What do Snooki, Shaq, Snoop Dogg, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel have in common?
Answer: Each of them has their own podcast.
If it seems like everyone and their brother has a podcast these days, it's because they do: According to Fast Company, there are currently over 525,000 active shows out there and more than 18.5 million episodes available for your listening pleasure. Not too shabby for a medium that didn't exist some two decades ago.
If you're interested in launching a podcast of your...