Category: Podcasts

Here’s how to find The Ringer’s podcasts on Spotify


Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Spotify today revealed it’s purchasing The Ringer, the podcast dynasty created by former ESPN writer Bill Simmons. By doing so, it adds over 30 podcasts to its library of content. Spotify has been expanding its podcast lineup aggressively, and now it has the sports cred that The Ringer is known for. Simmons said in a statement (via Pitchfork): “Spotify has the unique ability to truly supercharge both content and creator talent across genres… We couldn’t be…

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Podcast revolution: The rise of audio storytelling


The state of audio drama in 2020 is wildly different from ten years ago when audio, or rather radio drama, was in decline across much of the English-speaking world. Drama had been dropped from radio stations in the US, was being phased out from popular listening in Canada, and faced budget cuts in the UK and Ireland. The roots of the reinvention go back to the early 1980s. Adaptations like the BBC’s Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Lord of the Rings, and NPR/BBC’s Star Wars changed how radio drama was viewed. They gave rise to a later audio movie style…

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