Love comedy? Stitcher spent three days at the Riot LA comedy festival interviewing some of our favorite comedians and podcasters, including Marc Maron, Paul F Tompkins, Andy Dick, Eddie Pepitone and more. Check out our full recap!
Leo Laporte, Founder and Chief TWiT of the TWiT.tv network, joins LadyBrain on Meet The Talkers to introduce his 3 new shows. Find out what Know How…, iFive for the iPhone and This Week in Enterprise Tech are about on this week’s epsiode: http://stitcher.com/s?ADgAAKoTj
As news junkies, we’re always looking for great new shows to listen to here at Stitcher. Since launching the ‘Listeners Also Like’ feature last year, over 50% of new users have been using the feature to discover new shows. On average, listeners discover 5 new shows within their first month and Stitcher generates over 10 million recommendations a day.
With the latest release of Stitcher listeners have another way discover the best of over 10,000 shows with personalized recommendations from the Smart Station. An industry first for talk radio, the Stitcher Smart Station makes recommendations based on your listening activity. The more you listen to, favorite and thumb up shows, the smarter your recommendations get.
The Smart Station is available on both Android, iPhone and Tablet devices. The latest iOS release also includes a few features we think you’ll like:
Sleep Timer (iPhone & iPad) – Set Stitcher to automatically stop playing after you nod off, our most requested feature! This
Lock Screen Album Art – Your listening experience is now more visual. See the currently playing show on your phone’s lock screen while you’re listening.
Easier Sharing on Twitter –We’ve added pre-populated show descriptions and sources to make it easier to share your favorite shows.
Planning a summer vacation? Learn how to have the vacation of a lifetime from the experts on Stitcher’s top travel podcasts!
Travel with Rick Steves: A weekly one-hour conversation with guest experts and callers about travel, cultures, people, and the things we find around the world that give life its extra sparkle.
The Middle Seat: Scott McCartney looks at the ups and downs of airlines and travel.
Amateur Traveler Podcast: An online travel show that focuses primarily on travel destinations and the best places to travel to.
WDW Today: Highlighting news and events around Walt Disney World.
Most shared episodes on Stitcher this week:
Adam Carolla Show: Dave Dameshek returns for #1 Sports and Creep of the Week. Dan O’Brien, Olympic gold-medalist, chats with Adam about the worst traffic in the world, all you can eat buffets, and the search for his biological parents.
Joel Osteen Audio Podcast: The Power of Letting Go - Joel encourages followers to trust and release.
Stuff To Blow Your Mind: Summer Reading List - In this episode, Julie and Robert share their favorite books as well as a heads-up on what they intend to read this summer. Listen to learn more about mind-blowing science fiction, non-fiction and literary fiction.
Be Our Guest WDW - First Time to Disneyland - Hear how a business trip led to some precious hours in the original Disney park. Hear tips on how to make the best use of limited time thoughts on a first-experience at Disneyland.
- Most Popular: A look at the shows with the most listeners, broken out by news, politics, comedy, sports and 14 other categories
- Most Shared: See what listeners are sharing across Twitter, Facebook or email
- Top Movers: The best of the newest shows, with a few interesting surprises each week
- Freakonomics Radio: You Eat What You Are – How American food got so bad and why it’s getting so much better
- This American Life: What Happened At Dos Erres – An amazing, heartbreaking tale around the Guatemalan civil war and a surprise 30 years later
- The Joe Rogan Experience: Stand-up comedian and former host of ‘Fear Factor’ Joe Rogan, earned this week’s most shared episodes
- The Jesse Keim Show: This week’s top mover, an “entertainment podcast for the peoples” reviews newly released films ‘Battleship’ and ‘The Dictator’
Most shared episodes on Stitcher this week:
Penn’s Sunday School: His Guy, His Bat, We Can Laugh - In this headline grabbing episode, Penn Jillette skewers President Obama on hypocrisy and his drug use
This American Life: Invisible Made Visible - Live from the stage, David Sedaris, Tig Notaro and many more perform on this very special episode
Hollywood Babble-On: Recorded live, Ralph Garman and Kevin Smith explore where the KY comes from at the Improv in Lousiville, Kentucky
Angelika’s Room: Angelika Rose provides insight to tackle life’s challenges and chats about the man with 30 kids
Our Stitcher Listener of the Week is Bonnie Harrell from Wichita, Kansas!
“I’m a busy mom of two young children, full time working professional, and never have enough time to catch up on the news. I’m grateful that I have Stitcher on my iPhone, so I can listen to the news everyday, to and from work, the only time I’m ever alone!”
Top 3 shows that Bonnie listens to every day:
ABC World News w/Diane Sawyer
NBC Nightly News w/Brian Williams
MSNBC Morning Joe
Happy Friday! Check out the most shared episodes on Stitcher this week:
SModcast: Teddy Bear Picnic - Kevin & Scott discuss The Avengers.
Meet The Talkers: Listen to find out how to win a trip to Seattle to see Radiolab Live.
Fresh Air: Remembers Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch, who passed away last week, with music and excerpts from past interviews.
The Moth: Lizz Winstead & The 25 Cent Spa. A woman’s quest for an authentic experience in Morocco goes awry.