All Episodes

Better Know a Jackal #43: mutewinter

April 16, 2015 at 8:00AM • 49 minutes

An interview with Jeremy Mack, creator of the original Showbot. Covering his life and career. Including Beatport,, soul-sucking government work, Showbot, board games, and gardening.

Hosted by Mike Beasterfeld.

The Dan Benjamin Hour #29: (Han) Solo

April 15, 2015 at 5:00PM • 37 minutes

Dan flies solo on this episode, sharing his thoughts and covering the news on topics including the Surface 3, the GoT leak, Karl Lagerfeld's gold Apple watch, WWDC and the Apple TV, Samsung, DUBS, extra terrestrial investors, and Acetaminophen sucking joy from your life.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.

Amplified #135: I Sleep Nude

April 15, 2015 at 1:00PM • 1 hour 26 minutes

Jim and Dan talk about the meaning behind the WWDC announcement, why Jim got three Apple Watches, the evolution of music (from vinyl to tapes to cd's and now streaming), beginning guitar without an amp, and more.

Hosted by Jim Dalrymple & Dan Benjamin.

iOhYes #64: Properties, Properties, Properties

April 15, 2015 at 11:00AM • 57 minutes

This week we pickup where we left off with our deep dive into swift. We identify a few corrections that you helped us with and then we dive deep into properties.

We follow that up with a discussion of Methods, Self and Visibility

Hosted by Darryl Thomas & John Sextro.

The Morning Dump #51: Toilet Treasure

April 15, 2015 at 9:00AM

I rant about the EU's antitrust violation charges against Google, the paltry usage of HBO Now this past Sunday, Foursquare's new ad platform, robot cooking arms, and an archaeological dig that started due to a backed-up toilet.

Hosted by Jordan Cooper.

Back to Work #216: Safety Sword

April 14, 2015 at 6:45PM • 1 hour 11 minutes

TOPIC: Kremlinology and Verbing

This week, Dan and Merlin follow-up on Dan's neighbor and The Trailer Incident. They also undertake a rather circuitous exploration of how little we understand about how stuff gets made. This leads to a semi-useful discussion of how the verbs we verb do and don't constitute the nouns we noun—and when we realize that.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.

5by5 at the Movies #3: The Big Lebowski - "A Life of Achievement"

April 14, 2015 at 5:30PM • 2 hours 33 minutes

Dan Benjamin and Merlin Mann talk about The Big Lebowski, which is just, like, their opinion, man.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.

On Taking Pictures #155: It’s All a Barometer

April 14, 2015 at 11:45AM • 1 hour 17 minutes

This week, we discuss a recent ruling around privacy and art—what that could mean to you not only as a photographer, but also as a citizen. Also, we attempt to weigh in on some ideas around content vs. curation, using a recent MoMA show as an example. Plus, a link to a fantastic documentary that we’ll be discussing in next week’s show. Pentti Sammallahti is our Photographer of the Week.

Hosted by Bill Wadman & Jeffery Saddoris.

The Dan Benjamin Hour #28: Your Bed Is Missing or Obstructed

April 14, 2015 at 11:30AM • 52 minutes

Dan talks about the new Terminator trailer, Android gets a "Trusted Voice" smart lock, WWDC has been announced to take place on June 8th, the beta version of iOS brings a new Music app, a man hacked lottery computers to score a winning ticket, the new Titanic Lego kit, Marvel's new Antman trailer, Kevin Feige confirms that rebooted Marvel Spider-Man will be high school Peter Parker, Minecraft, video games, YouTube content, and more.

Guest: Chad Johnson (@OMGchad)

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.

The Morning Dump #50: Person Filter

April 14, 2015 at 9:00AM

I rant about Sprint's phone delivery service, Apple's reduced fees on the TV, Ikea hosting online weddings, cheering people up on Twitter, and a toilet fit for a king.

Hosted by Jordan Cooper.