March was a busy month for discovering new things. For the first time ever, I watched all nine Best Picture Nominees. Other highlights of March include a fantastic debut record from Philly’s own Queen of Jeans and two great podcasts: Friendly Fire and American History Tellers.
anuary was a busy month. I started a new job and my Philadelphia Eagles made the Super Bowl. I would be lying if I did not say that my favorite TV moment of the month came courtesy of NBC's coverage of the Eagles-Falcons NFC playoff game.
Jason and Vivienne are hosts of the podcast Forkin' Bullshirt, which is devoted to the NBC sitcom The Good Place.
On Sunday, January 28, the Everything is Awesome Let’s F Cancer Podiversary Festival will take place at the Tattooed Mom in South Philadelphia. The event marks the second anniversary of the Philadelphia-area podcast Everything Is Awesome and is also a benefit to raise money for the cancer charity Lets F Cancer.
This past year was a great time to explore new podcasts and there are still over 40 episodes in my queue to catch up on as I head into 2018. Here are The Flat Circle’s five favorite podcasts of 2017...
Fleetwood Mac is not only one of the most commercially successful rock bands of all-time, but they are also an extremely interesting group to follow. The intra-band relationships, narcotics, and extreme excess are a rarity that makes the band fascinating beyond their timeless music. One of the band’s pillars, Christine McVie, recently sat down with BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs program and gave a fascinating interview...
As the name would suggest, Americana is a vast music genre. So many songs have emanated from bars, honky-tonks, and recording studios that it can be hard to wrap your head around the entirety of any music scene. The podcast Walking The Floor interviews such unique guests that each episode is a musical education that... Continue Reading →
No holiday offers as much fun as Halloween. Horror movies, ghost stories, and candy are all a huge part of how we enjoy October’s signature holiday. This year, the podcasts Twenty Thousand Hertz, The Conspirators, and The Weekly Substandard all dropped episodes that discuss these different aspects of Halloween: Twenty Thousand Hertz – Sound is... Continue Reading →