Of styro-stuffing, set-building, and starting to feel like home

When we toured the house in Utah that we’ve wound up renting, the first glimpse of the basement – an area as big as the living room upstairs, but in a decidedly unfinished state without even so much as drywall in most places – there was talk of contractors coming and going for the first several weeks that we were there until the room was done.

Having come from a house that had, for several years, had bare concrete floors, I took one look and said we’d take it as-is. I saw exposed beams and rafters from which lights could be hung, places where a camera or two could be mounted, unfinished walls where I could put acoustic foam to make the space a better recording studio, and the floor was nothing new to me. I saw the studio that this space could be. Read More

The Pod, it continues

For quite some time now, as I’ve continued working on my other podcasts and struggling to get them out on any kind of predictable schedule, my thoughts have drifted back to the site’s original claim to podcasting fame (well, maybe that’s stretching it a bit), theLogBook.com’s Escape Pod. It hasn’t been updated since 2015, which concerns me – a “today in history” podcast really ceases to have much use if it’s not updated. Read More

Podcast: Concrete Bland

Concrete BlandHome improvements (maybe), landing strips, weather warning software, and a king-sized dose of music to make up for being gone for two months. Fair warning, this installment is nearly two hours long.

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Podcast: Mad Props

theLogBook.com’s web master gives mad props to the guys who saved the TARDIS console, worries a bit about the guy who built the “Star Trek apartment,” rants some more about SOPA, and just generally takes you on a fantastic journey. Yeah.

Sound quality is much better this time; the secret is to keep the mic up by my eyebrows.

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Podcast: Wash Your Mouth Out With SOPA!

…in which theLogBook.com’s webmaster carries on cranky about the SOPA and PIPA bills, eroding freedom in general, making brownies, volcano observation, making brownies, hacker kiddies, future projects at theLogBook.com, and brownies. Mmmmmm… brownies.

Apologies for sound quality; I’ve got a new(ish) hands-free headset for recording and I still need to work out a few things… like finding a little tiny wind sock for it.

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Podcast of Extraordinary Magnitude: OVGE Tales & More

Here is the newsAmazing true tales from OVGE 2010, a candidate for the dumbest prime-time TV promo ever, Pac-Man as a spectator sport, and lots of incoherent mumbling!

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