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Interview with Phil Lollar, Part 3
June 17, 2017

As we wrap up our interview with Adventures in Odyssey writer Phil Lollar, the importance of remaining timeless in writing is the meat of the conversation. Phil discusses the differences between writing 30 years ago and the challenges of writing for a post-modern culture today. Is maintaining relevance possible? And how does Renee Carter fit into fit into the scene? Find out in the engaging conclusion to our interview with Phil Lollar.
   
Interview with Phil Lollar, Part 2
June 9, 2017

Our ScoopCast interview with Adventures in Odyssey co-creator Phil Lollar continues as he discusses the role of directing episodes of the show and collaborating with the actors in the studio. Also, Phil talks about the special musical episode "Legacy," Will Ryan, and the Saguaro Sisters.
   
Interview with Phil Lollar, Part 1
May 29, 2017

The Odyssey ScoopCast brings Adventures in Odyssey co-creator Phil Lollar back for another Odyssey discussion. Phil recalls his transition back to working on the Odyssey team and writing new episodes for a modern AIO. Plus, Phil describes the challenge of writing for the show's central character, John Avery Whittaker. It's the first part of a podcast series you won't want to miss!
   
A Very Bassett Wedding in Review
December 18, 2016

The Odyssey ScoopCast team puts a ring on their review series of Adventures in Odyssey Album 61, "Without a Hitch." This time, "A Very Bassett Wedding" is up for discussion with the wedding of the century (okay, make it album). The team analyzes the chemistry between characters, Odyssey wedding disasters, and the final outcome of the episode.
   
The Key Suspect in Review
December 4, 2016

The Odyssey ScoopCast reviews the latest Jones and Parker mystery episode "The Key Suspect" from Adventures in Odyssey Album 61. They discuss the mystery behind the mystery, the return of Dion, and more. Plus, Garrett introduces a brand-new segment: Odyssey Theory.
   
Parker for President and Old Tricks in Review
November 25, 2016

The Odyssey ScoopCast review series for Adventures in Odyssey Album 61 continues. The team discusses "Parker for President," plot predictability, and the introduction of the character of Morrie. Plus, they also review "Old Tricks" and discuss the character of Buck Oliver, Eugene and Katrina, and great drama.
   
The Feud of Mason County in Review
November 11, 2016

The Odyssey ScoopCast begins its new review series for Album 61: Without a Hitch. The team dives into the episode "The Feud of Mason County" and discusses the show's premise and array of stereotypical characters. Plus, has John Avery Whittaker's character been consistent for nearly 30 years, or has he morphed into something else?
   
Between the Lines in Review
August 20, 2016

The Odyssey ScoopCast concludes its review series for Adventures in Odyssey Album 60: Head over Heels. The team reviews the two-part episode "Between the Lines" and discusses scripting of the episode and actor performances. In addition, the team delves into a deeper discussion relating to relevant and mature themes in modern culture as they pertain to Adventures in Odyssey.
   
The Case of the Ball Cap Hero in Review
August 13, 2016

The review series for Adventures in Odyssey Album 60 continues with "The Case of the Ball Cap Hero." The team discusses the plot reveals of Jones and Parker mysteries. Are fans able to logically solve the mystery based on the plot, or is it too vague?
   
Cycle of Fear and No Cause for Concern in Review
August 6, 2016

The Odyssey ScoopCast continues its Album 60 review series with "Cycle of Fear" and "No Cause for Concern." The team discusses predictability of plotlines, twins, bicycle pedals, and more.
   
Words from the Wise in Review
June 20, 2016

The Odyssey ScoopCast begins a new Adventures in Odyssey album review series with Album 60: Head over Heels. Garrett and Ryan welcome a new member to the team, Caleb Weidman, and the three put the episode Words from the Wise under the microscope.
   
The SCOOP: More Than Perfect
November 26, 2015
The Odyssey ScoopCast brings you another edition of The SCOOP, a segment that tells you everything you need to know about the latest Adventures in Odyssey happenings. Host Ryan Matlock covers Christmas countdowns, upcoming Album 60 news, Whit's basketball trick shots, and more.
   
Conclusions with Katie
October 12, 2015
The Odyssey ScoopCast concludes its interview with actress Katie Leigh, voice of Connie Kendall for Adventures in Odyssey. Katie recollects the recording of "Life Expectancy" and shares the ease of playing Connie for over two decades and bringing herself to the part.
   
