8 episodes

The title is accurate! Exploring ideas and characteristics that shape and define podcasting, with podcast creators James D’Amato, Hannah Sung, Pippa Johnstone, Justin McElroy, Nana aba Duncan, and a number of podcast listeners.

My Master's Thesis, but it's a podcast (about podcasts) Olivia Trono

    • Society & Culture

The title is accurate! Exploring ideas and characteristics that shape and define podcasting, with podcast creators James D’Amato, Hannah Sung, Pippa Johnstone, Justin McElroy, Nana aba Duncan, and a number of podcast listeners.

    8. Endnotes

    8. Endnotes

    This episode is structured into Endnotes, and pulls from all the previous episodes--because it's the last (official) one! The first few Endnotes are additional thoughts that I wanted to squeeze in, including: the centrality of listeners, the...

    • 33 min
    7. Community Through Conversation with Nana aba Duncan

    7. Community Through Conversation with Nana aba Duncan

    I spoke with podcaster and broadcaster Nana aba Duncan (Media Girlfriends, Fresh Air, Podcast Playlist) about the community that formed around her podcast, and how that community has grown into a broader supportive network. We also talked about the...

    • 31 min
    6. Podcast Listener Panel: "OMG I thought I was the only one!"

    6. Podcast Listener Panel: "OMG I thought I was the only one!"

    I spoke with podcast listeners Diana Gil and Bennett about the companionship-community elements of listening. This episode explores some of the same themes I talked about with creator Justin McElroy, but this time focuses on listener perspectives. We...

    • 54 min
    5. Podcast Companionship and Community with Justin McElroy

    5. Podcast Companionship and Community with Justin McElroy

    I spoke with Justin McElroy (of My Brother, My Brother and Me, The Adventure Zone, Sawbones, The Empty Bowl) about what companionship, community, and intimacy can look and feel like in podcasting--and how it differs for creators and listeners. We also...

    • 37 min
    4. Podcast Listener Panel: "I Did Nod"

    4. Podcast Listener Panel: "I Did Nod"

    I spoke with three podcast listeners, Deepa, Dustin, and Kaitlyn, and we focus on the various roles that podcasts play in their lives. We discuss how podcasts are incorporated into routines differently, how listening can change when routines are...

    • 57 min
    3. "When Did That Ever Happen Before?": Learning Through Story with Hannah Sung and Pippa Johnstone

    3. "When Did That Ever Happen Before?": Learning Through Story with Hannah Sung and Pippa Johnstone

    I spoke with audio producers Hannah Sung and Pippa Johnstone about how learning/education can manifest in podcasting, and its connection with storytelling (primarily in the non-fiction realm this time). We also talk about podcast journalism, the...

    • 48 min

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