This week in the Pillowfort
We also look at what’s new and news in the world of podcasts, this week we will look at shows that have focused on out favourite diminutive dessert; the cupcake, and as always, we will end with what we’ve learned this week.
So grab your headphones, a tall drink, and join us in the Pillowfort
Your Hosts: Amy Barker & Richard Gray
New and News
- India’s smartphone boom is triggering a wave of podcast experiments
- Marc Maron: ‘My Life Is the Podcast‘ – a report from the Podcast Movement conference
- HeadGum is a new podcast network with shows like Gilmore Guys, This Is Why You’re Single, and The Mindhouse Podcast
- Winners from the 2015 Mixcloud Online Radio Awards in the online talk radio shows include Serial (overall winner), Start Up (business), WTF with Marc Maron (comedy) and The Globalist (news & politics).
- Coming to Australia: The Moth and Marc Maron
- Behind the Panels Vol. 1 went out on with a bang! (yes, there was cake)
Episode Round Up
- Answer Me This – Ep 271 – ampersand ampersand tonic
- Don’t Tell My Mother – Jen Kober enters the Cupcake Wars
- EHG Mini (from Extra Hot Great) – Just like Mum (report on Masterchef Junior)
- The Week – Why I hate cupcakes
- 612 ABC Brisbane Breakfast with Spencer Howson – Illegal cupcakes, librarians, and copyright
Things we learned this week
- Richard –
- Amy –
- Outro music – Short Skirt and Long Jacket by Cake
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