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



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#194: Hard Four

October 28th, 2022 · 89 minutes

John has been looking into the unclaimed property of Massachusetts, but Merlin always assumes everything like this is some kind of jam-up.

#193: The Wrong Helen

October 14th, 2022 · 91 minutes

John aggressively interrogates a new Secret Weird Thing Merlin Does.

#192: The End Table is Not Your Enemy

September 30th, 2022 · 89 minutes

This week, Merlin asks whether John is inoculated against stress.

#191: Love and Cleaning

September 17th, 2022 · 96 minutes

Apple announces some new products, London Bridge is down, and your hosts continue their tour of mini-topics.

#190: Three Whys Later

September 2nd, 2022 · 81 minutes

We learn why John is still behind on his podcasts as well as why Merlin liked it better when podcasts were less…"professional."

#189: The Cutting Edge of Technological Grievance

August 19th, 2022 · 100 minutes

Your hosts dig in to the continuing saga of John’s TV.

#188: Ten-Year Cleanse

August 6th, 2022 · 65 minutes

This week finds both John and Merlin helping things leave their house.

#187: Beauty Fades

July 22nd, 2022 · 91 minutes

John is discovering life with SwiftUI to be a bit of a drag.

#186: QD-OLED Vaccine

July 8th, 2022 · 91 minutes

Is it the after times yet?

#185: A Shirt’s Journey

June 24th, 2022 · 76 minutes

Your hosts have—at least by their standards—a pretty big announcement.