MarsCon 2012: Pondering Podcasting – Techniques and Direction

MarsCon 2012: Pondering Podcasting – Techniques and Direction


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Podcasting is a hot phenomenon.

Is there room for you to get involved?

Join expert panelists as they discuss the pros and cons of podcasting, the ways in which podcasting will continue to grow in the future, and the best methods for enjoying the pod world.

Hosted by Keith DeCandido.

Other panelists include;  Helen Madden,  Bob Price,  Alfredo Torres, and Jason Bayless.

[singlepic id=1720 w=320 h=240 float=right] Keith DeCandido  is an American science fiction and fantasy writer and musician, who works on comic books, novels, role-playing games and video games, including numerous media tie-in books for properties such as Star Trek, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Doctor Who, Supernatural, Andromeda and Farscape, and for comic book work on characters such as Spider-Man and X-Men.

[singlepic id=1719 w=320 h=240 float=left] Helen E. H. Madden is a writer and graphic artist who quit her lucrative day job years ago to tell dirty stories for fun and profit.  Her published works include Future Perfect: A Collection of Fantastic Erotica (published by and Demon By Day (published by Mojocastle Press).  Her stories have appeared in various anthologies, including “Wired Hard 4″ from Circlet Press, “Cream: The Best of the Erotica Readers and Writers Association” and the charity anthology “Coming Together: With Pride.”  Helen also writes and produces the Heat Flash Erotic Podcast, a free online audio program of erotic speculative fiction.  Helen also draws The Adventures of Cynical Woman, a web comic about life as a stay-at-home mom and erotica writer.

Bob Price is co-host and co-content creator for ‘This Non-Religious Life’, ‘Natural Ones,  and ‘The Talking Dead’.

[singlepic id=1700 w=320 h=240 float=right] Alfredo Torres has helped to spread joy, laughter and music over the local airwaves for 10 years. Getting his start as a regular on the Mike and Bob show on WROX (96X) in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia, he took his talents to his own radio show, “The Alfredo Torres Debacle,” before moving on to 100.5 Max FM’s Locals Lounges where he featured the most talented local rock bands in the Hampton Roads area. He went on to host a successful video blog for Port Folio Weekly and currently is featured on Bob’s Boneyard, a podcast staring himself along with Bob Fresh and Manny Fresh formally of the Mike and Bob show and Torres vs Zombies, a podcast which is part survivalist, part pop culture and all zombies.  Alfredo has a BA in political science from Siena College, a BS in communications from Old Dominion University and is currently working on his graduate degree in Lifespan and Digital Communications from ODU. Widely respected for his quick wit, knowledge of music, zombies, and a passion for local artists, The Silver Fox doesn’t follow the politically correct path.

[singlepic id=1701 w=320 h=240 float=left]  Jason Bayless is the founder/content creator of the popular entertainment website, Zombie Popcorn.

Zombie Popcorn is the Official podcast for MarsCon and is home to a variety of locally produced shows including:

The Talking Dead”, a horror, sci-fi and entertainment show.

The New Architects“, focusing on individuals and communities that make a difference in the way we view the world.

This Non-Religious Life”, highlighting particular aspects of religious faith and the irreligious movement.

Zombience”, highlighting all aspects of the ambient music.

“Natural Ones”, a Dungeon and Dragons podcast. (Coming Soon)

So kick back and enjoy this MarsCon panel about podcasting!



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Jason Bayless

Jason Bayless is a life-long activist and is currently working at The Pachamama Alliance. When he is not working he spends, working with Center for Farmworker Families and spending his time recording shows, writing blogs, collecting 3D movies, and playing VR games.

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