Episode 19: Profiles with Chuck Octagon, Election Special

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

Content warnings after show notes.


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In order of appearance, this episode featured:

  • Jeff Van Dreason as Chuck Octagon (he/him)
  • Jessica Washington as Isabelle Powell (she/her)
  • Sam Musher as Emily Bespin (she/her)
  • Summer Unsinn as Charlotte Linzer-Coolidge (she/her)
  • Alexander Danner as The Narrator (he/him)
  • James Capobianco as The Mayor of the Red Line (he/him)
  • Tanja Milojevic as Melissa Weatherby (she/her)
  • Lydia Andersona as Gemma Linzer-Coolidge (she/her)
  • Julia Propp as Louisa Alvarez (she/her)
  • Mario Da Rosa Jr. as Isaiah Powell (he/him)
  • Braden Lamb as Leon Stamatis (he/him)

Also featuring Julian Danner as Young Monty and Ben Flaumenhaft as the Red Line official.

Interviews recorded with Greater Boston residents.


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

Haul Away Joe and Train Jam performed by Adrienne Howard, Emily Peterson and Dirk Tiede.

Dream music by Jeff Van Dreason.

Drums by Jim Johanson.

Robot beat by Broke Yeti.

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


Episode transcripts will be posted online at GreaterBostonShow.com, and you can follows us on Twitter at InGreaterBoston.

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Content Warnings

  • Strong Language
  • Abandonment
  • Phobic panic response
  • Discussion of historic racial violence against children
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