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Digital-first audio

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Two interesting stories from the world of American public radio last week.

Podcasts are based on loyalty

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Speaking of audio (not) going viral, in episode 76 of Unprofessional, Marco Arment makes an important point about podcast listenership:

Our former selves

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As anyone who’s been to Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids probably knows, I’m fascinated by the relationships we have with our former selves. Most ofte...

Light bulbs and laser beams

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This past week, I borrowed John Maeda’s The Laws of Simplicity from the Toronto Public Library. It’s a slim book, but it gave me a lot to chew on.

So long, Empire Theatres

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So, Sobeys is getting out of the movie business by selling 24 of its Empire Theatres locations to Cineplex.

That time I was 30

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A year ago this evening, I was enjoying dinner with Tristan at Joseph Leonard in the West Village. I had a steak, many tiny French pickles, and perhaps one t...