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  1. The Incomparable #140: The Sublime Magicks of Exposition

    Marvel Comics’ "House of M."

    No more mutants! We discuss the 2005 Marvel Comics miniseries "House of M," in which writer Brian Michael Bendis gets to show off his love of meetings, Doctor Strange, and meetings chaired by Doctor Strange! Also, there’s a crazy "What If?" style parallel universe, approximately a billion spin-offs, and in the cruelest twist, Peter Parker is briefly allowed to be happy. And finally there’s a shocking finale that set the tone for mutant storylines up to the present day. Listen before the Scarlet Witch wishes this podcast out of existence!

    http://5by5.tv/incomparable/140

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  2. The Incomparable #136: We Waited 16 Years For This?

    "Star Wars: Episode 1" (part 1 of 2)

    They said it couldn’t be done! They said it shouldn’t be done! But here we are, talking about "Star Wars: Episode I — The Phantom Menace." Why are the Jedi such jerks? A little Jedi goes a long way. Also, the biggest letdown of John Siracusa’s life to date, stupid droids, good actors being boring, text versus subtext, the merits of prequels in general, and why this is a movie that makes us dream… of a better movie. Exqueeze me? (Part 1 of 2.)

    Special guests Dan Moren, Greg Knauss, John Siracusa, Monty Ashley, Serenity Caldwell, and Steve Lutz.

    http://5by5.tv/incomparable/136

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  3. 5by5 | The Incomparable #114: When You Wish Upon a “Star Wars”

    5by5 - The Incomparable #114: When You Wish Upon a "Star Wars"

    http://5by5.tv/incomparable/114

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  4. 5by5 | Hypercritical #68: Patent Hands

    John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin, inevitably, revisit the topic of patents, attempting to address a wide array of listener feedback. For the hearty listeners that make it through the patent talk, there’s a bonus discussion of the new MacBook Pro rumors, and a brief consideration of cutscenes and trailers in video games. http://5by5.tv/hypercritical/68

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  5. 5by5 | Hypercritical #67: A Pill That Helps with Whatever

    John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin discuss the various ways that Apple takes money from transactions involving the App Store, lessons from gaming and gamers for the larger software world, why nothing is ever good enough when it comes to technology, the Instagram acquisition, and the sad state of the US patent system and how it might be fixed.

    http://5by5.tv/hypercritical/67

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  6. 5by5 | The Talk Show #90: Phiwladelphia

    John and Dan discuss Steve Jobs dressed as Willy Wonka, RIM and who really needs to wake up, mobile profits and design sense, the Pebble, and Ebert’s greatest films list and a survey of great directors.

    http://5by5.tv/talkshow/90

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  7. 5by5 | Hypercritical #66: The Housewives of Siracusa County

    John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin discuss meeting Apple employees at WWDC, the latest round of iPhone rumors, RubyMotion (a new product for writing iOS apps in Ruby), the distinction between producer, consumer, and performer in gaming and other arts, The Kids Today, games as art, and Dropbox-related App Store rejections.

    http://5by5.tv/hypercritical/66

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  8. 5by5 | Hypercritical #63: Talking to the Bear

    John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin talk more about paid upgrades in the Mac App Store, how Apple is reshaping the software market (intentionally or otherwise), Readability’s role as a middleman as compared to another prominent middleman, the App Store, and finally, the Flashback malware scourge and what it says about Apple’s preparedness.

    http://5by5.tv/hypercritical/63

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  9. 5by5 | Hypercritical #62: A Sack Containing Scum from a Pond

    John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin try to put the topic of car engine noises to bed, then discuss value of "enterprise" businesses, RIM’s possible future as a services company, Readability’s business model, and Wil Shipley’s case for paid upgrades in the Mac App Store. http://5by5.tv/hypercritical/62

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  10. 5by5 | Hypercritical #61: I Ran Out of Bombs Long Ago

    John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin discuss the display of large images on iOS devices, Apple’s latest web standards proposal and "rogue" implementation in WebKit, RIM’s new enterprise-centric strategy, and the popular new iOS game, Draw Something. Plus, a Very Special epilogue all about Marco Arment’s dream car, the F10 BMW M5.

    http://5by5.tv/hypercritical/61

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