Here Are 20 ‘Maine’ Topics That Could Make a Great Podcast Series
The Rise of Serial Podcasts
Serial podcasts have become a very popular medium over the last decade. The style of broadcast allows for vast storytelling and editorial control.
The storytelling is really what separates podcasts from other popular mediums. Essentially, it uses the documentary format and mixes it with early 1940's entertainment radio. However, the overwhelming majority of the podcasts are true stories.
First Popular Serial Podcast
"Serial" would go on to produce two more seasons, and the rest is history. Now, there are podcast series on every category you can think of.
Serial Podcasts Based in Maine
While there have been some great podcasts episodes about Maine, and a killer show about true crime (shoutout to Dark Downeast), the serial version has been minimal.
There's simply no reason why there shouldn't be. Maine is loaded with mystery, intrigue, ghost stories, creepy lore, and fascinating history.
I compiled a list of 20 "Maine" stories that could easily be given the serial podcast treatment. These stories are a mix of history and intrigue. Many are also national brands that would bring more attention to them and the podcast.
While these 20 would be fascinating, there are endless stories in this state that would entertain the masses. But, we can start we these 20.