The 404 Show 1,546: Moto 360 hands-on, Destiny the fragrance
You know what?
Not even doing a cold open today.
You're gonna say the date?
Not gonna say the date, are you kidding?
I'll say September 5th.
And maybe, it's Friday.
It's Friday, yeah.
You can tell it's Friday, you can feel Friday.
I've never had a day feel more like Friday in my entire freaking life.
Well, that's a good thing it's Friday, then,
It worked out.
Luckily, it worked out for everybody.
You're Jeff Baccalar.
Yeah, I am.
I'm Iah Zaccar.
Yes, you are.
And Ariel is dead.
Wouldn't that, where the hell is he?
I think he's on vacation.
I don't know.
But we've got Richard over there.
I'm over here, over here.
What's up Richard Peterson.
What'd you do with REO, where the hell is he?
I think he might be hidden be, like, behind these curtains or something, I don't know.
He's just gonna tumble out at the end, just thunk.
There's just a hat, just like floating along the curtain.
They're like, there he is, he's just.
Renee going over there?
Thanks for tuning into the show today.
We got a few things to talk about.
We've got a little later start so we have no time limit essentially.
Which is rad.
Love living on the edge like that.
But first things first.
I'm wearing something on my wrist.
Do you see what that is?
People listening at home, can you see what that is?
I think they're guessing right now.
Here let me take it off, so I can show the camera.
Are you gonna put, [LAUGH] Richard's running back and forth to do our camera situation right now, so.
He's on, are you on it?
You're not even taking it.
Oh he, he frames it up first.
Here it is, gents and ladies.
The Moto 360.
Oh my goodness.
It's real, and it's here fresh from Chicago.
Look, and it's taking my blood pressure?
I think it's, it's got a heart rate monitor on it.
On the back.
I have taken 2,600 steps today, I'll have you know.
So here it is.
This is the Moto 360.
I feel bad because Scott Stein is usually the one, well he's reviewing this for us.
He's usually the one that would come on and, and you know.
Like really dissect this thing for us.
But he's not doing that right now, what he's doing right now is writing the review.
And I'm just like Scott give me that for a second, but here it is $250 dollars it sold out already, can't get it anywhere.
It went on sale twelve o'clock eastern time today, it's gone, Best Buy it's gone, Motorola.com.
That's 250 bucks.
Yeah and it's sold out right away.
So here's first impression.
This, this is all I've seen of it, okay?
I, I've been wearing it for 20 minutes.
It's way lighter than you'd think it'd be.
I'll tell you that.
I tried it out earlier.
It's same, like it's lighter than my actual watch.
A regular watch.
What's cool is when you are wearing it on your wrist and you turn your wrist to look at the thing, it turns on.
The little, the little gnome in there.
That's, that's the sensors.
I think that's how it works.
In your world.
What do you mean sensor, like a gyroscope?
Something like that.
A gnome-oscope, clearly.
A gnome-oscope, clearly.
A gnome-oscope, clearly.
Him and his gnome friends.
So, what else?
Right away, not going to lie.
I'm not too impressed with the screen.
<< Why are you not impressed?
<< I don't think it's as clear as it should be.
<<It's pretty low rent, if you really stare at it you can see the jaggedness of the letters and numbers and things.
<< Yeah, you can see pixels man, I don't want to see pixels, I want to see what I'm used to, like retina stuff.
So you're the guy complaining about too many pixels on your phone, not enough on the watch?
So you gotta split the difference on that.
You heard me there, folks.
But there it is, you can like, here, I'll show you the one cool thing I like already.
This is really the only reason I would buy this thing, that you can switch the face of the, of the watch.
Yeah, but for 250 bucks you can buy several different watches that have different watch faces, you know.
You are correct, sir.
And then you just tap what you want.
Yeah, when you go to that white one.
The bottom of the screen
Is cut off.
Not a perfect circle.
When it comes to the screen and that, I can't unsee anymore cause when it's a black face almost okay with that.
You're okay with that.
I'm okay with that.
Oh, it just looks, it just looks like something's gone wrong with it.
It doesn't bother me.
You look like the bottoms dead or something.
