"    TANIS " Podcast
Tanis is a bi-weekly podcast from the Public Radio Alliance, and is hosted by Nic Silver. Tanis is a serialized docudrama about a fascinating and surprising mystery: the myth of Tanis. Tanis is an exploration of the nature of truth, conspiracy, and information. Tanis is what happens when the lines of science and fiction start to blur... S

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Season: 1 Episode: 1
In the first episode of Tanis, our host, Nic Silver, wonders if the Internet age might contain one last great mystery, an ancient myth known as “Tanis.” His exploration into the enigmatic Tanis begins by asking the question, what is it?

Season: 1 Episode: 2
As the search for Tanis continues, Nic tracks down the person who placed that strange Craigslist ad, and enlists the help of “Meerkatnip,” an acerbic hacker, straight out of the pages of a Gibson or Stephenson novel.

Season: 1 Episode: 3
Nic learns that the myth of Tanis might not be as dormant as he first believed, as he discovers a contemporary mystery, just as strange and terrifying as anything in Tanis’s murky and cryptic past.

Season: 1 Episode: 4
Nic’s search for Tanis leads him back to Meerkatnip, who introduces him to two of the internet’s biggest mysteries, and the Jack Parsons connection comes to an explosive end in Pasadena.

Season: 1 Episode: 5
The result of Meerkatnip’s exploration into the Pacifica problem ends up raising more questions than answers, and invasive events lead Nic to suspect that somebody sinister may have taken a serious interest in his story.

Season: 1 Episode: 6
Nic finally meets the mystery woman in the garage, Karl van Sant has more to tell us from beyond the grave, and we take another trip back in time, to the dawn of the serial killer.

Season: 1 Episode: 7
Meerkatnip uncovers a mysterious woman with ties to the Haida and Xanu, Morgan Miller and Sam Reynolds reveal a strange cult with possible ties to Tanis, and Nic opens his copy of The Dungeon Masters Guide, for the first time since high school.

Season: 1 Episode: 8
Nic and Meerkatnip discover a large number of strange events seem to occur within one very specific region of the Pacific Northwest, Morgan Miller brings us one step closer to the Cult of Tanis, and Nic visits Raywood, Washingon, a mysterious ghost town w

Season: 1 Episode: 9
The search for Sam Reynolds leads to a strange duplex in Everett, Washington, a mysterious man has a proposition, and Nic continues his search for the elusive Haidagurl.

Season: 1 Episode: 10
Nic is taken into the deep woods of the Pacific Northwest to visit a mysterious group who call themselves the Grackles, and we finally get a look inside a long abandoned industrial complex.

Season: 1
A BONUS MINI EPISODE of TANIS: The Lady of Starvation Heights

Season: 1 Episode: 11
Sam Reynolds’ condition deteriorates further, Morgan reveals more about Pacifica, and MK’s research into the Cult of Tanis and the Ancient myth of Eld Fen bring Nic closer to Haidagurl, and perhaps, one step closer to finding Tanis.

Season: 1 Episode: 12
Nic's uncovering Veronika Pilman brings him one step closer to discovering the truth about those mysterious research studies in the Pacific Northwest.

Season: 2 Episode: 1
Cameron Ellis opens up about what might actually be going on out there in woods of the Pacific Northwest, Nic tries to figure out what happened in the cabin, and Meerkatnip does her best to help him get his Tanis investigation back on the right foot.

Season: 2
A BONUS episode of TANIS featuring teaser/trailer/updates.

Season: 2 Episode: 2
Cameron Ellis has something hidden in the basement, and a letter addressed to Karl van Sant leads to a mysterious John Doe in the Pacific Northwest.

Season: 2
A BONUS episode of TANIS featuring Nic and Geoff van Sant

Season: 2 Episode: 3
Cameron Ellis provides more information about what might be happening with what he calls “The Breach,” Meerkatnip digs up a strange audio recording on the deep web, and Nic uncovers a mysterious key.

Season: 2 Episode: 4
Cameron Ellis teaches us a thing or two about cephalopods, MK answers a few questions, and Nic gets to the bottom of the mysterious rock and key.

Season: 2
A BONUS episode of TANIS featuring Listener Mail and more!

Season: 2 Episode: 5
Nic and MK dig deeper into Lyle Stevik, Nathanial Carter and The Navigator, and the appearance of a strange ancient manuscript has Nic asking new questions.

Season: 2 Episode: 6
Nic sits down with Paul to talk about the Cult of Tanis, MK digs up more on those mysterious research studies, and Nic and Geoff take a walk in the woods.

Season: 2
A special MINI EPISODE of TANIS featuring Nic's Journals from Season One of TANIS.

Season: 2
A BONUS episode of TANIS featuring Nic talking TANIS with Geoff, Listener Mail and more!

