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The Palmer Files Podcast

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A podcast about the pursuit of knowledge through interesting and engaging conversation, hosted by Agent Palmer. Released every other Tuesday.

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United States

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A podcast about the pursuit of knowledge through interesting and engaging conversation, hosted by Agent Palmer. Released every other Tuesday.

Language:

English


Episodes

Learning, Focus, and Storytelling with NostalgAK’s James Gaddis

4/2/2024
Episode 120 features James Gaddis, a former journalist, currently a digital marketer of many hats, who's channeling his nostalgia and passion for storytelling on YouTube. We talk about crafting a story, being on both sides of the camera, digital marketing and change, comfort zones, snap judgments, we attempt to replace primary with firstiary and much much more … Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode NostalgAK on YouTube NostalgAK on Instagram AgentPalmer.com Tweets @AgentPalmer @ThePalmerFiles Other Links Whatever happened to DiC? An Attempted Oral History on the Saturday Morning Cartoon Powerhouse Mr. S is a Tell-All for the Chairman of the Bored Palmer’s Trek: Star Trek: The Next Generation You can also hear more Palmer occasionally on Our Liner Notes, a musical conversation podcast with host Chris Maier or as co-host of The Podcast Digest with Dan Lizette. Music created and provided by Henno Heitur of Monkey Tongue Productions. --End Show Notes Transmission--

Duration:01:06:16

Lawyers, Myths, and Debate with Jess Eskra

3/19/2024
Episode 119 features Jess Eskra, a lawyer who's in the game to help people. We talk about lawyer myths, posture, legislation, Jury duty, law school, debate, education, and much much more. Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode AgentPalmer.com Tweets @AgentPalmer @ThePalmerFiles Other Links Finding Future Pirate Treasure in the pages of Debatable Space Six Nations: Full Contact is sports documentary at its most candid, primal You can also hear more Palmer occasionally on Our Liner Notes, a musical conversation podcast with host Chris Maier or as co-host of The Podcast Digest with Dan Lizette. Music created and provided by Henno Heitur of Monkey Tongue Productions. --End Show Notes Transmission--

Duration:00:58:52

An Illuminating Conversation with Horror Author Katherine Silva

3/5/2024
Episode 118 features Katherine Silva, who is a published author, an editor-in-chief of a small press, who writes horror but with a mix of grief and existentialism, as opposed to just slash’em and bash’em. We talk about writing, getting into horror, living in Maine, process, online communities, Anthony Bourdain, the DIY nature of indies, being workaholics, lists, balance, and much much more… Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode KatherineSilvaAuthor.com AgentPalmer.com Tweets @KatherineSilva_ @AgentPalmer @ThePalmerFiles Other Links A Perfect Pairing of Extraordinary Canadians, McLuhan and Coupland NASCAR: Full Speed is Fast Fun but Will Never Pass Drive to Survive You can also hear more Palmer occasionally on Our Liner Notes, a musical conversation podcast with host Chris Maier or as co-host of The Podcast Digest with Dan Lizette. Music created and provided by Henno Heitur of Monkey Tongue Productions. --End Show Notes Transmission--

Duration:00:59:44

Hello there - A Conversation with Obi-Wan Nickobi

2/20/2024
Episode 117 features Nick Schiner (aka Obi-Wan Nickobi) an educator, a maker, and a gamer, as well as a family man, who just happens to be this guy I met on the internet who turned out to be cool. We talk about meeting in a chat room, and how that’s not as bad as it sounds, online communities, reading, being the family IT guy, and much much more… Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode StayPlaying.com AgentPalmer.com Tweets @AgentPalmer @ThePalmerFiles Other Links Caught Stealing Might Be the Most Violent Book I’ve Ever Read Nimona recaptures the underdog magic of the original Shrek The Origin of a Librarian with Matt Kiefer Celebrations and Anniversaries with Christopher J. Hughes You can also hear more Palmer occasionally on Our Liner Notes, a musical conversation podcast with host Chris Maier or as co-host of The Podcast Digest with Dan Lizette. Music created and provided by Henno Heitur of Monkey Tongue Productions. --End Show Notes Transmission--

Duration:01:08:51

Left of the Dial, Talking Radio with Bill Childs

2/6/2024
Episode 116 features Bill Childs, host of the radio show Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child, who is here to discuss the importance and longevity of radio, audio, music, and so much more. Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode spare the rock, spoil the child AgentPalmer.com Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child on Facebook Bill Childs on BlueSky Bill Childs on Mastodon Tweets @AgentPalmer @ThePalmerFiles Other Links Dishonesty and Daggers: Mitchell’s Column Collection is a Delight Bye Bye Barry Makes Me Wish for More Modern Men like Sanders You can also hear more Palmer occasionally on Our Liner Notes, a musical conversation podcast with host Chris Maier or as co-host of The Podcast Digest with Dan Lizette. Music created and provided by Henno Heitur of Monkey Tongue Productions. --End Show Notes Transmission--

