The Monthly Magpie: February 2023
The shortest month of the year may be here, but I feel like January was the shortest month ever. It
Release Day Review: Intra-Quest
The episode moves a quick 40 minutes, and it's not so easy to fall into it just to follow and feel the world out. There are so many hints that podcast gives you to maybe tuck away for later, I wanted to have a notebook with my second listen-through.
Podcast Review: Modes of Thought in Anterran Literature
You are quickly swept up in the drama of this mysterious society that only this professor and a few of his colleagues seem to know anything about.
Release Day Review: Digital Folklore
This is a treat of a podcast in overall style and storytelling, but also with the kindness that this subject matter is being handled. It’s not as easy as we want to think. Folklore is a reflection of who we are as humans, and the presence of the internet in these stories doesn’t change that fact.
Podcast Review: Nobody Should Believe Me
It’s a hard one to strike, but the team on this podcast does hit a careful balance between personal catharsis and reporting. The unique position of the host gives it a power that a purely clinical podcast would not be able to have.
The Monthly Magpie: January 2023
Happy 2023 Everyone!
We are “skipping” December 2022. It did not happen. It does not exist.
Not really. I’ve
Release Day Review Revisited: Atlantis Mini-Series
Liv’s style of talking like you could know what she’s talking about, but she won’t judge you if you don’t. There’s a fun respect for the audience that I think this podcast overall nails as a show about things that aren’t always easy to parse through, mythology or this small foray into philosophy.
Release Day Review Revisited: Missing Pages
There is a mystery and the tension of discovery pulled through each episode. The writing is tip-top, and the production quality makes it an easy podcast to listen to.
Release Day Review Revisited: The Loudest Girl In The World
...the default settings of the world may not be the most comfortable for people with autism- but there is hope and further understanding than there was even ten years ago.
Release Day Review Revisited: Vanishing Postcards
These episodes left me breathless in their quiet poignancy- giving voice to people who feel forgotten. They are crisp episodes, recorded with an ambient delight...