Mon March 18, 2013 at 4:26 PM
Thomas "Command Line" Gideon came out for the DC stop on my Homeland tour, at Busboys and Poets, and mic'ed me up for the event. He's mastered the audio and posted it. It's a 40 minute talk about the promise of technology to improve our lives, the risks from allowing technology to be used to [...]
Tue March 12, 2013 at 1:32 PM
(Thanks to SoundCloud for hosting Boing Boing's podcasts!) Gweek is a podcast where the editors and friends of Boing Boing talk about comic books, science fiction and fantasy, video games, board games, TV shows, music, movies, tools, gadgets, apps, and other neat stuff. My guests in this episode: Peter Bebergal (left), the author of Too [...]
Wed March 6, 2013 at 10:57 PM
This morning David and I spoke with with Carrie Brownstein: musician, writer, actor. She's a founding member of the bands Sleater-Kinney and Wild Flag, and the co-creator, co-writer, and co-star of Portlandia, the hit sketch comedy series on IFC, currently in its 3rd season. Previously: Portlandia: A Guide for Visitors Portlandia: Artisanal popcorn Portlandia just [...]
Thu February 21, 2013 at 10:29 PM
In this episode of Gweek I was joined by John Walker of the gaming review site Rock, Paper, Shotgun, and Phillip Gullet of the blog Phil Are Go. Here are a few of the things we talked about: Rum Doings Podcast Marvel NOW! Dresden Files: Cold Days The Art of Wreck-It Ralph Nexus7
Mon February 18, 2013 at 8:26 PM
In this episode of the Gweek podcast, I interviewed Mitch O'Connell about his massive new art book, Mitch O'Connell the World's Best Artist by Mitch O'Connell. This book shows his early work (he published a great zine when we were in high school together), his attempts to enter mainstream comics ("Interesting, but no cigar" -- [...]
Fri February 15, 2013 at 12:38 PM
The nice folks at the Tank Riot podcast did a great job with their new punk episode, reviewing the early history of punk and some of its later mutations (MP3, subscribe)
Mon February 11, 2013 at 7:27 AM
Last week I sat down for an interview with Rick Kleffel at KQED in San Francisco. He's put the whole interview -- a long one! -- up in his Trashotron podcast feed. We talked about Homeland and other things. Rick, as always, was a very astute interviewer. MP3 link
Fri February 1, 2013 at 7:07 PM
My friend Mikael Jorgensen of the band Wilco turned me on to a classic tape I'd never heard before: The Venom Banter Tape (MP3).
From a 2005 WFMU blog post about this classic tape of "mentally-defying sounds of the between-song banter that tumbled from the mouth of Venom vocalist Cronos when his band played at City Gardens, (Trenton, NJ)."
Mon January 28, 2013 at 5:40 PM
This week on my podcast, I've posted a reading (MP3) from Homeland, the sequel to Little Brother, which will be published on February 5 -- that's one week from tomorrow!
Thu January 24, 2013 at 6:15 PM
Rick Schertle is the creator of one of our most popular projects in MAKE: the compressed air rocket launcher, which uses PVC pipe and a sprinkler valve to blast a paper rocket high into the air. Rick is also the creator of the folding wing rocket glider, which takes the standard balsa wood glider and [...]