1. FLORESTAN by Talya Zax (04:56)
A man suffering from tinnitus cannot escape a particular musical note.
2. EXCUSE ME, DO YOU HAVE THE TIME? by Joy Bishop (03:16)
A nursing home resident searches for someone who can answer her question.
3. HEAT RAY by Robert Arnold (03:28)
Two rural youths prepare for an otherworldly invasion.
4. THE ART OF CONVERSATION by Richard Hand (05:15)
A bus passenger tries to share the story of his journey.
5. THE DARK by Tony Isbell (05:26)
Two asylum doctors debate the best course of treatment for a particularly bizarre patient.
6. THE BRITISH ARMY MAKES A POT ROAST by Ross Williams (04:06)
Two soldiers struggle to understand their confounding new mission.
7. THE GREAT MISSISSIPPI FLOOD by William Anderson (05:02)
This historical vignette takes the form of a blues song recounting a 1927 natural disaster and the efforts of Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover to address it.
8. SCAVENGE by Bryan Wade (05:42)
A young man rides his bike to the neighborhood park in order to carry out a peculiar plan.
WKNO “Checking on the Arts” interview with Kacky Walton (11:46)
Cast & Crew
Sound Effects: Karen Strachan
Producer: Robert Arnold
Director: Robert Arnold
Charles – Florestan: Christopher Tracy
Writer – Florestan: Talya Zax
Terry – Excuse Me, Do You Have the Time?: Brent Davis
Sharon – Excuse Me, Do You Have the Time?: Joy Bishop
Mrs. Solomon – Excuse Me, Do You Have the Time?: Emily Peckham
Writer – Excuse Me, Do You Have the Time?: Joy Bishop
Roseanne – Heat Ray: Jillian Barron
Charlie – Heat Ray: David Hammons
Mom – Heat Ray: Jeanna Juleson
Sound Effects – Heat Ray: Jeanna Juleson
Writer – Heat Ray: Robert Arnold
Arnold – The Art of Conversation: Ron Gephart
Katie – The Art of Conversation: Laurin DeRamus-Osman
Writer – The Art of Conversation: Richard Hand
Dr. Barrington – The Dark: Tony Isbell
Dr. Hudson – The Dark: Justin Willingham
John Doe – The Dark: Kinon Keplinger
Writer – The Dark: Tony Isbell
Corporal – The British Army Makes a Pot Roast: Jason Spitzer
Pvt. Taylor – The British Army Makes a Pot Roast: Jeff Posson
Pvt. Smythe – The British Army Makes a Pot Roast: Kendall Karcher
Sergeant-Major – The British Army Makes a Pot Roast: Marques Brown
Writer – The British Army Makes a Pot Roast: Ross Williams
Singer – The Great Mississippi Flood: TeKay
Radio Announcer – The Great Mississippi Flood: Jake Smith
Musician – The Great Mississippi Flood: Jeremy Howard
Writer – The Great Mississippi Flood: William Anderson
Danny – Scavenge: Stephen Garrett
Dad – Scavenge: Doug Hardin
Sound Effects – Scavenge: Emily Draffen
Writer – Scavenge: Bryan Wade