Duration:01:07:03

50 Questions with Stefanie

1/23/2024
Episode 115 features Stefanie Muniz, formerly of The Gotham Lights and The Orville Lights podcasts, and much much more. She’s about to answer 50 questions. Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode Agent Palmer Answers 50 Questions FromBraintoKeyboard.com AgentPalmer.com Tweets @AgentPalmer @BadWolfBay87 @ThePalmerFiles Other Links Barker’s Brand of Horror Celebrates The Inhuman Condition Quiet Literary Giant Gets Attention He Deserves in Radical Wolfe You can also hear more Palmer occasionally on Our Liner Notes, a musical conversation podcast with host Chris Maier or as co-host of The Podcast Digest with Dan Lizette. Music created and provided by Henno Heitur of Monkey Tongue Productions. --End Show Notes Transmission--

Duration:00:46:28

Marching to the Beat with Miguel Bolivar

1/9/2024
Episode 114 features Miguel Bolivar a marching band director who is here because I have some things I want to say. From my blanket apology to start the conversation to discussing all of the bands and the role, it has in forming better habits and music in general to the importance of arts education in high school and much much more... Throughout the conversation, we discuss: Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode Eric Smith is an Author, an Agent, and More AgentPalmer.com Tweets @AgentPalmer @ThePalmerFiles Other Links Latest Features Dossier Don’t Copy Xerox’s Errors as Told in Fumbling the Future 2023: Maybe I’ll Catch Up Later You can also hear more Palmer occasionally on Our Liner Notes, a musical conversation podcast with host Chris Maier or as co-host of The Podcast Digest with Dan Lizette. Music created and provided by Henno Heitur of Monkey Tongue Productions. --End Show Notes Transmission--

Duration:01:04:15

A Continuing Conversation with Our Younger Selves

12/26/2023
Episode 113 features good friend Jason Zapata and both of our younger selves. We listen to an old conversation which you will also hear with us and then we reconvene on the mics to talk about music, friendship, and a whole lot more… Throughout the conversation, we discuss: Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode JasonZapata.com Friendship: Episode I - Jason Zapata AgentPalmer.com Tweets @AgentPalmer @ThePalmerFiles Other Links PROMISES by Palmer Evil Genius is a Textbook Example of a Fun Thriller You can also hear more Palmer occasionally on Our Liner Notes, a musical conversation podcast with host Chris Maier or as co-host of The Podcast Digest with Dan Lizette. Music created and provided by Henno Heitur of Monkey Tongue Productions. --End Show Notes Transmission--

Duration:01:02:56

On the Other Side of the Trilogy with Author Essa Hansen

12/12/2023
Episode 112 features Essa Hansen for the third time, who’s returning on the other side of the publication of her Graven trilogy. We discuss taking a break, process, reception and promotion, what has been learned, burnout and much much more... Throughout the conversation, we discuss: Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode EssaHansen.com Sound Design with Nia Hansen Episode 21 Nophek Gloss with Essa Hansen Episode 32 AgentPalmer.com Tweets @EssaHansen @AgentPalmer @ThePalmerFiles Other Links Celebrating Sydney and The Arts with Anthemic Play It Safe Lots of Love and Laughter in Grace Allen Biography by George Burns You can also hear more Palmer occasionally on Our Liner Notes, a musical conversation podcast with host Chris Maier or as co-host of The Podcast Digest with Dan Lizette. Music created and provided by Henno Heitur of Monkey Tongue Productions. --End Show Notes Transmission--

Duration:01:02:53

From Hobby to Job with GenXGrownUp's Jon Reddick

11/28/2023
Episode 111 features Jon Reddick owner and founder of GenX Grown Up, a small multimedia kingdom of videos, podcasts, and blogs, who is here to discuss being an independent media mogul, self-employment leaps, keeping things for yourself, and much much more... Throughout the conversation, we discuss: Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode genxgrownup.com GenXGrownUp on YouTube GenXGrownUp on Patreon GenXGrownUp's Discord Server AgentPalmer.com Tweets @genxgrownup @AgentPalmer @ThePalmerFiles Other Links You Can’t Spell “National Champions” Without NIL Klosterman’s Raised in Captivity Like an Adult Version of Sideways Stories from Wayside School You can also hear more Palmer occasionally on Our Liner Notes, a musical conversation podcast with host Chris Maier or as co-host of The Podcast Digest with Dan Lizette. Music created and provided by Henno Heitur of Monkey Tongue Productions. --End Show Notes Transmission--

