All Episodes

Back to Work #515: Please Do Not Tapdance for Me

January 26, 2021 at 2:00PM • 58 minutes

DISCUSSED: There are things that one wants to see less or fewer often; is this particular button actually hooked up to anything?; there is literal must-see TV and you must see it literally immediately; everything is catching on fire; four basic steps for being a successful adult (who has to deal with other adults); thoughts on creativity and focal length; the process of unpandemicizing, or: do we still know how to put a Casual Corner in a mall?; Dan is loving his iPad; Merlin introduces a theory on The Velocity of Writing Instruments; and, finally, a quick celebrity cameo.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


DLC #375: Rob Krekel: Resident Evil Village, Hitman 3, Xbox Gold Price, Puzzle Quest 3, Vicarious Visions, Cyberpunk 2077

January 25, 2021 at 12:00AM • 1 hour 53 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Rob Krekel from Naughty Dog back to the show this week to discuss the Xbox Live Gold price increase then rollback, Vicarious Visions absorbed by Blizzard, Resident Evil Village info, and more!

The Playlist: Minecraft, Cyberpunk 2077, Maiden, Hitman 3

Parting Gifts!

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.


5by5 at the Movies #120: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 120 - "Get On My Lawn"

January 20, 2021 at 3:00PM • 40 minutes

Nostalgia! News! And a whole lot of fun Marvel speculation.

Plus Dan has a couple good zingers. Keith doesn't care for it.

Co-host: Dan Richardson

Hosted by: Keith Ruckus

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.


Ruby on Rails Podcast #354: Rails Committer Heavy Hitter with Rafael França

January 20, 2021 at 8:00AM • 35 minutes

Rafael França is a Principal Engineer at Shopify. He has been a member of the Rails Core team since 2012 and is the contributor with the most commits to the framework. He and Brittany discuss his confident release of Rails 6.1 and some hints for Rails 7.

Hosted by Brittany Martin.


Back to Work #514: Chicken Wipe

January 19, 2021 at 12:45PM • 1 hour 2 minutes

DISCUSSED: Dan continues to explore the exciting possibilities of his latest hardware acquisition.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


Home Work #260: Cleaning Up Digital Clutter

January 19, 2021 at 5:00AM • 50 minutes

Harry and Dave move from the physical to the digital as they talk about all the ways you can keep your computer and mobile devices fresh and clean.

Hosted by Dave Caolo & Harry Marks.


DLC #374: Frank Barbiere: Indiana Jones, Massive Star Wars Game, Cyberpunk apology, 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim, Monster Hunter Rise, Crusader Kings III, Yaga, War of the Ring, Pokemon TCG

January 17, 2021 at 11:00PM • 2 hours 3 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Frankl Barbiere from Airship Syndicate to discuss the newly announced Indiana Jones and Star Wars games, CD ProjektRED's latest apology, and more!

The Playlist: 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim, Monster Hunter Rise, Crusader Kings III, Yaga

Tabletop Time: War of the Ring, D&D, Pokemon: TCG, Uno Attack

Parting Gifts!

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.


5by5 at the Movies #119: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 119 - "Night Boogers"

January 13, 2021 at 12:00PM • 47 minutes

Movies pushed back, Bruce Willis is an ass, Kevin Feige talks Marvel, and more! Plus we're excited for "Judas & The Black Messiah" and "Barb & Star Go To Vista Del Mar"!

Hosted by: Keith Ruckus

Co-host: Dan Richardson

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.


Ruby on Rails Podcast #353: Hanami 2.0 with Tim Riley

January 13, 2021 at 5:00AM • 42 minutes

Tim Riley is a long-time Rubyist and is a core team member of the Hanami, dry-rb, and rom-rb open source projects. He guested on the show to discuss the eagerly anticipated Hanami 2.0 release, how dry-rb, rom-rb and Hanami partnered and how slices and containers work with one another.

Hosted by Brittany Martin.


Back to Work #513: A Preferred Testicle

January 12, 2021 at 6:00PM • 1 hour 16 minutes

DISCUSSED: life's relentlessness continues apace; Cash enjoyed Dan's modified Godfather trilogy; celebrating Lil' Inappropriate Books; a terrific recent use of "Layla"; some Inside Baseball talk about a recommended app segment; then, for the balance of the episode, your hosts start diving into Dan's exciting new acquisition and how best to put to good use.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.