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Saturday
Dec202014

Time Zones Needed for New Year's Eve

TWiT's 24 Hours of 2015, our 24-hour New Year's Eve broadcast to raise money for UNICEF, is almost here!

We are still looking for correspondents in the following time zones: 

  • UTC +11:30 Norfolk Island
  • UTC +6:30 Burma, Cocos
  • UTC +6:00 Bangladesh, Bhutan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan
  • UTC +4:30 Afghanistan
  • UTC +3:30 Iran
  • UTC -1:00 Azores, Cape Verde
  • UTC -2:00 Trinidad, Martin Vaz, Sputh Georgia and Sandwich Islands
  • UTC -11:00 Jarvis Island, Midway Islands, US Samoa
If you will be available at midnight your time and would like to Skype in, please fill out the form at http://twit.tv/nye.
 
(For those who have already applied in other time zones: If chosen, our team will contact you in the coming days).
 
Stay tuned! The party starts at 3AM Pacific on Wednesday, December 31st, and you can join us at http://live.twit.tv/

 

Thursday
Nov062014

TWiT New Year's Event - RSVP Now

Once again, TWiT will welcome the New Year in each and every time zone around the globe, starting at 3AM on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 and finishing at 3AM on Thursday, January 1, 2015.

Leo Laporte will be hosting this 24-hour extravaganza, and we will have many of our hosts with us in-studio, along with special guests, entertainment, and other surprises.
 
This year's event will also be a charity telethon to raise money for UNICEF. (We'll have more details on this, including charity auction details and a donation link, in the coming weeks).

We'll be streaming the entire event live http://live.twit.tv/ - but here are two additional ways you can participate:
  • If you can make it to the TWiT Brick House in Petaluma, we’d love for you to be a part of our studio audience. Please RSVP by email to tickets@twit.tv  and be sure to include your time of arrival and a rough idea of how long you intend to stay.
  • If you'd like to be one of our correspondents and help countdown to the New Year in your time zone via Skype, please fill out this form.
Stay tuned for more details, and we hope you'll join us to welcome in 2015.

(All Times PST, GMT -8:00)
Thursday
Nov062014

TWiT on APM's Marketplace

American Public Media's Marketplace did a segment on TWiT today.

Check it out here!

Wednesday
Nov052014

Damon Wayans on Triangulation: 11/10

Damon Wayans (comedian, actor, author, and mobile app developer) is Leo Laporte's guest on Triangulation episode 175.

Damon Wayans began his career doing standup comedy in Los Angeles, and went on to co-create "In Living Color" with his brother, Keenan Ivory Wayans. Damon has also starred in movies, as well as his own sitcom, "My Wife and Kids." His first book, "Bootleg" made the New York Times Bestseller list in 1999, and in 2010 he released "Red Hats: A Novel."

His software company, Akabe5, produces mobile apps for iOS and Android, including "Flick Dat" and "Diddeo."

The episode is available for download and on demand streaming here.

Tuesday
Oct142014

TWiT Austin Meetup: Thurs 10/23 at 7pm

Next week, Leo and I will be traveling to Austin, Texas, where we are meeting with the team at Four Kitchens to work on TWiT’s website redesign for 2015.

We’re also having a meetup on Thursday, October 23, from 7pm to 9pm.

Here are the location details:

The Westin Austin at The Domain
11301 Domain Drive, Austin, TX 78758
(512) 832-4197

We will be meeting in the lounge, near the bar inside the hotel lobby, and the team from Four Kitchens will be joining us as well. Of course, all ages are welcome.

If you’re in the area, we'd love to meet you!