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Podwrecked is about exploring the ebb and flow of the podcast industry. Join your hosts Tim Brien (@kdoi_podcasting) and Kyle Bondo (@merchantsofdirt) as they navigate the uncharted dangers of podcast news and guide you through the wasteland of podcast failure to safer harbors. What you learn could save your podcast!

Dec 14, 2018

Ep.6 - Does Your Teacher Have a Podcast?

Tim and Kyle talk about the influence that podcasts can and will have on the classroom and why teachers need to embrace educational podcasts.

Episode at a Glance:

  • Financial and access barriers to educational materials are being reduced by podcasting

What did we learn?

  • Open...


Dec 7, 2018

Ep.5 - Do You Have the Right to Be Heard?

Tim and Kyle talk about the light and fluffy topic of free speech rights, banning content, and shutting down extremists, and deplatforming.

Episode at a Glance:

  • You have a right to free speech, but you don't have a right to be heard

What did we learn?

  • Podcasting is one of the...


Nov 30, 2018

Ep.4 - Your Podcast is as Long As It Takes and No Longer

Tim and Kyle talk about how long your podcast should be based on some recent research on overall podcast lengths in the industry. The answer takes longer than you think but shorter than you would expect.

Episode at a Glance:

  • What is the ideal length for your...


Nov 24, 2018

Ep.3 - To Pay or Not to Pay for Podcasts

Tim and Kyle talk about what podcasting from a "walled garden" model really means to indy podcasters and how subscription model podcasting could mean for the future of podcasting.

Episode at a Glance:

  • What does it mean if podcasts can only be listened to via a paywall...


Nov 16, 2018

Ep.2 - Panoply Abandons Ship on Content Creation

Join Tim Brien and Kyle Bondo talk about the wreckage left from Panoply abandoning ship on content creation and learn how iHeartRadio plans to innovate their podcast chops through acquisition.

Episode at a Glance:

  • We talk about how the word "panoply" is impossible to say...