New Fire, the media thrift shop podcast. Our access to content is limitless, scrolling with no end in sight. Algorithms try to tell us what we want, curating feeds and suggesting new picks, but the limited context available has us second guessing–and so the scrolling continues. Join us as we discuss the questionable suggestions from our devices to discover that “New Fire” movie, show, or track.
July 6th, 2020 | Season 3 | 28 mins 30 secs
andrew bird, britney spears, delta spirit, kyary pamyu pamyu, little dragon, taylor crawford, tessa violet, tinashe
We're back for season 3! 2020 is shaping up to be just a little different than what we were anticipating. In our first episode of the season we talk about the concert experience during a global pandemic. — Shoutout to TOLEDO for the new theme song!
July 4th, 2020 | Season 3 | 5 mins 6 secs
We're excited to be back for season 3. Before we kick things off we want to talk about 2020.
January 12th, 2020 | Season 2 | 32 mins 24 secs
You didn't think there would be more, but we're back again before season 3 later this year. In this season 2 bonus episode we talk about Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Don't listen until you've watched it because we talk about our favorite moments of the movie, the trilogy, and the saga.
December 31st, 2019 | Season 2 | 21 mins 29 secs
We are sneaking in right at the last second of 2019 to cap off Season 2. Join us as we take a look back at the season and look forward to Season 3.
August 30th, 2019 | Season 2 | 41 mins 32 secs
damsel, sorry to bother you trailer, whiplash
On this week’s episode, Ren takes the drivers seat and interview her friend Josh about their mutual love of movies. They discuss Whiplash, Sorry To Bother You, and Damsel while having a damn good time.
August 17th, 2019 | Season 2 | 36 mins 55 secs
This week it's Jonathan's turn to gush over his favorite artist, Regina Spektor. If you only remember her from VH1 Saturday morning music videos or off "Orange Is The New Black," and you're interested in more, this is the episode for you!
August 9th, 2019 | Season 2 | 24 mins 7 secs
In this two-part episode series, we talk about our all-time favorite artists. Join us this week while we talk about Ren's proper music obsession, Andrew Bird.
August 3rd, 2019 | Season 2 | 19 mins 35 secs
i think you should leave
We cackle and cringe while talking about our experience cackling and cringing to Netflix's "I Think You Should Leave" on this week's episode. If you're looking for a laugh or a different comedy pace, this will be a great episode with context before you dive in.
July 26th, 2019 | Season 2 | 49 mins 30 secs
500 days of summer, eternal sunshine of the spotless mind, her, lost in translation
On this week's episode, we attempted to talk about one of our favorite movies and instead ended up talking about four great movies. Join us with a drink cause we definitely get into all the touchy feelings we tend to get into.
July 19th, 2019 | Season 2 | 52 mins 12 secs
into the spider-verse
Lives are changed, laughs are had, and bad beer is tasted on this week's episode. Join us, and our first guest of season 2, while we talk about Into the Spider-Verse.
July 12th, 2019 | Season 2 | 40 mins 8 secs
This week Ren and Jon are together in person, we dive deeper into one of our favorite artists from episode 5, and Jon talks about his fear of children.
July 5th, 2019 | Season 2 | 1 hr 21 mins
Ren and Jonathan get personal on this week's episode. With the release of season 5 of Netflix's Balck Mirror, we touch on the anthology as a whole and get into some of the episodes that affected us the most. So join us with a drink, cause this is going to be a lot.
June 28th, 2019 | Season 2 | 39 mins 38 secs
local natives, toledo
We're finally back with Season 2! To kick things off, we talk about one of Ren's favorite bands, and Jonathan's new found love for them. Season 2 also brings a new segment to the show that leaves no ambiguity about how obsessive Jonathan and Ren can become. So join us while we talk about music on this week's episode!
November 10th, 2018 | Season 1 | 36 mins 8 secs
In this episode, Jonathan talks about how he managed to ignore an album in his library for all of 10 years. An album that is now one of his favorites, and would have been great to have this entire time. Get ready before the episode, or enjoy after, by searching for the album 'Poor Aim: Love Songs' by The Blow on your favorite streaming service.
September 14th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 6 mins
blood orange, childish gambino, litany, lyrica anderson, mahalia, nao, raye, sabrina claudio, troye sivan
This week we are joined by a new team member and our second guest ever. We have a great time working our way through a playlist that lets us shake our booties into fall, enjoying the summer for what it was. So follow along with the playlist and have some laughs and a drink with us.
August 30th, 2018 | Season 1 | 55 mins 59 secs
ariana grande, billie holiday, britney spears, broken bells, charli xcx, dua lipa, grimes, gus dapperton, imogen heap, kero bonito trampoline, kim petras, kyary pamyu pamyu, nina simone, purity ring, rina sawayama, sophie, st. vincent, the shins, the xx, uffie, yelle
In our second End of the Month episode, we introduce our very first guest Tyler Ferrer, an avid pop-lover. We discuss our favorite, slightly traumatic, experience with a car crash and the song "Bodyache". Cristina discovers how to have her way with the Earth. We realize that not everyone should be a road trip DJ. So, come along on our pop tour of some of our poppiest, beloved artists.
And hey, check out the blog post.
There's. A. Lot.
And by that, we mean a ton. :)