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



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#178: Ill-Advised Fashion Muse

March 19th, 2022 · 87 minutes

John finally presents an authentic Italian-American's take on the "doing Italian food wrong" meme.

#177: I Have Dim Hopes

March 5th, 2022 · 127 minutes

Your hosts dive deep on John's recent post about streaming video apps and a follow-up post about how people feel about the streaming apps they use.

#176: The Curse of Convenience

February 19th, 2022 · 99 minutes

Your hosts dive deep on "spaces."

#175: One Giant Mountain

February 5th, 2022 · 108 minutes

John has important updates on his body.

#174: Cardamom & Turmeric

January 21st, 2022 · 85 minutes

John tells us why Sony is breaking his heart and making his journey to buying a new television more difficult than it needs to be.

#173: The Chicken Project

January 6th, 2022 · 101 minutes

This week's main topic concerns Merlin's Wisdom Project.

#172: First, Make a Hole

December 24th, 2021 · 111 minutes

Your hosts discuss John’s new freezer.

#171: Time Off

December 10th, 2021 · 92 minutes

Merlin finally took a real vacation.

#170: Overton Shame Window

November 27th, 2021 · 108 minutes

As a main topic, your hosts discuss the future of gender.

#169: Open Up the Frog

November 13th, 2021 · 92 minutes

The main topic is "Lifestreams.". What were they, and why have you never heard of them?