Posts Tagged ‘ Podcast Quickies ’

Graphic Novelist Warren Ellis’ 4am Podcast

Jun 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcast Quickies

Warren Ellis is probably best known as a graphic novelist.  He has worked over the past 16 years at both DC and Marvel Comics, as well as Caliber Comics, Image Comics, and Avatar [under the "imaginary" imprint Apparat], and is author of the prose novel Crooked Little Vein. He has created stories about such comic […]



A Slightly Scary ‘Moth’ Podcast For Halloween Listening

Oct 30th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcast Quickies

Nonprofit storytelling organization The Moth has a simple little podcast story for Halloween that, while not in the slightest bit explicitly violent or gory, manages to be scary. Scary in that way that makes the little hairs on the back of the neck stand up, you know? Writer and performer Joan Juliet Buck tells the […]



Campy Vampire Hunting With ‘The Occulterers’

Oct 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Podcast Quickies, Video

As we tick down the hours until Halloween, we thought we would profile a few seasonally-themed shows that have caught our eye and ear this week. Mocking reality “ghost hunter” series, scary teen movies (“Let’s split up and look for clues in the creepy castle/abandoned summer camp/swamp/scary dark cave”), and our current bizarre fascination with […]



Catching Up With Podrunner’s DJ Steve Boyett: Podcasting, and Publishing 2.0

Jun 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Making Money with Podcasts, Podcast Quickies, Podcasting

An article in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal about New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly closed with a mention of a favorite cardio workout podcast – the long-running (pun intended) Podrunner. The Podrunner series features free exercise music mixes for runners, joggers, power walkers, cyclists, elliptical trainers, aerobics, or “anyone who can use nonstop, fixed-tempo […]



Robot Podcast Details Robot Play With Robot Actors

Jun 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcast Quickies

Folks who were old enough to watch television in the early 1970s will remember a Reese’s Peaut Butter Cup commercial about “two great tastes, that taste great together”? I was reminded of this today when I discovered a podcast episodes that combines two great topics, robots and stage drama, that seem awfully weird together — […]



Fighting Crime Via Podcast

May 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcast Quickies, Podcasting

“Inside the FBI” is a podcast from the Federal Bureau of Investigation that looks at current national crime-fighting issues. The latest episode focuses on a recent flood of threatening phone calls, coming from overseas via VoIP, made to Chinese-Americans. Special Agent Dean Phillips, Chief of the Asian-African Criminal Enterprise Unit in the Organized Crime Section, […]



Henry VIII: Man and Monarch Podcasts

May 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcast Quickies, Podcasting

The British Library has mounted a major exhibition to commemorate the accession to the throne of larger-than-life monarch King Henry VIII. “Henry VIII: Man and Monarch“  provides new insights into one of England’s most memorable monarchs, featuring some of the King’s personal belongings, as well as a love letter he wrote to his mistress, Anne […]



Berklee Podcast Features All Kinds of Good Music

May 11th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcast Quickies, Podcasting

The Berklee College of Music has a wonderful, eclectic music podcast that is worth checking out. The music school, based in Boston, is home to 4,000 students (and two record labels), and alumni run the gamut from Diana Krall to Melissa Etheridge, Quincy Jones to Aimee Mann, Howard Shore to John Mayer. The monthly “Sounds […]



Podcasting, Defined.

May 8th, 2009 | By | Category: Podcast Quickies, Podcasting, Video Podcasts

For nearly five years and counting, we’ve been creating, and writing about, podcasts. We know what podcasts are, and chances are, you do, too. We love them, and think they are super-neat. We think everybody ought to create podcasts, because they help you: share your passion and expertise widely, and connect, over long distances, with […]



Stanford Podcast Teaches iPhone App Development

Apr 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Educational Podcasts, iPhone, Podcast Quickies, Podcasting, Video Podcasts

Apple Insider reports that Stanford University will be publishing a video podcasts and slides from its “iPhone Application Programming” course via iTunes U beginning this week. Official, for-credit enrollment in the class is limited, but the public may “audit” the class via podcast for free. Required “school supplies” for the class include an Intel-powered Mac, […]