the commercials you get in your head
listener feedback on music management
first results of Merlin's own deep dive on music management alternatives
thoughts on the "safety" that ends up making us less safe
the perverse magic of "ghoti"
thoughts on Dan's cool new laptop
getting the shell you want
sometimes Daddy needs to go in the closet
453: Shoulder the Brunt
DISCUSSED: Merlin has an email confession; Dan steps up with a shoulder; listeners have given your hosts a season of the show; praise for HBO's Watchmen; a discussion of curating media for kids; Merlin exercises Personal Privilege; everybody is different!; praise for the new MacBook Pro (and who it may or may not be good for); the beginnings of what could be an extensive series on reclaiming control of your own media; some Plex homework for both listeners and your hosts; a brief rant on the downsides and limitations of renting other people's music; Merlin is birthday-gifted with Planty II plus some awesome @pants materials.
452: Wine is My Travel Drink
updates on travel and packing
a new notebook Merlin likes
finding a notebook that accommodates both your brain and the shape of your day
Merlin's bespoke six-block notebook method
Dan struggles mightily with his hotel room
a notional badge for gauging lifetime exposure to a ubiquitous TV celebrity
some more travel talk, including the promise for a future dedicated episode on travel updates
a suggestion for trying iOS Voice Control
finally, in some detail, we return to Synology Corner
451: I Am Not a Herpetologist
Our worst episode ever. Enjoy!
450: Slow-Motion Hypocrisy
Dan is getting a Synology, Merlin has been making stuff, plus the return of "Cool Things I Learned This Week."