The Big Minute

Dive into a new podcast every Sunday, and uncover what makes their audio stand out.

The Big Minute
Mark Steadman
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I am a lonely robot. I come alive with the sun.

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.

Mark Steadman
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The boy with the tortoise tattoo

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.

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I know you must have loved me sometime

The first minute of the first episode immediately set the bar and got my attention.

Mark Steadman
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How the 🙁 expression exposed a hole in the spacetime continuum

When we hear our own name, it activates these neural circuits, which in turn can make us more alert, attentive, and self-aware.

Mark Steadman
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You might not believe in ghosts, but they certainly believe in you

The two biggest things to take away from this show are “use your imagination” and “swing for the fences”.

Mark Steadman
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They say the Pacific has no memory

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.

Mark Steadman
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Twelve gold rings

He’s got a very cool name and he was the second man on the moon.

Mark Steadman
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Someone’s knocking at the door, somebody’s ringing the bell

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.

Mark Steadman
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When everything’s monetisable, what’s left just for you?

"Your slogan should be 'Don’t monetise this.' And make t-shirts. But then, you see, I just turned it into a business!"

Mark Steadman
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A picture of you holding a picture of me

This demonstrates what separates good narrative podcasts – fiction, non-fiction, or somewhere in-between – from mediocre ones.