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5by5 at the Movies #87: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 87 - A Special Message To Our Listeners

June 3, 2020 at 10:00PM • 4 minutes

A special message for our listeners.

In lieu of speaking for ourselves today - we'd like to highlight some Black filmmakers and podcasters who's voices are desperately needed right now.

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.


Home Work #227: Communication

June 3, 2020 at 11:00AM • 43 minutes

Harry and Dave discuss all the various forms of communication we deal with day to day, from email to Zoom and everything in-between.

Hosted by Dave Caolo & Harry Marks.


Back to Work #480: A Gracious Dyad

June 2, 2020 at 1:15PM • 1 hour 10 minutes

DISCUSSED: not everything can be everything; pain accumulates; getting weepy about a cool teacher; expanding on our new thought technology for reframing negative thoughts and feelings; abstracting that new thought technology to tons of different endeavors; why won't they just let me win this video game?; the scissors and Scotch Tape are wherever you left them; the joys of ritual and control; the importance of infrastructure; break the big thing into a bunch of little things; Merlin performs a brief recitation of Back to Work's Greatest Hits; please cut up my food for me please; theme dining nights rule; praise for Daniel Kahneman; it used to be so confusing when TV shows had inside film and outside film.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


DLC #341: Shareef Jackson: PS5, Xbox Series X, Super Nintendo World, Borderlands film, Mortal Kombat 11 Aftermath, Minecraft Dungeons, Streets of Rage 4, Treachery in Beatdown City, Wildfire

June 1, 2020 at 1:00AM • 1 hour 47 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Shareef Jackson from Rivals of Waterdeep back to the show this week to discuss PS5 exclusives, the first pictures of Super Nintendo World theme park, Cate Blanchett as Lilith in the Borderlands movie, and more!

The Playlist: MK11 Aftermath, Ori Will of the Wisps, Streets of Rage 4, Treachery in Beatdown City, Wildfire, Minecraft Dungeons

VR Talk: No Man’s Sky, Half Life Alyx, Karnage Chronicles

Parting Gifts!

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.


5by5 at the Movies #86: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 86 - "Who Is This For?"

May 27, 2020 at 11:00AM • 46 minutes

This week we talk about yet another movie casualty of theaters being down, "Labyrinth 2", Disney's first gay MAIN character, Blumhouse's "Spawn" and much more!

PLUS all the info we know about #snydercut!

Co-host: Dan Richardson

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.


Ruby on Rails Podcast #320: ViewComponents in Action with Andrew Mason

May 27, 2020 at 6:00AM • 27 minutes

Andrew Mason is the lead developer for CodeFund, an ethical advertising platform. When he is not working on CodeFund, he is podcasting on The Ruby Blend or Remote Ruby, writing blog posts, or working on open source projects. He and Brittany discuss his implementation of ViewComponent at CodeFund.

Hosted by Brittany Martin.


Back to Work #479: Use or Avoid

May 26, 2020 at 2:30PM • 1 hour 12 minutes

DISCUSSED: Skype struggles; nobody likes parsnips; Dan remotely teaches Merlin to cut his own hair; Dan introduces a new game show, and Merlin is dealing with poop; life is not currently optimized for multiple-event days; Merlin challenges you to remember when exactly eight minutes has gone by; why we'll eventually each discover what the hell happened on our personal Galápagos; the exhaustion of Zoom calls; an omnibus recommendation related to movies; finally, Dan Columbos Merlin with a question about napping, which leads to some surprising insights on our feelings about success and failure.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


Home Work #226: Relaxed Fit

May 25, 2020 at 11:00AM • 37 minutes

Harry and Dave consider the pandemic's lasting affects on the nature of work and let off a little quarantine steam.

Hosted by Dave Caolo & Harry Marks.


DLC #340: Michele Morrow: Fortnite Tenet, Mafia Remake, WoW Shadowlands, Animal Crossing, Pony Island, Final Fantasy VII, Monster Train, Legend of Keepers, Wolf & Pigs, Spectro

May 24, 2020 at 11:00PM • 1 hour 48 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Michele Morrow back to the show this week to discuss Fortnite showing a Christopher Nolan movie, Mafia getting Definitive Edition remakes, a 20 million brick Minecraft city, and more!

The Playlist: World of Warcraft Shadowlands Alpha, Final Fantasy VII Remake, Animal Crossing, Pony island, Sea of Thieves, Monster Train, Legend of Keepers.

VR Talk: The best Oculus titles, Wolf & Pigs, Spectro

Tabletop Time: Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective, Codenames, Just One

Parting Gifts!

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.


Road Work #186: John's Prostate

May 21, 2020 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 18 minutes

John and Dan talk about watchful waiting and small dogs.

You can find a version of this episode without sponsors right here.

Hosted by John Roderick & Dan Benjamin.