- Is there any privacy nowadays?
- Plenty of personal info is online
- People don't mind sharing every detail of their lives online
- Checking in from wherever you are
- Social media everywhere
- I like Twitter for quick bursts of info
- People are much more apt to voice opinions, good or bad, online
- Message boards and blog comments are an entire subculture unto themselves
- Anonymous comments on newspaper sites are similarly annoying
- How much is too much?
- Immersion in role-playing games, Second Life
- Monitoring kids' online activity
- Putting family photos online
- Facebook privacy concerns
- Folks love posting YouTube videos
- Getting off the grid
- Information overload
- Blogs can be confessional for people
- I write essays, concert reviews, CompCon show notes
- Podcasting allows anyone to create programming
- Never feel like I'm putting too much out there
- Bonehead of the Week
Dawes - If I Wanted Someone
Eleanor Friedberger - My Mistakes
Boris - Riot Sugar
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The Eleanor Friedberger song is on the forthcoming album Last Summer on Merge Records, where you can download the song for free.
The opening and closing theme of Completely Conspicuous is "Theme to Big F'in Pants" by Jay Breitling. Find out more about Senor Breitling at his fine music blogs Clicky Clicky and Keeping Some Dark Secrets. Additional music used in the show is by Me and Boris the Bull, which is the brainchild of the mighty Mark Campbell. Thanks to Bob Durling for the album art; find out more about his photography at his blog. Voiceover work is courtesy of James Gralian; check out his new site PodGeek.
Completely Conspicuous is a Tan God Production. Word.