Grab your AirPods, it’s time to listen to podcasts

Music, movies, television and Youtube. These forms of entertainment have had their run in the media industry — but now it’s time for the era of podcasts to shine. Podcasts are convenient. You can listen as you drive, while you workout and it provides the perfect distraction while not needing your full attention. Podcasts took off in 2004 with Adam Curry and Dave Winer  who came up with the idea. Now, anyone can start a podcast about any possible niche, fandom or genre they can think of. According to,The 13 Critical Podcast Statistics of 2018,an article written by Jay Baer, founder of the Convince & Convert site, one third of Americans ages 25 to 54 listen to podcasts monthly and in 2018, six million more Americans listen to podcasts weekly than in 2017. The Daily 49er has podcasts of their own such as Beach Weekly and Chugg it at the Nugget, talking about news and sports respectively. I’ve been listening to podcasts since I was in middle school, starting with “Welcome to Nightvale,” created by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor on June 15, 2012. I listened to it before bed almost every night and I fell in love with its

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