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Marc Hershon

Soundcast Review: The Los Angeles Breakfast Club: ON THE AIR

Marc Hershon | Posted 02.06.2017 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Chillpak Hollywood Presents: The Los Angeles Breakfast Club: ON THE AIR Episode 1 Though soundcasting may be as fresh as a digital medium gets, its...

Soundcast Review: Hollywood & Crime

Marc Hershon | Posted 02.06.2017 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Hollywood & Crime Episodes 1-3 There are a number of soundcasts focused on criminal activity, be it murder (My Favorite Murder, All Killa, No Filla, ...

Book Review: "Kicking Through The Ashes"

Marc Hershon | Posted 01.10.2017 | Books
Marc Hershon

Kicking Through The Ashes: My Life as a Stand-up in the 1980's Comedy Boom Ritch Shydner It's been just about 50 years since the fuse on the last big...

Soundcast Review: Chillpak Hollywood Hour

Marc Hershon | Posted 12.18.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Chillpak Hollywood Hour Epi500: Touring Forest Lawn This past week the show that drew me to the world of soundcasting dropped its 500th episode. I fi...

Soundcast Review: Terms

Marc Hershon | Posted 12.04.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Terms Episodes 1-3: Election Night/The Cage/Opening Gambit The story goes that Terms creator Lindsay Graham has had the plot for his new Spoke Media ...

Soundcast Reviews: Any Time with Vin Forte & Comedy Film Nerds

Marc Hershon | Posted 11.20.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Any Time with Vin Forte Epi34: I Should Not Have This Power" [Guest: Daniel Kibblesmith] Vin Forte snags some very interesting guests for his Any Tim...

Soundcast Reviews: Anna Faris Is Unqualified & This Is That

Marc Hershon | Posted 11.07.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Anna Faris Is Unqualified Episodes 67 & 68: Allison Janney, Pts 1 & 2 I'm not sure what led actress Anna Faris (Mom, The House Bunny) to want to star...

Soundcast Reviews: Wooden Overcoats, Gilbert Gottfried & Two Beers In

Marc Hershon | Posted 10.28.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Wooden Overcoats S2E1: The Ghost of Piffling Vale The delightfully funny and fast-paced soundcast sitcom Wooden Overcoats is back. It's been months s...

Soundcast Reviews: Dead Pilots Society & The Smartest Man In The World

Marc Hershon | Posted 10.16.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Dead Pilots Society Epi2: Only Child One of soundcasting's new scripted series features scripts not intended for the medium. Dead Pilots Society, cre...

Soundcast Reviews: Zero Blog Thirty & Earwolf Presents

Marc Hershon | Posted 10.09.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Zero Blog Thirty Epi4: Rob O'Neill Most of the soundcasts I review tend to be of the comedy-oriented variety, and most of them tend to have some conn...

Soundcast Reviews: Obsessed & 5Cast Podcast

Marc Hershon | Posted 10.01.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Obsessed with Joseph Scrimshaw Epi128: Time Travel Guests: Mary Jo Pehl, Dr. James Kakalios, and Sam Landman If you like the topic of time travel -- ...

Soundcast Reviews: Gosh Darn Fiasco & Fitzdog Radio

Marc Hershon | Posted 09.25.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Gosh Darn Fiasco Epi14: The Zoo If you enjoy soundcasts about role playing games, you should check out Gosh Darn Fiasco. If you're a fan of soundcast...

Soundcast Reviews: Improv Nerd & The Unwritable Rant

Marc Hershon | Posted 09.16.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Improv Nerd Epi206: TJ Miller If you're a fan or practitioner of improvisational comedy and are not already clued into the Improv Nerd soundcast, hos...

Soundcast Reviews: Timboland & My 2¢ with Bill Engvall

Marc Hershon | Posted 09.11.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Timboland 1956 Podcasting (or soundcasting) is not just the medium for Millennials or Gen Xers. It's also for Baby Boomers, and not just those who us...

Podcast Reviews: I Was There Too & Dudes Of Future/Past

Marc Hershon | Posted 09.02.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

I Was There Too Beverly Hills Cop and Willow with Rick Overton One of the tricks to a listenable podcast is for it to either have or be a hook that k...

Podcast Reviews: Lesser Known Somebodies & We Got This

Marc Hershon | Posted 08.26.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Lesser Known Somebodies Guest: Alfred Adriaan Podcasting remains an ever-amazing medium. In all of my years of listening to terrestrial radio, I've n...

Podcast Reviews: The Movie Preview Review & Criminal

Marc Hershon | Posted 08.22.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

The Movie Preview Review Episode 238: Ned Kenney The core premise of The Movie Preview Review is so simple that everything you need to know is right ...

Podcast Reviews: Any Time and You Better DON'T!

Marc Hershon | Posted 08.12.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Any Time with Vin Forte Episode 27: "Rocket Launches and Writing Retreats" Guest: Nicole Perlman Vin Forte, host of Any Time with Vin Forte, celebrat...

Podcast Reviews: 'The Book Of Ye' and 'Drift & Ramble'

Marc Hershon | Posted 08.05.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

When mythology starts generating around a performer as pervasive in pop culture as Kanye West, can a podcast devoted to it be far behind? The Book of Ye, hosted by comedians Rob Haze and Chris Daniels, proves that it cannot.

Podcast Reviews: How To Be Amazing & Monster Party

Marc Hershon | Posted 07.29.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

How To Be Amazing -- Epi36: Michael Showalter Comedian Michael Ian Black, tends to wield his delightfully wry -- nay, sardonic -- wit quite liberally...

Podcast Review: The Last Podcast On The Left

Marc Hershon | Posted 07.23.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Last Podcast On The Left Episode 232: Bigfoot Hunters Unlike most of the strange and fantastic topics that hosts Henry Zebrowski, Ben Kissel, and Ma...

Podcast Reviews: Fake The Nation & Within The Wires

Marc Hershon | Posted 07.15.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Fake The Nation -- Episode 1: Beyoncé for Vice President A tempestuous election year seems like perfect timing to launch a new political panel podc...

Podcast Reviews: The Nerdist & WTF

Marc Hershon | Posted 07.08.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

The Nerdist -- Episode 814: Dana Carvey It seems like Dana Carvey is back. (Did he ever leave?) He's recently been spotted at the LA Improv recording...

Podcast Reviews: Adam Ruins Everything & My Dad Wrote A Porno

Marc Hershon | Posted 07.01.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Another body recently made the leap across the media divide into Podcastland, and it's none other than Adam Conover, member of the CollegeHumor crew a...

A Game of Betrayal

Marc Hershon | Posted 07.01.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

In his terrific essay about David Lynch (and the making of Lost Highway), the late David Foster Wallace stated the problem "a lot of us cineastes have...