Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast
Host: Mark Linsenmayer & Guests
On Pretty Much Pop, a philosopher, an actor, and a sci-fi writer (often with entertainment industry guests) talk about media and how we consume it: TV, film, music, novels, games, comics, comedy, theater, podcasts, and more. Most of what (other) people like is pretty weird when you think about it, so thinking about it is what we do.
Marketing Over Coffee
Host: John J. Wall and Christopher S. Penn
Marketing Over Coffee hosts John J. Wall and Christopher S. Penn are seasoned marketing pros who each have their own audiences and fans. Visionaries, one might say. Each episode is about 20 minutes long and is filled with the kinds of marketing tips and tricks that you can only get from casual conversation outside of the office. Listeners include influencers like Chris Brogan, Scott Monty, and Michael Seaton, and they never miss an episode.
Mac Geek Gab
Host: Dave Hamilton & John F. Braun
Hosted by The Mac Observer (and BackBeat Media!) co-founder Dave Hamilton and computer guru John F. Braun, Mac Geek Gab caters to Mac users of all skill levels. John and Dave have been coming together weekly for over 13 years to answer listener questions and provide human translation for geeky tidbits. The audience here is strong, loyal, and continues to grow, which accounts for its regular inclusion in the iTunes Featured Technology Podcast listing.
Host: James Marino, Peter Filichia, and Michael Portantiere
BroadwayRadio produces a series of discussions about Broadway and theater around the world. Today on Broadway is a short-form, daily show, running Monday-through-Friday with all the latest info on your favorite Broadway shows, starts, producers, and more. This Week on Broadway is an hour-long show released on Sundays, wrapping up the week and going deep into a subject to give listeners a broader perspective. Combined together, the BroadwayRadio podcasts are the place to go to get info about all things Broadway.
Philosophy vs. Improv
Host: Bill Arnett & Mark Linsenmayer
Mark Linsenmayer (host of The Partially Examined Life Philosophy Podcast) and Bill Arnett (head of the Chicago Improv Studio) each try to teach each other their crafts via conversation, scenes, and what can only be called performance art. No taking turns!
Nakedly Examined Music
Host: Mark Linsenmayer
Nakedly Examined Music is a podcast about making music: Why do we do it? Why do we do it the way we do it? Mark Linsenmayer interviews songwriters and composers famous and otherwise about specific recordings, which are presented in full on the podcast. Guests include Steve Hackett (Genesis), Alejandro Escovedo, Dusty Wright, Phil Manzanera (Roxy Music), Colin Moulding (XTC), Scott McCaughey, David Lowery, and Bill Bruford (Yes, King Crimson)
The Small Business Show
Host: Shannon Jean & Dave Hamilton
Each week Dave Hamilton and Shannon Jean discuss topics related to starting, growing and managing your small business. You’ll find real-world advice from them as well as interviews and tips from other business owners. Listen in and learn from their mistakes, share your successes and generally have a good time talking about small businesses.
Host: Adam Christianson
Hosted by long-time Mac geek, Adam Christianson, Maccast was one of the first podcasts available for Mac users, and as such has a devoted, loyal following, attracting new listeners regularly by way of its prominent placement in the iTunes Podcast section. This weekly show covers something for every Mac user out there, including news, tips, reviews, and helpful answers to listeners’ questions, keeping people coming back for more week after week.
Host: Ken Ray & John Champion
Mission Log is a Roddenberry Entertainment podcast with the sole purpose of exploring the Star Trek universe one episode at a time. That’s right, this podcast will cover six different series and 30 seasons of television by journeying into every one of the 726 episodes with a single mission: to explore, debate and discuss one of the largest science fiction phenomena of all time, Star Trek.
Apple Context Machine
Host: Bryan Chaffin
This podcast features Mac Observer cofounder Bryan Chaffin hosting a guest each week as they take the hot topics and run them through the Apple Context Machine, giving you the expert perspective on exactly what all this news means to you. Often irreverent, but never holding back, ACM has a loyal listener base that continues to grow!
