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



Support this show

Join for $5/month Join for $50/year
Get an ad-free version of the show, plus a monthly extended episode.

#205: A Cumulative Warmth

A Brimley Vibe

March 31st, 2023 · 87 minutes

Things kick off with Merlin teaching John a thing people used to say in Florida. Then, John ends up repeatedly having to say a phrase that doesn't really seem like the kind of thing that John ever says. Old concert t-shirts are researched and considered.

This somehow leads to a discussion of where things go that then transitions nicely into a new installment of the fan-favorite "Secret Weird Things People Do."

John has discovered a community of people who seem to kind of know what they're doing is weird, and Merlin repeats an anecdote about when he almost lost his mind from washing dishes with the absolutely incorrect soap.

Things conclude with a pop quiz and another plea to stop putting things on the stairs.

(Recorded on Tuesday, March 21, 2023)

This episode of Reconcilable Differences is sponsored by:

  • Squarespace: Make your next move. Enter offer code DIFFS at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase.

Stream this episode

Download: MP3 (80.48 MB)