Category: Podcast News

Changes Coming to This Week in Podcasts

Starting this Sunday (April 21st, 2019), the weekly This Week in Podcasts column will be moving away from a graded list structure to focus more on shouting out the great works of the week, analyzing the works that fell flat, boosting new productions, sharing crowdfunding campaigns, and sharing any new developments in the industry worth ...

Lauren Shippen, Briggon Snow, and Jordan Cope Launch Production Company

The Bright Sessions veterans Lauren Shippen and Briggon Snow and Patreon's Jordan Cope have launched a fully in-house production company, Atypical Artists. With a focus on fiction storytelling in podcasts, Atypical Artists aims “to make the most compelling stories, you need to empower a diverse and passionate set of creators; in other words, make neat ...

“Limetown: The Prequel to the #1 Podcast” A Deep Dive into Lia Haddock, Emile Haddock, and the Feel of Limetown

There is a certain feeling to Limetown--a sort of gray, cold feeling that has moments of brightness in shining character moments or especially lovely choices in production. The feeling, when you steep yourself into listening, is almost tangible, like you can feel the dust coating Limetown's ruins, feel the exhaustion after Max and Deirdre's fights, feel ...

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 ...