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THIS FEED IS DEAD!
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February 03, 2009 11:36 AM PST
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That's right, this feed is now officially dead ... but you CAN get your TechTalk Fix via our new feed at: http://feeds2.feedburner.com/TechTalkWRLR If you've subscribed via iTunes, a simple reload of the subscription should take care of it, or else just go to the iTunes store and search on WRLR and we'll pop right up! Better yet, check out our official website at http://techtalk.wrlr.fm for all the info, scoop, and lowdown on how to connect with and listen to us! Thanks for being a loyal listener - I hope you stay with us in this time of transition!
Episode 135 - Eye on Security
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January 28, 2009 09:19 AM PST
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TOPIC: January 24th - Mark is Back! Our prodigal Australian PC Tools security son went off and got hitched, had his long-haired hippy brother in town, and did all sorts of great stuff we all wish we could do. Then he comes on our show and gets serious about security, letting us in on ways that you can get protected from Conficker! And of course we’ve got the usual great Geek Trivia of Jay Garmon, three (count them three!) cool sites of the week and our podcast only song is “The Geeks Were Right” by The Faint!

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Episode 134 - The Webby Awards!
Clean X
January 20, 2009 07:27 AM PST
TOPIC: January 17th - Time is running out! Sign up for the Webby Awards before January 30th to claim your place next to David Byrne, Skype and iTunes! David-Michel Davies, President of the Webbies joins us live and gives us the low-down. Then we've got the usual awesomeness of Jay Garmon, cool sites of the week and our podcast only song is "Oh, La" by Ra Ra Riot

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Episode 133 - BrightStorm Technologies (Really!)
Clean X
January 14, 2009 08:48 AM PST
TOPIC: January 10th - After tech issues a few weeks ago, and some more today, we actually get through and connected with Brightstorm Technologies; an online video-based high-school educational system. And are we glad we did! Of course all the regular stuff like Geek Trivia from Jay Garmon, cool sites of the week and our podcast only song this week is "One Night in Rio" by Louie Austen

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Episode 132 - Yahoo! Tech Look for 2009
Clean X
January 06, 2009 07:14 PM PST
TOPIC: January 3rd - What a great welcome to the new years, as we bring Chris Null, Yahoo! Technology editor and tech-expert extraordinaire on to tell us what we should be looking for in 2009! Add a dash of news and views, another great Geek Trivia from Jay Garmon, and of course cool sites of the week. The podcast only song this week is "Back for More" by Kudu, remixed!

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Episode 131 - Happy New Year! And we're just MAD again ...
Clean X
December 30, 2008 10:56 AM PST
TOPIC: December 27 - Happy new years, and this week we're just MAD (just Mike and Dave, that is) ... and we have a blast! Some news and views, awesome Geek Trivia from Jay Garmon, and of course great cool sites of the week and the podcast only "The Cigarette Girl From the Future" song of the week!

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Episode 130 - Parry Aftab's Happy Safe-mas!
Clean X
December 23, 2008 07:08 AM PST
TOPIC: December 20 - It's almost Christmas, everyone's shopping is at full gear, and Parry Aftab, the "angel of the Internet", is here to make sure you surf safely into the new year! Plus a great holiday-themed Geek Trivia from Jay Garmon, and a very special guest contributor - "The Fixer" - with some fixer-approved cool sites! Have a merry, blessed and SAFE Christmas this year!

Oh, and don't forget our very special, podcast only song of the week "Chiron Beta Prime" by Jonathan Coulton!

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Episode 129 - Dec. 13: Guy Kawasaki
Clean X
December 16, 2008 07:09 AM PST
TOPIC: December 13 - We're finally back, this week with Guy Kawasaki; technology evangelist, venture capitalist, entrepreneur, this is the kind of guy that gets shoe shines from Sir Richard Branson! We do have some minor technical issues, but wind up getting some great answers in this extended interview! We also get back to Jay Garmon's geek trivia (do you remember his question?), and even find time for a great cool site of the week! Plus listen all the way through for the podcast only song of the week "Na" by Dat'r.

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Episode 128 - November 22: Lack of Education
Clean X
November 25, 2008 06:29 PM PST
TOPIC: November 22 - Things don't work out as planned with our interview of brightstorm, an online learning video source, but we still manage to have a great time with Jay Garmon's geek trivia, a ton of great new coolsites, and of course one or two actual pieces of tech news. Plus the podcast only song of the week "Proper Education" Club Mix remixed by Eric Prydz!

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Episode 127 - November 15: Eye on Security
Clean X
November 19, 2008 06:54 AM PST
TOPIC: November 15 - We have a blast this week, with Jay Garmon and a lively MST3K discussion followed closely by our Eye on Security expert and regular Mark Beare. We don't try to scare you too badly this time around, but as always have some great security info and solutions. Plus coolsites of the week and a special podcast only request from the NeNe's!

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Episode 126 - Nov. 8: Yahoo! and Google quits!
Clean X
November 11, 2008 06:44 PM PST
TOPIC: November 8 - This week we discuss Yahoo's continuing implosion as well as getting some incredible presidential Geek Trivia from Jay Garmon, and follow up with our usual junk, some great coolsites of the week - and of course the podcast only tune, this week from Thievery Corporation!

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Episode 125: Nov. 1 - Dr. Bert Scalzo of TOAD
Clean X
November 05, 2008 09:28 AM PST
TOPIC: October 25 - No, this isn't a replacement for the Legion of Doom! Straight from the floor of Oracle OpenWorld 2008, Mike gets the chance to talk to Bert Scalzo of TOAD software about the incredible software development and utilities they have for all you Oracle and dB grognards out there ... plus, we get Geek Trivia from Jay Garmon, and follow up with our usual junk - and of course the podcast only tune of the week!

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Episode 124 - news and views
Clean X
October 28, 2008 08:19 AM PDT
TOPIC: October 25 - This week Dave gets a little passionate about net neutrality, Mike breaks bad on Comcast, we hear cool Geek Trivia courtesy of Jay Garmon, and then follow up with tons of our usual frivolity interspersed by the occasional tidbit of useful info, and of course the podcast only tune of the week!

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Episode 123 - October 18: Taglocity CEO Dave Towert
Clean X
October 22, 2008 08:10 AM PDT
TOPIC: October 18 - What a great show! We're missing Dave, but manage to easily fill the time (and then some) with great answers to last week's Geek Trivia courtesy of Jay Garmon, follwed up with Dave Towert, CEO and co-founder of Taglocity - a most awesome email management system and social software - followed up with Stephan Lensk of urlesque and a whole suite of silly and spooky cool sites of the week!

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Episode 122 - October 11: Fortinet's Anthony James
Clean X
October 15, 2008 08:27 AM PDT
TOPIC: October 11 - Some great answers to last week's Geek Trivia courtesy of Jay Garmon, and then we give you audio feed direct from the floor of Oracle Openworld 2008 - Anthony James, VP of Products for Fortinet shares the lowdown on database protection, the new fortinet db security appliance, and how this tech affects you! Followed up with an awesome cool site of the week, make sure and tune it in!

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Episode 121 - October 4: Oracle's Marius "Mix" Ciortea!
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October 08, 2008 04:53 PM PDT
TOPIC:October 4 - Dave's back, Jay Garmon gives us last week's Geek Trivia question (and a new one, natch), and then we give you audio feed direct from the floor of Oracle Openworld 2008 - Marius Ciortea, Senior Manager, Project Management Office Web Architecture gives us the lowdown on Mix, social networking, and ways that Oracle can be more for you; even if you're NOT a current Oracle user! Listen in!

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Episode 120 - Sep 20: Justin Kestelyn, Oracle's Tech Network expert!
Clean X
September 30, 2008 10:48 AM PDT
TOPIC:September 27th - Although Dave can't join us, Mike soldiers on by himself - with a little help from his friends! Jay Garmon meets us early on for another great Geek Trivia segment, and later Mike lets loose some audio feed direct from the floor of Oracle Openworld 2008 - Justin Kestelyn, Senior Director of Oracle Technology Network (OTN) talks about some of the amazing things going on at Oracle and with OTN. Listen in!

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Episode 119 - Sep. 20: Oracle VP Discusses OOW08
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September 23, 2008 09:56 AM PDT
TOPIC:September 20th - What don't we have in this show? That might be the question to ask ... we start off with our regular Jay Garmon answering and asking Geek Trivia, continue on with a great discussion with Oracle VP Tania Weidick about what can be expected at Oracle's Open World 2008 conference this week in San Francisco, and cap it off with a visit from URLEsque to give us some really cool "cool sites of the week"! And of course, you'll be treated to our podcast only song as well - tune us in now and thanks for listening!

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Episode 118 - Sep 13: Jott yourself!
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September 16, 2008 06:36 AM PDT
TOPIC:September 13th - John Pollard, CEO and founder of Jott, a most excellent voice transcription service comes on and tells us about what's behind the curtain, and how they're making the break to monetization. We also give you up-to-date, Jay Garmon's weekly 'geek trivia', and some really cool cool sites of the week. BEWARE the new podcast only song is raw and uncensored, definitely NSFW so ask the kids to step away from the iPod ... tune in to catch up!

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Episode 117 - Long and strong with Jay Garmon (new audio)
Clean X
September 09, 2008 07:09 AM PDT
TOPIC:September 6th - This week we spend some extra time with ubergeek Jay and catch up on all the news and exciting stuff happening at his day gig. We also manage to squeeze in some news, give you a breakdown of the new Chrome browser, and our take on the Bill and Jerry show. And of course we've got cool sites of the week and a new podcast only song ... tune in to catch up!

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Episode 116 - Aug 30: TimeBridge!
Clean X
September 04, 2008 02:10 PM PDT
TOPIC:August 30th - After a holiday weekend and the usual start of school diseases, we're getting this newsletter and podcast out a bit late. Of course we lined up a great show with John Stormer from TimeBridge, and though Jay can't join us we still get in some Geek Trivia, our usual cool sites of the week, and the new podcast only song ... keep tuning in!

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Episode 115 - Aug 23: Linked-In vs Facebook
Clean X
August 26, 2008 10:16 AM PDT
TOPIC:August 23rd - This week we're keeping you informed about social networking, and why you might want to have more than one account with two of the most popular sites! Of course we've got Geek Trivia, our usual cool sites of the week, and the new podcast only song ... keep tuning in and tell your friends!

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Episode 114 - Aug 16: Matt Richtel and Your Email Footprint
Clean X
August 18, 2008 05:20 PM PDT
TOPIC:August 16th - This week's geek trivia winner receives a copy of Matt Richtel's "Hooked", and then we talk to the author himself about the craziness of a monkey-style brain trying to recreate it's arboreal roots via electronic stimulation. No, really. And yes, it does make sense! And of course our usual cool sites of the week and the new podcast only song ... keep tuning in and tell your friends!

