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Supernatural Radio Drama "Oddly Enough" Returns to the Air for Second Season

V1 Staff

Just in time for the spooky season, Converge Radio and the Chippewa Valley Writers Guild are unleashing the second season of Oddly Enough, a locally written, produced, and performed radio drama. Described as part Twilight Zone and part X-Files – plus a dash of humor – Oddly Enough will explore tales of unusual archaeological discoveries, alien invasions, summer camp horrors, and other uncanny happenings.

The season’s 10 episodes were penned by a stable of local writers, including Laura Buchholz, Deb Peterson, B.J. Hollars, and Jim and Jane Jeffries. “Season one” which aired early this year – “really helped us get a handle on the radio drama’s tone, style, and structure,” said Hollars, who also serves as director of the writers guild. “Season two really allowed us to show off all that we’ve learned.” Karen Drydyk is showrunner for the series, which was produced by Scott Morfitt, station manager of Converge Radio (99.9 FM).  Featured actors include Rob Reid, Amber Dernbach, Mike Paulus, Jill Markgraf, Matt Kiskunas, Bev Olson, Wayne Dallman, and many more. Episodes will air at 6pm each Friday from Oct. 4 to Dec. 13 (except Nov. 8).

Here’s a full schedule of the episodes, their authors, and their airdates:

Oct. 4: Cornfield of Love (Buchholz)

Oct. 11: Go the Extra Mile (Peterson)

Oct. 18: Memory Root and Bough (Jeffries)

Oct. 25: The Legend of Gassy Gus (Hollars)

Nov. 1: The Colony (Peterson)

Nov. 15: Civil Dialogue (Buchholz)

Nov. 22: Hold Your Nose and Make a Wish (Peterson)

Nov. 29: Wrong Number (Jeffries)

Dec. 6: The Tinkerer (Hollars)

Dec. 13: 7 Inches of Snow (Buchholz)

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Pulling Together Partners

The following organizations are currently supporting Volume One’s work in the community during the pandemic:

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L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, Eau Claire

Downtown Eau Claire Inc DECI

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

Pablo Group

Wisconsin Independent Network

Middle West Management

Bon Iver

Royal Credit Union

Silver Spring

Evergreen Surgical

Charter Bank

Chippewa Valley Technical College

The Murty Henriksen Family

The Larry and Marie Past Family

The Dan and Kerry Kincaid Family

Anton and Rae Schilling-Smets

Brady and Jeanne Foust

If your organization is interested in supporting Volume One during this difficult time, nick@volumeone.orgcontact us.