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The director’s commentary track for Daring Fireball.

The director’s commentary track for Daring Fireball.

Location:

Austin, TX

Description:

The director’s commentary track for Daring Fireball.

Language:

English


Episodes

312: ‘Not to Get Zealotrous’, With Craig Mod

4/11/2021
Craig Mod joins the show to talk about writing, designing, filmmaking, what makes for good software, and building a successful membership program to support independent art. And: pizza toast.

Duration:02:35:55

311: ‘Toaster Fridgey’, With Rene Ritchie

3/31/2021
Rene Ritchie returns to the show to speculate about pending Apple product announcements and events. Lots of guessing, no wagering.

Duration:01:55:06

310: ‘Russian Nesting Doll Code’, With Jason Snell

3/23/2021
Special guest Jason Snell joins the show to reminisce over 20 years of Mac OS X. I mean OS X. Sorry, MacOS. Also: HomePod, AppleTV, and Intel’s awkward new ad campaign.

Duration:02:31:58

309: ‘Pinkies on the Semicolon’, With John Siracusa

2/27/2021
The state of the Mac, with special guest John Siracusa.

Duration:02:53:48

308: ‘Peak Hubris’, With Christina Warren

2/19/2021
Christina Warren returns to the show to talk about Apple Car, Apple TV, Clubhouse, and Bloomberg hamfistedly revisiting “The Big Hack”.

Duration:02:26:56

307: ‘Soviet Toilet Paper’, With John Moltz

1/31/2021
John Moltz returns to the show to give stock market investment advice.

Duration:02:37:05

306: ‘A Total Landscaping’, With Mike Monteiro

1/16/2021
Mike Monteiro returns to the show to talk about the Capitol insurrection and riot, Twitter and Facebook permanently banning Donald Trump, the shutdown of Parler, the fate of liberal democracy, and Mike’s new book, “The Collected Angers”.

Duration:01:45:25

305: ‘Star Wars: The Mandalorian’ Holiday Spectacular, With Special Guests Guy English and John Siracusa’

12/31/2020
As per holiday tradition at The Talk Show, a brief chat about *Star Wars: The Mandalorian*, with a cavalcade of special guests, including, but not necessarily limited to, Guy English and John Siracusa.

Duration:03:00:43

304: ‘2020 Year in Review’, With Rene Ritchie

12/24/2020
A look back at one hell of a year.

Duration:02:49:30

303: ‘Half of the Bikini Emoji’, With Matthew Panzarino

12/11/2020
Matthew Panzarino joins the show to talk about Apple's new AirPods Max headphones and the future of the Mac on Apple Silicon.

Duration:02:01:23

302: ‘Camera Beer Belly’, With Nilay Patel

11/30/2020
Nilay Patel returns to the show and we have nothing to talk about. You know, other than the M1 Macs and entire iPhone 12 lineup.

Duration:02:03:42

301: ‘A Craptastic Craptacular’, With Joanna Stern

11/23/2020
Joanna Stern returns to the show to talk about the new M1 MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro.

Duration:02:00:10

300: ‘Holiday Party 2020’, With Merlin Mann

11/7/2020
Another election. A different result. Let’s talk around it.

Duration:01:31:36

299: ‘Sounds Like a Good Red Sauce Place’, With Special Guest Jason Snell

10/31/2020
Jason Snell returns to the show to talk about the iPhone 12 and 12 Pro, the new iPad-Pro-style iPad Air, the remarkable state of the Mac, and David Letterman’s battery-shopping trip to CVS.

Duration:02:31:45

298: ‘I’m Expecting Led Zeppelin IV’, With Special Guest MG Siegler

10/9/2020
MG Siegler returns to the show to talk about Apple Watch, the future of premium TV and movies, and a preview of next week’s “Hi, Speed” Apple event.

Duration:02:24:39

297: ‘Subscribed to a Hamburger’, With David Smith

9/30/2020
Special guest “Underscore” David Smith joins the show to talk about iOS 14 widgets, WatchOS complications, sleep tracking, and his App Store chart-topping hit Widgetsmith.

Duration:02:46:50

296: ‘Cameras Every Single Where’, With Michael Simmons

9/26/2020
Special guest Michael Simmons joins the show. Topics include the release of iOS 14, widgets and home screen customization, pricing models for indie apps in the App Store era, and, of course, flying robot cameras.

Duration:02:20:39

295: ‘Signing Up to Take Some Vitamins’, With Peter Kafka

9/17/2020
Peter Kafka returns to the show to discuss the news from Apple’s “Time Flies” event — new Apple Watches, new non-Pro iPads, and particularly the Apple One services bundle.

Duration:01:19:32

294: ‘DOS Rot’, With John Moltz

8/31/2020
John Moltz returns to the show. Poodles are great dogs. Windows stinks worse than ever. Everyone should watch “Ted Lasso”.

Duration:01:33:54

293: ‘I’m More of a Porkins Guy’, With Anil Dash

8/27/2020
Special guest Anil Dash joins the show. Topics include the 25th anniversary of Windows 95, and the parallels between the cyber era of computing and today’s App Store controversies.

Duration:02:23:59