Video Tour of Leo Laporte’s TWiT Cottage

Jul 25 2010

When I was in SF for WWDC in June, I made the trek up to the TWiT Cottage in Petaluma to film an episode of MacBreak Weekly entitled “Harry Potter”. I always find the cottage such a cool place, so I thought I’d make a brief behind-the-scenes tour to share with you.

Special appearances by Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, a camera shy Don McAllister, Alex Lindsay, Sarah Lane, Tom Merrit, super-edit Tony.

Thanks to Andy Inhatko for jumping in as camera man. :)

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16 Responses to “Video Tour of Leo Laporte’s TWiT Cottage”

  1. Thanks for the tour. It’s nice to see the background around some of my favorite shows…

    BTW, really enjoying my Camera+ app :)

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  3. Next time you are there you need to get Leo to do a version of the tour MTV Cribs style.

  4. thanks for the tour; I had though that the TWiT cottage was an annex of Leo’s home, which doesn’t seem to be the case.

  5. Thanks for the tour. It’s such an odd space for a studio I always wondered what the whole thing looked like.

  6. Was it just me or was the audio brutally out of sync?

  7. Wow – AWESOME job Lisa…..

    I too challenge my fears this summer with a 1000′ ZIP line at Eco Adventure in Blue Mountain, Collingwood. It was so exhilarating…..

    Loved your bungy jump….. next year I plan on challenging myself to that as well.

    Thanks for sharing
    Paul Meyers

  8. uh yeah. looks like a youtube error. i’ll try uploading it again. not sure what the problem is.

  9. Very impressive, I have to hand it to Leo for being able to run a worldwide media network from that space. Is the cottage separate from his house? I thought he had the basement or an attachment to his house.

  10. Thanks for the video! Was this shot on the iPhone 4? I can’t listen to the sound at work so not sure if this was mentioned…

  11. I always assumed that Leo becomes this reclusive old man when his guests leave the TWIT cottage. :D

  12. awesome video lisa! nice to see the parts that’s not normally showed. Upstairs has always been a mystery to me :D

  13. Who’s the dude with the All Blacks top on? (Black w/Adidas Logo and Silver Fern)

    Nice to see someone repping New Zealand :)

  14. Hey Lisa, thanks for all of your videos and tips! Your blog is inspiring. I’m just starting to get into photography so you have been so helpful.

    I’m adding you to my blogroll


  15. Duncan McPherson July 31st, 2010 at 8:47 pm

    Great Job Lisa, I always wondered what Twit looked like behind the scenes

  16. Heh. I was just there on monday, zipping through enroute from SF to Rohnert Park to shoot two days of my Learning Perl class for a video. Got to finally meet John, who head-ends my FLOSS Weekly show (never seen his face), and Tony.

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