The Talk Show ✪: Ep. 295, With Peter Kafka

The Talk Show

‘Signing Up to Take Some Vitamins’, With Peter Kafka

Thursday, 17 September 2020

Peter Kafka returns to the show to discuss the news from Apple’s “Time Flies” event — new Apple Watches, new non-Pro iPads, and particularly the Apple One services bundle.

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“Ricky Jay’s Magical Secrets” — Mark Singer’s wondrous profile for The New Yorker in 1993. I just burst out laughing when I re-read this snippet I quoted from that piece for DF.

The complete Ricky Jay archives at DF.

Spotify’s statement griping that Apple One constitutes anticompetive behavior.

The latest episode of Peter’s own podcast, Recode Media, with special guest Ben Thompson.

Apple’s “Time Flies” event video.

My thoughts and observations on the event and announcements.

“I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!” — Apple’s new retro style commercial for Apple Watch Family Setup.

This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.