Friday, August 29, 2014

Podcasts and Blogs (Part 2)

Hello! Here is part two of my Podcasts and Blogs post. If you decided to try any of these out, please let them know where you heard about them from. :)

  1. Subway Knits- "Adventures in knitting on the subway (and everywhere else!) in New York City." This another one of my favorite knitting podcasts. Maria is a lovely hostess and I'm always excited when I see a new episode pop up on my iTunes. To contact her, join her Ravelry group, her blog, and follow her on Twitter
  2. Slumber Party With Alie and Georgia- "Climb into our fort for an adult slumber party with Alie & Georgia! There's wine Spritzers, games, ghost stories and pajamas are mandatory." This id a really funny podcast. If you want a laugh then I highly suggest for you to check it out. WARNING: This is not a podcast to listen around children. You can find it on iTunes.
  3. The Art of Photography- "The Art of Photography is your lens into the worlf of making images. Every Sunday, Ted Forbes produces new episodes in diverse topics such as techniques, composition, philosophy, craft,digital photography, film, darkroom techniques and more. If you are a photographer, this is the show for you. Past episodes and additional content can be found on our website: http://theartofphotography.tv" This is one of the best photography podcast I had found. I've been watching this show for a few years now, and it is still super interesting. You can find this podcast on iTunes and at their website that is mention in the description above.
  4. Electric Sheep-"Hoxton Handmade celebrates all things knit. Whether it's online, around town or in her living room, we'll be talking about crafting, knitting and the joys of making stuff, along with a few philosophical ramblings." Another great podcast, Hoxton is really funny and has the best essays. She hasn't updated the podcast is a while be it is worth waiting for new episodes. To contact her, join her Ravelry group.
  5. Sticks & String Podcast- "A podcast by an Australian bloke who knits. www.sticksandstring.com.au" This was a really great knitting podcast and I was sad when he stopped recording. But don't let that stop you from giving this show a listen. You can find all the episodes on iTunes. To try to contact him, join his Ravelry group or go to the website above.
  6. MuggleNet Academia- "MuggleNet Academia discusses literature aspects of the Harry Potter book series. Brought to you by the World's #1 Harry Potter Fan Site." I think this podcast is really interesting. For someone who is really into the Harry Potter series, it made me think more about it then I would have myself. They haven't released a new episode in a while, but keep an eye out. You can find this show on iTunes and on Mugglenet.com.
  7. CraftyPod- "The podcast that's all about making stuff." I haven't listened to this in a while, but when I did I found it really interesting. I learned more about other crafts and got to wanting to make a few things as well. You can find the older episodes on iTunes.
  8. Aplayfulday- And of course, yet another knitting podcast that I absolutely love. I getting so excited when I see a new episode on my iTunes. The host is super charming, I could listen to her for hours. She inspires me to get into gardening and to try to get this blog up and running. To contact her, join her Ravelry group or check out her website.
  9. The Book Pod- This is a really great book podcast. They would have interview with authors, reviews, and a audio sample of some books. Unfortunately,they haven't update their feed in a while. You can find older episodes on iTunes.
  10. Tvknittingpodcast- "A podcast about TV and Knitting, but not necessarily together." Another one of my favorites, I love to hear about her spinning and the bar time segment she does with her husband. She's such a lovely lady, I had the pleasure to talk to her a few times on Twitter. To contact her you can; join her Ravelry group, check out her blog, and follow her on Twitter.
  11. Knitmoregirl's Podcast- "Gigi and Jasmin co-host a knitting podcast featuring regular segments such as "On the needles", "Mother Knows Best", and "When Knitting Attacks!" This podcast is probably one of the most well known knitting podcasts. They are a mother/daughter show. They both are some of the sweetest knitters every, Jasmin is a major enabler so beware. Because of them I decided to try my hand at knitting beads into my shawl. I highly recommend this podcast, you won't regret that you gave them a try.  To contacted them you can; join their Ravelry group or follow their blog.
  12. The High Fiber Diet- "A podcast about knitting, crochet, spinning, food, family and fibery fun." If you love to hear a married couple joke back and forth about anything and everything, including knitting, then this is a podcast for you. Coggie has a few patterns out on Ravelry now and she has a fiber retreat called "Knittn in the Mittn"  To contacted her you can; join her Ravelry group, check out her blog, or follow her on Twitter.
  13. Knit Knit Cafe- "Abby knits, spins and talks about it from New York City." Another lovely lady to listen to, she hasn't released an episode in a while only because she's been super busy. Her laugh is contagious, so beware you might spit up whatever you happen to be drinking at the time. To contact her you can; join her Ravelry group or check out her blog.
