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At the beginning of the year I pitched this section because I loved podcasts, and because my friends were sick of me talking about my favourite shows incessantly. I’ve had a wonderful experience writing reviews and interviewing some of my favourite hosts. A special thank you goes out to Laura and Tim for accommodating the section, and to contributors Alex Feinson, Dennis Lim, and Hannah Patterson for their superb efforts. If you are interested in writing about podcasts for Salient in 2018, email the editors over the summer (editor@salient.org.nz) — you won’t regret it, I promise. Similarly, if you are thinking about making your own podcast, go for it! Podcasting is a great way to hear more from the voices often marginalised in mainstream media. You can make a podcast about anything; the more niche, the better. To help, I’ve assembled this handy guide:

 

What Should You Name Your Podcast?

 

First Letter of Your First Name:

A — Nihilism

B — Doggos

C — Hummus

D — Regret

E — Patrick Gower

F — Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Emotion”

G — Jet Fuel Doesn’t Melt Steel Beams

H — Hash Browns

I — Fuckbois

J — The Irish Potato Famine of 1840

K — Hera Lindsay Bird

L — Fear of Emailing Your Landlord

M — Lord of the Rings is Terrible

N — The Handmaid’s Tale

O — The Alt-Right

P — Pizza

Q — The Office UK vs The Office US

R — Chernobyl

S — The Cuban Missile Crisis

T — Existential Dread

U — YOghurt or YOGhurt?

V — Mongolia

W — Justin Lester

X — Memes

Y — Adam and Eve

Z — Butts

 

Your Birth Month:

January — A True Crime Story

February — With Special Guest Steve Buscemi

March — What’s Up With That?

April — An Investigation

May — In Conversation with Hilary Barry

June — A Pleasant Chat

July — Truth Finder

August — And Other Important Thoughts

September — The Radio Play

October — The Conspiracy Revealed

November — Time for a Rant

December — An Intellectual Discussion

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