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[randommedia] Why not send me an audio comment? | February 23, 2006
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], five-minute random reports from events in my life. Here: me complaining about how I set up this ability for people to leave audio comments, yet no one actually doing so yet. Plus, a few suggestions on what you could comment about, in case you're stumped yourself.

[randommedia] Interview with Adobe's Greg Rewis | February 16, 2006
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], recorded through my cellphone using the service Audioblogger.com. Here: a two-part interview with Adobe's Greg Rewis, after attending the company's Production Studio Tour stop in Chicago.

[randommedia]: My first Odeo recording | February 10, 2006
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], literally a collection of random audio posts from various moments in my daily life. Here: My first-ever recording, in fact, using Odeo's Flash-based browser software, which you'll see is still a little buggy; there are lots of tiny little skips from my original monologue in the MP3. Still, though, pretty cool.

[randommedia]: Conversation with my brother, St. Louis, Christmas 2005 | December 27, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one a conversation with my brother in St. Louis during the 2005 Christmas holidays. Topics discussed include the recent NYC transit strike, my brother's job at a bleeding-edge tech company in Manhattan, and why he is no longer learning a word a day in Russian.

[randommedia]: Conversation with my friend Anna, karaoke night, Chicago | December 1, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one a conversation with my friend Anna, while attending a karaoke night at Carol's Pub in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago.

[randommedia]: Conversation with my friend Anna during a Halloween party, Uptown, Chicago | October 30, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one a conversation with my friend Anna during a Halloween party, Uptown neighborhood, Chicago, concerning the scene we are currently watching of The Shining, Kubrick version.

[randommedia]: Conversation with my friend Alamar, Chicago Metra train ride to Fermilab | September 17, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one a conversation with my visiting German friend Alamar, during our suburban train ride to the campus of the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

[randommedia]: Report from an impromptu party at my apartment, 3:30 a.m., Uptown, Chicago | September 10, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one a very drunken conversation with my friend Tom, on how it is that I suddenly find myself hosting a rowdy party in my studio apartment at 3:30 in the morning, in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago.

[randommedia]: Sidewalk conversation between bars, Belmont and Clark, Chicago | September 10, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one a drunk conversation with friends drifting in and out, as we walk down the sidewalk at Belmont and Clark from a horrible karaoke night to a cool indie-rock dive bar.

[randommedia]: Conversation with my friend Alamar, Chicago el ride | September 10, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one a conversation with my German friend Alamar during his first-ever visit to Chicago, recorded on the red-line el train.

[randommedia]: Interview with Meg Bell of the Chicago Mudqueens | August 25, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one an interview with Meg Bell, founder of the Chicago Mudqueens, a group of hot Suicide-Girl-type punk-rock women who actually do wrestle each other in the mud, then donate the proceeds to a local shelter for battered women. Recorded in the Bucktown neighborhood of Chicago, as Meg and her friends construct a new stage for the group in Meg's backyard.

[randommedia]: "City of Destiny" report, part 5: Talk with Katherine Hodges | August 20, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one part 5 of 5 of my report from the "City of Destiny" literary event at Quimby's Bookstore, Wicker Park, Chicago, organized and hosted by Katherine Hodges. Here: a talk with the woman herself, back in her apartment after the event was over, on how she thought the event itself went, and where they came up with the idea of serving mint juleps at it (with freshly-plucked mint and everything).

[randommedia]: "City of Destiny" report, part 4: Talk with my friends Kate and Joshua | August 20, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one part 4 of 5 of my report from the "City of Destiny" literary event at Quimby's Bookstore, Wicker Park, Chicago, organized and hosted by Katherine Hodges. Here: a conversation with my friends Kate (a local poet) and Joshua (a local comedian), on the back couch of Quimby's after the event was over, just about nothing in particular.

[randommedia]: "City of Destiny" report, part 3: Interview with Jonathan Messinger | August 20, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one part 3 of 5 of my report from the "City of Destiny" literary event at Quimby's Bookstore, Wicker Park, Chicago, organized and hosted by Katherine Hodges. Here: an interview with Jonathan Messinger, a man of many talents - a creative writer himself, and the Books editor of Time Out: Chicago, plus the host of an insanely popular literary show at the Hideout, plus the editor of a popular website as well called This Is Grand (true stories from the Chicago transit system). Whew!

