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The passing of FiftyOneFifty

It is with deep sadness we announce that another of our hosts and friends Donald Grier, known to us as FiftyOneFifty, has passed away.

FiftyOneFifty's frat brother Randy Hall has written an lovely piece. The team at Linuxlugcast are preparing our own tribute if you want to contribute an audio file you can email Honkeymagoo or join the show.

Our thoughts go out to his friends and family at this difficult time.


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episodes: 67

hpr2902 :: Stardrifter RPG Playtest Part 04

Released: 2019-09-17. Duration: 00:54:46. Flag: Explicit. Series: Tabletop Gaming.
Tags: rpg, gaming, stardrifter, game construction, playtest.
Lostnbronx and friends playtest a new, original RPG system.

hpr2897 :: Stardrifter RPG Playtest Part 03

Released: 2019-09-10. Duration: 00:40:46. Flag: Explicit. Series: Tabletop Gaming.
Tags: rpg, gaming, stardrifter, game construction, playtest.
Lostnbronx and friends playtest a new, original RPG system.

hpr2892 :: Stardrifter RPG Playtest Part 02

Released: 2019-09-03. Duration: 00:37:27. Flag: Explicit. Series: Tabletop Gaming.
Tags: rpg, gaming, stardrifter, game construction, playtest.
Lostnbronx and friends playtest a new, original RPG system.

hpr2887 :: Stardrifter RPG Playtest Part 01

Released: 2019-08-27. Duration: 00:36:42. Flag: Explicit. Series: Tabletop Gaming.
Tags: rpg, gaming, stardrifter, game construction, playtest.
Lostnbronx and friends playtest a new, original RPG system.

hpr2862 :: Art vs. Commerce In Storytelling

Released: 2019-07-23. Duration: 00:13:50. Flag: Clean. Series: Random Elements of Storytelling.
Tags: stories, storytelling, art, commerce, lostnbronx.
Lostnbronx examines stories as both art and products.

hpr2789 :: Pacing In Storytelling

Released: 2019-04-11. Duration: 00:16:38. Flag: Clean. Series: Random Elements of Storytelling.
Tags: stories, storytelling, pacing, lostnbronx.
Lostnbronx takes a stab at explaining why the pace of your story matters.

hpr2776 :: Sub-Plots In Storytelling

Released: 2019-03-25. Duration: 00:18:13. Flag: Clean. Series: Random Elements of Storytelling.
Tags: stories, storytelling, sub-plots, lostnbronx.
Lostnbronx looks at the importance of tightly-structured subplots in storytelling.

hpr2762 :: What You Really Are

Released: 2019-03-05. Duration: 00:16:36. Flag: Clean. Series: Tabletop Gaming.
Tags: gaming, D&D, lostnbronx.
Lostnbronx looks back at his early gaming days.

hpr2753 :: Specific Settings In Storytelling

Released: 2019-02-20. Duration: 00:17:07. Flag: Clean. Series: Random Elements of Storytelling.
Tags: stories, storytelling, setting, lostnbronx.
Lostnbronx looks at why you might choose specific settings for your tales.

hpr2728 :: The Unreliable Narrator In Storytelling

Released: 2019-01-16. Duration: 00:13:34. Flag: Clean. Series: Random Elements of Storytelling.
Tags: stories,storytelling,narration,lostnbronx.
Lostnbronx looks at unreliable narrators and narrative techniques in stories.

hpr2718 :: Genre In Storytelling

Released: 2019-01-02. Duration: 00:12:30. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: stories,storytelling,genre,lostnbronx.
Lostnbronx takes a look at the importance of genre in storytelling.

hpr2687 :: Some Additional Talk About Characters -- 02

Released: 2018-11-20. Duration: 00:12:30. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: stories,storytelling,characters,lostnbronx.
Lostnbronx takes a look at what sorts of characters work best for certain types of tales. Part 02.

hpr2680 :: Some Additional Talk About Characters -- 01

Released: 2018-11-09. Duration: 00:12:26. Flag: Clean. Series: Random Elements of Storytelling.
Tags: stories,storytelling,characters,lostnbronx.
Lostnbronx takes a look at what sorts of characters work best for certain types of tales. Part 01.

hpr2670 :: Character Arcs In Storytelling

Released: 2018-10-26. Duration: 00:14:53. Flag: Clean. Series: Random Elements of Storytelling.
Tags: stories,storytelling,character arcs,lostnbronx.
Lostnbronx looks character arcs, and their role in storytelling.

hpr2643 :: The Payoff In Storytelling

Released: 2018-09-19. Duration: 00:11:17. Flag: Clean. Series: Random Elements of Storytelling.
Tags: stories,storytelling,endings,lostnbronx.
A brief look at the emotional structure of story endings.

hpr2584 :: Plot Twists In Storytelling

Released: 2018-06-28. Duration: 00:11:59. Flag: Clean. Series: Random Elements of Storytelling.
Tags: storytelling,plot twists,lostnbronx.
Lostnbronx examines plot twists, including the different types, and how they can be used.

