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New host schedule starting Monday June 22

by acedtect / June 16, 2009 11:46 AM PDT

Here's when the peeps will be on (P: means producer)

Monday
P: Jason Howell
Tom Merritt
Molly Wood
Brian Tong

Tuesday
P: Jason Howell
Tom Merritt
Natali Del Conte
Brian Cooley

Wednesday
P: Jason Howell
Tom Merritt
Natali Del Conte
Rafe Needleman

Thursday
P: Jason Howell
Tom Merritt
Molly Wood
Brian Cooley

Friday
P: Jason Howell
Tom Merritt
Rafe Needleman
Brian Tong

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New Shedule
by DAKlives / June 16, 2009 11:57 AM PDT

I await it with great anticipation, quite a nice mix Tom


DAK

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All the Hosts Rock
by gildorluthien / June 16, 2009 12:14 PM PDT
In reply to: New Shedule

awesome. that's a good lineup...I've got to change my nick in the chat room though...Tong seems to have a hard time saying it. BOL rocks! Happy 1000th on Thursday! Wish I could be there!

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New schedule
by seiichi01 / June 16, 2009 12:00 PM PDT

I like the host combination Tom, looking forward to it Happy

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Thanks Tom!
by MissM- / June 16, 2009 12:04 PM PDT

Love this schedule. I look forward to Tom and Jason being steady BOL hosts and the rotating co-hosts. Good luck on the dungeon! Happy

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Natali not on with Brian Tong
by Nicholas Buenk / June 16, 2009 12:07 PM PDT

That made me chuckle.
Happy to see more Cooley and Molly, the show needs a grumpy ranter! That's what it's been missing lately I think.

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looking good
by mwood5 / June 16, 2009 12:08 PM PDT

Love the mix, acedtect. It'll be interesting to see how the show evolves past the kilosode. Now, as long as Cooley doesn't start cracking wise about Southerns.... jk/jk.

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New Schedule
by hossola / June 16, 2009 12:11 PM PDT

Guess there'll be no more "flirting" between Natali and Brian Tong.

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Nice!
by DaveBinM / June 16, 2009 12:16 PM PDT

I love the new lineup! Plus; Bros. out loud every Friday!

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(NT) I fear change.
by kwahhn / June 16, 2009 12:17 PM PDT
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http://xrl.in/2hin
by DAKlives / June 16, 2009 12:21 PM PDT
In reply to: I fear change.

is that just pennies nickels and dimes, or quarters too kwahhn?


DAK

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Change
by Y0-Y0 / June 16, 2009 12:26 PM PDT
In reply to: http://xrl.in/2hin

I think he means as in clothing.

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(NT) Just underwear.
by kwahhn / June 17, 2009 12:28 AM PDT
In reply to: Change
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I like it
by hansips / June 16, 2009 12:23 PM PDT

more variety. even better to include extra guests from time to time.

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Woohooooo
by Y0-Y0 / June 16, 2009 12:25 PM PDT

Molly Wood penciled in twice a week. Great!

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Looking forward to Thursdays...
by fonejunkie / June 16, 2009 12:27 PM PDT

Weekly Molly/Cooley rant-offs! Great lineup - anticipation...

Hank

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Molly on Thursdays?
by Ikcor / June 16, 2009 12:32 PM PDT

First, sad to see less of Natali, but more Molly is great. But...

I thought Thursdays were already too busy for Molly, with Gadgettes and Mailbag already happening those days.

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Love it.
by skimike4 / June 16, 2009 12:43 PM PDT

Awesome awesome awesome. Good call, Tom.

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Fantastic!
by grobie / June 16, 2009 1:02 PM PDT

This is a great schedule, a great mix.

Feels like a real hybrid of the the "Old" and "New" Buzz Out Loud. I think it'll work wonderfully.

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after ~1000 episodes...; Natali, opening up?...
by shmody / June 16, 2009 1:27 PM PDT

after ~1000 episodes...; Natali, opening up?...