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Episode 113: Aug 9 - Eye on Security
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August 11, 2008 01:26 PM PDT
TOPIC:August 9th - With multiple winners to Jay Garmon's Geek trivia mummy question (and a new question of course!), we then get a great indepth "Eye on Security" with Mark Beare of PC Tools! In this regular segment, Mark gets some extra time to really tell us about what's been going on with new threats all over the place. In addition, of course we've got you covered on news and views, and some awesome home improvement cool sites of the week!

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Episode 112 - Aug 2: We're Back and Talking Security!
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August 04, 2008 01:02 PM PDT
TOPIC:August 2nd - This week, in addition to another great Jay Garmon Geek trivia question, we get the opportunity to pick the brain of Ryan Sherstobitoff, of Panda software. He breaks down the biggest and most frightening security threats we're seeing today! Don't be scared, just tune us in and find out how to protect yourself today!

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Episode 111 - July 12 PC Magazine Innovations
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July 15, 2008 08:38 PM PDT
TOPIC:July 12th - This week, in addition to our usual Jay Garmon Geek trivia, we talk to Eric Griffith from PC Magazine about the coolest, most exciting technological innovations that will be affecting us in the next several years ... and the magazine is available in newstands now!

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Episode 110 - July 5: "Steve's Brain" author Leander Kahney!
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July 07, 2008 12:16 PM PDT
TOPIC:July 5th - Join us as we talk to New York Times bestselling author Leander Kahney to discuss Steve Job's impact and influence on Apple computers and computing in general!

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Episode 109 - June 28: TripIt CEO and Founder
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June 30, 2008 12:31 PM PDT
TOPIC:June 28 - This week, we talk to CEO and Founder Gregg Brockway of TripIt.com, an amazing new web-based service to help you manage your travel plans and accommodations. Anyone that travels will want to listen to this one! Plus, as usual Jay Garmin swoops in and helps us out with some Geek Trivia! We also take on-air chat questions for Gregg and discuss our usual odds and ends!br>
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Episode 108 - June 21: Twitterific!
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June 23, 2008 01:14 PM PDT
TOPIC:June 21 - Mike and Dave babble on about Yahoo!, twitter, and other assorted topics, though eventually Jay Garmin swoops in and helps us out with some Geek Trivia! We also take an on-air call for help with problems in with XP updates!

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Episode 107 - June 14th: Lego Kids!
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June 17, 2008 08:43 AM PDT
TOPIC:June 14 - The winners of the LEGO-land Discovery center junior architects contest discuss their winning techniques, plus Mike Pastor is on to tell us what you can expect to find at the LEGO Discovery centers when they open July 31st!

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Episode 106 - June 7th Mark Beare's "Eye on Security"
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June 09, 2008 11:18 AM PDT
TOPIC:June 7 - Mark answers all your top security concerns, as asked through our online poll, and as usual gives us a boatload of information all things security for your computer! Don't forget our 20% special TechTalk listener's discount ends 6/30 of this month ...

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Episode 105 - Boys On Tech
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June 02, 2008 01:34 PM PDT
TOPIC:May 31 - We really have a blast this week, cutting all ties with reality and leaping off into stream-of-consciousness Tech Talk! Plus, Jay Garmon wows us with "Geek Trivia": remember you will win a prize if you are selected from the pool of correct answers. It's as easy as sending us an email to techtalk@wrlr.fm!

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Episode 104 - May 24: Just the Boys!
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May 28, 2008 07:38 AM PDT
TOPIC:May 24 - That's right, this week it's just Mike, Dave, and Jay ... and we have a blast! Jay rips on Indie 4 (and tells us about his new 'thang' VuPal), and we fill the day up with double the normal amount of coolsites and news!

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May 17 - Nike Sports talks Tech!
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May 19, 2008 09:59 AM PDT
TOPIC:May 17 - Nike's Cindy Hamilton comes on to talk to us about the Nike+, Nike Human Race, and the new Nike+ sportsband! Plus, Jay Garmon is back with our regular "Geek Trivia!" spot.

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May 10 - Wii Fitness!
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May 12, 2008 10:13 AM PDT
TOPIC:May 10 - Michael Camodeca joins us to give his expert input into the Nintendo Wii and how in 2008 video games = physical fitness! Plus, Jay Garmon is back with our regular "Geek Trivia!" spot.

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May 3 - Hyperstrike!
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May 05, 2008 12:30 PM PDT
TOPIC:May 3 - Dave's missing, but Michael Greeves from Hyperstrike fills the gap nicely with a discussion on one of the coolest tech-fitness-web mashups you'll hear about! Plus, Jay Garmon is back with our regular "Geek Trivia!" spot.

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April 26 - Make your Neurons Happier than Ever!
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April 28, 2008 09:57 AM PDT
TOPIC:April 26 - We're back from break and ready to go! Listen in for the "eye on security", cool sites of the week, and a fantastic inverview with Laura Fay of Happy Neuron!

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April 12 - A Missing Guest but a Great Show!
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April 14, 2008 12:41 PM PDT
TOPIC:April 12 - We missed having our expected Gary Milliefsky here, but tune in for geek trivia and all the regular monkey business like cool sites of the week and all!

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April 5 - A TechTalk TwoFer!
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April 07, 2008 11:38 AM PDT
TOPIC:April 5 - Two guests, two new regulars! "Eye on Security" starts, plus Jay Garmon and Geek Trivia becomes a TechTalk regular!
Geek Trivia saved from the TechRepublic trash bin (amazing what some people will throw away!), and Mark Beare starts his regular "Eye on Security".

IMPORTANT - Update on the 20% PC Tools discount! Click HERE and use the rebate code "TECHTALK" when you check out for a special listener-only discount!

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March 29 - Rapid Repair that iPod!
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March 31, 2008 11:17 AM PDT
TOPIC:March 29 - Aaron Vronko from Rapid Repair helps you stay green ... and save some green!
Thinking of throwing that flushed iPod Touch away because the damage you did is out of warranty ... or just too darn embarrasing?! STOP right now and listen to our discussion with Rapid Repair - you won't regret it!

IMPORTANT - Update on the 20% PC Tools discount! We had some incorrect information last week ... a special TechTalk newsletter update will be sent later this week with corrected info on how to take advantage of this TechTalk listener only special!

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March 22 - PC Tools' Mark Beare talks security, ID theft, and more!
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March 24, 2008 12:18 PM PDT
TOPIC:March 22 - PC Tools' Mark Beare breaks bad on Security, ID theft, and more!
If you've ever worried about the ongoing onslaught of identity theft problems, or any other of the security woes your computer may have, then you'll definitely want to tune us in this week!

PLUS - Mark gives everyone a 20% off deal from PC Tools, the coolsites of the week, and a special extended remix version of TechTalk as we talk tech with some of the following show's DJ's ... and don't forget that if you contribute to the show we will send you goodies!

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March 15 - Top 10 WORST Celebrity Video Games of All Time
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March 18, 2008 07:13 AM PDT
TOPIC:March 15 - Asylum! Editor Neil Gladstone and the 10 WORST Celebrity Video Games of All Time!
Neil and the TechTalk crew take a break from news and other seriosity to discuss the top 10 worst celebrity video games of all time! We discuss Michael Jackson, Dr. Ruth, Shaq-Fu and even the upcoming "Garfield Gets Real." If you have even 1/2 as much fun as we did, it's still likely illegal in most states!.

And as usual, the coolsites of the week, and don't forget that if you contribute to the show we will send you goodies!

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March 8 - Roxio/Sonic talks digital media!
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March 10, 2008 01:54 PM PDT
TOPIC:March 8 - Listen in this week as we talk about audio and video production, backups, online software as a service, the state of digital photography today, and the construction and playing of small woodwind instruments (really!).

And as usual, the coolsites of the week, and don't forget that if you contribute to the show we will send you goodies!

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March 1 - Discover Magazine's Top Science Stories
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March 03, 2008 02:44 PM PST
TOPIC:March 1 - That's right - top dog at Discover magazine Corey Powell comes on the show to talk about innovation, research, science, mathematics, paper batteries and the top stories of 2007 and today ... this is one of those don't-miss shows you will want listen to!

And as usual, the coolsites of the week, and our giveaways continue!

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February 23 - We're Baaaack!
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February 25, 2008 04:40 PM PST
TOPIC:February 23 - That's right, Mike is back from Cabo and ready to go! We'll give you a rundown of the top news of the past 2 weeks, and Mike tells you exactly why NOW is the time to buy an HD-DVD player!

And as usual, the coolsites of the week, and our giveaways continue!

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February 9 - Web(2.0)Trippin'!
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February 09, 2008 06:26 PM PST
TOPIC:February 9th - On our own this week, we talk about web2.0 stuff, Mike's upcoming trip - and what sites are helping me manage it - plus we give you the usual news, views, and reviews!

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February 2nd - Midwest Printed Circuit
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February 04, 2008 12:21 PM PST
TOPIC:February 2nd - Dan and Bob from MPC tell us all you could want to know about circuit board design and production ... they're in pretty much everything you own, shouldn't you know how they're made? Find out this week!

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Midwest Printed Circuits
Mike and Dave talk to Dan and Bob from Midwest Printed Circuits! Ever noticed that pretty much everything you own now (cars, phones, computers, fighter planes) comes with a circuit board(s)? Learn what goes into processing and creating these boards from our very own, very local friends at Midwest Printed Circuits!


TechTalk selected as a "Top Website" - The TechTalk show was selected as one of the 'brainier' top websites to watch in 2008 by CMP's Information Week Magazine, and we couldn't be more thrilled!
Microsoft buying Yahoo!? - Of course, we couldn't consider ourselves a news outlet if we didn't cover this biggie!
Track your pizza in realtime! - Coming soon to a pizzaria near you!

. . . Plus tons more - listen in to hear all the news . . . or if you need your fix in text, check out the TechTalk News and Links pages for constantly updated stuff we're checking out right now!


Poll Results Final - Do you watch TV/Movies on your PC?

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You can get a sneak peak at upcoming news stories and websites we'll be talking about at the TechTalk News page!

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January 26 - PC Magazine Editor in Chief Lance Ulanoff
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January 28, 2008 07:49 AM PST
TOPIC:January 26 - Lance Ulanoff, PC Magazine's "First Word" and Editor-in-Chief. This week we had a fantastic talk with Lance Ulanoff about home video, audio, TV's, home networking, DRM, and a whole host of other useful things in one of our best interviews to date! You'll definitely want to check this one out!

