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Press Release: Consumerism Commentary Podcast Kicks Off Second Season

Popular personal finance show returns with host Tom Dziubek and guest Adam Baker

KENDALL PARK, NJ — October 19, 2009 — Tom Dziubek, veteran podcast producer from the Wall Street Journal, returns to Consumerism Commentary this week for the production of the second season of the Consumerism Commentary Podcast. The second season of the popular personal finance podcast will air on Sunday, October 25 and will be available for immediate download from and the iTunes store.

The second season premier will feature an interview with Adam Baker, the creator of Man Vs. Debt. Man Vs. Debt is a real-time chronicle of Baker’s journey not only to get out of debt but to get into life. In the interview, Baker discusses with Tom Dziubek and Flexo his war against debt, and he shares the tips for traveling frugally he discovered through living in Australia and New Zealand.

The Consumerism Commentary Podcast is the premier financial internet radio show since its launch in April 2009. Tom Dziubek is the host of the Podcast and co-produces the show alongside the founder of Consumerism Commentary, Flexo. Prior to joining the Consumerism Commentary Podcast, Dziubek was the co-host of the Wall Street Journal E-Report, an internet radio show focusing on technology.

Highlights of the concluded first season include exclusive with some of the industry’s most popular experts, including:

  • Liz Pulliam Weston, the most-read personal finance columnist on the Internet according to Nielsen/NetRatings;
  • Penelope Trunk, author and CEO of Brazen Careerist; and,
  • Greg Grunberg, actor on the hit television series Heroes and creator of the money-saving iPhone application, Yowza.

In its first season, the Consumerism Commentary Podcast also featured insightful interviews with executives from, BillShrink, Thrive, SmartyPig, and ING Direct. The season concluded on October 18 with an interview with Mark Frauenfelder, the creator of Boing Boing and editor-in-chief of MAKE Magazine.

To listen to the Consumerism Commentary Podcast, visit Listeners can subscribe to the Podcast in a variety of audio players using the RSS feed available at The Podcast is also available in the iTunes Store by searching for Consumerism Commentary.

About Consumerism Commentary

Consumerism Commentary is the longest running and most respected Personal Finance Blog. Flexo launched Consumerism Commentary in 2003 to track his own financial progress when no other websites served a similar purpose. Flexo and Consumerism Commentary were instrumental in creating and supporting the community of blogs focused on personal finance over the past six years. Consumerism Commentary is available at


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