Jan 10, 2022
The Most Precious Manual Episode: Dude Ranch, Open Door,
Asteroids, The Purpose of a Manual, The Secrets Within, My
Awakening to Arcade Creators, The First Collection, The Millions of
Manuals, Forgive Me.
A story of a summer I risked electric shock to get a different kind of shock.
Jan 7, 2022
The Million Paperclips and Midday Nap Episode.
Two intertwining stories of youth wasted at the International Business Machines corporation.
Jan 3, 2022
The Ballad of Ricky Jay Episode: A Visit to Sotheby's,
The Story of Ricky Jay, The Auction, The Magician as Storyteller, A
Collection Remixed to a Collection, Broadsheets and Posters,
Showmanship, The Secret to Magic, A Life Well Lived, The Circus
As I mention twice in the episode and mention here, the...
Dec 31, 2021
The TEAC Drive Episode: A Little Drive Kerfuffle, The
New Difficult Life of Floppy Drives, Sustaining the Flux, Circuit
Boards, Jumpers and Software Configurations. Plus: A Dream of a
Some thoughts on the TEAC drives that make up the vast majority of the dozen-plus floppy drives I use for...
Dec 27, 2021
The Streaming Episode: A Try at Streaming, Winamp,
Shoutcast, College Radio, Bifurcated Timing, The Manager Phone, Top
Of The Hour, Justin, Twitch, The Running Mind, Streaming
I'm streaming a lot of days at this point, at twitch.tv/textfiles and twitch.tv/sketchthecow. Services are so transient and changes...