The SCOOP: Candid Conversations and Celebrations
January 17, 2015
Join ScoopCast host Ryan Matlock as he discusses the latest happenings with Adventures in Odyssey, including the release of the first audio book performed by actress Katie Leigh, Odyssey Adventure Club news, and birthday celebrations.
   
Reflections with Katie Leigh
September 22, 2014
When emotions run high, Connie Kendall is probably on the scene. Voice actress Katie Leigh shares her experience acting for Life Expectancy, as well as her friendship with "Get in the Show" winner Shona Kennedy, voice of Connie's half sister. Plus, she describes the parallels between real life as Katie Leigh and her role as Connie Kendall in the recording studio. It's Part 4 of an interview series you don't want to miss.
   
What's in a Connie?
September 14, 2014
Kevin McCreary and Josh Taylor continue their interview with Katie Leigh, voice of Connie Kendall for Adventures in Odyssey. The three discuss the future of the show and Connie's journey to adulthood.
   
Candid Conversations with Katie
September 5, 2014
The Odyssey ScoopCast welcomes YouTube sensation Josh Taylor into the ScoopCasters guild as co-host of the show. In addition, we continue our interview with Katie Leigh, voice of Connie Kendall on Adventures in Odyssey. Katie discusses her interaction with Jess Harnell, voice of the animated town mailman, Wooton Bassett. Plus, she describes the process of writing her upcoming book.
   
Interview with Katie Leigh, voice of Connie Kendall
August 29, 2014
ScoopCast hosts Kevin McCreary and Josh Taylor begin an interview with Katie Leigh, voice of Connie Kendall for Adventures in Odyssey. Katie discusses bringing Odyssey to the fans as well as and her latest book project.
   
The Pilot in Review
July 4, 2014
The ScoopCast wraps up its review series of Album 57: A Call to Something More. The team discusses The Pilot two-parter, including special nods to Adventures in Odyssey fans, and the things that everyone is thinking after hearing this season—Will Connie and Jeff take their relationship further? Also, they discuss the richness of themes presented throughout the show's history.
   
Life Expectancy in Review, Part 3
April 5, 2014
The ScoopCast concludes its review of "Life Expectancy" from Album 57: A Call to Something More. The podcast team discusses the introduction of potential love interest Jeff Lewis, Connie's future story in Adventures in Odyssey, and where the show is headed in the days ahead.
   
Life Expectancy in Review, Part 2
February 12, 2014
The ScoopCast continues its review of "Life Expectancy" from Album 57: A Call to Something More. Special guest Josh Taylor from Blimey Cow continues with the team as they discuss Wooton's comic relief, the meaning of life, and the overall impact of the episode.
   
Life Expectancy in Review, Part 1
January 23, 2014
The ScoopCast brings in special guest Josh Taylor from the Blimey Cow YouTube sensation to discuss one of the most memorable episodes from A Call to Something More. The team begins their review of "Life Expectancy" and shares the emotion evoked in the episode, Wooton's role in breaking the news to Connie, and Bill Kendall's ongoing relationship with months of the year.
   
Big Trouble Under the Big Top in Review
January 6, 2014
Adventures in Odyssey Album 57 reviews continue with the episode "Big Trouble Under the Big Top". The team discusses the concept behind the episode, clown noses, and Barrett Jones. Plus, Kevin announces the launch of the Odyssey Adventure Club.
   
Repent After Me in Review
November 28, 2013
The podcast team reviews Adventures in Odyssey Album 57 with the episode "Repent After Me". Kevin, Garrett, and Ryan discuss the character of Barrett Jones, character development, and mysteries in Odyssey.
   
More Than a Feeling in Review
November 11, 2013
Continuing their reviews of Adventures in Odyssey Album 57, the podcast team reviews "More Than a Feeling" and tackles topics such as the development of Eugene and Katrina, Camillia Parker's "Yay, Jesus!" moments, and the meaning of love.
   
The Friend Formula in Review
October 29, 2013
Join your source for reviews on Adventures in Odyssey episodes once again as Kevin, Garrett, and Ryan review Album 57: A Call to Something More. The team talks about "The Friend Formula", the depth of Jay Smouse as a character, and continuity between episodes.
   
No Chemistry Whatsoever in Review
October 18, 2013
Kevin, Garrett, and Ryan move forward in their reviews of Adventures in Odyssey Album 57: A Call to Something More. The team reviews "No Chemistry Whatsoever" and discusses the relationship between Wooton and Penny, Connie and Eugene, and Whit's wisdom.
   
