From the The 404 Podcast Blog
The 404 1286: Where we're tired of zombies (podcast)
We're getting some international love today as GameSpot Australia's Dan Chiappini chimes in today about the current state of gaming post-E3.
The 404 1285: Where E3 is no place for fanboys (podcast)
On today's show Jeff and Ty wrap up E3 2013 and make fun of the fanboys that are ruining it for everyone else.
The 404 throwback interview with Jay Chandrasekhar and Kevin Heffernan
Here's another throwback episode of The 404 Show where Jeff sat down on August 3, 2012, with Jay Chandrasekhar and Kevin Heffernan, two of the members of the comedy group Broken Lizard (Super Troopers, Beerfest).
The 404 Throwback: Episode 634, 07/30/10
Here's a throwback episode of The 404 Show where we interviewed Michael Showalter. The comedian behind "The State" and "Wet Hot American Summer" joins us in the studio to chat about his new "Making of..." Web series on Babelgum.
The 404 1,284: Where we're judged by John Hodgman (podcast)
Comedian and self-appointed judge John Hodgman reveals the secrets to surviving the apocalypse and answers your questions about National Doughnut Day, the proper way to grow a mustache, and how to deal with Internet whiners.
The 404 1,283: Where we whirlybird this picture disc (podcast)
Nobody's taken hits harder in the digital age than Weird Al, Bridget Carey tells us her favorite vacation spots, how to rent a jet ski in God's bathtub, and Xanga is about to shut down you guys!!!
The 404 1,282: Where the water is rising (podcast)
Aunt Jill is back from her sojourn to Italy where she went off the grid, only to return to a battalion of Internet trolls on her LinkedIn. We'll shield her from harm, and she'll return the favor by answering a few of your finance questions.
The 404 1,281: Where we take our dosh to the bank (podcast)
Spotify trends guru Shanon Cook pops back into the studio for a quick appearance today, giving a rundown of all the songs catching fire on Spotify this week.
The 404 1,280: Where we dig up the truth (podcast)
Today we're parsing through the squalid urban legend of the worst video game flop ever produced: the E.T. game for the Atari 2600, and the hushed whispers that 3.5 million copies were buried in a desert.
The 404 1,279: Where we get Spherical bacterial (podcast)
Steve "Sphere" Guttenberg appears on another psychedelic episode of The 404, discussing why The Nation's new album sounds so terrible, a $2,500 Sony headphone from the '80s, and the dangers of "remastered" albums.
The 404 1,278: Where we take a ride to Margaritaville (podcast)
Everyone panic: there's a Web site that has screenshots of all your Snapchats. We'll tell you how to get right with the Internet gods. Plus history's most expensive songs, a stolen CitiBike on Craigslist, and more.
The 404 1,277: Where we keep on sinning (podcast)
Why do Amish teens love using Facebook so much? Today we'll explore technology's role in Rumspringa, a period of Amish adolescence that offers members a chance to experience the outside world. Wait until they discover Snapchat...
The 404 1,276: Where we follow Justin into the darkness (podcast)
Today's episode leads with a story that happened to Justin on Memorial Day: a survivalist tale of tech failure, the power of nature, and a tightrope walk above surefire doom.
The 404 1,275: Where we give Tony Hale a hand (podcast)
We're very proud to have actor Tony Hale on the show today. You know him from "Arrested Development" and "Veep." He tells us about auditioning for the role of Buster, the Internet's hand in the success of "Arrested Development," and the cinematic future of the series.
The 404 1,274: Where Microsoft makes the same mistakes (podcast)
On today's show, Jeff and Polygon's Russ Frushtick will speak the unsaid about the Xbox One and predict this year's hellish Black Friday, then Justin will read an excerpt from the worst fan fiction ever written.
The 404 1,273: Where overall we think it's necessary (podcast)
Sharon Vaknin reports on last night's Webby Awards and the new Xbox One gaming console. Then she sticks around to talk GIFs, her favorite Urban Dictionary entries, and her upcoming how-to reports.
The 404 1,272: Where Tumblr takes the cake (podcast)
Justin's back from a sabbatical harvesting McNuggets and McSalad Shakers, Nintendo takes money from fan, a politician goes to Facebook school, and Yahoo buys Tumblr for $1.1 billion almost exactly five years after CEO David Karp appeared on The 404.
The 404 1271: Where we Carey on just fine without Yu (podcast)
Aside from today's show having the best title ever, we're chatting with Bridget Carey about Google I/O 2013 and nerd fights. All this, plus a new giveaway contest!
The 404 1270: Where it's like comparing apples and googles (podcast)
With Google I/O 2013 underway, we chat with Jill Schlesinger about the company's $900 stock price. Also on the docket is college loans, Sony's fragmentation, hockey and more.
The 404 1269: Where rad goes viral (podcast)
Spotify's Shanon Cook delivers the top 10 viral songs from Spotify, then Mark and Jeff preview Deadpool and The Bureau: XCOM Declassified.
The 404 1,268: Where we buy beats behind bars (podcast)
Today we'll report a handful of stories, including a study of the "lost boy" generation and the Machinima network, NSA's secret Google tricks, "Pinterest Stress" affecting your Mom, and the music business in American prisons.
The 404 1,267: Where we fang with briends (podcast)
A new single-serving Tumblr page makes every New Yorker hate their apartment, a San Franciscan put a van on Airbnb, a new font lets dyslexia sufferers read, and Bang With Friends saddles up for life on the run.
The 404 1,266: Where our boss fights are anticlimactic (podcast)
Mark Licea jumps back into the guest seat today for a chat about Wolfenstein: New Order, a hack that gives you a spoiler-free Internet, and Nintendo's big problem in advance of E3.
The 404 1,265: Where we build weapons of mass distraction (podcast)
Did you know that Dave Chappelle was in a "Home Improvement" spinoff sitcom in the 1990s? All of the episodes are on YouTube right now, and we'll trace its history on today's 404 episode.
The 404 1264: Where we try and stay Glassy (podcast)
404 friends Scott Stein and Ty Pendlebury jump on to co-host today's show filled with Google Glass ridicule, videogame gambling and piracy crackdown ineffectiveness.