by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
34 minutes, 25 seconds
Unabridged Epic Poem
The classic longform adventure poem in seven parts. Podcast MP3 includes the only the first part; complete poem’s in the zip files.
Read by Alex Wilson.
Originally for sale on August 9, 2005, and released free with a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial License five years later. See the Mission page for why.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) was an English poet and philosopher who began the Romantic Movement of poetry with William Wordsworth. He is best known for his longform poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.
Alex Wilson is a writer and actor from northern Ohio and now based in Carrboro, North Carolina. His stories and comics have appeared/will appear in Asimov's Science Fiction, The Rambler, Outlaw Territory II (Image Comics), Weird Tales, Futurismic, LCRW and elsewhere. Locus has called him a "promising new writer," and Publishers Weekly also has nice things to say. Website)
Alex has performed lead roles in the North American premiere of (Richard Taylor's musical) Whistle Down the Wind and (Emmy-nominated director Jack Lucido's film) The Third Cord. He has recently appeared in the Deep Dish Theater productions of Hedda Gabler and Moon for the Misbegotten, and recorded narrations for Escape Pod and Night Shade Books. (Acting Resume/Reel) On early Telltale recordings, Alex is sometimes credited as "Alexander Wilson." He founded Telltale in 2004.
This recording will be released under the Creative Commons Non-Commercial License on August 9, 2010 or after 100,000 purchases, whichever comes first. Read more.