Category: Lists

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 ...

My Current Podcast Subscriptions (Updated 1/5/2018)

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 ...

My Favorite Podcast Episodes of 2017

As with all of Podcast Problems’s Best of 2017 posts, links will only be provided for episodes that can be listened to outside of the context of the shows as a whole; audio dramas, for instance, will only have links if the episode mentioned was their first episode. For more thoughts on this year in ...

2017’s Best in Podcasts: Nonfiction

1. Nancy If the podcasting industry needed any nonfiction show this year, it needed Nancy. In times where LGBT+/queer identities often feel both more public and more understood, Nancy serves as both a haven and a resource. The show is about LGBT+/queer culture and issues, but without feeling like it's making a massive statement about its content. In ...

2017’s Best in Podcasts: Audio Dramas

Because audio dramas are (usually) serial in their storytelling, make sure to start from the beginning if you plan on listening to any of these podcasts. The only exception on this list is The Big Loop, which is episodic. 1. The Adventure Zone When I think of podcasts in 2017, the first show that comes to ...

2017’s Best in Podcasts: Performances

1. Julia Morizawa, The Bright Sessions's Joan Bright Julia Morizawa has always been a standout in audio drama actors, but as Joan Bright becomes more developed, watching Morizawa's range has easily cemented her as one of the best performers in the industry. Morizawa seamlessly navigates going from cold and businesslike to sarcastic and bitter to deeply ...

2017’s Best in Podcasts: Production

As with all of Podcast Problems's Best of 2017 posts, links will only be provided for episodes that can be listened to outside of the context of the shows as a whole; audio dramas, for instance, will only have links if the episode mentioned was their first episode. For more thoughts on this year in ...

Top 10 Podcasts for the Halloween Season

I love Halloween. Halloween, to me, is not a day of the year, but a season that starts just around September 10th and ends on Thanksgiving. Our house has a Halloween countdown calendar that has a piece of Halloween-themed media we watch every day.   https://www.instagram.com/p/BKUs0Zfg00I/?taken-by=wilmwil I don't mess around when it comes to Halloween, ...