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    ‘Deadly Manners’ is a new podcast starring LeVar Burton, Kristen Bell, Anna Chlumsky and RuPaul

    Podcasts are a growing area of interest even for media companies that typically work in TV and other formats, and AMC/Sundance is extending its bet on making something of streaming audio. The show is called “Deadly Manners,” and it’s a fictional murder mystery with some big-name stars, including Kristen Bell, Anna Chlumsky, RuPaul, LeVar Burton, […]

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    The New Bedtime Story Is a Podcast

    Ben Stone-Zelman, who plays Luke on the paranormal podcast show “The Ghost of Jessica Majors,” says his character is “like a nerd for ghosts.” CreditBryan Anselm for The New York Times James Kee, a 7-year-old from San Francisco, has found something even better than TV. Since the NPR podcast for kids “Wow in the World” debuted […]

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    How To PR Your Way To Podcast Success

    There is no denying that as a marketing vehicle, podcasts are hot. I’ve written recently about the strategy of PR through podcast guesting. I’ve also written, further back, about the tips for building an audience by starting a show of your own.  Regardless of your strategy so far, if you listen to at least one per month, you’re […]

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    The Best Podcast Search Engine

    Photo via Gratisography Finding a podcast is easy; finding relevant episodes is harder. If you want to find, say, all of Paul F. Tompkins’s guest appearances, or podcast episodes about the Russian Revolution, try the podcast search engine Listen Notes. Listen Notes is a no-nonsense search engine with a database of over 18 million episodes from over […]

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    The Futurama Podcast Was Way Too Much Podcast, Not Nearly Enough Futurama

    The Futurama gang reunited for a scripted radio drama taking us back to New New York for the first time in over four years. And as exciting as it was to hear Fry, Leela, Bender, and everybody else on their epic space adventures, the whole thing really doesn’t work unless you’re a freakishly major fan of podcasts. Nerdist released its […]

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    20 Top Podcast Microphones for Under $200

    If you are a small business looking to increase your presence, a podcast is one of the best and cheapest ways to share your expertise with your customers. And with on demand podcast platforms readily available, such as iTunes and SoundCloud, it has become that much easier to build audience. One of the most important tools […]

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    HOW TO PODCAST: A GUIDE FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO STREAM THEIR AUDIO BUT DON’T KNOW WHERE TO START

    In the 1930s, families would gather around the radio and listen to their favorite programs. In the days before TVs became a household staple, thousands of Americans would anxiously await public radio shows such as Amos ‘n’ Andy, Adventures of Ellery Queen and President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “fireside chats.” But in modern times, the broadcast radio industry has struggled […]

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    Stopping Old Podcast Episodes From Self-Destructing

    Q. I use the Apple Podcasts app, but the episodes never stick around after I play them. If I want to listen again I have to redownload them. I don’t sync my shows with other devices, either. Does this mean the space is getting tight on my iPhone? A. The Apple Podcasts app has built-in tools to help you manage your […]