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The last word in podcasting news. Every Friday James Cridland (⚡james@getalby.com ) and Sam Sethi (⚡sam@getalby.com) review and analyse the week's top podcasting news as covered on Podnews. They also interview some of the biggest names in podcasting making the news ... Please support the show with cash: https://podnews.net/weeklysupport ... or support the show with SATS by using the boost button in your new podcast app ... Sponsored by Buzzsprout: podcast hosting made easy.

Why are Apple putting metadata topics inside podcast pages? Bumper's Dan Misener tells us what he thinks. Are Satoshis the best way to reward podcasters? Trevor Bell argues there are better ways.
#4
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Special Guests:

Dan Misener- co-founder Bumper

Dan Misener has looked at the new topics that Apple Podcasts is automatically allocating to shows (see our coverage on Nov 15, including our topics viewer). He's produced a number of network maps, designed to show links between different shows; and produced episode topic maps for every category in Apple Podcasts. 

Trevor Bell  - Podcast Producer at The Iron Fist Velvet Glove Podcast

Trevor argues that Value4Value is good for podcasting but rewarding podcasters with Satoshis is to...


Spotify launches audiobooks globally. Anchor is still alive but Libsyn Studio is dead.
#3
11/25/2022

News & Links

Audiobooks are now available on Spotify in the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. They'd launched in the US in SeptemberSpotify Updates NotificationsSpotify’s Anchor has added “audio enhancement” to its appSpotify has signed another exclusive: Anything Goes with Emma ChamberlainSpotify announced the expansion of NextGenDan Misener at Bumper has looked at the new topics that Apple Podcasts and
he’s produced a number of network maps, designed to show links between different shows; and produced episode topic maps for every category in Apple PodcastsLibsyn has closed its free podcast hosting platform, Libsyn S...


Is now the right time for ActivityPub? Is now the right time for Video Podcasting? If not now then when?
#2
11/18/2022

Special Guests: 

Chris Messina - co-author of ActivityStrea.ms - Full interview in NEW podcast Podnews Extra. The ActivityPub protocol is a decentralized social networking protocol based upon the [ActivityStreams] format used by Mastodon and Castopod. It provides a client-to-server API for creating, updating and deleting content and a federated server-to-server API for delivering notifications and content. It is also used for cross-commenting in the Podcasting namespace.  

Jay LeBoeuf - DescriptDescript has launched a new version which has more than 30 new visual and AI-powered editing features. The company has also announced a $50m funding round.


Financial results for Acast, Audacy and iHeart; Vizzy enriches podcasts; and Sam goes to the pub
#1
11/11/2022

Welcome to EP 1 of Podnews Weekly with James Cridland and Sam Sethi.

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Sponsored By:  Buzzsprout - brilliant video from Alban Brooke. I want this guy to do a video on Value4Value! - said Adam Curry
 

Special Guest:  Nic Ivanov - CEO Vizzy.fm

Vizzy, a web-based podcast enrichment platform, is looking for early adopters to us...


It's goodbye to Podland and hello to Podnews Weekly Review. It's goodbye to email and hello to Podcast:txt. It's goodbye to Twitter verified and hello to Amazon Music & Podcasts ad free.
#100
11/04/2022

Podland supports both transcripts and chapters, if your podcast app doesn’t then grab a new app from podnews.net/newpodcastapps

Special Guests:

Adam Curry (Podfather) & Dave Jones (Podsage) talk about: How the podcast namespace started?Why it will never be called Podcast 3.0?Why Value4Value has already jumped the ‘Chasm of Adoption’?What new tags are Adam/Dave most excited about in Phase 6 of the namespace?

Show Notes & Links:

Goodbye to Evo Terra's Podcast Pontifications and hello to The EndBuzzsprout has become...


Stop the downloads - measure the listens. The Sports Podcast Awards, and Q3 results: Spotify and ABC Australia are up but the BBC is not
#99
10/28/2022

Podland supports both transcripts and chapters, if your podcast app doesn’t then grab a new app from podnews.net/newpodcastapps

Special Guests:

Dylan Pugh - The Sports Podcast Awards 2023 are now open for entry. There are 23 categories and close in mid-November.

