Click here to play this episode. (Link has been updated to point to correct episode!) Gweek is a podcast where the editors and friends of Boing Boing talk about comic books, science fiction and fantasy, video games, TV shows, music, movies, tools, gadgets, apps, and other neat stuff.
My co-hosts for episode 56 are:
Wes Calimer, writer and director of the upcoming films “Prologue Of A Deadman” and “Sex Lives Of Superheroes," and the producer of YouTube’s “Nicki’s GeekGasm!”
Dean Putney, Boing Boing’s software wrangler and the Johnny Appleseed of weird awesomeness.
Kevin Kelly, senior maverick at Wired, editor of Cool Tools, co-founder of Quantified Self, and author of books.
Here are a few of the things we talked about in this episode:
The Silver Cord graphic novel by Kevin Kelly and his co-creators.
Bulkr: an Adobe Air desktop app to download photos on Flickr.
Prologue Of A Deadman, a short film about how Boston Brand became The Deadman.
NickisGeekGasm YouTube channel
Dean asks Kevin for an update on Kevin's story from the very first-episode of This American Life: "After he goes to Jerusalem and sleeps on what is supposedly the very spot where Jesus was crucified, Kevin Kelly has a revelation: that he should live the next six months as if he would die at the end of them."
Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE and Cool Tools. Twitter: @frauenfelder. His new book is Maker Dad: Lunch Box Guitars, Antigravity Jars, and 22 Other Incredibly Cool Father-Daughter DIY Projects