Our Week In The Web: June 12, 2015

A few listeners (well, one) complained during the #OnPointLIVE event this Wednesday that we were tweeting too much. (The tweet has since been deleted). But we'd argue that the conversation we created with our audience — and our wider Twitter audience — was something valuable. If you were following along from home Wednesday night, you might have caught our live Periscope videos and pictures from the event, and perhaps had a chance to ask guest Cheryl Strayed a question (that you didn't get to hear the response to until we broadcast the conversation today, sorry for that delay). We're always in the process of trying out new tools and social tricks to bring our conversations close to you and foster cross-platform interaction. Did it work? We're still figuring that out. (Although we think our collection of your comments and questions was worth it).

The Most Listened-To Shows Online (June 5, 2015 — June 12, 2015)

1. Week In The News: USA FREEDOM Act, Boston Terror, Four More For President (June 5, 2015)

2. The Real And Ongoing Story Of SEAL Team 6 (June 8, 2015)

3. How Your 'Pedigree' Prejudices Your Employer (June 9, 2015)

4. Low-Price Airfare Is One Big Hassle (June 10, 2015)

5. A 'Female Viagra' And Female Sexuality (June 8, 2015)

Our Favorite Guest Quotes From This Week

"The best thing I can do to remember my mother is to honor her by living a great life." — Cheryl Strayed

"Americans tend to confuse a class society with a caste society. Mobility does happen, but it's very rare." — Lauren Rivera

"If someone comes in and says, "My husband smells like the zoo, and I can't stand him!' this drug won't help." — Dr. Lauren Streicher

"CS Lewis once said, 'There's no sound I love more than that of adult male laughter.'" — Carol Zaelski 

"Ignore all emails from airlines touting their sales. They never actually tell you their best prices." — George Hobica

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

"The Eagle and Child!! I haven't seen it in years! Thank you for the pic! I would never sit in the place marked for where Lewis and Tolkien would meet. It felt like trampling on sacred ground." (Jody Price)

"Loved hearing @CherylStrayed say how flattered she is to be compared to @GilbertLiz  at live taping of @OnPointRadio. That's how it's done!" (@MediaGirlsOrg)

"2 of the best radio-hosts in 1 show. Missing this is no option!" (@Le_Ann_Fr)

"You didn't think it was merit that kept the same 20 schools in power did you?" (Adam Birnbaum)

Our Favorite Bit Of Internet This Week

It's not self-promotion to highlight how great all your #OnPointLIVE contributions were before, during and after our interview with Cheryl Stayed. (Twitter)


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