Official Trailer for Amazon’s Adaptation of “Lore” Released

As discussed in a previous post, Amazon's adaptation of Lore, a podcast about modern folklore and creepypasta, will debut October 13th, 2017. Today (9/13/17), the official trailer was released: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPnuT2TLvLQ The trailer is a fitting follow-up to the show's teaser: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7lNqrcspdA The trailer stikes me as a little silly while lacking some self-awareness--something that shied me away ...

A Word on Our Sponsors: My Casper Mattress Experience

A Word from Our Podcasts is going to be a limited--probably very limited--set of reviews in which I discuss my experience with a company known for advertising on podcasts. These posts are not sponsored. I paid the company for their product, not the other way around, and I definitely have not gotten any of these products for free. I ...

This Week in Podcasts: 9/3/17 – 9/9/17

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 ...

Two Standout Mental Health Podcasts Return This September

This September, American Public Media's The Hilarious World of Depression and Terrible, Thanks for Asking both return for a second season.  This season of Terrible, Thanks for Asking debuts today (September 6, 2017) and will run for 16 episodes, uploaded each Monday. The Hilarious World of Depression returns  September 25th and will run for 20 episodes. Upcoming guests will include Margaret ...

Podcast Sitcom About Funeral Homes, “Wooden Overcoats,” Kickstarting its Third Season

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y8KsttDpjlk Wooden Overcoats, the delightful podcast sitcom about competing funeral home owners, has begun kickstarting its third season. The fund's goal (in USD) is $10,330, and ends on September 30th, 2017. The show, which has received critical acclaim, also funded its second season via Kickstarter. The second season's Kickstarter raised about $13,300, exceeding its ~$10,000 goal ...

First Impressions: Talking Cold War II Because “She’s In Russia”

She's In Russia is a nonfiction podcast hosted by Smith Freeman and Olivia Capozzalo, two friends discussing Russian-American politics. While Freeman is based in Boorklyn, Capozzalo is based in St. Petersburg, which both helps solidify the show's credibility and also demistify day-to-day life in Russia for American audiences. Instead of being akin to story-slash-journalism shows a ...

First Teaser for Amazon’s Adaptation of Podcast “Lore” Debuts

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7lNqrcspdA On a very fitting October 13th, Lore, the TV adaptation of the acclaimed horror podcast, will launch on Amazon. This show will mark the first podcast in an increasingly impressive list to be adapted for TV/Streaming, and its success may start the groundwork for podcast adaptations in the future. Lore lies somewhere between a nonfiction ...

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