Mini-Episode: Tinker, Leon, Marlo, Guy

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason with recording and technical support by Marck Harmon.

This mini-episode features:

  • Mike Linden as Guy
  • Mike Linden as Marlo
  • Richard Penner as Tinker in Taunton

Charlie on the MTA performed by Emily Peterson and Dirk Tiede.

Content Warnings:

  • Jokes
  • Questions
  • Lies

Transcript for Mini-Episode: Tinker Leon Marlo Guy

This is…
This is…
This is…

Greater Boston!

[phone ringing. Answering machine picks up]

There is a job. I request the services of your truck. Review the requirements in my ad before committing your truck to this job. If your truck has gone through any modifications or adjustments since our last encounter, if you’ve purchased a new truck, if your truck is dirty or soiled, please re-apply with digital images of any such alterations. Consider “no names for your truck” an addendum to my original ad. If your truck has maintained the integrity apparent in our last encounter, meet me at the following coordinates. 9:30pm. Thursday evening.

41.934445, -71.099933


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Transcript for Mini-Episode: Assistant 2

[Charlie on the MTA plays.]


This is

This is

This is

Greater Boston

[Music fades]


First and foremost, you need to understand that this position requires loyalty. Complete loyalty. And commitment. Your contract would be for the entire duration of the campaign, with severe penalties for early termination. No quitting allowed. Try to quit, and I’ll sue you straight to the gutter.

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Mini-Episode: Assistant 2

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason, with recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon.
Content warnings at end of show notes.
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This episode featured
  • Sam Musher as Emily Bespin
  • and Kelly McCabe as Nica Stamatis
Charlie on the MTA recorded by Emily Peterson and Dirk Tiede.
Content notes:
  • Threats of violence
  • Classism
  • Implicit racism
  • Reference to terrorism

Transcript for Mini-Episode: Life in Red Line

Life in Red Line

[Charlie on the MTA plays]


This is

This is

This is

Greater Boston

[Music fades]

[Unhappy crowd in the subway.]


Melissa waited self-consciously on the platform at Downtown Crossing, amidst a crowd of agitated commuters all trying to get home. The first train to pass helped no one, every car keeping its doors tightly shut, “Free Isaiah” signs hanging proudly in their windows. Commuters growled their frustration, banged on locked doors.

[Sound of an egg smashing, followed by angry groans from the crowd.]

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