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Podcast to YouTube: ffmpeg One Liner Scripts

Here are some examples of how to convert audio podcasts in mp3 format to YouTube videos in mp4 format adding nice black and white wave form visualisations. They require the ffmpeg command-line tool, and are one-liners that must be run … Continue reading

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Roy's Rocket Radio Meets SciFi Tech Talk

Tonight I was kindly invited by Julie Kuehl, Mike McPeek and Jeff Syer as a guest on their SciFi Tech Talk podcast. Inevitably, and in the midst of really enjoying myself, Star Wars, Star Trek and Doctor Who were, of … Continue reading

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Roy's Rocket Radio: Christmas Podcast Schedule UK SciFi/Fantasy/Horror/Tech Podcast

Merry Eve of… Christmas Eve! Until today the needle of my Super-O-Meter™ was firmly pointed at ‘Stylish Supervillain’, while I cackled with glee at the squirming masses of humanity from my Tower of Nerditude™. Unfortunately, a last-minute dash to the … Continue reading

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What to Expect In the 50th Roy's Rocket Radio Show

Doctor Who is back and, very soon, so will we be! The following is a small selection of what to expect in our upcoming, and very special extra-long, 50th show: TV: Doctor Who (1st Doctor, Series 3, 4 The Daleks’ … Continue reading

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What Roy Did

So here I am, currently exiled to audio Siberia, i.e. not able to podcast. But it’s not as if I don’t have anything to do. Changes are afoot at the blog and the website, and the notes for the next … Continue reading

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Roy's Rocket Radio: Back This Sunday!

More audio frustration today after I gave up trying to drive my new dynamic microphone from my Mac Mini’s pathetically under-powered line-in socket. Then I tried my old, cheapo netbook’s microphone socket and… hey presto! It works! Not only that, … Continue reading

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Coming Up: Doctor Who Marathon Continues!

Great news for listeners of RRR ‘cast as the Doctor Who Marathon Continues. This Sunday we will be chatting about: Doctor Who (1st Doctor, Series 1, 7 The Sensorites 1-6, 1964). Doctor Who (1st Doctor, Series 1, 8 The Reign … Continue reading

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Welcome to My Little Corner of the Web };->

As I type these words, there have been: 20,077 visitors to this blog. 29,893 visitors to the main site. …And er, well, some people have downloaded the podcast. Looking at the awstats, I’m getting about 100 downloads/month now. So thanks … Continue reading

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#RoysRocketRadio #UK #SciFi/#Fantasy/#Horror, with a Touch of Vanilla, #Podcast: What's On

The next two “Sunday” shows will actually be recorded, edited and released two days early, i.e. on the immediately preceding Friday.  The reasons are twofold.  First, The Wolf of Wall Street opens in the UK tomorrow and I don’t want … Continue reading

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#RoysRocketRadio #UK #SciFi/#Fantasy/#Horror #Podcast Ep 23 & 24 Starting Sun 12 Jan

Episode 23 (This Sunday): Just to fill that diabolical ennui of existence that is Sunday morning, Ill be recording another podcast.  You can expect more measured, thoughtful and learned discussions (or not, well maybe, but certainly better than that found … Continue reading

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SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT #UK #SciFi/#Fantasy/#Horror #Podcast Roy's Rocket Radio Episode 22, Available Just Before Midnight GMT

A new show should be available in roughly 7.5 hours.  You can look forward to: News: break from writing, can’t review Ender’s Game, my book collection, Storm Bringer, Movies: Upstream Color, TV: The River, Sherlock, Books: And He Built a … Continue reading

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SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: Standby for #NewYearsEve AND #NewYearsDay Episodes of Roy's Rocket Radio #SciFi/#Fantasy#Horror #Podcast

Yeah, so I have a few things on my mind, which is why I have ground out so many podcasts during this season of good will. Amongst other things, I’ll be talking about The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in … Continue reading

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#Nerds, #Writers, Earthians, Buy Me A Beer: Theron-Unpwned, Unwisely Consuming…, Old Olds…, Goat Attack, Grossip…, Prod-cast

Theron-Unpwned: Hi. Yeah, see, the thing about saying you’ve “gone-writing” is that it inevitably means that you’re not. So I thought I’d take a break from “not” and try to shake something loose by blahing on a bit.  So what … Continue reading

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neRRRdcast #Podcast #News and Thought of The Day, #UK, #SciFi, #Tech, #VillainyPrevails

If all goes well, and the pathetic home you call earth does not explode in fiery death by tomorrow night, ready yourselves for yet another, almost splendid and very nearly passable, neRRRdcast… “So soon?” You exclaim, wide-eyed with astonishment. To … Continue reading

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Normal Services Resumed: Reviews for: A Good Day to Die Hard, Dark Skies, No One Lives, Rebellion in Next neRRRdcast

Subscribe via iTunes or RSS/Bookmark New podcast coming soon with reviews for: A Good Day to Die Hard, Dark Skies, No One Lives, Rebellion etc…

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Update: Star Adventurer Magazine, neRRRdcast, Writing

