harbuck III, Anna Rodriguez and Perry Whittle, it's got all the information you could ever need about how to get your submission accepted into the show! Be sure to check it out! Cats not required!

    Episode download: TWIP008master.mp3

    Release Date: October 7, 2012

    Run Time: 1:00:30
  • Seventh episode

    Episode Number: 7

    Do you want your very first taste of "Tabula Rasa"? Because this is where you'll get it! If you listen! So... do that, hey? The "Dixie Stenberg and Brassy Battalion" comic packages have shipped, "Seminar" is getting a new writer, the release schedule has been extended through next year and we are coming to the Mid-Ohio Comic Con in Columbus, OH from Sept. 28-30! Come see us and say hello! The first "Pendant: Backstage" round table discussion will be about "Seminar" scripts and the submission and acceptance thereof, so get your questions in now! We've got the preview trailer for "Genesis Avalon" episode 35 and Jack and Perry Whittle discuss self-directing, absurdity and dreams! Goodby sweet chat, we knew thee too well. OoOoooOhhHh, Mr. Backus!

    Episode download: TWIP007master.mp3

    Release Date: September 16, 2012

    Run Time: 34:48
  • Sixth episode

    Episode Number: 6

    New pilot episodes have been written! Isn't that exciting? Of course it is! But for what? Ahhh, that's the question, isn't it? This time we've also got specifics on the debut of the new "Seminar" theme... maybe? We've got a preview trailer for "The Kingery" episode 6x01, and Jack and Kathryn Pryde discuss asphyxiation, bath tubs and getting heavy!

    Episode download: TWIP006master.mp3

    Release Date: September 2, 2012

    Run Time: 42:22
  • Fifth episode

    Episode Number: 5

    This very show got a new logo! Have you seen it yet? You probably have, so... that's cool. No, I'm sure you love it, you were just too busy to say so. I understand. It's fine. I'm sure you also know "Seminar" is getting a new theme and that we've got news five to six new Pendant shows (counting is hard). Get your first taste of "Macbeth" from "The Pendant Shakespeare" with the project preview trailer, and we've also got the preview trailer for "Genesis Avalon" episode 34 and casting call results for "Seminar"! Jack and M Sieiro Garcia discuss goofing off, Skype and boundary pushing, and you can submit your questions for our next interview guests right now! Who will they be? Found out right in this here episode! Can I finish?

    Episode download: TWIP005master.mp3

    Release Date: August 19, 2012

    Run Time: 33:59
  • Fourth episode

    Episode Number: 4

    TWIP is getting more interactive, but that means you have to interact with us! We can count on you to do that, can't we? You don't hate us, do you? Well good then, all seems in order! "Genesis Avalon" becomes a Parsec Award finalist, "The Kingery" gets a new theme, "Pendant: Backstage" gets absorbed and AeroQuest Dynamics merchandise (from "Dixie Stenberg and Brassy Battalion") is in the store! We've got preview trailers for "The Kingery" episode 5x12 and "Seminar" episode 46, and Jack and Christopher Stadther discuss medical miracles, having relations and punching yourself in the face. Now with more cricket herding!

    Episode download: TWIP004master.mp3

    Release Date: August 5, 2012

    Run Time: 36:49
  • Third episode

    Episode Number: 3

    A Pendulum that got engaged at the Pendant Picnic is now married... and to the person he got engaged to! Isn't that something? We've got news on production progress on our three new in-development shows, and even newer news (is that a thing?) on a fourth! We are just chugging along here folks, so watch out! Get info. on "Seminar" submissions and our show ratings, Pendant's executive producer was on The Fanboy Scoop (at, we met Pendant super-fan Jordan (again!) and we read off the names of all the contributors to the "Dixie Stenberg and Brassy Battalion" comic book Kickstarter! We've got preview trailers for "The Line" episode 2x16 (SERIES FINALE!) and "Genesis Avalon" episode 33 (NOT series finale!) and Jack and Rene Christine Jones discuss ripsnorters, being yourself and major issues (we have used a lot of parentheses!).

    Episode download: TWIP003master.mp3

    Release Date: July 15, 2012

    Run Time: 56:36
  • Second episode

    Episode Number: 2

    Hey! Do you want news on THREE new upcoming Pendant shows? Well then is this ever the show for you! Find out what they're about, who'll be writing and directing them and all that jazz (jazz not included). "Tabula Rasa" and "The Pendant Shakespeare" get artists, we get a director of marketing, directors settle in and "Genesis Avalon", "Red Sands Investigations", "The Line", "The Pendant Shakespeare" and "Once Upon a Time in Vegas" all get full master quality releases! Who loves you? We do! We've got casting call results for "Tabula Rasa" and "Macbeth", and preview trailers for "Genesis Avalon" episode 32 and "The Kingery" episode 5x11! Jack and Colin Kelly discuss screaming like little girls, creepy laughs and counting to one, and I hope you're prepared... to be info-tained just short of death!

    Episode download: TWIP002master.mp3

    Release Date: June 24, 2012

    Run Time: 41:41
  • Premiere Episode

    Episode Number: 1

    Hey look, it's a TWIP! We've changed the drapes, washed the pizza off the walls and scrubbed out those weird carpet stains, so it's shiny and fresh just for you! And boy is there a lot to talk about. "The Line" is coming to an end, but every end leads to new beginnings, and "Tabula Rasa" and "The Pendant Shakespeare" have big casting calls and premiere/return dates in November (YESvember is more like it, am I right?). A donate button makes its first appearance on the site and we have a wiki that needs your help! Oh, our shows need you iTunes reviews, too, which is yet more help you can provide. You are so helpful, it's honestly amazing! Oh, and did you know "Dixie Stenberg and Brassy Battalion," "The Kingery" and "Seminar" now have their full master quality files available on the website and in their podcast feeds? It's true! And there's more on the way. We've got the preview trailer for "The Line" episode 2x15, and Jack Calk and Anna Rodriguez discuss preparation, good English and "Tabula Rasa"! So check your electronular mail, you punks, because it's TWIP time!

    Episode download: TWIP001master.mp3


    Release Date: June 10, 2012

    Run Time: 1:00:50