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The director’s commentary track for Daring Fireball. Long digressions on Apple, technology, design, movies, and more.

The director’s commentary track for Daring Fireball. Long digressions on Apple, technology, design, movies, and more.

Location:

Austin, TX

Description:

The director’s commentary track for Daring Fireball. Long digressions on Apple, technology, design, movies, and more.

Language:

English


Episodes

364: ‘Spooky Hole’, With John Moltz

11/30/2022
Friend of the show John Moltz returns to talk about Elon Musk steering Twitter into a multi-issue spat with Apple, Mastodon, and some streaming TV recommendations.

Duration:02:21:55

363: ‘Deliberately Churned’, With Christina Warren

11/23/2022
Christina Warren returns to the show to talk about the drama at Disney, tumult at Twitter, and how the hell to score Taylor Swift tickets.

Duration:02:15:02

362: ‘Grand Scale Foot-Shooting’, With Anil Dash

11/18/2022
Special guest: Anil Dash. A little about last week’s U.S. midterm elections, and a lot about what’s going on at Twitter under Elon Musk.

Duration:02:14:23

361: ‘A Fit of Pique’, With Federico Viticci

10/31/2022
Federico Viticci returns to the show to talk about iPads, Stage Manager, and Apple’s ill-considered foray into expanding ads in the App Store.

Duration:02:29:53

360: ‘Neither Fish Nor Fowl’, With Jason Snell

10/25/2022
Jason Snell returns to the show to talk about the new 10th-gen iPad and M2 iPads Pro.

Duration:02:31:28

359: ‘Big Booger Came After You’, With Merlin Mann

10/12/2022
Merlin Mann returns to the show to talk about AI image generation (along with a few asides).

Duration:01:37:43

358: ‘Double-Digit Domains’, With Paul Kafasis

9/30/2022
Paul Kafasis returns to the show to talk about the iPhone 14 Pro, Apple Watch Ultra, AirPods Pro, and Rogue Amoeba’s 20th anniversary.

Duration:02:30:39

357: ‘Fluent Cupertinoese’, With Nilay Patel

9/20/2022
Nilay Patel returns to the show to talk about Apple’s “Far Out” event, the iPhones 14, and The Verge’s redesign.

Duration:03:14:03

356: ‘An Unranted Rant’, With Rosemary Orchard

8/31/2022
Special guest Rosemary Orchard joins the show to talk about her new book, “Take Control of Shortcuts”, and the state of automation on iOS and MacOS.

Duration:02:11:01

355: ‘The Creaturest of Habits’, With Daniel Jalkut

8/26/2022
Daniel Jalkut returns to the show. Topics include a serious discussion about CSAM detection at major cloud storage providers and messaging services. Also, a deep dive regarding the new iOS-UI-style rewrite of System Settings on the still-in-beta MacOS 13 Ventura, and thoughts on SwiftUI in general.

Duration:02:30:03

354: ‘Get Me to the Fainting Couch’, With John Moltz

8/18/2022
Very special guest John Moltz returns to the show to talk about Center Stage, Stage Manager, and all the other stages.

Duration:02:30:55

353: ‘Shop Different’, With Michael Steeber

7/31/2022
Special guest Michael Steeber joins the show to discuss his new project, The Apple Store Time Machine — an intricately-detailed explorable walkthrough of four of Apple’s original retail stores.

Duration:02:04:02

352: ‘I’ve Kissed That Mouse’, With Marco Arment

7/25/2022
Marco Arment returns to the show to talk about the new M2 MacBook Air and stuff.

Duration:03:08:42

351: ‘Here You Go, Cheapskate’, With Rene Ritchie

6/30/2022
Rene Ritchie returns to the show for more on Apple’s announcements from WWDC 2022, locking devices out of Face ID and Touch ID, passkeys, and more.

Duration:02:02:27

350: ‘Your Sack of Meat With Teeth’, With Jason Snell

6/27/2022
Jason Snell returns to the show to discuss the biggest threads from WWDC 2022 — in particular, Stage Manager and the M2 MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook “Pro”. No sports talk (unless you count soccer).

Duration:02:33:51

349: ‘Live From WWDC 2022’, With Craig Federighi and Greg Joswiak

6/7/2022
Special guests Craig Federighi and Greg Joswiak join me to discuss the news from WWDC 2022, in front of a live audience at the new Apple Developer Center at Apple Park.

Duration:01:25:08

348: ‘Joe Biden’s Gum’’, With John Moltz

5/31/2022
Very special guest: John Moltz. Very special topics: flat Apple Watches, USB-C iPhones, and more.

Duration:01:20:37

347: ‘After Steve’, With Tripp Mickle

5/15/2022
Special guest Tripp Mickle joins the show to talk about his new book, *After Steve*, reporting on the last decade at Apple.

Duration:02:06:44

346: ‘Like Neo Dodging Bullets’, With Zach Gage

5/9/2022
Zach Gage joins the show to talk about game design and creativity, including his new game Knotwords.

Duration:02:28:17

345: ‘A Fake Crank on the Web’, With Michael Simmons

4/30/2022
Michael Simmons returns to the show to talk about the Studio Display's camera (and this week's beta firmware update to tweak its quality), how things have gone two years into Flexibits' move to subscription pricing for Fantastical and Cardhop, and Panic's now-shipping Playdate.

Duration:01:47:16