Star Adventurer Magazine updates are on the way, both in the form of some minor tweaks to the site and new, pants-wettingly exciting stories.  Subscribe now! You can also expect a new neRRRcast in a few days. Huzzah! Now I … Continue reading

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Iain Banks

I, along with many other fans, was stunned by the death of Iain Banks last night.  I have enjoyed both his science fiction and non-genre fiction (if you can call it that) for years. He leaves a black-hole sized gap … Continue reading

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Update: #Website, #Blog, Star Adventurer Magazine, #Writing, #Podcast

Website and Blog: I updated my home webpage and wasted far too much time learning about the Google Font API, before deciding they mostly looked nasty, giving up and returning to CSS-thinned Times New Roman. Also, as you can see, … Continue reading

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Roy's Rocket Radio: Slight Buggerup With Episode 11 (#SciFi, #Horror & #Fantasy #Podcast)

Sorry if you tried to download Episode 11 and got Episode 10 instead.  My fault entirely and the situation has been remedied.  Just to reiterate the highlights of what is in the latest podcast- Chico and Rita, Following, Jack The … Continue reading

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The Last Days of… This #Blog and #Podcast. Goodbye!

Ranty-Panties – This blog is on it’s last legs. I think I need to divide my personal life from my interest in genre and technology.  I’m pretty sure that some of my rants, both here and on Twitter, are driving … Continue reading

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Still Alive: New #SciFi (ish) #Podcast Coming Soon

And yes, I’m still around, still alive, just busy with work, Christmas and stuff.  There just aren’t enough caffeinated hours in the day. A new podcast is coming soon. Toodle pip.

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Captain Roy's Rusty Rocket #Radio #Show: Nerdomundo #SciFi #Podcast #Christmas Edition OUT NOW! #Mauritius, #Africa, #UK, #Canada

Yes, here it is, in all its dubious glory.  As usual you can download the show utilising a veritable myriad of marvelous methods from here. In this week’s Christmas Edition we talk about: Seeking a Friend for the End of … Continue reading

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#SciFi #Movie #Book #Tech #Podcast: #Christmas Show This Sunday, Contents Here, Please RT!

Greeting Nerdlings, it’s the final show of the year!  Parrrp!  (Plastic trumpet fanfare sound, not digestive distress). The Christmas tree is already up (actually it never came down), so please join me for a couple of drinks as I talk … Continue reading

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#Movie #Reviews & News: Seeking a Friend for the End of the World & Seven Psychopaths + #Podcast

In Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012) Steve Carrell plays an insurance cubicle drone, waiting for the end of the world which is only days away.  Chaos is muted to people either quietly ignoring imminent Ragnarok … Continue reading

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Über #Nerd #Podcast: Captain Roy's Rusty Rocket Radio Show, Season 1, Episode 5, Out Friday!

V The next episode of the show will be out on Friday, possible topics- Movies: Argo, The Hunger Games 2: Catching Fire, Riddick: Dead Man Stalking, TV: Discovery’s SciFi Science, Arrow revisited, The Walking Dead, Books: Hyperion, Polar City Blues, … Continue reading

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TechieTalk: Catchup Edition: Windows 8, Surface, iPads, Nexus and Fire

What an exciting few weeks it has been for geeky news!  Microsoft finally unleashed both Windows 8 and its Surface RT tablet, Apple released a smorgasbord of hardware updates along with the dinky iPad Mini and both the Google Nexus … Continue reading

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Captain Roy's Rusty Rocket Radio Show Episode 3 #scifi #nerd #podcast

This week- The Hobbit, Elysium, The Possession and Berberian Sound Studio. You can get it here, subscribe here, or wait until Apple pulls its finger out and updates the iTunes webpage here. Apologies for the sound quality, content quality, my … Continue reading

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Yet Another Reminder: Captain Roy's Rusty Rocket Radio Show #Podcast Episode 2 #SciFi #Comics #Movies

Episode 2 will available by Monday 6th August 2012 at 0600 GMT. There are three ways to download it- Subscribe to my RSS podcast feed Subscribe in iTunes Bookmark this page Why the unseemly rush to produce another episode?  In … Continue reading

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Upcoming: Captain Roy's Rusty Rocket Radio Show #Podcast Episode 2 #SciFi #Comics #Movies

Episode 2 should be out by Monday morning.  Subscribe to my RSS podcast feed or in iTunes.  I can’t guarantee quality, but I’m trying it booze-free this time.  So it could be even worse. “Strap yourself into a star-pilot’s acceleration … Continue reading

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Captain Roy's Rusty Rocket Radio Show: Update…

Intro and outro done- I used Audacity to edit, loop and fade in and out an ancient royalty free riff I got from an old synth magazine samples CD. I also downloaded some public domain audio SFXs from SoundBible.com for … Continue reading

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Podcast Even More Imminent: Captain Roy's Rusty Rocket Radio Show

Yep, that really is the title. Oh give me a break. I’ll be posting the podcasts right here on this blog and they’ll also be an archive here. I’m not planning a regular schedule, just when I have something to … Continue reading

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Podcast Imminent!

Yeah, you’ve heard it all before, but this time it’s really going to happen and very, very soon. Stay tuned spacers…

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