Episode 3-8: Whatcha Making?

Ever wonder what a maker faire is?  I go to the Rochester Mini Maker Faire and show what everyone in making, or DIY projects.  We talk to the builders from the Rochester Lego Users Group (LUG) with a model airport made from LEGO.  Then we talk to the members in charge of the Physics Bus where they show physics exhibits.  Dig into robotics with First Robotics Team 1511: Penfield HS Rolling Thunder.  Lastly we take apart old electronics and find out how they tick with Take It Apart.

Promo: We Be Geeks


Episode 3-7: Full Steam Ahead

Steampunk is a genre of fiction that is set in Victorian times with themes from classic sci-fi authors like Jules Verne and H. G. Wells.  Fans have embraced it with there own spin in fashion, regalia, and crafts.  I went to a picnic held by the Rochester Steampunk and talked to a few of the members about the costumes, crafts, and love of Victorian Age with a twist.

Episode 3-6: A Speculative Bunch

I am back after a short hiatus, but that is the norm for me. I have a new episode for all my fans where I talk to the member of the Rochester Speculative Literature Association (R-Spec for short). They have been support writes of the speculative genres (Sci-fi, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery and everything in between).

Promo: Good To Be A Gamer Podcast

Episode 3-5: Getting the FuMP On, Part 2

Have more from the FuMPFest with more comedy musicians. Interview both Tony Goldmark and Insane Ian who are both auxiliary members of the Funny Music Project a.k.a. The FuMP. They talk how they got started and what inspires the music they create.

Promo: The Beer Trail

Episode 3-4: Getting the FuMP On, Part 1

Went to the FuMPFest in Chicago, IL to talk to former radio personality and now internet personality Dr. Demento. The Doctor has been playing comedy songs for over 40 years and has introduced the world to artist like “Weird” Al Yankovic, Barnes and Barnes, the great Luke Ski, Devo Spice and a host of others. Also interviewed comedy rap duo Garden Fresh from Rochester, NY, where they explain the humor of their music.

Promo: The Fantasticast

Episode 3-3: Come to the Carnival of Curiosity

Went to the Rochester Museum and Science Center for their After Dark event. This event was called Carnival of Curiosity. In a carnival atmosphere me look at the oddities and entertaining acts. We talk to the people that will be performing acts and understand why they do what they do.

Promo: The Quarter-bin Podcast

Episode 3-2: Life, Liberty, and Free Software Part 2

Had some much good stuff that I couldn’t keep in to just one episode. I have more interviews from LibrePlanet. Now I interview Bill Clarke who using free software to help people with brain injuries and Karen Sandler of the GNOME Foundation.

Promo: Pop Mockers

Episode 3-1: Life, Liberty, and Free Software Part 1

Kicking off Season 3 with a trip to LibrePlanet is Boston, Ma. It is a 2 day conference centers around free (i.e. beer and freedom) software and the movement behind it. I interview Sue Gardner the out going Executive Director for Wikimedia Foundation and Remy DeCausemaker of RIT MAGIC Center that uses free software in the academic setting.

Promo: Earth Station One

Episode 2-8: Season Two Recap

I review how season 2 went, and give all the successes and failures that went with it. Include some bloopers and interviews I couldn’t get into an episode.

Episode 2-7: Four Nerds of the Apocalypse

I went to Nerdocalypse at RIT where the four clubs (RWAG, RIT Anime, RIT Cosplay Troupe, and Electronic Gaming Society) have a joint event to promote nerdom and crown the King of the Nerds. There is gaming both tabletop and electronic, cosplay and anime being shown. I talk to them and find out how they express their geek.

Promo: Orphaned Entertainment