Show Notes & Links

Spotify has reported its Q3/22 earnings. It has 456m monthly active users (up 20% y-on-y). Ad revenue, led by podcasting, is up 19% y-on-y and 7% q-on-q, at €385m (12.8% of the company’s total revenue). The company lost €228m in the quarter; they pre...


To edit or not to edit that is the question? Castopod v1.0 launches, Squadcast awarded US Patent, Is podcasting coming to TikTok? YouTube advertising for podcasters?
#98
10/20/2022

Podland supports both transcripts and chapters, if your podcast app doesn’t then grab a new app from podnews.net/newpodcastapps

Special Guests:

Neal Vigelio - PodknowsBenjamin Bellamy - Ad AuresYassine Doghri - Ad Aures

Show Notes & Links

After 3+ years, it's OFFICIAL … SquadCast.FM has been awarded a US patent for our Recording Engine with Progressive Uploads 

Social media app TikTok is preparing to launch a podcast app. 

TikTok’s parent company also owns Resso, a...


Spotify layoffs, it's just business? Todd Cochrane 1,628 not out! Podcast.ai brings back Steve Jobs? Phase 6 of Podcast Index announced!
#97
10/14/2022

Podland supports both transcripts and chapters, if your podcast app doesn’t then grab a new app from podnews.net/newpodcastapps

Special Guests:

Todd CochraneAlban Brooke

Show Notes & Links:

Spotify is cancelling eleven of its original shows. Those cancelled represent less than 2% of Spotify’s more than 500 original podcasts; but it’s likely to result in “less than 5% of Spotify’s staff on original podcasts” being laid off.

The Gimlet Union and Parcast Union have tweeted a statement ab...


Skye Pillsbury from newsletter 'The Squeeze' talks about 'What Does "Big Money Podcasting" Look Like?' both now and in the future, as layoffs continue and shows are cut.
#96
10/07/2022

We support both transcripts and chapters, if your podcast app doesn’t then grab a new app from podnews.net/newpodcastapps

Special Guest

Skye Pillsbury - The Squeeze The Squeeze Newsletter Article What Does "Big Money Podcasting" Look Like?

Show Notes + Links: 

Joe Rogan is no longer #1 in Podnews’s Ranker Anchor continues to lose market shareFive editorial people from Spotify’s podcast team were laid off this month, reports Ashley CarmanCadence13 may be up for saleThe RSS feed to Kara Swisher’s former podcast Sway has been re...


iHeartMedia purchased podcast plays to game their download numbers and the IAB says it's ok!? John Spurlock talks OP3.dev and how it could help filter this bad practice.
#95
09/30/2022

SPECIAL GUESTS:

Morten Strunge - PodimoJohn Spurlock  - OP3.dev

SHOW NOTES & LINKS:

Podcast companies are buying short podcast plays within mobile game apps, causing official downloads of shows no one may be playing longer than twenty seconds according to Bloomberg's Ashley Carman. Time has also published the story outside a paywall.

Players get game tokens if they listen to a podcast for just twenty seconds. (Carman posts a graphic). But, because more than 60 seconds of audio are downloaded by the player, as demonstrated in this article in Sounds Profitable, th...


Spotify launch audiobooks, it costs extra. Acast layoff 15% seeking profitability. Transistor.fm supports the Open Podcast Prefix Project. Ivy.fm supports multiple Podcast Index Namespace tags. RSS Blue supports Alby and Fountain digital wallets.
#94
09/23/2022

Sponsors:

Buzzsprout Ads can now Monetize Your Back Catalog, by finding insertion points in your entire back catalogue automatically. 

SquadCast invites you to join their new Slack channel, DM @SquadCastFM if you want to join.

Notes & Links: 

Spotify has launched audiobooks (in the US only). Audiobooks are an extra cost and you’ll be taken to a website to purchase them.Spotify has signed a deal with Wattpad to bring Indonesian and Filipino webnovel authors to podcasting.Spotify’s video podcasting service is apparently being used to pira...


