Lauren Shippen’s “The Infinite Noise” Brings Empathetic Storytelling to Text

Debuting today via Tor Teen, The Infinite Noise is Lauren Shippen’s debut novel, the first companion piece to her landmark audio drama The Bright Sessions. Focusing on fan-favorite characters Caleb and Adam, The Infinite Noise is a first-person look into each character’s thoughts and lives outside of the scope of the podcast, alternating perspective between both characters. For […]

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“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. After three years and four seasons, Dr. Bright will be closing her office door. An end of sorts, but not *the* end. https://t.co/7dWXhJvQpU — The Bright Sessions (@brightpodcast) February 7, 2018 As discussed in the […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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“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 […]

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