Tokyo Disney Sea Videoblog

It’s funny, lately I’ve been posting more frequently and promoting my podcast/videocast all over the place, but the number of subscribers is going down while at the same time I’m getting lots of positive feedback. Go figger.

I videoblogged my family’s weekend trip to Tokyo Disney Sea. From the point of view of the video’s host, I should have done more narration, but I was there as a husband and father, so I wanted to focus my attention on my family. As much as I love to share my life with all of yuns (that’s plural for you), frankly, it’s not a something that appeals to my wife and I respect that. I did have her listen to some of the audio I captured with the binaural mics and she was impressed, so at least she can understand the appeal. She is who she is, I am who I am, and that’s that. There’s no need evaluate the situation any deeper than that. That’s where couples get in trouble.

Half way through the day it hit me that 90% of what you hear in Disneyland is, well…fake. It’s a really, really well-done fake, but listening to a podcast recorded there, heck, you might as well be plugged directly into the PA system that’s pumping out all the sound effects. I’m not a Disney hater; they’re absolutely the best at what they do. I’ll save the details for the next podcast.

In the meantime, I posted the video I shot to commonbits.org. To retrieve it, you’ll need to learn how to use BitTorrent. There’s a tutorial here. If you can’t figure it out, don’t worry about it; we’re not talking Oscar award-winning cinematography here. It’s not that great of a loss.

The guy running commonflix.org let me get away with it this time, but the content doesn’t seem to be the kind of stuff that’s normally hosted there. If anyone knows a more appropriate site to use, please let me know.

So the file linked to below is a torrent file that contains data used by programs like iPodderX (Mac), DopplerRadio (Win) or Azeurus (Java) to download the actual video.

disneysea.mp4.torrent

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Rich Pav

Richard has been living in Japan since 1990 with his wife and two teenage sons, Tony and Andy.

6 thoughts to “Tokyo Disney Sea Videoblog”

  1. ourmedia.org is the right place to upload this kind of stuff, if I’m not mistaken.… (it’s free and powered by the internet archive)

  2. I’d possibly consider quitting if I read that Rush thought “This program is the hottest thing in podcasting.”

    Fortunately I cannot read so I’ll keep on subscribing but not for the video.

  3. I love the video. It really brings japan to life for me. You showed your audio set up, which is great (what bitrate you recording at, and how much time do you have with the iRiver 799?), but what camera are you recording with. It seams to be pretty discreet and easily controlled.

    Keep this stuff goin on, it’s great to have a resource like this.

  4. Great article. I am just sad I dont know how to reply properly, though, since I want to show my appreciation like many other.

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