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Marc Hershon

Podcast Reviews: Shmanners & The New Hollywood

Marc Hershon | Posted 02.05.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

One of the brothers, Travis McElroy, has now teamed up with his wife Teresa to hit the podwaves with >Shmanners, which focuses on all things etiquette.

Podcast Review: 'Try This'

Marc Hershon | Posted 01.29.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

A lot of people can say that their podcast offers the listener something different but perhaps only Chicago comedian Robert Bacon truly delivers the goods with his Try This podcast.

Podcast Reviews: JakeThis & Shut Up, Leonard

Marc Hershon | Posted 01.22.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

If it's generally a given that comedians make for the best comedy podcasters, then Jake Johannsen is a fine specimen of that subset. It's not importan...

Podcast Reviews: The X-Files Files & The Nerdist

Marc Hershon | Posted 01.15.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Being a podcast-wielding fan of TV's X-Files has paid off in spades for comedian Kumail Nanjiani since starting his show, The X-Files Files.

Podcast Review: Doug Loves Movies

Marc Hershon | Posted 01.08.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

I'm kicking off the year reviewing one of the staples of podcasting, Doug Loves Movies, as a reminder that the adage "out with the old, in with the new" doesn't necessarily always apply.

Six Resolutions to Help Your Brand Succeed in 2016

Marc Hershon | Posted 01.07.2016 | Business
Marc Hershon

Resolutions don't have to be personal, though. The new year is the perfect time to set some resolutions for your brand, making sure you provide the care and maintenance to help it succeed in 2016.

Podcast Review: How To Be Amazing With David Sedaris

Marc Hershon | Posted 12.28.2015 | Entertainment
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No stranger to co-hosting a podcast, Michael Ian Black (Mike And Tom Eat Snacks, Topics) handles the hosting duties solo on How To Be Amazing with Michael Ian Black. In the case of his latest two-parter, his guest is David Sedaris, an author who is used to talking.

Podcast Review: Victrola!

Marc Hershon | Posted 12.18.2015 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Already a great breeding ground for sketch comedy and improv, podcasting continues to hold space for those audio theatrical companies who want to bring it.

Podcast Reviews: David Steinberg & Wooden Overcoats

Marc Hershon | Posted 12.11.2015 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

One of the many interesting aspects of podcasting is that performers seem to be discovering the medium at the same time listeners are finding their wa...

Podcast Reviews: The Black List Table Reads & The Reigning Lunatic

Marc Hershon | Posted 12.04.2015 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

What an amazing, versatile medium podcasting is! Where else are you going to hear hot, not-yet-produced feature films as read by a talented cast of Ho...

Podcast Review: Nerd Poker "Farewell...For Now"

Marc Hershon | Posted 11.27.2015 | Entertainment
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For the past three years, listeners had the chance to listen in on a Dungeons & Dragons adventure as played by a bunch of comedians and writers who were not only all friends of the host but only took the famed role playing game serious enough to bring them together each week.

Podcast Review: Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast

Marc Hershon | Posted 11.20.2015 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Count on Gilbert Gottfried to bring in the guests that you didn't realize you've been dying to hear. This week the guest on his Amazing Colossal Podca...

Podcast Review: WTF With Guest Lorne Michaels

Marc Hershon | Posted 11.13.2015 | Entertainment
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WTF host Marc Maron has finally landed his white whale. This week he released his interview with Saturday Night Live creator/producer Lorne Michaels,...

Podcast Reviews: The Nerdist and The Seeso Seeshow

Marc Hershon | Posted 11.06.2015 | Entertainment
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Host Chris Hardwick's enthusiasm seems to run higher than most folks most of the time. But when he gets a first-time guest on his podcast, The Nerdist...

Podcast Reviews: Respect The Process and Allegedly

Marc Hershon | Posted 10.30.2015 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Even though Respect The Process is a podcast primarily aimed at the world of making commercials, hosted by Jordan Brady, a renowned commercial directo...

Podcast Review: Cash Withdrawal

Marc Hershon | Posted 10.23.2015 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Comedian Cash Levy has had a good thing going, namely Cashing In with T.J. Miller. The long-running podcast features Levy always needing to have Mille...

Podcast Review: Think Again

Marc Hershon | Posted 10.16.2015 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Think Again is a true conversational grab bag of a podcast, a product of the Big Think informational website. Or byproduct, more accurately, as host J...

Podcast Review: Bananaland

Marc Hershon | Posted 10.09.2015 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

A lot of comedians lay claim to the label "one of a kind" when it comes to their brand of humor, but few actually deliver. Bob Rubin is one of those w...

Podcast Review: Hello Today With Tripp & Tyler

Marc Hershon | Posted 10.02.2015 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

With the growing interest in listening to podcasts comes more and more interest in producing them, too. Among the newest entries is Hello Today with T...

Podcast Reviews: Human Conversation and The New Hollywood

Marc Hershon | Posted 09.25.2015 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

The simple act of conversation. That's really the essence of what comedic types Erin McGathy and Wayne Federman are up to each episode of Human Conversation.

Podcast Review: The JV Club

Marc Hershon | Posted 09.18.2015 | Entertainment
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Having just concluded her "Boys of Summers" series of guest on The JV Club, host Janet Varney returns to what she does best, interviewing the women of show biz. For her episode 170, Varney brings us Kelly Carlin, daughter of comedy god George Carlin

Podcast Reviews: Illusionoid & The David Feldman Show

Marc Hershon | Posted 09.11.2015 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

The improvised sci-fi comedy podcast out of Toronto, Illusionoid, kicks off its fifth year and fifth season in Podcastland this week. In an episode en...

Podcast Review: Rude Alchemy, The Plague Clowns

Marc Hershon | Posted 09.04.2015 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

The writing of the episodes zipline from corny to suspenseful, with plenty of laughs and plot twists, along with outrageous Italian and Romany accents helping to make the short season an enjoyable listen indeed.

Podcast Review: It's About Time Rockets' Red Glare, Pts. 1 & 2

Marc Hershon | Posted 08.28.2015 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Charlie and Steve, refugees of the Great Terrestrial Radio Depression, hit the podwaves last year with their Cardinal James Show. This year, they've a...

Alphabet Soup

Marc Hershon | Posted 08.28.2015 | Business
Marc Hershon

Google's proven, in a genius move, that you don't have to be a branding genius to come up with a simple, effective name with impact. (Although it help...