Tag: podcasts

We Take A Deep Dive Into Your Questions On Waypoint Radio

We’ve got a real bucket-full of questions from our listeners this week, but first! Austin has been playing more Card of Darkness, and is starting to see stacks everywhere he goes. Cado dipped back into Life is Strange 2, and found a surprising look at the complex backgrounds that make up Latinidad. Patrick has been […]

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7 Podcasts for the Sports Fan

Commentary is integral to sports, and some of the best commentary out there now exists in podcast form. Whatever your game or your team, you can find a show — or several — with tailored postgame analysis, while other podcasts offer a deep dive into news stories with implications beyond sports itself, like China’s clash […]

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Shonda Rhimes Is About to Get Away with Podcasting, Inks New Deal With iHeartMedia

If you thought Shonda Rhimes was just taking over your Thursday nights, think again! The television mogul is adding to the world of podcasts! That’s right, your next earworm is about to involve some Shondaland drama. According to Variety, Rhimes’ production company, Shondaland, has announced a three-year partnership with iHeartMedia to launch Shondaland Audio. Rhimes […]

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The ‘Office Ladies’ Return to Dunder Mifflin

For a show that was never a ratings smash during its nine-year run, “The Office” has experienced an astronomical afterlife. In fact, it had a second season thanks only to an NBC executive staking his reputation on its potential. But “The Office” — a drabby workplace sitcom that debuted in 2005 and was adapted from […]

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Kid Fury and Crissle West Want to Bring Us a ‘More Intersectional Point of View’ With Their New TV Show

Cue The Read’s mix of “Oh Happy Day” because Kid Fury and Crissle West are about to adjust your television settings to “shade.” I recently hopped on a phone call with the 2019 Root 100 honorees Kid Fury and Crissle to chat about what they’re going to explore on their upcoming television show, whether or […]

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Conan O’Brien’s Podcast With David Letterman Was Utterly Fascinating

It was maybe halfway through David Letterman’s podcast appearance on the Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend podcast where the two former hosts of Late Night started discussing Bob Hope and Bing Crosby’s On the Road movies – and this is the point where Letterman pauses the conversation to explain to Conan there’s nobody listening anymore. […]

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Baratunde Thurston’s Work Diary: At the Intersection of Tech, Race and Society

Since publishing “How to Be Black,” his best-selling 2012 satirical memoir about black identity in America, Baratunde Thurston has built himself into a one-man multimedia company. In recent years, his thoughts on race and technology have powered email newsletters (“Recommentunde,” with tips about what to read and stream), podcasts (“Spit,” about the surprising implications of […]

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Sopranos Rewatch Podcast: Pod Yourself A Gun 13, The Season Finale, With Laremy Legel

https://media.blubrry.com/podyourselfagun/s/content.blubrry.com/podyourselfagun/Pod_Yourself_A_Gun_13_I_Dream_Of_Jeannie_Cusamano_With_Laremy_Legel.mp3 Click to download here. This week on Pod Yourself A Gun, we’re discussing Sopranos episode 13, “I Dream Of Jeannie Cusamano,” the season one finale of the Sopranos and thus the season one finale of Pod Yourself A Gun. In this episode, all of the Sopranos‘ biggest season one storylines come to a head, […]

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‘Ghost Recon: Breakpoint’ Puts You On Both Sides of Grotesque U.S. Military Might

In its early hours, Ghost Recon: Breakpoint introduces you to it’s antagonist, Cole D. Walker. He’s ex-military and one of your tasks is to figure out how he went from being your brother-in-arms to a PMC operative with shady morals. The game touts the idea that you’ll feel hunted by the PMC, and it delivers […]

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The Newest ‘The Last of Us Part II’ Trailer Is Ambiguous in the Worst Way

Cutting a game trailer can be tricky. You want to give potential players enough of a sense of the game without spoiling any important narrative beats. That can mean leaning on ambiguity and trope, using the established vernacular of your genre as a shorthand without giving too much away. However, leaving something ambiguous doesn’t excuse […]

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George the Poet Is Pushing Podcasting’s Limits

LONDON — Close your eyes, and listen. “The play button is a teleportation device,” says a voice in your headphones, “that allows you to enter another world while physically staying where you are.” Strings and electronic blips whirl around in the background. The next 19 minutes are a spoken-word journey, combining poetry, recorded phone calls, […]

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Revisiting Andrew Yang

ImageAndrew Yang beat out some more experienced politicians for a spot on Thursday night’s debate stage. Ruth Fremson/The New York TimesCreditRuth Fremson/The New York Times Early last year, Kevin Roose wrote an article about Andrew Yang’s entry into the 2020 presidential campaign. At the time, Yang’s candidacy was quixotic — he was not well known […]

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