18 September 2005

What I listen to – KCRW Good Food

Category: Cooking/Food,Interesting Links — Posted by Michael at 1401

You probbaly know that one of my interests is cooking (and eating for that matter). There aren’t a lot of good food podcasts out there but this one isn’t bad. KCRW is an NPR station in Santa Monica, CA. As you would expect from an NPR station, it tends to be dry at times, but that’s the beauty of a podcast. You can fast forward through those parts.

Good Food covers a wide range of topics from restaurants, to chefs, buying tips, etc.

Check out their site at http://www.kcrw.com/cgi-bin/db/kcrw.pl?show_code=gf&tmplt_type=Program
(The entire KRCW site is pretty hard to navigate and not all that user friendly. But again, there’s the beauty of podcasts… you never really have to visit the site!)
The feed is at http://kcrw.com/podcast/show/gf

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16 September 2005

What I listen to – Queer Eye Episodic Podcast

Category: Interesting Links — Posted by Michael at 2017

Queer Eye for the Straight Guy also has a second podcast. It’s a commentary on each week’s episode.

Their site is still http://www.bravotv.com/Queer_Eye_for_the_Straight_Guy.
Subscribe to the feed at http://www.bravotv.com/Podcasts/QE/Episodic.xml.

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14 September 2005

What I listen to – Queer Eye Hip Tips

Category: Interesting Links — Posted by Michael at 1707

I’m sure you’ve probbaly heard of the show Queer Eye for the Straight Guy on Bravo. It’s an entertaining show. Now they have a podcast as well. Each week they release a podcast of the “Hip Tips” that they give at the end of each episode.

Their site is at http://www.bravotv.com/Queer_Eye_for_the_Straight_Guy/
The feed address is http://www.bravotv.com/Podcasts/QE/Hip_Tips.xml.

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12 September 2005

What I listen to – WTOP News

Category: Interesting Links — Posted by Michael at 2052

A lot of news happens in Washington, DC. It only stands to reason that a DC station would bea good place for news. WTOP is a huge station that broadcast on 4 frequencies in DC. Their “liveshots” podcast includes pieces that were broadacast on their station. This includes both news and commentary on topics of national and international interest. Like any radio station, they do also throw in a small amount o flocal items.

Their site is at www.wtop.com.
The feed is http://www.wtop.com/rss/wtop_liveshots.xml.

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10 September 2005

What I listen to – KOMO 1000 News

Category: Interesting Links — Posted by Michael at 0855

KOMO 1000 is an AM news radio station in Seattle. There podcast consists of many very short segments that were aired on the station. They are usually under 2 minuts in length. While there are soe local stories that no one outside Seattle wuld care about, they also cover a lot of national items also.

Visit www.komo1000news.com.
Subscribe to http://www.komo1000news.com/radio/komo_podcast.asp

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08 September 2005

What I listen to – Z100 Phone Taps

Category: Interesting Links — Posted by Michael at 2252

On the morning show of Z100 in New York they do a bit called Phone Taps. It’s basically prank phone calls, but they get callers to participate in trying to make their friends/relatives, freak out on the phone. Trust me, it’s funnier than it sounds in this description.

Check out their site at http://www.z100.com/pages/zoo/index.html
Then subscribe to http://www.z100.com/podcast/PhoneTaps.xml

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06 September 2005

What I listen to – Eric & Kathy

Category: Interesting Links — Posted by Michael at 1142

Eric & Kathy is the morning show on WTMX 101.9 The Mix in Chicago. They post a podcast of hihlights from their show each day. I think they are pretty funny. It’s mostly a call in show with some celbrity interviews mixed in. Eric’s voice and personality almost reminds me of my favorite talk show host who’s no longer on the air, Casey Bartholemew.

