Podcast popularity, Wisconsin hockey legacy

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We learn more about how podcasts rose in popularity and how that growth may be leveling off. Then, we talk to a former Wisconsin Badgers hockey star and the author of a new book about him.

Featured in this Show

  • The rise and fall of podcasts

    Podcasts saw a major uptick in popularity in 2014, following the success of Serial and changes to the iPhone that made it easier than ever for listeners to find and play new podcasts. But the podcast industry has undergone some big changes this year, including layoffs from major production companies and cancelations of fan-favorite shows. An audio industry expert takes us through this first boom-and-bust cycle in the world of podcasting.

  • Wisconsin hockey great Blake Geoffrion and biographer consider his life on ice

    We talk with the author of a new book about Badger hockey star Blake Geoffrion and the collegiate-professional hockey dynamic, and we hear from Geoffrion himself.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Richelle Wilson Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Ariel Shapiro Guest
  • Blake Geoffrion Guest
  • Sam Jefferies Guest

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