Who’s Your Momma, Pod?

In the mythical land of Product, baby Pod does not have a birth certificate. Like who’s your Momma? and so on and so… Everyone wants a piece of the Pod, even the PodFather.

I believe the story for Pod begins in the ground, and then in Japan, but for commercial convenience sake we will start here:

The Commercialization of Pod Baby

George Lucas created Star Wars and on the fifth day he created Pod.
(see George Lucas bio)

iPod’s PatentFather is Bill Gates.
(see Microsoft invented the iPod?)

From Real Networks to Apples, Tony Fadell beget iPod.
(see history behind the development of the iPod)

MTV’s first vj the first podcaster, Adam Curry aka the Podfather?
(Podfather plots a radio hit of his own)

Jacek Artymiak - Jacek Artymiak: podcasting.pl (po-polsku) - Jacek Artymiak: podcasting.pl (po-polsku)

the PodFinder

And what about Dave Weiner, also known as the PodFather?
The PodShow Press Room » Blog Archive » All hail the Podfather …
Shove the Sun aside:
Dave Weiner - Shove the Sun Aside - Dave's Party Piece

Dave Weiner – Shove the Sun Aside

Paris Hilton, PodMomma?

Paris Hilton is the first star to do a podcast, in April, 2005.

Unknown - Paris Hilton's Podcast - Countdown to House of Wax - Paris Hilton's Podcast - Countdown to House of Wax

Paris Hilton’s Podcast – Countdown to House of Wax

She’s number 1 in the charts with tunes “Stars are Blind and Turn It Up” :

Paris Hilton – Turn It Up

Paris Hilton - Turn It Up - EP - Turn It Up (Peter Rauhofer Does Paris Edit)

Paris Hilton – Turn It Up – EP


Will Paris Hilton take the PodMother title or will she be asked to “Put It Back”?


Danny Freyer - Put It Back Paris! The Paris Hilton Song - Single - Put It Back Paris! ( The Paris Hilton Song)

Danny Freyer – Put It Back Paris! The Paris Hilton Song – Single – Put It Back Paris! ( The Paris Hilton Song)

In Star Wars — Stars are Blind.


Paris Hilton - Stars Are Blind - EP - Stars Are Blind (Tracy Does Paris Club Mix) [Edit]

Paris Hilton – Stars Are Blind – EP – Stars Are Blind (Tracy Does Paris Club Mix) [Edit]

Will the real PodFather stand up?

At Entertainment Weekly, Ricky Gervais has nicknamed himself “The PodFather”. He told EW his show is the most downloaded podcast worldwide. —(image via Entertainment Weekly):

“but over the last year, he’s given himself a new nickname: The Podfather. That’s because The Ricky Gervais Show, his hilarious weekly online audio program, claims to be the most downloaded podcast on the Internet, with about 8 million downloads to date.”

on the #1 podcast list:


Audible - The Ricky Gervais Show Promocast - The Ricky Gervais Show Promocast

The Ricky Gervais Show Promocast


Ricky Gervais, Steve Merchant, and Karl Pilkington - Ricky Gervais Show: FREE SEASON 2 PREVIEW - Ricky Gervais Show: FREE SEASON 2 PREVIEW

FREE SEASON 2 PREVIEW – Ricky Gervais Show


Ricky Gervais, Steve Merchant, and Karl Pilkington - Ricky Gervais Show: The Complete First Season - Ricky Gervais Show: The Complete First Season

Ricky Gervais Show: The Complete First Season

What? You don’t think so.? Please report directly to The Office!

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