From Richard Simmons to Dungeons and Dragons, we listened to a lot of podcasts this year, and out of all the shows we’ve listened to — both good and bad — we’ve picked a favorite every two weeks to highlight in our Pod Nod.
Emmy Award Winner Michael Emerson Discusses “Arrow” and “Mozart in the Jungle” and Shares Some Great Advice
We talked to Michael Emerson about his current appearance on Arrow as Cayden James and his future appearance on Mozart in the Jungle as the quirky Morton Norton.
When talking about diversity, her career, advice for young people, and her birthday, Nichelle Nichols laughed throughout the conversation.
Scott Reintgen’s debut young adult novel, Nyxia, is a high-stakes thrill-ride full and easily one of the year’s best YA sci-fi novels!
Originally published as a webcomic, Cucumber Quest is an incredibly cute fantasy adventure set in a rich, colorful world full of quirky characters. Thanks to First Second Books for the review copy!
Maz Kanata Shares Stories of Daring Star Wars Heroines in ‘Forces of Destiny: Tales of Hope & Courage’
Tales of Hope & Courage shares stories about six of the greatest heroines from across all the Star Wars eras including General Leia, Rey, Sabine Wren, Ahsoka Tano, Padmé Amidala, and Jyn Erso.
Ferdinand doesn’t want to fight anybody, he just likes snorting flowers! And that’s OK! Here’s our Ferdinand the movie review!
A ghost story for the elementary-aged crowd, Graveyard Shakes is a much darker tale than one might assume from the cover and a much deeper story about what it means to be a sister, what it means to be a friend, and what it means to be yourself. (Thanks to Graphix for the review copy!)