Fascinating science podcasts by Radiolab

Terrible Spaceship Reader Find

By Terrible Spaceship in New Trends on Thursday 11 April 2013

This is a podcast. Interesting science makes us ecstatic, and these guys convey fascinating scientific information in such a deeply enjoyable way I’m surprised they’re not treated like rock stars. Of course, if we had our way a lot of not very well known people would be treated like rock stars.

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Your Dreams My Nightmares: podcasts by Sam Weber

Vivian Shih Reader Find

By Vivian Shih in New Trends on Wednesday 12 December 2012

Sam Weber, a favorite illustrator of mine, has a podcast where conversations and interviews are shared with the public. On his podcast, he has invited star illustrator friends of his, such as Josh Cochran and Yuko Shimizu, to discuss things about their careers and lives as illustrators. [Listen to episodes below]

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Stuart Goldsmith’s Comedian’s Comedian podcast

Andy Martin Reader Find

By Andy Martin in Cool Websites on Friday 2 November 2012

I’ve recently been catching up with all the episodes of the Comedian’s Comedian podcast while I try and come up with ideas for new animated shorts. It’s required listening for anyone who is trying to write comedy and particularly so if you have aspirations to be a stand up comedian as in each episode a different stand up is interviewed about their writing methods and experiences from their careers. It’s put together by fellow stand up, Stuart Goldsmith, and features a wide selection of comedians in different stages of their careers, with varying outlooks on the same job. Hopefully some of the writing tips will rub off on me and my next short will be doubly hilarious as a consequence, fingers crossed!

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Rare Michael Jackson Motown radio session

Casper Johansson Reader Find

By Casper Johansson in New Events on Tuesday 7 July 2009

From the Motown archives, this is a rare radio session recorded in the early 70s and featuring the original Jackson 5 — Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon and Michael — all interviewing one another. During the podcast you’ll hear a very young sounding Michael talk about his favorite sports, bands, even what he looks for in […]

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Errol Morris’ Stand Up To Cancer

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in Cool Websites on Tuesday 30 September 2008

Errol Morris can make you sympathize with one of the most maligned American leaders from the Vietnam-era and he can make you riveted by a geeky naked mole rat expert. When he tackles the subject of cancer, he will make you collapse into a sobbing, blubbering mess. Who knew a film featuring Tom Green could […]

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The making of Piece of Me, Pieces of You

Casper Johansson Reader Find

By Casper Johansson in Video on Thursday 3 April 2008

The latest addition to the Zune Arts podcast is Behind the Scenes: Piece of Me, Piece of You, which features the production madness and creative legwork that goes into the making of a Zune Arts film. In this latest piece, Greg, Reza and Casey of Three Legged Legs turn near life-sized puppets, created by artist […]

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