Podcasting is growing "faster than the Web, faster than blogs, faster than e-mail, faster than just about anything else," said Chris Spurgeon, who covers new media for public radio's "Weekend America."
Of course, it is growing fast. We can speak 3+ times are fast as we can write. All you really need to do hardware wise is to hook up a mic to your computer and press record, then upload it to a server somewhere and the blog services have pretty much automated that. How easy do you want it?