Friday, November 12, 2010


* Comedy. Comedians such as Ricky Gervais and Stephen Fry have created some of the most popular podgrams.
* Television commentary. Battlestar Galactica writer and executive producer Ronald D. Moore creates commentary podcasts for each new episode of Battlestar Galactica. Other television shows such as Doctor Who have since followed suit.
* Radio series. Some radio programs such as The Now Show and The News Quiz allow entire episodes to be downloaded as podcasts.
* As a platform for fan DVD-style commentary tracks (Audio commentary). Enables fans to add their own comments and thoughts to any of their favorite films.
* Sports. In 2005, unofficial podcasts for major sports teams launched, providing fans both in and outside of the teams' direct broadcast areas with on-demand commentary. The Cubscast founders also formed the first city-specific sports podcast network, hosting one podcast for each major Chicago team.
* Pornography. Porncasting and podnography are sometimes used to refer to pornography in podcasts.
* Reintroducing Classical Childrens Literature. Podcasts such as Albert Lea Public Library's Classics On-the-Go program bring classical (non-copyrighted) childrens literature back to life for everyone to share.
* Fiction. Podcasts like Escape Pod are used to distribute short stories in audio book format. Other podcasts distribute stories in the format of radio drama.


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