Author Archives: Xeni Jardin

About Xeni Jardin

Boing Boing editor/partner and tech culture journalist Xeni Jardin hosts and produces Boing Boing's in-flight TV channel on Virgin America airlines (#10 on the dial), and writes about living with breast cancer. Diagnosed in 2011. @xeni on Twitter. email: xeni@boingboing.net.

The Herd, “2020,” music video by Mike Daly (buh-bye, 2008!)

(Video embed above, and here’s a direct MP4 download.) A special treat from Boing Boing tv for your New Year’s eve revelry, we’re gonna sneak this one last episode in before the clock strikes 2009 here! Enjoy this music video … Continue reading

Boing Boing tv faves from 2008: Mark’s Tour of Intelligentsia Coffee

Another installment in our “faves from 2008″ BoingBoing tv retrospective — this two-parter in which Mark Frauenfelder gets an exclusive tour of Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea. Above, part one, below, part two, and MP4 links for download here: * A … Continue reading

Boing Boing faves from 2008: George Lucas in “The Boba Fett Mystique”

We’re revisiting some of our favorite Boing Boing tv episodes during the holiday break, and while the one I’m embedding here (MP4 link here) is perhaps not going to win any Pulitzers, it was one of the most fun we … Continue reading

Boing Boing tv Best of 2008: TCHOcolate Magical Mystery Tour Trilogy

Continuing in our retrospective of favorite BBtv episodes from 2008, today’s feature is an encore presentation of our three-part visit to the delicious, trippy, techy TCHO factory in San Francisco. The “chocolate for a new generation” startup was hacked together … Continue reading

BBtv Favorites from 2008: TechShop, a Community Tinkering Space

(Flash embed above, downloadable MP4 link here.) Continuing in our retrospective of favorite Boing Boing tv episodes, we revisit the fun we had checking out TechShop, an open-access public workshop that’s kind of like a health club with heavy machinery … Continue reading

BBtv .08 retrospective: “Animals,” by Minilogue (dir: Kristofer Ström)

Continuing in our lazy-time retrospective of favorite Boing Boing tv episodes from the past year, we revisit an animated music video gem by Kristofer Ström of Ljudbilden & Piloten, based in Sweden. Here’s their blog. Snip from the original BBtv … Continue reading

David “Simpsons” Silverman’s Holiday cards, and Tuba Carols

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Christmas Cards from a K’iche Maya Pueblo.

This week, the Boing Boing tv crew is taking a week off, and we’ve been revisiting some of the episodes that mean the most to us over the past year. For me, for many reasons, the three episodes we produced … Continue reading

Joel Johnson on the Road to CES: What Do You Want? (BBtv + BB Gadgets)

Continuing in Boing Boing tv’s “Road to CES” series, Joel Johnson at Boing Boing Gadgets sez: Although we didn’t bother with CES last year, this year the Boing Boing team will be out in the cold Las Vegas desert, sifting … Continue reading

Best of BBtv in 2008: Xeni Flies in Zero Gravity

Continuing in our retrospective of favorite Boing Boing tv episodes from 2008, we return to zero gravity today. With me on the Zero-G weightless flight featured in this episode are Intel Chairman Craig Barrett; my friend Sean Bonner from metblogs; … Continue reading