The Talk Show
‘Parking Meters in a Dirt Lot’, With Special Guest Merlin Mann
Tuesday, 14 May 2019
Very special guest Merlin Mann returns to the show. Topics include sleep and sleep-tracking (with Apple Watch), regional fast-casual dining, the nature of podcasting, and, of course, more.
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Sleep-tracking Apple Watch apps:
Apple’s list of standard Mac keyboard shortcuts.
Vox: “How golf explains Donald Trump”.
Commander-in-Cheat — Rick Reilly’s new book on Trump.
Gino’s Burgers and Chicken — a fast food chain from the 1970s that served Kentucky Fried Chicken but was not a Kentucky Fried Chicken.
1984 NYT story on Massachussetts’s then-new — and still in place — law banning bars and restaurants from offering “Happy Hours”.
Philadelphia is incinerating half its recycling.
99% Invisible episode on where U.S. recycling often went: to China.
“The Banana Window” — 2011 episode of the old incarnation of The Talk Show where Merlin joined me as co-host while Dan was on paternity leave.
This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.