Popmatic Podcast June 2013: Digital Treasure Troves

By , June 2, 2013

On this episode, we’ll introduce you to the Digital Public Library of America, and a lot of other websites where you can find great stuff. There were so many sites we couldn’t fit them all in the show, but they are all listed here. Dig in.


Nashville International Puppet Festival

Summer Reading (I can’t believe we forgot to mention this.)


Digital Public Library of America

Hathi Trust

- where you can find The History of the Lives and Bloody Exploits of the Most Noted Pirates…

NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day

- where you can find the Space Shuttle Enterprise over New York City

- where you can find the Flight Deck of Space Shuttle Endevour


- where you can find Brian Eno’s Discreet Music

- where you can find the entire Obscure Records series

Brian Eno records at NPL

Project Gutenberg

- where you can find The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers

- where you can find Little Fuzzy by H. Beam Piper

Fuzzy Nation by John Scalzi (a retelling of Little Fuzzy) at NPL

Trailers from Hell

- where you can find Alan Spencer digging into Theater of Blood

NPL Digital Collections

Free Music Archive


Open Library


Internet Archive

Public Domain Review

Open Culture (This is the best one we didn’t talk about.)


TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay: Away From Keyboard

Beauty Queens by Libba Bray

Sound Opinions podcast


The Ministry of Fear by Graham Greene

Ministry of Fear film directed by Fritz Lang

Hint: try searching for Fritz Lang movies on some of the sites we talked about in the first segment.


6 Responses to “Popmatic Podcast June 2013: Digital Treasure Troves”

  1. Phil says:

    Thanks for the extremely content-rich podcast! Will explore some of these great sites Bryan was so (understandably) excited about…

  2. michael says:

    is there no way to download this podcast to my mp3 player for listening to when i’m away from the computer? if not why not? that’s usually s.o.p. for podcasts. it really looks interesting, but i hate having to be chained to the computer to listen, would much rather be able to listen while i’m doing other things.

  3. Librarian Bryan says:

    Thanks for listening Michael! Here’s a link where you can subscribe via RSS or download individual shows:


    We’ve been tinkering with our blog lately. Please forgive our mess.

  4. michael says:

    librarian bryan –
    thanks! that’s great and exactly what i was looking for! keep up the good work! (now to go get caught up on my listening…)

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