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Syndication

Episode 46: Boléro

As Eiffel, Minkowski, and Hera reel from the results of their mutiny, it soon becomes clear that even worse dangers might be right around the corner. With everyone's psyche in a delicate state and the chances of survival mounting against them, the crew has to decide how to spend their last hours before the alien contact event. Plus, the Grand Ol' Opry, ooga-booga, evolution, the oncoming alien-pocalypse, and getting by with some help from your friends. 

Direct download: Bolero.mp3
Category:Science Fiction -- posted at: 3:18pm EDT

Episode 45: Desperate Measures

This episode of Wolf 359 contains gun violence. Listener discretion is advised.

Part two of two. The crew desperately tries to salvage their mutiny and escape the wrath of the SI-5. But as both sides try to out-maneuver each other, the danger of drastic actions causing irreparable damage becomes more and more pronounced. Plus, the hands of the enemy, disciplinary tools, recreational monster hunting, warning shots, and disgusting pieces of human garbage.

Direct download: Desperate_Measures.mp3
Category:Science Fiction -- posted at: 10:48pm EDT

Episode 44: Desperate Times

Part one of two. Still reeling from recent revelations, the crew plans to neutralize Colonel Kepler and the SI-5. But it's not long before different factions insist on conflicting ways to overcome their enemies - and about the level of force the situation calls for. Plus, clinical descriptions, war crime fuel, different approaches to weasel-popping, situations of absolutely elephantine proportions, and a lovely set of steak knives.

Direct download: Desperate_Times.mp3
Category:Science Fiction -- posted at: 12:14am EDT

Episode 43: Persuasion

With just over a day left before the long-anticipated alien contact event, Colonel Kepler keeps the crew working overtime to get the Hephaestus ready for anything - and everything - that might happen. As they work around the clock, however, the crew finds that Wolf 359's turbulent air space and a side project of Doctor Hilbert's might offer some unique challenges and some unexpected opportunities. Plus, Q-branch gizmos, Santa's Workshop, studly, manly things, bedtime reading, and the latest in Hephaestus Fashion. 

Direct download: Persuasion.mp3
Category:Science Fiction -- posted at: 12:29am EDT

In order to better study the properties of an incoming solar storm, Eiffel, Lovelace, Jacobi, and Maxwell are assigned to collect data on board a small experimental module. Separated from the Hephaestus and the rest of the crew for four days, they must find ways to occupy their minds and stave off boredom. But as time goes by and the storm draws closer, they soon discover that their expedition may be more exciting than they expected. Plus, responsible scientific surveys, vaguely horrific people, Cthulhu, episodes of The Twilight Zone, and doing things by the book. 

Direct download: Time_To_Kill.mp3
Category:Science Fiction -- posted at: 6:00pm EDT

Episode 41: Memoria

With Hera out of commission, Doctor Maxwell attempts a difficult reconstructive procedure on the unresponsive autopilot program. Before she can even begin, however, she will have to navigate through the shifting landscape of Hera’s memory banks, a task infinitely more complex than it might appear at first glance. Plus, subjective realities, really loud pinball machines, deleted scenes, attempted crew member homicide, and a backdoor into the subconscious.

Direct download: Memoria.mp3
Category:Science Fiction -- posted at: 11:55am EDT

Episode 40: Limbo

While most of the crew tries to enjoy a rare moment of downtime, Doctor Maxwell discovers some previously undetected flaws in the station's systems. When her suspicions about these faults are proven right, the crew is forced to have a series of unexpected and difficult conversations. Plus, the Cybermen Appreciation Society, Cold Shower September, the master of the prank, everlasting funstoppers, and a big pink Heffalump that only you can see. 

 

Direct download: Limbo.mp3
Category:Science Fiction -- posted at: 10:12pm EDT

Episode 39: All Things Considered

After a technical mishap causes Jacobi's latest experimental gizmo to discharge within the Urania, a number of the SI-5's personal items are vented into space. A furious Colonel Kepler assembles everyone who was involved, hell bent on determining which of his underlings is at fault. But when Minkowski, Jacobi, and Eiffel each present wildly different accounts of the event, he and Captain Lovelace discover that determining the why, the how, the when, and the who is responsible for this snafu might be trickier than it first appears. Plus, willful destruction of property, outright libel, Thunderdome, excellent opportunities for science, and Exit 101.

Direct download: All_Things_Considered.mp3
Category:Science Fiction -- posted at: 6:37pm EDT

Episode 38: Happy Endings

Preparations are underway to deal with the next contact anomaly from Wolf 359. But the old crew of the Hephaestus is still unsure what preparations they should make to deal with Colonel Kepler and his team, and the divide in strategies is only getting sharper. Hoping to bring an end to the standstill, Dr. Hilbert decides to try a more radical approach, and seek help from an unlikely source. Plus, the Midnight Society, botanical incidents, inane military mantras, perfectly equitable solutions, and a little Easter Egg.

Direct download: Happy_Endings.mp3
Category:Science Fiction -- posted at: 11:45pm EDT

Mini Episode 13: Kansas

Captain Warren Kepler undergoes an evaluation.

Direct download: Kansas.mp3
Category:Science Fiction -- posted at: 10:44pm EDT

Mini Episode 12: Pagliacci

Communications Specialist Douglas Eiffel considers consequences and responsibilities.

Direct download: Pagliacci.mp3
Category:Science Fiction -- posted at: 8:48pm EDT

Mini Episode 11: Decommissioned

Unit 214 is given a second chance to prove her value as a company asset.

Direct download: Decommissioned.mp3
Category:Science Fiction -- posted at: 8:07pm EDT

Mini Episode 10: Things That Break Other Things

Daniel Jacobi celebrates an anniversary.

Direct download: Things_That_Break_Other_Things.mp3
Category:Science Fiction -- posted at: 8:32pm EDT

Mini Episode 9: Greensboro

Air Force Captain Isabel Lovelace faces an unexpected test.

Direct download: Greensboro.mp3
Category:Science Fiction -- posted at: 12:08am EDT

Mini Episode 8: Language Mapping

Doctor Alana Maxwell tries to solve an irritating problem.

Direct download: Language_Mapping.mp3
Category:Science Fiction -- posted at: 6:44pm EDT

Mini Episode 7: Rebranding

Doctor Dmitri Volodin gets a visit from a man who wants to know more about his experimental research. 

Direct download: Rebranding.mp3
Category:Science Fiction -- posted at: 2:25pm EDT

Mini Episode 6: Once In a Lifetime

Air Force Lieutenant Renée Minkowski considers an unusual opportunity.

Direct download: Once_In_a_Lifetime.mp3
Category:Science Fiction -- posted at: 7:52pm EDT

Episode 37: Overture

When Jacobi repeatedly tries - and fails - to put an additional signal receiver in orbit around Wolf 359, most of the crew writes off the endeavor as a lost cause. However, when the Hephaestus is hit by an unexpected series of stellar flares and the strongest musical transmission to date, they might finally be able to get some hard data on the origin of the deep space signals - if they are able to accomplish that seemingly impossible task. Plus, breakfast burritos, insights from Doug Eiffel, violent decompression, the Death Vortex of Death, and a perfect Sunday afternoon. 

Direct download: Overture.mp3
Category:Science Fiction -- posted at: 12:06am EDT

Episode 36: Fire and Brimstone

An accident leaves Dr. Maxwell in imminent danger and the entire station in a state of emergency. The crew scrambles to mount a rescue, but when Kepler and Minkowski disagree over which is the best way to conduct the operation and which way will get them all killed, long simmering tensions between the current and the former commanders come to a head. Can the fractured crew come together in time to prevent a catastrophe? Plus, towering infernos, strategic advantages, rank insubordination, the crazy train, and a very judicious application of explosives.

Direct download: Fire_and_Brimstone.mp3
Category:Science Fiction -- posted at: 8:34pm EDT

Episode 35: Need to Know

As they struggle with a demanding schedule, an expanding workload, and Colonel Kepler's growing secrecy, tensions amongst the crew members - both old and new - are on the verge of a breaking point. But when a technical glitch gives Minkowski, Lovelace, Hera, Jacobi, and Maxwell a chance to peak behind the curtain, they soon discover they might be in over their heads. Plus, the Dick Dastardly Administration, self-evident statements, basic motor control, pathological fears, and hostile assaults on the senses.

