Category: Best of 2017

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 ...