All posts by Wil Williams

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

First Impressions: Talking Cold War II Because “She’s In Russia”

She's In Russia is a nonfiction podcast hosted by Smith Freeman and Olivia Capozzalo, two friends discussing Russian-American politics. While Freeman is based in Boorklyn, Capozzalo is based in St. Petersburg, which both helps solidify the show's credibility and also demistify day-to-day life in Russia for American audiences. Instead of being akin to story-slash-journalism shows a ...

First Teaser for Amazon’s Adaptation of Podcast “Lore” Debuts

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7lNqrcspdA On a very fitting October 13th, Lore, the TV adaptation of the acclaimed horror podcast, will launch on Amazon. This show will mark the first podcast in an increasingly impressive list to be adapted for TV/Streaming, and its success may start the groundwork for podcast adaptations in the future. Lore lies somewhere between a nonfiction ...

This Week in Podcasts On Short Hiatus Until 9/9/17

Due to illness, a huge rush at work, and other scheduling conflicts--my favorite combination of things, absolutely--This Week in Podcasts will be on hiatus until Saturday, September 9th. I apologize for not posting something sooner; I know no notice was given before this week's post failed to come out. Thank you all for understanding. I ...

Procyon’s “Station to Station” Premiers with a Splash

On August 22nd, 2017, Procyon's new audio drama Station to Station debuted with its first episode, "Ep. 1 - Standard Operating Procedure." Procyon's description of Station to Station, taken from the show's website, reads as such: When Dr Miranda Quan embarks on a 10-week research cruise in the North Pacific, she expects two months of no-nonsense experiments, ...

This Week in Podcasts: 8/13/17 – 8/19/17

This Week in Podcasts 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! Feel free to give me recommendations–as well as any feedback or ...

“Alice Isn’t Dead” Next Audio Drama Slated for TV

After the news of The Bright Sessions and Tanis being optioned for TV, Night Vale Presents's Alice Isn't Dead is the latest audio drama to be headed to the small screen. The show is set to debut on the USA Network. Creator Joseph Fink will also be writing a novel based on the podcast. As discussed in my post ...

After 47 Episodes, “Millennial” Says Goodbye

After 47 episodes, Radiotopia's Millennial released its final episode today. Millennial was a show about growing up in today's era and the struggles that young people today face when they hit their twenties. The themes in the show managed to be both timely and pervasive, both intimate and relatable. It truly encapsulated the feeling of being a millennial without ...