The Big Minute
Dive into a new podcast every Sunday, and uncover what makes their audio stand out.
I get to share with you the moment I went from “meh, I dunno if I’m that interested” to being emotionally invested in a piece of metal.
This show pits three journalists together in a vicious fight to the death to see who will emerge with the biggest news story of the week.
The first minute of the first episode immediately set the bar and got my attention.
When we hear our own name, it activates these neural circuits, which in turn can make us more alert, attentive, and self-aware.
The two biggest things to take away from this show are “use your imagination” and “swing for the fences”.
If you like fiction that presents you with missing puzzle pieces and invites you to bring your own – or leave the puzzle unfinished – I think you’ll enjoy Within the Wires.
If a show isn’t meeting my needs, I hit the ejector pretty quickly, but the story, the characters, the humour, and the dialogue are what’s keeping me going.
"Your slogan should be 'Don’t monetise this.' And make t-shirts. But then, you see, I just turned it into a business!"