Your Servant Is Listening in Review
October 10, 2013
The ScoopCast begins a journey through Adventures in Odyssey Album 57: A Call to Something More. The team reviews "Your Servant Is Listening" in their own special way and shares insights about the latest AIO release.
   
Take It from the Top
September 26, 2013
The Odyssey ScoopCast brings in fresh new theme songs, a new co-host, and new directions. Seasoned hosts Kevin McCreary and Garrett Vandenberg welcome Ryan Matlock to the podcast team. Plus, the trio discusses the future of the show and what's in store as we turn a page in the history of the podcast.
   
Odyssey of the Mind
September 6, 2013
Hosts Kevin McCreary and Garrett Vandenberg conclude their interview series with Adventures in Odyssey co-creator Phil Lollar. Phil discusses the craft of audio storytelling for shows like Adventures in Odyssey and the freedom it gives listeners to use their imaginations.
   
An Odyssey, of Sorts
August 20, 2013
The ScoopCast brings in Phil Lollar, co-creator of Adventures in Odyssey, for a behind-the-scenes interview. Phil discusses his involvement with the Jungle Jam radio drama and Little Dogs on the Prairie video series. Plus, he details his involvement in the creation of four flightless birds for the animated video series 3-2-1 Penguins. But a podcast wouldn't be complete without Phil's insights into his current audio drama project: Iliad House.
   
All About Jared
August 6, 2013

The Odyssey ScoopCast concludes its exciting interview series with actor Brandon Gilberstadt, voice of Jared DeWhite on Adventures in Odyssey. Brandon discusses his experience in the entertainment industry and gives advice to aspiring voice actors. Plus, he brainstorms an Odyssey episode that never made it to the airwaves.

   
Night Vision Goggles and Jared DeWhite
March 25, 2013
After a months-long hiatus, The Odyssey ScoopCast returns with full force and new surprises! Podcast hosts Kevin McCreary and Garrett Vandenberg bring in one of Adventures in Odyssey's favorite characters of all time for a special behind-the-scenes interview. Actor Brandon Gilberstadt, voice of Jared DeWhite, talks about how he got involved with Adventures in Odyssey, his hiatus from the show, and other acting roles over the years.
   
Live at the 25!
July 25, 2012
Journey with The Odyssey ScoopCast as podcast host Kevin McCreary chronicles his travels to Adventures in Odyssey's 25th Birthday Bash celebration and live show in Dallas, Texas. He meets up with co-host Garrett Vandenberg for the first time and attends the live recording of an Adventures in Odyssey episode. Plus, go behind the scenes as the we interview other Odyssey fans, cast and production crew. It's a video podcast celebration you won't want to miss! Features appearances by the Adventures in Odyssey cast and crew and some unexpected surprises.
   
Two Cents and a Penny
June 10, 2013
It's a casual conversation as we wrap up our interview with voice actress Kimmy Robertson. Kimmy discusses the voice acting world and gives insights to fans interested in acting. Plus, host Kevin McCreary shares a special announcement about Adventures in Odyssey's upcoming 25th anniversary celebration on June 16, 2012.
   
Penny-and-Dime Thinking
April 3, 2012
It's a small-talk edition of The Odyssey ScoopCast as Kevin and Garrett continue their interview with Adventures in Odyssey's Kimmy Robertson (voice of Penny Wise). Join them as they talk about voices, characters, oranges (oranges?!), and the value of Adventures in Odyssey.
   
Penny for Your Thoughts
March 9, 2012
Hosts Kevin McCreary and Garrett Vandenberg start off fresh with an interview series featuring actress Kimmy Robertson, voice of Adventures in Odyssey's Penny Wise. Kimmy discusses how she became involved with the show, "Twin Peaks", and more in this casual interview series and shares stories with the Odyssey world.
   
John Campbell and New AIO Themes
January 5, 2012
Now that the creation and progression of the Adventures in Odyssey theme has been discussed, composer John Campbell details the work that went into updating the theme song released in 2010. It's a conclusion to our interview series you won't want to miss!
   
John Campbell and Dah-Dah-Dee-Dee-Dah-Dah-Dah
November 21, 2011
The ScoopCast continues its special interview series with Adventures in Odyssey composer John Campbell. John discusses his involvement with the creation and progression of the Odyssey theme song over the years. Plus, hear exclusive news about what's coming up from the Odyssey team!
   