Yeah, it looks like the screen is broken, because it's so close, I think Scott, he mentioned this, it's so close to perfect, but this imperfection it's like, not tolerable at that point, because it's got a beautiful bezel, it's really thin, really light, it seems very functional and responsive, but that black bar on the bottom
Oh, get over it.
No, $250 it should look perfect.
It needs a light sensor.
That's the light sensor.
That's what it's for.
That's what it is.
It's got like a little sort of invisible dot there, and that's what it's for.
I don't know, it's the first Geneva.
Also, like when you catch the face on the side, it you know, there's like this weird magnification rainbow effect that happens.
That I can see some people getting pissed off at.
Other than that, I haven't had a, a terrible amount of time with it.
But it seems responsive.
It, it works.
Not a lot of time with a watch.
You're killer, funny.
They use a standard wa, [LAUGH] they use a standard watch band so you can switch it out.
And they're coming out with a new one with a metal band.
Soon, for 299.
It feels good on my wrist.
It's not as goofy as I thought it would be, I'll give it that.
They didn't go with the plasticky feel, it's a real leather wa, wristband.
It's a nice watch.
And for $250, I think the price is okay.
<<Now I don't how long you've got to play with it, but I heard it does not hold a charge for the whole day.
You've gotta charge it like twice a day.
Like you kind of need that to have function.
<< It's why mine pre-ordered.
It just went to cancel.
<< So that means there's one availabel right now.
I mean it's just if, if you're going to make a smart watch you better be sure, I mean why wouldn't you to be safe, just for safety make it 30 apps?
Cuz like no one's up for more than 24 hours at a time.
It's unlikely you'll be up.
So just make it go that long.
It's got a special inductive charging thing so I don't know if it works with the other standard so we can just pop it on any.
Charger, you have to use just theirs.
You have to carry that thing around like a-
That's, of course, another thing for you to freaking carry.
Oh, wa-, your travel-on bag is so big, what happened?
I had to carry my induction charger for my wristwatch.
Just get out of here, man.
I don't know, I, I, I do, look, I love new gadgets and when I first heard about this, I was psyched.
But upon looking at it and having it on my wrist.
It's not connected to a phone.
Scott says the voice recognition is superb.
You gotta give kudos to Motorola for that.
I just think you know, this is one of those things where maybe you're gonna have to wait for the next version to come out.
The Moto 361.
That'll be the second gen.
There you are.
Actually, they, they, they've revised the, or revamped the, the Moto G and Moto X and they just call them the same thing.
So this'd be the new 360, I'd imagine.
To, to keep anyone from being confused.
Yeah, of course.
That makes sense.
So there you have it.
We don't have a, scored review yet but that's coming along very soon.
Tells me and assures me.
Motorola also announced a, like you just said, a Moto X which is a bigger version of their flagship phone, right?
It's a 5.2 inch screen, 500 bucks.
It's got pretty cool materials.
It's gotta, it's metal around the band-
I like that wood, man.
They've got a wood back, a leather back if you want.
I kinda like that [CROSSTALK]
They've got, they also integrated the flash- [CROSSTALK].
I think leatherneck is.
Isn't that something, it's a racial ep-
Write, write us in if it is and we were, if we're accidentally being racist.
Can we get clarification here?
For the accidental racism?
the, they actually integrated the flash around the lens, which is kind of-
Cool little design.
That's excellent, that's like those halogen sort of, ring lights they had.
Yeah, there's a better shot of it.
Apparently very cool.
I like the look of that a lot.
I'm not going to lie Richard, with you bro.
This has got sex appeal.
God this is a neat phone.
Someone's getting a lot of phone.
So the edge, we've got this out with the Moto G.
It's also been revamped.
It's got an S.D. card slot.
It's got, I think the X. screen has got.
G has a 720p screen.
So, if you're complaining about pixels, you don't have to worry about it.
I'm interested in the X man, you know?
I, I wanna see how it performs.
I looked at the specs.
Was kinda on par with the S5, and the G3 and the M8.
Relatively in that arena.
<< Yeah, definitely a flash of that.
It should be going there.
But then we have the iPhone thing next week.
So that's going to be the end of it all.
<< I agree.
How are you feeling about all of this?
<< All of what?
I'm actually going to get a new phone soon.
