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”

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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

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

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

This Week in Podcasts: 10/15/17 – 10/21/17

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: 10/15/17 – 10/21/17

Episode Review: “The Bright Sessions” Returns for Season 4 with “41 – Birthday”

Months after a break following the intense final episode of Season 3, The Bright Sessions has returned for its fourth season today with "41 - Birthday." This review will contain spoilers, so if you haven't listened to today's episode, you can listen here. If you haven't started The Bright Sessions, a phenomenal audio drama about people with superhuman … Continue reading Episode Review: “The Bright Sessions” Returns for Season 4 with “41 – Birthday”

First Impressions: “What’s the Frequency” Sets New Bar for Early Audio Drama Episodes

What's the Frequency is a new "psychedelic noir audio drama" by Greater Boston veteran, creator James Oliva. The show follows a large cast of characters in a fictionalized 1940s L.A. where the only radio broadcast still running is a serial written by a man who's recently gone missing. Taken from the show's website, here is a summary … Continue reading First Impressions: “What’s the Frequency” Sets New Bar for Early Audio Drama Episodes

Classic Audio Drama and Flash Fiction Shine in “Earbud Theater”

Earbud Theater is a flash fiction radio theater podcast that has been around since 2012, a venerable veteran of the podcasting community. The show debuted just around when Radiotopia's The Truth started. While I'd heard of The Truth plenty, I hadn't heard about Earbud Theater until recently, and I'm so disappointed in myself for not having found it sooner. While The … Continue reading Classic Audio Drama and Flash Fiction Shine in “Earbud Theater”

On Short Hiatus: 10/5/17 – 10/15/17

Hello, all! I wanted to give a quick, informal little update on Podcast Problem's status for the next week and a half or so. From 10/6/17 - 10/13/17, I'll be attending a conference for work in Boston, MA. I'll be sure to listen to lots of Greater Boston in this time, of course. I'm giving myself a … Continue reading On Short Hiatus: 10/5/17 – 10/15/17