Somehow we packed a conference room with more people than we had chairs for here at South by Southwest. Special guests Caroline McCarthy, Wine Library TV’s Gary Vaynerchuk, and The Onion’s Baratunde Thurston join us for today’s show.
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In this episode we find out that Hulu might be getting stomped, the government is spying on you through DTV boxes, and Natali prefers wrestling to cuddling. Seriously. She just doesn’t like the word cuddling. But when a wrestling match offers to advertise Buzz Out Loud she’s all for it.
On today’s show, an earthquake appears to be headed right for us, and all we can talk about is HP and WebOS some more! Plus, Lenovo’s baffling decision to drop the ThinkPad Tablet into the marketplace at $500, when fire-sale frenzy is at its peak. Um. Oops. And would Apple risk fragmenting the iPhone in order to get into emerging markets? We’ll see. Oh, and quick hicks! Read this blog post by Molly Wood on Buzz Out Loud Podcast.
Riding an electric motorcycle can make you smarter, but as Molly points out, it can also kill you. So six to one, half a dozen to the other. We also can break you off a piece of that Ice Pod bar. As soon as someone sends us one. And Sweden is trying to send us some bandwidth. Thanks, Sweden!