Jesse Thorn shares word of a really special episode of his podcast, Bullseye, with guests including...
Judd Apatow and Dolly Parton, plus a segment with Jason Reece of ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead talking about the song that changed his life, ("Waiting Room" by Fugazi), and a comics segment with BB's own Brian Heater. Judd and I talked about the kind of terrifying and gut-churning parts of having a family and why it's important. And Dolly and I talked about, among other things, how she wrote "I Will Always Love You" as a statement of independence from Porter Waggoner, and how she herself had to give up having a family to support her extended family as a country star. She's a totally amazing woman.
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]
A leaked Comcast memo discloses that the company’s consumer data caps have nothing to do with network congestion, contrary to its public claims. The internet service provider has often complained (such as when lobbying against net neutrality) that it must impose limits on service to prevent network congestion. The argument suggests that these measures are […]
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