GonnaGeek.com Show #333 – Gonna Go Bananas, B-A-N-A-N-A-S

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This week on the show, Sunkast joins us to discuss the Space X Crew Dragon launch (and how we all watched it together), Google announcing a bunch of new Pixel features including one to keep you more safe, HBO Max still not being on Roku or Fire TV, Wink back-tracking on their subscription service and Microsoft replaces journalists with AI.

This Week’s Hosts: Stephen Jondrew, Chris Ferrell and Sunkast. This episode was recorded on Monday, June 1, 2020 streamed LIVE at www.Geeks.Live. Full show information (including links related to points discussed) can be found at http://www.geeks.link/333/. Come join us on our Discord server at http://www.gonnageek.com/discord/

The GonnaGeek.com Show is produced and edited by Stephen Jondrew (http://www.stephenjondrew.ca) of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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Stephen’s Microphone: Rode Procaster
Chris’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320
SP’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320


Better Podcasting #226 – Treating Old Episodes

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This week in the show we discuss treating your old episodes. We’ll discuss reasons you may want to go back and treat old episodes, reasons you may want to leave them alone, and some ways to consider what extent you may want to go on treating your old episodes.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download we talk about Joe Rogan’s recent podcast change, and what we feel it means for hobby podcasters.

Finally, we take some listener feedback including someone who is shopping media hosts.

Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/226/.

If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/betterpod or email podcast@betterpodcasting.com. The full back catalog can be found at https://www.betterpodcasting.com.

Want to join in to some geeky chatter? Check out the GonnaGeek Discord Server at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/discord/

This podcast was recorded on Tuesday, May 26 2020 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.  Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

Main Topic: Treating Old Episodes

  • What are some ways to treat old podcast episodes?
  • Should you treat old podcast episodes?
  • Is it ok to leave old podcast episodes?
  • How much time should I spend on treating old episodes?

Better Podcasting Download: Joe Rogan Spotify Deal

Better Podback:

  • Selecting a New Media Host
  • Podbean IAB Certification Rumour

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GonnaGeek.com Show #332 – Gonna Go Back To 2016

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This week on the show, Sunkast joins us from the year 2016 to discuss Wink changing to a subscription model, NASA paying Russia for another Soyuz seat, Google Pixel staff changes, the future of Google Pixel models, HBO Now app being removed from some Apple TVs and Facebook buys Giphy.

This Week’s Hosts: Stephen Jondrew, Chris Ferrell and Stargate Pioneer. This episode was recorded on Monday, May 18, 2020 streamed LIVE at www.Geeks.Live. Full show information (including links related to points discussed) can be found at http://www.geeks.link/332/. Come join us on our Discord server at http://www.gonnageek.com/discord/

The GonnaGeek.com Show is produced and edited by Stephen Jondrew (http://www.stephenjondrew.ca) of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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Stephen’s Microphone: Rode Procaster
Chris’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320
SP’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320


Better Podcasting #225 – Listener Interactions

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This week in the show we discuss listener interactions, and more importantly, how you can interact with listeners in a positive manner.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, SP closes the chapter on his data recovery saga.

Finally, in this week’s Better Podback, there is all sorts of discussions about podcast hardware.

Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/225/.

If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/betterpod or email podcast@betterpodcasting.com. The full back catalog can be found at https://www.betterpodcasting.com.

Want to join in to some geeky chatter? Check out the GonnaGeek Discord Server at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/discord/

This podcast was recorded on Tuesday, May 12 2020 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.  Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

Main Topic: Creating Positive Listener Interactions

  • Why “pay-to-parley” may not always be the best idea
  • What we can take away from these interactions
  • Ways that you can give back through special interactions
  • Balancing interactions as your show grows
  • What should be the driving motivation of your interaction?

Better Podcasting Download: SP’s Data Sage

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GonnaGeek.com Show #331 – Gonna Talk Apple Rumors

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News points include a new a new Microsoft Office feature to kill mass reply-all strings, iPhone 12 leak, Yevgeny Mikrin passes away, Mavic Air 2 delays, information rumored about a new Apple TV, and Community news.

Stephen also shares how he 3D printed a solution to a problem when the commercial version was unavailable.

This Week’s Hosts: Stephen Jondrew, Chris Ferrell and Stargate Pioneer. This episode was recorded on Monday, May 11, 2020 streamed LIVE at www.Geeks.Live. Full show information (including links related to points discussed) can be found at http://www.geeks.link/331/. Come join us on our Discord server at http://www.gonnageek.com/discord/

The GonnaGeek.com Show is produced and edited by Stephen Jondrew (http://www.stephenjondrew.ca) of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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Stephen’s Microphone: Rode Procaster
Chris’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320
SP’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320


GonnaGeek.com Show #330 – Gonna Celebrate Sunkast Day

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This episode was recording May 4th, 2020, also known as Sunkast day. News points include scientist finding evidence that a meteorite once killed someone, Google meet rolling out to personal accounts and Star Wars announced a new film. Plus, Chris tells us why we care about Animal Crossing news.

Stephen gives his thoughts about Nvidia RTX Voice.

This Week’s Hosts: Stephen Jondrew, Chris Ferrell and Stargate Pioneer. This episode was recorded on Monday, May 4, 2020 streamed LIVE at www.Geeks.Live. Full show information (including links related to points discussed) can be found at http://www.geeks.link/330/. Come join us on our Discord server at http://www.gonnageek.com/discord/

The GonnaGeek.com Show is produced and edited by Stephen Jondrew (http://www.stephenjondrew.ca) of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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Stephen’s Microphone: Rode Procaster
Chris’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320
SP’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320


Better Podcasting #224 – Knowing When It’s Good Enough

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This week in the show we discuss why it’s important to know when something is “good enough” for your podcast, as well as many situations where we think you can apply this strategy.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, we do a quick demonstration and give our first thoughts on the NVIDIA RTX Voice AI cleanup tool.

Finally, in this week’s Better Podback, we thank one of our listeners who wrote us and SAVED OUR PODCAST.

Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/224/.

If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/betterpod or email podcast@betterpodcasting.com. The full back catalog can be found at https://www.betterpodcasting.com.

Want to join in to some geeky chatter? Check out the GonnaGeek Discord Server at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/discord/

This podcast was recorded on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.  Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

Main Topic: Knowing when it’s Good Enough

  • Starting your podcast
  • Artwork
  • Website
  • Sound design
  • Audio quality
  • Editing
  • Publishing
  • Show notes
  • Podcast services

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GonnaGeek.com Show #329 – Gonna Poorly CGI Hair On A Mermaid

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This week’s news points include: iPhone SE tear down, Pro gaming leagues see a huge spike in viewership, SpaceX’s SN4 passes a key pressure test, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker lands early on Disney+, Google Home adds sensitivity options and NASA suggests that you do not travel to Florida for SpaceX launch.

Additionally, we talk about Disney’s recent CGI censorship of a classic Tom Hanks film, Splash.

This Week’s Hosts: Stephen Jondrew, Chris Ferrell and Stargate Pioneer. This episode was recorded on Monday, April 27, 2020 streamed LIVE at www.Geeks.Live. Full show information (including links related to points discussed) can be found at http://www.geeks.link/329/. Come join us on our Discord server at http://www.gonnageek.com/discord/

The GonnaGeek.com Show is produced and edited by Stephen Jondrew (http://www.stephenjondrew.ca) of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

Video Version:

Stephen’s Microphone: Rode Procaster
Chris’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320
SP’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320


GonnaGeek.com Show #328 – Gonna Work From Home

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This week’s news points include: Facebook Live Gaming App, a Pokemon Go cake-gifting story to give you a smile, and NASA works from home controlling the Mars rover. Plus, we debate the new iPhone SE and compare it to the Google Pixel A line.

Finally, Chris reviews his new work from home purchase – his Ember Travel Mug (1st generation)

This Week’s Hosts: Stephen Jondrew, Chris Ferrell and Stargate Pioneer. This episode was recorded on Monday, April 20, 2020 streamed LIVE at www.Geeks.Live. Full show information (including links related to points discussed) can be found at http://www.geeks.link/328/. Come join us on our Discord server at http://www.gonnageek.com/discord/

The GonnaGeek.com Show is produced and edited by Stephen Jondrew (http://www.stephenjondrew.ca) of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

Video Version:

Stephen’s Microphone: Rode Procaster
Chris’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320
SP’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320


Better Podcasting #223 – Showing Appreciation For Your Listeners

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This week we talk about the importance of showing appreciation for your listeners. We’ll discuss why it’s mutually beneficial and different ways to show appreciation for your listeners. In this week’s Better Podcasting Download we discuss what we can learn from a recent Whooshkaa pricing change. Finally, in our Better Podback we have someone talk about a new podcast mic arm.

Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at https://www.betterpodcasting.com/223/.

If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/betterpod or email podcast@betterpodcasting.com. The full back catalog can be found at https://www.betterpodcasting.com.

Want to join in to some geeky chatter? Check out the GonnaGeek Discord Server at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/discord/

This podcast was recorded on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live.  Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

How I Saved My Podcast: Hard drive filled up during recording

Main Topic: Thanking / Showing Appreciation For Your Audience

  • Motivations for showing listener appreciation
  • Considerations for how you show listener appreciation
  • Methods for showing appreciation
  • Monetary and Non-Monetary methods of showing appreciation

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