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Binge Bytes: ‘Revisionist History’

Binge Bytes: ‘Revisionist History’

By Alison Myers, Arts Writer

November 26, 2019

  There’s something about the audio quality of podcasts that, for me, makes it feel like we can talk about anything. This conversational feel drives dozens of quirky talk shows that discuss unconventional, bizarre topics in ways closer to what you might hear when talking to close friends. It...

Binge Bytes: ‘Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend’

Binge Bytes: ‘Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend’

By Arielle Gulley, Arts Writer

November 20, 2019

Typically we turn to music when we are drowning in silence and in need of some noise to keep us from going insane. Unfortunately for us, new music can be hard to find, and there are only so many times you can listen to one playlist until you can't take it any longer. Lucky for us, podcasts exist for thes...

September Arts Desk Favorites

September Arts Desk Favorites

By Palak Jayswal, Christopher Payne, Alison Myers, Abigail Bowe, Abigail Raasch, Kate Button, Ray Gill, Weston Wood, Arielle Gulley, Hannah Keating, Oakley Burt

October 29, 2019

  Palak Jayswal September quickly turned into a month of nostalgia for me. It’s always interesting to be able to turn back to old art — whether it’s music, tv or a good book — and relive the feelings you experienced when you first consumed it. For me, September consisted of reminis...

Binge Bytes: ‘Armchair Expert’

Binge Bytes: ‘Armchair Expert’

By Abigail Raasch, Arts Writer

October 26, 2019

Podcasts give us so much information. They make us laugh, provide financial wisdom, talk about the latest crazy inventions, or give us advice on this, that and the other thing,“Armchair Expert” by actor Dax Shepard brings a whole new subject matter to the table. Shepard describes his series as...

Binge Bytes: ‘The Tiny Meat Gang Podcast’

Binge Bytes: ‘The Tiny Meat Gang Podcast’

By Weston Wood, Arts Writer

October 16, 2019

Are you the kind of person that always puts on music while you’re doing something? I definitely am. Whether you’re driving or doing homework, most people prefer to have some sort noise in the background. Although I love music, lately I've ventured into podcasts — more specifically, the hilariou...

Arts Desk August Favorites

Arts Desk August Favorites

September 17, 2019

  Arts is a rather broad, all-encompassing term. Here at the Arts Desk, luckily, we've got a wide range of tastes and appreciation for every facet of art. With this piece, we kick off a monthly project where we share our favorite arts production or item, providing a bit of insight to everyone...

Binge Bytes: ‘Radiolab’

Binge Bytes: ‘Radiolab’

By Ray Gill, Arts Writer

September 12, 2019

Have you ever wanted to learn about something interesting or random in an easy-to-digest format during your limited free time? I’ve found this solution through a podcast called “Radiolab.” The podcast covers a range of topics from Typhoid Mary to the strongest punch in the world, coming from a shrimp....

Binge Bytes: ‘This Movie Changed Me’

Binge Bytes: ‘This Movie Changed Me’

By Abigail Bowé, Arts Writer

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 29, 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 ...

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