3 Clips

2 Pages with MBS: Ideas vs. “the personal” (ft. Michael Bungay Stanier)

Premise is everything when it comes to shaping a strong show. It allows the audience to understand immediately where they’re headed, which brings us to 2 Pages with MBS, a podcast where brilliant people read the best two pages of a favorite book…a book that has shaped them and changed them. Host Michael Bungay Stanier chats with authors, leaders, activists, academics, entrepreneurs, change agents, and celebrities as they dig into the ideas that matter the most.

Inside today’s episode, as timely as ever, Jay and MBS discuss tackling interviews from unconventional angles, challenging their guests to speak from the heart, and how to get straight to “the personal” as well as captivating ideas.

MBS has written books that have sold about a million copies all told, including The Coaching Habit, a self-published book that’s become the best-selling book on coaching this century. He founded a training and development company, Box of Crayons, that has taught coaching skills to hundreds of thousands of people around the world. And he’s been been named #1 Thought Leader in Coaching and a Coaching Guru.

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INSIDE THIS EPISODE: 

2 Pages with MBS can be found at: https://www.mbs.works/2-pages-podcast/

Tweet at host MBS here: https://twitter.com/mbs_works

Follow 3 Clips host Jay Acunzo on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/jayacunzo/

This episode was produced by Jude Brewer. Learn more: www.judebrewer.com

Music provided by Tyler Littwin

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Freelance Writing Coach: Selling Your Time (ft. Kaleigh Moore)

Sometimes less is more. Especially when the crux of your podcast is sharing something practical, like freelance writing. That’s exactly what Kaleigh Moore and Emma Siemasko do with their podcast, Freelance Writing Coach. It’s a simple, conversational show that features Emma and Kaleigh chatting about different aspects of freelance writing. Episodes are usually short and simply (but well) produced, making for a quick, easy and practical listening experience. In this episode Jay chats with one half of the duo, Kaleigh about selling your time, writing and making a podcast about writing.

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INSIDE THIS EPISODE:

Listen to Freelance Writing Coach https://www.freelancewritingcoachpodcast.com/episodes

Follow Kaleigh on here website https://www.kaleighmoore.com/about

Follow Jay on twitter @JayAcunzo

From Play it Forward, be sure to listen to Cyber Empathy: https://cyberempathy.org

This episode was produced by Stuart Barefoot

Music was created by Tyler Litwin

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Unread: Digital Breadcrumbs (ft. Chris Stedman)

One December evening in 2019, Chris Stedman noticed a new message in his inbox from his friend Alex, sent at exactly 7 p.m. He and Alex hadn’t talked in a while—was Alex writing to tell him off for being a bad friend? But it wasn’t that. “listen,” the note read. “i am writing to let you know that when you receive this scheduled email, i will no longer be alive.”

Welcome to Unread, a podcast from iHeart that has landed on many best-of-2021 lists while striking a deep chord with its audience.

Inside today’s episode, Jay speaks with Chris Stedman, creator and writer of Unread, a show with a unique approach toward mental health and cultural icons. Chris breaks down the process of conceptualizing an intimately personal project with a team, and how podcasting differs from the written word.

Chris Stedman is a Minneapolis-based writer, speaker, and professor who currently teaches in the Department of Religion and Philosophy at Augsburg University. He is the author of IRL and Faitheist, and Unread is his first podcast.

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3 Clips is a Castos Original Series. Castos provides tools for public and private podcasts and believes podcasters should own their turf to provide the best possible audience experience. Visit http://castos.com 

INSIDE THIS EPISODE: 

Unread can be found at: https://chrisstedmanwriter.com/unread/

Tweet at Unread host Chris Stedman here: https://twitter.com/ChrisDStedman

Follow 3 Clips host Jay Acunzo on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/jayacunzo/

This episode was produced by Jude Brewer. Learn more: www.judebrewer.com

Music provided by Tyler Littwin

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True Love & Other Noncommunicable Diseases: Making the Personal…Performative! (ft. Brianna Barrett)

A camera. A cancer diagnosis. True love. Romantic comedy. Award-winning writer and storyteller Brianna Barrett has performed her show about serious illness and resilience to audiences along the west coast since 2016. Now Brianna reimagines the experience of her one-woman play in audio form, navigating the threads of her life that continue to come together in surprising and unusual ways, even amid a global pandemic.