Duration:01:06:25

Stories, Sounds, and other Creative Arts with NJ Sullivan

11/14/2023
Episode 110 features NJ Sullivan a co-founder of Lantern Audio Works, creator of audio dramas and the written arts, who is here to discuss a lot of things related to life and the art of creation. Throughout the conversation, we discuss: Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode LanternAudioWorks.com Lantern Audio Works on Bandcamp NJ Sullivan Amazon Author Page AgentPalmer.com Tweets @AgentPalmer @ThePalmerFiles Other Links PROMISE by Palmer Wired Highlights an Industry that Failed John Belushi which Continues Today You can also hear more Palmer occasionally on Our Liner Notes, a musical conversation podcast with host Chris Maier or as co-host of The Podcast Digest with Dan Lizette. Music created and provided by Henno Heitur of Monkey Tongue Productions. --End Show Notes Transmission--

Duration:01:15:11

Talking Star Trek with Edward O'Hare

10/31/2023
Episode 109 features the return of Edward O'Hare, who has been my guide through my Star Trek journey, and we're going to reflect on my adventures with the original cast, before I embark upon The Next Generation. Throughout the conversation, we discuss: Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode WickedTheory.com AgentPalmer.com/StarTrek AgentPalmer.com Tweets @AgentPalmer @LilEddieOHare @ThePalmerFiles Other Links Palmer’s Trek: Star Trek VI The Undiscovered Country Coupland is Ever-Timeless in the Buzzworthy Generation A You can also hear more Palmer occasionally on Our Liner Notes, a musical conversation podcast with host Chris Maier or as co-host of The Podcast Digest with Dan Lizette. Special Guest Producer: Bill Sweeney. Music created and provided by Henno Heitur of Monkey Tongue Productions. --End Show Notes Transmission--

Duration:01:04:22

Eric Smith is an Author, an Agent, and More

10/17/2023
Episode 108 features Eric Smith a literary agent and author, who has written books of all kinds and represented all kinds of authors. He’s here to discuss the publishing industry, his writing process, reading habits, and much much more... Throughout the conversation, we discuss: Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode EricSmithRocks.com AgentPalmer.com Tweets @AgentPalmer @ericsmithrocks @ThePalmerFiles Other Links Odds’ Crash the Time Machine Reminiscent of ‘Cheerleader,’ Eels, and Cars Rocket Men Defines Apollo 11 Mission Better Than Anything Else I’ve Read You can also hear more Palmer occasionally on Our Liner Notes, a musical conversation podcast with host Chris Maier or as co-host of The Podcast Digest with Dan Lizette. Music created and provided by Henno Heitur of Monkey Tongue Productions. --End Show Notes Transmission--

Duration:01:01:42

Books, Bernard, and Blogs with Deighton Dossier’s Rob Mallows

10/3/2023
Episode 107 features Rob Mallows the man behind The Deighton Dossier website and blog, who is here to talk about Len Deighton, Bernard Samson, Harry Palmer, as well as collecting books and feeding our reading habit, spy fiction, spybrary and much much more... Throughout the conversation, we discuss: Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode deightondossier.net spybrary.com AgentPalmer.com Tweets @AgentPalmer @DeightonDossier @ThePalmerFiles Other Links Palmer’s Trek: Star Trek V The Final Frontier Eric Idle Presents a Sortareminder to Laugh Through Life You can also hear more Palmer occasionally on Our Liner Notes, a musical conversation podcast with host Chris Maier or as co-host of The Podcast Digest with Dan Lizette. Music created and provided by Henno Heitur of Monkey Tongue Productions. --End Show Notes Transmission--

Duration:01:06:03

Writing, Gaming, and Storytelling with Nicholas W. Fuller

9/19/2023
Episode 106 features Nicholas W Fuller, an author who is working on his next book while raising two kids, recording interviews for YouTube, and still finds time for that pesky day job. We discuss his writing process, compare our gaming stories, talk about coding, incomplete trilogies, too much media, reading on a kindle, and much much more… Throughout the conversation, we discuss: Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode NicholasWFuller.com YouTube.com/@NicholasWFuller AgentPalmer.com Tweets @AgentPalmer @NicholasWFuller @ThePalmerFiles Other Links It’s Easy to Love the 1955 Dodgers When Reading Praying for Gil Hodges Charity is a Fitting End or Even a Beginning to Deighton’s Samson Series You can also hear more Palmer occasionally on Our Liner Notes, a musical conversation podcast with host Chris Maier or as co-host of The Podcast Digest with Dan Lizette. Music created and provided by Henno Heitur of Monkey Tongue Productions. --End Show Notes Transmission--

Duration:01:02:45

An Animated Conversation with WillBits

9/5/2023
Episode 105 features Will White, an animator, artist, writer, and video creator who not only has experience in the studio system for animation but also has had his hand in YouTube as well with his channel WillBits. We discuss how Will became an animator, creating videos and animations on YouTube, appeasing the algorithm, supporting independent creations, throwing away good stuff, and does everyone really has a story in them, and much much more… Throughout the conversation, we discuss: Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode YouTube.com/WillBits AgentPalmer.com Tweets @AgentPalmer @will_bits @ThePalmerFiles Other Links Palmer’s Trek: Fourth Major Star Trek Movie Really Does Feel Like a Voyage Home Almost a Decade Later, Mitchell’s Thinking About It Only Makes It Worse Remains Relevant You can also hear more Palmer occasionally on Our Liner Notes, a musical conversation podcast with host Chris Maier or as co-host of The Podcast Digest with Dan Lizette. Music created and provided by Henno Heitur of Monkey Tongue Productions. --End Show Notes Transmission--

Duration:01:09:12

Shifting through Life with Matt Gilhooly

8/22/2023
Episode 104 features Matt Gilhooly host of The Life Shift Podcast, an instructor for higher education, and someone who is also working toward bringing conversation back. We discussed education and expected life paths, perfection, being creative, long-form content in all forms, the act of listening, celebrating things, moving on to what's next and so much more... Throughout the conversation, we discuss: Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode MattGilhooly.com The Life Shift Podcast AgentPalmer.com Tweets @AgentPalmer @thelifeshiftpod @ThePalmerFiles Other Links No Matter which Football you Love, Captains and Quarterbacks Offer Emotional Journeys for Viewers The Mystery of The Codex is Always on the Periphery You can also hear more Palmer occasionally on Our Liner Notes, a musical conversation podcast with host Chris Maier or as co-host of The Podcast Digest with Dan Lizette. Music created and provided by Henno Heitur of Monkey Tongue Productions. --End Show Notes Transmission--

Duration:01:10:52

Following the Progression with the Dulcet Crooning of David Cook

8/8/2023
Episode 103 features the sultry voice of David Cook, who you may know from his work on The Edge of The World Broadcast, but who hopes you'll know him as a movie trailer voice down the road. We discuss music and voice-over, comedy, entertainment, training and learning, inspiration, finding your sound, knowing your instrument, nuance and so much more... Throughout the conversation, we discuss: Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode The Edge of the World Broadcast David Cook's YouTube Channel David Cook's Soundcloud David Cook's Instagram AgentPalmer.com Tweets @AgentPalmer @SmoothCrooner @ThePalmerFiles Other Links The Story of the Femmes was the better of the Tours de France in 2023 Palmer’s Trek: Star Trek III The Search for Spock You can also hear more Palmer occasionally on Our Liner Notes, a musical conversation podcast with host Chris Maier or as co-host of The Podcast Digest with Dan Lizette. Music created and provided by Henno Heitur of Monkey Tongue Productions. --End Show Notes Transmission--

Duration:01:11:02

The Good, The Bad, and The Kristin

7/25/2023
Episode 102 features the long-awaited return of my friend and the second Palmer files guest, Kristin Maier. We discuss writing and blogging, sharing, slowing down, speeding up, understanding ourselves, cycles, perception, reality and so much more... Throughout the conversation, we discuss: Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode The Palmer Files Episode 2: Blogging with Kristin Maier HoneyBears & SydneyBeans AgentPalmer.com Tweets @AgentPalmer @kmaemaier @ThePalmerFiles Other Links Multiversal Mayhem Caps Graven Trilogy in the Unbelievably Good Ethera Grave How I Halved My Record Collection and Why I Did it. You can also hear more Palmer occasionally on Our Liner Notes, a musical conversation podcast with host Chris Maier or as co-host of The Podcast Digest with Dan Lizette. Music created and provided by Henno Heitur of Monkey Tongue Productions. --End Show Notes Transmission--

Duration:01:13:03

The Palmer Files 101 with guest lecturer Bill Sweeney

7/11/2023
Episode 101 features features the return of my friend and the original Palmer Files guest, Bill Sweeney. The first 100 episodes went well let’s start the second hundred off the same way. We discuss 100 episodes of this show, guests, guilt, The Dip, go behind the scenes, talk about before there was this podcast, and just who is winning, Bill or Palmer? Throughout the conversation, we discuss: Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode The Interrogation of Agent Palmer by Agent 76 (Bill Sweeney) Lessons on New York City from Bill Sweeney The Palmer Files Episode 1: The Dip with Bill Sweeney The DCTV Report Reunion WickedTheory.com AgentPalmer.com Tweets @AgentPalmer @wickedtheory @ThePalmerFiles Other Links Palmer’s Trek: Star Trek The Motion Picture Ever the Scientist, Sagan Connected All the Dots in the Original Cosmos You can also hear more Palmer occasionally on Our Liner Notes, a musical conversation podcast with host Chris Maier or as co-host of The Podcast Digest with Dan Lizette. Music created and provided by Henno Heitur of Monkey Tongue Productions. --End Show Notes Transmission--

Duration:01:07:24