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Ep. 727: Where we're breaking snowballsIt's the last full week of the 404 Podcast and before we take off for the holidays, and Mark Licea comes in to help us out with the story rundown that includes a review of Black Swan, a Tron-inspired hotel in Sweden, and what you need to know about the...
What's going on it is Monday via. Seven earth thirteen look -- their teaming up. Support for podcasts -- cnet.com. On Jeff Bakalar market sense and I'm Justin yu and this is the show where we're breaking news snowballs. -- And -- go ahead I thought it was were breaking -- law breaking your snowballs break in -- snowballs. Even someone all of us all the cars and their cold -- -- be yours. Content and -- of the that would use that -- Did they get called out that this weekend it's pretty cold out put. Consumer convinced me here. -- here this weekend just just awful just I would never getting over holder yeah I'm still IE I still in its early years and my voice. But you don't feel better than it is even the highest -- -- dispute is also coming in. -- -- -- -- Action line last night -- Because it was too long and it myself -- I'll give myself an unfinished haircut and need to go home and finish million homes -- -- you do a -- reduces. You put -- is just like all stop now. I gotta do an American games and I still little -- did. We'll link you you you don't -- family -- all this is a problem. Do you -- the back of your head and do them properly with them I buy pulled the meters and you the reflection you. Do you spend money anywhere. But that's that's pretty much what comes in that's so cool she -- it's not only. I started cutting my own hairs and -- in this like the sixth grade nobody does a good job -- -- got a lot of practice. The -- is coming in my have mighty fine as well I'm I'm I'm this the -- here. -- little jealousy right now Jeff this is that this is the best it's ever been seriously ever it's pretty good. I like it man is making people cry. Making babies cry tears of joy Justin's beard is pathetic it is not -- -- I shaved his morning the beer is it's gonna take awhile. But CES I'm hoping -- -- you know I I always say I achieve this. You know pre CES not gonna do this year the beard is coming to Vegas yes yes yes yes and going to be the -- bodies. The three of us that Wilson there's no way -- -- -- I know I can then actually at the Q could you can go that we like humans too -- And -- it's gonna be isn't like yeah straight up his comes out like. One hair at a time just one disk grotesquely a long discussed again crappy -- -- just patchy in Grozny. A -- all right. Welcome to the show today we've got a lot to talk about but the cover -- -- hacking this weekend some presents some present real movie talk yet all we have. And -- and presence. That on the box says do not open them unless it's on the four or podcast. So we're gonna open a present that we receive no -- no idea live on the shows that now in the cool. It's who we get a lot to talk about. Like -- -- first -- first I want to tell you guys that flax one is probably one of the best movies I've -- really really low and I watch over the weekend and it was sold out all the shows are sold and play every hour in New York. But worth -- if he had a chance you'll see it. Definitely gonna do that eyes without giving much away yeah I won't give much away but you know if you've seen other Darren or not -- movies before I sure like requiem for a dream pie -- whatever. On into the rest -- you know that they're not -- is like the king. Of the disturbing descent into insanity do you -- and the black soil is just like that DC Natalie Portman go through this crazy changed and really it was shot last weekend you saw it I did see a last weekend to get there because I can see it's a really big and gruesome right -- I'm a big fan director but. Did not. Really like the movie really now did you think it was overly dramatic that was my one. I didn't think her character is likable and all. Well it's not I know I know it but on there were just pieces of that it. I guess my expectations were completely different my head is just spinning right and staying. -- but again not a fan you -- -- -- lot. I'm gonna -- an idea great reviews it was. Yeah I don't release eleven movies right feel disturbed at the the last movie I saw like that was maybe a clockwork orange. I only watched it recently that was the last movie so that this live every -- but it's really disturbing -- like that -- like -- requiem you know we really deeply disturbed that is one of those movies like and human. Fair enough but all the other actions but I'm in the minority and -- When the deal why don't writer -- -- eloquent and now it hit so hard to please I didn't know she was in it. Yes she was a very very small role she plays the older actress okay it works too much like what you and -- Will still. -- always -- it -- I -- mark maybe Justin and him. -- -- -- if it's not okay guys give away when you tell people better in a movie you