All Episodes

Back to Work #442: Dog Eating Chair Digestion

September 10, 2019 at 3:45PM • 1 hour 13 minutes

Dan and Merlin discuss the upcoming big Apple event and why this one's potentially interesting. Also, dog anecdotes.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


DLC #303: Anthony Carboni & Daanish Syed: Nintendo Direct, Celeste Chapter 9, Kojima on Death Stranding, Gears 5, Astral Chain, River City Girls, Telling Lies

September 8, 2019 at 11:45PM • 1 hour 44 minutes

Christian welcomes Anthony Carboni & Daanish Syed to the show this week to discuss the recent Nintendo Direct, Celeste Chapter 9, Kojima on Death Stranding, and more!

The Playlist: Gears 5, Astral Chain, River City Girls, Telling Lies

Quick Questions.

Parting Gifts

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.


5by5 at the Movies #48: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 48

September 4, 2019 at 12:00AM • 31 minutes

This week we dive into our best iTunes review yet, talk wayyyy too much about Robert Pattinson, what TSA is doing with your Star Wars Coke Bottles, chat about Venom and Spider-man stuff and so so so much more!

PLUS: Hot takes on Fred Durst's directorial debut!

Co-host: Dan Richardson

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.


Road Work #159: The Sloth Problem

September 3, 2019 at 3:45PM • 1 hour 13 minutes

John and Dan have a discussion about finding oneself amidst the wolves.

Hosted by John Roderick & Dan Benjamin.


Back to Work #441: Boggle, Boggle!

September 3, 2019 at 3:00PM • 1 hour 43 minutes

  • hurricanes!
  • hyperactivity
  • exposing kids to the canonical films
  • that weird, affected Hollywood accent
  • a name for that time comparison phenomenon
  • making your voice interactions more fun
  • catching up on the Platinum Age of TV
  • dealing with device charging at scale

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


Ruby on Rails Podcast #285: Bikeshedding with Steph Viccari

September 3, 2019 at 4:00AM • 28 minutes

Steph Viccari, co-host of the Bikeshed and developer at thoughtbot, shared her insights on developer bootcamps, starting out as a developer, the state of Rails, podcasting and her first experience as a consultant.

Hosted by Brittany Martin.


DLC #302: Anthony Taormina: Harassment Allegations, NBA 2K20 Trailer, New Resident Evil, Remnant: From the Ashes, Man of Medan, Blair Witch, Astral Chain, Pokemon Masters, Telling Lies

September 2, 2019 at 1:00AM • 1 hour 42 minutes

Christian welcomes Anthony Taormina back to the show this week to discuss the widespread harassment allegations in the video game industry, NBA2K20's gambling trailer, rumors about the new Resident Evil game, and more

The Playlist: Remnant: From the Ashes, Man of Medan, Blair Witch, Astral Chain, Pokemon Masters, Telling Lies

Parting Gifts

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.


Ruby on Rails Podcast #284: Community Driven Development: Sustainable Open Source with Christine Zagrobelny

August 29, 2019 at 2:00PM • 24 minutes

Over two years and 978 commits, Christine Zagrobelny recounts the evolution of an open source RoR project built with and for New Sanctuary Coalition, an NYC immigrant rights organization, to help them meet exponentially growing demand for their services following the 2016 U.S. election. This podcast was recorded live with Brittany at Abstractions II.

Hosted by Brittany Martin.


5by5 at the Movies #47: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 47

August 28, 2019 at 12:00AM • 31 minutes

This week is chock full of the news you love! More got takes and info on the Spider-Man controversies, tons of Disney info from D23, updates on some movies coming out, and MORE!

Also we talk about Midsommar coming back to theaters and what that means going forward to the music business!

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.


Back to Work #440: It's Never Been About the Suit

August 27, 2019 at 4:30PM • 1 hour 38 minutes

Lots of talk about the changing media landscape, plus some odds and sods.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.