The Magic of Audio Editing: Making Penn Jillette Seem Bearable

On April 6th, my husband and I went to go see one of our favorite shows, NPR's Ask Me Another. The show is a trivia and word puzzle game, a fun and silly departure from NPR's usual news--much more Wait Wait . . . Don't Tell Me! than All Things Considered. The event was a rare date night for … Continue reading The Magic of Audio Editing: Making Penn Jillette Seem Bearable

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This week in Podcasts: 4/23-4/29

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: 4/23-4/29

First Impressions: The Strange Case of Starship Iris

An update, as of 8/9/17: The Strange Case of Starship Iris is currently on hiatus. The Strange Case of Starship Iris is a new fiction podcast with 5 episodes released at the time of writing this review. The show focuses on Violet Liu, who has reluctantly become part of the crew on a smuggler ship. The show lies … Continue reading First Impressions: The Strange Case of Starship Iris

This Week in Podcasts: 4/16/17 – 4/22/17

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: 4/16/17 – 4/22/17

This Week in Podcasts: 4/2/17 – 4/8/17

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: 4/2/17 – 4/8/17

Podcast Problem: Too Many Mics

Tommy Wiseau's 2003 film, The Room, is a masterclass in bad media on so many counts. The acting, directing, and writing are often discussed, but for me, the dubbing of some lines is really underrated. Pull up any YouTube video of The Room with the intent of catching poorly-dubbed lines. You'll notice it immediately. The dialogue floats uncomfortably in … Continue reading Podcast Problem: Too Many Mics

This Week in Podcasts: 3/26/17 – 4/1/17

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: 3/26/17 – 4/1/17