Not that long ago, Spacey and I started biglittlepodcast.slack.com, a private sort of chatroom system for the podcast.
It's neat. You can chat there from your phone, your tablet, or your computer. (I suppose you could also chat there from someone else's phone, tablet, or computer, if you asked them nicely, first.)
It was sort of an experiment, really. How's it going, you ask?
It's going awesome!
Lots of folks have signed up. (You do have to do that - send an email to slack.please at biglittlepodcast.com to ask for access.). I woke up this morning to over 255 messages worth of overnight conversation there. People are hanging out, making friends, talking, being silly, being serious. It's really knitting together into a little intentional community.
I couldn't be more pleased.