ep 24 – Hellfire & Moonshine

The Brimblebanks Brothers return!  Well, SOME Brimblebanks Brothers return anyway.  Take a seat on a rockin’ chair and rest a spell as Coy and Vance Brimblebanks (along with their cousins Luella Lu and Billie Sue Sally Ann Ginger Snap Brimblebanks) tell the story of their ancestors Obidiah and his feud with the Devil.

hellfireandmoonshine It’s a story that’ll take you from one side of the US of A to the other (with a little side trip to heck along the way).  “Hellfire  & Moonshine” was written by Brodie H. Brockie and Justin Vidovic.

This episode’s story was brought to life by the voice talents of Brodie H. Brockie as Coy Brimblebanks, Charon, Dostoevsky, and Mr. Wormsworth; Justin Vidovic as Vance Brimblebanks and Shakespeare; Peter Dannug as Obidiah Brimblebanks; Leah Bauer as Billie Sue Sally Ann Ginger Snap Brimblebanks and Dante; Colleen Stano as Luella Lu Brimblebanks, Ryan N. Wilcox as the Devil and Goober, Deric Gochenauer as Sam, Desirae Nelson as Maybelle Washington; Robert Free as the Stranger at the Crossroads; Evan Murphy as Poe and the bartender; and Scott Longpre as Buford the talkin’ basset hound.

This episode’s commercial, Buzz-O-Matic, was written by Justin Vidovic and starred Vidovic, Leah Bauer, Colleen Stano, and Ryan Wilcox.

Now then, we know y’all are busy, but once in a while you just gotta rest yer dogs a spell and take in a good story, y’hear?  Drink in this tale of Americana we call “Hellfire & Moonshine…”

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Happy Valentine’s Day from the Inscrutable Brimblebanks Brothers’ Electronic Storytime!

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ep 23 – She’s A Catch

When you’re the only mermaid in all of Lake Michigan, shesacatchstaring out at the happy couples strolling Chicago’s Navy Pier, what’s a half-girl half-fish to do?  Join a dating site, of course.  But Sarena soon finds that while the right bait may bring you the catch of the day, it’s not always clear what to do once you’ve caught it.  “She’s a Catch” is written by Justin Vidovic and stars Justin Vidovic as Jameson Brimblebanks and Brodie H. Brockie as Bentley Brimblebanks.

This episode’s story was brought to life by the voice talents of: Francesca  Vitali as Sarena, John Benischek as Edgar, Patrick Goldman as Rick, Deric Gochenauer as Terry, and Colleen Stano as Lucinda Brimblebanks.

This episodes commercial, Garbage Chest, was written and performed by Brodie H. Brockie and Justin Vidovic and performed by Brockie, Vidovic, and Colleen Stano.

The Science Kids Lean About Quicksand was written by Brodie H. Brockie and starred Hayla Alawi as Jody and Amanda Burch as Dody.

And now, pull up a snack and listen to the soothing sounds of the waves as we listen to “She’s A Catch…”

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ep 22 – The Nutcracker Countermelody

brimblebanks_nutcrackercountermelodyThe Nutcracker – a classic Christmas ballet performed annually during which everyone enjoys the lovely music and dancing and tries not to wonder why a little girl would be excited about a Nutcracker for a Christmas present, why mice attack her when she gets it, why Drossylmeyer only has one eye, and why there is no plot.  Not to worry, we have all the answers for you and more in our exploration of the secret story behind the story.  The Nutcracker Countermelody was written by Brodie H. Brockie and Justin Vidovic and stars Brodie H. Brockie as Bentley Brimblebanks and Justin Vidovic as Jameson Brimblebanks.

This episode’s story was brought to life by the voice talents of: Riley O’Brien as Drossylmeyer; Colleen Stano as Isabelle and Lucinda Brimblebanks; Leah Bauer as the Mouse Queen and Millicent Brimblebanks; Peter Dannug as the Mouse King; Claire de Vries as Clara; Theo Billups as Pinnochio, the Shoemaker, and the Mousenary; Makayla Franklin as the Sugarplum Fairy and the Mouse Spy; and Brodie H. Brockie as Gepetto and Mortonimous.

This Episode’s Commercial, Christmas, was written by Brodie H. Brockie and performed by Ryan N. Wilcox and Grayson Wilcox.

This episode’s music was composed by a young talent named Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.  Keep an eye on this guy.

And now we’ve got a Christmas tale to share.  Let’s get crackin’…

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Well wishes of the season

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ep 21-HALLOWEEN: I Scream, You Scream (Bentley’s Tale)

halloween_iscreamyouscreamIt’s time for both tricks and treats with our third Halloween tale for the year.  Bentley churns up a spooky story that shows us graveyards and mansions aren’t the only things that can get haunted.  Join Spike and Sharon as they venture into an old abandoned ice cream parlour and find out the cold treats aren’t the only things that will give them chills.

“I Scream, You Scream” was written by Brodie H. Brockie and stars Brodie H. Brockie as Bentley Brimblebanks.

This story was brought to life by the voice talents of Theo Billups as Spike, Amanda Wilhoit as Sharon, Justin Vidovic as the Ice Cream Clowns, and Brodie H. Brockie as Spooker Scooper.

Now get ready for 31 flavors of fear in “I Scream, You Scream…”

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ep 20-HALLOWEEN: Tiny Werewolves (Jameson’s Tale)

halloween_tinywerewolvesThe Brimblebanks Brothers (well, just one of them really) are (is) back with another spooky Halloween morsel to delight your spookiest earbuds.

It’s Jameson’s turn to tell a tale this time, and the full moon is backing him up for this tale of werewolves.  But these aren’t just any werewolves, these are miniature lycanthropes – Tiny Werewolves.

Tiny Werewolves is written by Justin Vidovic and stars Justin Vidovic as Jameson Brimblebanks.

And that’s all.  He’s flying solo this time around.

Now put out some mouse traps, then sit back and enjoy this poetic tale of minuscule lupine menaces…

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