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Special Report from the Podcast Expo!

If I learned anything from this weekend, it's to love the sound of my own voice - uh oh. No, I learned to love the sound of YOUR voices! It's not the most perfect podcast, but it comes from the heart and mind of a Canuck in "paradise" who's had a few too many drinks with a whole bunch of crazy techno-geeks and podcasting-junkies. And I mean that in the BEST WAY! A big shout-out to Julien Smith from Montreal (his show is In Over Your Head http://www.inoveryourhead.net/ - excellent), one of the 5 Canucks at the conference. We quit the Saturday night party to record ourselves reading In Flanders Fields for Mark Blevis of Electric Sky (http://www.electricsky.net), hard to say if we made the deadline with the time change and such. But it was pretty damn cool. Stuff I loved and people who make me proud to be a podcaster: CC Chapman - Accidental Hash Doug Kaye - IT Conversations Noah Glass - ODEO Dave Slusher - Evil Genius Chronicles (look for clips of his inspiring talk on the next episode of rabble radio) ---and I'm leaving it there or else I'd have to type 'till dawn. Let's all go out for (more) beer when I get back and I'll infect you with the same enthusiasm. Check out the portable media expo at http://www.portablemediaexpo.com/ Check out Brother Love at http://www.brotherloverocks.com/ Check out Chance at http://www.mynameischance.com/

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