Red Line Boston - Fiction Series
By gail spilsbury
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The Red Line is an audio fiction serial about Pia, a millenial whose heart is set on living in Boston, and the adventures as she navigates her new life in the city and attempts to move near her beloved Red Line.
||CleanEpisode 21 - Pia's Engagement Party||Pia and Rod's fate unfolds, and Pia’s story steps into a new and unknown future.||6/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 20 - The Unstoppable Denouement||Pia, her world surreal, plans an abstract self-portrait. Wafa quits her job, and Tian implements a strategy for revenge on Lori.||6/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 19 - Fires of Every Front||Wafa and Lori have a showdown, and Rod threatens to quit the relationship with Pia.||6/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 18 - Spring Break: Baltimore||Pia introduces Rod to her family and buys a wedding dress.||6/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17 - Campus Crisis||A showdown with Lori occurs, bringing Pia and Rod closer. They plan an October wedding.||6/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16 - Lori's Architecture Meeting||Lori persecutes Pia for any shred of evidence she can distort into "bad judgement."||6/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15 - Painting Tian||Pia spends time with Tian making preliminary sketches. Returning to Rod she can't help but feel the differences.||6/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14 - Bleak Days||Lori puts Pia on probation, and Tian asks her to paint his portrait. At home, Pia unveils her portrait of Rod to the latter's delight.||6/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13 - A Visit to Tian||At Tian's elegant Beacon Hill home, Rod’s jealousy of Tian begins.||6/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12 - Condo Shopping||Lori lays traps for Pia as holidays and record snows consume Boston. Tian Wu finds a way to court Pia.||6/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11 - A Visit to Wyatt||Pia visits Rod’s roots and rural background, so different from her city upbringing.||5/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10 - Rod's Client Sues||Trouble keeps brewing: Rod gets sued, and a student’s portrait of Pia creates a crisis.||5/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9 - Lori Warns Pia||Lori informs Pia her job is in jeopardy, and Pia begins a portrait of Wafa’s children.||5/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8 - Meet Billionaire Tian Wu||At Open House, Lori and Wafa (the arts festival coordinator) argue, and Rod plays a tennis match with the PE director, Jean-Pierre.||5/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7 - Campus Readies for Parents||Pia clashes with the dean, Lori, and confides her worries to the English teacher Dixie.||5/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6 - Fall Foliage Weekend||Pia’s school gears up for the annual parents’ day, and Rod paves the tennis courts. On the weekend the couple escapes to a country B&B where bliss soon sours.||5/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5 - Rod's McMansion||Pia tours Rod’s mansion and luxurious lifestyle that both shocks and fascinates her.||5/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4 - First clash||Rod and Pia’s intense attraction soon leads to sparks when their views clash.||5/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3 - First date||Rod and Pia's string of texts leads to a first date aboard Rod’s motorcycle.||5/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2 - Pia meets Rod||At Starbucks Pia meets Rod, which brings a love possibility into life. At the Haskell School her new job deviates from her expectations.||5/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1 - Welcome to Red Line||Pia arrives in Boston, thrilled to start her first job teaching art in her dream city, where she hopes one day to live near the Red Line.||5/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRed Line - Fiction Series Teaser||An introduction to RED LINE, a new milennial audio fiction podcast about life and love, set in Boston.||4/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Fun story - can't wait for the next installment
I had heard about this podcast and couldn't wait to listen as I actually live in Boston right in Beacon Hill. I'm sure there are many recent college graduates who will be able to relate to the adventures in "adult world" of Pia as she navigates her first job and living in a world class city: Boston.
I love this new trend in audio fiction and being from New England found the story quite believable! I've had friends in the same situation...
A Newly Beloved Gem
As a transplant to Boston with no plans to ever leave, I gravitate to anything related to our city and its colorful inhabitants. I wasn't sure how to feel about this podcast initially but that changed very quickly. Eventually I found myself looking forward to new episodes anxiously, revisiting old ones in the interim. In a small yet significant way, it has helped with my homesickness/mild depression while I'm away interning for the summer, and I'm thankful to Gail, the creators, and everyone else involved for that. That said, anyone from anywhere will enjoy listening and I have recommended it highly to family and friends. Please come back for another installment!