podcast Archives


Photo by Maggie Fearnow   Stories have a way of taking on lives of their own. Writer Dawson Fearnow has learned this time and again as a journalist specializing in historical crime writing. “That’s why I only write about dead criminals,” Fearnow says. “Especially after two DEA agents showed up at my front door holding a copy of a story I wrote about a local designer drug kingpin.”  PHOENIX has been fortunate to have Fearnow write a number of true-crime pieces for our history column, centered...


If your Mondays need a little neo-surrealism, local artist Pete Petrisko (aka Media Petros) has a bizarre and colorful tale to tell you, in the form of a three-hour “sound art and storytelling audio drama podcast” broken up into six weekly 30-minute chapters. The series podcast, titled “That And How It All Happened,” is a multi-layered story inspired by pulp science fiction and the experimental radio series Columbia Workshop, which broadcast from 1936 to 1943....


Writer Denise Ganley hosts this literary lovefest, where fellow storytellers – writers, artists and other creatives – talk about the books that changed their lives. The works cited are diverse, from childhood classics like Anne of Green Gables to series of novels like Tales of the City, which inspired a 2019 Netflix show of the same name. Available on all major podcast portals. heartshapedbooks.com


In this weekly podcast, personal injury lawyer Jonathan Negretti of Phoenix’s Negretti & Associates discusses a different legal issue each episode – from accidents to defamation – and advises listeners on how to handle it. Occasional guests and Negretti’s engaging personality bring life to potentially dry topics. anchor.fm/legalbeagle


PHOENIX editor in chief Craig Outhier welcomes Great 48 member and Valley musician Carvin Jones; historian Douglas Towne compares the current COVID-19 pandemic to the 1918 Spanish Flu that walloped the Phoenix area; editorial & art team members Leah LeMoine, Madison Rutherford, Mirelle Inglefield & Angelina Aragon join Craig to discuss their favorite people featured in the Great 48 issue of PHOENIX magazine.

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