On Tuesday, we rolled out a new feature on the Hot Pod website: Sections and Deep Dives, which are meant to help readers have an easier time navigating the archives during the course of their research. You can find them on the right rail on the home page, like so: Note that I haven’t filled […]
On Spreadsheets and Databases, coming soon.
I’ll keep this short. Hot Pod has had a pretty good year, I think. We broke some intriguing stories, like Panoply divesting from the content business and the Wall Street Journal partnering with Gimlet on a daily news podcast, and though the newsletter isn’t built to break stories or to be particularly scoopy, it’s nice […]
For as long as I’ve been writing this newsletter, there has always been talk about the podcast bubble. Indeed, the first time I spoke at a podcast panel, at an alumni event for my alma mater back in February 2015 at WNYC’s Greene Space in Manhattan, the moderator, who now leads a fairly notable podcast […]
Hey all, As you might have noticed by now, Hot Pod has its limitations. And they are completely mine: my capabilities, my judgment, my tastes, my biases. In some ways, this is an asset: a worldview is a differentiator. In others, it is also a tremendous liability: I only have so many hours in a […]
Hey all! Today, I’m announcing some big changes to Hot Pod: how it looks, how it feels, and how it will publish. Here are the changes, in the bullet form: HotPodNews.com, the front page of Hot Pod, has been completely redesigned. As you can probably tell by now. The redesigned website will now contain all […]
New year, new you, new shoes.