All posts by Wil Williams

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

PodCon IndieGogo Closes with a Whopping $243k

PodCon, the first genuine convention for podcast fans, closed its Indiegogo campaign last night with a final sum of $243,686. While the campaign did not reach its goal of $300k, the Indiegogo has a "flexible" goal, meaning the convention will move forward, supporters will get their perks, etc. Podcon.com now reroutes to a full site ...

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A Rock and a Hard Place – The Adventure Zone Graphic Novel and Representation

Great post. This is going to be touched on in an upcoming post on fandom culture and black-and-white reasoning, but I'd highly recommend reading this just by virtue of it being a great sum-up of a recent upset in the podcasting community.

WNYC’s Invisibilia Returns for Season 3 with a Two-Part Episode on Emotions

Today, WNYC's standout Invisibilia returns with a two-part episode on emotion. Episode 1 opens up with this lofty claim: Today, we introduce a completely different way of thinking about emotion--a way of thinking about emotion that, honestly, blew our minds. Invisibilia made the waves with its stellar first two episodes, and fans have been waiting some ...

A short hiatus: 5/21/17 – 6/4/17

Podcast Problems will be on a short hiatus from today, 5/21/17, until two weeks from now, 6/4/17. Next week, I'll be in NYC for a wedding. The week after is my birthday week, so I'm giving myself a little break. That doesn't mean I'll be taking a break from podcasts though, of course. I'll try to ...

This Week in Podcasts: 5/14/17 – 5/20/17

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 ...

Episode Review: Welcome to Night Vale’s Live Show, “Ghost Stories”

If you read this blog often, you probably know that I have a complicated relationship with Welcome to Night Vale. While the first year of audio (ending in "One Year Later") is borderline perfect, the show has dipped in quality more than once over the years, leading to recent episodes that have left me unimpressed and ...

PodCon: A Convention for Podcast Fans on the Horizon

Edit: My original dates for the convention were very wrong. They have been corrected. A second, very exciting edit: I will officially be attending the convention! I am very proud to say that I have backed the campaign. At long last, a true convention for podcast fans is going to be making its debut this year. ...