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Ruby on Rails Podcast #264: Transitioning from Client Services to Products with Tom Rossi

March 13, 2019 at 3:00PM • 24 minutes

Tom Rossi is the cofounder of Higher Pixels, the company behind several Ruby on Rails built web products. He joined Brittany from sunny Florida to talk about transitioning from a client services business to a product company and being intentionally small.

Hosted by Brittany Martin.


5by5 at the Movies #23: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 23

March 12, 2019 at 10:00PM • 52 minutes

SPOILER ALERTS HOOOOOOO!!!!!!

The second half of this episode is chock full of 'Captain Marvel' spoilers and reviews! Don't worry we'll warn you WAY IN ADVANCE. The first half is your normal beloved news show.

This week - Dan and Keith talk about the new Aladdin Trailer, The Jay and Silent Bob reboot, Bond 25 rumors and why people should NOT MESS WITH SOPHIE TURNER.

Co-host: Dan Richardson

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.


Back to Work #417: Fish Bishop

March 12, 2019 at 1:00PM • 1 hour 10 minutes

DISCUSSED: Merlin is trying some new things and probably needs to adjust his DIP switches; audio equipment is discussed; remembering Hal Blaine; German words; fish dropsy; dining at Alamo Draft House; kids and crafts; follow-up on Power Puttering; recommending a Siracusa anecdote; recommending a philosophy podcast; recommending several cool products; some strong (if muddled) thoughts on the Michael Jackson documentary.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


DLC #276: John Phipps: Devil May Cry 5, EA E3, Google Stream, Switch VR, Final Fantasy IX, Audica, Shadow Legend, Astro Bot Rescue Mission

March 11, 2019 at 12:00AM • 2 hours 24 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome John Phipps from Super Deformed Gamescast to the show this week to discuss EA not having an E3 press conference this year, a leaked controller design for Google Stream, Switch getting VR... in the form of Labo, and more!

The Playlist: Devil May Cry 5, Final Fantasy IX

VR Talk: Astro Bot Rescue Mission, Audica, Shadow Legend

Parting Gifts!

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.


Road Work #141: Zone Defense

March 8, 2019 at 6:00PM • 1 hour 15 minutes

John is feeling extreme anxiety.

Hosted by John Roderick & Dan Benjamin.


5by5 at the Movies #22: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 22

March 5, 2019 at 10:00PM • 40 minutes

Guess who's back? Back again? Mason's back! Keith has a friend!

This week we're back with... you know... a lot of Marvel news. What Feige has to say about Disney Plus shows, what's up with the lego sets, Captain marvel's AMAZING pre-box office numbers, and Kraglin's (Sean Gunn) thoughts on Guardians III.

Non-comic book* things include: Terminator 6 talk, Sonic The Hedgehog reactions, and Morbius is STILL a thing.

Co-host: Mason Scheer

*J/K there's comics for all these properties.

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.


Ruby on Rails Podcast #263: Abstractions and Generalist Strategy with Sarah Withee

March 5, 2019 at 8:00PM • 28 minutes

Sarah Withee is a polyglot software engineer, public speaker, and mentor located in Pittsburgh, PA. As the Director of Programming for Abstractions, a multi-disciplinary conference with an open CFP, Sarah offered advice for potential speakers and shared her thoughts on being a generalist.

Hosted by Brittany Martin.


Back to Work #416: A Squishy for the Ages

March 5, 2019 at 1:30PM • 1 hour 15 minutes

DISCUSSED: Merlin is living the Domino lifestyle; R.I.P. Two Cats Comics; praise for iA Writer; Merlin needs help with his sudden Gmail spam; a meditation on comics as some awesome fun and an ugly damned business; nostalgia for hobby shops and Expedition to the Barrier Peaks; and finally Merlin reintroduces the concept of "Power Puttering."

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


DLC #275: Steven Spohn: Pokemon Sword and Shield, Borderlands 3, Dune, ToeJam & Earl Back in the Groove, Dead or Alive 6, Fortnite, Ape Out, Dead by Daylight

March 4, 2019 at 1:00AM • 1 hour 51 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Steven Spohn from Able Gamers to the show this week to discuss a potential Borderlands 3 announcement, new 8th Gen Pokemon games, Funcom dong Dune, THQ Nordic's bad PR, and more!

The Playlist: Rocket League, Dead by Deadlight, Toejam & Earl: Back in the Groove, Dead or Alive 6, Destiny 2; Fortnite Season 8, Ape Out

Quick Questions!

Parting Gifts!

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.


The Awkward Human Survival Guide #241: Whisper Torture

March 2, 2019 at 3:00PM • 54 minutes

This awkward week we're talking about whisper torture, all-you-can-eat anal, and unintended gift-giving consequences with special guest Tommy Honton!

Hosted by Adam Dachis, Darren Herczeg, Erica Elson, and Richard Cardenas.