Transcript for Episode 17: The Red Line Tea Party

COLD OPEN CHUCK OCTAGON — Jeff Van Dreason What’s your favorite historical fact or story about Boston history? Male Interview 1 The…Boston Tea Party I think it was? When they dumped the tea in the…in the uhh…ocean? Chuck Octagon Mmhmm. Male Interview 1 So I like that one. And because why is because they relateContinue reading “Transcript for Episode 17: The Red Line Tea Party”

Transcript for Episode 16.5: Dear Leon 1

[Ambient noises and jazz drones and play throughout fade up. Someone handwriting a letter. A typewriter. A computer. The typewriter jumps to a new line, producing a ding]. STAY JUICY IN ST JOHN — Ryan Estrada Dear Leon, I have a very strong distaste for raisins, craisins, blaisins, plaisins, cherraisins, banaisins and other such “humiliatedContinue reading “Transcript for Episode 16.5: Dear Leon 1”

Episode 16: Extinction Event at the Olive Garden

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason, with recording and technical assistance from Marck Harmon. You can support the show through our Patreon campaign or by leaving us a rating and review on iTunes. Content warnings at end of show notes. CAST This episode featured: Tanja Milojevic as WandaContinue reading “Episode 16: Extinction Event at the Olive Garden”

Transcript for Episode 16: Extinction Event at the Olive Garden

COLD OPEN VOICE 1 Several years ago, out back of one of the clubs in Boston, I saw a rat that was the size of a small dog. CHUCK OCTAGON—Jeff Van Dreason I have definitely seen rats that size. [Charlie on the MTA begins.] VOICE 1 Yeah. And it…it was funny because as we wereContinue reading “Transcript for Episode 16: Extinction Event at the Olive Garden”

Transcript for Episode 15: An Incomplete Tour of New England Spite Homes

COLD OPEN Female Interview 1 I never liked sleeping by myself when I was a kid, I always insisted of like, staying with my brother or my mom. And my brother hates sleeping with me because he told me I kick too much. And like I take up the whole bed? And like, every time,Continue reading “Transcript for Episode 15: An Incomplete Tour of New England Spite Homes”

Transcript for Episode 14: The Watcher Over ThirdSight

COLD OPEN CHUCK OCTAGON – Jeff Van Dreason What’s the best thing about Boston? INTERVIEW 1 The diversity. INTERVIEW 2 Yeah. INTERVIEW 3 The education. MULTIPLE Yeah. INTERVIEW 1 Yes, the education. INTERVIEW 4 I’m trying to think of something. INTERVIEW 5 I guess the city life. INTERVIEW X Housing. INTERVIEW X I would sayContinue reading “Transcript for Episode 14: The Watcher Over ThirdSight”

Episode 13: Mayor Linzer-Coolidge and the Lottery

Greater Boston is written and produced by Alexander Danner and Jeff Van Dreason with recording and technical assistance from Marc Harmon. Content warnings at end of show notes. You can follow Greater Boston on Twitter @InGreaterBoston. And you can help keep the show running by supporting our Patreon campaign, or by sharing the show withContinue reading “Episode 13: Mayor Linzer-Coolidge and the Lottery”

Transcript for Episode 13: Mayor Linzer-Coolidge and the Lottery

COLD OPEN Interviewer — Jeff Van Dreason Is Boston a racist city? Several Interview Voices Yes. Female Interview 1 Depends. Other Interview Voices (background) Yes. / Yeah. Interviewer Depends on what? Female Interview 1 Like…it depends on. Like…basically who…who are your neighbors? Female Interview 2 I say some areas. Because like, if you’re like. SeeContinue reading “Transcript for Episode 13: Mayor Linzer-Coolidge and the Lottery”