Podland Extra Interviews: with Dino Sofos, Eric Nuzum and Mike Kadin
#93
09/18/2022

Special Guests: 

Dino Sofos  - Founder and CEO, Persephonica Eric Nuzum - Co-founder, Magnificent Noise Mike Kadin - Founder and CEO at RedCircleSupport the show

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Happy 20th birthday RSS, Alby launches profile pages. Spotify rolls out new Podcast UI and 'reasonably soon' will add Audiobooks.
#92
09/16/2022

Guest Interviews:

Eric Nuzum - Magnificent NoiseAlex Newall - Rusty Quill Ltd

Show Notes:

1. Spotify

Spotify is the top podcast network in the US based on reach, according to new data from Edison Research. 

Spotify now has separate home feeds for Music and Podcasts & Shows! 

Audiobooks are coming to Spotify “reasonably soon”, according to CFO Paul Vogel.

2. Alby

Alby has launched an analytics website for Value 4 Value, the podcast funding method from the Podcas...


"Keep Calm and Carry On". BBC R&D launch 'Adaptive Podcasting' and Alby launch a new SAT's dashboard.
#91
09/09/2022

Guest Interviews

Ian Forrester - BBC R&D - Adaptive PodcastingRene Aaron - Alby - New Dashboard

Show Notes

The BBC Global News Podcast's presenter Jackie Leonard, and producer Karen Martin, spoke at Radiodays Asia in Malaysia. The show, which is also recording a special edition at the event, is one of the top-rated shows in many Asian countries, with 33m downloads a month.

In collaboration with the European Broadcasting Union and partners, BBC R&D has developed an open-source platform that allows the production of 'adaptive' podcasts. 

I...


You're everywhere or you're no where baby!? Podcasts are coming to YouTube and Twitter should you be on them? Spotify now have ads, transcriptions and maybe comments soon?
#90
09/01/2022

 James Cridland and Sam Sethi return for this week's show

NEWS: 

Adam Curry, the “podfather”, spoke with Dave Jones at Podcast Movement 2022, explaining the history of open podcasting, the Podcast Index and the features available with the new podcast namespace

Edison Research and Sounds Profitable issued reports at Podcast Movement, Dallas
 The Podcast Broker, a new service for buying and selling podcasts, was launched at Podcast Movement.  The service is the brainchild of TrueNativeMedia’s Heather Osgood

YouTube ha...


Live from Dallas: open podcasting, what to do with Spotify, and where the medium is going
#89
08/26/2022

We're sponsored by Buzzsprout and SquadCast.

James Cridland joined Todd Cochrane from Blubrry, Rob Greenlee from Libsyn, Tangia Estrada from BIPOC Podcast Creators, and Heather Osgood from The Podcast Broker and True Native Media.
 
This week, the show is from the New Media Show, live on stage at Podcast Movement. This version has been lightly edited from the original. You can find the New Media Show in your favourite podcast app.

Want to watch? Here's the show as originally recorded. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_6JAh25hIT0

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Podverse mobile supports Alby. Libsyn expands to Europe and Canada. Spotify filters music from podcasts. Podnews launches podcastnamespace.org. Oprah protects her trademark and ASA fines Steven Bartlett.
#88
08/18/2022

This week's stories discussed by James Cridland and Sam Sethi

The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint against Huel and The Diary of a CEO with Steven Bartlett.

We asked Paul Chantler, one of the UK’s media law experts,  how should you keep your host-read podcast ad legal? 

Oprah Winfrey’s company has filed a lawsuit against fan podcast Oprahdemics from Radiotopia. 

Libsyn is expanding to Europe by acquiring German podcast company Julep Media.

The Latino Podcast Listener Report 2022 was published by Edison Research and Elsie...


Podcast neighbourhoods, paying to be a guest, and podcast:verify. Evo Terra sits in for Sam Sethi.
#87
08/11/2022

Evo Terra joins James Cridland this week, while Sam drinks wine in Europe somewhere. Evo's podcast is at podcast pontifications and he runs simpler.media

Special Guest: Dan Misener co-founder of Bumper

Podcast guests are paying up to $50,000 to appear on popular shows, and the podcasts don’t disclose it, according to a piece from Ashley Carman in Bloomberg. It quotes a number of podcasts who charge more than $30,000 per interview… and they only added a full disclosure (an FTC requirement) after being contacted by Bloomberg for the story...


