What’s the Shout Out?
It’s a bulletin board, a community advertising zone. Look, we run ads from big companies—and that’s a big help for us. But the bones of the show, the reason we exist, is to signal-boost smaller productions. So that’s what this is. It’s a mailbag; it’s a soapbox.
You want me to wish your partner a happy birthday? Buddy, I’ll do it. You have a business you want me to plug? Yeah! Obviously! You want me to read a poem you wrote? Friendo, put the cash in the bucket and I’ll read the dictionary*.
These are one-time messages; if you want to set up an ongoing advertising relationship with us, that’s a separate question—send us an e-mail; we can figure something out.
We also can’t guarantee that we’ll get yours recorded exactly when you’d like—it’s dependent on volume and who showed up before you did.
* I will not read the dictionary.
- You’ve got 560 characters: the length of two tweets. Use them wisely.
- Don’t use this to be abusive or weird. If you’re using the Shout Out to be a creep, I’m not gonna read your message; you’ll get a refund. The team and I reserve the right to determine what “being a creep” means.
- We also might not be able to advertise your product if it conflicts with an ad campaign we’re running. Like, if we’re running Acme Brand toothpaste ads, and you’ve got a toothpaste company, we may have an exclusivity agreement with Acme that precludes us from running yours. Sorry—no hard feelings; you get your money back, too.
Personal ads, like birthday wishes, poetry readings, personal ads, or notes of appreciation, are $50.
Commercial ads, like promotions for your business, your book, your podcast, your game, or your television show, are $100.