Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Happy Birthday, Rocket!

Our podcasting dog turns 6 today.

He made his podcasting debut in Episode 26 - Wolves but made a full appearance as himself in Episode 34 - Pterygotus. We loved his "growl-talk" so much we just had to use him!

Happy Birthday, Rocket!

Friday, August 22, 2014

Ask Us Anything

Aaron and I will be recording an Extras episode this Sunday (Aug 24th) so send in your questions! 

We'll give a production update, tell you exactly when new episodes will begin, AND answer the many questions we've already received. They've been piling up... sorry for the delay. AND we're happy to answer MORE questions. 

So, if you'd like to submit a question, you can send it to podcast@mydogrocket.com. Well do our best to include any we receive before pressing the "record" button on Sunday afternoon.

Monday, June 30, 2014

Happy Birthday, Delaney!

Our favorite time travelin' girl turns 10 today...

Happy Birthday, Delaney!

We know Delaney has a lot of fans out there that are anxious for new episodes. Don't worry, you'll be hearing her again soon. She plays a big part in our Season 3 finale.

As for Season 4... well, you'll just have to stay tuned.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Recording is a Wrap!

Voice acting for Aaron's World is now complete! And with this milestone comes plenty of mixed emotions.

Excitement, for the conclusion of our story.
Pride, for the wonderful performances.
Relief, to be done with recording.
and Sadness, to see this fun stage end.

But what we're feeling most is... Gratitude. We are so grateful for all the time, talent, and support shared by so many friends to help make this little podcast of ours.

I'm sometimes asked if the many voices heard in our podcast are from professional voice actors. Some want to know where they can hear more of their work. Aaron's World is their only performance. They're not professional voice actors, they're our neighbors, teachers, classmates, and friends. Friends who generously volunteered their time for one simple reason...

                ...to help a little boy tell a story, and share a little science along the way.

So, to Delaney, Ezra, Ashley, Jason, Monty, Evalyn, Colin, Tracen, Henry, Princess Scientist, Cami, Juliana, Lucy, Owen, Connor, Allan, Diego, Robin, and everyone else... Thank You!

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Extras 08 - Production Mode Activated

Extras 08 - Production Mode Activated (listen)

Aaron and Daddy sit down to discuss all the preparations for Season 4 and answer questions from listeners.

PLUS... More Tales From Truck City episodes!

And don't forget... subscribe to Aaron's World via iTunes to make sure you never miss an episode! And visit us on Google Plus and Facebook for news and updated.

Icon Art by Aaron (Baby T-Rex)

Friday, April 11, 2014

New EXTRAS Episode Soon!

We've been busy! 

Sometimes life, work, and family needs can get in the way of podcasting. But that hasn't been the case for us lately. We've been super busy working on the wrap-up of Season 3 AND all of Season 4! And we've made tons of progress.

Aaron and I will be sitting down this weekend to record an Aaron's World EXTRAS episode to fill you in on what we've been doing and when you can expect new episodes. Plus, we'll answer several listener questions. We're in the final stretch for the conclusion of our story and there's a lot to update you on. We'll do our best to answer as many questions as we can without getting into spoilers.

As a little treat, I've posted a Season 4 collage to help set the mood for what you'll see in our final season. We make no claims to the artwork. That belongs to talented artists who are kind enough to share their work online.We simply use it for inspiration.

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Plesiosaur Peril

It's here! It's here! The final book in Daniel Loxton's Tales of Prehistoric Life trilogy?  Plesiosaur Peril is now available!

We pre-ordered ours the moment it became available. Aaron has read it several times both for the wonderful little story and to stare at the gorgeous artwork. The trilogy is an amazing tale of prehistoric life on the land, in the air, and under the sea. Imaginative learning at it's finest. To be honest, we're sad it's only a trilogy... we wish it could go on forever!

If you or the kids in your life enjoy a little bit of dino-fiction along with your science-facts... then this is the book series for you! We're excited to finally have the complete collection on our bookshelf

If you'd like to hear Aaron's review of the first book in the series, Ankylosaur Attack, then be sure to give Bonus Episode 2 a listen.

We highly recommend all of Daniel Loxton's science books for kids...

* Plesiosaur Peril
Pterosaur Trouble
Ankylosaur Attack
Evolution: How We and all Living Things Came to Be

And if your kids are capable young readers, be sure to check out Daniel's excellent work on Junior Skeptic inside each issue of Skeptic Magazine.

Thanks, Daniel. We LOVE the trilogy!

Friday, February 28, 2014

Episode 38 - Meganeura

Episode 38 - Meganeura (listen)

Aaron and INO relax with a bit of Paleozoic bug watching and answer questions from Louis, Evry, Melissa, Jamie, and James.

And don't forget... subscribe to Aaron's World via iTunes to make sure you never miss an episode! And visit us on Google Plus or Facebook for news and updates.

Icon Art by Walter Myers

Friday, January 31, 2014

Extras 07 - Tales From Truck City

Extras 07 - Tales From Truck City (listen)

Aaron shares an episode from the "Tales From Truck City" podcast created by 7 year old listener, Malachi.

Thank you Malachi and Dad (Cameron) for letting us share this episode. We think it's great and hope you make more.

Listen to all the episodes at... Tales From Truck City

And don't forget... subscribe to Aaron's World via iTunes to make sure you never miss an episode! And visit us on Google Plus or Facebook for news and information.

Icon Art by Cameron (Malachi's Dad).

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Happy New Year!

