Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for September 5 2015 – The Cost of Dignity

In this episode, I play a song from Sligo Rags; I tell a story about Cajuns and Irish Music; I wrap up the Dog Days of Podcasting; I tell a story of an altercation and my loss of dignity; I discuss a Kristine Kathryn Rusch article about the crappy parts of the writer job; I […]

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for Aug 9 2015 – DDOP 6

In this episode, I answer a question about my initial motivations for podcasting and if my feelings have changed in the last decade. Here is the direct MP3 download for the Evil Genius Chronicles podcast, August 9, 2015 Links mentioned in this episode: Support this show on Patreon Auphonic podcast production tool is so good! […]

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Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for August 27, 2013 – “My Life In Fandom #24”

Here is the direct MP3 download for the Evil Genius Chronicles podcast on August 27, 2013. I talk about Reality Break, the radio interview show I did first for WREK and later on the public radio satellite system thanks to KRVS FM in Lafayette LA. I tell the whole story, starting from 1992 through my […]

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Public Radio Fails Me

This blog post has been percolating for a very long time and now I finally am getting to it. As it turns out, it is more timely than I would have expected considering last night’s forum at MPR in Minneapolis (or at least it was last night two weeks ago when I first started writing […]

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Public Radio and Podcasting

Via Michael Geoghegan comes this link to a Wired article about the effect of podcasting on public radio pledge drives. Note that I wrote up a suggestion 6 months ago about how this channel conflict between NPR and the affiliates could be avoided. I stand by that. NPR should not podcast at all but should […]

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Audible Domino Falls

I read Doc Searls’ commentary about the news that NPR will not be renewing their contract with Audible. This line of thinking kind of fits in with what Doug Kaye as saying about the future of public radio. As Doc points out, the weird thing about this new world order is the “channel conflict”, where […]

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Gatemouth Brown on NNK

I listened to the Nashville Nobody Knows interview with Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown. As it happened, I was in my car in downtown Conway when they played this great version of Brown doing Hank Williams’ “Jambalaya” with Jo-El Sonnier. I cranked it up and was blasting the cajun-styled music from my car. For some reason, I’ve […]

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