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.
The Atlantic: “Milk, Bread, and Eggs: The Trinity of Winter-Storm Panic-Shopping”.
This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.