iTunes + Podcasting

iTunes 4.9 was released today [download], with added support for Podcasting. What does this mean? Thousands of hours of free public radio and public-radio-esque white noise are now available for subscription and automatic synchronization to your iPod, with paid content coming soon. Not that podcasting hasn’t already been around for some time, but now that it’s gotten the thumbs-up from our silhouetted neon-dwelling friends, its sure to receive a lot more attention. But how will we break dance to NPR? Clearly Apple didn’t think this one through…

That said, I did some poking around at, and found some (apparently) good content. You can drag or copy the RSS links straight to your Podcasts playlist in iTunes. For starters:

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