Reviews
I never thought I’d find a podcast as good as Welcome to Nightvale. The Bright Sessions holds its own, and more. If you’re mentally ill, queer, and/or strange, you have found the show that gets you.
Sashira via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/06/22
Lauren shipper is literally a genius. Even when I hate this show I love this show. It also demonstrates mental health in a really interesting way. If you wanna get into audio fiction this is a good place to stsrt
Jen12345678887654321 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/04/22
Very good podcast, but in season 7 the drama of Caleb goes on and on and on. Grow up Caleb and put your big boy pants on OMG. Too much of it. Move on
johnwarreng via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/25/22
Really enjoyed the vibe of the first season but the second and even more so in the third it turned into a teen/reality show drama of bickering and finger pointing. The dialogue of the adults vs the young adults became identical lowering the plot down to the lowest common denominator of drama. I...Read full review »
Oshima_San via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 06/21/22
I know I'm incredibly late but I love this podcast. Amazing depictions of depression and anxiety, trauma, addiction, and anger issues. I love Caleb and Adam with all my heart. I just really don't like Damien (I think that’s kinda the point tho) . This podcast has made me laugh and cry. I...Read full review »
nonbinary dogs unite via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/11/22
I listen to the TBS series over and over again, and it still holds up, even after the tenth, twentieth, thirtieth listen. So good. The acting is amazing, the characters all feel like real people, I get super invested in the story, and the sound design helps to perfectly immerse me in this weird...Read full review »
Kendra Izzy M via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 05/09/22
This podcast has made me laugh, cry and ponder the structure of our society and the way we treat others. It feels wrong to call it a podcast when it almost feels these characters are real people. Over the past year I’ve lived through their experiences, and they’ve been there with me through mine....Read full review »
cyates1509 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 05/05/22
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Luna and Ginny via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/16/22
Funny, queer, heart warming, interesting plot!
Mikjao via Apple Podcasts · Sweden · 04/11/22
My son just listened to Mars Patel podcast in his class so I wanted to find something similar we can listen to and I stumbled upon this one. I’ve been listening nonstop sometimes twice so my son can catch up.Really well done I hope there are a lot of episodes and maybe some spinoffs.
velvetjumpsuit via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/16/22
This is the first podcast I have listen to and I loved it!! I am addicted please tell me what else I can listen to! I want more!!
julymark via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/09/22
The first and only podcast series that I love so much I’m listening to it all again. Lauren Shippen is a creative genius and I highly recommend everything from Atypical Artists.
Ana44$ via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/07/22
By far, this is the best fiction podcast I’ve listened to. The cast is great and the story has good pace. Drama, suspense, humour. It has it all !!
JadeSpence via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 03/04/22
Wow
This is def a show I didn’t think I would like so much. I’m glad I happened upon this. When are more coming out! Lol Lets go season 8!!!
Koko10289 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/28/22
My friend recommended it and I’m on season 2 right now. I love this podcast!
Rachel 🤡✌️ via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 02/22/22
11/10 show! So enjoyable! I’ve been listening to it while I drive and at home! I can’t get enough of it. I feel like this show keeps me company and when I listen to it i don’t feel alone . The characters are so enjoyable 🤍
Arizonasky_ via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 02/16/22
#notfunny
Swaggerscool via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/26/22
I started listening to this show from the very beginning and fell in love instantly. I couldn’t stop. I was hooked. Then I got sad because it stopped for about got excited that there were more. This College Tape session could be good but two things: 1. I miss Dr. Bright. 2. Caleb and Adam bit...Read full review »
Herbench via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/20/22
Began with the Bright Sessions and fell down the rabbit hole. The writing was great until the College tapes. The story was secondary to the forever, never ending relationship non-drama drama with Caleb & Adam. I was turned off by the conversation episodes, they dragged on. Otherwise, I would...Read full review »
LadyFete via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/12/22
I need to find more podcast like this one
Queen T rex Lily via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/05/22
I started off with listening to Look Up, which immediately had me hooked and was just amazing! I’m currently on season 2 of The Bright Sessions, and I am finding myself feeling the same way about this show. The voice actors are the best! So excited to hear the rest of it! Highly recommend!
misterfdavid44 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/12/21
This is my first podcast and I wasn’t expecting to be so invested! The characters and the story is just so good 👌🏻👌🏻
pumalium via Apple Podcasts · Turkey · 12/05/21
I first started with the AM Archives, not realizing every season was connected. I loved that season so much that I went back to episode 1 and listened to all of them, including re-listening to the AM Archives. I’m always left with wanting more. Amazing characters and story, and the musical...Read full review »
Mgfjj via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/02/21
I’ve listen to every episode. This show had opened doors to so many other podcasts and I can’t thank it enough. Thanks for the good times!