[randommedia]: "City of Destiny" report, part 2: Smoke-break monologue, Quimby's Bookstore, Wicker Park, Chicago | August 20, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one part 2 of 5 of my report from the "City of Destiny" literary event at Quimby's Bookstore, Wicker Park, Chicago, organized and hosted by Katherine Hodges. Here: a monologue recorded during a smoke break at the event, about the podcasts I've been recently getting into, why I've been getting into them, and what I hope to achieve with this new podcast of my own.

[randommedia]: "City of Destiny" report, part 1: Talk with my friend Jenna, Wicker Park, Chicago | August 20, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one part 1 of 5 of my report from the "City of Destiny" literary event at Quimby's Bookstore, Wicker Park, Chicago, organized and hosted by Katherine Hodges. Here: a talk with my friend Jenna, co-creator of the funny and bitter blog You Knit WHAT?!, as we traverse the streets of Wicker Park during rush hour.

[randommedia]: Field report from the Chicago Small Business Expo, UIC Pavilion | August 12, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one a field report from the Chicago Small Business Expo, being held in the UIC Pavilion.

[randommedia]: Conversation with my friends Tom and Lisa, on Tom's moving day | July 2, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one a conversation with my friends Tom Henkey and Lisa Hemminger (former co-hosts of the weekly "Yammer" poetry event at the Southport bar Joyblue), after just spending the previous eleven hours moving all of Tom's stuff to his new apartment.

[randommedia]: Conversation with Katherine Hodges, Quimby's Bookstore, Chicago | May 5, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one a conversation with my friend Katherine Hodges, a well-known figure in the world of indie literature. Recorded in front of Quimby's Bookstore, Wicker Park, Chicago, during a literary event called "The Secret Lives of Librarians," sponsored by the American Library Association during their annual convention weekend.

[randommedia]: Interview with GapersBlock.com's Andrew Huff | April 29, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one an interview with Andrew Huff, founder and editor-in-chief of GapersBlock.com, a popular guide to Chicago hipster life. Recorded at one of the monthly Gapers Block social events, this one at Wrigleyville indie haunt Gingerman, on Clark next-door to Metro.

[randommedia]: Shappy poem, "The Soldiers Took My Babies!," Live in Chicago | April 25, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one a performance by my friend Shappy of his hilarious poem "The Soldiers Took My Babies!" Recorded during his recent featured performance at the Mental Graffiti poetry slam, at the Funky Buddha, Grand and Milwaukee, Chicago.

[randommedia]: Report by my friend Shappy of Star Wars Celebration III (part 2 of 2) | April 25, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one part 2 of 2 of a conversation with my friend Shappy about his recent attendance of Star Wars Celebration III in Indiana. Recorded at Funky Buddha, Grand and Milwaukee, Chicago.

[randommedia]: Report by my friend Shappy of Star Wars Celebration III (part 1 of 2) | April 25, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one part 1 of 2 of a conversation with my friend Shappy about his recent attendance of Star Wars Celebration III in Indiana. Recorded at Funky Buddha, Grand and Milwaukee, Chicago.

[randommedia]: Meg's party, part 4 of 4: Porn star Daniele | March 18, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one part 4 of 4 of a report from my friend Meg's party in Bucktown, Chicago. Here, a conversation with partygoer Daniele, who turns out to be an amateur porn star and honest-to-God college student.

[randommedia]: Meg's party, part 3 of 4: Novelist Adam | March 18, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one part 3 of 4 of a report from my friend Meg's party in Bucktown, Chicago. Here, a conversation with partygoer Adam, a struggling local novelist.

[randommedia]: Meg's party, part 2 of 4: Retired Israeli soldier Josh | March 18, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one part 2 of 4 of a report from my friend Meg's party in Bucktown, Chicago. Here, a conversation with partygoer and Meg's roommate Josh, a retired Israeli soldier, on what he's doing in Chicago and why he chose to move here in the first place.

[randommedia]: Meg's party, part 1 of 4: Bike messenger Raphael | March 18, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one part 1 of 4 of a report from my friend Meg's party in Bucktown, Chicago. Here, a conversation with partygoer Raphael, a bike messenger.