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Here's an RSS Feed That Will Make You Cooler

Podbop rules. You enter your city name and get a feed of upcoming concerts — complete with MP3s!



But does it have to be called PodBop?

Fair point. It sounds like a dumb electronic kids’ game. And there would be a horrible jingle, like: “Pooood bop, pooood bop, the fun won’t stop with pooood bop!”

Robin, please stop whatever horrible voodoo it is you used to *get a non-existent song stuck in my head using the typed word alone*.

For some reason, I’m imagining it set to the Lite Brite jingle … “Lite Brite, Lite Brite, bring on magic of colored light!”

The pod part makes sense, but what happened with this bop? Other than bebop itself, has anything good ever been named bop? There’s hiphop bebop (not really very good), mmbop (really very not good), and (judge for yourself).

But Peter… who put the bops in the bop shoo bop shoo bop?

Let’s not forget “Doo Wop Shoo Bop” and “Be-Bop-a-Lula.” And whatever Little Richard says at the start of “Tutti Frutti.”

Thanks for the jingle inspiration Robin 🙂

Re: Podbop name. Pod, like you mentioned is fairly obvious. I wanted part of the name to mean going to a show or concert. Concast was a name we played with but that’s no good. Bop is like dancing which is (sorta, heh) like going to a concert). So yeah. The only problem we’ve had is people hearing podbot but we have that domain forwarded so it shouldn’t be too much of a problem.

Btw thanks for the kind words Robin.

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