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02 March 2012  |  Written by Chris Hewitt  

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UPDATE: The podcast is now available for your iPod! Head to our Empire Podcast iTunes page to download this very podcast and subcribe to every other podcast in the future. So what are you waiting for? Go go go!

 

No, you're not seeing things. Long after the world and his wife got into the podcast game, here it is: the very first Empire Podcast.

We're not on iTunes just yet, so this is the best place to listen to the first episode, featuring Empire writers Chris Hewitt, Helen O'Hara, Phil de Semlyen and Ali Plumb trawling through the major movie talking points of the filmic week.

And that's not all - we also have an exclusive interview with the great Paddy Considine, writer/director of Tyrannosaur, as he talks us through his passion for the Rocky movies.

What are you waiting for? Click on the link to hear our first show - and we'd love to hear suggestions and ideas on what we can do to improve over the coming weeks.

Email us at podcast@empireonline.com.


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When they named it Pod-cast, no one was actually planning for the only way to listen to the darn thing to be a Matrix-inspired, sensory deprivation pod... "Gives us free" & make it a downloadable mp3 file for the love of God... My commutes need a rejigger... More

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RE: No More Muppets For Jason Segel
L: Shifty Bench ng is, he's quite right. As welcome a presence as he was in petsn was careful not to make it The Segel Show. The stars were Kermit and co., as is only right and proper. No human interloper has ever continued through more than one Muppet movie, and whatever is planned for the future, the Muppets' anarchic non-template to date probably dictates that it won't be a straight-up sequel.xcellent, this is exactly what I've been saying. I'm grateful he helped bring them back More

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RE: No More Muppets For Jason Segel
ng is, he's quite right. As welcome a presence as he was in petsn was careful not to make it The Segel Show. The stars were Kermit and co., as is only right and proper. No human interloper has ever continued through more than one Muppet movie, and whatever is planned for the future, the Muppets' anarchic non-template to date probably dictates that it won't be a straight-up sequel.xcellent, this is exactly what I've been saying. I'm grateful he helped bring them back but I want an actual Mup More

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Take pity on dog-walkers!
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RE: The First Empire Podcast Is Here!
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RE: The First Empire Podcast Is Here!
L: Spaldron L: Shifty Bench uggest you make it available to actually download rather than a black video?er to listen to podcasts on my mp3 player. And it doesn't even have to be on itunes as most of the (many) podcasts I listen to can be downloaded from the host site ote] This ^ Also you could do with improving the audio quality, maybe by not compressing it to such a degree. ndeed. I don't have itunes and don't particularly want to have to get it in order to get the More

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L: Shifty Bench May I suggest you make it available to actually download rather than a black video? I prefer to listen to podcasts on my mp3 player. And it doesn't even have to be on itunes as most of the (many) podcasts I listen to can be downloaded from the host site ote] Yeah, this is slightly inept guys! More

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RE: The First Empire Podcast Is Here!
L: Shifty Bench uggest you make it available to actually download rather than a black video?er to listen to podcasts on my mp3 player. And it doesn't even have to be on itunes as most of the (many) podcasts I listen to can be downloaded from the host site ote] This ^ Also you could do with improving the audio quality, maybe by not compressing it to such a degree. More

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RE: The First Empire Podcast Is Here!
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RE: The First Empire Podcast Is Here!
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Avengers: Assemble?
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Avengers: Assemble?
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