Ep. 1070: Where we fatten them up and move them out Video
Post show discussion the centers around a cuddle party.
The Audiophiliac Steve Guttenberg makes an unusual midweek appearance on today's 404 episode and as usual, the discussion topics cover Steve's audiocentric stream of consciousness with a touch of disillusionment, like a Web site that takes the creativity out of naming your band, a mask that enhances audio, the unnatural origins of 3D, and the degrading quality of CD-Rs over time.
Wilson begins this episode of The 404 Podcast with a few words of encouragement to our young listeners starting their first day of school today, then we'll discuss today's news: Nike finally manufacturing Marty McFly sneakers, Netflix caps, Conan O'Brien's studio for rent, and Google buying Zagat!
The Rev. Justin Yu is out for the rest of the week, but in his place, we have the always informative financial guru Jill Schlesinger in his place. Today, we talk about the new Amazon Kindle Fire, and how it changes everything in the tablet market (especially for Google). But we also quiz Aunt Jill about the on-going crisis in Europe, and she tells us about the sugary grab bag at the News & Documentary Emmys.
Jay-Z and Kanye West unleashed their collaborative album "Watch The Throne" yesterday, but how did they keep it from leaking before the release? We'll tell you on today's episode of The 404 Podcast.
Japanese pop star Leah Dizon joins the guys on today's episode of CNET's The 404 Podcast, and Mark Licea also joins the fun to talk about his personal history with the international sensation.
Topics discussed on today's 404 episode include Nintendo Power calling it quits, a DIY BioShock pinball game, summer hit songs relying on social followings for replay value, and the Internet implodes as Avril Lavigne announces her engagement to Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger.
Leaked from today's 404 episode: Nike unveils new RSVP system on Twitter for limited edition sneakers, Jeff goes off on "Big Brother" black boxes in cars, and a new segment we're calling "IT'S THE SMELL!"
We've put it off long enough, and today we'll finally spend time discussing Stop Only Piracy Act (SOPA), an incendiary bill written by Texas Congressman Lamar Smith that would effectively put an end to any Web site that would "steal America's innovative and creative products attract more than 53 billion visits a year and threaten more than 19 million American jobs."
Justin Yu, Wilson G. Tang, Jeff Bakalar, The 404 Podcast, CNET, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook, The Social Network, Aaron Sorkin, Napster, Kazaa, P2P, Mandalorian, Adidas, Star Wars, Boba Fett, sneakers