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



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#66: Inherent Injustice

November 30th, 2017 · 144 minutes

For this week’s main topic (and Spoiler Slot), we find Merlin playing "The Last of Us."

#65: The Mustard of My Father

November 15th, 2017 · 121 minutes

Dad Hole, garbage robots, Northern European runts, and a system forged in the crucible of terrible people.

#64: All Fight

November 2nd, 2017 · 122 minutes

Many mini topics.

#63: Five Stars for Jeremy

October 18th, 2017 · 114 minutes

This week: automated systems and Merlin's new TV.

#62: The Old Lady and the Duck

October 5th, 2017 · 94 minutes

The main topic this week is Twitter.

#61: Rat King of Glue Traps

September 21st, 2017 · 91 minutes

Main topic this week is Household Pests. The gloves are off as extreme measures are employed to deal with John’s mouse invaders.

#60: Anything Can Be a Smoothie

September 7th, 2017 · 86 minutes

This week kicks off with some Daisy updates and surprisingly deep dives into online banana quizzes and proper application of The Bristol Scale.

#59: Herbal Bourbons

August 24th, 2017 · 140 minutes

This week’s main topic is Mid-Life Crisis. What even is it? How do you know if you’re having one, and how many will there be?

#58: Elective Plumbing

August 14th, 2017 · 117 minutes

This week’s main topic concerns "Liking Things to Be a Certain Way."

#57: Losing my Stormtrooper

July 27th, 2017 · 129 minutes

This week's main topic is "Taking Care of Things."