Angrybratcher via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/30/21
Just love every minute of The bright sessions. The writing is great and the acting is great. The Interactions and conversations between the characters are so genuine and honest. You just can’t not love them.
jz.huang via Apple Podcasts · Taiwan · 11/26/21
I have absolutely loved this show from start to end! I am so sad it’s ending. I looked forward to it every week for years, although it wrapped up so well. Give the plot time to develop I promise you will be hooked!
Kels2Bells via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/24/21
MY FAVORITE FICTION PODCAST. This truly is the best voice acting I have ever heard. It’s unreal. The second to last episode of the college tapes almost had me in tears 🥺 Love the plot, love the quality, writing is incredible but it’s the actors that sell the story and bring life to the...Read full review »
STSJLS via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/24/21
I got to know about bright sessions on an anthology podcast (the program; another 5 star podcast). Coming off a fast paced series, **it took me a bit of time** to get used to bright sessions, especially because for some reason I didn’t know the whole story is kinda sci-fi, and thought that I was...Read full review »
Miftil via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/21/21
Love this show have been a listener from the beginning. Listening to the whole show from the beginning again
Cpurityanderson via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/19/21
For me, this podcast went from government Area 51, superpowered villains and hero’s, to a college soap opera. I get they want to bring metal health awareness, but it feels every character is constantly in a mental crisis.
AP iPhone via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/19/21
I enjoy these series and keep listening even when the characters get a bit earnest and introspective. I have always wondered what happened to the fire starter from the very first episode tho.
Flutterbyplant via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 11/16/21
I’m new to fiction podcasts- I’m more of an investigative reporting listener. This podcast has swallowed me whole. Took a chance yesterday- randomly clicking on episode 1- and haven’t been able to stop since. Great story- with fully developing characters - great voice actors. I now totally get...Read full review »
Kaliapad via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/15/21
This show has massive psychic impact. It will creep up on you. Deceptively simple in form. The writing and acting has space to shine. Super creative!
maxmakesmusic via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/14/21
First of all, the voice acting in this show is amazing. The actors perfectly portray these characters even without you ever seeing their faces. The emotion in the voices is enough. Second, the story that these people have created is incredible. Without spoilers, these characters go through...Read full review »
emslytherin via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/14/21
I am so invested in this universe that you guys created but recently I noticed that one of the episodes seems out ofOrder is that intentional please let me know
Jess11099 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/28/21
I never wanted it to end! Great show! Great story! Great cast! I can’t say enough
Katzndogz36 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/28/21
I started listening to the podcast yesterday and you can bet I’m not going to sleep much until I get through this backlog. Currently on ep 7 of season 2 smiling like a lunatic in my middle of my office trying not to audibly scream.
D I B via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/21/21
OK, to be fair, I started out LOVING this show. It was fascinating and introduced us to a new unusual world. Now it's a big long propoganda piece on political correctness where everyone has a screwed up relationship and no one can finish a sentence. Doesn't anyone just tell compelling...Read full review »
Bitter Phil via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/19/21
A must listen. Absolutely love this. The character evolution throughout the seasons is so good.
kellalicia via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 10/17/21
I love love love The Bright Sessions since 2016, and I was so happy to see the new seasons (the AM archives and now The College Tapes) in my feed after the were on Luminaries last year. The team outdid themselves, if that was ever possible. I'm now a fan for life, and now I listen to anything...Read full review »
Gagoulalou via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 09/24/21
I am in love with this podcast. The characterization is great (you just can’t help falling in love with these characters and root for them and, often, be scared for them), the performance is amazing, the story engaging and never obvious, you go through more than one “WTF” and “OH SH*T” moment,...Read full review »
whatifimli via Apple Podcasts · Italy · 09/21/21
Totally engrossing. Good story.
RB1001 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 09/19/21
brilliant storytelling turned me into a lauren shippen stan and I've bought all her books as a result!Read full review »
Mugabs Laptop via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/16/21
Hands down my favorite podcast! I have listened since season 1, and won’t stop until the podcast ends! I recommend it to all my friends, and will always be happy to give it a re-listen!!!
Brookielynn91 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/15/21
Welcome to the world of “feeling a void after getting to the end”... I need more stories like this. Please keep writing. And thank you! So much!
Hjutgdd via Apple Podcasts · Mexico · 09/10/21
This is the podcast that got me into fiction podcast, and the one I keep coming back to, listening to it over and over. Beautifully written, great acting, and a fascinating universe!
Cane espiègle via Apple Podcasts · France · 09/09/21
I got so invested in these characters and their journeys. I binged the entire series, even putting off some of my favorite weekly shows so that I wouldn’t miss anything! Wonderfully entertaining, the experiences of the characters are clearly presented, and a great story to follow.
cairuck via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/05/21
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