Well, the show has gone through a few incarnations, so nothing new with another one. This is probably the most sophisticated/intricate change of schedule/hosts to date. Looks like a good mix Happy

I still haven't been listening all that much (mostly b/c of other life stuff), but I've gotta say, since a few weeks ago, I noticed that Natali was kinda starting to let her guard down a little and open up more and generally be more...relatable. Which I found really great and ...sweet Happy So much that I was looking forward to see how she would continue to really grow with the crew.
Now I'll give the benefit of the doubt that I would've picked up on this before if I'd been listening more often. But given new information and insights, I'll change my views - my view is now to look forward with delight in seeing how Natali grows as part of the crew. Happy Like Molly bringing the funny, the insights, and the rants, I'm really looking forward to Natali bringin' those clever insights on technology's societal and legal effects, some personal insights, as well as some vibrance that is uniquely hers...

Vive le BOL!,
Shalin

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Looks good!
by freespirit1956 / June 16, 2009 1:34 PM PDT

After listening since January of 2007 (around episode 385 or so) and seeing the changes from Veronica/Molly/Tom to Veronica firing Jason almost every episode and on the most resent Natali with revolving cast BOL has become grown to more than just a host or two and has brought in a large part of cnet's podcast talent and I think it is a great direction. Congrats on 1000 episodes, looking forward to the next 1000.

Keep up the great work.

Peter from Brampton, ON

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Sweet
by ZombieZone / June 16, 2009 4:12 PM PDT

Mondays and Thursdays are going to be awesome--I love Cooley and Tong, especially when Molly's there to stir it up. Wednesdays will be great as well--I love how mad Natali gets at Rafe. Nice mix Tom, and I think the show will be better than ever with the continued evolution. Keep up the great work.

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Do I have to be the first to say:
by Slikkster / June 16, 2009 9:21 PM PDT

Too much Tom and Jason! J/K...

I guess you anti-Natali people win, after all. Another successful internet uprising. Someone tell Iran.

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Heh...
by paintguru / June 16, 2009 11:49 PM PDT

I was going to say "Who does this Tom guy think he is being on the show every day??" :). Glad to see a set host schedule....now I can download accordingly without having to research and see who is hosting every day. Thursdays are going to be golden.

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I wouldn't give too much credit to them
by ktreb / June 17, 2009 12:33 AM PDT

Overwork is more like it, just like Molly. Natali's everywhere! And since CNET Live as we knew it is no more, Tom has the time to take the reigns of BOL.

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I think it's hardly a coincidence
by Slikkster / June 17, 2009 1:41 AM PDT

Natali's moving to part-time status is basically the the "buried lead" of the story here. No matter the story from the top (and unless I missed something, there <i>hasn't</i> been a story), common sense would dictate that either Cnet got tired of all the rants, or Natali did. Some would say "Hey, power to the people!". I say, "be careful what you wish for". Next time it could be one of <i>your</i> favorites.

Just my gut telling me this, but I have a feeling that some of the "she was just starting to grow on me" comments I've seen might be just a little guilt-based. I could absolutely be wrong about that, however. Nevertheless, score one for the inmates.

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Excellent Development
by ddeschen / June 17, 2009 4:42 AM PDT

IMHO Cooley, Wood, Needleman, Merrit are the best of the hosts. This schedule has at least 2 of them every day. This is great. People like Natali and Brian Tong round out the crew nicely.

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B.Tong
by pablodda / June 18, 2009 11:14 AM PDT

You guys need to put my guy Brian Tong on more. Love that dude!

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your bang on!
by elitemashy92 / December 9, 2009 10:36 AM PST
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he certainly is awesome...!

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I'm back
by Balls_Maximus / June 18, 2009 12:08 PM PDT

I'm drinking a miller Chill, and it's terrible

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Only after the first couple...
by kwahhn / June 18, 2009 1:54 PM PDT
In reply to: I'm back

then it gets better.

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