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January 19 - The Mike and Dave Show!
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January 21, 2008 10:27 AM PST
TOPIC:January 19 - Mike and Dave are on their own this week, and kick off 2 new contests, chat about the top news stories, and as always bring you the best cool sites of the week!

TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO
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January 12 - Tim Weinziler of iolo Technologies
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January 14, 2008 07:35 AM PST
TOPIC:January 12 - Tim Weinziler of iolo Technologies discusses the ins and outs of their system mechanic product, security issues in general, and how you can protect yourself with Windows Vista!

TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO
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January 5 - David Friend, Carbonite CEO and Founder
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January 07, 2008 09:08 AM PST
TOPIC:January 5 - David Friend, CEO and founder of Carbonite online backup corporation comes on-air and talks with us about how to make your backups perpetual, secure, and recoverable with ease (and cheap too!).

TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO
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December 29 - Anderson Schoenrock of Scandigital
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January 01, 2008 10:05 AM PST
TOPIC: December 29 - Anderson Schoenrock, President, Scandigital Corp. comes on-air and discusses converting your photos and other precious 'analog' moments into permanent digital galleries and archives.

TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO
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December 15 - PC Magazine 20th Annual Reader's Award
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December 17, 2007 10:34 AM PST
TOPIC: December 15 - Jeremy Kaplan, Executive Editor for PC Magazine joins us for a ripping discussion on mp3 players, smart phones, digital cameras, and more; all as selected and reviewed by over 16,000 readers of PC Magazine!

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December 8 - Joe DeCarlo, Sanyo VP
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December 10, 2007 10:44 AM PST
TOPIC: December 8 - Joe DeCarlo, Sanyo VP talks about batteries, energy conservation, GAIA, and what you can do to change the world (or at least the tech that you use)!

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December 1 - Todd Feinman, CEO of IdentityFinder Security software
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December 03, 2007 10:15 AM PST
TOPIC: December 1st - Todd Feinman, CEO of IdentityFinder talks about security, your personal data, identity theft, encryption, tin-foil hats and how to avoide them!

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November 24 - David Ulevitch, founder and CEO of OpenDNS
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November 26, 2007 08:17 AM PST
TOPIC: November 24 - David Ulevitch, Found and CEO of OpenDNS!

TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO
Corel MediaOne contest is over - new contest starts now! Where does one contest end and the next begin? Like an orobouros, the TechTalk contests appear to be wrapping around themselves with nary a stop in sight! If you missed the Corel Giveaway, don't despair, we're giving away a Macally BTCup iPod FM transmitter, bluetooth speakerphone unit - just listen in to find out how you can be part of this awesome contest! New Swag Available In case you missed it, we've added shirts, jackets and more to our swag shop! All swag is being produced locally by our friends at DreamStitchers in Fox Lake, IL! Coming soon, we'll also be providing hats, mugs, and more! If you check out our shopping site today we also give you the chance to pick up some music and gear that the TechTalk team has personally checked out. Ways to contact us: EMAIL US ... SKYPEME ... CALL AND LEAVE US VOICE MAIL! Now you can use your computer, your Skype account or your telephone to leave us a message! Comment on the show, record a question you want answered or even suggest guests you'd like to hear interviewed. You'll be able to hear yourself on the air! Email us at techtalk@wrlr.fm, SkypeMe at TechTalkWRLR (our Yahoo IM is the same too), or leave a voicemail at (206)309-0694! We're looking forward to hearing from you!

