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A podcast about the pursuit of knowledge through interesting and engaging conversation, hosted by Agent Palmer. Released every other Tuesday.

Dec 3, 2019

For episode seven of The Palmer Files, guest Geoffrey Welchman joins Agent Palmer to discuss The Reigning Lunatic Podcast.

The Reigning Lunatic podcast was a scripted sitcom set in a despotic medieval kingdom plagued by dragons, wizards, and dreadful wifi.

Geoffrey and Jason talk about origins for The Reigning Lunatic and Inverse Delirium podcasts, all points in our past leading us to podcasting, and for one final time, I bother Geoffrey to resurrect The Reigning Lunatic.

Throughout the conversation, we discuss:

  • The Goon Show
  • Monty Python
  • Inverse Delirium Podcast
    • Spoofing NPR
    • Podcast Burnout
  • Time Management
  • Connections
  • The Process of creating The Reigning Lunatic
  • Writing
  • Satire and Comedy
  • Breaking the 4th Wall
  • Mr. Show
  • Collecting Comedy Albums
  • The First Sketch
  • Music as a technical background
  • Tape Letters: Before there were podcasts
  • My similar origin story
  • Sound design/Sound engineering
  • Audiophile frustrations
  • The Art of a Blank Canvas
  • Guidelines and Challenging yourself
  • The Rules of The Reigning Lunatic
  • Geoffrey's Music History
  • Being an Artist
  • Promotion
  • The Extra Mile
  • Echo in the Canyon documentary
  • Folk Music
  • Songwriting
  • Storytelling

Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode

Listen to The Reigning Lunatic on SoundCloud.





You can also hear more Palmer in the meantime on Our Liner Notes, a musical conversation podcast with host Chris Maier and as mentioned on this show as co-host of The Podcast Digest with Dan Lizette.

Music created and provided by Henno Heitur of Monkey Tongue Productions.

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