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The Talk Show With John Gruber

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276: ‘Bring It On, Haters’, With Special Guest Ben Thompson
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275: ‘Fake Faces’, With Special Guest Glenn Fleishman
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274: ‘Sport Mode’, With Special Guest Merlin Mann
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274: ‘Sport Mode’, With Special Guest Merlin Mann
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273: ‘My Cousin Hans’, With Special Guest Rene Ritchie
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272: ‘The Save Twitch’, With Special Guest Rich Siegel
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271: ‘A Perfect Wheel’, With Special Guest Jason Snell
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270: ‘Talking About Crimes’, With Special Guest Matthew Yglesias
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269: ‘Maximally Thin’, With Special Guest Casey Johnston
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268: ‘With Ham I’d Be Better’, With Special Guest Dave Mark
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267: ‘Just the Tips’, With Special Guest John Moltz
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266: ‘iPhone-Colored Glasses’, With Special Guest Rene Ritchie
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265: ‘Thompson’s Razor’, With Special Guest Ben Thompson
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264: ‘Apple Is Not a 4-Star Company’, With Special Guest Joanna Stern
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263: ‘The Dumbest Thing Possible’, With Special Guest Dan Frommer
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263: ‘The Dumbest Thing Possible’, With Special Guest Dan Frommer
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262: ‘Freakishly Snappy’, With Special Guest Brent Simmons
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261: ‘Contact Heineken’, With Special Guest Jim Dalrymple
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260: ‘A Clear Eyed Look at Dishwashers’, With Special Guest John Siracusa
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259: ‘Start a Bakin’ Timer’, With Special Guest Marco Arment
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258: ‘Pousse-Café’, With Special Guest John Moltz
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257: ‘A Beautiful Sandwich’, With Special Guest Daniel Jalkut
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256: ‘A Bit Too Thin’, With Special Guest Ben Thompson
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255: ‘Zap the PRAM’, With Special Guest Jason Snell
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254: Live From WWDC 2019 With Craig Federighi and Greg Joswiak
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253: ‘An Italicized “Finally”’, With Special Guest Rene Ritchie
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252: ‘The Dustin Egress Problem’, With Cabel Sasser, Steven Frank, and Greg Maletic From Panic
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251: ‘Parking Meters in a Dirt Lot’, With Special Guest Merlin Mann
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250: ‘A Couple of Awkward Swipes’, With Special Guest MG Siegler
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249: ‘Better Than Nothing’, With Special Guest John Moltz
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248: ‘Equally Confused’, With Special Guest Peter Kafka
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247: ‘I Have Faith in the Rice’, With Special Guest Paul Kafasis
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246: ‘Loan It to Nien Nunb’, With Special Guest Matthew Panzarino
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245: ‘40 Hours a Day of Murder’, With Special Guest Rene Ritchie
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244: ‘Plagiarists and Fabulists’, With Special Guest Glenn Fleishman
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243: ‘The God Awful Truth’, With Special Guest Rich Mogull
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242: ‘The Butts Incident’, With Special Guest John Moltz
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241: ‘More Smarter’, With Special Guest Joanna Stern
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240: ‘Drastically Shakier’, With Special Guest Ben Thompson
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239: ‘Proprioceptive Lie’, With Special Guest Rene Ritchie
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238: ‘Fort Jason Sudeikis’, With Special Guest Jason Snell
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237: ‘Out on Home Video’, With Special Guest Matthew Panzarino
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236: ‘A Vivid Nightmarescape’, With Special Guest Dieter Bohn
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235: ‘Jony White’s Universe of Objective Purity’, With Special Guest Rene Ritchie
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234: ‘Welcome to Dongletropolis’, With Special Guest Merlin Mann
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233: ‘North Korean USB Fan’, With Special Guest John Moltz
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232: ‘I’ll Eat My Hat’, With Special Guest John Moltz
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231: ‘It’s a Deep Notch’, With Special Guest Dan Frommer
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230: ‘Flabbergasting’, With Special Guest Nilay Patel
