VALENCE
VALENCE
Hug House Productions
In the city of New Candler, magic is scarce by design. A tech mogul wants to keep it that way. And a magic user wants freedom. Welcome to New Candler, cultural epicenter of the United States. | VALENCE is a serial fiction podcast meant for adult audiences. See our website for transcripts and content warnings for each episode.
Season 2 Trailer and Crowdfunding!
It's time for our Season 2 IndieGogo crowdfunding--and the trailer for our second season! Our crowdfunding campaign lasts until September 30th, 2020, so make sure to support while you can. We have some pretty tempting rewards we promise you won't want to miss. You can find our crowdfunding campaign at bit.ly/VALENCEs2. Support VALENCE by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/valence
Sep 1
5 min
1.12: Monsoon
Season 1, Episode 12 (Season 1 Finale): "Monsoon" A storm of sorts breaks as the TEAm breaks into Reilley's facility. Also, a bunch of other things break. VALENCE is a serialized fiction podcast meant for adult listeners. You can find more information, including our full cast list and transcripts, at VALENCEpod.com. You can support us on Patreon and get access to inspo images, bonus audio, and more. Content warnings: Depictions of magical violence throughout Discussions of familial death from 32:00 - 33:00 Credits: Our theme was made by Raul Vega, With guitar by Travis Reaves. This episode was written by Wil Williams and Katie Youmans, With editing and sound design by Julia Schifini. Performances by, in order of appearance: Jordan Cobb as Sarah Harris, Josh Rubino as Liam Alden and Liam's Inner Voice, Ishani Kanetkar as Mahira Varma, John Westover as Nico Salvai, Dallas Wheatley as the security guard, Julia Schifini as Hailee (aka "Blondie"), Alex Welch as Noel Alden, Madison Dabbs-Petty as Elisha Dawes, Caleb Del Rio as Flynn Velasco, Elena Fernández Collins as Soledad Marquez, and Katie Chin as Grace Chen. Special thanks to: You. Thank you. Support VALENCE by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/valence
Aug 1
36 min
1.11: Covalent Bonds
Season 1, Episode 11: "Covalent Bonds" The TEAm plans. But things don't always go according to plan. Why get comfortable with a situation instead of expecting the unexpected? VALENCE is a serialized fiction podcast meant for adult listeners. You can find more information, including our full cast list and transcripts, at VALENCEpod.com. You can support us on Patreon and get access to inspo images, bonus audio, and more. Credits: Our theme was made by Raul Vega, With guitar by Travis Reaves. This episode was written by Katie Youmans, With editing and sound design by Julia Schifini. Performances by, in order of appearance: Josh Rubino as Liam Alden and Liam's Inner Voice, Katie Chin as Grace Chen, Jordan Cobb as Sarah Harris, Ishani Kanetkar as Mahira Varma, and John Westover as Nico Salvai, Special thanks to: Bob Raymonda dr.t.love Josh Timlen Karilyn Rust Kat Schwartz Michaela Voorhees Support VALENCE by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/valence
Jul 18
23 min
1.10: Recalibrate
Season 1, Episode 10: "Recalibrate" The team shifts focus. It's time for everyone to reset their mindset. VALENCE is a serialized fiction podcast meant for adult listeners. You can find more information, including our full cast list and transcripts, at VALENCEpod.com. You can support us on Patreon and get access to inspo images, bonus audio, and more. This episode of VALENCE is brought to you by Unwell. You can find Unwell right here on your podcatcher, or at https://www.unwellpodcast.com/. Credits: Our theme was made by Raul Vega, With guitar by Travis Reaves. This episode was written by Katie Youmans and Wil Williams, With editing and sound design by Julia Schifini. Performances by, in order of appearance: Jordan Cobb as Sarah Harris, Josh Rubino as Liam Alden and Liam's Inner Voice, Ishani Kanetkar as Mahira Varma, Katie Chin as Grace Chen, Tal Minear as the Firecreek barista, and Caleb Del Rio as Flynn Velasco. Shoutout to the real Firecreek Coffee in Flagstaff, Arizona. They didn't pay us or anything. I just really love it and miss it. Special thanks to: Andrea Klassen Fox Cooper Ian Flower Jimmy Chann Keegan Knoll Liam Belson Support VALENCE by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/valence
Jul 4
25 min
1.9: Scatter
Season 1, Episode 9: "Scatter" The team pays respects. VALENCE is a serialized fiction podcast meant for adult listeners. You can find more information, including our full cast list and transcripts, at VALENCEpod.com. You can support us on Patreon and get access to inspo images, bonus audio, and more. This episode of VALENCE is brought to you by Less is Morgue. You can find Less is Morgue right here on your podcatcher, or at https://lessismorgue.com/. Content warnings: Depictions of grief and mourning throughout Depictions of alcoholism from the beginning of the episode - 10:18 Discussions of struggles with mental health throughout Credits: Our theme was made by Raul Vega, With guitar by Travis Reaves. This episode was written by Katie Youmans, With editing and sound design by Julia Schifini. Performances by, in order of appearance: Josh Rubino as Liam Alden and Liam's Inner Voice, Caleb Del Rio as Flynn Velasco, Jordan Cobb as Sarah Harris, Ishani Kanetkar as Mahira Varma, Elena Fernández Collins as Soledad Marquez, Leslie Gideon, Cole Burkhardt, Tal Minear, Erin Kyan, Leslie Joyce, Dick Joyce, and the attendees of the PRX Podcast Garage Exhibitor Party at Podtales 2019. Sorry, Podtales pals. Special thanks to: Adriana Alarcon Alice Tobin Alyna Gorman Damien Valencia-Hidenfelter Miranda Milovich Sebastian Chong Support VALENCE by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/valence
