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KOTTKE RIDE HOME: A podcast covering the coolest stuff that happened in the world today


New York City, NY (August 19, 2020) — Ride Home Media, the daily news podcast company, presents the Kottke Ride Home, a podcast covering the coolest stuff that happened in the world today, in partnership with Jason Kottke’s blog.

The show is hosted by author and YouTuber Jackson Bird. Every day, in just 15 minutes, Jackson guides listeners through science, inventions, life-hacks, memes, exciting art, new ideas, and hopeful news. The Kottke Ride Home is the antidote to depressing headlines. It’s smart stuff, delivered daily in podcast form.

Jason Kottke said: “I’ve always wondered what a podcast version of would sound like, and I’m excited to partner with Ride Home to actually make it happen.”

New episodes debut every weekday at 5pm ET. The Kottke Ride Home complements Ride Home Media’s Techmeme Ride Home, the daily technology industry news podcast of record, and the Gaming Ride Home, covering the latest news in video games.

The Kottke Ride Home is available now on all major podcast apps, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts.

About Ride Home Media

Ride Home Media makes daily news podcasts that inform, entertain, and inspire. For more information, visit


Founded in 1998, is one of the oldest blogs on the web. It’s written and produced by Jason Kottke and covers the essential people, inventions, performances, and ideas that increase the collective adjacent possible of humanity. For more information, visit

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