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229: ‘iPhone 🍸’, With Special Guest Rene Ritchie
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228: ‘Smallen Up the Bezels’, With Special Guest Jason Snell
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227: ‘Little Q&A’
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226: ‘Cut That Mustache With Scissors’, With Special Guest Marco Arment
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225: ‘Resources Up the Yang’, With Special Guest Matthew Panzarino
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224: ‘AirPower, What’s That?’, With Special Guest Serenity Caldwell
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223: Live From WWDC 2018 With Greg Joswiak and Mike Rockwell
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222: ‘Pseudorandom Gibberish’, With Special Guest Rene Ritchie
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221: ‘Slathered in Incompetence’, With Special Guest Ben Thompson
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220: ‘$270 Worth of Unneeded Keyboards’, With Special Guest Jim Dalrymple
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219: ‘Top Men’, With Special Guest Matthew Panzarino
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218: ‘Spending Tim Cook’s Money’, With Special Guest Serenity Caldwell
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217: ‘Our Name Is Our Address’, With Special Guest Jason Kottke
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216: ‘Podcast Amnesia’, With Special Guest Jason Snell
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215: ‘The “Press Real Hard” Era’, With Special Guest Marco Arment
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214: ‘Only Wireless. Less Smart Than an Echo. Lame.’, With Special Guest Paul Kafasis
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213: ‘Don’t Tap the Monkey’, With Special Guest John Moltz
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212: ‘Arbiter of Finallys’, With Special Guest Rene Ritchie
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211: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Holiday Spectacular, With Special Guests Guy English and John Siracusa
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210: ‘Australian Battery Scam’, With Special Guest Jason Snell
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209: ‘Blaming a Platypus’, With Special Guest Matthew Panzarino
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208: ‘Disgusting Inception’, With Special Guest John Moltz
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207: ‘Christmas Mitzvah’, With Special Guest Merlin Mann
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206: ‘Bed Is Where My Problems Are’, With Special Guest Ben Thompson
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205: ‘If You Trust Your Twin’, With Special Guest Jim Dalrymple
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204: ‘Flaunting That Notch’, With Special Guest Rene Ritchie
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203: ‘Unused VIPs’, With Special Guest Serenity Caldwell
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202: ‘You Tell Me If It’s a Dongle’, With Special Guest Joanna Stern
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201: ‘Much More Smarter’, With Special Guest Matthew Panzarino
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200: ‘Episode CC’, With Special Guest Craig Federighi
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199: ‘Under Rumored’, With Special Guest Jim Dalrymple
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198: ‘Prison Oreos’, With Special Guest Jason Snell
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197: ‘Nancy Reagan Was Right’, With Special Guest Glenn Fleishman
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196: ‘Actually, You Can Buy a Better Coke’, With Special Guest Rene Ritchie
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195: ‘I Do Like Throwing a Baby’, With Special Guest John Moltz
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194: ‘Egg Freckles’, With Special Guest Serenity Caldwell
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193: ‘Crack Marketing Team’ — Live From WWDC 2017 With Phil Schiller and Craig Federighi
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192: ‘The Original Sin Is XML’, With Special Guests Manton Reece and Brent Simmons
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191: ‘He Ends Up Fighting Hervé Villechaize’, With Special Guest Jim Dalrymple
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190: ‘Anything Luxury’, With Special Guest Ben Thompson
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189: ‘Long Press on the French Fries’, With Special Guest Rene Ritchie
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188: ‘Apple VP Lisa Jackson’
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187: ‘Forget About Frodo and Sam’, With Special Guest MG Siegler
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186: ‘Good News, My House Burned Down’, With Special Guest Matthew Panzarino
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185: ‘Warmest Regards’, With Special Guest Dan Frommer
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184: ‘Hubbo Is in Decline’, With Special Guest Merlin Mann
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183: ‘A Very Masculine Bark’, With Special Guest Serenity Caldwell
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182: ‘AAA Podcast’, With Special Guest Marco Arment
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181: ‘Corporate Stiffy’, With Special Guest John Moltz
