Posts Tagged ‘ audio podcast ’

Five Tips For On-Location Podcast Recording

Mar 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, How to Podcast, Podcasting

Five tips for on-location podcast recording, via Mark Moran, news director for NPR’s public radio affiliate in Phoenix: In every environment where you do an interview, just switch on your recorder and get 15-30 seconds of ambient sound at that location. Ask for your subject’s name and title at the top of the interview. Include […]



Ricky Gervais Podcast Gets Turned Into An Animated Cartoon

Feb 19th, 2010 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Corporate Podcasts, Internet TV, Making Money with Podcasts, Podcast Distribution, Podcasting, Video

British comedian Ricky Gervais has translated his popular podcast, The Ricky Gervais Show, into an animated series for HBO. The animated series takes the audio of the podcast and puts animation to it, intercutting retro-styled animated scenes with animated versions of Gervais, Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington. See the HBO site for details.



Jorge Garcia Launches New Lost Podcast, “Geronimo Jack’s Beard”

Feb 5th, 2010 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, General, Podcasting

Lost star Jorge “Hurley” Garcia has launched a new podcast, Geronimo Jack’s Beard, to coincide with the start of Lost Season Six: Hello everyone! Welcome to the blog for Geronimo Jack’s Beard, a LOST podcast brought to you by Sidekick22 and that other guy. This podcast has been waiting a long time to finally be […]



Ricky Gervais Podcast To Get Animated For HBO

May 18th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Corporate Podcasts, General, Video

UK comedy blog Chortle reports that Ricky Gervais’ world-record breaking podcast is getting turned into an animated series for HBO: The 13 half-hour episodes, due to air next year, could make an unlikely star of sidekick Karl Pilkington, whose strange opinions they mercilessly mock. ‘Karl is a man who believes that a sea lion is […]



Heard Thru Grapevine: Motown Celebrates 50th With Podcast

Jan 17th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcast Quickies, Podcasting

I’ll bet you wondered how I knew? Well, the ABC-tv affilliate in Chicago reports that Motown is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary with a series of podcasts about the legendary label, its artists, and classic songs. The series promises to be mighty-mighty: The first episode features Smokey Robinson’s recollections of Motown’s early days. Bi-weekly episodes range […]



Cory Doctorow Releases New Book As Podcast

Mar 13th, 2008 | By | Category: General, Podcast Quickies

Boing Boing’s Cory Doctorow is releasing his latest book, True Names, as a free audio podcast. The book, a novella co-authored with Benjamin Rosenbaum, involves galactic wars between vast, post-Singularity intelligences that are competing to corner the universe‚Äôs supply of computation before the heat-death of the universe. Here’s what Doctorow has to say about the […]



British Actor Creates “Podgrams”

Feb 21st, 2008 | By | Category: General

Actor Stephen Fry, beloved at our house for his early 1990′s stint as P.G. Wodehouse‘s butler/hero Jeeves, has turned his creative attention to podcasting. Calling his subscribeable, downloadable audio a “podgram,” the first episode details the story of breaking arm on a movie-making trip to the Amazon. The enhanced podcast is available via his site, […]



Linux Foundation Podcast Kicks Off With Torvalds Interview

Jan 8th, 2008 | By | Category: General

Open Source nerds, rejoice: This week, The Linux Foundation is launching a podcast series, Open Voices, featuring conversations with “the leaders of open source.” The series kicks off with the first of a two-part conversation with with Linus Torvalds, creator of the Linux Operating System, and fellow at the Linux Foundation. Part II will be […]



New Podcast Published From The High Seas

Dec 26th, 2007 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcast Quickies

Messing About In Ships is a new weekly maritime podcast. The podcast is unique in that it is recorded and published from the high seas. ‚ÄúI was lucky to be assigned a ship with satellite technology that allows me to record our podcast ‘Messing About In Ships’ regardless of my location,‚Äù explains Captain John Konrad. […]



John Cleese’s “Night Before Christmas”

Dec 21st, 2007 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting

Actor, writer, and former Python John Cleese has published an enhanced podcast, his own unique interpretation (parody, really) of Clement Moore’s famous poem, The Night Before Christmas. Quoth the John Cleese podcast blog: “Assembled around a blazing fire, families eat themselves sick, drink themselves silly, and fight for their entertainment options with unaccustomed ferocity. So, […]