<< So your going to get the sixth?
<< Maybe, depend, so far it seems that.
The note really seems cool.
Not just the edge, but the note.
I'm like, maybe I could use that, because I actually do multi-tasking.
I'm into the note too.
I think it looks good.
I'm already very heavily into Google.
So like, like I already use an Android phone.
So to move back to an iPhone just for the camera?
Kind of a downer.
Cuz I wanna see what else they're coming up with.
Did you see the mojo, Hint?
Want you know Motorola is usually pretty good with their naming.
Better than most.
Why call something a hint?
This is, this is an ear piece.
Do we have a picture of what it looks like.
Let's get it in somebody's ear in the pic, I think we actually have a picture of it.
Oh my god.
There's Mark's head.
Oh my god.
And it's tiny, this little earpiece, and.
It looks like it's gotta be surgically implanted.
It's really tiny, and the concept is, it's really easy to use.
It actually has accelerometers, when you pop it in your ear, it turns off.
When you take it off, it turns off.
You don't have to like fiddle around with buttons.
It actually uses an IR sensor for that.
It's reminding me of her.
That's what people are saying.
The style is very similar to that.
It's meant to be worn like all day.
It's got pass through audio so it doesn't feel like your ears blocked.
You can actually hear what's going on.
[LAUGH] Pass through audio.
It's just a funny term.
I really wish that a lot of headphones had those so I can just like flip back and forth.
Oh so like a toggle.
Yeah so like let's say I was on the subway and I wanted to be able to hear music and then be like wait I hear an announcement, just
Well that's why you see a lot of people with one in and one out.
That's, also listening to mono, which is
No, I, I understand.
It's a savage way to listen.
This thing, this thing is, pretty interesting.
150 bucks, not out yet.
Okay, but what does it do though?
It's, okay, so, it works with your phone so you can obviously take phone calls or whatever but since a lot of these.
A lot of the phones have
Man, that's tiny.
You have a lot of voice commands that you can't, Mark.
Look at Mark with his **** eating grin, like get this thing out of my ear stat.
It's more about, it's more about you asking questions like, you know, what's the weather like?
And actually you'll hear back everything.
And then Scarlett Johansen talks to you.
They don't have that yet, but.
I, I kinda like the idea instead of having the watch, if I had the earpiece in, and I ask, you know, "What's the weather gonna be like?" It just tells me that, instead of like let me see it on the card.
Why is it technology's mission to emulate science fiction movies?
[CROSSTALK] Is it the point?
Well, we saw this cool stuff in like Star Trek and like this has to be a thing.
There must be a pad, iPad.
I feel like we've, we've, we've stopped going in the direction of like things we need and we're just trying.
To satiate sci-fi ambitions.
You don't want an earpiece that works?
Like, that actually, you can, that no buttons you just got a capacitor so you just touch.
I don't know.
I don't know.
Like, you know, there's only certain products that you realize you need afterwards, right, like the iPad.
You know, like you all of a sudden realize like you know what, this is something I didn't know I need.
But I do need it.
I don't know if, I don't know if I'm gonna be there with like an earpiece.
I'm constantly asking Google like weather questions
or like sports scores and things.
But if I always had this thing on instead of like checking, having my phone out.
I, it's gonna be very confusing, I think, cuz it's so tiny.
I guess anything to take away from having to hear every **** holes phone on the train go off, like I'm sorry what, when did that happen, when did it happen where it was, it was impolite to have your phones ringer go off in public.
The ringer, I'll give ya, I'll give ya a pass on.
But when you're watching like, a video on Instagram, or, or, or some sort of whatever.
You're playing a game.
I've noticed that so much lately.
That people have their audio on?
Yeah, and it's driving me crazy.
Like, people think like, oh, I am just gonna play this at full volume, and not care at all about anybody around me.
I haven't had that experience yet.
Aw, it's bad dude.
I was, I was I was online to pick up a UPS package that they wouldn't leave at my door.
Cuz, they hate you obviously.
Well no, cuz it was something expensive.
Naw, I wanna go with my theory.
They needed a grownup signature, right?
And I was that grownup.
I'm standing in line waiting for this thing and a bunch of people like it's crazy, it's just crazy to me.
They're not wearing headphones or anything like that?
Not wearing headphones.
Listening to music.
Straight up listening to music.
So like a throwback to the boombox days right?
No it is not.
Yes it is.
Boombox people were always moving.
They never just, like, stop moving with the boombox on their-
It had to happen somewhere.
I'm sure this was an issue somewhere in the '80's.
I don't know.
People with boomboxes waiting in line at 7/11.
But you know what, the boombox, you had to work for it.
It was heavy, you held it.
It was not just like in your pocket, you know what I mean?
Boombox, you earned it.
You earned it.
I have to listen to your music, well you know what, you earned it.
You're carrying a ma.
Cuz you're carrying a machine.
You're carrying a stereo.
You're carrying a machine.
I know I sound like everyone's grandfather right now, I'm sorry.
So maybe you need ear plugs.
Maybe I need a Motorola Hint.
Couple, you're gonna need two of them.
I need two Hints.
They make a left and a right ear one or no?
I don't know.
Is it [UNKNOWN] whatever that word
I don't know.
I don't know.
I do know it comes with four or five [CROSSTALK]
It comes with four or five gel pieces that you can actually fit it to your ear, but I don't know which ear.
Speaking of videos getting played in public.
This is really funny.
You know, Facebook's, if you've been, scrolling through your time line lately, Facebook's videos will play automatically, muted, the same way Vine videos-
Well, apparently it is destroying people's cell phone bills because it's taking all the data without you asking it to.
And people are scrolling through Facebook timelines on their cell phone and it's eating up all the data, it's downloading the video and buffering it and playing it muted.
This is just one of those things where I just have to laugh, cuz it's.
Just one of those, you know, victimless, hilarious things.
Well, when Facebook announced this, that's when people were immediately thinking, like, if these things will autoplay, it's gonna count against my data and it is.
Yeah, of course it is.
Where do you think the data is coming.
It's not guessing.
Like it, it, the video's coming from somewhere.
Oh, it's from Facebook.
Oh, it doesn't count.
There's no data.
Actually, T-Mobile does that with music, right?
They don't count music.
Isn't that crazy?
Wonder if they could do that.
I'm sure there are other plans that are like, it's Facebook, it's free.
See, see, when you do it with T-Mobile though, I bet, they, there's some sort of like, proxy that Spotify flies through.
That they sort of.
You know, probably just let it, you know, don't count.
Don't run the meter when it's going through that, right?
or Pandora or whatever the hell it is.
But, ain't the case with Facebook.
So yeah, it's actually becoming an issue for some people.
Who these people are, I'm not sure.
Cuz, think about it.
How many Facebook autoplay videos would you have to watch.
For it to actually chip away at your data plan, which is at a minimum a gigabyte, right?
They don't, do they sell data plans.
They're 500 megabyte plans.
All right, even that.
That, that's pretty easy to eat up, though, especially if you have an HD video.
Do you even come close, what do you have?
I have unlimited, I used to be well over.
When I was commuting, I was like, over three or four gigabytes a month.
Oh, all right.
So I, I'm like two and a half.
I don't even come close to like something crazy like, although we've had people write in and be like, oh, I'm at 50 a month.
On their wireless?
On their wireless.
They must have a long, long frigging commute.
I used to watch Netflix.
Or they don't have internet at home.
That's what they're using.
Well, yeah, I also would tether everything and anything, so like.
Yeah, I, I, slippery slope.
I'm just glad I don't have to worry about this problem right now.
I'm on T-Mobile.
I'm not being paid for that, I just like unlimited.
When it works.
Have you, okay, so, here's a story that I think is in the midst of a scandal.
It's it's about.
The Destiny fragrance.
Okay, so now what does that mean?
Okay, well do-
No, I, I, I saw this earlier and I was like, it's, it looks like, just an ad.
It's, it's destinyfragrance.com.
Right, which is it doesn't make the, the site right now.
At 3:30 on the east coast, is de, it's not down, but it's different now.
They changed it.
So can you explain, like,
It, it used to look like a perfume ad, on the right side it said, there's a perfume bottle that said Destiny on it, and on the left side was a bunch of text explaining, okay, we're not really allowed to advertise, this is Microsoft saying this.
We're not allowed to advertise Destiny.
But Destiny is a really cool game that's coming out, also on Xbox.
Because right now, I think Sony's got all the exclusive marketing rights?
For Destiny, the game.
Right, cuz Sony, Sony partnered with Activision and they have the exclusive, sort of.
You know, when you see commercials for a multi-platform game, you're like, why did it say PS4 at the end of that.
Well, money exchanged hands and, Sony has the deal with Activision for Destiny, which releases on Tuesday.
And so when you went to this, when you went to, when you started scrolling down, eventually you'd get like a nice ad to buy an Xbox with the game.
I think we'd like, see like, UK prices.
Maybe my, my machine was messed up at the time.
Right, cuz I think what was happening, was like, there was some sort of.
It's like a weird exclusivity deal with the UK, it's like a regional sort of issue, which is why they couldn't advertise Destiny in the UK, on XBox.
I finally got a picture of what it looks like, this is what it used to look like.
On the page.
Which is kind of believable.
I was like, I first saw this and was like Jesus Christ, they made a cologne out of [INAUDIBLE]
I wouldn't be surprised
When it too I was like, okay, so they're, this is a weird cross marketing thing?
Or like it's gonna be some kind of gag about smelly gamers.
Like oh, okay, cuz you're just sitting around all day.
This smells like regret?
You sm, well I think it's sadness?
I would think.
Or it just smells like broken dreams.
I would think you playing the game would, that, that's, when you're playing the game, that's what you smell like.
But this is to reverse that.
That's what it, like the Febreeze for humans.
That's what I thought it'd be like.
It smells like me in 2002.
So like Cheetos?
Like Cheetos or corn chips.
It smells like sweat and Taco Bell.
So you get the feeling of playing the game without playing the game.
[NOISE] There you go.
That's me in 2002.
That's what that smells like.
So yes, right now the page is different, right?
Yeah, it's different now.
it doesn't do anything.
It says: Hi.
There are some great Xbox One offers available at the moment.
Please check back.
Can't scroll, can't do anything.
That's all it is.
It's strange you know, Destiny comes out on Tuesday, they have not released review copies as yet.
Usually I've had mine for a least a week now.
And not the case.
Definitely a little strange.
I'm told they're not even gonna have the servers up until Monday.
Which is when our review copies might be coming in.
That makes a lot of sense.
You got one day.
Well, so that's the thing and I, that's why I kinda wanted to bring it up.
So, you know, this might be a little inside baseball but whatever.
You people should know what's going on.
You know, you get a game for at least a week ahead of time to do a proper review and for whatever reason, biggest arguably the biggest release of the year, it's, it's just not happening.
If, if you see a review for Destiny on Tuesday, he or she reviewing the game.
Spent one full day on it.
And has spent one full day maybe.
It's weird because I'm pretty sure they have an embargo on the review too.
And the embargo, I believe, is up on Tuesday.
That makes, not a lot of sense.
I mean that's
Yeah, I'm not totally a hundred percent sure about that.
I don't want to say that, concrete proof but, yeah.
You're gonna have to spend all day playing this game.
Or do it in shifts.
Well no, I'm just gonna put up my review, maybe like a week from today.
when I've had, you know, a good time, and everyone has the chance.
Do you call in the 24 hour review, and then when you actually had a week, it's the
And if you wanna put on your conspiracy hat you can say oh well maybe they wanted this to happen, you know, obviously they're in control they're own fate when it comes to reviews.
It can't just say the game, you know, they can't just not, obviously anyone can buy it on Tuesday.
But no one is gonna have a real review up by then.
Everyone's gonna buy this game somewhat blindly.
This is one of those games where it's like the hype and the branding is almost overshadowing any sort of criticism or commendation the game may get.
Break in everywhere, it's all over Time Square.
They were vinyl-wrapping buses in the city, from top to bottom, I've never seen them do it top to bottom, I've only seen them do it around the middle.
So they're covering up the windows?
Yes, like in the perforated kind of thing.
I've seen that in like, kinda, Ninja Turtles,.
But this a video game, and this is huge.
I want to see the budget bigger on Destiny than it is Ninja Turtles.
Sounds about right.
Yeah, this is the Michael Bay of video games.
That's a really, that's a really nasty thing to say.
Well, look, I think the jury's out on the game, to be totally honest.
But basically it's supposed to be like what?
It's Halo again.
If, if you.
Because it's Bungie.
Well, not Bungie.
It is Bungie, right?
It's Bungie, the developer, the creators of Halo.
It's you know, it's sort of like this space opera where you're going around you know, a couple planets and.
I don't really know the story just yet because the alpha and the beta were very vague in terms of that.
Peter Dinkledge is doing voice over for this like robot and he didn't do like this great job so people are kind of making fun of that already.
I don't know, there gonna check it out though.
I'm gonna play the hell out of it though.
I'm looking forward to seeing the finally version.
oh, at least you know what your doing on Monday, thought.
We're just not gonna have a review right as the game launches, which is, pretty unconventional.
But these are unconventional times, Ira.
I believe you.
You have no option but to do that.
Well, I want to see how this game, I mean, it, it usually when this happens in the movies, right, it means that the movie is pretty bad.
So this does not seem like that this would be the case for [UNKNOWN], cause these guys know what they're doing.
The game is in good hands.
So that's why it's like, it's curiosity wise like this but I wouldn't worry about this game sucking or anything.
No I wouldn't worry about that.
I I'm just gonna leave it at that.
We'll see what happens next week.
Next week you'll be angry.
Alright we got time for one or two more let's do it.
How about the tick.
Did you watch the tick when it was on Fox?
Patrick Wharburton man.
So Amazon is actually commissioning a pilot with Patrick Wharburton, with the original cast.
And so Amazon does, they have these pilot season things, where people can vote if the show should actually be greenlit for a whole season.
They had a show called, like, Alpha House, I think, and a bunch of other programs that didn't make it.
But right now they've just commissioned one, and it's coming back.
I'm not sure when it's coming, actually when it's gonna be available.
I'm kind of freaking psyched about this.
As you should be.
I loved The Tick action, live-action show.
Obviously, I loved the cartoon, and I liked the comic books back when I was in Boston.
I actually went to New England comics to buy the books.
I'm sure you did.
It was freaking awesome.
And I'm like, well, what was Patrick Warburton doing anyway?
I think he was doing some.
What was that CBS show he used to do?
Or does he still do it?
Oh, yeah, I think, I don't know if it's, I don't know was it CB, with David Spade?
Yeah, it is CBS.
Rules of Engagement.
That's what it's called.
So I don't know if he's doing both, or if that show's over.
And Family Guy.
Yeah, for voiceover work, I wouldn't think that for him.
But to go back into this.
Voiceover work is acting, it's a serious gig.
I'm not saying it's not acting, I'm saying he can do both very easily.
Cuz how much time do you have to go back.
It's in demand.
Into that blue rubber suit.
It doesn't look that complicated.
I mean, let's be honest.
Ron Pearlman's get-up is arguably as, in, involved.
Yeah, I didn't even re, remember his spot on the show.
Cuz I mean
Neither did I.
I'm like, cuz after watching Sons of Anarchy for like seasons and seasons
I'm like holy crap I wanna watch more Ron Pearlman stuff
I love Ron Pearlman so much.
I, I just want to put, I just want to inject that real quick, how much I love this guy.
This goes back to beauty and the beast days?
No, no, no, this goes back basically to hell boy and sons of anarchy.
Okay that's gonna do it.
Yeah, yeah that's it.
I completely forget that.
He is Hell Boy, he's prefect.
Even his role in Pacific Rim.
That's right he's in that too.
Yeah dude Guillermo del Toro man they're home boys.
It's, I don't think they're going to get him back.
Or there's only one
It's only one episode.
I don't know if he, even, maybe he dies at the end of this season.
I have no idea, but this is really pretty freaking cool.
I hope that this actually makes a full season of this.
So Amazon only order the pilot.
That means they order one episode.
It's not like Net Flix where they like, we're gonna send.
Green light at 12, 13 episodes, go.
It's, they have a bunch, you get to watch them and you get to, you get to watch them for free too.
It's not like you have to pay to watch them.
I wonder how often that happens, where, where, a distribution, a studio will say, okay, we're gonna give you one.
Is that, I feel like maybe you get commissioned to do one.
It's strange, usually.
Some of them are in the can.
Yeah, I mean, isn't that how traditional TV works anyway?
Right, I thought.
I let you, you [CROSSTALK]
Way more familiar with film.
Does not apply here.
This does not apply here.
Yeah, it's more like a regular television thing where they shot a pilot and we'll see how it goes, yeah.
But it's kinda weird that they have to shoot a pilot, a new one
Well the thing is, is like, I know how it works.
You know Steve's at Comedy Central so I know like, you know, a show will shoot a pilot.
It won't be like the studio high quality version.
They, they'll send the pilot in as sort of like a spec sort of situation.
And then from there the network's like okay.
And then you redo that pilot.
It's kinda like, if you ever watch the really old Cosby show, like the, like the first episode, they're in a totally different house.
Yeah, yeah, sure.
There's, sometimes they're borrowing sets.
That's the pilot they never redid.
So they by they way, with The Tick, they actually brought back, like, the original cast.
You got David Burke, who's playing Arthur.
You got Liz Vassey as Captain Liberty.
You got Nestor Carbonell back as Batmanuel.
Which is freaking awesome.
It's not like you're getting, kind of the thing, you know, like when Guns N' Roses came back and like, well that's not Guns N' Roses
That's just, Axl Rose and bunch of other guys.
But this is like, the real cast, so I'm
I'm freaking psyched about it.
It's pretty cool.
The show, that's, it's been 13 years since the live action sitcom debuted.
It's only a half an hour show.
You can buy that, I think the whole series is on Netflix.
Yeah, that was it.
I'm into it.
Let's see how it plays out.
Lotta good, lot of good content coming these days man.
Lot of good movies the rest of this year, I'm excited.
You're actually excited.
I know I never say this.
You have a smart watch on, you're excited, you got an awesome phone, you're like happy.
For once in my life.
You can't get, this is the most Friday.
This is the most Friday I've ever Friday-ed.
Dude, I'm Friday-ing so hard right now.
You feel that.
I'm, I can actually fee, I think, I can feel that.
In my ear piece.
I got my Destiny fragrance on.
Alright we're going, I feel like we've been for a while, maybe we just go right to calls from the public?
Let's hear someone else talk.
For, for once in our lives.
It's calls from the public time ladies and gentlemen.
Time to show the love.
866-404-CNET THe 404.
Calls from the public.
Yeah, calls from the public time, what have we got here?
Oh, okay, so this guy, going back to the icloud hacking situation, this guy wrote in, and he, he wanted to tell us something.
He's right in what he's saying but wrong in where he's placing the blame.
So, with those clues, I give you the first voicemail.
Hey guys, this is Matt.
Love the show.
Just calling in to ask, are you aware that Brett Larson from CNET thinks that 4chan is a person?
If so, could you please, maybe, get him up to speed on, you know, 4Chan, the Internet at large.
Love the other quotes.
Keep up the good work.
So, yes, Mr. Larsen did go on TV and, and assume that 4Chan.
Was not the bulletin board image sharing site that we know it is, he thought it was a person.
He really did that?
He did do that.
He does not work for CNET though.
That's what he said right?
Yeah, he works for CNN.
That would be very different.
Yeah, that's [LAUGH] that would be a totally different company.
Yeah, that's not the same thing.
Well that's too, I mean, I know that they made a gift going around like.
Who is 4chan?
[LAUGH] Right, which is funny.
It's pretty hilarious.
So we, we all know that, but Mr. Larson does not, does not take residence in CNet land.
He is a CNN tech, correspondent?
I mean, he probably used to be.
Because there's no way if you work for me, and you think 4chan's a person, I mean you cover technology.
It's CNN though.
By the way, I just men-
We know, we've had plenty of people, Mark Milian, our buddy Mark Milian, over at, now he's at Bloomberg, he was a fine journalist.
Sure as **** new 4chan wasn't a dude.
I made the mistake and looked at that amity gift just now.
Don't look up, who is 4chan.
You're just gonna get way too many .gifs.
And they're not, I mean, they;re funny.
That's that's your bad.
