M&L Studios Past Shows
The Mark and Lynda podcast was a safe place for me. It gave me a platform to continue my need to talk into a microphone, but mostly it gave me a warm spot to transition over to as I stepped away from the Mark and Brian program, and we did a fine job at entertaining a few folks. I knew that terrestrial radio was in a transitional phase and I truly believed that audio entertainment was going to find a home on the internet, and that has proven to be true, and I wanted to be in the middle of it. Though terrified to do it, my wife stepped behind the mic and joined me, and she made all of us proud. There will always be a special place within me for that show. We didn’t set the world on fire but it gave me a much-needed safe haven to exist in while I figured out what was next. The show lasted eleven years and I’m proud of what Lynda and I did there. I will always remember it fondly.
CSIM was a two-hour audio presentation of a story about a band or a song that you were familiar with but didn’t know the background. We presented the story behind the music that you didn’t know. The show was initially presented as a podcast and was very well received, so we attempted to sell it to the broadcast world and got the same response from all distributors, “It’s a very good show but were not looking for two-hour blocks of programming, we are looking for 60 second weekday quick hits.” The show took it’s bow and said goodnight.
Sam Farmer and I teamed up for a weekly look at the upcoming weekend of NFL games. Sam is a reporter for the Los Angeles Times who covers the NFL and his inside stories about the players is mesmerizing. Though very well done, the show found itself up against an extremely saturated market of some of the biggest names in sports, and it became clear that we just didn’t match up.
It’s exactly what you would think, a daddy hashing through thoughts and ideas on a weekly basis with his two daughters. It was a good show that had nowhere to go.
An attempt at having my son conduct his own segment on my podcast. It quickly became clear to him that broadcast is simply not his thing.
Katie could talk about a paper bag for two hours and make it interesting and funny, but she got busy with her life, and her own podcast, and it fell by the wayside.
This is one that I haven’t yet done. The intention is for it to be a show where we look at one particular movie each week and dissect it. Sounds good on paper, I just need to find the right co-host.