Adventures in Toad Licking | The Podcast Club

Marcus, Molly, and Adam take you through a wild journey of not only an array of different microphones and the latest news in the podcast world, but Molly catches everyone up on her adventures in Costa Rica including massive bugs, animals outside the house, and toad licking.

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Highlights with time stamps:
0:00 Intro
2:33 Adam and Marcus talk about the Yeti microphone and if they would advice someone to use it for podcasting
3:56 Adam talks about some of the podcast microphones that are purposely made for podcasting
4:54 Molly, Adam and Marcus talk about the importance of knowing how to use the microphone the right way
8:05 Molly talks about how she is settling down in her new home, pros and cons of moving and how she’s finding her strength to keep on working hard
18:17 Molly and Marcus talk about the Fireside podcast app that almost looks like Clubhouse that was recently bought by Mark Cuban and Falon Fatemi
18:58 Adam, Molly and Marcus share their different thoughts on Clubhouse and what they think its future is going to look like
23:58 Molly talks about the importance of giving black creatives a chance to be who they are and give them credit for the good things they do
25:3 Molly also talks about the importance of the whites listening to the conversations of the blacks
26:41 Adam also talks about the nature of invites only in the Clubhouse and how that is important
27:30 Adam talks about the differences that are there between the Clubhouse app and the Fireside app
29:13 Adam, Molly and Marcus talk about hosting their next podcast in the Clubhouse room and see what it’s like
33:45 Molly, Adam and Marcus talk about Down the Hill Podcast and why the True Crime podcasts are the number one genre
36:46 Molly talks about how watching negative stuff affects your personal life and also your business life
37:35 Molly, Adam and Marcus share some of the shows that are True Crime and they share their different thoughts
39:22 Molly, Marcus and Adam explains why podcasters should always focus on the content rather than the guests and if they are famous
41:30 Molly shares her thoughts on diversity in podcasting and why there should be more podcasts hosted by women and also women led businesses
44:42 Molly and Marcus talk about why every woman should start a media company in 2021 and also be in production world
46:29 Molly talks about how anybody who has more privilege can advocate for somebody with less privilege
51:37 Molly talks about why people should not be in a rush to judge what people say because their thoughts are their thoughts different from yours and they could both be true
53:57 Marcus and Adam also share their thoughts on why people should not be in a rush to judge someone’s point of view but be patient and understand both sides
57:15 Molly, Marcus and Adam talk about the importance having a good looking logo and The Economist launching a new podcast called The Jab and what it’s all about
1:00:24 Molly talks about the podcast that Kirk Franklin came out with, The good words with Kirk Franklin
1:05:03 Marcus, Molly and Adam talks about the disadvantage of using emojis on your marketing copy

Equipment Mentioned:
Marcus’s Microphone :
Molly’s Set Up :
RODE PodMic:
PreSonus PD-70:

Books Mentioned:
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey

Shows Mentioned:
Fireside: It’s a next gen podcast platform that facilitates live conversation.

Clubhouse is an invitation-only audio-chat social networking app launched in 2020 by software developers Alpha Exploration Co. As of December 2020, it was valued at nearly $100 million. On January 21, 2021, the valuation reached $1 billion.

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Quotes Mentioned:
“There is a right way to use the wrong microphone.”
“Clubhouse gave people something to connect with people in ways that’s not Instagram, Facebook or Twitter.”
“Black creatives are the backbone of everything awesome in this country and they get no credit for it.”
“It’s important for white people to be in black rooms and listening to black conversations.”
“True crime podcasts are the number one genre.”
“Everything that you put in your body, whether it’s food or input or whatever makes a difference.”
“The human mind is an interesting thing.”
“The success of a podcast is solely based on the host.”
“The show that has the best downloads was the most interesting topic.”
“Podcasting doesn’t have a diversity problem.”
“Until men hold other men accountable, the world’s never going to change.”
“Your truth is yours and my truth is mine and they can both exist”
“We need to be patient with each other and open minded of any situation.”
“It’s not about what we can do; it’s about what we can knock down, when we have the chance to.”
“We all succumb to peer pressure.”

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