Charles Bursell Presents

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Scripted and improvised radio theater, spoken word, music, and audio art by Charles Bursell, the CBP Ensemble, and contributing artists. 

Listen to every episode right here:

Ep.14 “Critical Tangents” – Full length SOC commentary: Inspire Me app, Tangents, Loner (Uncle Chuck), Nonviolence, Social Criticism. “Everything’s Alright” by Peter Donalds.

Ep.13 “The Shutdown” – General Strike, an improvised rant. Old Man Jumble, an improvised story.

 Ep.12 “Statues and Stages” – Brian, the sentimental conservative. Chucky Bucky’s Catholic memories. The CBP Players.

Ep.11 “Distracted Narcissist” – Uncle Chuck on celebrity deaths. A personal journal experiment on distraction and intention.

Ep.10 “Absurd Relax” – Relaxation and healing tape, caller Andy hates the show.

Ep.9 “Identity Advice” – Unsolicited advice, song “The Colors I See,” SOC monologue w/sound, a risky commentary on race.

Ep.8 “Money Gotta Go” – Why we should eliminate the very concept of money.

Ep.7 “The Cleary Tree” – A radio play about a sister who is separated from her family when she is unexpectedly swept into a world of glamour and fame. A fable about holding on to your roots while learning what in life is fleeting and what is lasting.    

Ep.6 “Dinner Talk” – Expert advice, the money fight, and sports fans are a little crazy.   

Ep.5 “Jargon’s Garden” – Professor Jargon, SOC commentary, Adam & Karl in the garden, the political psychology problem. 

Ep.4 “Car Length Drama” – A mysterious phone call, things we should have learned, marketing theatrics, and the art of the shun. 

Ep.3 “The Painted Strawman” – Right wing fantasies, this land is MY land, and a Jed Clampett Tree.

Ep.2 “Occam’s Depression” – Mind/soul conversation, Uncle Chuck’s life lessons, Occam’s razor, and political depression.

Ep.1 “Objective Sweaters” – “Objective” news, the secret lives of sweaters, and a couple of songs about not money.  

Ep.34 “Skrauss In the House, Ep.5 of 5” – Charles Bursell Talks with visual and media artist The Skrauss about how to add years to your life, the joy of crawl sapces and memories of The Navy. Originally aired 5/28/18

Ep.33 “Skrauss In the House, Ep.4 of 5” – Visual and media artist The Skrauss teams up with Charles Bursell for the pilot (and only) episode of their talk program, “The Callback Show.”  Originally aired 5/21/18 

Ep.32Skrauss In The House, Ep.3 of 5″ – Charles Bursell talks with artist, vlogger and radio personality The Skrauss about synchronicity, subvertising, and the role of chance and myth in art. Originally aired 5/14/18 

Ep.31 “Skrauss In The House, Ep.2 of 5”Charles Bursell talks with artist, vlogger and radio personality The Skrauss about their conservative/liberal divide and the possibilities of a world where money doesn’t exist. This is part two of a five part series. Originally aired 5/7/18 

#30 “Skrauss In The House, Ep.1 of 5” – Charles Bursell talks with artist, vlogger and radio personality The Skrauss about radio art, Bertolt Brecht, and the birthing of their brand new call-in program. This is part one of a five part series. Originally aired 4/30/18  

#29 “NeoRadio 7/5/98” – A classic episode of NeoRadio – Independent Audio Art. Submit your original music, sound sculpture, stories, radio theatre, etc, for a planned 2020 NeoRadio reboot. Send audio files to charlesbursell@gmail.com

#28 “Coronavirus Parody Songs” 

 #27 “NeoRadio 6/21/98” – A classic episode of NeoRadio – Independent Audio Art. Submit your original music, sound sculpture, stories, radio theatre, etc, for a planned 2020 NeoRadio reboot. Send audio files to charlesbursell@gmail.com

#26 “NeoRadio 12/16/98” – Another classic episode of NeoRadio – Independent Audio Art. Submit your original music, sound sculpture, stories, radio theatre, etc, for a planned 2020 NeoRadio reboot. Send audio files to charlesbursell@gmail.com    

#25 “NeoRadio 8/2/98” – We continue to feature classic episodes of NeoRadio – Independent Audio Art. This episode first aired 8/2/98. Submit your original music, sound sculpture, stories, radio theatre, etc, for a planned 2020 NeoRadio reboot. Send audio files to charlesbursell@gmail.com

#24 “NeoRadio 7/19/98” – This episode first aired 7/19/1998. You are invited to submit original music, sound sculpture, scenes, stories, radio theatre, etc. (up to 15 minutes) for a planned 2020 NeoRadio reboot. Send your audio files to charlesbursell@gmail.com

#23 “NeoRadio 6/7/98” – This week’s CBP features a 1998 episode of NeoRadio – Independent Audio Art. You are invited to submit original music, sound sculpture, scenes, stories, radio theatre, etc, up to 15 minutes in length, for a planned 2020 NeoRadio reboot. Send your audio files (mp3 preferred) to charlesbursell@gmail.com   

#22 “Family Medicine” – Scenes From a Perfect World #16. Songs “Money Gotta Go” and “Everything’s Alright” by Peter Donalds  

#21 “Political Morons” – How can we make democracy less stupid?

#20 “One Percent Me” – Your brain on politics, a high drama mashup, and we are the one percent.

#19 “Blinknmissit Corners” – News and nostalgia from America’s favorite small town.

#18 “Will A.I. save us?” – Becoming fully human by allowing A.I. to do its thing  

#17Fleeting Dance” – Guests: Chucky Bucky, Four Guyz With Day Jobs, Dr. Usba Project.

ARCHIVES:

#16 – The Hearing

#15 – Comedy and Lies

#14 – Critical Tangents

#13 – The Shutdown

#12 – Statues and Stages

#11 – Distracted Narcissist

#10 – Absurd Relax

#9 – Identity Advice

#8 – Money Gotta Go

#7 – Dinner Talk

#6 – Car Length Drama

#5 – The Cleary Tree

#4 – The Painted Straw Man

#3 – Jargon’s Garden

#2 – Occam’s Depression

#1Objective Sweaters

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