Jumping on the train that is revival tv recap podcasts is Talking Sopranos.
Hosting the show is series stars Michael Imperioli and Steve Schirripa. Or as you may better know them, Christopher and Bacala, a couple of henchmen in the crime family series.
The podcast was initially teased in February, but the podcast started releasing episodes in early April.
Apart from the insights of the two stars, the episodes also feature guests from the series as they go through the entire award winning series episode by episode.
The remarkable feature that’s quickly noticed is how much of the presenters’ own mannerisms and style were brought into the series. They speak in the exact same way. It’s as if the characters have stepped out of the tv and started talking about what’s happened.
Spotify has been hosting podcasts for a number of years and has now announced a suite of reports for podcast producers.
This may raise some concerns with privacy advocates, but it does addess a gap in knowledge that podcasters have compared to websites and apps. Some Podcasters make up this gap with listener surveys which would not be as accurate as they would like.
The usage statistics – if privacy concerns are addressed – can provide useful insights into their audiences and hopefully a better podcast.
Presented by Myf Warhurst and Zan Rowe (not to be confused with Beats 1 Host, Zane Lowe), they discuss what’s caught their attention in the preceding week and give their views on the issues. A simply presented, fun and informative podcast.