Tara “Tiger” Brown joins us to talk about her new project and super fun stuff. No, she is NOT the no talent ass clown of which this episode is named. You get one guess who that is. But humanity did land on a comet! And Brian still reads vampire novels.

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Show Notes

INTRO

AT&T Beefs Up ‘It Can Wait’ Campaign With #X Hashtag Promotion

$2 Billion and Counting

Taylor Swift’s Spotify Paycheck Mystery

In the music industry today, there’s the 1 percent, and there’s everybody else.

What you’d need to make in every county in America to afford a decent one-bedroom

COMMENT OF THE WEEK

What The Hell Was Megadeth, Arizona?

WELCOME HONORED GUEST

Tara Brown in da hizzouse

Tara’s Website

KitHub

LA Makerspace

DIY Girls

@tara

Feshlight Freaks – Seriously NSFW!

Teledildonics

We-Vibe

LA River

IN THE NEWS

We landed on a fucking comet!

Fuck The World…

Paris Hilton named ‘Female DJ of the Year’ by NRJ DJ Awards

That Viral Video Of A ‘Drunk Girl’ Asking For Help On Hollywood Blvd. Was Faked

My Plan for a Free and Open Internet

Obama’s call for an open Internet puts him at odds with regulators

Regulating the Internet threatens entrepreneurial freedom

Ted Cruz’s Net Neutrality Take Isn’t Just Dumb, It’s Dangerous

Cisco CEO: Obama’s Plan Will End High Speed Internet As We Know It

Pirate Bay Founder Peter Sunde Released From Prison

Groupon is trying to acquire the “GNOME” trademark, which the GNOME Foundation already owns – Reddit

Help the GNOME Foundation defend the GNOME trademark against Groupon!

Groupon says it’s ended its trademark spat with open-source community

SECURITY? HAH!

US Postal Service confirms hack

Postal workers union files charges following USPS breach

OPT OUT FROM ONLINE BEHAVIORAL ADVERTISING (BETA)

Waste no time patching Windows Schannel, OLE bugs, experts warn

Feds Arrest Alleged ‘Silk Road 2′ Admin, Seize Servers

Operation Onymous: 17-nation bust takes out over 400 “hidden services”

Tor Project puzzles over how the law shredded anonymity in Operation Onymous

PSA: Change Your IP Webcam’s Default Password, if You Haven’t Already

Masque Attack: All Your iOS Apps Belong to Us

Paedophile caught after targeted girl’s father impersonates her on Facebook

Public Perceptions of Privacy and Security in the Post-Snowden Era

Stratfor hacker Jeremy Hammond used his cat’s name as a password

AT THE LIBRARY

Information Doesn’t Want to Be Free: Laws for the Internet Age by Cory Doctorow

Cory Doctorow: “We’re all sharecroppers in Google’s fields for the rest of eternity”

The Art of Asking: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help by Amanda Fucking Palmer

Standing naked in front of an audience: Amanda Palmer and a new way to make art

Prince Lestat: The Vampire Chronicles – Anne Rice

SOFTWARE, APPS, AND GADGETS

Decoding the Facebook News Feed: An Up-to-Date List of the Algorithm Factors and Changes

This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things: One Star Reviews Flood ‘Monument Valley’ Following Paid Expansion Release

Monument Valley

Reviewed on Grumpy Old Geeks Ep 53: You’ve Got Red on You

MEDIA CANDY

Serial: listeners of podcast phenomenon turn detectives – with troubling results

Grit: #59 Big Shot Carlos

You Are Not So Smart EP 36 – The Dunning-Kruger Effect

MORON OF THE WEEK

Puuuuudin Pops!!!

Here’s what happened when Dr. Oz asked Twitter for health questions

ARE YOU KIDDING ME?

How a Sneeze Travels Through an Airplane Cabin

Watch A Bowling Ball And Feather Falling In A Vacuum