NEWS and VIEWS Comcast being pummeled by bittorrent - Is it the P2P provider, or is it all the Ps that break the law? Michael's wife becomes an online music fanatic! WRLR broadcasts IHSA Lake County games . . . Plus more - tune in to hear all the news . . . David Ulevitch, founder and CEO of OpenDNS.org David joins us from California to talk about DNS services, and how the free service OpenDNS provides can make your internet faster, more secure, and safer than ever before! COOL SITE(S) and HOT LINKS
LeverageCard - Getting lots of gift cards this year? Go to http://www.leveragecard.com and let them manage the cards for you! Is It Christmas Yet? - Heard this question a lot, or asking it yourself, and just don't have a good answer? Head on over to THIS site to make sense of it all! ;) OpenDNS.org - Go here and sign up, it's free, and with a couple clicks and 2 numbers you will be open-dns'ing it today! Listen to the interview to find out more, and don't forget to check out: EveryDNS.net - Click for another site from David Ulevitch that's good like openDNS, just different! ... Missing out on past cool sites? Go to the TechTalk Cool Sites Page and get them all in one big gulp! ...
November 10 - Jim Hopkins, Coherent VP Re: Lasers and Solar Power
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November 12, 2007 07:40 AM PST
TOPIC: November 10 - Jim Hopkins, VP with Coherent talks about Solar energy, laser manufacturing and more! TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO The Corel MediaOne+ contest is over! Check out TechTalk Web for more info on our next giveaway ... WE'RE FAMOUS!! Well, even more famous than before anyways! Our new BFF Esther Cepeda interviewed yours truly for the Sunday Chicago Sun-Times and mentioned us in her weekly column. It's in the sports section on page 70, but a full page and on a fold so easy to find ... link to it HERE. WE'RE AWAY NEXT WEEK ... that's right, you'll be missing us, but we'll miss you more! Listen to one of our 'classic' shows, or check out the new website http://techtalk.wrlr.fm We've added the following features: POLLS - answer this week's poll and have your anonymous opinion heard. This week's question is "High Def Video, who will be the winner?" Tell us what you think ... HD-DVD? Blu-Ray? Neither?!?! GEAR - Not only all the stuff we talk about, but now we have TechTalk logo'd polos, tees, hoodies and more! You got to check it out ... and it's all produced locally via DreamStitchers.com in Fox Lake. REVIEWS - Every now and then something manages to pass through the TechTalk labs, and we share that experience with you! Look here regularly to see how some of the gear, books, and software that we've given away or recommended stack up when they're tested by some real geeks! NEWS and LINKS - Ever wondered where we come up with this stuff? Well, wonder no more; you can look right into the soul of TechTalk by going to our links and news page where Michael's starred Google Reader items and del.icio.us bookmarks are instantaneously updated via the magic of the world wide mobile web. Sign up for the RSS even! SHOW NOTES and ARCHIVES - You can get these notes and read them inline while you're listening to the most current show, or head over to the archives tab to link back to podOmatic.com for past shows you might have missed! AND MUCH MUCH MORE ... - Well, not that much more, but what kind of marketing job would this be if I didn't leave you salivating for more, mmmm salivating ... donuts ... mmmm .... Ways to contact us: EMAIL US ... SKYPEME ... CALL AND LEAVE US VOICE MAIL! Now you can use your computer, your Skype account or your telephone to leave us a message! Comment on the show, record a question you want answered or even suggest guests you'd like to hear interviewed. You'll be able to hear yourself on the air! Email us at techtalk@wrlr.fm, SkypeMe at TechTalkWRLR (our Yahoo IM is the same too), or leave a voicemail at (206)309-0694! We're looking forward to hearing from you! NEWS and VIEWS - Manhunt2 Banned - MAPLight.org adds new features - We have an awesome discussion about the ins-and-outs of solar power, laser manufacturing, green energy options and more! COOL SITE DocStoc - This place stocks all sorts of business-related documents. It's quite amazing, particularly if you are a small business owner this is a one-stop FREE shop for invoice templates, non-competes, rental agreements, and more. If you find yourself trying to make something up like this, check out DocStoc first! Woot! - One great deal a day, every day! HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK Coherent - Coherent light, lasers, solar cell construction; a must-visit if you are interested in any of these green topics! NASA's Photovoltaics Page - Come right to the source to make sense of this technology.
November 3 - Manhunt 2 by Rockstar Games
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November 05, 2007 09:31 AM PST
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TOPIC: November 3 - Libe Goad, AOL's GameDaily editor in chief talks about the ultraviolent Manhunt 2 video game! TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO Corel MediaOne+ contest continues! Check out TechTalk Web for more info on picking up a copy of the Corel MediaOne+ software ... sign up quick, we'll be giving these away next week! Ways to contact us: EMAIL US ... SKYPEME ... CALL AND LEAVE US VOICE MAIL! Now you can use your computer, your Skype account or your telephone to leave us a message! Comment on the show, record a question you want answered or even suggest guests you'd like to hear interviewed. You'll be able to hear yourself on the air! Email us at techtalk@wrlr.fm, SkypeMe at TechTalkWRLR (our Yahoo IM is the same too), or leave a voicemail at (206)309-0694! We're looking forward to hearing from you! NEWS and VIEWS - New Poll online at techtalk.wrlr.fm, vote and let us know what you think! - Dave returns! - IRS warns about scam emails coming out about wildfire victims - DeathRace 2000 to Mortal Combat - We have a great convo with Libe about violence, video games, kids, and what's coming next ... COOL SITE PC Decrapifier - just what it sounds like, removes the pre-installed crap on your new PC! HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK GameDaily.com - Libe Goad's home, and a great place for video game reviews and information. The Apparitions - As This Is Futuristic - God Monkey RobotThe Apparitions - God Monkey Robot
October 27 - Halloween TechTacular ... 'Demon: A Memoir' Interview
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October 29, 2007 10:26 AM PDT
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TOPIC: October 27 - Tosca Lee, author of Demon: A Memoir comes on the show! TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO Corel MediaOne+ contest continues! Check out TechTalk Web for more info on picking up a copy of the Corel MediaOne+ software ... sign up quick, we'll be giving these away by the first week in November! Also listen in this week as one lucky, interactive listener gets his hands on a copy of the GooglePedia! Ways to contact us: EMAIL US ... SKYPEME ... CALL AND LEAVE US VOICE MAIL! Now you can use your computer, your Skype account or your telephone to leave us a message! Comment on the show, record a question you want answered or even suggest guests you'd like to hear interviewed. You'll be able to hear yourself on the air! Email us at techtalk@wrlr.fm, SkypeMe at TechTalkWRLR (our Yahoo IM is the same too), or leave a voicemail at (206)309-0694! We're looking forward to hearing from you! NEWS and VIEWS - Microsoft and Facebook ... what's up with that? - Net neutrality rears it's ugly head over Verizon and Comcast - who's next? - Demons walk, and Tosca talks in our in-depth interview with the author of our halloween pick - Demon: A Memoir COOL SITE(s) @Phone - this site offers the free service of giving you an email address based on your phone # ... no more having to give people 5 or 6 different pieces of contact info! askville.com - This is a neat site along the lines of the old Yahoo Questions thing, where 'real' people are answering questions. It's pretty open now, but we'll see how irritating the gamesmanship of some participants makes it and if it can succeed, but for now it's good 'cool site of the week' material! HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK Jonathan Coulton - Thing a Week Two - Re: Your Brains Jonathan Coulton - RE: Your Brains
October 20 - Web2.0 HowTo ... And techtalk.wrlr.fm rollout!
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October 22, 2007 12:07 PM PDT
TOPIC: October 20 - New TechTalk website rollout! How did we do it? PLUS, the Corel contest begins! TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO Corel MediaOne+ contest continues! Check out TechTalk Web for more info on picking up a copy of the Corel MediaOne+ software ... sign up quick, we'll be giving these away by the first week in November! After that, we've got some googlepedia coming your way ... so keep tuning in! Ways to contact us: EMAIL US ... SKYPEME ... CALL AND LEAVE US VOICE MAIL! Now you can use your computer, your Skype account or your telephone to leave us a message! Comment on the show, record a question you want answered or even suggest guests you'd like to hear interviewed. You'll be able to hear yourself on the air! Email us at techtalk@wrlr.fm, SkypeMe at TechTalkWRLR (our Yahoo IM is the same too), or leave a voicemail at (206)309-0694! We're looking forward to hearing from you! NEWS and VIEWS - national do not call registry started in 2003 - so it's time to renew! go to www.donotcall.gov and sign up! - Pleo toy dinosaur; super realistic motion and sounds brings robotics to the masses. - FlyTheRoad - Hybrid electric - After that, Michael waxes long and loud about Web2.0 design thoughts, and gets deep into the mechanics of how to build your own site. You can look at http://techtalk.wrlr.fm to see how it all turned out! COOL SITE(s) -- FREE WEB TEMPLATES - GOOD SITES -- http://www.oswd.org http://www.openwebdesign.org http://www.opendesigns.org http://www.osdnetwork.org all above from the open design community (todc) - a group of open source website designers providing hundresds of xhtml and css based free web design templates http://www.andreasviklund.com is the site that i pulled our base template from. -- FREE DESIGN APPLICATIONS -- http://www.nvudev.com - Excellent WYSWIG HTML and CSS editor http://notepad-plus.sourceforge.net/uk/site.htm - Free replacement for windows notepad, but with tons of great features and functionality http://www.gimpshop.com - Almost just like photoshop, but free! http://www.getpaint.net/ - Don't need full photoshopping functionality? Try paint.net - it's free, supports layers and tons of other great editing features. HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK Jonathan Coulton - Where Tradition Meets Tomorrow - The Future SoonJohnathan Coulton - The Future Soon
October 13 - MapLight founder Dan Newman
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October 15, 2007 10:56 AM PDT
TOPIC: October 13 - MapLight founder and winner of the NetSquared Innovation Awards, Dan Newman! PLUS, the Corel contest begins! TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO New contest starts today! Check out Contests and Interviews Page for more info on picking up a copy of the Corel MediaOne+ software ... sign up quick, we'll be giving these away by the first week in November! Ways to contact us: --------------------------------- EMAIL ... SKYPE ... VOICE MAIL! Now you can use your computer, your Skype account or your telephone to leave us a message! Comment on the show, record a question you want answered or even suggest guests you'd like to hear interviewed. You'll be able to hear yourself on the air! Email us at techtalk@wrlr.fm, SkypeMe at TechTalkWRLR (our Yahoo IM is the same too), or leave a voicemail at (206)309-0694! We're looking forward to hearing from you! NEWS and VIEWS - New techtalk website coming soon! - Lawsuits against Apple and AT&T for $1.2B - Various other odds and ends, plus .... - Dan Newman goes off the hook with politics and money, web 2.0, and how all this data can be used to create a democratic (small d) society, today! COOL SITE(s) UpdateStar and AppSnap both interesting applications that help you manage the updates for all your other applications! HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK Keane - Hopes and Fears - BedshapedKeane - Bedshaped
October 6 - GooglePedia author Mike Miller
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October 07, 2007 07:17 PM PDT
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TOPIC - October 6 - GooglePedia 2nd Edition author Mike Miller joins us again! TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO The winner of the Macally contest is revealed, but tune in to hear details about a new contest starting in a few weeks - the good stuff never ends, here at TechTalk! Check out our Contests and Interviews Page for more info, and to get details on the Macally TunePro giveaway ... sign up quick, we'll be giving it away the first week in October! Ways to contact us: EMAIL US ... SKYPEME ... IM ... CALL AND LEAVE US VOICE MAIL! Now you can use your computer, your Skype account or your telephone to leave us a message! Comment on the show, record a question you want answered or even suggest guests you'd like to hear interviewed. You'll be able to hear yourself on the air! Email us at techtalk@wrlr.fm, SkypeMe at TechTalkWRLR (our Yahoo IM is the same too), or call us directly at (206)309-0694! We're looking forward to hearing from you! NEWS and VIEWS - RIAA goes crazy! - Various odds and ends, but then - Mike Miller speaks to us about tons of great tips and trick and things even the TechTalk team didn't know about Google! COOL SITE(s) WakerUpper.com - Free phone wakep-up calls! HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK GooglePedia Blog - by Mike Miller, filled with useful info! Feist - 1234