Welcome to Brianna Barrett’s semi-limited series: True Love & Other Noncommunicable Diseases, a podcast that manages to carve out a sharp narrative niche, elevating “coming of age” by swapping tragedy for comedy, and vice versa, in a heartbreakingly awkward and hilarious study of narrator-versus-performer, and the memory of self.

Inside today’s episode, as timely as ever, Jay and Brianna break down the meta-meta and the nitty gritty of storytelling. What does “better now” mean for a cancer survivor? And what would your ex say if you told them that you had written a play about your past relationship and then performed it on stage for thousands of strangers over the past several years? And by the way. You’re going to read that play aloud to them. Alone. While recording their reaction.

Brianna Barrett is a playwright, storyteller, obscure history buff, and avid tea-lover. Her full-length theatrical work has been developed at Artists Repertory Theater, Theatre33, Fertile Ground Festival, HART Theatre, and UCLA. Her TV work has been developed with Stuber, Farah Films, Hollywood Laundromat and ICM. She’s performed at venues such as Pickathon (yes the music festival!), and now she’s performing in your ears via her debut limited series podcast, True Love & Other Noncommunicable Diseases.

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LEARN MORE ABOUT 3 CLIPS HOST JAY ACUNZO

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LEARN MORE ABOUT CASTOS

3 Clips is a Castos Original Series. Castos provides tools for public and private podcasts and believes podcasters should own their turf to provide the best possible audience experience. Visit http://castos.com 

INSIDE THIS EPISODE: 

True Love & Other Noncommunicable Diseases can be found at: https://www.briannabarrett.com/podcast

Tweet at host Brianna Barrett here: https://twitter.com/sonotacreeper

Follow 3 Clips host Jay Acunzo on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/jayacunzo/

This episode was produced by Jude Brewer. Learn more: www.judebrewer.com

Music provided by Tyler Littwin

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Camp Monsters: Audio as a Visual Medium (ft. Weston Davis)

Audio as a Visual Medium is a paradox in many ways. But when done well, writing for the ear, editing and sound design can create a visual world through audio. Camp Monsters from REI…yes the brand, is a perfect example of this.

Written, hosted and narrated Weston Davis, Camp Monsters features as they put it “stories of impossible encounters with impossible creatures in the wildest corners of North America.” Along with producer Chelsea Davis and sound designer Nick Patri, REI has created a branded podcast that doesn’t feel like a branded podcast. It feels more like an old fashioned radio drama reimagined.

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LEARN MORE ABOUT 3 CLIPS HOST JAY ACUNZO

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3 Clips is a Castos Original Series. Castos provides tools for public and private podcasts and believes podcasters should own their turf to provide the best possible audience experience. Visit http://castos.com 

Inside This Episode

REI Camp Monsters can be found here: rei.com/blog/podcasts/camp-monsters

Learn more about Weston Davis: westondavis.com

This episode was produced by Stuart Barefoot

Music is provided by Tyler Littwin

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Forever is a Long Time: Creating with Sensitivity (ft. Ian Coss)

The World needs more sensitive creators. Content that moves the world, moves listeners and make things better. And you know what? That doesn’t have to come in the form of some epic narrative. It can be stories from daily life. The seemingly innocuous details of our day-to-day can provide inspiration.

Enter Ian Coss. For this episode he and Jay break down his five part series, Forever is a Long Time. Ian explores the topic of marriage by interviewing members of his family who are divorced, which is most of them. These candid and poignant conversation with his relatives are both deeply personal and relatable at the same time.

Ian is an award winning musician, podcaster and sound designer who has worked with well known outlets like PRX, and the nationally syndicated radio show, The World. He’s been recognized with a national Edward R. Murrow Award for excellence in sound and his music is even featured in museums. Forever is a Long Time, however, was produced independently, something he and Jay discuss at length.

