417: Fish Bishop
DISCUSSED: Merlin is trying some new things and probably needs to adjust his DIP switches; audio equipment is discussed; remembering Hal Blaine; German words; fish dropsy; dining at Alamo Draft House; kids and crafts; follow-up on Power Puttering; recommending a Siracusa anecdote; recommending a philosophy podcast; recommending several cool products; some strong (if muddled) thoughts on the Michael Jackson documentary.
Links for this episode:
- Ungainly X-Mann Meetup #25 — Merlin Mann
MERLIN MANN (Back to Work, Roderick on the Line, Reconcilable Differences, Do By Friday, You Look Nice Today, et al.) invites you to drop by Two Cats Comics on the evening of Thursday, March 21st to hang out, talk about comics, and just say, “Hi.” It's free and it's fun.
- Hal Blaine - Wikipedia
Hal Blaine (born Harold Simon Belsky
- Philosophize This! – A free podcast dedicated to sharing the ideas that shaped our world!
- Philosophize This! — Overcast
- Episode #121 … Michel Foucault pt. 1 — Philosophize This! — Overcast
- Reconcilable Differences #99: Coconut Scenario - Relay FM
Merlin needs to be rebooted, and John shares a harrowing ordeal involving Apple IDs.
- Reconcilable Differences 99: Coconut Scenario — Reconcilable Differences — Overcast
Siracusa's Apple ID ordeal begins after `1:14:09`
- Arrow | Desktop Thunderbolt 3 Audio Interface | Universal Audio
- Amazon.com: Universal Audio Arrow Portable Studio Recorder, Gray: Musical Instruments
- Amazon.com: WHOOSH! Award-Winning Screen Cleaner – Safe for All Screens – Smartphones, iPads, Eyeglasses, Kindle, LED, LCD & TVs – Includes 3.4 Oz Bottle + 1 Premium Antimicrobial Microfiber Cloth: Electronics
- Amazon.com: Zeiss Lens Care Pack - 2 - 8 Ounce Bottles of Lens Cleaner, 2 Microfiber Cleaning Cloths: Health & Personal Care
- Amazon.com: TechMatte MagGrip Universal Air Vent Magnetic Mount Car Phone Holder with Powerful Magnetic Grip Technology (1 Pack) - Black: Cell Phones & Accessories
- Addalock - (1 Piece ) Portable Door Lock, Travel Lock, AirBNB Lock, School Lockdown Lock - Door Levers - Amazon.com
- Slate’s Culture Gabfest on Michael Jackson abuse documentary Leaving Neverland.
This week, Steve, Dana, and Julia discuss Leaving Neverland, a new documentary from HBO that centers on Wade Robson and James Safechuck, who allege that they were sexually abused by Michael Jackson beginning when they were 7 and 10 years old, respectively.
- Michael Jackson, the Leaving Neverland documentary, and the limits of cancel culture.
Nor would that be going far enough.
- Merlin Mann - "Go Through Hell"
Merlin's pop song based on The Waste Land and Dan.
- The Ronettes - Be My Baby (Audio) - YouTube