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Jason Scott Talks His Way Out of It

Feb 28, 2018

The Phone Phreak Episode: The Woods, To All Who Dare, Phreak Philes, The Office, My Ship In The Darkness, The Next Generation, Exploding the Phone.

I really push the book "Exploding the Phone" by Phil Lapsley in this episode. If you've not heard of it or you've always been on the fence about it... if the history of...


Feb 20, 2018

The John Romero Episode: Meeting John Romero Twice, Doom, Deathmatch, Interviewing John, History and Historian, Apple II Reunion II, Taco Truck, A Most Difficult Debt.
 
I mention a great architecture walkthrough John Romero gave it can be watched here:


Feb 14, 2018

The CD-ROM Episode: Open-armed Historian, CD-ROMs, Quartz and Early CDs, Analog, Reader Service CD-ROMs, CD-ROM Industry, Shareware, The Depths of Shareware, Patent Troll Vanquished, Robots Playing Pac-Man, Forever, Taxes.

After a discussion with a book author about a subject tangentially related to some of the...


Feb 5, 2018

The Celebrity: Perks, Michael Jackson Birthday, The Star of Yourself, The Real Celebrities, Sockington the Cat, Medical Freedom.

This episode is about the idea of celebrity and fame and how I've treated it over the year, whether for me or about my cat. I also shout out a bunch of names of people I admire, and I also...