The Audio Insurgent

Eric Nuzum
Podcasting, digital audio, and the spoken word
Created 05 Jan 2021
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  • Six Pieces of Advice for Those Interested in Public Radio
    23 Nov 2021 • 11 min read
    Welcome to Dispatch #19 of The Audio Insurgent. After a run of dispatches about podcasting, I thought I’d share some thoughts on another audio subject I think about a lot...public radio. To be clear f...
  • Fast. Cheap. Good...Pick Two.
    02 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    Welcome to Dispatch #18 of The Audio Insurgent. Man, I completely lack the ability to tell which of these dispatches will resonate with people. For the last dispatch, “Five Pieces of Advice for Those ...
  • Five Pieces of Advice for Those Interested in Podcasting
    18 Oct 2021 • 5 min read
    Welcome to Dispatch #17 of The Audio Insurgent. Today will be quick. I have one thing. And since this is short, it is a good time to remind you that I basically do this newsletter for free. If you fin...
  • Let’s Rethink Episodes
    04 Oct 2021 • 7 min read
    Welcome to Dispatch #16 of The Audio Insurgent. Happy Monday after International Podcasting Day. I thought I’d wait a few days to send this out, assuming most of you made a long weekend of this festiv...
  • Here’s Some Feedback: You Probably Suck at Giving Feedback. Here’s the Good News: You Can Quickly Get Better.
    01 Sep 2021 • 8 min read
    Welcome to Dispatch #15 of The Audio Insurgent. I’ve gotten some feedback from Substack that I would get even higher numbers if I published more frequently. While I’m always open to feedback, it’s sum...
  • The Master's Tools
    16 Jul 2021 • 10 min read
    I have been playing around with releasing these dispatches on different days of the week. This time: Friday. So far, I haven’t seen a big difference in readership based on the day of release (though I...
  • Ask Eric Anything
    24 Jun 2021 • 13 min read
    Welcome to Dispatch #13 of The Audio Insurgent. Speaking of AMAs...this week brought some sad news about another AMA. NPR announced they are going to cease production on Ask Me Another, a show I creat...
  • The Hollywood Messiah Is Never Coming
    01 Jun 2021 • 6 min read
    Welcome to Dispatch #12 of The Audio Insurgent. For those in the U.S., I hope you had a great Memorial Day weekend. For readers elsewhere, I hope you had a great...Monday. Before I go further, over th...
  • Are We Witnessing The Death of the Episodic Narrative?
    18 May 2021 • 11 min read
    Welcome to Dispatch #11 of The Audio Insurgent. My friend and collaborator Will Page is having a busy few weeks. First, we have a new podcast coming out this month, called Bubble Trouble. It’s an inde...
  • Why Subscriptions Matter
    26 Apr 2021 • 7 min read
    Welcome to Dispatch #10 of The Audio Insurgent. That’s right, #10. When I started this, mostly on a whim in January, I had very small expectations for what this could be. I thought I’d be happy if I g...
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