The Frequency

The Frequency

The Frequency is a weekly news and talk show focused on bringing you the top stories from the real world, the tech world, and sometimes the weird world.

Hosted by Haddie Cooke and Dan Benjamin.



#156: Make Coke at Home

February 7, 2014 at 4:00PM • 1 hour 7 minutes

Haddie and Dan talk about robot seals, FiftyThree's Paper vs. Facebook's Paper, Burberry CEO is joining the Apple team, Bjork explains television, we leak some Chipotle secrets, Sodastream's new competitor, and more all while Dan plays Flappy Bird.


#155: Lay In The Bed and Wait For Death

January 28, 2014 at 5:15PM • 57 minutes

Haddie and Dan talk about their new office Makerbot, a second Texas freeze, a man risking his life for his Xbox, the Pebble Steel, 3D food printer, 30 years of the Mac, a real-life nightmare ship is loose on the seas, and more!


#154: Congratulations to Peggy, Our Friend in Hollywood

January 14, 2014 at 5:00PM • 33 minutes

Haddie and Dan talk about cool inventions like micro windmills that can recharge your cellphone, Google buying Nest, the end of Srirachapacalype, a Peter Parker spoiler alert, SpaceGlasses, Facebook preparing to take on Flipboard, and more!


#153: Everyone's In Charge And We All Hold Hands

January 9, 2014 at 3:00PM • 1 hour 6 minutes

Haddie and Dan are joined by Myke Hurley for the first episode of 2014. The discuss an impending Velveeta shortage, Ryan Seacrest getting sued by BlackBerry, Delta's cheap flight glitch, Twitter's stock falling to $60, Zappos' lack of corporate hierarchy, Alicia Keys leaving her position at BlackBerry, how difficult curling is, Snapchat's hack, the decrease of digital music sales in 2013, how to open a can of food with your bare hands, and more!


#152: Have You Ever Seen a Wevil

December 27, 2013 at 12:00PM • 1 hour 17 minutes

Haddie and Dan talk about drone container ships, Snapchat's security flaw, a plus size Barbie, an HTC exec indicted, the most popular lightbulb in America will be banned in 2014, Wisconsin is using cheese brine to deice streets, 20 of the best Netflix titles that will disappear on January 1, 2014, and more!


#151: I Removed Your Botfly

December 20, 2013 at 4:15PM • 58 minutes

Haddie and Dan are joined by 5by5's new engineer Zak Holder to discuss Google's acquisition of Boston Dynamics, a buffalo that stands up for his buffalo friend, the possibility of iOS in your car, the telemarketing robot could be a soundboard, beautiful bee portraits, crazy awesome mugshots from the 1920s, and more!


#150: The Shlemiel Spills The Soup On The Shlimazel

December 13, 2013 at 3:00PM • 1 hour 5 minutes

Haddie and Dan are back from the flu and discuss Instagram Direct, the languages of Twitter, a Santa brand book, Ryan Seacrest's $1 million investment in a keyboard for the iPhone, a man arrested on Black Friday for 'making it snow' $1 bills, Pantone's color of 2014, the new Godzilla movie trailer, the rumors of a Sinister Six and Venom movie, bizarre paper sculptures from Li Hongbo, and a mashup of all the Mickey Doyle laughs from Boardwalk Empire.


#149: I'm Not Rosalinda

November 26, 2013 at 3:30PM • 1 hour 22 minutes

Haddie and Dan talk about cool stuff including 100 cats being let loose in Ikea, Instagram coming to Windows Phone, the Miss Ping video being debunked by Captain Disillusion, some news, and more!


#148: Strawberry Great Dane

November 18, 2013 at 9:00PM • 1 hour 11 minutes

Haddie and Dan discuss someone infecting a Russian space station, the Onion going digital, Angelina Jolie as Maleficent, Typography the video game, a new selfie app, US Airways and American Airlines merger, Dropbox hitting 200 million users, the history behind Bluetooth, and more!


#147: Straight Into Irregular

November 8, 2013 at 9:30AM • 56 minutes

Haddie and Dan record this episode in San Francisco at New Relic's new podcast studio. They talk about some Halloween costumes and pumpkins, visiting San Francisco, Ashton Kutcher joining the Lenovo team, getting to use our electronic devices on planes, and more!