About Now Playing Network (NPN)

Now Playing Network offers a plethora of pop culture related entertainment and features a variety of podcasts. This network was created by the former host of Director's Club in hopes of creating a community of friends, listeners, fans. Home to shows like Pure Cinema, Vinyl Emergency, Supporting Characters, Voices and Visions, Popcorn Dinner and more!  Click on the links below for episodes posted either weekly or bi-weekly.

Vinyl Emergency

Jim Hanke and a wide range of guests discuss vinyl records and the lives of those who create, collect and commemorate them. > LISTEN  

Jim Hanke and a wide range of guests discuss vinyl records and the lives of those who create, collect and commemorate them. > LISTEN
 

SUPPORTING CHARACTERS

Bill Ackerman talks to writers, podcasters, fanzine publishers, programmers, preservationists & more about their creative endeavors & today’s film culture. > LISTEN

Bill Ackerman talks to writers, podcasters, fanzine publishers, programmers, preservationists & more about their creative endeavors & today’s film culture. > LISTEN

FRESH PERSPECTIVE

Fresh Perspective is a biweekly podcast that touches on a different film related theme every month. Co-hosted by Jeff Broitman and Rebecca Martin. > LISTEN

Fresh Perspective is a biweekly podcast that touches on a different film related theme every month. Co-hosted by Jeff Broitman and Rebecca Martin. > LISTEN

PURE CINEMA PODCAST

A weekly film podcast hosted by Elric Kane and Brian Saur featuring discussions of new films, old films, double features, cult movies, filmmakers and movie lists!  > LISTEN

A weekly film podcast hosted by Elric Kane and Brian Saur featuring discussions of new films, old films, double features, cult movies, filmmakers and movie lists!  > LISTEN

TRACKS OF THE DAMNED

Tracks of the Damned is a horror podcast hosted by Patrick Ripoll, in which every episode takes the form of a commentary track for a horror film. > LISTEN

Tracks of the Damned is a horror podcast hosted by Patrick Ripoll, in which every episode takes the form of a commentary track for a horror film. > LISTEN

POPCORN SUPPER

From the previous hosts of Director's Club comes something very different. > LISTEN

From the previous hosts of Director's Club comes something very different. > LISTEN

DIRECTOR'S CLUB

Director's Club covers the work of one film director, created by network founder & host Jim Laczkowski. Now hosted by Al & Brad as of January 2017. > LISTEN  

Director's Club covers the work of one film director, created by network founder & host Jim Laczkowski. Now hosted by Al & Brad as of January 2017. > LISTEN
 

VOICES AND VISIONS

Creative minds from all walks of the arts sharing personal experience, to give listeners a glimpse into how they got to where they are and what has inspired their path.  > LISTEN

Creative minds from all walks of the arts sharing personal experience, to give listeners a glimpse into how they got to where they are and what has inspired their path.  > LISTEN

MOVIE MADNESS

A weekly podcast hosted by Chicago film critic Erik Childress presenting movie reviews, interviews, film festival coverage, DVDs, awards, box office and much more! > LISTEN

A weekly podcast hosted by Chicago film critic Erik Childress presenting movie reviews, interviews, film festival coverage, DVDs, awards, box office and much more! > LISTEN