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LEARN MORE ABOUT 3 CLIPS HOST JAY ACUNZO

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LEARN MORE ABOUT CASTOS

3 Clips is a Castos Original Series. Castos provides tools for public and private podcasts and believes podcasters should own their turf to provide the best possible audience experience. Visit http://castos.com 

INSIDE THIS EPISODE:

Forever is a Long Time can be found at: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/forever-is-a-long-time/id1570813696

Connect with Ian: https://iancoss.com

Follow 3 Clips host Jay Acunzo on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/jayacunzo/

This episode was produced by Andrea Muraskin and Stuart Barefoot

Music was provided by Tyler Litwin

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REPLAY: Discovery’s Curiosity Daily: How to Consistently Delight Listeners (ft. Ashley Hamer and Cody Gough)

We’re hard at work on new episodes of 3 Clips, so here’s an oldie but a goodie — one of our most popular episodes…

We’ve got a dynamic co-hosting duo: welcome Ashley Hamer and Cody Gough of Curiosity Daily. A daily, yes, daily (!), podcast about science, which is part of Discovery.

Host Jay Acunzo gets into great topics with Cody and Ashley, starting with, how, just how do they put out a well researched and fact-checked show every single day? This episode also covers topics of performing on the mic, how these two make a co-hosting relationship work, how to communicate science to a general audience, and more. 

And to that last topic, being a science communicator to a wide audience, Ashley had a great thought to add after we recorded, so hang out past all the credits and even past the closing theme music to hear what she had to say. It’s worth it!

INSIDE THIS EPISODE: 

Curiosity Daily can be found here: https://www.curiositydaily.com/

Follow Curiosity Daily on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/curiositydotcom

Follow Ashley Hamer on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/smashleyhamer

Follow Cody Gough on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/producercody

From Play It Forward: This week’s recommended podcasts are, from Ashley, Everything is Alive: https://www.everythingisalive.com/ and from Cody, Citations Needed: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/citations-needed/id1258545975

Follow 3 Clips host Jay Acunzo on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/jayacunzo/

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Making a Living in Podcasting (ft. Kinsey Grant and Josh Kaplan of Thinking is Cool)

3 Clips is a show about the craft of podcasting, and the passion behind that craft. But how do we translate that passion into income? On this special episode, business partners Kinsey Grant and Josh Kaplan help us answer this question. Kinsey is the host of Thinking is Cool, where she takes listeners deep into the key topics affecting their work and lives, to encourage us all to stop and think more critically about the nuances inside those ideas. She covers topics like drugs and why we do them, billionaires and whether they should exist, the concept of the girl boss, and the political system in the US and how we might fix it. Kinsey is also the Chief Content Officer of the startup that she co-founded, Smooth Operations and Creator Services, aka Smooth Ops. Josh Kaplan is the co-founder of Thinking is Cool and co-founder and CEO of Smooth Ops. He runs the business back end for Thinking is Cool, and works on revenue generating projects for independent creators, many of whom are podcasters too. In this episode of 3 Clips, Josh, Kinsey and Jay talk working relationships, going indie, the role of a journalist/host in podcast advertising, and more. 

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Subscribe to his newsletter, explore his course for podcasters, or watch and listen to all of Jay’s shows and projects at jayacunzo.com 

LEARN MORE ABOUT CASTOS

3 Clips is a Castos Original Series. Castos provides tools for public and private podcasts and believes podcasters should own their turf to provide the best possible audience experience. Visit castos.com 

INSIDE THIS EPISODE: 

Thinking is Cool can be found here: thinkingiscool.com

Learn more about Kinsey and Josh’s consulting firm for creators, Smooth Operations and Creator Services: smoothops.xyz

Kinsey Grant originally appeared on 3 Clips while in her previous job as host of Business Casual for Morning Brew. Listen to that episode here: 3clipspodcast.com/morning-brews-business-casual-how-to-interview-famous-overly-polished-guests-ft-kinsey-grant/

Follow Kinsey Grant on Twitter here: twitter.com/KinseyGrant

Follow Josh Kaplan on Twitter here: twitter.com/jkaplan1

Follow 3 Clips host Jay Acunzo on Twitter here: twitter.com/jayacunzo

This episode was produced by Andrea Muraskin. Learn more: andreamuraskin.com

Music for this episode was provided by Tyler Littwin.

