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Podsafe Christmas Showcases Holiday Tunes

December 17th, 2008

Throughout the month of December, we’ve been (very) intermittently profiling some of the end-of-year holiday podcasts we enjoy. One favorite, that is actually produced by someone we know in real life, is Podsafe Christmas. Podsafe Christmas is the creation of Kansas City-based meteorologist and musician (and weather and music podcaster) Ed Roberts. The show runs […]

Holiday Tunes on IODA Promonet Podcast

December 3rd, 2008

IODA, the Independent Online Distribution Alliance, has a nice mix of new independent holiday music on the latest episode of its IODA Promonet Podcast. IODA is a digital distributor of independent music of every genre, from thousands of different record labels, and promotes that music to retailers, distributors, bloggers, and podcasters through its Promonet service. […]

A Sustainable Crop of Earth Day Podcasts

April 22nd, 2008

Okay, a confession here: I spent much of Earth Day today, a beautiful sunny day, outdoors. Away from my laptop computer. Away from wi-fi. It seemed a fitting way to celebrate the thirty-ninth annual Earth Day, riding my bike and enjoying cold beverages at a succession of locally-owned establishments. One thought that kept coming back […]

Valentine Podcasts Not All Hearts and Flowers

February 14th, 2008

Forgive the pun, but we have a love/hate relationship with February 14. For some people, Valentine’s Day it is an agonizing “holiday” of choosing the right romantic gift, that conveys the right message. It can be even more traumatic to see everyone around you starry-eyed with love, when you find yourself, through circumstance or choice, […]

Smorgasbord of Podcasts – Part Three, For Foodies

November 22nd, 2007

This year, the folks at Podcasting News are thankful to be spending the (U.S.) Thanksgiving day holed up in the Podcasting News “Test Kitchens” (right) with only the little podcasters (above) and a giant turkey to keep us company. Whereas many years, we are either entertaining our large extended family, or biding our time waiting […]

Podcast Host WildVoice To Shut Down July 1

June 29th, 2009

Users of free podcast host have been notified that the service will cease operation next month. The latest (and perhaps last?) post on the company blog states: “We will no longer be supporting the site as of July 1, 2009. The site will shutdown sometime on or after that date. We’re sure you’ve […]

Advent Calendar Podcast Rocks The Season

December 2nd, 2008

For about fifteen years, our family has had a tradition of a shared Advent calendar. Every day from December 1 – 24, the children take turns opening the little packages, one for each day of the Advent season. After a disastrously messy first year’s (chocolate) calendar when our boys were toddlers, we’ve had many years’ […]

Veterinary Podcast Profiles Food Safety – For Humans

November 21st, 2008

The American Veterinary Medical Association has launched “Chew On This,” a podcast about food safety and protecting the [U.S.] food supply. Dr. James Cook, AVMA President, says, “We’re going to explore and investigate many of today’s topics surrounding food – where it comes from, how it gets to our tables and why it’s important to […]

Scott Sigler Talks About Social Media, Podcast Books And The Future Of Publishing

August 22nd, 2008

In this exclusive interview, audiobook podcasting pioneer Scott Sigler explains how he used his podcast to get a book deal and even a movie deal, how he uses social media to promote his work and why he wants to kill you off in his next book.

Online Video Is Sucking The Blood Of Mainstream TV

December 12th, 2007

We spend a lot of time looking at the big trends shaping Internet media at Podcasting News, and one of the most important ones is that people’s attention is moving to the Web faster than traditional media companies. As a result of this shift, mainstream broadcasters are losing their audience to things like YouTube and […]