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Podcast Reviews: I Was There Too & Dudes Of Future/Past

Marc Hershon | Posted 09.02.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

I Was There Too Beverly Hills Cop and Willow with Rick Overton One of the tricks to a listenable podcast is for it to either have or be a hook that k...

Podcast Review: The Last Podcast On The Left

Marc Hershon | Posted 07.23.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Last Podcast On The Left Episode 232: Bigfoot Hunters Unlike most of the strange and fantastic topics that hosts Henry Zebrowski, Ben Kissel, and Ma...

3 Ways Customer Stories Can Build Your Business

Margarita Hakobyan | Posted 07.22.2016 | Business
Margarita Hakobyan

Marketers regularly discuss how customer stories are a fantastic resource for building your business, but they don't often talk about how to use them to your best advantage. These three methods for using customer stories will help your business rise to the top of the pack.

Podcast Reviews: Fake The Nation & Within The Wires

Marc Hershon | Posted 07.15.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Fake The Nation -- Episode 1: Beyoncé for Vice President A tempestuous election year seems like perfect timing to launch a new political panel podc...

Podcast Reviews: The Nerdist & WTF

Marc Hershon | Posted 07.08.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

The Nerdist -- Episode 814: Dana Carvey It seems like Dana Carvey is back. (Did he ever leave?) He's recently been spotted at the LA Improv recording...

Elie Wiesel's 1957 Review Of Disneyland Is Utterly Charming

Atlas Obscura | Posted 07.01.2016 | Travel
Atlas Obscura

Disney circa 1960. (Photo: Orange County Archives/CC BY 2.0) by Sarah Laskow, originally published on Atlas Obscura In 1957, Elie Wiesel, the wr...

Podcast Reviews: Adam Ruins Everything & My Dad Wrote A Porno

Marc Hershon | Posted 07.01.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Another body recently made the leap across the media divide into Podcastland, and it's none other than Adam Conover, member of the CollegeHumor crew a...

Sony a6300 Review - Frustratingly Awesome

Dan Watson | Posted 07.01.2016 | Technology
Dan Watson

Sony A6300 Review - An amazing mirrorless camera for photographers and videographers with a couple of kinks. No camera is perfect but the Sony A6300 o...

Genre Snobs Are Everywhere

Lev Raphael | Posted 06.27.2016 | Books
Lev Raphael

The contempt these mystery readers sometimes feel directed at them gets recycled as they express disdain for books they don't like which have been written and enjoyed by people they have to denigrate. That's not an argument or even a defense: it's blatant insecurity.

Podcast Reviews: Mike And Tom Eat Snacks & WTF

Marc Hershon | Posted 06.24.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Unlike some of the snacks they choose, sample, and review, the hosts of Mike And Tom Eat Snacks (MATES), Michael Ian Black and Tom Cavanagh apparently...

Podcast Reviews: The @Midnight Podcast & The Basement Yard

Marc Hershon | Posted 06.17.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Back near the start of this year, Chris Hardwick, the main host of the Nerdist podcast, cut back the schedule from three to just one episode a week. A...

Brad Meltzer's New Novel: The Thrill of Fatherhood

Tony Buchsbaum | Posted 06.14.2016 | Books
Tony Buchsbaum

Brad Meltzer's new thriller, written with Tod Goldberg, is called The House of Secrets. The title comes from the name of a television program in which...

Podcast Reviews: How Did This Get Made? & Wooden Overcoats

Marc Hershon | Posted 06.03.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

While the How Did This Get Made? podcast, co-hosted by Paul Scheer, June Diane Raphael, and Jason Mantzoukas, always provides a series of delightful g...

Podcast Review: Let's Chat! with Revill and Friends

Marc Hershon | Posted 05.20.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

If you ever wanted to have conversations with people you like, admire, or are just plain curious about, start a podcast! That's kind of the feel of Le...

Podcast Review: 'Runaway Brains'

Marc Hershon | Posted 05.13.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

I know what you're saying to yourself: "Self, now that podcasts have been a thing for more than a decade, isn't it time that Jeopardy phenom have his ...

Cuban Flan -- Ita Egues's Recipe

Jaye Rose Lindner | Posted 05.09.2016 | Taste
Jaye Rose Lindner

At work last week we all brought in items to celebrate Cinco De Mayo. The girl who was organizing it sent out a list of things to bring, and when I saw flan was on the list I knew I had to make Luis's cuban grandmothers recipe to share with everyone.

21 Business Controls to Help You Let Go of More (and Worry Less)

David Finkel | Posted 05.04.2016 | Business
David Finkel

In this article I wanted to go into greater detail about "business controls" by giving you a list of 21 concrete examples of business controls. Read through the list. It will give you a clear grasp of what controls are and how they fit into the plan of scaling your company.

Podcast Review: Schmoozecast

Marc Hershon | Posted 04.30.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Bringing it old school, New York comedian and former publisher of Comedy USA magazine Barry Weintraub has begun meeting up with comic buddies at a tin...

'Rise of the Robots' and the Success of Electronic Banking

Don McNay | Posted 04.25.2016 | Books
Don McNay

What is so gripping about Rise of the Robots is the unpredictability of the jobs being wiped out. Ford argues that nearly EVERY job or position can be ultimately eliminated by technology, especially as artificial intelligence improves.

Profile: Linda Langton, Super-Agent

Paola K Amaras | Posted 04.20.2016 | Books
Paola K Amaras

She is always dancing, so we were lucky enough to get her to slow down for a bit to talk about her remarkable life. Linda Langton runs Langtons Inte...

Podcast Reviews: 'Sorry I've Been So Busy' and 'How To Be Amazing'

Marc Hershon | Posted 04.15.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

What could be a better format for a show for two busy comedy guys than to have other busy comedy people as guests and share what they've been so busy ...

7 Books We Didn't Expect To Fall In Love With

Kirkus | Posted 04.13.2016 | Books
Kirkus

"A stunning book about Alice and Oliver, yes, but also about the way illness shatters us all." A literary novel about cancer and the way a husband and wife try to survive. Read full book review.

Farm to Table Restaurant Series in New England

Jason P. Stadtlander | Posted 04.13.2016 | Taste
Jason P. Stadtlander

With the coming of spring and eventually summer in New England, it's high time we began thinking of places to go and people to see.

Podcast Reviews: Pappy's, Jackie & Laurie & Comedy Film Nerds

Marc Hershon | Posted 04.08.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Britain continues to put out many topflight podcasts and, among them, a number of highly entertaining panel shows. The cast of England's sketch comedy...

Robert Nix's Experimental Album 'Once in a Blue Moon'

Bridget Fitzgerald | Posted 03.24.2016 | Entertainment
Bridget Fitzgerald

When listening to several of the tracks, I definitely had flashbacks of listening to the OTEV songs from "Big Brother" or perhaps to Rockapella singing on "Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego?" that give clues to solve a puzzle. #cannotbeunheard