Ep. 1200: Where we play the crying game Video
Today we'll discuss insidious ads popping up in strange places, using things like subliminal messages, involuntary human placement, and even targeted smells to influence your next purchase.
Jeff spent three breathless hours playing Bioshock Infinite yesterday and gives our blank faces a mini review prior to its release on March 26, 2013. We'll also peer into the world of bootleg gaming in Kenya and explore the FBI's tips on how now to get sexually extorted online.
On today's preGame we'll give you a first hands-on look at the Nintendo 3DS including AR Games and Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition. We'll also play Yakuza 4 and Homefront live on the show!
Breaking new right at the top of the show as Microsoft loses its appeal and the court rules they have to stop selling infringing copies of Microsoft Word by January 11, 2009. We also welcome the new White House security czar and the Google Yelp drama plays on. We're on break now, but we do have special episodes in the feed. We'll be back on January 4! Have a a great holiday!
It's the last day of the CNET Minority Report and the topics are all over the place! We'll spend the first part of the episode discussing Bloomberg's sugary drink ban, then move on to creative computer cooling, paying for friends online, and a brief history of sneakers starring Kanye's Air Yeezy 2s.
Treat yourself to the HTC Buffy, mobile app ratings from the ESRB, online Twilight: Breaking Dawn tickets, and Final Fantasy XIII-2 on today's episode of The 404!
It feels pretty weird to say it, but we've come to Wilson's last episode as a co-host of The 404 Podcast. It's been an awesome journey with this guy, but we'll send him off with a proper farewell from listeners that have been with us from the beginning. "Uncle" Henry Tapchus joins us as the chat room liaison to help us screen voicemails and get through Adele's "Someone Like You" with our dignity intact.
Bridget Carey lets her hair down today to celebrate Google's 14th birthday. We'll start off the show with a collection of embarrassing stories from our own awkward adolescence, then dive into a discussion topic that answers the question: did blowing into Nintendo cartridges actually help? This plus a search engine for porn and a philanthropic way to populate the 404 error pages on today's 404 episode!
Today's show title is a little deceptive, and we should be clear that Alison Rosen's mother does not make an appearance on this episode, but Alison's all we need anyway because she's the future of television! We're excited to have her back after a long hiatus, and she updates us on everything going on in her life, including ALISON ROSEN IS YOUR NEW BEST FRIEND, a new weekly interactive show on Ustream that features guests like Michael Showalter and Andrew W.K., in addition to an upcoming segment where Alison will explore the world of online dating. Be sure to add her on Twitter to stay updated.
Is it fair to officially label Apple and its "followers" a religion, or at least a cult? We'll examine the parallels between the company and the church, discuss the ethics of live-tweeting a funeral, and imagine the future of Google Street view based on its latest Trekker backpack for outdoor exploration.