Last month our friend Andy Baio, co-organizer of the incredible XOXO Festival in Portland, invited Xeni, David, Cory and me to be interviewed on stage by Glenn Fleishman. It was a blast! Here's the video.
In 1988, Mark Frauenfelder and Carla Sinclair launched a print zine called bOING bOING, "the world's greatest neurozine." After migrating to the web in 1996, Mark added three talented writers to the mix — technology writer David Pescovitz, science-fiction author/free culture advocate Cory Doctorow, and journalist Xeni Jardin. This year is the 25th anniversary of bOING bOING's first issue, a quarter-century of sharing their "directory of wonderful things."
We brought all four of Boing Boing's original editors together for the first time on a single stage, interviewed by Glenn Fleishman, editor/publisher of The Magazine and host of The New Disruptors.
Recorded in September 2013 at XOXO, an arts and technology festival in Portland, Oregon celebrating independent artists using the Internet to make a living doing what they love.
Boing Boing 25th Anniversary - XOXO Festival (2013)
Want to skip Amazon and support independent artists this holiday season? Head to the online market put together by the good folks of the XOXO festival. They’ve curated some really cool stuff made by enterprising members of their community. These are just some of the things I have my eyes on: https://xoxoholidaymarket.tumblr.com/post/180562582041/cross-stitched-emoji-artwork-by-steph-parrott https://xoxoholidaymarket.tumblr.com/post/180557361706/you-think-you-know-me-a-conversational-card-game https://xoxoholidaymarket.tumblr.com/post/180595957966/intricate-pop-up-cards-from-the-pop-up-card https://xoxoholidaymarket.tumblr.com/post/180561425521/musical-delights-by-molly-lewis-bandcamp […]
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