Episode Review: Welcome to Night Vale’s Live Show, “Ghost Stories”

If you read this blog often, you probably know that I have a complicated relationship with Welcome to Night Vale. While the first year of audio (ending in "One Year Later") is borderline perfect, the show has dipped in quality more than once over the years, leading to recent episodes that have left me unimpressed and ...

PodCon: A Convention for Podcast Fans on the Horizon

Edit: My original dates for the convention were very wrong. They have been corrected. A second, very exciting edit: I will officially be attending the convention! I am very proud to say that I have backed the campaign. At long last, a true convention for podcast fans is going to be making its debut this year. ...

This Week in Podcasts: 5/7/17 – 5/13/17

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 ...

5 Podcasts to Help You Cope with the Horrific Garbage Tornado of Today

I think we can all agree that 2017 is a horrifying roller-coaster ride that will land us all directly into a fully-realized version of the Springfield Tire Fire, but all of the fun-making adrenaline of a roller-coaster has been replaced with crippling anxiety and depression. Also, the cost of admission is more than an annual pass ...

This Week in Podcasts: 4/30/17 – 5/6/17

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 ...

The Magic of Audio Editing: Making Penn Jillette Seem Bearable

On April 6th, my husband and I went to go see one of our favorite shows, NPR's Ask Me Another. The show is a trivia and word puzzle game, a fun and silly departure from NPR's usual news--much more Wait Wait . . . Don't Tell Me! than All Things Considered. The event was a rare date night for ...

This week in Podcasts: 4/23-4/29

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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