Season: 2 Episode: 7
Nic’s exploration of the Voynich Manuscript continues, and Meerkatnip digs up some new information on the mysterious Nathanial Carter.

Season: 2
A BONUS episode of TANIS featuring Listener Mail and more!

Season: 2 Episode: 8
Nic and MK uncover a mysterious guru and an interesting connection between Nic’s name and Tanis, while Nic’s working in the area Cameron Ellis refers to as “The Breach,” begins to have a very strange effect.

Season: 2
A BONUS episode of TANIS featuring Listener Mail and more!

Season: 2 Episode: 9
The Voynich Manuscript continues to provide clues that might lead to Tanis, and Nic finds himself at Pacifica Station with far more questions than answers, as the mystery of Tanis appears to be asking him to choose sides.

Season: 2 Episode: 10
Nic resumes his therapy with the hope that it might lead to some answers, while a lead from Meerkatnip’s friend has Nic and MK looking to the stars.

Season: 2
A BONUS episode of TANIS featuring Nic and Geoff, Listener Mail and more!

Season: 2 Episode: 11
Nic isn’t sure who he can trust as he moves closer to uncovering how two mysterious documents and an ancient celestial convergence might be connected to Tanis.

Season: 2
A BONUS episode of TANIS featuring Listener Mail and more!

Season: 2 Episode: 12
In the Season Two finale, Nic continues to try and find Geoff and decipher the mysteries of both the Poeticon Astronomicon and the Voynich Manuscript, before his meeting with Veronika, Nathanial Carter and whatever mysteries lie at the center of Tanis.

Season: 2
A BONUS episode of TANIS featuring Listener Mail and more!

Season: 2
A BONUS episode of TANIS featuring Listener Mail and more!

Season: 2
A BONUS episode of TANIS featuring the first episode of our Patreon only mini series "Sandy Island"

Season: 3 Episode: 1
MK uncovers a potential link to Tanis in current events, and Nic continues to dig into the mystery of Tanis, and what happened in the woods at the end of Season Two.

Season: 3
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Season: 3 Episode: 2
Nic continues to look into the disappearance of Geoff van Sant, while MK uncovers a potential connection between an ancient artifact, Tanis, and a rather famous scientist and inventor.

Season: 3 Episode: 3
Nic and MK continue to look into a possible Nikola Tesla connection to Tanis, which leads them to an old asylum in the Pacific Northwest. Nic and a new friend pursue a lead concerning the last known location of Geoff van Sant.

Season: 3 Episode: 4
The search for Geoff van Sant continues, Nic receives a call from an old friend, and all lines begin to lead to Pacifica Station.

Season: 3
A BONUS episode of TANIS featuring Listener Mail!

Season: 3 Episode: 5
As the search for Geoff van Sant continues, a new friend uncovers a pair of ancient folktales, and Nic continues to explore how his dreams or memories might be related to Tanis.

Season: 3 Episode: 6
Nic’s dreams grow increasingly strange, Marcus Corey answers some questions, and Nic pays a visit to an old friend of the van Sant brothers.

Season: 3 Episode: 7
MK loses one of her heroes, we get some answers to the van Sant question, and Nic continues his work in The Breach, with a focus on exploring the mysteries of Pacifica Station.

Season: 3 Episode: 8
Nic continues to dig into his dreams, Paul from the Cult of Tanis has some advice, and some old work logs from Pacifica Station tell a familiar story.

Season: 3 Episode: 9
Nic heads back to the town of Saint Raywood, Washington looking for Grackles, he and MK try and figure out how three distinct corporate entities fit into everything that’s happening, and Nic’s sleep doctor continues to help him explore his dreams.

Season: 3
A BONUS episode of TANIS featuring Listener Mail and more!

Season: 3 Episode: 10
Nic visits Providence, Rhode Island, birthplace of Lovecraft and home to the Providence Athenaeum, and we finally learn more about The True and Natural History of Eld Fen.

Season: 3 Episode: 11
Nic’s dreams get stranger and more enigmatic, Cameron Ellis and Cult of Tanis Paul have more to tell us about Tanis, and Nic and Callie move closer to the mystery of Sector Eleven.

Season: 3 Episode: 12
Nic continues to explore the strange meaning of his dreams, and a mystery in Russia shares certain qualities with what’s been happening in the Pacific Northwest.

Season: 3
A BONUS episode of TANIS featuring Listener Mail and more!

Season: 4 Episode: 1
In the Season Four premiere, Nic reveals what happened to him in Russia at the end of Season Three, and begins to dig into what potential multiple breaches like the one in Russia might mean for the future of humanity.

Season: 4 Episode: 2
Nic experiences some interesting pipe music, his doctor orders a brain scan, and, as Nic and MK begin to seriously explore the ramifications of multiple breaches, Cameron Ellis becomes harder and harder to track down.

