From PRX Productions and The Truth, Newts! is a surf rock audio drama about the end of the world. The six-part series is inspired by the pioneering science fiction of Czech author and playwright Karel Čapek, who is best known for coining the term “robot.”
The first episode is premiering exclusively on The Truth. To hear the rest of the series, subscribe to Newts! wherever you listen to podcasts, or visit newtspod.com to stay in the loop.
Created by Sam Jay Gold & Ian Coss
Music and sound design by Ian Coss
Story editing by Jonathan Mitchell
Executive produced by Jocelyn Gonzales and Jonathan Mitchell
Performed by Lindsay Nicole Chambers, Chris Barron, Joseph Medeiros, Juan Ignacio Sanguinetti, Alok Patel , Sarah Naughton , Jon-Michael Reese, Putu Rekayasa , Naomi Yang, Sid Iyer, Lenny Fiannaca, Sam Lapine, and Varun Sasisekharan.