All Episodes

Diagnostics & Usage #137: Building Cars, Lightsabers, and Spaceships

December 14, 2017 at 9:00PM • 37 minutes

This week Joe and Cody discuss Apple's Shazam acquisition, App Store pre-orders, True black themes for iPhone X, Jony's return, iMac Pro, and so much more.

Hosted by Cody Coats & Joe Caiati.

Road Work #93: The Pea Under the Mattress

December 14, 2017 at 6:00PM • 1 hour 54 minutes

John and Dan have a candid discussion about loneliness.

Hosted by John Roderick & Dan Benjamin.

Supercharged #180: Bad News Everyone!

December 14, 2017 at 6:00PM • 1 hour 15 minutes

Tommy and Adam discuss the unfortunate news out of the FCC: the very likely—but hopefully temporary—end of net neutrality in the US.

Hosted by Adam Dachis & Darren Herczeg.

Back to Work #354: One Whale

December 12, 2017 at 4:00PM • 1 hour 45 minutes

This week, Dan and Merlin talk about (partial) resolution to Dan's Apple TV bug, some venting about delivery problems, general complaining about customer service, a good TV podcast episode, a very good Buddhism podcast episode, some excellent Buddhism talk, listener follow-up on Dan's strange video mail package, shakeups and wild innovation in the TV bidness, that creepy/mean Netflix tweet, and a listener's question about whether the tech requirements at a promising new job should be a deal-breaker.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.

On Taking Pictures #294: The Tide Went Out On My Skillset

December 12, 2017 at 11:00AM • 1 hour 42 minutes

This week, we’re talking about the question of “what comes next?” and how adapting your skills to something completely unexpected may be the difference between moving forward or being left behind. Also, getting out of our own ways and realizing that you can’t get anywhere without taking that first step. Plus, would you show up for a “professional” job with a bag full of point and shoots? Peter Lindbergh is our Photographer of the Week.

Hosted by Bill Wadman & Jeffery Saddoris.

Quit #118: Swallowing the Frog

December 11, 2017 at 3:00PM • 1 hour 1 minute

Dan and Haddie discuss how you can't expect your business to become a success overnight, a 6 year old making $11 million a year, the importance of having a good nighttime routine, thinking about the next emerging market.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.

DLC #210: Supply Your Own Barf Bag

December 11, 2017 at 12:00AM • 1 hour 34 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Aaron Morales from back to the show this week to discuss the announcements at The Game Awards, the Playstation Experience, and more!

The Playlist: Zelda Breath of the Wild: Champions Ballad DLC, Hidden Agenda, The Gardens Between, Just SHapes and Beats, Horizon Chase Turbo, Deadolt, Injustice 2

VR Talk: DOOM VFR, Wipeout VR, The Last Guardian VR, Firewall

Parting Gifts!

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.

The Awkward Human Survival Guide #192: Thanksgiving Part II: Sexy Vertibrumbs

December 10, 2017 at 7:45PM • 60 minutes

This week we're continuing last week's agenda, but with a special book reading at the end! Question/comment/story/whatever? Call/text 509-AWKWARD or visit for more options!

NOTE: We have a SUILF winner! We recorded this episode at the same time as 191, so we'll announce the results on episode 193. :)

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

The Big Web Show #167: “Can Celebrities Save the Internet?” with Sarah Parmenter

December 8, 2017 at 4:15PM • 1 hour 13 minutes

Designer, entrepreneur, and social media consultant Sarah Parmenter is Jeffrey Zeldman’s guest. Working with celebrities, the wrong way to save a troubled brand, using social media is not the same as consulting on social media, design ten years ago and now, can one web designer do it all?

Hosted by Jeffrey Zeldman.

Quit #117: Prenup For Your Business

December 8, 2017 at 4:00PM • 1 hour 6 minutes

Dan and Haddie talk about overcoming obstacles, making a business by cheating the system, and how productive you really are at work.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.