Transmission Folklore is an urban fantasy audio drama podcast produced by the Lavender Lemonade Collective about an accidental kidnapping-turned-road-trip, repairing burned bridges worth fixing, the formation of found family, and the life-or-death connection between boy and car.


SUPPORTERS

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PATREON

Arielle Visson
Adrianne Weaver
Kelly Brennan
Lila Lost
Tom and Cindy Ibert


INDIEGOGO

Achitha Sanganethy
Adrienne Standley
Anne Baird
Alexandra Von Gries
Audrey Martin
Brain Marino
Cheshire Chagrin
Claudia Elvidge
Hannah Wright
Jacqueline Foley

John Westover
Kalairn Koats
Kirstin Gutshall
Logan Cheshire
Phoebe A. Seiders
Rhea James
Rivkah French
Robin Howell
Starship Gold Star
Tal Minear

CAST & CREW

Transmission Folklore is a production of the Lavender Lemonade Collective in Houston, TX.The show is written & directed by Mik Koats (they/them). Edited & produced by Orion Tuesday Ibert (he/they).Please note that any character art done, even by the creators of the show, is not canon.
Character art by Orion Ibert.

Actors from Season One:

Mary McGill as S1 Sock (she/her)
Aryn Rozelle as Adelyn (she/her)
Punyaha Mukherjee (he/him)
Aspen Bickel as Kali (he/they)

TRANSMISSION FOLKLORE
PRESS KIT

Link to the Google Drive Folder

Introduction

Transmission Folklore is a serialized urban fantasy audio drama podcast and is the debut production of the Lavender Lemonade Collective. We recommend new listeners start on episode one of season one. Our podcast can be found by searching “Transmission Folklore” in your favorite podcatching app (an app that catches a podcast’s audio file like Apple Podcasts, Spotify, etc.) or by visiting our website at https://www.transmissionfolklore.com where we have links to our podcast in several popular podcatching apps, RSS feed, and our YouTube channel where we post captioned videos of our episode audio.

Series Long Summary

Transmission Folklore is an urban fantasy audio drama podcast produced by the Lavender Lemonade Collective that follows the absolutely-not-a-kidnapping of Sorrel and the anxious driver, Carter. After Carter saves Sorrel from being drowned by a siren, the pair go on the road trip for their lives up the Mississippi River to restore Sorrel’s burned bridges and end the siren’s murderous persuit. After taking care of the ill-intentioned siren, Sorrel and Carter take some time to rebuild their lives with new and old friends with some new understandings: everyone deserves to heal, magic takes time, and some bridges should stay burned.

Series Short Summary

Transmission Folklore is an urban fantasy audio drama podcast produced by the Lavender Lemonade Collective about an accidental kidnapping-turned-road-trip, repairing burned bridges worth fixing, the formation of found family, and the life-or-death connection between boy and car.

Season 1 Short Summary

Season one of Transmission Folklore is an urban fantasy audio drama podcast produced by the Lavender Lemonade Collective about a road trip that is technically a kidnapping, running from a murderous siren, and the intertwined intricacies of identity and magic.

Season 1 Long Summary

Transmission Folklore season one is an urban fantasy audio drama podcast produced by the Lavender Lemonade Collective that follows the absolutely-not-a-kidnapping of Sorrel and the anxious driver, Carter. After Carter saves Sorrel from being drowned in a disgusting Houston bayou by a siren, the pair go on a life-changing and life-saving road trip up the Mississippi River. As Carter and Sorrel learn more about each other and the world of magic around them, they soon realize that the car problems they seem to have all too frequently are far more normal than anything they’ve ever faced before.

Season 2 Long Summary

Season two of Transmission Folklore continues the story of Sorrel and Carter as they try to find some sort of normalcy in their new lives. The pair take some time to rest at Carter’s mom’s home in New Orleans, where his mom tries and fails in teaching Carter to fly. Sorrel embraces the self-help life and faces the consequences of Emery’s actions before they were banished. A party, panic, and a rescue mission ensues, solidifying Carter and Sorrel’s place within their newfound family.

Season 2 Short Summary

Season two of Transmission Folklore is an urban fantasy audio drama podcast from the Lavender Lemonade Collective about running towards the things that scare us, a party, and a rescue mission to save someone worth saving.

Podcast Rating and Content

Transmission Folklore is explicit due to the usage of several curse words. The show also handles several heavy topics including, but not limited to, depression, anxiety, mental health, mentions of institutionalization, familial abuse, murder, transphobia, and ableism. Content warnings with timestamps are provided in the show notes of every episode.Content warnings with timestamps are provided in the show notes of every episode.

Accessibility

Transcripts:
Transmission Folklore currently has several methods of providing accessibility to our audience. We provide transcripts through a link in the episode notes of every release. We have our transcripts available on Google Drive and on our transcripts pages built into our website.


Content Warnings:
Content warnings are provided in the show notes of every episode with time stamps. All episodes now have audio content warnings at the beginning of the episode, including warnings for alarming car sounds for those who may be driving while listening to our show.

Captioned YouTube Videos:
We also provide captioned YouTube videos for our listeners. All videos are linked through our transcripts pages and are also available as a playlist on YouTube. Please note that captioned videos will not be available on release date. We appreciate your patience.


Requests:
For questions, concerns, and requests regarding our podcast’s accessibility measures, please feel free to email us at lavenderlemonadecollective@gmail.com.

LGBTQIA+ Representation in the Podcast

The Lavender Lemonade Collective strives to create a community that allows art from a uniquely LGBTQIA+ lens, that makes space for all races, religions, body types, abilities and genres. Transmission Folklore is no exception to this. We have written and cast all characters in our podcast with serious thought.Transmission Folklore’s second season has an entirely LGBTQIA+ cast, crew, and characters, with all new cast members being transgender and/or nonbinary.Additionally, there is representation of LGBTQIA+ families in Transmission Folklore. Carter, Clare, and Sorrel are all queerspawn (children of LGBTQIA+ parents) with transgender parents. For more information about queerspawn representation, check out the Queerspawn Resource Project and COLAGE.

Cast and Crew

Transmission Folklore season 1 is written and directed by Mik C. Koats. Editing and production for season 1 is done by Orion Ibert. The theme song is “Pilot” by Lately Kind of YeahSeason 2 is written, directed, composed, and has dialogue edits by Mik C. Koats. Sound design and production by Orion Ibert.Bios and social media for our cast and crew can be found in the “Transmission Folklore Cast and Crew Bios” document.Announcement edited headshots and original headshots are available in the “Headshots” folder.

Branding and Promotional Materials

The Transmission Folklore logo was created by Orion Ibert. The font used is Arial in all caps. All branding and promotional materials are located in the “Promotional Materials” folder.Transmission Folklore Branding Hex-Code Colors:
White: #ffffff
Pink:#f584b6
Blue: #6bade0
Dark Blue: #00202c

Podcast Contact Information

Email: lavenderlemonadecollective@gmail.com
Website: www.transmissionfolklore.com
Twitter: www.twitter.com/lavenderlem
Instagram: www.instagram.com/lavender.lem
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LavenderLemonadeCollective/

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