The Mental Illness Happy Hour Podcast

 The Mental Illness Happy Hour, is a weekly hosted  audio podcast hosted by Paul Gilmartin, which consists of interviews with artists, friends and doctors. The series was created in March, 2011 and is still continuing to produce new content. Each episode is ranges from 34 minutes – 2 hours 30 minutes. On average, each podcast […]

True Crime Podcast : Generation Why

18,411 subscribers. The Generation Why Podcast released its first episode in 2012 and pioneered the true crime genre in the podcasting world. The New Yorker claimed that podcasting was ‘humanising the news’ (Larson 2015). Larson (2015) further suggested that podcasting-as-audio-storytelling occupied a post-public radio space in the United States: ‘Creators of podcasts, which are largely […]

Invisible Platform, Invisible Content

The background noise to my childhood was National Public Radio. While some my age may have their parent’s favorite oldies songs forever archived in their minds, I have the theme song from Prairie Home Companion, the Car Talk Guy’s “Stump the Chumps” segment, and Diane Rehm’s voice almost hardwired in mine. It wasn’t until I was about thirteen […]

“My name is Legion, for we are many”

Data is frightening, especially Big Data, and when you realize how it is used by so many…that’s the worst. However, there are not enough queries regarding whether or not it has to be this way. There is a constant identification of problems with little follow up. Are we bound to let ethical data usage slip […]