Matt_D Senior Member Joined: 27 Oct 2007 Posts: 24 Location: Virginia Expertise: I love coffee
Posted Thu Jan 24, 2008, 9:52pm Subject: Re: CoffeeGeek Ristretto Podcast 01 - A short news podcast!
Mark! Wow thats quite a doing. I enjoyed the podcast, but having one so often seems like quite an undertaking. None-the-less I have enjoyed your podcasts! I do like the idea of current news. That concept seems useful and appropriate for such quick-releases.
Posted Wed Jan 30, 2008, 12:52pm Subject: Re: CoffeeGeek Ristretto Podcast 01 - A short news podcast!
Happy to hear your voice again, so soon after the last podcast!
For those interested in hearing more from author Taylor Clark, who is covered by the Slate Article, "Don't Fear Starbucks" there is a CBC radio podcast... STARBUCKED PODCAST featuring an interview with Clark.
pcmb Senior Member Joined: 8 Nov 2007 Posts: 7 Location: alaska Expertise: I love coffee
Espresso: Rio Junior Grinder: Thinking of a MACAP M4
Posted Sat Feb 2, 2008, 3:11pm Subject: Re: CoffeeGeek Ristretto Podcast 01 - A short news podcast!
Love the ristretto format, so I can get my podcast fix almost as often as my espresso.
Not so sure about the reverse jinx of starbucks however. I wonder if the experience of local cafe owners in small towns (less than 50,000) would be similar. In my town of 9000, a starbucks would never be so packed as to send folks back to the cafe they used to go to. Perhaps starbucks would never come to such a small town, but I wonder. Walmarts also have less effect in large cities than in small towns for similar reasons.
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