could see that it's from the red carpet. You really think -- -- actually like white Knight Rider is in a move on. Like a half second free -- her face and in this area. Many say can I get an idea -- -- -- -- -- new -- is also shut up -- you could tell either way because I had said last week I thought we. They sit there as we get the Milliken and Susan awful actors she is is she -- and likes orange is good black rock because she's not trying to be -- media. And big deal Oca which isn't That '70s -- I mean I am I have such corruption really here. She's improper gamer too which is pretty cool why didn't tell me these things she is -- Apparently she's a big. Big -- fan. So hot -- thicker hotter or less I wish you didn't say well -- that the fact that she's you know and that's that's still pretty awesome but -- double click and then announces good enough for me to. Let's see what my anyway go watch -- one. And I think -- whether you Lebanon -- or don't watch it now. I know is why it matters is like gap they have a few movies you should've seen this year I wanna see true -- through hundreds of big Coen Brothers movie with. Jeff Bridges obviously that's gonna do great things for for film and so -- and -- it. You view just Adams -- I had noted that -- the it would be fun you've got no idea that I got as I do have an idea who Jeffords is now I'm -- -- preventive you have. I think he knows. Speaking of Jeff Bridges -- First article and wounded two in two -- -- -- is a trunk inspired hotel room yes. So obvious. I saw this last week in its -- -- pulled this -- so this is what this is real yet this is actually at a hotel. -- in Sweden they made their rooms look exactly like. Of art from -- return it's an Ice Hotel right yet and Ice Hotel the look at this they have all the neon lights and a bed at six like -- mean don't. -- -- -- -- Now it looks so comfortable that looks sick on site is actually made entirely of ice and -- which I'd -- be pretty uncomfortable to be sleeping in -- I've heard about these like go cold hotels nowhere is this screen this is in Sweden -- might be an attempt to -- the city did don't even tried there's there's also a hotel I believe in Alaska and that they where they it's like a winery -- -- only the frozen winery. Yes. And each room is like this cool little igloo -- how they did this -- -- I have no idea that's pretty cool sick look. So what what I find. Even more impressive is how they have like the circuitry lights yet the ice they had neon lights throughout the entire -- the -- is actually pretty small. I did for a -- inspectorate -- it view it here. Plus surprisingly militant purchase snow leopard is not included nor did include an owner of at all. Aren't the anyways so everyone's seen the -- trailer yes and they've seen in true width the CG. Young version of Jeff Bridges. Isn't terrible. It really bad and maybe just seeing the young version of -- -- sides of Iran are. I think it was a new trailer that -- it came out -- -- played right before black swan. Some on the big screen so maybe I I zealots so differently he looks like porcelain -- -- -- -- -- today yes I know it's time he looks like here -- CG graduates actually in the costume any need to send shivers -- and -- he does look very -- What's up with that looking like crap. And images seen at the beginning where it is he saying goodbye it was someone -- really young red and -- -- -- it. -- -- that -- -- to use -- as which averages but it's weird because. God does that look like crap. And get it and and room. It's all right anyway -- -- G don't have as anyone seen an hr movies now. Comes out Wednesday seventeenth. I'm afraid there's no reason there's our buddy Jeff Bridges determine managed. It put on a few pounds for the show. You stature on June 2 with a smile about I had it does switch off their cameras quality -- -- -- -- forgot you had a we're talking a lot of blog sites get hacked this -- and doctor. Garner the blog network home of -- blog which -- these -- Manhattan gossip blog yes. He's -- is motivational title nine could talk to coaching as he now just have been able hold delicate stuff yeah and last weekend they'd be followed in the stances Amazon. This what is what these I mean Wilson to explain how these sites get half a widows mobile Wilson has no right to actually know how they -- shortages like to throw up dabbling in on April that a bunch of mumbo Jumbo -- not our heads and I'm like oh a new guided smart -- indeed. I think that just hacked into their files and somehow came upon there has got company counts I don't ask I I -- -- for accounts and web sites. Watts a bad idea I don't settle for an account on hawker four is there any incentive college other than to post accident comments there's no reason that god just totally -- want it -- not accident. And not to play it. -- hate the British had seen it come -- you really in the world blog don't you remember -- back back back in the day. In a room talking to do knowing there's a -- there was -- like a caption contests and -- -- dude. This