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Podcasting For Dummies, 3rd Edition by Chuck Tomasi, Tee Morris

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Chapter 18

Ten Types of Podcasts to Check Out

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Geeking out with some of the best tech, gaming, and “geek” podcasts

check Getting your laugh on with great comedy podcasts

check Listening to slice-of-life and other compelling stories

check Hunkering down with podcasts about podcasting

Ah yes, narrowing down the thousands upon thousands upon thousands of podcasts out there to an elite ten: The Top Ten Podcasts You Should Be Listening To. The Best of the Best. The Select Few to Follow.

No pressure.

Where to begin? Where to begin? With each edition of Podcasting For Dummies, your humble authors sat down and put together our own top ten lists of podcasts, and here’s what we have noticed: There are a lot of podcasts out there. While some of our listening habits have remained steady and constant as the North Star, our taste can sometimes shift into unexpected offerings … which if you listen to Astronomy Cast, you would know Polaris is not that constant. We have found, over our years of podcasting, that we listen to a solid cross-section of types of podcasts, not just in the way of genres but ...

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