[Blind Casting] Re: daily source code

  • From: Chris Skarstad <toonhead5@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2005 12:15:16 -0500

Yeah, I'm not necessarily disagreeing with you guys, just so you know.
I do think that if Adam's getting to the point where people are doing all the work for the shownnotes, maybe a little bit of prioritising might be in order? it's cool to have a wicky for your shownotes where everyone can interact, but like Holly rightly pointed out, it's a good idea to give something to work off of and do some of the work yourself.

At 10:36 AM 9/29/2005, you wrote:
Not to pile on, but I agree with Holly's original message and all the follow-ups. The wiki-based shownotes really is the last straw for me. I had decided to unsubscribe from DSC and check into his site every few days and download individual shows based on whether the shownotes looked interesting. Now it's difficult even to do that, so I'm otta there.

I had this really subversive idea. Someone who continues to listen to DSC should do a short podcast that is a heavily edited version of the show, including only the substantive content. "Today Adam said Podshow would buy Google. Then he played a mashup and three promos." The complaining about first class air travel and the shilling for the crummy coffee would just not be mentioned.


Hey Holly, when are you guys gona do another show?
On 9/29/05, Darrell Shandrow <<mailto:nu7i@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>nu7i@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > wrote:

Yeah, agreed absolutely.  There's no excuse for Adam taking advantage of the
open Wi-Fi networks of others when it seems quite likely he can afford a
decent cable or DSL connection, at the very least.  Oh, well...

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Holly Anderson" <<mailto:holly@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> holly@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <<mailto:blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, September 29, 2005 6:52 AM
Subject: [Blind Casting] Re: daily source code

>I think the difference between what leo does and what adam's doing. Is >that leo writes the notes and people add to them, from what I'm >understanding is adam's letting everyone else do all the work. As far as >the wi fi goes, he's buying an apartment and buying furniture, so he should >be able to buy internet access. I could understand it if he wasn't doing >all that other stuff. > Holly > At 11:51 PM 9/28/2005, you wrote: > >>I noticed the same thing, well sort of. Sometimes he'll make an indirect >>comment or 2 about one of them, but it is a lot less than it used to be. >>I agree, it's hard to get the feel of a podcast from just a promo alone, >>and there *does* appear to be a lot more podshow stuff going on, but i >>guess in his defense, that's what he's involved in, so obviously that's >>gonna make it in there. Just so long as it doesn't just turn into a big >>ole commercial for Podshow stuff only. If Podshow wants their own podcast >>to showcase all the people on there they can certainly do that. I do >>like the wicky idea for the shownotes. Leo Laporte seems to be able to do >>that and nobody minds. >>and as far as internet access goes and getting it for free, I guess he >>fels like he's only going to be there temporarily and it probably isn't >>long enough to justify paying for net access. I figure maybe if he was >>there longer he'd get himself a proper connection. >> >>I guess the best way for all of us to let him know how we feel is to >>comment in his blog, or send him an e-mail. hey, he's got a 4 gig gmail >>account now, so lord knows he has the room. >> >> >> >> >> >>At 09:58 PM 9/28/2005, you wrote: >>>Hi Holly, >>> >>>You are right on target with your comments concerning The Daily Source >>>Code. I have decided to remove Adam's podcasts from my list of >>>favorites. >>> >>>Rick >>> >>>----- Original Message ----- From: "Holly Anderson" >>><<mailto:holly@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>holly@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> >>>To: <<mailto:blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> >>>Sent: Wednesday, September 28, 2005 10:02 PM >>>Subject: [Blind Casting] daily source code >>> >>> >>>>I don't know if this is off topic or not, but is anyone else getting >>>>really tired of listening to the daily source code? It seems like more >>>>and more there's no substance its just fluff. It used to be interesting >>>>because you could hear about different podcasts etc, but now all it >>>>seems to be is promos, but he doesn't really talk about the podcasts. >>>>Its hard to get a feel for podcast with just a promo. It seems the only >>>>podcasts he talks about are ones he's either directly or indirectly >>>>involved with. We also get to hear about biodesil, which I guess was >>>>interesting 2 months ago. Now the latst thing is that he can't even be >>>>bothered to do his own show notes, and also can't be bothered to pay for >>>>internet access. >>>> >>>>I don't know, maybe I'm just looking for things but lately I've just >>>>struggled to listen. I just needed to rant a bit. >>>>Holly >>>> >>>> >>>>-- >>>>No virus found in this outgoing message. >>>>Checked by AVG Anti-Virus. >>>>Version: 7.0.344 / Virus Database: 267.11.8/113 - Release Date: >>>>9/27/2005 >>>> >>>> >>> >> >> >> >> >>-- >>No virus found in this incoming message. >>Checked by AVG Anti-Virus. >>Version: 7.0.344 / Virus Database: 267.11.8/114 - Release Date: 9/28/2005 > > > -- > No virus found in this outgoing message. > Checked by AVG Anti-Virus. > Version: 7.0.344 / Virus Database: 267.11.8/114 - Release Date: 9/28/2005 > > > >

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