Episode 8: Message in a Bottle

This week in Greater Boston, Dimitri exits the submarine in “The Wrong Ocean,” Michael calls Nica with a special invitation, in “Gemini Nature” and Extinction Event orchestrates a lunchtime social in “The Seance.” All that in Episode 8: Message in a Bottle.

Content Warnings at end of show notes.


Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason with recording and technical assistance from Marc Harmon.

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In order of appearance, this episode featured:

  • James Johnston as Dimitri Stamatis (he/him)
  • Kelly McCabe as Nica Stamatis (she/her)
  • James Oliva as Michael Tate (he/him)
  • Alexander Danner as The Narrator (he/him)
  • James Capobianco as Extinction Event Poletti (he/him)
  • Arun Sannuti as Tyrell Fredericks (he/him)
  • And Braden Lamb as Leon Stamatis (he/him)

Interviews recorded with Greater Boston residents.


Charlie on the MTA is performed by Emily Peterson and Dirk Tiede. Circus Music performed by Adrienne Howard, Emily Peterson, and Dirk Tiede. Drum tracks by Jim Johanson.

Some sound effects and music used from public domain and creative commons sources.


Episode transcripts will be posted online at GreaterBostonShow.com.

Twitter: @InGreaterBoston

Greater Boston is written in part at The Writers’ Room of Boston, a non-profit workspace for Boston-area writers. Find out more at WritersRoomofBoston.org.


  • Strong Language
  • Mild Gore
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