Posts by Caitlin Lamb

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If the name of Shopify’s new podcast makes you laugh and say “as if,” then TGIM might not be for you. But if you’re thinking of striking out on your own and starting a business, then stay tuned. TGIM is Shopify’s ...
Shopify's next big move

Thank God it’s…Monday?

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If the name of Shopify’s new podcast makes you laugh and say “as if,” then TGIM might not be for you. But if you’re thinking of striking out on your own and starting a business, then stay tuned. TGIM is Shopify’s first podcast and is the first step in the company’s move towards broadening their [&hellip
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Now that the hurdles of the Iowa Caucus and New Hampshire primaries have been passed, election season is in full swing and that November date will be here before you know it. The new season has brought with it an onslaught ...
Another political podcast joins the race

FiveThirtyEight’s Election Delivers the Data-Based Politics you Crave, Now in Podcast Form

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Now that the hurdles of the Iowa Caucus and New Hampshire primaries have been passed, election season is in full swing and that November date will be here before you know it. The new season has brought with it an onslaught of political podcasts, from Huffington Post’s Candidate Confessional to Futuro Media Group’s In The [&hellip
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“It’s not meant to go viral, and it’s not meant to be for everyone.” That’s how Ezra Klein, Editor in Chief at Vox.com, described his latest endeavor, Vox’s podcast titled The Weeds. The first show aired on ...
A Look at the Policy that the Evening News Doesn't Cover

Out of the Campaign Flowerbed and Into Vox’s ‘The Weeds’

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“It’s not meant to go viral, and it’s not meant to be for everyone.” That’s how Ezra Klein, Editor in Chief at Vox.com, described his latest endeavor, Vox’s podcast titled The Weeds. The first show aired on October 2, 2015, and Klein, along with Vox’s senior editor, Sarah Kliff, and one of their writers, Matthew [&hellip
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The latest Gimlet Media podcast series, Surprisingly Awesome, aired last November with a part humor, part informative, but mostly awkward show titled simply “Mold.” With a promise to explore the boring aspects of our ...
Weirdness You Must Hear to Believe

Surprisingly [not so] Awesome: Making the Boring a Little Less Boring

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The latest Gimlet Media podcast series, Surprisingly Awesome, aired last November with a part humor, part informative, but mostly awkward show titled simply “Mold.” With a promise to explore the boring aspects of our lives and “uncover their inner awesomeness,” the idea seems interesting, and the hosts carry a heavy load of prior
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Just when you thought you the worst the internet had to offer were those “share or your mother dies” posts, along came Katie Notopoulos and Ryan Broderick with Buzzfeed’s Internet Explorer. The quirky pair are ...
The Weird Corners of the Internet

Buzzfeed’s Internet Explorer: Laugh, Cringe, and be Amazed at all the Weirdness the Internet has to Offer

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Just when you thought you the worst the internet had to offer were those “share or your mother dies” posts, along came Katie Notopoulos and Ryan Broderick with Buzzfeed’s Internet Explorer. The quirky pair are delivering everything you’d expect a podcast version of Buzzfeed to be, from cringe worthy tales of online fame seekers to
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For those of you who are already sick of the political campaign commercials and news coverage of each candidate’s latest slip up, you may find a surprising ally for your escape in one John Dickerson. Host of Face the ...
Overall Score: 6.8

Podcast Review: “Slate’s Whistlestop,” A New Take on Old Politics

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For those of you who are already sick of the political campaign commercials and news coverage of each candidate’s latest slip up, you may find a surprising ally for your escape in one John Dickerson. Host of Face the Nation on CBS News, political director of CBS News and a political correspondent for Slate magazine, [&hellip

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