Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for July 12 2015 – Queues of Leafy Greens

In this episode, I play a song from Thacker Dairy Road and tell the story of how I ended up with their CD at ConvergeSouth one year; I talk about the inaugural EGC Patreon Hangout; I talk about how much weight I am losing via Eat to Live; I talk more about my entertainment queues […]

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Greensboro Weekend

Last weekend I power drove to Greensboro NC to attend Converge South. I’ve been to three of the four they have put on and always had a good time. I was also a co-organizer of the Saturday event to fill the space when BlogHer cancelled, which was a tad stressful but also fun. Things really […]

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ConvergeSouth Gives Way to Independent Blogging Conference – Greensboro

I’m here in the ad hoc conference in Greensboro. I think the name by acclamation is “Independent Blogging Conference”, although I was having fun with the fact that we didn’t really have a name for it. I’m in the first session of the morning, and sweating the details of what we are going to do […]

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I’m at ConvergeSouth, Finally

It took longer than planned but I’m here at this year’s Converge South. I ran into a few people at lunch but not enough. The first session I have attended is Ruby Sinreich’s presentation on hyperlocal blogging. This day will be hectic, but I hope I can catch up with people at the BBQ tonight. […]

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BlogHer Greensboro is Cancelled but Show Up Anyway

This year’s ConvergeSouth in Greensboro NC was to be a hybrid conference, with CS on Thursday and Friday (October 16 & 17,) with the BlogHer Roadshow on Saturday (October 18.) Well, last week BlogHer cancelled all four of the southern stops on that tour, leaving a hole and leaving those who made non-refundable travel arrangements […]

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ConvergeSouth 2008 Is Online

The site for the 2008 ConvergeSouth conference is online. This is a great conference and shindig they throw up there in Greensboro NC. I’ve been to two of the first three and it is in most ways the spiritual sibling of our CREATE South conference, down to both having Ed Cone. I really dig what […]

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EGC Clambake for November 3, 2007 – “ConvergeSouth 2007 Wrapup”

Here is the Bittorrent link and direct MP3 download for the EGC clambake for November 3, 2007. This is my wrapup of my experiences at ConvergeSouth 2007. I play a song from the Wigg Report and mention how I have already done this show but was screwed by a faulty flash card. I talk about […]

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A Typical ConvergeSouth Conversation

PICT0393.JPG Originally uploaded by firelace Ruby: I’m still waiting for the sensible part to kick in. Me: I’m not convinced, which is why I am not only making a face but projecting a protective energy beam of skepticality around my body. Ed: Hey, if you don’t like it what are y’all going to do about […]

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Heading Home

I’m packed up and about to vacate the Hampton Inn for the pleasant confines of home. I’ve got to get back to my dog and take him to the Bark Park, and there is a game 7 in the ALCS and all the normal things I would do in your average weekend. This time driving […]

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Converge South, Day 2, Evening

Late afternoon, and it was back to downtown Greensboro from the hotel in the suburbs. Through some freak of parking karma, I got the parking spot right in front of the film festival venue. I would later betray myself as unworthy of this. Our hosted dinner was right across the street, so it really couldn’t […]

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New Tagline

I changed my tagline/subtitle based on a spontaneous remark I made at the bar last night. The motto of this blog is now “Defy the Zeitgeist”. I think we are also going to print up t-shirts for it. Also on:

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ConvergeSouth Day 2, Lunch and Afternoon

Lunch was good. I sat outside with Bora Zivkovic and Ed Cone and Dan Conover and we talked more about blogging (of course) and hands on portion of these conferences vs. talkety talkety talk. I made a point of introduction myself to Soni Pitts by telling her “I like the cut of your jib.” Apparently, […]

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ConvergeSouth Day 2, Morning

Up at 8 AM, an hour behind schedule. I still made it out of the hotel and to the conference by 8:50 AM. I love being a guy! I’m in the Elisa Camahort keynote now. She asked if anyone had heard of Millie Garfield, and I didn’t recognize the name off the bat but when […]

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ConvergeSouth, Day 1, Evening and Late Night

Running late. In at 1 AM + phone call from work at 5 AM = sleepy boy not getting up on schedule. Still trying to make the conference before the breakfast is over. Shower like the wind, Forest! I did take the nap and then headed out to the BBQ at the Hoggard’s house in […]

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ConvergeSouth, Day 1, Lunch and Afternoon

Lunch was fun. I chatted with Ben Hwang for a long time, and saw my friend from Virginia Robert Harvey. I sat with Don Moore and talked for a while. Don is the guy who made the t-shirt order that pushed me over the edge of needing to reprint. After lunch, I wanted to go […]

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Converge South, Day 1, Morning

I’m here. I meant to get up at 4 AM and on the road by 5:30 AM but I slept until 4:50 and didn’t leave until about 6 AM. Still, I managed to get to the NC A&T campus, parked, registered and in the Jason Calacanis talk by 9:30. Had I got up on schedule, […]

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Converge South 2007

Hey, the Converge South folks have really gotten the drop on this year’s conference. They’ve already set the dates: October 19th and 20th, 2007. I wanted to go last year and just couldn’t but I’ll for sure be there this year. I can’t wait! Also on:

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EGC Clambake for October 22, 2006

Here is the Bittorrent link and direct MP3 download for the EGC clambake for October 22, 2006. I play a song from Michelle Malone; I play a clip from Rocketboom with Steve Garfield; I talk about Lenny Bruce, Madge Weinstein/Richard Bluestein and me; Heather Gold on RU Sirius sticking up for Kansas!! I play a […]

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How the Internets Work

By missing ConvergeSouth I did not get to see Dan and Janet Conover which bums me out. We did a lot of hanging last year. They were the hosts of Uplifter Charleston, at which we also hung. Now Dan has posted a little diagram about how the Internets work. This would be a great thing […]

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No Converge South After All

I had some personal stuff come up and couldn’t go to Converge South after all. I’m reading the blogs and watching the flickr feed on the keyword as the best substitute I have available. See y’all in 2007. Also on:

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