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Local Love for the World Record Attempt

We appreciate the local media who spotlighted our World Record attempt (which starts tomorrow at WonderFest). Wait a minute – tomorrow? AAAAAAAAHHHHHHHH (flail, flail, flail, Run Around In A Circle And Fall Down) Courier Journal – http://www.courier-journal.com/story/entertainment/people/2014/05/28/tower-techobabble-will-attempt-break-world-record-longest-uninterrupted-webcast-weekend-wonderfest/9677023/ The Bar Belle from LEO – http://barbelle.leoweekly.com/2014/05/29/todays-reason-to-drink-2136/ And, of course, the article that kicked us off from Insider […]

Podcast: Pros and Cons – S03E32

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Pros_and_Cons_-_S03E32_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedDaggor gives us his report on the 2013 Fandom Fest in Louisville (spoiler alert: a lot of people, including a former doctor and two former captains weren’t happy). We then look at the latest Doctor Who, and see if we approve. Then, just when you think the […]

(Guest) Podcast: We’ll Meltdown with You

http://traffic.libsyn.com/moviemeltdown/Lets_Talk_about_Spaceships_Ep_231_-_3000.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWhile we were at WonderFest a couple of weeks ago, The Repeater and I were asked to be guests on what has become the Tower’s sister podcast, Movie Meltdown (step-sister podcast? first cousin twice removed podcast? I’ll admit, I don’t understand such things)! Suffice to say that […]

Podcast: Live, Dammit, LIVE!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Live_Dammit_Live_-_S03E15_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe escape the Tower to take part in Conglomeration 2013, recording live with all those who would join us. Join us, won’t you? Among other things, we talk about geek feminism, first geekhood memories, and a sure-fire money making cottage industry scheme! Show Notes: • We were […]

Podcast: ConGlomeration 2013

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/ConGlomeration_2013_-_S03E09_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe have a visitor! Sean Reck of ConGlomeration 2013, Louisville’s own multimedia science fiction and fantasy convention, stops by to tell us the whens, wheres and what it’s all about. Show Notes: ConGlomeration 2013 official site – http://www.conglomeration.info Tweet

Podcast: Illegitimate Review

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Illegitimate_Review_-_S03E07_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe look at some real end of the world stuff. I mean, ghost-hunting, pope-quitting, rocks-falling-out-of-the-sky kind of situations. Towerbot also drops some existential bombs in our Ask Towerbot section, The Repeater continues to get his geek hole filled, and there’s finally proof about Bigfoot. The only question […]

Waddy, Ky Animal Mutilations Investigated By Howe

Linda Moulton Howe was recently on Whitley Strieber’s Unknown Country this past week regarding the Waddy, Ky livestock mutilations occurring between Nov. 28th – Dec. 25th, 41 miles east of Louisville. 6 goats and 3 calves bloodied. All the animals were left alive though 5 of the goats were mutilated so badly that they had […]

Mawage!

http://www.panoramacg.com/tower/MonicasWedding.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedAwwwww, our Tower of Technobabble bestie Monica got married this weekend (to Kurt, who we don’t know, but trust is good people – If Monica likes him, that’s good enough for us). Here’s a little Tower shoutout to the happy couple. Huzzah! Tweet

Podcast: Origin Story

http://traffic.libsyn.com/technobabble/Origin_Stories_-_S02E30_Tower_of_Technobabble.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe talk about local cartoonist legend Don Rosa and the opportunity to get your grubby mitts on some of his sweet work. We also talk about crashing space planes and old television programs that the Conduit didn’t get to see as a child because of unfortunate geographic […]

ear X-tacy: Failure to Plan is Planning to Fail

The views expressed in this post are Dave’s, and not necessarily the views of The Tower of Technobabble. Those other guys can write their own posts if they wanna.) Let me start off by saying that I myself am a small-business owner. Small businesses are the backbone of this country. Also, I started shopping at […]