Month: June 2018

This Week in Podcasts: 6/10/18 – 6/16/18

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. ...

“The Undersiders” Balances Empathy with Intensity Talking Drugs in Hip-Hop

Drug culture in hip-hop is something countless pieces of media have tried to convey, but few have succeeded at. There's a delicate balance between glorifying hard drug culture and demonizing addicts, and striking a midpoint between both flawed philosophies takes a perspective that's factual but empathetic--and that's exactly what nonfiction podcast The Undersiders aims to do: ...

Allison Raskin Brings Soap Opera to Audio Drama with “GOSSIP”

Image credit Doug Frerichs Audio drama is largely a medium of big, high-concept genres. There's no shortage of science fiction, horror, or even fantasy as of late--but shockingly, there is a shortage of realistic fiction. It's not often an audio drama focuses on people in the real world having conversations. GOSSIP plans to turn this trend ...

This Week in Podcasts: 5/27/18 – 6/2/18

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. ...