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180: ‘Yay or Nay to Their POV’, With Special Guest Matthew Panzarino
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179: ‘iPhone Is the New Hitler’, With Special Guest Ben Thompson
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178: ‘Now Banned in China’, With Special Guest Jim Dalrymple
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177: ‘Surface Curious’, With Special Guest Rene Ritchie
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176: ‘Frolic’, With Special Guest Craig Hockenberry
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175: ‘Uncle Joe’s Bathtub Gin’, With Special Guest Glenn Fleishman
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174: ‘Election Escape Key’, With Special Guest Joanna Stern
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173: ‘Fork the Universe’, With Special Guest Jason Snell
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172: ‘Holiday Party’, With Special Guest Merlin Mann
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171: ‘Prisoner’s Dilemma Multitasking’, With Special Guest John Moltz
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170: ‘Kicking Dirt on Them While They’re on Fire’, With Special Guest Ben Thompson
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169: ‘A Murder of Eeros’, With Special Guest Matthew Panzarino
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168: ‘You’ve Got the Nubbin’, With Special Guest Serenity Caldwell
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167: ‘Hey Bruh You Bumped Muh Hat’, With Special Guest Jim Dalrymple
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166: ‘Way of the Future’, With Special Guest Rene Ritchie
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165: ‘I Do Feel the Pea’, With Special Guest Guy English
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164: ‘Enjoyably Clicky’, With Special Guest Jason Snell
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163: ‘Low Grade Scam’, With Special Guest Joanna Stern
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162: ‘Special Bullying Venue’, With Special Guest Glenn Fleishman
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161: ‘Mumbles and Grunts’, With Special Guest John Moltz
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160: ‘Fresh Out of Prison’, With Special Guest Nilay Patel
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159: ‘Phil Z’, With Special Guest Marco Arment
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158: Live From WWDC 2016, With Guests Phil Schiller and Craig Federighi
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157: ‘A Nokia Phone and Some Pills (WWDC Prelude)’, With Special Guest Dan Frommer
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156: ‘Yo, Dingus’, With Special Guest Merlin Mann
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155: ‘Medium Rare MacBook’, With Special Guest MG Siegler
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154: ‘Facebook on Your Face’, With Special Guest Rene Ritchie
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153: ‘Chock Full of Whimsy’, With Special Guest Ben Thompson
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152: ‘The Greatest Mic Drop I’ve Ever Seen’, With Special Guest Guy English
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151: ‘Option P’, With Special Guest Serenity Caldwell
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150: ‘Strict Robot Definer’, With Special Guest Jason Snell
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149: ‘With Apologies to Hamilton’, With Special Guest Glenn Fleishman
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148: ‘Occupy Portland’, With Special Guest John Moltz
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147: ‘iTools or Whatever’, With Special Guest Jim Dalrymple
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146: ‘“They Might Be Giants” With a Spanish Accent’, With Special Guests Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi
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145: ‘Anthropomorphic Human Bowel’, With Special Guest Ben Thompson
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144: ‘Hopped Up on Holiday Juice’, With Special Guest Matthew Panzarino
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143: ‘A Squirrel Eating a Duck’, With Special Guest Merlin Mann
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142: ‘They Sherlocked F.lux’, With Special Guest Dan Frommer
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141: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Holiday Spectacular, With Special Guests Guy English, Amy Jane Gruber, and More
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140: ‘Apple’s 2015 Year in Review’, With Special Guest Rene Ritchie
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139: ‘How Many Fingers Should This Baby Have?’, With Special Guests Craig Federighi and John Siracusa
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138: ‘I’ve Been Using Mine More in Bed’, With Special Guest Joanna Stern
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137: ‘Peak Rumor Season’, With Special Guest John Moltz
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136: ‘Fully Charged Pencil’, With Special Guest Jason Snell
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135: ‘Put a Nipple on It’, With Special Guest Adam Lisagor
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134: ‘Field Sobriety Test’, With Special Guest Guy English
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133: ‘The MacGuffin Tractor’, With Special Guest Serenity Caldwell
