What is utopia to you? A fantastic world where people live inside of fruit? Where everyone is your sex slave? Where Potato chips make you feel better about yourself? Join comedian, Chris Locke on a splendid journey to the perfect worlds of many hilarious and totally interesting guests on "Utopia To Me?"
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Join us as internet music impressario, funny man, and expecting father Klopfenpop joins ME to talk about a really bad book about advice for people in his situation. This was written by a very confusing man who appears to exist in a middle ground between 1978 and 2014 and floats between them interchangably.
Please chill with us as we discuss the huge problems with invoking a sarcastic tone in a book that is designed to be a guide to pregnancy, and how it takes a special type of guy to write a book about having a baby that mostly revolves around men feeling bad.
Oh yeah, there are jokes too. Promise.
Bumper music: "Satisfaction" by Devo, "Had a Dad" by Jane’s Addiction, "Baby Steps" by Shubzilla and Klopfenpop
Inventing the next twenty years, strategic foresight, fictional futurism and English rural magic: Warren Ellis attempts to convince you that they are all pretty much the same thing, and why it was very important that some people used to stalk around village hedgerows at night wearing iron goggles.
Warren Ellis is a writer. He is not the violinist in the Bad Seeds.
Some of the things he has written have pictures in them, like Transmetropolitan, Planetary, and The Authority. Some of the things he has written are constructed entirely from words, like Crooked Little Vein and the best-selling Gun Machine.
Gun Machine is currently being developed for television. His book Red was adapted for the big screen in 2010. We shan’t hold it against him.
You can find him on Twitter, on Tumblr, on This Is My Jam, and you used to be able to find him in Second Life, but most importantly, he has his own website because he’s down with the Indie Web.
"Saga" by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples.
Listen to author George Saunders talk about his new short-story collection Tenth of December, his writing process, what it’s like to be a guest on The Colbert Report, and much more: Subscribe in iTunes ∙ RSS feed ∙ Download ∙ Play in another tab George Saunders is having a good 2013 so far. The…
Novelists Alastair Reynolds, Lauren Beukes, Michael Moorcock and Jeff Noon talk about the state of SF
Mac Power Users #55: Workflows with Adam Lisagor - 5by5
Ethan’s methods use media queries, fluid grids and other CSS3 elements to create beautiful and adaptable designs across a variety of platforms. Recently, he discussed his techniques during a UIE Virtual Seminar, The How and Why of Responsive Design. Ethan and Adam Churchill address some questions from that seminar in this podcast.
For all of the Internet era, and even before, novelist William Gibson has been the ultimate science fiction guru of the age. He invented the notion – the word – “cyberspace” before the Web even existed. He took us to dystopic futures that became nows in “Neuromancer,” “Burning Chrome,” and “Virtual Light.”
Now, when whole lives – or big pieces – have migrated to the Web and beyond, Gibson is beyond as well. He’s watching the culture from new angles. We speak with Gibson about his latest novel, “Zero History,” and where our world – and his – stand now.