Consumption Report: Podcasts, Again!

Since my last report on the frankly too many podcasts I routinely listen to, I have stopped listening to podcasts and then started again with a whole new batch of fresh weekly content that is once again, overwhelming. Here are my new favs!

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Consumption Report: 2018 Reading List

Wow February went by super fast and I feel like I’ve gotten absolutely nothing done. I’ve been trying to get back into reading for a while. I used to be able to finish a book in a sitting when I was a kid, but my focus has been getting worse and worse (curses, technology!!! shaking fist at sky!!!). So in an attempt to just get it done I tried the #24in48 challenge/social media event where you read for 24 hours in two days. It was interesting, at first it was like pulling teeth but then when I hit the fiction I felt myself getting back in the flow. Here’s what I read for that and what else I plan on reading this year.

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Consumption Report: Why Do So Many Sitcoms Say Jagoff?

Full disclosure, either this post is going to be a vague and poorly researched stand alone, or a jumping off point into a mystery I've been fighting not to become obsessed with. Either way, it is destroying me and there is not a single other person who possibly cares about this.

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Consumption Report: Baseball and Bisexuals

I recently discovered that the author of my favorite book from my youth, Summerland by Michael Chabon, is from Pittsburgh! And less surprisingly has written other books that I somehow never realized I could also read! It may be because Summerland is actually my sister’s book that I stole from her many times over the years to read, or because I was a child who read dozens of random books from the New Castle Public Library without ever remembering the names of the authors or books.

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Consumption Report: Podcasts, more like "Podmass," I listen to too many podcasts

Somehow I have gained the ability to listen to podcasts. My whole life I have been incapable of audio learning. In lectures I would have to be taking notes or looking at the book or even just doodling just to stay focused. But I started listening to the Cracked Podcast at work and now I’m subscribed to Too Many Podcasts. It’s 45. I’m subscribed to 45 podcasts.

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