"Almost like a table of living clay, the inFORM is a surface that three-dimensionally changes shape, allowing users to not only interact with digital content in meatspace, but even hold hands with a person hundreds of miles away. And that’s only the beginning."
handjobs of the future
HOLY SHIT ARE YOU KIDDING ME
THIS IS THE KIND OF CRAZY COOL-ASS SHIT THAT I’VE BEEN WAITING FOR MY WHOLE GODDAMN LIFE
IN THOSE MOVIES AND GAMES AND SHIT WHERE PEOPLE HAVE THOSE CRAZY HIGH-TECH TABLES AND SUCH WHERE THEY MANIPULATE DATA AND VIRTUAL OBJECTS AND STUFF WITH THE WAVE OF A HAND AND SHIT
I am in Moxieburgh, New England using my first real internet in a week to share THIS CONVERSATION I HAD WITH MY FRIEND AND INSPIRATION PAUL F TOMPKINS.
It’s SPEAKEASY, and we spoke pretty easy, mainly because that is REAL GIN I’m drinking, and it was so hot out.
Paul has had these barside conver-talkies with all of your favorite people, so after watching and up thumbing this one (and writing a computer script to spool it right to the top of REBUZZIT), go back and watch all of them by navigating to
“The first two years was just this fun thing we were doing in our spare time. It was no different to us than making some weird zine at Kinkos or recording a crappy album on a 4-track. But for the first time ever, more than our friends were looking at it. Because it was on the Internet, we could gauge ‘Oh, people are watching this and they seem to like it, so maybe we’ll keep doing it.”
- Homestar Runner creator Matt Chapman on this week’s Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show
We also discuss where the show came from, what happened to it, and why it’s finally coming back. What could be better? Listen on iTunes or JeffRubinJeffRubinShow.com
Six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald was born on July 3. Take a look back at her career, from her Broadway debut in The Secret Garden to her current performance in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, at PlaybillVault.com.
This is Peppermint. He’s the one-eared, three-legged, sixteen year old office cat at the veterinary I work at. Every day he comes up to one of us and meows for treats. If one does not give them to him right away, he starts clawing at your leg and looking at you with desperation in his eyes.
"WHAT THE FUCK MAN, HAVEN’T I BEEN THROUGH ENOUGH? TREATS!!!"