The Intronaut was launched in March of 2016 by Amazon Top 100 Most Popular Horror Author, J. Thorn.
“You are not alone, introverts. Well, you probably are but stop making excuses for it. Join The Intronaut, J. Thorn, as he shares stories and encouragement with fellow introverts delivered in tight weekly episodes of 20 minutes or less.”
J. occasionally welcomes guests for short interviews, usually lasting 15-20 minutes.
The Intronaut records audio-only via Skype. The show is not broadcast live. The audio feed is distributed as a podcast via BlogTalkRadio to all major podcast platforms, including but not limited to iTunes, Stitcher and Player FM. Ad-free episodes are available to patrons of The Intronaut at http://patreon.com/theintronaut. Guests are asked to have a stable internet connection and microphone, and should utilize earbuds to eliminate feedback during the recording.
In January of 2017, an episode of The Intronaut ranked #5 out of 24.3 million results for a Google search on the term “introvert.”
Stats (as of 01/22/2017):
*Approximate total downloads to date: 46,500
BlogTalkRadio (September 26, 2016 – present)
- 23,465 total downloads
- 800 downloads/per episode/per first 30 days
Libsyn (March 14, 2016 – September 26, 2016)
- 23,112 total downloads
- 500 downloads/per episode/per first 30 days
New & Noteworthy Peak Positions (45 consecutive weeks on Apple iTunes “New & Noteworthy” charts):
- Overall #313
- Health #55
- Health: Self-Help #47
- Science & Medicine #12
- Science & Medicine: Social Science #3
- Society & Culture #72
- Society & Culture: Personal Journals #9