Podcasts focused on personal storytelling have proliferated in recent years, and the variety of subjects covered continues to expand so that every aspect of being human now has a voice, from narratives to interviews & commentary.
This American Life
Each episode is based on a theme, and they feature a variety of stories from that theme. There’s a mix of journalistic commentary to complement interviews about real people and their real life experiences. …more
Featuring live talks that are funny, sad, and insightful, the Moth’s mission is to promote the art & craft of storytelling, and to honor and celebrate the diversity & commonality of human experience. …more
Storytelling based on compelling personal stories, mixing killer beats with a real drama to produce cinematic, dramatic and kick-ass radio that will capture your attention and rock your auditory world. …more
Captivating real-life stories created by the most talented radio producers across the land. It’s storytelling that covers the ground between the most sophisticated and the searingly profane. …more
Utilizing extensive music and sound to create an audio-rich podcast that presents the best in true stories from across the globe, setting the scene to feel the events as they transpire. …more
These storytelling podcasts fall into a variety of production categories – recording speakers live on stage, stories produced in a studio, interviews, investigating journalism, and at times, mixing aspects of multiple processes.
The results, therefore, will vary a bit, from a more raw, you-were-there experience on a live stage, which includes audience reaction, to a virtually flawless experience created by way of the craftsmanship provided by a great sound editor, or the cerebral banter that unfolds in unexpected ways during a conversation.
With each podcast, if you pay attention to the key elements, content-construct-conveyance, you will achieve a far better understanding as to how the Truth is Fabricated at every turn.