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Can Podcasting Crest the Hill?

adaptIn an interesting article in Midroll, Paul Riismandel argues that a recent critical article from Variety entitled “Why Serial Won’t Do Much for Podcasting or Hollywood” just doesn’t get it. The Variety article suggests exactly what it promises in the title- in that the explosively popular Serial from NPR won’t make any inroads into adapting its radio series into movies or even make a breakthrough for the relatively small listening audience of the podcast.

Riismandel, however provides a couple of examples as to how that’s already happened, and podcasts are ready for the big show. What do you think?

About The Author

Born to Teachers and Amateur Audio Enthusiasts in the small rural community of Belwood, Jack's first love was stories- writing, reading, telling, and singing. He developed his acting skills through High School, University, and through film and community theatre. Jack writes the lion's share of Electric Vicuna's Audio Drama scripts and has his own writing site at He's thrilled to co-host the Sonic Society with his wonderful, talented, friend David Ault!


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