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Mailbag Has Been Revived

Zombie mailbag wants your brains. (In a good way.)

Avid fans of PixlBit (Read: Zap) may have noticed I've mentioned the idea of a solo podcast a few times in the past month. While at first, the idea was uncertain, as time passes, it seems to be more and more of a sure thing. How does Mailbag relate? I want to read and respond to listener mail! That's right. I want listener mail! I know the podcast hasn't yet begun, but it will soon, so why not get a head-start? You could be featured. You could be featured in the first edition of "JasonCast" or "PixlJalk," or whatever we decide to name the thing. How about, for the first episode, you send in suggestions for the title of the show? As always, suggestions can go to mailbag AT pixlbit DOT com, but in this case, they can also be sent to jasonr AT pixlbit DOT com, too.

Remember, you can use the "Contact" selection under the "About" to send an email, as well, but why not have the both the mailbag's and my email at hand, just in case?


 

Comments

Matt R Staff Alumnus

08/25/2010 at 12:20 PM

You're going to drain the life out of Mr Mailbag for your own self-aggrandizement

Have you no decency, sir

Jason Ross Senior Editor

08/25/2010 at 12:41 PM

Does it matter if I do?

Matt R Staff Alumnus

08/25/2010 at 06:03 PM

I don't know [laughter]

What kind of mail questions or topics would you like?

Jason Ross Senior Editor

08/25/2010 at 06:28 PM

Well, for the first podcast, I was thinking about used games, since Penny-Arcade and THQ has revived the discussion lately, it seems. I'll probably devote a serious amount of time to that topic.

Kathrine Theidy Staff Alumnus

08/25/2010 at 07:31 PM

It's come to this. Jason likes talking so much, he's created a podcast wherein he talks to himself. Jason will never get a word in edgewise.

Jason Ross Senior Editor

08/25/2010 at 07:41 PM

Finally, someone understands me.

Matt R Staff Alumnus

08/25/2010 at 08:32 PM

Blindfoldedly buying a used game for discussion? Like that?

Jason Ross Senior Editor

08/25/2010 at 08:50 PM

No, I mean I'd like opinions on the buying and selling of used games and what it means towards the video game industry. Additionally, I'd also like opinions on how people feel about methods used by companies to prevent the buying and selling of used games.

Jason Ross Senior Editor

08/26/2010 at 07:24 PM

As luck would have it, our email stuff is borked for the day. I don't know if any messages sent to me were received. If you do decide to send in any mail, for now, until I update, send it to the mailbag address, please.

Matt R Staff Alumnus

08/26/2010 at 07:51 PM

The Mailbalrog has turned on the very site that birthed it! Run!

I will continue to try to think of something to send in.

By the way, I think ^that discussion has already been done on a previous podcast.

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