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

  • Seventy-ninth episode

    Episode Number: 79

    Ready for the last TWIP of 2016? I suppose it doesn't really matter, because you're getting it anyway! We've got the return date for "Henderson and Havner", news on the Pendy Awards, the December release schedule and upcoming blooper reels... all because we love you. We've also got preview trailers for "Romeo and Juliet: The Sitcom" act IV in "The Pendant Shakespeare" and "Seminar" episode 72, and an exclusive preview clip of "Active Radioactive Radio" episode 10, and Jordan and Melissa Autumn Hearne discuss moisture, compartmentalizing and bratty baby sisters!

    Episode download: TWIP079master.mp3

    Release Date: December 4, 2016

    Run Time: 49:04
  • Seventy-eighth episode

    Episode Number: 78

    Want your script featured in the milestone 75th episode of "Seminar"? Better act fast before space fills up! We've got news on future seasons of "Henderson and Havner" and "The Kingery", Pendy Award nominations and voting, and three-to-four possible new things you may possibly be hearing at some possible future date! We've also got the preview trailer for "Romeo and Juliet: The Sitcom" act III in "The Pendant Shakespeare", as well as an exclusive preview clip of "Active Radioactive Radio" episode 9! And Jordan and Philip Weber discuss childhood stories, comedic accents and darker things! Go Cubs go!

    Episode download: TWIP078master.mp3

    Release Date: November 6, 2016

    Run Time: 52:20
  • Seventy-seventh episode

    Episode Number: 77

    Guess what? We've got a TWIP for you, but only just barely! We're riding post-it-less for this one, so join in and see if we find something to talk about. SPOILER: we do, and it's you getting your scripts into the milestone "Seminar" 75 and how we still really need your reviews on iTunes, so help us out in both areas, won't you? We've got preview trailers for "The Kingery" episode 8x12, "Romeo and Juliet: The Sitcom" act II, and "Seminar" episode 71, as well as an exclusive preview clip of "Active Radioactive Radio" episode 8! And Jordan and Barbra Dillon discuss Sophie's choice, signature voices and working hard. Let's all get remoralized!

    Episode download: TWIP077master.mp3

    Release Date: October 2, 2016

    Run Time: 42:54
  • Seventy-sixth episode

    Episode Number: 76

    Hey Hey, we've got three shows that are Parsec Award finalists, so... that's cool. A seekrit projekt is in the works, and honestly we just hope knowing about it doesn't make you mad. "The Pendant Shakespeare" does the director shuffle, and we've got preview trailers for "The Kingery" episode 8x11 and The Pendant Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet: The Sitcom" act I, as well as an exclusive preview clip of "Active Radioactive Radio" episode 7! Jordan and Paul Brueggemann discuss finding time, mental capacity and being a ditz... and we are all about laptop safety!

    Episode download: TWIP076master.mp3

    Release Date: September 4, 2016

    Run Time: 41:18
  • Seventy-fifth episode

    Episode Number: 75

    You all saw our July surprise, right? The Valiant Comics "Archer & Armstrong" audio drama Bottomless Satchel Edition! Over six hours of awesome for your earballs! "Seminar" script spots are filling up quick, so writers - to your keyboards, the race is on! And HEY WE STILL NEED YOUR REVIEWS so leave us some, wontcha? We've got preview trailers for "The Kingery" episode 8x10, the complete "Comedy of Errors" in "The Pendant Shakespeare" and "Seminar" episode 70, as well as an exclusive preview clip of "Active Radioactive Radio" episode 6! And Jordan and Kathryn Pryde discuss gods, western accents and body language!

    Episode download: TWIP075master.mp3

    Release Date: August 7, 2016

    Run Time: 58:20
  • Seventy-fourth episode

    Episode Number: 74

    Pendulums, we are about to give you the most vital mission you will undertake on this one particular Sunday... drop by iTunes and leave us some reviews! It's the best way to help new people find our shows, which means more listeners and more Pendulums and more shows in the long run. And that is something we all want, so get reviewing! They don't even have to be long, one sentence will do, and we'll thank you forever. While you're at it, why not submit your script to our Parsec Award-winning anthology show, "Seminar"? And maybe submit some questions for Johnny Franks to "Active Radioactive Radio"? WE'RE JUST DYING FOR YOUR INTERACTION, basically. And keep your eyes open for an "Archer and Armstrong"-related surprise in the month of July! We've got preview trailers for "The Kingery" episode 809 and Sonnets 10 in "The Pendant Shakespeare", as well as an exclusive clip of "Active Radioactive Radio" episode 5, and Jordan and Blake Howard discuss funny voices, introversion and multiple hats! We could be TWIP heroes... just for one day.

