Month: April 2018

This Week in Podcasts: 4/15/18 – 4/21/18

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. ...

“BitRate” a Podcast on Podcasts Well Worth its Meta Nature

Is it too meta to write a podcast review about a podcast about podcasting? Yes. Clearly. But that's just how much I've enjoyed listening to BitRate by Mark Steadman of Podiant and Brendan Hutchins of The Podcast Advocate Network: BitRate is a podcast about the culture of podcasts, commenting on how people listen to them, make them, find ...

Why I Love Podcasts

Inspired by posts by Alex at AudioDramaRama and Gavin at The Pod Report (and my co-host on Tuned In, Dialed Up), I wanted to share the story of why I love podcasts so much and how I got to where I am today. Like Alex's and Gavin's, this will be a bit of a soul-bearing post, ...

This Week in Podcasts: 4/8/18 – 4/14/18

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. ...

“Violet Beach” an Audio Drama Take on Small-Town Sci-Fi

Oftentimes, if I want to play a video game, I'm going to look for something by a AAA studio with glossy graphics, a massive map, and a sweeping story in which I have to save the world from some threat. Sometimes, though, what I want in a video game is something more intimate. Sometimes I ...

Whisperforge Teases New Podcasts with Ian McQuown, Tau Zaman, Julia Schifini, Kristen DiMercurio

As teased in today's ars PARADOXICA, Whisperforge--the "collective dedicated to immersive stories & underrepresented voices"--will be releasing several new projects in the coming year, as well as a second season for The Far Meridian. While ars is currently in its final three episodes, it seems Whisperforge fans will have plenty to look forward to even after its ...

Podcamp an Upcoming Audio Drama Bootcamp

An exciting upcoming podcast event has been announced: this upcoming June, selected podcasters will be invited to PodCamp,  "a four(ish) day weekend where hand-picked team of artists, actors and producers come together to write, record, perform and publish a complete podcast along a particular theme." Podcamp will be an opportunity for podcasters to band together, ...

This Week in Podcasts: 4/1/18 – 4/7/18

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. ...

You Should Be Listening To: “Fall of the House of Sunshine”

You Should Be Listening To is a series where I talk up one of my favorite podcasts and explain why you should be listening, too. Each post gives an explanation of the show using the same five questions, including how best to listen and comparisons to other pieces of media. You can find all of ...

Podcast Problems: The Audience as a Third Wheel

There's a common conversation I'm sure you've heard when podcasts are brought up: "Podcasts? Aren't those just four dudes sitting around a mic, talking to each other because they think they're funny?" It's a frustrating joke, a joke that feels dismissive and dated and inaccurate. Haven't we left those days behind? Aren't we better now? Yes, ...