Who should pay to play? Should guests pay hosts or should listeners pay hosts? #value4value #transparency #trust. Is Thread.land the best place to leave your comments?
#86
08/04/2022

Guest Interviews

John Spurlock - Thread.land  Matt Medeiros - Castos

Show Notes

Acast has released the company’s Q2/22 financial report.
The Swedish company now hosts 66,000 podcasts (a record growth last quarter); the number of listens in the quarter increased 41% year-on-year. 

The company lost $11m in the quarter, though now expects to make EBITDA profit in 2024, earlier than previously expected. 

“The heavy investment phase is now over, " says CEO Ross Adams...


Good Morning Podcasters! Alby Wallet API delivers Value 4 Value. Hosts RSS.com and Castos deliver integrated wallets. Podchaser API delivers transcripts. Podcast Index delivers descriptions and Spotify delivers Q2 financial results.
#85
07/29/2022

Guest Interview

Alberto Betella - CTO RSS.com

Show Notes

Podcast host RSS.com is to announce integration with Alby this week: enabling value 4 value for thousands of podcasts. You’ll be able to activate and link your Alby account with your podcast in RSS.com’s dashboard.  RSS has produced a video showing how it works on their platform

Monetize your @CastosHQ podcast with @getAlby and @PodcastindexOrg value4value tag!  Castos has produced a video showing how it works on their platform

Full List of  New Pod...


Acast buys Podchaser: we talk to both CEOs (and ask about spam); plus, Alby, the simple cryptowallet for podcasters
#84
07/21/2022

Special Guests

Moritz Kaminski - AlbyRoss Adams -  AcastBradley Davis - Podchaser

Show Notes

Acast is to acquire Podchaser, the “world’s most comprehensive and authoritative podcast database” in a deal worth $34m. Podchaser, which is expected to make a profit next year, will continue to operate as a separate brand: it contains data of more than 4.5m million podcasts, including advertising information. The integration will bring additional data to Acast’s advertisers.

The podcast landscape is ever shifting!

Alby, a browser extension...


Hint: It's Really Simple to extend Standards
#83
07/14/2022

Special Guests:

Mitch Downey - PodverseMike Mignano - Angel Investor and ex-Spotify

Show Notes:

Michael Mignano, has written a piece about what he calls The Standards Innovation Paradox.

In response, James Cridland wrote a long article that basically points out that Apple took the RSS standard and enhanced it. The thing that Mike Mignano says is impossible.

Adam Curry said: Spotify is the shitcoin of podcasting.

Spotify...


Podverse supports LIT and Video. Fountain rewards users for listening to podcasts. Alby, a browser extension for cryptocurrency, adds its own podcaster wallet.
#82
07/08/2022

Special Guests

Harry Duran -  Full CastOscar Merry - Fountain App

Show Notes

Podverse adds support for LIT and Video Support. Podcast Host Ranking from John Spurlock Fountain rewards users for listening to podcastsBlubrry has launched 'podcast media kits’ that update daily Libsyn StudioAnchor podcast fraud.  Here’s a link with details on how to report themAlby, a browser extension for cryptocurrency, has added its own podcaster wallet. The service allows you to earn from your listeners as they listen. The company has written a full guide to enabling your podcast.

Events<...


Tom Webster tells us that "creators" are mainly white men under 45 but where are the women? Bloomberg say Spotify's podcast strategy is failing!? Squadcast launch all new v5 and Voiceworks partners with Crowd Network on the Sports Network.
#81
07/01/2022

Special Guests

Tom Webster- Sounds ProfitableZachariah Moreno & Rock Felder - SquadcastSophie Hind & Jim Salveson - VoiceWorks

Show Notes

Sounds Profitable released The Creators, a study of the people who create podcasts. Tom Webster revealed that US podcast creators are more diverse than the US population, but are significantly younger and more male. Most own both Android and iOS devices, though more than four in ten podcast creators have been listening to podcasts for under a year. 

You can download the full report here.

Bloomberg Businessweek posts Spotify’s Billion-Dollar Bet on Podcasting Has...


Acast and GoodPods are building 'Community' by enabling comments. Fountain and UnCut are building 'Community' by rewarding your time & attention? And Spotify are building 'Community' by sharing your music listening with friends but not your podcasts?
#80
06/23/2022

Special Guests

Carlos Diaz - Uncut.fm is a new podcast platform that lets you "mint, share and sell your content as NFTs".

