TWC9: Best of April Fools Day with Clint Rutkas and Christian Liensberger

Sign in to queue


On a special This Week on Channel 9, Clint Rutkas and Christian Liensberger review our favorite April Fools day pranks, including:

- Channel 9 Forum Quality filter
- XKCD goes UNIX command line
- YouTube - New "TextP" video format and how they did it, via Minh in the Coffeehouse
- matchmaking for your personal life
- ThinkGeek moodINQ - Programmable Tattoo System
- ThinkGeek Canned Unicorn Meat
- - Halo Reach multiplayer will be chess-based
- Blizzard - X-treme Gamer Blanket
- Pacman - the movie
- Eilon Lipton - Last GUID used up, new ScottGuID to replace it
- Phil Haack - Closed Source Viral License
- MSDN Sweden - Comment Driven Development

Picks of the week:
- Clint’s pick: Amazing Object Tracking Demo
- Christian's pick: Photoshop's Content aware fill



Download this episode

The Discussion

  • User profile image

    saving the spot

    downloading the show

    and will comment after i watch it


    thanks clint and christian


    thumbs up as always


    guys now is the ScottGuID also an april fool or what


    really nice show


    thanks for the show

  • User profile image

    So how is the Content Aware fill different than what I had in MS Digital Image Suite Editor 2006?  ... which doesn't work anymore because of MS updates.... and which I wish they'd just put in Live Photo gallery photo editing part.

  • User profile image

    My favorite april fool's joke was when Youtube replaced their old UI with a totally awful one.

  • User profile image

    Never used the MS DIgital Suite so I can't tell you.  All I've seen of the content aware feature in Photoshop CS5 is from that video.  It looks impressive but I'm warry of it until I get to play with it hands on.

  • User profile image

    haha, is it really that bad?  I typically grab my video watching randomness from

Comments closed

Comments have been closed since this content was published more than 30 days ago, but if you'd like to send us feedback you can Contact Us.