In Virginia, the fight for marriage equality surges on despite being put on hold by the Supreme Court, while Ken Ham’s Ark Encounter continues to aim for a share of taxpayer dollars. These are this week’s headlines brought to you by hosts John Snider and David Driscoll in their no-nonsense humanist podcast American Freethought.
Amazon is on a buying spree and they have acquired Twitch for a hefty price of $970 million, after rumors spread last month that Google is already in final talks to buy Twitch. However, Amazon sealed the deal first and the acquisition is expected to close in the second half of 2014.
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In the 114th of Rationally Speaking podcast, hosts Massimo Pigliucci and Julia Galef pull out all the stops to treat you to an unstructured discussion. That means you've got free-flowing conversation about whatever comes to mind.
Take-Two has announced that Evolve will be delayed until 2015, and not the original worldwide launch date of October 21. CEO Strauss Zelnick has said on the financial call to investors that the game deserves to be given a bit more time for the developers to polish the game and February is a better release window for it.
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This week in the Boing Boing Gadgets Podcast, Fark’s Drew Curtis joins hosts Xeni and mark to share stories about his kids and their [mis]adventures with paintball.
In the latest episode of the hilarious Comical Podcast, hosts Justin, Miguel, and heather are joined by Joe Eisma, who discusses his book, Morning Glories. They also review the best books they've read this week, and Miguel shares funny stories about hitting the ground.
Some of the books they're reviewing are:
For several years now I’ve enjoyed Chuck Palahniuk’s writings, and even more, his ideas and insights on the human condition. So when his newest release, Burnt Tongues, was discussed in this latest episode of Booked. Podcast, I was thrilled.
Podcast lover and developer Marco Arment has launched his newest podcast player called Overcast. It's basically a fast and responsive podcast player that allows you to tweak your favorite podcasts to enhance your listening experience.