I don't intend to duplicate my other efforts. I believe that the audio format in some ways is more flexible and accessible than video, and lends itself to some pure, creative storytelling. The casual podcast I include with this blog was a spur of the moment piece recording in a Denny's Restaurant; if wouldn't have happened on video - my lunch friends wouldn't have been comfortable. I can think of a number of potential interview subjects that might
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I also love the idea of developing this as a storytelling platform. I'm a big fan of the late Jean Shepherd, the legendary radio monologist (and writer/narrator of the classic film, "A Christmas Story"). I certainly won't stop telling stories on my vlog, but I'm intrigued with the challenge of creating an engaging audio program. Remember, I'm a video guy.
I'm also curious about the opportunity to create a connected experience across all of these platforms - vlog, blog and audio podcast (audio blog? ablog?) - connected thematically, and each offering a different perspective on the subject or story at hand. I'll be giving that some thought.
Of course, there is one major question that I'm curious about above all others - is an audio platform even attractive? Will anybody listen?