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Film, Literature, and Podcasts

No Shortcut to Insider Access

No Shortcut to Insider Access

How Ear Hustle and Other People’s Problems have navigated access and consent to give listeners a fly-on-the-wall experience.

I love podcasts that give me a glimpse into a world I would have otherwise never been able to see; shows that make you feel like you’re getting special behind-the-scenes access. I’m talking about podcasts like Ear Hustle, which chronicles […]

How To Make a Compelling Companion Podcast According to Pros

How To Make a Compelling Companion Podcast According to Pros

Advice from Roman Mars, Bari Finkel, Christopher Johnson, Dan Taberski, Krys Marshall, and Will Malnati

Hollywood is in the middle of a long love affair with podcasts. Evidence of that can be seen in the number of podcasts being turned into TV shows, including The Shrink Next Door, Nice White Parents, and The Edge of […]

One of the Best Serialized Documentary Creators in the World

One of the Best Serialized Documentary Creators in the World

Zac Stuart-Pontier Explains His Approach to Storytelling Across Several of His Well-known Works

“There it is. You’re caught.” So begins the final scene of The Jinx, a show that ushered in the modern era of true crime docuseries yet hinges on this jaw-dropping 90 seconds of audio while the camera is trained on […]

Caroline Crampton Is the Queen of Multitasking

Caroline Crampton Is the Queen of Multitasking

She's the creator of Shedunnit, a co-writer for Hot Pod, and a member of the podcasting royal family (well she should be)

If you’re reading this article, it’s likely that you’re a fan of podcasts. That means you have most likely read or heard or seen the work of Caroline Crampton, an incredibly hard-working multi-tasker who has built a career by being […]

Finding the Tone that Listeners Love

Finding the Tone that Listeners Love

Anderson Cowan, co-host of The Film Vault and The After Disaster, has turned building his audience into his life's work.

For filmmaker and podcast producer Anderson Cowan, what started out as a bed-ridden radio obsession turned into a decades-long career in podcasting. Today, he’s the co-host of The Film Vault and The After Disaster, two radio shows-turned-podcasts that began the […]

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