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



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#209: Trick Food

John is Merlin's gashapon.

May 26th, 2023 · 79 minutes

How would your hosts approach teaching the other to be them?

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Things kick off with some sundry food talk. John shows no interest in party-cut pizza or fruit juice concentrates, and Merlin identifies a perplexing class of food that's made of the wrong food.

Follow-up brings updates on how John tries to make his app play nice with macOS weirdness, and there's some important reconsideration regarding what Larry Mullen, Jr. actually said about the location where The King was laid to rest.

Speaking of music, with pretty much zero provocation, Merlin launches into a jeremiad about a pet peeve with bad needle drops. What a waste.

Finally, your hosts talk about the movie, Gattaca (1997). John saw it a long time ago, and Merlin has watched it most of the way through.

John dutifully lays out a bulleted list of items Merlin needs to immediately start changing about himself.

(Recorded on Tuesday, May 16, 2023)


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