Jake Warren  - UK podcast production company Message Heard has signed with CAA

Show Notes

Breaking: Acast+ has announced an integration with Facebook. It allows Acast+ subscribers to offer members-only Facebook groups, as a launch partner of new Facebook functionality

Fountain is now rewarding people for li...


Interview with Ken Miller from Fathom; Spotify buys an AI voice service, Google Podcasts slips up in Pride Month, Sam looks different to what Adam Curry thinks
#79
06/16/2022

Special Guest

Ken Miller - CTO Fathom 

New podcast app Fathom, designed for better podcast discovery, has been launched on iOS and in-browser.  It promises you can “ask any question and hear answers from your favourite podcasters and their guests.”

https://fathom.fm/podcast/podland-news

Show Notes

Breaking: Apple Podcasts has published details of how search in its app works. The post includes clarification that ratings and reviews aren’t factored into search results; and that the search function searches the show name, ch...


Buzzsprout's Alban Brooke tells us all about their new mid-roll ads platform. Spotify describe RSS as “outdated technology." while claiming they will reach one billion listeners by 2030 and generate US$100 billion in revenue.
#78
06/10/2022

Special Guest

Alban Brooke - Head of Marketing at Buzzsprout. Buzzsprout the world’s second largest podcast host, has just formally announced Buzzsprout Ads, letting podcasters buy adverts for their shows (and other podcasters to earn revenue).

We’re using them - automatically inserted by Buzzsprout Ads.

Show Notes & Links

Spotify had an Investor Day last Wednesday.

“Spotify share price slid 55% this year. Daniel Ek said Spotify would grow beyond music, increasing creator tools and moving into audiobooks. This growth, Ek predicted, would take the compan...


Dave Jones the Pod Sage talks Value4Value, Sats, Lightning Network, WebLN, Alby and using Hive's Podping to build a new Decentralised Cross App Notifications messaging bus.
#77
06/02/2022

Sponsors

Buzzsprout - last week, 3,210 people started a podcast with Buzzsprout Squadcast - Create high-quality audio and video content just using your browser and using Dolby Enhanced Audio Mastering, they’ll sound better than ever.

Special Guest

Dave Jones - Pod Sage from Podcast Index talks about ...Value 4 Value Lightning NetworkWebLNAlby Hive's PodpingPodcast Index new tags and

Show Notes & Links

One of podcasting’s largest hosting companies, Megaphone, was down for more than nine hours. All the Spotify-owned company’s audio and RSS feeds...


From the Podcast Show 2022 - Jason Carter on the show; Alberto Betella on dodgy podcasters; Jessica Cordova-Kramer on audio reality
#76
05/26/2022

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Scoop Queen Ashley Carman joins us. Apple announces Podcasts Delegated Delivery. No Anchor or Megaphone. Are you team Spotify or team Apple? RØDECaster Pro II leaked. Curiocaster and Podverse support <podcast:liveItem> tag.
#75
05/21/2022

Sponsors

Buzzsprout - last week, 3,282 people started a podcast with Buzzsprout Squadcast - Create high-quality audio and video content just using your browser and using Dolby Enhanced Audio Mastering, they’ll sound better than ever.

Special Guest

Ashley Carman  - Bloomberg

Show Notes & Links

James Cridland Radio Days Europe - Roundup

Selling paid subscriptions through Apple Podcasts? Until now, you’ve had to upload that audio separately to Apple; but Apple Podcasts Delegated Delivery was announced yesterday, allowing creators to upload...


It Sounds Interesting now that Tom Webster has announced he is joining Sounds Profitable.
#74
05/12/2022

Sponsors

Buzzsprout - last week, 3,437 people started a podcast with Buzzsprout Squadcast - Create high-quality audio and video content just using your browser and using Dolby Enhanced Audio Mastering, they’ll sound better than ever.

Special Guest

Tom Webster -  Sounds Profitable

Show Notes & Links

Tom Webster has announced he is to join Sounds Profitable as Partner.  
Writing in Sounds Profitable, he outlines the future for Sounds Profitable - to share content, research,  run events and advisory services to help set the co...


