Posted 23 February 2010 - 03:22 AM
I listened today and enjoyed it, but I've been following Eurobricks for a while.
Things that would make the podcast better (for me and newcomers).
-lower the volume of the opening/closing theme, I had to adjust my iPod when it played.
-a little more intro as to what the podcast is. I've only been an AFOL for two years, so I got most of what you were talking about, but a little intro in the first 30 seconds would make things easier for people trying it out (ie. "The Brick Broadcast, the podcast for Adult Fans of Lego, who've come out of their dark ages." "The Brickster is the moderator for train/tech on Eurobricks.com, one of the most popular forums for adult Lego users. Eurobricks has also been a supporter of the Brick Broadcast and our previous podcast, Behind the Helm.")
-the full interview was enjoyable, but a lot of podcasts have a sort of news section. If you're consciously avoiding that in yours, that could make sense too.
I never listened to the Behind the Helm sets, so I don't know if you treat them a bit different once they're in the iTunes store, or how closely you're linked to Eurobricks in every episode. I just know that as a casual listener, I try out 1-2 new podcasts a month, and a lot I never get past 5 minutes before I throw them in the trashcan. If I was curious about Lego, but not fluent in it, I might be turned off.
As I said though, I listened to it today (all 27 minutes as I was on my jog) and enjoyed it. I appreciate the hard work you've put in, and you've got my ears!
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