This Week in Podcasts: 5/13/18 – 5/18/18

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. Feel free to give me recommendations–as well as any feedback or discussion!–in the comments below or on twitter. 

This week, I wrote reviews for Two Broads Talking Politics and Words to That Effect. I also updated my speculative article on the My Brother, My Brother and Me VRV show to make it much less speculative.

As a note, this This Week in Podcasts only goes through the afternoon of Friday, 5/18/18, as I’ll be out of town for the weekend. This week will also not have a newsletter. Regular programming will return next week, and you can still always catch me on Twitter.

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This Week’s Ratings

Sunday, 5/13/18

  • Hello from the Magic Tavern, “Season 2, Ep 59 – Activia (w/ Tawny Newsome)”: C+
  • Conversations with People Who Hate Me, “Digital Self-Harm”: B-
  • Song Salad, “Ep. 111 – Speak Easy”: B
  • Ostium, “Ostium File #144”: C
  • Kane and Feels, “Kane and Feels Vs. The Town Council”: B
  • Athena, “1.03 / / A NEW BEGINNING” :B-
  • Nancy, “dilDOs and dilDON’Ts”: B

Monday, 5/14/18

  • Han and Matt Know It All, “#70 Han and Matt Hang Provocative Artwork”: C+
  • ArtCurious, “Episode #34: Rivals- Pollock vs. de Kooning”: B-
  • Reasonably Sound, “41: A Not So Quiet Place”: B
  • The Strange Case of Starship Iris, “7. Root Systems”: C
  • Beautiful Stories from Anonymous Strangers, “112. Quiet Rage”: C
  • Terrible, Thanks for Asking, “35: The Gold and The Broken Bits”: B-
  • RedWing, “RedWing, Season 2: Guardians Preview”: C

Tuesday, 5/15/18

  • Love and Luck, “Episode 37 – Beacon”: B
  • My Brother, My Brother and Me, “MBMBaM 406: Face 2 Face: Sweet Dreams, Timothy”: B
  • The Amelia Project, “Prelude: Peppermint Schnapps”: B
  • 99% Invisible, “307- Immobile Homes”: B
  • Note to Self, “Whose Bot Army is Following Manoush?”: C+

Wednesday, 5/16/18

  • Spirits, “Episode 77: Kalevala (with Elena Varg)”: B
  • The Bright Sessions, “Telephone 3”: B-
  • Fall of the House of Sunshine, “Season 2, Episode 6: Battle of Thermos and Pie, or, The 300 Blend”: C+
  • Wonderful!, “Ep. 34: Master Bwuce”: B-
  • Imaginary Worlds, “The Westworld Experience”: B

Thursday, 5/17/17

  • The Adventure Zone, “Live in Dallas!”: C
  • Caliphate, “Chapter Five: The Heart”: B
  • The Amelia Project, “Melissa Menken”: B
  • Pop Culture Happy Hour, “Deadpool 2 and What’s Making Us Happy”: B-

Friday, 5/18/17

  • Bitrate, “Boom, busted and Banter”: C+

These weekly roundups are some of my favorite to write, but they’re also some of the most exhausting posts to write. Keeping up with all these podcasts is time consuming! These posts are brought to you with deep thanks to my Patreon supporters and people who have supported me via Ko-Fi. Becoming a supporter will get you access to my planning blog, customized podcast playlists, and the ability to request reviews for podcasts you love. Find out more here!

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