OBSIDIAN is a speculative fiction podcast based in Afrofuturism.
Driven by a deep, untapped interest in science fiction, we desire to take hold of the narratives nearest to us.

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1. 60 Minutes Through Space

Get to know the Walker family as they take a quick trip to the moon with Blue Orbit.

Oct 28, 201917m
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2. Off the Grid

A couple's nature getaway is sabotaged by traces of the past.

Nov 25, 201916m
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3. Sunset, Sunrise

A young man is ostracized by his people for his ability to speak to...them.

Jan 6, 202026m
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Phase 1 Wrap Up: Round Table Discussion

Join us as we discuss Phase 1 with three guests; Vanessa Taylor (@bacontribe) as a community commentator, Simone Ebongo-Bayehe (@SimonesFiasco) as an Episode 2 cast member, and Jason Charney (@jcharney) as the Episode 3 Sound Designer. We address some questions submitted by fans.

Jan 28, 202057m
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The Kilimanjaro Collection

Details on what the Kilimanjaro Collection is and how COVID-19 is affecting the show.

May 12, 20202m
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Kilamanjaro Collection: "When The Buildings Began To Bleed" by Vanessa Taylor

Killamanjaro Collection Story: "When The Buildings Began to Bleed". Written by Vanessa Taylor and narrated by Ellen Chamberlain. "At the end of the day, their mistake was simple: they sent her body to the masjid"

Jun 22, 202025m
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Kilamanjaro Collection: "Bodies of Matter" by M.C. Tapera

Killamanjaro Collection Story: "Bodies of Matter". Written and narrated by M.C. Tapera. Finding herself in amidst a crisis, Zora strives for something that causes her to look upwards, towards the stars.

Jul 6, 20209m
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Kilamanjaro Collection: "They Ate the Sun" by Kosi Dunn

Killamanjaro Collection Story: "They Ate the Sun". Written and narrated by Kosi Dunn. “When the Brighteaters came and took away our lights, we ran inward and cried and wondered why.”

Nov 2, 202010m
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4. DNA Data Storage: The Kidnapping

A brother calls on the assistance of a Private Investigator to find his missing sibling, a DNA data mule.

Apr 4, 202119m
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5. DNA Data Storage: The Chase

The search for Tariq continues on the road. But for how long can Alicia and Adam put up with each other on the way?

Apr 12, 202119m
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6. DNA Data Storage: The Rescue

The long journey comes to an end...Tariq finds himself in a bind and there appears to be no way out. Check out the thrilling conclusion to the DNA Data Storage phase!

Dec 27, 202113m
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