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About This Week in Podcasts Each week, the column will have a Highlights section discussing exemplary episodes from the week. Other sections will be added as applicable each week: Pitfalls: Discussions of lackluster episodes or disappointing trends in a podcast overall, including why they fell flat and what could have adjusted to make them feel more […]

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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 […]

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“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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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