Adam Savage's AMA on Reddit might not be noteworthy here if not for This Comment
: "I feel seriously so dumb about the reply thing. I'm used to the format on Metafilter
MeFi's own Adam Savage ("MOAS") gave us a very cool shout out to his 15 million Twitter followers, saying "Awesome links, excellently moderated discussion. My favorite community of balanced, reasoned debate is www.metafilter.com.
" And in response to another tweet asking about Reddit, MOAS replied that of course he still reads Reddit, but "for reasonable debate, I far prefer MeFi.
". [more inside]
Metafilter's own asavage will be in Chapel Hill in September
. Let's meet up and listen to him and Jamie talk about stuff! [more inside]
From the Blue
to the Gray: MythBuster and MeFi's own
Adam Savage answers questions from Reddit users. Part 1
, Part 2
, and Part 3
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Tonight a debate that has pitted brother against brother, friend against friend, MeFite against MeFite
, will be finally laid to rest. The long awaited Mythbusters episode about airplane vs. conveyor belt airs tonight at 9 o'clock
. For real this time
. No really, it's airing, Adam Savage said so
. [more inside]
Our episode of Mythbusters
aired tonight, aside from a MeFi sign noticed last month
, did anyone spot any other promised shout-outs? [For those without TV, you can see a small segment on silver bullets here, under Mythbusters Uncut. Also, check out the Ask a Ninja clip, just because.]
The Wild West Myths
episode of Mythbusters will be airing this coming Wednesday, May 30th.
There was a Mythbusters marathon recently. At the end of one of the the shows, behind Adam and Jamie, on the back wall, there was a masking tape "MeFi."
video, "Metafilter vs. Ask a Ninja Video" has a very obvious MeFi callout.
Check out the box in the background of this Mythbusters/Ask a Ninja clip
Speaking of asavage
, did anyone else see the MeFi shoutout on tonight's Mythbusters? On the wall during one the post-myth summaries, "MeFi" was written in what looked like chalk on a green chalkboard. asavage
mentioned that he'd shout the site out out in MeFi Podcast 3
, but it sounded like that would only be for the old west