Hear the Fear: The Rise of the Horror Podcast

    Paul Bae discovered the devastating power of stories 17 years ago in his boss’s office. Then a high-school teacher in Vancouver, the current comedian and podcast producer was summoned by his principal, whose answering machine hosted a stream of irate complaints regarding one of his lessons. “She called me in, shaking her head, and told […]

    10 Disney World Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

    disney If you’re a Walt Disney World junkie, the stretches between your trips to the resort can feel pretty long. Painfully, long. One way to get your Disney fix in-between visits is to listen to one of the many awesome podcasts specifically about the park that are out there. Not only are they a great way […]

    Forbes Launches “Forbes Podcasts” Targeting Millennial Women Who Embrace Entrepreneurship

    ** Please include a link to www.forbes.com/podcasts in any coverage. For social media use #ForbesPodcasts ** NEW YORK (April 12, 2016) – Forbes today announced the launch of “Forbes Podcasts,” a network initially focusing on Millennial women who embrace the entrepreneurial spirit. The network kicks off with 10 shows, with each podcaster creating 12 short […]

    6 Reasons Why Podcasting Is The Future Of Storytelling

    Since the beginning of time (and the advent of humans), oral storytelling has served a critical role as the sole means of abstracting experiences and emotions in narrative form.  Ancient oral storytellers were revered keepers of local knowledge, history, and traditions in their communities. Fast-forward many millennia and storytelling has greatly changed– video’s basicallykilled the […]

    “Why not promote our podcasts like we do our own programs?”

    Finn and a friend at WVPB’s headquarters. NPR’s recent decision to not promote its podcasts in its radio newsmagazines got a lot of people talking about whether local stations are keeping NPR from embracing a digital-first future. On our podcast, we took a deeper dive into NPR-station dynamics in three conversations with station leaders. Host Adam […]


    POSTED BY PERRY MICHAEL SIMON ON APRIL 3, 2016 SHARE: TWITTER FACEBOOK GOOGLE+ REDDIT EMAIL COMEDY First things first for my weekly Nerdist Podcast Network preview: I am not going to tell you what’s coming on a certain show on Wednesday, because every time I do, the schedule changes. Second, the usual reminder, schedules may […]

    Best podcasts of 2016…so far

    We’re already a quarter of the way through the year, which is nuts. I thought about writing a best TV post, and maybe I still will; but for now, here’s what you should be watching: OJ, Girls, Broad City, The Grinder. There are others, but that’s a good list to start with. I don’t want […]