Jun 20
35 min
#PodcastBlackout
Hug House Productions is participating in #PodcastBlackout. If you are not Black, we hope you are taking time to educate yourselves and donate to causes in defense of Black lives like we are. Check out Berry’s directory of podcasts by podcasters of color at PodcastsInColor.com. You can find a list to all of the shows mentioned in the episode, as well as a full transcript, on our website. Places to Donate: Black Lives Matter National Bail Fund Network American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Dion Johnson GoFundMe Breonna Taylor GoFundMe George Floyd GoFundMe Homeless Black Trans Women Fund Black Trans Protestors Emergency Fund Support VALENCE by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/valence
Jun 13
3 min
1.8: Ghosts
Season 1, Episode 8: "Ghosts" It's time to confront the past and the present if the goal is a better future. The team clashes around important decisions. Liam gets several rude awakenings. And then, things change forever. VALENCE is a serialized fiction podcast meant for adult listeners. You can find more information, including our full cast list and transcripts, at VALENCEpod.com. You can support us on Patreon and get access to inspo images, bonus audio, and more. This episode of VALENCE is brought to you by Hit the Bricks. You can find Hit the Bricks right here on your podcatcher, or at https://hitthebricks.com/. Content warnings: It's another rough one, pals Discussions of the prison industrial complex/imprisonment throughout Discussions of inhumane medical/scientific testing throughout Discussions of abuse from 13:13--that wasn't intentional, oh my god--to the end of the episode Depiction of a panic attack from 19:15 to the end of the episode Discussions of death from 19:15 to the end of the episode Credits: Our theme was made by Raul Vega, With guitar by Travis Reaves. This episode was written by Wil Williams and Katie Youmans, With editing and sound design by Julia Schifini. Performances by, in order of appearance: Josh Rubino as Liam Alden and Liam's Inner Voice, Caleb Del Rio as Flynn Velasco, John Westover as Nico Salvai, Ishani Kanetkar as Mahira Varma, and Giancarlo Herrera as Luis Acebo, Jordan Cobb as Sarah Harris, and David S. Dear as Richard Alden. Special thanks to: Christopher Magilton Gabrielle Watts Jennifer Sugden Michael Hudson Rebecca Sentance Robert Anderson Support VALENCE by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/valence
May 30
24 min
New Merch and Recommended Reads
We may still be on hiatus, but we've got some exciting things for you to check out. Namely: new merch, and some neato articles! The VALENCE website: https://valencepod.com New merch store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/hug-house-productions VALENCE recommended reading: https://hughouse.productions/valence/valence-recommended-reading/ Rina Nkulu's "Immaterial Girls:" https://reallifemag.com/immaterial-girls/ Our theme was made by Raul Vega, with guitar by Travis Reaves. Support VALENCE by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/valence
May 18
7 min
Mid-Season Hiatus Announcement
VALENCE is on hiatus--but not for long. Why not dive into the behind-the-scenes of the podcast on this, the day of our Hug House's birth? VALENCE is a serialized fiction podcast meant for adult listeners. You can find more information, including our full cast list and transcripts, at VALENCEpod.com. You can support us on Patreon and get access to inspo images, bonus audio, and more. Support VALENCE by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/valence
Apr 25
18 min
1.7: Cost Benefit Analysis
Season 1, Episode 7: "Cost Benefit Analysis" Who benefits when Halo, Inc. throws a benefit? The rich. Well, and those who crash the benefit to steal hors d'oeuvres. And information. Information doesn't benefit. It's stolen. VALENCE is a serialized fiction podcast meant for adult listeners. You can find more information, including our full cast list and transcripts, at VALENCEpod.com. You can support us on Patreon and get access to inspo images, bonus audio, and more. Content warnings: Depictions of alcohol and food throughout Depictions of a panic attack from 9:18 - 10:30 Depictions of violence from 28:00 - the end of the episode Credits: Our theme was made by Raul Vega, With guitar by Travis Reaves. This episode was written by Wil Williams and Katie Youmans with story consultation by [AJ Goldman] (https://twitter.com/goldenretreevee), With editing and sound design by Julia Schifini. Performances by, in order of appearance: Josh Rubino as Liam Alden and Liam's Inner Voice, John Westover as Nico Salvai, Ishani Kanetkar as Mahira Varma, Jordan Cobb as Sarah Harris, Caleb Del Rio as Flynn Velasco, Giancarlo Herrera as Luis Acebo, Christopher Wilson as Philip Plummer, David Rheinstrom as the attendee, Alex Welch as Noel Alden, Noami McMillan as Morgan Reilley, and Julia Schifini as Hailee. Special thanks to: Danielle Welch Evelyn Regan Jeff Van Dreason Leslie Joyce Phoebe Seiders Ryan Boelter Support VALENCE by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/valence
Apr 4
29 min
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