The scales have finally tipped: As of 2019, more than half of all teens and adults in the U.S. have listened to at least one podcast, according to one consumer survey. It has been a time of tremendous growth for the medium.
Cadence13, a leading premium podcast company, and PAPER today announced the launch of Internetty, a weekly look at the most talked about stories on the internet spanning pop culture, celebrity news, entertainment and more.
If you’ve made it this far, you already know how much I love personal stories, family secrets, and generational trauma, which makes it no surprise that The Ballad Of Billy Balls is my number one. From the team at Crimetown and reporter IO Tillet Wright, The Ballad Of Billy Balls attempts to unravel the 1982 killing of William Heitzman, a punk musician who performed under the name Billy Balls, shot dead in his East Village storefront apartment, allegedly by an undercover cop.
A burgeoning wine connoisseur, fashion aficionado, and advocate of mindful living and meditation, the basketball star chatted with Esquire about how he balances his work schedule and personal life in the midst of an always on-the-go lifestyle.
It wasn’t enough to push their fans beyond their musical comfort zone — for the 2018 Curveball Fest, Phish wanted to find a way to deeply annoy them. Repeatedly. And for no other reason than the band’s own amusement.So they came up with the Mime Field.The plan was to force fans attending the multi-day festival at Watkins Glen International speedway in Upstate New York to make a terrible choice: Each night, while exiting the event, festival-goers could take a long and very much out-of-the-way route to get to the camping grounds, or they could take a shorter walk through a pitch black field where dozens of mimes lie in wait.
“It’s like you’re doing 10 people’s jobs at once,” says Chamberlain of the YouTuber grind. Filming, editing, and, of course, being the on-air personality. “It’s a crazy amount of work.” And yet Chamberlain always seems to be having fun, even when tired or stressed or dealing with the latest zit.
Produced by C13Originals and hosted by documentary filmmaker Andrew Jenks, Gangster Capitalism, which premiered on Tuesday, tells the story of the folks behind Operation Varsity Blues, the FBI term for the massive college-admissions scandal engineered by William “Rick” Singer, who lured wealthy parents like Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman into his scheme by promising to get their children admitted to marquee-name colleges via the “side door.”
On “Campaign HQ,” the former Obama campaign manager, White House advisor, and renowned political strategist, to bring listeners inside the war rooms of the presidential campaigns for an incisive look at the key decisions driving the race to 2020.
Scandal meets substance on a new season of series written and hosted by award-winning documentarian Andrew Jenks,
kicking off with a two-part episode exploring the life and death of Jeffrey Epstein and the overlooked aspects of the story,
including the Palm Beach police officers who put their lives on the line to take him down
eople ages 25 to 34, known as millennials, were a key driver of the growth, with about one-third of millennial podcast listeners consuming at least five podcasts a week, Adobe said.