John Siracusa and Merlin Mann try to figure out exactly how they got this way.



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#181: I Saw Your Wife

April 29th, 2022 · 135 minutes

Things kick off with an unexpected chalk talk from Merlin on the provenance of a favorite phrase as well as an even less expected history of his college's dorms.

In follow-up, John would like to clarify that he knows the difference between a TV show about pirates and a Southern California hardcore band. Merlin offers to make John a mix tape.

After confidently announcing he's not going to talk about his Synology updates this week, Merlin talks about his Synology updates.

Next up, John has project updates pertaining to his security camera journey, including his exasperation at the lack of one blindingly obvious feature. Believe it or not, this leads to a discussion of the sorry state of smart home products.

Finally, your hosts dig into the AppleTV+ series, Severance. Spoiler horn fires off at 1:31:12.

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