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Podcast News of The Week 📰

Here's the latest podcasting news: major guest appearances, new podcast launches, industry lawsuits, and innovative projects shaping the future of podcasting.

Donald Trump Appears on Logan Paul’s Podcast, Impaulsive

In an era where presidents increasingly appear on podcasts, Donald Trump joins Logan Paul's "Impaulsive" for a wide-ranging conversation. Following Joe Biden’s appearances on The Howard Stern Show and Jay Shetty's "On Purpose," Trump discusses:

  • Debating Joe Biden in 2024

  • The Paul Brothers fighting

  • Friendship with Putin and Kim Jong Un

  • Thoughts on Dana White and Elon Musk

  • Trump deepfakes

Tune in for an engaging and thought-provoking discussion with the former president.

10 Podcasting Lessons Learned After 100 Episodes🎙️

Joseph Liu from Forbes wrote an article about his top 10 lessons learned after recording over 100+ podcasts. Read More on Forbes

"Podcasting takes time, energy, and commitment. It’s certainly not for everyone. However, if you’ve ever wondered how to get your voice heard, podcasting is one of the most accessible, effective, and intimate ways to reach a global audience. If even one person hears your voice and ends up learning something or feeling something from something you’ve said, you will have had an impact on their life. That alone makes podcasting worth the effort."

Former NFL quarterback Bernie Kosar Files Lawsuit Against Podcasting Company On Ceremonial Sports Bet

Photo by: David Richard | Associated Press

Former NFL quarterback Bernie Kosar has filed a lawsuit against the sports podcasting company BIGPLAY Media and its CEO, Kendall Myers. Kosar, who was fired by the Cleveland Browns in January 2023 for placing a $19,000 bet on the team's game against the Steelers, claims Myers violated his contract terms. Kosar is seeking $850,000 in damages for wrongful termination and breach of contract.

iHeartMedia and Will Ferrell’s Big Money Players Network Launch New Podcast "#1 Dad🌐

Source: iHeart Media

Premiering this week, the 10-episode limited series, hosted by comedian Gary Vider, dives into his complex upbringing and the astonishing truth about his real-life con-man father. “#1 Dad” is a new limited series from iHeartMedia, Will Ferrell’s Big Money Players Network, and Radio Point with executive producers Adam Lowitt, Alex Bach, Daniel Powell, and Houston Snyder, and Bernie Kaminski as producer. Brian Stern and Kenneth Slotnick of AGI Entertainment Media & Management also executive produce.

OpenMind Announces New Video Podcast "Health Hacks" Powered by PAVE Studios💼

Photo by Commune

OpenMind is launching “Health Hacks,” an exciting new video podcast powered by PAVE Studios, this week. Hosted by fifteen-time New York Times best-selling author Mark Hyman, MD, each episode dives into the art of living well. As a leading Systems Medicine expert, Dr. Hyman offers unique insights on the latest health trends and their impact on our well-being. “Health Hacks” breaks down science-backed facts, debunks myths and misinformation, and equips you with tools for a healthier, longer life. Catch new episodes every Tuesday on all podcast platforms and YouTube.

Must-Listen Podcasts of the Week 🎧

Here are this week's must-listen podcasts: creative insights from Adam Mosseri, entrepreneurial wisdom from David Sacks and Evan Owen, a wide-ranging conversation with Donald Trump, a deep dive into the mysteries of life with Sara Walker, and heartfelt revelations from Simon Cowell. Dive in and get inspired!

Adam Mosseri on The Colin & Samir Show

Photo by Colin & Samir

Adam Mosseri, the Head of Instagram, joins The Colin & Samir Show to discuss the ins and outs of Instagram. Highlights include his journey from designer to leading Instagram, how video content has transformed the platform, strategies for increasing post reach, the importance of follower counts, a comparison between IG Reels and TikTok, the role of AI in protecting content, and Instagram's impact on mental health and kids. Tune in to get an inside look at Instagram’s operations and what’s next for the platform. Watch on YouTube

Donald Trump on Logan Paul’s Impaulsive

Donald Trump joins Logan Paul's "Impaulsive" for a wide-ranging conversation. Trump discusses debating Joe Biden in 2024, the Paul Brothers fighting, his friendships with Putin and Kim Jong Un, thoughts on Dana White and Elon Musk, and Trump deepfakes. Tune in for an engaging and thought-provoking discussion with the former president. Watch on YouTube

Sara Walker: Physics of Life, Time, Complexity, and Aliens on The Lex Fridman Podcast

Photo by Lex Friedman

Sara Walker, an astrobiologist and theoretical physicist, joins Lex Fridman to discuss her new book "Life as No One Knows It: The Physics of Life's Emergence." Explore the mysteries of life, time, complexity, and the possibility of aliens in this fascinating episode. Watch on YouTube 

Simon Cowell Opens Up About His Heartbreaking Loss & His Regrets About One Direction

Simon Cowell, a world-renowned record producer and talent scout, opens up about his heartbreaking loss and his regrets about One Direction. Best known for being a judge on shows like 'The X Factor,' 'Britain’s Got Talent,' 'Pop Idol,' and 'American Idol,' Cowell shares personal stories and professional insights in this candid interview. Watch on YouTube

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