Transcript for Episode 34: The Storm on the Sea of Galilee

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INTERVIEW
Yeah, when I was…what was it? The fourth grade? Um…my mom and I got evicted from our house.

CHUCK OCTAGON – Jeff Van Dreason
How did you deal with that?

INTERVIEW

Um… I don’t…I just remember like, asking my friends, I think, if I could stay with them. And then I remember asking my aunt. And she said “no.”

[Charlie on the MTA plays]

It was like a lot of like…doors being closed on me, but like…we got through it.

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Episode 34: The Storm on the Sea of Galilee


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

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Transcript for Episode 33: By Hook or By Crook

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CHUCK OCTAGON – Jeff Van Dreason
Can you think of a time when you were desperate for a specific piece of information, or had some news you were anxious about hearing?

INTERVIEW 1

Oooh, uhh, when Trump became president. I remember that. I was like…oh, the day before um I was so anxious and I was like, aheh, I don’t think this is going to happen, but you never know, and then like it happened and ….

[Charlie on the MTA begins to play]

CHUCK OCTAGON

Did you wait up to….see the results?

INTERVIEW 1
No, I didn’t. I was so scared. I was like, if I keep – oh my gosh, it was so bad. I was like, if I keep like wrestling and like thinking about this? I’m never going to be able to like…go to bed or anything. So…yeah. I couldn’t. I could not.

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Episode 33: By Hook or By Crook

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

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Transcript for Episode 32: To Seek Out New Life and New Civilizations

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CHUCK OCTAGON

Why do you think you’re here on this earth?

INTERVIEW
I don’t know. I feel like I was set out to make a difference. I love helping people who are telling stories. I love hearing perspectives of the people so I can have a like a good relationship with them. Like, I just like hearing conversations about people’s life and how they live it. Like, how I can compare myself to a like completely different lifestyle that’s…I’ve never known before. So it’s just really fascinating learning about how other people live their life differently than I do.

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Episode 32: To Seek Out New Life and New Civilizations

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

You can follow Greater Boston on Twitter @InGreaterBoston or on Tumblr at GreaterBlogston.tumblr.com. Follow us there for news, updates, and behind the scenes chat about the show!

Thank you to supporters Bridge and Rasmus! You to can support us on Patreon at GreaterBoston.Patreon.com!

This episode featured:

  • Braden Lamb as Leon Stamatis (he/him)
  • Jessica Washington as Isabelle Powell (she/her)
  • Summer Unsinn as Charlotte Linzer Coolidge (she/her)
  • Mario da Rosa as Isaiah Powell (he/him)
  • Jeff Van Dreason as Chuck Octagon (he/him)
  • Marck Harmon as Andy Wood (he/him)
  • Arun Sannuti as Tyrell Fredericks (he/him)
  • Lydia Anderson as Gemma Linzer-Coolidge (she/her)
  • Julia Propp as Louisa Alvarez (she/her)
  • Michael Melia as Philip West (he/him)
  • Mike Linden as Marlo (he/him), Guy (he/him), and Wendell (he/him)
  • Johanna Bodnyk as Mallory (she/her)
  • James Johnston as Dimitri Stamatis (he/him)
  • Julia Morizawa as Omi Ogawa (she/him)

With appearances by Colin Kelly as Andorian Cos-Player and Sean Kelly of the delightful comedy podcast Improvised Star Trek as the convention representative.

  • And featuring special guest Tim Russ of Star Trek Voyager as himself.

Charlie on the MTA by Emily Peterson and Dirk Tiede

Greater Boston Trek theme by Eli McIlveen

Transcripts available at GreaterBostonShow.com

Content Notes

  • Strong Language
  • Reference to “Bury Your Gays” trope
  • Reference to that episode of Voyager where Paris and Janeway are transformed into lizards and then have lizard sex resulting in lizard babies, what the hell was even up with that?
  • Discussion of systemic racism
  • Singing, briefly in Klingon
  • Police arrest
  • Brief crossing of personal boundaries

Transcript for Mini Episode: Seriously, What’s the F***ing Deal with the Guinea Pigs? Part 3

JEFF VAN DREASON

Hey everyone! In just a few days after the release of this episode, we’ll be appearing at PodCon 2 in Seattle, from January 18th to 20th. And we’ll have a creator table there as well, so come on by and say hello! We’ll have t-shirts and posters and other merch, including some exclusive items we’ll only be selling at PodCon. And guess what? Two weeks from today, we’re back from our hiatus with our next full-length season 3 episode. Episode 32: To Seek Out New Life and New Civilizations. Beam up on January 29th, and be ready for some surprises, including a brand new cast member we’re super excited about.

[Drums & Guinea pigs]

This week in Greater Boston: Seriously, What’s the Fucking Deal with the Guinea Pigs? Part 3.

OLIVER

So there we were, Norbert and I. One-time arsonists, on the brink of greater criminal endeavors.

LEON

You’ve left something out, haven’t you?

OLIVER

I quickly became adept at picking locks, while Norbert studied the techniques for defeating electronic security systems.

LEON

You left all of your father’s belongings in the house to burn.

OLIVER

Breaking and entering became our vocation.

LEON

But his guinea pig cages and feeders and paraphernalia are still sitting in your old hideout.

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