Podcast Review: Secrets, Crimes & Audiotapes

Podcast Review: Secrets, Crimes & Audiotapes

This week features another delightful podcast from the people over at Wondery. Secrets, Crimes & Audiotapes is a weekly audio drama following stories of crime, love, mystery, or conspiracy. Each story is told over the course of one to six 30 minute episodes, these stories will make you laugh, think, and wonder.

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Podcast Review: Hollywood and Crime

Podcast Review: Hollywood and Crime

Hollywood and Crime is a brand-new true crime podcast from Wondery. Each season will investigate notorious true crimes and scandals from Hollywood. The first season began airing on January 6th and will cover the Black Dahlia Serial Killers, investigating the cases of eight women who were either brutally murdered or went missing in 1940’s Hollywood.

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Book Review: The Tulip Factory

So you’ve got a bit of a pessimistic outlook on your love life, or on love in general. In light of that outlook, you may want to read a love story every now and again, I admit that this is one of my guilty pleasures, but because you’re on the pessimistic side sometimes the happily-ever-after ending can get on your nerves. You just want something real, right?

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Podcast Review: lif-e. af/ter

Podcast Review: lif-e. af/ter

Over the Christmas holidays I had a chance to find a few new podcasts, to the detriment of my regular podcast rotation. While searching the iTunes top charts for something new I discovered lif-e. af/ter. This science fiction-esque podcasts follows the life of Ross after the death of his wife, Charlie. Ross is a low-level employee at the FBI, and eight months after the death of his wife, he continues to console himself by listening to all her old posts from an audio-based social media site.

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Review: Tomb Raider

Tomb Raider is an iconic video game franchise, as famous for providing gaming’s first powerful female lead as it is infamous for turning that same character into an oversexualized symbol of misogyny. After numerous lackluster outings, the franchise has laid somewhat dormant in recent years, making the new semi-reboot from Crystal Dynamics Studios all the more intriguing.

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Review: Seraphina by Rachel Hartman

A book hangover, for those who may be unaware, is the inability to start a new book because you are still living in the last book’s world. This phenomenon happens often to book lovers, and I recently had the joy of re-experiencing this wondrous and annoying feeling again. The cause of my two-week-long book hangover? Seraphina by Rachel Hartman.

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