Weekend Podcast Guide: Magic, The Hunger Games and More

Frolic Podcast Network Weekly Wrap-up!

Want to find your next bingeable podcast? Don’t know where to start? Scared you’ve missed something?  We have listed episodes from our amazing podcasters from the last week for you to check out!

Smart Podcast, Trashy Books: 446. Fantasy and Sci Fi in 2021 With Caroline Perny from Tor

Caroline Perny, Publicity Manager at Tor, joins us to talk about what books are coming out in 2021. We recorded in mid-November, so we start by talking about carbs, which is a perennial subject, and about genre descriptors, which are perennial as well.

But the books? OH we have a LOT to tell you about. If you like sci fi, fantasy, speculative,

We talk about books from 2020 that you might have missed, and what’s coming out this year, so get ready.

Which books are you looking forward to? And what virtual events did you enjoy in the past year? I’d love to know!

Romance Class Podcast
The #Romanceclass Podcast: The Tropetastic Kindness Bundle

The #RomanceClass podcast had a tropetastic launch for season four with the launch of a short story anthology: The Tropetastic Kindness Bundle. It’s an anthology of romance stories written by #RomanceClass authors — and all proceeds of the sale will go to good causes such as disaster relief and livelihood programs for women and vulnerable communities.

Too Stupid To Live
Too Stupid to Live: Interview with Rose Lerner

Rose Lerner joins Becky to talk about her romance writing journey, from the newsletter for a two-person romance club in high school all the way to her new Audible Exclusive, The Wife in the Attic! (Important Rule: Don’t be the second wife of the person who murdered their first wife.)

Click here for where to listen.

First Cup of Coffee with Jeffe Kennedy
First Cup of Coffee with Jeffe Kennedy: February 19, 2021

More on the anxiety that comes with being a writer – or maybe any creative – and how the fear that people won’t like your work never goes away. And a bit on how some readers don’t like certain kinds of heroines.

First Cup of Coffee – February 22, 2021: A weepy podcast today (for no good reason except that my ego is a bit bruised), so I’m talking about embracing emotions and the pressure we can feel to suppress them and soldier on.

First Cup of Coffee – February 23, 2021: Thank you all for the kind comments yesterday! I’m better today and talking about slut-shaming, “selfish” as a dog whistle, and double standards. Also a shoutout to Darynda Jones on the release of BEGUILED!

First Cup of Coffee – February 25, 2o21: DARK WIZARD – book one in a brand new series, new world, new magic system, like The Witcher meets The Selection – is out today! I talk about titling this book, my wizard earrings, and why I never read at events unless asked.

Jeff and Will's big gay fiction
Big Gay Fiction Podcast: Episode 289 – An Insiders Tour of “The Magic Emporium”

Authors Meghan Maslow, Kim Fielding, Eliot Grayson, Jacki James and Rhys Lawless from the new “Magic Emporium” paranormal/urban fantasy series are here to talk about the 12 book, shared universe. Meghan tells us how she came up with the series idea and everyone talks about their books in the series and their approaches to working with the magical store.

Episode 290 – Big Gay Fiction Book Club February 2021: “Awkward Love” by Riley Hart: Jeff & Will talk about the incredible new adult, contemporary romance “Awkward Love” by Riley Hart.

What Would Danbury Do?
What Would Danbury Do: The Music of Bridgerton

We welcome expert choir nerd Vanessa Hughes to WWDDpod to discuss classical music and help to demystify the genre.


– An unwarranted attack on The Knight’s Tale

– What exactly is a string quartet?

– Smythe-Smiths, please?

– Searching for Maroon 5 lyrical value

– Flipping the bird to ‘the rules’

– Simon and Daphne’s theme

– Popular songs of the 19th century

The Pemberley Podcast
The Pemberley Podcast: 185: (Bridgerton 8) A Conclusion

This week, we cover the eighth and final episode of season one of Shondaland’s Bridgerton – After the Rain. Here, we answer questions such as – do Daphne and the Duke have any hope of repairing their damaged marriage? Will Anthony give Siena the freedom and space that she deserves? Will Marina find love and happiness? And WHO is Lady Whistledown?

SSR Podcast
The SSR Podcast: Episode 134: The Hunger Games (with Margaux + Emilie from Old Millennials Pod)

Alli volunteers as tribute… to discuss The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins! On Episode 134, it’s finally time to tackle this pop culture phenomenon! Alli and her guests discuss how the series impacted the YA category, how it mirrors real-life past and present, and the dystopian genre as a whole. They also chat about their feelings about the book’s love triangle and Katniss Everdeen’s experience as a young woman in the public eye… and more!

Margaux Poupard and Emilie Begin are the hosts of the Old Millennials Podcast, which you can find on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, and wherever else you listen to podcasts! The show offers a deep dive on shallow topics AKA the movies, shows, music, and trends of the late ‘90s and early ‘00s. Follow Old Millennials on Instagram (@theoldmillennialspod) and Facebook.


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