This Week in Podcasts: 2/24/19 – 3/1/19

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. Feel free to give me recommendations–as well as any feedback or discussion!–in the comments below or on twitter.  You can see a list of every episode that has scored within the A range here.


Greater Boston
“Episode 34: The Storm on the Sea of Galilee”

This episode of Greater Boston is hard to discuss without spoiling, especially in talking about what makes it so great. The performance by James Oliva as Michael hits a new, heartbreaking high, and the writing breaks form while still focusing on the characters at its core. If you’re not listening to Greater Boston, you’re missing out on one of the most beautiful, inventive podcasts being made right now.

This Week’s Ratings

Sunday, 2/24/19

  • Conversations with People Who Hate Me, “Bob the Drag Queen”: C+
  • No Bad Ideas, “Episode 17: You’ve Been Stepford’d (with Todd VanDerWerff)”: B

Monday, 2/25/19

  • Decoder Ring, “Baby Shark”: B+
  • I Never Saw That, “56 Only You”: B-
  • Nancy, “Queer Money Fear$”: B+
  • Pop Culture Happy Hour, “2019 Oscars Recap”: C+
  • Potterless, “Ep. 66 – Deathly Hallows Ch. 13 w/ David Gordon”: B
  • Twenty Thousand Hertz, “Dining on Decibels”: B+
  • My Brother, My Brother and Me, “MBMBaM 448: Bird Words”: B
  • Loveville High, “Episode 6”: B
  • Song Salad, “Ep. 149 – Bigfoot Fever”: B
  • Dreamboy, “The Rally”: B+

Tuesday, 2/26/19

  • Greater Boston, “Episode 34: The Storm on the Sea of Galilee”: A-
  • Love and Luck, “Episode 72 – Maggie’s News”: B

Wednesday, 2/27/19

  • Beach Too Sandy, Water Too Wet, “14: Libraries in Los Angeles, CA”: C+
  • Han and Matt Know It All, “#108: Han and Matt Practice Safe Smooching”: B
  • Spirits, “118: Your Urban Legends XIX – LIVE from ListenUp Festival 2019”: B
  • Wonderful!, “73: Kayak Driver”: C+
  • The Truth, “The Other Fran”: B
  • Those Happy Places, “Episode 26: Chaos and Control”: B

Thursday, 2/28/19

  • Punch Up the Jam, “059 – Africa (w/ Zach Reino and Jessica McKenna)”: B-
  • Gay Future, “Episode 5: From Ruben to Clay”: B
  • ARCS, “The Storm, Finale”: B+
  • Adventures in New America, “The Big Raffle Show”: C
  • Pop Culture Happy Hour, “Russian Doll”: B

Friday, 3/1/19

  • Pairing, “Dungeons & Dragons (with Eric Silver)”: B-
  • Sawbones, “Sawbones: Rubella”: 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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