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Wireframe: Fonts as People (ft. Khoi Vinh and Dominic Gerard)

When’s the last time you attended an audio-only house party populated entirely by personified versions of fonts? Actual typefaces like Arial and Times New Roman speaking at you like real life people? Imagine how obnoxious Comic Sans sounds…

Welcome to the ambitious world of Wireframe, a podcast from Adobe and Pacific Content.

Inside today’s episode, Jay speaks with Khoi Vinh and Dominic Gerard, two of the three hosts of Wireframe, a show with a unique eye toward helping design professionals and the design-curious, fostering a new appreciation for the craft while demonstrating how design impacts the world around you. Khoi and Dominic breakdown the nitty-gritty with Jay, ranging from logistics between hosts and the brandteam, what it means to be a podcast host versus a public speaker, and tricks for transforming show guests into actors. Wireframe is not a show that’s afraid to reach.

Khoi Vinh, named one of the most creative people in business by Fast Company, is Senior Director of Product Design at Adobe. His co-host Dominic Gerard is a showrunner from Pacific Content, a podcast production company which helps make Wireframe as well as shows from some of the world’s top brands like Dell, Charles Schwab, Atlassean, and Facebook.

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LEARN MORE ABOUT CASTOS

3 Clips is a Castos Original Series. Castos provides tools for public and private podcasts and believes podcasters should own their turf to provide the best possible audience experience. Visit http://castos.com 

INSIDE THIS EPISODE: 

Wireframe can be found at https://xd.adobe.com/ideas/perspectives/wireframe-podcast/

Tweet at Wireframe host Khio Vonh here: https://twitter.com/khoi

Follow 3 Clips host Jay Acunzo on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/jayacunzo/

This episode was produced by Jude Brewer. Learn more: www.judebrewer.com

Music provided by Tyler Littwin

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Flash Forward: Ethically Mixing Fact and Fiction (ft. Rose Eveleth)

In 2021, we’re blessed to live in a podcast landscape ripe with richly reported nonfiction shows that challenge your way of thinking and expand your world: Reply All, Invisibilia, Far Flung, the list goes on. There are also an expanding slate of fictional podcasts to get lost in. But what if you could have both in one show? 

With Flash Forward, a show about the future, our guest Rose Eveleth inspires imaginations and pushes listeners to think about the world we live in now, and how it could be different. Like other science shows, Rose calls on scientists and other experts to break down complex concepts in an accessible way. But sprinkled throughout each episode are speculative fiction scenes that offer a glimpse of “possible and not so possible futures.” 

In this episode of 3 Clips, Rose and Jay break down a Flash Forward episode about humans’ search for alien life. They discuss how to make scientists sound podcast-worthy, how Rose has carved out her own voice in the science genre, and her fiction writing process. Also, Rose offers insights on how she’s managed to make such a multilayered show as an independent producer. 

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3clipspodcast.com for all episodes of the show. 

LEARN MORE ABOUT 3 CLIPS HOST JAY ACUNZO

Subscribe to his newsletter, explore his course for podcasters, or watch and listen to all of Jay’s shows and projects at jayacunzo.com 

LEARN MORE ABOUT CASTOS

3 Clips is a Castos Original Series. Castos provides tools for public and private podcasts and believes podcasters should own their turf to provide the best possible audience experience. Visit /castos.com 

INSIDE THIS EPISODE: 

Flash Forward can be found at  flashforwardpod.com.

Get in touch with Flash Forward host Rose Eveleth at rose@flashforwardpod.com 

Follow 3 Clips host Jay Acunzo on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/jayacunzo/

From Play It Forward: This week’s recommended podcast is Gender Reveal: genderpodcast.com

This episode was produced by Andrea Muraskin. Learn more: andreamuraskin.com

Music provided by Tyler Littwin

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