Catching Up: Retromodo Gates Interviews and Puppy Battles

Hey Chen, did you see this post Joel wrote on BBG about the behind the scenes of Giz's first Bill Gates interview » 11/25/08 7:17pm 11/25/08 7:17pm? We've met with Gates a few more times since then, but I don't think anyone here expresses the anxiety attached to such a meeting as well as Joel does. Dogs are freaking out a bit after some bad owner in…

Catching Up: Star Trek Preview Impressions From a Casual Fan

Hey Jason, I was in LA for a bit yesterday, helping Jalopnik cover the LA autoshow » 11/20/08 7:58pm 11/20/08 7:58pm with my long lens. (It was a boring show with nothing too interesting other than the and .) But it was coincidentally the same day JJ Abrams was showing off some scenes from the new , so I stopped by. This is funny: When they asked me…

Catching Up: Politics = Scary. Puppies = Crazy Yarn Face

Jason, How did your Halloween go? I'm really proud of Matt for writing that political tech piece today » 11/03/08 10:50pm 11/03/08 10:50pm. I think it was well put, but you can always count on flames when you put something like that on a tech blog. Not so with puppies. We just got one.When I met Lisa, she had a miniature pincher named Ruby. We felt…