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DLC #358: John Wahl: Microsoft acquires Bethesda, Amazon's Luna, DreamHaven, MoonShot, Mafia Definitive Edition, Hades, Super Mario All Stars, No Man's Sky, Operencia Stolen Sun VR

September 27, 2020 at 11:00PM • 1 hour 46 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome John Wahl from MegaDads to the show this week to discuss Microsoft's purchase of Bethesda for $7.5 billion, Amazon's entry into the cloud streaming race, former Blizzard employees forming DreamHaven, and more!

The Playlist: Mafia: Definitive Edition, Super Mario All-Stars, Hades, Star Renegades

VR Talk: No Man's Sky, Operencia Stolen Sun

Parting Gifts!

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.


The Critical Path #251: Going Horizontal

September 27, 2020 at 11:00AM • 1 hour 7 minutes

Horace on the iPod of exercise vs Fitness+, and Search.

Hosted by Horace Dediu, Anders Brownworth, and Judd Rubin.


Road Work #199: Clinging to The Mast

September 25, 2020 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 16 minutes

Topics visited include the history function machine and the good old truths.

Sponsorless version here.

Bonus content here.

Hosted by John Roderick & Dan Benjamin.


5by5 at the Movies #103: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 103 - Guest: Thomas Ian Nicholas

September 23, 2020 at 11:00AM • 1 hour 14 minutes

This week is BURSTING with news! From on-set covid precautions, to blockbuster fails, to 007 rumors! Plus we break down the Oscar's 'Best Picture' inclusively rules that start in 2024. Also: WHY are so many movies going to space - and what are Mel Gibson and Jesus Christ up to?

Guest: Thomas Ian Nicholas

Co-host: Dan Richardson

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.


Ruby on Rails Podcast #337: Chipping Away at a Monolith with Tori Huang

September 23, 2020 at 6:30AM • 26 minutes

Tori Huang, software engineer at Gusto, and her team recently embarked on a journey toward unbundling part of Gusto’s monolithic Ruby on Rails app. She and Brittany discuss knowing when to uncouple a service and how to identify orphan code.

Hosted by Brittany Martin.


Back to Work #496: The Costume Beej

September 22, 2020 at 1:00PM • 1 hour 13 minutes

DISCUSSED: Folks, this one is a doozy, and that's all I'm gonna say about that.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


Home Work #243: A Scorpion Named Doughnut with Special Guest: Patrick Rhone

September 21, 2020 at 3:00PM • 1 hour 15 minutes

Author, technology consultant, and minimalist Patrick Rhone joins Harry and Dave to talk about doing the most with the least amount of technology, what it means to be a minimalist, trying to live a minimal lifestyle alongside maximalist family members, and juggling a busy schedule.

Hosted by Dave Caolo & Harry Marks.


DLC #357: Tom Marks: PS5 price and availability, Miles Morales, Final Fantasy XVI, God of War, Demon Souls, Deathloop, Oculus Quest 2, Hades, A Monsters Expedition, Mario Sunshine, Spelunky 2

September 20, 2020 at 11:00PM • 2 hours 1 minute

Jeff and Christian welcome Tom Marks from IGN to the show thhis week to discuss the huge Playstation 5 event, with info on price, pre-orders, and all of the launch titles. Plus, Oculus had an event with new VR hardware and software. So much to discuss!

The Playlist: Hades, A Monster's Expedition, Inertial Drift, Super Mario Sunshine; NVIDIA Broadcast; Donkey Kong Country 2, Unrailed!, Spelunky 2

Tabletop Time: Fort, Tellstones: King's Gambit

Parting Gifts!

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.



5by5 at the Movies #102: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 102 - Guest: Dan Benjamin

September 16, 2020 at 4:00PM • 1 hour 29 minutes

WARNING - EXPLICIT EPISODE. Lots of talk about Captain America's biggest weapon. Plus news about evil dogs jumping from the comics to the screen, Ray Fisher wants the world to know who's an asshole, and Momoa backs him up. PLUS Borat 2 rumors. And more!

SPECIAL GUEST: Dan "The Man" Benjamin

Co-host: Dan Richardson

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.