Playlist: Market research firm Intelliseek reports that iPod users are among the most likely on the Internet to create and spread consumer-generated media. The company also thinks this will increase with the proliferation of Apple’s new video-enabled iPod hardware. iPod users are twice as likely to have authored a weblog than consumers who don’t have […]

Listen To Sally

Talent Zoo has launched The Naked Career, a podcast from Sally Hogshead. Her first effort features an interview with Lance Jensen, President & Co-Founder of Modernista! Future episodes will feature Luke Sullivan, Group Creative Director at GSD&M; Scott Goodson, Co-Founder of StrawberryFrog; Avi Dan, Managing Partner & CMO of Berlin Cameron/Red Cell and Brad Brinegar, […]

Service Providers Rush To Aid Podcasters

Business Week’s The Tech Beat blog reports that professional podcasting services are starting to sprout. One of my favorite geek news sites, TheInquirer.net, has hired a company called Podcast Voices to do its broadcasts. Basically, Podcast Voices’ professional readers will read the podcast and make it sound no less professional than BBC’s podcast. Independent, amateur […]


Widespread Panic is podcasting, or Panicasting, as the case may be. Their first effort is a discussion between bass player Dave Schools and lead guitarist George McConnell. The 56-minute segment also includes live and unreleased music from the band’s recent Dallas, TX performance. Click here for the iTunes link. Or here if you want to […]

Go Ahead And Sleep In

Podcasting News reports on Purdue University’s launch of BoilerCast (a play on Boilermakers), a podcasting service that provides lectures in streaming format or as downloads. “Many universities are experimenting with podcasting, but I’m not aware of any other university that is deploying a podcasting service on the scale that we are,” says Michael Gay, manager […]

The $8.5 Million Dollar Curry

Market Watch: A pair of top venture-capital firms are putting their money where Adam Curry’s mouth is. The former MTV VJ has secured $8.85 million in backing for his venture, PodShow Inc. “There is little that gets Valley girls and boys as hot and bothered as when an Internet company gets funded by both Sequoia […]

Amateur Needed

Want to be CBS’s first podcaster? The network is searching for an amateur DJ to interview CBS stars and create a podcast about the new fall season. The podcaster will join the nation’s top DJs at the CBS Radio Junket on September 10 in Hollywood to interview CBS talent for the podcast, which will be […]

The Old Download Hang Up

USA Today: A podcast is a digital recording of a radio-style audio program that can be downloaded from the Internet and played on a digital music player. Many podcasters think the technology could revolutionize radio as TiVo did television. Nic Harcourt of Morning Becomes Eclectic on KCRW Record labels worry that listeners will pirate the […]

Podcasting Is Like Cappuccino

Apple says the release of its new podcast-enabled iTunes 4.9 has led to over 1 million podcast subscriptions in just two days.

Sundance Content To Go

Ad Age: Podcasting comes home to the mother ship as Apple and the Sundance Channel announce a deal that will make content from the cable network exclusively available as podcast downloads from the Apple iTunes Web site. The partnership with Sundance gives iTunes one of its first exclusive podcast partners and inches Apple’s iTunes operations […]