Evil Genius Chronicles
Host: Dave Slusher
While the apparent topic of the show may vary from episode to episode, the vision is clear: The Evil Genius Chronicles is about freedom – on the airwaves, in podcasts and in life. With an intensely loyal (and large!) following, Dave Slusher’s voice and vision resonates with fellow podcasters and listeners alike. EGC’s audience not only waits for every episode, they join in the conversation, creating their own podcasts and blogs echoing and responding to that which they hear in the show. It is a show that will make you laugh, think and/or tap your toes – and possibly all at the same time.
Mac OS Ken
Host: Ken Ray
With his MacBook in lap and tongue in cheek, Ken Ray brings 12 years of radio experience and 6 years of tech-news work to the Mac and Apple market. If you’ve heard him before you know what to expect: Ken delivers the news of the day, interviews, commentary, and more, all with his own personal brand of dry wit and humor. After one listen you’ll understand why his audience is fanatically loyal, hanging on every word he says. You’ll also understand why you want Ken talking about your products, too!
Host: Brian Ibbott
One of the first successful podcasts, Coverville’s focus is simple: find the best (and worst!) cover versions of people’s favorite songs, and deliver them each week. Having already received accolades from The New York Times, USA Today, BusinessWeek, and Spin Magazine, Coverville has become a shining star in the podcast universe. Host Brian Ibbott delivers each show with a very candid, personable style that draws the listener in for more and more. Truly a podcast to be enjoyed by music lovers everywhere.
Host: Paul Boag
Need some inspiration for your digital strategy or website, but don’t have time for reading endless posts? Struggling to keep up with the latest innovations in web design, user experience and service design? These bite-sized digital insights from UX designer and consultant Paul Boag will keep you up-to-date. Typically only a few minutes long they are ideal listening when on the move.
Host: Chris Christensen
The Amateur Traveler podcast is about travel destinations. It helps you decide where to go next. Veteran podcast host Chris Christensen interviews a destination expert or a traveler who has been to the destination recently. Chris started the show in 2005 to motivate people to travel, and there are countless stories of listeners who have done just that!
Gig Gab for Working Musicians
Host: Paul Kent & Dave Hamilton
Gig Gab takes the vibe of that conversation that happens back stage bteween sets or after the show and brings it to everyone. Musicians talking shop, the woes and successes of being a weekend warrior, the tips and tricks learned from decades of slogging it out on stages of all sizes. Paul Kent and Dave Hamilton are the perfect pair to bring you exactly the right perspective. With guests like Jan Hammer, Kenny Aronoff, Robert Berry, and more, they combine a working man’s ethic with star power to give you the full story.
Host: Stephen Robles
AppleInsider has been publishing rumors, hot stories, and analysis of the Apple world on the web since 1997. Now, since 2015, the AppleInsider Podcast brings that same high-quality reporting to the world in podcast form, complete with personalities to match. Host Stephen Robles and team work tirelessly throughout the week to bring listeners fresh perspectives and hot news in a friendly, entertaining format. This fast-growing show always informs and delights, and has proven to be a driving force in today’s market.
Host: Chuck Joiner
Chuck Joiner is a legend among Mac users, Mac user groups, and Apple industry experts. With every show he does, be it MacVoices, MacJury, or MacNotables, Chuck brings in personalities from around the Apple universe to discuss the topics of the day. With his smooth interviewing style, Chuck knows just how to get people into their comfort zone, get them talking, and then he gets out of their way and lets them go, often pulling insights and information out that no one else can. Chuck’s listeners know this and tune in to each show waiting to hear each guest at their very best.
TMO Daily Observations
Host: Kelly Guimont
Produced daily and clocking in at around twenty minutes, Daily Observations brings together a panel comprised of The Mac Observer’s staff to briefly walk you through the important issues of the day. Always fresh and always engaging, TDO’s ability to weed through the fluff and highlight the important bits makes this show revered amongst its loyal audience.
Partially Examined Life
Host: Seth Paskin, Wes Always, Dylan Casey, & Mark Linsenmayer
Philosophy, philosophers and philosophical texts. Hosts Mark Linsenmayer, Seth Paskin, Wes Alwan, and Dylan Casey are all recovering philosophy teachers. The format of PEL an informal roundtable discussion, with each episode loosely focused on a short reading that introduces at least one “big” philosophical question, concern or idea. PEL recreates the good old days when these four philosophy teachers would meet up after a seminar to drink beer and talk shop or get some teaching yas out where students couldn’t talk back, yet keeps them far away from the profession they escaped long ago!
