In the vein of continuous learning, I subscribe to a number of podcasts. I thought I would share these with you, so that you can learn along with me! I broke these into categories so that you can discern which you would be most interested in. I only put podcasts that are current in this list. Click the name to go to their website or do a search in iTunes to subscribe.
Audio 2U – Shutters Inc – Great source of inspiration and technical and business information for photography. The hosts are great fun to listen to with a very laid back manner.
Martin Bailey Photography Podcast – Covering all matters of photography with an emphasis on landscape and flower/macro work from a British ex-pat living in Japan.
Boagworld – Web design podcast with a focus mostly on accessibility and user experience. Definitely entertaining to listen to.
Creativexpert – Interviews with experts in the field of design, typically web related. Excellent hosts.
Freelance Radio – A panel of successful freelancers covering design, writing and consulting. This is definitely one of the best.
Creative Independence – Bob and Chris cover a number of different topics. Always informative and entertaining. Also goes by the name Answers for Freelancers.
Dave Ramsey – Advice on money from the nationally syndicated radio show. Can get repetitive after a while, but good to go back to from time to time.
48 Days – Advice on getting into the work you love. Can get repetitive after a while, but good to go back to from time to time.
Big Illustration Party Time – Hosts Kevin and Josh talk about the business and work in commercial illustration and comics. Definitely entertaining.
Art & Story – Covers the art and writing involved with primarily comics.
Chris Oatley’s Artcast – Interviews with experts in art fields such as animation and illustration.
Art Institute of Chicago: Musecast – Mostly about the AI of Chicago museum and their new exhibits.
BBC Radio 3 Arts and Ideas – Talk covering a variety of topics from fine artists and writers to TV series, etc.
I Should be Writing – Interviews and writing tips from one of the first in the podcast scene.
Writing Excuses – 15 minutes on various writing topics, mostly geared toward novel writing. Three hosts that make it entertaining and interesting.
The Writing Show – Primarily interviews with authors of all sorts.
Sydney Writer’s Centre podcast – Interviews with (mostly) Australian authors.
Grammar Girl – Short podcast covering common grammar mistakes. Mignon, the host, keeps the typically dry topic rather interesting.
Radio Three Sixty – Music podcast that has a fair range from hip hop to electronica to chill, great to listen to while designing or retouching. They don’t come out with new episodes too often, but there is a backlog of (currently) 58 episodes at about 30-40 minutes each.
Dragon Page Cover to Cover – Podcast about fantasy and science fiction books and the publishing industry. Occasional writing advice.
Short Cummings Audio presents Happily Domesticated – Short 6 minute humor essays from Kevin Cummings. Clean and on topics of life.
Stuff you Should Know – Josh and Chuck provide a good laugh on a large variety of topics from body farms to how a hangover works. They research pretty thoroughly, so the info is good, but they are very entertaining. This one comes highly recommended. From howstuffworks.com
Stuff you missed in History Class – History lessons on little known topics such as the Caning of Charles Sumner. From howstuffworks.com
Tech Stuff – Information on anything tech related from the history of Linux to alternate reality games. Another one from howstuffworks.com
Paranormal Podcast – Entertaining interviews with the so-called experts of the paranormal field. Everything from apparent crackpots to Ph.D. laureates, with subjects covering everything from aliens to historical mysteries to vampires.
The Dark Verse – Horror and fantasy short stories written in the style of H.P. Lovecraft.
The Geologic Podcast – Humor, skepticism, music, and general ramblings from George Hrab.
Coverville – Music podcast focused on cover songs done by and covering a wide variety of artists and styles.
The New Yorker: Out Loud – From the magazine, covering a large variety of topics.
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