Kevin Smith: I’ve Done Way More Podcasts Than Films

Kevin Smith says he’ll always be called, “director Kevin Smith,” even though he’s “done way more podcasts than [he’s] done films.” On episode 59 of The Wolf Den he tells Jeff Ullrich that what he likes now is when people say, “he’s Kevin Smith for a living.” Kevin says he grew his Smodcast network from 1 to 25 shows because of his “sheer desire to keep talking.” But he also says that his first show–and…

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Introducing Midroll Media

Media consumers want their content on-demand, everywhere they are. Podcasting is growing because it is the ideal medium to deliver information and entertainment on the go. There are now more than 1 billion podcast subscriptions through Apple’s iTunes, and more than half of all podcast listeners are mobile. Now the medium is poised for a surge with the connected car, as major automakers like GM and Audi add 4G to their models, and Apple sends…

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Billboard Comedy Podcasters Profile Gets It Right About Podcasting

Billboard’s new comedy issue has a nice profile of podcasters Marc Maron, Jimmy Pardo and Aisha Tyler. In this piece writers Phil Gallo and Shirley Halpern get so many things right and really do justice to these hosts and the medium. Right off the bat the writers emphasize that, “A comedian craving intimacy might want to consider becoming a podcaster.” That relationship between host and listeners is something we podcast enthusiasts have long known about…

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Igloo Software Highlights Their Podcast Ads in Q1 Report

Igloo Software offers what they call “an intranet you’ll actually like.” And to let everyone know how the first quarter of 2014 went for the company, they put together a graphic and fun “quarterly report you’ll actually like”. It highlights both typical business stats–like 239% sales growth–and more lighthearted metrics–like the 6,144 cups of coffee consumed in Q1. Igloo also gives a shout-out to some of their favorite podcasts, which the company also advertises on.…

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11 of Rolling Stone’s 20 Best Comedy Podcasts Are on the Midroll Roster

Rolling Stone writer Matthew Love just compiled his list of The 20 Best Comedy Podcasts Right Now, and we’re proud to say that 11 of them are on the Midroll roster. Big congrats go to WTF, which earned the #1 spot, and Comedy Bang! Bang!, which comes in at #2. Of course, we know these are great shows, but it sure is nice to hear it from Rolling Stone, too. Here’s all of our shows…

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