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iPod DJing hits the States; what’s in an iPod name?

iPodsSo we already knew this phenomenon has been going on overseas for some time now, but it’s apparently becoming more of a phenomenon on this side of the Atlantic as well. Clubs such as the Cafe Saint-Ex in Northwest Washington D.C. are now regularly inviting patrons to bring in their iPods for 12 minutes’ worth of song-spinning fame.

Definitely a positive trend, but I’m far more interested in a little nugget buried within this Washington Post article: ”[iPod DJ] Wildt bought her iPod ‘a year and five months ago,’ she says, and calls it ‘Gayle.’ (’I just thought it looked like a Gayle. My computer doesn’t have a name, but for some reason this one has a name.’ Holly Tegeler, 24, calls her iPod Karl, with a K. ‘I knew he was a boy,’ says Tegeler, a Web developer. ‘I don’t know why, I just know he is.’)”

Clearly the real question here, folks, is what is your iPod’s name?



So we already knew this phenomenon has been going on overseas for some time now, but it’s apparently becoming more of a phenomenon...