How to listen to podcasts

Ears pricking up with all this talk of podcasts? We’ve prepared a primer on the what, where and how of podcasts.
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Thanks to the runaway success of several high-profile podcasts (ahem, Serial), interest in podcasts have been steadily growing, and now it seems that everyone is talking about this once-niche medium—and asking a lot of questions about what it is and how to get started listening.

Podcasts offer a more curated, intimate listening experience than traditional radio programs. Like reading, listening to audio allows people to create their own versions of characters and scenes in the story. And because there are podcasts on every niche topic you can think of, from Christian chamber musicians through to antique phonograph collectors, you are sure to find one that holds your interest.

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Emma Clark Gratton
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Emma Clark Gratton is an ArtsHub staff writer.
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