5BY5 Broadcasts

Our Shows (35 Broadcasts)

5by5 at the Movies

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.

Two episodes since January, 2012.

5by5's hosts and guests review their favorite movies.


5by5 Specials

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.

Thirty-one episodes since October, 2011.

5by5 special events.


After Dark

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.

Five hundred and eight episodes since March, 2011.

This is what happens after Dan and his co-hosts hit "STOP" and their official shows are over. Behind the scenes, casual, unedited, and uncensored.



Hosted by Jim Dalrymple & Shawn King.

One hundred and thirty-three episodes since April, 2012.

Amplified is an award winning talk show about Apple, Mac, iPad, iPhone, iOS, guitars, amps, music, and recording. Get ready to rock.


The Awkward Human Survival Guide

Hosted by Adam Dachis, Darren Herczeg, Erica Elson, and Richard Cardenas.

Fifty-four episodes since March, 2014.

The Awkward Human Survival Guide answers the uncomfortable questions everyone encounters on an unfortunately regular basis and talks to people around the world who embrace the stranger side of life.



Back to Work

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.

Two hundred and thirteen episodes since January, 2011.

Back to Work is an award winning talk show with Merlin Mann and Dan Benjamin discussing productivity, communication, work, barriers, constraints, tools, and more.


Better Know a Jackal

Hosted by Mike Beasterfeld.

Forty episodes since June, 2014.

A weekly interview with fans of podcasting: who they are, what they are into, and their thoughts and opinions about podcasts and podcasting.


The Big Web Show

Hosted by Jeffrey Zeldman.

One hundred and thirty episodes since April, 2010.

The award winning Big Web Show features special guests and topics like web publishing, art direction, content strategy, typography, web technology, and more. It's everything web that matters.


The Changelog

Hosted by Adam Stacoviak & Jerod Santo.

One hundred and forty-eight episodes since November, 2009.

The Changelog covers the intersection of software development and open source. Open source moves fast. Keep up!


The Critical Path

Hosted by Horace Dediu.

One hundred and forty-five episodes since June, 2011.

The Critical Path is a talk show contemplating the causality of success and failure in the evolving story of mobile computing and related industries. Using Apple as a lens to look at existing and emerging tech markets, we try to understand what it means to be great.


The Dan Benjamin Hour

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.

Sixteen episodes since February, 2015.

The Dan Benjamin Hour is a live daily talk show exploring the latest in geek culture, technology, gear, and entertainment, catching emerging stories before they become headlines and skirting the mainstream with wide-ranging topics, unorthodox opinions, an offbeat in-studio crew, an expansive guest list, and calls from live listeners. Dan's irreverent sense of humor and interview style bring a fresh perspective each weekday.



Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.

Sixty-six episodes since January, 2014.

DLC is your weekly audio tour of the latest in video games and tabletop entertainment. Hosts Jeff Cannata and Christian Spicer are joined every week by the best damn gaming experts on the planet as well as YOUR phone calls! Disagree, Like, or Comment by Direct Live Call-in or in the Designated Lobby Chat! It is the gaming show Decided by Listener Contribution. DLC, the Digital Lifestyle Companion for gamers who Don't Like Cynicism.


Five Minute Tech News

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.

Three hundred and twenty-one episodes since February, 2013.

Five Minute Tech News is a daily update on the latest in tech, gaming, web, and geek culture in about five minutes.


The Frequency

Hosted by Haddie Cooke & Dan Benjamin.

One hundred and seventy-four episodes since October, 2012.

The Frequency is a weekly news and talk show focused on bringing you the top stories from the real world, the tech world, and sometimes the weird world.


Getting There

Hosted by Liz Furl & Sara Stewart.

Thirty-two episodes since December, 2014.

Two gals talking everything twenty-something. No judgment, some advice, and as much honesty as you can bear to hear. Listen in to our weekly chats/rants for everything you need to survive your twenties -- or at least to know you're not alone.



Hosted by Dan Benjamin.

Sixty-three episodes since November, 2012.

Grit, the show formerly known as Quit, is about change, the challenges of improving your career, making tough decisions, and starting something awesome. Call in live at 512-518-5714 or leave a voicemail at 512-222-8141.


