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Mini Episode 2: Star Stuff


Melissa and Fred's friendship has lasted many years; through career stress, romantic mishaps, mansplaining, lemon incidents, midterm reviews, and life path course corrections.

Tides was written by Jesse Schuschu and Ayla Taylor and directed by Jesse Schuschu and Ayla Taylor. It was produced by Ayla Taylor and edited by Bridge Geene. Art by Sarah Durst.


  • Dr. Winifred Eurus - Julia Schifini
  • Dr. Melissa Wang - Emily Wang
  • Mansplainer - Chad Ellis
  • Bartender - Bridge Geene

Tides is the story of Dr. Winifred Eurus, a xenobiologist trapped on an unfamiliar planet with hostile tidal forces. She must use her wits, sarcasm and intellectual curiosity to survive long enough to be rescued. But there might be more to life on this planet than she expected. . .

Find episode transcripts and extra content at www.tidespodcast.com and follow @TidesPodcast on Twitter or Tumblr.

Music in intro is "Shimmer" by Scott Holms and the ending music is "Drift" by Scott Holms.

Music in the bar scene is "The Gaia Hypothesis" by Scomber Ft: Snowflake

Sound effects include those that were previously credited and:

"Cell phone vibration - long pulses" by MrAuralization on Freesound.org

"cheer 01.wav" by tim.kahn on Freesound.org

Other sound effects used in this episode were either downloaded in accordance with their copyright or were created for the use in this podcast.


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