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Bronzeville ★★★★★

These are the final lines from the first season of the audio drama Bronzeville. Jimmy Tillman, a young man who has traveled north from the Deep South to Chicago in search of a better life, becomes a soldier in the

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Update: Neighbors ★★★★

  I love “local interest” podcasts that seamlessly transcend their geography. In the third season of Neighbors in 2016, Jakob Lewis continued to hone his storytelling skills while producing stories from Nashville, Tennessee. The series has just debuted its fourth

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Scene on Radio ★★★★

Scene on Radio is a unique and diverse documentary/storytelling show from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. It is hosted by John Biewen, who has been involved in audio projects for over 30 years and is an instructor at

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The Karen and Ellen Letters ★★★★★

The Karen and Ellen Letters is a podcast where actors narrate actual letters written between two trust fund babies and the landlord of their first apartment. The letters are from 1987 about a rental property in Berkeley, California … and so

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Making Gay History ★★★★★

Put yourself in the shoes of a man or woman attracted to someone of the same sex in the 1950s. Your name could be on an FBI watch list, you might have difficulty finding or keeping a job, and you and

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The Brain Candy Podcast: Update ★★★★★

In honor of their 100th episode which dropped this week, I wanted to take a few minutes to update my review of The Brain Candy Podcast with MTV superheroes Susie Meister and Sarah Rice. I’ve been listening to this show

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Happy Sad Confused ★★

Happy Sad Confused is an interview show where host Josh Horowitz talks to actors and actresses from both television and film. Each episode is roughly an hour long and Horowitz has had a lot of A-listers on the show: Woody

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Alter Ego ★★★

I love people watching – sitting in airports, at the state fair, at work … I daydream about people’s secret lives, what lies beneath their typically buttoned-up exterior. I really delight in considering the possibilities. Is the portly, ruddy-faced, 50-something

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ArtCurious Podcast ★★★★★

I used to think of art history as something I don’t have time for, am uneducated about, and maybe don’t have enough money to appreciate. I am unlikely to be able to afford a magnificent work of art at any time

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Update: Switched on Pop ★★★★★

Update 1/12/17 I have to update my Switched on Pop review because this show is deserving of some extra attention. Since I wrote my original review back in July 2016, there have been several terrific episodes that have aired, and

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