    Episode download: TWIP074master.mp3

    Release Date: July 3, 2016

    Run Time: 41:59
  • Seventy-third episode

    Episode Number: 73

    We're on the YouTubes! Should that be a thing you're into. And we've received 19 total nominations in the 2016 Parsec Awards, congrats to all our fellow nominees and thanks to everyone who nominated us! The website was tweaked (fixed, if you want to be technical about it...), "Active Radioactive Radio" gets an assistant director, and be sure you stop by and check out the Valiant Central podcast episode 69 for more "Archer & Armstrong" audio drama news! We've got preview trailers for "The Kingery" episode 8x08, "Antony and Cleopatra" act V in "The Pendant Shakespeare", and "Seminar" episode 69, as well as an exclusive preview clip of "Active Radioactive Radio" episode 4, while Jordan and Pete Milan discuss fatigue, Starbucks and sandwiches by the phone!

    Episode download: TWIP073master.mp3

    Release Date: June 5, 2016

    Run Time: 46:14
  • Seventy-second episode

    Episode Number: 72

    The Valiant Comics "Archer and Armstrong" audio drama is still rolling out, and we need your reviews! And that's not all we need from you, because "Active Radioactive Radio" needs your questions for our host, Johnny Franks! So come on and give us your words, willya? The release calendar's been updated through the end of 2016, our Executive Producer appeared on the Valiant Central podcast to talk all things Pendant and "Archer and Armstrong", and all our podcasts are now on Google Play Podcasts! To top it off we've got preview trailers for "The Kingery" episode 8x07 and "Antony and Cleopatra" act IV in "The Pendant Shakespeare", as well as an exclusive preview clip of "Active Radioactive Radio" episode 3, and Jordan and Melissa Bartell discuss tornadoes, messengers and massage therapists!

    Episode download: TWIP072master.mp3

    Release Date: May 1, 2016

    Run Time: 46:56
  • Seventy-first episode

    Episode Number: 71

    "Archer and Armstrong" and "Active Radioactive Radio" are here! Get listening, leave feedback, and spread the word! "Archer and Armstrong" episode two is just around the corner, so get caught up while you still can. And tweet to @MountaintopStud or email, include the words OK TO AIR, and your question could be part of the show (and if it is, you'll get a prize in the mail!). We've got preview trailers for "Antony and Cleopatra" act III part 2 in "The Pendant Shakespeare" and "Seminar" episode 68, as well as an exclusive preview clip from "Active Radioactive Radio" episode 2! And Jordan and Anna Rodriguez discuss bus throwing, changing majors and listening to customers! Come on in to TWIP, where we always make it sound wrong!

    Episode download: TWIP071master.mp3

    Release Date: April 3, 2016

    Run Time: 41:19
  • Seventieth episode

    Episode Number: 70

    Hold on to your butts, because this episode is going to set you on fire! It's so exciting it's worth mixing metaphors over. "The Pendant Shakespeare" is coming out a week early this month... to make way for the premiere of the official Valiant Comics "Archer and Armstrong" audio drama on March 16! We've got the project preview trailer for your aural pleasure, but that's not all! We've also got the project preview trailer for "Active Radioactive Radio" which premieres March 28! Can you handle this much awesome? There's only one way to find out! We've also got a preview trailer for "Antony and Cleopatra" act III part 1, and Jordan and Andrew Hackley discuss being nice, dark and disturbing lines and deciphering Shakespeare!

    Episode download: TWIP070master.mp3

    Release Date: March 6, 2016

    Run Time: 41:24
  • Sixty-ninth episode

    Episode Number: 69

    News is back with a vengeance! Because news was very mad to be left out of the last episode, and now it's getting its revenge. "Quick Audio" comes to an end, a co-creator returns to "Seminar", "Archer & Armstrong" gets a production journal, and "Active Radioactive Radio" is coming your way in a scant few weeks! We've also had updates to the website and there's a surprise coming your way in February! Isn't that exciting? YES IT IS. We've got preview trailers for "The Kingery" episode 8x06, "Antony and Cleopatra" act II in "The Pendant Shakespeare" and "Seminar" episode 67, and Jordan and Rachel Riemke discuss being the strong one, threatening people and musicals!

    Episode download: TWIP069master.mp3

    Release Date: January 31, 2016

    Run Time: 40:16
  • Sixty-eighth episode - 2015 Pendy Awards!

    Episode Number: 68

    It's the 2015 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! Here's to a great 2016!

    Episode download: TWIP068master.mp3

    Release Date: January 3, 2016

    Run Time: 41:30
  • Sixty-seventh episode

    Episode Number: 67

    It's the last TWIP of 2015, and it's a doozy! We've got your official 2015 Pendy Award nominations, a new director for "Seminar", and news on Audio Verse Awards wins! You might think that's enough for one episode, but we said NO. MORE. So we've also got previews for The Sonnets part 9 in "The Pendant Shakespeare", "Henderson and Havner" episode 15, and "Seminar" episode 66! And you might again think that's enough, but we said NO! MORE! And so Jordan and Bryan Reid discuss lonely places, deep voices and Gollum! 

    Episode download: TWIP067master.mp3

    Release Date: December 6, 2015

    Run Time: 1:06:24
  • Sixty-sixth episode

    Episode Number: 66

    Well it's the director shuffle, yeah yeah. Singin' songs about directors and shows, yeah yeah. Find out who's going where and what's going why! We make much more sense inside the show, we swear. We've been nominated in the Audio Verse Awards, and our Coming Soon calendar has been updated into the far-off future we call June 2016! Crazy, I know. We've got preview trailers for The Kingery episode 8x03 and "Comedy of Errors" act V in "The Pendant Shakespeare", as well as an exclusive preview clip of "Henderson and Havner" episode 14! Jordan and Damian Haywood discuss iPads, cheat sheets and accents. This episode certified allergen-free (no such guarantee on the hosts).

    Episode download: TWIP066master.mp3

    Release Date: November 1, 2015

    Run Time: 30:27
  • Sixty-fifth episode

    Episode Number: 65

    Hey hey, "Seminar" is racking up the Parsec Awards! We've won two more, for Bext Speculative Fiction Magazine Podcast, and for Best Speculative Fiction Story Small Cast Short Form, for the featured short "O'Malley's Media Storm" by Vincent Morrison! Celebrate whydontcha! We've also got news on the Valiant Comics' "Archer & Armstrong" show as it steamrolls through production, so get those goodies within! We've got preview trailers for "The Kingery" episode 8x02, "Comedy of Errors" act IV in "The Pendant Shakespeare", and "Seminar" episode 65, as well as an exclusive preview clip of "Henderson and Havner" episode 13! Jordan and Dave Morgan discuss forgetting smoothies and big burgers while being very tights-wearing!n Getcher TWIP audio today! Mmm, grape!

    Episode download: TWIP065master.mp3

    Release Date: October 4, 2015

    Run Time: 1:00:43
  • Sixty-fourth episode

    Episode Number: 64

    The Valiant Comics "Archer and Armstrong" cast has been set! Hear the full cast list and get yourself fully updated on the production that's no flipping bullcorn. The Parsec Awards are this weekend, and we've got not one or two but THREE finalists up for awards! And they all involve one uber-talented person! We've got news on editorial and directorial moves, as well as preview trailers for "The Kingery" episode 8x01 and "Comedy of Errors" act III in The Pendant Shakespeare, an exclusive preview clip of "Henderson and Havner" episode 12, and Jordan and Christopher Gilstrap discuss college, naive cluelessness and John Wayne/Patrick Stewart! Enjoy the epersode! Or "episode" for those of you who prefer to pronounce things correctly.

    Episode download: TWIP064master.mp3

    Release Date: September 6, 2015

    Run Time: 33:33
  • Sixty-third episode

    Episode Number: 63

    The website has been updated with several things long outstanding, including winners of the 2014 Pendy Awards and Audio Verse Awards, so be sure to drop by and be remembered of who you chose as the best of the best last year! Are you an actor recording lines for Pendant? Our recording procedure hasn't changed, but but instructions are now clearer! We're just nice people like that. Our anthology show "Seminar" needs your scripts, as always, so get writing, willya? The Valiant Comics "Archer and Armstrong" casting talks are still ongoing, but we're really close to nailing everything down! We'll have your results soon. We've got preview trailers for "Comedy of Errors" act II in "The Pendant Shakespeare" and episode 64 of "Seminar", as well an exclusive preview clip of "Henderson and Havner" episode 11! And Jordan and M Sieiro Garcia discuss Donald Trump, ukuleles, and blanket apologies!

    Episode download: TWIP063master.mp3

    Release Date: August 2, 2015

    Run Time: 1:04:04
  • Sixty-second episode

    Episode Number: 62

    Have you heard the news? Pendant has teamed up with Valiant Comics to bring you audio dramas based on their comic book characters! First up is "Archer and Armstrong", and it's gonna knock your socks off! Get all the details within! The complete "Julius Caesar" is up for all your Shakespeare-marathoning needs, and our release calendar has been updated through January of 2016! We've got a preview trailer for our wild west "Comedy of Errors" act I in The Pendant Shakespeare and an exclusive preview clip of "Henderson and Havner" episode 10, and Jordan and Joe J. Thomas discuss Ronald Reagan, going dark and studly manliness! Throw up the horns! \m/

    Episode download: TWIP062master.mp3

    Release Date: July 5, 2015

    Run Time: 40:31
  • Sixty-first episode

    Episode Number: 61

    "The Kingery" has a return date! Season Eight will premiere early this fall! It'll have a bit of a different reelease schedule, though, because change can be good! Speaking of good things and change, "Quick Audio" will take a short hiatus early next year. And "Henderson and Havner" had its first ever blooper reel released last week. Did you hear it yet? It's lunatic-riffic! We've got an exclusive preview of "Henderson and Havner" episode nine and a preview trailer for "Seminar" episode 63, and Jordan and Rachelle Heger discuss energy, singing and TURNING IN YOUR LINES. It's the importantest! Hashtag twipthoughts.

