Top Rated Literature Podcasts (Page 2)
Five-time winner of Best Education Podcast in the Podcast Awards. Grammar Girl provides short, friendly tips to improve your writing and feed your love of the English language. Whether English is your first language or your second language, these grammar, punctuation, style, and business tips will make you a better and more successful writer. Grammar Girl is a Quick and Dirty Tips podcast.
The Tunnels is a serialized docudrama about the mysterious tunnels that can be found underneath a small town in Georgia. What are they? What is their history? What are those mysterious sounds heard within them? Find out what's just below the surface of the town, because if you look underneath, there is so much more.
Each month, host Jo Diskett is joined by a group of video game enthusiasts and storytellers to select a game and pull apart its story. Over four episodes they discuss everything from setting to pacing, characters to worldbuilding, and the unique power games have to make a player’s choices count. Cutscene Saga doesn’t review games... it investigates them. Jo and their guests discuss what makes these game stories so great, and what we can learn from the way they’re put together. So fire up your consoles and load your game library. But of course, don’t forget about the standing spoiler warning!
Jerri Williams is a retired FBI agent and author on a mission to show the public who the FBI is and what the FBI does by conducting interviews with retired FBI agents about their most intriguing and high-profiled cases, reviewing how the FBI is portrayed in books, TV, and movies, and recommending crime fiction and dramas. Photos and links to articles about the cases and violations discussed can be found in the show notes for each episode at jerriwilliams.com.
Who said nothing ever happens in Brisbane? Join hosts Jessica Kate and Ellen Rose as they dig up the skeletons buried in our own back yard and take you on a macabre tour around Australia’s third largest city - home to the Stefan Needle, the Brown Snake, the crushing feeling that you’re trapped in a dead-end town that you can never leave, and some of the most brutal murders in Australian history.
Hi! We're Angela, Jean & Valerie -- aka 'The Daemons' -- we talk about the All Souls Universe by Deborah Harkness. This includes the trilogy (A Discovery of Witches, Shadow of Night, The Book of Life), Time's Convert, and The World of All Souls. As new episodes are released in the US/Canada, we also unpack the television series based on these beloved books (titled A Discovery of Witches). Go on! Put in your ear buds, pull up your chair, bring your beverage of choice and join us! We promise that we won't bite ... we'll leave that for the vampires. All Souls-ing since 2012, the Daemons run the online fanzine, Daemons Domain - series + fandom news, giveaways & All Souls magic. For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy
Een nieuwe podcast door SCHIK, bekend van 'Bob'. | In de zomer van 2016 wordt buiten het kalifaat van Islamitische Staat een jonge vrouw aangetroffen, rennend door de woestijn met twee kleine kinderen. Ze heet Laura, zegt ze, en ze komt uit ‘Sweet Lake City’. Ze is ontsnapt, huilt, wil naar huis. Terug naar Zoetermeer. | Luister nu naar deze meeslepende podcast, waarin Laura zelf uitgebreid te horen is. Op 29 november 2018 verschijnt de eerste echte aflevering van 'Laura H. - de podcast'.
The Secret World Chronicle continues! Famed fantasy and sci-fi author Mercedes Lackey along with newcomers Dennis Lee and Cody Martin have joined forces to create a superhero-themed braided novel podcast series called The Secret World Chronicle, employing the talents of artist and author Larry Dixon and voice artist and author Veronica Giguere. The series depicts an ensemble cast of metahuman characters coping with worldwide attacks by a mysterious, technologically advanced Nazi secret society, and the ensuing chaos. The Secret World is a meeting ground for pulpy adventure and thoughtful science fiction speculation, where ordinary people are elevated above their fellow humans and must grapple with the consequences of their newfound abilities.
Genre bending 1950s Lynchian erotic thriller. The Diarist is a stylized 1950s psychological drama. Hailed as "if Hitchcock had written a love story" (Geek Girl Authority) and "runner up for dark workplace drama" (Radio Public). The Diarist is the story of a naive and attentive secretary, Andrea Davies. When Andrea submits to a love affair with her boss -the charismatic psychopath Richard Hayes- she enters a web of lies and trap doors. You'll have 25 episodes to binge!
THE WORLD IS A MESS! BUT WHO CAN WE TURN TO TO FIX IT!? THE UNITED NATIONS? THE DALAI LAMA? THE LONG-LOST HEIR OF THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE!? Frankly, all of those options would probably be better than listening to three white guys from Australia wax lyrical about how everything in the world would be better if they were the one and only supreme dictator. And yet, here we are.
An introverted teenage girl with an unconventional superpower - the ability to control insects - Taylor goes out in costume to find escape from a deeply unhappy and frustrated civilian life. Her first attempt at taking down a supervillain sees her mistaken for one, thrusting her into the midst of the local ‘cape’ scene’s politics, unwritten rules, and ambiguous morals. As she risks life and limb, Taylor faces the dilemma of having to do the wrong things for the right reasons.
Travel back in time to remember the good, bad, and awkward parts of growing up. Recorded live on stage, adults share the weird and wonderful things they wrote as children and teens. Embarrassing, moving, and hilarious, these readings are powerful reminders of who we used to be. The Guardian says "it has much charm," while Splitsider describes GRTTWaK as "equal parts cringe-worthy and cathartic." RIYL: RISK!, The Moth, Mortified, My Teenage Diary, True Story
As long as there’s been language, there have been forbidden words. What gives these words their power? Why are they considered “bad”? Producer and Host, Matt Fidler, reaches out to experts, linguists, and historians to explore these words and their cultural significance. From diving into specific bad words to exploring what language has the “worst curses”, Matt weaves personal stories and interviews to help shed light on the power of very bad words.
Those Happy Places is a podcast about Theme Park Rides, Attractions, and Lands. We focus on the stories they tell, how they tell them, and why it matters. Those Happy Places is produced by Alice White and edited by Buddy Duquesne. Our theme music is "Golden Gate" by The California Feetwarmers, featuring Phil Alvin. Buddy's Twitter: https://twitter.com/buddy_duquesne Alice's Twitter: https://twitter.com/AliceWhiteTHP The California Feetwarmers: http://www.californiafeetwarmers.com/
Grownup comedians Kelly Nugent and Lindsay Katai discuss the trashy teen horror of their awkward neon youth - from the rise of MTV to the fall of ... well, MTV. So tighten those side ponytails, push your pogs to one side, then fire up your 56k dial-up modem and subscribe. New episodes every Wednesday on the Forever Dog Podcast Network. All creepy opinions expressed are those of the hosts.
You can’t spell Game Master without “pretentious.” Well, you can, actually. But let’s pretend you can’t so I can make a point. My point is a good Game Master needs a lot of big, fancy words at their disposal to make their flavor text as confusing as possible. Oops. I mean engaging, not confusing. More at www.GMWordoftheWeek.com
693387 Star Trek Audio Drama from Giant Gnome Productions. Life is good for Lt. Greg Torkelson aboard the USS Remington a Starfleet research vessel stationed near the Venderis Nebula. However, when word comes that he’s been promoted to the Executive Officer of Deep Space Station 3, an outpost in the backwaters of Federation space, he quickly discovers that all is not as it appears, and what seems to be too good to be true just might be. " In the darkest reaches of the United Federation of Planets, an isolated station stands sentinel over a neglected frontier. Commissioned long ago with high hopes, its promise is now all but forgotten; a lonely outpost serving as the gateway to the vast expanse beyond, where discovery…and adventure…await.."- Lt. Commander Gregory Torkelson