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OK, it took two years andOK, it took two years and 3.5 podcast novels, but I'm finally pissed off. Not "joking Scott" pissed, but genuinely pissed off. Most of these comments are insulting (to be expected from you damn dirty Junkies), and thatâ€™s fun, but to the people who donâ€™t want to LEAVE because their episode isnâ€™t on time? Bye. Donâ€™t let the door hit you in the ass. To those people who can't figure out how to turn an episode "off" -- don't be a dumb-shit! My formula is simple: intro, I say "hi," story so far, then the story, then everything else. If you don't like promo, if you don't like calls, then TURN IT OFF. What, is someone holding a mousetrap poised over your balls making you listen to the whole thing? What, when I say "that's it for this week, folks" at the end of the story, you think I'm going to sneak in some extra story later on, and you might miss it if you don't listen to the whole thing? Seriously, how stupid can you be? I put all my comments, all promos, calls and advertisements AFTER THE STORY IS COMPLETED. If you want to listen to the extra stuff, great, that's what it's there for, if you don't want to listen, TURN IT OFF. Now I could understand if I made you listen to shit before the story, or I inserted ads into the middle of the story, but this is just idiotic complaining. And as for getting rid of fan call-ins and comments? It's not going to happen. I do this podcast FOR the Junkies, and if they take their valuable time to communicate, I'm going to play it. Yes, that takes time on my part. Yes, that's time that could go into doing the episode. But you know what? I write to entertain, to make a connection with people that like a certain blue-collar style of storytelling. I bust my ass to make these stories tip-top. If that resonates with a Junkie, and they want to share that feeling, then I'm going to take the time to play it. And as for this comment: "At the very least half the shows should be in the â€œCanâ€ before the novel is even released as a podcast," do you have ANY IDEA how long it takes to put out just one episode? Why don't I take a nice two-week vacation to get half the episodes recorded before I start Nocturnal? Or how about I just skip work altogether? I appreciate the fact that you want content and you like the story, but until this pays well enough to be a full-time gig, there are going to be periodic delays. Podcasting time is ALWAYS time away from my family, because Iâ€™m still working a 60-hour a week job. Will I stop doing it? No. Not even the aforementioned mousetrap over my balls could make me stop (well, thatâ€™s a bit rhetorical, if youâ€™re going to snap a real mousetrap on my sack, then yeah, Iâ€™d probably kick in a podcast moratorium). I will get the episodes out when I can get them out. USUALLY thatâ€™s once a week. Sometimes, it wonâ€™t be once a week. Thatâ€™s not an excuse, itâ€™s reality â€“ thereâ€™s only so many hours in the week. And donâ€™t forget, most of you are here because I work pretty goddamn hard on promotion â€“ that shit doesnâ€™t just happen by itself. Family, work, podcasting, promotion â€“ in that order. Hopefully, I can find some time to drop the deuce in that schedule, because I havenâ€™t had the time to do that so far this week, and the plumbing backup is killing me.