Category Archives: Podcast

TKC 298 Molly Hawthorne

Retired Special Ed Teacher and Kindle Reader Interview starts at 19:42 I read The New York Times Book Magazine on Sundays, and I belong to a book group, and there are suggestions there. If I come across anything in the newspaper or whatever, then I check it out. The nice thing is I can get […]

TKC 297 David P. Vandagriff

Attorney and Creator of The Passive Voice blog Interview starts at 17:13 In my opinion, any midlist author that sticks with a traditional publisher is crazy, because I personally know a number of formerly midlist traditionally publishing authors who are making a very, very nice living off of self-publishing now. We’re talking a 10-x increase […]

TKC 296 James McQuivey & Amazon Fire TV

Author of Digital Disruption: Unleashing the Next Wave of Innovation It could literally just be a bluetooth microphone that you clip to yourself, and maybe it’s combined in a pedometer or a wristwatch or a something else. All it does is listen for specific commands, like “Amazon, send me toothpaste.” Well Amazon would know exactly […]

TKC 295 Austin Kleon

Author of Show Your Work: 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered  Interview starts at 17:56 One of the things I always tell people is, “You’re not guaranteed a living from this. I think what you’re guaranteed is a life.” You can set up a life through this way of operating, but I do […]

Thirteen Ways of Looking at Austin Kleon

In preparation for my Skype interview with Austin Kleon on March 24th, I read and watched a ton of stuff by and about him on the Internet. You will hear our conversation in TKC 295, scheduled to upload on Friday March 28. Until then, with homage to Wallace Stevens, here are 13 ways of learning […]

TKC 294 Kevin Eagan

Founder and Editor of Critical Margins blog and podcast Interview starts at 14:16 I want people to see online content as something that’s in flux. We have such a great opportunity right now for people to see us as human beings, right? That we are content producers who are figuring it out as we go, basically. And […]

Behind the Scenes of the Next TKC Episode with Kevin Eagan

In this screencast, you will see how I use Logic Pro 9.1.8 to edit the weekly TKC interview and how I prepare my script in Evernote. This week I spoke with Kevin Eagan, creator and editor of the Critical Margins blog and newly launched podcast. If you are interested in books, technology, and reading I recommend […]

TKC 293 South by Southwest

Show Notes and Links:  News “What’s the Best Amazon Prime Alternative?” by Matt Burns at TechCrunch – March 13, 2014 Amazon Prime information at Amazon.com No word on a price increase for Amazon’s Prime Air drone delivery service! Tech Tip Kindle Paperwhite 1st generation software update to version 5.4.4 Kindle Paperwhite 2nd generation software update to version 5.4.3 Interviews and Links […]

TKC 292 George Packer

Author of The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America  Interview starts at 5:55 I don’t have the view that you might have and that some of your listeners might have, which is that there’s something completely corrupt about traditional publishing or that it’s somehow stacked against all this talent out there that’s just waiting to be […]

TKC 291 Corina Koch MacLeod

Co-founder, with Carla Douglas, of Beyond Paper Editing Interview Starts at 19:52 You can take a document that you have purchased through Amazon–you can mark up all your annotations, and those are stored in the cloud, which is absolutely brilliant, because you can copy and paste that and share that. You can’t do that at this time with […]