A Night in Night Vale

“And now for the weather”… my favorite part of each WELCOME TO NIGHT VALE episode. WELCOME TO NIGHT VALE (WTNV) is a 157-episode podcast. However, it also has stand alone live shows, books, and script collections all stemming from the WTNV universe. WTNV releases new episodes bi-monthly, and is available on all streaming platforms, episodes […]

The Bodega Boys Are Doing Something Right

As an avid Twitter user, I would say I’m pretty amused and easily captured by the culture this platform has created. In my opinion the conversations, debates, jokes, commentaries, and trends of mainstream culture tends to have its first beginnings on Twitter. Now, Twitter is a huge platform that serves many different communities, but if […]

The Alarmist: WHO IS TO BLAME?

When I first find out what podcasts were, I was not very attracted by the idea. Ever since I was young and had no other option but to listen to the radio, my least favorite thing to hear to was radio hosts talking and discussing about different topics. Therefore, when I first heard that those […]

The Mental Illness Happy Hour Podcast

 The Mental Illness Happy Hour, is a weekly hosted  audio podcast hosted by Paul Gilmartin, which consists of interviews with artists, friends and doctors. The series was created in March, 2011 and is still continuing to produce new content. Each episode is ranges from 34 minutes – 2 hours 30 minutes. On average, each podcast […]

TWIT.TV: This Week in Tech

Twit.tv’s This Week in Tech is a podcast based out of Petaluma, California. It focuses heavily on the new technology that is released or is rumored to be released. Episode 0 was recorded on January 17th 2005. However, the platform was started later in April 2005. The platform was started by the host of the show […]

A ‘Pretty Big’ Podcast

The podcast I chose to write about is one that is relatively new and slightly unconventional, but very interesting and insightful. Plus size model, body activist, and television presenter Ashley Graham aired her first episode of ‘Pretty Big Deal’ about a year ago on October 4th, 2018, (it can be found here). The format of […]

A Podcast You Should Know

Everyone loves to hear and learn about new things. With the podcast Stuff You Should Know, curiosity has no bounds. The thing that makes this podcast truly special is the fact that it has an episode for almost everything. Whether it is about evolution, art, space, etc. there is no shortage in variety of what […]

True Crime Podcast : Generation Why

18,411 subscribers. The Generation Why Podcast released its first episode in 2012 and pioneered the true crime genre in the podcasting world. The New Yorker claimed that podcasting was ‘humanising the news’ (Larson 2015). Larson (2015) further suggested that podcasting-as-audio-storytelling occupied a post-public radio space in the United States: ‘Creators of podcasts, which are largely […]

Sardonicast: A Film Lover’s Podcast

In the film reviewing community, podcasting is becoming an increasingly popular format to connect with audiences. Film reviews have had a long history, originating as published articles in newspapers and magazines. Eventually it evolved into shows like Siskel and Ebert, where two published film critics talked in front of a camera and reviewed new movies […]

Invisible Platform, Invisible Content

The background noise to my childhood was National Public Radio. While some my age may have their parent’s favorite oldies songs forever archived in their minds, I have the theme song from Prairie Home Companion, the Car Talk Guy’s “Stump the Chumps” segment, and Diane Rehm’s voice almost hardwired in mine. It wasn’t until I was about thirteen […]