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Jul 7, 2020, 5:55 AM
Links to both my 'Ivy Tara Blair: Unplugged ~ Quarantine Edition' and 'Ivy Tara Blair: Unplugged ~ Faces of the Tsunami' podcasts are available on the main page (with links to google podcast, apple podcast, youtube & stitcher *pantpantpant*)
Jun 19, 2020, 5:14 PM
this narrator.....is tired
Apr 10, 2020, 11:15 AM
Someone asked me today, what things I wish I'd known when I first started....
Mar 31, 2020, 2:37 PM
I'm starting to host the Unplugged podcast on PodBean!
Mar 25, 2020, 5:57 PM
As I type this, tens of thousands of people have contracted COVID-19, the coronavirus, and literally millions are in some state of 'shelter in place' or full on quarantine in their homes. So, I have revived my 'informal reading of my favorite works' podcast, focusing on pieces with humor, kindness, deep feeling, and lighthearted joy. May it give some comfort, some ease, some faith there is goodness in the world.
Dec 18, 2019, 9:15 AM
Pretty much what ACX does at this point is check for basic consistency compliance - did you save at the right bitrate/sample rate, did you leave the right number of seconds at the beginning & end of the file - basic stuff. What they don't check for...
Dec 13, 2019, 10:50 AM
When I decided to do a short run of podcasts to see how that format worked for me, I knew I'd need intro/outro music for it…. music that reflected the 'unvarnished first-take' quality that was the theme of the whole 'Ivy Reads' podcast. And then suddenly, it happened - in exactly the best way :)