It’s our 100th episode & we’ve put on our finest black t-shirts to celebrate. We wax nostalgic over guests & listeners, bid a fond farewell to Terry Pratchett & still find time to pick apart Apple, Yik Yak, Google, Twitter, the NSA… you know, the usual.

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Show Notes

INTRO

RIP Terry Pratchett

RIP Terry Pratchett: 11 of his most moving quotes about life and death

Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch

Thousands of women are throwing a guy a dance party after he was body shamed

McDonald’s Asks Indie Band To Play For Free At SXSW, Their Response Is Perfect (UPDATED)

McDonald’s asked an indie band to play free at SXSW — here’s its great response

What happens to your brain and body when you check your phone before bed.

The Upside of Yik Yak

IN THE NEWS

Barack Obama reads out ‘mean tweets’ on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Gigaom, one of the better tech journalism sites around, shuts down

Amazon Wants to 3D Print Your Purchase in the Back of Its Delivery Van

As Apple moves into fitness, rival wearables vanish from stores

Apple confirms HBO Now is coming to Apple TV

Apple’s shareholders really want Tim Cook to buy Tesla

SECURITY? HAH!

iSpy: The CIA Campaign to Steal Apple’s Secret

Wikipedia is suing the NSA over mass internet surveillance

Twitter Just Banned Revenge Porn and Doxxing

Laptop killing booby-trapped USB drive

COMMENT OF THE WEEK

Lawrence W. Lee

Departure by A.G. Riddle

AT THE LIBRARY

Mentats of Dune

The Dune Collection, Books 1-6. (Set includes — Dune, Dune Messiah, Children of Dune, God Emperor of Dune, Heretics of Dune, Chapterhouse Dune) Complete Series

I was a captive of Xanth

MEDIA CANDY

Playlist Of The Year!

What the “Blurred Lines” team copied is either not original or not relevant.

Are music subcultures losing their definition?

Exclusive! Original, Unaltered Cut Of Star Wars Trilogy To Be Released On Blu-ray By Disney

THE WEB’S NOT DEAD

Sans Bullshit Sans

Bored pilot draws penis on FlightRadar with private plane

Tinderella

Trevor Moore – High in Church – The Ballad of Billy John