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Write For Your Life #131: Racy Romp Bonk

October 9, 2014 at 5:00PM • 57 minutes

Donna is back to talk about some exciting news; more on fictional animals; meeting other writers; censorship, politics and books as life teachers; royalties and discounts; what to look for in a writing group.

Hosted by Donna Sørensen & Iain Broome.

Quit #57: Just Enough To Derail Me

October 9, 2014 at 2:15PM • 2 hours 3 minutes

Dan takes calls to discuss focus: too much, too little, loosing it and getting it back.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.

Better Know a Jackal #16: Don Schaffner

October 9, 2014 at 8:00AM • 55 minutes

Mike chats with Rutgers University professor, Don Schaffner. "Better know a bug counter"

Hosted by Mike Beasterfeld.

Mac Power Users #218: MPU Live: A Festival of Skeuomorphism

October 8, 2014 at 5:15PM • 1 hour 35 minutes

We're joined by Luke Soules of iFixit to talk about iPhone 6 repairability and follow-up on our own experiences with the iPhone and iOS 8. We also discuss security concerns and FileVault, review listener feedback and workflows in education and review tips on a variety of topics including uses for TextExpander, automated filing services, travel.

Thanks to MPU listener Hay Oborn for assistance with the shownotes this week!

Hosted by David Sparks & Katie Floyd.

Amplified #112: CAW CAW CAW CAW

October 8, 2014 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 8 minutes

Jim and Shawn talk about Samsung, the Apple Watch and teens, Steve Ray Vaughn and “Does the iPhone 6 get lost in The Beard?” Special guest appearance on this Amplified by a crow!

Hosted by Jim Dalrymple & Dan Benjamin.

The Web Ahead #86: Componentizing the Web with Rob Dodson

October 8, 2014 at 1:00PM • 1 hour 7 minutes

Web Components are all the rage these days — a way to create the web using chunks of code that are reusable across projects. Polymer is a polyfill for using Web Components today. Rob Dodson joins Jen Simmons to explain the current landscape.

Hosted by Jen Simmons.

The Critical Path #125: War of Attrition

October 8, 2014 at 7:00AM • 1 hour 18 minutes

Horace and Anders analyze the possible business models for Apple Watch, how it may be introduced, distributed, sold, and bought. What impact will the Watch have on Apple's top and bottom lines? They further look into possible introductions for the rest of 2014. Horace sounds about to give up hopes on Apple TV.

Hosted by Anders Brownworth & Horace Dediu.

The Awkward Human Survival Guide #30: Diabetes Depression

October 7, 2014 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 9 minutes

This week we're talking about rectal mucus, a blotchy vagina, erotic fiction. If you've got an awkward Halloween story or a story about accidentally walking in on someone having sex, tell us in a voicemail at 323-456-3345 or send it to!

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

Systematic #117: Reluctant Selfies with Virginia Roberts

October 7, 2014 at 3:00PM • 59 minutes

Virginia Roberts, online dating coach, stops by to talk about a world full of selfies, parenting decisions, and more.

Hosted by Brett Terpstra.

Back to Work #190: C-3PO's Beard

October 7, 2014 at 2:45PM • 1 hour 21 minutes

TOPIC: The Ultimate Existential Investor

This week, Dan and Merlin vent about Apple as only its superfans really can. What happens when things…don't…just work?

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.