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Merlin Mann, Alex Cox, and Max Temkin watch season 13 of Top Chef.

Merlin Mann, Alex Cox, and Max Temkin watch season 13 of Top Chef.
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United States

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Merlin Mann, Alex Cox, and Max Temkin watch season 13 of Top Chef.

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English


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Mildly Preferable to Hunger

3/31/2016
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Merlin, Max, and Alex conclude their run of Top Scallops by eating some gross food and breaking down why reality TV often does not meet our expectations.

Duration:01:37:29

Episode 15: Inadequate on Every Level

3/24/2016
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Merlin, Max, and Alex respond to some constructive listener feedback before recapping the finale of Top Chef.

Duration:01:32:54

Episode 14: Don't Put a Hat on a Hat

3/16/2016
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Max visits Merlin in his office to talk about structure and change, the downfall of TV, and "magic" shows.

Duration:01:55:47

Episode 13: It Sogged Out

3/7/2016
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Max and Merlin talk about politics and do some soul searching. And then what happens?

Duration:01:39:11

Episode 12: Make the Lobster Sit in a Cell and Watch TV

3/2/2016
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Merlin, Max, and Alex argue about the Oscars and eventually get around to Top Chef.

Duration:01:36:50

Episode 11: Seduction Community College

2/24/2016
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Merlin and Max bravely take on the tough issues, and Alex doesn't cut anything out.

Duration:01:44:58

Episode 10: There's An Old Guy Going Crazy On This Hotdog

2/17/2016
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Merlin and Alex discuss Top Chef's mythic qualities, secrecy around rules of the show, and their cats. Max is away at Hot Dog University.

Duration:01:06:33

Episodd 9: We’re Not an Old Sicilian Woman

2/10/2016
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Special guest Nick Kokonas of three Michelin star restaurant Alinea discusses running a kitchen, the production problems behind Top Chef, and being broth blocked.

Duration:01:16:18

Episode 8: A Potato Sack of Lobster Tails

2/3/2016
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Merlin and Max discuss misperceptions of our own creative work, bags of lobster, and why Alex is still mad at Phillip.

Duration:01:03:31

Episode 7: Oatmeal and Blood Broccoli

1/27/2016
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Max and Merlin discuss what people mean when they think about inspiration, the finer side of fast food, and mandolin catastrophes.

Duration:01:30:02

Episode 6: Cooking With Ra's al Ghul

1/19/2016
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Max and Merlin discuss focus in the kitchen and workplace, Cajun Sparkle Recipes, and why you might need a tin foil hat.

Duration:01:21:43

Episode 5: Sucking as a Service

1/12/2016
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Merlin and Max discuss Apple Music, their sous vide methods, a new business venture, and possibly Star Wars.

Duration:01:18:48

Episode 4: Snot on a Rock

12/23/2015
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This week Merlin and Max discuss how to handle the stressors of being in the kitchen as well as the poor gaming of some of the show's challenges.

Duration:01:15:23

Episode 3: It Eats a Little Salty

12/16/2015
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This week Max and Merlin discuss time management and Hidden Valley Ranch's Food Waste Reduction program.

Duration:01:22:34

Episodes 1 & 2: BIG Flavors

12/7/2015
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This week Max and Merlin check in on Tom and line up the dingalings.

Duration:01:23:04

Episode 0: Project Food with Werner Herzog

11/25/2015
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This week Merlin and Max introduce Top Chef and talk about staring into the creative abyss.

Duration:00:58:19