Monthly Archives: October 2016

Werner Herzog On Science, Language, Mars, and His Volcano Fever Dreams

Werner Herzog doesn’t care what you think about him, about his mythos. He does care about myth, the stories people tell and why. His newest movie, “Into The Inferno,” in which he tours six active volcanoes around the world, is as much about the culture and beliefs that surround volcanoes as it is about the science. Editor Alex Pasternack speaks with Herzog about his filmmaking, science and scientists, distributing his film through Netflix, and police body cameras. Read more at Motherboard (http://motherboard.vice.com/read/into-the-herzog-radio-motherboard-podcast)

‘Berlin Station’ and ‘Americatown’

‘Berlin Station’ is a new spy drama/thriller from the cable network EPIX, which focuses on a leak of classified information at the titular CIA office, and the agents tracking it down. Motherboard spoke to series writers Brad Winters and Larry Cohen, who also worked together on a separate project: a graphic novel series called ‘Americatown’ about a near-future dystopia where Americans are the immigrants.

iPhone Touch Disease

Tens of thousands of iPhone 6 Plus phones have been spontaneously losing their touchscreen capability because of an engineering flaw, but Apple still won’t admit there’s a problem. Motherboard spoke to Kyle Wiens, CEO of iFixit, about what’s causing the issue and what Apple should do about it. We also talk with an Apple Genius about your options if you have a phone with the problem.

The Future of Periods

Periods are having a moment in mainstream consciousness. We talk to Kiran Gandhi, a drummer and activist about how the technology and ideas are menstruation are changing, and what it was like to run a marathon “free bleeding.”