hpr2563 :: Action In Storytelling

Released: 2018-05-30. Duration: 00:17:45. Flag: Clean. Series: Random Elements of Storytelling.
Tags: storytelling,action.
Lostnbronx looks at different uses of action in storytelling.

hpr2548 :: Single Vs Multiple Characters

Released: 2018-05-09. Duration: 00:17:30. Flag: Clean. Series: Random Elements of Storytelling.
Tags: storytelling,writing,characters,lostnbronx.
Lostnbronx looks at why single or multiple main characters are better in stories.

hpr2541 :: Microphone Wind Screen Demo

Released: 2018-04-30. Duration: 00:06:24. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: recording,wind screen,muff,outdoors,lostnbronx.
Lostnbronx demonstrates the effectiveness of his new microphone wind screen.

hpr2536 :: Lostnbronx examines points-of-view and tenses in storytelling.

Released: 2018-04-23. Duration: 00:16:53. Flag: Clean. Series: Random Elements of Storytelling.
Tags: storytelling,stories,pov,tense,writing,lostnbronx.
Lostnbronx examines points-of-view and tenses in storytelling.

hpr2531 :: Plot And Story

Released: 2018-04-16. Duration: 00:14:26. Flag: Clean. Series: Random Elements of Storytelling.
Tags: storytelling,plot,story,character,background,lostnbronx.
Lostnbronx shares some thoughts about the nature of plot and story in storytelling.

hpr2527 :: Reviews Vs. Critiques

Released: 2018-04-10. Duration: 00:13:59. Flag: Clean. Series: Random Elements of Storytelling.
Tags: storytelling,review,critique,lostnbronx,film,writing,audio drama,tv.
Lostnbronx contrasts "reviews" with "critiques", which are not the same things.

hpr2522 :: Flashbacks In Storytelling

Released: 2018-04-03. Duration: 00:10:56. Flag: Clean. Series: Random Elements of Storytelling.
Tags: storytelling,flashback,lostnbronx.
Lostnbronx takes a breezy look at the narrative technique of the flashback.

hpr2508 :: False Prophets

Released: 2018-03-14. Duration: 00:09:10. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: space,spacex,elon musk,tesla,electric cars,cult-of-personality,lostnbronx.
Lostnbronx considers how a cult-of-personality may affect space exploration.

hpr2502 :: Volume Of Thought

Released: 2018-03-06. Duration: 00:07:20. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: lostnbronx,thinking,thoughts,volume,noise,music,confusion.
Lostnbronx attempts to measure the "volume" of his own thoughts.

hpr2489 :: CONTEXT IS EVERYTHING

Released: 2018-02-15. Duration: 00:27:14. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: opus,opusenc,ffmpeg,avconv,webm,lostnbronx.
Lostnbronx creates a tiny video, from a large audio file.

hpr2484 :: The Big Idea

Released: 2018-02-08. Duration: 00:19:24. Flag: Clean. Series: Random Elements of Storytelling.
Tags: writing,storytelling,lostnbronx, science fiction,fantasy,history,historical romance, story structure.
A breezy look at what a "big idea" means in storytelling.

hpr2475 :: Information Underground -- Sex, Drugs, and Rock-n-Roll

Released: 2018-01-26. Duration: 00:43:21. Flag: Explicit. Series: Information Underground.
Tags: sex,alcohol,women,prohibition,freedom,history,pornography,oppression,playboy,hugh hefner.
The IU guys examine the first Sexual Revolution in America, back during Prohibition.

hpr2472 :: Forum Failure

Released: 2018-01-23. Duration: 00:16:40. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: forum,lostnbronx,platform,community.
Lostnbronx talks about his recent experiment in running a forum.

hpr2445 :: Information Underground: Backwards Capitalism

Released: 2017-12-15. Duration: 00:48:16. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: information underground,capitalism,klaatu,deepgeek,lostnbronx.
Klaatu, Deepgeek, and Lostnbronx talk about markets, innovation, and opportunity.

hpr2439 :: Internal Logic of Stories

Released: 2017-12-07. Duration: 00:19:12. Flag: Clean. Series: Random Elements of Storytelling.
Tags: stories,storytelling,gaming,rpg,movies,writing,star trek,stardrifter,warp,starjump,lostnbronx.
Lostnbronx talks about stories and story consistency.

hpr2431 :: Information Underground: Local Control

Released: 2017-11-27. Duration: 00:40:31. Flag: Explicit. Series: Information Underground.
Tags: community,information underground,klaatu,deepgeek,lostnbronx.
Deepgeek, Klaatu, and Lostnbronx natter on about local participation and responsibility.

hpr2426 :: Let's Talk About Addiction

Released: 2017-11-20. Duration: 00:10:55. Flag: Explicit. Series: Health and Healthcare.
Tags: addiction,mental health.
Lostnbronx shares some thoughts about the need to talk about addiction.

