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After Dark #42: After The Talk Show 057

September 1, 2011 at 4:15PM

John Gruber and Merlin Mann after The Talk Show episode 57.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.


The Talk Show #57: The Banana Window

September 1, 2011 at 4:00PM • 2 hours 17 minutes

On this special episode recorded while Dan was still on paternity leave, John is joined by guest host Merlin Mann. Merlin and John discuss Vegas, Disney, Pixar and more!

Hosted by John Gruber & Dan Benjamin.


The Big Web Show #55: Marissa Christina

September 1, 2011 at 3:00PM • 39 minutes

Marissa Christina joins Jeffrey Zeldman and Dan Benjamin to discuss her path as a web designer diagnosed with a debilitating vestibular disorder, and her blog Abledis.com, documenting living with a hidden disability.

Hosted by Jeffrey Zeldman with special guest Marissa Christina.


Hypercritical #32: The Next Big Move

August 31, 2011 at 4:45PM • 1 hour 31 minutes

John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin discuss the future of Apple without Steve Jobs. What decisions defined the Jobs II Era, and can Apple continue to make such big moves without the big man at the top?

Hosted by John Siracusa & Dan Benjamin.


The Cocktail Napkin #39: Dear Abby for the Social Age?

August 31, 2011 at 8:00AM • Computer Video

Jeremy talks with video producer Michelle Vargas about giving good advice to 15 year-olds, putting good stuff into the world to get good stuff back, mentorship and setting up a video playhouse for the purpose of acting in the moment.

Hosted by Jeremy Fuksa with special guest Michelle Vargas.


After Dark #41: After Build and Analyze 040

August 30, 2011 at 5:30PM

Marco, Dan and Faith after Build and Analyze episode 40.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.


Build and Analyze #40: Not Quite a Siracusian Degree

August 30, 2011 at 5:15PM • 1 hour 24 minutes

Dan and Marco discuss Steve Jobs' resignation as CEO, HP's additional manufacturing run of TouchPads, the theoretical Amazon tablet, returning to the single-computer world when so many others are leaving it, and why it made so much sense to buy the current MacBook Pro mid-cycle.

Hosted by Marco Arment & Dan Benjamin.


Back to Work #31: You Can Polish AC/DC All Day Long

August 30, 2011 at 4:00PM • 1 hour 42 minutes

With Dan on sabbatical, Merlin is joined by John Roderick of The Long Winters to talk about life as a bull in a china closet, craving real-world constraints, making better records, and being banned for life from Interpol’s corn chip bowl.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin with special guest John Roderick.


Content Talks #14: Cameron Koczon

August 30, 2011 at 2:30PM

Cameron (one of the geniuses behind Fictive Kin, TeuxDeux, and Brooklyn Beta) talks about entrepreneurship, creating the ideal workspace, and why his latest app GimmeBar will radically change the way we curate content online. “Orbital content” FTW.

Hosted by Kristina Halvorson.


The Incomparable #54: Put on this Mask and Strut for Mama

August 30, 2011 at 2:00PM

Strap on your jet pack and locate your pet monkey! Our Comic Book Club reconvenes to discuss works by writer Brian K. Vaughan, who excels at the high-concept premise. In the spotlight: "Runaways," "Y: The Last Man," and "Ex Machina." With plenty of digressions along the way, about feminism, parenting, sexism, and (once again) how hard it is to write an ending.

Hosted by Jason Snell with special guests Lisa Schmeiser & Jason Brightman.