Category: Podcast

All Things Geek — New Star Wars podcast dives deep into movie’s origins

It seems like these days everyone has a podcast. Just go to Stitcher or the Apple Podcast app and you’ll find hundreds of podcasts on every topic imaginable. From news and politics, to comedy and sports, business, history, true crime, arts and entertainment, pop culture and even professional wrestling. If you can think of it, […]

Hit show ‘Orphan Black’ series returning as audio drama

LOS ANGELES, June 15 — Tatiana Maslany will return to her multi-role, five-season performance in clone conspiracy show Orphan Black with a ten-episode audio drama called Orphan Black: The Next Chapter. Distributed by specialist audio publisher Serial Box, “Orphan Black: The Next Chapter” is set to debut in the next few months, with TV series […]

Hit US podcast ‘Serial’ back for season three

“Serial,” the hit US internet radio sensation and most downloaded podcast in history, is back for season three. This time, focused on explaining to listeners how ordinary American criminal justice functions. Season one ultimately resulted in an appeals court ordering a retrial in a murder case. Season two focused on a soldier who deserted in […]

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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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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 […]

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 […]