By Joel Metzger
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Do you like Blade Runner, Sin City, or LA Noire? What about OTR, Audio Books, classic thrillers or Film Noir of any decade? Then this is your show. Hothouse Bruiser is an intense audio drama with mind-blowing sound design and gritty, complex stories. The series follows hard-boiled Bruiser, one of the unfortunate souls trapped in the Los Angeles Quarantine. Follow Bruiser through this urban jungle nightmare as he goes toe-to-toe with every crooked thug and tricky dame the Hothouse has to offer.
||ExplicitEpisode 1: "Hothouse Bruiser"||Bruiser hunts the Sniper that is terrorizing the quarantine. Every clue pulls him deeper into the ugly truth behind SaegerTech, the LAQPD, and even his flame Vera Grayle. (played by Traci Lords) How long before Bruiser's family is put in the crosshai||1/2/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 2: "Breakfast with a Dead Girl"||Bruiser doesn't remember a thing about his hot date -- especially how the girl ended up dead in his bed. Now he has to lam it from the police AND SaegerTech, retrace his steps, and clear his name.||1/2/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 3: "Heist into Hell"||Bruiser is forced on an impossible mission: break into SaegerTech's main containment lab, 40 stories underground, and steal something called "The Black Rose." What exactly that is... no one knows||1/2/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 4: "Big Daddy to the Box"||The Sniper's back and Bruiser is kicking over every rock in the Hothouse. Vera Grayle keeps him guessing, his family's hanging by a thread as usual -- and what he digs up on this case will change everything you think about the Quarantine.||1/2/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 5: "I'll Get the Guy who Killed Me"||Bruiser has only one hour to live. His one-word mission: Revenge.||1/2/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 6: "Outside the Walls"||Bruiser awakens in a whole new world -- one where he is totally blind.||1/2/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 7: "The Great Unwashed"||Bruiser finds himself behind enemy lines -- atop a skyscraper packed with well-armed human waste.||1/2/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 8: "Slow Dance with a Fast Girl"||Bruiser and Vera take it to a whole 'nother level.||1/2/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 9: "Exodus and Revelation"||What is Sandman? What is the Black Rose? All is revealed in this episode.||1/2/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
Just what you’re wanting
Mean-streets sci-fi, future noir, high-tech low-life, cyberpunk... call it what you will, this audio drama presses all the right buttons. High production value, great voice acting, and an engaging story. Totally worth your time! If I had to criticize anything, it would be that the mystery and case keeps changing, but that’s really not a bad thing actually. Yeah, check it out!