Entertainment Do you pay money for any Podcasts?

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by Lster, Jun 20, 2016.

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Have you given money to a Podcast?

  1. Yes and I'm currently subscribing/reguarly donating to 1 or more.

    11 vote(s)
    21.6%
  2. Yes but I don't give/subscribe regularly.

    3 vote(s)
    5.9%
  3. No. Podcasts should be free.

    29 vote(s)
    56.9%
  4. No and I never even subscribed to Sirius/XM.

    8 vote(s)
    15.7%
  1. Lster

    Lster Well-Known Member VIP

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    Since this is a Stern Forum I think it's easy to assume many here are into Podcasts. I'm curious how many of you actually subscribe to shows. After all Artie and Anthony both are counting on their fans to support them instead of using advertisers.

    I'm right now giving money to Artie again (at the very least to hear him slam Stuttering John http://www.dawgshed.com/threads/art...-on-the-latest-episode-of-his-podcast.190630/ ) as well as Nick DiPaolo who I think is hilarious and updates at a great rate. I didn't find myself listening to Cumia enough to warrant paying him but I'd resub if I heard about a really good episode.

    I listen to a lot of Podcasts now while driving to around, a lot of them tout Subscriber Episodes or just outright beg for donations so I'm wondering if they're actually getting a decent amount of money from people.
     
  2. Tipsey Russell

    Tipsey Russell VIP Extreme Gold

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    I've never listened to a podcast
    as a result I hope I'm not paying for any
     
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  3. June DeMay

    June DeMay Well-Known Member

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    There are too many great free ones to justify to pay for any, imho.
     
  4. Uncle Larry

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    No - some have ads in the form of live reads/discount codes where they get a cut of sales, which I can live with - a few of them also ask but don't require folks to donate $$ to listen to the podcasts.
     
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  5. Getthepoisonout

    Getthepoisonout I regret my username

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    I pay $25 a month for dawgshed....but I feel like it should be free, am I doing something wrong? :uscratch:
     
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    Irish Joe Well-Known Member

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    Are you sure you don't want a Wolf Plus account which gives you access to every single one of Marc Maron's snoozefests and exclusive content from "comedians" you couldn't pick out of a line-up?
     
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    Does Spotify count? a lot of podcasts on there.
     
  8. The Booey

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    I barely listen to podcasts as most of them suck.

    The Nerdist does get some good guests.
     
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    Irish Joe Well-Known Member

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    If only you could mute the hosts.
     
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  10. Gunt

    Gunt I don't have time to teach you to speak hobo. Gold

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    I pay for Nick Dip's podcast.......and Midnight In The Desert (show used to be hosted by Art Bell). It's not the same without Art but I still enjoy it.
     
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    This is the correct answer
     
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    I used to pay for Arties drug habit but no more.
     
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    99% of podcasts are garbage. A lot of C and D list comics laughing at their own inside jokes.
     
  14. DiamondGoddess

    DiamondGoddess Born Ready for My Close-Up! Gold

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    That's for my Diamond Fund.

    I'm worth it...

    :c
     
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    I don't pay for movies, music, cable, or books.

    Why would I pay for podcasts?
     
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    I pay for LevinTV.
     
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    BrulesRules Just grab 'em in the biscuits VIP

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    I listen to about 8 different podcasts...all are free.
     
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    Definitely should try Nick DiPaolo, big Cruz guy.
     
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  19. EmilysBush

    EmilysBush It's not a merkin.

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    Artie's are all on youtube because he's too lazy to do anything about it. I think I'm going to start paying for cumias show. I like him and gavin mcinnes. They have a real product that isn't some shity podcast.
     
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    I really liked it when he started. Do you know what happened with the court thing? Was he able to keep his CCW?