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Binge Bytes: ‘This Movie Changed Me’

Binge Bytes: ‘This Movie Changed Me’

August 23, 2019

  It is not uncommon to learn to enjoy something which one previously found boring. After all, many five-year-olds subsist on strict preferences of macaroni, chicken nuggets and mashed potatoes until their parents force them to try broccoli. Bands we find uninspiring worm their way into our playlists...

Binge Bytes: ‘The Dream’

Binge Bytes: ‘The Dream’

By Josh Petersen, Digital Managing Editor

April 30, 2019

  If you drive for long enough in Utah you will, sooner rather than later, see the headquarters of a multi-level marketing company. These companies, which are commonly referred to as "MLMs," rely on participants directly selling products to friends and family while recruiting other people to...

Binge Bytes: ‘Banging Book Club’

Binge Bytes: ‘Banging Book Club’

By Alaikia Marielle

April 21, 2019

  From YouTubers Hannah Witton, Lucy Moon and Leena Norms, “Banging Book Club” is the witty and honest book club podcast about all things sex and gender. “Banging Book Club” is a discussion between three longtime friends and collaborators, stating, “Basically, we’re the baddest bitches in ...

Binge Bytes: ‘The Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe’

Binge Bytes: ‘The Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe’

By Alaikia Marielle

March 22, 2019

  “The Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe” kicked off its first episode on May 4, 2005. The show, produced by SGU Productions, is self-described as a podcast “dedicated to promoting critical thinking, reason and the public understanding of science through online and other media.” Four-time winn...

Binge Bytes: ‘The White Vault’ and ‘Lake Clarity’

Binge Bytes: ‘The White Vault’ and ‘Lake Clarity’

By Marshall Falkner

January 18, 2019

  If you know anything about my choice in podcasts, it’s that I love them spooky — “Darkest Night” and “The No Sleep Podcast” are both in my top-five favorites. If you’re a horror fan like me, there are two more podcasts worth adding to your feed. “The White Vault” is a horr...

Binge Bytes: “The Anthropocene Reviewed”

Binge Bytes: “The Anthropocene Reviewed”

By Hannah Keating

November 2, 2018

  We currently live in the Anthropocene, the geological era defined by the dominance of humanity in the global environment. The title’s popularization arose rather suddenly after chemist Paul Crutzen coined it at a conference. “The world has changed too much,” he said, to continue under t...

Binge Bytes: “See Jurassic Right”

Binge Bytes: “See Jurassic Right”

By Alaikia Marielle

October 2, 2018

A podcast 65 million years in the making, "See Jurassic Right," is a captivating love story between a boy and his favorite film, "Jurassic Park." Hosted by Steven Ray Morris of "My Favorite Murder" and "The Purrrcast," season one of "See Jurassic Right" documents the fan build-up to "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom," ...

Binge Bytes: “Ear Biscuits”

Binge Bytes: “Ear Biscuits”

By Abigail Raasch

July 20, 2018

The creators of the well-known YouTube series, “Good Mythical Morning," Rhett and Link, return to give us what they call “the roundtable of dim lighting.” This is more commonly known as their podcast, “Ear Biscuits.” The two men sit at a dimly-lit roundtable and begin what might be describ...

Binge Bytes: “In the Dark”

Binge Bytes: “In the Dark”

By Josh Petersen, Digital Managing Editor

July 1, 2018

While true crime stories are popular across a variety of mediums — from television to books to film — true crime has become a genuine obsession for many podcasting fans. When “Serial” premiered in 2014, it was the first podcast to turn into a bona fide cultural sensation, and it inspired a wave...

Binge Bytes: “My Favorite Murder”

Binge Bytes: “My Favorite Murder”

By Jaycen Eggleston

June 30, 2018

A title like “My Favorite Murder” would make any podcast instantly intriguing. Comediennes Karen Kilgariff, known for her work on “Ellen,” and Georgia Hardstark of “Drinks with Alie and Georgia” became friends in 2014 at a party where they got to talking about the worst thing Kilgariff had e...

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