Category: Podcast News

The McElroys WILL Be In “Trolls 2”

As reported today in Vanity Fair, the McElroys' quest to appear in Trolls 2, as documented in their sparsely uploaded podcast The McElroys Will Be In Trolls 2, has hopefully come to an end; the McElroys will be in Trolls 2. This also means that now, the brothers must focus on not being cut from the film. In The McElroys Will ...

Celebrate Your Podcast Love with International Podcast Month

September 2018 marks the first annual International Podcast Month, in which podcasters from the actual play and audio drama/fiction communities have come together to create new episodes, write blog posts, and share their love of podcasting. I sat down with IPM's founder, Tess Cocchio, to talk about what listeners and readers can expect from IPM. ...

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, ...

Australian Podcast Network Launches with an Ear for Marginalized Voices

Based in Melbourne, podcast network Lipp Media has launched with a "collaborative partnership for on-demand, digital audio by women and members of the LGBT+ community." Lipp Media's launch includes five podcasts podcasts: The Gays Are Revolting, a weekly news show; Cher and Retweet, a fancast devoted to Cher's twitter; The Word of the Gay, a ...

The Austin Film Festival Announces Fiction Podcast Competition Judges

In 2017, the Austin Film Festival started its fiction podcast competition to much praise and excitement. Now, the Austin Film Festival is announcing their judges for the 2018 Film Festival: In order to further expand their legacy of supporting storytellers, Austin Film Festival, (AFF) is pleased to announce a distinguished panel of judges for its returning Fiction ...

“My Brother, My Brother and Me” Show Returning for Second Season? (Updated 5/17/18)

According to details for the upcoming My Brother, My Brother and Me live show tour, the My Brother, My Brother and Me show--launched on the now-defunct Seeso and now hosted on VRV--has been renewed for a second season: Justin, Travis, and Griffin McElroy are the force behind a series of very successful podcasts, most notably MY BROTHER MY ...

Who Is “Alex, Inc.”‘s Audience?

This week, I sat down with a friend and some passion fruit margaritas to watch the first five episodes of Alex, Inc., the ABC show based on Gimlet's podcast StartUp. StartUp tells the story of Alex Blumberg creating none other than Gimlet Media itself. I didn't want to watch Alex, Inc., because not a thing about Alex, Inc. interests me aside from ...