422: Magic Rub
DISCUSSED: Dan has just started a new pen; there's some pen, pencil, and eraser talk; Dan has an important anecdote about utilizing eraser-based people skills; Dan's iMac is working fine, but he's concerned about the poofs coming out of the balloon blower; Dan saw Venom and has some thoughts; Merlin commends a comic and a podcast and an app launcher; the evolution of computer interaction has rewired our brains; why do they have to make the print so small?; Merlin has songs in his head; and, finally, Merlin apologizes to Nick Fury.
Links for this episode:
- My Worst Trainwreck - YouTube
- Adam Neely - YouTube
- Fun Fact, a podcast by Arik Devens and Allen Pike
Arik Devens and Allen Pike serve up fun facts, including the practical, historical, technical, and trivial. New episode every other Friday.
- Fun Fact — Overcast
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- LaunchBar 6
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- Kneaded eraser - Wikipedia
- Prismacolor MAGIC RUB Art Eraser, Vinyl, Dozen | OfficeSupply.com
- Pentel Clic Eraser Pencil-Style Grip Eraser, Black | OfficeSupply.com
- Medium Kneaded Rubber | Winsor & Newton
A medium size ‘plastic’ or ‘putty’ rubber which may be moulded to a fine point for minute erasures. Useful for picking out highlights and erasing pencil, chalk or charcoal without smearing.
- Amazon.com : Pilot Precise V7 RT Retractable Rolling Ball Pens, Fine Point, Black Ink, 6 Pack : Gateway
- Amazon.com: Sakura 44162 8-Piece Identi-Pen Permanent Marker Set, Assorted Colors: Gateway
- Amazon.com : Staedtler Mars 780 Technical Mechanical Pencil, 2mm. 780BK : Steatdler Mechanical Pencil : Gateway
- Apple Mac Upgrades - RAM, SSD Flash, External Drives and More
- Amazon.com: Uncanny X-Force by Rick Remender: The Complete Collection Volume 1 (8601418338321): Rick Remender, Leonardo Manco, Jerome Opena, Rafael Albuquerque, Esad Ribic, Billy Tan, Mark Brooks, Robbi Rodriguez: Gateway
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- Brian Regan-You Too and Stuff - YouTube
- CHVRCHES - The Mother We Share - YouTube
- Nick Fury: Until such time as the world ends, we will act as though it intends to spin on.
"Until such time as the world ends, we will act as though it intends to spin on."
—Nick Fury (2012)
- WTOG 44 Tampa - Commercials from 1986 - YouTube
- Maido — Kinokuniya USA
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