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Steve Earle is one of my musical heroes. For those unfamiliar, he’s a country/rock singer-songwriter who was on the leading edge of the “Alt Country” movement when he started recording back in the mid-1980′s. His career was derailed in the early 90′s by drug addiction and a brief stint in jail, but he emerged from […]

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Lake Wobegon Podcast

Another great public radio podcast comes to iTunes: A Prairie Home Companion’s News From Lake Wobegon. It’s not the entire Prairie Home Companion radio show, just the seventeen-minute-or-so News From Lake Wobegon monologue that Garrison Keillor delivers during each broadcast. And that’s just fine by me. Most of the time I can do without the […]

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How The iPod Changes Culture

Lots of iPod worship today over at 10 Zen Monkeys. Steven Levy, author of The Perfect Thing: How the iPod Shuffles Commerce, Culture, and Coolness, is interviewed by RU Sirius.

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Fresh Air Podcast Now On iTunes

This is really great news. Fresh Air, the public radio interview program brilliantly hosted by Terry Gross, has been added to the iTunes store as a free podcast. Archived episodes have been sold on iTunes for some time via the relationship with Audible, and the show’s so good I’ve bought a few (like this show […]

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I stumbled across The Annotated Alchemist podcast completely by accident while searching the iTunes Music Store for the theme song from the anime series Fullmetal Alchemist (“Ready Steady Go” by L’Arc en Ciel, in case you’re wondering… a great power song for running, but more on that in a later post). Unfortunately, the iTMS doesn’t sell the […]

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