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Wil Wheaton on Nerdist

Normally I listen to the Nerdist podcasts when Amber isn’t around. She says they’re indistinguishable from “Bob and Tom” because most of the episodes are just the guys laughing. But this one is so different because it has Wil Wheaton in it! And the guys laughing is only like 1/3 the episode! I still listened to […]

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Games

Jason Rohrer on Skill vs. Luck and Online Gambling

American game designer Jason Rohrer appeared on the Wisconsin Public Radio show To the Best of Our Knowledge discussing his two-player, strategy (and gambling) game, Cordial Minuet. I’m not too interested in this game personally, but I do think Jason really knows his games. The interview is really great. Listen to “Gambling with 100% Skill” at ttbook.org 

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Saturday Tunes

(Edit: Today is Saturday, not Sunday.) Making waffles this morning, I decided to catch up on some podcasts. Among them was yesterday’s Planet Money episode, This Ad’s For You. The episode features Tom Burrell, the first black man in Chicago advertising. It’s a great story and if you should listen to it. The stories and background music of […]

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Life

Wil Wheaton on Welcome to Night Vale

I’ve been listening to the Welcome to Night Vale podcast, starting from the beginning, for several weeks now. I’m almost caught up and I’m trying not to think about it. Usually it’s my soundtrack while making breakfast in the morning. Today, I had a special treat when I heard a familiar voice. Wil. Effin’. Wheaton. Enjoy. […]