Top 5 Podcasts to Prep Writers for NaNoWriMo

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I have a theory. I believe that nobody who has written a "top podcasts for writers" list listens to the podcasts they put on the list, that they are not writers, or both. I've always been astounded by how all of these list only include writing podcasts--things like Grammar Girl, I Should Be Writing, The Allusionist, etc. Don't … Continue reading Top 5 Podcasts to Prep Writers for NaNoWriMo

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Podcast Review: Radiotopia’s “The Polybius Conspiracy”

This review will contain some vague spoilers. An entirely spoiler-free review would be next to impossible to write for this podcast, so this is the only review I will be writing for it. If you would like to experience Showcase by Radiotopia's "The Polybius Conspiracy" with minimal spoilers, please listen to all seven episodes before reading. When … Continue reading Podcast Review: Radiotopia’s “The Polybius Conspiracy”

“The Bright Sessions” Creator Lauren Shippen Named Forbes 30 Under 30 Media Luminary

Lauren Shippen, creator of The Bright Sessions, was named as one of 2018's 30 Under 30 Media Luminaries by Forbes in today's release of the list. In the list, Shippen's blurb comments on the high number of downloads The Bright Sessions has gotten, as well as the show's LGBT+ representation. The blurb also comments on the upcoming The Bright … Continue reading “The Bright Sessions” Creator Lauren Shippen Named Forbes 30 Under 30 Media Luminary

“What’s the Frequency”‘s James Oliva Has Won the Trust Game of Audio Drama

On November 6th, 2017, I had a conversation with What's the Frequency's creator, James Oliva. What's the Frequency is a new "psychedelic noir" audio drama that currently has three episodes out. You can find What's the Frequency on any major podcast streaming platform, or on their website. I've talked about how much I'm enjoying What's the Frequency so far, … Continue reading “What’s the Frequency”‘s James Oliva Has Won the Trust Game of Audio Drama

This Week in Podcasts: 11/5/17 – 11/11/17

This Week in Podcasts a weekly roundup of mini-reviews of all of the podcasts I’ve listened to in a week. If you see any podcasts that you feel are missing from my list, there’s a good chance I haven’t listened to the show yet! Feel free to give me recommendations–as well as any feedback or … Continue reading This Week in Podcasts: 11/5/17 – 11/11/17

This Week in Podcasts: 10/29/17 – 11/4/17

This Week in Podcasts a weekly roundup of mini-reviews of all of the podcasts I’ve listened to in a week. If you see any podcasts that you feel are missing from my list, there’s a good chance I haven’t listened to the show yet! Feel free to give me recommendations–as well as any feedback or … Continue reading This Week in Podcasts: 10/29/17 – 11/4/17

Limetown Returning for Season 2 in 2018

This morning, after almost two years without updates, a teaser for Limetown's second season was released on the podcast's feed. The trailer is narrated by season one protagonist Lia Haddock, and asks the listener two questions: Do you believe Lia Haddock is still alive? Why do you believe that? The trailer gives few details, leaving … Continue reading Limetown Returning for Season 2 in 2018

“Sword and Scale” and “Up and Vanished” to Be Adapted for TV

As reported in Variety today, podcasts Sword and Scale and Up and Vanished will be adapted by Ben Silverman, who spearheaded the adaptation for Amazon's Lore. Both podcasts are in the true crime genre: “Sword and Scale” is a true-crime podcast created by Mike Boudet, who hosts the show. It launched in 2014 and has registered as part of Hernan Lopez’s … Continue reading “Sword and Scale” and “Up and Vanished” to Be Adapted for TV

This Week in Podcasts: 10/22/17 – 10/28/17

This Week in Podcasts a weekly roundup of mini-reviews of all of the podcasts I’ve listened to in a week. If you see any podcasts that you feel are missing from my list, there’s a good chance I haven’t listened to the show yet! Feel free to give me recommendations–as well as any feedback or … Continue reading This Week in Podcasts: 10/22/17 – 10/28/17

My Current Podcast Subscriptions

After years and years of listening to podcasts, I've finally hit 100 subscriptions on the Pocket Casts app. According to the app, at the time I am writing this (October 25th, 2017), I have listened to 51 days, 17 hours worth of audio since August 2016 when I originally got the app. According to the … Continue reading My Current Podcast Subscriptions

First Impressions: “Station to Station” A New and Unsettling Audio Drama Favorite

Station to Station is the newest seralized audio drama from Procyon, the network behind The Strange Case of Starship Iris and Under Pressure. Station to Station is a highly atmospheric podcast verging on the horror drama, but the show has decided for slow-burn suspense over up-front grisly details. From the Procyon website, here is Station to Station's description: When Dr Miranda Quan … Continue reading First Impressions: “Station to Station” A New and Unsettling Audio Drama Favorite