AFK On Air, EP 4 – Geek Gift Giveaway, Part 1

AFK On Air, EP 4 – Geek Gift Giveaway, Part 1

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“We don’t know our families at all!”
“Welcome to the holidays.” 

Let the AFK On Air co-hosts be your geeky gift gurus this year! We
discuss pudding wrestling, how to nail a hand made holiday card, gifts
gone wrong, how to recognize the dulcet tones of disappointment, and
when to tell someone they’ve given you a dud. Is gift
giving genetic? We believe you CAN be TAUGHT!

Listen to this special holiday episode for rules and guidelines for
our AFK On Air giveaways, and send us your entries by Midnight THIS

SATURDAY, Dec 8th! Winners will be announced on Tuesday, Dec 11th,
amidst gift giving advice! submit your tough gift quandaries and we
will discuss as we give away Christmas Tree Ornaments, geek chic
jewelry, and other type sundries!

Beware, gratuitous puns ahead!

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Technology journalist, author of New York Times bestseller iWoz, and co-founder of A New Domain.

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PhD, political science – Southern Illinois University Carbondale

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