2018’s Best in Podcasts

2018 certainly has been a year! Well, actually, I'm convinced it's been a minimum of seven years, but hey, what is linear time, really? In the podcasting space, 2018 has been a year of highs and lows. In the lows, we had industry juggernauts shutting down their content departments out of the blue, some typically ...

Catch Wil at PodCon 2!

For the next week, I'll be in Seattle for PodCon 2. While the convention is only this upcoming Saturday and Sunday, 1/19/19 - 1/20/19, I'll be in Seattle from 1/16/19 - 1/23/19 for live shows and more. During PodCon, you can find me at the following events: The Multitude live shows on Thursday the 17th and Friday ...

This Week in Podcasts: 1/6/19 – 1/12/19

This Week in Podcasts is 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! You can see my current list of podcast subscriptions here. ...

This Week in Podcasts: 12/31/18 – 1/4/19

This Week in Podcasts is 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! You can see my current list of podcast subscriptions here. ...

Podcasters are People: The Intimacy of Medium vs. Parasocial Relationships

There's an issue in podcasting that's bothered me about fandom culture for as long as I can remember. It's the uneasy feeling I get when I see fanfiction written about real people. It's the pang of pain I feel for celebrities whose personal lives get speculated on by complete strangers. And it's something I'm seeing ...

Lauren Shippen, Briggon Snow, and Jordan Cope Launch Production Company

The Bright Sessions veterans Lauren Shippen and Briggon Snow and Patreon's Jordan Cope have launched a fully in-house production company, Atypical Artists. With a focus on fiction storytelling in podcasts, Atypical Artists aims “to make the most compelling stories, you need to empower a diverse and passionate set of creators; in other words, make neat ...

This Week in Podcasts: 12/9/18 – 12/15/18

This Week in Podcasts is 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! You can see my current list of podcast subscriptions here. ...

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