All Episodes

Geek Friday #89: Swag On

September 20, 2013 at 6:00PM • 54 minutes

In this episode of Geek Friday, Faith and Jason talk about job interview questions, montage music, and more.

Hosted by Faith Korpi & Jason Seifer.


Home Work #77: The Curse of Knowledge

September 20, 2013 at 2:45PM • 30 minutes

Dave and Aaron talk about the new iPhone software, writing for Apple geeks, and the "curse of knowledge" that can negatively impact a freelancer's business. Plus two cool tools and some encouraging listener mail.

Hosted by Aaron Mahnke & Dave Caolo.


Amplified #72: I Have to Shiv a Guy at 7

September 20, 2013 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 22 minutes

This week, Jim is joined by Back to Work's Merlin Mann to talk about hands-on experiences with Apple's new iPhone 5s and 5c and iOS 7.

Including a deep dive on Touch ID; how easier security measures could boost iTunes sales; Jim's new-found photo skills with the 5s camera; what Jim looks for in the wiring under his wood; and more.

Hosted by Jim Dalrymple & Dan Benjamin with special guest Merlin Mann.


Workflowing #86: Will You Die Empty with Todd Henry

September 20, 2013 at 6:00AM • 52 minutes

"The Mikes" are joined by author Todd Henry to discuss his new book, Die Empty. With his latest project, Todd encourages people to not take their best work with them to their graves. Despite being about the reality that we will all one day die, the book and the interview is filled with optimism and advice as to how you can go to bed at night feeling as if you did your very best at your most important work. Todd also compared the philosophies in his book to many of the "lifestyle design" concepts preached by others. This delighted Schechter to no end.

Hosted by Michael Schechter & Mike Vardy.


The Changelog #104: Kickstarting Espruino with Gordon Williams

September 20, 2013 at 1:15AM • 49 minutes

Andrew and Jerod talk with Gordon Williams about his hardware/software open source project called Espruino that's currently raising funds on Kickstarter. Espruino is the world's first JavaScript microcontroller for beginners or experts, now open source.

Hosted by Adam Stacoviak & Jerod Santo.


After Dark #409: After The Incomparable Movie Draft (#158 and #159)

September 19, 2013 at 10:15AM • 19 minutes

Silliness before, during, and after we picked 35 movies in our second annual Incomparable Movie Draft.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin with special guests Andy Ihnatko, Dan Moren, David J. Loehr, Jason Snell, John Siracusa, Monty Ashley, and Steve Lutz.


The Incomparable #159: Full Shatner

September 19, 2013 at 10:00AM • 1 hour 16 minutes

We conclude the second Incomparable Film Festival with 21 more films we think are worth seeing, in fantasy draft format. Don't miss the exciting Lightning Round, and stay tuned when it's all over for our expert post-draft analysis! (Part 2 of 2.)

Hosted by Jason Snell with special guests Dan Moren, David J. Loehr, Monty Ashley, Steve Lutz, Andy Ihnatko, John Siracusa, and Philip Michaels.


The Prompt #14: Everyone Was Sad But Me

September 18, 2013 at 6:30PM • 1 hour 2 minutes

With Myke on holiday at XOXO, Federico and Stephen talk about iOS 7, the deluge of new iOS apps and iOS in the car, with the help of a special guest.

Hosted by Federico Viticci, Myke Hurley, and Stephen Hackett.


Giant Size #31: Lying Cat is My Spirit Animal (Reprint)

September 18, 2013 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 39 minutes

Variant Second Printing of Comic Shack #23: Merlin Mann joins Moisés to talk about Saga while Dan screens live calls. They inevitably talk a little bit about X-Men, "comics that never end", and the precise/exact/nebulous/opaque thing/things that they love about Saga Vol.1, and why you should read it. Sometimes it's a great thing when things just...end.

Hosted by Moisés Chiullan.


In Beta #66: Three App Stores and Male Escapism

September 18, 2013 at 4:15PM • 1 hour 4 minutes

While iOS 7 downloads onto iDevices everywhere and developers scramble to update their apps, Gina and Kevin discuss how app store policies affect the user experience. Then, they tackle the complexities of reducing opinions about apps (and games, movies, and music) to a single number on a scale. Trigger warning: Grand Theft Auto comes up.

Hosted by Christie Koehler & Kevin Purdy.