This Week in Podcasts: 10/15/17 – 10/21/17

This Week in Podcasts 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! Feel free to give me recommendations–as well as any feedback or ...

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Wil has a weekly podcast newsletter! Each week, I'll send you an email with things like: Updates on news from the podcast world Two featured stories on Podcast Problems An overview of the week's pdocasts Episodes you should listen to Musings and thoughts on the podcast world Anything that doesn't seem like it quite fits ...

Episode Review: “The Bright Sessions” Returns for Season 4 with “41 – Birthday”

Months after a break following the intense final episode of Season 3, The Bright Sessions has returned for its fourth season today with "41 - Birthday." This review will contain spoilers, so if you haven't listened to today's episode, you can listen here. If you haven't started The Bright Sessions, a phenomenal audio drama about people with superhuman ...

Podcast Problems: Good Conversation, Bad Podcast

There's something that happens to me fairly often when I listen to a new nonfiction podcast. I'll hear about a podcast that discusses some subject I care about, and I'll be so excited for a new nonfiction show to latch onto. Maybe it'll be the new Radiolab or Invisibilia, I think, or maybe it'll be a new hyper-niche ...

First Impressions: “What’s the Frequency” Sets New Bar for Early Audio Drama Episodes

What's the Frequency is a new "psychedelic noir audio drama" by Greater Boston veteran, creator James Oliva. The show follows a large cast of characters in a fictionalized 1940s L.A. where the only radio broadcast still running is a serial written by a man who's recently gone missing. Taken from the show's website, here is a summary ...

Classic Audio Drama and Flash Fiction Shine in “Earbud Theater”

Earbud Theater is a flash fiction radio theater podcast that has been around since 2012, a venerable veteran of the podcasting community. The show debuted just around when Radiotopia's The Truth started. While I'd heard of The Truth plenty, I hadn't heard about Earbud Theater until recently, and I'm so disappointed in myself for not having found it sooner. While The ...

On Short Hiatus: 10/5/17 – 10/15/17

Hello, all! I wanted to give a quick, informal little update on Podcast Problem's status for the next week and a half or so. From 10/6/17 - 10/13/17, I'll be attending a conference for work in Boston, MA. I'll be sure to listen to lots of Greater Boston in this time, of course. I'm giving myself a ...

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