The BFR Approach to Podcasting [Episode 40]

Podcast Pontifications

Sep 18 2018 • 12 mins

What does the first private company to reach space (and soon the moon) have to do with podcasting? Oddly enough, the way Space X is thinking about the BFR -- their new 100-person spacecraft -- is a great way for you to think about doing unique things in podcasting. "This is not something that makes intuitive sense", Elon said about the belly-flopping, whale shaped craft as it comes down for a landing. And therein lies the key. In this episode I'll break down the four key lessons you can implement. They are: Assume nothing. Form the right questions. Focus on the fundamentals. Build it right. Listen in and see if you can pull it off. Mentioned in this episode: Support For Abortion Rights While Americans overwhelmingly support the right of an individual to make their own decisions about abortion, unfortunately, that right is no longer protected everywhere in the U.S. The Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade on June 24th. Abortion is a basic healthcare need for the millions of people who can become pregnant. Everyone should have the freedom to decide what’s best for themselves and their families, including when it comes to ending a pregnancy. This decision has dire consequences for individual health and safety, and could have harsh repercussions for other landmark decisions. Restricting access to comprehensive reproductive care, including abortion, threatens the health and independence of all Americans. Even if you live in a state where abortion rights are upheld, access to safe medical procedures shouldn’t be determined by location, and it shouldn't be the privilege of a small few. You can help by donating to local abortion funds. To find out where to donate for each state, visit If you or someone you know needs help, or if you want to get more involved, here are 5 resources: 1. is a campaign to normalize abortion. 2. is a campaign for companies to take a stand against abortion restrictions. 3. has information about where to find clinics. 4. provides early at-home abortion pills that you can keep in your medicine cabinet. 5. has a collection of these resources and more. We encourage you to speak up! And spread the word. This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: OP3 - Chartable - Podsights -