Since September, writer Spider Robinson has been doing a wonderful weekly podcast called Spider on the Web. It started out with essays written for the HR MacMillan Space Centre and chapters of Variable Star, alternating each week. Now the podcast has expanded to include original material, op-ed columns from The Globe And Mail, and even music.
In some ways, SOTW feels more like a radio production than a podcast (I mean that in a nice way). It wouldn't sound out of place coming from the CBC or WBAI and doesn't have the aimless uh, "podcastyness" that so many other shows have. I encourage everyone to give it a try. And if you like it, use one of the handy monthly PayPal subscription options show your support.
I also want to share this lovely Robert Heinlein-designed greeting card that I received from Spider and his wife Jeanne a few weeks ago: