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About the show

Ostium is a fictional podcast about a man who discovers a secret town with many doors that lead him to strange and interesting places.

a heart with an arrow through itWhat fans say about the podcast

What's behind the next door?

I binge listened to it in the better part of a week. Ostium is a world, for all of its unpredictability and danger, that I would actually want to visit if it really existed. Plus, it looks like all the weirdness and plot threads are actually coming together. It feels like there's an actual plan for how this will end, as opposed to some other stories that either pulled something out of nowhere or meandered to the point where no questions were ever actually answered. This small, but passionate crew handles storycraft and worldbuilding well enough to go toe to toe with the bigger audiodramas. I've started quite a few podcasts with long story arcs, but rarely commit long enough to listen through to the end. With Ostium, I eagerly await next season.

Page Chase

Intelligent and deeply intriguing.

Ostium is a somewhat mind bending story with a dark overtime that is hard to resist. Give it a chance, and you will not be disappointed. Ostium is almost like a combination of a nightmare and a dream. This podcast has a hypnotic element that really draws you in.

McMain

Continued Intrigue

Just when you think you know what's going on, there's a new twist. When explaining it to others, I say, "if you were a fan of Lost, then you'll like Ostium." It's a story that has you expecting it to go somewhere, and then shows you a completely new and unexected perspective. The style appeals to my own internal dialog way of telling a story. This is as much about "what" is going on as it is "why." At least if you let it be.

SciFyGeek

About the Hosts

Alex C. Telander

Alex C. Telander

Creator/Writer/Producer/Voice Actor

Alex started writing as a teenager, and has penned a number of novels and numerous short stories. For ten years he ran Bookbanter, a site and blog of book reviews and author interviews. He has self-published two short story collections, Unquiet Slumbers for the Sleepers and In That Quiet Earth, as well as a young adult novel, Kyra: The First Book of Enchantus. His short story, “My Dark Genesis,” was published in the anthology, These Vampires Still Don’t Sparkle. For info and updates on Alex, you can follow him on Twitter: @bookbanter.

Chris Fletcher

Chris Fletcher

Voice Actor for Jake Fisher / Composer

Chris teaches high school English and enjoys making music in his spare time. In the early days of podcasting, Chris produced an anthology horror fiction podcast called The Late Late Show. Yes, one of Alex’s stories was featured on an episode . . . it was the start of a beautiful friendship.

Georgia Mckenzie

Georgia Mckenzie

Voice of Monica / Writer

Georgia Mckenzie is a writer, director and performer in Northern California. She’s been location photographer for events such as the Davis Music Festival and film & TV productions like “Rellik”. Her directorial debut was in the short, “RomCom Studies”, the script for which was a finalist in the First Time TV Writer’s competition. See more of her work at gpmckenzie.com.

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