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Last October, New Hampshire Public Radio released Bear Brook, a six-part investigative podcast that amounted to a big swing for the station. The project had local flavor; the case looked into a series of unidentified bodies found years earlier in the eponymous state park, But the podcast had broad potential appeal: Bear Brook, after all, […]
On Brew, a Y Combinator-backed startup.
Matt Sacks, the CEO of the forthcoming exclusives-driven podcast startup that aspires to be the Oh-You-Know of Podcasts, couldn’t-wouldn’t say much in the way of specifics when he joined me on stage at Thursday’s Hot Pod Summit. But we ended up getting much of those specifics on Sunday night anyway, when Luminary kicked off a […]
The Slow Burn effect, baby.
As the Swedish dust from last week’s Spotify acquisition-palooza continues to settle, there’s no time to wait. Slate, the veteran digital media company and purveyor of fine podcasts, announced this morning that it’s beginning to roll out something called Supporting Cast, a new technology service meant to help podcast publishers set up paid subscription layers […]
Hot Pod readers probably know that I’m based in the UK by now, but I’m not sure that it’s entirely clear that I don’t live in London. I moved away in the summer of 2017 after nearly a decade in the English capital, and nowadays I’m based in north west England, near Liverpool. That decision […]