Welcome to Night Vale’s Dylan Marron Brings Listeners Conversations with People Who Hate Him

On July 31st, Welcome to Night Vale's Dylan Marron, also known for his various web series, premiers a new podcast, Conversations With People Who Hate Me. A trailer for the show debuted today, July 11th, on Welcome to Night Vale's podcast stream and Dylan Marron's website. The teaser features exactly what one would expect from the title: … Continue reading Welcome to Night Vale’s Dylan Marron Brings Listeners Conversations with People Who Hate Him

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