Instead of receiving his rare rock from an online lapidary store, a series of unfortunate oversights switches Ken’s order for an unusual 72-year-old frozen alien sample. When the thing disappears from Ken’s kitchen counter, he blames the neighbour’s cat. But he soon discovers his missing rock has a taste for Leaf’s organically grown vegetables.

Makeshift Stories is a proud member of the Alberta Podcast Network, powered by ATB Financial.

To listen to other great APN award-winning podcasts – such as It’s a conspiracy where co-hosts Andrew, Charlie and Greg “layout the beliefs behind selected conspiracy theories, alternative accounts, legends, myths and more – please head over to the Alberta Podcast Network.

CONNECT WITH US

makeshiftstories@gmail.com

SHARE THE PODCAST

You can help us out by letting your Twitter friends know about @makeshift_scifi. You can post a tweet now  http://clicktotweet.com/9eCk0

Reviews help us out.  If you really liked this episode, please go over to Apple Podcasts and leave a review and subscribe.

CREDITS

Written by Alan V Hare.

Read by Mitchell Tew.

Opening and Closing Theme, Magical Mystery by 8TH Mode Music, Audio Jungle Music Mass Reproduction Licence.

Makeshift Stories is released under a creative commons non-commercial attribution no derivative license. Which means that you are free to share our stories just remember to credit us and don’t alter anything.

In what might or might not be an experiment in social engineering conducted by Leaf’s dog Planet, the local community association decides to replace all the grass in Broadwalk Estates’ public spaces with drought-resistant plants. In protest, Ken and his neighbour Lily Green decide to withdraw from the association.

Makeshift Stories is a proud member of the Alberta Podcast Network, powered by ATB Financial.

To listen to other great APN award winning podcasts – such as It’s a conspiracy where co-hosts Andrew, Charlie and Greg “lay out the beliefs behind selected conspiracy theories, alternative accounts, legends, myths and more – please head over to the Alberta Podcast Network.

CONNECT WITH US

makeshiftstories@gmail.com

SHARE THE PODCAST

You can help us out by letting your Twitter friends know about @makeshift_scifi. You can post a tweet now  http://clicktotweet.com/9eCk0

Reviews help us out.  If you really liked this episode, please go over to Apple Podcasts and leave a review and subscribe.

CREDITS

Written by Alan V Hare.

Read by Mitchell Tew.

Opening and Closing Theme, Magical Mystery by 8TH Mode Music, Audio Jungle Music Mass Reproduction Licence.

Makeshift Stories is released under a creative commons non-commercial attribution no derivative license. Which means that you are free to share our stories just remember to credit us and don’t alter anything.

Ken meets a new friend online who asks to stay at his house. However, when the friend arrives, they are very different than their online persona, and the ramifications turn out to be global. In a desperate attempt to set things straight, Ken, Leaf and Planet decide to use a scam they hope the unwanted house guest has never encountered before.

Makeshift Stories is a proud member of the Alberta Podcast Network, powered by ATB Financial.

To listen to other great APN award winning podcasts – such as It’s a conspiracy where co-hosts Andrew, Charlie and Greg “lay out the beliefs behind selected conspiracy theories, alternative accounts, legends, myths and more – please head over to the Alberta Podcast Network.

CONNECT WITH US

makeshiftstories@gmail.com

SHARE THE PODCAST

You can help us out by letting your Twitter friends know about @makeshift_scifi. You can post a tweet now  http://clicktotweet.com/9eCk0

Reviews help us out.  If you really liked this episode, please go over to Apple Podcasts and leave a review and subscribe.

CREDITS

Written by Alan V Hare.

Read by Mitchell Tew.

Opening and Closing Theme, Magical Mystery by 8TH Mode Music, Audio Jungle Music Mass Reproduction Licence.

Makeshift Stories is released under a creative commons non-commercial attribution no derivative license. Which means that you are free to share our stories just remember to credit us and don’t alter anything.

Ken finds himself in a fake reality, where everything is a bit off. After he discovers his fridge is full of organic vegetables, he assumes Leaf is behind the strangeness. But when Ken goes to confront his hippy neighbour, Leaf and Planet appear to have switched bodies, and holes begin to appear in the world around them. Unknown to Ken, he has the secret to the mystery in his pocket.

Makeshift Stories is a proud member of the Alberta Podcast Network, powered by ATB Financial.

To listen to other great awarding APN podcasts such as the Read-Along: A Mini Book Club for Your Ears please head over to the Alberta Podcast Network.

This episode was brought to you in part by our sponsors:

ATB Financial.

CONNECT WITH US

makeshiftstories@gmail.com

SHARE THE PODCAST

You can help us out by letting your Twitter friends know about @makeshift_scifi. You can post a tweet now  http://clicktotweet.com/9eCk0

Reviews help us out.  If you really liked this episode, please go over to Apple Podcasts and leave a review and subscribe.

CREDITS

Written by Alan V Hare.

Read by Mitchell Tew.

Opening and Closing Theme, Magical Mystery by 8TH Mode Music, Audio Jungle Music Mass Reproduction Licence.

Makeshift Stories is released under a creative commons non-commercial attribution no derivative license. Which means that you are free to share our stories just remember to credit us and don’t alter anything.

Fed up with fighting off the natural flora invading his lawn from Leaf’s yard, Ken goes online to find a solution and stumbles upon a mysterious website selling home CRISPR DNA editing labs targeted to the home gardener with invasive weed problems. The DIY kit proves more effective that Ken could imagine and some oversights in his designer Ken grass soon become apparent.

Makeshift Stories is a proud member of the Alberta Podcast Network, powered by ATB Financial.

To listen to other great awarding APN podcasts such as the Bothy Story Telling Podcast please head over to the Alberta Podcast Network.

This episode was brought to you in part by our sponsors:

ATB Financial.

Park Power

CONNECT WITH US

makeshiftstories@gmail.com

SHARE THE PODCAST

You can help us out by letting your Twitter friends know about @makeshift_scifi. You can post a tweet now  http://clicktotweet.com/9eCk0

Reviews help us out.  If you really liked this episode, please go over to Apple Podcasts and leave a review and subscribe.

CREDITS

Written by Alan V Hare.

Read by Mitchell Tew.

Opening and Closing Theme, Magical Mystery by 8TH Mode Music, Audio Jungle Music Mass Reproduction Licence.

Makeshift Stories is released under a creative commons non-commercial attribution no derivative license. Which means that you are free to share our stories just remember to credit us and don’t alter anything.