onlyyyThu Jul 23,
Posted by Hal
I’ve been pretty obsessed with the whole lifecasting/Justin.tv broadcasting thing this week, obviously, since I’m broadcasting 7 different feeds live to the ‘Net 24 hours a day. (Obviously I’m not actually in the feeds 24 hours a day, though I’m trying to stay in the picture for as much as humanly possible.) Anyway, wanted to share a few screen grabs of the chats, with some commentary. So here goes.
In the screen shot above, director Sally is filming me. I just said the number of the place where I get my hair cut out loud as I was writing it down. A delightful fellow named Demon Sadist pounced on this exciting development and writes “got it. ask her what she wants me to do to her”. He includes the number to prove how sharp he is.
At the time this screen grab was taken 49 viewers were watching the bathroom in the basement where I occasionally take a leak. Over 4000 viewers in a few days! The dialogue includes: “Is there girl? Why is there camera in the bathroom? Where is the girl?”
Another bathroom cam screen grab taken around the same time. Chat dialogue: Roxeecam: “Why is someone lifecasting their bathroom? And why are there 66 people here waiting for the moment to happen?” Steamyleamy: “nothing will ever happen, its an experiment to see how many perverts will actually watch and wait…yet the viewers is increasing.” Then, at 7:21, it actually happens: I go the bathroom. ghost2218: “ok pevery to tha xtreme!” emmuscat: “caw caw.” The excitement when I finally use the toilet is palpable. What the hell does “caw caw” mean?
Finally there’s this above. Just grabbed this. The pic shows me in the basement, you can see my hairy back. Pretty impressive, eh? But the chat is responding to the scene a few minutes before, when Me and W. were relaxing on the couch with the living room camera live. Someone named Peepviewer kept a running commentary despite the fact that we were obviously just watching tv and not chatting or looking at the chat. 9:48 Peepviewer: “It’s a toss as to which is more interesting, you or Raymond.” 9:49: “”Oh look you’ve got a large vertical over your couch; I’m contemplating hanging prints, still think a horizontal would go better over the couch. 9:50 “Oh well, this is as as much as i can stand, laterz.”. Then at 10:32: “Looks like your bedtime. Don’t let me keep you up. I feel like I’m intruding, rather uncomfortable.”
Hey, I’m Hal Niedzviecki. I’m a writer/thinker who lives in Toronto, Ontario, Canada with my wife and daughter. Up till now I’ve always considered myself a private person. But at the same time I’m fascinated by people who effortlessly open themselves up to the whole world. So I’ve… more...
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