Granted, you'll need some handiness when it comes to electronics. On Monday's show, we talk to Matt Richardson, a New York hacker who has invented a machine to make your TV automatically mute whichever celebrity you find most annoying. It also works to mute certain topics of conversation. It can even work the other way and amplify what people are saying. Because maybe you want Snooki really really loud. I don't know. Who am I to judge?
Anyway, here's how you build it.