Direct download: Need_to_Know.mp3
Category:Science Fiction -- posted at: 4:33am EDT

Mini Episode 5: Long Story Short

Jacobi reflects on his relationship with Colonel Kepler.

Direct download: Long_Story_Short.mp3
Category:Science Fiction -- posted at: 7:12pm EDT

Episode 34: A Matter of Perspective

When the Urania's radio picks up and loses the first deep space signal in months, Colonel Kepler puts everyone on high alert. Split into two teams and forced to stay up on an all-night stakeout, the crew must find ways to keep busy and face unique challenges. On the Urania, Eiffel, Jacobi, and Kepler contemplate their place in the universe. Meanwhile, on the Hephaestus, Minkowski, Hera, Lovelace, and Maxwell confront a threat unlike any they've ever encountered. Plus, the wheel of ages, kitchen sinks, nuclear winter rounds, teenage love lives, and Funzo.

Direct download: A_Matter_of_Perspective.mp3
Category:Science Fiction -- posted at: 5:20am EDT

Episode 33: Don't Poke the Bear

Seeking to prevent another unforeseen Decima outbreak, Eiffel and Hilbert run tests to determine the status of the virus inside the Communication Officer's body. The two men are forced to deal with an unexpected complication, however, when Colonel Kepler decides he wants to sit in on the proceedings. And when Captain Lovelace tries to break into the SI-5's private archive, she receives help from an unexpected source. Plus, brute force, the Medical Mystery Tour, Personal Moron Taxes, wacky misunderstandings, and the farthest point past the bottom of any food chain.

Direct download: Dont_Poke_the_Bear.mp3
Category:Science Fiction -- posted at: 3:36am EDT

Episode 32: Controlled Demolition

As the SI-5 tightens its grip on the Hephaestus, Colonel Kepler decides to run a comprehensive job review. Each faced with unique challenges, Eiffel, Minkowski, Lovelace, and Hilbert all struggle to prove their worth, preserve their autonomy, and stay ahead of the new management. Plus, mind-numbing drudgery, the Twilight Zone, Kung-Fu Chess, Geppetto, and very official clipboards.

Direct download: Controlled_Demolition.mp3
Category:Science Fiction -- posted at: 11:19pm EDT

Wolf 359 Live: Deep Space Survival Procedure and Protocol
Recorded Live at the Alchemical Theatre Laboratory in New York City! It’s been a rough few months for Communications Officer Doug Eiffel. He’s dealt with plant monsters, the reappearance of a not-so-presumed-dead captain, and a supervirus still chilling in his circulatory system. But he’s about to face his biggest challenge yet: when a mysterious noise from the comms console causes the crew to question his abilities, will Eiffel be able to solve the mystery, keep his sanity, and get everyone else to cut him some slack? Plus, normal weird signals, voodoo pulled pork, all of the air bubbles, and the importance of chit-chat.
Direct download: Wolf_359_Live_-_Deep_Space_Procedure_and_Protocol.mp3
Category:Science Fiction -- posted at: 8:20pm EDT

Mini Episode 4: Meanwhile

An important message prompts additional resources to be uncovered for the Hephaestus Mission.

Direct download: Meanwhile.mp3
Category:Science Fiction -- posted at: 10:46pm EDT

Episode 31: Sécurité

Sécurité. (noun) An international radio signal, used to convey messages concerning safety of navigation or important warning. Plus, sensitive information, sun tanning opportunities, surreal nightmares, bunny slippers, and the end of the known universe.

Direct download: Securite.mp3
Category:Science Fiction -- posted at: 2:27am EDT

Episode 30: Mayday

Mayday. (noun) An international radio distress signal, used to signify a state of emergency on board a craft. Plus, complete operational breakdown, better ways to fly, mathematical realities, an idle mind, and the big blue wrecking ball.

Direct download: Mayday.mp3
Category:Science Fiction -- posted at: 2:04am EDT

Episode 29: Pan-Pan

Pan-Pan. (noun) An international radio distress signal, used to signify a state of urgency on board a craft. Plus, very simple instructions, Space Yukon, adventures in grease monkeying, Disney table manners, and killing everything and everyone.

Direct download: Pan-Pan.mp3
Category:Science Fiction -- posted at: 9:13pm EDT

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