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132: ‘Peace, Porn, and Privacy’, With Guest Marco Arment
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131: ‘If Only the Death Star Had That’, With Guest Rene Ritchie
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130: ‘A Full Canseco’, With Guest John Moltz
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129: ‘90 Minutes or Bust’, With Guest Ben Thompson
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128: ‘Did You Ever Take a Photograph?’, With Guest Matthew Panzarino
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127: ‘A Sack Full of Plucked Feathers’, With Guest John Moltz
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126: ‘Tommy Got Made’, With Guest Jason Snell
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125: ‘They Buy a Hole in the Wall’, With Guest Horace Dediu
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124: ‘Schiller Did Not Have to Put Up With This Bullshit’, With Guest Guy English
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123: Live From WWDC 2015, With Guest Phil Schiller
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122: ‘Everyone Needs a Jerk’, With Guest Mark Gurman
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121: ‘He Was Sort of Anti-Golf’, With Guest Rene Ritchie
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120: ‘The Move to Frisco’, With Guest Dan Frommer
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119: ‘Workin’ in Pajamas’, With Guest David Sparks
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118: ‘Sloppy on the Side’, With Guest Adam Lisagor
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117: ‘I Touched Ron Johnson’, With Guest John Moltz
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116: ‘Browser Pooped on the Wee-Wee Pad’, With Guest Joanna Stern
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115: ‘Turd on the Front Porch’, With Guest Ben Thompson
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114: ‘All of Us Assholes in Journalism’, With Guest Serenity Caldwell
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113: ‘A Tube of Lubricant for Your Life’, With Guest Matthew Panzarino
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112: ‘Retina Quality’, With Guest Paul Kafasis
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111: ‘12 Hours a Day’, With Guest John Moltz
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110: ‘Rats in the Lobby’, With Guest Merlin Mann
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109: ‘How Many Keys?’, With Guest MG Siegler
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108: ‘Malaprops’, With Guest Ben Thompson
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107: ‘Now It’s All Floppy’, With Guest Marco Arment
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106: ‘Star Wars Holiday Spectacular’, With Guests John Siracusa and Guy English
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105: ‘George Lucas Called’, With Guest Jason Snell
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104: ‘2014 Year in Review’, With Guest Rene Ritchie
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103: ‘Robotitize the Assembly’, With Guest Dan Frommer
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102: ‘Maybe You Don’t Take an Apprentice’, With Dave Wiskus
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101: ‘Like a Butt Crack’, With Christa Mrgan
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100: ‘People Are Gay All the Time’, With John Moltz
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XCIX: ‘The Smoker Channels’, With Merlin Mann
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98: ‘Far Less Eloquent as You’, With John Siracusa
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97: ‘Copious Software Projects’, With Guy English
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96: ‘The Edition Edition’, With Ben ‘Bengate’ Thompson
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95: ‘Twenty-One Thousand Words’, With Rene Ritchie
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94: ‘Very Few Outhouses Anymore’, With Jason Snell
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93: ‘Toner-Perfect Design’, With Craig Hockenberry
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92: ‘That New Laptop Smell’, With Joanna Stern
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91: ‘BlackBerry Is Still Technically in Business’, With Dan Frommer
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90: ‘Jamming More RAM in for Free’, With John Moltz
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89: ‘Cat Pictures’, With Marco Arment (Side 2)
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88: ‘Cat Pictures’, With Marco Arment (Side 1)
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87: ‘Free Alcoholic Beverages’, With Ben Thompson
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86: ‘Diddling Your Feeds’, With Dave Wiskus
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85: ‘Oh Man, Soccer’, With Paul Kafasis
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84: ‘Doctoring the Ball’, With Guy English
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83: Live From WWDC 2014, With Marco Arment, Casey Liss, John Siracusa, and Scott Simpson
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82: ‘We're Allowed to Make Stuff Up; It's a Podcast’, With Dan Frommer
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81: ‘Bring Back Jerry Yang’, With John Moltz
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