Politics and Prose LIVE! FAQs

How to Watch P&P Live!: 

  1. You will need either a computer, a smartphone, or a tablet.

  1. Crowdcast is a website that you can access with any web browser. You can use Chrome (recommended), Firefox, Safari, Opera, or Edge as your web browser.

  1. The link to each event will be at the top of the event description on the P&P website, where you usually find information about the book and author. Click the Crowdcast link for the event that you’d like to attend. 

  1. You will then be required to enter your email and create a free Crowdcast account.

  1. Once your account is created, you will be brought to the event’s landing page. The timer on the screen shows you when the event is scheduled to begin.  


Helpful Tips:  

  • If you are having trouble viewing the event, refresh your browser window and make sure you are using Chrome as your browser. A refresh of the page usually works to get the page running!

    • Crowdcast does not run well in Safari.

  • If you would like to purchase the author’s book at any time before or during the event, you can click on the green button at the bottom of your screen to be taken to the book on P&P’s website.  

  • During the event, you can ask questions in the "Ask A Question” box at the bottom of the screen.  

  • You can also vote for other questions that you would most like to see answered using the up and down arrows to the left of each question.  

  • You’ll be able to see the author onscreen, but the author, moderator, and P&P staff member cannot see you.