Off topic a bit:
I believe Mindme brought this up on another thread that the dedication of the SGU crew is simply astounding. I don't know of any other podcast that is as faithful and consistent as SGU. (No. I'm not looking for a free t-shirt, or tour of the Novella secret compound and world HQ if there is one.) All my other podcast are at best abut 80 or 85 percent on schedule. The only other one that might give SGU a run for its money is Point of Inquiry. I know of no other 'independent' production that is as faithful.
Truly, the dedication of Dr. Novella and crew is something I know I take for granted. I think this a big reason the podcast keeps going from strength to strength.
A friend and I thought about doing a podcast on pop culture and/or news items. We did two pilots. It was a real bitch. We both decided we could never keep it up for more than a few months. So we scrapped it.