LISTEN HERE: iOS, Android, Desktop Haley Joel Osment has been Hollywood royalty since he was 5 years old. From his days on the set of films like 'Forrest Gump', 'The Sixth Sense', & 'Entourage', Haley has experienced an incredible run in show business. Show More Summary
Dan Benjamin is a podcaster, writer, software developer, and ex-corporate stooge. He is the founder of 5by5, a podcast network where he hosts a handful of shows. He is the author of baconmethod.com and hivelogic.com, and has written for A List Apart and O’Reilly. Show More Summary
Each one of us has a relationship with our own ignorance, a dishonest, complicated relationship, and that dishonesty keeps us sane, happy, and willing to get out of bed in the morning. Part of that ignorance is a blind spot we each possess...Show More Summary
When you desire meaning, when you want things to line up, when looking for something specific, you tend to notice patterns everywhere, which leads you to ask the question, “What are the odds?” Usually, the odds are actually pretty good. (more…)
LISTEN HERE: iOS, Android, Desktop David Zucker, has done everything from 'Airplane', to the 'Naked Gun' series. The acclaimed writer/director spoke candidly about his films and what it took to get them made before Hollywood understood what slapstick comedy was. He also spoke about the late great Leslie Nielsen both on and off the set.
LISTEN HERE: iOS, Android, Desktop Former Miss USA, who now is training to compete in the MMA, was adventurous to say the least. Whitney Miller is the triple-threat of sexy, intelligent, & complete badass. And she talks about her experiences competing in pageants, to transitioning into a world of fighting, and the insane mindset behind it all.
Chris Anderson is the CEO of 3D Robotics and founder of DIY Drones. From 2001 through 2012 he was Editor in Chief of Wired Magazine. Before Wired he was with The Economist for seven years in London, Hong Kong and New York. He’s the author...Show More Summary
I appeared on the O'Reilly Hardware Podcast this week (MP3, talking about the way that DRM has crept into all our smart devices, which compromises privacy, security and competition. (more…)
LISTEN HERE: iOS, Android, Desktop We sat down with the writer of films like 'Road Trip, &' 'Old School,' and the lessons Scot Armstrong had to impart were beyond insightful. For those aspiring writers out there this is the podcast for you. He shares stories from the set of films like 'Old School' and working with improvisers like Vince Vaughn and Will Ferrell.
Over at Cool Tools, Kevin Kelly and I interviewed Joshua Schachter, the creator of the social bookmarking site, Delicious, the creator of GeoURL, and the co-creator of Memepool. He's a fascinating person! Subscribe to the Cool ToolsShow More Summary
LISTEN HERE: iOS, Android, Desktop For all you fans of the NFL, this is the most candid and outrageous conversation you'll ever hear regarding America's greatest pastime from a man at the helm, NFL QB Blake Bortles. Everything from surviving...Show More Summary
Rose Eveleth is a journalist who covers how humans tangle with science and technology. She's the host and producer of Flash Forward, a podcast about the future, and has covered everything from fake tumbleweed farms to sexist prosthetics. Show More Summary
Rick Lax created the TV show “Wizard Wars” and has written several books on deception. He’s a non-practicing lawyer, a former MENSA member, and now spends his time creating tricks for other magicians and for Penguin Magic, the biggest...Show More Summary
Rick Kleffel sends us his latest podcast (MP3), "A conversation with one of the authors of a wonderful and strange book; science-fiction thought experiments ('robot versus baby') informed by social psychology experiments of fascinating design, part ethics, philosophy, neuroscience, the minds of god and the dead and machines... authentically mind-boggling. And Fun!" (more…)
Now that protests have finally died down, now that our customary 3 week spoiler silence ended, now that Jeremy finally had 5 minutes to toss the whole random grab bag of a podcast together, we are now ready to share the 90 minute conversation on the 151 minute big screen edition of the 75 year build up to […]
The Hollywood Reporter arranged for a sit-down between Bernie Sanders and Spike Lee (who recently spoke for Sanders at a rally in the South Bronx) and the two talked (MP3) about the lay of the electoral land. (more…)
Meara O'Reilly is a sound artist and educator, most recently in residence at the Exploratorium in San Francisco. She is co-creator of the Rhythm Necklace app, a musical sequencer that uses two-dimensional geometry to create rhythms.Show More Summary
[While I'm away for a week, I'm posting classic Boing Boing entries from the archives. Here's a gem from 2006.] Your browser does not support the audio element. I forgot all about this funny, profanity-infested voice mail that a gentleman left for me a few months back. Show More Summary
Last week, Boing Boing pals Douglas Rushkoff, author of Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus, and Marina Gorbis, executive director at Institute for the Future (where I'm a researcher), took the stage at San Francisco's Commonwealth Club to discuss why we've lost sight of the open Web and how the digital economy has gone terribly wrong. Show More Summary
Bruce Sterling's 2010 short story Black Swan (a cyberpunk story) comes to life in a fine reading by Paul Cram (MP3) on the Starshipsofa podcast. (more…)