Showcase from Radiotopia feat. The Great God of Depression

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Showcase, from PRX’s Radiotopia, features original podcast series of all stripes, from emerging and leading producers around the world.

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The Great God of Depression BONUS – A Visit With Tony Shalhoub

August 17th, 2018

15:22

Actor Tony Shalhoub is well known for his role as one of the few openly mentally ill characters in television – an obsessive compulsive detective on …

The Great God of Depression #5 – The Shining World

August 3rd, 2018

20:43

In the final episode, after years of struggling with depression, William Styron keeps his bargain with his readers, and his wife works hard to keep his spirits up until the very end. Alice Flaherty emerges from her own …

The Great God of Depression #4 – The White Whale

August 3rd, 2018

21:36

William Styron could never finish the war novel that was meant to be his masterpiece. Did that failure lead to his final depression? Or did …

The Great God of Depression #3 – The Stolen Brain

August 3rd, 2018

29:20

After writing a revolutionary memoir, William Styron declares he has beaten depression, but he is wrong. A frightening repeat of madness and writer’s …

The Great God of Depression #2 – The Angel of Death

August 3rd, 2018

25:58

On the heels of enormous literary success, author William Styron experiences a near-fatal depression and emerges as a defender of the mentally ill. …

The Great God of Depression #1 – The Night Kingdom

August 3rd, 2018

24:04

After a personal tragedy, newly minted neurologist Alice Flaherty falls into a rabbit hole of mania, delusions and creative overload—and encounters a …

Escape to Radiotopia with Three New Shows

May 31st, 2018

6:01

This summer, grab your earbuds and escape to Radiotopia! Take us along on your road trips, outdoor adventures and simple staycations. We’re launching a new Showcase from Radiotopia series, two new Radiotopia shows, plus …

Errthang #8 – Songs in the Key of Our Lives

May 13th, 2018

41:36

Al and Willie wrap up the season right where they started – with each other. After 30 years of friendship, their origin story is finally revealed.

Errthang is produced and hosted by Al Letson, with co-host and music …

Errthang #7 – John Coffey Refuses to Save the World, Part Two

May 4th, 2018

52:51

In this second half of Errthang’s original radio drama: John Coffey doesn’t want to be Magical Negro anymore and the universe trembles in the aftershock of his decision. All John wants is a story all his own; a history …

Errthang #6 – John Coffey Refuses to Save the World, Part One

April 27th, 2018

59:25

In this episode, Errthang takes on radio drama: John Coffey waits to play his part in The Green Mile in the room of Magical Negroes. With him are other Magical Negroes: Mother Abigail, Bagger Vance, and God (with a …

Next on Showcase: Errthang

March 9th, 2018

3:57

Coming up next on Showcase: Errthang

Errthang is just that: everything that’s percolating in journalist/storyteller Al Letson’s brain; stories told …

Next on Showcase: Secrets

December 22nd, 2017

3:31

Greetings from Showcase, a podcast from PRX’s Radiotopia featuring original series of all stripes.

Coming up first in the new year on Showcase: Secrets, by Swedish producers Mohamed El Abed, Martin Johnson and Åsa …

Next on Showcase: The Polybius Conspiracy

September 29th, 2017

3:12

Introducing our new Showcase series! In The Polybius Conspiracy, producers Jon Frechette and Todd Luoto investigate the decades-old urban legend of …

Introducing… Showcase from Radiotopia

July 31st, 2017

12:46

Radiotopia is pleased to introduce Showcase, a new podcast featuring original series of all stripes, from producers around the world. For this intro episode, Roman Mars (99% Invisible host / creator and Radiotopia …

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