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  1. A Phone Call From Paul: Neil Gaiman ‹ Literary Hub

    We are very happy to introduce A Phone Call From Paul, Literary Hub’s weekly podcast, in which the inimitable Paul Holdengraber telephones a friend and sees what they’re up to.

    In episode one, Paul caught up with Neil Gaiman over the summer (before he became a new father!) to talk life, death, and the work of Dennis Potter.


    Read works mentioned in this podcast:

    The Book of My Enemy Has Been Remaindered, by Clive James

    Japanese Maple, by Clive James



    Part two with Neil Gaiman: Bee keeping, fatherhood, and magic.


    Music by Kurt Feldman.

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  2. New Disruptors 63: Failing Upward with Greg Knauss - Boing Boing

    Greg Knauss is an independent software developer who created Romantimatic, a reminder program for absent-minded sweethearts. You may know him from the early 2000s: from Suck.com and Metababy and Rainy Day Fun and Games for Toddler and Total Bastard, a collection of stories he promoted on what was arguably the first digital book tour. Then for a decade he toiled behind the scenes until he went out on his own. We’ll talk today about his expectations, the reality, and fear of failing—and of succeeding!

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    Things we mention in this episode:

    Greg and I are both so old we remember seeing the launch of Mosaic (in different forms), the very first widely distributed graphical-user interface Web browser. Marc Andreessen and his colleagues at NCSA didn’t invent the Web, but they made it accessible.

    Ted Nelson gets credit for creating the notion of hypertext, which he always envisioned as two-way links! The original Netscape browser let you edit pages directly. Everpix (the site that I couldn’t recall) had to shut down, despite being beloved, because the revenue didn’t match up with the cost of providing service.

    Kevin Kelly and I discussed 1,000 true fans, distributed collaboration, and his book Cool Tools last week. Greg’s essay, "Talking about Failure," covers some of the ground we discuss in this episode. Cabel Sasser’s talk about coping with panic at his firm, Panic, when things started heading a direction he didn’t want to walk down—and how he got through it. Also watch Christina Xu and Jack Conte talk about similar pressures and outcomes.

    A lot of interesting thoughts came out of XOXO 2013. Frank Chimero wrote of "The Inferno of Independence." Leah Reich discussed the value of critique in "The Uncanny Valley of Earnestness."

    Romantimatic was given a hard time by Elle, but Mashable was much more fair. Greg was also interviewed by CBC about the app.

    The New Disruptors is a podcast about people who make art, things, or connections finding new ways to reach an audience and build a community. Glenn Fleishman is the host, and he talks with new guests every week. Find older episodes at the podcast’s home.

    Support The New Disruptors directly as a patron at Patreon starting at $1 per month, with on-air thanks, premiums, and more at higher levels of support. We do this show with your help.

    Glenn Fleishman, @glennf, is the editor and publisher of The Magazine, a fortnightly electronic periodical for curious people with a technical bent. Glenn hosts The New Disruptors, a podcast about connecting creators and makers to their audiences, and writes as “G.F.” at the Economist’s Babbage blog. He is a regular panel member on the geeky media podcast The Incomparable. In October 2012, Glenn won Jeopardy! twice.

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  3. George Saunders is Live at Politics and Prose, a new Slate podcast. - Slate Magazine

    Listen to author George Saunders talk about his new short-story collection Tenth of December, his writing process, what it’s like to be a guest on The Colbert Report, and much more: Subscribe in iTunes ∙ RSS feed ∙ Download ∙ Play in another tab George Saunders is having a good 2013 so far. The…


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  4. Decently Funny #81 - 2 Jennys, a Guy and a Nuzzy’s Place

    Twitter’s little darlings and our favorite Jennys, Jenny Johnson a.k.a. @JennyJohnsonhi5 and Jenny Mollen a.k.a. @Jennyandteets stopped by Nuzzywood Studios to sit in on this episode of Decently Funny. Because they were both named Jenny at birth, the boys had to come up with creative nicknames to use in order to tell the two Jennys a part. After some initial technical issues, we talk about Jenny Johnson’s life in Houston and Jenny Mollen’s marriage with actor Jason Biggs. Get your answers to the following questions. Who are their famous friends? Will they sing Celebrity Karaoke? Who are their main celebrity sniping targets on Twitter? Which one of the boys gets murdered in the Decently Funny version of F, Marry, Kill game? And most importantly, which Jenny has large areolas? Listen to the whole show and then download the entire list of tweet contest entries.

    Tweet Contest

    Follow everyone on twitter. @JennyJohnsonhi5, @Jennyandteets, @theNuzzy, @theguy, @littleboatjack & @decentlyfunny… download all of our shows Decently Funny on iTunes, listen to us on the go with our mobile app at Stitcher.com/DecentlyFunny and at home on DecentlyFunny.com


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