I’m sure there are as many reasons to podcast as there are podcasters and potential podcasters.
Let’s start with a big one. Mike Duncan. The grandfather of history podcasting. His original show The History of Rome is a 179 episode romp from the mythic founding of Rome to the last emperor in the west. It is a commitment, but I’d recommend a listen to the entire series. Mike’s storytelling develops throughout the series. He brings in obscure points as well as the main narrative structure. Continue reading →
I’m going back to first principles. I find this a useful starting place in many adventures. Once we understand these principles then we can break the rules.
So not surprisingly we need a story to have a beginning, a middle and end. If that we all there was to it then we, the storytelling species, would still be not that far from the trees our ancestors decided weren’t the place to be. Continue reading →