Home Work

Hosted by Aaron Mahnke & Dave Caolo.

One hundred and fifty-four episodes since March, 2012.

A weekly advice podcast for people who work from home, whether freelancer or telecommuter. We address listener-submitted questions, comments and concerns about all aspects of working from home. Hosted by Aaron Mahnke and Dave Caolo. You can submit your questions here.


The Ihnatko Almanac

Hosted by Andy Ihnatko & Dan Benjamin.

One hundred and thirty-six episodes since September, 2011.

The Ihnatko Almanac is a weekly discussion that mostly focuses on the Clickable Arts: the movies, music, books, comics, articles, and other bits of entertainment and news that Andy and Dan have been reaching through a mouse click recently.

Warning: the Almanac is a designated meme-free zone. We prefer our pianos to be played by expert human artists, not by poorly-Photoshopped cats.


In Beta

Hosted by Christie Koehler & Kevin Purdy.

One hundred and twenty-seven episodes since June, 2012.

In Beta is a talk show about tech culture, making open source software, and how mobile, social, and web apps are changing the world.


Internet Outrage Machine

Hosted by Jordan Cooper & Kyle Roderick.

Sixteen episodes since December, 2014.

A comedic panel game show that debates the top stories the internet is pissed off about each week.



Hosted by Chad Etzel, Darryl Thomas, and John Sextro.

Sixty episodes since August, 2012.

A podcast by iOS developers for iOS developers, delivering news, tips, and rants for professional iOS/Mac developers, with something for enterprise and indie developers alike.



Hosted by Brianna Wu, Georgia Dow, Maddy Myers, and Steve Lubitz.

Forty-seven episodes since May, 2014.

Each week, join game developer Brianna Wu, game journalist Maddy Myers, technology journalist Georgia Dow and game enthusiast Steve Lubitz as they analyze the week’s biggest stories in the video game industry from different perspectives.


Latest in Paleo

Hosted by Angelo Coppola.

One hundred and thirty-one episodes since January, 2011.

Latest in Paleo is a weekly podcast that delivers the latest health and fitness news from a unique perspective where scientific evidence intersects with evolutionary clues.


Mac Power Users

Hosted by David Sparks & Katie Floyd.

Two hundred and forty-seven episodes since April, 2009.

Learn about getting the most from your Apple technology with focused topics and workflow guests. Creating Mac Power Users, one geek at a time since 2009.


The Morning Dump

Hosted by Jordan Cooper.

Thirty-seven episodes since February, 2015.

A humorous, expletive-filled take on the day’s news in technology, business, media & culture with rants from the cynical mind of stand-up comedian Jordan Cooper. Broadcasting live Mondays-Fridays at 9:00am ET.


On Taking Pictures

Hosted by Bill Wadman & Jeffery Saddoris.

One hundred and fifty-two episodes since May, 2012.

Every week, Jeffery Saddoris and Bill Wadman take on the art, science, and philosophy of photography and explore how they play out behind the camera in the process of making images. Insider insights for the novice, shop talk for the professional, and opinionated discussion for the interested observer of the field's trends and legacy.


On the Grid

Hosted by Andy Mangold, Dan Auer, and Matt McInerney.

One hundred and seven episodes since July, 2012.

Thinking out loud about design weekly.

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Podcast Method

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.

Eight episodes since December, 2014.

Dan Benjamin answers your questions about podcasting and recording, audio and video equipment, software, mic technique, pre- and post-production, workflows, and more.



Hosted by Federico Hatoum & Flavio Guinsburg.

Two hundred and thirty-eight episodes since August, 2008.

Puromac es una conversación sobre todo el mundo de Apple entre dos viejos amigos, uno que originalmente era un fanático de Windows, y el otro que es un entusiasta de Apple de toda la vida. Cada episodio es una mezcla de consejos, trucos, recomendaciones de aplicaciones, noticias y análisis.
(Puromac is a conversation about all things Apple between two old friends, one who was originally a die-hard Windows user, and the other a lifelong Apple enthusiast.)


