Category: Podcast Reviews

“VS” Is the Perfect Intersection of Poetry and Podcasting

When most people think of the poetry scene, they think of sleepy open mic nights and affected quiet, NPR-esque voices. The Poetry Foundation and Postloudness's VS, though, breaks that stereotype--and so many others--just beautifully.

This Week in Podcasts: 12/3/18 – 12/8/18

This Week in Podcasts is a weekly roundup of mini-reviews of all of the podcasts I’ve listened to in a week. If you see any podcasts that you feel are missing from my list, there’s a good chance I haven’t listened to the show yet! You can see my current list of podcast subscriptions here. ...

“Kane and Feels” Is a Surreal Dive into Noir and the Supernatural

When I think of horror, the supernatural, and noir in audio fiction, there are certain conventions I think of. These aren't bad things, but blueprints that have been set my forerunners in those genres. When it comes to Kane and Feels: Paranormal Investigators, an audio fiction podcast about the two a pair of PIs (both private ...

“Janus Descending” Melds Sci-Fi, Horror, and Time

2018 has been a year of interesting new limited releases, especially within the world of fiction. One entry into this medium is Janus Descending, a limited run space horror audio fiction made up of entires from two people: one whose chronology of entries goes forward in time, and the other whose entries go backward. A limited series, ...

This Week in Podcasts: 11/25/18 – 12/1/18

This Week in Podcasts is a weekly roundup of mini-reviews of all of the podcasts I’ve listened to in a week. If you see any podcasts that you feel are missing from my list, there’s a good chance I haven’t listened to the show yet! You can see my current list of podcast subscriptions here. ...

This Week in Podcasts: 11/18/18 – 11/24/18

This Week in Podcasts is a weekly roundup of mini-reviews of all of the podcasts I’ve listened to in a week. If you see any podcasts that you feel are missing from my list, there’s a good chance I haven’t listened to the show yet! You can see my current list of podcast subscriptions here. ...

“Upstream” Proves that Economics Podcasts Can and Should Be Doing More

Talking economics makes me anxious. I grew up during the recession, when I was old enough to know what was happening but not quite old enough to understand how it would affect me later in life. When I think of "economics podcasts," I have an immediate flight response. Upstream, though, understands that response and turns ...