Reviews of MTV2’s Shinesty, which follows employees at a clothing company, and Startup season 4, which follows Dov Charney, founder of American Apparel.
Two new unscripted series have entered Shark Tank‘s waters: The Pitch, a podcast from Gimlet Media that almost directly replicates Shark Tank’s format but covers more ground, and Worth a Shot, a new series from Fullscreen that asks drunk people to come up with ideas and then pitch them. Below, reviews of both shows, which each give people… continue reading
Reviews of the Netflix documentary series The Keepers and the Serial podcast S-Town, both of which are extraordinary works of narrative nonfiction.
The new podcast from Serial Productions, S-Town or Shittown, is leading the iTunes charts because it tells an incredibly engaging story.
A review of the controversial, questionable podcast Missing Richard Simmons, on which Dan Taberski explores Simmons’ disappearance from public life.
This month, more than 35 podcast producers are sharing recommendations for podcasts as part of the “trypod” (try podcasts) campaign, while podcast listeners are using that hashtag to recommend their favorite audio shows.
It’s an excellent opportunity for me to introduce an expansion of my coverage into the world of unscripted entertainment. I’ve been thinking about covering podcasts for a while. Okay, you might be thinking, Isn’t there enough reality TV to be covering? Aren’t there shows you could cover instead of podcasts?