"Adventures in Toad Licking" and the Latest News in the Podcast World

Marcus dePaula

In this episode of The Podcast Club, Marcus, Molly, and Adam take you through a wild journey of not only an array of different microphones and the latest news in the podcast world, but Molly catches everyone up on her adventures in Costa Rica including massive bugs, animals outside the house, and toad licking. 

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Highlights with time stamps:

0:00 Intro

2:33 Adam and Marcus talk about the Yeti microphone and if they would advice someone to use it for podcasting

3:56 Adam talks about some of the podcast microphones that are purposely made for podcasting 

4:54 Molly, Adam and Marcus talk about the importance of knowing how to use the microphone the right way 

8:05 Molly talks about how she is settling down in her new home, pros and cons of moving and how she’s finding her strength to keep on working hard 

18:17 Molly and Marcus talk about the Fireside podcast app that almost looks like Clubhouse that was recently bought by Mark Cuban and Falon Fatemi

18:58 Adam, Molly and Marcus share their different thoughts on Clubhouse and what they think its future is going to look like 

23:58 Molly talks about the importance of giving black creatives a chance to be who they are and give them credit for the good things they do

25:3 Molly also talks about the importance of the whites listening to the conversations of the blacks 

26:41 Adam also talks about the nature of invites only in the Clubhouse and how that is important 

27:30 Adam talks about the differences that are there between the Clubhouse app and the Fireside app

29:13 Adam, Molly and Marcus talk about hosting their next podcast in the Clubhouse room and see what it’s like 

33:45 Molly, Adam and Marcus talk about Down the Hill Podcast and why the True Crime podcasts are the number one genre 

37:35 Molly, Adam and Marcus share some of the shows that are True Crime and they share their different thoughts 

41:30 Molly shares her thoughts on diversity in podcasting and why there should be more podcasts hosted by women and also women led businesses 

44:42 Molly and Marcus talk about why every woman should start a media company in 2021 and also be in production world 

51:37 Molly talks about why people should not be in a rush to judge what people say because their thoughts are their thoughts different from yours and they could both be true 

53:57 Marcus and Adam also share their thoughts on why people should not be in a rush to judge someone’s point of view but be patient and understand both sides 

57:15 Molly, Marcus and Adam talk about the importance having a good looking logo and The Economist launching a new podcast called The Jab and what it’s all about 

1:00:24 Molly talks about the podcast that Kirk Franklin came out with, The good words with Kirk Franklin

1:05:03 Marcus, Molly and Adam talks about the disadvantage of using emojis on your marketing copy

Equipment Mentioned: 

Marcus's Microphone : http://heartcast.biz/3gLTjyG

Molly's Set Up : http://heartcast.biz/38tHHO0

SHURE MV-7: http://heartcast.biz/3azEwpq 

RODE PodMic: http://heartcast.biz/37sD8my 

PreSonus PD-70: http://heartcast.biz/3bjpmDR 

SHURE SM7B: http://heartcast.biz/2M5zxmT 

Books Mentioned:

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey

Shows Mentioned:

Fireside: It's a next gen podcast platform that facilitates live conversation.

Clubhouse is an invitation-only audio-chat social networking app launched in 2020 by software developers Alpha Exploration Co. As of December 2020, it was valued at nearly $100 million. On January 21, 2021, the valuation reached $1 billion. 

https://www.theverge.com/2021/2/8/222... 

https://www.downthehillpodcast.com/ 

Seven Seasons of Dexter

Mindhunter

https://www.meetup.com/California-Pod... 

https://www.shepodcasts.com/ 

https://www.economist.com/podcasts/20... 

The good words with Kirk Franklin Podcast

Quotes Mentioned: 

“There is a right way to use the wrong microphone.”

“Black creatives are the backbone of everything awesome in this country and they get no credit for it.”

“It’s important for white people to be in black rooms and listening to black conversations.”

“True crime podcasts are the number one genre.”

“The success of a podcast is solely based on the host.”

“The show that has the best downloads was the most interesting topic.”

“Your truth is yours and my truth is mine and they can both exist”

“We need to be patient with each other and open minded of any situation.”

“It's not about what we can do; it's about what we can knock down, when we have the chance to.”

“We all succumb to peer pressure.”

Recorded on Riverside.fm 

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