Agent Palmer

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Now You’re Addicted to Podcasts, And That’s Okay!

Now You’re Addicted to Podcasts, And That’s Okay!

It always starts with one podcast. Or it usually does. You find that one podcast either through a friend or coworker or perhaps just happenstance. You listen to that one podcast and then you subscribe and you consume all of it. Perhaps you even go through the back catalog.

That one podcast speaks to you. You get to know the host or hosts, their style of joking, their tastes, and depending on the podcast their lives. You know them, or at least you know their persona.

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Transcending Podcast Quotes I’ve Heard in 2017

Transcending Podcast Quotes I’ve Heard in 2017

Over the course of 2017 I’ve consumed thousands of hours of podcasts. And for you, dear reader, I have collected some of the more transcendent quotes that hit me somewhere during those many hours.

To those who still don’t understand “podcasting,” I’d like to reference two quotes from a book by Marc Maron named Waiting for the Punch, before I start, which eloquently explain why podcasting is important.

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The Internet History Podcast is the best History Class You Never Took

The Internet History Podcast Hosted by Brian McCullough

From Netscape and the browser wars to the origins of the MP3, the rise of walled gardens such as AOL and Prodigy, the first online advertising, and e-commerce. To the iPhone and the internet in our pockets, and the creation, destruction, and aftermath of the dot com bubble; the Internet History Podcast covers it all and more.

It started back in 2014, on the 20th anniversary of the Internet Era as we know it when Netscape was founded. It made host Brian McCullough want to read a book that summed up the Internet Era. “The only problem was, no such book existed.”

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With Podcasting the “P” stands for Personal

Podcasting is Personal

For all the growth that podcasting has done and all that I see it still has to do, people that don’t get it just don’t seem to understand what it’s about.

February 28th, 2017, will forever be the day that it all came together for me. Two things happened on that day in my world of podcasting, that made me realize what it is that makes podcasting so special.

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Couple Things Podcast Celebrates 100: Top 10 Must Hear Episodes (A CTP Starter Pack)

Couple Things Podcast A Starter Pack

I’ve written about Couple Things Podcast twice before, once for the epic crossover #CTPinJuly with The Stranger Conversations and once as a podcast you should be listening to, but this third time is in honor of their 100th Episode.

Reaching 100 Episodes is a monumental feat for most podcasts. After reaching a one year anniversary, Episode 100 is probably the episode that gets the most hype.

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