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From Night Vale to Homecoming, scripted podcasts are the new radio drama

Scripted podcasts are filling the storytelling gap once provided by radio dramas – an all but forgotten art on traditional radio stations. The first scripted podcast to break out as a mainstream hit was Welcome to Night Vale. This surreal dark comedy is presented as a community radio station bulletin from a fictional town, one […]

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More classic Australian radio drama out now

Grace Gibson Productions in Australia have liberated another batch of classic radio serials from their archives for your listening pleasure. In Thunder in the Straight we are transported to the most prestigious racing stable in England. Following the death of Sir Henry Farrington there was much speculation about who would inherit his great wealth and […]

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Thrilling Adventure Hour: A Spirited Romance review

In January of 2011, a troupe of actors called The Workjuice Players brought their staged old-time radio drama to the podcasting airwaves, introducing the world to their long-running show, The Thrilling Adventure Hour.  Begun as script-reading of a spec script for Sparks Nevada, Marshal on Mars, in creator Ben Blacker’s living room, the show expanded […]

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8 Binge-Worthy Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To

Whatever you’re doing, if you have a smartphone you have numerous delicious pod options on which to indulge. Here are some places to start. Binging on streaming content has become one of the most common household rituals of our time. Most people do this with friends and family around videos on services like Netflix and […]

Steal the Stars is a pulpy audio drama about a secretive government UFO program

A year ago, science fiction publisher Tor Books announced that it was launching a new imprint: Tor Labs, dedicated to experimental storytelling. Its first project was a serialized podcast called Steal the Stars, a pulpy audio drama about the employees of a secretive government contractor that is studying a crashed UFO. Across 14 episodes, Steal […]

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Podcast: The audio theatre for your mind

#upm-buttons img { border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 1px 4px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.2); } We love watching visually enhancing movies. Now, imagine just hearing these dialogues, background noise and music. This is what podcast does. Ever since the launch of iPod, online audio streaming has catapulted a whole new level of subscribers. The word ‘Podcast’ […]

9 podcasts to listen to if you love ‘Black Mirror’

We are in an audio-drama renaissance, and some of the best stories are science-fiction. We’re not being spooked by War of the Worlds as we gather around hefty, wooden radio consoles, but we are, more and more, pulling up podcasts about dystopian futures on our phones. SEE ALSO: 16 book recommendations for when you have […]

Paul Lee’s Wiip, Gimlet Pictures to Develop Scripted Podcast ‘Sandra’ as TV Series

In a competitive situation, Paul Lee’s newly-launched indepedent studio Wiip has acquired the rights to Gimlet Media’s scripted podcast “Sandra” to develop it as a series for premium television. Gimlet Pictures, the TV and film production arm of Gimlet Media, will produce the series. The seven-episode podcast launched all episodes on April 18. It is set […]

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Product Details Author Benjamin Franklin Narrator Greg Houser Publisher LearnOutLoud.com Unabridged Edition Running Time 6 Hrs. 30 Min. User Rating   4.5  <!– Stars Based on 35 ratings –> Stars Based on 35 ratings Share This Description The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is a personal account of the life of the famous American statesman, businessman, philosopher, […]