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Greater Boston | Fiction Podcast of the Week

Sasquatch.  Rollercoasters.  Subway Preachers. Just three of the curious topics you’ll hear about in this series from the New England area.  But how are they related?  After three episodes, I’m still not sure if they are, or if they’re even meant to be. Greater Boston is an audio drama series that defies categorisation.  It’s wonderfully eclectic,

The Behemoth | Fiction Podcast of the Week

The Behemoth emerges from the Atlantic ocean and makes its way across the United States.  What does this mean for the existing sentient inhabitants? They’re really not sure, seeing as all the strange creature seems to do is walk.  A lumbering paradox the size of a house. This story is as much about human reaction to the

Witch Hunter | Fiction Podcast of the Week

Just like the world of literature, audio drama is blessed to have a good few storytellers who are absolute masters of their chosen genre. One such master is writer and producer Domien De Groot of Audio Epics , an award-winning audio fiction troupe from Antwerp, Belgium. I first came across Audio Epics’ work about five years

It’s About Time | Fiction Podcast of the Week

Okay time for something a little more light-hearted this week. It’s About Time is an entertaining comedy series which ran for two seasons between October 2014 and November 2015. It was created by Steve Cardinal and Charlie James, who also play the roles of the main characters (also called Charlie and Steve). What’s It About?

The Lift | Fiction Podcast of the Week

I only discovered this podcast last week, and have been really impressed by it. It’s a fairly new show, having released its first two episodes (listed as pilot episodes) at the end of August 2015. On the show’s website it states that The Lift “was originally conceptualized by Daniel Foytik as an offshoot of the 9th Story

The Cleansed | Fiction Podcast of the Week

I found out about The Cleansed back in 2012, as creator Fred Greenhalgh was also the host of Radio Drama Revival, a podcast I was listening to religiously. As a big fan of We’re Alive I only needed to hear the words “post-apocalyptic audio drama” and I was all in. I certainly enjoyed the first two seasons, and

Fire on the Mound | Fiction Podcast of the Week

Fire on the Mound has been on my radar for around a year. I had listened to the opening episodes a while back but recently made a decision to revisit the show. I’m glad I did. It’s a fantasy story written and produced by William J. Meyer and ran from August 2012 through to May

We’re Alive: Lockdown | Fiction Podcast of the Week

I’ve been excited about this one for a while. Rewind to 2011 when I was introduced to a “zombie podcast.”  It was the first audio fiction piece I’d heard which was produced specifically for the internet. Back then, radio was still The King in my eyes.  I knew what podcasts were but had no idea of

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Wooden Overcoats | Putting the Funn in Funding

“It’s fair to say that any competent method of fund-raising will have a dual function of raising both money and profile.” David K Barnes It’s the biggest question in independent audio drama – “how do you make it pay?” There’s lots of different models: pay-per-listen, paid subscription, crowd-funding, advertisements and donations. The key for producers

The Other Stories | Fiction Podcast of the Week

“We wanted to develop our skills as writers and write outside our comfort zones, and, the show forces us to do that.” We’re big fans of audio drama and fiction podcasts here at The Podcast Host. As listeners we’re always looking for new shows to subscribe to, and as podcasters we’re always looking to help