    Episode download: TWIP061master.mp3

    Release Date: June 14, 2015

    Run Time: 34:31
  • Sixtieth episode

    Episode Number: 60

    "The Kingery" engines have been primed for takeoff, so... not really sure where that analogy was going, but suffice to say the show is now in production on season eight! "The Pendant Shakespeare" bloopers are coming, and you've got three days left to get your contributions in for the 50th episode anniversary reel! We can't do it without you, so get those submissions in! We've got a preview trailer for the eighth episode of sonnets in "The Pendant Shakespeare", and Jordan and Landon Beall discuss raccoons, Moby Dick, and big scoops!

    Episode download: TWIP060master.mp3

    Release Date: May 3, 2015

    Run Time: 44:19
  • Fifty-ninth episode

    Episode Number: 59

    The Pendant Shakespeare nears its fiftieth episode, and you know what that means... it's time for another anniversary reel! And we need YOU to help make it happen! Also that project we can't tell you about yet marches ever onward, and all its scripts are now locked in. BUT WHAT COULD IT BE? What indeed. Also you MAY want to pick up a copy of Witchblade 183 from Top Cow comics in May. You don't have to, but if you love us, you know, you should. Because we've got a story in it! We've got the preview trailer for "Seminar" episode 62 and Jordan and Paul Lavelle discuss latitude, exposition characters and an audio drama legacy!

    Episode download: TWIP059master.mp3

    Release Date: April 19, 2015

    Run Time: 35:34
  • Fifty-eighth episode

    Episode Number: 58

    A new assistant director comes on board "Henderson and Havner", which means we've got more warm bodies for the Director Mines! Er, I mean, hooray for more new directors! We've finally got your 2014 web stats, so just sit back and let the numbers wash over you in that way only numbers do. In their washing way. You know. Don't pretend you don't! We've got preview trailers for "The Kingery 7x12" and Act V of "Julius Caesar" in "The Pendant Shakespeare", and Jordan and Colin Kelly discuss teenage Colin, directing details and jerky audio characters! Now take your baby back!


    Episode download: TWIP058master.mp3

    Release Date: April 5, 2015

    Run Time: 1:12:40
  • Fifty-seventh episode

    Episode Number: 57

    "Henderson and Havner" are coming back to aggravate the world around them, and the entire team's returning! "The Pendant Shakespeare" gets a brief hiatus and a new assistant director, the release calendar has been updated and this is your only TWIP for March due to the vagaries of our schedule. VAGARIES, I tell you. We've got preview trailers for "The Kingery" episode 7x11 and "Julius Caesar" act IV, "Quick Audio" is still steamin' right along, and Jordan and Kathryn Pryde discuss sex scenes, intense interactions and script interpretations. Take a drink every time someone says "plot bunny"!

    Episode download: TWIP057master.mp3

    Release Date: March 1, 2015

    Run Time: 1:30:30
  • Fifty-sixth episode

    Episode Number: 56

    So the news on our stats is there are no stats, except there are some stats, and when we have those stats the Post-It of Destiny will allow us to configure a type of result that is sort of informtative. Everybody got that? There's big movement on our unnamed secret project that you should be hearing about sooner rather than later, unless it IS later, but it could be sooner. What we're saying is KEEP YOUR EARS OPEN. We've got preview trailers for "Tabula Rasa" episode 2x10 and "Seminar" episode 61, and Jordan and Mark Zaricor discuss being a couple of sickos, betime story voices and the A-Team and Miami Vice. Tally ho!

    Episode download: TWIP056master.mp3

    Release Date: February 15, 2015

    Run Time: 1:01:43
  • Fifty-fifth episode

    Episode Number: 55

    "Quick Audio" starts tomorrow, so who's jazzed? Are you not jazzed? GET. JAZZED. We were going to have some info on our 2014 stats for you, but then we didn't, but we mentioned how we would but then don't, so really let's say no more about it. We've got preview trailers for "The Kingery" episode 7x10 and "Julius Caesar" act III part II in the "The Pendant Shakespeare", as well as the final two "Quick Audio" project previews! To top it off, Jordan Gottlieb tells you all about job perks, what everybody wants to hear and things you can't get enough of.

    Episode download: TWIP055master.mp3

    Release Date: February 1, 2015

    Run Time: 1:03:18