Hello from the Magic Tavern: a Fresh & Proven Improv Radio Drama

Fictional–and funny–tales of the supernatural have virtually turned into their own podcast category. That’s because listeners get sucked into the intriguing stories, then keep coming back for more. Hello From the Magic Tavern just joined the Earwolf family after building a super-loyal core audience over the course of 51 episodes. Just how loyal? Reviewing the show, BoingBoing’s Cory Doctorow said, “I just binge-listened to more than thirty episodes… and found myself playing hookie from my…

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Sports Podcaster Jonah Keri Returns & Midroll Has His Show

Podcast fans were saddened when author and sports writer Jonah Keri’s beloved show came to an end last fall as a result of ESPN shutting down Grantland. Now he’s back with The Jonah Keri Podcast, on Nerdist. That also means we at Midroll get to offer this great sports show to you. Jonah is the author of the best-selling books Up, Up, and Away and The Extra 2%, and he covers baseball for Sports Illustrated…

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There’s no RISK! that You Won’t Love this Show

RISK! is one of the most popular storytelling podcasts around, consistently topping the iTunes charts. Kevin Allison (of the legendary comedy group The State) helms this surprisingly uncensored show where people tell jaw-dropping true stories they never thought they’d dare to share in public. This is why RISK! has been an enormous success since debuting in 2009, and why it’s a great addition to the Midroll roster. The show is like the wild cousin of…

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Podcasts Go Mainstream – 57 Million Americans Listen in a Month

Edison Research’s annual Infinite Dial survey has been charting the rise of podcasting with hard data. This year’s report, released March 10, validated what podcast advertisers and listeners already know about the continuing growth of the medium. The can’t miss headline is that monthly podcast listenership jumped up 23% this year. 21% of Americans aged 12+, 57 million, have listened to a podcast in the last month. Overall, 36%, or 98 million, have ever listened…

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Chris Gethard Gets His Own Earwolf Show: Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People

Chris Gethard is an Earwolf fan-favorite and a comedian’s comedian. He is the host of his own Chris Gethard Show on Fusion TV, which he started on New York City public access television, where it became a cult hit, and has made appearances on This American Life and Broad City. It was just a matter of time before Earwolf finally got him his own podcast, and now that show is here. On Beautiful Stories from…

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