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Encyclopedia > East Meets West (Podcast)

East Meets West is a podcast hosted by Tom Merritt and Roger Chang. Both are former TechTV employees that moved on to other ventures at CNet and DL.TV, respectively, after the merger of that network with G4 and many TechTV employees were released. The show has been recorded over thirty-five times (as of October 2006) and is one of the first podcasts spun out of the TechTV world that has little to do with discussing technology, which was the focus of that TV network, as opposed to others such as This Week in Tech, Diggnation and even DL.TV (all of which are hosted by former TechTV personalities as well). Tom Merritt is an Executive Editor for CNet and the developer and co-host of CNET networks daily podcast Buzz Out Loud along with Molly Wood and Veronica Belmont. ... Roger Chang was a segment producer and on-air contributor for TechTV. He appeared regularly on Call for Help, and sometimes filled in for host Leo Laporte. ... TechTV is also the name of a closed-circuit television network based in Ruston, Louisiana TechTV (May 11, 1998 – May 28, 2004) was a 24-hour cable and satellite channel based in San Francisco, California featuring news and shows about computers, technology, and the Internet. ... {{Infobox_Company | company_name = CNET Networks| company_logo = | company_type = [[Publicly traded NASDAQ: CNET foundation = 1993| location = San Francisco, California, USA| key_people = Shelby W. Bonnie, Co-founder, Chairman, and CEO| num_employees = 2,080 (2006)| industry = Internet Information Provider| homepage = [1] ==CNET Networks, Inc. ... DL.TV Hosts Robert Heron and Patrick Norton pictured on their recently updated set July 14th, 2006 DL.TV is a technology related IPTV show hosted by Patrick Norton and Robert Heron. ... G4 or G-4 may refer to: G4 (TV channel), a male-oriented (formerly video game oriented) TV channel G4TechTV Canada, G4s Canadian counterpart AEG G.IV, a German World War I heavy bomber Allegiant Air (IATA code G4) Group 4 of the periodic table Gulfstream G400 and G450... . The initial letter is shown capitalized due to technical restrictions. ... Diggnation is a weekly podcast hosted by Kevin Rose and Alex Albrecht. ...

Contents

Format

Episodes of East Meets West are typically recorded on a Sunday or Monday night at either Tom's house or the CNet studios. Tom describes the show as, "...the always hilarious, sometimes random and definitely bizarre podcast of indeterminate topics...."[1]


To date the show has discussed such topics as:

  • Roger's dating life
  • Sci Fi shows
  • Fixing water faucets
  • Sports
  • History (both personal and world)
  • Work

Sci-fi is an abbreviation for science fiction. ...

See Also

Tom Merritt is an Executive Editor for CNet and the developer and co-host of CNET networks daily podcast Buzz Out Loud along with Molly Wood and Veronica Belmont. ... Roger Chang was a segment producer and on-air contributor for TechTV. He appeared regularly on Call for Help, and sometimes filled in for host Leo Laporte. ... Veronica Belmont (born July 21, 1982) is a producer and associate editor for CNET Networks, Inc. ... The BOL Logo From a T-Shirt Buzz Out Loud is a daily podcast about tech related subjects, produced by CNET. Affectionately abbreviated BOL by fans, and known by their tagline as CNETs podcast of indeterminate length (or CNET.coms podcast of indeterminate length), the show stars CNET... DL.TV Hosts Robert Heron and Patrick Norton pictured on their recently updated set July 14th, 2006 DL.TV is a technology related IPTV show hosted by Patrick Norton and Robert Heron. ...

External Links

  • East Meets West official website

Notes

  1. ^ EMW About Us. Retrieved on 2006-10-18.

 
 

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