Podcast Assignment

This assignment is worth three daily grades. Be as detailed as possible. For each section, elaborate as well as use specific examples from the podcast.

1. Podcast Name:

2. Summary of podcast: In your own words, summarize the podcast. (minimum of 200 words)

3. Overall personal response to the podcast. Did you like it or not? Why? This is merely what you think about the podcast.(This should be a minimum of 200 words)

4. Plot: Discuss the basic plot of the podcast. (This should be a minimum of 200 words)

5. Characters: Who is the good guy? Who is the bad guy? Who is the main character? Who are other key characters and why? Be sure to carefully explain each of these. (minimum of 500 words)

6. Characterization: Discuss how the podcast builds characterization in the main character. Who is the main character? (minimum of 200 words)

Characterization is a literary device that is used step-by-step in literature to highlight and explain the details about a character in a story. It is in the initial stage in which the writer introduces the character with noticeable emergence. After introducing the character, the writer often talks about his behavior; then, as the story progresses, the thought-processes of the character.

7. Setting: Describe the setting of the story and the impact this has on the story. (This should be a minimum of 200 words)

8. Narrator: Each podcast has a narrator or narrators. Describe the narrator(s) and the overall impact they have on the story. Does the narrator make your enjoy the story more? Tell the story in a special way? Distract from the story, etc? Really reflect and consider the narrator(s) role in the story. (minimum of 500 words)


Serial: Season One
Serial: Season One

You can also download this podcast on your phone and listen on the go.


It’s Baltimore, 1999. Hae Min Lee, a popular high-school senior, disappears after school one day. Six weeks later detectives arrest her classmate and ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed, for her murder. He says he’s innocent – though he can’t exactly remember what he was doing on that January afternoon. But someone can. A classmate at Woodlawn High School says she knows where Adnan was. The trouble is, she’s nowhere to be found.


Missing Richard Simmons
Missing Richard Simmons

This podcast is 6 episodes and can be found on a number of podcast platforms. I listened to mine off my Apple Phone.

This link takes you to Youtube. You can listen to all 6 there if wanted.


On February 15, 2014, fitness guru Richard Simmons disappeared. He stopped teaching his regular exercise class at Slimmons, cut off his closest friends, and removed himself from the public eye after decades as one of the most accessible celebrities in the world. Nobody has heard from him – and no one knows why he left. Filmmaker Dan Taberski was a Slimmons regular and a friend of Richard’s. Missing Richard Simmons is Dan’s search for Richard – and the deeper he digs, the stranger it gets. Listen to the podcast The New York Times calls “a cultural phenomenon.” Headlong is Dan Taberski’s documentary podcast that explores the lives of overlooked people, moments and events in our culture

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