Category: Podcast

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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 […]

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 […]