Category: Lists

Fall Podcast Preview: Night Vale Presents, Greater Boston, and More

This Fall, a large number of podcasts have gone on hiatus between seasons, but many are just getting started or returning for new seasons. This post will highlight some of the most exciting new and upcoming releases for Fall 2018. New Podcasts Mythos: August 31st Mythos is an audio fiction that blends science fiction and fantasy, ...

A-Rated Episodes from “This Week in Podcasts”

Each week, I give a letter grade to almost every podcast episode I listened to, organized by the date on which they were released. You can read my rating system here, but suffice it to say that giving a grade between an A- and an A+ is rare. This is a collection of every time ...

My Current Podcast Subscriptions (Updated 5/31/2018)

After years and years of listening to podcasts, I've finally hit 100 subscriptions on the Pocket Casts app. According to the app, at the time I am writing this (October 25th, 2017), I have listened to 51 days, 17 hours worth of audio since August 2016 when I originally got the app. According to the ...

5 Podcasts to Help You When the World Is Screaming and Scary and Bad

I've talked before about how when things are terrifying and awful, sometimes it's nice to just relax and listen to a good podcast. About a year ago, I discussed podcasts to help you cope with the horrific garbage fire of today, and then, shortly after, because things had somehow not gotten better, I talked about ...

Patreon Goal Reward: My Favorite Podcast Episodes Ever

As a reward for hitting two Patreon goals in one day, here are my all-time favorite podcast episodes. The first four episodes on this list are the only episodes that have ever gotten an A+ from me, and the rest are the episodes I revisit and think about the most often. All of these episodes changed my perception ...

8 Podcasts for DMs, GMs, Keepers, etc. (That Aren’t D&D Podcasts)

The world of tabletop gaming is in the middle of a renaissance. These games that were once scoffed at have now become a part of the pop culture zeitgeist again, largely due to the popularity of actual play podcasts. As a DM/GM/Keeper in the midst of a Dungeons and Dragons campaign, a Monster of the Week ...

My Hopes for PodCon 2018

It's been about two months since PodCon 2017, and I still miss it constantly. PodCon 2017 was a beautiful event filled with kind, excited people all working together to celebrate the industry and inspire others to create. Most attendees I've spoken to consider PodCon one of the best conventions they'd ever been to, and I ...