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The Neon Noir: An interview with the show creator, Jack Delaney

The Neon Noir: An interview with the show creator, Jack Delaney

The audio drama genre is in a renaissance period. Science fiction, fantasy, and horror seem to be the most popular types of audio drama, but recently we’ve been seeing an explosion of audio fiction that steps well outside of the ordinary. The Neon Noir is one such project. It’s a podcast that uses a rich soundscape and first-person perspective to tell original noir stories. I sat down with Jack Delaney, the creator of The Neon Noir, to find out more.


An Arm and a Leg: An interview with the show creator, Dan Weissmann

An Arm and a Leg: An interview with the show creator, Dan Weissmann

Health insurance and the cost of healthcare in the United States is complicated, to say the least. Coverage, co-pays, in-network, out-of-network, HSAs, deductibles, and universal codes: it seems like you need multiple PhDs just to figure out how much you’ll be charged to get a checkup (let alone get treatment for a life-threatening illness). Dan […]



Women and Power podcast explores the fight for women’s voting rights in the UK

Women and Power podcast explores the fight for women’s voting rights in the UK

Earlier this year, the National Trust launched Women and Power, a five part podcast series which delves into the rarely-told stories of women’s voting rights in the UK. The story of female votes in the UK tends to centre on the actions of the militant suffragettes in the UKs capital city, but this is just a fraction of the story. The full story of the Suffrage movement involved women and men from all classes, and from across the British Isles, playing their part in the fight for equality in a multitude of ways.


Panoply Launches “Empire on Blood”

Panoply Launches “Empire on Blood”

Panoply, a PBC partner, is launching a new podcast called “Empire on Blood” today! I was lucky enough to get advance access and couldn’t stop listening. It’s a true crime tale set in the Bronx in the early 90s. The story focuses on two young drug dealers who turn against each other. One ends up in prison for a double homicide he says he didn’t commit. Award-winning journalist Steve Fishman deftly guides the listener through a complex story of power, revenge, and justice. All seven episodes are being released at once, allowing listeners to download and binge!


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