ATG Quirkies: Read Three Books a Day? Speed Listening

In this post Ben Cohen of the Wall Street Journal wonders how some podcast aficionados find the time to listen to so many episodes.  It turns out that many are listening at warp speed! 

Impatient podcast fans are using “app settings that accelerate voices to 5x or more” allowing them “to finish hourlong episodes in minutes.”  And it’s not just podcast listeners accord to Mr. Cohen. “Hundreds of thousands of Audible listeners use higher speeds, according to the audiobook company’s data. Audible says speed-listeners prefer nonfiction but do binge on mysteries and thrillers.”  

Hey, after reading the article you may want to give it a try – assuming you’re not already a speed listener.

(Thanks to John Riley of Gabriel Books for providing ATG Quirkies)

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