It’s Ninjas vs Pirates On International Talk Like A Pirate Day

Sep 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Strange, Video Podcasts

If you like ninjas and you like pirates, tomorrow may be just about the best day ever. Sept 19th is International Talk Like A Pirate Day – and this year, the Ninja from AskANinja plans to “attack swashbucklers and scurvy dogs.” The Ninja will be chatting live about pirates at or 3pm PDT/6pm […]

Podcast Studio Gets Destroyed On Video

Sep 5th, 2008 | By | Category: Podcasting Hardware, Strange

Jeff Green and Scott Asnault were recording the latest episode of the 1Up podcast, when, in Green’s words, “the main sprinkler BLEW THE F*** UP.” Fortunately, they made the most of the situation and shared the video so you could avoid a similar mishap – or at least enjoy the carnage…..

Kent Nichols Wants You To Get Killed By A Tomato

Aug 2nd, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Strange, Video, Video Podcasts

Ask A Ninja‘s Kent Nichols is working on casting his upcoming movie, a remake of Attack of the Killer Tomatoes, and he’s looking for victims! If you’re interested in getting killed off on film by a bunch of tomatoes, visit the Real Red Manace YouTube site and submit a video of yourself being killed by […]

Zune Guy Vows To Get Rid Of Zune Tats

Jul 24th, 2008 | By | Category: iPods & Portable Media Players, Strange

Bad news for Microsoft: its most passionate advocate – mszunefan, aka The Zune Guy – is “done with the Zune” and has vowed to get rid of his Zune tattoos: “I am done.  I have had the Zune since day 1 and have noticed little improvement. I have tried my best to support them every […]

Loren Feldman Buries Shel Israel; Moves On

Jun 29th, 2008 | By | Category: Commentary, General, Internet TV, Strange, Video, Video Podcasts, Vlogs

Loren Feldman, the puppetmaster behind the puppet Shel Israel video blog, is moving on. Puppet Shel Israel is a sort of Triumph the Insult Comic Dog for new media, parodying “new media expert” Shel Israel, while scooping him with entertaining interviews, like this discussion with Digg’s Kevin Rose: While Loren’s puppet has been scoring the […]

Warning: Don’t Use iTunes To Run A Nuclear Reactor!

Jun 24th, 2008 | By | Category: iPods & Portable Media Players, Strange

New Scientist points out some legalese buried into Apple’s iTunes EULA that you’ll want to keep in mind, if you’re planning on using iTunes to run a nuclear reactor: “Licensee also agrees that Licensee will not use the Apple Software for any purposes prohibited by United States law, including, without limitation, the development, design, manufacture […]

Microsoft Gives You Three More Years To Hate DRM

Jun 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Music, Featured Story, General, Strange

Microsoft has announced that it’s going to keep its MSN Music authorization servers, currently on life support, alive for three more years.

This means that, if you bought music downloads from Microsoft’s service, you should be able to continue to listen to the music and put it on new devices or machines through 2011.

Conan O’Brien Wants You To Be His Pimp

Jun 8th, 2008 | By | Category: Strange, Video

Conan O’Brian wants you to make your own Late Night commercial. One winner will get a shopping trip to the NBC Experience Store in New York City with Late Night stage hand Steve Graham, who will use his employee discount to get you 25% off all merchandise. Plus, the winner will also receive complementary round-trip […]

Strange Podcast Alert: The What You Can Put In Your Luggage When You Fly Podcast

Jun 5th, 2008 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, General, News Podcasts, Strange

A reminder that there’s a podcast for just about anything: Flyers worried about being able to remember what they can and cannot take in and out of the UK have received aid in the form of a podcast. Downloadable from the HM Revenue & Customs website, the free audio podcast sees customs expert Mark Fuchter […]

Build A Set Top Box Out Of An Altoid Tin With YBox

Jun 4th, 2008 | By | Category: General, Internet TV, Strange

LadyAda, creator of a variety of cool DIY projects that have been featured in Make magazine, has a new kit that lets you make your own Internet set-top box out of an Altoid tin.  Description: The YBox2 is a DIY networked set-top box. Connect it to your TV and you can design customized content to […]