Category: Podcast Reviews

How “Invisibilia” Fails Empathy and Itself

Since its first episode, Invisibilia has prided itself on having a foremost tenet of empathy. But this thesis statement was challenged in Invisibilia’s most recent episode, “The End of Empathy.” The episode didn’t challenge whether or not we could see ourselves in each other; instead, it challenged whether or not we should.

This Week in Podcasts: 4/14/19 – 4/19/19

This Week in Podcasts is a weekly roundup of the goings-on in podcasting, from highlights to pitfalls to updates and more. Have updates or crowdfunding campaigns you want listed? Check here for directions on how to get in touch. Highlights Pop Culture Happy Hour “Our Summer Movie Preview” Release date: 4/18/19 Runtime: 34 minutes Transcript ...

This Week in Podcasts: 3/17/19 – 3/23/19

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. ...

“A World Where” Gives Sci-Fi Chills Close to This World Here

The thing about the future is that we're closer to it, always, than we seem--that we are, always, entering the future as each moment passes. Anthology audio fiction series A World Where takes this concept and uses it as a lens to see a speculative fiction future, set just outside of the scope of where we are ...

“Death by Dying” an Absurd and Hilarious Look at the Morbid

Death isn't unfamiliar in the world of audio fiction. Between dramatic podcasts like Wolf 359 that are ready to kill off any character to the comedic Wooden Overcoats, a podcast about funeral home directors, there's macabre aplenty in the medium. Still, Death by Dying brings something new to the concept with a streak of absurdism and an unflinching ...

This Week in Podcasts: 2/24/19 – 3/1/19

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. ...

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Let’s Go Back: An “ars PARADOXICA” Relisten Series

Every Tuesday and Thursday, I'm relistening to "ars PARADOXICA" and recapping each episode. Start here, or go check the Relistens tab!