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My Dad Wrote A Porno enters podcasting Hall of Fame

My Dad Wrote A Porno has become the first inductee into the British Podcast Awards' Hall of Fame.

Guy Lambert, BBC, 28th September 2023

Nudity, aliens and legal threats: what we learned from My Dad Wrote A Porno's Rocky Flintstone

After years of his erotica being turned into podcast gold, the mysterious author of Belinda Blinked finally broke his silence - with a wild interview. Here are the highlights.

Nell Frizzell, The Guardian, 12th December 2022

How My Dad Wrote a Porno set the gold standard for podcast success

When Jamie Morton decided that reading his father's embarrassing erotica could make for a good podcast idea, he had no idea it would grow into a worldwide phenomenon. As the show comes to end after seven years, he and co-hosts James Cooper and Alice Levine talk to Isobel Lewis about how the industry has grown exponentially with - and perhaps because of - their show.

The Independent, 12th December 2022

Forget Serial. My Dad Wrote A Porno proved comedy podcasts beat grisly true crime

Podcasts may have gone mainstream with Serial but today, funny shows are most popular - and Jamie Morton's dive into his dad's erotic novel showed them how it was done.

Nick Hilton, i Newspaper, 28th November 2022

My Dad Wrote A Porno: an obituary

Ian Hawkins bids farewell to the podcast phenomenon.

Ian Hawkins, Chortle, 14th November 2022

My Dad Wrote A Porno: the secrets of Britain's biggest comedy podcast revealed

As the show bows out, we meet its creators - and meet the mysterious Rocky Flintstone, the dad who inspired it.

Patricia Nicol, The Sunday Times, 13th November 2022

Top of the Pods - How live podcasts are taking over comedy

The format has gone from low-cost side hustle to, for some, a lucrative bread-winner, and audiences are flocking to them.

Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard, 1st April 2022

10 of the best comedy podcasts

Sick of hearing about unsolved murders? Tune in to these pods about Kurupt FM, bobbly boobs and Louis Theroux's disco jam.

Hannah Verdier, The Guardian, 18th September 2020

My Dad Wrote a Porno: interview

Questions from a pots and pans industry insider.

Paul Stanworth, BBC, 11th September 2019

HBO special for My Dad Wrote A Porno to be filmed

Podcast My Dad Wrote A Porno is to film a special for HBO.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 20th January 2019

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