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

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

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”

Podcast Problems: Good Conversation, Bad Podcast

There's something that happens to me fairly often when I listen to a new nonfiction podcast. I'll hear about a podcast that discusses some subject I care about, and I'll be so excited for a new nonfiction show to latch onto. Maybe it'll be the new Radiolab or Invisibilia, I think, or maybe it'll be a new hyper-niche … Continue reading Podcast Problems: Good Conversation, Bad Podcast

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