The Impromptu

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The Impromptu is a weekly podcast, hosted by Michael Norton and Alex Knight. It’s a multi-faceted show discussing how technology, design, and economics converge on topics that matter most to us. We examine the creative process and how the decisions we make, shape our perceptions and lives.

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  • 6: Dangerous, Savage, Child Race

    Synopsis: As Q famously said regarding humanity: “But you can’t deny, Captain, that you are still a dangerous, savage, child race.” This week we brought comedian Jordan Cooper on the […]

  • 5: Un Console Able

    Synopsis: Get ready for a long but worthwhile episode of Unconsoleable The Impromptu, with special guests Anna Tarkov and and Jessica Dennis! This episode is a bit of a snafu […]

  • 4: Beaver Canoe – Part 2

    During the first 15 minutes of part 2: "Beaver Canoe," Michael and Alex discuss the far super fan edit of Star Wars, episodes 4, 5, and 6 (Han shot first), the gorgeous looking Star Trek TNG remaster, Star Trek Voyager, and how Babylon 5 needs to be remastered (badly).

  • 3: Beaver Canoe – Part 1

    Synopsis: It’s not what you think… really. Clever title aside, in part 1 of 2, Michael and Alex delve into some interesting products announced by Sony at CES as well […]

  • 1: Welcome Back – Part 1

    Aaaaaaand we're back! It's been an incredible hibernation. Michael and Alex rebooted the show with a new format. The Impromptu is no longer a weekly "what's new in tech" show. We decided there's a glut of podcasts that already cover that really well, so we now just talk about our passions as they relate to video games, comics, film, art, and other forms of media...