Down Anchor, Goodbye Facebook, Au Revoir Michael Mignano & Tom Webster. Hello Squadcast!
#73
05/05/2022

Sponsors

Buzzsprout - last week, 3,549 people started a podcast with Buzzsprout NEW: Squadcast - Create high-quality audio and video content just using your browser: and, using Dolby Enhanced Audio Mastering, they’ll sound better than ever.

Special Guest

Steve Jones -  Content Director at Crowd Network

Show Notes & Links: 

Facebook is pulling out of podcasts and will close the service starting Jun 3. The company will stop creators adding podcasts to the service this week. They don’t plan to communicate the closure to Face...


Will video help make the next podcasting star? Anchor, Substack and YouTube think so. We talk to Tom Billington about the London Podcast Show and Neil Mody about Headliner, Disco and Eddy.
#72
04/28/2022

Sponsor

Buzzsprout - last week, 3,448 people started a podcast with Buzzsprout 

Guests

Tom Billington - Content Director for The Podcast ShowNeil Mody - CEO & Co-Founder Headliner 

Show Notes & Links: 

Spotify’s Anchor has rolled out proprietary video podcasts to all Anchor users in the US, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, and the UK. 

Paid subscriptions will be available for these shows, too; additionally, Anchor has integrated with Riverside.

Remote recording tool Riverside has just raised $35m in Series B funding.

A...


Hello to Spotify's new curation and moderation policies. Goodbye to Spotify's Greenroom creator fund and Facebook's podcasts.
#71
04/21/2022

Sponsor

Buzzsprout - last week, 3,684 people started a podcast with Buzzsprout 

Notes & Links: 

1. Spotify Selling Vapourware Again!?

In June 2021, Spotify announced the Spotify Greenroom Creator Fund for US creators to “support and reward creators for the communities they build and the experiences they create”, as part of the launch of Spotify Greenroom. However, the fund never launched; and yesterday, Spotify emailed applicants, admitting that the program had been cancelled.

2. Gaming the Spotify Algorithm?

There’s a new global #1 - the Brazilian artist Anitta’s Envolver...


Internationalise in order to profitise or use swap promos but never ever plagiarise.
#70
04/14/2022

Sponsor

Buzzsprout - last week, 3,686 people started a podcast with Buzzsprout 

Special Guest

Lauren Passell - CEO TinkMedia talks about why she has launched a podcast swap database for podcasters interested in setting up a promo swap for their podcast.

Notes & Links: 

An Anchor podcast called Soldier of Misfortune has been accused of being a shameless rip-off by Brendan I Koerner, a journalist for The Atlantic . He accuses the podcaster, Jesse Rapaport, of knowingly stealing his work. 

Spotify says that they’ll continue losing money...


Acast you're still spamming your competition? BBC you're still losing your talent? YouTube you're still making us wait? Apple you're still not providing us transcripts? Why O Why!?
#69
04/07/2022

Sponsor

Buzzsprout - last week, 3,847 people started a podcast with Buzzsprout 

Special Guest

Harry Duran talks about how he found a sponsor for his new podcast, raising $9k before launching  

SubStack

Substack is moving into podcasting - “but better”. The platform also lets you podcast for free

YouTube

YouTube is the third most popular podcast platform in America

Should your podcast be on YouTube? Rephonic crunch the data: revealing that for English-language shows, it could well be worthwhile. The Po...


Like London buses, you wait ages for one new podcast app and three come along at the same time. We talk with Chris Messina about NEW YouTube, Spotify and Twitter podcast apps coming soon.
#68
03/31/2022

SPECIAL GUEST:  Chris Messina

NEWS:

YouTube:

Exclusive: YouTube is planning tighter integration, monetisation and analytics for podcasts.  Despite no announcement from YouTube’s director of podcasting, Kai Chuk, at Podcast Movement Evolutions last week

YouTube is looking at ingesting podcast RSS feeds directly with a new podcasts homepage to be at youtube.com/podcasts (a URL that doesn’t work, yet)

 Spotify: 

Spotify is working on a brand new podcast interface. Spotted by Chris Messina, who posted a screen recording archiv...