September 29 - Corel's Mark Rathwell talks about MediaOne+
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October 01, 2007 10:15 AM PDT
TOPIC - Corel's Mark Rathwell discusses Picture and Video editing software MediaOne+ TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO Continuing the Macally contest, and tune in to hear details about a new contest starting in a few weeks - the good stuff never ends, here at TechTalk! Check out our Contests and Interviews Page for more info, and to get details on the Macally TunePro giveaway ... sign up quick, we'll be giving it away the first week in October! Tune in next week when we do the Macally TunePro giveaway! Ways to contact us: EMAIL US ... SKYPEME ... IM ... CALL AND LEAVE US VOICE MAIL! Now you can use your computer, your Skype account or your telephone to leave us a message! Comment on the show, record a question you want answered or even suggest guests you'd like to hear interviewed. You'll be able to hear yourself on the air! Email us at techtalk@wrlr.fm, SkypeMe at TechTalkWRLR (our Yahoo IM is the same too), or call us directly at (206)309-0694! We're looking forward to hearing from you! NEWS and VIEWS - John Scherer sues the internet, and maybe you too! - MPAA goes after bad guys in Malaysia and Arizona - Update on the secret windows update situation, and it's not good! COOL SITE(s) First, Michael tells you why he's TAKING AWAY coolsite status from previous coolsite of the week member Vitalist.com and gives it instead to .... Todoist.com - A fantastic, and for the basic user, FREE productivity and GTD app. Collect your notes, thoughts, todo's, waiting on's and @ lists in one place accessible remotely ... And if you don't know what GTD is: David Allen - The guru of getting things done. There's lots of great and free info here, or you can step up and buy into the whole cult of productivity (warning, it's not cheap). 43 Folders - named for a filing system and run by a chap named 'Merlin Mann' this is one of the best of the productivity, GTD blogs out there. Black Belt Productivity - another good one. You can also get a lot of great GTD info on wikipedia or by simply buying David's great book "Getting Things Done". HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK MediaOne Plus by Corel. Stay tuned for contest info on this great product! Come to http://techtalk.wrlr.fm for more info.
September 22 - News, views, reviews, and the Macally Contest Continues!
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September 24, 2007 08:39 AM PDT
TOPIC - News, views, reviews, and the Macally Contest Continues! TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO Continuing the Macally contest, and tune in to hear details about a new contest starting in a few weeks - the good stuff never ends, here at TechTalk! Check out our Contests and Interviews Page for more info, and to get details on the Macally TunePro giveaway ... sign up quick, we'll be giving it away the first week in October! Tune in next week to hear Corel's VP of Marketing Mark Rathwell, as he tells us about Corel's new product MediaOne Plus! Ways to contact us: EMAIL US ... SKYPEME ... IM ... CALL AND LEAVE US VOICE MAIL! Now you can use your computer, your Skype account or your telephone to leave us a message! Comment on the show, record a question you want answered or even suggest guests you'd like to hear interviewed. You'll be able to hear yourself on the air! Email us at techtalk@wrlr.fm, SkypeMe at TechTalkWRLR (our Yahoo IM is the same too), or call us directly at (206)309-0694! We're looking forward to hearing from you! NEWS and VIEWS - Symphony: IBM gives away their Office suite - ASAP-Utilities is a cool site, yet again! - Put that old computer to good use! ... brought to us by our friends at DailyCupOfTech. - Google coming out with Presently, your Powerpoint replacement? - PirateBay sues the RIAA? - PS3 helps cure Alzheimers? - PageSaver is a great plug in for firefox that will let you print or save an entire web page, no matter how much scrolling is normally required! - other odds and ends and general goofiness! COOL SITE OF THE WEEK Numbr.com - Free fake phone numbers! Great for dates, selling your car, whatever! Shouts to Petro from Atlanta for turning us on to this great cool site of the week!
September 15 - CrossLoop's Mrinal Desai!
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September 17, 2007 07:15 AM PDT
TOPIC - Mrinal Desai and the TechTalk team discuss remote access products, and the 'cool site of the week' CrossLoop! TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO The LAST Replay A/V 8 contest winner announced! Check out our Contests and Interviews Page for more info, and to get details on the Macally TunePro giveaway we started this week ... sign up quick, we'll be giving it away the first week in October! Ways to contact us: EMAIL US ... SKYPEME ... IM ... CALL AND LEAVE US VOICE MAIL! Now you can use your computer, your Skype account or your telephone to leave us a message! Comment on the show, record a question you want answered or even suggest guests you'd like to hear interviewed. You'll be able to hear yourself on the air! Email us at techtalk@wrlr.fm, SkypeMe at TechTalkWRLR (our Yahoo IM is the same too), or call us directly at (206)309-0694! We're looking forward to hearing from you! NEWS and VIEWS - Apple releases $100 ... go to http://www.apple.com/iphone/storecredit/ to get yours!! - "REO Speedboat" and other 'classic' bands who see value in giving away their music ... - ... unlike Prince and Village People who would rather sue! - other odds and ends and goofiness, before and after we bring on Mrinal. COOL SITE(s) VSee - Free videoconferencing software, fast and thin! KeyXL - Most complete listing of keyboard shortcuts I've ever seen ... for tons of applications and online resources. HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK CrossLoop - Remote access software ... tasty and free! The Magic Numbers - Those the Brokes - Take a ChanceMagic Numbers - Take a Chance
September 8 - Roll your own podcasting episode!
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September 10, 2007 09:39 AM PDT
TOPIC - Mike and Dave teach you how to do make own podcast! TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO Another Replay A/V 8 contest winner announced! Check out our Contests and Interviews Page for more info. Also, we'll be interviewing Mrinal Desai from CrossLoop next week, so keep tuning in! Ways to contact us: .....NEW - Skype Me! TechTalkWRLR - and you can leave voicemail now too! .....techtalk@wrlr.fm .....Voice mail! Just call 206-309-0694 and leave a message! NEWS and VIEWS - iPod and iPhone mania, and other items! - Ever wanted to do your own podcasting? We'll tell you how, and how to do it on the cheap! - Links we mentioned: Audacity - http://audacity.sourceforge.net M-Audio - http://www.m-audio.com Goldwave Studio - http://www.goldwave.com Podomatic - http://www.podomatic.com MyPodCast - http://www.mypodcast.com GoDaddy - http://www.godaddy.com Feedburner - http://www.feedburner.com PodcastPickle - http://www.podcastpickle.com iTunes - http://www.itunes.com podcastalley - http://www.podcastalley.com COOL SITE(s) Phone Number GeoLocator $1.21 yearly domain - Awesome site Daily Cup of Tech brings you instructions on how to get a $1.21 yearly domain name ... hosting extra of course! MozBackup - Backs up your Mozilla products; sweet free product! HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK The Earlies - The Enemy Chorus - No Love In Your HeartThe Earlies - No Love in Your Heart
September 1 - Back 2 School and "The Todd" in Studio!
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September 03, 2007 09:29 AM PDT
TOPIC - Great Back 2 School roundup and The Todd - Todd Partington from MN shows up in studio! TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO Don't forget to sign up to win Replay A/V from Applian Technologies! All you've got to do is send us an email to techtalk@wrlr.fm with your name and address and you're in! Go to our Interviews and Contest Pagehttp://www.wrlr.fm/programs/techtalk.shtml for more info. Ways to contact us: .....techtalk@wrlr.fm .....TechTalkWRLR on Yahoo! IM .....Voice mail! Just call 206-309-0694 and leave a message! .....NEW - Skype user? Our skype ID is TechTalkWRLR ... even if we're with a guest you can now contact us to take part in the conversation! NEWS and VIEWS - Chicago dumps wi-fi plans - Tons of back2school info and advice! - Another Replay AV winner announced! COOL SITE(s) Otterbox - Makers of a fine and highly-rated (TechTalk rating - 4 chips) laptop case. Want to protect your stuff? Think Otterbox! Shozu.com - Instantly send your digital pics to the web from your phone. Qipit - Using Shozu and this in combination, you can have blackboard and other notes sent back to you in digital format in no time Jott.com - A long time favorite of Mike's, you talk, someone types, you get the email! Firefox Campus Edition - Firefox with some great school apps built in! 18 things everyone should bring to college Top 10 ways to clean your PC Lots more - just listen in! THE TODD COOLSITE OF THE WEEK Todd gives his own cool site of the week this week with: AutoRuns - Previously a sysinternals product, this microsoft support software will help you manage everything going on behind the scenes on your PC. Thanks Todd! HOT LINK Vinylshakerz - One Night In Bangkok - One Night In BangkokOne night in Bangkok - Vinylshakerz
August 25 - eBay theorist and author Professor Ken Steiglitz
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August 25, 2007 02:11 PM PDT
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TOPIC - eBay theorist, author and professor Ken Steiglitz talks about EBay strategies. TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO Don't forget to sign up to win Replay A/V from Applian Technologies! All you've got to do is send us an email to techtalk@wrlr.fm with your name and address and you're in! Go to our Interviews and Contest Pagehttp://www.wrlr.fm/programs/techtalk.shtml for more info. Ways to contact us: .....techtalk@wrlr.fm .....TechTalkWRLR on Yahoo! IM .....Voice mail! Just call 206-309-0694 and leave a message! .....NEW - Skype user? Our skype ID is TechTalkWRLR ... even if we're with a guest you can now contact us to take part in the conversation! NEWS and VIEWS - Skype crashes - why? - A very interesting talk with Professor Ken about Ebay - Another Replay AV winner announced! COOL SITE(s) 33 things you ought to know - From Wattpad.com, 33 things you ought to know the name for but probably don't! 10 self-destruct email services - Thanks to thinkabdul, a list of 10 free services! 10minutemail.com - Just what it sounds like, a bitbucket like service for your email! 2Prong.com - Another one just like the above! HOT LINK Weird Al Yankovic - Ebay
August 18 - Craig Newmark of Craigslist.com Interviewed Live!
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August 19, 2007 04:32 PM PDT
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TOPIC - Craig from CraigsList Live Interview! TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO Don't forget to sign up to win Replay A/V from Applian Technologies! All you've got to do is send us an email to techtalk@wrlr.fm with your name and address and you're in! Go to our Interviews and Contest Page for more info. Next week we interview Professor Ken Steiglitz about his book on e-bay and ways to acheive states of equilibria in your auctions ... uh, just take my word for it it's going to be great show (and make sense after you hear it too!). Ways to contact us: .....techtalk@wrlr.fm .....TechTalkWRLR on Yahoo! IM .....NEW - Voice mail! Just call 206-309-0694 and leave a message! NEWS and VIEWS - Speed of light broken by German scientests (Canadians disagree)! - iPhone causing more problems - ... and etc. But of course ... the big news is that we interview Craig for about 1/2 an hour ... you will want to hear us talk to this Internet leader about the history and future of Craigslist.com ... and Craig himself too! HOT LINKS The sites that Craig mentioned on the show and you should check out: Craigslist.com - Craig's site Craig's Blog - Craig's Blog, good stuff! The Sunlght Foundation - They also produce CongressPedia.org The One Voice Movement Yellowish - So bright - This Is My DirectionYellowish - This is My Direction COOL SITE(s) Qipit - This VERY cool free service is just great for everyone going back to school ... take a picture of a white-board with your phone, get a pdf back in a flash! Does color too.
August 11 - Cool stuff, news and a new contest!
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August 12, 2007 02:36 PM PDT
