Podcasts have a stigma that we are battling each day. To many, a Podcast is something young dudes listen to while doing crossfit or shampooing their man-bun. Think: Joe Rogan, Adam Carolla, Kevin Smith, et. al. Podcasting is a delivery method, not a content descriptor. Like radio is a “broad” cast – these are called … More The Blathering Blog: Podcasts are not just for your Broseph’s Fantasy Football Stats Anymore!
I was scrolling through my Facebook feed last night and I was momentarily crushed. Family, friends, colleagues, Facebook friends were all engaging in a nasty back and forth about politics. I seriously don’t want to read it anymore – none of it. Not only do the subjects of debate rile me up, the comments within … More The Blathering Blog: Internet Blinders – ACTIVATED
Happy Little Accident – By Stephen M. Miller In 2014 we had a house fire. It was traumatic. We lost so many “things”. Luckily no one was hurt and the house was rebuilt and is better now than it was before. One of the few items that was salvaged was the kitchen table. Although we … More The Blathering Blog: From House Fire to Podcast Studio, our Happy Little Accident
Arnold’s thespian prowess notwithstanding, shall we discuss the importance of the “Do It Now” philosophy? It is the exact opposite of procrastination – and procrastination is the devil’s video game. If you have an idea, you must ACT! I listened to an audio book some years ago and only now are the messages resonating with … More The Blathering: The Power of ‘Do It Now’!
Life is a series of ups and down – crests and troughs, um.…positives and negatives…let’s see, uhhh – oh, I’ve got it – Good Tweets and Bad Tweets! Yeah, so there are all of your cliches for you. But seriously folks, the importance of a PMA (Positive Mental Attitude) can be measured in units of … More The Blathering: PMA = JOY
A Brief History of the Podcast So – a podcast is no longer a podcast. Why? Because podcasts were invented by Dave Winer and MTV’s Adam Curry (the big hair) to be this way to subvert traditional broadcast methods and get a “radio show” to listeners. Lots of people had iPods then and folks were … More The Blathering: Podcast for Business? [The answer is YES]
One of the best scenes from one of the best films ever made. This clip has nothing to do with my subject for today, except the last part – because that’s where I got the idea for the title of this article. Jealousy has a “two word review…shit sandwich”. Facebook doesn’t help you when you … More The Blathering: Jealousy is a Sh** Sandwich
I’ve read countless motivational books. Listened to hours upon hours of self-help, motivational and spiritual audiobooks. I’ve gone to seminars and sat down to pick the brains of some incredibly accomplished people. What have I gleaned from all of that? If you want to make your dreams a reality, you really have to be the … More The Blathering: Ty Webb had it right: “Be the ball…”
It is not a secret that I’ve opened up a new business recording voices for various applications. We have (I believe) the first Podcast Studio in the area that was designed to function like a radio station’s studio. Of course the automation controls and transmitters are not there – but 5 professional microphones and top … More The Blathering: So, You Want to Host Your Own Podcast? 3 Tips for Success
Mass shootings are almost a weekly occurrence. Kids are killing themselves and live streaming it. Heroin and opioids are coursing through small town America’s veins like never before. WHY? I’m not at all qualified to answer that question, but I do have a hunch. Insta-Friend book and the tweeters. The Social Experiment is Failing Facebook … More The Blathering: The Viral Infection