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 Created by Donna Barrow-Green, The Diarist is  a chilling thriller set in the stylized world of 1950s New York City. Hailed as "if Hitchock had written a love story" (Geek Girl Authority) and "runner up for dark workplace drama" (Radio Public).  The Diarist is the story of a naive and attentive  secretary, Andrea Davies. When Andrea submits to a lurid affair with her boss -the charismatic psychopath Richard Hayes- she enters a web of sadism and deception. Richard fits the bill for the "perfect" 1950s man, but Andrea's hubris and curiosity soon leads her to his twisted, intimate marriage to wife Margaret. Margaret is a ghostly, shut-in "psychotic" with secrets that can destroy Richard's plans for Andrea and jeopardize Andrea's  dream of Happily Ever After." At times riveting, light, funny, and terrifying, The Diarist is an addictive, bingeable bizarre love story. 

Cast:

Beth Ricketson
Ryan Bowen
Corrine Elena
Darlene Sorenson
Eric Sorenson
Nikki Flynn
Heather Coe
Pierson Rintz
Shelly Bryant
Emerson McRaven
Sound Engineering by Donna Barrow-Green & Ben Green

Nominated for four 2018 Audio Verse Awards and average 5 star review. 

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“I spent 2 days BINGE listening to this and I absolutely love it!"

"Trigger Warning for Narcisitic Gaslighting."

"Duuuude I love this show!"

"THE DIARIST is a frank and emotional look at the darkness within the human heart."

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Aug 11, 2018

** This bonus content is stand alone so listening to the whole series is not required. However, if you are a Diarist fan then this will add to the story! 

Sit in on a lecture with Dr. Walter Freeman the world's most famous lobotomist in the 1940s and 1950s. This lecture is based on an actual peer-reviewed journal article in the Yale Medical Review in the 1940s. Dr. Freeman (played by Pierson Rintz) provides a short lecture in this film and then introduces a successful lobotomy subject to the class, Miss Dorothy Linden (played by Darlene Sorenson). You may remember Miss Linden -- or Dotty as an old friend of Margaret Hayes, one who in episode 13 Richard claimed never existed.

If you are fascinated by this chilling subject check out this incredible lecture & video by Dr. Miriam Posner "The visual Culture of Lobotomy" http://www.miriamposner.com/lobotomy.html

From Dr. Posner's website "My work on Freeman focuses on a less well-known aspect of his career. The neurologist was also an avid photographer, obsessively documenting his patients before and after their procedures. Freeman also made a series of films showing lobotomies and their effects. After he stopped performing lobotomies in the early 1960s, Freeman crossed the country in his van (nicknamed the Lobotomobile), tracking down former patients and snapping their photographs."