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.



#13: Fistbump

March 23, 2015 at 6:15PM • 1 hour 13 minutes

Dan talks about streaming services like Meerkat, science "prooving" that everything causes/prevents cancer, Twitter's recent awsuit, swatting, and more.

Special guest: Matt Haughey of Metafilter and now Slack


#12: A Ferris Bueller Scenario

March 20, 2015 at 11:30AM • 1 hour 21 minutes

Dan talks about the new Mad Max movie, Suge Nite, Amazon now being able to test their delivery drones, Facebook turning Messenger into a platform, Angry Bird's falling profits, podcasting and comedy, Tinder and online dating, Richard Branson hinting at a Tesla competitor and more.

Guests: Jordan Cooper and Virginia Roberts


#11: Automan

March 19, 2015 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 20 minutes

Dan talks about Sony's PlayStation Vue, Tron 3, the new Pixels movie, Nintendo's expansion into mobile gaming, TAG Heur's announcement to team up in Intel on a new luxury smartwatch, the try on stations at the Apple stores for the Apple Watch, and more!

Guests: Jeff Cannata and Jeffrey Zeldman


#10: The Real Problem Is Elbows

March 17, 2015 at 6:15PM • 1 hour 30 minutes

Dan talks about the science behind finding Waldo, why there are gold Apple products, Rafael Abuquerque's cancelled "Batgirl" Joker variant cover, Chris Borland retiring due to head trauma concerns, a United flight with an unruly passenger, the new Pixels movie, and more.

Guests: Thom Zahler and Will Carroll


#9: 5 O'Clock Shadow

March 16, 2015 at 4:00PM • 1 hour 9 minutes

Dan talks about SXSW 2015, Meerkat, Jay Z, Rocawear, and more!


#8: Charcuterie

March 12, 2015 at 6:00PM • 46 minutes

Dan talks about the Apple store outages, the suspension of Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson, Google is done selling the Nexus 5, the Chromebook Pixel, Frozen 2, and more.


#7: Van Eck Phreaking

March 10, 2015 at 5:00PM • 57 minutes

Dan talks about Harrison Ford's place crash, Gigaom shutting down, Zoolander's return to the runway, teacup pigs, the CIA's campaign to steal Apple's secrets, absolutely nothing about the Apple Watch, and more.

Guest: Josh Centers


#6: DBH Now

March 9, 2015 at 6:00PM • 1 hour 15 minutes

Dan talks about Apple's March 9th Event, the Apple Watch, the brand new MacBook, ResearchKit, HBO NOW, and more.

Guest: Jim Dalrymple


#5: Good Riddance

March 6, 2015 at 6:00PM • 1 hour 16 minutes

Dan talks about his trip to Atlanta and keynoting Startup Riot, HBO Now and Sling TV, headphones, Haddie's new Windows Phone, Meerkat, and the future of TV.

Guests: Ryan Cooley, Joe Caiati


#4: Keeping the Cougars Out

March 2, 2015 at 6:45PM • 1 hour 4 minutes

The new Spider-Man movie, kids buying e-cigs, Netflix does Sci-Fi, and the new Android phones and wearables, and more.

Guest: Russell Holly of Android Central