This week, we discuss AT&T’s epically crappy service, their “hey, we’re trying to get better” commercials, and discuss over whether their upcoming takeover of T-Mobile is a good thing or a bad thing.
Also, Jann Wenner thinks that magazines are panicking when they put themselves on the iPad. We think he’s wrong, of course, but differ on how to pronounce “Jann Wenner.”
Just for the hell of it: “The Real Spirit of Radio” a KFSR promo from 1983, and a bit of behind-the-scenes on how it was put together.
Finally, The Onion’s “Abortionplex” article gets topped by the hive mind, proving not only that nobody is smarter than everybody, nobody is funnier, either. Somehow, this leads the secret origin of Sarah Palin, and, inevitably, two bloody awful impressions.
Oh, and One More Thing:
Kirk mourns the loss of Gil Scott-Heron’s unique voice and perspective; Tim is over the Comic Book Movie; and Jim thinks that Yuck is anything but yucky.
Medialoper Bebop Episode 6: Band Meeting was recorded at 8:00PM PDT on June 3, 2011 in Jim’s dining room. It was recorded in Garageband and was edited in Audacity. Three guys, two mics, which is why it sounds like it does. Just think of it as our White Light / White Heat.