The Talk Show ✪: Ep. 175, With Special Guest Glenn FLeishman

The Talk Show

‘Uncle Joe’s Bathtub Gin’, With Special Guest Glenn Fleishman

Saturday, 10 December 2016

Glenn Fleishman returns to the show. Topics include indoor plumbing, a spoiler-free discussion about HBO’s excellent “Westworld”, our favorite beverages, Apple’s AirPods launch debacle, Apple TV single sign-on, and more.

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HBO’s post-Westworld Easter Egg laden site for Delos Inc..

“A History of the World in Six Glasses”, by Tom Standage.

Interesting New York Times story from January on Donald Trump’s brother Freddy, who drank himself to death in 1981.

Glenn’s review of NewerTech’s $49 NuPower 60-Watt dual USB-A/USB-C charger — a single charger that can charge both a MacBook and iPhone at the same time.

Tim Cook purportedly emails customer saying AirPods should ship over the “next few weeks”.

Yours truly on what’s going on with the AirPods delay: unexpected manufacturing problems.

Thoroughly Considered: the Studio Neat podcast.

John Paczkowski summarizing the inauspicious partner list at the launch of Apple’s single sign-on service for TV content.

Farhad Manjoo explains why he thinks gadgets are dying as a category: smartphones, probably.

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

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