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Podcast Pontifications

284 EpisodesProduced by Evo TerraWebsite

Podcasting needs to be made better, not just easier. Because after 15 years, less than a quarter of the population listen to podcasts regularly. While new business models, discovery apps, and content curators will evolve, much of the responsibility --and work-- falls on us, the working podcaster. Th… read more


Relating America's Car Obsession To Its Dominance In Podcasting [Episode 66]

While cars are a staple in most countries, America clearly has an obsession on automobiles that's hard to top. Perhaps it's no coincidence that America also dominates the podcasting scene, counting either creators or listeners.

No, I'm kidding. It's pure coincidence. But the correlation does allow me to pontification on why the two are similar, even though completely unrelated.

In America, we have a concept of a "Sunday drive", where one drives around rather aimlessly, without a particular destination in mind. And that' a good metaphor for this episode, since I really didn't have a place I was trying to take it. 

But I think we wound up somewhere interesting and of value to "creators" of podcasts, whatever that might mean.

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