Retroist Podcast – Episode 143 – Retroist Road Trip Memories Special

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Welcome to the Retroist Road Trip Memories Special. On this week’s episode, Robot Voice and I, hit the open road. Along the way we listen to many talented contributors who share their stories of their favorite road trip memories. Will we make it to our destination? Will Robot Voice enjoy it? Listen to find out! I am joined this week by so many talented people. I hope you stop by and check out their work after listening to the show (or perhaps while listening?) Here is where you find them…

You can find Doug at the Retroist, where he is a regular writer and contributor to the podcast and at his website’s authordougmccoy.com, where he posts his books and at http://mccoycast.wordpress.com/ where he posts his many podcasts. Vintage Volts or Jeff Salzman has contributed to the Retroist, be he also runs the Vintage Volts website, where he shares his love for retro and vintage electronic devices. You can find Chris posts on the Retroist as drquest. You can follow him on twitter under the same name, drquest. Sean or sjgeek89 posts at the Retroist and has his own podcast Throwback Reviews, which you can find at http://throwbackreviews.com/. Sam Jordan is a freelance writer, broadcaster, and comedian. You can find see more of his work at SoFreakingCool.com, MediaShower.com, and HD-Report.com. Vic Sage is an editor here on the Retroist, so you can find him dishing up stuff almost daily. In addition to the he is regular on the podcast and also contributes to Doug McCoy’s podcast. CT is from the Nerd Lunch blog and podcast and you can find out more about him and his high quality podcast at nerdlunch.net ( I have been on 2x!).Finally you can find the prolific Rob O’Hara on the Retroist and the Retroist podcast. He also has his own podcasts, You Don’t Know Flack, which you can find at robohara.com and throwback reviews at throwbackreviews.com.

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10 thoughts on “Retroist Podcast – Episode 143 – Retroist Road Trip Memories Special

  1. mwentworth says:

    Downloading now…
    My predictions for the episode:

    1 – Reference to Mattel Electronic Football for back seat time-passing
    2 – The phrase “are we there yet” will be spoken
    3 – Going out on a limb on this one – a reference to the fact that Robot Voice’s initials are RV

  2. @mwentworth – you should have come aboard as a “writer” :P

    @sjgeek89 – Nice to have you aboard. Sorry RV was so tough on you. He can be very judgmental.

  3. Best line of the show: “He sounds like a dangerous radical.” The closing song wasn’t bad either. The whole thing makes me want to go on a road trip! Great job everybody!

  4. Holy Crow! Now I’m worried that I might have ticked off Robot Voice myself…I’ll have to wait until I get home to listen to it though. ;)

  5. I had to check my recording setup after listening to my segment. Apparently I had managed to save a couple extra audio filters on the recording template I load up when recording audio.

    There were some extra EQ (heavy on low frequencies) and light chorus filters in place which I was experimenting with recently. I must have clicked “Yes” to the “Save before closing” dialog on my preferred template well before loading it up to record this segment. Of course, if I had used headphones to review it, I would have caught the problem right away. I must remember to never trust table speakers to determine audio quality.

    Maybe next time I’ll try to involve less technology in the process. Perhaps I should use my reel-to-reel recorder. What could go wrong there? :)

    Still, I had fun sharing a childhood memory, even though I slept through it!

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