Episode 6: The Origin Story of “hotlou”
At long last, host hotlou (aka Lou Abramowski) tells co-host Mike Franklin the origin story of his nickname. And while the name may imply some kind of sexiness or narcissism, believe it or not, it was an executive at a 100+ year old company that forever changed the course of hotlou history.
You might recall, Gmail launched on April 1, 2004 with 1 GB of free storage. At the time, it was April Fool’s Day and Hotmail had 10 MB of storage. As a result, most people understandably thought it was a joke or a prank.
Thanks to Mike for the Saint Peter (aka the first pope, aka leader of the universal church, aka Simon son of John, aka Cephus, aka Dwyane “The Rock” Johnson) story. And welcome to our newest celebrity listener and addition to the louxicon: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.
In case you were wondering, here is an abridged list of the hotlou digital footprint:
- But sadly, not youtube.com/hotlou — if you can help, please get it touch!
And if you have any other social networks or websites in mind that we need to lock down, let us know. Its a pervasive brand, but only with the help of our fans and listeners.
Also, we have learned that Sergey Brin’s cofounder of Google was in fact not Harrison Ford, but instead, Larry Page.
What is a three-eyed raven? The Three-Eyed Raven was the last greenseer, a human living among the remainder of the Children of the Forest past the Wall. His genuine name is a mystery. Under the pretense of a three-peered toward raven, he shows up in Bran Stark’s vision-dreams, following his fall, leading to his journey past the Wall and directing him to the collapse which his real human body dwells. There, Bran is prepared in the enchantment of Greensight.
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