TOPIC - Cool stuff, random news, and some new contests and giveaways to announce! TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO Don't forget to sign up to win Replay A/V from Applian Technologies! All you've got to do is send us an email to techtalk@wrlr.fm with your name and address and you're in! Go to our Interviews and Contest Page for more info. Also, coming up we've got Craig of Craigslist fame next week! Make sure and tune in to hear THE Craig himself speak with the TechTalk team! Ways to contact us: .....techtalk@wrlr.fm .....TechTalkWRLR on Yahoo! IM .....NEW - Voice mail! Just call 206-309-0694 and leave a message! NEWS and VIEWS - Ten Things your IT Department won't tell you from the WSJ - Walmart tries social networking ... again? - Storm worm warning! - New versions of Windows on the way? - Checkers computer 'Chinook' is invincible! COOL SITE(s) mizpee.com - Believe it or not, exactly what it sounds like ... you can text a message to their # and get back the closest, cleanest women's bathroom. Slide.com - Very cool FREE program to create your own embeddable slide shows for your blog, website, whatever! Shouts out to Steve Stewart in St. Louis for this one!
July 28 - iPodPedia's Michael Miller tells all!
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July 30, 2007 02:45 PM PDT
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TOPIC - iPodPedia Author Michael Miller tells all! TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO Skype winners announced today! Don't forget TechTalk is 'gone fishin' next week. Also, go to our Interviews and Contest Pagehttp://www.wrlr.fm/programs/techtalk.shtml for more info. Ways to contact us: .....techtalk@wrlr.fm .....TechTalkWRLR on Yahoo! IM .....NEW - Voice mail! Just call 206-309-0694 and leave a message! NEWS and VIEWS - Odds and ends - Michael Miller talks about iPod madness, the iPhone and even delves into GooglePedia stuff a month early! COOL SITE(s) Phonevite.com - FREE while in beta; site lets you send a recorded message to people you want to invite, even lets them choose RSVP options! HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK iPodPedia Blog iPodPedia Blog GooglePedia Blog
July 21 - Barter your way to cool stuff with Swaptree.com!
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July 22, 2007 09:32 AM PDT
TOPIC - Barter your way to cool stuff with Swaptree.com! TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO Don't forget to sign up to win an iPodPedia and free Skypage! All you've got to do is send us an email to techtalk@wrlr.fm with your name and address and you're in! Also, go to our Interviews and Contest Pagehttp://www.wrlr.fm/programs/techtalk.shtml for more info. Ways to contact us: .....techtalk@wrlr.fm .....TechTalkWRLR on Yahoo! IM .....NEW - Voice mail! Just call 206-309-0694 and leave a message! NEWS and VIEWS - Porn in Africa on free laptops? - Otterbox love from Petro in Atlanta! - Listen to Greg Boesel and the TechTalk team discuss Swaptree bartering, ASP.NET programming, SQL servers and all sorts of fun stuff! COOL SITE(s) CrossLoop.com - Awesome FREE program to solve all your tech support needs. Improves on the functionality of VNC; listen to our real-life story to hear how it can be used! HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK SwapTree - Barter your books, DVD's and video games for someone else's ... free signup and trades, you just pay the shipping!
July 14 - Simply Audio Books founder Sean Neville
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July 15, 2007 01:27 PM PDT
TOPIC - Simply Audio Books founder Sean Neville. TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO Don't forget to sign up to win an iPodPedia and free Skypage! All you've got to do is send us an email to techtalk@wrlr.fm with your name and address and you're in! Also, go to our Interviews and Contest Pagehttp://www.wrlr.fm/programs/techtalk.shtml for more info. Ways to contact us: .....techtalk@wrlr.fm .....TechTalkWRLR on Yahoo! IM .....NEW - Voice mail! Just call 206-309-0694 and leave a message! NEWS and VIEWS - A wee bit o' Wii goes a long way. - Listen to Sean Neville and the TechTalk team discuss audio literature, DRM concerns, and how mp3 players are changing the way books are 'read'. COOL SITE(s) GotVoice.com - Listen to home and cell voicemail online. Not free, but very cool! YouMail.com - Custom voicemails and answering for your cell phone. In beta today, and all free! HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK Simply Audio Books - The place to go for great audiobook downloads. Check out this month's free dl!
July 7 - ClearPlay Filtering CEO
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July 09, 2007 01:30 PM PDT
TOPIC - Interview of Matt Jarman, ClearPlay CEO! TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO Don't forget to sign up to win free Skypage! All you've got to do is send us an email to techtalk@wrlr.fm with your name and address and you're in! Go to our Interviews and Contest Pagehttp://www.wrlr.fm/programs/techtalk.shtml for more info. NEWS and VIEWS - A great interivew with ClearPlay CEO Matt Jarman! - Coolsite of the week - Ways to contact us: .....techtalk@wrlr.fm .....TechTalkWRLR on Yahoo! IM .....NEW - Voice mail! Just call 206-309-0694 and leave a message! .....Google Calendar (search public for TechTalk WRLR) COOL SITE(s) ESnailer.com - The perfect combination of e-mail and snail-mail, and it's free! www.swaptree.com - It's live now ... go check it out! HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK I know I said I would look some stuff up for you lazy listeners, but got delayed - email me at techtalk@wrlr.fm if you're terribly offended and I'll get it for you! Soul Coughing - New York, NY 08/16/99 - RollingSoul Coughing - Rolling
June 30 - Hooked's Matt Richtel
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July 01, 2007 06:53 PM PDT
TOPIC - Back in the Saddle Again with Matt Richtel author of "Hooked"! TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO Don't forget to sign up to win an iPodPedia and free Skypage! All you've got to do is send us an email to techtalk@wrlr.fm with your name and address and you're in! Also, go to our Interviews and Contest Pagehttp://www.wrlr.fm/programs/techtalk.shtml for more info. NEWS and VIEWS - Bits and Bytes while we Idle away the time until ... - Journalist and author Matt Richtel joins us for a lively discussion! - New ways to contact us: .....techtalk@wrlr.fm .....TechTalkWRLR on Yahoo! IM .....NEW - Voice mail! Just call 206-309-0694 and leave a message! - Coolsite of the week provided thanks to Petro! And listen in to hear his voicemail message left on the TechTalk mail line ... COOL SITE(s) Applian.com - Makers of Replay A/V Streaming Capture suite. Listen in to hear Petro's review and recommendation! HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK Pzizz.com - Having trouble sleeping? This hypnotic, scientifically designed sleep inducer is worth a try - check it out and listen to Michael's review this week! www.swaptree.com - Thanks to our friends at swaptree, get a sneak preview of this very cool barter and trade site! k7.net - Providers of our super, free new voicemail system! The Shins - Wincing the Night Away - Sea LegsThe Shins - Sea Legs
June 24 - Did you miss us?
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June 25, 2007 07:59 AM PDT
TOPIC - Sorry everyone, no podcast this week! Sorry guys, but a family emergency and unforseen circumstances made it impossible for me to be in the studio this week ... we'll pick up the show as regularly scheduled next Saturday, when we interview Matt Richtel, author of "Hooked" - a new technology thriller that explores the interaction of our brains with computer manipulation. We'll catch up wtih Matt Jarman, founder of CleaPlay on July 7th. TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO In other news, there are many new ways to connect with and contact the TechTalk guys! The newest way to get hold of us is to leave us a voicemail - we'll play some of these on-air each week, so if you have a question, comment, cool site of the week or a review of some cool new gadget you just got, let us know at 206-309-0694! You can now subscribe to our Google calendar and never miss an event by clicking . You can also IM us online when we're on-air using TechTalkWRLR on Yahoo! or as always send an email to techtalk@wrlr.fm. Thanks for listening - we look forward to hearing from you soon!
June 9 - Vestige's Hacker Speaks Out!
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June 09, 2007 08:06 PM PDT
TOPIC - Vestige Forensics Interview, and Contest Giveaways! TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO If you didn't sign up for the otterbox giveaway, it's too late now! Listen in this week for who won, and definitely connect with us in the following weeks to win an iPodPedia and free Skypage! All you've got to do is send us an email to techtalk@wrlr.fm with your name and address and you're in! Also, go to our Interviews and Contest Pagehttp://www.wrlr.fm/programs/techtalk.shtml for more info. NEWS and VIEWS - The nuts (Mike and Dave) spout off until ... - CEO Damon Hacker from Vestige discusses forensics and E-Discovery - cool site of the week - another Weird Al tune to walk us out! COOL SITE(s) Paul Therotte's WinSuperSite - Great tips, tricks, reviews and previews of Win Vista stuff, all free! HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK Vestige Ltd. - Have any forensic or E-Discovery needs? Check these guys out! And shouts out to Damon Hacker for joining us this week! Weird Al Yankovic - Taco Grande
June 2 - Skype Exclusive Interview!
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June 02, 2007 08:04 PM PDT
TOPIC - Skype Exclusive! TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO Don't forget to sign up for our Otterbox and iPodPedia contest - listen in this week for more details and definitely connect with us in the following weeks for this exciting opportunity! All you've got to do is send us an email to techtalk@wrlr.fm with your name and address and you're in! Also, go to our Interviews and Contest Pagehttp://www.wrlr.fm/programs/techtalk.shtml for more info. Psst! Listen to the show to hear EXCLUSIVE listener only information about a new upcoming contest from Skype! Subscribe now to the TechTalk Google Calendar and you'll never wonder what's happening next! NEWS and VIEWS - The nuts (Mike and Dave) spout off until ... - Jennifer Caukin from Skype talks to us live! - Mike waxes about Google - cool site of the week COOL SITE(s) Lifehacker's Better GCal - Adds lots of neato features to GCal, but only for Firefox users Lifehacker's Better GMail - Similar to above, but in regards to Gmail! HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK Skype - Awesome free PC to PC phone site that is expanding like mad lately ... even to Walmart! Listen to the interview to get the details. Weird Al Yankovic - One More Minute
May 26 - First Saturday
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May 26, 2007 01:32 PM PDT
TOPIC - Our First Saturday Show TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO Our first live saturday show! Also the kickoff of the Otterbox and iPodPedia contests. Send an email to techtalk@wrlr.fm with your name, address, and how you found/listen to us and we'll throw you in the mix! Also check out our interviews and contest page at http://www.wrlr.fm/programs/techtalk.shtml for more info! NEWS and VIEWS - Getting settled in - Dell at Walmart - Microsoft universal car audio player - cool site of the week COOL SITE(s) FreewareGenius - This guy truly is a freeware genius! You'll want to RSS this feed immediately! Wakoopa.com - A social networking site that tracks your app usage for you, makes suggestions and tells you when you've got new versions available! HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK OtterBox - Check it out and let us know what you want to win via techtalk@wrlr.fm! GasBuddy.com - Check out local gas prices ... just remember your kleenex! iPodPedia The Whitest Boy Alive - Dreams - BurningThe Whitest Boy Alive - Burning
May 16 - A House for My Harddrive!
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May 16, 2007 07:25 PM PDT
TOPICS COVERED NOTE - Audio quality of the recording was severely compromised this week. Huge apologies to our many podcast listeners ... sorry for making you suffer through it and we'll make sure it doesn't happen again! NEXT WEEK - Due to the transition from Wednesdays to Saturdays, there will be no show next week! We'll resume broadcasting on Saturday May 26th with an interview of Skype representatives and the official start of the OtterBox contest! INTERVIEW NEWS and CONTEST ALERT Check out our Interview and Contest Pages for more interview information and for details on the upcoming OtterBox contest (nothing there yet, but regular listeners and podcastees can send an email to techtalk@wrlr.fm today if you want first bid to be included!) News - Skype partners with Walmart - The Blackberry Pearl - good or not? A caller wants info! - Shouts out to CDW for helping with our stream problems and setting us up with a nice inexpensive machine! - Furry-vision, mobile smell-o-phonic, and ctrl-alt-del.icious waffle keyboards! MAIN TOPIC Just jabbing about my new drive enclosure, and some of the 'problems' I had! One of the possible solutions is to be had at TechGuy Forums, but the one that actually worked for me was from Shel Daltry's site. He's a bankruptcy lawyer or some thing, but shouts out to Shel! COOL SITE(s) OF THE WEEK CNet Free Music Downloads - I know it's not Last.fm or like that, but this is a nice place to sample DRM-free mp3's from some of your favorite (or soon to be) artists. TellMe - This beta service at 1-800-555-TELL gives you weather, sports, horoscopes, etc. as well as your standard 411 directory searches ... and all free, natch! HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK Michael Kastler - TechTalk on WRLR 98.3 FMGet TechTalk on iTunes! Thom Yorke - The Eraser - And It Rained All NightThom Yorke - And It Rained All Night
