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#115: Tech Addiction with Dr. Pam Peeke

September 23, 2014 at 11:00AM • 1 hour 6 minutes

Dr. Pam Peeke returns to systematic to discuss another type of addiction: technology addiction. How it's recognized, how it's treated, and who's at risk are all discussed, and there are some side trips involving German Shepherds.

I forgot to ask what happens when she yells her dog's name at the park. I guess it depends on what kind of parks you go to. You'll get that after you listen. Maybe.

#114: David Wain and The State of Things

September 16, 2014 at 11:00PM • 1 hour 11 minutes

David Wain, writer, director and actor, makes a return appearance on Systematic to talk about the history of his work from The State to the present. Stella, Wet Hot American Summer, They Came Together, and more.

#113: Roderick Part III

September 9, 2014 at 4:00PM • 1 hour 9 minutes

John Roderick returns for part 3 of his saga. Tune in to hear the tale of how the Long Winters musician got to where he is (almost) today.

#112: Internet Anonymity with Patrice Brend'amour

September 2, 2014 at 12:00PM • 1 hour 13 minutes

Patrice Brend'amour has spent a lot of time studying Internet anonymity. He talks with Brett about that, as well as internationalizing Jekyll, doing a cooking show, and the Top 3 Picks, of course.

#111: Underworld Dogs with Aditi Terpstra

August 27, 2014 at 4:00PM • 50 minutes

Brett's wife, Aditi, joins Systematic once again to talk about dog fighting, home automation, and Benedict Cumberbatch.

#110: Roderick Part II: Breaking Up

August 20, 2014 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 12 minutes

John Roderick makes a return appearance to continue the tale of his music career. Breaking up bands, accidental successes, and really, really long walks. Special cliffhanger ending... more to come.

#109: The Principal's Office with Mike Rogers

August 13, 2014 at 1:00PM • 58 minutes

Mike Rogers, elementary school principal, on trains, photography, and education.

#108: Measures of Success with Michael Simmons

August 5, 2014 at 8:00PM • 1 hour 7 minutes

Michael Simmons, co-founder of Flexibits and HockeyApp, stops by to talk about Fantastical, making it as an indie developer, the Tesla Model S and the real roots of capitalism.

#107: Um, Presentations with David Sparks

July 30, 2014 at 6:30PM • 1 hour 8 minutes

David Sparks (MacSparky) stops by to chat about his new book and let Brett derail his train of thought whenever he can. Ella Fitzgerald and free-range organic eggs round out a fun episode.

#106: Roderick on the Systematic Line (Part 1)

July 22, 2014 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 15 minutes

In part one of what is going to be at least two episodes, John Roderick (musician, podcaster, you know who I'm talking about) tells the tale of how his music career started. It's a fascinating look at what was happening both inside his head and the context of the music scene around him.