DUST

DUST

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DUST is the premier destination for immersive science fiction audio stories.


New to DUST? Start with Season Three: CHRYSALIS, starring Corey Hawkins, Toni Collette, and more. New episodes every Monday and Wednesday!


Season Three, CHRYSALIS: When an AI awakens after the genocide of the human race by an unknown alien species, it sets off on a path of vengeance across the known universe...and beyond.


Previous Seasons:

Season One, Horizons: An anthology of audio stories ranging from Philip K. Dick and Ray Bradbury to the new voices of today.

Season Two, FLIGHT 008: Eleven of the biggest writers in science fiction, through eleven unique stories, follow one single thread: a non-stop flight from Tokyo to San Francisco that passes through a wrinkle in spacetime and lands in the year 2040.

26 Episodes
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After successfully attacking the envoys of the Xunvir Republic, the AI realizes that his revenge will require more careful planning. Hiding among a sea of asteroids, he takes inventory of the new tools and weapons he has acquired, and how we will use them to bring total war to humanity’s enemies. This episode is performed by Corey Hawkins, Toni Collette, and Matthew Wolf.  CHRYSALIS is written by SH Serrano, adapted by Stephen Michael and Macklen Makhloghi, and executive produced by Corey Hawkins.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
An Artificial Intelligence awakens on Earth to find the planet decimated by a malevolent alien race. With all life eradicated, the AI builds itself a body built for the stars...and for revenge. This episode is performed by Matthew Wolf. CHRYSALIS is written by SH Serrano, adapted by Stephen Michael and Macklen Makhloghi, and executive produced by Corey Hawkins.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Introducing CHRYSALIS: an epic 14-episode saga of retribution on a galactic scale. When an AI awakens after the genocide of the human race by an unknown alien species, it sets off on a path of vengeance across the known universe...and beyond. Starring and Executive Produced by Corey Hawkins, with performances by Toni Collette, Lance Reddick, Shea Whigham, and more, CHRYSALIS is a sci-fi experience unlike any other. Stay tuned. Vengeance will be ours.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
When it comes to negotiating with aggressive alien empires, humans have learned a few lessons: know the enemy, stack the deck, and have a very comprehensive insurance policy. This is Insurance, written by Michael Carabott, performed by Chris Diamantopoulos, Dominic Rains, Dan Lawson, and Robert Fleet.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
A group of alien explorers stumble upon a derelict human spaceship in the far reaches of space, revealing heartbreaking truths of their species’ entire history. This is Hard Choices, written by Michael Carabott, performed by Athena Karkanis, Treva Etienne, Erin Ebers, Jaret Sacrey, Maralyn Facey, and Robert Fleet.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In a distant alien world, intelligent life yearns to know that they are not alone in the universe. But what if they aren’t the only ones reaching to the stars? This is Through the Eye of the Needle, written by Michael Carabott, performed by Lance Reddick.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Brand new episodes return next week! Three standalone stories from our ongoing anthology "Horizons" available starting next week.Additionally, DUST’s official third season of the podcast, Chrysalis, will release this summer - starring Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, The Walking Dead)For bonus episodes, latest news, exclusive content, and much more, sign up for the DUST newsletter at watchdust.com/listenFor weekly short films, Subscribe to DUST on YouTube.com/WatchDUST  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
When Yumiko’s return trip from her mother’s funeral lands her 20 years in the future, she finds that in a sense, she is the one who’s been buried. But perhaps, if she’s lucky, she can find a way to unearth herself and reconnect with her long-lost daughter. Last is written by William Shunn and performed by Sarah Drew.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Wracked by the guilt of abandoning her terminally-ill son, a teenage mother returns home only to find out that the trip took longer than expected. Twenty years longer. Homecoming is written by Sheila Finch and performed by Martin Jarvis.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Technology and art may seem at odds, but in this stunningly beautiful portrait, Nebula-award winning author Chen Qiufan shows us a future made vivid through shared artistic experience. Oblivion is a Crease Left by Memory is written by Chen Qiufan, translated by Ken Liu, and performed by Greg Watanabe.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Flung 20 years into the future, a desperate inventor must find a way to come to terms with his new reality, or the same fate as his innovations. Collapse is written by Nancy Kress and performed by Alfred Molina.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
When a young woman returns from her gap year in Tokyo, she finds herself in a future in which A.I.-enabled eyewear facilitates your every need. Gap Year is written by Justina Robson and performed by Moira Quirk.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
In the future, Kenji finds that tracking down loved ones is significantly harder when every door, elevator, and kiosk mocks his every effort. Morning Glory is written by Charles Yu, and performed by SungWon Cho, Deborah Ann Woll, Andre Sogliuzzo, Moira Quirk, Suzy Nakamura, and Helen Sadler.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Evelyn always assumed her partner would be the one whose life would disappear, one early-onset Alzheimer's memory at a time. But that was before Evelyn jumped decades into the future... Dido's Lament is written by Aidan J.S. Menuge and performed by Sarah Drew.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
After disappearing for twenty years, Malcolm returns home and quickly discovers his life has changed in ways he could have never expected. Iterations is written by Daniel H. Wilson and performed by Dan Stevens, Calista Flockhart, and Helen Sadler.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Senator Oscar Diaz's checkered past comes back to haunt him when an old friend–thought to be dead–suddenly returns and threatens to topple his empire. Treatment Option is written by James L. Cambias, narrated by Keith David, and performed by Reid Scott, Danny Trejo, Suzy Nakamura, Moira Quirk, and Andre Sogliuzzo.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
DUST is proud to announce a special second season, FLIGHT 008, made in partnership with XPRIZE.Eleven of the biggest writers in science fiction, through eleven unique stories, follow a single thread: a non-stop flight from Tokyo to San Francisco that passes through a wrinkle in space-time and lands in the year 2040.With performances by Dan Stevens, Danny Trejo, Calista Flockhart, Alfred Molina, Reid Scott, and Keith David, FLIGHT 008 is an audio experience unlike any other.Season two premieres March 25th.The future has arrived.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Dismissed as primitive and ridiculed by her own allies, a single human ship is all that stands between those allies and oblivion. Just One Ship is written by Alexander Bruce, performed by Aaron Cavette.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
What happens when the machines we create begin thinking for themselves? Will they see us as their creators...or as oppressors? A Ghost in the Machine is written by Ed Bartlett, narrated by Sabra May, and performed by Natalie Pelletier, Amy Argyle, Matthew Wolf, Tara Novic, George Aivaliotis and Paddy Wilkins.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
When a budding sculptor undergoes a procedure that allows him to focus on his dreams, he quickly learns that success may not be what he wanted it to be. The Motivation Cure is written by RK Nickel, performed by Matthew Wolf, Devon Sorvari, and Hugo Armstrong.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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Comments (166)

