All posts by Wil Williams

Hi. I'm Wil, and I hate whales. I also have a lot of feelings about podcasts.

This Week in Podcasts: 7/8/18 – 7/14/18

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. ...

“The Unseen Hour” a Live and Lively Horror Comedy

In the audio drama culture, there's often a bit of a push back against comparisons to "old timey radio shows." Many feel as though this bills audio drama incorrectly. The Unseen Hour, meanwhile, doesn't see the comparison as a bad thing; instead, it leans into this idea, but also imbues the concept with a heavy dash ...

“Jarnsaxa Rising” an Exciting, Intriguing Blend of Mythology and Dystopia

Readers might know that when it comes to niche podcasts, one of my favorite subjects is mythology--but until now, that niche felt filled by nonfiction podcasts only. Jarnsaxa Rising is the first audio drama I've heard that uses elements from mythology, here obviously pulling from the Norse stories, and its blend of these stories and a ...

“My Favourite Elliott Smith Song” a Simple, Sweet Look Into the Media that Makes Us

My favorite Elliott Smith song is the first Elliott Smith song I ever heard: "Say Yes." It's one of his most famous, but it's always the one I've felt the most attached to. There's this sweet, simple, and earnest feeling to it--a feeling of being content, even with the troubling lyrics. It feels like an ...

This Week in Podcasts: 7/1/18 – 7/8/18

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: “Spirits”

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 ...

This Week in Podcasts: 6/24/18 – 6/30/18

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. ...