Ep. 1360: Where the show where theres a Twitch in our Tikker Video
There's plenty of live video broadcasting platforms to choose on the Web these days, but today we're chatting with one of the pioneers. Justin Kan is one of the co-founders of Justin.tv, and he drops by our studio today for a full episode about the origins of life streaming and how the site paved the road to Justin's new project for live video gaming, TwitchTV.
On today's show, once the amazing Benito finally gets the studio in working order, we break down the Level 3 and Comcast battle--no matter how you slice it, it's still very, very, VERY bad for the Web. VERY. Also, Cyber Monday proves, once more, that marketing works. And NASA is apparently set to announce that aliens are walking among us. And we're just buying the Playboy hard drive collection for the storage. --Molly
A lonely girl reads a creepy bedtime story, unwittingly drawing its deranged lead character into the real world, and closer to her room with every word that she reads... Words and music by Dissolved.
Let Captain Petey be your guide through the wonderful, rarely-seen adult world of lighthouses. From vomiting down a spiral staircase to the simple pleasures of getting drunk on the beach, Captain Petey shares memories you won't easily forget. Created by Francis DiPietro, author of over a dozen novels. They all contain both mature and immature content. Mr. DiPietro's current whereabouts are unknown, due to a faulty tracking tag.
Check out today's 404 for a hands-on look at the Nintendo 3DS plus 10 games that will also debut on March 27. We also discuss porting your number to Google Voice, the next Batman movie, and more!
Forged by a demon. Foretold by a wizard. Found by a king. This is a "psychological fantasy," with dark and brooding characters and a wry levity. Very much in the storytelling traditions of Robert E. Howard and Roger Zelazny. A sweeping, morose fantasy whose thoughtful elements are heightened by an eventual maudlin comedy. First true fantasy to fully incorporate a gay, "brokeback" wizard. From the demented mind of author Francis DiPietro.
Wilson's out slaving for CNET TV at the Amazon Kindle DX unveiling, leaving Jeff and I to man the show sans laughter. We'll let you judge the outcome. Today we very briefly touch on the biggie Kindle, and also discuss the dangers of gaming to the death, Apple's new iPhone replacement policy, Oprah's free chicken giveaway, and more!
Video game expert Russ Frushtick drops by The 404 studio to chat about Xbox Live Dashboard updates, the next Xbox console, Grooveshark floating in hot water, and a FaceDrink challenge!
I wrote this while contemplating the theory (and oftentimes the futility) of war. In a larger sense it speaks against the philosophy of conflict as a facilitating means, and I'm sure plenty of my idealistic sentiments get wrapped up in there as well. You can also stream the audio in higher quality broadband through download.com music. From my 2005 3-cd set entitled "Closer to Gone". For more free music, videos, stories, general silliness, and over 400 interesting links from around the world, visit Francis DiPietro's site thatword.com
On today's show, the 404 guys round up all the breaking news from day one at Google I/O including the Nexus 7, Android Jelly Bean, and Google Glax. We'll also address yesterday's Back to the Future hoax, learn how the major media confirms celebrity deaths, and discover the link between food porn and weight gain!