is not reviewed and so these to have valley -- to re evaluate was like -- it's like -- -- really bizarre gossip column for the tech world right right desolate valley as if people care -- and there was like and do you name your own caption -- And it was forget -- mean do you remember the determined that it so I wrote I wrote a caption and I won the contest -- nice and then little did I know the dude was supposed to be on powers of the -- -- -- -- my -- forget is is like -- wearers that it it wasn't a nice caption he's -- Analysts like his views to John G -- any more like a hoodie for something -- looked like crap. And I wrote I wrote something about like. You know he thought he was gonna be in radio in -- TV. And it wine and if the design so the next day and an awkward happens -- -- -- -- I got six I was in human and like history -- version yeah and then hide it. -- -- -- If you -- so those are all those interact yelled -- that's a fact there is like a I think it does. 200000 path or the got leaked onto the pirate day in you can download all of them so anyone who's had a doctor password. I'm definitely be sure to change those especially the use that -- and other web -- -- -- think -- IE use. Does the gawkers pay as you for an email or forget to ask for email address and -- -- to creating users and what's really funny is that I get are less -- Nick Denton -- password for talker on his own Flickr and so Nick Denton himself who's this CEO of all those -- networks. He use same patent for a bunch of different web sites and they hacked into his Flickr account -- So that's it lets media mixer to have different passwords for every Wednesday at deleted some point in time we all sign up for something then like the next day completely forgot about -- -- there sure and -- -- it totally screwed we dance -- -- for everywhere. Through it all why should you have a different one yet. I mean. I know people who have a password that they've always used everywhere and then the in the district and the driver -- -- to get an idea what that -- service were you concerned that. Or. It's a website that basically takes all your passwords and makes one -- it. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- What's even funnier is that -- Donald email -- -- also act -- president Donald. At -- database of all these very important website that visa and MasterCard Amazon gawkers. And McDonald's for their point Apple like McDonald's to if you sign up for the McDonald's message board list. In a world where you are and if you were going you -- -- Russian -- is huge it's over for you. All right we double -- for the break. Mark -- It's become one line but you I -- going to the show completely blind. I wanted to -- -- surprising me when it would tell me. The intimacy -- -- uses like bring something new to talk about. -- -- How you hypocrites you unless I was -- in that's it okay so all this is great on this weekend. I ended up going to. -- Lying down -- giant is going to a holiday party -- Medicaid. I'm an everything went on the story and not good get this is classic you have -- second Zelda story. Okay so. I ended up going to -- holiday party over the weekend. Talked to a bunch of random people one of which -- It's what's assignment video games and that's huge hobby -- -- is the only -- it can't talk about Roy in this guy's like oh well it's funny because my sister. He's the gamer and programs -- this is -- like okay because all lesbians play games. Okay and apparently. His sister was on this lesbian cruise -- And she happened to be. On the same crews with Chazz Bono whose -- is that the shares daughter who. Transgendered it was a drill down -- -- at -- he's huge in the gaming community yes apparently she's hugely gaming community. And on this cruise they had a guess an early copy of call of duty replica. Black -- yes. It is apparently this -- sister and has gone over like going head to head I know a bad that is -- A prominent figure in the gaming community you -- to -- -- -- story and a any ganache competitive supermarkets at the curb fan and I just -- that I -- you an outdated and. That's -- -- check -- shows that -- that was excellent way to do it. -- Erie legend legendary -- We're gonna take a break thanks for Martin leading us into this and more is the 44 after this calls from the public plus -- mystery present. The holidays -- can -- to open and enabling the all this in more stick around a lot more for four after this this is the flora whom foreign and adapters to show where we policy. The back here on the following. Johnson's is leaving the it -- -- just -- hand signal exists and it apparently had. Apparently everyone knows with this it is those parties say if he's looking -- -- me and he goes -- of this any sort of makes it's like traveling. Journalists and that means our wrap it up via keep going. The he's fire in motion didn't -- do anything about him or he could. He -- up guys talk about. He's a great guy that he's the best we've got calls from the public from than a week from -- gets