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.

Boing Boing tv year in review: Galactic Super Funtime

(Flash embed above, and here’s a downloadable MP4.) Happy Lazy-Time on Boing Boing tv! We’re slowing down for the holidays, and taking a few weeks to gloat over all the fun stuff we produced together in 2008. Come join us … Continue reading

Unicorn Chaser: Diesel Sweeties Laser Robots

Happy Hols from Boing Boing tv! In this week’s Friday Unicorn Chaser episode, Sculptor Chris Yates creates laser-cut robots for the holidays, based on the Diesel Sweeties webcomic by R. Stevens.

Killing Capitalism With Christmas: Happy Holidays from BBtv + monochrom!

Longtime Boing Boing tv contributors monochrom have brought us Soviet terrorism training videos, improvisational urban fires, and highfalutin economic philosophy from the mouths of sock puppets. Monochrom sock puppets Kiki & Bubu return to us today, for a very special … Continue reading

Blip Festival 2008: Joel interviews Jellica, Mr. Spastic, and Nullsleep

(Flash video embedded above, here’s a downloadable MP4.) Today’s episode of Boing Boing tv is an OFFWORLD feature — this time, Joel and Rob visit the annual chiptunes music gathering Blip Festival 2008, better known as “blipfest.” Joel interviews several … Continue reading

The Road to CES: What do you want? (BBtv + Boing Boing Gadgets)

Watch video here, in Flash or downloadable MP4. In just a few weeks, Boing Boing TV will be traveling to Vegas for The 2009 Consumer Electronics Show with the Boing Boing Gadgets guys — Joel, John, and Rob. We’re planning … Continue reading

BBtv: Bubblyfish at Blip Festival 2008 with Joel Johnson

(Flash video embed above, downloadable MP4 link here) Today on Boing Boing tv, the first in a series of gaming/gadget features with Joel Johnson from an annual celebration of 8-bit/videogame-inspired music. Joel says: Last week found us at Blip Festival … Continue reading

BBtv Update: Best Viral Videos of 08, Susie Bright Sexblogs and Guestblogs, “Imaginary” Art, Cory’s Charitable Giving Guide.

In this week’s edition of our weekly Boing Boing tv update… ♦ We take a sneak peek at the images in Imaginary Foundation’s gallery show, which opened this week in LA, and we watch their iconic “astronaut drummer” guy rocking … Continue reading

(BBtv + Witness) A Massacre Remembered in Guatemala.

(Flash video embedded above, MP4 Link here.) Today is the final installment of Boing Boing tv‘s three-day special series in partnership with the video network WITNESS commemorating the 60th anniversary of the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights. In this … Continue reading

Unicorn Chaser: The Goofy Truth Behind BBtv’s Presence at a Certain Music Festival.

BBtv presents this week’s Friday “Unicorn Chaser” — the goofy truth behind Xeni and BBtv’s UK music correspondent Russell Porter‘s reports from the SF Outside Lands music festival. Summer concert season is long gone, and the gaffer tape that once … Continue reading

(BBtv + WITNESS) A Duty to Protect: Child Soldiers in the Congo

More than 20,000 children have been abducted and forced into armed service by warring factions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo since 1996. Many of these children are sexually exploited; many are forced to participate in or witness atrocities, … Continue reading