Judging & Elimination Episodes
We got lazy this week, and gave each team the choice of three genres, styles and tones of podcasts and let each one choose. What we ended up with was a Self-Help Game Show Comedy. I think we all learned something this week. What exactly? Listen and find out!Clean up...
Three the Hard Way's Entry for Challenge 5 - Ali Spagnola Interview Challenge: "The Identified Podcast"
The Unsolicited Manuscripts' Entry for Challenge 5 - Ali Spagnola Interview Challenge: "The Creative Life"
Questionable Ivory Drinks' Entry for Challenge 5 - Ali Spagnola Interview Challenge: "Where I'm From"
This week, Alex interviews the winner of America's Next top Podcaster Season 2! They talk about fatherhood, baking, and all those bruises from pinching yourself!
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