Category: Podcast

You’re Missing Out On The Best Kind Of Podcast

Illustration: Jim Cooke / Photos: Shutterstock Everyone should be listening to an audio drama podcast — the kind of podcast that plays out like theatre or movies or TV. Listening to podcasts without any audio dramas like watching TV without ever trying Game of Thrones or Arrested Development or Orange Is the New Black. And […]

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Iconic Radio Drama Moves From Broadcast To Podcast

When Writer-Performer Mara Purl created her radio drama, she could never have predicted it would become the first American radio serial ever broadcast on BBC Radio, nor that it would reach a stunning listener base of 4.5 million. “Daring to broadcast an American drama on the same air waves occupied by the finest radio dramas […]

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Turn Old Radio Shows and Audiobooks Into Podcasts With Fourble

Radio show archives are hard to find; when they’re available at all, it’s often in awkward formats. (To get my hands on the radio sitcom Cabin Pressure, I had to buy one season as a music album and another as an audiobook.) You can find some shows on the Internet Archive, but listening to them […]

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Sounds Scary: We’re Alive

Every other Sunday, we’ll be highlighting the best in scary audio storytelling, be it podcasts, audiobooks, radio plays, and more. This is Sounds Scary. This Sunday we’re listening to the first season of KC Wayland’s zombie apocalypse audio drama We’re Alive. Zombies. The word immediately conjures tidal waves of green-brown undead marching towards total world […]

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 […]