LibriVox 8th Anniversary Podcast: New Beginnings

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Post by RuthieG » August 10th, 2013, 10:33 am

Listen to LibriVox Community Podcast #133 hosted by RuthieG.

Duration: 40:37

LibriVox 8th Anniversary: New Beginnings


Featuring Hobbit, francesb, moniaqua, WoollyBee, commonsparrow3, Piotrek81, Hugh McGuire and many more.

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  • 0:00 Introduction

    0:30 Back to the very beginning. Hugh interviewed by Paula Berinstein on The Writing Show.

    1:31 The early years and the evolution of LibriVox up to the present

    6:22 Imminent changes (very new LibriVoxers may wish to skip this)

    8:22 Interviews with New Volunteers francesb, moniaqua and WoollyBee (Hobbit)

    18:53 All sorts of people are LibriVoxers!

    19:38 My experiences at LibriVox: (commonsparrow3)

    22:22 Branching out into new areas of LibriVox: (piotrek81)

    25:13 Piotrek81's group project, The Deluge

    25:41 A common misconception: readers don't make slips or have mishaps while recording - oh really?

    26:27 Blooper Reel (WoollyBee)

    31:29 A few words about the LibriVox 8th Anniversary Collection

    32:31 Back to... the future? (Hugh McGuire and Paula Berinstein)

    33:05 Birthday wishes and thanks (Hugh)

    36:29 A gentle reminder to people about the fund-raising drive.

    37:03 The LibriVox 8th Anniversary Song (Hobbit, Darvinia, TriciaG, Availle, lezer, Tlaloc, BellonaTimes, Loveday, commonsparrow3, Rapunzelina, JemmaBlythe, moniaqua, carolb, philchenevert, ppcunningham, Cori, kathrinee, BookAngel7, francesb, MaryAnnSpiegel, ShiNeko, downey8kids, WoollyBee, RuthieG, Peter Why)
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Post by TriciaG » August 10th, 2013, 11:54 am

Woo hoo! Great podcast. Thanks, all who contributed!
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Post by Piotrek81 » August 10th, 2013, 11:28 pm

I liked it too :thumbs:
As you said it's very edifying to see how great a variety of readers we have- I didn't realize we even have octagenarians onboard. Kudos to them :thumbs:
Oh, and I also liked it when someone (now, who was it? :hmm: ) mentioned "greenhorn". I immediately thought back to "Winnetou" :mrgreen:
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Post by Hokuspokus » August 10th, 2013, 11:46 pm

:clap: :clap: :clap:

Wonderfull podcast. Loved every second of it.

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Post by WoollyBee » August 11th, 2013, 10:49 am

Marvelous job, Ruth. I loved the podcast -- especially the LibriVox song! :D

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Post by Lucy_k_p » August 11th, 2013, 1:57 pm

Thank you Ruth and all the other contributors. I especially love the song, but finding out what has been going on behind the scenes was interesting and useful. A very excellent podcast.
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Post by J_N » August 14th, 2013, 1:50 am

Oh my... I made it into the blooper reel... :oops: that was a "oh, that voice sounds familiar... wait... that's me!" moment ;)

Love the podcast... good work everyone!!! :clap:
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Post by francesb » August 15th, 2013, 10:18 am

I love it!!! Wonderful job Ruth! :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Post by ElleyKat » August 15th, 2013, 12:41 pm

Ruth - thank you so much for the insightful look into Librivox!! I feel like I have a better understanding of... well, lots of things now, haha. Very informative and it made me tear up some, for some reason. It's all just so touching, this big THING that is Librivox. I blame hormones. ;)
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Post by philchenevert » August 15th, 2013, 8:41 pm

francesb wrote:I love it!!! Wonderful job Ruth! :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Post by mhhbook » August 17th, 2013, 5:58 pm

I enjoyed the podcast. It's like listening to friends, even though I don't know any of you! :)
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Post by Peppersnoodles93 » September 14th, 2013, 8:35 pm

WHOO HOO! Loved this!!!! :D :D The song at the end really was PERFECT~! Thank you all for helping with this! Good job!
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Post by Breeze » November 13th, 2013, 10:18 pm

I finally got around to listen to this. I really enjoyed it.
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