Juggler, impresario, and happy mutant Mat Ricardo sez, "We're halfway through the 2012 season of my monthly London variety show, and it's going better than I could have dreamt. Sell-out audiences (thanks, in part, to BoingBoing's support) of wonderful people who totally get that every show is a one-off unique event. last month I learnt and performed and entirely new plate juggling routine, tap danced with a stage full of showgirls and hosted some of the best variety acts in the world. Ridiculous fun! The next show is May 10th (tickets), and we have another killer line-up, and a bunch of secret surprises to spring, too!"
Abayo!: Mat Ricardo's London Varieties May 10th!
You’d be forgiven for thinking the videocassette format long-dead, but it turns out that Betamax is still around. Sony is finally going to withdraw tapes from sale, bringing a 40-year story to an end. The last recorders were sold in 2002. ベータビデオカセットおよびマイクロMVカセットテープ出荷終了のお知らせ [Sony; via The Verge]
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