May 9 - MIcrosoft Discusses Office Live
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May 09, 2007 12:39 PM PDT
TOPIC - Microsoft's Michael Schultz tells all about the new Office Live! TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO Next week we start our Otterbox contest - listen in this week for some details and definitely connect with us in the following weeks for this exciting opportunity! We'll be talking to Skype soon, as well as other movers and shakers in the tech world ... Check those out upcoming interviews and events at http://www.wrlr.fm/programs/techtalk.shtml! NEWS and VIEWS - Apple battles DRM - 3D movies are back! - cool site of the week COOL SITE(s) PC World 101 Best Freeware - Just what it says ... very cool! DCoT's 3 Freeware/Opensource Sites - Similar to above, but more focused, from our friends at DCoT. PaperBack Swap - Free easy to use way to swap out those books you've got laying around. HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK Office Live - Where you can go to set up your free web site, with all the bells and whistles. Make your business web look like it was designed by a pro today! Things I Know - OK, so you know this is going to be one very small web site. It's what i whipped up in less than 15 minutes, so you can imagine what you could come up with spending some time here! Dntel - Dumb Luck - Roll OnDntel & Jenny Lewis - Roll On
May 2 - IMSafer'n UR!
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May 02, 2007 11:55 AM PDT
TOPIC - IMSafer CEO Brandon Watson joins us for a talk on Internet Safety! TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO Next week we'll be talking with Microsoft about their new online apps - you won't want to miss it! Check out upcoming interviews and events at http://www.wrlr.fm/programs/techtalk.shtml! NEWS and VIEWS - pregnancy talk?! - Aurora and Napierville first in Illinois with free Wi-Fi hotspots - Brandon Watson! - cool site of the week ... and - the usual hilarity COOL SITE(s) Instructables.com - Great site to get lost in for many hours and find things to make in the 'real world' for a change! Top 5 ways to hustle free drinks - This link at wisebread.com is exactly what it sounds like - just be careful who you hustle! HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK Online Lingo.PDF - This 12 page list of online chat lingo might be useful, or you could use: IMSafer with the promo code TECHTALKIL for a free 1 year subscription to one of the best ways to protect your kids online! Eric Prydz vs. Floyd - Proper Education - Proper Education (Radio Edit)Eric Prydz vs. Floyd - Proper Education (Radio Edit)
April 25 - Will Smith from Maximum PC
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April 25, 2007 02:22 PM PDT
TOPIC - Will Smith, Editor in Chief of Maximum PC is back to talk to us about the Softy awards! TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO Next week tune in as we talk to Brandon Watson from IMSafer about new updates to their product, and more! NEWS and VIEWS - $25K for texting 'supercalifragilisticexpialidocious'? - HD DVD or Blu Ray, less than a ps3 at Walmart this summer! - and more! COOL SITE Cozi.com - A great way to keep your family and friends linked with lists, calendars, photo sharing and more; and all free of course! HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK Maximum PC - The home of Will Smith, and a great place to head to for any of your computer needs. Plus check out their awesome 'No BS Podcast' (just don't forget to come back here!). 5th Annual Softy Awards on MaximumPC - Read the article and get the links to the top 10 free and/or opensource software of the year as selected by Maximum PC editors! LCD Soundsystem - Sound of Silver - Watch the Tapes LCD Soundsystem - Watch the Tapes
April 11 - Corel's Jason Larock Lightning Interview!
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April 11, 2007 08:42 AM PDT
TOPIC - Corel's WordPerfect Lightning Product Manager Jason Larock! TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO April 18th we will not be hosting our regular show. We will return on the 25th for another great interview with Will Smith however! In the meantime, check out some of our past shows, and tune in for a "classic" TechTalk on Saturday's ReBoot! And if you're so inclined to push some of Tom's buttons, call into the station next Wednesday morning around 7 or 7:30 CDT and ask "Where's TechTalk?" - the number is 847-546-WRLR! NEWS and VIEWS - A disturbing letter from TJMaxx - EMI gives up on DRM, and we play the first song here! - an AWESOME interview with Corel about their new product, Lightning! - more cool sites than you can shake a stick at! - and more! COOL SITE(s) 1-800-GOOG-411 - Another company joins the free 411 foray! CrossLoop - Perfect, easy-to-use, no hassle remote computer access application designed for making it easy to offer support to anyone. FreeWebs - Just what it sounds like; an easy to use, totally free web solution for you! Weebly - another free website creator. You can't host files here, but use mediafire or something similar and you are set! Tons of great templates. HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK WordPerfect Lightning! The Good, The Bad & The Queen - The Good, the Bad and the Queen
April 4 - EMI Gives on DRM, do you AAC?
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April 04, 2007 02:26 PM PDT
TOPIC - News and info. TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO April 18th we will not be hosting our regular show. We will return on the 25th for another great interview with Will Smith however! NEWS and VIEWS - The usual goofiness - EMI gives up the DRM, do you speak AAC? - more cool sites than you can shake a stick at! - URL internet explorer and firefox trick - and more! COOL SITE(s) joost - Get TV over the net Vote For the Worst - Be an American Idol hater, not a player! File Hippo - Tells you what needs updating on your computer My Cybertwin - Just what it sounds like. Check out the techtalk cybertwin at http://mycybertwin.com/techtalk! Doane Paper - Lined and graph paper together in one - finally ... (really, it's much cooler than it sounds!) NX PowerLite - Shrinks your pdf, word, powerpoint, and other files for sending through email. HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK The Dandy Warhols - Welcome to the Monkey House - Wonderful YouDandy Warhols - Wonderful You
March 28 - MotionLingo CEO Dino Farfante!
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March 28, 2007 12:02 PM PDT
LOOKING FOR THIS AUDIO? - Send an email to techtalk@wrlr.fm and I'll get it to you. This podcast was removed to conserve disk space! TOPIC - Dino Farfante, CEO of MotionLingo, producers of the Adeo digital, GPS enabled verbal coach! TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO April 18th we will not be hosting our regular show. We will return on the 25th for the regular day however! NEWS and VIEWS - The usual goofiness - recycled/generic printer ink - thieving the wrong identity = both criminal and dumb! - and more! COOL SITE(s) justin.tv - Meet Justin Kahn as he goes 24/7 on air, online with his life ... strange, voyueristic site that may not be around for long! HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK Printer Repair - A great site Dave brings up to help you self-diagnose and repair any printers you may have destroyed using generic inks! Goldfrapp - Ride a White Horse - Ride a White Horse (Single Version)Ride a White Horse - Goldfrapp
March 21 - Will Smith Raps on Vista!
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March 21, 2007 10:59 AM PDT
LOOKING FOR THIS AUDIO? - Send an email to techtalk@wrlr.fm and I'll get it to you. This podcast was removed to conserve disk space! TOPIC - Will Smith, Editor in Chief of Maximum PC is interviewed regarding why NOT to buy Vista (yet!) TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO Next week tune in for a great interview with Dino Farfante, CEO of MotionLingo to discuss geeking out your workout! NEWS and VIEWS - New Technologies for working out - DRM - and more! COOL SITE(s) Jott.com - Need to remember that email address but don't have a pen? Call Jott.com and they will transcribe your messaage and email it to you! And while in beta, this service is 100% free ... like all the best things in life! HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK Maximum PC - The home of Will Smith, and a great place to head to for any of your computer needs. Plus check out their awesome 'No BS Podcast' (just don't forget to come back here!). The Raconteurs - Broken Boy Soldiers - Yellow SunThe Raconteurs - Yellow Sun
March 14 - Happy Neurons, the Interview!
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March 14, 2007 10:42 AM PDT
LOOKING FOR THIS AUDIO? - Send an email to techtalk@wrlr.fm and I'll get it to you. This podcast was removed to conserve disk space! TOPIC - Interview with Sheryle Bolton, CEO and the driving force behind http://www.happy-neuron.com! NEWS and VIEWS - Check 9-1-1 compliance buying used cell phones, take it from me! COOL SITE OF THE WEEK Skrbl - Very cool (and free) place to share and work together - you can literally scribble here, share files to look at, type notes and mindmap, whatever! Combine this with previous cool sites for free phone conferencing and look out!
March 7 - IM Safer Interview
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March 07, 2007 08:39 AM PST
LOOKING FOR THIS AUDIO? - Send an email to techtalk@wrlr.fm and I'll get it to you. This podcast was removed to conserve disk space! TOPIC - IM Safer Interview: Brandon Watson, CEO of IMSafer talks to us about his FREE security and safety product TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO Tune in next week for a great interview with CEO of Happy-Neurons, Sheryle Bolton! NEWS and VIEWS - Best Buy, or not? - Teachers and admin make nice at RLAS116 - and more! COOL SITE(s) Geek Neckties - From binary code blue to circuit boards, the coolest geekties to wear to work! Kids Domain - Cool kids downloads that are sorted by age and subject ... and of course they're all free! HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK IMSafer - Keep tabs on your kids and their online activities as more and more predators join the MySpace generation. Ben Lee - Awake Is the New SleepBen Lee - Share My Disease
February 28 - Back in the Saddle
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February 28, 2007 11:06 AM PST
LOOKING FOR THIS AUDIO? - Send an email to techtalk@wrlr.fm and I'll get it to you. This podcast was removed to conserve disk space! TOPIC - Back in the Saddle TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO Well, I made it up the Hancock Tower on Sunday, but it's not too late to donate to the American Lung Association. Check out the TechTalk Run Up the Hancock web page! All proceeds go to the worthy cause of stamping out lung disease. The editor-in-chief from Maximum PC, Will Smith, was not able to join us today, but we are rescheduling that broadcast as soon as possible. NEWS and VIEWS - Cool tech gadgets and inventions ... - YouTube copyright protection vs. - MySpace copyright protection. who wins? - Daylight savings time issue - Google phishing scams and holes - and more! COOL SITE MediaFire - Free online hosting of your files. That's right, I said FREE; free uploads free downloads free storage free sharing! HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK Secure Your Computer in 20 Minutes - Fantastic rundown of easy steps to securing your computer in 20 minutes or less. From our friends at Daily Cup of Tech. Delicious - Been a coolsite of the week before, but mentioning it again as a place you should really check out for online bookmarking and more. Lily Allen - Alright, StillLily Allen - LDN
February 21 - What the heck happened?
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February 21, 2007 09:45 AM PST
TOPIC - What the heck happened? No podcast today! Sorry guys, but unforseen circumstances made it impossible for me to be in the studio this morning ... we'll pick up the show as regularly scheduled next week, and are going to ask Brandon Watson, CEO of IM Safer to join us in a few weeks. TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO Also - don't forget this Sunday is the day!!! That's right, Michael "TechTalk" Kastler is going to be running up the Hancock, pushing to the limit for the American Lung Association. Are you trying to figure out what to do with that loose change in your pocket - go to the TechTalk Run Up the Hancock web page! All donations given are in support of the ALA, and can be written off your taxes as charitable contributions. Next week tune in to hear from Will Smith, editor-in-chief from Maximum PC coming to talk to us about why we shouldn't jump on the Vista bandwagon just yet!
February 14 - Windows Vista Official Magazine Interview
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February 14, 2007 11:29 AM PST
