The Washed Up Emo Podcast published a great 2 part interview with the co-founder of Vagrant Records. If you were ever in to the first batch of Vagrant bands, I'd highly recommend listening to these to episodes. #70 - Part 1 of 2 - The History of Vagrant Records with co-founder Rich Egan #71 - … Continue reading The History of Vagrant Records
A recent episode of the Every Little Thing podcast discusses the rise of self-checkout machines. It's a fascinating tale, one that I would have never guessed started over 100 years ago with the opening of the Piggly Wiggly chain. Self-checkout is a commonly used example of the impending threat of automation. I know I personally … Continue reading Is shadow work ruining the job market?
Remember Livejournal? All your angst posts about poignant Vagrant Records band lyrics? Selfies (before we called them that) of your pixie cut? Or crucial fades? Stupid surveys... It's safe to say that it played a major role in my social life as young adult years and I have most fond memories of that place. I'd … Continue reading All your emo are belong to Russia
This morning I wrote an email to a good friend who's finally taking a real interest in podcasts, after years me trying to convince him to start listening to something, anything. The email ended up being fairly comprehensive, so I'm going to repost it here. He already listens to No Agenda, Industrial Strength Nightmares and … Continue reading My 2012 Podcast Recommendations