Fallen Titans: H3H3

The H3 Podcast was started by popular YouTube creators Ethan and Hila Klein as a companion piece to their main YouTube channel, H3H3 Productions. This podcast originally started off as a small yet high-production endeavor, with the two hosts able to make live commentary on subjects they found humorous while interacting with their fanbase. The […]

A Look at “Alice Isn’t Dead”— Successful Audio in a Visual World

In a world where visual streaming content seems to reign supreme, it may be a shock to you that there is another rising medium that proves to be equally as captivating: podcasting. What is podcasting? Podcasts are audio works made available through streaming on the internet, usually coming in installments. Podcasts can be more “talky […]

Tiny Desk Concerts at NPR

NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts series began in 2008, a creation of Bob Boilen. He characterizes the Tiny Desk performances as “intimate”, and makes a point to feature both “emerging artists” and “well-known musicians”. Boilen is also creator and host to NPR’s All Songs Considered, and has been bringing his musical influence to NPR since 1988. […]

Welcome to Podcasting

Welcome to Nightvale was started in 2012, by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor, and is still being produced after six years. A fantasy/sci-fi series, the podcast is one of the first podcasts to work as a storytelling format set in a fictional world, presented as the radio-news reports from a fictional town’s radio station. In […]

“Whimsically Volatile,” on life, drag, and drugs.

Katya Zamolodchikova, famous for competing on RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 7 and Craig MacNeil started their podcast, Whimsically Volatile, in March of this year, following the “rock bottom” point of Katya’s personal life and her release from rehab. As of today, there are 33 episodes, each around an hour and half long. A bit scatterbrained, […]

Responsible Reception: The Importance of an Active Audience

Growing up, my parents would always tell me just how lucky I am for growing up in time when we have so much available at the press of a button. Born in the 1950s, they grew up with the major networks: NBC, CBS, and ABC. They watched whatever was on when it was on because […]

From Radio to Podcasts: Looking at Wu’s Cycle in the Medium of Audio

Growing up, I never really thought about taking time out of my day to listen to the radio. The only time that I actually interfaced with this medium in my formative years, was when my parents would listen to music or the traffic and weather report on long car rides. That all changed a couple […]