“The Paris Review” Podcast Debuts November 8 – Hear a Trailer Now

The Paris Review is a venerated literary magazine, which introduced the world to famous writers like Jack Kerouac, Philip Roth and more.  And now, it’s a brand new Stitcher podcast, with ads available exclusively through Midroll. The show is hosted by the magazine’s editor, Lorin Stein, and Brendan Francis Newman, known for his hosting duties of “The Dinner Party Download,” and features high-caliber talent like Jessie Eisenberg, Dakota Johnson, Stockard Channing and LeVar Burton reading literary gems. Some…

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‘Ted Presents: Sincerely, X’ Ad-Supported Debut Is July 20

We’re really pleased to welcome a very special show from TED, “Sincerely, X.” The 10-episode series debuted on Audible Channels in February, and the free ad-supported launch is July 20. Midroll is the exclusive ad representative for this exciting show from the highly respected TED organization. Some stories are too sensitive, painful or potentially damaging to share publicly — unless they can be shared anonymously. “TED Presents: Sincerely, X” is an original audio series featuring talks from…

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“LeVar Burton Reads” Is Stitcher’s Newest Podcast

Stitcher’s newest original podcast, “LeVar Burton Reads,” debuted June 12. In each episode, host LeVar Burton (“Reading Rainbow,” “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” “Roots”) hand-picks a different piece of short fiction, and reads it to you. Beloved and admired for his work on “Reading Rainbow,” “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” and “Roots,” LeVar Burton is the honored recipient of 12 Emmy Awards, a Grammy, and five NAACP awards. From acting and hosting, to writing and…

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‘Serial Killers’ Is Climbing the Charts

Can we say that the true crime category is killing it? I guess I just did. “Serial Killers” is the newest entrant and right now it’s safely perched in the top 10 of the iTunes Chart. This show provides unique insights into the minds, methods and madness of the most notorious serial killers, with the hopes of better understanding their psychological profile. It comes from Parcast, which has already demonstrated success in true crime with “Unsolved Murders” and “Remarkable…

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“StarTalk Playing with Science” Debuts on the Midroll Roster

The “StarTalk Playing with Science” podcast debuted February 1 on the StarTalk podcast network, home to astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson’s “StarTalk Radio” and “StarTalk All-Stars,” hosted by a revolving slate of scientists and science educators including Bill Nye. The show joins the Midroll roster for exclusive representation to advertisers. Hosted by comedian and fan-favorite “StarTalk” co-host Chuck Nice and sportscaster and former professional soccer player Gary O’Reilly, “StarTalk Playing with Science” is where geeks and jocks…

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