John Berger

The Audio Penis

Don’t get me wrong. I use Bluetooth headphones on an almost daily basis. I love them. Getting rid of the headphone jack, however, was nothing more than Apple forcing their sheep to buy those AirPods, which the sheep did en masse. And of course the other phone manufacturers followed suit because of the potential for […]

The Piny PiStation: A Sony PlayStation for the Raspberry Pi

One of the things that I absolutely love about 3D printing is that there are so-o-o-o many different patterns and models that are available for download. Look on Thingiverse or MyMiniFactory for video game weapons, Raspberry Pi cases, or just about anything movie or video game related and prepare to be inundated. You can find […]

The Widescreen Podcast #236

Remember to go to widescreen.org for the real deal! I really can’t cover a lot of CEDIA content because it’s geared toward businesses and those with (as I unashamedly refer to it) more money than sense. But if anything it gives an indication of where the market might be heading because a lot of the now-expensive technology […]

The Widescreen Podcast #235

Remember to go to widescreen.org for the real deal! The fallout from James Gunn’s firing continue. The rumor mill has it that several Disney execs are not regretting their shoot-from-the-hip reaction, but they’re too proud (or embarrassed) to say anything. But on the plus side, Crazy Rich Asians has not only proven that the rom-com is […]

The Widescreen Podcast #234

Okay, I get a bit ranty in this over something that probably doesn’t deserve it, but it’s the principle of the matter here! Sadly, a TV series that was shot on 35mm film is getting the 16:9 pan-and-scan treatment. It really doesn’t deserve the attention that I gave it, but pan-and-scan is totally not necessary. […]

The Widescreen Podcast #233

This July certain did not pan out as intended. Although I had a great time at TennoCon (Warframe) and was fully vindicated in getting my 3D printer, so far this month someone is my house was sick every. single. day. And I’m not immune from the effects either. So not only is this podcast much later than […]

The Widescreen Podcast #232

For all of the good things on the Internet, one of the bad things is that it gives even the most idiotic people a voice. This time the idiots have demanded that because they are so-called “true fans” they have a right to dictate to Lucasfilm how the Star Wars franchise should be handled. In something […]

The Widescreen Podcast #231

I went into Solo pretty sure that I wasn’t going to enjoy it, but I had that need to see it partially out of curiosity and partially so I don’t break my streak of seeing every Star Wars movie theatrically. (Yes, that includes the original. Shut up. I’m old.) My thoughts on it might actually surprise you. […]

The Widescreen Podcast #230

– Deadpool 2 score is the first to earn Parental Advisory sticker – The Matrix UHD Blu-ray is re-scanned from original 35mm elements – 2001: A Space Odyssey gets a new 70mm release for 50th anniversary – Superman star Margot Kidder dies at 69 – Deadpool 2 earns record $53.3M on opening Friday – Infinity War becomes the 5th highest grossing film (w/o inflation) – James Gunn is […]

The Widescreen Podcast #229

Infinity War was amazing … absolutely amazing! Thanos is without a doubt the best MCE villain. He isn’t simply a bad guy. He’s a bad guy with good intentions and a moral compass. I can’t remember the last time I watched a movie where I actually understood and sympathized with why the bad guy was […]