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Perspective | Is music killing podcasts or just wasting our time?

Some of y’all about to be real mad at me, but it must be said—and if this were a piece of music, you would now hear some ominous bass, followed by a moody beat. But, fortunately, this isn’t a piece of music, so my statement will just happen in text: I’m against music.

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 ...

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 ...

Wil Williams Reviews Birthday Livestream AMA This Saturday!

It's been two years since I started writing podcast reviews for this site! For its first year, the site--which was still called Podcast Problems--got a new design, a new name, and a Patreon. Between its first year and its second year, things have been even more exciting. I'll post a bit more about what this ...

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. ...