Kevin Porter loves podcasts–he’s created a couple successful ones himself! He’s setting out to get inside the heads of his fellow podcasters, learning how their shows were made and revisiting some highs and lows from their beginnings.
Inside Voices is a fun and cozy chat show in which host Kevin T. Porter invites the people behind your favorite podcasts to discuss how they built their shows and found their voices, examining the spaces between who we are, what we sound like, and what we have to say.
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Theme song by Tomi.
Welcome to this fun and cosy chat show, Inside Voices. For our first episode, we are sitting down with the wonderful and hilarious Nicole Byer. She is a comedian, actor, and most recently a podcast host. We find out how she got inspired to start her popular podcast 'Why Won't You Date Me', her tireless work ethic, and how acclaim has changed her relationship with her audience.
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This week, we sit down with the host of 'If I Were You', 'Buckets', and the co-founder of Headgum, Amir Blumenfeld.
We talk about the reasons he wanted to branch off form his old job at College Humor, the philosophy of starting his own podcast network, and balancing his personal life on and off mic.
Kevin is joined by multi-talented friend, Megan Batoon. Megan is best known for hosting her show Just a Tip w/ Megan Batoon, a comedy advice podcast that has grown a community of avid fans and followers. Along the way, she is also a dancer, a youtube personality, and comedian. While seemingly being a Jill of all trades, Megan wants to be sure that no matter what she does, she does earnestly, for the sake of herself and the audience.
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Kevin sits down with the prolific Matt Gourley. Matt is best known as the host and producer of shows like "Superego” and “Conan O'Brien Needs A Friend"
Together, Kevin and Matt talk about career ambition vs domestic contentment, A-list celebrity podcast colonization, and how to sustain creative work for yourself and the person across the mic from you.
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Hrishikesh Hirway is best known as a host and producer for podcasts such as 'Song Exploder', 'West Wing Weekly' and 'Partners'. However, what he is first and foremost is a musician. While making music, scoring films, and playing in his band "The One AM Radio", he turned a curiosity of loving podcasts and music into a widely renowned and acclaimed career. Kevin and Hrishi talk about what it means to be "good enough", the best parts of making a show, and how cookies can make all the difference.
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This week Kevin sits down with Emily VanDerWerff. As the host of “Primetime” and “I Think You’re Interesting”, Emily had one kind of relationship with her voice. But since coming out as trans, Emily has had to reconcile her new normal, learning to speak and love what she sounds like all over again.
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This week Kevin sits down with Alex Goldman from Reply All. Alex has a voice and career marked by curiosity. Together him and Kevin talk about what it means to work well with a partner, why doing a labor intensive show is still rewarding, and reveal the special secret method for handling negative feedback.
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This week Kevin sits down with Griffin Newman from the Blank Check podcast. Together they talk about learning to love your voice when you don't love how you look, letting an audience tell you what they like about you, and how great thoughtfulness is the key to creating unhinged goofiness.
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We're back! This week Kevin sits down with Glen Weldon from NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour. Together they discuss NPR aesthetics, queer identity, and the difference between good critique and bad critique.
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