Transcript for Mini-Episode: Assistant 2

[Charlie on the MTA plays.]

VARIOUS

This is

This is

This is

Greater Boston

[Music fades]

EMILY BESPIN — Sam Musher

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.
We’ve updated our online shop with new items including an official mini-comic tour of the city of Red Line, and three different t-shirts: Braden Lamb’s T-Map art, hippopotomodes, or disillusioned Sasquatch. Find them all through our website at GreaterBostonShow.com.
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]

VARIOUS

This is

This is

This is

Greater Boston

[Music fades]

[Unhappy crowd in the subway.]

NARRATOR

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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Transcript for Mini-Episode: Shine a Light on ThirdSight

[News intro music]

CHUCK OCTAGON — Jeff Van Dreason

This is Chuck Octagon reporting for News 7 Shines a Light, and today we are shining our light on ThirdSight Media, the publishing body at the center of the Lottery attacks, and many questions abound. As a publisher, ThirdSight is responsible for such new agey claptrap as Metaphysical Monthly and Political Prognostication. It is also the former workplace of Dipshit Poletti, the man who blackmailed me into marrying my wonderful husband Andy in the ridiculous City of Red Line, leading to the third and final Lottery attack, the Octagon Wedding Debacle, or “Ocdebacle” as some have taken to calling it, against my personal wishes. Poletti has since confessed to being a part of the conspiracy behind the attacks, pinning leadership of the scheme firmly on his employer, the publisher of ThirdSight Media—a man whose name has yet to be revealed.

Further complicating matters is evidence discovered by the administration of Acting Mayor Linzer-Coolidge tying ThirdSight Media directly to the mayoral campaign of Emily Bespin.

Today we are speaking with employees of ThirdSight Media—or perhaps I should say former employees, as the building has since shuttered without explanation—to see what they can reveal about their nefarious company. Continue reading “Transcript for Mini-Episode: Shine a Light on ThirdSight”