40: Robin & Born Standing Up

This time we discuss the lives and careers of two iconic comedians based on their audiobooks: Robin, the biography of Robin Williams, written by Dave Itzkoff and narrated by Fred Berman; and Born Standing Up, a memoir written and narrated by Steve Martin about his time as a standup comedian. Guest: Gilbert Tang.


Born Standing Up

The Great American Laugh Off 1977 (Robin Williams)

Steve Martin on The Smothers Brothers (1968)

Steve Martin on The Tonight Show (1974)

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39: Triggers

Triggers: Creating Behavior That Lasts - Becoming the Person You Want to Be, written and narrated by Marshall Goldsmith explores approaches to the challanges of adult behavioral change. Guest Mark Siegal joins me to discuss the audiobook and some of its techniques.

Triggers: Audiobook // Ebook (with whispersync)

Cortex #66

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up [Revisit] [Episode 25]

Finish: Give Yourself the Gift of Done [Episode 32]

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38: Dooku: Jedi Lost (Star Wars)

Dooku: Jedi Lost (Star Wars), written by Cavan Scott, and narrated by a full cast is an audio only Star Wars novel that explores Count Dooku's past from his beginnings as a youngling through his departure from the Jedi order. Published by Penguin Random House Audio.

Narrated by a full cast:

  • Orlagh Cassidy as Asajj Ventress
  • Euan Morton as Dooku
  • Pete Bradbury as Gretz Droom
  • Jonathan Davis as Qui-Gon Jinn
  • Neil Hellegers as Ramil
  • Sean Kenin as Sifo-Dyas
  • January LaVoy as Jor Aerith
  • Saskia Maarleveld as Jenza
  • Carol Monda as Lene Kostana
  • Robert Petkoff as Ky Narec
  • Rebecca Soler as Yula Braylon
  • Marc Thompson as Yoda

Advanced copy received for review purposes.

Recording Star Wars Dooku: Jedi Lost audiobook (YouTube)

Thrawn: Alliances (Star Wars)

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00: Introduction to Narrated

Narrated is a fortnightly podcast about audiobooks, primarily for audiobook listeners. Episodes include audiobook reviews, recommendations, tips for new and experienced listeners, and other audiobook related discussion and interviews. This introduction provides an overview for new listeners

[Updated: June 2019]

Episodes Referenced:

8: Intro to Audiobooks (including an introduction to Audible)

21: Free Audiobooks From Your Local Library (including Libby and Hoopla)

31: Scribd (unlimited audiobook borrowing)

3: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

4: The Expanse

17: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets to the Universe

30: Spinning Silver

34: The Bayern Agenda with Dan Moren

36: Narrator Anneliese Rennie

22: Mount Everest Audiobook Draft

35: Audiobook Draft for New Audiobook Listeners

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