Interview with Composer John Campbell
September 24, 2011
Hosts Kevin McCreary and Garrett Vandenberg go behind the scenes in an interview with Adventures in Odyssey composer John Campbell. John discusses how he got interested in music in his early days, musical styles, and music software. It's the first installment of an interview series you don't want to miss!
   
Podcasts and Celebrations
September 19, 2011
Your ScoopCast host discusses what's happening in the Adventures in Odyssey podcast world, celebrations, and an upcoming treat, produced by fans...for fans.
   
Brock Eastman and Blue People
August 10, 2011
The ScoopCast concludes its interview series with Brock Eastman, Product Marketing Manager for Adventures in Odyssey and Focus on the Family. Brock discusses the book cover for his book "Taken" in "The Quest for Truth" series. In addition, he gives advice to aspiring writers and talks about the creative process.
   
Taken Up with Brock Eastman
July 11, 2011
The ScoopCast continues its interview series with Brock Eastman, Product Marketing Manager for Adventures in Odyssey and Focus on the Family. Brock focuses in on the upcoming "Clanging Cymbals and the Meaning of God's Love" and other AIO products. Plus, learn about Brock's brand-new book series "The Quest for Truth" and hear a special trailer for the series.
   
Odyssey Marketing Taken Up by the ScoopCast
June 18, 2011
Brock Eastman, Product Marketing Manager for Adventures in Odyssey and Focus on the Family, steps up to the microphone. In this special behind-the-scenes ScoopCast interview, Brock shares about his job and his thoughts on working for the Official Adventures in Odyssey Podcast. Also, he shares his experiences regarding the hit reality family the Duggars, and even gives info on the upcoming Album 54 of AIO.
   
All Q's have been A'd. Did you catch that?
May 31, 2011
Our behind-the-scenes Q&A with The Ceiling Fan Podcast concludes. Find out what the Ceiling Fan team does apart from TCF and learn about the podcast's artist. Also, the team discusses production, microphones, and how the brainstorming happens. Then, top it all off with a walk down memory lane.
   
The Ceiling Fan answers.
May 18, 2011

Continue a behind-the-scenes Q&A with The Ceiling Fan Podcast. This time, the team talks about their personal lives, choosing actors for the show, forgotten storylines, and how to get involved in a podcast that strives to entertain.

   
Behind The Ceiling Fan
May 5, 2011

Join the ScoopCast for the second installment of the behind-the-scenes Q&A with The Ceiling Fan Podcast. Find out how the team got together to create the show, listen to Kevin talk about his first role in an Adventures in Odyssey episode, and more.

   
Where Odyssey hits the Fan creators
May 2, 2011

Go behind the scenes in a special behind-the-scenes Q&A segment with the creators of The Ceiling Fan Podcast. The podcast crew is all together in one place to answer your questions about their edgy show.

   
Our interview with Whit concludes.
April 7, 2011

In conclusion to our interview with Whit Hertford, we discuss Rodney Rathbone and Jay Smouse. Plus, Whit gives advice to aspiring voice actors on how to get started in the field. It's a podcast you won't want to miss.

   
Sometimes it takes a bully to make a podcast.
March 24, 2011

Hosts Kevin and Garrett continue their interview with actor Whit Hertford, voice of Jay Smouse. Whit talks about his acting experiences and recent roles. Go behind the scenes in this exclusive interview... ScoopCast style.

   
Exclusive interview with Odyssey's "frenemy"
March 17, 2011

The ScoopCast goes behind the scenes in an interview with actor Whit Hertford, voice of Adventures in Odyssey bully Jay Smouse. Sit down as we join Whit for a casual conversation about his acting and experiences.

   
Did someone say Burbank, California?
February 8, 2011
Journey along with host Kevin McCreary as he travels to Burbank, California to witness the recording of Adventures in Odyssey Album 54!
   

The early bird always gets the worm. In this case, Album 53 one month early!

February 1, 2011

Hosts Kevin and Garrett unveil exciting news about how fans can listen to Album 53, "The Green Ring Conspiracy", early. Plus, Garrett opens his fan mail for this first time.

   

Two are better than one. And a sneak peek at Album 53 is always a plus!

January 23, 2011

The ScoopCast welcomes a new co-host, Garrett Vandenberg, to the team of Adventures in Odyssey investigators. Also, hear a never-before-released teaser for the upcoming Album 53 of the world's top audio drama.

