Tagged with “the” (6)

  1. The Talk Show ✪: Ep. 184, With Special Guest Merlin Mann

    The Talk Show

    ‘Hubbo Is in Decline’, With Special Guest Merlin Mann

    Tuesday, 21 March 2017

    The one and only Merlin Mann returns to the show. Topics include modern plumbing technology and product marketing, the intricate ordeal of switching from iCloud’s old two-step authentication to the modern two-factor authentication, and the future of voice-driven UI/AI. Also, a wee bit of follow-up on our post-election November 9 Holiday Party.

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    American Standard VorMax anti-splatter flush technology.


    “Skid Marks”.

    Halfway through this one they flush something soft and brown.

    Michael Heilemann: “When did Siri figure out to not activate two iCloud connected devices with ‘Hey Siri’ at the same time?”

    My YouTube video showing how best to remove AirPods from their case.

    Do By Friday: Excellent new(ish) podcast hosted by Merlin, Alex Cox, and Max Temkin, whose names have an average of one “x” per host.

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


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  2. The Incomparable | Abe Vigoda Knows All the Toilets (Episode 323)

    Leave the gun and take the cannoli—it’s time for us to discuss 1972’s “The Godfather,” truly one of the most lauded films of all time. We discuss why Al Pacino’s Michael Corleone is truly the main character, ponder how that horse head really got in that bed, marvel at how long it takes for news of assassination attempts to reach family members, explain the Vito Corleone retirement plan… and then drop our hands to our side and let the podcast slide naturally out of our hands.


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  3. The Tim Ferriss Show, Episode 20: Dan Carlin – Hardcore History, Building Podcasts, Creativity, and More | The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss

    Listen on iTunes, download (right click “save as”), or stream below now: This podcast is brought to you by The Tim Ferriss Book Club, which features a handful of books that have changed my life. Here’s the list. Now, on to our guest…


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  4. The Talk Show ✪: Ep. 143, With Special Guest Merlin Mann

    The Talk Show

    ‘A Squirrel Eating a Duck’, With Special Guest Merlin Mann

    Sunday, 24 January 2016

    Merlin Mann returns to the show. Topics include Winter Storm Jonas, the politics of sick kids, sweating out a fever, people going insane over the rumors that the next iPhones will omit the standard headphone jack, the seven-hour The Godfather Epic, and more.

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    Backblaze’s online speed test.

    2007 New Yorker story on commuters in Atlanta.

    The original 2007–2009 run of The Talk Show.

    Merlin Mann and John Gruber’s 2009 talk at SXSW.

    Clever fake “FIFA corruption scandal” Twitter account, which seemingly predicted World Cup matches before they were played.

    Online petition asking Apple not to remove the 3.5mm headphone jack from new iPhones.

    Team Negative One’s new samizdat restoration of a 35mm print of the 1977 theatrical release of Star Wars.

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


    —Huffduffed by mthompitaly

  5. Episode 50: Pirsig’s “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance”

    Discussing Robert M. Pirsig’s 1974 philosophical, autobiographical novel about the role of value judgments in rationality: how our culture gets this wrong.


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