Host: Phil Holmes
Everyone has a story. A story of something that has happened to them that they can’t explain. A sound. A feeling. Something. SCARED? Brings you real people with their own real stories. Real scary. ‘SCARED?’ is written, produced and hosted by Phil Holmes, an English Broadcaster having worked in radio for over 25 years. In 2012, Phil won the UK’s highest radio award and he’s also had a lifelong interest in the paranormal. SCARED? will certainly have you scared… and wanting more!
9to5Mac's Happy Hour
Host: Zac Hall & Benjamin Mayo
9to5Mac is the leading source of breaking news and rumors about all things Apple and each week, Zac Hall and Benjamin Mayo discuss the stories behind the stories for you. Just like you don’t want to miss a single post on 9to5, you don’t want to miss a single episode of Happy Hour!
The Dalrymple Report
Host: Jim Dalrymple
Few are more well-connected than noted Apple-industry analyst Jim Dalrymple and, in The Dalrymple Report, Jim brings in heavyweight guests to discuss things of interest to all members of the tech community. With guests like John Gruber, Merlin Mann, Jason Snell, Rene Ritchie, Christina Warren, and Matthew Panzarino – just to name a few – Jim’s able to gather more insight than most. His style keeps listeners actively refreshing their feeds, waiting for the next episode to appear.
Apple Investor News
AIN/TIN is the flagship site from the people who also bring you Apple Enthusiast. Scouring the web each day (every second, it seems!) to find the important stories and headlines of the day, AIN delivers, and delivers quickly. Users on this site are intensely loyal, showing an average visit length of over 28 minutes, beating most other sites by a factor of 10. For your up-to-the-minute news about $AAPL — and to find those fans and high-net-worth investors in the stock — look no further than Apple Investor News.
The Loop has a variety of meanings. For some people reading the site it’s a reference to Apple’s Cupertino address. To others it’s about being kept “in the loop” by reading the stories. For all its meanings, The Loop isn’t like other Mac and technology Web sites, and that’s largely because it’s publisher, Jim Dalrymple, isn’t like other Mac and technology folks. Jim was an original member of MacCentral, then acquired by MacWorld where he spent over a decade covering and becoming a part of the Apple ecosystem. He’s more connected than most, and his coverage reflects that every day.
Like a news ticker for the Mac, Apple, and iPhone worlds, Apple Enthusiast provides real time links to current headlines and happenings. Categorized so that readers can instantly see both new and trending topics, AE is a site where readers will literally sit for hours, watching what’s happening and jumping off to read an article, then come back and watch some more. Definitely a site full of addicts and news junkies, AE is a perfect place to get your product in front of otherwise hard-to-reach targets.
PC Perspective provides news, reviews and commentary on the world of computers, technology and gaming for our readers, listeners and viewers. We cover everything from motherboards to processors to graphics cards and solid state drives, providing detailed analysis and technological insight to help consumers make educated purchasing decisions based on their specific needs.
AppleInsider has been publishing rumors, hot stories, and analysis of the Apple world since 1997. They’ve seen a lot since then, and their audience and traffic reflects that. This high-volume site is routinely first to publish the latest news and scoops, and that makes AI a perfect place to highlight your products and services.
Now one of the longest running sites in the Mac community, Jason O’Grady’s PowerPage has been the central hub of Apple laptop users for over a decade. The site offers reliable news, information, and product reviews critical to the Apple laptop and mobile technology user. Expanding from its initial laptop focus to the inclusion of iPods, iPhones and other portable products, PowerPage continues to be an invaluable resource for the Mac user on the go.
The Mac Observer
The Mac Observer features daily in-depth Macintosh industry and product news, tips, podcasts, and reviews, with the goal of ensuring that its readership is as thoroughly informed as possible. TMO’s experienced editors and columnists cover news ranging from stock market updates and industry opinion to technology overviews and product reviews, making it a critical resource in understanding the currents of the Mac industry.
Low End Mac
Low End Mac is a daily news and information site that features in-depth coverage of Macintosh industry upgrade products for legacy machines. The site maintains daily articles, columns, reviews, editorials, and tips on a wide range of upgrade products and other topics in enhancing older model Apples. Low End Mac is an indespensible resource for anyone keeping their machines technologically current.