009 Chris Cerrone | This Guy is Ridiculously Real and Genuinely Loves Podcasting!
By Harry Duran
If you're up for a rambling yet entertaining discussion on not just podcasts, but Vegas, public speaking, hipsters, Gatorade Gum, Howard Stern and the story of how Chris has built up his show to a top position in iTunes, then you're definitely in for a treat. Chris Cerrone shows us why his hosting style is a breath of fresh air in a sea of mediocrity. Show Highlights 01:45 What the hell is a stinger anyways? 10:15 What is it that draws you to a show? 11:45 Chris' ode to Michael O'Neal 14:50 Podcasters' obsession over New & Noteworthy 16:05 Measuring time in podcasting years 17:35 "Numbers ain't gonna put food in my kids' stomachs" 20:05 Once upon a time, Chris was a real estate agent 22:45 The evolution of Chris' speaking style 23:50 How many people at New Media Expo are still podcasting? 25:30 Chris is the co-dependent and says stop with the nonsense 26:20 A lot of people don't credit themselves with what they can accomplish 31:20 Podcasting has changed Chris' life, and this is why 37:50 The emergence of the trademark 'bluegeno' t-shirt! 39:50 Why managing e-mail is not his best use of his time 44:50 Why Vegas' location makes it conducive to having guests Live in the studio 49:30 The awesomeness of video and in-studio guests 51:40 Chris loves Fizzle + Chase Reeves 56:00 Why Chris is a fan of Podcast Junkies 56:50 Why Chris is making it a point to find his own voice 58:20 Why Chris is a fan of Howard Stern and Lady Gaga 60:15 The origins of 'The Chris Cerrone Show' name 62:50 Why Chris wants to fail fast and fail often 65:30 The importance of having your own audience 68:10 Chris is now consulting as a result of podcast success 71:05 Why Chris feels like MacGyver 72:50 A shout out to Gatorade for sponsorship 75:20 Where are the hipsters in Vegas? 77:05 Wanna get Chris fired up? Talk about Vegas 78:40 Memories of when the Mob ran Vegas 81:45 A little bit of a hipster rant 83:15 Any idea what episodes 50-100 looks like? 93:45 The importance of rating and reviewing podcast episodes FULL SHOW NOTES: http://www.podcastjunkies.com/9