back into the studio. Says its Doritos openings that promise we're talking whether inadvertently Steve we've moved quickly -- -- -- in in comb through in the -- I was opposed to gain personal management -- and have been coming out what happened to you wherever you -- Used in little -- care businessman. I had to get this note -- -- -- that we've received. I'm because yes we actually got a president. Okay so let's. So just him while he's panicking with the thing there. You wanna open that there will always show Christian of this without actually reviewing the -- why everyone knows are addressed not charges then the word came from location it says look it's -- please open this box. Only during 404 podcast. What I editing news that's kind of scary in Austin is one real gas through -- all so -- -- -- -- -- -- like rip that bad -- area. Over the Internet and deliberately -- drift river a little bit of an open metal hot 100. Yeah well all -- heard -- split right I know this has been around so let's see what it is well well. Witnesses -- with its genuine reaction on and on top picks I don't know whatever labor market. That and odd bit smooth it out -- -- cat and its allies Japan all rated second. Woe is our annual net -- or cat the -- I think it's the camp but I think you know one look at -- -- an -- says. All my telling -- -- moving do you see listens to you that -- -- I rolled back -- I had my tummy oh my god. To listen to. -- -- -- -- -- -- All that running its its only gonna that is -- all please watch the video -- OO at all. -- -- -- -- -- -- Blue security this is to make up for chairman and make up -- -- and am leaving Lulu Lulu and cuddling -- And it's got it's -- -- so creepy. This is bought or didn't out of the box yet. And I got really wanted to -- then the monthly unit with its new deal with them and look at. This is unique. Easily the creepy it's looking thing I've seen all day. Keeps talking -- it he's do you change it. -- -- and importantly to wear a diaper. Have you don't look dilute the of those dolls that go to crap and so change the dead sure this is one of the exact same thing -- -- the -- See you change the -- -- Suggests in automobiles -- do all that's creepy. Listen this is infinitely agents can bring good out there oh it's like fighting -- that. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- It through -- -- and Google resisted -- gonna come out and there's an -- -- -- years. It is crap in my hand. That. I'll -- -- that and think later could have it available today in -- and -- -- mail check it out of the name for redo them and it'll keep this in the podcast yeah you gotta be grateful to everybody -- totally freak everyone -- Because little I think it's a real can. And I don't like Baghdad and -- it like closes one item they do not yet they do know oddly they've part of its its fur -- on the card. Area. This thing his kids and me were -- an alpha if there's anything worth cats project that's been cats. Although I don't feel is that when -- -- this one in the tree thefts. All. Kidding. Thank you this is you work as awesome and thanks let's did you go and let your Christmas present them so -- -- -- expect anything else. It's the only after a gig in his prison Saturday -- of data between so you get a fake catch in good onion -- -- -- music. Time additional -- -- -- -- And whom. If that is a new level of creepy and is not yet achieved -- Grown men doing cat -- -- -- and we've got call from GA in Chicago. This guy I just tell we would be friends with this do you. You can just what you do is tell you would too that's the -- this -- a voice and -- Google -- courts should Chicago from. Personable and at the holidays -- -- certainly uncalled for Italian -- -- -- I hear of them are cute and -- -- have been taken name you. If there's data and how can -- look at -- the further -- I went to the arcade one million Saturdays from 11 AM QAM following morning and welcome fifteen dollar 200 games. -- -- -- So that's a lot shovel and we'll tell you every year. Hey happy holidays to you. All that's creepy that is -- Arlington city yes you -- a free play arcade they don't do that is Dave and -- and stuff that illegitimate and nickel arcade we had one in my -- -- -- -- -- He paid ten bucks or something like that and then every game with three Nickels and someone I -- my. Some of the older games like street fatter and -- raided his -- all three yen sixty Nickelodeon city manager credit -- -- Yes they -- That's what a great way to spend your a snowy day yeah and arcade. Implement only when the time frame is eleven hand to him he wasn't there. From 11 -- I would be too -- for the I would not judge him how do you -- there -- and you're the -- to do that that could do it. You could do you could do okay -- implicated and yet do that home all the time yet. It prefer so it's just easier to sit home on your couch yeah membership beachhead let's. With what are our new mascot for -- -- -- Her name is Lou Lou I'll just Eli Lilly drugs blu idiots says that -- in movies I -- -- -- has nothing to say just give us a creepy -- So the question did you go get what you like watching Michael -- -- maybe. You know it's not just sitting up -- our resident. So yeah you. Can it. I give you. -- that's creepy. And them. Creepy -- person over here is -- its -- I -- When he victory if she can't well Lou can help us listen to this next -- when -- -- from her body in Australia. I can understand what this guy seeing maybe you guys can in the through innocent. And uses an indictment on your bedroom -- backing -- bass and -- here at. Who go online and they'll cut her friend. Google cookies will that they should agenda and not gonna happen to it like -- and he got some money -- she got me. I am not and -- intent on it but hey -- Russia. Lucy you reflects what it is it -- anyone else get that figure noting only about the listeners that he sounds excellent mass effect. Blu cigarettes. Is that -- did you guys get what he said blu cigarettes that's. -- that hello and yes yes yes yes yeah -- back and hagel was on like the Letterman or Jay leno's and and apparently it's trendy now -- OE cigarettes don't buy it gets. Has -- -- -- from electronic dance and supposedly well and not help but. Anyway audio trying to. I did this so much they get better question or just. Also watching your rose well arcane and other UEU and those Hewlett. You run your neck I got -- friend laughing -- -- reminded that. Ha. He's referring to a keyboard or view that to show last week it's for the roads will -- 9000 mechanical keyboard and there's a USB cord and wrap it around my neck. It's let's look like news or something yeah. -- -- Try a better idea what wanted to show how long the cable as -- the only do that in the shot with record -- -- want it to demonstrate these suicide capable. Said cable is actually slightly when he story behind because I I edited and posted -- you did. Okay and so. Usually when I when I edited video just go off of what you -- -- the title comic when you read the title the beginning Andy's it says. It's rose will RK 9000 but I thought you said. Arcane -- probably is a tightening our genes like arcane words like trying to search on him and the search -- I thought I was searching -- like Google unlikely to dislike. Now come out -- is embargoed. Admittedly just calling him behind him that his walking five find out and then -- was like it's our. Arcane. But everyone go while not as good as -- bones story and -- -- I -- China can. Now I'm I'm almost I'm contest is open what you think Lulu. Literally nothing to say -- -- -- Miller. -- have returned to find me. I don't -- and it -- like the weird realistic things at the most. In appropriate time super creepy use some of -- here's that video we just talked about -- -- court around my neck all right. The -- this strangling. I'm not sure aren't that's fine. Finally and I'm sure markets and the -- about this the PGA's were Saturday -- the video game awards that are. More -- -- circuits accidentally pong on the -- business. Hey key strategic -- Again no mistake does just a thought -- gave us on our horses funded by the would. -- -- I -- -- do we all thought about the Gilmore -- our -- -- that oral and any kind. -- -- -- -- It's long. Trader all of the other games come out for next year got preview last night yeah one regular quick in Selma not -- -- -- long. -- -- so he's talking about the VGA awards on spike in Saturday night. I've never seen this awards show has donated video digital artists -- it's really -- Girls in -- it's very reunion that it actually tuned in for -- -- -- budgeted for one -- because it looked like -- didn't have anything new I won't be completely honest I've been seeing this every year it's been on minutes it looks too much like a circus is. This one they took a little more seriously and so good for them. But. I feel like that good for their facial expressions of a price I just said you know express yourself time no one takes it seriously notably you know it's like the lowest you know ranking -- awards show I bet I did like house hosted by Neil Patrick -- this area. -- mind -- is attractive. She does nothing for me but you know I think you know I think they should get a little more seriously if you care people actually -- be cared any big. Delivered some new games coming -- Guillermo del -- that's a seasoned -- -- build the world and he's got a new game coming -- called insane it's gonna be true GM mark you and I'll talk about all this tomorrow pregame wherever Michelle. Has ever teaser -- tomorrow the last three game of 2010 signature tune in. This is the last -- for four shows lot of problems for 2010 is well. Tune in tomorrow for brand new show. Steve Guttenberg finishing -- point ten thoughts on Friday. And that's gonna do for us you would do is a -- if you have to comment on what you think is the best show of tweets and or for. Email us the for a -- at cnet.com because -- be shooting yuletide episode yes we only talk about the best moments yet. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --