Archive for the ‘Internet’ Category

BJ Shea

07Aug20

In my latest Zoomcast for Podcast Radio I talk to my old mate BJ Shea from KISW in Seattle Washington. We talk about making strippers cry, replacing Howard Stern, radio in Seattle, protests and riots, legalised marijuana, how BJ beat his own personal demons, Dr Who, BJ Shea’s Geek Nation and how BJ sees himself […]


Here’s what I’ve been up to on Podcast Radio including: A spooky podcast about a remote Scotish Island. Chicago radio legend Jonathon Brandmeier talks about the heckler at his event and being yelled at by Mary Tyler Moore. Hollywood screenwriter Ken Levine talks about his appearance on The Simpsons and Tony Randall’s view of British […]


Blobby Britain

29Jul20

It didn’t take long for Jamie Oliver to throw his weight behind the British Government’s latest war on obesity. The day after our chubby Prime Minister launched his campaign to fight the flab, Jamie was on Channel 4 News telling us to lose weight. Did you see him? He really did throw his weight behind […]


My latest guest on my Zoomcast for Podcast Radio is the former 5Live presenter Sam Walker. She moved her family from Manchester to the sun-drenched American Southwest, where she launched the award-winning Desert Diaries podcast that explores their ongoing adventures in their new home. If you enjoyed this Craic, please click “like” and tweet a […]


Julie was the victim of a crime on Friday. She works in a shop and they play music through Spotify. They just plug an old iPhone into the sound system. The phone is so old, it won’t hold a charge and when they plug it into the mains it crackles, so Julie has been connecting […]


Johnny B. Good!

22Jul20

The people who say you should never meet your heroes don’t have a hero called Jonathon Brandmeier. Johnny is a Chicago radio legend who I’ve listened to on the air, online and before that, cassette (does anyone remember California Aircheck?) since I got into radio in the early 90s. I was lucky enough to meet […]


Hosting a successful radio show is like standing for election. You need people to vote for you by giving you ratings. If they choose to vote for someone else, you lose and will probably be fired. To win, you have to campaign. You do this on the air by making promises about what the listener […]


The latest audiobook I’ve narrated is out now and you can get a free download if you sign up for a free trail of Audible. Just click on the image above to get a link the the UK Audible site or the image below to get a link to the US Audible site. Mixed Blessings […]


I got ripped off this week. I’ve become an audiobook narrator. I auditioned for and was accepted to narrate a guided meditation audiobook through http://www.ACX.com. The deal I had with the manuscript rights holder was that I would get paid $70 for every hour of the book I produced. The book contained ten one-hour meditations, […]


Mack Nuggets

04Jul20

Here’s what I’ve been up to on Podcast Radio lately, including: The Real reason Shaun Williamson went on Big Brother and his relationship with Derek Acorah; Alan Alda on censorship on MAS*H and being beaten by Barack Obama; Gavin Esler on leadership; Dirty books with Piper Terrett. If you enjoyed this Craic, please click “like” […]


Free Audiobook

26Jun20

I’ve narrated another audiobook and this one is a Regency romance. Be warned, it does get a bit saucy towards the end and required all of my acting skills! The book is called, “The Bridal Contract” by Sandra Sookoo. It’s about Oliver Darrington, Viscount Tralsburg, he wants nothing more than to hide out at the […]


In this Zoomcast with Piper Terrett, we discuss if Dirty audiobooks are the future. We also talk about  Doug’s sunflower obsession and a look inside the studio in the wardrobe. Check out Piper’s blog for Hertford, Ware & Hoddesdon, www. Happeninginherts.com Get a free audiobook here; https://www.grahammack.com/audiobooks If you enjoyed this Craic, please click “like” […]


Ken Levine

11Jun20

Ken Levine is an Emmy award-winning screenwriter, director and producer who has worked on M*A*S*H, Cheers, Frasier, The Simpsons, Wings, Everybody Loves Raymond, Becker and Dharma & Greg. He’s also an author, blogger and has a podcast called Hollywood & Levine. In this chat he talks about his life and work including being a radio […]


Like a lot of people, during lockdown, I’ve been working from home. I present “The Pod 20” on Podcast Radio and do all of my audiobook producing and narrating from my home studio as well. If you’re a broadcaster or podcaster or want to get into it, here’s the technical and not so technical spec: […]


The first audiobook I’ve ever narrated is now for sale on Audible. It’s a great book too and was a lot of fun to read. It’s called “Windrush: Jayanti’s Pawns” by Malcolm Archibald. It’s about a British army captain called Jack Windrush and is set in India during the later stages of the Indian Mutiny […]


Book-shy

18May20

There’s a lot more to being an audiobook narrator than you think. I had a chat to the journalist Piper Terrett about my first attempts at it. Craic on! If you enjoyed this Craic, please click “like” and tweet a link.Check out,  www.grahammack.com Follow me on Twitter @GrahamMack


I had a great chat with the award winning journalist, broadcaster and best-selling author, Gavin Esler. The former Newsnight presenter talks about; His background, getting into journalism, a hairy moment in Norther Ireland during the Troubles, Bill Clinton, Donald Trump, the stories leaders tell, how the British Government handled the Covid-19 crisis, the “village idiots […]


I had a nice chat with Piper Terrett from The Lockdown Lowdown Podcast. We talked about how I managed to cut my own hair, my eye surgery and dirty books I’ve been reading. Craic on! If you enjoyed this Craic, please click “like” and tweet a link.Check out,  www.grahammack.com Follow me on Twitter @GrahamMack


I haven’t worked for twenty-seven years. That’s because I’ve had a job in radio. I’ve been a presenter and programmer. Neither of those things can be compared to actual work. Before that, I had proper jobs. I was a pipe fitter on an oil refinery construction site in New Zealand and an air-conditioning engineer in […]


New Zealand’s Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, is a weak leader and one of the worst people in the world to be in charge of this special country right now. I used to like Jacinda Ardern. I thought she was different to the power hungry megalomaniacs running other countries in the world. It turns out, I […]