If you've ever gone into a podcasting Facebook group and asked about microphones, you may have noticed some contention around the Blue Yeti USB Microphone.
"It picks up everything."
"It sounds like you're in the bathroom/tunnel."
"You can't use it with a mixer."
For the most part, the first two can be fixed with some tweaking, as you'll see below. And with some extra cables and software, even the third problem can be fixed.