My Favorite Podcast Episodes of 2017

As with all of Podcast Problems’s Best of 2017 posts, links will only be provided for episodes that can be listened to outside of the context of the shows as a whole; audio dramas, for instance, will only have links if the episode mentioned was their first episode. For more thoughts on this year in … Continue reading My Favorite Podcast Episodes of 2017

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2017’s Best in Podcasts: Audio Dramas

Because audio dramas are (usually) serial in their storytelling, make sure to start from the beginning if you plan on listening to any of these podcasts. The only exception on this list is The Big Loop, which is episodic. 1. The Adventure Zone When I think of podcasts in 2017, the first show that comes to … Continue reading 2017’s Best in Podcasts: Audio Dramas

2017’s Best in Podcasts: Production

As with all of Podcast Problems's Best of 2017 posts, links will only be provided for episodes that can be listened to outside of the context of the shows as a whole; audio dramas, for instance, will only have links if the episode mentioned was their first episode. For more thoughts on this year in … Continue reading 2017’s Best in Podcasts: Production

The Adventure Zone’s “Balance” Arc Is Ending, And I’m Not Ready (Spoilers)

Extremely important update: The Adventure Zone ended, and I wasn't ready. This Thursday, August 17th, 2017, The Adventure Zone's first campaign, the Balance Arc, is coming to an end. While the finale has already had two episodes, it has been confirmed that this upcoming episode will be the final installment of the campaign. The Adventure Zone is an actual … Continue reading The Adventure Zone’s “Balance” Arc Is Ending, And I’m Not Ready (Spoilers)

This Week in Podcasts: 7/23/17 – 7/29/17

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: 7/23/17 – 7/29/17

This Week in Podcasts: 7/16/17 – 7/22/17

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: 7/16/17 – 7/22/17

This Week in Podcasts: 7/9/17 – 7/15/17

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: 7/9/17 – 7/15/17

This Week in Podcasts: 6/25/17 – 7/1/17

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: 6/25/17 – 7/1/17

The Adventure Zone’s “Stolen Century” Closes As a Benchmark in Storytelling (Spoilers)

Before this review begins, please note that it will be filled with spoilers. If you'd like a review to explain why you should listen to The Adventure Zone, this is not it, but I can tell you that at the close of this arc, The Adventure Zone has set new standards for how I rate any fiction podcast. Last … Continue reading The Adventure Zone’s “Stolen Century” Closes As a Benchmark in Storytelling (Spoilers)

First Impressions: “Join the Party” Is the Best Crash Course in D&D and Roleplaying

Join the Party is a new Dungeons and Dragons podcast a la The Adventure Zone. The podcast currently has three main plot episodes released as well as several bonus episodes. The show centers on the adventures of Inara Harthorn, a mischievous elf rogue; Johnny B. Goodlight, a charismatic half-elf warlock; and TR8c, or "Tracey," a delightfully peppy robot barbarian. … Continue reading First Impressions: “Join the Party” Is the Best Crash Course in D&D and Roleplaying