The Talk Show Retired

The Talk Show

The Talk Show features discussion about technology, Apple, Mac, iPhone, iPad, movies, directors, and the Web. It’s America’s favorite podcast.

Hosted by John Gruber and Dan Benjamin.



#10: Supple

October 1, 2010 at 11:30AM • 1 hour 3 minutes

John Gruber and Dan Benjamin discuss the new AppleTV based on their hands-on experience, Netflix on the AppleTV, the new Kindle, the Windows 7 phone, and more.


#9: 7 Inches

September 22, 2010 at 4:00PM • 1 hour 7 minutes • Computer Video

John Gruber and Dan Benjamin discuss the rumored 7-inch iPad, resolution independence, flash on mobile, a under-the-radar Apple TV feature, and more.


#8: Cyberdog

September 16, 2010 at 7:45PM • 1 hour 24 minutes

John Gruber, Dan Benjamin, and special guest Adam Lisagor discuss the new Twitter, Apple's social music network Ping, Gamecenter, Cyberdog, iOS 4.2 on the iPad, Cracker Jack, and more.

Special guest Adam Lisagor.


#7: This Feels Like the Future

September 9, 2010 at 9:46AM • 1 hour 32 minutes • Computer Video

John Gruber and Dan Benjamin discuss Twitter clients for the iPhone, iPad, Android, and Mac platforms, the new iPod nano and Apple's product lines, the newly-released iOS 4.1, Blade Runner, and of course, Goodfellas.


#6: The Kids Are Gonna Love This

September 1, 2010 at 5:05PM • 1 hour 20 minutes • Computer Video

John and Dan analyze the Apple Special Event, the new iPods, HDR photography, the Apple TV, iTunes 10, and more.


#5: Tempest in a Teapot

August 30, 2010 at 5:40AM • 1 hour 19 minutes • Computer Video

Dan and John discuss the new US currency mock-up, iOS unification, the Android update process, iPods, in-app purchases, and make predictions about the upcoming Apple announcement.


#4: I Cried When They Froze Han Solo

August 18, 2010 at 6:00AM • 1 hour 27 minutes • Computer Video

John Gruber and Dan Benjamin talk about the golden days of the arcade, Star Wars, the deleted "Return of the Jedi" opening scene, and address Apple TV (iTV?) rumors and the future of iOS.


#3: Shakedown

August 11, 2010 at 3:32PM • 1 hour 3 minutes • Computer Video

John Gruber and Dan Benjamin discuss the culture that drives both Android and iPhone, and details about the impending iPhone on Verizon.

Note: There is no video for this episode due to connectivity issues.


#2: Nefarious

August 4, 2010 at 3:30PM • 1 hour 14 minutes • Computer Video

John Gruber and Dan Benjamin discuss the PDF iPhone jailbreak, iPhone vs. Android market share, Apple and AT&T's relationship, Apple branding, RIM's doom, and more.


#1: I Burn My Trash

July 28, 2010 at 5:45PM • 1 hour 49 minutes • Computer Video

In this double-sized "comeback" episode, John Gruber and Dan Benjamin discuss the new Macs, Mac Pros vs. iMacs, the Magic Trackpad, Antennagate, John's trip to Apple, coffee, and more.