Episode 86: BasementCast 3

The 3rd Annual BasementCast!  If you weren’t there, you certainly missed out!  There was a Bacon Explosion, homebrewed beer, and some interesting commentary on current events.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/86

Episode 84: Comcast Totally Sucks

Two weeks until BasementCast 3! Adrian is working on getting the live cast working for it so if you can’t be with us in person, you can be there via the Internet.

This week, our fine and well-pedigreed hosts discuss SOPA’s big brother ACTA, 3D printing, a new free college, gnu (and blowjob) scanners, Super-WIFI, and the magic-eye watch.

Sega introduces a crazy new gaming device in Japan which is So Crazy. A would-be adventurer tries to follow in Bear Gryles footsteps (guess how that ends?). Listen to this episode to find out where in P-space Pac-Man falls.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/84

Episode 58: Oh Japan, You So Crazy!

A Chinese woman was sent to a labor camp for retweeting.  We discuss a new concept stoplight.  A little grils hand is cut off and grafted to her foot to save it.  The Stuxnet virus targeted ‘high-value Iranian assets.’  Wikipedia has raised the same amount of donations in a week that it took a month to raise in 2009.  Google is preparing to launch G-Town.  All this plus the Study of the Week and the debut of “Oh Asia, You So Crazy!” and the Fail of the Week.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/58

Episode 55: Happy Rumpaween

Foursquare offers a NASA badge for astronauts who check into “Space.”  The hacker behind the Xbox 360 jailbreak is being prosecuted for his hack.  Sony officially retires the Walkman.  A new Firefox extension has been released that allows you to sidejack website sessions to websites like Facebook and Twitter.  NYPD officers are sent on a field trip.  The Darth Vader costume from Empire Strikes back is on sale.  Mount Everest gets a 3G network.  All this and more!

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/55

Episode 36: Ge pah sah peepa ke pah sah HIT ME!

This week, how to beat the Westboro Baptist Church.  Chinese root server is shut down after DNS problem.  April Fool’s Day hijinks ensues with the voice command copier prank.  A French dude “fingerhacked” Obama’s Twitter account.  GoDaddy ceases regitering domains in China.  Introducing, the vortex junction – the next generation of roundabouts.  The ISS is set to get a “Man Cave” module.  A mafia boss in Italy was betrayed to the police by his Facebook account.  A new trend in Carbon-14 dating in the wine world reveals that 5% of vintage wines may be frauds.  Plus, the Fark Headline of the Week and a new Off-Air discussion topic.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/36

Episode 33: Cawesome

You are cordially invited to take part in the funeral for our dearly departed from IE6.  ABC pulls its channels from Cablevision.  Ubisoft’s restrictive DRM has already been cracked.  A new website will ship toiletries to your destination when you are preparing to travel.  Topeka, KS changes its name to Google, find out why.  A new type of dinosaur has been discovered.  Microsoft shows off a game that runs seamlessly on Windows, Windows Phone, and Xbox. Roger Ebert has a new voice.  All this and more!

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/33

Episode 32: Ramp Down the Jackassery

Ole Miss students choose Admiral Ackbar as their mascot.  Denny’s invites you to follow a random Taiwanese man.  Ubisoft deters hackers from stealing Assassin’s Creed 2 by making the game unplayable.  A illustrated bible represented with Legos.  Some colleges have begun accepting YouTube videos as part of the application process.  All this plus the Fark Headline of the Week and the Question of the Week.

Show notes available at http://wiki.whatstherumpuspodcast.com/32