Episode 15: An Incomplete Tour of New England Spite Homes

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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Content warnings at end of show notes.


In order of appearance, this episode featured:

  • Alexander Danner as The Narrator (he/him)
  • Sam Musher as Emily Bespin (she/her)
  • Braden Lamb as Leon Stamatis (he/him)
  • Jessica Washington as Isabelle Powell (she/her)
  • Lydia Anderson as Gemma Linzer-Coolidge (she/her)
  • and Jim Johanson as Rusty the MBTA Driver (he/him)

Also featuring Mike Linden as the Wonderland Ad, Jeff Van Dreason as Lenny the Lawyer and… the Voice of the Lottery.

Interviews recorded with Greater Boston residents.


  • Charlie on the MTA is performed by Emily Peterson and Dirk Tiede.
  • Wonderland Rocks by Dave Fernandez.
  • Drums by Jim Johanson
  • Robot-beat by Broke Yeti.
  • Drive the Cold Away performed by Adrienne Howard, Emily Peterson and Dirk Tiede.

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

Episode transcripts will be posted online at GreaterBostonShow.com.


  • Strong language.
  • Discussions of contemporary and historic racism, slavery, and housing discrimination.
  • Deliberate vehicular mayhem.
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