As someone who works at home and has younger kids, I’ve found it difficult to get into listening to podcasts—it just seems there’s never a good time for them. During the work day, I find it impossible to listen to a podcast, probably because my brain is easily dist…hey, look what’s on reddit now…er, wait, what was I saying?
And in the evenings, the kids tend to take up much of the free time, and once they’re in bed, I’m not usually in the mood to listen to a podcast.
In any event, given that background, you may find it surprising to learn that I’m involved in a new weekly podcast. Not only that, but that I’ve been involved for six full episodes now, as of this week’s show. Surprising, indeed, but it’s true.
Here’s the tl;dr version: I’m co-co-hosting a podcast with Ian Schray (@idschray) and Tyler Poage (@tylerpoage). It’s called The Committed. So what’s it about? It’s about tech, and things related to tech, and occasionally garbage cans (no, really).
We typically record on Monday, with the show being available on Tuesday. The exceptions are weeks where someone is traveling and unavailable, or if there’s an event set for the Tuesday of that week (as with the upcoming October 22nd event). In those cases, we record on Tuesday for publishing on Wednesday.
During our roughly one-hour show, we strive to share useful information and tips in an entertaining manner—which are pretty much the objectives of every podcast ever created. But still, they’re good goals to have, and we’re doing our best to achieve them.
I’d love it if you could give us a listen and let me know what you think; never having done this on my own, I’m curious to know if you find what we’re doing informative and entertaining—I think we’ve put together some good shows, but one’s comments on one’s own work don’t really count as usable feedback.
Read on if you’d like more details about why someone who isn’t an active podcast listener has chosen to become involved in podcasting, and for more information on the show, its focus, and the cast.
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