Category: Podcast News

Fall Podcast Preview: Night Vale Presents, Greater Boston, and More

Photo credit: Gavin Whitner, MusicOomph.com 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Whisperforge Teases New Podcasts with Ian McQuown, Tau Zaman, Julia Schifini, Kristen DiMercurio

As teased in today's ars PARADOXICA, Whisperforge--the "collective dedicated to immersive stories & underrepresented voices"--will be releasing several new projects in the coming year, as well as a second season for The Far Meridian. While ars is currently in its final three episodes, it seems Whisperforge fans will have plenty to look forward to even after its ...

Podcamp an Upcoming Audio Drama Bootcamp

An exciting upcoming podcast event has been announced: this upcoming June, selected podcasters will be invited to PodCamp,  "a four(ish) day weekend where hand-picked team of artists, actors and producers come together to write, record, perform and publish a complete podcast along a particular theme." Podcamp will be an opportunity for podcasters to band together, ...

“Limetown” Novel Pre-Order Available, Season 2 Release Date Announced

Today via Twitter, the Limetown team announced that their long-awaited novel is available for pre-order via Barnes and Noble, Amazon, etc. The tweet also announced that Limetown's second season will debut on Halloween, October 31st, 2018: https://twitter.com/limetownstories/status/976179236582150150 Leading up to the release of the second season, I'm recapping each episode every Tuesday and Thursday during October 2018. ...