I've used on a bunch of sites.
If you're using WordPress, check out the Shadowbox plugin: http://sivel.net/2008/02/shadowbox-js/
It pops up pix, galleries, etc. (Some of the other _boxes only pop pix, I believe.)
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> I've seen a few sites use a pretty cool pop-up box that can display images or video. I understand that these pop-ups are called "lightboxes". Is anyone familiar with or use this technology? Any recommendations? I'd like to put a "What is this podcast all about" video on my wordpress homepage and I thought it might be fun to use a lightbox to do this.