Fanta Tracks: Be a part of the Fantha Tracks Star Wars fan created video database

Fantha Tracks: Be a part of the Fantha Tracks Star Wars fan created video database. “From its launch, Fantha Tracks have supported our fellow Star Wars podcast creators in promoting their shows, and our readers in discovering new and exciting audio content in the form of our Podcast A-Z Database. Now, Fantha Tracks wants to expand that to the realm of Star Wars fan made videos.”

TechCrunch: Want podcasts to remain independent? Support independent podcasts

TechCrunch: Want podcasts to remain independent? Support independent podcasts. “With corporate involvement in podcasting come things like exclusives — company-produced programs that only exist on specific paid services (yes, I’m fully aware that I’m writing this on a site that recently launched a premium content tier, but we all need to monetize in the way we see fit). But the truth is the same with podcasters as it is with creatives in virtually ever medium: The people making the thing generally want as many people to engage with it as possible. But the lure of a living wage is a powerful one.”

Motherboard: Someone Turned 50,000 Hours of UFO Podcasts Into a Searchable Database

Motherboard: Someone Turned 50,000 Hours of UFO Podcasts Into a Searchable Database. “a UFO enthusiast and barrister in England who goes by the pseudonym Isaac Koi is transcribing archives of UFO-related shows. So far, he’s catalogued over 50,000 podcast episodes and videos.”

Tennessee State Library and Archives: Welcome to the Stories from the Sixteenth State podcast!

Tennessee State Library and Archives: Welcome to the Stories from the Sixteenth State podcast!. “The Tennessee State Library and Archives is happy to announce the creation of a new podcast called Stories from the Sixteenth State. The title references Tennessee’s 1796 admission to the Union as the 16th state. The podcast will examine the people, places, and events that have shaped Tennessee’s history.”

Lifehacker: Keep Track of All the Books, Movies, Podcasts, and Games You Want to Check Out With This App

Lifehacker: Keep Track of All the Books, Movies, Podcasts, and Games You Want to Check Out With This App. “The app, which is currently available for iOS only, serves as a repository for all those things you want to see, listen to, and read later. The app specifically tracks book’s movies & TV shows, music albums, podcasts, and video games. When you come across one of those that you know you want to check out later, you can add it to your list within the app.”

Newswise: American Society of Anesthesiologists Launches New Podcasts

Newswise: American Society of Anesthesiologists Launches New Podcasts. “The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) today announced the launch of two new monthly podcasts. ‘Central Line,’ which focuses on providing physician anesthesiologists, the anesthesia care team and anesthesiology community with lively discussions on the latest issues impacting the field, and ‘Residents in a Room,’designed to provide residents and medical students with entertaining, yet vital, conversations about the essential tools needed to succeed in residency and in their career.”

Slate: Lives on the Line

Slate: Lives on the Line. “These handwritten logbooks offer a unique glimpse into the U.K.’s queer history. The help line started in 1974, partly to draw on the energy generated by the American Gay Liberation Front in the early ’70s. Volunteers set up the first phone line in the basement below a socialist bookshop in Kings Cross in London. They surely could not dream of the freedoms that were to come to LGBTQ people in the next few decades, or that Switchboard would still be taking calls in 2020.”