08.25.13 — Sunday Podcast Roundup: General Interest

sunday-podcast-roundup-mastheadThis podcast roundup focuses on some of my favourite general interest shows! 99% Invisible podcast talks about the revolutionary ad campaign that brought New York City back to life in the ’70s; Airline Pilot Guy looks at recent flight-related news, including the B-1 bomber crash in Montana; and the Nature podcast looks at how future babies may be grown directly from our skin cells (ewww!).

Oh, by the way, I’ll upload my Film podcast roundups later today!

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08.18.13 — Sunday Podcast Roundup

sunday-podcast-roundup-mastheadThis week on the Sunday Podcast Roundup, Roman Mars of the 99% Invisible Podcast tells you where to find the best beer in the world; Captain Jeff of Airline Pilot Guy reports on rogue spiders attacking air traffic controllers; and Chris Kenneally of Beyond the Book gets the details on the 166-million-dollar settlement in the big e-book price-fixing case — and how you may be entitled to some of it!

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08.04.13 — Sunday Podcast Roundup

sunday-podcast-roundup-mastheadThis week, the Sunday roundup contains all kinds of podcast-ey goodness: Nature tells you why only one in three people on earth can drink milk; 100 Years of Horror takes you back to 1959, when director William Castle used Percepto technology to shock theatre audiences out of their seats; Grammar Girl explains why some people feel entitled to say things like ‘we are not amused’ without being ironic! And that’s just for starters — enjoy!

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•• 07.21.13 — Sunday Podcast Roundup ••

sunday-podcast-roundup-mastheadIn this week’s podcast roundup, we look at some great (and grating) movies from today and the past, the challenges of no-budget filmmaking, and the future of podcasting, science fiction, and pizza delivery. Bon appetit!

•• General Interest ••

This week on AIRLINE PILOT GUY, Captain Jeff updates you on the Asiana 214 accident and the continuing problems that plague the new 787 Dreamliners from Boeing. Then he talks about Domino’s Pizza’s plans to use drone helicopters to deliver pizzas in the U.K. (Great idea. The only thing standing in their way, of course, is a guy with a loaded shotgun and a hankering for free pizza.)

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•• 07.12.13 — Thursday Podcast Roundup ••

thursday-podcast-roundup-mastheadHappy Thursday!! Here are some great podcasts to listen to over the weekend while you’re soaking up the sun, washing the dog, or traveling on the bus. Enjoy!

•• General Interest ••

In a special episode of AIRLINE PILOT GUY, Captain Jeff cuts through all the media hype about the recent crash landing of Asiana Flight 214, and gives you a point-by-point, clear-eyed interpretation of events as they happened. Riveting stuff!

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•• 07.08.13 — Sunday Podcast Roundup ••

sunday-podcast-roundup-mastheadHere are the latest episodes of some awesome podcasts from around the web. I haven’t reviewed any of them yet, so you may want to check the respective sites for more information before you download. Enjoy!

(Oh, wait! You can also find information about the below podcasts on my About the Podcasts page.)

•• General Interest ••

Starting with Airline Pilot Guy, Captain Jeff talks about a near-miss in New York and the latest on the FAA’s views on using electronic devices on planes.

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