From our family to yours, 
we wish you a very... 

Happy New Year!

May it be filled with all the excitement and adventure that comes with learning new things

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Episode 37 - Dunkleosteus

Episode 37 - Dunkleosteus (listen)

Delaney launches a plan that sends INO and FLASH into the sea canyons to search for the missing I.N.O. chip and the plant that poisoned Aaron.

And don't forget... subscribe to Aaron's World via iTunes to make sure you never miss an episode! And visit us on Google Plus or Facebook for news and updates.

Icon Art by Marcos Villarroel

Sunday, December 22, 2013

New Ways to Download Aaron's World...

Love the show but don't quite get the whole "podcast subscription" thing? Well, don't worry. We have two new ways to download and listen.

#1 - Season Downloads (just like digital music)

All the episodes from Seasons 1 & 2 are packaged and ready for download on our Episodes page. Once downloaded, just click the file to extract the episodes. Then import them to the digital player of your choice. Seasons will appear as albums in your music library under the artist name... Aaron's World.

#2 - Email Updates (no podcast subscription required)

Join our Email List to receive updates and new episodes delivered directly to your inbox. Just use the [Receive Updates by Email] box on our home page to sign up. If you don't want to hassle with podcast subscriptions, this is a great and simple alternative.

The email list is for updates ONLY. You can unsubscribe anytime.

We hope these new options will make listening and receiving new episodes even easier!

Saturday, December 21, 2013

Happy Birthday, Ezra!

Our favorite Cenozoic time traveler turns 12 today!

Happy Birthday, Ezra!

Will you see Ezra again in Aaron’s World? Absolutely! Ezra’s story isn’t over yet. In fact, his birthday falling on the Winter Solstice is kind of cool since it's very much related to how Ezra will make his return next season.

Thanks for being part of our world, Ezra.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

We've Backed Monty... Your Turn!

Monty's Kickstarter campaign ends this week. We've made our contribution, now it's time for YOU!

  >>> More Songs From the Science Frontier <<<

PLUS, Monty will be holding a Google Hangout on December 13th to sing songs and answer questions. Aaron and I will be in the hangout. If you'd like to meet us, be sure to log in.

Oh, and here is a Fan Audio Testimonial Monty released. Aaron and I make an appearance.

Friday, December 6, 2013

Tales From Truck City

Meet Malachi. An Aaron's World listener who caught the podcasting bug. And we're so glad he did! Check out his creation...

     Tales from Truck City

Podcasting is about sharing your passion, and Malachi's passion is trucks. With a little (ok, a lot) of help from his dad, Malachi has 3 episodes under his belt and they're awesome!

This isn't an ongoing podcast but we think it's pretty great!! Well done, Malachi! Our whole family loved it.

And a big high-five to an amazing podcast-producer dad!

Saturday, November 30, 2013

Episode 36 - Ichthyostega

Episode 36 - Ichthyostega (listen)

Aaron and Delaney head to the surface to see what new Paleozoic life is slowly working it's way onto the land.

And don't forget... subscribe to Aaron's World via iTunes to make sure you never miss an episode! And visit us on Google Plus or Facebook for news and updates.

Icon Art by Walter Myers

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

MORE Science Songs... PLEASE!

Our favorite Time-Travelin' musician is gearing up to head back into the studio to make more Songs from the Science Frontier! And he could use the support of his science lovin' fans.

     More Songs From the Science Frontier

We love Monty's music and can't thank him enough for all the music, time, and talent he's so generously shared with us. If it's within your means, we hope you'll join us in showing support and spreading the word for more ScIeNcE SoNgS!

By the way, Aaron and Rocket make an appearance in the video. Good luck, Monty!

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Happy Halloween!

From all of us here at Aaron's World...

Oh, by the way... sorry for the delay in our next episode. Family life has been very busy with LOTS of travel. But life is back to normal and we're hard at work on Episode 36.

What can you expect in the next episode? Aaron and Delaney head to the surface for a high speed sea-canyon RACE!

We'll have it out by the end of November. Promise!

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Aaron's World meets TWiT!

What does a podcasting kid want for his birthday? To meet other podcasters, of course!

Aaron's 10th birthday is just around the corner and his birthday wish was to visit the TWiT studio. Leo Laporte and all of the TWiT staff were more than willing to help make that birthday wish come true.

We spent the day attending recordings, chatting with hosts, talking about Aaron's World on the Livestream, and seeing all the behind the scenes activity that happens each day to produce all of the great TWiT shows we love to watch.

Plus! Aaron is a huge Minecraft fan and got to meet Chad Johnson, host of his favorite Minecraft podcast, OMGcraft!

The TWiT staff could not have made our family feel more welcomed. It was wonderful to see one generation of podcasters inspiring the next.

Click below to see all the pictures from our visit.

TWiT Studio Visit

Saturday, August 31, 2013

Episode 35 - Meridian

Episode 35 - Meridian (listen)

Aaron and Delaney visit the Meridian S.E.A. Station for a concert under the sea and answer a question from Willow.

And don't forget... subscribe to Aaron's World via iTunes to make sure you never miss an episode! And visit us on Google Plus or Facebook for news and updates.

This episode features the songs "Super Scientist" and "You're a Dinosaur" by Monty Harper! You can find these songs and more on iTunes or visit monteyharper.com

We've enjoyed our time under the sea. But beginning in the next episode, we'll be returning to the surface to see what creatures inhabit the later time periods of the Paleozoic. See you next month!

Icon Art by George Munteanu