Archive for date: September 28, 2004

Earthquake! Baseball! Copyright!

September 28, 2004 | Audioblogs and Podcasting, Brainwagon Radio, Intellectual Property | By: Mark VandeWettering

Wherein your host is stirred (but barely shaken) by an earthquake and then goes on to ponder baseball, copyrights and other miscellaneous topics o’ the day. Addendum: It appears the earthquake did relatively little damage.

50th Anniversary of “The Catch”

September 28, 2004 | Baseball | By: Mark VandeWettering

On this day in baseball history, Willie Mays made this spectacular over the shoulder catch at the wall to rob Vic Wertz in Game 1 of the 1954 World Series. The New York Giants would go on to upset the Cleveland Indians in four games: the last time the Giants franchise won the World Series. […]

Shake, rattle and roll.

September 28, 2004 | News | By: Mark VandeWettering

Just a few minutes ago, I felt a couple of gentle rolls that usually indicate an earthquake. I mentioned it to my wife via IM, and she felt it too (in Pleasanton). I then did what I always do: I hit the USGS Realtime Earthquake site. Apparently a magnitude 6 event happend near Parkfield, right […]

What goes wrong in recording audioblogs…

September 28, 2004 | Audioblogs and Podcasting | By: Mark VandeWettering

Yesterday I reached a minor milestone: the tenth of my audioblog entries, and I have a strong suspicion I may have had more than ten downloads. I also chose to wrote up a brief description about how I make these entries, and I hope that some people found it useful. After another minor glitch in […]

Remote broadcast, and a review of Shaun of the Dead

September 28, 2004 | Audioblogs and Podcasting, Brainwagon Radio, Movie Review | By: Mark VandeWettering

Wherein your host experiments with a remote on-the-street feed, thanks his patient and benevolent listeners for their comments, and reviews the British zombie comedy Shaun of the Dead. Download the MP3 for the complete review, but the summary is: it’s a terrific zombie movie and a terrific comedy welded together to make a really great […]