hpr2421 :: Project Interest

Released: 2017-11-13. Duration: 00:08:38. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: foss,collaboration,writing,projects.
Lostnbronx wonders how some projects die for lack of interest.

hpr2411 :: Information Underground: Co-op Paradise

Released: 2017-10-30. Duration: 00:44:51. Flag: Clean. Series: Information Underground.
Tags: web server,email server,server,co-op,co-operative,gopher,privacy,information underground.
Deepgeek, Klaatu, and Lostnbronx discuss their long-running server co-operative.

hpr2409 :: RPG Counternote

Released: 2017-10-26. Duration: 00:19:15. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: rpg,role-playing game,pc,gaming,klaatu,lostnbronx.
Lostnbronx offers his thoughts concerning Klaatu's recent episodes about RPG's.

hpr2396 :: Information Underground: State of independence

Released: 2017-10-09. Duration: 00:42:40. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: art, independent art, media, marketing.
Deepgeek, Lostnbronx, and Klaatu talk about the state of independent art.

hpr1947 :: ocenaudio

Released: 2016-01-19. Duration: 00:11:31. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: audio editor,ocenaudio,VST.
ocenaudio is a cross-platform, easy to use, fast and functional audio editor.

hpr1739 :: Theater of the Imagination: Part 07

Released: 2015-04-02. Duration: 00:27:34. Flag: Clean. Series: THEATER OF THE IMAGINATION.
Tags: audio drama, lostnbronx, recording, hardware, art.
Episode 07 of lostnbronx's series about dramatic audio media.

hpr1683 :: Theater of the Imagination: Part 06

Released: 2015-01-14. Duration: 00:45:57. Flag: Explicit. Series: THEATER OF THE IMAGINATION.
Tags: audio,drama,audio drama.
lostnbronx interviews Julie Hoverson, a modern audio drama enthusiast

hpr1609 :: Sigil And The Process Of The Epub In FOSS

Released: 2014-10-02. Duration: 00:38:02. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: sigil, epub.
lostnbronx rambles on and on about his current process for creating epubs using FOSS tools

hpr1198 :: THEATER OF THE IMAGINATION: 05

Released: 2013-03-06. Duration: 00:28:33. Flag: Explicit. Series: THEATER OF THE IMAGINATION.
Tags: USB,audio,old time radio .
Using external USB audio equipment; some old-time radio recommendations

hpr0997 :: Poorly Recorded Thoughts On Rural Computing

Released: 2012-05-28. Duration: 00:11:58. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: mobile computing,DSL,land line,cellphone,coverage.
Rural communications problems versus the urban equivalent

hpr0778 :: George Washington Carver

Released: 2011-07-26. Duration: 00:02:24. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: summer shorts.
A "Summer Short" introduction to one of Lostnbronx's personal hero

hpr0762 :: THEATER OF THE IMAGINATION: 04

Released: 2011-07-04. Duration: 00:22:04. Flag: Explicit. Series: THEATER OF THE IMAGINATION.

hpr0721 :: THEATER OF THE IMAGINATION -- PART 03

Released: 2011-05-08. Duration: 00:17:58. Flag: Explicit. Series: THEATER OF THE IMAGINATION.

hpr0677 :: THEATER OF THE IMAGINATION: PART 2

Released: 2011-03-08. Duration: 00:16:34. Flag: Explicit. Series: THEATER OF THE IMAGINATION.

hpr0566 :: Shotgun

Released: 2010-08-21. Duration: 00:07:43. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.

hpr0560 :: Old soldiers

Released: 2010-08-02. Duration: 00:23:57. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.

hpr0508 :: Pocket Full of Miracles

Released: 2010-01-29. Duration: 00:21:20. Flag: Explicit. Series: What's in My Toolkit.

hpr0504 :: Hacker Public Radio Round Table 8

Released: 2010-01-13. Duration: 00:58:20. Flag: Explicit. Series: RoundTable.

hpr0482 :: Lugging it Home

Released: 2009-11-14. Duration: 00:16:51. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.

hpr0429 :: She went back to Windows

Released: 2009-08-25. Duration: 00:18:15. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.

hpr0400 :: Homeless where the heart is

Released: 2009-07-13. Duration: 00:22:58. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.

hpr0375 :: SAP - the Simple Audio Player

Released: 2009-06-08. Duration: 00:13:34. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.

hpr0354 :: The Jerks Among us

Released: 2009-05-08. Duration: 00:12:07. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.

hpr0334 :: Toti

Released: 2009-04-10. Duration: 00:32:48. Flag: Explicit. Series: THEATER OF THE IMAGINATION.

hpr0313 :: Recesion Era Media

Released: 2009-03-12. Duration: 00:21:51. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.

hpr0290 :: NaNoWriMo.org

Released: 2009-02-09. Duration: 00:30:11. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.

hpr0276 :: ANCIENT ORANGE MEAD

Released: 2009-01-20. Duration: 00:27:32. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.

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