  14. Knitting Brooklyn- This was a great podcast. It was nice hearing about the projects she was working on and about her family. She hasn't updated her feed, but go listen to the older episodes. You can find the older episodes on iTunes, check out her blog, and join her Ravelry group.
  15. Knitting in Circles- "Join Aimee and Darren each week for Knitting in Circles Podcast as they share their current knitting and spinning projects. Visit the website at knittingincirclespodcast.com. Thanks!" A great husband and wife video podcast, Aimee and Darren are great to watch. I love everything that Aimee knits and Darren gives me ideas to what to knit for my husband. They are so funny and I always get excited when there is a new episode. To watch their show find them on iTunes and Youtube. And to contact them; join their Ravelry group and check out their blog.
  16. KnitBytes- "A crafting podcast for geeks and gamers. Shownotes at http://knitbytes.wordpress.com." This was a great video podcast. I was always impressed with Becca's knitting and I heard about a lot of video games that I would like to try to play from her. She no longer podcasts but you should definitely watch all the episodes she has. You can find her all of her episodes on iTunes.
  17. Film State- "Film State is a one of a kind look at everything film related. Get movie news and rumors, fil trailers, movie reviews, and new DVD release info all in one place. Never waste your time or hard earned money on a bad movie again." I heard basically everything I know about upcoming movies from this show. It's from the same people from Film Riot, but they decided to just work on Film Riot for right now. There hasn't been any news to whether or not they will record any new episodes of this show yet. You can find this show on iTunes.
  18. YarnGasm- "A knitting video podcast hosted by Voolenvine who knits, spins, and dyes yarn in Brooklyn." This is probably my #1 favorite knitting podcast. I love Kristin, she is super sweet. Her knitting is amazing and so is her spinning. If it wasn't for her I probably wouldn't have started spinning. Her yarn store on etsy is doing really well. I have a few of her early skeins. I highly, and I repeat HIGHLY, suggest you go check her podcast out. You won't be sorry. To contact her; you can join her Ravelry groups (her podcast group and her yarn shop group), check out her blog and/or her etsy shop, and follow her on Twitter. You can also find links to her Facebook pages to both in the groups.
  19. Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Podcast- "Posted on Tuesdays, Norm and Will discuss topics of interest with Adam--nothing is off-limits! Still Untitled covers everything from hot-button issues within the maker community to experiences from Adam's life to questions from the audience. Enjoy!" If you love the show "Mythbusters" then you would love to hear what Adam has to say about the topics they talk about in this show. You can find this podcast on iTunes and Youtube.
  20. MuggleCast: The Harry Potter Podcast- "MuggleCast is the most-listened to Harry Potter podcast online, and the only one to release on a regular and timely schedule. Pioneering the Harry Potter podcast phenomenon in August 2005, MuggleCast has continued to bring its listeners the most entertaining and thought-provoking discussions. With each new episode we dicuss everything Harry Potter: the latest news, all seven Potter books, the Deathly Hallows films, interviews with Potter stars, and more! Totally unscripted, enlighting, and always guaranteed to give you a laugh. See Why MuggleCast is the #1 most-downloaded Potter podcast."...I think the description explains it all. This was the first Harry Potter podcast I started to listen to. They release a episode when there is new news to talk about. You can find this podcast on iTunes and on mugglenet.com.
  21. PotterCast: #1 Harry Potter Podcast- "The ONLY Harry Potter podcast to bring you interviews with author J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter actors, and much more. We're discussing Deathly Hallows and Order of the Phoenix every week and are continually bringing you the best and most up to date content anywhere. Join us for the fun!" Another Harry Potter podcast. Even though I was a member of The Leaky Cauldron when I was younger, I didn't start listening to this until I had read the woman who runs the website's book. But I'm glad I started to listen to them. I just wish I found them sooner. You can find this podcast on iTunes.
  22. The Bakery Bears- This is a new husband and wife podcast. They up to 9 episode now, and I hope they keep releasing episodes in the future. They are the nicest people and I love their humor. Please check them out. You can find this video podcast only on Youtube. To contact them; leave a comment on Youtube and/or join their Ravelry group.
Ok, I think that's all of them for right now. Until I finish another, but you'll hear about that when the time comes. If you made it this far, THANK YOU! I know it probably got ramblely and I'm sorry about that. Please bear with me while I improve my writing. :) Like I said at the beginning; if you do decide to check out any of these podcasts, let them know where you heard about them. Spread the word about them and this blog. :)

Happy listening! 
Sam<3