Ruby on Rails Podcast

Hosted by Sean Devine.

One hundred and eighty-six episodes since July, 2009.

The Ruby on Rails Podcast.



Hosted by Virginia Roberts.

Zero episodes since March, 2015.

Steady is a live weekly call-in show that tackles dating and relationship advice in the digital age. Virginia Roberts, an online dating coach with over a decade of experience, helps callers demystify Tinder, texting, and tricky dating questions. She's friendly and approachable, but will dole out tough love and pragmatic advice with a dash of humor to help people sort out their love lives.

Records live at 6pm ET every Thursday.



Hosted by Adam Dachis.

Forty-seven episodes since May, 2014.

Supercharged discusses the latest tech news, answers your toughest life questions, and finds the best tips, tricks, and downloads for doing things better in the digital age. Got a question? Email us at supercharged@toasterdog.com!


Tech Douchebags

Hosted by Jordan Cooper.

Fifty-two episodes since March, 2014.

TDB is a twelve-step program for technology snobs disguised as a comedic interview podcast - humorously helping geeks confront their digital narcissism and unhealthy attachment to their gadgets & devices.


The Web Ahead

Hosted by Jen Simmons.

One hundred episodes since September, 2011.

Conversations with world experts on changing technologies and future of the web. The Web Ahead is your shortcut to keeping up.


Write For Your Life

Hosted by Donna Sørensen & Iain Broome.

One hundred and fifty-three episodes since February, 2009.

Write for Your Life is a show about creative writing, copywriting, reading, and the ever-changing publishing industry. Look out for advice, opinions, nonsense and some very special guests.

Retired Shows (25 Broadcasts)

The B&B Podcast

Hosted by Ben Brooks & Shawn Blanc.

Ninety-two episodes since February, 2011.

The B&B Podcast is a weekly technology talk show co-hosted by Ben Brooks and Shawn Blanc. Show topics include Apple, productivity, writing, software, iPhones and iPads, and the like.



Hosted by Matt Alexander & Myke Hurley.

Ninety-five episodes since July, 2012.

Once, Bionic was a show dedicated to the analysis of competing technological and media ecosystems. Today, with what began as subtle references to selfies, sexy cruises, and tearaway trousers, Bionic has grown into a weekly examination of absurdity, intrigue, British culture, and, from time-to-time, technology.


Build and Analyze

Hosted by Marco Arment & Dan Benjamin.

One hundred and eight episodes since November, 2010.

A weekly news and discussion show about the world of iPhone, iPad, iOS, and mobile web development.



Hosted by Joel Bush.

Nineteen episodes since July, 2013.

Capital is a weekly talk show with Joel Bush and diverse creators exploring direct-to-community entrepreneurship on the web. They discuss news, projects, policy, citizenship, and more.



Hosted by Myke Hurley.

One hundred and three episodes since August, 2012.

CMD+SPACE is an interview show that puts a spotlight on the people behind awesome projects. Each week Myke Hurley looks to discover what inspires his guests to do great things.


The Comic Shack

Hosted by Moisés Chiullan & Dan Benjamin.

Twenty-eight episodes since June, 2012.

From Super Powers to Secret Wars, every week our panel discusses the latest in comics, along with history and information you can use to help build your collection. No genre or hero is left behind!


Comics, Assembled!

Hosted by Brian Ward & Thom Zahler.

Eighteen episodes since July, 2014.

Comics, Assembled is a weekly podcast discussing the business of comics from the perspective of those who create them. Episodes will feature discussions of current comics news, the business of making comics, the creative challenges and methods, as well as the art of storytelling and freelancing in general.


The Crossover

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.

Ten episodes since November, 2012.

A weekly discussion featuring hosts from 5by5's many shows with no limit on topic or fixed agenda; a freeform flow of ideas leading to a great conversation, from culture to tech and beyond.



Hosted by Federico Viticci & Myke Hurley.

Nineteen episodes since February, 2014.

A show about games, gamers, game makers, and surrounding culture. We reflect on past trajectories and current directions, old games and new hits. Directional focuses on the games that are paving the way, the games that laid the foundations and just how dedicated games consoles exist in the smartphone age.