Their site is at http://www.wtmx.com/ek.php.
The feed address is http://www.wtmx.com/podcast.php

04 September 2005

What I listen to – Dawn & Drew Show

Category: Interesting Links — Posted by Michael at 1222

The Dawn & Drew Show is one of the most popular podcasts out there. This husband and wife live on an old farm in Wisconsin and post a few hour long shows each week. You never know what they’ll talk about, but they usually wind up being pretty funny.

Check out there site at www.dawnanddrew.com
The feed is at http://dawnanddrew.podshow.com/wp-rss2.php

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02 September 2005

What I listen to – Diggnation

Category: Interesting Links — Posted by Michael at 1206

Moving on to other members of the old ZDTV/TechTV cast, here’s a podcast from Kevin Rose and Alex Albrecht. I stopped watching what was left of The Screen Savers after TechTV became G4 so I never saw Alex on the show, but he’s pretty entertaining.

The guys spend about 30 mins each week drinking beer and going over the most “dug” stories on Kevin’s site Digg.com.

Their site is at www.diggnation.com.
The feed is at http://revision3.com/diggnation/feed/high.mp3.xml.
They also have a video feed at http://revision3.com/diggnation/feed/small.mov.xml.

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31 August 2005

What I listen to – Security Now

Category: Interesting Links,Technology — Posted by Michael at 1153

So, I said the last one was the last podcast featuring Leo Laporte. Well, I just realized there was one more. It’s a brand new one and there’s only been one episode so far. We’ll see how good it is as time goes one.

This podcast is about computer security. It features Leo along with Steve Gibson from grc.com. I’ve mentioned Steve’s site in previous posts.

Their feed is http://feeds.feedburner.com/securitynow

29 August 2005

What I listen to – Laporte Report

Category: Interesting Links — Posted by Michael at 1951

OK, this is the last podcast in the series that stars Leo Laporte. The Laporte Report is just a catch all of random radio interviews that Leo does. You never know what’s going to pop up on this. Anything from Canadian radio shows to podcast interviews can be found here.

The feed is at http://feeds.feedburner.com/tlr

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27 August 2005

What I listen to – Tech Guy on KFI

Category: Interesting Links,Technology — Posted by Michael at 1428

The second podcast that I listen to is atually the first podcast I ever downloaded. It’s the show that introduced me to podcasting.

The Tech Guy on KFI airs every Saturday and Sunday on KFI 640AM in Los Angeles. It’s hosted by Leo Laporte, who I’ve mentioned before.

It’s a long one since it’s a whole radio show, but I like to save it for when i don’t have any other podcasts to listen to.

Visit the site at www.leo.am.
The feed is at http://feeds.feedburner.com/kfi

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25 August 2005

What I listen to – TWiT

Category: Interesting Links,Technology — Posted by Michael at 0932

You’ll find that many of the podcasts I listen to originate from the old cast of ZDTV/TechTV. The frontrunner in that group is Leo Laporte. He has several podcasts.

This Week in Tech (or TWiT as it’s known) is the most popular. It consists of many members of the old Screensavers cast and crew. Some regulars include Leo Laporte, Patrick Norton, John C. Dvorak, Kevin Rose, Yoshi Deherrera, Roger Chang, David Prager and Robert Heron.

They talk about the latest in tech news and have a fun time doing it. his podcast comes out every Sunday at midnight or so.

Visit their site at www.thisweekintech.com.
Their feed is http://feeds.feedburner.com/twit.

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23 August 2005

The “What I listen to” Series

Category: Interesting Links — Posted by Michael at 1216

Since there hasn’t been much of anything of interest going on lately, I thought I’d talk about podcasting. For those of you who don’t know, podcasting is simply the delivery of audio files (or video) via an RSS feed. Basically it’s audio that’s delivered to you automatically every time the author creates a new episode.

Over the coming days (or weeks) I’ll list all of the podcasts to which I subscribe. I’ll provide their homepage, the feed URL and some comments. Hopefully you’ll find a podcast you didn’t know about.

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