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The Talk Show With John Gruber

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A singular, unparalleled variety extravaganza. Sort of like the director's commentary track for Daring Fireball.

A singular, unparalleled variety extravaganza. Sort of like the director's commentary track for Daring Fireball.
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Location:

Austin, TX

Description:

A singular, unparalleled variety extravaganza. Sort of like the director's commentary track for Daring Fireball.

Language:

English


Episodes

208: ‘Disgusting Inception’, With Special Guest John Moltz

11/30/2017
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John “With an H” Moltz returns to the show. Topics include the ongoing deluge of sexual harassment scandals, our beloved SodaStreams, the Mac OS 10.13 High Sierra root login fiasco, *App: The Human Story*, and more.

Duration: 01:33:40


207: ‘Christmas Mitzvah’, With Special Guest Merlin Mann

11/18/2017
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Merlin Mann returns to the show for a Thanksgiving-week holiday spectacular. Topics include the history of Markdown, nerding out with Keyboard Maestro, kids today and the computers they want to use, caring about idiomatic native UI design, a look back at last year's election, and more.

Duration: 00:36:12


206: ‘Bed Is Where My Problems Are’, With Special Guest Ben Thompson

11/10/2017
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Ben Thompson returns to the show to talk about the iPhone X.

Duration: 02:13:13


205: ‘If You Trust Your Twin’, With Special Guest Jim Dalrymple

10/31/2017
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Jim Dalrymple returns to the show to talk about the iPhone X.

Duration: 01:39:56


204: ‘Flaunting That Notch’, With Special Guest Rene Ritchie

10/26/2017
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Rene Ritchie returns to the show on the eve of iPhone X pre-orders opening. Topics include iPhone X (duh), Google’s Pixel 2 and the goofy OLED display on the “XL” version, Face ID FUD, and more.

Duration: 01:43:43


203: ‘Unused VIPs’, With Special Guest Serenity Caldwell

10/21/2017
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Serenity Caldwell returns to the show. Topics include watches, the problems with the current MacBook keyboards, iOS 11 battery life, my massive windfall from the iBooks antitrust settlement, and more.

Duration: 02:02:00


202: ‘You Tell Me If It’s a Dongle’, With Special Guest Joanna Stern

9/30/2017
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Special guest Joanna Stern returns to the show. Topics include Apple Watch Series 3, our mutual fear of heights, Velcro, and more.

Duration: 01:37:29


201: ‘Much More Smarter’, With Special Guest Matthew Panzarino

9/18/2017
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Matthew Panzarino joins the show for an in-depth look at last week’s Apple event in the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park. We talk about iPhone X, iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K, and the new Apple Park campus and Steve Jobs Theater.

Duration: 03:02:26


200: ‘Episode CC’, With Special Guest Craig Federighi

9/15/2017
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Very special guest Craig Federighi returns to the show to talk about Face ID, the perils of live demos, Apple’s approach to designing the iPhone X, privacy, security, and more.

Duration: 00:30:09


199: ‘Under Rumored’, With Special Guest Jim Dalrymple

9/9/2017
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Jim Dalrymple returns to the show for a preview of next week's Apple event. We speculate (wrongly, it seems to have turned out) on the naming of the new iPhones, facial recognition in lieu of Touch ID, third-generation Apple Watches, Apple TV, HomePod, and more.

Duration: 02:27:12


198: ‘Prison Oreos’, With Special Guest Jason Snell

8/25/2017
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Special guest Jason Snell returns to the show. Topics include Daring Fireball's 15th anniversary, fruit fly infestations, clicky keyboards, sandwich cookies, the birth of Markdown, iOS 11's new "cop mode", favicons in Safari, Apple's Project Titan, last week's total solar eclipse, and Jerry Lewis.

Duration: 02:40:02


197: ‘Nancy Reagan Was Right’, With Special Guest Glenn Fleishman

8/6/2017
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Special guest Glenn Fleishman returns to the show. Topics include China forcing Apple to remove VPN apps from the Chinese App Store, Wi-Fi vs. LTE networking, the open workspaces in Apple Park, Glenn's new letterpress project, the HomePod OS leak and iPhone D22, and more.

Duration: 02:39:11


196: ‘Actually, You Can Buy a Better Coke’, With Special Guest Rene Ritchie

7/21/2017
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Rene Ritchie returns to the show to talk about the rumors and speculation regarding this year’s upcoming new iPhones.

Duration: 02:06:51


195: ‘I Do Like Throwing a Baby’, With Special Guest John Moltz

6/26/2017
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Special guest John Moltz returns to the show. Topics include more follow-up from WWDC 2017, the iPad Pro models and ProMotion, Scott Forstall's interview with John Markoff regarding the 10-year anniversary of the original iPhone, the ongoing shitshow at Uber, quick thoughts on the Nintendo Switch, and more. Also: guess which John enjoys throwing babies into the air.

Duration: 01:53:38


194: ‘Egg Freckles’, With Special Guest Serenity Caldwell

6/19/2017
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Serenity Caldwell returns to the show to talk about WWDC 2017 -- iOS 11, the new iPad Pro models, MacOS 10.13 "High Sierra", updated Mac hardware and a tease at the upcoming iMac Pro, where Apple might go with VR and AR, San Jose as the venue for the event itself, and more.

Duration: 02:06:08


193: ‘Crack Marketing Team’ — Live From WWDC 2017 With Phil Schiller and Craig Federighi

6/8/2017
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Recorded in front of a live audience at The California Theatre in San Jose, John Gruber is joined by Phil Schiller and Craig Federighi to discuss the news from WWDC: new Mac hardware, the new iPad Pro, Mac OS 10.13 “High Sierra”, iOS 11, the upcoming HomePod, and more.

Duration: 01:31:45


192: ‘The Original Sin Is XML’, With Special Guests Manton Reece and Brent Simmons

5/31/2017
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Manton Reece and whisky-soaked baritone Brent Simmons join the show to talk about JSON Feed, the new spec they co-authored for syndicating things like blog posts and podcasts. We talk about their longstanding mutual interest in Userland Frontier, Dave Winer’s groundbreaking scripting environment from the early ’90s, and how that background -- and their mutual love for publishing on the open web and the democratization of technology -- ultimately lead to the creation of JSON Feed, as well...

Duration: 01:58:51


191: ‘He Ends Up Fighting Hervé Villechaize’, With Special Guest Jim Dalrymple

5/27/2017
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Special guest Jim Dalrymple returns to the show to speculate about what Apple might announce at the upcoming WWDC 2017: Apple Watch, iPad, iOS, updated MacBooks, Apple TV, and more. Also: a celebration of the great Roger Moore.

Duration: 02:25:21


190: ‘Anything Luxury’, With Special Guest Ben Thompson

5/13/2017
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Ben Thompson returns to the show. Topics include Microsoft's announcements from Build 2017, search engines, Amazon's new (confusingly-named) Look and Show devices, the need for HAL 9000, Apple's WeChat problem in China, and more.

Duration: 03:22:14


189: ‘Long Press on the French Fries’, With Special Guest Rene Ritchie

5/7/2017
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Rene Ritchie returns to the show. Topics include Apple’s Q2 2017 financial results, the iPhone’s decline in China over the past two years, Microsoft’s new Surface Laptop and Windows 10 S, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick getting called to Tim Cook’s office regarding Uber’s surreptitious “fingerprinting” of iPhones, judging Apple Watch’s success, Hulu’s entry into the cord-cutting “live TV” subscription market (and Apple’s conspicuous absence from that same market), and more.

Duration: 02:14:12

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