Click here to play this episode. Gweek is Boing Boing's podcast about comic books, science fiction and fantasy, video games, board games, tools, gadgets, apps, and other neat stuff. My co-hosts for this episode are:
Michael Pusateri -- a lifelong tinkerer and former television tech executive for Disney
Seth Godin -- author, entrepreneur, and human wunderkammer.
In this episode:
Real money trading in virtual worlds - Diablo 3 gold now selling $2.50 per million. And Valve's resident economist blog.
True Believers by Kurt Andersen. "Both a thriller of what life what like in 1962 and know," says Seth.
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, by Robert M. Pirsig. "The key message of the book is that being a spectator is no fun," says Seth.
The pathos of the
Golden Silver Age comics of the Justice League of America.
Follow up on The Breach, recommended by Ernest Cline
Michael: The perils of re-reading books from your youth (Heinlein's The Number of the Beast)
Mark: The joy of re-reading books from your youth (Philip Jose Farmer's Dark is the Sun)
And much more!
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