John Siracusa and Merlin Mann try to figure out exactly how they got this way.
#43: Pack Mule with a Checkbook
January 12th, 2017 · 117 minutes
This week, John won’t talk about his job, Merlin has jury duty (yes, again), and your hosts do some follow-up on documentaries. The disappearing of classic episodes of older PBS shows is lamented.
The main topic this week is Dad Stuff. Dad Jokes, Dad Hats, and Dad…everything. In particular, when did Dad Jokes become a thing, and exactly what part of that label is supposed to be so bad and insulting? John finds a lot to like about true Dad humor, while Merlin finds himself overwhelmed by a rapidly-widening aperture.
Following a bracing blast by an increasingly contextual spoiler horn (1:25:58), John and Merlin float into the epic, three-to-five-dimensional world of Christopher Nolan's 2014 science fiction epic, Interstellar.
(Recorded on Tuesday, January 3, 2017)
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Links and Show Notes
Amazon.com: American Experience: New York Season 1: Ric Burns, WGBH Steeplechase Films: Amazon Digital Services LLC
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