. Gweek is Boing Boing's podcast about comic books, science fiction and fantasy, video games, board games, tools, gadgets, apps, and other neat stuff. My co-hosts for this episode are:
-- a lifelong tinkerer and former television tech executive for Disney
-- author, entrepreneur, and human wunderkammer.
In this episode:
Real money trading in virtual worlds - Diablo 3 gold now selling $2.50 per million. And Valve's resident economist blog.
by Kurt Andersen. "Both a thriller of what life what like in 1962 and know," says Seth.
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, by Robert M. Pirsig. "The key message of the book is that being a spectator is no fun," says Seth.
The pathos of the Golden Age comics of the Justice League of America.
Seth's riff on the worldviews of Superman vs. Batman.
Follow up on The Breach, recommended by Ernest Cline
Michael: The perils of re-reading books from your youth (Heinlein's )
Mark: The joy of re-reading books from your youth (Philip Jose Farmer's )
The Philosophy Book
And much more!