The Talk Show
‘John Was the Problem’, With Merlin Mann
Saturday, 11 December 2021
Merlin Mann returns to the show to discuss two brief topics (with a few asides): my dream of opening a steakhouse, and Peter Jackson’s Beatles documentary Get Back.
Mack Weldon: Radically-efficient wardrobing.
Linode: Instantly deploy and manage an SSD server in the Linode Cloud. New accounts get a $100 credit.
Who’s who in “Get Back”? A guide to the non-Beatles in Peter Jackson’s documentary.
“And Your Bird Can Sing” (Take 2) April 20, 1966.
Amazon.com: iSi Classic MeshSodamaker for Making Carbonating Beverages, 1 Quart, Stainless Steel: Industrial & Scientific.
Farhad Manjoo: “This Is The Greatest Hoodie Ever Made”.
Bern’s Steak House in Tampa.
“Now you have two problems.”
The Sharper Image’s Bacon Express Toaster.
Helen Rosner in The New Yorker: “Pellet Ice Is the Good Ice”.
Hal’s New York Seltzer Water.
“What makes Ringo a Great Drummer”.
“World’s Great Drummers Salute Ringo Starr”.
David Sims, Letterboxd one-sentence reviewer extraordinaire.
“Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle”.
“A Quiet Place”.
RoboCop: Blank Check with Griffin & David.
Amanda Hess in the NYT: “The Sublime Spectacle of Yoko Ono Disrupting the Beatles”.
“Futura and Wes Anderson: A Love Story”.
Atkinson Hyperlegible — an accessibility typeface.
Hop Sing Laundromat:
Hop Sing on Twitter.
Lê on Twitter.
Rare photos from inside.
This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.