Alanna is a writer and editor whose favorite stories are empathetic, human-focused nonfiction narratives and works of long-form investigative journalism. When she's not writing, reading, or listening, she can be found curating her record collection, baking elaborately decorated pastries, or obsessively poring over Star Wars fan theories.
Every 17 years, the periodical cicadas known as "Brood X" emerge from the ground in regions across the Eastern US. To make them feel at home, we present our favorite listens from past cycles—and some new recommendations to bring them up to date.
From retrospective podcasts to deep-dive cultural analyses, these listens will take you onto the set and into the writers' rooms of some of your favorite TV shows.
Whether you're planning months ahead or looking for a last minute Halloween costume, we’ve got you covered with costumes inspired by some of our favorite listens.
There's no shortage of exciting films being released by Amazon Studios this year—and we've found just the listens to pair with them while you wait, based on your favorite genres. Whether you're on the lookout for a new listen to add to your library or a new movie to add to your watchlist, we've compiled a handy guide sure to help you find just what you're looking for.
The late Star Wars star's legacy lives on forever in her candid memoirs and incisive fiction. Read on for 30 of Carrie Fisher's best quotes.
In 'Welcome to My Panic,' Armstrong leads listeners through defining moments from both his personal life and Green Day’s journey with the same soul that makes him a force onstage.
The Fellowship of the Ring is undoubtely one of the most iconic groups of heroes in literary history. Here's your essential guide to the nine members of the Fellowship and some recommendations for further listening.
Separated into the six official eras recently defined by Lucasfilm, this unofficial Star Wars canon timeline explainer offers a brief illumination of each period and the stories set within each respective span.
From a royal childhood to her work with the Resistance, here's our essential guide to everything you need to know about Leia Organa.
A story of the ghosts and ghouls that linger both in the shadows and within ourselves, Stephen King’s *The Shining* is among his best. But how does his classic compare with Stanley Kubrick’s much-lauded 1980 film adaptation?
Michael Crichton's 1990 sci-fi best seller became a cultural phenomenon with Steven Spielberg's 1993 blockbuster film adaptation. But what are the key differences between the novel and the movie?
From time travel to true crime to tech exposés, these are the listens that jump-started our audio journeys.