This Week in Podcasts: 2/11/18 – 2/17/18

This Week in Podcasts is 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! You can see my current list of podcast subscriptions here. … Continue reading This Week in Podcasts: 2/11/18 – 2/17/18

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You Should Be Listening To: “The Bright Sessions”

You Should Be Listening To is a series where I talk up one of my favorite podcasts and explain why you should be listening, too. Each post gives an explanation of the show using the same five questions, including how best to listen and comparisons to other pieces of media. You can find all of … Continue reading You Should Be Listening To: “The Bright Sessions”

First Impressions: “Untypical” Exciting, High-Concept, and Action-Packed

Untypical is a new fantasy/action/comedy audio drama by East Corp, known for its other major audio drama, Fallout Equestria. Untypical is set to debut Friday, February 16th, and focuses on a group of people with what might call mutations or superpowers. What initially stands out in Untypical's pilot episode is its lush worldbuilding and frenetic energy. Untypical feels akin … Continue reading First Impressions: “Untypical” Exciting, High-Concept, and Action-Packed

My Hopes for PodCon 2018

It's been about two months since PodCon 2017, and I still miss it constantly. PodCon 2017 was a beautiful event filled with kind, excited people all working together to celebrate the industry and inspire others to create. Most attendees I've spoken to consider PodCon one of the best conventions they'd ever been to, and I … Continue reading My Hopes for PodCon 2018

“Hannah and Matt Know It All” A Second Opinion for Advice Columns

Advice columns are one of the more well-known structures of audio, whether it be radio classic Delilah or vaguely postmodernist My Brother, My Brother and Me. When it comes to advice, advice columnists are usually seen as experts--but wouldn't the listeners/callers/readers/etc. sometimes benefit from a second opinion? That's where Hannah and Matt Know It All come in: … Continue reading “Hannah and Matt Know It All” A Second Opinion for Advice Columns

This Week in Podcasts: 2/4/18 – 2/11/18

This Week in Podcasts is 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! You can see my current list of podcast subscriptions here. … Continue reading This Week in Podcasts: 2/4/18 – 2/11/18

“2298” a Kinetic, Suspenseful Take on the Single-Voice Audio Drama

2298 is a dystopian science fiction audio drama by Fatecrafters Studios set in the eponymous year 2298, in which a Big Brother-esque organization called The Network oversees all citizens: Years after an invasion nearly destroys Earth, a new society has coalesced around the only thing left: the internet. The Network makes sure Profiles eat right … Continue reading “2298” a Kinetic, Suspenseful Take on the Single-Voice Audio Drama

First Impressions: “The Amelia Project” the Perfect Blend of Quality and Comedy

When most people think about comedy podcasts, there's a good chance they think the sort of conversational back-and-forth that shows like My Brother, My Brother and Me have more or less perfected and so many other shows have tried, in vain, to replicate--the type of shows that established the stereotype of "people sitting around a mic, … Continue reading First Impressions: “The Amelia Project” the Perfect Blend of Quality and Comedy

Audio Drama “Still Human” Authentic, Contemplative, and Yes, Very Human

Still Human is a science fiction audio drama by Atro Panda focusing on a minister and colonist, Houston, exploring the planet g159c: Join the colonists of Port Wallace and the Copernica Corporation as they explore the sweeping landscapes of a far-away planet teeming with towering forests and sentient alien species! The summary here, as provided from … Continue reading Audio Drama “Still Human” Authentic, Contemplative, and Yes, Very Human

“The Bright Sessions” Concluding at the End of Season Four

On February 6th, 2018, cornerstone audio drama The Bright Sessions announced its finale via Twitter post and short post on their podcast feed. https://twitter.com/brightpodcast/status/961110108775337984 As discussed in the informative audio clip uploaded to their feed, Lauren Shippen explains that there are only (as of writing this post) eight episodes left for The Bright Sessions: The arc of the story … Continue reading “The Bright Sessions” Concluding at the End of Season Four