What We’re Listening To
Over the past few years, podcasts have been steadily gaining traction among a wide variety of audiences. According to Music MPH, there are 700,000+ active podcasts, with more than 29 million individual podcast episodes in 100 different languages. Today, you can stream your favorite podcast directly from the podcast website, YouTube or a variety of services like Stitcher, Spotify, iTunes, Google Play, Amazon … you name it.
From news and entertainment to industry updates and professional development, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite podcasts to give you a little insight into what we’re listening to.
In each episode, famed film and TV editor Steve Hullfish sits down with fellow award-winning editors to discuss their career, editing workflow and favorite projects. The pilot episode features Mark Sanger, editor of films such as “Deceive Pikachu,” “Gravity” and “102 Dalmatians.”
Hosted by Michael Rosenbaum, AKA “the bald dude on the show Smallville,” this podcast gives listeners an inside look into the lives of celebrities. Guests have included celebrities from all walks of fame –actors, musicians, athletes and comedians. The discussions get real and hit on things like childhood trauma, the pressures of Hollywood, their insecurities and personal triumphs – with plenty of humor and fun insider stories thrown in the mix.
During these podcasts, Mike Rowe (the man behind Dirty Jobs), recounts true stories … with his own unique twist. From politics and current events to pop culture and Hollywood history, Rowe brings his signature wit and famous baritone to the telling of these interesting tales.
This twenty-minute podcast is more than a great way stay informed; it provides the listener with an in-depth look at the day’s news. The show is hosted by Times political journalist Michael Barbaro who uses The Daily to tell more complete stories – the nuances, background information and insider insights that can’t be communicated in print or a quick news segment. Through his show, Barbaro works to change the relationship between audience and journalist by offering an intimate look at not just the story but the process and people behind it.
This industry-centric blog is focused on the art of video editing, specifically trailers. Every two weeks, hosts Derek Lieu and Ric Thomas discuss the business and people behind this unique segment of the industry. Episodes highlight the hard work that goes into creating 1 to 3-minute snippets, the latest industry news and reviews of recently released movie and video game trailers.
So, what are you listening to?
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