   

Interview with Nathan Jones and Christopher Diehl Concludes

December 2, 2010

The ScoopCast goes behind the scenes with sound designers Nathan Jones and Christopher Diehl once again to discuss the upcoming Adventures in Odyssey episode "An Agreeable Nanny." Plus, hear some extra goodies.

   

Revealing "The Green Ring Conspiracy"

October 21, 2010

Get ready for more Adventures in Odyssey news and secrets revealed about the upcoming Album 53, "The Green Ring Conspiracy." It's all available Spring 2011 with some exciting surprises along the way. Plus, learn more about a new podcast that follows yours truly.

   

Fruit Dropping with Christopher Diehl and Nathan Jones

October 1, 2010

In Part 5 of our interview, Nathan Jones and Christopher Diehl discuss the amazing art of fruit dropping and the connection between coffee and success. Plus, the two give insights to those who may be interested in sound design. Oh, and... psst. Can you find a clue in today's podcast?

   

When You're Right, You're listening to an Interview with Nathan Jones and Christopher Diehl.

September 28, 2010

Join Odyssey sound designers Nathan Jones and Christopher Diehl in Part 4 of the ScoopCast's interview. This time, they talk about the creation of the musical birthday card in "When You're Right, You're Right," and more.

   

Behind the Scenes with Nathan Jones and Christopher Diehl

September 22, 2010

Part 3 of the ScoopCast's interview with sound designers Nathan Jones and Christopher unveils details about the upcoming episode "A Thankstaking Story." Plus, hear a never-before-released scene from the show!

   

Sound Design with Nathan Jones and Christopher Diehl

September 17, 2010

In Part 2 of the ScoopCast's interview with Nathan Jones and Christopher Diehl, Nate provides more details and insights into sound effect creation. Plus, learn about Nate's involvement with Focus on the Family's "The Screwtape Letters."

   

Interview with Nathan Jones and Christopher Diehl, sound designers for Adventures in Odyssey.

September 13, 2010

Go behind the scenes with sound designers Nathan Jones and Christopher Diehl as they share favorite memories, stories, and secrets of Adventures in Odyssey.

   

Go behind the scenes with Kevin McCreary as he sneaks up on writer Nathan Hoobler!

August 27, 2010

It's our first video ScoopCast, and host Kevin McCreary is out to get answers to your Adventures in Odyssey questions... but in Nathan Hoobler's house?!

   
A Call to the Fans
August 13, 2010
It's an in-between podcast, where we ask for visitor input! Find out how you can get involved.
   
Tribute to the Unofficial Podcast
July 21, 2010
Continuing along the lines of ScoopCast 7, this special tribute is dedicated to the folks at the Unofficial Adventures in Odyssey Podcast.
   

Podcasts in the Spotlight

July 20, 2010

It's a Podcast Podcast edition of the ScoopCast, featuring news about various podcasts in the Odyssey online community. It's a special shout-out to podcasters who make our lives a little sweeter.

   

Answers to Fans' Questions

July 4, 2010

A special Independence Day edition of the ScoopCast brings answers to some of the big questions from Adventures in Odyssey's die-hard fans.

   

Album 52 on the Horizon

June 14, 2010

The ScoopCast reveals exclusive details about Adventures in Odyssey album 52, "Cause and Effect", and throws in a special surprise.

   

Don't believe everything you hear.

June 4, 2010

The Odyssey ScoopCast releases its first half episode. In other words, it's not a full episode and you can always expect special surprises along the way.

   

Spring Season Winds Down

May 31, 2010

With the Spring 2010 Season at its end, the ScoopCast talks about what's happening now and in the future. Plus, learn how you can participate for cool Odyssey prizes, see a video of Nathan Hoobler, and more.

   

A Scoop of Pizazz

May 10, 2010

The ScoopCast talks about album 52, special insider videos, and a behind-the-scenes interview with Zach Callison, voice of Matthew Parker on Adventures in Odyssey. Also, get a sneak peek at what's in store for weekend shows.

   

Fact-Finders Keepers

May 1, 2010

It's time to reveal details about Album 52. Also, rumors are flying and the ScoopCast sets out to sort the facts from the fiction.

   

An adventure in podcasting begins.

April 26, 2010

The Odyssey Scoop announces its first edition of The Odyssey ScoopCast, a podcast following the ins and outs of Adventures in Odyssey and The Odyssey Scoop (odysseyscoop.com).

 
   

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