The East Wing

Hosted by Tim Smith.

Ninety-one episodes since February, 2012.

The East Wing is a weekly talk show featuring the best of the internet.


EE Podcast

Hosted by Lea Alcantara & Ryan Irelan.

Forty-five episodes since September, 2009.

The EE Podcast features technical discussions about ExpressionEngine, and the latest news and updates from the EE community.


Founders Talk

Hosted by Adam Stacoviak.

Fifty-one episodes since October, 2010.

Founders Talk is an interview podcast, featuring in-depth, one on one, conversations with Founders.


Geek Friday

Hosted by Faith Korpi & Jason Seifer.

Ninety-two episodes since September, 2011.

A weekly show exploring, discussing, and reality-checking your favorite geek topics, including technology, television, movies, music, comics, gear, and more.


Giant Size

Hosted by Moisés Chiullan.

Thirty-eight episodes since November, 2012.

A show that helps new, long-time, and lapsed comic book fans alike discover characters, stories, and creators worth reading. It's part panel discussion, part creator interview, all-new, and all-different each week.


High Density

Hosted by Horace Dediu.

Three episodes since December, 2012.

High Density is an interview show where we try to articulate what it means to be great. My guests offer observations and insights into the transformation of business and society through technology.



Hosted by John Siracusa & Dan Benjamin.

One hundred episodes since January, 2011.

A weekly talk show ruminating on exactly what is wrong in the world of Apple and related technologies and businesses. Nothing is so perfect that it can't be complained about.


The Incomparable

Hosted by Jason Snell.

Two hundred and twenty episodes since August, 2010.

An award-winning podcast about pop culture. Jason Snell talks with a rotating panel of regular guests. For new episodes, visit theincomparable.com.


Old Tech News

Hosted by Andy Ihnatko.

Seven episodes since October, 2012.

Old Tech News is the audiobook edition of my tech writings from The Chicago Sun-Times and elsewhere. The show features news and reviews as fresh as last week as well as older writings that still contain plenty of relevance. It's all good, useful stuff, but the FDA says I can't sell this material as "fresh" so: "Old Tech News" it is.



Hosted by Brett Terpstra & Christina Warren.

Twenty-one episodes since June, 2014.

Overtired is Christina Warren and Brett Terpstra, two tech-geeks with unusual sleep schedules coming together to nerd out over gadgets, software, personalities and life. Tune in to find out what keeps them up at night.


The Pen Addict

Hosted by Brad Dowdy & Myke Hurley.

One hundred and fifteen episodes since February, 2012.

Analog tools are often pushed aside in the digital age but The Pen Addict Podcast is bringing them back, front and center. Join Brad Dowdy, aka "The Pen Addict" and Myke Hurley each week as they discuss all things pen and paper.


The Prompt

Hosted by Federico Viticci, Myke Hurley, and Stephen Hackett.

Fifty-seven episodes since June, 2013.

The Prompt is a weekly panel discussion on technology, and the culture surrounding Apple and related companies. With each co-host having a unique background — and accent — The Prompt covers the wide-reaching world of technology unlike any other show.


Screen Time

Hosted by Moisés Chiullan.

Fifty-four episodes since August, 2012.

A weekly show where the sharpest minds in tech and entertainment talk about the present and future of movies, TV, and games. Nothing is off-limits, from development and production to distribution and consumption.



Hosted by Brett Terpstra.

One hundred and twenty-two episodes since July, 2012.

A weekly discussion about creativity, productivity, work, and everything Mac and iOS.


The Talk Show

Hosted by John Gruber & Dan Benjamin.

Ninety episodes since July, 2010.

The Talk Show features discussion about technology, Apple, Mac, iPhone, iPad, movies, directors, and the Web. It’s America’s favorite podcast.



Hosted by Michael Schechter & Mike Vardy.

One hundred and forty-five episodes since February, 2012.

Workflowing is a weekly discussion where Mike Vardy, Michael Schechter, and the occasional guest consider ways to live a better life, do better work, and avoid the pitfalls of productivity porn in the process.