The Dan Benjamin Hour Retired

The Dan Benjamin Hour

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 Dan Benjamin.

#73: Haddie Takes A Call

July 13, 2015 at 5:30PM • 36 minutes

Dan talks about sharks living in a volcano, walking sharks, the game Tacoma, a fully transparent solar cell, Heroes Reborn trailer, Nintendo Chief Executive dies at 55, Pao is out as Reddit CEO, and the return of Bloom County.

#72: Malicious Licking

July 9, 2015 at 5:15PM • 53 minutes

Dan talks about Facebook's streaming service, Ariana Grande's donut licking, Comic-Con, Cups, Marisa Tomei, LEGO Doctor Who, Spotify, Office 2016 for Mac, and Mr. Robot.

#71: Trilogy of Jar Jar Binks

July 8, 2015 at 4:15PM • 55 minutes

Dan talks about Han Solo prequel to be directed by Lego Movie team, Apple plans a record number of new iPhones, Tidal's new family plan, cable access tv, South Park has re-upped with massive Hulu and Comedy Central deals, Meerkat makes friends with Facebook's API, and Microsoft restructuring phone hardware business, and more.

Guest: Jordan Cooper (@blenderhd)

#70: Blank The Alligators

July 7, 2015 at 5:00PM • 60 minutes

Dan talks about the subreddits coming back online, Stephen Colbert hosting a public access cable show, and tons of news to get you caught up.

#69: Bubbles

July 3, 2015 at 6:00PM • 1 hour 9 minutes

Dan talks about the problems at Reddit after the leave of the AMA admin, music streaming services, and more.

Guest: Jordan Cooper(@blenderhd)

#68: Doves Are Crying

July 2, 2015 at 3:15PM • 24 minutes

Dan talks about the new Deadpool movie, Prince removes all his music from streaming services except Tidal, Lifetime's new movie streaming service, Apple music's iCloud problem, an alternative meaning of DBH, and more.

#67: It's Just Michael Fassbender in a Turtleneck

July 1, 2015 at 8:00PM • 53 minutes

Dan discusses Apple Music, Beats 1, and more on this epic episode.

#66: Mustang Island

June 29, 2015 at 4:45PM • 49 minutes

Dan talks about his forced vacation, Uber acquires part of Bing's mapping assets, Facebook's Snapchatty new photo uploader, Dr. Dre's 'Chronic' is now exclusively on Apple Music, 8 years ago today the first iPhone was released, the new rumors surrounding the iPhone 6s, the rumor that the iPhone 6s might outsell the iPhone 6, the launch of iOS 8.4, and more.

#65: Not Healthy, But Socially Acceptable

June 25, 2015 at 6:45PM • 47 minutes

Dan talks about Dropbox struggling, Alabama Governor orders removal of the confederate flag from capital, the new show Mr. Robot, Apple paying 0.2 cents for each song streamed free during Apple Music trial, New El Capitan beta reveals 4K 21.5-inch iMac, Multi-Touch Bluetooth Remote, a robot cockroach and more.

#64: A Private Work Conversation About Secrets

June 24, 2015 at 5:30PM • 48 minutes

Dan talks about Gmail's new 'undo send' feature, the new actor to play Spider-Man, Google eavesdropping tool installed without permission, Slack has hit 1 million daily users and hires April Underwood, Warner Bros. scraps Dukes of Hazzard car toys due to Confederate flag, the world's first full-cover, flexible skin-like display, True Detective season 2, Lexus' new hoverboard, and more.