Episode 1: Family Riddles

This week in Greater Boston, we meet three siblings: baby brother Dimitri hunts the Sasquatch in “Part-Time Cryptozoologists;” middle child Nica rubs shoulders with celebrities in “The Famous Bobbin Winder;” and eldest brother Leon dies on a roller coaster in “Disaster Planning.”


Written and Produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason.

Recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon.


James Johnston as Dimitri Stamatis

Kelly McCabe as Nica Stamatis

Braden Lamb as Leon Stamatis

Alexander Danner as the narrator and the Singer pitch man

Jeff Van Dreason as BB Bosco and Someday Cafe MC

Interview clips gathered from greater Boston residents.


Charlie on the MTA (intro/outro) is performed by Emily Peterson and Dirk Tiede

Tosa Walts (Part-Time Crypto Zoologists) composed by Michael Cassidy and performed by Emily Peterson and Dirk Tiede.

Additional music (Big Book of Riddles) by David Fernandez.


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Content warnings

  • Strong language
  • Death (Non-violent) (ambiguous suicide)