Neil Verma discusses how Serial host Sarah Koenig’s obsession was the real protagonist of the podcast’s first season, and how the new second season differs narratively and tonally because she tells the story without becoming a character in it.
As various groups rethink drama’s place in the “new golden age” of radio, podcasts by The Truth, a group responsible for some of the most interesting dramatic audio in recent memory, are producing a new sense of audioposition.
Ira Glass’ iconic voice seems to be everywhere, and offers insight into contemporary radio culture and stardom.
On Radio is a new Antenna column dedicated to contemporary radio programming and other issues surrounding the medium in all its forms. Here, in the series’ first entry, Andrew Bottomley offers a critical appreciation of the radio feature Radiolab.