While the show is worth regularly listening to in its own right, yesterday's episode is a veritable treasure trove of advice for the aspiring blogger.
When initially starting out, I spent a significant amount of time writing to renowned writers (including Ben and Shawn), and the advice received has been invaluable. Although I wouldn't recommend flooding your favorite writers with such requests, I'd certainly suggest heeding their advice when they offer it.
As such, hearing the two of them discussing their craft on their talk show is a great, accessible opportunity for people to learn some fundamental lessons about writing (without smothering anyone with emails).
Check it out here.