Top 10 Podcasts for the Halloween Season

I love Halloween. Halloween, to me, is not a day of the year, but a season that starts just around September 10th and ends on Thanksgiving. Our house has a Halloween countdown calendar that has a piece of Halloween-themed media we watch every day.   https://www.instagram.com/p/BKUs0Zfg00I/?taken-by=wilmwil I don't mess around when it comes to Halloween, … Continue reading Top 10 Podcasts for the Halloween Season

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This Week in Podcasts: 8/13/17 – 8/19/17

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: 8/13/17 – 8/19/17

Night Vale Presents’s “Within the Wires” Season 2 Announced for September 2017

Beginning September 5th, Night Vale Presents's audio drama Within the Wires will debut its second season, just under a year after its first season concluded. The season will be a 10-episode run including a bonus episode that will premier for donors on August 22nd. The episodes will be released biweekly. While the first season of Within the … Continue reading Night Vale Presents’s “Within the Wires” Season 2 Announced for September 2017

PodCon: A Convention for Podcast Fans on the Horizon

Edit: My original dates for the convention were very wrong. They have been corrected. A second, very exciting edit: I will officially be attending the convention! I am very proud to say that I have backed the campaign. At long last, a true convention for podcast fans is going to be making its debut this year. … Continue reading PodCon: A Convention for Podcast Fans on the Horizon

Podcast Problems: Misusing the Medium

I think we can all agree that Mad Max: Fury Road is one of the best films in recent memory. Just about every part of the film is phenomenal, and it utilizes every part of what makes film the medium that it is. The film is very obviously meant for its medium: the visuals are stunning, meant … Continue reading Podcast Problems: Misusing the Medium

Podcast Problem: Dialogue Authenticity

I'm a huge fan of the show Friday Night Lights. I never expected myself to care so much about a show that focuses on football, something I've actively avoided engaging with. I was taken in immediately, though, by how genuine and character-driven the show was. I've never been so immediately convinced of characters as people, and this was … Continue reading Podcast Problem: Dialogue Authenticity