New words for the day

Jennifer Miller for the New York Times asks “Have We Hit Peak Podcast?”. I’d wager we’re not even at basecamp yet (though I have already turned back). The two new words I learned? Podfade and Bantercasts—like all good new words, neither needs further explanation. Some interesting snippets: “Today, Ms. Mandriota says the same D.I.Y. spirit […]

Netflix for podcasts. Chapter 7876

Bloomberg reports on Apple’s plans to fund its own stable of podcasts—which would be exclusive to its own audio service. Different to the bundling of news (for which I think a bundle of one is the only sensible way forward), these podcasts would not be available elsewhere. This exclusivity is the important bit. Why? Firstly, […]