Tony Zac

brahahaha 21:25 - 21:25... "we're taking your 🌕 moon". loved it.

Sep 18th
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Tony Zac

no podcast cause a rollercoaster of emotions like the way Dust does.

Sep 18th
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Tony Zac

this was dope!

Sep 18th
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Tony Zac

Nice!!

Sep 4th
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MA RS

That actually brought tears to my eyes. Well done!!

Sep 4th
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Katarina Lindborg

I'm crying!! 😭😭

Sep 2nd
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Perry Ferb

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Sep 2nd
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Chris Iapetus

Wow. Wonderful.

Aug 21st
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Chris Iapetus

Awesome narration & great story.

Aug 20th
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E J

Is this "Dust" the same topic that appears in Phillip Pullman novels??

Aug 3rd
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Lydia Barlow

OMG 😲

Jul 30th
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Lydia Barlow

I hope they do more of the Flight 008 stories

Jul 30th
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LC

Didn't finish it. Why is Christianity continually used to portray negative points. Been flogged to death previously. 😴

Jul 23rd
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Tony Valle

beautiful can't stop re-listening to this one

Jul 19th
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Tony Valle

there's no words to describe how amazing that story was you had me speechless

Jul 19th
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NickyMax

Just wow. What a powerful story and great storytelling. I was really emotional while listening to it. Thanks for such an exemplary podcast. Hard Choices is perhaps the best story I ever listened on the podcast

Jul 18th
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Chris Palmer

Not only is this a beautiful story, but the captain has the most gorgeous and emotive voice. My favourite story so far.

Jul 10th
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Angel Benjamin

Only 2 words. FLIPPING AWESOME!

Jul 9th
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Bunker Weiss

Man this Carabott guy has come up with straight gold. I loved Flight 008, but these three have taken the mantle for me.

Jul 8th
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Iain Crawford

Absolutely compelling story - On so many levels - Emotionally gripping with serious themes

Jul 8th
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