If you're bored around 12:30pm (Pacific) today, tune into Cranky Geeks to see me on screen with John Dvorak (the crankiest geek of them all), Sebastian Rupley (his co-crank), and John Furrier (PodTech).

I'll admit to not having watched the show until last week when they invited me to come up to San Francisco for a guest appearance. But not only was last week's episode rather amusing and informative, their guest was someone I'd met before and am a fan of: Vanessa Fox.

Anyway, the stories we're looking at for this week's show are all over the map and likely to generate some fun arguments. So come watch us be cranky. :-)

Update: Episode 86 is online now. Check it out.

Posted by jzawodn at October 17, 2007 08:16 AM

Reader Comments
# BillyG said:

How is Vanessa Fox a cranky geek?

on October 17, 2007 08:25 AM
# Charles said:

re: Dvorak

There is a big difference between being cranky, and being a crank.

on October 17, 2007 08:41 AM
# Dan Isaacs said:

bring some glossy paper, and hold it up if anyone starts arguing with you.

FYI, the link that is your name on the episode page goes to yahoo.com, not your blog.

on October 17, 2007 09:35 AM
# Zac Garrett said:

To stay on John's good side all you have to say is dvorak dot org slash blog a million times over.

The show is really quite funny; I look forward to seeing this episode in my feeds later this week.

on October 17, 2007 10:30 AM
# Vanessa Fox said:

I'll have to tune in! Was really fun to do -- you'll have a blast.

on October 17, 2007 12:20 PM
# Compai said:

Good show!!

Gotta love the discussion about Dell's disingenuous press release, and the corresponding Dell Ad on the right of the video.

The Dell character looks like he just stepped right out of Brokeback Mountain...

on October 17, 2007 06:26 PM
# said:

could you add a SFW (Safe For Work) or some such after the link to Vanessa Fox's site.
Links with the word Nude in them, always have me a bit worried (Wikipedia Goatse for a hint as to why!)

on October 17, 2007 11:56 PM
# Chris said:

Nice show! I'm bookmarking it.

on October 19, 2007 07:14 AM
# Nathan Pralle said:

CrankyGeeks is always something that sounds like it will deliver and almost always ends up falling short, usually due to Dvorak being more than just cranky but downright obnoxious. Let off, man! Your co-crank and guests are trying to make other cranky points but your own and you almost never let them have their shot for the love of Peter, Paul, and Mary.

I keep watching for the various jewels that appear from time to time, but there's so much unexplored potential left on the table at the end of the session; what's a geek to do?

on November 7, 2007 11:33 AM
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