Our Week In the Web: June 05, 2015

What subsidiary materials do you as a listener want to go along with our daily two hour broadcast? For an hour on the joys and struggles of modern shepherding, for example — does a slideshow of sheep do the trick? Or how about an hour exploring the uber-fication of our broader economy — does a helpful Wall Street Journal graphic and list of new on-demand apps help extend the conversation? We're all about pushing the conversation above and beyond the 45 minutes we have live on air, and we're constantly working out the best way to do so on our website. (Beyond redesigning the entire thing, which IS HAPPENING, TRUST US.) So an open-ended question here today on the Internet: what do you want from us? Let us know in the comments below, or on Facebook, Tumblr and @OnPointRadio.

The Most Listened-To Shows Online (May 29 — June 05)

1. Week In The News: FIFA Arrests, Texas Floods, 2016 Horse Race (May 29, 2015)

2. Uber, But For Everything (June 1, 2015)

3. Whatever Happened To Peace, Love And Summer Vacation? (June 2, 2015)

4. Secrets And Realities Of US Child Sex Abuse (June 3, 2015)

5. Why Can't Congress Just Get Along? (June 1, 2015)

Our Favorite Guest Quotes From This Week

"By about mid-May, I'm just plain wore out from all the lambs." — James Rebanks

"We could move to an economy with fifty percent of our workers operating on a freelance basis." — Arun Sundararajan

"We need to get rid of this guilt in America. Take two weeks off in the summer. Go ahead!" — Eleanor Beardsley 

"It might be a Mad Max movie, but we are definitely on Furiosa's road." — Grae Drake

Our Favorite Comments (Facebook, Twitter and Disqus) From This Week

"Gee, you mean I get a chance to LISTEN to a movie trailer????? Deal me in, I can't wait!" (@Lawrence_n_DC)

"Man, that corn looks delicious." (Josh Newby)

"Every year - 2 weeks for Burning Man, baybeee !:D" (Jeff Zelnio)

"How do I become a shepherd? All that fresh air and outdoors would appeal to me. Also, animals. (Ronnie Gonzalez)

Our Favorite Bit Of Internet This Week

This spot-on mashup of Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel with Stanley Kubrick's The Shining. [Vimeo]


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