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
Kevin 1 second/day video of Asia
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."
Batman Vol. 1: The Court of Owls
Kevin Kelly's Death Countdown Clock
The iOS version of Kevin’s book, What Technology Wants
Cool Websites: Topless Robot, Greatist, Tim Anderson’s Instructables, Lloyd’s Blog, Text Fixer
Gweek is back – at least for now! For those of you who are new to Gweek, it’s a podcast where the editors and friends of Boing Boing talk about media, science, science fiction, video games, comic books, board games, TV shows, music, movies, tools, gadgets, apps, and other neat stuff. My is co-host Dean […]
Our guest this week is Maggie Tokuda Hall. She writes books for children and stories for adults.
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