#82: Going multiplatform: From podcast to DirectTV with Off Camera's Sam Jones

Guest: Off Camera's Sam Jones Last year I discovered Off Camera, a beautifully done multi-platform project by photographer and filmmaker Sam Jones. Not only were his guests amazing (Robert Downey Jr, Dave Grohl, etc) but the project was done so well across multiple formats: Podcast-video-magazine. It came back to mind recently as I was watching TV and saw a commercial for Off Camera. The podcast-web video-magazine had made the leap to TV. Sam and I talk about the concept, how he makes it work so well across formats and how the show made it's way to DirectTV. You can find...
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#81: Going hyperlocal, breaking Kurt Cobain's death & saving Jim Gaffigan w/Marty Riemer

Guest: Marty Riemer In this episode we go deep on Seattle, talking to Marty Riemer about how about local radio was disrupted, how his experiment in creating a hyperlocal podcast worked, as well as how he became famous for breaking the news of Kurt Cobain's death as well as how his hugely successful comedy festivals helped revive Jim Gaffigan's career. You can find out more about Mary at www.martyriemer.com/ You can find the NextMarkt Podcast (and where to subscribe in your favorite app) here: www.technology.fm/nextmarketpodcast/
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#80: Surviving as a working writer in the e-book era with Simon Wood

Guest: Mystery novelist Simon Wood On this episode, I talk to Simon Wood, a long time mystery and horror novelist about surviving as a working writer. By his own account, Simon is a midlist writer who has seen his own publishers go out of business as e-books began to take hold, but Simon has survived by actively managing his own career and embracing the world of e-books. You can find out more about Simon at www.simonwood.net You can find more NextMarket podcasts at www.technology.fm/nextmarket
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#79: Introducing Technology.FM and Going on Shark Tank with Unikey's Phil Dumas

Summary: Introducing Technology.FM and an interview with Phil Dumas, the first entrepreneur to get five offers on Shark Tank This week I do a little housekeeping, talking about a new tech podcast site I launched, www.technology.fm as well as talk about a new show called The Smart Home Show. In the second half of the podcast, I feature an interview with Phil Dumas, CEO of smart lock company Unikey. We talk about his appearance on Shark Tank, why his offer from Mark Cuban and Mr. Wonderful didn't get finalized, and the story behind his smart lock company Unikey. Check out Unikey at www.unikey.com...
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#78 The Beacon Episode with Dan Fletcher & Celeste LeCompte

This is our Beacon episode with guests Dan Fletcher and Celeste LeCompte
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#77: Jack Conte and Tom Merritt

(Download this episode) It's a 2 for 1 episode! In our first segment, we talk with Jack Conte, the CEO of Patreon. Jack returns to the show to let us know how his patron-model crowdfunding business is going, as well as talks about how to balance the life of tech entrepreneur with working musician. In the second segment, I visit with Tom Merritt, long time journalist and tech podcaster who recently went independent. Tom talks about his last ten years in podcasting, utilizing Patreon to fund his new venture and how things are going with his new show. You can...
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#76: Semil Shah on mobile investing, AngelList and the new world of podcast apps

Semil Shah wears a lot of hats. He is a product guy for Swell, invests in companies through his own seed fund and is TechCrunch's longest running guest columnist. I sat down with Semil to talk about investing in mobile technology, the changing world of angel and venture investing and what he thinks about every day running product for one of the up and coming podcast apps.

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#75: Croncast's Kris Smith on the early days of podcasting

Kris Smith has been podcasting since it was a thing, starting his seminal show, Croncast, in 2004 with his wife Betsy.

I've gotten to know Kris a bit online, so I thought it would be fun to catch up with him to talk about the early days of podcasting.

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#74: Michael Connelly on bringing Bosch to the TV with Amazon Studios

Connelly is no stranger to Hollywood, having seen his novels Blood Work and Lincoln Lawyer make it to the big screen. However, his most well known character, Hieronymus "Harry" Bosch, had not yet been realized in this format...until now.
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#73: Walt Mossberg on launching Re/Code & evolution of the technology columnist in the Internet era

Walt Mossberg set the template for the modern personal technology column back in the early nineties when he switched from being a war correspondent for the Wall Street Journal to writing about tech. Walt and I talk about those early days, the evolution of the personal technology columnist role in the age if the Internet, leaving the Wall Street Journal and the launch of his new company, Re/Code.

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