February 2nd, 2024 · 104 minutes
Your hosts begin unpacking some of the things it took them too long to realize
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John has thoughts on how home chefs overcomplicate Italian recipes, and Merlin administers a pop quiz.
What starts as quick Follow-Up leads to a discussion of UNIX history, culture, and philosophy.
As a main topic, your hosts begin unpacking some of the things it took them too long to realize. Merlin provides several very interesting examples, and John does not.
But Merlin does not hold it against him.
(Recorded on Tuesday, January 23, 2024)
"Spread your wings and let me come inside"
Merlin misspoke. The amazing variant of the Haunted Mansion he was thinking of is at Hong Kong Disneyland.
So, to this day, over forty years later, whenever someone complains that "everyone already knows this" or they whine about how "everyone has already seen this," I always think the same thing:
Every day, somebody's born who's never seen The Flintstones.