Tag: the bright sessions

Patreon Goal Reward: My Favorite Podcast Episodes Ever

As a reward for hitting two Patreon goals in one day, here are my all-time favorite podcast episodes. The first four episodes on this list are the only episodes that have ever gotten an A+ from me, and the rest are the episodes I revisit and think about the most often. All of these episodes changed my perception ...

“The Bright Sessions” Soars into Song with the Impeccable “50 – Rose”

"Episode 50 - Rose" is a dream come true, in more ways than one, for fans of The Bright Sessions: it's a full musical, complete with a sweeping "I Want" song, a sweet duet, and reprisals--all within the protagonists' dreams.

You Should Be Listening To: “The Bright Sessions”

You Should Be Listening To is a series where I talk up one of my favorite podcasts and explain why you should be listening, too. Each post gives an explanation of the show using the same five questions, including how best to listen and comparisons to other pieces of media. You can find all of ...

“The Bright Sessions” Concluding at the End of Season Four

On February 6th, 2018, cornerstone audio drama The Bright Sessions announced its finale via Twitter post and short post on their podcast feed. https://twitter.com/brightpodcast/status/961110108775337984 As discussed in the informative audio clip uploaded to their feed, Lauren Shippen explains that there are only (as of writing this post) eight episodes left for The Bright Sessions: The arc of the story ...

Lauren Shippen to Write “The Bright Sessions” Novel Trilogy for Tor Teen

As reported today in an exclusive from Paste, Lauren Shippen of The Bright Sessions (and Forbes 30 Under 30 Media Luminary) will be writing a novel tie-in trology for the podcast. The books will be published by Tor Teens. Tor has produced podcasts with book tie-ins before with Steal the Stars, but he partnership with independent audio drama The Bright ...

My Favorite Podcast Episodes of 2017

As with all of Podcast Problems’s Best of 2017 posts, links will only be provided for episodes that can be listened to outside of the context of the shows as a whole; audio dramas, for instance, will only have links if the episode mentioned was their first episode. For more thoughts on this year in ...

2017’s Best in Podcasts: Audio Dramas

Because audio dramas are (usually) serial in their storytelling, make sure to start from the beginning if you plan on listening to any of these podcasts. The only exception on this list is The Big Loop, which is episodic. 1. The Adventure Zone When I think of podcasts in 2017, the first show that comes to ...

2017’s Best in Podcasts: Performances

1. Julia Morizawa, The Bright Sessions's Joan Bright Julia Morizawa has always been a standout in audio drama actors, but as Joan Bright becomes more developed, watching Morizawa's range has easily cemented her as one of the best performers in the industry. Morizawa seamlessly navigates going from cold and businesslike to sarcastic and bitter to deeply ...

“The Bright Sessions” Creator Lauren Shippen Named Forbes 30 Under 30 Media Luminary

Lauren Shippen, creator of The Bright Sessions, was named as one of 2018's 30 Under 30 Media Luminaries by Forbes in today's release of the list. In the list, Shippen's blurb comments on the high number of downloads The Bright Sessions has gotten, as well as the show's LGBT+ representation. The blurb also comments on the upcoming The Bright ...

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 ...