LOOKING FOR THIS AUDIO? - Send an email to techtalk@wrlr.fm and I'll get it to you. This podcast was removed to conserve disk space! TOPIC - Windows Vista Magazine Editor-In-Chief Robert Strohmeyer! TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO Trying to figure out what to do with that loose change in your pocket - Don't forget to look at the TechTalk Run Up the Hancock web page! The run occurs in February and is in support of the American Lung Association. Next week tune in to hear from Brandon Watson, CEO of IMSafer! Brandon will discuss home internet safety for parents, and then the editor-in-chief from Maximum PC will talk to us about why we shouldn't jump on the Vista bandwagon just yet! NEWS and VIEWS - Cool tech gadgets and inventions ... - edible RFID? - covert iris scanning - and more! MAIN TOPIC Another excellent interview - our guest today is Robert Strohmeyer, editor-in-chief for Windows Vista: The Official Magazine. We discuss reasons why to buy, what to look for, and things that have changed. Interested? You can find the magazine at http://www.windowsvistamagazine.com! COOL SITES VidiCards - Need a last minute valentine's idea? Or looking for a way to personalize those e-cards a little better? VidiCards lets you send videos of yourself quickly and easily ... and of course FREE! HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK MS Windows Vista Official Site - Here you can find the hardware advisor that will tell you whether or not your current system will support all the cool features of Vista. The Silent Years - The Silent YearsSomeone to Keep Us Warm - The Silent Years
February 7 - Identity Theft Interview with Panda
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February 07, 2007 11:31 AM PST
LOOKING FOR THIS AUDIO? - Send an email to techtalk@wrlr.fm and I'll get it to you. This podcast was removed to conserve disk space! TOPIC - Identity Theft concerns and solutions discussed with Panda Software's Ryan Sherstobitoff! TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO Trying to figure out what to do with that loose change in your pocket - Don't forget to look at the TechTalk Run Up the Hancock web page! The run occurs in February and is in support of the American Lung Association. Next week tune in to hear from Windows Vista: The Official Magazine to hear why Vista is the right choice right now! Following that, the CEO from IMSafer will discuss home internet safety for parents, and then the editor-in-chief from Maximum PC will talk to us about why we shouldn't jump on the Vista bandwagon just yet! NEWS and VIEWS - Astronauts gone wild! - Apple chief says do away with DRM? - Other tidbits ... MAIN TOPIC Ryan Sherstobitoff joins us for a great 1/2 hour on identity theft, the RSA conferences, and what consumers can do! COOL SITES Panda Software - Link here to find out more about security issues and identity theft options for your home or business! EverNote - Great way to organize your notetaking and life ... combine it with: Getting Things Done by David Allen, the most excellent organization book that has spurred it's own movement. Join the GTD crowd! HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK Michael Kastler - TechTalk on WRLR 98.3 FMGet TechTalk on iTunes! Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros - StreetcoreGet Down Moses - Joe Strummer
January 31 - Vista Released
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January 31, 2007 09:40 AM PST
LOOKING FOR THIS AUDIO? - Send an email to techtalk@wrlr.fm and I'll get it to you. This podcast was removed to conserve disk space! TOPIC - Vista is out! And we discuss some other odds and ends of course too ... TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO Trying to figure out what to do with that loose change in your pocket - Don't forget to look at the TechTalk Run Up the Hancock web page! The run occurs in February and is in support of the American Lung Association. NEWS and VIEWS - Da Bears! - Vista is out, a lot of reasons to buy it, and some not! - Sony pays up for rootkit invasion - Other news and the regular chit-chat MAIN TOPIC What? You wanted more than that? ... you'll have to wait for next week! COOL SITES Avvenu Awesome online system to allow you to access your files and itunes playlist remotely from almost any device! HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK Michael Kastler - TechTalk on WRLR 98.3 FMGet TechTalk on iTunes! Gotan Project - LunáticoGotan Project - Mi Confesion
January 24 - Geek Out Your Work Out!
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January 24, 2007 12:22 PM PST
TOPIC - The triumphant return of Dave "Sparky" Saganaki, and a fantastic interview with ERIK RHEY of PC Magazine on "Geeking Out Your Workout"! LOOKING FOR THIS AUDIO? - Send an email to techtalk@wrlr.fm and I'll get it to you. This podcast was removed to conserve disk space! TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO Dave "Sparky" Saganaki RETURNS. Three Cheers! Trying to figure out what to do with that loose change in your pocket - Don't forget to look at the TechTalk Run Up the Hancock web page! The run occurs in February and is in support of the American Lung Association. NEWS and VIEWS - Viruses run amok! - Both MS and Apple sued for DRM? - I gots my plasma baby! MAIN TOPIC ERIK RHEY from PC Magazine calls in for a great discussion on workout tools, sites and gadgets - including the wacky wheeled treadmill you run on like a bike! --> Tech Out Your Workout Article on PCMag --> That crazy treadmill bike COOL SITES Map My Run and We Endure - Great sites for teching out your workout with gadgetry! 32MB USB Repair Key - Keep your friend's and family's PC in shape with just a cheap 32MB USB drive. A great collection of utilities! HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK Michael Kastler - TechTalk on WRLR 98.3 FMGet TechTalk on iTunes! The Diary - SeparateThe Diary - Give Up the Monsters
January 17 - News, Reviews, and How-Tos
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January 17, 2007 01:44 PM PST
TOPIC - Odds and Ends, News and How-To's! LOOKING FOR THIS AUDIO? - Send an email to techtalk@wrlr.fm and I'll get it to you. This podcast was removed to conserve disk space! TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO We missed Dave "Sparky" Saganaki AGAIN today. We look forward to having him back in the studio next week! We're also looking forward to our interview with ERIK RHEY, senior editor with PC Magazine to discuss 'teching out your workout'! Check out the Interviews and Contest Pages for more details! And finally, don't forget to look at the TechTalk Run Up the Hancock web page! The run occurs in February and is in support of the American Lung Association. NEWS and VIEWS - Cisco sues Apple for iPhone name - Cell phone burning a hole in your pocket? - eBay buys StubHub - DirecTV TiVo problems - Netflix airs online video - Skype unveils new TV Service http://www.joost.com MAIN TOPIC Email questions and answers - how to change your mouse pointer size AND make synchronized backups licketysplit and free! Go to http://www.syncback.com for freeware SyncBack tools. COOL SITES Windows Vista Test Drive - Can't wait to check out Vista? Well now you don't have to! Amazon at Percent Off Deals - Find what you want at any percent off you want! Has to be tried to believe it! HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK Michael Kastler - TechTalk on WRLR 98.3 FMGet TechTalk on iTunes! White Town - Women in TechnologyWhite Town - Your Woman Midlake - The Trials of Van OccupantherMidlake - Young Bride
January 10 - Webby Awards Exec. Director Interview
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January 10, 2007 02:51 PM PST
TOPIC - Webby Awards David-Michel Davies Interview! LOOKING FOR THIS AUDIO? - Send an email to techtalk@wrlr.fm and I'll get it to you. This podcast was removed to conserve disk space! TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO We missed Dave "Sparky" Saganaki today as he was out for some minor surgery. We look forward to having him back in the studio next week! We're also looking forward to our next interview January 24th with ERIK RHEY, senior editor with PC Magazine to discuss 'teching out your workout'! Check out the Interviews and Contest Pages for more details! And finally, don't forget to look at the TechTalk Run Up the Hancock web page! The run occurs in February and is in support of the American Lung Association. NEWS and VIEWS - CES all the rage - iPhone and Apple Inc., cool or not? COOL SITES Nayio.com - Can't get that tune out of your head, but don't remember the name either? Go hear and hum a few bars to find out! Also get their cool Karaoke download. SIRIUS Frequency Finder - Find what FM stations near you are free so that you can easily get the best broadcast strength for your iPod, MP3 or satellite radio! HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK Michael Kastler - TechTalk on WRLR 98.3 FMGet TechTalk on iTunes! The Twilight Singers - Powder BurnsThe Twilight Singers - My Time (Has Come)
January 3 - Panda Interview and Contest!
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January 03, 2007 12:34 PM PST
TOPIC - Panda's Ryan Sherstobitoff Interviewed Live! LOOKING FOR THIS AUDIO? - Send an email to techtalk@wrlr.fm and I'll get it to you. This podcast was removed to conserve disk space! TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO The CONTEST is over! Congratulations to the lucky winners!! Listen in to hear if you won ... but keep sending those comments and coolsites to techtalk@wrlr.fm! Next week we'll be talking to the Executive Director of the Webby Awards David-Michel Davies on January 10th. Check out the Interviews and Contest Pages for more details! And finally, don't forget to check out the TechTalk Run Up the Hancock web page! The run occurs in February and is in support of the American Lung Association. NEWS and VIEWS - And the cow jumped over the (Aussie) moon - Interview, contest and coolsites from listeners! COOL SITES PopCap Games - The everpopular timewaster, er, I mean shareware game download center. Suggested by BSneaky CERT - Nice security info site. Suggest by Bev Moran NetVibes - Most excellent replacement for Google's personalize site. What Superhero are You? - What can I say? I'm a geek (you can call me 'Spidey'!). HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK Michael Kastler - TechTalk on WRLR 98.3 FMGet TechTalk on iTunes! Jestofunk - Love In a Black DimensionJestoFunk - Love in a Black Dimension - Say It Again
December 27 - Random Noise
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December 27, 2006 12:14 PM PST
TOPICS COVERED LOOKING FOR THIS AUDIO? - Send an email to techtalk@wrlr.fm and I'll get it to you. This podcast was removed to conserve disk space! TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO The CONTEST continues! Send us your name and address to techtalk@wrlr.fm so we can include you in the running to get a copy of Panda Software's Internet Security 2007 suite. We'll be talking with Ryan Sherstobitoff from Panda on January 3rd about click fraud and other nasty stuff on the web, so keep tuning in! We'll also be talking to the Executive Director of the Webby Awards David-Michel Davies on January 10th. Check out the Interviews and Contest Pages for more details! Also don't forget to check out the TechTalk Run Up the Hancock web page! The run occurs in February and is in support of the American Lung Association. NEWS and VIEWS - help with the winter 'blues' - 25 Worst Tech Products of all Time! COOL SITE OF THE YEAR Amie Street - the new model for DRM free music downloads and a great way to connect with up and coming, never-before heard of indie bands. HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK Michael Kastler - TechTalk on WRLR 98.3 FMGet TechTalk on iTunes! The Business of Flies - Kamikaze Dreamer - Concrete Man
December 20 - Holiday Tech Thoughts
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December 20, 2006 02:11 PM PST
TOPICS COVERED LOOKING FOR THIS AUDIO? - Send an email to techtalk@wrlr.fm and I'll get it to you. This podcast was removed to conserve disk space! TECHTALK NEWS AND INFO The CONTEST continues! Send us your idea for 'cool site' of the year to techtalk@wrlr.fm so we can include you in the running to get a copy of Panda Software's Internet Security 2007 suite. We'll be talking with Ryan Sherstobitoff from Panda on January 3rd about click fraud and other nasty stuff on the web, so keep tuning in! We'll also be talking to the Executive Director of the Webby Awards on January 10th. Check out the Interviews and Contest Pages for more details! TechTalk Reboot means you can now tune in to WRLR 98.3 on Saturdays at 10AM for a rebroadcast of the Wednesday show. This is available via the WRLR live stream too! Also don't forget to check out the TechTalk Run Up the Hancock web page! The run occurs in February and is in support of the American Lung Association. NEWS and VIEWS - TechTalk Hosts face off with news for the week! - It's Phishing Season! - Holiday Tinsel blocks WiFi? COOL SITE(s) OF THE WEEK HOLIDAY Sites Abound! With Wiki Opensource Games, the Wiki Freeware Games and a couple blank CD's you've got cool (and cheap!) presents for all the kids! Check out Santa Tracker - Google Earth to follow Santa around in real-time on X-Mas eve as he traverses the globe! And for one final bit of free goodness, go to the GiveawayOfTheDay and Game GiveawayOfTheDay sites. You only have one day to download and install each item, so RSS it! HOT LINKS OF THE WEEK Michael Kastler - TechTalk on WRLR 98.3 FMGet TechTalk on iTunes! Ben Folds - Songs for Silverman - JesuslandJesusLand - Ben Folds

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