Dinner with the gang.
Audio edition for This Week in the IndieWeb
Thinking about how nice it would be to have stronger text-to-speech transcriptions for podcasts. I was mentioned briefly in this podcast for having bookmarked an article earlier in the week. Webmentions for audio don’t (can’t?) exist, but a transcription would have included my name (and in this case even my URL) which potentially could have sent me a webmention of the fact.Syndicated copies to:
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📗 Started reading The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires by Tim Wu
It sure is a beautiful day out.
Angelino Julep: Bulleit Rye, Brandy, Muddled Pear & Mint, Fresh Lemon, Brown Sugar
A dive into the thriving black market of John Deere tractor hacking.
You know Borat. You know Bruno. You know Ali G. But you probably don’t know much about Sacha Baron Cohen. The man himself sits down with Marc in the garage to talk about what goes into bringing such rich comedic characters to life, why he was drawn to comedy in the first place, and what’s next, with his new movie The Brothers Grimsby on the horizon.
I haven’t heard or seen any extended interviews with Sacha Baron Cohen. While this one goes a bit overboard on some of the making of his antics and films, there is some great personal background about how he got into comedy. Interestingly, he gets into an extended conversation about the theory of bouffon and clowning. It would have been nice if they detoured into 16th century commedia dell’arte, but you can’t have everything now can you?Syndicated copies to:
Turning caffeine into theorems.
Quick dinner with Craig, Mike, and Gerry before complex analysis.
Looks like they’ve tented off the parking lot for a Power Rangers party tonight.
In 2005, Teri Knight drove 650 miles on midwestern roads through Ohio, Indiana, Iowa and Illinois, pleading with the public to help her do what law enforcement and the FBI had not been able to: find the remains of her children Sarah and Philip Gehring. An Ohio woman read about Teri Knight’s search in her local paper, and decided she would try to help.
A short, but mildly odd drama. You know in advance how the story is sure to turn out because someone is bothering to tell it, but it’s just tenuous enough to make you wonder if that’s where it’s really going…Syndicated copies to: