Gweek podcast 003: Toys in space, a supernatural Western comic book, and 250 indie games you must play

gweek-003-300x250.jpgRob Beschizza, Joel Johnson, and I recorded a new episode of Gweek, a podcast about comic books, science fiction and fantasy novels, video games and board games, tools, gadgets, apps and other neat stuff. Here are the show notes for episode 3:

NASA's Fermi Telescope Finds Giant Structure in our Galaxy

Facebook hired public relations firm Burson-Marstellar to conduct anti-Google PR smear campaign

Lodsys patent troll shakes down mobile devices

rpgKIDS: a role playing game for kids and parents

Castle RavenloftThank You for Removing Story from the Role-Playing Game, Dungeon Raid

Sword and Sworcery

250 Indie Games You Must Play, by Mike Rose

Dirty Jobs creator on the need for skilled tradespeople in America

Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry Into the Value of Work

Educational Sloyd

At a Distance: The Best Weird Video Game I Played Yesterday -- and Hope You Play Next

AT&T HP Veer 4G

Stitcher podcast player

The Sixth Gun

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  1. I thought it was interesting that you were talking about Maker culture in this podcast and the idea of failure at the same time that Tim Harford (from, amongst other things, the awesome More or Less podcast on the BBC, think “Stat Busters”) is talking about how important failure is to success, here he’s quoting long time boingboing pal Seth Godin: “As soon as you say, “failure is not an option,” you’ve just said, “innovation is not an option””

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