This week, we discuss some of our favorite baseball movies and why we love the genre as non-sports fans. Plus, a long discussion about interview techniques and memorable interviews, and a few tales of close calls when it comes to making flights. We cap things off with more love for The Boys!
At Smithsonian Exhibits Adam chats with exhibition designer Emily Shaw, who explains some of the special considerations she faces in turning words and ideas into a physical experience.
Door size, load-in route, sloping floors or walls … These are all reasons why Smithsonian Exhibits works on installation before they even START a build. Adam Savage gets the full rundown of the complicated exhibit install process from head of production Chris Emo.
Chris Hollshwander, one of Smithsonian Exhibits‘ modelmakers, walks Adam through a specific example of how he and his team tell stories — including some very emotional ones, like that of this teenaged indentured servant found buried in a house — though replicas.
At Smithsonian Exhibits, Adam meets former intern and current full-time modelmaker Willow Collins, an extraordinary young maker who told us her fascinating backstory. Young makers, you’ll want to hear this!
We go hands-on with HTC’s upcoming Vive Cosmos desktop virtual reality headset! This is the replacement for the original HTC Vive, and utilizes inside-out positional tracking instead of Valve’s Lighthouse-based tracking system. We share our impressions on its tracking quality, high-resolution display, and new controllers!
On Twitter, Robert Bruce asked, “Who surprised you the most saying they are your fan? Who did you fanboy over the most?” Here’s Adam’s answer, and if you have a question for Adam, post it in the comments below!
Museum exhibits aren’t just about objects; they’re about text and pictures too. Adam Savage chats with Evan Keeling, graphics specialist at Smithsonian Exhibits, to learn about how he and his team create 2D elements for exhibitions, which includes some pretty amazing technology!
At Smithsonian Exhibits, Adam chats with John Powell, one of their exhibit developers and writers, and finds out what it’s like to boil down a great deal of information into a short and accessible experience for EVERYONE.
This week, we dive into the recent news of TV show and movie reboots, early iPhone 11 reviews, Donkey Kong record holder drama, and anticipation for the Switch Lite. Plus, a pre-OC6 edition of The VR Minute where we talk about HTC’s Vive Cosmos and going hands-on with Tilt5!