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Episode 121 – Interviewing with Tom Merritt of Tech News Today (@acedtect)

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The Valentine Cast Show Notes

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Coming to you, from Louisville, KY!  It’s the ValentineCast with your Interviewing couple, J and Renee Valentine.

Intro Music – Who Loves Me by Pretty Lights –

Today is Monday, August 14, 2013 and this is Episode 121.

We have a special techy guest, Tom Merritt! Tom has done a variety of shows and I feel he hardly needs introduction. But I’m going to do it anyway.Tom has worked for CNET and was a co-host of the late Buzz Out Loud with Molly Wood. He is now the the regular host of Tech News Today with Sarah Lane, Iyaz Akhtar and Jason Howell.

He is also the host of many other podcasts, including one of my favorites Sword and Laser.

He lives in California with his lovely wife Eileen Rivera and their adorable dogs Jango and Sawyer.

Tech (Gadgets, Computers, etc.)

  • Cord Cutting

  • Who uses QR codes anymore

  • On the last episode of BOL you said you weren’t into the new Google HUD glasses because it’s not real:  (Now that the Google Glass is real, are you in to it?)

  • The ONE item, innovation,that has stood out for you and to you changed the face of technology

Media (Movies, Games, Books, Television Shows, Music)

  • Movies By Chance: 96 – Heckler

  • Movie for Next Week: – 96 – Heckler

  • Jobs Trailer

  • What is your guilty pleasure

  • Breaking Bad

  • Finished part 1 of Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

  • Reading Ultimate Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy



Pick of the Week

Contact Information

You can reach us by email at You can also see our blog at  The podcast Twitter feed is ValentineCast. The facebook page is You can also call us at (415) 758-2278 Video can be seen at  J’s Twitter feed is theCaoboi and Renee’s twitter feed is theIceflow.

Outro Music:  Pretty Lights – If I Gave You My Love from the Pretty Lights Music

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