The NYT’s ran an article on Leo and the TWiT Network today. Ã?â??Ã?Â You can check out the entire article here. Ã?â??Ã?Â In the meantime, here’s a clip:
Balancing on a giant rubber ball in a broadcast studio and control room carved out of a cottage in Petaluma, Calif., Leo Laporte is an unlikely media mogul.
Next year, the TWIT empire is expected to move into a larger building, down the street from its current headquarters. Mr. Laporte plans to start a morning show this spring to compete with drive-time radio broadcasters.
Ã?Â¢Ã¢â??Â¬Ã?â??ItÃ?Â¢Ã¢â??Â¬Ã¢â??Â¢s not as if I had a plan for all this,Ã?Â¢Ã¢â??Â¬Ã?Â Mr. Laporte said. Ã?Â¢Ã¢â??Â¬Ã?â??It just kind of happened. It was almost as if we had this audience that was waiting for the medium to come along.Ã?Â¢Ã¢â??Â¬Ã?Â
Last night around 10:15pm EST, Andy Ihnatko and Alex Lindsay went live on the TWiT network for a special unveiling of the iPad! Ã?â??Ã?Â Turns out Andy has had an iPad in his possession for over a week. Ã?â??Ã?Â Here are some related videos & links:
And here’s Andy’s killer review for the Chicago Sun Times. A couple more days and I’ll have one in my own hands! How about you?
In case you missed it, Andy was on the CBS Early Show over the weekend. Ã?â??Ã?Â I grabbed it on the ElGato for you. Ã?â??Ã?Â Lot’s of tablet speculation… We’ll know what’s really up soon enough! Ã?â??Ã?Â Until then, here’s the clip:
MacBreak Weekly host Andy Ihnatko (or look-alike?) was caught in the trailer of the soon to be released MacHEADS movie.Ã?â??Ã?Â If you really crank the volume, you can hear a faint “tweet”.Ã?â??Ã?Â Maybe that bird is in his hat?Ã?â??Ã?Â Watch here.
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