Our Wonderful World: Podcasts for When You Want to Learn Something New

From our newest contributor, Chelsey Johnson…

Want to explore anything and everything under the sun, while staying in the same place? Get excited because it’s totally possible and free. You don’t need magic, you just need to grab your device and listen to a podcast!

Podcasts are audio shows that are packed with different stories and lessons. There is a podcast for every topic imaginable — whether you want to learn about how everyday tools are made or want to know more about a show you binge-watched last weekend. If you’re a curious creature itching for more knowledge about the … Read More…

WandaVision’s Re-Stream of Our Consciousness

Check out our WandaVision Roundtable podcast.

I’m still processing the remarkable WandaVision and its re-boot of the role of television on our culture, the metamorphosis of its consumption and digestion–and thankful for some friends to help me get some perspective on this tragedy wrapped in familiar sit-com sets with a laughing audience.

The Fonz, Kunta Kinte and Darth Vader’s paternity claim. My first three thoughts while processing WandaVision. Marvel and Disney+ actually had the nerve/guts to stretch out its nine-episodes over NINE weeks, reminding me of my first television cliff-hanger, many years before JR was shot.

Three moments of delayed gratification jump to mind from my childhood–triggered by the weird time-warp that WandaVision so accurately displays–making one week cover 50 years of jokes, … Read More…

New Podcast: The Oscar Post-Op Show Starring Kim Novak, John Travolta and at Least One Mispronounced Celebrity

Kevin Walsh is joined by Sheri Horwitz, Aaron Lebovic and Collin Ward as they dissect the  2014 Oscars, including…

  • Our Panel’s Prediction-Accuracy (and those pesky costume awards),
  • Cringeworthy Moments:  Kim Novak’s Vertigo, Travolta’s stumblings, etc.,
  • The Big Surprises:  Shutout for Hustle,
  • What Should Be Cut:  Montages of Heroes, what?
  • Ellen:  Too-low key and casual–or just right?