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ANTIC The Atari 8-bit Podcast


hosts: Randy Kindig, Kevin Savetz, Brad Arnold
email: antic@ataripodcast.com
twitter: @AtariPodcast
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Mar 25, 2017

Peter Shankman, Help A Reporter Out

Peter Shankman is a well-known American entrepreneur and author. He was creator of Help A Reporter Out, and author of several business books. He got his start in technology with an Atari 2600 and an Apple ][.

This interview took place on March 20, 2017.

Teaser quote: "What would you change, if you could go back and talk to your 10-year-old self? I wouldn't change a thing. Because the hell that I went through there has led to, pretty much, the majority of the success I've had today, and I'm very very lucky with that. I can trace that back to the Atari, to the 2600, to those games..."

Peter's web site

Peter on Twiiter

Wikipedia on Peter

Faster than Normal podcast

Video version of this interview: https://youtu.be/a2DZoTU9Cw4 


James Shackel
almost nine months ago

I didn't enjoy this interview because Peter had a bit too much to say about himself. I know that sounds hyper-critical since it's an interview yet I feel the conversation drifted to non-tech related personal issues too much. I now know he can type 100 WPm and his handwriting needs work. Hmm...couldn't finish this one. Thanks for all the interviews though Randy.