Season: 4
Tanis regulars Nic Silver and MK look into the existence of "The Last Movie," an infamous underground feature film, reputed to drive you insane, or worse...

Season: 4 Episode: 3
Nic encounters a stranger in the woods with a message, uncovers some Russian hippies in Greece who might be connected to Tanis, and looks into a weird guidebook that might provide a clue.

Season: 4 Episode: 4
Nic and MK look into strange events that may have taken place in the sky above the pacific northwest, the sleep therapist’s sister might have a clue, and Karl surprises Nic with something out in the woods and right out of the past.  

Season: 4 Episode: 5
Nic tries to find out exactly what happened during his float in the woods, and continues to dig into what happened in Russia with Grigori Rasputin. MK does her best to explain everything we know so far, about the Cult of Tanis.

Season: 4 Episode: 6
Nic looks further into the man in that convenience store surveillance footage, MK finds a recording that references some very familiar mythology, and a strange old book leads to a haunted hotel and a mysterious cult.

Season: 4 Episode: 7
Nic digs deeper into what happened in the woods in those sensory deprivation tanks, gets some advice from Karl, and tries to decide if either Cameron Ellis or Paul from the Cult of Tanis can be trusted.  

Season: 4 Episode: 8
MK delivers a strange recording, Karl has some advice, and Nic's struggle to find out what is actually happening in The Breach and choose between trusting Cameron Ellis or Paul continues as he confronts both sides to try and find the best way forward.

Season: 4 Episode: 9
MK uncovers some very interesting items at a garage sale in Denver, the search for Veronika Pilman continues, and Nic’s sensory deprivation tank experience delivers another mysterious clue.

Season: 4 Episode: 10
A recording isn’t quite what it initially appeared to be, Karl helps Nic explore some familiar territory, and something has MK resolutely freaked out.   

Season: 4 Episode: 11
Nic looks into something mysterious known as The Catalyst, MK reads an alchemical poem, and Cameron Ellis provides more information on certain entities potential agendas regarding the area he refers to as The Breach.

Season: 4 Episode: 12
The search for clues takes Nic from the dark world of his dreams to an abandoned underground laboratory, and MK uncovers information that may finally lead them to Veronika.

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Season: 4
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A BONUS episode of TANIS featuring Listener Mail and more!

Season: 2
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Season Two of The Last Movie is here!

Season: 5
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Information on Season Five of TANIS, and some listener mail.

Season: 5
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Season: 5 Episode: 1
In the first episode of season five, while Nic continues to struggle with the events of last season, he is visited by two strangers. One of these strangers will force Nic to make an incredibly difficult decision. 

Season: 5 Episode: 2
Nic digs into the strange world of the brand new breach known as The Garrison Anomaly, and we hear another excerpt from the mysterious partial manuscript titled Pacifica.

Season: 5 Episode: 3
Nic receives a warning from an old friend, digs into a new copy of The Malacetic Atlas, and learns more about what Rose Hempel may have been doing up in the woods of Northern British Columbia.

Season: 5 Episode: 4
Nic meets a Tanis expert connected to Professor Carl Adams who provides some interesting new information about what might be going on up in the woods of Northern British Columbia, but she says he’s going to have to bring something special along with him

Season: 5 Episode: 5
Nic and MK dig into John Corroman Junior, receive a break in the murder cases connected to The Garrison Anomaly, and Cameron Ellis comes through in a big way.

Season: 5 Episode: 6
With a familiar artifact in hand, Nic enlists the help of a familiar voice to accompany him to Northern British Columbia in search of Rose Hempel. While up there looking into her disappearance, Nic discovers that Rose may have had an ulterior motive fo

Season: 5 Episode: 7
While up in Northern British Columbia, Nic and MK discover that following in Rose Hempel’s footsteps is going to be far more dangerous and challenging than they initially suspected. Plus, a voice from the past is suddenly and surprising connected to a v

Season: 5 Episode: 8
Back in Seattle, Nic sees two doctors: one who helps him with his brain, and one who may have been partially responsible for scrambling it. Meanwhile, up in Northern British Columbia, there’s a break in the case.

Season: 5 Episode: 9
Nic’s doctor warns him that his brain is changing in strange ways, but it doesn’t stop him from heading back up to Northern British Columbia with a renewed sense of purpose. We finally hear from Rose Hempel herself, which makes Nic even more determine

Season: 5 Episode: 10
One of the last people to see Rose Hempel provides a clue to what she really may have been up to in that section of the woods. And Nic and MK get some more help from a tracker named Chase.

Season: 5 Episode: 11
While Nic and MK move through the woods in search of The Gates of Karsas, Nic makes a bold and reckless decision.

Season: 5 Episode: 12
In the Season Five finale, Nic and MK re-enter the woods in search of Rose Hempel and John Corroman Junior, along with answers to what the two of them were really doing up there in The Garrison Anomaly.

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Season: 3
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