Note to Ricky: Apparent greed doesn’t become you

No big surprise. I was right that if Ricky Gervais & Co. think they can charge $1.95 per episode for their podcast of three (funny) guys talking, they’re nuts. The first run of 12 “Ricky Gervais Show” podcasts were free. Now there’s a second series of four shows coming online; the first episode is available…

3 guys talking: Worth $1.95?

A colleague in Norway clued me in on Ricky Gervais’ podcast. Gervais, who played the bizarre boss in the British version of The Office, just completed a 12-part podcast show that became, apparently, the most-downloaded podcast ever. The show features a 3-way conversation between Gervais, “Office” co-writer and actor Stephen Merchant, and “unemployed radio producer”…