That's your bad.
That's completely my mistake.
That's your bad.
Yeah, I was like, what was I thinking?
The second I did it, I was like, instant regret.
Yeah, I know, you I don't get it.
You've been wanting to drink for freaking, so it's strange I guess.
What do you think, what do you think happens to Mr. Larsen?
<< You think CNN is just like, hey it's your van?
<< You think they caught it?
If he's their expert and he didn't know what it is, you think somebody else in there is like?
There's no way that the people in the control room were like, did you just say 4Chan's a guy?
But the fallout that's happened thereafter on the internet, I mean, it has made the rounds.
It is a joke.
But I mean, CNN is kind of a joke sometimes.
We, I cannot confirm nor deny those accusations.
Then a bunch of people called in about the cellphone tower stuff.
The mystery ones are popping up.
Maybe we get some answers to this.
Let's hear it: Hey guys, Kentucky, and Jason.
On Wednesday's episode you guys ran the story about the cellphone tower interceptors.
And I just had to laugh because.
Right as that story was being ran, just as soon as it got to the end of you guys talking about that story
Before I had said, you know, it's probably Google.
I had the same exact thought because I thought back to before Justin left, you guys ran that story about those YouTube videos that were being posted.
And nobody knew where they were coming from, and they were like tones and colors and whatever it was that they were, and they ended up being Google.
So, anyway, I just thought that was kind of funny.
Love the show, and keep up the good work.
Somebody wrote in and had the same idea, they were like, I remember when Google and Dish were working together to build a network, yeah, okay, maybe.
I, I just, I said it out loud, and I was just like, wait, actually, I meant it as a joke, and then I'm like, wait a second, it could be real.
It could [LAUGH], it very well could be.
It's just Larry Page was like yeah, just build them.
Yeah, why not, just take it out of petty cash.
There's a new call we got about this a few minutes ago.
I, this guy, he sorta sounds like he knows what he's talking about, but I don't.
I don't know.
Let's hear it.
Let's hear it.
Bow to your cellphone interceptor's errors, being one of three people who used to run one of them, in my time in the dark days of law enforcement.
I can tell you they're not towers.
They'll actually fit in a backpack.
They're called Imzee and Imee.
**** or some basically, whenever you come across one of those, you know you're probably in a neighborhood of an active surveillance or wiretap investigation.
Nothing too nefarious.
I, that, that kinda doesn't line up with the story.
He's talking about a, like a regular [INAUDIBLE] you could carry.
Yeah, he's talking about like a mobile one.
These are actual towers.
These stories are about
Big cell phone towers.
They look like cell phone towers, they're gigantic.
But that's good to know that if you really wanted to.
If you wanted to get more paranoid.
That somebody with a backpack could just be listening in to what you're doing.
God, he, yeah, he, he sounded like he knew what he was talking about.
He sounded like a cop.
So like a cop said, son of a **** pulled me over.
Sound like he had a mustache.
That's what I think.
You think he's like twisting
No, like with weird sunglasses, more like a trooper.
A super trooper?
He was drinking maple syrup.
That's what he was doing right after the call.
He sounded all antsy in his pantsy, so that's great.
The dark days, as he called it.
Why was it so dark, dude?
Oh, that makes everything dark.
What a silly show it's been.
But thanks for tuning in.
That's the number to call.
We're back next week with a bunch of new shows.
I think, I think Jill's gonna be on one day, I think Russ Rustic's gonna be here one day.
So we'll do as many as we can do.
How about that?
That sounds won, that sounds wonderful.
Check out our subreddit, reddit.com/r/404, follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter.
And that's gonna do it for us.
Thanks so much for tuning in.
Hope you guys have a radical weekend.
Oh, well thank you.
Even you, Iyaz.
And Richard Peterson, big thanks for helping us out this week.
And your skillful
and your skillful maneuvering with the With the B-roll.
Wasn't that impressive?
Who says we need more people here?
I don't know.
We have octopus hand.
That'll do it for us, guys.
Again, have an awesome weekend.
We'll see you Monday.
I'm Jeff Bakalar.
I'm Iyaz Akhtar.
I'm Richard Peterson.
This has been the 404 Show.
See you on Monday.
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