SOURCE: PodShow, Inc.

August 23, 2006 12:48 ET

Top Podcast Talk Shows Join PodShow; Show Hosts Adding New Content to Take Advantage of PodShow+ "Audience Connection"

"Pacific Coast Hellway," "Squadcast," "The Creepy Sleepy Show," "The Think Future Radio Show" and "Trucker Tom's Podcast" Taking Talk to a New Level

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 23, 2006 -- PodShow, Inc., the premier brand in podcasting, announced today the addition of five leading talk shows to its PodShow Podcast Network; "Pacific Coast Hellway," "Squadcast," "The Creepy Sleepy Show," "The Think Future Radio Show" and "Trucker Tom's Podcast." Each show debuts with original formats and unique perspectives providing a broad range of the best in talk for podcast listeners and taking advantage of the PodShow+ "audience connection."

"Talk radio has been stale and predictable for too long, limited by the FCC and the restrictions of radio formatting," said Adam Curry, PodShow cofounder and President. "These shows offer a range of content from the high-energy, in-your-face rant of 'Pacific Coast Hellway' to the angry political commentary of the 'Think Future Radio Show,' each show exploring the talk format in a way that just can't happen in traditional talk. The deeper these guys get, the more our audience loves them."

Hosts will enjoy promotion and feature placement across PodShow's network and leading directories, Podcast Alley and indiePodder.org, as well as be able to relate to their audience face-to-face via their show's communities on PodShow+. They will also have access to the best of music on Podsafe Music Network and be featured on Sirius Satellite Radio Channel 102. Additionally, these shows will be delivered on PodShow's famous PodShowPDN, the first truly high-performance content delivery network meeting the specific needs of podcasting.

Fans will find these top talkers on podshow.com and be able to download and enjoy their podcasts, free of charge. To learn more about these show hosts and interact with fans of these shows and others, visit their show sites on www.podshow.com and add their shows to your personal collection.

"Pacific Coast Hellway"

"Pacific Coast Hellway" is bumper-to-bumper uncensored comedy skits and hysterical first-person celebrity stories from L.A.'s fast lane. Check out all of the non-stop hilarity from Hollywood writer and producer, Mark Yoshimoto Nemcoff, and his Pacific Coast "Hellplayers."

"Squadcast"

"Squadcast" are like those close friends you had in college; A small group of people who know your skeletons and aren't afraid to use them against you. These guys always deliver stories and conversations in a colorful and entertaining angle. Listen carefully as the hosts bond over a lifetime of insights and insults.

"The Creepy Sleepy Show"

Ever wonder what a creepy, sleepy South Dakota small town politico might say? Get an earful as host Dan Patterson and his team gives Middle America a voice in politics, media and culture.

"The Think Future Radio Show"

Partisan politicos beware -- no topic is out of bounds, no censorship is allowed, and party lines are debunked daily as Chris Future tackles current events, politics, work and play in raw, unadulterated and unaffiliated Libertarian rants. Go ahead, get into the Future of politics.

"Trucker Tom's Podcast"

Ride shotgun with the biggest mouth on 18 wheels -- Trucker Tom -- as he travels the freeways, highways and byways of the U.S.A., delivering bulk loads of fresh, 100% American talk. With Trucker Tom, there are no speed limits, no lane changes, only good times on the road ahead.

About PodShow+

PodShow+ is the world's first true social media network, created to enable audiences to discover, download, share millions of hours of podcasts, new music and other killer content, while at the same time offering producers the opportunity to create content, build and interact with a loyal audience. PodShow+ provides single-click access to a world of programming, a fully interactive program guide, and the ability for users to create and share their own content and channels. PodShow+ incorporates the best of PodShow's family of leading directories, destinations and communities, providing the platform for social media of all types -- video, animation, music, blogs -- to proliferate, mingle, mix and mash. PodShow+ can be found at www.podshow.com.

About PodShow, Inc.

The PodShow Podcast Network is the premier network in podcasting, assembling the leading communities in podcasting, as well as a host of the most popular personalities and shows. PodShow also offers professional production and directory services to major media companies and traditional businesses. PodShowPDN is the first high-performance content delivery network meeting the specific needs of podcasting, delivering a comprehensive creation, production, delivery and monetization solution for independent podcasters and mainstream media companies. PodShow+ makes independently produced media more accessible to an audience of millions, provides resources for podcast producers, and enables marketers to take part in the podcast explosion. The company has greatly simplified the production experience for artists and listeners alike. PodShow is a privately held company, backed by leading venture capital firms Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Sequoia Capital and Sherpalo Ventures. For more, visit: http://www.podshow.com, and for all queries visit: http://www.podshow.com/contactus.html.

PodShow, PodShow+, Podsafe Music Network, PodShowPDN and Podcast Alley are trademarks of PodShow, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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